Returns for his third season in the program and is expected to battle for one of the frontcourt spots after the departure of two seniors ... Should be a presence on the defensive end and on the glass in his junior season ... Shared Nevada's Sixth Man Award with five teammates his sophomore year.
2011-12: Averaged 1.7 points and 1.7 rebounds in 7.9 minutes per game appearing all 35 games off the bench ... Shared Nevada's Sixth Man Award with five teammates ... Tied his career-high in two home games with eight points vs. Pacific (11/17/11) and Hawai`i (1/14/12) ... With the Pack trailing Utah State (2/12/12) 52-50 with 27 seconds to play he blocked the shot and grabbed the rebound which led to Deonte Burton's game-winning three-pointer with 11.8 seconds to play as Nevada won 53-52 ... Scored in 16 games during the season ... Third on the team averaging 0.4 blocks per game ... Grabbed a rebound in 26 games ... Awarded second basketball letter.
2010-11: Saw action in all 32 games ... Earned three starts to begin the season, at home versus Montana and in the two Dick's Sporting Goods Preseason NIT games played at UCLA's Pauley Pavilion against Pacific and Pepperdine ... Averaged 1.8 points and 2.8 rebounds per game in 11.2 minutes per game ... Ranked fifth on the team averaging 2.8 rebounds per game ... 14 rebounds in the Dick's Sporting Goods Preseason NIT game in Washington, D.C. versus George Washington (11/22/10) was tied with Dario Hunt for the fourth best performance by a Pack player ... Grabbed a rebound in 29-of-32 games ... Scored a then career-high eight points at South Dakota State (11/30/11) ... Gained international experience playing with Reach USA in China in the summer of 2011 along with teammate Malik Story ... Earned first basketball letter.
A 2009 graduate of Paramount (Calif.) High School ... Averaged 12.5 points, 11.9 rebounds and 4.7 blocks per game his senior year ... Shot 55 percent from the field, including 31 percent from three-point land ... Lettered and captained his teams in basketball and volleyball ... Averaged 10 points, nine rebounds and 4.5 blocks per game in helping Paramount to a 16-12 overall mark in 2007-08 ... Was an All-CIF selection as a middle hitter in volleyball ... Averaged 11 kills and seven blocks per game.
Human Development and Family Studies major ... Son of Felicia Sanders of Paramount, Calif. ... Has an older sister, Victoria Jones (24) ... Full name is Devonte Deshon Elliott.