Iona Men's Basketball BIO
33 Curtis Dennis
Curtis Dennis 819496
Fifth-year senior wing that comes to New Rochelle from the University of Toledo... Bronx native that will be eligible right away after being granted a transfer waiver by the NCAA due to the probation set on Toledo’s men’s basketball program... Versatile guard that can play multiple positions on the floor... Will look to provide leadership to Iona's revamped roster in 2012-13... He has proven to be a dangerous outside scoring threat (35.0% from beyond the arc last season) and can also score off the dribble... Born January 15, 1988... Son of Curtis and Robin Dennis... Has five brothers and seven sisters. 

AS A JUNIOR (2011-12, UNIVERSITY OF TOLEDO):
Appeared in 27 games at Toledo making two starts... No. 2 scorer on the squad averaging 12.7 points per game... Also second on the team with 49 three pointers, and fourth with 3.5 rebounds and 1.5 assists per game... Named All-MAC Honorable Mention... Posted 17 games with 10 or more points including a season-high 21 points (his second 20+ point effort) vs. Eastern Michigan on Mar. 3... Also had a season-best seven rebounds and matched a season-high with five three-point field goals in his first start of the season in the contest. 

AS A SOPHOMORE (2010-11, UNIVERSITY OF NEW MEXICO):
Averaged 2.9 ppg in 10 contests before transferring to Toledo... Started Lobos' first three games and tallied season-best 12 points in 23 minutes in season opener vs. Detroit... Tallied seven points and three assists vs. Arizona State in second game.

AS A RED SHIRT FRESHMAN (2009-10, UNIVERSITY OF NEW MEXICO):
Averaged 2.7 ppg and 1.2 rpg in 8.0 mpg in 31 contests as redshirt freshman... Scored eight points in 12 minutes vs. Wyoming... Came off bench to score 11 points and grab two steals in win over No. 10 BYU... Tallied season-high 14 points on 5-9 FGs and 4-4 FTs plus two steals in 14 minutes vs. No. 20 Texas Tech... Scored 10 points vs. Northern Arizona... Grabbed season-high five rebounds in 19 minutes vs. Miami (Ohio).

AS A FRESHMAN (2008-09, UNIVERSITY OF NEW MEXICO):
Sat out season as redshirt during 2008-09 season.

BEFORE IONA:
Played prep seasons at Findlay College Prep in Las Vegas, NV and Gulf Shores Academy in Houston, TX... At Findlay, ranked as the 13th best prep school player in the country by Scout.com... Led his team to a 32-1 record and an appearance in the Prep School National Championship Game... Averaged 13.0 ppg and 3.7 rpg while shooting 40.1% from three-range... Tallied 24.5 points per game at Gulf Shores... Played scholastically for Blessed Sacrament-St. Gabriel in downtown New Rochelle... Averaged 18.2 points and 8.1 rebounds per game for the school located less than two miles from Iona's campus.

GAME-BY-GAME STATS
CAREER STATS
Year     GP-GS  Min  FG   Pct 3FG  Pct  FT   Pct Reb Avg   A  TO Bk  St  Pts/Avg 
2009-10* 31-0   247  31  .348  10 .208  12  .632  37 1.2  11  10  1  12   84/2.7  
2010-11* 10-3    94  10  .370   3 .200  6   .750   6 0.6   7   4  0   3   29/2.9   
2011-12^ 27-2   734 117  .448  49 .350  59  .808  95 3.5  40  39  4  36  342/12.7
Totals   68-5  1075 158  .419  62 .305  77  .770 138 2.0  58  52  5  51  455/6.7  
* - University of New Mexico
^ - University of Toledo
		
Position: Guard
Height: 6'5"
Weight: 205
Year: Senior
Hometown: Bronx, NY
High School: Blessed Sacrament-St. Gabriel
Other College: Toledo
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