Iona Men's Basketball BIO
23 Randy Dezouvre
Returns for his second and final season in Maroon & Gold... Worked hard to improve his game in the offseason and returned in the preseason as one of the teams most improved players... Versatile performer that will see action at both the three and four positions... Played two seasons at Monroe College in the Bronx before coming to Iona... Appeared in 32 games off the bench, averaging 3.3 points in 8.1 minutes per game... Contributed off the bench as he vied to crack the Gaels rotation... Posted three efforts of 10 points or more including a season-best 12 in a win at Norfolk State on Nov. 30... High-energy player that possesses solid quickness and leaping ability... Slasher/scorer with a quick first step that allows him to take defenders off the dribble... Has good size at the wing forward position and will also see action at power forward in Iona’s four-guard lineup.
AS A JUNIOR (2010-11):
Netted 10 points in his Maroon & Gold debut grabbing six rebounds while recording three assists and three steals vs. Kent State on Nov. 12... Tallied eight points in seven minutes vs. Bryant on Nov. 14... Set a new season-best with 12 points, all in the first half, at Norfolk State on Nov. 30... Shot 6-for-7 in the half while showing his range on two 18-foot jumpers and fearlessness with driving lay ups over the Spartans’ 6-10 man in the middle... Had three points in four minutes vs. Saint Peter’s on Jan. 7... Scored two points and grabbed a rebound in 10 minutes off the bench vs. Rider on Jan. 27... Had three points and three rebounds and started the second half in overtime loss at Loyola on Jan. 30... Posted six points in six minutes at Manhattan on Feb. 16... Scored six points in 13 minutes, shooting 3-for-4 from the field at Saint Peter’s on Feb. 25... Had 10 points vs. Siena in the MAAC quarterfinal round, shooting 4-for-8 from the field in 10 minutes of play... Appeared in 18 minutes in the championship game, the second-highest total of the season and recorded two points and two boards... Scored six points with four rebounds and matched a season-high with three assists in CIT quarterfinal win over Buffalo on Mar. 22... Also drained his first three-pointer of the season, beating the halftime buzzer for the Gaels... Had six points and matched his season-high three assists in a CIT semifinal victory at East Tennessee State on Mar. 26.
BEFORE IONA (MONROE COLLEGE / CHAMPLAIN ST. LAMBERT HIGH SCHOOL):
Played two seasons at Monroe College... Averaged 11.0 points, 5.3 rebounds and 2.6 assists per game as a sophomore and led the team in scoring during the NJCAA Championships with 15.0 ppg... Helped lead Monroe to a No. 7 ranking in NJCAA Division I squad and a second straight Region XV championship... In his freshman campaign, averaged 5.2 ppg and 2.8 rpg in 13 minutes per game for the 30-3 Region XV champions... Poised to become the seventh NCAA Division I player from Monroe over the last two years... Completed an impressive scholastic campaign at Champlain St. Lambert in Montreal, Quebec averaging 15.5 ppg and 10.1 rpg... Named an All-Canadian First Team All-Star, Athlete of the Year, and a CCAA first team All-Star as a senior... Originally signed a National Letter of Intent to play at the University of Rhode Island.
CAREER STATISTICS Year GP-GS Min FG Pct 3FG Pct FT Pct Reb Avg A TO Bk St Pts/Avg 2008-09* 32-2 438 60 .414 2 .133 45 .625 91 2.8 23 36 7 25 167/5.2 2009-10* 37-29 1029 142 .505 5 .192 113 .706 194 5.2 95 82 4 45 412/11.1 2010-11 32-0 259 43 .478 1 .100 20 .526 44 1.4 19 15 4 11 107/3.3 TOTAL 101-31 1726 245 .475 8 .157 178 .659 329 3.3 137 133 15 81 686/6.8 *- at Monroe College