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Darius Garland

USA Basketball Notes

  • Named on July 1, 2021, a member of the 2021 USA Men's Select Team that training with the U.S. Olympic Men's Basketball Team.

  • Was also selected to round-out the USA National Team roster for its pre-Olympic exhibition games in Las Vegas. Played in all four exhibition games, averaged 5.8 minutes, 1.8 points, 0.5 rebounds and 0.5 assists a game.

  • Recorded five points, one rebpound and one assist 11 minutes of action versus Argentina,and two points and one assist in six minutes of action versus Nigeria.

  • Named to the 2018 USA Junior National Select Team for the 21st annual Nike Hoop Summit on March 13, 2018.

  • Took part in the 2016 USA Men’s U17 World Cup Team training camp.
  • Participated in training camp for the 2015 USA Men’s U16 National Team.
  • Took part in the 2014, 2015 and 2017 USA Men’s Junior Natonal Team October minicamps.

High School Honors

  • Named to the 2017-18 Naismith Trophy High School Boy’s Preseason Watch List.
  • USA Today Tennessee Player of the Year and All-Tennessee first team (2016).
  • MaxPreps Sophomore All-American honorable mention (2016).
  • Tennessee Division II-AA Mr. Basketball (2016).
  • Tennessee East/Middle Region MVP (2016).
  • All-Midstate Team (2015, 2016).
  • Finalist for Tennessee Mr. Basketball (2015).
  • All-conference (2015, 2016).
  • All-region first team (2015, 2016).

High School Notes

  • Attends Brentwood Academy (Tenn.), where he has had a four-year varsity career.
  • As a sophomore in 2015-16, averaged 18.6 ppg. and 4.3 apg. in leading the Eagles to a 29-3 record and the 2016 Tennessee Division II-AA State Championship.
  • As a freshman in 2014-15, averaged 13.7 ppg. and 3.0 apg. as Brentwood finished with a 28-4 record and claimed its first Tennessee Division II-AA State Championship since 2006, as well as the regional title.
  • Also played baseball from 2005-11.

Personal Notes

  • Son of Felicia and Winston Garland; has two older brothers, Desmond and Kody, and one older sister, Kacie.
  • Born in Gary, Indiana.
  • Nickname is “Boog.”
  • Both of his grandfathers served in the U.S. Army.
  • Father played basketball at Southwest Missouri State, and eight years in the NBA and Italy.

The Darius Garland File
Started playing basketball when he was 5.
Favorite USA Men’s National Team players: Bradley Beal and Kobe Bryant.
Unsure about what he plans on studying in college.
Instagram: @darius_garland
Twitter: @dariusgarland22
Snapchat: dgthepg



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