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Devonte' Graham - Men's Basketball - Kansas Jayhawks

Devonte' Graham

Position Guard
Height 6'2''
Weight 185 lbs.
Class Senior
Hometown Raleigh, N.C.
High School Broughton HS

A three-year starter who left his mark at Kansas that included being named KU’s 30th Consensus All-America First Team selection and KU’s 12th conference player of the year (ninth in the Big 12 era) … During his junior year, became the 59th player in KU history to reach 1,000 career points and ended No. 13 with 1,750 points … Concluded his career No. 13 in points (1,750), No. 5 in assists (632), No. 2 in 3-point field goal made (296), No. 2 in 3-point field goal attempted (723), tied for No. 11 in 3-point field goal percentage (40.9), No. 7 in steals (197), No. 10 in consecutive games started (82) and No. 2 in minutes played (4,498) … As a Jayhawk, won four Big 12 regular-season titles, two Big 12 Tournaments, advanced to three NCAA Tournament Elite Eights and one Final Four, his senior year in 2017-18.

• Danny Manning Mr. Jayhawk Award [2018]
• Consensus First Team All-America [2018]
• NCAA Tournament Midwest Regional All-Tournament Team [2018]
• Naismith Trophy Finalist [2018]
• Wooden Award Finalist (1 of 4) [2018]
• Big 12 Championship All-Tournament Team [2018]
• All-America First Team (Associated Press, USBWA, The Sporting News, Wooden, USA TODAY, NABC, NCAA.com, Lute Olson) [2018]
• Bob Cousy Point Guard of the Year finalist (1 of 5) [2018]
• Big 12 Player of the Year [2018]
• All-Big 12 First Team [2018 First Team, 2017 Second Team, 2016 HM]
• Naismith Trophy National Player of the Week [2/26/18]
• Hoophall Miami Invitational MVP [2017]
• National Player of the Week by NCAA.com, ESPN.com, USBWA [12/4/17]
• 3x Big 12 Player of the Week
• Big 12 Championship Most Outstanding Player [2016]
• Big 12 Championship All-Tournament Team [2016]
• CBE Hall of Fame Classic All-Tournament Team [2016]
• Big 12 All-Defensive Team [2016]

2017-18 (SENIOR)
Kansas’ 30th Consensus All-America First Team selection … NCAA Tournament Midwest Regional All-Tournament Team … Naismith Trophy finalist … Wooden Award Finalist … Big 12 Championship All-Tournament team selection … Big 12 Player of the Year and All-Big 12 First Team … Two-time Big 12 and national player of the week … Broke the Kansas single-season records for assists (282) and minutes played (1,474) … Additionally, ended ranked No. 11 on the KU single-season scoring list (675), No. 3 in assists per game (7.23), tied for No. 9 in free throws made (167), tied for No. 3 in 3-point field goals made (110), No. 2 in 3-point field goals attempted (271), No. 5 in minutes per game (34.5) … Only player in NCAA Division I to average 17.0-plus points, 7.0-plus assists, 1.6-plus steals and fewer than 3.0 turnovers per game … Was third in the Big 12 in scoring (17.3), second in assists (7.2, sixth nationally), seventh in free throw percentage (82.7), sixth in steals (1.6), ninth in 3-point field goal percentage (40.6), fourth in 3-point field goals made (2.8), second in assist-to-turnover ratio (2.6), first in minutes played (37.5, ninth nationally) … Posted 12 20-point outings, including eight versus Big 12 foes … Recorded five double-doubles … Collected Big 12 and national player of the week honors after scoring 23 points against Oklahoma (2/29) and 26 points in the conference title-clinching win at No. 6 Texas Tech (2/24) … Had back-to-back 35-point efforts vs. Toledo (11/28) and Syracuse (12/2), earning him conference and national player of the week honors … Started all 39 games, giving him 82 consecutive starts to end his Kansas career.

ITALY 2017
Started all four games in KU’s 4-0 tour of Italy … Led the team with 30 assists (7.5 apg), 14 steals (3.5 spg), nine 3-pointers made (2.3 per game) and nine free throws made (2.3 per game) … Averaged 10.5 points and had three games in double figures … Despite battling foul trouble, recorded 10 assists to go along with seven points in the finale against the Italy All-Stars.

2016-17 (JUNIOR)
Started all 36 games and was named All-Big 12 Second Team … Ranked 13th in the Big 12 in scoring (13.4 ppg), sixth in assists (4.1), ninth in steals (1.5), second in 3-point field goals made (2.6), 10th in 3-point field goal percentage (38.8) and ird in assist-to-turnover ratio (2.3) … His 94 3-pointers made rank fourth on the Kansas single-season list and his 2.61 made per game are also fourth … His 242 3-pointers attempted are third on the KU single-season list … Had nine games with six-plus assists … Made multiple 3-pointers in all but three Big 12 games and in 28 games overall … Scored a season-high 21 points vs. Oklahoma State (Jan. 14) … Had a career-high 11 assists vs. UNC Asheville (Nov. 25) … Tied his career high of seven rebounds three times during 2016-17.

2015-16 (SOPHOMORE)
Made a huge impact starting 36 of 38 games … Ranked in the Big 12 in scoring (19th at 11.3), assists (8th at 3.7), steals (10th at 1.4), 3-point field goal percentage (third at 44.1), 3-point field goals made (fifth at 2.0) and assist-to-turnover ratio (sixth at 2.2) … Named the Most Outstanding Player of the Big 12 Championship, where he averaged 17.3 points, 6.3 assists and 4.0 rebounds in leading KU to the title (three wins) … Shot 53.6 from the field, including 50 percent from 3-point range and 81.3 percent from the free throw line in the championship … Led Kansas in scoring three times, including a career-high 27 points in the Big 12 Championship title game versus West Virginia (March 12) … Led Kansas with 75 3-point field goals made … Made multiple 3-pointers in 22 games … Made four or more 3-pointers in four games, including 6-for-9 at Oklahoma (Feb. 13), 5-for-6 against West Virginia (March 12) and 5-for-9 vs. Villanova (March 26) … Led KU with 55 steals and had multiple steals in 16 games … Second on the team with 3.8 assists per game and led KU in dimes 17 times … Named Big 12 Player of the Week (Feb. 15) after scoring a career-high 27 points in KU’s 76-72 win at No. 3 Oklahoma (Feb. 13) … Pulled down a career-high seven rebounds twice: vs. Oklahoma (Jan. 4) and vs. Villanova (3.26) … Posted a career-high eight assists three times, including twice in the Big 12 Championship: against Northern Colorado (Nov. 13), versus Kansas State (March 10) and versus Baylor (March 11).

2015 World University Games
Made the trip to Gwangju, Korea for the World University Games but did not compete due to an injury.

2014-15 (FRESHMAN)
Appeared in 29 games … Averaged 5.7 points and 2.1 assists per game … Posted a 1.8 assist-to-turnover ratio, including 2.1 in Big 12 play … Led KU in assists 11 times, including a season-high six dimes versus Texas Tech (Jan. 10) … Scored in double figures on six occasions, including a season-high 20 against TCU (Feb. 21) … Led KU in steals seven times and had multiple thefts four times as a freshman … Recorded 33 assists and 12 turnovers against ranked opponents.
Scored 17 points, including a career-best three, 3-pointers made in the NCAA Tournament against Wichita State (March 22) … Also had a season-best five steals against WSU.

Averaged 17.2 points and 5.0 assists per game and led Brewster Academy to the national prep championship and New England championship in 2013-14 … Prior to Brewster, led Broughton High School in Raleigh, North Carolina, to the 4A state championship game where he averaged 15.7 points and 5.4 assists and a 26-6 record in 12-13 under head coach Jeff Ferrell … Scored 20 points in the North Carolina Coaches Association All-Star Game following his senior year … Also competed in the Carolinas Basketball All-Star Classic … Averaged 14.8 points, 4.3 assists and 2.2 steals per game as a junior at Broughton … Signed with Kansas on May 2, 2014 over offers from North Carolina State and Virginia … Ranked as the No. 36 prospect in the class of 2014 by Rivals.com … Originally signed with Appalachian State in September 2012 before de-committing and spending a post-graduate year at Brewster Academy in 2013-14… Chose Kansas over North Carolina State and Virginia.

Graduated from Kansas in May 2018 with a bachelor’s degree in communication studies and a minor in African American studies.

Born Devonte’ Terrell Graham in Raleigh, North Carolina … Mother is Dewanna King… Has a younger sister, Shamaria Massenburg … His uncle, Derrick Graham, played in the Cincinnati Reds organization in the early 1990s.