5 - Darnell Ferguson|
|Previous School:||Redlands East Valley HS|
Appeared in 27 of the team’s 28 games...started 15 of the last 16 games of the season...posted averages of 2.3 points, 2.6 rebounds and 12.7 minutes per game...shot 73.3 percent (11-15) from the free throw line...30 of his 70 rebounds came on the offensive glass...turned the ball over just 15 times all year...second on the team with 12 blocked shots...scored a season-high eight points on two occaisions, at home against Northern Colorado and on the road at Eastern Washington...in that game against Northern Colorado, he had eight points and eight rebounds in 25 minutes.
A 2007 graduate of Redlands East Valley High School in Redlands, Calif...played four years of basketball for the Wildcats, including three years of varsity...during his final three seasons, he helped the team to a combined 68-21 overall record and a 34-8 mark in the Citrus Belt League...was the starting small forward for the 2005-06 team which posted a 14-0 league record and won the Citrus Belt championship...despite missing 11 games during his senior season, he was all-county, all-league and team MVP after averaging 15.4 points, 11.6 rebounds, 1.2 steals and 2.7 blocked shots per game...shot 44.0 percent (91-207) from the field and 70.7 percent (82-116) from the free throw line in 18 games...as a junior, he was named the Citrus Belt League MVP, second team all-state, first team all-county and team MVP after averaging 16.9 points, 10.0 rebounds, 2.4 steals and 2.0 blocked shots per game...shot 41.7 percent (180-432) from the field and averaged more than six free throw attempts per game...shot 74.1 percent from the line (143-193)...was the team's second-leading scorer during both his junior and senior seasons...averaged 9.0 points and 7.5 rebounds per game as a sophomore.
Born April 19, 1989...parents are Kevin and Carla Ferguson...an undeclared major with a 3.13 gpa...twin brother, Andre, is a linebacker at the University of Idaho...played for the Inland Empire Basketball Program (IEBP) in 2006, and the D-Squad in both 2004 and 2005.