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Justin Dentmon
Justin Dentmon

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Carbondale, Ill.

High School:
Carbondale/Winchendon School (Mass.)

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 185

Position:
G

Experience:
4V

Major:
Interdisciplinary Art

01/06/2007

Washington vs. Arizona State (1-6-2007)

Washington vs. Arizona State (1-6-2007)

Ended his career with 1,425 points and tied for 12th with Bill Hanson (1960-62) on the UW career scoring list ... Finished fourth on the UW career three-point field goals list (133), tied for 11th in free throw percentage (.789), third in assists (401) and second in steals (180) ... moved from point to shooting guard prior to the season and finished third on the team in scoring with a 14.4 per game average, more than four points higher than his previous best.

2008-09 (Senior) -- Named the Pac-10's Most Improved Player ... a first-team all-Pac-10 and second-team NABC all-district selection ... earned the team's Hec Edmundson Most Inspirational Player Award ... also named the program's Most Improved Player ... second-team all-Pac-10 by rivals.com ... played in the HABC All-Star Game at the Final Four in Detroit ... scored 22 points with five assists and three steals for the Hersey's All-Stars ... team lost 105-100 ... also grabbed two rebounds and took two charges in the game ... tied a career-high with seven three-point attempts in the season-opener at Portland ... scored 21 points in 21 minutes against Florida International ... shot 7-for-11 from the field, 3-of-4 from the three-point line and 4-of-5 from the charity stripe ... handed -out six assists against Kansas ... scored 17 points and went 5-for-5 from behind the three-point arc against #17 Florida ... scored 17 points in 20-point win at Washington State ... went 6-for-8 from the field and 4-for-4 from behind the three-point line ... also registered three steals against the Cougars ... tied career-high with 24 points in 41 minutes in triple overtime game against Cal ... made 13-of-16 free throws - both career highs - against the Bears ... scored 22 points with six rebounds (both then-season highs) at Oregon ... also grabbed six rebounds and handed out four assists in a complete effort against the Ducks ... went a perfect 11-for-11 from the free throw line and scored 22 points against USC ... also went a perfect 10-for-10 from the charity stripe against 13 UCLA en route to 16 points in just 17 minutes due to foul trouble ... scored 23 points at Arizona ... tied career-high with seven three-pointers and set a high with 12 attempts ... set career-high in scoring with 30 points two days later in win at #14 Arizona State ... missed a free throw against the Sun Devils that snapped a streak of 26-straight ... dropped 28 points with seven three-pointers and seven assists in 19-point win over Oregon State ... followed that performance with a 21-point effort two nights later against Oregon ... scored 22 points on 9-for-16 shooting at UCLA ... went 14-for-19 in three games (OSU, Ore., UCLA) from behind the three point arc (.736).

2007-08 (Junior) -- Played in all 33 games and started eight, including the first seven contests of the season ... also started the Jan. 10 game at UCLA ... Scored 22 points against Long Beach State and UCLA - both off the bench ... Shot 9-of-15 from the field and 4-of-6 from behind the three-point line against the 49ers ... Went 7-of-8 from the free throw line at Oklahoma State and LSU ... handed-out a season-high seven assists against Eastern Washington ... Averaged 11.6 points per game during the Huskies five-game tour of Greece prior to the beginning of the school year. 2006-07 (Sophomore) -- Played all 32 games, starting 27 of them ... Voted the MVP of the Basketball Travelers Classic (Nov. 14) ... Ranked No. 7 among Pac-10 players in free throw accuracy (79.8%) and No. 8 in assists (3.6) ... One of five double-figure scorers on the team, averaging 10.1 points per game ... Led the team with 115 assists ... Distributed a career-high 11 assists against Southern Utah (Dec. 4) ... Tallied career-high 24 points versus Oregon (Jan. 25) ... Posted one double-double with 11 points and 11 assists against Southern Utah (Dec. 4) ... Registered six games with five-or-more assists ... Led all Husky scorers on four occasions ... Was UW's top assister a team-high 16 times ... His 1.20 assist-turnover ratio (115-96) ranked 10th among Pac-10 players. 2005-06 (Freshman) -- Played all 33 games, starting 32 of them ... Voted to the All-Pac-10 Freshman Team by the league's coaches ... Twice was honored as the Rivals.com National Freshman of the Week, on Dec. 12 and Mar. 20 ... Scored a season-high 17 points against Gonzaga (Dec. 4), 11 of them in the final 9:40 of the win over the sixth-ranked Bulldogs ... Registered nine assists versus Loyola Marymount (Nov. 25) and had eight in two other games ... Grabbed eight rebounds against Arizona (Dec. 31) ... Led the Huskies and ranked No. 4 among Pac-10 players in both steals (52) and free throw percentage (81.4%) ...Ranked second on the team and eighth in the conference with 3.76 assists per game ... His 1.41 assist-turnover ration (124/88) was the sixth best among Pac-10 players ... The team's fifth-leading scorer with 8.3 points per game ... Led all Huskies in assists during 15 games ... Had one of the most productive freshman campaigns in school history ... Distributed 124 assists to break the 21-year-old school freshman record ... Listed No. 1 among all-time UW freshmen with 52 steals, No. 3 with 913 minutes played, No. 5 with an 81.4-percent free throw accuracy and No. 8 with 274 points ... Converted 20 consecutive free throws during a six-game span from Nov. 25 to Dec. 29 ... Helped the Huskies to a 26-7 record and their second straight Sweet 16 berth.

The Winchendon School (Winchendon, Mass.)
A McDonald's All-America top-150 selection ... Listed 70th overall and No. 10 among point guards in the Class of 2005 by Rivals.com ... Enrolled at The Winchendon School in Massachusetts for the 2005 school year after graduating from Carbondale High School ... Ranked No. 155 nationally in the prep class of 2005 by Athlon's magazine ... A top-125 national recruit in the Scout.com rankings.

Carbondale High School (Carbondale, Ill.)
Four-year letterman ... First-team All-Illinois state selection in 2004 ... Averaged 21.7 points per game during his senior season at Carbondale High School in 2004 ... Led the Terriers to a 28-7 record and a third-place finish at the 2004 Illinois state tournament ... Was the top scorer in the 2004 state tournament in Peoria with 78 points in three games, 24 more than the next highest individual ... Averaged 17.2 points and 7.8 assists per game during his junior season in 2003 ... Also lettered in football and track & field.

Dentmon Career Statistics (As of March 23, 2009)

Minutes Total 3-Point F-Throws Rebounds
Year gp-gs min avg fg fga pct fg fga pct ft fta pct off def tot avg pf fo ast t/o blk stl pts avg
2005-06 33-32 913 27.7 79 193 .409 20 70 .286 96 118 .814 40 77 117 3.5 84 2 124 88 5 52 274 8.3
2006-07 32-27 928 29.0 109 267 .408 23 73 .315 83 104 .798 47 82 129 4.0 79 4 115 96 1 39 324 10.1
2007-08 33-8 799 24.2 109 256 .426 27 85 .318 77 109 .706 20 56 76 2.3 52 0 76 53 4 36 322 9.8
2008-09 35-35 992 28.3 160 353 .453 63 153 .412 122 148 .824 30 66 96 2.7 65 0 86 66 5 53 505 14.4
TOTAL 133-102 3632 27.3 457 1069 .428 133 381 .349 378 479 .789 137 281 418 3.1 280 6 401 303 15 180 1425 10.7

Dentmon news and features:
Dentmon deals with turbulence - Tacoma News Tribune (Feb. 15, 2006)
Teammates rally behind Dentmon - Seattle Times (Feb. 1, 2006)
Dentmon just wants to put foul behind him - Seattle Times (Jan. 30, 2006)
20 questions with Justin Dentmon - UW Daily (Jan. 18, 2006)
Notes: Dentmon shows off for mom - Seattle Times (Dec. 5, 2005)
Dentmon growing into point-guard role for Huskies - Seattle Times (Dec. 3, 2005)

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