Derek Dawes Athlete Profile

#43 Derek Dawes

Derek Dawes
Position: Center Height: 6-11 Weight: 275 Roster Years: 2000-2001 | 2003-2006 Hometown: Salt Lake City, UT Last School: Cottonwood High School

Personal

Parents are Larry and Susan Dawes ... has two younger siblings ... is an Eagle scout ... served two-year mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in New Hampshire ... recruited by Ohio State, Arizona State, Florida and San Diego State ... wife Lauryn ... public health education major.

Before BYU

COTTONWOOD HIGH SCHOOL: First-team Deseret News and Salt Lake Tribune All-State center as a senior at Salt Lake's Cottonwood High School ... Deseret News 5A Defensive Player of the Year in 2000 ... was the second-leading scorer in Utah 5A class his senior year ... honorable-mention All-American ... toured Europe for three weeks with USA Basketball in August of 1999 ... rated among the top-10 centers who attended the invitation-only Nike Camp ... was an honorable-mention selection on the Bob Gibbons All-Tournament Team ... led Cottonwood to back-to-back Region 1 titles in 1999 and 2000 ... named Region 1 Most Valuable Player as the region's leading scorer and rebounder as a senior ... set school rebounding and blocked shots records at Cottonwood ... coached by Blair Martineau ... averaged 19 points, 14 rebounds and 8 blocked shots per game his senior year.

Summary

One of the most sought-after centers in the West coming out of high school, Dawes was a key low-post contributor for the Cougars. The 6-foot-11 center played in 19 games as a junior after starting 13 games in 2005 and ranking second on the team in rebounds. Dawes also appeared in 23 games with one start on BYU's 24-9 2001 Mountain West Conference Championship team. He elected to forego his remaining eligibility following his junior season for health reasons.

Stats

CAREER HIGHS
POINTS: 14 vs. New Mexico (2005)
FG MADE: 6 vs. New Mexico (2005)
FG ATT: 9 at Wyoming (2005)
FG %: 1.000 (4-4) vs. Tulsa (2006)
3FG MADE: --
3FG ATT: --
3FG %: --
FT MADE: 8 vs. UNM at MWC (2005)
FT ATT: 11 vs. SUU (2005)
FT %: 1.000 (3-3) at UNLV (2005)
REB: 10 vs. Stanford, at Saint Mary's, vs. New Mexico (2005)
ASSISTS: 2 (3 times) last vs. SUU (2006)
BLOCKS: 4 vs. UNM (2005)
STEALS: 1 (12 times) last vs. TCU (2006)
MINUTES: 34 at Saint Mary's (2005)
DAWES YEAR-BY-YEAR BYU STATS
Year	GP	GS	Min	Avg	FG	FGA	Pct
2000-01	23	1	155	6.7	8	22	.364
2004-05	29	13	501	17.3	48	111	.432
2005-06	19	0	165	8.7	17	43	.395
Total	71	14	821	11.6	73	176	.415
Year	3FG	FGA	Pct	FT	FTA	Pct
2000-01	0	0	.000	10	15	.667
2004-05	0	0	.000	47	71	.662
2005-06	0	0	.000	26	35	.743
Total	0	0	.000	83	121	.686
Year 	Off	Def	Tot	Avg	PF	FO	A	Avg
2000-01	19	27	46	2.0	25	0	2	0.1
2004-05	49	84	133	4.6	66	3	11	0.4
2005-06	12	19	31	1.6	20	0	4	0.2
Total	80	130	210	3.0	111	3	17	0.2
Year	TO	Blk	Stl	Pts	Avg
2000-01	9	8	1	26	1.1
2004-05	39	25	7	143	4.9
2005-06	12	9	4	60	3.2
Total	60	42	12	229	3.2


2000-2001 | Freshman Year

Appeared in 23 games with one start on BYU's 24-9 MWC Championship team ... averaged 1.1 points and 2.0 rebounds in 6.7 minutes per game ... shared team-high honors with a season-best 7 rebounds in season-opening win over Elon College, also adding a season-high 6 points on 3-of-5 shooting in 12 minutes ... had 3 points and 4 rebounds in 7 minutes in win over Santa Barbara ... contributed 3 rebounds in MWC semifinal victory over Wyoming ... grabbed a rebound in 20 of 23 appearances despite some limited minutes ... had at least 3 boards in eight games ... scored in 10 games.

2004-2005 | Sophomore Year

Started 13 games and was second on the team with 4.6 rebounds per game ... averaged 4.9 ppg while recording one double-double and leading the team in rebounds ten times ... scored in double figures six times and posted double-digit rebounds three times ... scored 10 points with 6 rebounds in 12 minutes vs. UNM in the MWC Tournament ... made a career-high 8 free throws against the Lobos ... had 6 points and 6 rebounds in 19 minutes at UNM ... recorded 5 points and 5 rebounds vs. Wyoming ... was close to a double-double with 9 points and 9 rebounds at UNLV ... Recorded first career double-double with 14 points and 10 rebounds in home win over New Mexico ... set career bests against the Lobos of 14 points, 6-of-7 (.857) shooting and 4 blocks while tying career marks of 10 rebounds, 2 assists and 1 steal (made his steal after his only miss of the game to regain a Cougar possession) ... scored 11 points at Wyoming off the bench ... saw limited action for three games after not playing vs. MSU-Billings due to a shoulder injury suffered at Saint Mary's ... made fourth start at Saint Mary's, logging career-most 34 minutes ... set personal bests of 4-for-6 shooting and tied his career-high 10 rebounds, while adding 9 points vs. the Gaels ... was one rebound shy of a double-double against Southern Utah tying career-high 10 points with nine rebounds in 18 minutes while adding 2 blocks and 1 steal ... took a career-most 11 free-throw attempts vs. SUU ... made his second start of the season at Weber State, scoring 7 points while attempting a career-most 8 shots ... scored 5 points with 3 rebounds in 18 minutes vs. N.C. State ... played 25 minutes against Washington State, contributing 6 points and 7 rebounds ... tied his season-high with 10 points, including a career-best 6-of-7 (.857) from the free-throw line, in 20 minutes at USC ... had 4 points, 3 blocks and 8 rebounds in 19 minutes vs. California ... had 10 points vs. Chaminade and 10 rebounds vs. Stanford at the Maui Invitational, averaging 5.0 ppg and 5.3 rpg in the three games coming off the bench.

2005-2006 | Junior Year

Played in 19 games while averaging 3.2 points and 1.6 rebounds in 8.7 minutes of action ... shot .743 at the line, going 26-of-35 ... missed four games due to injury ... did not travel to Houston for the NIT due to injury suffered the night before the team traveled ... played 1 minute against Utah in the MWC Tournament, going 0-for-2 from the floor ... played 2 minutes against Colorado State ... recorded 3 rebounds and 1 block in five minutes at Utah after missing the prior two games ... contributed 7 points on 7-of-8 shooting from the free-throw line at UNLV while recording 4 rebounds in 14 minutes off the bench ... went 5-for-6 from the free-throw line against Utah, recording 5 points, 2 assists and 2 blocks in 15 minutes off the bench ... provided a solid lift off the bench, going 4-for-4 to score 8 points while adding 2 rebounds in a season-high-tying 14 minutes vs. Tulsa ... scored 4 points on 2-of-3 shooting in 6 minutes vs. Eastern Washington ... had 2 rebounds and 2 blocks in 8 minutes at USU ... grabbed a season-high 7 rebounds and tied season-best 2 blocks while adding 5 points in 13 minutes vs. Weber State ... scored a season-high 10 points in 10 minutes off the bench vs. Northern Kentucky on 4-of-6 accuracy from the floor and 2-for-3 shooting from the line ... had 4 points, 2 rebounds, 2 blocks and 1 steal in 14 minutes off the bench against Boise State ... scored 3 points, all from the free-throw line, with a season-high 2 rebounds and a career-equaling 1 steal (10th time he has recorded 1 steal in a game) in 11 minutes at USC ... scored a season-high 8 points on 3-for-4 shooting while adding a career-equaling 1 steal along with 1 rebound and 1 assist in 12 minutes vs. Lamar in the Delta Center ... made his season debut vs. SUU after recovering from injury, scoring 5 points with a career-tying 2 assists and 1 rebound in 12 minutes off the bench ... did not play due to injury in BYU's first two games.