23 - Daniel Sepokas
Daniel Sepokas
Height: 6-3
Weight: 180
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Illawong, Australia
High School: Bankstown HS
Position: Guard
Major: Communication arts

As a sophomore: (2010-2011): Played and started in all 26 games...First on the team in assists (3.6) and steals (39)...Second in scoring (13.2)...Averaged 3.6 rebounds per game...Fourth in the conference in steals (1.5), and sixth in assists (3.6)..Scored in double figures in 20 of 26 games...Season-high eight rebounds against Brevard (Nov. 29)...Tallied season-best four steals against Carson-Newman (Dec. 11)...Poured in a season- and career-high 41 points against St. Andrews (Jan. 15), knocking down 13-of-20 from the floor, while notching seven assists...20 points on 7-of-9 shooting against Erskine (Feb. 10)...Double-double with season-high 10 assists at Mount Olive (Feb. 19).

As a freshman (2009-2010): Played in 27 games, including 20 starts…Third on the team in scoring (8.4)…Averaged 2.3 rebounds per game…Third in assists (46)…Tied for third in steals (20).

High School: Graduated from Aquinas High School in Menai, New South Wales, Australia...Coached by Robbie Cadee and Derek Brower…Blues Award for representation of New South Wales and earning a spot on the Australian U-21 team…ABA U-21 Player of the Year…Played club basketball for the Bankstown Bruins…Coached by Robbie Cadee.

Personal: Full name is Daniel Armin Sepokas…Born on Apr. 28, 1990 in Sydney, NSW, Australia…Son of Anna and Mick Sepokas…Has a brother, Jarrad, and two sisters, Leah and Emma… Majoring in communication arts…Plans to pursue a professional basketball career in Australia.

More about Daniel: Favorite book: “Jaws”…Favorite midnight snack: Cookout…Favorite movie: “Daniel Stewart is Tied Down”…Favorite musical artist: Ricky Abad…Favorite song: “Successful” by Drake…Favorite athlete: Jason Cadee…Favorite saying by Coach Polsgrove: “Stop being a cat and put it high off the glass”…Daniel’s as good as anyone at: Drawing…Daniel’s advice to kids: “Try every sport”…Favorite color: Blue…Favorite food: His mother’s cooking…Favorite sport other than basketball: Rugby…Person Daniel most admires: Mark Watkins…Best advice Daniel has ever been given: “Never interrupt your opponent while he’s making a mistake”…What people don’t know about Daniel: He’s a good drawer…When Daniel was a kid, he tried to be like: His father…When people first meet Daniel, they think: “You’re not from here”.