Men's Basketball

32 DeAndre Tillman
32 DeAndre Tillman
Height: 6-7
Weight: 190
Year: So.
Hometown: Charlotte, N.C.
High School: Queens Grant HS
Position: Forward
Major: Communication arts

In the Record Book: Second in program history in blocked shots per game (1.2)...Eighth in blocked shots (32).

As a freshman (2010-2011): Fourth-highest blocked shots average in program history (1.2)...Tied for fifth in blocked shots (32)...Played in 26 games, including six starts...Led the team in blocked shots and blocked shots per game...Averaged 3.2 points and 3.1 rebounds in 16.5 minutes per game...Shot 44.2 percent from the floor...Season-high 12 points on 5-of-7 shooting against Johnson & Wales (Nov. 20)...Recorded a season-best three steals against Mount Olive (Jan. 9)...Notched a pair of season-highs with 11 rebounds and three blocks against St. Andrews (Jan. 15).

High School: Graduated from Queens Grant High School in Matthews, N.C…Recipient of the Excellence Award and the Coach’s Award in 2010.

Personal: Full name is DeAndre T. Tillman…Born on Apr. 20, 1992 in Trenton, N.J…Son of Dimitra Tillman…Majoring in communication arts with a minor in digital imaging…Plans to either pursue a professional basketball career overseas, or become a talk show host.

More about DeAndre: Favorite midnight snack: Pop Tarts…Favorite movies: “Superbad”, “All About the Benjamins”…Favorite musical artists: Lil’ Wayne, Drake…Favorite sports team: Boston Celtics…Favorite athlete: Amare Stoudemire…Favorite saying by Coach Polsgrove: “Let’s go men!”…DeAndre can’t imagine a week without: His iPod and basketball…DeAndre’s advice to kids: “Never give up when times are tough”…Favorite colors: Carolina Blue and Purple…Favorite foods: Shrimp and chicken…Favorite sport other than basketball: Track…People DeAndre most admires: His mother, grandparents, Kobe Bryant, Amare Stoudemire…Best advice DeAndre has ever been given: “Luck favor those who are prepared”…What people don’t know about DeAndre: He loves to draw…When people first meet DeAndre, they think: “He’s the tallest guy ever!”.