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UNC Women's Basketball Bio
23 Diamond DeShields
2013 State Farm/WBCA High School Player of the Year • 2013 Naismith Girl's High School Player of the Year • Ranked No. 2 by All-Star Girls Report for the class of 2017 • Ranked No. 3 overall and No. 1 for her position by ESPN HoopGurlz • 2013 WBCA High School All-America Game participant • 2013 McDonalds' All-America selection • 2013 Morgan Wootten Player of the Year award finalist • 2013 Miss Georgia Basketball • 2012 Preseason American Family Insurance All-USA Girls High School Basketball Team member • 2012 USA Today All-USA second team selection • Led Team USA to the gold medal in the 2012 FIBA Under-17 World Championships • Named tournament MVP • Also won gold at the 2012 USA 3x3 U18 World Championships, as the youngest member of the 2011 U19 World Championship Team and with the 2010 U18 Championship Team • Averaged 26.0 points, 7.0 rebounds, 4.5 steals and 3.8 assists in leading Norcross to its third state title in four seasons • Propelled Norcross High to the GHSA state semifinals in 2012, averaging 20.7 points, 6.8 rebounds, 4.1 steals and 3.7 assists per game • Team finished season ranked 23rd by ESPN HoopGurlz with a 26-6 record • Led Norcross to back-to-back state titles in 2010 and 2011 with records of 29-4 and 29-3, respectively • 2011 Gatorade Georgia Player of the Year • 2010 Parade All-America selection • ESPN Rise National Freshman of the Year in 2010 • Born March 5, 1995 • Daughter of Delino and Tisha DeShields • Her father is a former 13-year veteran in Major League Baseball, while her mother was an All-America performer in track and field at Tennessee.
Position: Guard
Height: 6'1"
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Norcross, Ga.
High School: Norcross
UNC North Carolina Women's Basketball


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