4 - Demetrece Young
|Hometown:||Oklahoma City, Okla.|
|High School:||Putnam HS|
|College:||Northern Oklahoma College|
2009-2010: In his first year with the Tigers, Demetrece played a huge role in the team's success throughout the season ... Starting in 29 of the team's 35 games, Demetrece led the team in three-point field goals made with 71 and assists with 2.7 per game ... He was seventh in the Big West in assists per game (2.7) and fifth in the league in three-point field goals made per game (2.0) ... He had a remarkable 2-1 assist to turnover ratio ... In conference games, he led the team in scoring with 11.5 points per game ... His best game came on Feb. 20 against New Mexico State, where he hit seven three-pointers and scored 27 points ... In Demetrece's first start on Dec. 1 against Fresno State, he scored an impressive 18 points ... He was named to the West Coast Classic All-Tournament team ... He had 16 points along with a career-best six assists against Santa Clara on Nov. 22. Northern Oklahoma College - Tonkawa: Demetrece comes to Pacific from Northern Oklahoma College - Tonkawa ... He was a standout guard for the Mavericks, averaging 13.9 points and 4.0 assists per game during his sophomore season in 2008-09 ... Young was a Second Team All-Bi State West Conference selection after his second year ... As a freshman in 2007-08, he scored 12.2 points and averaged 3.9 assists per game ... Over his career at Northern Oklahoma, Demetrece had an outstanding .890 free throw percentage. High School: Demetrece graduated from Putnam City Original High School in Oklahoma City, Okla., in 2007 ... He helped lead Putnam City Original HS to a 28-2 record in 2005, a 26-4 record in 2006 and a 24-6 record in 2007... Putnam City Original HS appeared in the 2006 State Championship Game in Oklahoma ... He played for the West team in the 2007 Oklahoma All-State Large Schools Basketball Game. Personal: Demetrece Young was born in Lawton, Okla. ... His hometown is Oklahoma City, Okla. ... He is the son of Carl and Lisa Gould and has six brothers and sisters ... His hobbies are talking to his loved ones, watching TV (especially Animal Planet), sleeping, texting, listening to music and practicing basketball. Coach Thomason on Young: "Demetrece had a great first year and I expect him to improve his game defensively. He shoots the ball extremely well and takes care of the ball. Those traits are great for our team and we expect him to have an outstanding year."