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Deonta Vaughn
Deonta Vaughn


Indianapolis, Ind.

High School:
Harmony Community

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 190




2009-10 Game-by-Game Stats

2008-09 Game-by-Game Stats

2007-08 Game-by-Game Stats

2006-07 Game-by-Game Stats

Career: School's all-time career leader in assists (511), minutes played (4,310), games started (123), 3-point field goals (313), 3-point field goals attempted (913) ... finished third all-time in career scoring with 1,885 points ... first player in school history to post 1,800 career points and 500 assists ... was also among the Top 5 in career marks for field goals attempted (2nd/1,539), steals (3rd/172), games played (t-4th/129), and free throw percentage (4th/.796).

2009-10 Season: Completed his career as UC's third all-time leading scorer with 1,885 points ... finished eighth in the BIG EAST in free throw percentage (.814) and tied for 10th in made 3-point field goals (2.0) in overall games ... ranked 13th in free throw shooting (.797) and in 3-point field goals made (2.06) in BIG EAST-only action ... scored a team-high 16 points and became UC's all-time assists and made 3-pointers leader in NIT opener against Weber State (3/17) ... scored 18 points and eclipsed 1,800 career points in final regular-season home game vs. No. 9/9 Villanova (3/2) ... led the Bearcats with 15 points ... scored six points, dished out seven assists and grabbed six boards vs. Marquette (2/21) ... poured in a team-high tying 14 points at USF (2/16) ... scored 10 points and went a perfect 4-of-4 from the line in the final minute to secure win at Connecticut (2/13) ... scored 11 points and dished out six assists at Notre Dame (2/4) ... collected fourth-straight double-figure scoring performance with 12 points vs. Providence (1/30) ... scored a team-high 12 points on four 3-pointers at Louisville (1/24) ... moved past Steve Logan for second on UC's career assists list with five against Louisville ... led UC to a victory over Notre Dame (1/16) with a team-high 15 points ... made 24 consecutive free throws between Nov. 25 and Jan. 30 ... collected second 20-point effort of the season with 20 points against USF (1/20) ... moved into a tie for fourth with Tarrance Gibson on UC's career steals list with four at St. John's (1/13) ... posted a team-high 20 points in 35 minutes at Seton Hall (1/9) ... hit a season-high six treys against the Pirates ... scored nine points against CSUB (1/6) ... scored 17 points a game in wins over No. 10 Connecticut (12/30), Rutgers (1/2), and in a loss to No. 23 Pittsburgh (1/4) ... hit three 3-pointers against Winthrop (12/22), tying him with LaZelle Durden for third on UC's career made three-pointers list with 260 ... surpassed Oscar Robertson for third on UC's career assists list with seven assists against Lipscomb (12/19) ... scored all 13 points after halftime and tied a career-high with nine rebounds in a season-high 42 minutes in the Crosstown Shootout at Xavier (12/13) ... hit a season-best four three-pointers in win over Texas Southern (12/1) ... named to the EA Sports Maui Invitational All-Tournament team ... scored 16 points in win over No. 21/22 Maryland (11/24) ... surpassed 1,500 career points with 13 points vs. Toledo (11/18) ... also was one assist short of career high with nine against the Rockets ... led UC in scoring with 15 points and added five rebounds in season-opener vs. Prairie View A&M (11/16).

2008-09 Season: Third-team all-BIG EAST performer ... ranked among the BIG EAST's Top 20 in scoring (15.3/17th), assists (4.7/8th), free throw percentage (.808/7th), 3-point FG made (2.5/6th), and minutes played (35.8/6th) ... finished 20th in scoring (15.3 ppg), eighth in assists (4.7 apg), 11th in free throw percentage (.785), seventh in 3-point field goals made (2.6), and sixth in minutes played (37.3) in BIG EAST-only contests ... scored in double-figures in 25 of 32 games ... paced UC with a team-high 15 points and collected a season-high four steals vs. DePaul in the BIG EAST Tournament ... dished out seven assists and scored 13 points at USF (3/3) ... poured in 12 of 14 points in first half in win over St. John's (2/11) ... scored 16 points, grabbed a career-high nine rebounds, and dished out six assists in a career-high tying 44 minutes at Georgetown (2/7) ... scored a season-high 34 points and made 19-of-22 free throw attempts in 36 minutes vs. Notre Dame (2/4 ... notched back-to-back 20-plus point contests with 20 points vs. Georgetown (1/28) ... poured in 20 of game-high 23 points in second-half comeback at St. John's (1/22), his fifth 20-plus point outing of the season ... became fifth player in UC history to eclipse 200 made 3-pointers with two three's vs. Rutgers ... notched second 20-plus point performance in three games with 24 points vs. Rutgers (1/14) ... became first UC player since Devan Downey on Dec. 30, 2005, to record 10-plus assists in a game with 10 assists at Marquette (1/4) ... poured in game-high tying 14 points against Arkansas-Pine Bluff (12/22) ... scored 20 points, his second 20-plus point effort of the season, and dished out a seven assists in a career-high 44 minutes vs. Eastern Kentucky (12/20) ... scored 14 of his team-high 16 points in the final 4:06 of the first half vs. Mississippi State (12/18),including 11 straight, and pulled down seven rebounds and made six assists ... knocked down 27 points on a season-best tying five 3-pointers against Xavier (12/13) ... scored 16 points off the bench vs. UAB ... led UC in scoring with 16 points in games versus Florida State (11/28) and at UNLV (11/29) ... put in 12 points in the season-opener to become the 45th player in UC basketball history to reach 1,000 points for his career.

2007-08 Season: First-team all-BIG EAST Conference selection ... ranked fifth in the BIG EAST in league only scoring (17.5) and fifth overall (17.3) ... was also in the Top 10 in overall assists (9th, 4.16), free throw percentage (8th, .789), 3-point field goal percentage (4th, .398), and 3-point field goals made (2nd, 3.03) ... averaged 33.4 minutes per game, spending time at both guard positions ... named BIG EAST Player of the Week for his efforts vs. Syracuse (1/9) and Villanova (1/12) after scoring 37.7 percent of UC's points in the two games ... just the second Bearcats player to earn the distinction ... posted 30 or more points in three games, including 30 in UC's first-round BIG EAST Tournament match-up with eventual tournament champion Pittsburgh (3/12) ... posted 23 of the 30 points vs. Pitt in the second half, scoring 20 in a row at one point for UC ... scored in double figures in 26 of UC's 32 games and went for 20 or more 11 times ... had two or more assists in 25 games ... scored 13 points in overtime at Rutgers (2/9) to lead UC to a 72-68 overtime victory ... poured in 18 points, with three rebounds as Cincinnati knocked off West Virginia (1/30) on the road, 62-39 ... dropped in 34 points on 10-of-14 shooting vs. Connecticut (1/23), including 8-of-11 from 3-point range, for his second 30-point plus game of the year ... kept UC within striking distance of Memphis (12/19), scoring 20 points and adding five rebounds and three assists ... tossed in a career-high 36 points vs. Coastal Carolina (11/16).

Prior to Cincinnati: Averaged 17.4 points, 4.3 rebounds and 6.6 assists at Harmony Community School in Cincinnati in 2005-06 ... coached by former Bearcat Rodney Crawford ... was a two-time Indiana all-state selection at Arlington High in Indianapolis, Ind., under the coaching of Larry Nicks ... led school to a 23-1 record and the Indiana Public School Athletic Conference championship in 2005 ... four-year starter at Arlington who averaged 23.1 points, 4.0 rebounds, 5.5 assists and 3.5 steals as a senior in 2004-05, earning team MVP honors ... averaged double digits in scoring throughout his high school and prep career ... did volunteer work at a local community center.

2006-07 Season: Made an immediate impact as a freshman, leading the team in scoring (14.5), assists (3.5), and was co-leader in steals (1.8) ... two-time winner of the BIG EAST Conference Rookie of the Week award ... selected to the BIG EAST All-Rookie team ... was ranked 17th among the BIG EAST scoring leaders and finished ninth in 3-point field goals and 11th in turnover-to-assist ratio ... his 14.5 points per game are the second-highest by a UC freshman trailing only Dontonio Wingfield's 16.0 ppg in 1993-94 ... won the team's Ball of Courage Award ... put up a team high 24 points vs. crosstown rival Xavier ... recorded his sixth 20-point performance of the season vs. Seton Hall (2/28) knocking down 20 points, including five in the decisive overtime period ... had 25 points and posted career high of nine assists and six steals in a win over North Carolina State (12/23), garnering him his second BIG EAST Rookie of the Week award ... led a UC comeback vs. Oakland (11/29), scoring 12 of his 17 points in the final 10:39 of the game ... earned his first BIG EAST Rookie of the Week award the week of Nov. 21 averaging 26.0 points and 5.5 assists in games with Wofford (11/21) and Central Michigan (11/25) ... tallied a UC freshman record 33 points vs. Wofford (11/21) in his first career start.

Personal: Full name is Deonta T. Vaughn ... name is pronounced dee-ON-tay VONN ... born Aug. 6, 1986 in Indianapolis, Ind. ... son of Veronica Taylor and Derek Vaughn ... has five brothers and three sisters ... majoring in criminal justice.

                                 Total         3-Point                    Rebounds
Year      GP-GS   Min/Avg    FG-FGA   Pct   FG-FGA   Pct   FT-FTA   Pct Off-Def  Tot  Avg  PF-FO Ast  TO Blk Stl  Pts/Avg
2006-07   30-27   989/33.0  152-407  .373   63-216  .292   67-89   .753  27-76   103  3.4  81-1  106  73   1  55  434/14.5
2007-08   32-32  1069/33.4  178-408  .436   97-244  .398  101-128  .789  16-78    94  2.9  90-1  133 101   2  31  554/17.3
2008-09   32-31  1186/37.1  155-399  .388   81-240  .338   97-120  .808  19-108  127  4.0  82-0  149 107   0  43  488/15.3
2009-10   35-33  1066/30.5  123-325  .378   72-213  .338   91-110  .827  13-109  122  3.5  86-1  123  76   2  43  409/11.7
TOTAL    129-123 4310/33.4  608-1539 .395  313-913  .343  356-447  .796  75-371  446  3.5 339-3  511 357   5 172 1885/14.6

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