Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll (Spring 2009)
Walk-on transferred to Baylor in July 2008 after spending freshman season at Grambling State.
Sat out the 2008-09 season to satisfy the NCAA's transfer policy to retain three seasons of eligibility.
2007-08 [TRUE FRESHMAN]: GRAMBLING STATE
Played in all 26 games with 17 starts Averaged 7.8 points, 2.0 rebounds in 21.6 minutes Finished fourth in points (203) Led the Tigers in 3-point field goals made (50) and 3-point percentage (.376) Scored 12 points on 4-of-6 3-point shooting in 18 minutes at Georgia (Nov. 14, 2007) In first career start, scored career-high 21 points in 31 minutes in loss at South Alabama (Nov. 17, 2007) Shot 7-of-17 from floor at South Alabama, including 5-of-15 from 3-point range Scored 14 points in 22 minutes vs. Alabama A&M (Jan. 7, 2008) Chipped in 19 points on 7-of-13 shooting and 5-of-11 from 3-point range in 24 minutes off bench at Southern (Jan. 11, 2008) Pulled down career-high seven rebounds at Southern Dished out career-high three assists at Prairie View A&M (Feb. 18, 2008) Made career-high five 3-point baskets twice -- at Southern (Jan. 11, 2008) and vs. Arkansas-Pine Bluff (Feb. 2, 2008) Set career highs in field goal attempts (17) and 3-point field goal attempts (15) at TCU (Nov. 21, 2007).
Three-year letterwinner at Kennedale [Texas] High School under head coach Doug Groff Led the Wildcats to a pair of district titles during freshman and senior seasons Averaged eight points as freshman before being sidelined with torn knee ligament as sophomore (2004-05) Earned all-district and all-state honors as junior, averaging 18.0 points, 5.0 rebounds, 5.0 assists and 1.0 steals to lead Kennedale to the state playoffs Poured in 22.0 points, 6.0 rebounds, 4.0 assists and 2.0 steals as senior Named District MVP and first-team all-state Selected to play in TABL All-Star Game.
Full name is Duran Earl Diaz Born May 2, 1989, in Monroe, La. Son of Deidrick and Tamiko Diaz Finance major Career ambition is to start a real estate business.