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Matt DeMarcus
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Matt DeMarcus 1265418
Position: Guard
Height: 6'3"
Weight: 203
Year: Senior
Hometown: Solvang, CA
High School: Santa Ynez Valley Union
Experience: 1 Letter

Played three minutes while making three appearances with no starts on the season ... he played one minute and missed his only field goal attempt on the year in the season-opening blowout win at home over Cal State Northridge (Nov. 12) ... he also played one minute in a home win over Oregon State (Feb. 12) and one minute in the blowout win at home over No. 10 Arizona (Feb. 26).

Was on the squad but never made any appearances in a game.

Was on the squad but never made any appearances in a game.

High School
DeMarcus was a three-year basketball letterman at Santa Ynez Valley Union High School under head coach Joe Graack ... served as a captain his senior season, earning first-team All-Los Padres League honors (2007-08) ... also captured Central Coast All-Area team accolades ... led the team in scoring and rebounding while averaging 16.3 points, 8.4 rebounds, 1.9 assists and 1.5 steals per game as a senior, earning team most valuable player honors ... registered 10.4 points, 6.5 rebounds, 1.8 assists and 1.4 steals per game as a junior ... earned honorable mention All-Los Padres League accolades in 2006-07 ... averaged 6.7 points, 2.4 rebounds per game his sophomore season (2005-06) for head coach Jon Korfas as the Pirates went 16-9 overall and 9-5 (third) in Los Padres League play.

Full name: Matthew Grant DeMarcus ... born in Santa Barbara, Calif., on March 4, 1990 ... parents are Thomas and Deborah DeMarcus ... has one younger sister, Sarah ... chose to attend UCLA because of the university's academic and athletic prestige ... father, Thomas, played professional basketball in New Zealand ... is majoring in sociology.

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