UCLA vs. Cal State San Bernardino - Ontario, Calif. (November 6, 2011)
2010-11 (at City College of San Francisco)
De'End Parker averaged 12.0 points, 6.0 rebounds, 5.0 assists and 1.0 steals per game as a sophomore in 2010-11 at City College of San Francisco under Head Coach Justin Labagh ... he shot 43.0 percent from three-point range while guiding the Rams to their first State title in 49 years (since 1962) ... Parker's one-handed controlled tip-in with 2.4 seconds left gave CCSF an 83-81 victory over Citrus College in the 2011 California Community College Athletic Association championship game ... had 10 points, seven rebounds and two assists in the title game ... the Rams finished the season 32-1 overall and ended the year on a 27-game winning streak ... he was named the Coast Conference North Division Co-Most Valuable Player (with teammate Jonathon Williams), leading his squad to a league title with a 12-0 mark ... also named Co-Most Valuable Player of the Year by the California Community College Athletic Association ... named to the 2011 Men's All-State Tournament Team.
2009-10 (at City College of San Francisco)
The Rams were 28-5 in Parker's freshman season ... his overall junior college record was 60-6 (.909) ... CCSF lost to the Saddleback Gauchos, 63-57, in the 2009-10 State Finals, where Parker tallied 13 points, five rebounds, three assists and two steals in the title contest ... he also had a team-high 13 points, six rebounds, three assists and one steal in the 72-68 semifinal-win over San Bernardino Valley.
Parker earned two varsity letters in basketball for the Mustangs at Lincoln High School (San Francisco, Calif.) under Coach Mike Gragnani in 2007-08 and 2008-09 ... averaged 23.0 points per game as a senior in 2008-09, earning CIF San Francisco Section Player of the Year honors ... helped lead LHS to the CIF San Francisco Section championship game in 2009 for the second year in a row (lost to Lowell HS, 48-47) ... started at shooting guard, but was moved to point guard after LHS lost three players to academic ineligibility and another to a broken leg ... scored 24 points and had eight assists in a late-season win over Marshall HS ... also recorded 36 points (22 in the second half) with six assists in a win over Mission High (Feb. 13, 2009) ... earned first team All-CIF San Francisco Section honors as a junior in 2007-08 ... helped lead Lincoln High to the CIF San Francisco Section championship game in 2008 against Mission (lost 63-54) ... LHS tied for first place in the Lang Division in the San Francisco Section with a 15-1 league mark ... he scored 19 points in an overtime win against Rodriguez-Fairfield (89-87) in a Division I CIF Northern Region outbracket game ... named as an honorable mention All-Metro selection by the San Francisco Chronicle.
Full name: De'End Laurance Parker ... born in Daly City, Calif., on Mar. 4, 1991 ... mother is Carmen Johnson ... has five older brothers, Victor, Damon, Richard, Tazz and Jasper and four older sisters, Davida, Lydia, Qutoni and Lois ... chose UCLA because, "it was my dream school" ... lists scoring the game-winning basket in the 2011 California Community College State championship game as his biggest athletic thrill in his career ... lists the Boston Celtics' star Kevin Garnett as the athlete he most admires ... played club basketball (AAU) for the San Francisco Rebels ... is majoring in history.