Men's Basketball



    3 D.J. White  
    D.J. White

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Tuscaloosa, Ala.

    High School:
    Hillcrest

    Height / Weight:
    6-9 / 251

    Position:
    Forward

    Experience:
    4L


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    01/27/2007

    Men's Basketball Vs Michigan 2006-07

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    01/17/2007

    Men's Basketball Vs Iowa 2006-07

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    01/12/2007

    Men's Basketball Vs Purdue 2006-07

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    12/30/2006

    Men's Basketball Vs Ball State 2006

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    2008 HONORS

    CBSSports.com, Sporting News, Sports Illustrated and USBWA second team All-American • Rivals.com third team All-American • unanimous Big Ten Player of the Year and unanimous first team All-Big Ten as voted by the coaches • Big Ten Player of the Year and unanimous first team All-Big Ten as voted by the media • one of 24 players on the Wooden Award List • one of 30 players on the Naismith Award List.

    IU CAREER RANKINGS

    Finished his career ranked 16th in IU scoring with 1,447 points • also tied for ninth in career rebouding with 748 caroms • finished second all-time at IU in career field goal percentage (56.2) and single season field goal percentage (60.5, 2007-08) • is the first player to average a double-double (17.4 points and 10.3 rebounds) since Alan Henderson in 1994 and just the second player to do so in the last 31 years.

    SENIOR YEAR (2007-08)

    Ranked second in the Big Ten in scoring (17.4), first in rebounds (10.3), first in field goal percentage (60.5) and fourth in blocks (1.64) • team captain • 41st player to score more than 1,000 points in his career at Indiana • named Big Ten Player of the Week (12/3, 12/10, 1/14, 2/4) • named National Player of the Week by Rivals.com (12/10) • scored 17 points on 5-for-7 shooting from the floor and 7-for-10 from the free throw line to go along with his two blocks and four boards vs. Chattanooga • had 12 points and three boards against Longwood • was one of four Hoosiers in double figures against UNC Wilmington, scoring 12 points and pulling down three boards • had 10 boards against Illinois State • named all-tournament at the Chicago Invitational Challenge • had 16 points and 10 rebounds against Xavier • scored 18 points on 6-of-9 shooting while ripping down 14 boards in the Georgia Tech game • recorded his second consecutive double-double at Southern Illinois with 10 points and 12 rebounds • also rejected three shots against the Salukis • recorded his fourth consecutive double-double with a career-high 29 points and 13 rebounds (four offensive) vs. Tennessee State • also swatted four shots against the Tigers • posted his fifth straight double-double with 16 points and 13 boards vs. Kentucky • put together his sixth consecutive double-double with 21 points and 11 rebounds against Western Carolina • also shot 7-of-9 from the field and knocked in seven free throws versus the Catamounts • scored a game-high 21 points while shooting 89.9 percent (8-9) from the floor in addition to his eight rebounds, four blocks and two steals against Coppin State • posted his seventh double-double of the year with 21 points and 15 rebounds against Chicago State • also had four blocks and passed out three assists versus the Cougars • at Iowa, he notched his eighth double-double of the season by recording 16 points on 6-of-13 shooting and grabbing 15 rebounds for the second consecutive game • followed up consecutive 15-rebound performances by piling up a career-high 22 rebounds at Michigan in addition to his 21 points on 7-of-13 shooting and two blocks, a steal and an assist • posted double-double number 10 on the year with 15 points and 10 rebounds against Illinois in addition to two blocks and a steal • earned his 11th double-double of the season with 17 points on 7-of-12 shooting from the field and 10 rebounds at Minnesota • also tallied two assists and two rejections against the Gophers • scored 22 points on 8-of-11 shooting and grabbed seven boards against Penn State • shot 8-of-13 for 19 points to go along with four rebounds against Iowa • added his 12th double-double of the year with 13 points and 10 boards against UConn • notched his 13th double-double on the season, scoring 22 points on 7-of-13 shooting and recording 17 boards, including seven offensive boards at Wisconsin • recorded double-double number 14 on the year with 26 points on 9-of-11 shooting and 13 rebounds, including six offensive boards against Northwestern • scored 16 points and pulled down nine boards at Illinois • nabbed his 15th double-double of the year with 21 points on 10-of-15 shooting and grabbed 13 rebounds (six offensive) while playing all 40 minutes at Ohio State • shot 7-of-10 from the floor for 17 points and ripped down eight boards against Wisconsin • also recorded three blocks in the first five minutes versus the Badgers • dominated right out of the gate against Purdue, notching his 16th double-double of the year with 19 points on 6-of-11 shooting and 15 rebounds, including six offensive boards • logged his 18th double-double of the year at Northwestern, scoring 16 points and grabbing 11 boards while also sinking two free throws with four seconds left to give IU a three-point lead against the Wildcats • scored 16 points on 7-of-13 shooting against Ohio State • also recorded eight rebounds, two blocks and a steal versus the Buckeyes • recorded 14 points and 12 rebounds at Michigan State • knocked down 17 points on 7-of-12 shooting against Minnesota, including his first career 3-point basket • collected his 19th double-double of the season at Penn State with 20 points and 12 rebounds in 42 minutes • added double-double No. 20 with 23 points and 13 rebounds in the Big Ten Tournament vs. Minnesota • matched a career-high with four blocked shots and played 40 minutes • dropped in 22 points on 10-of-16 shooting and recorded nine rebounds in the NCAA Tournament vs. Arkansas.

    SUMMER 2007

    Became the eighth player in Indiana basketball history to suit up for Team USA in the Pan American Games • was the top performer for the squad after averaging 16.8 points (4th in the tournament) and 8.6 rebounds (3rd in the event) in five games • shot 59.3% from the field • had 14 points, six rebounds and two blocks in the fifth place game against Panama (7/29/07) • had 22 points and 13 boards against the Virgin Islands (7/28/07) • had 22 points, seven rebounds and two blocks against Argentina (7/27/07) • had 12 points and eight rebounds in the first game against Panama (7/26/07) • chipped in 14 points and nine caroms against Uruguay (7/25/07).

    JUNIOR YEAR (2006-07)

    Only Hoosier to start all 32 games • named second team All-Big Ten • averaged a team-best 13.8 points (11th in the Big Ten) and 7.3 rebounds (5th in the league) • finished second in the league in blocked shots (2.28) and ranked sixth in the conference in field goal percentage (51.2%) • scored in double figures 24 times • had 20 points or more six times • had seven double-double efforts • ended the campaign with 12 points and a career-best 14 rebounds in the second round of the NCAA's against UCLA (3/17/07) • also had four blocks in that game • posted 16 points and 10 boards against Gonzaga (3/15/07) in the NCAA Tournament • had 14 points and 13 rebounds against Illinois (3/9/07) • played a career-high 44 minutes in that Big Ten Tournament contest •led team with 10 rebounds at Michigan State (2/24/07) • netted 20 points with eight rebounds at Purdue (2/15/07) • scored 13 points with a team-high seven rebounds and a career-best three steals against Illinois (2/10/07) • tallied 16 points, five rebounds and two blocks against No. 2 Wisconsin (1/31/07) • earned Big Ten Player of the Week honors for the first time in his career and became the first Hoosier to earn the accolade this season (1/22/07) • scored 21 points and pulled down three rebounds while blocking three shots in win at Connecticut (1/20/07) • recorded double-double, tying his career highs with 23 points and 12 rebounds against Iowa (1/16/07) • posted a double-double with 14 points and 11 rebounds at Penn State, including six offensive boards (1/13/07) • led all players with 21 points and two steals against Michigan State (1/7/07). • scored 11 points at Ohio State, pulling down a team-high eight rebounds in the loss (1/2/07) • recorded fifth career double-double with 16 points and a career-high-tying 12 rebounds against Western Michigan, tying a career high with five blocks (12/20/06) • tied a career high and set a season high with 23 points at Kentucky (12/9/06) to go along with nine boards, four blocks and two steals in 39 minutes • pulled down a career-high 12 rebounds en route to his fourth career double-double against Charlotte, scoring 13 points (12/2/06) • recorded third double-double of his career with 18 points and 11 rebounds against Chicago State (11/19/06) • scored 22 points and had seven rebounds, shooting 9-of-14 against Butler (11/14/06).

    SOPHOMORE YEAR (2005-06)

    Played in only five games and received medical redshirt during the season due to breaking left foot • sidelined during the exhibition win over Saint Joseph's (Ind.) (11/4/05) and was out until mid-December with broken left foot • returned from injury against Charlotte (12/19/05) and finished with eight points, five rebounds and two blocks in 17 minutes of action • returned to the starting lineup for first time in 2005-06 against Ball State (12/31/05) and had 16 points, nine rebounds and two blocks in 23 minutes • suffered a second injury to a different part of his left foot vs. Ohio State (1/7/06) to end his season.

    FRESHMAN YEAR (2004-05)

    Tabbed a Freshman All-American by rivals.com and collegeinsiders.com • became the first Indiana rookie to be named an All-American since Jared Jeffries received the honor after his freshman year in 2001 • also named the 2005 Big Ten Freshman of the Year • was the seventh Hoosier to receive the league's Freshman of the Year accolade • led all Big Ten freshmen in scoring (13.3), blocks (2.2) and field goal percentage (.572) on his way to all-league honors • his 64 blocks on the season was the best by a freshman in the program's history and ranked seventh-best among single-season swat leaders • his .572 field goal percentage ranked ninth among the school's all-time single-season leaders • closed the year by scoring double figures in 19 of IU's last 23 games • scored double digits in 12 consecutive games, which ranks as the fifth-best streak by a freshman in school history • recorded first career double-double with career highs of 23 points and 11 boards in victory over Oral Roberts (12/31/04) • accounted for 21 points, 10 boards and five blocks in the Big Ten Tournament against Minnesota (3/11/05) • tied career-high with 23 points on 10-of-16 shooting at Minnesota (1/27/05) • had third-career 23-point performance at Iowa (1/29/05) • tallied 18 points and nine rebounds against Charlotte (12/22/04) • was a camp counselor at the Nike Jordan Flight School • it marked the second time he was a counselor at the prestigious camp, as he, UConn's Rudy Gay and Texas' LeMarcus Aldridge were the only three high school players in the country who were fortunate enough to be selected to work the camp in 2004.

    PREP/PERSONAL

    Averaged 20 points, 15 rebounds and six blocks as a senior and shot better than 60 percent from the floor during his career at Tuscaloosa Hillcrest • earned Parade Magazine All-American, Alabama Gatorade State Player of the Year, Alabama Super 5 6A Player of the Year, first team all-state and first team West Alabama honors as a senior • rated No. 14 in the final Insiders.com Top 100 rankings • had 10 points and eight rebounds in the 2004 Jordan Capital Classic on April 17 and added seven points and five rebounds in the March 31 McDonald's All-American Game • came off the bench with four points and four rebounds to help the United States to a 99-79 victory over the World Select Team at the 2004 Hoops Summit Presented By Nike • White averaged eight points and eight rebounds as a freshman; 16 points and nine rebounds as a sophomore; 19 points, 10 rebounds, four blocks and four assists as a junior • White was a member of the South team at the 2003 USA Basketball Youth Development Festival, where he started all five games and averaged 18.6 ppg, 10 rpg, 7 bpg, 6 apg and 6 spg • he finished the Festival with 20 points and 10 rebounds in his team's 135-116 gold medal victory over the North team • attended Nike Camp and NBA Players Association Camp in 2003 • the son of Dewayne and Julia White was born on Aug. 31, 1986 • a general studies major with minors in criminal justice and African-American studies.

    Career Statistics

                                     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
    2004-05   29-29   814/28.1  143-250  .572    0-0    .000  100-141  .709  56-87   143  4.9  76-3   23  39  64  14  386/13.3
    2005-06    5-3     89/17.8   19-36   .528    0-0    .000    8-14   .571   9-21    30  6.0  10-0    5   9   7   0   46/9.2
    2006-07   32-32  1017/31.8  170-332  .512    0-0    .000  100-146  .685  77-157  234  7.3  84-1   40  62  73  28  440/13.8
    2007-08   33-33  1105/33.5  216-357  .605    1-3    .333  142-206  .689 100-241  341 10.3  83-1   25  63  54  26  575/17.4
    TOTAL     99-97  3025/30.6  548-975  .562    1-3    .333  350-507  .690 242-506  748  7.6 253-5   93 173 198  68 1447/14.6
    	
    

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