11 - Darien Gay
Darien Gay
Height: 5-10
Weight: 155
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Detroit, Mich.
High School: Henry Ford
Position: G

College: Preseason All-GLIAC North Division selection ... 2009-10: Claimed All-GLIAC Second Team honors ... Tallied 16 double-figure scoring performances ... Finished with three games of 20 points or more ... Had 26 points at Central Michigan (11/16) ... Shot 43.7% from the floor and 43.9% behind the three-point arc ... Made 91.4% (32-35) of his free throw attempts ... Averaged 10.6 points and 2.7 rebounds per game ... Totaled 99 assists and 31 steals ... Played an average of 29.3 minutes per game ... 2008-09: Earned All-GLIAC Second Team accolades ... Received the team's Most Improved Player Award ... Finished as team's third-leading scorer (11.1 ppg.) ... Had 17 double-figure scoring performances in 28 contests ... Posted seventh-best single season three-point field goal percentage mark in school history by connecting on 54 of 115 (47%) treys ... Ranked second in the GLIAC in assists (4.4 apg.) ... Also finished fourth in the league in three-point percentage ... Led the conference in assist to turnover ratio (2:1) ... Had a season-high 23 points versus Ashland (1/17) ... Also had 22 points in two other games ... Dished out nine assists versus Kuyper (1/5) and Saginaw Valley State (2/19) ... Added a season-high six steals against Kuyper 2007-08: Started 24 of 29 games ... Led team with 99 assists and was second with 27 steals ... Reached double-figures in seven games with a season-high 17 vs. Michigan Tech (2/9) ... Had 15 points against Wayne State (1/9) ... Placed third on team with 25 made three-pointers and shot 34.7% from three-point range ... Averaged 6.8 points, 3.4 assists and 2.4 rebounds a contest ... Sank game-winning jumper in closing seconds to beat Saginaw Valley State (11/29) ... Scored three points in his collegiate debut against Hillsdale (11/17) ... Tallied 12 points at Alma (11/21) ... Totaled four assists or more in 13 different contests ... Twice had seven assists in a game ... Made four three-pointers with seven assists and two blocked shots at Ashland (1/31).

High School:
A 2007 graduate of Detroit Henry Ford High School ... Helped team to a 15-7 overall mark in 2006-07 as the squad advanced to the regional final before falling to Detroit Osborn his senior campaign ... Directed Detroit Henry Ford's attack from the point guard position ... Earned Detroit Free Press All-Detroit Honorable Mention honors as a prep senior ... Averaged 15 points per game his final campaign ... Tallied 19 points a contest as a sophomore along with 18 points per game his freshman year ... Chosen as team’s Most Valuable Player Award recipient ... All-Conference selection ... Earned All-City honors three consecutive years ... Played in the competitive Detroit Public School League (PSL) ... Coached by Arvis Young ... Prep teammate of former FSU?guard/forward DeJuan Wright.

Personal: Son of Elwing and Cecilia Gay of Detroit, Mich. ... Born 1/28/89 in Detroit, Mich. ... Father is a retired General Motors worker while mother works for a family service ... Enjoys the game of basketball ... Has an older sister, Gail ... Nickname is “D-Gay” ... Majoring in business administration at Ferris State.

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