Starkey and Dervisevic finish scoring career highs
49ers return four starters who all earned all-league honors in 2010-11
Dan Monson will look to lead his team to its second straight Big West Conference title
2009-10 SEASON Redshirted.
JUNIOR COLLEGE Played two seasons at Cypress College ranking in the top five in career 3-pointers made and top 10 in career blocks ... As a sophomore averaged 8.3 points, 2.8 rebounds and 0.3 assists per game ... Connected on 33 percent (92-of-280) of field goal attempts, 26 percent (42-of-163) of 3-pointers and 75 percent (41-of-55) of free throws ... Scored in double digits 13 times, including seven of the team's last 12 games ... Had a career-high 25 points on 9-of-18 shooting from the floor and 6-of-12 shooting from three against Chaffey ... Contributed 19 points on 5-of-11 shooting against Pasadena, had 18 points against Rio Hondo and 16 points vs. Ohlone ... Grabbed a season-high eight rebounds against Rio Hondo ... As a freshman averaged 16.2 points, 6.1 rebounds and 0.6 assists per game, while making 40 percent (164-of-411) field goals, 37 percent (91-of-248) 3-point attempts and 69 percent (82-of-119) free throws ... Scored in double figures 24 times, including 21 of the last 22 games ... Scored over 30 points twice with a career-high 37 on 15-of-24 shooting against San Bernardino Valley, while scoring 30 against Santa Ana on 10-of-20 shooting ... Had 10 games with 20-or-more points with 28 vs. Cuesta, 25 against Orange Coast and Los Angeles City, 24 vs. San Diego Mesa, 23 against Allan Hancock, 22 vs. Saddleback and Los Angeles Harbor, and 21 against Glendale ... Had five double-doubles with 27 points and 10 rebounds against San Bernardino Valley, 30 points and a career-best 11 boards vs. Santa Ana, 21 points and 10 rebounds against Los Angeles City and 14 points and 10 boards against Rio Hondo and Orange Coast ... Junior college coach was Paul Bottiaux.
HIGH SCHOOL Attended Mater Dei High School in Santa Ana and Marina High School in Huntington Beach ... Averaged 19.0 points and seven rebounds per game and was named his team's MVP.
MAJOR Kinesiology: Exercise Science
Points: 3 on two occasions (MR: 1/29/11)
Rebounds: 1 at UC Davis, 2/10/11
Assists: 1 at UC Davis, 2/10/11
Blocks: None (MR: 2/16/11)
3-FG Made: 1 on two occasions (MR: 1/29/11)
FG Made: 1 on two occasions (MR: 1/29/11)
FT Made: 2 2 vs. Montana, 2/26/11
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