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Billy Garrett Jr.
Billy Garrett Jr.

Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
Chicago, Ill.

High School:
Morgan Park

Height / Weight:
6-5 / 194

Position:
G

03/13/2014

Blue Demons Fall in BIG EAST Quarterfinals

Creighton makes 14 three's in win over the Blue Demons

03/13/2014

Blue Demons and Bluejays Meet in BIG EAST Quarters Thursday Night

DePaul and Creighton square off at 7 p.m. ET on FOX Sports 1 and WSCR 670 The Score

03/12/2014

Billy Garrett Jr. Named BIG EAST Rookie of the Year

Chicago native earns league honor following outstanding freshman campaign

03/12/2014

Blue Demons March On in Manhattan

DePaul knocks off Georgetown in first round and advances to quarterfinals to play Creighton on Thursday

03/11/2014

Blue Demons and Hoyas Tangle in First Round of BIG EAST Tournament

Start time is 9:30 p.m. ET on FOX Sports 1 and WSCR 670 The Score

02/12/2014

Men's Basketball vs. Villanova

Men's basketball vs. Villanova

11/26/2013

DePaul Men's Basketball vs. Texas at the CBE Hall of Fame Classic

at the CBE Hall of Fame Classic

Career Notes: Signed with DePaul on Nov. 21, 2012.

High School: Led Morgan Park High School to a 33-3 record and an Illinois High School Class 3A State Championship in 2013... the Mustangs finished the season ranked No. 22 in the USA Today Super 25 national high school rankings... finished tied for ninth in the Illinois Mr. Basketball voting... his No. 5 jersey was retired at Morgan Park after finishing career as all-time leader in scoring and assists... only Garrett and Louisville's Wayne Blackshear have their jerseys retired at Morgan Park... totaled 14 points, five assists, four rebounds and two steals in championship game... four-year starter at Morgan Park... averaged 17 points, eight assists and five rebounds per game as a senior (2012-13) and 25.2 points, five assists and three rebounds per game as a junior (2011-12)... led Morgan Park to the Proviso West Holiday Tournament title... first team Class 3A All-State honoree by the Associated Press as a senior... earned All-City, All-Area and All-State honors in both his junior and senior years... named to the ESPN 100 as No. 94 overall and 23rd among all points guards... ranked as the 22nd-best point guard (No. 99 overall) by Rivals.com... also a top 100 recruit by Scout.com and No. 18 among the nation's top point guards... played on the AAU circuit for the Mac Irvin Fire playing in the nation's top summer events... also made summer stops at the Pangos All-American camp, NBPA Top 100 camp and the Deron Williams Skills Academy... coached by Nick Irvin, Curtis Blair, Walter Woghiern and Terry Johnson.

Personal: Son of DePaul assistant coach Billy Garrett and Annissa Lambrith-Garrett... undecided on major... grandson of Bill Garrett, the first African-American basketball player in the Big 10... he was an All-American at Indiana before being drafted by the Boston Celtics... he also played with the Harlem Globetrotters before becoming a high school coach in Indiana... majoring in Finance.