23 Daren Jordan
23 Daren Jordan
Height: 5-11
Weight: 165
Year: RFr.
Hometown: Phoenix, Ariz.
Position: G
Previous School: Trevor Browne

About Jordan: Redshirt freshman will assume back-up point

guard duties ... smooth ball handler and good shooter ... gained much-needed

weight and strength during his redshirt season.

2005-06 (Freshman): Sat out the season as a redshirt ...

practiced and traveled with the team.

High School: Ranked as the top point

guard in Arizona entering the 2004-05 campaign by ArizonaPreps.com ... ended

prep career as TBHS all-time leading scorer with 1,835 points ... also holds

school single-game scoring record with 47 points ... averaged 18.4 points, 4.6

assists and 1.9 steals per game as a senior for Coach Paul Long ... Helped lead

TBHS to a 20-9 record as a senior ... Shot 41 percent from the field --

including 32 percent from 3-point range -- and 70 percent from the free throw

line ... scored 20 or more points 12 times, including a high of 40 in a win over

O?Connor High ... scored in double-figures in all but one game ... nominated for

Arizona Gatorade Player of the Year award ... selected to play in Arizona

All-Star game ... Enjoyed a stand-out junior season, averaging 24.0 points and

4.5 assists per game while leading TBHS to a 29-5 record ... scored a

season-high 39 points and dished out nine assists against Chandler High ...

played for the Arizona Magic AAU team ... invited to attend Nike ABCD camp

summer prior to senior season.