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Davonte Beard   24
Davonte  Beard


Akron, Ohio

High School:
St. Vincent-St. Mary

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 181


GENERAL: A versatile player that can play either guard position...One of the top mid-major targets in the country as a high school senior.

BEFORE SIENA: Played at St. Vincent-St. Mary High School, the alma mater of the NBA's LeBron James, for four years, including three as a starter...Also recruited by St. Francis (Pa.), Boston College, George Washington, Duquesne, La Salle, Akron, Toledo, Southern Illinois, Cleveland State, and Northeastern.

PERSONAL: The son of Elisha Beard.

The Beard File

The best thing I did this summer was:

Prepare myself for this upcoming season by lifting and conditioning

What I like most about Siena College:

The atmosphere and how everyone loves Men's Basketball

My superstitions are:

I always wear two pairs of socks

If I didn't play basketball, I would:

Be playing football

My favorite spot on campus is:

The Wrap Shop

The best player I ever played against was:

Cameron Wright (Pittsburg)

One thing people would be surprised to know about me:

I love to dress up

What I like most about Coach Buonaguro:

He is very understanding and pushes you to improve every day, not just in basketball, but in the classroom as well.

My best Siena basketball moment has been:

Committing to play basketball at Siena

My favorite professional athlete is:

Kobe Bryant

My favorite movie:

The Lion King

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