Darius Theus life and biography

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Darius Theus biography

Date of birth : 1990-12-01
Date of death : -
Birthplace : Portsmouth, Virginia, U.S.
Nationality : American
Category : Sports
Last modified : 2011-03-14
Credited as : College basketball player, guard for the VCU, NCAA national championship

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Darius Theus is an American basketball player who is now playing as guard for the VCU Athletics .

· High-caliber backup point guard that will see substantial time this year.
· Added weight and strength during offseason workouts and will be a menace to the opposition on the defensive end.

· Saw action in 34 of the 36 games for VCU, averaging nearly 12 minutes per outing
· Finished as the only freshman guard in the CAA with a better than 1-to-1 assist-to-turnover ratio (37-to-35). Over the final half of the season, he averaged better than a 1.5-to-1 ratio and dished out 10 assists with just three turnovers in the five CBI games
· After missing his first nine three-point attempts of the year, Theus finished the year on a 6-of-17 streak, good for nearly 36% from beyond the arc
· Showed the ability to get to the basket nearly anytime he wanted with lightning quickness and big-time athleticism

· Averaged 17.2 points, 6.2 assists, 5.5 rebounds and 3.5 steals per game over his final two high school seasons
·Earned All-Tidewater Region Team honors during his junior and senior campaigns.
· Theus was the first official signee for new head man Shaka Smart and his staff.
· He was touted as one of the best on-ball defenders in the state, with great anticipation skills.
· As the starting point guard for the Greyhounds, Theus was looked upon as the leader of the squad both on and off the field serving as the team captain for his final two years.
· Before Theus landed with the Black & Gold, he was being heavily recruited by Pac-10 power Washington State, Liberty, Duquesne and East Carolina, among others.



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