2012-13: Freshman at Creighton • True freshman combo guard. • Led Dayton Dunbar to an undefeated season as a prep, hitting game-winning shot in state title game. • Hails from same high school as NBA guards Norris Cole and Daequan Cook. • Had four points, five rebounds, three steals and two assists in exhibition win over University of Mary (Nov. 2). • Debuted with three points, an assist and a rebound vs. North Texas (11/9). • Scored four points and dished two assists vs. Longwood (11/20). • Swatted first career blocked shot vs. Evansville (12/29). • Snared two rebounds in six minutes vs. Drake (1/8). • Had a pair of baskets and four points in win at Missouri State (1/11). • Dished three assists and procured a steal in road win at Southern Illinois (1/27). • Had five points, two rebounds and an assist at Indiana State (2/6). • Finished with three points, two rebounds and a steal at Bradley (2/27). • Swiped two steals and scored two points in MVC Tournament semifinal win vs. Indiana State (3/9). • Had an assist and a blocked shot in Creighton’s NCAA Tournament win vs. Cincinnati (3/22).
Dunbar High School (2011-12) • Led Dunbar to a perfect 28-0 record and a state title in his lone year with the Wolverines. • Went coast-to-coast to make game-winning shot with 3.1 seconds left in state title game for a two-point win over Elida. • Team was sectional, district, regional and state champs and finished the year ranked 12th nationally by MaxPreps. • Named Tournament MVP at the state tournament. • Named First Team All-Area and Dayton Public Schools Conference MVP. • Averaged 14.6 points, 3.0 assists and 2.9 steals per game as a senior. • Scored 26 points in state semifinal win vs. Lake Catholic, a season-high. • Was listed as the No. 7 prospect in Ohio and No. 2 point guard in Ohio by Prep Spotlight. • Also received offers from Nebraska, Dayton, Cleveland State, Wright State and LaSalle. • Had 15 points and 10 steals vs. Ponitz Career Tech. • High school coach was Pete Pullen. • School has produced NBA guards Norris Cole and Daequan Cook.
Trotwood-Madison High School (2008-11) • As a junior, averaged 14.5 points, 5.3 assists and 3.8 steals per game in 20 contests, including 17 starts. • Had a double-double with 18 points and 10 assists vs. Sidney as a junior, and a top scoring game of 34 points vs. Troy. • As a sophomore, averaged 5.9 points, 2.7 steals and 1.8 assists. • Played for coach Mark Baker. • Also played soccer, football and baseball for the Rams.
More About Andre Full Name: Andre Delmon Yates Birthday: Jan. 8, 1994 Birthplace: Dayton, Ohio Parents: Robert Yates & Andrea Mallory Siblings: Joi Brooks (24), Kendric Mallory (16) Major: Journalism Nickname: Dre Favorite Sports Memory: State championship in high school Favorite Sports Team: Philadelphia Eagles Favorite Athlete: Kevin Durant Favorite TV Show: Martin Why Creighton: The atmosphere Favorite Vacation Spot: Florida Hobbies: NBA 2K12 Career Aspiration: Sportswriter Summer 2012 Job: Worked at Dean Thompson Basketball Camps