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11 Andre Yates

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

Position: Guard
Height: 6'0"
Weight: 185
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Dayton, Ohio
High School: Dunbar