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Deriece Parks

Deriece  Parks

RS Senior

Charlotte, N.C.

High School:
Olympic HS

Last College:
South Georgia Tech

Height / Weight:
6-5 / 155



Thirty-Five Student-Athletes Participate in Spring Commencement

Nine Catamounts graduate with honors; four summa cum laude


Scoring Drought Costs Catamounts in Quarterfinal

Furman Upends WCU 97-73 Saturday Night


Men's Basketball Seeks 2018 SoCon Championship

The Catamounts will Battle No. 3 Seed Furman at 8:30 PM Saturday Night


Catamounts Snap Streak on Senior Day

WCU secures first round bye in the upcoming Southern Conference Championship


Catamounts Fall to SoCon Leader ETSU, 72-61

Senior Deriece Parks Scored Team-High 17 Points


Western Carolina versus Furman (SoCon Quarterfinals)

Western Carolina versus Furman (SoCon Quarterfinals)


Western Carolina versus The Citadel

Senior Day


Western Carolina versus ETSU

Western Carolina versus ETSU


Western Carolina versus Wofford

Western Carolina versus Wofford


Western Carolina versus Chattanooga

Western Carolina versus Chattanooga

Single-Game Highs
Points: 19, at UNC Asheville -- 12/17/16
Rebounds: 5, at Miami -- 11/11/16; Hiwassee -- 11/24/15
Assists: 3, five times
Steals: 2, Hiwassee -- 11/13/16; at South Carolina -- 11/30/15
Blocks: 1, at Jackson State -- 11/26/16; North Carolina Central -- 11/16/16; Hiwassee -- 11/24/15
FG made: 7, at UNC Asheville -- 12/17/16
FG attempts: 16, at UNC Asheville -- 12/17/16
3FG made: 4, at UNC Asheville -- 12/17/16
3FG attempts: 12, at UNC Asheville -- 12/17/16
FT made: 3, at Appalachian State -- 12/03/16
FT attempts: 4, at Appalachian State -- 12/03/16

Career Statistics

All-Time Rankings and Stats

2016-17 (Redshirt): Appeared in 10 of WCU's first 11 games before an injury cut short his season ... Scored in double-figures in the first four contests ... Had a career-high 19 points against UNC Asheville (12/17) ... Led or shared the team lead in scoring twice ... Knocked down 18 3-pointers including a career-best four against UNC Asheville (12/17) ... Scored at least three points in every game in which he appeared ... Dished out 20 assists including setting a career-high of three in five games ... Ripped down a career-high tying five rebound against Miami (11/11) ... Was 8-of-9 from the free throw line prior to injury cutting his season short.

2015-16 (Junior): Appeared in nine games for the Catamounts while making four starts ... Scored first points in a Purple & Gold uniform in the season opener at Cincinnati (11/13) ... Scored a career-high five points at South Carolina (11/30) ... Grabbed a career-best five rebounds versus Hiwassee (11/24) ... Dished out a career-high two assists at High Point (11/21) and at home versus Hiwassee (11/24) ... Blocked first career shot versus Hiwassee (11/24) ... Picked up a career-best two steals at South Carolina (11/30).

Prior to Western Carolina: 2014-15 (Sophomore): Attended South Georgia Technical College ... Team's leading scorer at 15.9 points per game ... Shot over 40 percent from both the field and 3-point range ... Team finished with a 22-10 overall record ... Scored a season-high 31 points against both Chipola and Atlanta Metropolitan.

Prior to Western Carolina: 2013-14 (Freshman): Attended Barton Community College in Great Bend, Kan. ... Averaged 8.8 points, 4.7 rebounds and 2.2 assists per game ... Shot 39.5 percent from the field and 35.4 percent from 3-point range.

Prior to College: Attended Olympic High School in Charlotte, N.C. ... Averaged 16 points, 4.2 rebounds and 2.3 assists over his four years ... Named first team All-State as a senior ... Named the State Championship Most Valuable Player as a senior ... Broke the program's 3-point record as both a sophomore and a senior.

Career Statistics