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Desi Rodriguez
Desi  Rodriguez

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Bronx, N.Y.

High School:
Abraham Lincoln

Height / Weight:
6-6 / 215

Position:
Forward


06/17/2016

Under Armour Reunion Tickets Now on Sale at Ticketmaster.com

Use the offer code "SETONHALL" to access tickets that range in price from $15-250.

04/12/2016

Whitehead Wins 2016 MBWA Haggerty Award; Willard Named Coach of the Year

Whitehead is Seton Hall's 11th Haggerty Award recipient and first since 2004.

03/12/2016

HALL WIN! Pirates Take Home Third BIG EAST Tournament Title

Whitehead named Most Outstanding Player; Carrington and Sanogo on All-Tournament team

03/11/2016

HALL WIN! Carrington, Whitehead Lift Pirates into BIG EAST Semis

Pirates advance to BIG EAST Tournament semifinals for second time in three years

03/03/2016

Whitehead Scores Career-Best 27 Points in Loss at Butler

Sophomore point guard now averaging 21.0 points, 5.7 assists, 4.0 rebounds and 2.2 blocks in last 10 games.

03/17/2016

Gonzaga 68, Seton Hall 52

The Pirates fall to Gonzaga in the NCAA Round of 64, on March 17th.

03/12/2016

Seton Hall 69, Villanova 67

The Pirates defeat Villanova in the Big East Tournament Final, on March 12, 2016.

03/10/2016

Seton Hall 81, Creighton 75

The Pirates defeat Creighton, on March 10, 2016.

02/25/2016

Seton Hall 70, Providence 52

Photos from Providence @ Seton Hall on February 25, 2016.

02/17/2016

Seton Hall vs. Georgetown

NCAA Basketball: Seton Hall vs. Georgetown

**2016 ALL-MET THIRD TEAM**
**2014 PARADISE JAM ALL-TOURNAMENT TEAM**

2015-16: Started 33 of 34 games...averaged 12.4 points, 5.0 rebounds and 1.2 steals...led team with 20 dunks...one of only two players in the BIG EAST with an overall shooting percentage over 50 percent and a three-point shooting percentage over 35 percent...had 12 points and four steals win BIG EAST final win over Villanova (3/12)...scored a career-high 27 points and pulled down 12 rebounds in upset win over No. 5 Xavier (2/28)...was 8-for-10 from the field and finished with a career-high 24 points in win over St. John's at Madison Square Garden (2/21)...had an 18-point, seven-rebound night vs. Butler (2/10)...had a double-double of 14 points and 10 rebounds in win at Creighton (1/30)...scored a career-high 21 points on 10-of-14 shooting and grabbed eight boards at No. 5 Xavier (1/23)...led team with career-high 19 points in victory over Marquette (12/30)…Posted team-leading 18 points, all coming after halftime en route to a 13-point comeback over Wichita State, (12/19)…accumulated 18 points, including two highlight dunks that made ESPN SportsCenter's Top Plays, and grabbed career-high 11 rebounds against Troy (12/10)…Produced 11 points vs. Georgia (11/28)…Scored 12 points in victory over Ole Miss (11/22)…Made team-high 18 points along with eight rebounds vs. Bradley (11/20)…Notched 10 points and six rebounds against Long Beach State (11/19)…Tallied 15 points, eight rebounds and three steals in win over Wagner (11/15)…Amassed 12 points vs. Dartmouth (11/13).

2014-15:
One of three Pirates to play in all 31 games along with classmates Khadeen Carrington and Angel Delgado...Fourth among BIG EAST freshmen with 4.8 rebounds per game in conference play and 20th overall...Third among freshmen and 15th overall with 1.9 offensive rebounds/game against BIG EAST opponents...Named to Paradise Jam All-Tournament Team after averaging 8.3 points and 4.3 rebounds per contest during a championship run...Finished third on the team in steals (25) while ranking seventh in minutes...Finished as the team leader in rebounds on five occasions and led the squad in steals seven times...Reached double-figures in scoring three times and rebounds twice...Shot a perfect 3-for-3 from the floor as part of a nine-point, four-rebound effort in BIG EAST Tournament debut against Marquette (3/11)...Added eight points, three rebounds and two blocks in 19 minutes off the bench during a win over Creighton (2/28)...Posted six points and five boards in 17 minutes off the bench at St. John's (2/21)...Matched a team-high with seven rebounds while making first career BIG EAST start at #6/#6 Villanova (2/16)...Scored four points and hauled down eight rebounds in only 14 minutes at Providence (2/14)...Tallied six points and seven rebounds against Marquette (2/7)...Delivered nine points and six rebounds, sinking a season-high seven free throws on eight attempts at DePaul (2/3)...Exploded for a season-high 16 points on 6-of-7 shooting and came down with six boards in 20 minutes off the bench to power a win over Xavier (1/31)...Posted 12 points and five rebounds in 17 minutes off the bench at Butler (1/25)...Grabbed five rebounds and added one steal vs. Butler (1/13)...Registered eight points to go with three boards in a victory at Creighton (1/10)...Contributed seven points and led the squad with seven rebounds at Xavier (1/7)...Scored six points and grabbed a team-high 11 boards during a win over #6/#5 Villanova (1/3)...Made first career start against Maine (12/27), pulling down seven rebounds in 21 minutes...Recorded eight points, five rebounds and one steal in 14 minutes at Georgia (12/21)...Posted eight points and five boards in a victory at USF (12/18)...Chipped in seven points, two steals and set a season-high with three assists against Saint Peter's (12/14)...Set a season-high with 11 rebounds in 13 minutes to contribute to a victory in the first-ever Garden State Hardwood Classic against Rutgers (12/6)...Shot 3-for-3 in a six-point effort against Mount Saint Mary's (12/2)...Finished 6-of-10 from the floor while posting 15 points, nine rebounds and four steals in a breakout performance against Gardner Webb (11/23) in the semifinal round of the Paradise Jam...Recorded eight minutes off the bench in Seton Hall debut against Mercer (11/16).

BEFORE SETON HALL: Rated the #6 recruit from New York and 29th overall small forward in the 2014 class according to ESPN.com... Lettered two years at Abraham Lincoln High School alongside fellow Pirate freshman Isaiah Whitehead... Averaged 18.3 points and 11.1 rebounds as a senior... Earned 2014 All-City Second Team honors helping the Railsplitters to a 26-4 overall record and perfect 16-0 mark in the PSAL Brooklyn AA division... Named to the Jordan Brand Classic Regional Team posting 17 points and four rebounds in the all-star game at Barclays Center... As a junior, averaged 12 points and eight rebounds helping Lincoln to the 2013 PSAL Championship... Named Most Valuable Player in the 2013 PSAL Championship Game going for 16 points and 17 rebounds in a 65-52 victory over Jefferson at Madison Square Garden... Averaged 28 points and 17 rebounds as a sophomore at Frederick Douglass Academy III of PSAL's Class B Division... Played AAU for the Juice All-Stars.

PERSONAL: Son of Dana Rodriquez and Larry Howard... Has a brother Daniel Rodriguez and a sister Rachel Buntin... Nickname is "Dunkin' Desi"... Born March 23, 1996 in Bronx, N.Y.

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