- Denzell Watts
Denzell  Watts


Flint, Mich.

High School:

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 211



Sophomore Season (2014-15)
• Played in 34 of 36 games
• Scored in double figures five times
• Was third on the team with 68 total assists
• Combined for 15 points and seven assists in two games during the 2015 NCAA Tournament
• Averaged 18.3 minutes per game as UAB's back up point guard
• Came off the bench to score 12 points vs. WKU (2/19)
• Scored in double figures in back-to-back games with 10 points at UTEP (1/29) and a career-high 17 points at UTSA (1/31)
• Went 6-for-6 from the free-throw line and 5-for-7 from the field against the Roadrunners (1/31)
• Scored 10 points vs. LA Tech (1/15)
• Went 8-for-8 from the free-throw line in the win vs. UNC Asheville (12/14)
• Made his first start of the season against Morehead State (12/4)
• Played the most minutes of his career (30) vs. ULM (11/15) in season opener

Freshman Season (2013-14)
• UAB's backup point guard in his first season with the Blazers
• Stepped up during Conference USA action, when he averaged 19.5 minutes per game against league opponents
• Averaged 3.5 points per game to go along with 1.8 rebounds per contest
• Aas fourth on the team in assists with 42 total
• Scored in double figures in back-to-back game against Southern Miss (11 pts.) and Tulane (10 pts.)
• Registered five assists against Old Dominion (1/30)
• Played a career-high 26 minutes at FIU (2/6/14)
• Played 20 minutes or more 13 times, including 12 games in Conference USA play
• Was a perfect 4-for-4 from the field in UAB's win against Southern Miss
• Scored 10 points off a 4-for-6 shooting performance against Charlotte in the 2014 Conference USA Championship
• Hit two 3-pointers and scored nine points in UAB's win at Marshall (2/20)
• Scored the first points of his UAB career against Troy (11/14)

High School
• Played for head coach Bob Root at Carman-Ainsworth High School in Flint, Mich.
• A two-time Michigan First-Team All-State selection - the first player in his school's history to accomplish two-straight first-team honors
• First-Team All-Conference in his senior season and was a Mr. Basketball Finalist in the state of Michigan
• A 2013 McDonalds All-American nominee
• Team went 17-4 and won the Saginaw Valley League South Division
• Averaged 20 points, six rebounds and six assists as a junior
• Averaged 19.6 points, four rebounds and four assists in his sophomore campaign on his way to being named an honorable mention all-state selection

Denzell Watts was born on Aug. 10, 1994 in Flint, Mich. ... parents are Maurice and Demetra Watts ... has two brothers - Maurice (25) and Devin (10) ... majoring in communication.