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Devon Saddler
Player Profile:
Devon Saddler 964056
Position: Guard
Height: 6'2"
Weight: 210
Year: Senior
Hometown: Aberdeen, Md.
High School: Aberdeen/Winchendon Prep, Mass.
Major: Criminal Justice
Experience: 3 Letters

As A Blue Hen
Fourth-year member of the Blue Hens who has earned three letters • CAA Player of the Year and All-American candidate • Preseason first team All-CAA selection • strong perimeter player who can get to the basket • has dramatically improved his outside jumper • serving as team captain for the third consecutive year • enters senior season as the second leading active scorer in Division I with 1,670 points, behind only Doug McDermott of Creighton • ranks third in Delaware history in points, and needs 361 points to set the new school record • also is third at UD with 1,316 field goals attempted, fourth with 409 free throws made and 537 free throws attempted, sixth with 558 field goals made, seventh with a 17.4 scoring average and 441 three-pointers attempted, eighth with 145 three-pointers made, and 11th with 3,420 minutes played • has started all 96 games during his career, a UD record for consecutive starts.

2012-13 Season: First team NABC All-District 10 selection • USBWA All-District II pick • named first team All-CAA • earned UD Basketball Club Outstanding Achievement Award • named Colonel C.B. Schaffer/UD Alumni Association Team MVP • led the CAA and ranked 18th in the nation by averaging 19.9 points per game • also led the league with 37.8 minutes played per game • was fourth in the conference with an 82.0 free throw percentage, seventh with a 33.7 three-point percentage, ninth with 1.7 three-pointers made per game, and 13th with a 42.8 field goal percentage and 2.8 assists per game • scored 656 points, the fourth most in a UD single season • set school single season records with 505 field goals attempted and 1,246 minutes played • ranks fifth in a UD single season with 216 field goals made, sixth with 168 free throws made, seventh with 205 free throws attempted, and tied for 11th with a 19.9 scoring average • led the Blue Hens in scoring during 24 of the 33 games • reached double figures in the first 32 contests of the year • surpassed the 20-point mark 16 times, including nine of the final 12 games • paced the Blue Hens with 15 points, all in the second half, to lead UD over Virginia (11/13) • tied his career-high by scoring 32 points against Kansas State (11/21) • scored a game-high 28 points versus Pitt (11/23) • named to NIT Season Tip-Off All-Tournament Team • scored 25 points at Temple (11/25) • scored a game-high 23 points and grabbed a season-best nine rebounds at Duke (12/1) • dished out a season-high seven assists versus Rider (12/31) • scored a game-high 27 points and went 10 of 10 from the foul line during the win at Old Dominion (1/5) • led all scorers with 23 points against Hofstra (1/9) • scored a game-high 29 points and hit a game-winning three-pointer just before the buzzer at Georgia State (1/12) • scored 13 points and tied his season-high with seven assists in the win at Drexel (1/28) • scored a game-high 22 points and grabbed eight rebounds at George Mason (2/9) • led all scorers with 24 points versus Old Dominion (2/11) • scored 18 points at Northeastern, and hit a game-tying basket with 13.1 seconds left in regulation to force overtime • scored 31 points during the double overtime win over Drexel (2/21), and played 49 of a possible 50 minutes • scored 24 points at UNCW, including nine of UD’s final 10 points • scored 22 points during the win over George Mason (3/2) • scored a game-high 22 points in the victory over Hofstra in the CAA Tournament Quarterfinals (3/9) • named CAA Player of the Week on Nov. 26, Jan. 14 and Feb. 25 • picked National 5 & 10 Best of the Blue Hens Athlete of the Week on Nov. 26 and College Sports Madness Player of the Week on Feb. 25.

2011-12 Season: Second team All-CAA and All-District 10 selection • named Colonel C.B. Shaffer/UD Alumni Association Team Co-MVP along with Jamelle Hagins • ranked second in the CAA and 27th in the nation with 18.8 points per game • his 15 20-point games were second most in the conference • ranked third in the league with 35.3 minutes played, seventh with an 80.2 free throw percentage, and tied for 10th with 1.8 three-pointers made per game • scored 603 points, the fourth most in a UD single season • tied the school single season mark with 493 field goal attempts • also was sixth in a UD season with 158 free throws made and 1,138 minutes played, seventh with 190 three-pointers attempted, and eighth with 197 free throws attempted • one of four players to start all 32 games • reached double figures in all but two contests • led the Blue Hens in scoring 18 times • scored a game-high 18 points at Radford (11/11) • scored 27 points at Villanova while also contributing four rebounds and four assists (11/18) • led the Blue Hens with 21 points and five assists while grabbing six rebounds during the home opening win over Cornell (11/22) • scored a career-high 32 points in the victory over Lafayette (11/26), going 11 of 22 from the field and 7 of 8 from the foul line • added four rebounds and three assists against the Leopards, and found Kyle Anderson for the go-ahead three-pointer with 30 seconds remaining • scored 20 points and grabbed five rebounds at Boston University (11/30) • scored a game-high 30 points while going 10 of 16 from the field during the win over Drexel (12/3) • scored 16 points at Delaware State (12/10) • scored 18 points and grabbed 10 rebounds to post his first career double-double in the win over La Salle (12/19) • led all scorers with 18 points against Temple (12/30) • scored a team-high 22 points and hit all nine of his free throw attempts at UNCW (1/2) • scored 15 points at William & Mary (1/7) • scored a team-high 21 points at George Mason (1/18) • scored 17 points, grabbed seven rebounds and handed out five assists while tying the school record by playing all 50 minutes during the double overtime win over Georgia State (1/21) • led the Blue Hens with 16 points and made a career-high four steals against Towson (1/23) • scored a game-high 24 points at Northeastern (1/25) • led UD by scoring 22 points at Drexel (1/28) • scored 22 points during the win at James Madison (2/4) • scored a game-high 24 points against UNCW and went 4 of 7 from three-point range (2/8) • had 17 points and nine rebounds during the overtime win at Georgia State (2/11) • scored a game-high 26 points against Hampton, and went 8 of 8 from the free throw line including two with eight seconds left to seal the victory • led UD with 21 points against Northeastern (2/25) • scored a game-high 28 points during the win over Towson in the CAA Tournament First Round (3/2) • led Delaware with 24 points in the CAA Tournament Quarterfinals against Old Dominion (3/3), becoming the first sophomore in school history to surpass the 1,000-point mark • named CAA Player of the Week on Nov. 28 • selected National 5&10 Best of the Blue Hens Athlete of the Week on Nov. 28 and Dec. 26.

2010-11 Season: Colonial Athletic Association Rookie of the Year and member of the CAA All-Rookie Team • named to Mid-Major Freshman All-America Team • shared Colonel C.B. Shaffer Alumni Association Co-MVP honors along with Jawan Carter • named CAA Rookie of the Week three times and CAA Co-Rookie of the Week twice • ranked 14th in the CAA with a 46.9 field goal percentage, 15th with 13.3 points per game, and tied for 15th with 2.8 assists per game • set UD freshman and rookie single season records with 411 points, 13.3 points per game, 149 field goals, and 135 free throw attempts • one of two Blue Hens to start all 31 games, averaging 33.4 minutes per contest • led the team with 88 assists while ranking second with 13.3 points per game, 30 three-pointers made, 83 free throws made, and 21 steals • led Delaware in scoring 12 times • paced the Blue Hens with 19 points and seven assists during his collegiate debut at Ohio University (11/13) • scored a team-high 15 points while adding six rebounds and three assists at Cornell (11/17) • dished out eight assists and scored six points against Howard (11/19) • posted 13 points and five rebounds versus Old Dominion (12/4) • led Delaware with 12 points at Santa Clara (12/29) • handed out a season-high 10 assists at George Mason (1/3) • scored 13 points and dished out four assists versus William & Mary (1/5) • scored 19 points at UNC Wilmington (1/12) • scored 13 points at Towson, including the game-winning three-pointer at the buzzer from the right wing (1/15) • recorded team-highs of 17 points and five assists at Georgia State (1/22) • dished to Jawan Carter on his game-winning three-pointer at the buzzer • scored a team-high 15 points against George Mason (1/24) • led all scorers with 16 points on 8 of 12 shooting while grabbing six rebounds at William & Mary (1/26) • scored 13 points versus James Madison (1/29) • led the Blue Hens with 19 points and six rebounds in 40 minutes of action at Old Dominion (2/2) • scored 20 points versus Drexel (2/5) • led Delaware with 19 points while adding five rebounds and three assists against VCU (2/9) • scored 25 points and grabbed seven rebounds versus Hofstra (2/12) • scored 16 points at Northeastern (2/15) • tied the UD freshman single game record by scoring 27 points and grabbed a season-high eight rebounds at Rider (2/19) • named National 5 & 10 Best of the Blue Hens Athlete of the Week on Feb. 21 • scored 20 points and collected seven rebounds versus Towson (2/23) • posted 17 points and a team-high eight rebounds at Hofstra (2/26) • scored 13 points during the win over Northeastern in the CAA Tournament First Round (3/4).

High School
Named 3A All-State as a junior • averaged 18 points, five rebounds, six assists and three steals while leading Aberdeen to a 20-3 record • made the Top 20 All-Star Game at the Eastern Invitational Camp • named Capitol Hoop Player of the Week after scoring 40 points in a game • named Charm City Challenge First Team • played at Winchendon Prep in Massachusetts during the 2009-10 season.

Devon Marquis Saddler • son of Vanness and Andrea Saddler • has siblings Tevon, Jayden, and Amare • has worked at the Boys and Girls Club in Aberdeen over the last two summers • enjoys hanging out with family and friends, working with children, and doing volunteer work in the community • criminal justice major at Delaware.


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