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#10 Darien Nelson-Henry
Position: Center
Height: 6'11"
Weight: 265
Year: Senior
Hometown: Kirkland, Wash.
High School: Lake Washington


Career Honors
Second-team All-Ivy (2015-16)
Second-team All-Big 5 (2015-16)
Big 5 Player of the Week (2/8/16)
Big 5 Player of the Week (11/30/15)
Ivy League Rookie of the Week (1/21/2013)

2015-16: (Game-by-Game in PDF) Played in 27 of Penn's 28 games, starting 26 .... Second-team All-ivy and All-Big 5 selection ... Led Penn in scoring (12.7 ppg) and rebounding (8.1 rpg), as well as blocked shots (33) … Had a team-high 19 double-figure scoring games and nine double-doubles … Led Penn in scoring 11 times, led the Quakers in rebounding in 15 games … AMONG IVY PLAYERS (all): 2nd in field-goal percentage (.573); 4th in rebounds per game (8.1); 6th in blocked shots per game (1.2); 10th in 3-point field-goal percentage (.711); 13th in points per game (12.7) … AMONG IVY PLAYERS (Ivy): 3rd in field-goal percentage (.584); 6th in blocked shots per game (1.3); 7th in rebounds per game (7.5); 11th in points per game (13.5) … Went for a career high in points (31) and added 14 rebounds in a Big 5 win over La Salle (11/25) … Hit 14 field goals against the Explorers, the most by a Penn player in a game since 1990 … Followed that up with 20 points and nine rebounds at Lafayette (11/29) … Went for 13 points and eight rebounds in final career game, at Princeton (3/8) … Had 18 points (7-9 FG) and seven rebounds in final home game, against Columbia (2/27) … Double-double (16 points, 11 rebounds) with three blocked shots in win over Cornell (2/26) … Scored 15 points against Yale (2/20) … 19 points, nine rebounds in Ivy win over Brown (2/19) … Went for double-doubles in both ends of Columbia/Cornell road trip, going for 11 points and 11 rebounds against the Lions (2/12) and following up with 15 points and a career-high 16 boards in an Ivy win over the Big Red (2/13) … Had a double-double with 18 points, 12 boards in Ivy win over Harvard (2/6) … Filled box score with 19 points, four boards, two assists, two blocks and two steals in win over Dartmouth (2/5) … Opened Ivy account with 17 points and seven rebounds vs. Princeton (1/9) … Double-doubles three times in a four-game stretch, against George Mason (12/5), Temple (12/9) and Drexel (12/22) … In the fourth game, had 13 rebounds and five blocked shots in win over Ursinus (12/19) … Also had a double-double against Central Connecticut (11/15) … Opened season with 12 points, nine rebounds and three assists in a win over Robert Morris (11/13) … Recorded 13 points and six rebounds in “homecoming” game against the University of Washington in his hometown of Seattle.

2014-15: (Game-by-Game in PDF) Played in all 28 games, making 24 starts ... Led Penn in rebounding (5.1 rpg), second on the team in scoring (8.5 ppg) ... Led Penn in scoring in four games, rebounds in 12 contests ... Had 11 double-figure scoring games ... AMONG IVY PLAYERS (all): 4th in field-goal percentage (.517); 9th in blocked shots per game (0.8); 13th in rebounds per game (5.1) ... AMONG IVY PLAYERS (Ivy): 19th in rebounds per game (3.9) ...  Posted a double-double with 11 points and 10 rebounds and tied a career high with three assists in a win at Navy (12/3) ... Followed that up with a 16-point, 9-rebound performance in a win at Binghamton (12/6) ... High scoring game was 18, on 8-of-10 FG, at Princeton (1/10) ... Had 14 points in Big 5 win over Saint Joseph's (1/24) ... Scored 12 points in two Ivy games, at Dartmouth (2/21) and against Cornell (3/7) ... Went for 13 points against Lafayette (11/22) ... Recorded 12 points, eight rebounds, three assists -- tying a career high -- and two blocked shots at Temple (11/25) ... Followed that up with 11 points, eight boards, two assists at Wagner (11/29) ... Scored 15 points at La Salle (12/30) ... Near double-double with nine points and nine rebounds in a win at Niagara (1/13).

2013-14: (Game-by-Game in PDF) Played in 24 of Penn's 28 games, starting 21 ... Missed four games mid-season due to injury ... Averaged 10.6 points, 5.3 rebounds and 21.0 minutes per game ... Led Penn in blocked shots (22), second in rebounds per game ... Had 13 double-figure scoring games and three double-doubles ... AMONG IVY PLAYERS (all): first in field-goal percentage (.590), seventh in blocked shots per game (0.9), 12th in rebounds per game (5.3), 17th in points per game (10.6) ... AMONG IVY PLAYERS (Ivy): first in field-goal percentage (.654), ninth in blocked shots per game (1.0) ...  Ended season with 18 points (9-14 FG) and two blocked shots at Princeton (3/11) ... Scored 15 points, added five rebounds vs. Yale (3/1) ... Dropped 20 points (9-12 FG), seven rebounds, five blocked shots at Brown (2/15) ... The previous night, had 12 points and eight rebounds at Yale (2/14) ... Recorded 10 points and three boards at Harvard (2/1) ... Came off four-game break to open Ivy play with 17 points, eight rebounds in win over Princeton (1/11) ... In last game before injury, had 11 points and seven rebounds against Wagner (12/7) ... Went for 12 points, seven boards and two steals against Villanova (12/4) ... Had eight points, eight rebounds and three assists at Lafayette (11/30) ... Recorded 13 points, six boards, two blocked shots at Iowa (11/22) ... Had season-high 21 points, five rebounds and two assists vs. Penn State (11/16) ... Had double-doubles in first two games of the season, with 19 points/10 rebounds against Temple (11/9) and 14 points/11 rebounds at Monmouth (11/12) ... Also had two blocked shots against the Hawks.

2012-13: (Game-by-Game in PDF) As a freshman, played in 29 of Penn's 31 games with 13 starts ... Averaged 7.6 points and 4.1 rebounds per game and had 25 blocked shots, 17 steals and 16 assists ... Had 10 double-figure scoring games -- including seven in a row from Lafayette (1/8) to Cornell (2/2) -- two double-figure rebounding games, and led Penn in scoring three times and in rebounding eight times ... AMONG IVY PLAYERS (all): First in field-goal percentage (.540), sixth in blocked shots per game (0.9), 20th in rebounding (4.1 rpg) ... AMONG IVY PLAYERS (Ivy): fourth in blocked shots per game (1.2), sixth in field-goal percentage (.551), 13th in rebounding (4.8 rpg) ... Scored 10 points and had three rebounds at Yale (3/9) ... Recorded a double-double with 18 points and 11 rebounds and had three steals in win over Harvard (3/2) ... Had back-to-back six-point, nine-rebound performances against Cornell (2/22) and Columbia (2/23) ... Recorded 14 points and four boards at Harvard (2/15) ... In first Ivy weekend, combined for 21 points, seven rebounds, seven blocked shots and four steals against Columbia (2/1) and Cornell (2/2) ... Had back-to-back 17-point games against Saint Joseph's (1/19) and Temple (1/23), adding seven rebounds against the Hawks ... Recorded 12 points and 11 rebounds for first collegiate double-double, at NJIT (1/17) ... Named Ivy League Rookie of the Week for his performances against NJIT and Saint Joseph's ... Scored 11 points in first Ivy game, at Princeton (1/12) ... Scored 17 points for first double-figure scoring game vs. Lafayette (1/8) ... Recorded eight points and eight rebounds at La Salle (1/5) ... Had seven points, seven boards and four blocked shots at Wagner (12/29) ... Seven points, four rebounds vs. Villanova (12/8) ... Had seven points, five rebounds in a win over Binghamton (11/28).

High School: Three-year letterwinner in basketball, two-time captain ... Team advanced to quarterfinal round of Class 3A state tournament his senior year, best finish in school history ... State 3A Player of the Year and MVP of King County as a senior ... Two-time first-team King County 3A ... Second-team King County 3A as a sophomore.

Personal: Son of Rhonda Nelson and Bruce Henry ... Enrolled in the College of Arts and Sciences. 

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