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Ex-Vanderbilt player Dai-Jon Parker dies in boating accident

Former Vanderbilt guard Dai-Jon Parker drowned in a boating accident yesterday, per a report from Indianapolis’s Fox 59. Parker was 22 and was playing at the Division II University of Indianapolis. The university released a statement regarding Parker’s tragic death. “The entire University of Indianapolis community mourns the loss of Dai-Jon Parker, a senior student-athlete...
Via Campus Sports Net
May 29, 2015  |  Discuss

College basketball player drowns in Indiana reservoir

CICERO, Ind. (AP) A University of Indianapolis basketball player has drowned after officials say he fell into an Indiana reservoir without a lifejacket. A dive team found the body of 22-year-old senior Dai-Jon Parker around 6 p.m. Thursday at the bottom of Morse Reservoir, north of Indianapolis. Crews searched for a little over two hours. The Indiana Department of Natural Resources...
Via AP on Fox
May 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Vanderbilt coach not allowing 2 players to return

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Coach Kevin Stallings says guards Kedren Johnson and Dai-Jon Parker will not be allowed to rejoin the Vanderbilt Commodores this season and are transferring. Stallings said being a Vanderbilt player is a privilege that comes with a ''high level of responsibility'' on and off the court. The coach said in a statement Friday night that standards were not met leading...
Via AP on Fox
August 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Vanderbilt rallies for 67-59 win over Auburn

Dai-Jon Parker scored a career-high 21 points and Vanderbilt rallied from a 16-point deficit to beat Auburn 67-59 on Saturday. The Commodores (15-11, 7-7 SEC) made 10 of 18 3-pointers in the second half after hitting just one before halftime. The Tigers (12-13, 4-10) have lost four of five games and had a late scoring drought of 4 minutes, 28 seconds. Parker led Vandy's 3-point...
Via AP on Fox
February 22, 2014  |  Discuss

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