Southern California center Dewayne Dedmon says he's leaving school to enter the NBA draft.
The junior announced his decision Wednesday on the school's website.
Dedmon played two seasons for the Trojans after arriving from the junior college ranks. His sophomore year was cut short by a knee injury. He led the Trojans in rebounding (7.0 per game), blocks (66) and steals ...
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April 24, 2013
Dewayne Dedmon, a 7-foot center from Lancaster who had one year of eligibility left at USC, decided Wednesday to declare for the NBA draft.
In a quote released by USC, Dedmon said, "It's just my time to chase my dream and go to the NBA. I had a great time at USC and it was a good experience. I had some ups and downs and learned a lot and believe it is best for me to turn...
Dewayne Dedmon, one of two USC centers accused of assault in downtown Spokane. (Neon Tommy/Creative Commons)
KREM, the Spokane CBS affiliate, reported on Sunday afternoon that police are investigating a series of fights in downtown Spokane in which four people were sent to the hospital, including two women.
Witnesses say that two of the people involved in the fight were members...
The changes at Southern California will not stop with new coach Bob Cantu, who Monday morning replaced Kevin ONeill on an interim basis for the rest of the season.
Cantu plans to hit the ground running. He wants to play at a faster pace, use more zone defense with twin towers Dewayne Dedmon and Omar Orabi at the back end, and integrate several new players into the rotation. It is...
USC's Dewayne Dedmon was once considered an intriguing NBA prospect due to his size and athletic ability.
November 21, 2012
Southern California forward Dewayne Dedmon has a torn medial collateral ligament in his left knee and a bone bruise in his left leg, making him the fifth Trojans player to sustain a season-ending injury.
The 7-foot sophomore hurt his knee early in a game against Colorado on Thursday night when a Buffs player fell back into Dedmon, hyperextending his leg. Dedmon won't have surgery...
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January 28, 2012
Dewayne Dedmon, USC's 7-foot NBA prospect, suffered an torn anterior cruciate ligament during the Trojans' loss to Colorado Thursday and will be sidelined the rest of the season.
Dedmon said Thursday night that he did not think the injury was serious, but an MRI exam on Friday confirmed the tear.
"I feel bad for the kid and I feel bad for the rest of the kids,"...
Southern California center Dewayne Dedmon has returned to the lineup much sooner than expected after suffering a stress injury to his right foot.
The 7-foot sophomore, a junior-college transfer, missed only one game. He started for USC on Saturday at Minnesota.
The team said initially that Dedmon could miss four to six weeks. He had been in a walking boot and using crutches.
Southern California forward Dewayne Dedmon has been diagnosed with a stress injury in his right foot and could miss four to six weeks.
The school said Tuesday that an MRI taken on Monday revealed the stress injury to the fifth metatarsal in his foot. Dedmon is in a walking boot and using crutches.
The 7-foot sophomore first noticed mild discomfort last week, but wasn't bothered...
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November 29, 2011
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LOS ANGELES USC sophomore seven-foot forward Dewayne Dedmon was diagnosed with a stress injury of the fifth metatarsal in his right foot and could miss 4-6 weeks, as was announced Tuesday by USC mens basketball head coach Kevin ONeill.
Dedmon first noted mild discomfort early last week, but was not limited by pain until following the game vs. South Carolina at the Las Vegas Invitational...