2015-16 Men's Basketball Roster

Tod Fierner
Kyle Terada/WCC
Stephanie Trapp
Tim Derksen

32 Tim Derksen

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  • Hometown
    Tucson, AZ
  • Highschool
    Amphitheater HS


USF CAREER: Played in 124 games and made 96 starts during his four year career…graduated as the school’s 13th all-time leading scorer with 1,437 career points…also ranked sixth all-time in career three-point field goal percentage at .409 (147-for-359)…ranked third all-time in games played (124) and fifth in minutes played (3,354)…averaged 11.5 points and 4.6 rebounds (568 total) in his career…had seven career double-doubles, including six as a senior and 13, 20-point games, including three career 27-point outings.
2015-16 (SENIOR): Second team All-WCC selection…started all 30 games and finished as the Dons’ second-leading scorer with a 16.9 average…led the team in rebounding with a 6.9 per game mark…finished the season ranked in the WCC’s top-10 in seven categories, including scoring (7th), rebounding (7th), field goal percentage (49.4; 10th), 3-point field goal percentage (44.2; 3rd), offensive rebounds (2.5; 5th) and minutes played (32.6; 9th)…combined with guard Devin Watson to form the second-highest scoring tandem in the WCC at 37.5 per game…duo also ranked as the fourth-highest scoring tandem in school history in total points (1,125)…scored in double figures in 27 of 30 games…had 11, 20-point games on the year, topped off by career-high 27-point efforts against Portland, Loyola Marymount and Saint Mary’s…scored 22 of his 27 points against the Pilots after intermission, including 15 in Dons’ decisive 41-14 run to end the game…had six double-doubles on the year against Illinois-Chicago (17-12), UC Riverside (11-13), Pacific (16-14), Menlo (26-10), Santa Clara (21-13) and Loyola Marymount (27-11)…pulled down 10 or more rebounds in seven games, including a career high 14 against Pacific…converted a game-winning lay-up with 3.7 remaining against UC Riverside to lift the Dons to a 58-57 victory…nailed a game-tying three-pointer with :07 left to send the game into overtime...scored 23 points in his final collegiate game against Pepperdine at the WCC Championships.

2014-15 (JUNIOR): Started 31 of 32 games on the year and posted career highs in scoring (12.6) and rebounding (4.5)…ranked as the team’s third-leading scorer and fourth-leading rebounder…led the team and ranked 10th in the WCC in 3-point field goal percentage at .400 (42-for-105)…finished 16th among WCC scorers…tied for 14th in steal average (1.0) and ranked 15th in field goal percentage (.473)…very consistent season yielded 25 double-figure scoring games, including a pair of season-high 21-point efforts vs. Hawaii (Nov. 24) and Gonzaga (March 7)…pulled down five or more rebounds in 14 games, including a pair of career-high 10 rebound efforts against Florida Gulf Coast and Gonzaga (March 7)…scored in double-figures in seven of eight December games, ending with a 16-point effort at Saint Mary’s on Dec. 29…made 6-of-7 shots from the floor, including 3-of-4 three point attempts against the Gaels…highly productive down the stretch, averaging 16.4 points (115 total) over the last seven games of the year… connected on 52.9 percent (45-for-85) of his shots from the floor over the last nine games of the season, including 41.7 percent (15-of-36) of his three-point attempts…put together back-to-back 19 point efforts in road wins at Loyola Marymount and Pepperdine where he combined to shoot  63.1 percent (12-for-19) from the field….recorded his only double-double of the season against Gonzaga in the WCC Championships, finishing with 21 points and 10 rebounds.

2013-14 (SOPHOMORE): Was one of the most productive six-men in the WCC…averaged 9.0 points and 3.2 rebounds while shooting 53.3 percent from the field, which ranked seventh overall in the conference…came off the bench for the first four games of the season before making 10 consecutive starts…returned to a reserve role against Loyola Marymount on Jan. 2 and came off the bench for the final 19 games of the season…had 12 double-figure scoring games on the season, topped off by a career-high 19 point effort against Sonoma State on Nov. 27…turned in a solid 17 point, six rebound effort in the home win over Cleveland State on Nov. 13…was 6-for-10 from the field and canned both of his three-point attempts…finished with 18 points on 8-of-10 shooting from the floor in a home loss to Illinois State in the Golden Gate Challenge…performance kick started a five-game stretch in which he shot 82.7 percent (24-for-29) from the field…followed the Illinois State game with a 15 point effort against visiting Nicholls State on Dec. 14…followed an eight point performance at St. John’s with a 13-point, 2-rebound outing against American in which he made 5-of-6 shots from the floor…was 4-for-4 from the floor and scored nine points in USF’s overtime win at Portland on Dec. 28…notched his sixth double-figure scoring game of the season by scoring 15 points in a home win over Pepperdine on Jan. 4…scored between 4-9 points over his next seven games before scoring 13 points in an overtime road win at San Diego on Feb. 6…turned in one of his best all-around performances at BYU on Feb. 8, finishing with 17 points on 7-of-8 shooting from the floor…also nailed all three of his long distance attempts…one of the Dons’ steadiest performers over the last four games of the season in which he averaged 12.0 points and 4.5 rebounds against Loyola Marymount, San Diego, BYU and LSU…finished the regular season with 10 points and four rebounds at Loyola Marymount, as the Dons secured a share of second place in the WCC…made 5-of-6 shots from the floor and scored 15 points in USF’s 69-60 victory over San Diego in the WCC Championships…finished with 11 points and five rebounds in the semifinals against BYU…closed the season with a 12 point effort against LSU in a first round NIT game at Memorial Gymnasium.

2012-13 (FRESHMAN): Earned WCC All-Freshmen honors along with teammate Avry Holmes…started 25 of 31 games on the year and averaged 7.4 points and 3.8 rebounds…shot .488 (84-for-172) from the field…started the first 25 games of the season before coming off the bench for the last six contests…recorded nine double-figure scoring games on the year, capped off by a season-high 18 points against Montana on Nov. 30…was 7-for-8 from the field and also pulled down five rebounds against the Grizzlies…turned in a solid all-around effort in the home win against St. John’s, finishing with 10 points and eight rebounds…scored 16 points to go along with six rebounds in a home loss to San Diego on Jan. 10…shot .563 (58-for-103) from the field over the first 16 games of the season and .376 (26-for-69) over the final 15 games… came off the bench for the first time against Gonzaga on Feb. 16 and responded with seven points in an 11-minute playing stint…finished the season on a strong note, scoring 16 points and pulling down nine rebounds against Northern Kentucky.

HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL: Graduated from Amphitheater High School in Tucson, Ariz….played for his father, Pat…four-year varsity starter who helped Amphitheater to a combined record of 114-16 during his prep career…Panthers made two appearances in the state championship game, including a title in 2011…named the 2011-12 Gatorade Arizona Boys Player of the Year…also named the 2011-12 Division II Arizona Basketball Coaches Association co-Player of the Year…averaged 22.6 points, 11.3 rebounds and 5.5 assists per game as a senior…shot .333 from three-point range and averaged 5.5 assists, 3.5 steals and 1.6 blocks per game…averaged 17.0 points, 11.0 rebounds and 4.0 assists as a junior…the Panthers posted the three best records in school history during his career, including marks of 26-7 as a freshman, 29-3 as a sophomore and 29-2 as a junior…competed for the Arizona Mac Pump & Run team.


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