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Dewan Hernandez

position

Forward

Height

6-11

Weight

220 lbs.

Class

Freshman

Hometown

Miami, Fla.

High School

Norland HS

Of Note
Legally changed last name to Hernandez (to honor his mother) in October 2018.

As a Sophomore (2017-18)
Averaged 11.4 points and 6.6 rebounds per game and was only Miami player to start all 32 games … Ranked 14th in ACC in overall rebounding (6.6) and 14th in ACC games (6.9) … Scored in double figures in 20 games, including three 20-plus point efforts … Recorded first five double-doubles of his career, including three in ACC play … Tied for team lead with 14 points in season opener against Gardner-Webb (11/10) … Recorded first career double-double against Navy (11/12) with 14 points and 10 rebounds … Recorded 16 points (8-10 FG) in win vs. La Salle (11/22) … Had huge game at No. 12 Minnesota, with career-high 23 points (15 in second half) (11/29) … Recorded second double-double with 15 points, 12 rebounds at George Washington (12/16) … Named to Diamond Head Classic All-Tournament Team; averaged 15.7 points, 6.0 rebounds and 1.7 blocks in tournament … Scored 21 points against Middle Tennessee, hitting 7-of-8 from field and 7-of-8 from free-throw line (12/25) … Recorded team-high 13 points as well as seven rebounds at Georgia Tech (1/3) … Scored 20 points with eight boards against Florida State (1/7) … Picked up third career double-double with 18 points, career-high 13 rebounds vs. Duke (1/15) … Had double-double in OT win over Louisville with 18 points, 12 rebounds (1/24) … Scored 16 points and grabbed nine rebounds in win over Boston College (2/24) … Posted 14 and points and team-high eight rebounds in win at North Carolina (2/27) … Scored 11 points and pulled down seven rebounds in NCAA Tournament game against Loyola Chicago (3/15).

As a Freshman (2016-17)
Huell 2016-17 game-by-game stats  Get Acrobat Reader

Miami Record Book Listings: Freshman – Game (since 2004-05):
T-No. 5 blocked shots (3).
Started 15 of 32 games played … Averaged 5.8 points, 3.1 rebounds, 0.8 blocks, 0.2 assists, 0.4 steals in 17.4 minutes per game … Totaled 187 points, 99 rebounds, 25 blocks, six assists and 13 steals in 557 minutes … Hit 53.1 percent (77-145) from the field and 64.7 percent (33-51) at the line … Led or tied for team high in rebounds in three games, steals three times and blocked shots 13 times … Scored in double digits in six games … Double-digit rebounds once, with 10 against Florida Atlantic … Blocked a shot in 18 games … Season highs: 15 points at North Florida, 11/16; 10 rebounds vs. Florida Atlantic, 12/16; 1 assist, six times; 2 steals vs. Rutgers, 11/30; 3 blocked shots vs. Virginia Tech, 2/8; 26 minutes at Duke, 1/21 … Started nine of 18 ACC games … In ACC play averaged 4.7 points, 2.2 rebounds, 0.7 blocks, 0.2 assists, 0.4 steals in 16.1 minutes … In ACC play totaled 85 points, 40 rebounds, 12 blocks, four assists and eight steals in 289 minutes … Connected on 53.1 percent (34-64) from the field and 56.7 percent (17-30) at the line … In one ACC Tournament game, had one point, one rebound and two blocks in 11 minutes … In one NCAA Tournament game, had eight points in nine minutes … Hit 4-5 from the field.

Prior to Miami
2016 McDonald’s All-American … Five-star, top-25 power forward … Ranked the No. 21 player by ESPN, No. 23 by Rivals and No. 25 by Scout … ESPN and Scout ranked him fifth at his position nationally … Named top player in the state of Florida by Scout … Second in the state by ESPN and Rivals … Played in numerous national camps, including the Nike Elite 100, LeBron James Skills Academy, adidas Nations Atlanta, adidas Nations California, Elite 24 all-star game, UA All-America Camp and the NBPA Top 100 Camp … Member of adidas US select U-18 team at adidas Eurocamp in Treviso, Italy … Played AAU ball for Team Breakdown … Led the Norland Vikings to three state championships … Miami Herald Class 9A-6A Male Athlete of the Year … Two-time Miami Herald Class 8A-6A Boy’s Basketball Player of the Year … Averaged 16.5 points, 8.7 rebounds and 1.8 blocks per game as a senior … Posted 19.2 points and 9.1 rebounds as a junior, 10.9 ppg, 7.9 rpg as a sophomore and 4.8 ppg and 3.7 rpg as a freshman at Norland … Also was on the track team where he participated in the 800 meter run and the high jump … Chose hometown Miami over offers from Kansas, North Carolina, Florida State, Florida and Louisville.

Personal
Name is pronounced Duh-wan Hue-ull … Born Dec. 9, 1996 in Miami … Son of Christina Hernandez and Dewell Huell … Majoring in sports management … Brother to six siblings including three brothers – Dewell, Dewanis and Dylan (deceased) – and three sisters – Deanna, Charese and Brittany … Cousin to former Canes football player Duke Johnson.