22 - Daman Starring
Daman Starring
Height: 6-3
Weight: 192
Year: Senior
Hometown: Las Vegas, Nev.
High School: El Toro HS
College: Centenary College
Position: Guard
Previous School: Centenary (La.)

2011-12:  Averaged 11.4 points per game and was named to the All-Big West Conference honorable mention team...recorded five 20-point games with a career-high 23 in a Jan. 21 loss to Cal State Fullerton...he hit a career-high six threes in that game...had a career-high 10 assists in the Feb. 25 win over Cal State Northridge...grabbed a career-high nine rebounds against Vanguard (Dec. 10) and Cal Poly (Jan. 12)...recorded a career-high four steals in the Feb. 2 win over UC Davis...ranked eighth in the Big West in assists at 3.1 per game and was 10th in steals at 1.1 per contest...leads all Big West returning players in career steals with 65 and he is second in career points with 601.

2010-11:  In his first season with the 'Eaters, he played in all 32 games with 30 starts....averaged 7.4 points, 3.3 rebounds and 1.6 assists....scored a UCI career-high 19 points against UC Riverside and Vanguard....had 15 points and seven rebounds in double-overtime win over Pacific Feb. 26 that secured a berth for UCI in the Big West Tournament....scored in double figures nine times....recorded a career-high six assists in the Jan. 22 win over Long Beach State....had three steals in four separate games.

Previous School: Played at Centenary (La.) College in 2009-10...was immediately eligible at UC Irvine due to Centenary reclassifying its athletic program from NCAA Division I to Division III...he averaged 11.7 points, 3.6 rebounds and 2.3 assists in his one season for Centenary...he posted 16 games of double-figure scoring with a high of 27 points in a 95-76 win over Texas College...scored 19 points versus Louisiana Tech, hitting 5 of 7 threes, and added seven rebounds and four assists...he scored in double figures in each of the season's final seven games and 11 of the last 13...started 28 games and led Centenary with 46 steals...was named the state of Louisiana's Freshman of the Year by the Louisiana Sports Writers Association...was a redshirt at Centenary in 2008-09.

High School: Earned first team All-Sea View League honors at El Toro High School in 2007...helped lead the Chargers to the league title and the second round of the state playoffs...led the team in rebounding at 5.8 boards per game and he also averaged 9.2 points and 3.1 assists.

Personal: Majoring in psychology and social behavior...his mother, Tammy Starring, played basketball at McNeese State.

CAREER HIGHS AT UC IRVINE

Points:  23 vs. Cal State Fullerton (1/21/12)
Rebounds:  9 vs. Cal Poly, 1/12/12 & Vanguard, 12/10/11
Assists:  10 vs. Cal State Northridge, 2/25/12
Steals:  4 vs. UC Davis, 2/2/12
3-Pointers:  6 vs. Cal State Fullerton, 1/21/12