33 - Destini Mason
Destini Mason
Birth Date: 11/18/1990
Height: 5-8
Year: Senior
Hometown: Moreno Valley, Calif.
High School: Perris HS
Position: Guard

UC Santa Barbara
2012-2013: As a junior, played in all 33 games while averaging 24.4 minutes… Averaged 5.8 points per game while shooting 37.8 percent from the field… Pulled down 124 boards, a 3.8 average which led all guards on the team… Averaged 0.6 steals per game, tied for third on the team… Scored a season high 13 points twice, first at UNLV on Nov.9 and again against Missouri St. on Nov. 22… Recorded a double-double at UC Riverside on Mar. 2, pulling down a season high 12 rebounds along with 10 points… In Big West play, averaged 4.8 points and 3.9 rebounds per game.

2011-12: As a redshirt sophomore, played in 32 games with 25 starts for the Gauchos averaging 17.5 minutes per game (560 minutes total)…Scored a career-high 12 points on Jan. 12 vs. UC Irvine where she shot 6-for-7 from the field…Almost had a double-double pulling down nine rebounds and adding seven points while posting a career high 38 minutes on Jan. 21 against Cal State Northridge…Played more than 20 minutes in 11 games on the season…On Mar. 1 vs. Pacific played in 24 minutes, scoring eight points while shooting 4-for-6…The next day, Mar. 2, vs. UC Davis played 30 minutes and added six points while going 3-for-7 from the floor…Shot 35.5 percent on field goals going 55-for-155…Third on the team with six blocks…Totaled 118 points, 84 rebounds, 31 assists and 18 steals…In Big West play, saw action in all 16 games, with 14 starts…Averaged 21.2 minutes per game (339 total)…Tallied 82 points (5.1 per game average) and collected 48 rebounds (3.0 per game average).

2010-11: As a redshirt freshman, played in 19 of 31 games averaging 8.2 minutes per game (156 minutes total)… Scored 57 points for the Gauchos (3.0 per game average)…Shot 68 percent from the free-throw line, and helped the team collect 25 rebounds…Scored career-high 9 points against St. Mary's on Dec. 3, a game in which she went 3-for-6 from the floor and 3-for-4 from the free-throw line…In Big West play, Mason played 77 minutes (7.7 per game average), with a total of 9 rebounds, 3 steals, and 22 points. 

2009-10: Did not participate.

HIGH SCHOOL

A two-time all-league player and four-year varsity letterwinner for Marvin Williams' Perris High team, Mason averaged 16 points per game, four rebounds per game, four assists per game and two steals per game as a senior…Was part of four consecutive league champion teams, resulting in CIF appearances from 2005-09…Saw her scoring average rise each season she played for the Panthers, from 10 ppg as a freshman, to 12 as a sophomore and 14 ppg as a junior…Made 35 3-pointers as a senior…Scored 35 points vs. Vista Murrieta as a senior…Enjoyed career-highs of 10 rebounds vs. Hemet High, six assists against Paloma High, six steals vs. Modesto Christian and two blocks against Lake Elsinore High.

PERSONAL

Destini Reneé Mason was born on Nov. 18, 1990 in Compton, Calif. to parents Kevin and Lisa Mason…Plans to major in history at UCSB…Goes by the nickname "Des"…Favorite movies are "Love and Basketball" and "The Notebook"…Calls WNBA player Deanna Nolan her favorite athlete…Enjoys hanging out with her friends and family, watching movies, skating and bowling…Favorite TV shows are "The Game" and "The Boondocks"…Most memorable moment came when she nailed a 3-pointer to send a game into overtime which Perris High eventually won…Was also recruited by UTEP, UNLV and Oregon State…Has three siblings - Chase and Tyler, both 13, and Marquel Lee, who is 24…Career aspiration is to play in the WNBA.

 

Year

G/GS

Min

FG/FGA

FG%

3FG/FGA

3FG%

FT/FTA

FT%

Off. Reb

Def. Reb

Tot

Avg

PF

DQ

Ast

TO

Blk

Stl

Pt.

Avg.

10-11

19-0

156

21-52

.404

4-14

.286

11-16

.688

10

15

25

1.3

11

0

8

18

1

5

57

3.0

11-12

32-25

560

55-155

.355

4-25

.160

4-7

.571

25

59

84

2.6

48

0

31

48

6

18

118

3.7

12-13

33-18

806

85-225

.378

7-25

.280

15-24

.625

27

97

124

3.8

55

1

40

59

12

19

192

5.8

13-14

4-4

135

26-56

.464

2-6

.333

3-10

.300

13

14

27

6.8

11

0

4

6

0

5

57

14.3

Total

88-47

1657

187-488

.383

17-70

.243

33-57

.579

75

185

260

3.0

125

1

83

131

19

47

424

4.8

 
 
 

Career Highs

 

Points

13

twice

twice

Rebounds

12

at UC Riverside

3/2/13

Assists

4

twice

twice

Steals

3

at Loyola Marymount

12/5/12

Blocks

2

twice

twice

FG Made

6

four times

four times

FG Attempted

15

twice

twice

FT Made

3

vs. St. Mary’s

12/3/10

FT Attempted

4  

twice

twice