Women's Basketball Signs Deva'Nyar Workman To National Letter Of Intent
April 28, 2014
PITTSBURGH - Duquesne women's head basketball coach Dan Burt announced today the signing of Deva'Nyar Workman (Reading, Pa./ Reading/Jacksonville (Texas) Junior College) to a National Letter of Intent.
"Deva'Nyar brings us a dynamic, complete skill set from the junior college ranks. She played in the best junior college region in America and to be named the Region 14 MVP is a testament to her work ethic, skill set, and athleticism," said Burt. "We are always committed to signing players from the area, and the state of Pennsylvania, Deva'nyar gives us another Pennsylvania player who will make an immediate impact on our program. We are very excited to have Deva'Nyar and her family join our Duquesne Basketball family."
Workman, who will have two years of eligibility at Duquesne, played two seasons at Jacksonville Junior College. In her sophomore season, the 5-10 guard averaged 17.4 points per game and was a NJCAA Division I All-American Honorable Mention as well as Region 14 Most Valuable Player, All-Region and All-Conference.
In addition to leading Jaguars in scoring, Workman was 40th in NJCAA in points per game. She scored in double-figures in 27 of 29 games and recorded a triple-double of 16 points, 10 rebounds and 10 assists at Tyler. She also recorded 12 double-doubles. Workman had career-bests 32 points vs. Tyler, 16 rebounds vs. Blinn and 10 assists vs. Angelina and Blinn.
As a freshman at Jacksonville, Workman averaged 10.4 points per game and 8.1 rebounds per game in 12 games.
Workman finished her Reading High School career as the program's third all-time leading scorer with 1,513 points. As a senior, she averaged 19.8 points per game and was named PIAA AAAA Second-Team All-State. In her four seasons with the Red Knights, Workman was a two-time All-Berks County Player of the Year and led Reading to 84-27 overall record and 38-6 record in league play.
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