25 DJ Dafney
25 DJ Dafney
Height: 6-2
Weight: 200
Year: Sr.
Hometown: West Des Moines, Iowa
High School: Valley
Position: G
gp 26
pts/g 8.6
fg % 45.2
3pt % 21.1
ft % 68.0
reb/g 7.8
a/g 1.7

3-year letterwinner

Single Game Highs
Points - 19, Monmouth (Ill.) -- 12/21/15
Rebounds - 13, Westminister (Mo.) -- 12/17/14
Assists - 6, Grinnell -- 11/24/15

2015-16 | junior
Earned third varsity letter after starting 24 of 26 games ... averaged 6.0 points and 5.9 rebounds per game ... named team's Defensive Player of the Year. 

2014-15 | sophomore
Earned second varsity letter ... appeared in 25 games, starting 23 ... averaged 6.7 points and 4.7 rebounds per game ... led the team in rebounding and steals (34) ... reached double-figure scoring six times ... scored 11 points on 4 of 6 shooting vs. Augsburg (11/16) ... just missed a double-double with eight points and 10 rebounds at Northwestern (11/21) ... had 10 points and six rebounds at William Penn (11/25) ... scored 14 points and grabbed six rebounds at Grinnell (12/13) ... pulled down a career-high 13 rebounds against Westminster (12/17) ... scored 13 points and had eight rebounds, going 6-for-6 from the FT line against Buena Vista (1/10) ... scored 11 points and had eight rebounds in season finale vs. Loras (2/21).

2013-14 | freshman
Earned first varsity letter, appearing in 25 games and starting four ... averaged 2.7 points and 2.4 rebounds per game ... got first career start vs. Augustana (11/24), scoring five points and grabbing one rebound ... recorded a double-double in second career start, scoring 12 points and pulling down 10 rebounds vs. Dubuque (2/8) ... scored a career-high 17 points at Wartburg (2/12). 

High School
A 2013 graduate of Valley High School...coached by Jeff Horner, former point guard of the Iowa Hawkeyes...named second team all-conference as a senior...three-time academic all-conference.

Personal
Born Jan. 26, 1995...son and Lonnie and Darrin Dafney...has one brother, Dominique...majoring in accounting. 

Recent Games
Feb 1 Buena Vista L, 70-60
Feb 4 at Neb. Wesleyan L, 73-72
Feb 8 Dubuque W, 79-69
Feb 11 at Central (Iowa) W, 82-71
Feb 15 Luther W, 74-62
Feb 21 Central (Iowa) L, 76-66
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 26 16
Games started 26 16
Minutes 717 435
Minutes per game 27.6 27.2
FG 84-186 52-111
FG Pct 45.2 46.8
3PT 4-19 2-12
3PT Pct 21.1 16.7
FT 51-75 32-46
FT Pct 68.0 69.6
Off rebounds 55 34
Def rebounds 148 90
Total rebounds 203 124
Rebounds per game 7.8 7.8
Personal fouls 56 38
Disqualifications 0 0
Assists 43 26
Turnovers 41 22
Assist to turnover ratio 1.0 1.2
Steals 29 15
Blocks 3 1
Points 223 138
Points per game 8.6 8.6
Points per 40 min 12.4 12.7
Date Opponent Score gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Nov 15 at Monmouth (Ill.) W, 75-65 1 29 3-8 37.5 0-0 - 4-6 66.7 10
Nov 18 Augsburg W, 95-71 1 27 5-11 45.5 1-2 50.0 2-2 100.0 13
Nov 19 at Drake L, 76-61 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 21 Waldorf L, 67-59 1 33 4-7 57.1 0-0 - 2-3 66.7 10
Nov 26 Gust. Adolphus W, 90-78 1 23 1-7 14.3 0-1 0.0 3-5 60.0 5
Nov 28 Saint Mary's (Minn.) W, 82-66 1 27 1-6 16.7 0-1 0.0 3-6 50.0 5
Nov 29 at Grinnell L, 112-104 1 30 4-6 66.7 0-0 - 3-4 75.0 11
Dec 3 Wartburg W, 81-68 1 25 2-4 50.0 0-1 0.0 7-8 87.5 11
Dec 7 at Luther W, 69-59 1 34 1-3 33.3 0-1 0.0 0-4 0.0 2
Dec 10 at Kansas Christian W, 96-59 1 24 3-4 75.0 0-0 - 2-2 100.0 8
Dec 20 vs. Presentation W, 81-70 1 30 6-10 60.0 0-0 - 0-1 0.0 12
Dec 21 vs. Northwestern Ohio W, 52-38 1 35 4-8 50.0 1-2 50.0 0-0 - 9
Dec 31 at Northwest Mo. St. L, 80-47 - - - - - - - - -
Jan 4 Neb. Wesleyan L, 92-81 1 31 5-10 50.0 0-1 0.0 5-6 83.3 15
Jan 7 at Loras L, 73-65 1 29 6-9 66.7 2-4 50.0 0-0 - 14
Jan 11 at Dubuque L, 80-65 1 29 2-6 33.3 0-1 0.0 1-1 100.0 5
Jan 14 Coe L, 80-70 1 28 4-9 44.4 0-0 - 4-6 66.7 12
Jan 16 at Buena Vista   - - - - - - - - -
Jan 18 Central (Iowa) W, 64-63 1 27 3-12 25.0 0-1 0.0 0-0 - 6
Jan 21 at Coe W, 67-62 1 26 2-8 25.0 0-0 - 2-3 66.7 6
Jan 23 at Buena Vista L, 100-89 1 22 4-9 44.4 0-2 0.0 3-4 75.0 11
Jan 25 Loras W, 101-95 1 29 3-7 42.9 0-0 - 2-4 50.0 8
Jan 28 at Wartburg W, 86-80 1 27 1-4 25.0 0-0 - 3-4 75.0 5
Feb 1 Buena Vista L, 70-60 1 23 4-6 66.7 0-0 - 1-1 100.0 9
Feb 4 at Neb. Wesleyan L, 73-72 1 26 5-7 71.4 0-0 - 2-2 100.0 12
Feb 8 Dubuque W, 79-69 1 25 3-5 60.0 0-0 - 0-1 0.0 6
Feb 11 at Central (Iowa) W, 82-71 1 27 6-7 85.7 0-1 0.0 2-2 100.0 14
Feb 15 Luther W, 74-62 1 27 1-5 20.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 2
Feb 21 Central (Iowa) L, 76-66 1 24 1-8 12.5 0-1 0.0 0-0 - 2
Date Opponent Score gs min off def reb ast to a/to stl blk pf dq
Nov 15 at Monmouth (Ill.) W, 75-65 1 29 0 9 9 0 3 0.0 1 1 4 0
Nov 18 Augsburg W, 95-71 1 27 4 7 11 4 1 4.0 2 1 2 -
Nov 19 at Drake L, 76-61 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 21 Waldorf L, 67-59 1 33 2 6 8 0 1 0.0 2 0 3 -
Nov 26 Gust. Adolphus W, 90-78 1 23 1 1 2 0 1 0.0 0 0 3 -
Nov 28 Saint Mary's (Minn.) W, 82-66 1 27 3 10 13 1 1 1.0 1 0 1 -
Nov 29 at Grinnell L, 112-104 1 30 1 6 7 3 1 3.0 1 0 0 0
Dec 3 Wartburg W, 81-68 1 25 1 11 12 1 4 0.3 0 1 4 0
Dec 7 at Luther W, 69-59 1 34 2 3 5 0 1 0.0 0 0 3 -
Dec 10 at Kansas Christian W, 96-59 1 24 3 3 6 2 4 0.5 1 0 1 -
Dec 20 vs. Presentation W, 81-70 1 30 2 4 6 3 2 1.5 3 0 2 -
Dec 21 vs. Northwestern Ohio W, 52-38 1 35 1 5 6 2 4 0.5 2 0 1 -
Dec 31 at Northwest Mo. St. L, 80-47 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 4 Neb. Wesleyan L, 92-81 1 31 4 11 15 1 0 - 1 0 3 -
Jan 7 at Loras L, 73-65 1 29 3 5 8 1 3 0.3 1 0 4 0
Jan 11 at Dubuque L, 80-65 1 29 1 10 11 1 1 1.0 1 0 0 -
Jan 14 Coe L, 80-70 1 28 1 2 3 1 1 1.0 2 0 4 0
Jan 16 at Buena Vista   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 18 Central (Iowa) W, 64-63 1 27 3 4 7 2 0 - 1 0 4 -
Jan 21 at Coe W, 67-62 1 26 2 5 7 2 0 - 1 0 3 -
Jan 23 at Buena Vista L, 100-89 1 22 4 5 9 3 0 - 1 0 2 0
Jan 25 Loras W, 101-95 1 29 2 9 11 4 5 0.8 1 0 2 0
Jan 28 at Wartburg W, 86-80 1 27 2 8 10 1 1 1.0 1 0 1 -
Feb 1 Buena Vista L, 70-60 1 23 1 4 5 0 0 - 0 0 3 0
Feb 4 at Neb. Wesleyan L, 73-72 1 26 2 4 6 4 0 - 0 0 0 -
Feb 8 Dubuque W, 79-69 1 25 2 7 9 2 2 1.0 2 0 2 -
Feb 11 at Central (Iowa) W, 82-71 1 27 3 0 3 1 3 0.3 2 0 2 -
Feb 15 Luther W, 74-62 1 27 1 2 3 2 1 2.0 1 0 1 -
Feb 21 Central (Iowa) L, 76-66 1 24 4 7 11 2 1 2.0 1 0 1 -
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
2013-14 25 4 11.0 0.9-2.2 40.7 0.0-0.4 11.1 0.9-1.6 56.4 2.7
2014-15 25 23 25.0 2.4-6.0 39.1 0.2-1.1 22.2 1.8-2.5 69.8 6.7
2015-16 26 24 24.0 2.3-5.1 45.1 0.1-0.5 14.3 1.3-2.2 60.3 6.0
2016-17 26 26 27.6 3.2-7.2 45.2 0.2-0.7 21.1 2.0-2.9 68.0 8.6
Total 102 77 22.0 2.2-5.1 42.9 0.1-0.7 18.8 1.5-2.3 64.7 6.0
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
2013-14 25 4 275 22-54 40.7 1-9 11.1 22-39 56.4 67
2014-15 25 23 624 59-151 39.1 6-27 22.2 44-63 69.8 168
2015-16 26 24 624 60-133 45.1 2-14 14.3 35-58 60.3 157
2016-17 26 26 717 84-186 45.2 4-19 21.1 51-75 68.0 223
Total 102 77 2240 225-524 42.9 13-69 18.8 152-235 64.7 615
  gp gs min/g fg/40 pct 3pt/40 pct ft/40 pct pts/40
2013-14 25 4 11.0 3.2-7.9 40.7 0.1-1.3 11.1 3.2-5.7 56.4 9.7
2014-15 25 23 25.0 3.8-9.7 39.1 0.4-1.7 22.2 2.8-4.0 69.8 10.8
2015-16 26 24 24.0 3.8-8.5 45.1 0.1-0.9 14.3 2.2-3.7 60.3 10.1
2016-17 26 26 27.6 4.7-10.4 45.2 0.2-1.1 21.1 2.8-4.2 68.0 12.4
Total 102 77 22.0 4.0-9.4 42.9 0.2-1.2 18.8 2.7-4.2 64.7 11.0
  gp gs mpg off/g def/g reb/g pf/g dq/g ast/g to/g a/to stl/g blk/g
2013-14 25 4 11.0 0.2 2.1 2.4 1.6 0.0 0.6 0.6 1.0 0.5 0.1
2014-15 25 23 25.0 1.0 3.7 4.7 1.6 0.0 1.2 1.7 0.7 1.4 0.1
2015-16 26 24 24.0 1.6 4.3 5.9 2.5 0.1 1.5 1.8 0.8 1.3 0.3
2016-17 26 26 27.6 2.1 5.7 7.8 2.2 0.0 1.7 1.6 1.0 1.1 0.1
Total 102 77 22.0 1.2 4.0 5.2 2.0 0.0 1.3 1.4 0.9 1.1 0.1
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
2013-14 25 4 275 6 53 59 40 0 16 16 1.0 13 2
2014-15 25 23 624 24 93 117 39 0 31 42 0.7 34 2
2015-16 26 24 624 42 112 154 64 2 40 48 0.8 33 7
2016-17 26 26 717 55 148 203 56 0 43 41 1.0 29 3
Total 102 77 2240 127 406 533 199 2 130 147 0.9 109 14
  gp gs mpg off/40 def/40 reb/40 pf/40 dq/40 ast/40 to/40 a/to stl/40 blk/40
2013-14 25 4 11.0 0.9 7.7 8.6 5.8 0.0 2.3 2.3 1.0 1.9 0.3
2014-15 25 23 25.0 1.5 6.0 7.5 2.5 0.0 2.0 2.7 0.7 2.2 0.1
2015-16 26 24 24.0 2.7 7.2 9.9 4.1 0.1 2.6 3.1 0.8 2.1 0.4
2016-17 26 26 27.6 3.1 8.3 11.3 3.1 0.0 2.4 2.3 1.0 1.6 0.2
Total 102 77 22.0 2.3 7.3 9.5 3.6 0.0 2.3 2.6 0.9 1.9 0.3
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
Total 26 26 27.6 3.2-7.2 45.2 0.2-0.7 21.1 2.0-2.9 68.0 8.6
Conference 16 16 27.2 3.2-6.9 46.8 0.1-0.8 16.7 2.0-2.9 69.6 8.6
Exhibition - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
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Home 13 13 26.8 2.8-7.5 38.1 0.1-0.6 12.5 2.2-3.2 69.0 8.0
Away 11 11 27.5 3.4-6.5 52.1 0.2-0.8 22.2 2.0-2.9 68.8 8.9
Neutral 2 2 32.5 5.0-9.0 55.6 0.5-1.0 50.0 0.0-0.5 0.0 10.5
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Wins 16 16 27.6 2.8-6.8 41.3 0.1-0.6 20.0 1.9-3.0 62.5 7.6
Losses 10 10 27.5 3.9-7.7 50.6 0.2-0.9 22.2 2.1-2.7 77.8 10.1
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November 6 6 28.2 3.0-7.5 40.0 0.2-0.7 25.0 2.8-4.3 65.4 9.0
December 5 5 29.6 3.2-5.8 55.2 0.2-0.8 25.0 1.8-3.0 60.0 8.4
January 9 9 27.6 3.3-8.2 40.5 0.2-1.0 22.2 2.2-3.1 71.4 9.1
February 6 6 25.3 3.3-6.3 52.6 0.0-0.3 0.0 0.8-1.0 83.3 7.5
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Total 26 26 717 84-186 45.2 4-19 21.1 51-75 68.0 223
Conference 16 16 435 52-111 46.8 2-12 16.7 32-46 69.6 138
Exhibition - - - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
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Home 13 13 349 37-97 38.1 1-8 12.5 29-42 69.0 104
Away 11 11 303 37-71 52.1 2-9 22.2 22-32 68.8 98
Neutral 2 2 65 10-18 55.6 1-2 50.0 0-1 0.0 21
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Wins 16 16 442 45-109 41.3 2-10 20.0 30-48 62.5 122
Losses 10 10 275 39-77 50.6 2-9 22.2 21-27 77.8 101
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November 6 6 169 18-45 40.0 1-4 25.0 17-26 65.4 54
December 5 5 148 16-29 55.2 1-4 25.0 9-15 60.0 42
January 9 9 248 30-74 40.5 2-9 22.2 20-28 71.4 82
February 6 6 152 20-38 52.6 0-2 0.0 5-6 83.3 45
  gp gs min/g fg/40 pct 3pt/40 pct ft/40 pct pts/40
Total 26 26 27.6 4.7-10.4 45.2 0.2-1.1 21.1 2.8-4.2 68.0 12.4
Conference 16 16 27.2 4.8-10.2 46.8 0.2-1.1 16.7 2.9-4.2 69.6 12.7
Exhibition - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
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Home 13 13 26.8 4.2-11.1 38.1 0.1-0.9 12.5 3.3-4.8 69.0 11.9
Away 11 11 27.5 4.9-9.4 52.1 0.3-1.2 22.2 2.9-4.2 68.8 12.9
Neutral 2 2 32.5 6.2-11.1 55.6 0.6-1.2 50.0 0.0-0.6 0.0 12.9
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Wins 16 16 27.6 4.1-9.9 41.3 0.2-0.9 20.0 2.7-4.3 62.5 11.0
Losses 10 10 27.5 5.7-11.2 50.6 0.3-1.3 22.2 3.1-3.9 77.8 14.7
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November 6 6 28.2 4.3-10.7 40.0 0.2-0.9 25.0 4.0-6.2 65.4 12.8
December 5 5 29.6 4.3-7.8 55.2 0.3-1.1 25.0 2.4-4.1 60.0 11.4
January 9 9 27.6 4.8-11.9 40.5 0.3-1.5 22.2 3.2-4.5 71.4 13.2
February 6 6 25.3 5.3-10.0 52.6 0.0-0.5 0.0 1.3-1.6 83.3 11.8
  gp gs mpg off/g def/g reb/g pf/g dq/g ast/g to/g a/to stl/g blk/g
Total 26 26 27.6 2.1 5.7 7.8 2.2 0.0 1.7 1.6 1.0 1.1 0.1
Conference 16 16 27.2 2.1 5.6 7.8 2.4 0.0 1.6 1.4 1.2 0.9 0.1
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 13 13 26.8 2.2 6.2 8.5 2.5 0.0 1.5 1.4 1.1 1.1 0.2
Away 11 11 27.5 2.1 5.3 7.4 1.8 0.0 1.6 1.5 1.1 0.9 0.1
Neutral 2 2 32.5 1.5 4.5 6.0 1.5 - 2.5 3.0 0.8 2.5 0.0
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Wins 16 16 27.6 2.0 5.5 7.5 2.3 0.0 1.7 2.1 0.8 1.2 0.2
Losses 10 10 27.5 2.3 6.0 8.3 2.0 0.0 1.6 0.8 2.0 1.0 0.0
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November 6 6 28.2 1.8 6.5 8.3 2.2 0.0 1.3 1.3 1.0 1.2 0.3
December 5 5 29.6 1.8 5.2 7.0 2.2 0.0 1.6 3.0 0.5 1.2 0.2
January 9 9 27.6 2.4 6.6 9.0 2.6 0.0 1.8 1.2 1.5 1.1 0.0
February 6 6 25.3 2.2 4.0 6.2 1.5 0.0 1.8 1.2 1.6 1.0 0.0
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
Total 26 26 717 55 148 203 56 0 43 41 1.0 29 3
Conference 16 16 435 34 90 124 38 0 26 22 1.2 15 1
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 13 13 349 29 81 110 33 0 20 18 1.1 14 2
Away 11 11 303 23 58 81 20 0 18 17 1.1 10 1
Neutral 2 2 65 3 9 12 3 - 5 6 0.8 5 0
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Wins 16 16 442 32 88 120 36 0 27 33 0.8 19 3
Losses 10 10 275 23 60 83 20 0 16 8 2.0 10 0
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November 6 6 169 11 39 50 13 0 8 8 1.0 7 2
December 5 5 148 9 26 35 11 0 8 15 0.5 6 1
January 9 9 248 22 59 81 23 0 16 11 1.5 10 0
February 6 6 152 13 24 37 9 0 11 7 1.6 6 0
  gp gs mpg off/40 def/40 reb/40 pf/40 dq/40 ast/40 to/40 a/to stl/40 blk/40
Total 26 26 27.6 3.1 8.3 11.3 3.1 0.0 2.4 2.3 1.0 1.6 0.2
Conference 16 16 27.2 3.1 8.3 11.4 3.5 0.0 2.4 2.0 1.2 1.4 0.1
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 13 13 26.8 3.3 9.3 12.6 3.8 0.0 2.3 2.1 1.1 1.6 0.2
Away 11 11 27.5 3.0 7.7 10.7 2.6 0.0 2.4 2.2 1.1 1.3 0.1
Neutral 2 2 32.5 1.8 5.5 7.4 1.8 0.0 3.1 3.7 0.8 3.1 0.0
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Wins 16 16 27.6 2.9 8.0 10.9 3.3 0.0 2.4 3.0 0.8 1.7 0.3
Losses 10 10 27.5 3.3 8.7 12.1 2.9 0.0 2.3 1.2 2.0 1.5 0.0
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November 6 6 28.2 2.6 9.2 11.8 3.1 0.0 1.9 1.9 1.0 1.7 0.5
December 5 5 29.6 2.4 7.0 9.5 3.0 0.0 2.2 4.1 0.5 1.6 0.3
January 9 9 27.6 3.5 9.5 13.1 3.7 0.0 2.6 1.8 1.5 1.6 0.0
February 6 6 25.3 3.4 6.3 9.7 2.4 0.0 2.9 1.8 1.6 1.6 0.0