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Hello, My Name Is ... Demarco Cox

Sept. 16, 2014

THE FLATS – Demarco Cox enrolled at Georgia Tech for the fall semester after completing requirements for his bachelor’s degree at Ole Miss in the summer of 2014. He will be immediately eligible to play for Tech in 2014-15 as a fifth-year graduate transfer, and is studying building construction and facility management.

Cox averaged 3.0 points and 2.8 rebounds over his Ole Miss career. He played all 33 games and started 16 last year for the Rebels, and had the best game of his career against the Yellow Jackets in the Barclays Center Classic, establishing career highs for both points (15) and rebounds (13) in the 77-67 Ole Miss win.

Cox will wear No. 4 at Tech, as he did for his last three years at Ole Miss. He wore No. 42 as a freshman.

Shoe Size: 16
Roommate: Josh Heath, Marcus Georges-Hunt and Tadric Jackson
Interests/Hobbies: Mud-riding, fishing
Three Words That Describe Me: Intelligent, handsome and funny
Favorite Food: Soul food
Favorite Late Night Snack: Hot cheetos
Meal I Prepare Most Often: Grilled chicken and broccoli
Favorite Spot on Campus: Gym
Favorite Childhood Activity: Baseball
Favorite TV Channel: VH1
Moment in History I’d Like to Have Witnessed: 2013 NCAA March Madness Tournament
Celebrity Crush: Beyonce
Biggest Fear: Poisonous snakes/Velociraptor
Job I’d Like Outside of Basketball: Security at Blue Magic
Favorite Sports Movie: Love & Basketball
Favorite Non-Sports Movie: Friday
Best Sports Talent Besides Basketball: Pool
Favorite Pro Athlete: LeBron James
Favorite Non-NBA Pro Team: Eagles
Favorite Georgia Tech Sport to Watch: Volleyball
Most Memorable Sports Moment: Double, double against Georgia Tech and getting MVP of the Barclays Center Classic
Pregame Ritual: Listening to Katy Perry. #Roar #EyeOfTheTiger
My Focus This Summer: Graduating from Ole Miss
What I Like Most About Georgia Tech: The basketball program and the city of Atlanta

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