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#14 David Didenko

David Didenko - Men's Basketball - Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets
Experience 2 VL (transferred to UT-Martin)
Height 6-9
Weight 232
Hometown Yakutsk, Russia
Last School Palm Beach State College/Boca Raton Community School
Major Business Administration
David Didenko - Men's Basketball - Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets

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Native of Russia who attended Boca Raton Community School in Florida and spent the 2018-19 season at Palm Beach State College, a junior college in Boca Raton Played in 11 games over two seasons at Tech … Transferred to Tennessee-Martin following 2020-21 academic year … Excellent student and a full academic qualifier out of high school who signed a letter-of-intent to attend Tech in November, 2018 and enrolled for the summer, 2019 term … Became eligible immediately with three seasons to play for the Yellow Jackets … Excellent physical size with high basketball IQ and skills … Enjoys watching movies, reading and billiards … Studied business administration at Tech.

Born in Yakutsk, Russia, came to Brooklyn, N.Y., in August, 2010, at the age of 11, on vacation, and has remained in the United States … Began playing basketball for fun, won a championship with his middle school AAU team and cemented his desire to play competitively … Prior to his enrollment at Boca Raton Community High School, attended Northeast High School as a junior, and Montverde Academy for his ninth- and 10th grade years … Most memorable non-athletic accomplishment was making his first A on an exam in an English class.


Played in five games, logging a season high of 3:48 in Tech’s win at Miami … Grabbed two rebounds but did not score during the season


Played in six games, scoring his first points on a three-pointer vs. Morehouse

At Palm Beach State College

Played in 27 games, starting four, for Palm Beach State, where he averaged 3.8 points and 3.4 rebounds … Averaged 151.1 points per 40 minutes … Hit 32.7 percent of his shots from the floor, 21.7 from three-point range and 60.5 percent from the foul line … Hit double figures three times, scoring 12 points each against Cape Fear CC, Polk State College and Florida National Univ. JV … Team went 21-9.

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