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    14  DeMarkus Isom-Jones
    DeMarkus Isom-Jones

    Class:
    Junior

    Hometown:
    Chicago, Ill.

    High School:
    Englewood

    Height / Weight:
    6-5 / 200

    Position:
    Forward


    2008-09 Notes: Sat out the season as a redshirt, retaining four years of eligibility.

    Prep/Personal Notes: Four-year letterwinner for Englewood High School on Chicago's South Side...Associated Press Class 2A All-State First Team selection as a senior...also garnered All-City, All-Area and All-Chicago Public League Red East accolades for his final prep season performance...averaged a team-leading 24.4 points, 8.0 rebounds and 3.0 steals as a senior...guided Englewood to 2008 IHSA Sectional finals...led the Eagles to a 25-4 record, a No. 14 ranking in Bob Sakamoto's Chicago Tribune Final Area Top 20 and a No. 15 ranking in Michael O'Brien's Chicago Sun-Times Final Super 25 in 2007-08...also led Englewood in scoring as a junior with 22.3 ppg...part of conference championship teams as a sophomore and a senior...family originally from Saginaw, Mich., before moving to Chicago's Englewood neighborhood prior to his freshman year in high school...born December 13, 1989...son of Dean Isom and Tonia Jones...majoring in business management.