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Wheeling Jesuit’s Haywood Highsmith Chosen Division II Conference Commissioners Association Men’s Basketball Ron Lenz 2017-2018 National Player of The Year

The National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) announced today the 2018 NABC Coaches’ Division II All-America team

DII Conference Commissioner’s Association Atlantic Region Player Of The Year

DII Conference Commissioner’s Association All-Atlantic Region Team

Mountain East Conference (MEC) Player Of The Year

Haywood Highsmith Jr. 6’7 Senior Wheeling Jesuit University 22.0 ppg 12.5 rpg… Haywood will be graduating this May from WJU. He currently holds a 3.4 GPA majoring in Business Management. Haywood attended Archbishop Curley High School in Baltimore MD.

Coming out of high school he didn’t receive one D1 or D2 basketball offer until Coach Sancomb at Wheeling Jesuit University saw him playing in an AAU tpurnament. Four years later, Haywood has rewritten the record books.

He will be invited to several NBA camps this summer and has a great chance of making an NBA team.

Haywood Highsmith led WJU to its fourth-straight 20-plus win season, third-straight NCAA Atlantic Region appearance and the Mountain East Conference Tournament crown. The senior led Division II with 29 double-doubles and total rebounds (389), while third in rebounding (12.5 rpg). He also was third in the MEC and tops on the WJU squad with a 22.0 ppg average.

Career Stats

1,952 Points, WJU’s All Time Leading Rebounder With 1,251 Career Rebounds, 60 Career Double Doubles, Over 720 Made Field Goals(2nd In School History), 159 Steals, 278 Assist, and 176 Blocked Shots

All-American – HERO Sports D2 Men’s Basketball All-America Teams (2017-18) – HERO Sports

Lead The Nation in Double Doubles

DII Conference Commissioners Association Atlantic Region Player Of The Year

Mountain East Conference (MEC) Player Of The Year

1st Team National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) 2018 NABC Coaches’ Division II All-District teams

Mountain East Conference (MEC) Championship Game 31pts and 11 Rebs

Schools All-Time Leading Rebounder

1st Team All MEC Conference

1st Team All MEC Tournament

MEC Tournament MVP

Below are a few articles and news stories by the news station in WV/Ohio…

Highsmith Advances to 2018 Bevo Francis Award Top 25 Watch List–Which is for the Best DII Player In The Nation

Haywood Highsmith brings National Attention to DMV Basketball Academy and the work that we are doing… #Salute Copy and Paste Link below to see the video...

DMV Basketball Academy’s 1st Class of College Graduates Pat Moseh, Haywood Highsmith and Drake Goddard.. Haywood and Pat will continue their professional basketball careers after the season..









 Notre Dame College went down to visit his prized 2018 recruit Kam Harris on senior night…






Shout Out To Class of 2018 Quentin Millora-Brown – Basketball – PF/C – South County High School Lorton, VA —  For Choosing Rice University, Tx  to continue his Basketball career ..


Warren Doles will be inducted in the Washington-Lee High School Athletic Hall of Fame on January 13, 2017. It will take place at Washington-Lee High School during halftime of that game on Jan. 13, 2017.








Shout Out To The Young Fella Phil Hawkins. In His First Year With Bastia Basket in Italy He Is Tearing The League Up Averaging 25 points a game.. Proud Of You Man…










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Monday-Saturday By Appointment ONLY .. Call Player Development Coach Warren “Dominique” Doles at 202-553-3004  Register on or DMV Basketball Academy Link..

Monday Feb. 22, 2016

U Designate Me Is Now An Official Partner of the Jr.NBA Program






Wednesday July 13- Sunday July 24, 2016

I will be working the Crawford Palmer Basketball Camp in Toulon, France







Monday Jan. 11-15, 2016

U Designate Me will be hosting a Basketball Camp in Madison, WI

Friday November 6, 2015

U Designate Me will be attending the 2015 NCAA DII Basketball Tournament San Juan, PR University of Puerto Rico Bayamon featuring Wheeling Jesuit Dec. 14-17, 2015.

Wednesday July 1, 2015

  U Designate Me has teamed up with Shane Wagner owner of the Oklahoma Basketball Academy Shane is one of the top skill instructors in the country. Our goal is to open up another facility in the Washington, DC Metro area.

 Monday July 27, 2015



Volleyball player Jasmine Elliott Right Side Hitter out of Briar Woods High School in Ashburn, VA commits to American U…. Great grades + Hard Work & Dedication = Great school and Volleyball.  U Designate Me is so proud of U. #UROCK

 Tuesday June 2, 2015

U Designate Me has teamed up with Lammi Sports Management to help promote future athletes continue their sport careers after college athletics are over. Lammi Sports Management is an American marketing and management firm that focuses on athlete endorsement, representation, sports personality appearances, sports publishing and media production and syndication. They are the exclusive marketing agency of Donald Driver, Clay Matthews, Jordy Nelson, and James Jones and regularly work with top-level talent across the four major sports in North America.




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