21 Damian Eargle
21 Damian Eargle
Height: 6-7
Weight: 215
Year: Junior
Hometown: Youngstown, Ohio
High School: Warren Harding
Previous College: UNC-Greensboro
Position: F

2011-12 Junior | Game-By-Game Stats
Appeared and started all 31 games...Named to the Horizon League All-Defensive Team...Set the Horizon League single-season blocks records for all games and league-games only...Finished with 116 blocks, including 65 in Horizon League play...Also owns the Horizon League career record for blocks in conference play at 122...Ranked third in the country with 3.7 blocks per game...Ranked third in the Horizon League in rebounding and 15th in scoring...Scored 344 points with 231 rebounds for averages of 11.1 points and 7.5 rebounds per game...Scored in double figures 19 times...Posted four double-doubles...recorded a block in 30 of 31 games, had 26 multi-block games and posted at least five blocks on 12 different occasions, including an eight-block performance against UC-Riverside (11/18)... Scored 17 points with eight rebounds and siin a 76-69 win over Samford (11/12)...Posted a double-double with 11 points and 11 rebounds against UC-Riverside...Named the Horizon League Player of the Week after scoring 20 points with 10 rebounds in a 73-67 win at Cleveland State (12/31)...Connected on 8-of-11 from the field against the Vikings...Scored 14 points with nine rebounds and five blocks in a 68-64 overtiime win over Loyola (1/5)...Posted 10 points with seven blocks against UIC (2/2)...Grabbed 13 rebounds and scored eight points with five blocks in a win over Wright State (2/23)...Scored 17 points on 8-of-13 shooting with nine rebounds in a 77-60 Horizon League Tournament win over Green Bay (2/28)...Tied a career-high with 25 points on 10-of-14 shooting from the field against Detroit (3/2).

2010-11 | Redshirt Sophomore | Game-by-Game Stats
Played in all 30 games and made 28 starts...Named to the Horizon League All-Newcomer Team after averaging 11.3 points and 6.0 rebounds per game while shooting 51.6 percent from the field...Also led the Horizon League with 91 blocked shots for an average of 3.0 blocks per game...His 91 blocks rank second on the YSU single-season chart and fourth on the YSU career blocks chart... Scored 339 points and grabbed 181 rebounds...Scored in double figures 15 times...Grabbed at least 10 boards four times...Posted two double-doubles...Recoreded at least one block in 27 of 30 games, including 19 games with at least three blocks...Grabbed a career-high 14 rebounds in a 64-53 win over Buffalo (11/16)...Scored 15 points with six boards and six blocks in a 73-67 win over Toledo (11/24)...Posted a double-double with 24 points and 10 rebounds against Malone (12/13)...Scored 15 points with four blocks and eight rebounds against Valparaiso (1/7)...Poured in 20 points and eight rebounds against Cleveland State (1/15)...Over the last nine games, averaged 16.7 points, 4.8 rebounds and 3.0 blocks per game and shot 56.8 percent from the field...Posted 16 points, grabbed nine rebounds and swatted five shots in a 62-60 win over National Runner-Up Butler (2/3)...Scored 22 points on 10-of-18 shooting from the floor against Cleveland State (2/12)...Made 10-of-18 shooting from the field and recorded a double-double with career-high 25 points and 11 rebounds with five blocks against Detroit (2/16)...Posted 19 points with seven rebounds and four blocks against Green Bay (2/24)...Scored 21 points on 9-of-18 shooting from the floor and grabbed nine rebounds with five blocks against Milwaukee (2/26)...Shot at least 50 perecent from the floor in each of the last nine games.

2009-10 | Sophomore
Sat out the season to fulfill NCAA transfer requirements.

At UNCG | 2008-09 Freshman
Appeared in  29 games with 20 starts... Named to the Southern Conference All-Freshman Team... Averaged 9.2 points and 5.6 rebounds per game... Led the Southern Conference with 57 blocked shots for an average of 1.97 blocks per game... Averaged 11.6 points per game against conference opponents... Scored a career-high 25 points against Appalachian State (1/10), which was the most points scored by a freshman in 18 years.

High School
AP All-State Honorable Mention selection twice at Harding... averaged 13.6 points per game as a senior and 14.3 points per game as a junior with nine boards per contest both seasons... was named the MVP of the Kentucky-Ohio All-Star Game when he scored a game-high 17 points and grabbed six rebounds... set Warren Harding's career blocked shots record... led the team to the regional finals his senior year after a district semifinal appearance the year before... rated a three-start recruit by some recruiting services... also set career rebounds mark at Harding.

Personal
Parents are Odell and Shunita Eargle... youngest of four children... born May 12, 1989 in Nedenberg, Germany... youngest of four children... Major is criminal justice... is the 2011-12 recipient of the Ice Castle "Fun" Scholarship.