40 - Daniel Pierce
Daniel Pierce
Height: 6-6
Weight: 200
Year: So.
Hometown: Edgewood, N.M.
High School: Moriarity HS
Position: F
Major: Undc.

2007-08: Saw action as a key sub on the perimeter ... Became the first freshman to score more than 10 points in first game, putting up 11 in the season-opener against Newman ... Scored 11 points against Chadron State Jan. 5 ... Put up a career-high 21 points against New Mexico Highlands Jan. 19.

High School: Was one of New Mexico's top prep hoops players at Moriarity High School in Edgewood, N.M. ... Was a first team all state selection, the state's scoring leader his junior and senior year, and the state's rebound leader his senior year ... Was a runner-up for the Gatorade Player of the Year award ... Averaged 26.4 points per game and 12.0 rebounds per game during his career at Edgewood ... Was an exemplary student as well, graduating with honors and a 3.7 GPA ... Was a member of the National Honor Society.

Personal: Son of Clinton and Kim Pierce ... Born December 9, 1988.