Derrian Ford - Men's Basketball - Arkansas Razorbacks

#23 Derrian Ford

G | Fr. (4) | 6-3 | 205 | Magnolia, Ark. | Magnolia HS

Made the University’s Dean’s List (3.5-3.99 GPA) for Fall 2022.
Made the Department’s Honor Roll (3.5-3.99 GPA) for Fall 2022.
Named to the SEC Community Service team for his work with Extra Yard for Teachers; First Tee Golf Event; The Children’s Safety Center; The Yvonne Richardson Center Bike Giveaway; The Miracles and Magic Radiothon for NWA Children’s Hospital

2022-23 (Fr.):
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Named to the SEC Community Service team
• Played in 21 games (averaged 3.8 minutes per game) and had 15 points, 10 rebounds and eight assists.
• Was 6-of-6 at the free throw line … Ranks second in school history (behind teammate Joseph Pinion) for most free throws attempted without a miss in a season.
• FORDHAM: Scored his first two collegiate points
• SOUTH DAKOTA STATE: Grabbed three rebounds and had a steal in nine minutes.
• SAN JOSE STATE: Had three assists and two points in 7:15 played.
• UNCA: Dished out two assists with three rebounds.
• @ MISSOURI: Saw his most significant minutes of the season … Scored four points (1-of-1 FG and 2-of-2 FT) in 9:29 played.
• OLE MISS: Was the first sub off the bench for the first time this season.
• GEORGIA: Had two assists and two rebounds in 3:45.
• vs UCONN (NCAA): Was 1-of-2 at the free throw line and dished out an assist

• Two-time Gatorade Arkansas Player of the Year (2021 & ’22)
• McDonald’s All-American Nominee
• Part of the 2022 Razorback signing class that ranked #2 nationally and the top-rated class in school history with six players on the ESPN and SI top 100 lists.
• SI99 All-American       #66 nation
• 247Composite               #68 nation – #12 CG (4-Star)
• 247Sports                       #69 nation – #11 CG (4-Star)
• ESPN                                #71 nation – #12 SF (4-Star)
• Rivals                               #78 nation – #16 SG (4-Star)
• Rated #3 player in the state of Arkansas by ESPN and 247Sports
• Two-time (2021 and 2022) Class 4A Player of the Year by the Arkansas Basketball Coaches Association
• Two-time (2021 and 2022) Arkansas Democrat-Gazette first team All-Arkansas Preps (all divisions)
• Led Magnolia to three 4A state titles in four years and 102 wins over his carer … Earned 4A State Tournament MVP three times
• Was 2022 4A State Tournament MVP, scoring 29 in the title game … Magnolia posted a perfect 30-0 record in 2022
• Played for Arkansas vs Tennessee in the ninth annual Mike Conley Challenge
• Averaged 23.1 points, 6.3 rebounds and 3.0 assists as a senior
• Led the Panthers to a 23-1 record and the Class 4A semifinals in 2021
• Averaged 23.2 points, 7.1 rebounds and 3.0 assists as a junior
• Class 4A State Tournament MVP as a freshman and sophomore, leading his team to back-to-back championships (2019 and 2020) … Had 54-game win streak snapped in the 2021 4A state semifinals, falling to Morrilton
• As a sophomore, tabbed first team Arkansas All-State team by MaxPreps
• Had a 4.0 GPA