Dylan Disu - Men's Basketball - Vanderbilt University Athletics

#1 Dylan Disu

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Class Freshman
Height 6'9"
Weight 220
Hometown Pflugerville, Texas
High School Henderickson
Major Human and Org. Development

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Career Honors

  • 2021 SEC Scholar-Athlete of the Year
  • 2021 CoSIDA Academic All-District
  • 2021 SEC Academic Honor Roll
  • 2021 Second-Team Arthur Ashe Jr. Sports Scholar
  • 2020 First‐Year SEC Academic Honor Roll
  • SEC Player of the Week (Feb. 22, 2021)

As a Sophomore (2020-21)

  • SEC Scholar-Athlete of the Year
  • SEC Player of the Week (Feb. 22)
  • CoSIDA Academic All-District
  • SEC Academic Honor Roll
  • Played and started in 17 games
  • Led team in rebounding (9.2 per game), blocks (21) and field goal percentage (.492)
  • Second on team with 15.0 points per game and 31.6 minutes per game
  • Also finished with 19 steals, 23 assists and shot 36.9 percent from 3-point range and 73.6 percent from free throw line
  • Led the SEC in rebounding (9.2 per game) and defensive rebounding (6.9) at time of injury
  • Also ranked third in SEC in field goal percentage (.492) and 10th in scoring (15.0) at time of injury
  • Finished with six double-doubles
  • First Commodore with back-to-back double-doubles since November 2018
  • Disu was also the first Vanderbilt player with 10+ rebounds in four consecutive games in the last 25 seasons
  • Led team in scoring six times, rebounding 15 times
  • Scored in double figures in 14 of 17 games and had 10+ rebounds in eight games, including each of his last four
  • Contributed 17 points and 15 rebounds at Alabama (Feb. 20)
  • Season-high 29 points and 16 rebounds against Kentucky (Feb. 17)
  • Season-high three blocks with 15 points and six rebounds at Georgia (Feb. 6)
  • Season-best five steals with 17 points and seven rebounds in win over South Carolina (Jan. 30)

As a Freshman (2019-20)

  • First‐Year SEC Academic Honor Roll
  • Played in all 32 games and made 31 starts and averaged 27 minutes per game
  • Averaged 7.4 points and a team-high 5.7 rebounds per game
  • Scored in double figures in 11 games, including a season-high 21-point performance against Alabama at Memorial Gym
  • Five double-doubles on the season ranked 10th overall in the SEC. Double-doubles came against South Carolina State, Davidson, at Kentucky, vs. Kentucky at Memorial Gym and against Arkansas in the SEC Tournament
  • Posted season-high 11 rebounds on two occasions – against South Carolina State and at Kentucky
  • Had SEC freshman-best single game totals in steals (five vs. Tulsa) and blocks (five at Kentucky)
  • Made season-high four threes against Kentucky at Memorial Gym and at Alabama

High School

  • Averaged 23.4 points, 10.1 rebounds, 1.5 blocks, 1.4 steals and 1.2 assists as a senior at Hendrickson High School
  • Under Coach Dustin White, he was named district MVP and a TABC Region 3 selection in 2018 and 2019.
  • His Hawk teams were district champions in 2018 and 2019
  • Set school records for points in a game (51), three-pointers in a season (112), rebounds in a season (313), career three-pointers made (240), field goals made in a game (19), rebounds in a game (20), and blocks in a game (7)

The Disu File

  • Son of Michelle and Rodney Anderson
  • Has three siblings, Megan, Madison, Aidan, and step-sister Breonna Anderson
  • Plans to major in Human and Organizational Development
  • Advice for young people: “Just work hard”


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