TURKEY – Former Tennessee Vols playmaker Diamond DeShields scored 29 points and 7 rebounds in her debut as Cukurova defeated Besiktas 78-69 in the Turkish league.
The Tennessee Vols announced in June that DeShields was leaving the school to pursue to play professionally. DeShields, a redshirt junior who transferred from North Carolina, earned her degree from Tennessee.
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The 6-foot-1 DeShields led Tennessee in scoring with 17.4 points per game last season.
She is the daughter of former Major Leaguer Delino DeShields. Cukurova will face Yakin Dogu October 14.
Günü Diamond @DDDeshields’ın, Mersin sokaklarında gezerken, #besiktaş maçıyla ilgili yaptığı kısa değerlendirmeyle kapatıyoruz! / We are ending the day with the short review of Diamond on Beşiktaş game, taken by herself while walking around the beautiful streets of Mersin! #diamonddeshields #çukurova#mersin#basketbol #bilyonercomkadinlarbasketbolligi