Missed the first eight games of the season due to a knee injury … Played the final 25 games, including starting the final 21 games of the year … Fifth on the team in scoring at 10.2 points per game and fourth on the team on the glass grabbing 4.4 rebounds per game … Second on the team with 88 assists … Third on the team with 42 steals … Connected on 41.4 percent (91-of-220) from the field, including 13 3-pointers … Shot 64.5 percent (60-of-93) from the free throw line … Averaged 32.0 minutes per game … Scored in double figures 14 times on the year, including a career-high 19 points against East Carolina (Dec. 28) … Matched his career high with 19 points against Samford (March 6) in the first round of the SoCon Tournament as he was 7-of-15 from the field and 5-of-7 from the free throw line … Scored 17 points and dished out eight assists at The Citadel (Feb. 7) as he was a perfect 5-of-5 from the free throw line and hit a pair of 3-pointers … Had a five-game stretch Jan. 10-29 where he scored in double figures all five games, averaging 12.0 points per game … Grabbed a career-high eight rebounds at Western Carolina (Jan. 10) and against VMI (Jan. 14) … Dished out a career-high eight assists against Samford (Jan. 22) and The Citadel (Feb. 7) … Flirted with a triple-double against VMI (Feb.3) with eight points, seven rebounds and seven assists … Connected on 71.4 percent (5-of-7) from the field against Furman (Feb. 26), finishing with 11 points … Closed out the year with 13 points against Wofford (March 7) in the SoCon Tournament quarterfinals.
Played in 30 games to earn his first letter … Made two starts on the year, against Georgia Southern (Feb. 13) and Western Carolina (Feb. 16) … Scored 104 points on the year, averaging 3.5 points per game … Averaged 5.7 points per game over the final seven games of the year … Connected on 36.2 percent (17-of-47) from three-point land on the year … Scored a career-high nine points against Chattanooga (Jan. 25) as he hit three field goals and two free throws … Also scored nine points against Chowan (Nov. 17), when he was 4-of-5 from the field while also dishing out a career-high five assists … Grabbed a career-best five rebounds on two occasions, against Chowan and NC State (Dec. 30) … Finished the season playing a career-high 24 minutes against The Citadel (March 7) and was a perfect 4-of-4 from the free throw line.
2013 Spain Trip
Played in three of the four games on the trip, including one start against Aragon Select club team … Scored six points against Aragon Select as he was 4-of-4 from the free throw line … Dished out five assists and grabbed a pair of rebounds against Aragon.
Played at High Point Christian for head coach Brandon Clifford … Helped the Cougars to a 55-9 record his last two years … Rated the No. 6 point guard in the state of North Carolina in the 2013 class by Basketball Elite and is the 24th rated overall played in the state by ESPN … Participated in Dave Telep’s Carolina Challenge and was named one of the top playmakers at the event … Averaged 10.2 points, 5.2 assists, 4.1 rebounds and 2.3 steals per game leading High Point Christian to a 25-7 record as a senior … He scored in double figures 17 times his senior season, including posting five double-doubles in points and assistså … Two-time All-NCISAA Piedmont selection and was named to the NCISAA All-State team his junior year when he led the Cougars to the conference championship with a 7-1 league record … Averaged 9.9 points, 5.3 assists, 4.5 rebounds and 2.1 steals per game as a junior while also posting 10 double-doubles in points and assists … Played AAU Basketball for the CP3 All-Stars.
Full name is Diante R. Baldwin … Born October 17, 1994 … Son of Stanley and Louise Baldwin … Has two siblings – De’Eric and Marquita … Majoring in sociology.
SINGLE-GAME HIGHS [all-time ranking]:
Points: 19, vs Samford -- 03/06/15 ; at East Carolina -- 12/28/14
Rebounds: 9, North Carolina -- 12/16/14
Assists: 8 [t-2nd], at Samford -- 01/22/15 ; at The Citadel -- 02/07/15
Steals: 6 [2nd], at East Carolina -- 12/28/14
Blocks: 2, at Chattanooga -- 01/24/15
FG made: 7, vs Samford -- 03/06/15 ; at East Carolina -- 12/28/14
FG attempts: 15, vs Samford -- 03/06/15 ; North Carolina -- 12/16/14
3FG made: 2, at Samford -- 01/22/15 ; at The Citadel -- 02/07/15
3FG attempts: 6, at The Citadel -- 02/07/15
FT made: 6, Samford -- 02/26/15
FT attempts: 9, North Carolina -- 12/16/14