- Davion Mintz
- Hometown (Last School)
- Charlotte, NC (North Mecklenburg)
- June 30, 1998
2019-20 (at Creighton)
Senior: Redshirted for Creighton’s Big East champion team that finished 24-7 after battling ankle injuries throughout the season … In a preseason exhibition tour in Australia, averaged 13.3 points with a team-high 13 assists.
2018-19 (at Creighton)
Junior: Started all 35 games in the backcourt, averaging 9.7 points, 3.0 assists and 3.0 rebounds in 28.8 minutes per game … Ranked second on the team with 40 steals, third with 60 free throws made and fourth with 43 3-pointers made … Developed a defensive stopper’s mentality while splitting time between point guard and off-guard roles … Team’s active leader in career assists with 259 … Poured in a career-high 21 points and made 5 of 8 trifectas vs. No. 21 Marquette … Opened his junior year with 10 points and five rebounds in a win over Western Illinois … Scored 12 points vs. Ohio State … Finished with seven points, five rebounds and four assists vs. Boise State … Secured seven rebounds and added three steals at Oklahoma … Contributed 15 points at No. 24 Nebraska … Dished a season-best six assists and scored 13 points in win vs. UMKC … Scored 16 points and added four rebounds and two steals at St. John’s … Scored 17 points in road win at Georgetown, adding five rebounds, three assists and two steals … Had 14 points, six assists and six rebounds vs. Butler … Grabbed season-high eight rebounds and scored 19 points, including CU’s first eight in overtime, while playing all 45 minutes at No. 14 Villanova … In that game against Villanova, he became the first Bluejay in the last 25 years to never leave the floor in an overtime game … Scored 16 points and added six rebounds and five assists vs. Seton Hall … Had 12 points in road win at DePaul … His six steals in win at No. 10 Marquette were the most by a Bluejay since 2008.
2017-18 (at Creighton)
Sophomore: Started all but one game at point guard … Averaged 6.1 points, 3.2 rebounds and a team-high 3.1 assists per game … Led the Big East and ranked 15th nationally in assist-to-turnover ratio … Also led the Big East in assist-to-turnover ratio in league play only … Helped CU to a win over UCLA with 10 points and career-high six rebounds … Scored 10 points at No. 23 Seton Hall, making 4 of 5 shots … Tied his season-high with 17 points at Georgetown, setting a personal best with four 3-point baskets … Had a season-high seven assists and tied his season-best with six rebounds in win over No. 19 Seton Hall … Iced win at St. John’s with two free throws with 13 seconds left in a 68-63 … Owned seven assists with no turnovers at No. 1 Villanova … In 10 games vs. ranked teams he had 38 assists and only 10 turnovers … Finished with 10 points, six assists and career-high nine rebounds vs. Villanova … Had 14 points and six assists vs. Providence in the Big East Tournament … Had 10 points, five rebounds and three assists in NCAA Tournament game vs. Kansas State in his hometown of Charlotte.
2016-17 (at Creighton)
Freshman: Started 12-of-29 appearances, averaging 3.3 points, 1.8 assists and 1.1 rebounds per game … Averaged 1.7 points in 5.8 minutes per game during Creighton’s first 19 games before averaging 4.5 points in 17.4 minutes per game in CU’s final 16 contests … In first game without injured teammate Maurice Watson Jr., had 17 points, eight assists and four rebounds off the bench vs. Marquette … Started 12 of the last 14 games … Only Creighton reserve under Greg McDermott with a game of at least 17 points and eight assists … Made first career start vs. DePaul, when he had four points, two assists and a rebound in an 83-66 victory, becoming Creighton’s first freshman point guard to start since Isacc Miles on March 4, 2007 … Scored eight points in second half of win at No. 16 Butler, adding three assists … Had eight points, two assists and two rebounds in Big East Tournament debut vs. Providence.
Four-year starter in high school who scored more than 1,000 career points … Named North Mecklenburg’s Senior Male Athlete of the Year in 2015-16, as well as the Class of 2016 Student of the Year … Three-time MECKA 8 Conference All-League and Lake Norman Weekly All-Area Team pick … As a senior, named First Team All-State by the North Carolina Basketball Coaches Association … Also tabbed Player of the Year in his district, as well as the 2016 Huntersville Herald Weekly Boys basketball Player of the Year … Averaged 20.7 points, 6.9 assists, 5.4 rebounds and 1.9 steals per game as a senior as he helped his team to a 27-3 record … Had 41 points and eight assists in his final regular-season game vs. Mallard Creek … Topped that total a week later in a conference tournament semifinal, when he scored 43 points and drained 10 three-pointers against Vance … Finished with 25 points, 11 assists and 10 rebounds in a win against Richmond Senior in the second round of the state playoffs … Led North Mecklenburg to a conference title as a junior, when he averaged 12.3 points, 4.2 rebounds and 2.8 assists per game … His junior year team finished 23-4 and was ranked No. 1 in the state after a 13-0 start … Averaged 9.3 points, 2.9 assists and 2.1 rebounds per game as a sophomore … Played quarterback on the JV football team as a high school freshman … Earned honor-roll accolades in the classroom, where he was a member of the Top 100 Young Black High School Students of Charlotte and a North Carolina Boys State Delegate.
Born June 30 in Gastonia, North Carolina … Pursuing a graduate degree in kinesiology and health promotion … Parents are Sean and Sandy Mintz … Has a three siblings, Da’Sean, Damare and Danali … Godfather is NFL legend Randy Moss … Chose his jersey number because it means complete and is one of his favorite numbers … Favorite movies are Home Alone and Home Alone 2: Lost in New York … Listens to Ehip-Hop the preacher motivation talks and hip-hop, R&B and gospel before games … His most prized possession is his dog … Hidden talent is the ability to solve the Rubik’s Cube.