Named to the Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll in both his freshman and sophomore campaigns ... after playing in six games as a rookie, saw action in all 31 contests this past season ... scored 11 points for the Owls while swiping seven steals and boasting a 7-3 assist-to-turnover ratio in 2012-13 ... solid perimeter defender developed a reputation for drawing charges.
Made his sophomore debut in the season opener against St. Thomas ... dished out two assists against Georgia Tech in a then-season-high nine minutes of action ... added assists in back-to-back games against Drexel and Houston Baptist ... notched a career-high five points against LIU Brooklyn, including a 2-of-3 mark from the field and a three-pointer ... grabbed a season-best three rebounds in the game to accompany one steal ... notched a rebound and a steal in the win against Chicago State ... grabbed a board in 14 minutes of play at Harvard ... played more than 100 minutes before committing his first turnover of the campaign ... posted a rebound and a steal against Memphis ... dished out two assists and added two points in the win over New Orleans ... added an assist and a steal at UCF ... tallied three points and two steals at SMU in a season-high 15 minutes on the court ... followed up with two rebounds against UTEP in his next game.
Saw action in six games during freshman season at Rice ... had a rebound in each of his first three games played in an Owl uniform ... scored his first career field goal in the Owls' win over Florida A&M.
De La Salle High School
Member of high school team that captured the Nor Cal Championship ... the Spartans defeated favored Castro Valley for the Nor Cal title and advanced to play in the California state championship game ... team also captured the East Bay Athletic League championship senior year, posting a 27-5 overall record ... De La Salle also won the EBAL championship junior year ... team defeated Newark Memorial in the North Coast Section Championship after losing to the same opponent a year earlier in the state playoffs ... Spartans posted a 26-3 record during the 2009-10 season ... high school coach was Frank Allocco ... National Honor Society member who was also involved in the Student Coalition on Respectful Education.
Personal Daniel Peera ... born Dec. 24, 1992 in Des Plaines, Ill. ... son of Dennis and Alberta Peera ... has a younger brother, Michael ... Rice College: Will Rice.