Named to the Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll in each of his three campaigns ... has played in 62 contests in the Blue and Gray, including all 31 games his sophomore season ... solid perimeter defender developed a reputation for drawing charges ... has scored 21 points, including four three-pointers ... hauled in a career-best 14 rebounds in 25 games as a junior ... owns a 16-9 assist-to-turnover ratio ... all seven steals came in his sophomore year.
Finished the season with a strong 1.6 assist-to-turnover ratio ... tallied eight points, 14 rebounds and eight assists in 5.2 minutes per game.
Notched career highs with six points, three rebounds and three assists in 21 minutes at East Carolina ... sank 2-of-5 three-point attempts to help the Owls erase an early deficit ... hauled in a pair of boards and passed an assist at Louisiana Tech ... grabbed a rebound in two minutes at UTSA ... scored his first points of the season on a layup against Marshall ... also passed out one assist in six minutes of action ... dished out an assist in a season-high eight minutes in the win over South Alabama ... played both Cable Car Classic games in front of a friendly home crowd less than an hour from his hometown, San Ramon ... hosted the Owls for Thanksgiving prior to the tournament ... recorded an assist in seven minutes of action against Rider ... played six minutes against Princeton ... hauled in a pair of rebounds and dished one assist at Texas A&M ... grabbed a rebound and attempted a three-pointer in three minutes against Southeastern Louisiana ... in just three minutes of action in the win against St. Thomas, hauled in a pair of defensive rebounds and matched a career best with two free throw attempts.
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 major: Mechanical Engineering ... Rice College: Will Rice.