Learn about freshman and Milwaukee native Deonte Burton, one of five newcomers to the Marquette men's basketball team for the 2013-14 season.
High School: Consensus top-100 nationally ranked recruit ... Ranked 39th by ESPN.com, 51st by CBSSports.com, 52nd by Rivals.com and 54th by Scout.com ... named third team all-state by the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel as a senior and first team all-state honoree by the Wisconsin Basketball Coaches Association in 2012-13 ... Also tabbed first team all-conference ... McDonald's All-American nominee ... Averaged 17.2 points and 10.7 rebounds per game, helping squad to 20-5 overall record and appearance in sectional semifinals ... Began prep career at Milwaukee Vincent as a freshman and returned to the school for his junior campaign in 2011-12 ... Posted season averages of 21.0 points and 1.0 rebounds for a team that finished 17-7 overall and advanced to the regional finals under head coach Marquis Hines ... Played one season at Brewster Academy in Wolfeboro, N.H. ... In 2010-11, averaged 6.0 points per game as a sophomore on a team that finished 33-3 overall and had eight players sign with NCAA Division I programs.
Personal: Born January 31, 1994 in Milwaukee, Wis. ... Son of Barbara and Charles Burton ... Has five brothers (Demario Burton, Omar Burton, Charles Grafton, Prentiss Grafton and Keylow Rogers) and one sister (Nicole Grafton) ... Majoring in communication studies.