As a Freshman in 2001-02: Averaged 7.5 points and 14 minutes in the two preseason exhibitions... grabbed six rebs. vs. Western Kentucky (11/16/01)... had his best college game against Binghamton with 10 pts. on 4-6 FGs with six rebs. and three steals (11/23/01)... scored nine pts. on 4-6 FGs vs. Boston U. (11/28/01).
High School: Averaged 24.5 points, 9.6 rebounds and 3.1 steals per game while shooting 57 percent from the field for VES as a senior. He scored a total of 1,438 points during his three seasons at VES. He posted five 30-plus point games including a career-high 38-point effort. In his first game as a senior, Scott tallied 31 points and 15 rebounds--his first of eight double-doubles (points/rebounds) in his final season. The Bishops posted a three-year combined record of 35-33 during Scott's three seasons under coach Billy Huffman. Scott was twice named to the All-State and All-Lynchburg Area teams as a junior and senior in a vote by the Virginia Prep League coaches. He also was named MVP of the four-team Lynchburg Holiday Classic as a senior. "He is very athletic and explosive," VES coach Billy Huffman said of Scott. "He fills the lane on the fast break and finishes strong. It will be exciting to watch him play at the collegiate level over the next few years." Aside from his prowess on the basketball court, Scott also has demonstrated success in the shotput and discus events for the VES track team. He also had 13 touchdown receptions as a tight end for the school's football team as a sophomore in 1998.
Personal: Born June 1, 1981 in Lynchburg, VA... full name is Darrio Franklin Scott, pronounced "Dairy-oh"... son of James and Susan Scott... has two younger siblings, Tyson (13) and Sarah (16) and two older siblings, Jamie (23) and Pokenya (25)... computer science major.
Scott's 2001-02 Season Highs: