Daniel Sackey

#3 Daniel Sackey

Pos. G
Ht. 5-9
Wt. 175
Yr. Fr.
Hometown Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
High School [Prev. School] Thornlea

2018-19: Appeared in all 33 games for Valpo as a freshman, starting 17 times ... played nearly 18 minutes per game, averaging 4.1 points and 1.8 assists per contest ... scored in double figures six times ... led Valpo in assists on seven occasions, scoring twice and steals twice ... debuted with 13 points, including 5-of-6 from the foul line, four rebounds and three assists in Nov. 6 win over Concordia Chicago ... four rebounds would be a season high, matched Dec. 2 in win over UC Riverside and Dec. 29 in victory against Purdue Northwest ... also dished out a season-best six assists in the latter victory, and would also tally six assists Jan. 8 in win over Bradley and Feb. 5 in win at Illinois State ... kicked off stretch of three straight games in double figures in scoring with team-best 13 points against Drake Jan. 26 ... also recorded a season-best four steals against the Bulldogs to pace Valpo ... scored 10 points in season-high 40 minutes of action next time out against Missouri State, going 4-of-6 from the field and 2-of-2 from the line ... totaled 10 points next time out at Evansville Feb. 2 as well ... posted 10 points and team-high four steals Feb. 13 against Indiana State ... closed season with a team-best 11 points in MVC quarterfinal against Loyola March 8.

Prep: Played final season of prep basketball for Thornlea Secondary School in Thornhill, Ontario ... earned First Team All-Star honors from the Ontario Scholastic Basketball Association ... ranked #16 in his class in Canada by North Pole Hoops ... selected to the 2018 BioSteel All-Canadian Game ... won the Slam Dunk Contest in the festivities leading up to the game, and then finished with 17 points on 7-of-9 shooting to go with five rebounds and four assists as a starter in the All-Canadian Game ... has represented Canada on the international level as well ... played with the Canadian u17 squad at the 2016 FIBA u17 World Championship in Spain, helping the team to a 6-1 record and a fifth-place finish at the tournament.

Personal: Son of David and Mercy Sackey ... major is kinesiology.