Weber State men’s basketball senior Davion Berry had a strong showing at the Portsmouth Invitational Tournament last weekend in Portsmouth, Va.
The 2014 Big Sky MVP averaged 14 points, 4.3 rebounds and 2.7 assists per game in the three games at the tournament, which featured the top 64 seniors across the nation. He also shot 51 percent from the field, including 36 percent from the 3-point line, and was 8-of-11 from the free throw line.
In his first game, Berry scored 16 points on 7-of-12 shooting, with seven rebounds and four assists. He followed that up with 20 points, four rebounds and four assists. He scored six points with two rebounds in his final game of the tournament.
The Portsmouth Tournament was in its 62nd year and was played in front of representatives of every NBA team and numerous international leagues.
Berry, a 6-foot-4 senior guard/forward, was named the Big Sky Conference MVP after leading Weber State to the Big Sky title, a Big Sky Tournament title and a trip to the NCAA Tournament. He was also named to the Big Sky All-Conference First Team and earned All-District honors for the second straight season and was named to the AP All-America honorable mention team.
The Oakland, Calif., native was WSU’s top player all season. He led the Wildcats in scoring 21 times during the season, including 17 of the last 19 games. He finished the season third in the Big Sky in scoring at 19.2 points per game and was second in scoring in Big Sky games at 20.2 per game. He scored in double figures in 29 of WSU’s 31 games and scored 20 or more 19 times, including 24 against Arizona in the NCAA Tournament. He scored 596 points this season, the 12th most in a season in WSU history.
Berry also led the Wildcats in assists, steals and free throw percentage. He finished the season fifth in the league in assists and seventh in free throw percentage.
After his two-year career with the Wildcats, Berry ranks 15th in WSU history in career scoring with 1,160 career points. He also ranks fifth in career 3-point field goal percentage and 10th in career 3-pointers. He is sixth in career free throws made, 10th in career free throw percentage and eighth in career assists average.
He also led his team in scoring and assists at the Reese’s College All-Star game at the Final Four.