Dimeco Childress

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Dimeco Childress
Personal information
Born (1980-08-19) August 19, 1980 (age 36)
Columbia, Tennessee
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Listed weight 175 lb (79 kg)
Career information
High school Columbia Central
(Columbia, Tennessee)
College East Tennessee State (1998–2002)
NBA draft 2002 / Undrafted
Position Shooting guard
Career highlights and awards

Dimeco Childress (born August 19, 1980)[1] is an American former basketball player. He is known for his collegiate career at East Tennessee State University (ETSU) between 1998–99 and 2001–02. During his four years as a Buccaneer he scored 1,287 points[2] and twice led the team in scoring.[2] As a senior in 2001–02 he led the team 17.5 points per game and 75 total assists.[2] On February 16, 2002 Childress scored a career-high 42 points, good enough for the third-highest single game output in ETSU history.[2] That season, the Buccaneers went 11–5 in Southern Conference (SoCon) play, tying them for first place in the North Division.[3] The SoCon coaches selected Childress as their player of the year;[4] due to the conference's media choosing VMI's Jason Conley as their player of the year, the two players shared the award in 2001–02.[3]

After his college career ended Childress did not get selected in the 2002 NBA Draft.[5]


  1. ^ "Dimeco Childress Player Profile". RealGM, L.L.C. 2000–2013. Retrieved July 10, 2013. 
  2. ^ a b c d "2012–13 Men's Basketball Media Guide" (PDF). East Tennessee State University. 2012. Retrieved July 9, 2013. 
  3. ^ a b "SoCon Honors and Awards" (PDF). Southern Conference. Retrieved July 10, 2013. 
  4. ^ "Cavanaugh, Childress ETSU athletes of year". Elizabethtown Star. 2002. Retrieved July 10, 2013. 
  5. ^ "2002 NBA Draft". basketball-reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved July 10, 2013. 

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