4   Dontel Highsmith
Dontel Highsmith


Dowagiac, Mich.

High School:

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 200



NIU to Host MAC Leading Toledo Wednesday

Huskies and Rockets meet in final game of February


Huskies Ready for Sunday Matchup at CMU

Huskies and Chippewas to meet for the second time in 11 days


Huskies Host Eastern Michigan Thursday at 6 p.m.

Huskies and Eagles set for first of two meetings in nine days


Huskies Return to the Road Saturday at Akron

NIU looks for just its third all-time victory at Akron


Huskies Conclude Homestand Wednesday vs. CMU

NIU and CMU square off for the first of two meetings in 11 days

Prep: Concluded his career at Dowagiac High School as its all-time leading scorer with 1,969 points ... Averaged 29.1 points, nine rebounds and seven assists as a senior at Dowagiac while leading the Chieftains to an 18-3 record ... Finished fifth in Mr. Basketball voting in the State of Michigan ... Named to the 2013 Associated Press Class B All-State First Team and the Detroit Free Press Class B All-State Team ... Averaged 27.8 points, nine rebounds, four assists and four steals as a junior in 2011-12, leading Dowagiac to a 16-6 record while earning Associated Press Class B All-State honors ... As a sophomore, he led Dowagiac High School to the Michigan Class B State Semifinals for the first time since 1983, while earning third-team all-state honors from the Detroit News ... A three-sport standout in basketball, football and track, he was named the South Bend Tribune's Boys Athlete of the Year in both 2012 and 2013 ... Earned the Division 2 state long jump championship as a senior with a jump of 23-5 1/4.