Daimon's outstanding basketball skills were first noticed during his tenure at Crockett Middle School. Under the tutelage of Coach Rodney D. Saveat, he led his team to two consecutive district championships.
In the 1984-85 school year, his classroom performance earned him a place on the A-B Honor Roll and he led his 9th grade team to its first undefeated season. In Daimon's sophomore year, his team won the
District 22-5A Championship and he was selected to the *All-District Team, *The Super Golden Triangle Team, and was named *Newcomer of the Year.
The 1986-87 school year found Daimon's old school, Beaumont Charlton-Pollard, redesignated Central High School and Daimon had changed somewhat also. He was even better! While maintaining a good academic standing, he led the Central Jaguars to the District 22-5A Championship and state play-off berth. After that year, his personal honors included *District 22-5A Most Valuable Player, *All-Region and *All-State accolades.
In 1987-88, Daimon concluded an brilliant high school career. He led the Jaguars to another District 22-5A Championship and state play-off berth. During his senior year, Daimon was selected to the *All-District 22-5A Team and named *Most valuable Player, *All-Region III 1st Team, *All-State 1st Team,*"Who's Who In America",*Scholastic All-Star Team, *Whataburger All Star Team MVP,*Texas Association of Basketball Coaches All-Star Team, *Texas/Oklahoma All-Star Team MVP, *BCI All-American Team, *Blue-Ribbon All-American Team,*Parade All-American Team, and the *McDonald's All-American Team.
He scored 2,200 points during three years of high school varsity competition and his team recorded 79 wins and 10 losses.
More than 150 colleges and universities attempted to recruit him. He chose the University of Notre Dame.
Daimon played his first year at Notre Dame and earned a position in the starting line-up his sophomore season. He led Notre Dame in scoring from 1990-1992.
May 17, 1992,
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