- Grew up in Pittsburgh, PA and graduated from Schenley High School. After junior college, is slated to attend West Virginia University in the fall of 2008.
- July 11, 2008
West Virginia University completed its 2008-09 basketball recruiting class by signing 6-foot-10, 240-pound junior college transfer Demetrius Proby to a grant-in-aid. Proby spent the past two years at Angelina College, Texas where he averaged 14 points and six rebounds last season.
He joins recruits Darryl Bryant, from New York; Roscoe Davis, from Upper Marlboro, Md.; Devin Ebanks, from Long Island City, N.Y.; and Kevin Jones, from Mt. Vernon, N.Y.