First-year Toronto native comes to Duquesne from New Mexico Junior College ... will have three seasons of eligibility remaining ... is expected to see action at the point guard spot ... excelled as a defender at NMJC.
New Mexico Junior College in Hobbs, N.M. (head coach Chris Tifft) ... averaged 5.9 points, 2.3 rebounds, 2.9 assists and 1.3 steals per game for 23-9 New Mexico JC ... was one of two players to start all 32 games for the Thunderbirds ... led the team with 94 assists and 41 steals ... was second on the team with 485 minutes played ... shot .805 from the foul line (62-of-77) ... named team's Best Defensive Player and was the recipient of the Most Inspirational/T-Bird Award at NMJC's postseason awards banquet ... NMJC held opponents to 63.4 points per game on .408 shooting in 2011-12.
Eastern Commerce Collegiate Institute in Toronto, Ontario (head coach Roy Rana) ... averaged 14.0 points, 6.0 assists and 4.0 steals per game for Eastern Commerce in 2008-09 ... was rated as the No. 5 point guard in the country in the class of 2009 by Hoop Stars Canada ... led Eastern Commerce to an Ontario Federation of School Athletic Associations (OFSAA) AAAA championship ... the AAAA is the highest level of competition in OFSAA tournament play ... prepped for a year at Progressive Christian Academy in Camp Springs, Md. where he averaged 15.0 points and 6.0 assists per game.
Sociology major ... full name is Marvin Binney ... date of birth: 12/15/90.