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Darius Lewis
Darius  Lewis

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Lexington, Ky.

High School:
IMG Academy (Fla.)

Height / Weight:
6-11 / 250

Position:
Center

Birthdate:
10/12/1994



11/19/2016

@DuqMBB Hits the Road to Face No. 2 (AP) Kentucky

Dukes head to Lexington for first game against an SEC foe in 19 seasons

05/16/2016

Lewis and Abrahamson Embark on Far East Cultural Exchange Trip

Duquesne teammates to play eight games from May 15-29

10/20/2015

Atlantic 10 Poll Released

Dukes picked 11th in 14-team league

08/10/2015

DUKES IN IRELAND: DAY SIX (VIDEO)

DU 69, KUBS 33

03/12/2015

@DuqMBB Advances at A-10 Championship With 61-55 Win over SLU

Dukes tie the Championship record with 12 rejections; hold Billikens to 30.4% shooting

03/08/2017

@DuqMBB A-10 Championship First Round

@DuqMBB A-10 Championship First Round

03/04/2017

@DuqMBB vs. Saint Joseph's

@DuqMBB vs. Saint Joseph's

02/22/2017

FOR 70 - #DuqMBB 52

FOR 70 - #DuqMBB 52

02/19/2017

GW 77 - @DuqMBB 70

GW 77 - @DuqMBB 70

01/14/2017

Dayton 76 - #DuqMBB 57

Dayton 76 - #DuqMBB 57

Lewis Career Recap

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Career Highlights
The tallest player of the Dukes' 2017 roster saw action in 105 games with 66 starts in his four-year career ... averaged 4.1 points and 4.2 rebounds in 15.4 minutes per game ... finished his career with 434 points, 445 rebounds and 105 blocked shots ... the 105 blocks ranked sixth on DU's all-time blocks list ... shot .553 with 55 career dunks ... saw action in all 31 games with 21 starts as a sophomore, after playing in just 10 games as a freshman ... started every game as a junior ... started nine of the first 10 games of 2017 before coming off the bench ... nine of his 10 career double-digit scoring games came as a junior and senior (seven as a junior and two as a senior) ... had seven double-digit rebound games with six coming in his final two seasons ... finished with two career double-doubles (15-11 vs. Seton Hill as a junior & 13-10 vs. Cleveland State as a senior) ... posted seven blocks in a game twice.

As a Senior (2016-17)
Played in 30 of 32 games with 11 starts ... started nine of the first 10 games of the season ... saw a team-high streak of 63 consecutive starts snapped when DU opted for a smaller lineup vs. Pitt (Dec. 2) ... had second streak of 86 consecutive games played ended at Richmond (Jan. 28) ... averaged 3.5 points and 4.6 rebounds per game ... was second on the team with 28 blocked shots ... scored in double digits twice ... also had a pair of double-digit rebound games ... posted his second career double-double with 13 points and 10 rebounds in 26 minutes vs. Cleveland State ... went 5-of-6 from the field in scoring 12 points at Penn State ... grabbed 11 rebounds against Canisius ... played in 16 of 18 conference games ... averaged 2.8 points and 3.8 rebounds in just under 12 minutes per game in A-10 play ... averaged 14 minutes per game for the season.

As a Junior (2015-16)
Was one of three players to start all 34 games ... averaged 6.3 points and 5.8 rebounds in 20.4 minutes per game ... shot .587 from the field ... led the team in blocked shots for the second consecutive season with 44 ... was second on the team with 25 dunks ... either led or tied for the team lead in rebounds nine times ... entered 2015-16 with one career double-digit scoring game ... scored 10 or more seven times in 2015-16 ... posted his first career double-double (15-11) in the opener vs. Seton Hill ... the 15 points were a career high ... had four double-digit rebound games: 11 vs. Seton Hill, 11 vs. New Orleans, career-high 13 at Dayton & 11 vs. UMass ... rejected seven shots - including six in the first half - and went 5-of-5 from the field (10 points) in 18 minutes in the first game vs. Saint Louis ... it was his second career seven-block game ... did not miss a shot (4-of-4) in scoring all 10 of his points in the first half vs. Omaha in the first round of the CBI.

As a Sophomore (2014-15)
Saw action in all 31 games with 21 starts after playing in just 10 games as a freshman ... averaged 3.5 points, 3.1 rebounds and 1.0 blocks in 14.7 minutes per game ... led the team with 31 blocked shots ... scored a season-high 11 points and blocked five shots vs. UTPA ... had nine points (with three dunks) and eight rebounds at Penn State ... scored seven points and added 12 rebounds in 28 minutes of DU's home win over George Washington ... posted eight points, six rebounds and three blocks in a win over George Mason ... his seven blocks in the A-10 Championship win over Saint Louis were the most by a Duke since Damian Saunders had seven vs. Saint Joseph's on Jan. 31, 2010 ... it was also the most blocks in a game ever by a Duquesne sophomore.

As a Freshman (2013-14)
Played in 10 games off the bench ... logged a season-high 10 minutes against Pitt and at Saint Joseph's ... had a season-best four rebounds at SJU ... also had three rebounds in a game twice: vs. Abilene Christian and Pitt ... did not play in the final 12 games of the season .. saw his last action on Jan. 25 vs. St. Bonaventure ... scored his last basket on Jan. 2 vs. Appalachian State.

Before Duquesne
IMG Academy in Bradenton, Fla. (head coach Nate Vander Sluis) ... played two seasons for the IMG Academy National Varsity team ... averaged 13.0 points, 10.0 rebounds and 2.0 blocks per game as a senior ... Tates Creek High School in Lexington, Ky. (head coach Wayne Breeden) ... played the 2009-10 and 2010-11 seasons at Tates Creek prior to moving on to IMG Academy ... was named the "Top Sleeper" among underclassmen in Kentucky by Rick Bolus' High Potential Recruiting Service prior to the 2011-12 season and his move to Florida.

Personal
Signed with Duquesne in April of 2013 ... was ranked No. 50 in the 2013 Florida Hoops Top 150 ... transformed his body by losing close to 60 pounds in two years at IMG ... changed his jersey number from 54 to 00 following his sophomore season ... accompanied teammate Kale Abrahamson on a six-game Far East basketball tour in May ... had 10 rebounds in his first game, before suffering an ankle injury that sidelined him for the remainder of the tour ... full name is Darius Lamont Lewis ... supply chain management major who completed his undergraduate degree in December of 2016 ... date of birth: 10/12/94.

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High Games
Points - 15 vs. Seton Hill (Jr.)
Rebounds - 13 at Dayton (Jr.)
Assists - 3 (3 times) VCU (Sr.) last
Steals - 2 at Saint Joseph's (Fr.)
Blocks - 7 vs. Saint Louis A-10 Championship (So.) & vs. Saint Louis (Jr.)
3-Pointers - 0
Minutes - 40 (5 times) at Saint Joseph's (Jr.) last

Superlatives
Double-Digit Scoring Games - 10 (0 Fr./1 So./7 Jr./2 Sr.)
20-Point Games - 0
10-Rebound Games - 7 (0 Fr./1 So./4 Jr./2 Sr.)
5 or More Blocked Shots - 4 (0 Fr./2 So./1 Jr./1 Sr.)
Double-Doubles - 2 (0 Fr./0 So./1 Jr./1 Sr.)

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