2012-13 Atlantic 10 All-Rookie Team Three-time Atlantic 10 Rookie of the Week (2012-13)
Enters his junior season having started every game in his Duquesne career (60) ... is the fifth player in school history to reach 100 assists in each of his first two seasons (156 as a freshman and 101 as a sophomore) ... has never gone more than two consecutive games without a 3-pointer ... was just the fifth player - and first underclassman - to lead the Dukes in scoring and assists when he averaged 13.4 ppg. and 5.3 apg. as a freshman ... earned a spot on the 2012-13 Atlantic 10 All-Rookie Team ... possesses outstanding speed and quickness.
As a Sophomore (2013-14)
Started all 30 games ... averaged 9.1 points and a team-high 3.4 assists in 25.8 minutes per game ... had a 1.87-to-1 assist/turnover ratio ... was second on the team with 49 3-pointers (49-of-142, .345) ... topped the 20-point mark three times with 23 against Abilene Christian, 20 vs. UMBC and 21 in the regular season finale at George Mason ... hit a career-high five 3-pointers (5-of-8) and added a career-best 8 rebounds at George Mason ... had eight assists at Texas-Pan American and seven vs. UMBC ... finished the UMBC game with 20 points, 7 assists and a career high-tying 4 steals ... scored in double digits 14 times, including nine in Atlantic 10 play ... hit at least one 3-pointer in 25 of 30 games ... his coast-to-coast running 3-pointer at the horn gave the Dukes an 83-81 A-10 win over St. Bonaventure on Jan. 25 ... followed the SBU game-winner by scoring all 11 of his points in the final 4:50 of DU's come-from-behind win at NJIT ... the Dukes, who trailed by 10 with 9:32 left, took the lead for good on the second of back-to-back Colter 3-pointers with 3:58 left.
As a Freshman (2012-13)
Was the only Duke to start all 30 games ... averaged a team-high 13.5 points in a team-best 32.2 minutes per game ... also led the team in assists (156) and was second in 3-pointers made (50-159, .314), free throws made (84-126, .667) and steals 24 ... was a three-time A-10 Rookie of the Week (12/17, 12/24 & 2/17) on his way to earning a spot on the five-man Atlantic 10 All-Rookie Team ... became the first underclassman - and freshman - to lead the Dukes in scoring and assists in a season, a feat that had only been accomplished four times (all by seniors), with the last player to do so being Aaron Jackson in 2008-09 (19.3/5.7a) ... just the fourth DU freshman to score over 400 points in a season (406) ... was the second freshman in school history to hand out 150 assists in a season and fourth to post 10 assists in a game (he had 11 vs. Charlotte) ... his 5.20 apg. average made him just the fourth freshman in school history to average five assists in a season ... the others are Norm Nixon (6.00 in 1974), Kenya Hunter (5.29 in 1993) and Clayton Adams (5.09 in 1988) ... scored in double digits a team-high 23 times with a season high of 25 in back-to-back games against Western Michigan & Louisiana-Lafayette ... also had 21 vs. Charlotte and 20 vs. Rhode Island ... posted his first career double-double with 21 points and 11 assists against Charlotte ... led the team in scoring 13 times and assists 24 times (both team highs) ... his 156 assists were the seventh-most in school history ... handed out nine assists with zero turnovers to go along with a team-high 17 points in the A-10 opener at Fordham ... matched that assist total at home vs. St. Bonaventure ... had nine games with seven or more assists ... his 17 points at Albany were the most by a DU freshman in a season opener since Scott Grote scored 23 against Youngstown State on Nov. 13, 2006 ... was the first DU freshman to start a season opening game on the road ... scored 18 in the win over Youngstown State ... finished the West Virginia game with 12 points, seven assists, five rebounds and two steals ... hit two driving layups, a free throw and handed out a key assist in the final 2:02 of DU's comeback win over the Mountaineers ... had 16 points and six assists at Robert Morris ... was named A-10 Rookie of the Week (Dec. 17) following the WVU and RMU games ... earned A-10 ROW for a second consecutive week (Dec. 24) following his back-to-back 25-point games vs. Western Michigan and Louisiana-Lafayette ... was the first Duke to to be named outright A-10 Rookie of the week in back-to-back weeks since Robert Mitchell on Jan. 28 & Feb. 4 of 2007 ... T.J. McConnell earned A-10 rookie honors five times in 2010-11 - including four consecutive weeks - but two of those were shared ... Colter was the only multiple Rookie of the Week to compete in a 16-team league ... had 17 points, including a pair of game-winning free throws with 2.9 seconds left, to go along with six assists and four steals to help DU snap an 11-game losing streak in an 84-83 win at Temple ... was 9-of-10 from the stripe against the Owls ... followed that with 20 points and seven assists vs. URI to earn Rookie of the Week honors for a third time (Feb. 17) ... finished the season with 18 points, including a season high-tying four 3-pointers (4-of-6) at Richmond ... also hit four "3's" (4-of-11) in his 25-point game against Western Michigan ... went 7-of-40 from the 3-point arc in his first eight games (.175) ... improved to 43-of-119 in his last 22 (.361) ... had 34 assists and 29 turnovers in his first eight games (1.2-to-1 ratio) ... improved to 122-79 (1.5-to-1) in his last 22 .... scored in double digits in DU's final seven games.
Largo High School in Largo, Md. (head coach Lewis Howard) ... averaged 22.5 points per game and shot 78.9 percent from the foul line in leading 22-5 Largo to the Class 2A state championship game and No. 13 ranking from the Washington Post... named second team All-Met by the Post ... also named 2012 All-Gazette ... led the Prince George's 3A/2A/1A league in scoring ... averaged 26.2 ppg. in five state playoff games ... hit four 3-pointers in the first three minutes in scoring 26 points in a 61-44 state semifinal win over Easton at the University of Maryland's Comcast Center ... added a fifth "3" on a three-quarter court shot at the end of the third quarter ... scored 19 of the 26 in the first half ... totaled a game-high 23 points in the 2A title game loss to Lake Clifton ... hit at least one 3-pointer in 24 of 27 games - including the last 21 in a row - as a senior ... had 38 points and 10 rebounds as a junior in a win over Douglass ... was selected to play for the Capital All-Stars vs. the U.S. All-Starts in the headline game of the 2012 Capital Classic on April 21, 2012.
Brother Maurice played at Division II Washburn University in 2009-10 ... has been named to the all-tournament team of the Pittsburgh Pro-Am Summer League in each of the past three years ... the Pro-Am features players from area schools including Pitt, West Virginia, Robert Morris and Youngstown State among others ... was one of five Dukes to produce a 40-inch vertical jump in July 2014 testing ... his 41" mark tied Eric James for second-highest on the team ... full name is Derrick Jarvis Colter ... criminal justice major with a minor in communicataion studies ... date of birth: 3/22/94.