Derrick Colter
Derrick  Colter


Forestville, Md.

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Height / Weight:
5-11 / 180




Colter named Atlantic 10 Player of the Week

Senior guard honored for his performance in wins over La Salle and Saint Louis



Dukes, winner of four of last five, head to St. Louis for rematch with Billikens


@DuqMBB Falls to Pitt

Eric James scores a career-high 21 in defeat


Atlantic 10 Poll Released

Dukes picked 11th in 14-team league



DU 69, KUBS 33


Davidson 93 - DuqMBB 82

Davidson 93 - DuqMBB 82


DuqMBB 87 - La Salle 60

DuqMBB 87 - La Salle 60


Duquesne 95 - St. Bonaventure 88

Duquesne 95 - St. Bonaventure 88


Dayton 66, Duquesne 58

Dayton 66, Duquesne 58


Duquesne 72, Robert Morris 65

Duquesne 72, Robert Morris 65

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2012-13 Atlantic 10 All-Rookie Team
Three-time Atlantic 10 Rookie of the Week (2012-13)

Enters his senior year having started every game in his Duquesne career (91) ... is the fourth player in school history to reach 100 assists in each of his first three seasons ... only two players, Norm Nixon (1974-77) & Clayton Adams (1988-91) have done it four times ... has led DU in assists in each of his three seasons on the Bluff ... 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 ... led the team in both categories again last season to join Nixon (twice) and B.B. Flenory (three times) as the only players to lead the Dukes in scoring and assists in multiple seasons ... solidified himself as Mr. Opening Day with 26 points vs. Bluefield State in last year's opener ... averaging 22.0 ppg. on .636 shooting in three season openers (17 at Albany as a freshman, 23 vs. Abilene Christian as a sophomore and 26 vs. Bluefield State last year) ... earned a spot on the 2012-13 Atlantic 10 All-Rookie Team ... has a 1.7-to-1 career assist-to-turnover ratio (370-218) ... averaging 4.1 assists in 30 minutes per game for his career ... has scored in double digits 60 times ... ranks 33rd on DU's scoring list with 1,086 points.

As a Junior (2014-15)
Started all 31 games ... led the team in scoring (13.2 ppg.) and assists (113, 3.6 apg.) in just under 32 minutes per game ... also led in both categories as a freshman ... Norm Nixon (twice) and B.B. Flenory (three times) are the only other players to lead the Dukes in scoring and assists in multiple seasons ... also led the team in free throws made and attempted (80-of-103) ... became the 37th 1,000-point scorer in school history with a 3-pointer at the 18:06 mark of the second half of DU's 83-73 win over Dayton on Feb. 21, 2015 ... had the third-best assist-to-turnover ratio in the Atlantic 10 (2.02-to-1, all games) ... was second on the team with 60 3-pointers (.426) ... his .426 percentage (60-of-141) was the sixth-best single season mark in school history ... hit at least one 3-pointer in 28 of 31 games ... had six games with four or more 3-pointers (he had five in 60 career games entering the year) ... led the team with 23 double-digit scoring games ... tied Micah Mason for team high with four 20-point games ... had two four-point plays on the season ... scored 10 or more in 13 of 18 A-10 contests ... scored a career-high 26 in the season opener vs. Bluefield State ... hit a career-high seven 3-pointers (in eight attempts) in the win ... had 25 points in the win over Dayton and added 22 each at St. Bonaventure and vs. Saint Joseph's ... posted a season-high seven assists three times (at Fordham, at St. Bonaventure and vs. UMES) ... improved his season-opening career 3-point shooting percentage by +9.7% and overall shooting percentage by +7.4% in 2015.

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 then 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 and earned him the No. 4 spot on ESPN SportsCenter's Top 10 Plays that night ... 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) ... was 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.

High School
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 ... was named to the all-tournament team of the Pittsburgh Pro-Am Summer Leaguefor three consecutive years before the league was disbanded in 2015 ... the Pro-Am featured players from area schools including Pitt, West Virginia, Robert Morris and Youngstown State among others ... posted a 41-inch vertical jump in July 2014 testing ... full name is Derrick Jarvis Colter ... criminal justice major with a minor in communication studies ... date of birth: 3/22/94.


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