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Desmond Ridenour
Desmond Ridenour

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Cleveland Heights, Ohio

High School:
Benedictine

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 185

Position:
G

Birthdate:
10/12/1993

Prep School:
M.A.C.K. Prep Elite Training Academy



01/15/2014

Dukes Drop A-10 Contest at Saint Joe's, 84-75

Derrick Colter and Jerry Jones each tally 14 in the loss

12/13/2013

#DuqMBB Return to Palumbo to Face Robert Morris on Saturday

Dukes, Colonials tip at 2:00 p.m.

12/11/2013

Penn State Outlasts #DuqMBB 68-59 at CONSOL Energy Center

Soko scores 19, McKoy has double-double of 12-and-10

12/09/2013

#DUQMBB To Host Penn State Wednesday at CONSOL Energy Center

Dukes and Nittany Lions will tip at 7:00 pm

11/30/2013

Panthers Down Dukes, 84-67

Soko leads Duquesne with 17 points

02/22/2014

Dayton 57, Duquesne 54

Dayton 57, Duquesne 54

02/12/2014

Richmond 75, Duquesne 58

Richmond 75, Duquesne 58

02/08/2014

George Mason 74, Duquesne 68

George Mason 74, Duquesne 68

01/22/2014

Saint Louis 76, Duquesne 72

Saint Louis 76, Duquesne 72

01/12/2014

Duquesne 75, La Salle 56

Duquesne 75, La Salle 56

Pronunciation: RIDE-en-ow-er

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Was one of two non-starters to play in all 30 games in 2013-14 ... possesses outstanding speed and quickness ... can play both guard positions.

As a Freshman (2013-14)
Played in all 30 games off the bench ... was third on the team with 58 assists ... led the team with 28 steals ... scored all nine of his points in 14 first-half minutes against Pitt ... scored a season-high 11 points in 17 minutes at Saint Francis, Pa. ... added eight points and a season-high six assists all in 13 second-half minutes at Saint Joseph's ... had eight points and a season-best four steals at VCU ... had a season-high five rebounds against both Appalachian State and at George Mason ... went 4-of-5 from field in scoring eight points in 16 minutes at Rhode Island ... added eight more points along with three steals against Richmond at the Atlantic 10 Championship.

Prep School
M.A.C.K. Prep Elite Training Academy in Charlotte, N.C. (head coach William Sperow) ... averaged 17.0 points, 3.0 rebounds, 4.0 assists and 2.0 steals in his one season at M.A.C.K. Academy ... set a school single-game record with 40 points against Mont Clare Prep ... the old record of 37 was set by current Central Florida guard Calvin Newell ... helped M.A.C.K. to a 31-14 record and a South Atlantic Post Grad National Championship.

High School
Benedictine High School in Cleveland, Ohio (head coach Albert Wilson) ... averaged 17.0 ppg. with 76 assists and 70 steals as a senior ... named Associated Press Division II Third Team all-state following his senior year ... helped the Bengals to the regional semifinal before losing to eventual state runner-up Elida ... played with Pitt guard Cameron Wright at Benedictine (Wright was a senior and Ridenour a sophomore in 2009-10).

Personal
Signed with Duquesne in April of 2013 ... also had offers from a number of Mid-American Conference schools ... was listed as the No. 5 post-graduate prospect from the state of Ohio by Triple Double Prospects ... Triple Double also listed him as Cleveland's No. 2 and Ohio's No. 3 point guard prospect in the class of 2012 following his senior year of high school ... was one of four Dukes (Derrick Colter, Jeremiah Jones and Ovie Soko were the others) to post a 40+-inch running vertical jump in testing done in July of 2013 ... Ridenour touched at 40.5" ... full name is Desmond Rhey Ridenour ... undeclared arts major ... date of birth: 10/12/93.

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