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Chauncey Duke
Chauncey Duke

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Springfield, Mo.

High School:
Southwest Missouri Homeschool Eagles

Height / Weight:
6-6 / 225

Position:
Guard / Forward

Birthdate:
09/03/1984



Is believed to be Duquesne's first homeschooled men's basketball player ... saw extensive playing time as a freshman, averaging nearly 20 minutes per game ... became a more consistent 3-point shooter as the season progressed ... connected on 40 percent of his 3-point attempts in Duquesne's last 12 games ... excelled at taking care of the basketball with just 13 turnovers in 526 minutes played ... will provide depth and experience at both shooting guard and small forward.

As a Freshman (2004-05)
Played in 28 of 30 games as a true freshman with 15 starts ... averaged 4.0 points and 2.7 rebounds in 18.8 minutes per game ... 68 of his 92 field goal attempts came from beyond the 3-point arc (24-of-68, 35.3%) ... showed a glimpse of his scoring prowess by nailing four 3-pointers in a span of 5:35 in the first half of the second game of his career vs. North Carolina A&T at the NABC Classic at Albuquerque's Pit ... the first two 3-pointers tied the score, the third one broke a tie and the fourth put Duquesne up to stay in what became an 82-69 win ... the shots, none of which touched iron, were the first four of his college career ... went 4-of-10 from the arc in tying his season high with 12 points vs. Temple ... converted his first three 3-point attempts in scoring all nine of his points in 10 first half minutes in his first career start vs. Akron ... scored all 112 of his points in 18 of the 28 games in which he played ... scored on a driving layup with five seconds left in the second overtime to give the Dukes a 94-93 win at Dayton ... he added nine points in 17 minutes off the bench vs. St. Bonaventure and 11 on 3-of-4 3-point shooting at Saint Joseph's ... his two free throws with eight seconds left put the cap on DU's 77-72 win over La Salle on Feb. 23 ... posted a season-high seven rebounds vs. Youngstown State ... started the season 7-of-14 from the 3-point arc (seven g.), before going 1-of-14 from long distance in his next nine outings ... ended a one-month drought by hitting his only 3-point attempt vs. St. Bonaventure on Jan. 23 and went 16-of-40 from the arc (40.0%) in his last 12 games ... had just 13 turnovers in 526 total minutes on the season ... had a 10-game turnover free streak that lasted from Dec. 18 at Ohio through Feb. 1 at Richmond ... missed mid-January conference games at Xavier and vs. Dayton with complications from a stomach virus.

High School
Southwest Missouri Homeschool Eagles, Springfield, Mo. (head coach Cell Chivez) ... was a prolific scorer for the Southwest Missouri Homeschool Eagles, where he totaled over 3,000 points and pulled down over 1,000 rebounds in four years ... averaged 28.7 points, 9.8 rebounds, 8.6 assists, 3.8 steals and 1.6 blocks per game as a senior ... also shot 48 percent from the 3-point arc and 82 percent from the foul line in competition against other homeschool teams and lower enrollment high schools from neighboring states ... led the Eagles to a second place finish at the 2004 National Association of Christian Athletes Tournament ... scored 27 points in the Division IA championship game 62-58 loss to Victory Christian Center School of Charlotte N.C. ... was voted tournament Offensive MVP and named to the All-Tournament team for his efforts ... was a two-time NACA All-American ... helped the Eagles to a third place finish in the national tournament as a junior ... led his team to a fifth-place finish out of 64 teams in the 18u 6A (highest) Division of the National Christian Homeschool Basketball Championship in 2004 and a third-place finish and No. 11 national ranking in 2003 ... was named All-American twice ... averaged 25.0 points and 9.0 rebounds per game as a junior ... played AAU ball for the Springfield Rockets ... helped the Rockets to Missouri state championships in 2002 & 2003, and a fourth-place national finish in 2002.

Personal
Scored 13 points for the USA and World All-Stars in a 123-118 loss to the Pennsylvania All-Stars at the Pittsburgh Hoops World Classic on April 17, 2004 at the University of Pittsburgh's Petersen Events Center ... hit 3-of-4 3-point attempts and added four rebounds, two assists and one steal in 22 minutes of action for the U.S. squad ... also received recruiting interest from Arkansas, Georgetown and Florida State prior to committing to Duquesne ... made an official visit to Arkansas as well as DU ... multi-media development major ... full name is Chauncey Tremaine Duke ... date of birth: 9/3/84.

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