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Danny Herrera
Danny Herrera

Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
Miami, Fla.

High School:
Doral Academy Prep

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 215

Position:
F

Birthdate:
08/25/1992



02/27/2012

DU Men Complete A-10 Road Schedule at Charlotte

Dukes and 49ers meet Wednesday at 7:30 p.m.

02/23/2012

DU Men at George Washington Saturday at 2:00 p.m.

Dukes and Colonials battling for A-10 post-season positioning

02/20/2012

DU Men Host Dayton on Wednesday at 7:00 p.m.

Game to be televised regionally by CBS Sports Network

02/16/2012

DU Men Head to Philly to Face First-Place Temple

Dukes and Owls to clash in front of a CBS Sports Network regional TV audience

02/13/2012

Duquesne Men Host Fordham on Wednesday at 7:00 p.m.

Dukes and Rams both looking to get back on winning track

11/26/2011

Duquesne - 84, Louisiana-Lafayette - 65

Duquesne - 84, Louisiana-Lafayette - 65

11/01/2011

Duquesne - 101, Millersville - 43

Duquesne - 101, Millersville - 43

Talented athlete who did not play basketball competitively until the ninth grade ... played center for his first two seasons in high school before moving to small forward as a junior ... was named to the All-Freshman Team in joining sophomores T.J. McConnell and Mike Talley to help team PBC to the 2011 Pittsburgh Basketball Club Pro-Am summer league championship ... PBC defeated SPK Law - a team that featured Pitt's Ashton Gibbs and Lamar Patterson as well as former Panther Gary McGhee - 86-79 in the title game.

High School
Doral Academy Prep in Miami, Fla. (head coach Jarrett Forbes) ... averaged 19.0 points and 5.0 rebounds per game as a senior for Class 3A Doral Academy ... finished his career with 1,563 points and 832 rebounds ... set multiple school records including most points (502 as a junior), rebounds (264 as a sophomore), and blocks (54 as a junior) in a season ... was one of nine McDonald's All-American nominees from the city of Miami ... scored a season-high 27 points three times (vs. Somerset Academy, North Broward Prep and La Salle) as a senior ... added five 3-pointers against North Broward ... totaled 21 points, including three 3-pointers in earning MVP honors for the Dade team in a 106-103 loss to Broward in the South Florida All-Star Basketball Showcase in March of 2011 ... was named to the 2010 and 2011 All-Dade Class 4A-1A first team by the Miami Herald ... averaged 22.0 points and 10.0 rebounds per game as a junior in earning third team Class 3A all-state honors as a junior ... tied his career high (and the school record) with 33 points in a 54-32 win over Choice Learning Academy ... added 32 points - including five 3-pointers - in a 49-48 win over Chaminade-Madonna that same season ... averaged 20.5 points and 12.0 rebounds per game playing in the post as a sophomore ... had a school record 19 double-doubles as a 10th grader ... pulled down 15 or more boards four times that season ... scored a school record 33 points in a win over Parkway Academy as a sophomore.

Personal
Was also recruited by Ivy League schools Darmouth and Princeton ... had a 4.1 weighted GPA at Doral Academy ... was a cum laude graduate ... grew up playing baseball in his native Venezuela ... moved to the United States from Caracas with his parents in 2000 as a seven-year-old ... has two younger sisters ... did not begin playing basketball competitively until the ninth grade ... began playing for the Gold Coast AAU summer team as a sophomore ... was one of 70 distinguished Hispanic athletes - representing 24 sports - from South Florida honored at 14th Annual Copa Dorada Sports Award Ceremony in February of 2011 ... undeclared liberal arts major ... full name is Daniel Alejandro Herrera ... date of birth: 8/25/92.

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