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Rodrigo Peggau
Rodrigo Peggau

Class:
RS Junior

Hometown:
Sao Paulo, Brazil

High School:
The Patterson (N.C.) School

Height / Weight:
6-8 / 235

Position:
Forward/Center

Birthdate:
06/24/1988



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Is looking to build on his first full season of basketball since 2006-07 ... missed the 2007-08 season at The Patterson School (N.C.) due to a torn meniscus in his right knee and was limited to four games as a true freshman in 2008-09 prior to undergoing season-ending knee surgery ... was cleared to begin workouts in September of 2009 following December 2008 surgery on his right knee and ended up playing in 28 games last season ... is a high-energy athlete with the ability to run the floor.

As a Redshirt Freshman (2009-10)
Saw action in 28 of 32 games with three starts in his first full season of basketball since 2006-07 ... averaged 1.3 points and 1.6 rebounds in 7.8 minutes per game ... made his first career start at then-No. 6 (AP) West Virginia ... also started back-to-back games vs. La Salle and at Charlotte in mid-February ... had a streak of 14 consecutive games played snapped on Jan. 31 vs. Saint Joseph's ... had nine points and seven rebounds in a season-high 27 minutes of a double overtime loss to Pitt ... added eight points and seven boards in 15 minutes vs. Robert Morris ... was 14-of-27 (.519) on two-point attempts and 0-of-7 from the 3-point arc .... played 20 or more minutes in a game three times ... played a total of 69 minutes in 15 Atlantic 10 games ... logged single-digit minutes in his final 17 games.

As a Freshman (2008-09)
Played in four games before his season was ended prematurely by right knee surgery on Dec. 18 ... looked to be coming around, with five points in 19 seconds at Saint Francis followed by eight points and seven rebounds in 16 minutes vs. Furman ... added five points and three boards in 12 minutes at USC Upstate and had four points and two rebounds at Duke on Nov. 28 before knee pain took its toll ... did not play in the next three games before opting for surgery ... had arthroscopic surgery on his right knee on Sept. 15 prior to the season.

Prep School
The Patterson School in Lenoir, N.C. (head coach Chris Chaney) ... rated as a three-star recruit by rivals.com ... did not play in 2007-08 due to a torn meniscus in his right knee ... had surgery on the knee in May of 2008 ... The Patterson School - which had seven players earn Division I scholarships (Freddy Asprilla, Florida International; Courtney Fortson, Arkansas; Nate Miles, Connecticut; Matt Simpkins, Memphis; Will Brown, New Mexico and Varez Ward, Texas in addition to Peggau) - finished 36-2 and was the No. 1 rated prep school in the country for the majority of the 2007-08 season.

High School
The Calverton School in Huntingtown, Md. (head coach Franklin Chaney) ... averaged around 23 points per game for The Calverton School in 2006-07 before enrolling at The Patterson School ... was named all-county Player of the Year and to the Washington Post All-Maryland Independent Schools Athletic League team in helping Calverton to a 19-9 record 10-2 runner-up finish in the MISAL ... the win total was the school's highest in 25 years.

Personal
Originally signed with James Madison in November 2007, but was released from his NLI after a spring coaching change at JMU ... came to the United States classified as a high school junior ... also considered Mississippi, Marshall, Kent State and fellow Atlantic 10 member Saint Louis in addition to Duquesne ... practiced Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu from the ages of ten through 17 ... plays both the guitar and drums ... corporate communication major with minors in Spanish and sociology ... full name is Rodrigo Schwinn Peggau ... date of birth: 6/24/88.

Peggau's Career Stats

Year
GP
GS
MIN
AVG
FG
FGA
FG%
3FG
3FGA
3FG%
FT
FTA
FT%
O.REB
D.REB
REB
AVG
PF
DQ
AST
TO
B
S
PTS
AVG
2009
4
0
40
10.0
8
11
.727
1
2
.500
5
7
.714
7
6
13
3.3
9
0
0
3
0
3
22
5.5
2010
28
3
217
7.8
14
34
.412
0
7
.000
7
22
.318
16
28
44
1.6
38
1
3
12
1
6
35
1.3
Career
32
3
257
8.0
22
45
.489
1
9
.111
12
29
.414
23
34
57
1.8
47
1
3
15
1
9
57
1.8

High Games: Points - 9 vs. Pittsburgh (Fr.-RS); Rebounds - 7, 2x vs. Robert Morris (Fr.-RS) last; Assists - 1, 3x at Princeton - CBI (Fr.-RS) last; Blocked Shots - 1 vs. Nicholls State (Fr.-RS); Steals - 2, 2x at West Virgnina (Fr.-RS) last; Minutes - 27 vs. Pittsburgh (Fr.-RS)

Peggau 2009-10 Game-by-Game (Sophomore)

OPPONENT	M	Fg-At	3m-At	Ft-At	O-D-Reb	PF	A	TO	B	S	Pts
NICHOLLS	6	0-0	0-0	0-0	0-0-0	3	0	0	1	0	0
at Iowa 	5	0-1	0-1	0-0	0-2-2	1	0	1	0	0	0
vs. Binghamton		Did not Play
vs. Ark.-Mon.	7	0-0	0-0	0-0	0-1-1	1	0	1	0	0	0
at W Carolina		Did not Play
RADFORD	        	Did not Play
PITTSBURGH	27	4-5	0-1	1-4	1-6-7	5	0	0	0	0	9
SAVANNAH ST.	7	0-0	0-0	0-0	0-1-1	4	0	1	0	0	0
at W. Virginia	*21	0-3	0-1	0-0	1-4-5	0	0	2	0	2	0
ROBT MORRIS	15	3-7	0-2	2-5	5-2-7	3	0	1	0	0	8
CANISIUS	9	1-2	0-0	0-0	0-1-1	0	1	0	0	0	2
at IUPUI	5	1-1	0-0	0-0	0-0-0	0	0	0	0	0	2
ST. FRANCIS	11	1-2	0-0	2-5	1-2-3	0	1	1	0	1	4
at Old Dominion	22	0-2	0-1	0-0	1-1-2	2	0	1	0	0	0
RICHMOND	1	0-0	0-0	0-0	0-0-0	0	0	0	0	0	0
at Dayton	1	0-1	0-0	0-0	1-0-1	1	0	0	0	0	0
SAINT LOUIS	3	0-1	0-0	0-0	1-1-2	2	0	1	0	0	0
at Rhode Is.	3	0-0	0-0	0-0	0-1-1	1	0	0	0	0	0
ST. BONA.	5	0-0	0-0	0-0	0-1-1	0	0	0	0	1	0
at Xavier	5	0-0	0-0	0-0	0-0-0	3	0	0	0	0	0
ST. JOSEPH'S		Did not Play
at Temple	9	0-0	0-0	0-0	0-0-0	3	0	0	0	0	0
at Geo. Wash.	7	1-1	0-0	0-0	0-2-2	2	0	0	0	0	2
UMASS    	2	0-0	0-0	0-0	0-0-0	0	0	0	0	0	0
LA SALLE	*5	0-0	0-0	1-2	0-1-1	2	0	0	0	0	1
at Charlotte	*2	0-1	0-0	0-0	0-0-0	0	0	0	0	1	0
DAYTON   	5	0-1	0-0	0-2	2-0-2	2	0	1	0	0	0
at Saint Louis	9	1-1	0-0	0-0	0-1-1	2	0	0	0	0	2
at St. Bona	5	1-1	0-0	0-0	1-0-1	0	0	1	0	0	2
FORDHAM  	7	0-1	0-0	0-2	1-0-1	1	0	1	0	0	0
at St. Bona	4	1-2	0-1	0-0	0-1-1	0	0	0	0	0	2
at Princeton	9	0-1	0-0	1-2	1-0-1	0	1	0	0	1	1
* - indicates game started

Peggau 2008-09 Game-by-Game (Freshman)

OPPONENT	  M	Fg-At	3m-At	Ft-At	O-D-Reb	PF	A	TO	B	S	Pts
HIGH POINT		Did not play
at. St. Francis	  3	2-2	0-0	1-1	1-0-1	0	0	0	0	0	5
FURMAN	         16	3-4	0-0	2-4	4-3-7	3	0	1	0	1	8
at SC Upstate	 12	1-2	1-1	2-2	0-3-3	4	0	2	0	2	5
at Duke	          9	2-3	0-1	0-0	2-0-2	2	0	0	0	0	4
at Pittsburgh		Injured
at Radford		Injured
W. VIRGINIA		Injured
ODU		        Underwent season-ending knee surgery Dec. 18
* - indicates game started
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