Comes to Duquesne as the nation's top junior college scorer in 2012-13 ... scored over 1,350 points in high school and 1,200 in junior college.
Independence Community College in Independence, Kan. (head coach Patrick Nee) ... led the nation's junior colleges in scoring at 25.9 points per game (828 points) on his way to being named Kansas Jayhawk Community College Conference Player of the Year ... averaged 5.5 rebounds and 2.9 assists and 2.0 steals per game for 17-15 Independence ... shot .536 from the field, including .354 (45-of-127) from 3-point ... scored 30 or more 11 times with a season-high 44 in a 101-87 loss to then 27-1 Coffeyville ... was 17-of-26 from the field in that game ... hit a season-high six 3-pointers in a 38-point outing against Labette ... scored over one-quarter of his points from the foul line where he was 233-of-294 (.793) ... attempted 17 or more free throws in a game five times, including a season-high 17-of-24 in a 30-point outing against Neosho County ... went 18-of-21 from the stripe in scoring 35 in an 88-81 win over Johnson County ... was 17-of-19 from the foul line in scoring 35 in a 93-92 loss at Brown Mackie ... had four double-doubles (points-rebounds) ... had five or more assists five times with a high of eight against Bacone College JV ... totaled 10 rebounds in a game four times ... finished his sophomore year with 94 assists and 61 turnovers (1.5-to-1 assist/turnover ratio) ... had two or fewer turnovers in 24 of 32 games ... averaged a team-high 12.9 points in 31 games as a freshman ... finished the year with 83 assists (1.6-to-1 assist/turnover ratio) and 48 steals ... went 129-of-175 from the foul line (.737) ... shot .469 from the field and .368 from 3-point (14-of-38).
Washington High School in Kansas City, Kan. (head coach Eric King) ... finished his career as Washington's all-time leading scorer with over 1,350 points as a two-year starter ... broke the record set by former UCLA standout Earl Watson, a four-year starter for the Bruins from 1998-01 ... Watson is in his 12th NBA season, currently with the Utah Jazz ... started 48 varsity games and scored 20 or more on 37 occasions ... scored 30 or more 10 times ... averaged 23.3 ppg. on 57 percent shooting in leading 22-3 Washington to a 5A state runner-up finish for the second consecutive season in 2011 ... the 22-3 record was the school's best in nearly 30 years ... named 2011 All-Metro Player of the Year by The Kansas City Star ... also earned first team all-state honors from The Topeka Capital-Journal/Wichita Eagle ... led the Kansas 5A state tournament in scoring with a 26.3 ppg. average - it was the highest tourney scoring average of any player in any classification in 2011 ... scored 34 points (18-of-24 from the foul line) in a state quarterfinal win over Lansing ... scored 29 points in an upset win over three-time defending 5A state champion Highland Park ... the victory helped Washington reach the state tournament for the first time since 2004 ... scored 27 points against three-time defending league champion Sumner Academy to help Washington clinch its first title in over a decade ... earlier in the season, White corralled on offensive rebound, was fouled and hit a pair of free throws with :00.6 seconds left to give Washington a 61-60 lead over Sumner ... White then stole the inbounds pass to secure the victory ... posted a career-high 41 points in a 93-91 loss to Wyandotte ... was the second-leading scorer in the state of Kansas in averaging 24.6 ppg. as a junior ... went 17-of-18 from the field in scoring 38 points in a win over Olathe Christian ... scored 30 points in an upset win over Kansas City metro preseason No. 1 Raytown South ... two-time Kansas City Kansan (KCK) Player of the Year.
Signed with Duquesne in April 2013 ... signed with Sam Houston State in May of 2011 prior to opting for junior college ... also had offers from a number of Mid-American Conference schools ... graduated 29th in his high school senior class of 236 ... full name is Tra'Vaughn Dominic White ... undeclared arts major ... date of birth: 9/11/92.