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Belma Nurkic
Belma  Nurkic

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Pittsburgh, Pa.

High School:
Baldwin

Height:
5-8

Position:
Guard

Birthdate:
08/04/1992



02/23/2015

@DuqWBB Looks for Season Sweep of Saint Joseph's on Wednesday

Dukes look for 20th win, program record 12th A-10 victory

02/22/2015

@DuqWBB Defeats Rhode Island on Senior Day 60-50

Gronas scored career-high 20

02/20/2015

@DuqWBB Hosts Rhode Island on Sunday for Senior Day

Brenshan, Chmiel, Johnson, King, Nurkic to be honored

02/18/2015

@DuqWBB Wins Overtime Thriller Over Richmond 58-51

Dukes win seventh straight to improve to 18-8, 10-3 - Robinson sets record

02/14/2015

Robinson Scores 1,000th Career Point in @DuqWBB's 69-49 Win at Massachusetts

Dukes extend winning streak to six games

02/18/2015

Duquesne 58, Richmond 51 (OT)

Duquesne 58, Richmond 51 (OT)

02/07/2015

National Girls and Women in Sports Day

National Girls and Women in Sports Day

01/24/2015

Davidson 47, Duquesne 83

Davidson 47, Duquesne 83

01/18/2015

Saint Joseph's 54, Duquesne 63

Saint Joseph's 54, Duquesne 63

01/15/2015

Duquesne 77, Saint Louis 64

Duquesne 77, Saint Louis 64

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As a Junior (2013-14)
Played in 33 games, making one start ... season-high 15 points at Miami and at Saint Francis ... career-high six assists versus Buffalo ... three 3-pointers and career-high two blocks versus Dayton.

As a Sophomore (2012-13)
Played in 32 games, making 21 starts ... Dukes were 17-4 in her starts ... career-high 19 points at Ohio ... career-high 13 attempts at Dartmouth ... career-high six 3-pointers and 18 points at VCU ... 15 points vs. Liberty in the Preseason WNIT ... 11 points at Buffalo and vs. Saint Francis.

As a Freshman (2012)
Played in all 32 games, starting one ... season-high 16 points and seven field goals versus Buffalo ... 14 points at North Dakota ... named Atlantic 10 Rookie of the Week after UB and UND games ... 11 points at Rhode Island ... made first career start at Saint Louis.

High School
Ranked as the 122nd best guard by ESPN HoopGurlz ... led Baldwin to an appearance in the 2010 WPIAL championship game and the PIAA quarterfinals while averaging 19.5 points per game as a junior ... PIAA First-Team AAAA All-State selection, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Player of the Year and Fab 5 selection ... Pittsburgh Tribune-Review Terrific 10 selection ... MSA Sports Network Player of the Year.

Personal
Graduated in December 2014 with a degree in sociology ... currently taking graduated classes ... Director of Athletics' Honor Roll ... moved to the United States in first grade with her parents from Bosnia.

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Nurkic's Career Highs

Points 19 at Ohio - 11/25/13
Field Goals Made 7 vs. Buffalo - 11/14/11
Field Goals Attempted 13 at Dartmouth - 12/29/12
Field Goal Percentage (minimum 6 attempts) .750 (6-8) at VCU - 01/23/13
3-Pt. Field Goals Made 6 at VCU - 01/23/13
3-Pt. Field Goals Attempted 9 at North Dakota - 11/20/11
3-Pt. Field Goal Percentage (minimum 2 made) .750 (3-4) at Rhode Island - 02/08/12
FT Made 5 (last) at Rhode Island - 03/01/14
FT Attempted 6 (last) at Rhode Island - 03/01/14
FT Percentage (minimum 5 made) .833 (5-6) (last) at Rhode Island - 03/01/14
Rebounds 7 (last) at Bowling Green 03/23/13
Assists 6 Buffalo - 11/20/13
Steals 3 (last) vs. George Washington - 03/02/12
Blocks 2 Dayton - 02/08/14
Turnovers 3 (last) at St. Bonaventure - 02/15/14
Minutes 33 vs. James Madison - 12/16/12
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