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#14 David McClure
Position: Forward
Height: 6'6"
Weight: 215
Year: Senior
City/State: Ridgefield, Conn.
High School: Trinity Catholic
McClure Videos
David McClure
Courtesy: Duke Sports Information
Updated: 10/29/2009
Career Notes

  • A skilled and intelligent player with the ability to play multiple positions
  • Uses instinctiveness and hustle to be a good rebounder and defender
  • Has played in 88 career games, including 18 starting assignments
  • Averaging 2.4 points and 2.9 rebounds, while shooting 47.0 percent from the field for his career
  • Has battled through injuries during his Duke career ... missed the entire 2005-06 season while recovering from left knee surgery ... missed opening two games of the 2007-08 season while recovering from right knee surgery
  • The last player from the state of Connecticut to attend Duke was All-America and three-time Academic All-America Mike Gminski (Monroe, Conn.)
  • Active in the community as part of Duke’s award-winning Verizon Read with the Blue Devils, a community outreach reading program in the Durham school district
  • Community involvement also includes visits to the Duke Children’s Hospital and an appearance at the 2007 Duke Children’s Golf Classic


  • Played in 30 games with four starting assignments
  • Averaged 1.0 points and 1.9 rebounds per game, while shooting 43.8 percent (14-of-32) from the field
  • Grabbed four rebounds and had one steal in 14 minutes against West Virginia (3/22) in the second round of the NCAA Tournament
  • Came off the bench to contribute six points, six rebounds, three assists, one block and three steals in two games at the ACC Tournament
  • Had two points and five rebounds and against Clemson (3/15) in the quarterfinal game ... posted four points, two assists and three steals in 15 minutes against Georgia Tech (3/14) in the semifinals
  • Tallied a season-high six rebounds to go with two assists and two steals in the ACC opener against Virginia (1/13)
  • Recorded four points on 2-of-3 shooting, four rebounds and two blocked shots at Temple (1/9)
  • Posted five rebounds in 14 minutes against Cornell (1/6)
  • Scored five points on 2-of-2 shooting from the field to go along with two steals against Albany (12/17)
  • Registered four points on 2-of-3 shooting to go with one rebound and one steal against Georgia Tech (2/27)
  • Tallied two points and two rebounds against Michigan (12/8)
  • Posted two points and three rebounds against Maryland (2/13)
  • Registered three rebounds and a blocked shot at Wake Forest (2/17)
  • Tallied two rebounds, one blocked shot and one steal in four minutes against No. 1 North Carolina (3/8)
  • Grabbed three rebounds against No. 11 Pittsburgh (12/20) in Madison Square Garden
  • Scored four points on 2-of-3 shooting to go with one rebound and one assist against Virginia Tech (1/24)
  • Missed the first two games of the season recovering from knee surgery performed in August


  • Played in 33 contests, making 11 starts
  • Averaged 4.2 points and 4.9 rebounds in 21.7 minutes per game
  • Shot .491 from the field (54-of-110)
  • Tied for second on the team in steals with 39
  • Also second on the team in offensive rebounds and blocked shots
  • Had two double-figure scoring and double-figure rebounding games
  • Led the team in rebounds seven times
  • Had five or more rebounds in a game 19 times
  • Pulled down five rebounds and added one assist and one block against N.C. State (3/8) in the opening round of the ACC Tournament
  • Had six rebounds, two points and two assists against Maryland (2/28)
  • Grabbed seven boards and added two points and one assist against St. John’s (2/25)
  • Pulled down four rebounds, all on the defensive end, to go along with two points and one block against Clemson (2/22)
  • Made all four field goal attempts for eight points and added seven boards, two steals and one assist against Georgia Tech (2/18)
  • Had four points, two rebounds and one assist against Boston College (2/14)
  • Scored four points and added four boards, two steals and one block against Maryland (2/11)
  • Grabbed five rebounds, including three on the offensive glass, and added three blocks and a steal against North Carolina (2/7)
  • Collected seven boards and added four points and a pair of blocks against Virginia (2/1)
  • Recorded nine points, three rebounds, one block and one steal against Boston College (1/28)
  • Scored eight points - including the game-winning bucket as time expired - and added six rebounds, one block and one steal against Clemson (1/25)
  • Made 5-of-6 field goal attempts for 10 points to go along with four rebounds, four steals and one assist against N.C. State (1/20)
  • Scored seven points and added six rebounds, three steals and a pair of assists against Wake Forest (1/18)
  • Pulled down 11 boards and added eight points and an assist against Miami (1/14)
  • Had six rebounds, one point and one block against Virginia Tech (1/6)
  • Grabbed a career-high 12 rebounds to go along with six points, two blocks and one assist against Temple (1/2)
  • Had a career-high four blocks to go along with six boards, two assists and a steal against Gonzaga (12/21)
  • Scored five points and added six rebounds, two assists, two steals and a block against Kent State (12/19)
  • Pulled down five rebounds and had four points and a steal against George Mason (12/9)
  • Scored six points to go along with three rebounds and two steals against Holy Cross (12/6)
  • Grabbed five rebounds and scored two points against Georgetown (12/2)
  • Tallied six points, three rebounds, three blocks and two steals against Indiana (11/28)
  • Had eight points on 3-of-4 shooting from the field and 2-of-4 shooting from the foul line with four steals, three rebounds, one assist and one block against Davidson (11/25)
  • Scored seven points on 3-of-3 shooting from the floor, including 1-of-1 shooting from three-point distance, and had three rebounds against Marquette (11/21) in the CBE Classic Championship game
  • Had two points, five rebounds and one steal against Air Force (11/20) in the semifinals of the CBE Classic
  • Recorded career highs in points (11) and steals (7) and added nine rebounds in 21 minutes against UNC Greensboro (11/16) ... his seven steals in the game tied for the fourth-highest mark in school history ... five of his nine rebounds against the Spartans came on the offensive glass
  • Scored six points on 3-of-3 shooting from the field to go along with six rebounds and a steal against Columbia (11/12) in the first round of the CBE Classic


  • Missed his sophomore season recovering from offseason knee surgery (left) to repair an osteochondral lesion on his patella
  • Did not see game action, earned a letter and redshirted


  • Saw action in 25 games and earned three starting assignments
  • Averaged 1.7 points, 1.4 rebounds and 0.4 assists in 7.4 minutes per game
  • Shot .436 from the floor (17-of-39) and .533 from the free throw line (8-of-15)
  • 20 of his 34 total rebounds were on the offensive glass
  • Collected three rebounds in three minutes in the ACC Championship game versus Georgia Tech (3/13)
  • Set season highs with nine points, five rebounds, three field goals and one three-point field goal versus Virginia (3/11) ... also had two assists and a steal in 20 minutes of action in the win over the Cavaliers
  • Went 2-of-3 from the free throw line in two minutes against North Carolina (3/6)
  • Went 2-of-2 from the field to score four points in a win over St. John’s (2/26)
  • Had two points, one rebound, one blocked shot and two steals versus Maryland (1/26)
  • Scored six points on 2-of-2 shooting from the floor and 2-of-2 from the free throw line against N.C. State (1/13)
  • Played seven minutes, registering two points, two rebounds, two assists and a blocked shot against Illinois-Chicago (12/14)
  • Grabbed four rebounds in a win over Toledo (12/12)
  • Scored five points in 19 minutes and had one rebound and an assist versus Valparaiso (12/4)
  • Played five minutes, recording two points, one rebound and an assist against Michigan State (11/30)
  • Registered two points, three rebounds, two blocked shots and a steal in a win over UNC Greensboro (11/27)
  • Played seven minutes, collecting three rebounds and an assist in a win over Davidson (11/22)
  • Started his first collegiate game, finishing with four points, three assists, three steals and two blocked shots against Tennessee-Martin (11/20).

High School

  • A proven winner who led his high school team to a 101-7 record and three state championships in his four-year prep career
  • Four-year letterwinner who led Trinity Catholic to a 27-0 record and the Connecticut state championship as a senior
  • Closed his high school career with 52 consecutive wins
  • Averaged a double-double in each of his last three high school seasons
  • Averaged 15.7 points and 11.7 rebounds per game, while earning Gatorade Connecticut Player of the Year honors in 2004
  • Also named the 2004 Connecticut High School Coaches Association and Coca-Cola Player of the Year
  • A 2004 Connecticut Coaches Academic all-state team selection
  • Finished prep career fourth all-time at Trinity with 1,367 points ... was also second with 1,186 career rebounds, while adding 389 steals and 321 blocked shots in his career
  • MVP of the state title games in 2003 and 2004
  • MVP of the 2004 Glaxo Smith Kline Invitational
  • Rated as the country’s No. 13 small forward by Insiders and No. 21 by Rivals ... ranked No. 19 nationally and No. 3 in the Northeast by Prep Nation
  • One of six recipients of the New York Knickerbockers MSG Network’s inaugural Dave DeBusschere Award
  • Named the New Haven Register and Hartford Courant State Player of the Year as a senior
  • Participated in the Wendy’s All-Star Shootout and the J.C.C.S. 43rd Annual Schoolboy/Schoolgirl Classic
  • Three-year starter and three-time all-state selection
  • Led Trinity to three FCIAC tournament championships
  • Averaged 17.2 points and 12.5 rebounds per game as a junior
  • Averaged 16.5 points and 10.2 rebounds as a sophomore
  • Played at Trinity under head coach Mike Walsh
  • Never fouled out of a game in his high school career
  • Selected Duke over Notre Dame

USA Basketball

  • Member of the East squad in the 2003 USA Youth Basketball Development Festival
  • Averaged 6.0 points and 3.8 rebounds per game at the event
  • Former Duke teammate, DeMarcus Nelson, competed for the West squad


  • Born David James McClure on April 1, 1986, in Danbury, Conn.
  • Father, Jim, is a physical therapist and his mother, Betty, is a registered nurse
  • Has an older sister, Laura
  • Father played basketball from 1966-70 at Davis and Elkins College
  • Second cousin, Stanley Dorsey, played football at Duke from 1990-93
  • Recipient of President’s Education Award for Outstanding Academic Achievement in 2004
  • Volunteered his time for Dads for Kids Inc.
  • Recognized by Ridgefield Boys and Girls Club for outstanding achievement on and off the basketball court
  • An outstanding student who maintained better than a 3.5 cumulative grade point average in high school
  • Hobbies include listening to music, singing, working on computers, playing video games and watching movies
  • Favorite athlete is Michael Jordan
  • Was born the day after Duke played in its first NCAA title game under Mike Krzyzewski
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