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Quinn Cook
Student-Athlete of the Week: Quinn Cook
Courtesy: Duke Sports Information
Release: 11/28/2012
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Sophomore Quinn Cook was named the Ronald McDonald House Duke Student-Athlete of the Week after leading Duke to the Battle 4 Atlantis championship with wins over Minnesota, VCU and No. 2 Louisville. He averaged 13.7 points, 3.3 rebounds, 6.3 assists and 2.0 steals per game while shooting 46.4 percent from the field (4-of-8 from three-point range) and 91.7 percent from the foul line en route to being named MVP of the event. Cook opened the tournament with a career highs in points (17) and steals (5) in a win over Minnesota. He also knocked down 3-of-4 threes and added three rebounds and four assists in the contest.

In the semifinals of the Battle 4 Atlantis, Cook registered nine points, three rebounds and a career-high matching nine assists (three turnovers). He played a career-best 39 minutes in the win against VCU's highly-touted full court pressure defense.

In the title game against No. 2 Louisville, Cook had 15 points, four rebounds, six assists, one block and one steal. He was at his best in the second half, scoring 13 of his 15 points after halftime. Cook hit a big three-point field goal with 7:48 remaining in the game after Louisville had taken its only lead of the second half on a Peyton Siva three-pointer. Cook went on to score Duke's final eight points of the contest.


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