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Antonio

Vrankovic

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Center
Height: 7'0"
Weight: 269
Year: Senior
Hometown: Zagreb, Croatia
High School: Pine Crest School [Fla.]

Bio

Career Stats

Career

  • Played in 49 career games and earned his first start in Duke’s Senior Night win over Wake Forest
  • Admired by his teammates for his attitude and toughness on and off the court
  • Provided Duke size and strength around the rim

2018-19

  • Played in 17 games, averaging 1.4 points and 1.3 rebounds in 5.3 minutes per game
  • Made his first career start on Senior Night as Duke beat Wake Forest at Cameron Indoor
  • Scored four points in the season-opening win over Kentucky (11/6), hitting his lone shot from the floor and knocking down two free throws
  • Logged a season-high 12 minutes in the San Diego State win (11/19) at the Maui Invitational, pulling down four rebounds with two points and an assist
  • Scored four points with three boards in the win over Clemson (1/5) to open ACC play
  • In the Georgia Tech win (1/26), played six minutes with a point, rebound, steal and block
  • Gave Duke 10 important minutes in the win over North Carolina in the ACC Tournament semifinal (3/15) with two points, a pair of assists and a blocked shot to lift his team to the title game

2017-18

  • Played in 14 games, averaging 1.0 points and 1.1 rebounds in 4.7 minutes per game
  • Made his season debut in the opener against Elon (11/10), logging three points, three rebounds and an assist in 12 minutes
  • Came off the bench to give Duke five key minutes against Michigan State in the Champions Classic (11/14), scoring three points with a rebound and an assist
  • Had two points and matched a career-high with two assists against Evansville (12/20)
  • Played five minutes in an ACC win over Pittsburgh (1/20) and scored two points with two rebounds
  • Had a pair of rebounds in a home win over Virginia Tech (2/14)

2016-17

  • Saw time in 13 games, averaging 2.5 points and 2.6 rebounds in 7.8 minutes per appearance
  • Part of Duke's first sub group once
  • Led the Blue Devils in rebounding once
  • Posted five points and a career-high 10 rebounds in the season-opening win over Marist (11/11)
  • Played critical minutes in the win over Penn State (11/19) due to injuries and responded with two points and three boards
  • Had four points and four rebounds in the home win over William & Mary (11/23)
  • Put up a career-high eight points and added five rebounds in Duke's home win over Appalachian State (11/26)
  • Matched his career high with eight points in a home win over Maine (12/3)
  • Scored two points but made an integral impact on the defensive end against John Collins in Duke's win at Wake Forest (1/28)
  • Recorded two points and three rebounds in Duke's first-round NCAA Tournament win over Troy (3/17)

2015-16

  • Played in five games, averaging 0.8 points and 1.4 rebounds
  • Had his best night of the season in the home win over Bryant (11/14), scoring four points and grabbing three rebounds

High School

  • A three-year letterwinner at Pine Crest School
  • A two-time Sun Sentinel first-team all-county honoree, as well as a two-time Class 4A-2A All-Broward first-team selection
  • Averaged 27.5 points, 16.1 rebounds and 5.0 blocks per game as a senior
  • Scored 55 points in a game against Taravella High School, shooting 24-of-48 from the floor, to tie Brandon Knight's school single-game scoring record
  • Averaged 18.7 points, 12.4 rebounds and 3.8 blocks per contest as a junior in 2014
  • Posted averages of 10.7 points, 11.3 rebounds and 2.7 blocks as a sophomore

Personal

  • Last name is pronounced Vran-koe-vitch
  • Born Antonio Vrankovic on Oct. 28, 1996, in Minneapolis
  • Son of Stojko and Lovorka Vrankovic
  • Father played five NBA seasons with Celtics, Timberwolves and Clippers during the 1990s; also competed internationally for Yugoslavia, winning Olympic silver medals in 1988 and 1992, as well as FIBA World Cup bronze medals in 1986 and 1994
  • Has two older sisters, Andrea and Matea

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