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Duke Men's Basketball BIO
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Brandon Ingram
Player Profile:
Brandon Ingram 2292741
Position: Guard/Forward
Height: 6'9"
Weight: 190
Year: Freshman
City/State: Kinston, N.C.
High School: Kinston
Career Stats

Career

• Played in 36 games and drew 34 starting assignments
• Averaged 17.3 points, 6.8 rebounds, 2.0 assists and 1.4 blocks in 34.6 minutes per game
• Declared for the NBA Draft on April 4, 2016, after one season at Duke
• Left his mark on Duke’s freshman record book in numerous categories during an All-America season

2015-16
• Named an honorable mention All-American by the Associated Press
• Earned USBWA Freshman All-America honors and was named a finalist for the Wayman Tisdale National Freshman of the Year Award
• One of five finalists for the Julius Erving Small Forward of the Year Award
• Earned All-District 2 first team honors from the NABC and All-District III recognition from the USBWA
• A consensus second-team All-ACC pick and the consensus ACC Freshman of the Year
• Named ACC Rookie of the Week four times (12/7, 1/4, 1/11, 2/15) and Wayman Tisdale National Freshman of the Week once (1/12)
• Played in all 36 games, starting 34 times, and averaged 17.3 points, 6.8 rebounds, 2.0 assists and 1.4 blocks in 34.6 minutes per contest
• For the season, ranked sixth in the ACC in scoring (17.3), seventh in three-point percentage (.410) and minutes played (34.6), ninth in three-pointers per game (2.2), 10th in blocks (1.4) and 13th in rebounds (6.8)
• Led ACC freshmen in scoring, rebounds, three-pointers per game, three-point percentage, minutes played and double-doubles (8)
• Ranked third among major-conference freshmen in scoring
• Averaged 17.4 points, 7.6 rebounds, 2.3 assists and 1.5 blocks per game in ACC play
• In conference play, ranked third in the ACC in three-pointers per game (2.5), fourth in three-point percentage (.421), fifth in blocks (1.5) and minutes played (37.2), sixth in scoring (17.4) and 10th in rebounds (7.6)
• Duke’s leading scorer in the 2016 NCAA Tournament, averaging 23.0 points to go along with 6.3 rebounds and 2.7 assists in the three games
• Scored at least 20 points in each of Duke’s three NCAA Tournament games in 2016
• Led Duke in scoring nine times, rebounds seven times and assists on six occasions
• Scored in double figures 31 times in 36 games, including 14 games with at least 20 points, and recorded eight double-doubles
• Finished the season ranked on Duke’s freshman charts in scoring (3rd, 624), scoring average (T3rd, 17.3), double-figure scoring games (T3rd, 31), 20-point games (T2nd, 14), field goals (4th, 214), three-point field goals (2nd, 80), three-point percentage (6th, .410), free throws (4th, 116), free throw attempts (4th, 170), rebounds (7th, 244), rebound average (7th, 6.8), blocks (5th, 49), blocks per game (T4th, 1.4), double-doubles (5th, 8), minutes played (3rd, 1,246) and minutes per game (4th, 34.6)
• Broke out with 24 points in a home win over Indiana in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge (12/2), knocking down 10-of-15 shots from the floor and 4-of-6 from beyond the arc
• Scored 26 points and grabbed a career-high 14 rebounds in a home win over Georgia Southern (12/15)
• Had 25 points and nine rebounds in a win at Boston College (1/2) in his ACC debut
• Blocked a career-high six shots to go along with 16 points and nine rebounds in a home win over Virginia Tech (1/9)
• Notched a double-double with 18 points and 10 boards to help Duke to a home win over No. 13 Louisville (2/8)
• Poured in 25 points to help Duke defeat No. 7 Virginia at Cameron Indoor Stadium (2/13)
• Put up 20 points, 10 rebounds and four assists in Duke’s win at No. 5 North Carolina (2/17)
• In NCAA Tournament play, scored 20 points in the win over UNC Wilmington (3/17), 25 in the win over Yale (3/19) and 24 against Oregon in the Sweet 16 (3/24) while playing 119 of a possible 120 minutes

USA Basketball
• Member of the 2015 United States Junior National Select Team
• Scored 12 points on 5-of-6 shooting from the floor at the 2015 Nike Hoop Summit

High School
• Regarded as the No. 3 overall recruit in the 2015 high school class by ESPN and Scout, as well as No. 4 overall by Rivals
• A 2015 McDonald’s All-America selection
• Scored 15 points in the 2015 McDonald’s All-American Game, shooting 6-of-11 from the field
• A 2015 Parade All-American
• Helped lead Kinston to four consecutive NCHSAA state championships, one of only two players in state history to do so
• Averaged 24.3 points, 10.4 rebounds, 3.6 assists, 3.0 blocks and 1.6 steals per game as a senior in 2015
• Named MVP of the state championship game as a senior, scoring 28 points to go with 10 rebounds and five blocks in a win over East Lincoln
• Posted averages of 19.5 points, 9.1 rebounds, 2.5 blocks and 1.5 assists per game as a junior in 2014
• Named Eastern Regional MVP after guiding Kinston to its third consecutive state title
• Averaged 12.4 points, 3.9 rebounds and 1.5 assists per contest as a sophomore

Personal
• Born Brandon Xavier Ingram on Sept. 2, 1997, in Kinston, N.C.
• Son of Donald and Joann Ingram
• Has an older brother, Donovan, and an older sister, Brittany
• Brother played basketball at South Plains College (2008-10) and UT Arlington (2010-12)

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