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Randall D. Denton
Courtesy: Duke Sports Information
Release: 12/14/2005
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All-America, 1971
All-Atlantic Coast Conference, 1971
Two-Time Recipient of the Swett Memorial Trophy, 1970, 1971
Led Team in Scoring and Rebounding All Three Seasons
School Record-Holder for Rebounding Average
Played in the ABA and NBA

A basketball All-America in 1971, Randy Denton ended his career as one of the top centers in Duke history.

The Raleigh, North Carolina native led Duke in scoring and rebounding all three seasons and is currently ranked 12th on Duke's scoring list.

Denton owns the school record with a 12.7 career rebounding average and is still ranked in the Atlantic Coast Conference top ten for career rebounds per game. He is second only to Mike Gminski in total career rebounds with 1,067.

A two-time recipient of the Swett Memorial Trophy given to the team-voted most valuable player, Denton was selected all-ACC in 1971.

A fifth-round draft pick of the Boston Celtics, Denton spent six seasons in the American Basketball Association and the National Basketball Association playing in Memphis, Utah and Atlanta.

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