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Casey Sanders Biography
Courtesy: Duke Sports Information
Updated: 10/29/2009

Career Notes
Excellent shot blocker with long arms and an outstanding vertical leap ... runs the floor well for a player his size ... uses quickness to his advantage against bigger post players ... has seen action in 91 career games, including 13 starts ... has four career double-digit scoring games ... a career .500 field goal percentage shooter (59-of-118) ... averaging 2.0 points, 1.6 rebounds and 0.7 blocked shots in his career.

Junior Season (2001-02)
Averaged 1.6 points and 1.6 rebounds per game in 31 contests, including two starts ... tied for third on the team with 17 blocked shots ... shot .559 from the floor, his highest single season field goal percentage at Duke ... scored three points and had two rebounds in the NCAA Tournament Sweet 16 against Indiana (3/21) ... scored two points and had four rebounds and one assist against Notre Dame (3/19) in the second round of the NCAA Tournament ... scored six points and had three rebounds, two blocked shots and one assist in NCAA Tournament first round victory against Winthrop (3/16) ... tallied one blocked shot against Wake Forest (3/9) in ACC Tournament Semifinals ... recorded two points, one rebound and one blocked shot against St. John?s (2/24) ... had two rebounds against Wake Forest (2/21) ... completed a three-point play against N.C. State (2/14) ... scored three points and pulled down three rebounds against Florida State (2/7) ... had game-high two blocked shots against Clemson (2/2) ... recorded two points and four rebounds against North Carolina (1/31) ... scored two points and grabbed a season-high six rebounds in his first start of the year against Davidson (1/2) ... tallied two blocked shots and a career-high three steals against North Carolina A&T (12/16) ... led Duke with two blocked shots against Michigan (12/8) ... had team-high two blocked shots against Temple (12/5) ... recorded season-high 10 points, three rebounds and a steal against Portland (11/25) ... had two points and three rebounds against both Ball State (11/21) and South Carolina (11/20) in the Maui Invitational.

Sophomore Season (2000-01)
Played in 35 of 39 games ... started 11 times overall, including the last 10 games, at center for Duke (all Blue Devil victories) ... averaged 2.5 points, 1.8 rebounds and 0.9 blocks as a sophomore ... shot .467 from the floor and .517 from the foul line ... ranked 11th in the ACC in blocked shots (0.9) ... made 13 of his final 21 shots from the field (.619) ... blocked 13 shots in last eight games for the Blue Devils ... ranked second on the team and 11th in the ACC with 0.9 blocked shots per game ... scored five points, grabbed five rebounds and blocked two shots against Maryland in the Final Four (3/31) ... scored three points, grabbed three rebounds and blocked a shot in 16 minutes against UCLA (3/22) in the NCAA Tournament Sweet 16 ... scored four points and had three blocks against Missouri (3/17) ... had two rebounds and three blocks against North Carolina (3/11) in the ACC Tournament title contest ... scored seven points, grabbed four boards and blocked two shots in a career-high 26 minutes against Maryland (3/10) ... scored two points and blocked two shots in 11 minutes against North Carolina (3/4) ... blocked two shots in 10 minutes of action against Wake Forest (1/24) ... contributed five points and four boards in 18 minutes against Georgia Tech (2/21) ... scored two points and grabbed one rebound in seven minutes against Virginia (2/14) ... played one minute against Clemson (2/7) ... scored five points and grabbed four rebounds against Florida State (2/4) ... scored two points, grabbed one rebound and dished out one assist against Virginia (1/13) ... scored four points against Florida State (1/4) ... started first collegiate game, scoring seven points and recording three blocks against North Carolina A&T (12/30) ... scored three points and grabbed one rebound against Portland (12/19) ... set a season high with 11 points and pulled down a career-high eight rebounds in 14 minutes of action against Michigan (12/9) ... scored 10 points, including going 4-of-4 from the free throw line, in victory against Davidson (12/4) ... pulled down three rebounds, blocked one shot and dished out one assist in Preseason NIT Championship victory over Temple (11/24) ... played 24 minutes, grabbed four rebounds and blocked two shots in Preseason NIT semifinal victory over Texas (11/22) ... played 10 minutes in season opener against Princeton (11/14).

Freshman Season (1999-00)
Played in 25 games for a total of 144 minutes ... averaged 1.8 points and 1.2 rebounds ... his 17 blocked shots ranked fourth on the team ... his 0.7 blocks per game ranked third on the squad ... shot .500 from the field (12-of-24) and .647 from the foul line (22-of-34) ... had a career-high 12 points vs. North Carolina A&T (12/19) ... was 5-of-6 from the field in a career-best 18 minutes vs. North Carolina A&T ... blocked a career-best five shots vs. Army (11/20) ... part of a freshman class that averaged 40.5 points per game, the fourth-highest total by a freshman class in ACC history ... played on an NIT All-Star team that toured Italy in August of 2000.

High School
Was a four-year letterman in basketball at Tampa Prep High School for head coach Joe Fenlon ... a McDonald?s All-America as a senior ... voted Mr. Basketball for Florida ... the state AAA Player of the Year in 1999 ... served as the team captain ... set the state record for most blocks in a single game with 19 ... finished as the second-leading shot blocker in prep history with a 7.0 average ... recorded over 2,400 points and 500 blocked shots during his career ... averaged 22.0 points, 11.0 rebounds and 7.0 blocked shots as a senior ... secured averages of 20.0 points, 9.0 rebounds and 5.0 blocks as a junior ... his career high for points in a game was 38 ... recorded 26 career triple-doubles ... led team to three state tournament appearances ... team went 89-10 over his last three years ... participated in the McDonald?s All-America game, the Hoops Summit, the Capital Classic and the Dematha Invitational.

Personal
Son of Jesse and Alice Jackson ... born on October 23, 1979 ... has two sisters, LaRhonda and Jackie, and two brothers, Phillip and Cory ... a certified scuba diver ... interned at GlaxoSmithKline in Durham, N.C., during the summer of 2001 ... a history major.

Sanders? Career Statistics

SEASONGP-GSMPFG-FGAPCT3PT-APCTFT-FTAPCTREBAVGPF-DQASTOBSSTTPAVG
1999-0025-014412-24.5000-0.00022-34.647291.217-019174461.8
2000-0135-1137328-60.4670-0.00031-60.517631.872-2721323872.5
2001-0231-224219-34.5590-0.00012-25.480511.644-0517175501.6
Total91-1375959-118.5000-0.00065-119.5461431.6133-2134766121832.0
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