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Gary

Trent

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Height: 6'6"
Weight: 209
Year: Freshman
City/State: Columbus, Ohio
High School: Prolific Prep [Calif.]

Bio

Career
 A three-point sharpshooter that set a new Duke freshman record for made three-pointers in a single-season with 97
 Was one of three Blue Devils to start every game in 2017-18
 Became just the fourth freshman in Duke history to lead the team in three-point field goal percentage for a single-season (.402)
 Declared for the NBA Draft on April 7, 2018

2017-18
 Named to the NCAA All-Midwest Region Team
 Named ACC Player of the Week once (1/22) and Rookie of the Week twice (1/22, 2/5)
 Finalist for the Julius Erving Award
 One of three to start every game and averaged 33.9 minutes per contest
 Third on the team in scoring at 14.5 points, while leading the team in three-point shooting (.402) and free throw shooting (.876)
 Became just the fourth Duke freshman to lead the team in three-point shooting, and the first to also lead the ACC in the same season (based on NCAA stat minimums)
 His 97 made three-pointers set a Duke freshman record, while his .402 three-point percentage was the seventh-best by a Duke freshman
 Tied the Duke freshman record for made threes in a game (six) on four occasions
 His .876 free throw percentage ranked fifth-best by a Duke freshman
 Made 33-of-34 free throws in the clutch (final five minutes, plus overtime)
 Scored in double-figures 28 times, including in 23 of the final 27 games
 Duke’s second-leading scorer in the postseason, averaging 15.5 points in the ACC and NCAA Tournaments
 Made his Duke debut in the season opener versus Elon (11/10), scoring 17 points, with six rebounds and three assists while making 4-of-5 from three-point range
 Followed that with 17 points more the next night versus Utah Valley (11/11)
 Was clutch in the PK80, converting a three-point play to give Duke a 73-72 lead with :32 left against Texas (11/24) -- the team’s first lead since 2-0, and made two more free throws in overtime to ice the victory
 Against Florida in the PK80 title game (11/26), was 4-of-4 at the line in the final 1:12, as Duke went from trailing 84-83 to win 87-84
 Scored a then-career high 25 points, while tying a Duke freshman record with six made threes at Boston College (12/9)
 Poured in a career-high 30 points at Miami (1/15), hitting 6-of-9 from distance and a career-best 9-of-14 from the field
 Scored 14 points with a career-high five assists at Pitt (1/10)
 Recorded his first career double-double with 22 points and a career-high-tying 10 rebounds against Notre Dame (1/29)
 Followed that with another 22-point effort against St. John’s (2/3) at Madison Square Garden
 Hit 5-of-9 threes en route to 19 points against Virginia Tech (2/14)
 Scored 20 points with six rebounds against North Carolina in the ACC semifinals (3/9)
 Knocked down 8-of-18 from three-point range while scoring 16 and 18, respectively, in NCAA First and Second Round wins over Iona and Rhode Island
 Had four assists, five rebounds and three steals to go with 18 points against Rhode Island (3/17)
 Scored 14 points with five board against Syracuse in the Sweet 16 (3/23)
 Posted a 17-point effort in 44 minutes against Kansas in the Midwest Regional Final (3/25)

USA Basketball
• Won gold medals with USA Basketball at the 2015 FIBA Americas U16 Championship and the 2016 FIBA U17 World Championship
• Scored nine points and shared the team lead with five assists to help the U.S. to a 98-87 win at the 2017 Nike Hoop Summit in Portland, Ore.
• Selected for the 2016 USA Basketball Men’s Junior National Team minicamp
• Averaged 12.7 points and 3.9 rebounds during the USA’s gold-medal run at the 2016 FIBA U17 World Championship
• Named MVP of the 2015 FIBA Americas U16 Championship for leading the U.S. to gold with averages of 16.8 points and 2.8 rebounds

High School
• Ranked as the No. 7 overall recruit and No. 1 shooting guard in the 2017 high school class by ESPN
• Ranked No. 17 overall by Rivals.com and No. 20 overall – and No. 3 among shooting guards – by Scout.com
• Named the inaugural Allen Iverson National Player of the Year in 2017
• A 2017 McDonald’s All-American and Jordan Brand Classic selection
• Posted averages of 31.8 points, 6.4 rebounds and 3.8 assists as a senior at Prolific Prep in 2017 to lead the Crew to a 29-3 record
• Earned second-team All-America honors from MaxPreps and third-team recognition from the Naismith Trophy following his senior season
• Averaged 26.4 points and 5.8 rebounds per game for Apple Valley (Minn.) High School as a junior in 2016, earning first-team Junior All-America honors from MaxPreps
• Collected Gatorade Minnesota Player of the Year, USA Today Minnesota Player of the Year and first-team Minneapolis All-Metro honors in 2016
• Paced Apple Valley to the Minnesota 4A state title in 2015 with an average of 21.5 points per game on his way to first-team all-state recognition

Personal
• Born Gary Dajuan Trent, Jr., on Jan. 18, 1999, in Columbus, Ohio
• Son of Gary Trent, Natalia Trent and Roxanne Holt
• Father was the No. 11 overall pick in the 1995 NBA Draft out of Ohio University and played nine NBA seasons
• Has three brothers: Garyson, Grayson and Graydon
• Aunt, Tia Trent, was a two-time All-American sprinter at Indiana University; she holds the IU record for the indoor 400 meters (53.32)

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