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Marvin

Bagley III

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Height: 6'11"
Weight: 234
Year: Freshman
City/State: Phoenix, Ariz.
High School: Sierra Canyon [Calif.]

Bio

Career
 Compiled one of the most prolific seasons in the history of the Atlantic Coast Conference in 2017-18, becoming just the third player to lead the conference in scoring, rebounding and shooting percentage in a single-season
 Just the second player in ACC history to earn Player of the Year and Rookie of the Year in the same season
 A consensus first-team All-American in 2017-18
 Broke a litany of Duke single-game and season freshman records
 Played in 33 career games at Duke, made 32 starts, while averaging 21.0 points, 11.1 rebounds and 33.9 minutes; shot .614 from the field
 Was the NABC Freshman of the Year and the Pete Newell Big Man of the Year
 Declared for the 2018 NBA Draft on March 28, 2018

2017-18
 Became the 22nd Blue Devil to be named a consensus first-team All-Americas, earning the accolades from the Associated Press, USBWA, NABC and Sporting News; also named a John R. Wooden Award All-American
 A finalist for the John R. Wooden Award, the Citizen Naismith Trophy, the Oscar Robertson Trophy, and the Karl Malone Award
 Named the NABC National Freshman of the Year and the NABC Pete Newell Big Man of the Year
 Earned NABC All-District recognition
 Became just the second player in ACC history to be named the ACC Player of the Year and ACC Rookie of the Year in the same season, joining former Blue Devil Jahlil Okafor (2015)
 Unanimous selection as both a first-team All-ACC performer and ACC All-Freshman performer
 Earned nine ACC weekly honors, being named Rookie of the Week seven times (11/13, 11/27, 12/4, 1/2, 1/15, 1/29, 3/5) and Player of the Week twice (11/13, 11/27)
 Named to the All-ACC Academic Team
 Earned a spot on the ACC All-Tournament Team
 Earned recognition on the NCAA All-Midwest Region Team
 Played in 33 games and made 32 starts, averaging 21.0 points, 11.1 rebounds and 33.9 minutes, while shooting .614 from the field
 Missed four games late in the ACC season with a knee injury, and also played just 10 minutes versus No. 2 Michigan State (11/14) before sustaining an eye injury; played no less than 25 minutes in every other game
 Just the 13th player in ACC history to lead the conference in scoring and rebounding in a single season, and the first since 2008 (Tyler Hansbrough, North Carolina); Is the first Duke player and the ACC’s first freshman to accomplish it
 One of just three players in ACC history to lead the league in scoring, rebounding and field goal percentage, joining Clemson’s Horace Grant (1987) and Wake Forest’s Tim Duncan (1997)
 One of just four players nationally to average 20.0 points and 10.0 rebounds in 2017-18, and one of just two freshmen
 Became first Duke player to average 20 points and 10 rebounds since 1980 (Mike Gminski); has only been accomplished eight times in Duke history
 Set a litany of Duke freshman records, including most points (948), scoring average (21.0), rebounds (366), rebounding average (11.1), double-doubles (22), dunks (98; also stands as the overall Duke single-season record), most 30-point games (seven), most 15-rebound games (eight), and most 20-10 games (12)
 Was ninth nationally in rebounding average, 11th nationally in field goal percentage, 28th in scoring and tied for third in double-doubles
 Has four of the five 30-15 performances by any player under Coach K – Christian Laettner has the other (33-16 versus Maryland in 1992)
 Made his Duke debut with a 25-point, 10-rebound effort against Elon (11/10) in the season opener, shooting 12-of-18 from the field
 Followed that with 24 and 10 the next night versus Utah Valley (11/11)
 Had 18 and 15 versus Portland State in first game of the PK80 in Portland (11/23)
 Tied Duke’s freshman scoring record with a 34-point outburst versus Texas in the PK80 (11/24); also had 15 rebounds against Texas
 Earned MVP honors at the PK80 thanks to a 30-point, 15-rebound game against Florida in the Motion Bracket championship game (11/26)
 Scored 23 points and added 10 rebounds and three assists at Indiana in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge (11/29)
 Set his career high with four assists, to go with 18 points and seven rebounds in 25 minutes versus Evansville (12/20)
 Had a monster game at home against Florida State (12/30), setting Duke’s freshman record for rebounds (21) and scoring 32 points on 13 of 17 shooting; just the eighth 30-20 game in Duke history
 Followed FSU performance with 31 and 10, along with a career-high four blocked shots at NC State (1/6)
 Posted 30 and 11, along with a career-high four steals, three blocks and three assists against Wake Forest (1/13)
 Poured in 30 points on 13 of 18 from the field and added 14 rebounds against Virginia (1/27)
 Scored 15 points, had 16 boards and matched career-high with four assists at North Carolina (2/8)
 Missed four consecutive games with a knee injury sustained in the UNC game
Returned against Syracuse (2/24), scoring 19 points on 8-of-9 shooting in 31 minutes
 Scored the third-most points by a freshman in the ACC Tournament with 33 against Notre Dame in the quarterfinals (3/8); his 17 rebounds were one shy of the ACC Tournament mark for freshmen set by Virginia’s Ralph Sampson in 1980
 His 15 made field goals (on 23 attempts) against Notre Dame set an ACC Tournament record for freshmen
 Scored 19 points and added 13 boards against North Carolina in the ACC Tournament semifinals
 Collected 30 rebounds in two games of the ACC Tournament – the second-most overall in a two-game span in tournament history; his 52 points were the second-most by a freshman over two games in the ACC Tournament
 Posted 22 points in each of Duke’s first three NCAA Tournament games in wins over Iona, Rhode Island and Syracuse, shooting a combined 26 of 36 (.722) in those three games
 Played a career-high 44 minutes against Kansas in the Midwest Regional final, scoring 16 points with 10 rebounds and a pair of assists

USA Basketball
• Participated in the 2014 USA Junior National Team minicamp

High School
• Regarded as the consensus No. 1 recruit in the high school class of 2017 after reclassifying from the 2018 class; was previously the consensus No. 1 recruit in the class of 2018
• Averaged 25.8 points, a league-high 14.9 rebounds and 3.1 blocks per game for the Nike Phamily on the EYBL circuit in 2017
• A USA Today All-USA first team selection as a junior in 2017, averaging 24.9 points and 10.1 rebounds per game to lead Sierra Canyon to a 27-3 record
• Recognized as the 2017 Gatorade California Player of the Year and John R. Wooden CIF Southern Section Player of the Year while maintaining a 3.4 grade-point average in the classroom
• Also earned 2017 CIF Southern Section Open Division Player of the Year accolades
• Named Player of the Year by the Arizona Republic in 2015 after leading Corona del Sol High School (Ariz.) to a state championship as a freshman

Personal
• Born Marvin Bagley III on March 14, 1999, in Tempe, Ariz.
• Son of Marvin Jr. and Tracy Bagley
• Father is a Durham, N.C., native who played college football at North Carolina A&T
• Has two brothers, Marcus and Martray
• While living in the Los Angeles area, volunteered at Hoops with Heart, a non-profit organization in the city that benefits underprivileged youth

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