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Amile Jefferson
Player Profile:
Amile Jefferson 819011
Position: Forward
Height: 6'9"
Weight: 225
Year: Senior
City/State: Philadelphia, Pa.
High School: Friends Central School
Career Stats

Career
• Has played in 115 games in a Duke uniform, including 68 starts, and averaged 6.1 points and 5.7 rebounds in 20.0 minutes
• Has helped lead Duke to a 116-30 record during his tenure, including a 96-19 mark in games in which he has played
• Has played in 10 NCAA Tournament games, helping Duke win its fifth NCAA championship in 2015
• One of the best offensive rebounders in Duke history, entering his final season ranked sixth on Duke’s career list (277)
• Has a .624 career field goal percentage, second-best in program history (min. 200 field goals made) heading into his final campaign
• Entering his final season, Duke is 25-2 when he leads the team in rebounds
• Duke’s vocal leader and a veteran voice for young players in the program
• The only player in Duke history to be named to the All-ACC Academic Team four times

2015-16
• Member of the All-ACC Academic Team
• Started the first nine games of the season, averaging 11.4 points and 10.3 rebounds while shooting .683 from the floor
• Missed the final 27 games of the season with a right foot fracture
• Prior to his injury, led Duke in rebounds eight times and posted three double-doubles in nine games
• Opened the season with a career high-tying 19 points on 7-of-9 shooting in a home win over Siena (11/13)
• Scored 16 points and tied his career high with 15 rebounds against No. 2 Kentucky at the Champions Classic in Chicago (11/17)
• Played a career high-tying 35 minutes in a home win over Indiana (12/2), finishing with 11 rebounds, a career-best eight assists and three blocks

2014-15
• Member of the All-ACC Academic Team
• Played in all 39 games, making 26 starts
• Averaged 6.1 points and 5.8 rebounds while shooting .631 from the floor
• Ranked 20th in the ACC in rebound average (5.8) and led Duke in rebounds nine times
• Ranked second on the team with an average of 2.3 offensive rebounds per game
• Scored in double figures 10 times on the season and recorded three double-doubles
• Averaged 2.8 points and 4.1 rebounds in the six NCAA Tournament games on Duke’s run to the 2015 national title
• Netted a career-high 19 points and added seven rebounds in a win at No. 6 Louisville (1/17)
• Scored 13 points and blocked a career-high six shots in Duke’s overtime home win over No. 15 North Carolina (2/18)
• Provided a defensive spark with seven rebounds and three blocks in the win over No. 3 Wisconsin in the national championship game (4/6)

2013-14
• Member of the All-ACC Academic Team
• Played in all 35 games with 26 starts, averaging 6.5 points and 6.9 rebounds while shooting .644 from the field
• For the season, ranked fourth in the ACC in offensive rebounds per game (2.9) and 11th in total rebounds per game (6.9)
• Raised his rebounding numbers to 7.2 total rebounds and 3.1 offensive boards per game in ACC play; ranked seventh in total rebounds and fourth in offensive rebounds in ACC action
• Led Duke in rebounds 11 times on the season and posted eight games with double-figure boards
• Scored 17 points on 7-of-9 shooting against Kansas in the Champions Classic in Chicago (11/12)
• Tallied 10 points and a career-high 15 rebounds in a home win over Virginia (1/13)
• Fueled a win at No. 18 Pittsburgh (1/27) with 14 points and 10 rebounds
• Named to the ACC All-Tournament second team after averaging 7.7 points and 8.0 rebounds to help lead Duke to the championship game

2012-13
• Member of the All-ACC Academic Team
• Appeared in 32 games with seven starts, averaging 4.0 points and 2.9 rebounds
• Averaged 1.3 offensive rebounds per game, second-best on the team
• Scored in double figures six times on the year
• Recorded 11 points, nine rebounds and three blocks in a home win over Maryland (1/26)
• Scored a season-high 14 points in a home win over Boston College (2/24)

High School
• Ranked as the No. 21 overall recruit in the 2012 high school class by Scout, as well as No. 25 by ESPN and No. 36 by Rivals
• Selected for the 2012 McDonald’s All-American Game, where he scored eight points and grabbed three rebounds
• Named Gatorade Pennsylvania Player of the Year and Philadelphia Inquirer Player of the Year as both a junior and senior
• Led Friends Central to a 98-14 record and four Pennsylvania Independent Schools Tournament titles
• Finished his high school career with 1,569 points, 839 rebounds and 189 blocks
• A USA Today second-team All-USA as a senior in 2012 after averaging 19.9 points, 10.2 rebounds and 2.7 steals per game
• Led the 2011 NBPA Top 100 Camp in scoring with an average of 20.8 points per game
• Averaged 19.4 points and 7.0 rebounds at the 2011 adidas Nations
• Averaged 17.7 points, 9.7 rebounds and 1.9 blocks per game as a junior at Friends Central

Personal
• First name is pronounced a-meel
• Born Amile O. Jefferson on May 7, 1993, in Philadelphia
• Son of Malcolm Musgrove and Quetta Jefferson
• Father played basketball at Delaware State from 1992-94
• Has a brother, Malcolm, and four sisters, Amoni, Amesa, Amea and Milan

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