The team’s lone senior ... first time since 2001-02 that Duke had only one senior (Matt Christensen) ... a walk-on who provides valuable competition for the Blue Devils in practice settings ... has seen action in 11 games in his career ... earned the Dr. Deryl Hart Award as the Blue Devils’ top student-athlete at the 2006 team banquet.
Played the final four minutes in Duke’s victory over Seton Hall in the second round of the NIT Season Tipoff (11/16) ... missed most of the season with a herniated disk in his lower back.
Saw action in six games ... played the final minute in a win over Miami (3/3) ... saw action against Virginia Tech (1/30) ... played two minutes versus Florida State (1/22) ... played the final minute of the win over Illinois-Chicago (12/14) ... saw action against Valparaiso (12/4) ... played two minutes, taking one shot versus UNC Greensboro (11/27).
Saw action in four contests, playing a total of nine minutes ... played one minute in an NCAA Opening Round Tournament win over Alabama State (3/18) ... registered first career rebound in three minutes against Valparaiso (2/26) ... played two minutes in a win over Georgetown (1/24) ... went 0-of-2 from the field in three minutes against Fairfield (1/6) in first career game.
Three-year letterwinner at Belmont Hill School ... averaged 17.0 points per game and led the team to the semifinals in the state tournament as a senior ... an all-league selection in 2003 ... also lettered one year in baseball.
Full name is Joseph Case Pagliuca ... son of Stephen and Judy Pagliuca ... born November 19, 1984 ... has two brothers, Jesse and Nick, and a sister, Stephanie ... father, Stephen, was a member of the 1973-74 Duke junior varsity team and is a co-owner of the Boston Celtics ... uncle, Jeffrey, is a 1977 Duke graduate ... spent the summer of 2003 working at a souvenir store next to Fenway Park ... did some pre-NBA Draft work for the Boston Celtics in 2004 ... majoring in economics ... minoring in math.