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#30 Jon Scheyer
Position: Guard
Height: 6'5"
Weight: 180
Year: Freshman
City/State: Northbrook, Ill.
High School: Glenbrook North
Experience: High School
Jon Scheyer bio
Courtesy: Duke Sports Information
Updated: 11/04/2009


Career Notes

  • A crafty veteran with the ability to score in a variety of ways and set up his teammates ... well-rounded skill set makes him one of the top guards in the country
  • An excellent ball handler and defender who has recorded more steals than turnovers in each of the past two seasons
  • Averaging 13.0 points in 104 career games ... one of 59 players in school history with 1,000 career points, ranking 32nd all-time with 1,349 points
  • One of the top free throw shooters in the country ... ranks eighth in ACC history (third at Duke) with a career .854 free throw percentage (414-of-485) 
  • Ranks 17th at Duke with 187 career three-point field goals ... shooting .379 from three-point range (187-of-493) for his career
  • Also ranks 26th at Duke with 246 assists and 23rd with 143 career steals 
  • Has 76 double figure scoring games in his career with 15 games with 20 or more points and one 30-point effort
  • Two-time team captain
  • Active in Duke’s award-winning Verizon Read with the Blue Devils, a community outreach reading program in the Durham school district


2008-09

  • Named ACC Tournament MVP and to the All-Tournament first team after averaging 21.7 points and 4.0 rebounds in the three games
  • Played in all 37 games with 35 starts
  • Led the team in minutes played (1214), three-point field goals (79), three-point attempts (205), three-point percentage (.385), free throws made (179), free throws attempted (214), assists (102) and steals (58)
  • Finished third on the team in scoring at 14.9 points per game ... also averaged 3.6 rebounds per game and 2.8 assists per game
  • Scored in double figures in 30 games with nine 20-point contests and one 30-point outingRanked 18th in the ACC in scoring (14.9 ppg.), seventh in free throw percentage (.836), tied for eighth in steals (1.6 spg.) and three-point field goals made (2.1 3pg.) and eighth in minutes per game (32.8)
  • Also ranked 20th in scoring (14.1 ppg.), eighth in free throw percentage (.822), tied for eighth in three-point field goals per game (2.2), third in assist-to-turnover ratio (2.1:1) and ninth in minutes played (34.1 mpg.) in conference-only games
  • Made three or more three-point field goals in 16 games overall, including a stretch of eight straight games with three or more three-pointers
  • Recorded 10 or more free throw attempts in eight games, making at least 10 free throws three times
  • Led the team in assists in 18 games with three or more assists in 19 games and five or more in six outings
  • Posted three or more steals in 10 outings
  • Averaged 18.5 points, 3.3 rebounds, 2.9 assists and 2.1 steals in 11 games against ranked teams
  • Finished the ACC Tournament with 65 points, ranking eighth at Duke for points in the conference tournament
  • Made 12 three-point field goals in the ACC Tournament, which ranks tied for second-most by a Duke player 
  • Scored 29 points and was 13-of-15 from the free throw line in the championship game against Florida State (3/15) ... the 29 points is tied for the 10th highest single game total by a Duke player in the ACC Tournament while the 13 made free throws are tied for the second-most
  • Tallied 24 points on a perfect 7-of-7 from the field, 3-of-3 from the three-point line and 7-of-8 from the free throw line at No. 2 North Carolina (3/8) 
  • Came off the bench with 17 points against Florida State (3/3), his 24th career game in double figures off the bench
  • Scored a career-high 30 points against No. 8 Wake Forest (2/22)
  • Tallied his 200th career assist against Maryland (1/24) to become the 36th player at Duke with at least 200 assists
  • Scored his 1,000th career point against Davidson (1/7) ... finished with  22 points, three rebounds, four assists and three steals against the Wildcats
  • Recorded 23 points on career highs of 9-of-11 field goals and 5-of-7 three-point field goals against No. 7 Xavier (12/20)
  • Made a career-high 13-of-13 from the foul line against Rhode Island (11/16) ... his 13 free throws without a miss is tied for the fourth-most in school history
  • Registered a career-high seven assists against Georgia Southern (11/11)


2007-08

  • Played in all 34 games with one start on the year ... Duke’s first substitution a team-high 22 times
  • Ranked third on the team in minutes played (28.3 mpg.) and fourth in scoring at 11.7 points per game
  • Also averaged 3.9 rebounds, 2.4 assists and 1.4 steals per game, while shooting .444 from the field (115-of-259) and .388 from three-point range (47-of-121)
  • Ranked second in the ACC and 12th nationally in free throw percentage (.889, 120-of-135) ... free throw percentage was the fifth best single-season total in school history
  • Had two streaks of 20 consecutive made free throws
  • Registered a team-best 2.24:1 assist-to-turnover ratio
  • Collected 46 steals and had only 37 turnovers 
  • Scored in double-figures 23 times, including three games with 20 or more points
  • Led the team in scoring five times and in assists seven times 
  • Went 9-of-9 from the foul line and finished with 15 points against West Virginia (3/22)
  • Tallied 13 points, five rebounds, two assists and three steals in the first round of the NCAA Tournament against Belmont (3/20)
  • Made 10-of-11 from the foul line and 4-of-7 from the field for 18 points against Georgia Tech (3/14)
  • Scored 19 points on 4-of-8 shooting, 3-of-5 from the three-point line and 8-of-8 from the foul line at N.C. State (3/1)
  • Notched 27 points on 7-of-13 shooting, including 5-of-9 from the three-point line, and 8-of-9 from the foul line to go with five assists and three steals at Miami (2/20) ... scored 22 of his 27 points in the second half to match the most points by a player off the bench in Duke history
  • Had 17 points, six rebounds, three assists and three steals at No. 3 North Carolina (2/6)
  • Scored 16 points in the first half at Florida State (1/16) and finished with a game-high 21 points ... made nine field goals (9-of-13) against the Seminoles  
  • Made 7-of-10 field goals, including 3-of-6 treys for 18 points against Albany (12/17)
  • Had 10 points and nine rebounds against No. 20 Wisconsin (11/27)
  • Grabbed a career-high 12 rebounds against No. 11 Pittsburgh (12/20) 
  • Went 8-of-11 from the field and 4-for-6 from beyond the arc in scoring a game-high 22 points off the bench against New Mexico State (11/12)


2006-07

  • An ACC All-Freshman Team selection ... three-time ACC Rookie of the Week selection
  • Started 32 of 33 games, averaging 12.2 points, third on the team, tied for 25th in the ACC and fifth among freshmen
  • Also averaged 3.3 rebounds and 1.9 assists, while shooting .398 from the field (113-of-284) and .365 from three-point range (61-of-167)
  • Led the team in free throw percentage and free throws made ... shot .846 from the foul line to rank third in the ACC ... tied the Duke freshman record with 115 made free throws
  • Had a string of 40 consecutive made free throws, the third-longest streak in Duke history
  • Ranked eighth in the conference in minutes per game at 33.7
  • Tied for second on the team with 39 steals 
  • Ranked third among Blue Devil freshmen with 61 three-point field goals
  • Third on the team with 23 double-figure scoring efforts, including three games with 20 or more points ... led the team in scoring six times 
  • Scored 18 points on 5-of-6 shooting from the floor, including 3-of-3 from the three-point arc, and 5-of-5 from the free throw line against Clemson (2/22)
  • Had 14 points, a career-high five steals, three rebounds and an assist against Georgia Tech (2/18)
  • Scored a season-high 26 points against North Carolina (2/7), hitting 8-of-18 field goals, 4-of-10 three-pointers and 6-of-8 free throws 
  • Recorded 20 points to go along with five rebounds, three assists and one steal against N.C. State (1/20)
  • Scored 25 points against Miami (1/14), connecting on 5-of-8 field goal attempts, 4-of-6 three-pointers and 11-of-11 free throws
  • Connected on 5-of-9 field goal attempts, including 4-of-7 three-point shots, and 3-of-3 foul shots for 17 points against Kent State (12/19)
  • Scored 18 points on 6-of-12 shooting from the floor, including 4-of-7 from three-point distance, against George Mason (12/9) ... also dished out six assists and had two rebounds and a steal against the Patriots


High School

  • Four-year letterwinner at Glenbrook North under head coach Dave Weber
  • Fourth-leading scorer in Illinois High School basketball history with 3,034 points ... only player in Illinois history to rank in the all-time top 10 in points, steals and assists
  • Named to the 100 Legends of Illinois Basketball (1908-2007)
  • Averaged 32 points, six rebounds, five assists and three steals for the Spartans as a senior
  • Scored 21 points in 75 seconds at the Proviso West Holiday Tournament as a senior
  • Two-time Gatorade state Player of the Year and three-time all-state selection
  • Only unanimous Class AA all-state pick in 2006First team Parade All-America selection as a senior
  • Named to the 2006 Jordan All-America team
  • McDonald’s All-America selection ... helped the West team to a 112-94 victory at the McDonald’s All-American game ... scored nine points on 3-of-4 shooting, including 2-of-2 from three-point distance, in 15 minutes of action ... also had four assists and three rebounds
  • Averaged 26.3 points per game while leading Glenbrook North to 24 consecutive wins and a state championship as a junior
  • Knocked down eight three-pointers and scored 48 points on 15-of-23 shooting in a 70-58 win over Waukegan in the super sectionals of the 2005 state tournament
  • Scored 42 points in the championship game of the 2005 Orlando Super Showcase
  • Averaged 26 points, five rebounds and five assists as a junior and 25 points, five rebounds and four assists as a sophomore
  • Led the Illinois Warriors to the 2004 AAU Peach Jam Championship
  • Averaged 15 points, four rebounds and three assists as a freshman
  • Ranked 30th by The Recruiting Services Consensus Index


USA Basketball

  • Member of the U.S. Junior National Select team that posted a 109-91 win over the World Select team at the 2006 Nike Hoops Summit
  • Helped the USA Youth Development Festival Red Team to a bronze medal at the 2005 International Sports Invitational in San Diego, Calif. ... averaged 6.4 points and 2.4 rebounds in five contests


Personal

  • Born Jonathan James Scheyer on August 24, 1987, in Chicago, Ill.
  • Son of Jim and Laury Scheyer
  • Father, Jim, is the president of MCS Industries, Inc.
  • Has two older sisters, Brooke and Jenifer and brother-in-law Danny Resnick
  • Enjoys video games, football, his dog Shayna and taking care of his fish
  • Won the EA Sports video game challenge at the 2007 EA Sports Maui Invitational
  • Favorite athlete is Manu Ginobili
  • A history major
  • Participates in Role Model Speaker Series at the Emily K Center

 

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