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Marshall Plumlee
Player Profile:
Marshall Plumlee 764962
Position: Center
Height: 7'0"
Weight: 250
Year: Graduate
City/State: Warsaw, Ind.
High School: Christ School [N.C.]

• One of Duke’s three captains entering the 2015-16 season
• Has played in 88 career games entering the season ... averages 1.4 points and 1.9 rebounds per game
• Saw action in all 39 games last season, while averaging a career-high 9.6 minutes per contest
• A high-energy player who competes with an infectious enthusiasm and verve on the court
• Serves as a defensive force around the rim with great length and footwork
• Provides veteran experience and will assist in the development of young post players on the team
• Has developed into a key component of Duke’s pick-and-roll game by developing his hands and footwork
• Provides space and scoring opportunities for teammates through both on-ball and off-ball screens
• Member of Duke’s ROTC program ... participated in ROTC contracting ceremony Jan. 23, 2015
• Played for the East Coast All-Stars in the 2012 Four Nations Cup ... averaged 7.7 points, 8.3 rebounds and 3.0 blocks in three games

• Member of the All-ACC Academic Team
• Appeared in a career-high 39 games and averaged career-bests in scoring (2.2 ppg.), rebounds (2.4 rpg.), field goal percentage (.762), free throw percentage (.710), double-digit scoring games (2) and minutes played (9.6 mpg.)
• Had 14 games in which he did not miss from the field
• Saw double-digit minutes in 16 games ... brought down five or more rebounds in six games ... registered two or more blocks in seven games ... recorded 18 dunks, the third-most on the team
• Averaged 1.8 points and 2.5 rebounds in six NCAA Tournament games, shooting .624 from the field in those contests
• Earned his first career double-double by scoring 10 points and collecting 10 rebounds against Robert Morris (3/20) in the NCAA Tournament second round ... shot 5-of-6 from the field and added an assist in 19 minutes of action
• Shot a perfect 7-of-7 from the field during the ACC Tournament ... opened tournament play with a career-high 12 points on 6-of-6 shooting against NC State (3/12) in 21 minutes of play  ... also contributed three blocks on the defensive end of the floor ... followed the effort by going 1-of-1 against No. 11 Notre Dame (3/13) in the ACC Tournament semifinal round
• Scored four points on 1-of-1 shooting from the field and 2-of-2 from the charity stripe against Wake Forest (3/4) during 18 minutes of play ... also brought down four rebounds
• Played a career-high 24 minutes against Clemson (2/21) ... recovered three rebounds and added three points in the contest
• Converted his only shot attempt to go along with two rebounds against Syracuse (2/14)
• Connected on both field goal attempts to notch four points against Florida State (2/9) ... also posted two blocks and three rebounds in 10 minutes of play
• Netted two points and hauled in three rebounds in a win over No. 10 Notre Dame (2/7)
• Went 1-of-1 from the field and recorded five rebounds versus St. John’s while seeing 12 minutes of play (1/25)
• Remained flawless against Pittsburgh (1/19), shooting 1-of-1 from the floor and 2-of-2 from the free throw line to notch four points
• Filled the stat sheet with three points, six rebounds, a steal, an assist and a career-high four blocked shots against Boston College (1/3)
• Registered four points and two rebounds in six minutes of play against Toledo (12/29)
• Helped Duke defeat No. 2 Wisconsin (12/3) by scoring four points on 2-of-3 shooting and bringing down three rebounds
• Posted an efficient eight-point effort against Army (11/30), scoring on both field goal attempts and making all four free throw attempts in the contest ... also had five rebounds and two blocked shots
• Recorded first five-rebound game of season against Temple (11/21) ... also scored two points on 1-of-1 shooting
• Had eight points on 3-of-3 shooting from the floor and 2-of-2 shooting from the free throw line to go along with a block against Fairfield (11/15)
• Hit his first career three-point field goal against Presbyterian (11/14) in the 2014-15 season opener ... also scored five points, secured seven rebounds, dished two assists and recorded a pair of steals

• Played in 30 contests, averaging 1.3 points and 2.2 rebounds per game ... also had 17 blocked shots while playing 8.5 minutes per game
• Went 16-of-29 (.552) from the field
• Was third on the team with 36 offensive rebounds despite playing under 10 minutes per game
• Played 10 or more minutes 13 times ... had five or more rebounds in five contests with at least five offensive rebounds twice
• Recorded two blocks and a steal in 12 minutes of action in the ACC title game against No. 6 Virginia (3/16)
• Had four rebounds in 11 minutes versus Clemson (3/14)
• Posted six points and seven rebounds, six on the offensive glass, at Wake Forest (3/5)
• Went 2-of-3 from the field and finished with four points, six rebounds and a block against Virginia Tech (2/25)
• Recorded four points, five rebounds and a career-best three blocks in a win over No. 1 Syracuse (2/22)
• Had three points, six rebounds, one block and a steal at North Carolina (2/20)
• Made his only shot attempt and finished with two points, three rebounds and a steal against Maryland (2/15)
• Had four rebounds, one assist and a block in a road win over No. 18 Pittsburgh
• Recorded season-highs with seven points and seven rebounds in 12 minutes against Florida State (1/25) ... six of his rebounds came on the offensive end of the floor
• Filled the stat sheet with four points, four rebounds, one assist, one block and a steal against Elon (12/31)
• Had two points, two rebounds and two assists in a win over Eastern Michigan (12/28)
• Registered two points, three rebounds and a block against No. 22 Michigan (12/3)
• Scored two points and added one rebound and a block versus UNC Asheville (11/18)

• Appeared in 19 contests, averaging 0.1 points and 0.6 rebounds
• Pulled down one rebound against Louisville in the NCAA Elite Eight (3/31)
• Dished the first assist of his career in the second meeting with Virginia Tech (3/5) ... also nabbed one steal
• Recorded one rebound, one block and one steal in three minutes of action at Virginia Tech (2/21)
• Swiped the first steal of his career against Maryland (1/26)
• Notched multiple rebounds for the first time in his career against Miami (1/23)
• Scored his first career points with a layup in the second half of the ACC opener against Wake Forest (1/5) ... played a career-high seven minutes while also recording his second career block
• Pulled down an offensive rebound in one minute of play against Santa Clara (12/29)
• Made his Duke debut against Cornell (12/19), posting one rebound and one block in two minutes of action
• Was sidelined with a stress fracture in the second metatarsal of his left foot that was diagnosed just before the team’s first practice on Oct. 12

• Did not see game action while redshirting as a freshman
• Named to the ACC Academic Honor Roll
• Played in two of Duke’s three exhibition games versus the Chinese National Team and in the exhibition contest against United Arab Emirates
• In the annual Blue-White scrimmage during Countdown to Craziness, hit his only shot attempt and two free throws to finish with four points

High School
• Four-year letterwinner at Christ School under head coach David Gaines … part of four NCISAA 3-A State Championship team at Christ School during his career
• Named to the McDonald’s All-America team … recorded five points and eight rebounds to help the East squad to a 111-96 victory … also finished second in the McDonald’s All-America Game Dunk Contest
• Claimed a 2011 Jordan Brand Classic Regional All-Star selection
• Awarded the Gatorade Player of the Year in North Carolina after averaging 11.5 points, 10.3 rebounds and 2.5 blocks per game as a senior
• Named team MVP after leading Christ School to a 32-5 record and the 2011 NCISAA 3-A State Championship
• 2011 NCISAA 3-A all-state selection and AP all-state honoree as a senior … selected as first team All-WNC by the Asheville Citizen-Times
• Recorded 13 points and 10 rebounds in a 59-57 win over Charlotte Christian in the state championship game … averaged 15.7 points and 10.2 rebounds during Christ School’s run to the 2011 NCISAA 3-A State Championship
• CAA all-conference selection as a senior … also led Christ School to a CAA Tournament Championship by averaging 14.5 points and 10 rebounds per game
• Honored with the WNC Sports Award by Mountaineer Athletic Club
• Had season highs with 25 points and 22 rebounds in an 85-73 win over Ridge View [S.C.] High School
• Finished his senior year with five 20-point games and 20 games with 10 or more rebounds
• Had 21 points and 11 rebounds in a 62-51 win over Westchester Country Day for a third place finish at the 2011 GlaxoSmithKline Holiday Invitational
• Won the 2011 City of Palms Tournament Slam Dunk Contest and was named to the all-tournament team
• Averaged 8.6 points, 8.0 rebounds and 2.6 blocks per game while helping Christ School to a 37-2 record and a state championship as a junior
• Key reserve as a sophomore on a Christ School team that went 36-2 and finished No. 15 in the ESPN Rise national rankings
• Averaged 3.4 points and 3.7 rebounds with season highs of 10 points and 13 boards, while playing behind three other eventual NCAA Division I players
• Saw time on the varsity team as a freshman … played behind brothers Miles and Mason as Christ School finished 36-2 and won the state championship
• Teamed with Quinn Cook on the championship team at 2010 adidas Nations Experience
• Played in the 2010 Albert Schweitzer International Youth Basketball Tournament in Mannheim, Germany … averaged 6.0 rebounds per game while helping the USA team to a fourth-place finish … recorded a team-high 10 rebounds to go along with four blocks in a 91-81 win over previously unbeaten Spain in the tournament
• Ranked 61st by the Recruiting Services Consensus Index
• Rated as the No. 34 recruit in the 2011 class by ESPNU 100  … also ranked in the top 100 by (No. 68) and (No. 79)
• Played AAU basketball with Indiana Elite One

• Born Marshall Harrison Plumlee on July 14, 1992 in West Lafayette, Ind.
• Son of Perky and Leslie Plumlee
• Father, Perky, is a lawyer and played basketball at Tennessee Tech
• Mother, Leslie, is a pharmacist and played basketball at Purdue
• Has two older brothers, Miles and Mason, and a younger sister, Madeline
• Was joined on the 2011-12 Duke roster by Miles and Mason to become the first brother trio in ACC history to play on the same team … the Plumlees were just the third brother trio to play on same Division I collegiate basketball team in NCAA history, joining the Brennan brothers (Matthew, Thomas & William) who played at Villanova in 1957-58 and the Bockhorn brothers (Bucky, Harold & Terry) who played at Dayton from 1956-58.
• Miles was a first round selection by the Indiana Pacers in 2012, while Mason was selected No. 22 overall by the Brooklyn Nets in the 2013 NBA Draft
• Sister, Madeline, is a sophomore volleyball player at Notre Dame
• Grandfather, Albert Schultz, played basketball at Michigan Tech (1944) prior to joining the U.S. Air Force ... he also played on the U.S. Air Force Service Team in 1945
• Uncle, William Schultz, played basketball at Wisconsin-Eau Claire (1971-72) prior to being deployed to Vietnam ... 1972 NAIA National Runner-up
• Uncle, Chad Schultz, played basketball at Wisconsin-Oshkosh from 1983-86
• Received the Christ School Headmaster’s Cup - given to senior who demonstrated exemplary character and leadership
• Head of the Christ School Honor Council and Latin League ... also a high honor student and member of National Honor Society
• A member of Prefect and Big Brother Award recipient while in high school
• Hobbies include reading, hiking, skeet shooting and video games
• Posted a 15-0 record playing JV tennis as a freshman at Christ School
• Favorite athlete is David Robinson, whose son, Justin, is currently a freshman in the Duke men’s basketball program

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