Missed 26 games due to a toe injury on his
Scored in double figures in all of the 11
contests he played in with three games of 20 or more and one 30-point game.
Dished out five or more assists in four
games with nine in two contests.
Returned from his injury in the second round
of the NCAA Tournament, scoring a team-high 14 points to go with four rebounds,
one assist, one blocked shot and two steals in 20 minutes off the bench against
Finished with a team-high 28 points in the
NCAA Sweet 16 against No. 17 Arizona (3/24).
Scored 31 points on 8-of-12 shooting, 2-of-3
from behind the three-point line and 13-of-16 from the free throw line against
No. 6 Michigan State (12/1). His 31 points marks just the fourth time a Duke
freshman has scored 30 or more in a game and is tied for the second most. The
13 free throws were a freshman record while his 16 attempts tied for the most
by a freshman.
Also had season highs of six rebounds and
two blocked shots against the Spartans.
Scored 21 points on 6-of-10 shooting, 3-of-6
from the three-point line and 6-of-6 from the foul line against Butler (12/4).
Named the CBE Classic MVP after averaging
14.5 points, 4.0 rebounds, 6.0 assists and 1.5 steals per game in the four
Posted 17 points, five rebounds, six assists
and two steals in the championship game against No. 4 Kansas State (11/23). He
made 7-of-7 free throws in the game.
Started in his first career game against
Princeton (11/14) in the first game of the O'Reilly Auto Parts CBE Classic,
becoming the fifth point guard to start under Mike Krzyzewski as a freshman and
first since Jason Williams in 1999.
Set a freshman record for assists in a
season opener with nine assists, which also tied for the fourth highest assist
total by any Duke player in a season opener. He had eight more assists than
turnovers, matching a school record in a season opener held by Phil Henderson
(1989) and Bobby Hurley (1992).
Dished out nine assists with zero turnovers
while also scoring 13 points against Colgate (11/19).
Scored 16 points and had a season-high three
steals against Oregon (11/27).
Notched 11 points, seven assists and two
steals against Marquette (11/22) in the semifinals of the CBE Classic.
Two-year letterwinner at St. Patrick's under
head coach Kevin Boyle ... played his first two seasons at Montclair Kimberly
2010 McDonald's All-America ... scored 13
points to go with two rebounds, two assists and three steals in a 107-104 loss
... was 5-of-8 from the field, including 1-of-1 from behind the three-point
line, for the game
Named Co-MVP of the Jordan Brand Classic
All-Star game ... scored a team-high 22 points on 6-of-10 shooting from the
field, including 2-of-4 from the three-point line, and 8-of-12 from the free
throw line ... also tallied a team-high seven assists, three rebounds and one
Named first team Parade Magazine All-America
... also a USA Today All-USA first team honoree and Slam Magazine All-America
New Jersey Gatorade Player of the Year as a
Finalist for the Naismith Boy's High School
Player of the Year
Named New Jersey Player of the Year by The
Star-Ledger in 2010
Averaged 24.5 points, 5.0 rebounds, 6.5
assists and 1.6 steals per game as a senior ... led the Celtics to a 24-3
record overall and the No. 7 ranking in the final USA Today Poll
Scored 30 points in an 82-45 rout of
Plainfield to lead St. Patrick's to the 2010 Union County Tournament
Finished with a game-high 24 points and
added six assists in a 91-64 win over Taft at the Nike Extravaganza
Scored 22 points as St. Patrick captured the
MaxPreps Holiday Invitational with a 66-43 win over Newark (Calif.) Memorial
... named MVP of the National Division portion of the tournament
Guided St. Patrick's to the New Jersey state
championship and a 30-3 record as a junior ... averaged 17.0 points, 5.0
rebounds and 5.0 assists per game
Named conference Player of the Year as a
senior at St. Patrick's and as a sophomore at Monclair Kimberley Academy ...
four-time all-conference selection
Led Montclair Kimberley to its first Prep
Class B state title as a sophomore ... averaged 29.0 points, 10.0 rebounds and
7.0 assists per game for the season
Scored 15.0 points to go along with 5.0
rebounds, 6.0 assists and 4.0 blocks per game as a freshman
Scored over 2,100 points during his
four-year prep career ... became the second player in school history to score
at least 1,000 points at Montclair Kimberley Academy
Ranked tied for second by the Recruiting
Services Consensus Index
Rated in the top five overall by Scout.com
(No. 2), ESPNU 100 (No. 3) and Rivals.com (No. 4)
Led USA Under-18 team to a 5-0 record and a
gold medal at the 2010 FIBA Americas U18 Championship in San Antonio
Averaged 13.6 points, 5.0 rebounds, 4.2
assists and 1.6 steals per game, while shooting over 50 percent from the field
and 80 percent from the foul line for the tournament
Scored 14 points on 6-of-7 shooting and
added six rebounds and four assists in a 114-38 win over Mexico
Recorded a team-high 21 points, 10 rebounds,
five assists and two blocks in an 81-78 win over Brazil in the gold medal game
Led the United States Junior National Select
team to a 101-97 victory over the World Select team in the 13th Annual Nike
Hoop Summit at the Rose Garden in Portland, Ore.
Started at guard and scored 15 points to go
along with three rebounds, five assists, zero turnovers and two steals ... went
5-of-10 from the field and 5-of-5 from the free throw line in a
come-from-behind win at the Hoops Summit
Earned MVP honors at the 2009 Nike Global
Challenge after posting 21.3 ppg. and 4.3 apg. to lead USA East to the
Born Kyrie Andrew Irving on March 23, 1992
in Melbourne, Australia
Son of Drederick and the late Elizabeth
Father, Drederick, played at Boston
University from 1984-88 ... scored 14 points in the Terriers' 85-69 loss to
Duke in the opening round of the 1988 NCAA Tournament
Drederick had his jersey retired and ranks
second in BU history with 1,931 career points ... he went on to play
professionally in Australia for the Bulleen Boomers
Has an older sister, Asia, and a younger
Has dual citizenship in the United States