Mark Alarie was a major element in the revitalization of Duke basketball under Coach Mike Krzyzewski. A member of Coach K's famed senior class of 1986, Alarie was one of the most consistent and reliable players as the Blue Devils rebuilt their championship program.
The Arizona native still ranks no. 5 on Duke's all-time scoring list with 2,136 career points, and accomplished this feat by averaging in double-figures from day one, all four years. He ranks 10th in career field goal percentage (55.0), eighth in career free throw percentage (79.7) and sixth in career minutes played (4,042) at Duke.
Alarie was first team All-ACC as a sophomore and a senior, second team as a junior. He earned All-America honors his senior year and made the All-East Regional as well as All-Final four teams for a Blue Devil squad that went 37-3 and played for the national title.
A first-round NBA draft pick in 1986, Alarie enjoyed a solid six-year pro career in Denver and Washington that came to an end due to injury. Following the NBA Alarie began a career in financial services.
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