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Durand Scott






195 lbs.




The Bronx, N.Y.

High School

Rice HS

Durand Scott - Men's Basketball - University of Miami Athletics


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2012-13 Honors
ACC Defensive Player of the Year | Honorable Mention All-ACC | ACC All-Defensive Team | ACC All-Tournament First Team | ACC Player of the Week (Jan. 28, 2013) | Played in Portsmouth Invitational | 2013 Portsmouth Invitational Tournament All-Tournament Team

2011-12 Honors
All-ACC Honorable Mention

2009-10 Honors
2010 ACC All-Rookie Team | 2010 ACC All-Tournament First Team | 2010 Four-time ACC Rookie of the Week

Career (2009-13)
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Put his name in Miami’s career record books in points scored (8th-1,650), field goals made (8th-580), field goal attempts (8th-1,285), free throws made (4th-392), free throws attempted (6th-507), assists (5th-404), steals (7th-166), games started (1st-125), games played (1st-132), minutes played (1st-4,238) … Listed at both second (2010-11) and fifth (2012-13) in minutes played in a season … Ranked No. 8 on Miami’s all-time scoring list with 1,650 points … Averaged 12.5 points, 4.4 rebounds, 3.1 assists, 1.3 steals and 32.1 minutes in 132 total games played … Connected on 45.1 percent (580-of-1285) from the field, 33.8 percent (98-of-290) from long range and 77.3 percent (392-of-507) at the line … Career highs: 32 points vs. NC State, 3/16/13; 12 rebounds twice, last vs. Charlotte, 12/14/12; 10 assists at NC Central 11/14/09; 4 steals twice, last vs. Charlotte, 12/14/12; 2 blocked shots at Pepperdine 1/3/10; 16 free throws vs. UMass 12/03/11; 5 3-pointers twice, last vs. Pacific 3/22/13; 45 minutes vs. FAU 12/17/11 … ACC career highs: 29 points at North Carolina 3/2/10; 11 rebounds twice, last at Clemson, 2/17/13; 8 assists vs. Duke, 2/13/11; 3 steals 10 times, last vs. vs. Virginia 2/19/13; 1 blocked shot, last vs. Georgia Tech 3/6/13; 12 free throws at Clemson, 1/8/11; 4 3-pointers vs. North Carolina, 1/26/11; 40 minutes vs. Maryland, 2/1/12.

As a Senior (2012-13)
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Ranked nationally in steals per game (182nd) … Ranked in the top 25 in the league in ACC games in steals (3) and scoring (24) … Put his name in Miami’s season record book in minutes played (5) … Scored 21 points against Pacific, tied for the fourth-most scored by a Cane in the NCAA tournament … His five 3-pointers vs. Pacific tie for second-most made in an NCAA tournament game … His 32 points against NC State are the most by a Cane in an ACC tournament game … Averaged 12.3 points, 4.3 rebounds, 3.0 assists and 1.0 steals in three NCAA tournament games … Posted 15.7 points, 2.7 rebounds, 2.0 assists and 1.3 steals in the ACC tournament … Knocked down 11 3-pointers in six postseason games after hitting just 25 in the previous 27 regular season outings … In ACC play, put up 11.4 points, 3.4 rebounds, 2.6 assists and 1.6 steals … Overall was second on the team in scoring (13.1), free throws made (85), assists (86), steals (51) and minutes (1,142) … Third in total points (433), 3-point percentage (35.3) and free throw percentage (75.2) … Led all guards with 4.0 rebounds per night … Recorded one double-double with 16 points and 12 rebounds against Charlotte (Dec. 14) … Led (or tied) the Canes in points 10 times, rebounds five times, assists seven times, steals 14 times and blocked shots once … Scored 20+ points in four games, including team-high 32 vs. NC State in ACC tournament … One of our Canes to hit 5+ 3-pointers in a game … One of six players to score 20+ points in a game … One of six Canes to grab 10+ rebounds in an outing … Season highs: 32 points vs. NC State; 5 3-pointers twice – vs. Pacific and cs. NC State; 8 free throws made vs. La Salle; 12 rebounds vs. Charlotte; 5 assists four times; 4 steals vs. Charlotte.

As a Junior (2011-12)
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All-ACC Honorable Mention … Ranked fifth in the ACC in assist to turnover ratio, sixth in minutes played, seventh in assists, 10th in free throw percentage and 14th in scoring … Ended the season on a streak of eight games scoring in double digits … Ranks fifth in scoring and sixth in assists on the list of ACC active career statistical leaders. Three 2011- 12 seniors are ahead of Scott in both categories … Only Cane to start and play in the first 30 games of the season … Led the team with 12.9 points per game, 33.2 minutes per outing and 93 assists (3.1 apg), and was second with 5.4 rebounds per night … Also posted 1.0 steals and 0.2 blocks per game to go along with his 1.7 assist to turnover ratio … Shot 45.3 percent from the field, 31.1 from distance and 79.5 at the stripe … In ACC play, he averaged 12.8 points, 6.0 rebounds, 2.9 assists and 1.3 steals while shooting 47.6 percent from the field and 81.0 percent at the stripe … Recorded double-digit points in all but five games … Tallied three or more assists in 18 games, and five or more four times … Shot better than 40 percent from the field in 10 ACC games … Pulled down at least five rebounds in 22 games, including a streak of five-or-more from Jan. 10-Feb. 11 … Recorded a double-double on Feb. 29 at NC State with 10 points and 11 rebounds … Led (or tied) for team game highs in assists 16 times, points 10 times, steals seven nights, rebounds five games and blocks twice … Scored 16 points, all from the free throw line, to lead the team in scoring against UMass … Only Cane to record seven assists in a game this season … Season highs include 24 points vs. Maryland, 16 free throws made against UMass, 11 rebounds at NC State, seven assists vs. Maryland, three steals four times, a pair of blocked shots vs. Rutgers and 45 minutes vs. FAU … Notched 11 points, hitting all four of his shot attempts, and seven rebounds in his only postseason game, against Georgia Tech on March 8 in the ACC Tournament … Miami declared Scott ineligible prior to the game against Florida State on March 9. He was reinstated on March 14, but must serve a six-game withholding penalty. The six-game withholding includes the FSU game in the ACC Tournament, the 2012 postseason, and three remaining withholding games at the start of the 2012-2013 season … Book Buster (3.0 GPA).

As A Sophomore (2010-11)
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Played in all 36 games, with 35 starts – the second most in program history, averaging 13.6 points — second-best on the squad, 4.2 rebounds, 3.1 assists and a team-high 1.2 steals in a team-high 32.8 minutes per game, while shooting 44.5 percent from the field, 83.7 percent from the line and 39.1 percent from long range… Ranked among the ACC’s leaders in scoring (12th), free throw percentage (3rd, 76th in the nation) and minutes played (6th)… His 1,182 minutes on the hardwood rank second-most in program history – just 14 minutes shy of the school record… Averaged a team-high 19.3 points, 3.3 assists and 3.3 rebounds over three NIT games, converting 50 percent from the field and 89 percent from the line… Registered 100 assists for the second-straight season, becoming the first Cane to do so since John Salmons in 2001-02… Malcolm Grant went on to dish out 100 assists as well, with the duo becoming the first teammates to notch consecutive 100-assists seasons since Thomas Hocker and Kevin Presto achieved the feat in both 1987-88 and 1988-89… His 225 career assists rank 15th in program history… Major improvement in his shooting percentage from the charity stripe (.670 to .837) and from beyond the arc (.276 to .391) between his first two seasons… Scored 10-plus points 29 times as a sophomore, with six performances of at least 20 points — including back-to- back 20-point games to open his second campaign as a Cane and a season-high 27 points in the win over Ole Miss (11/30)… Played at least 30 minutes in 29 games, including 20 straight (11/27-2/13)… Carries a seven-game double-figure scoring streak into next season… Pulled down five-or-more rebounds 14 times, including a career-high 12 boards at UNC Greensboro (2/15) to go with 12 points and a season-high tying three steals to notch his first career double-double… Finished with a team-high 19 points, including converting 7-of-8 attempts from the charity stripe, with three rebounds and two assists in the NIT quarterfinal at Alabama (3/23)… Posted team-high 20 points on 7-of-12 shooting from the floor and 6-of-8 shooting from the line, with five boards and team-high four assists in the NIT second-round win over Missouri State (3/21)… Came off the bench for the first time this season in the NIT opener versus FAU (3/16), hitting 4-of-6 from the field and a UM-record tying 10-of-10 from line, en route to 19 points and four assists… Shot 50 percent from the field with 12 points, five rebounds and a season-high tying three steals in the ACC Tournament quarterfinal vs. No. 6/7 North Carolina (3/11)… Scored five points in the final 34 seconds of regulation to lead Miami’s comeback win over Virginia (3/10) in the first round of the ACC Tournament, to finish with 10 points and six boards… Went 2-of-3 from long range en route to 13 points and his 100th assist of the season at Georgia Tech (3/6)… One of five Canes to score in double-figures in the victory over Maryland (3/2) with 15 points and game-high six assists… Finished with 10 points (nine in the second half), a team-high tying four assists, four boards and three steals in the conference win at Boston College (2/23)… Team-high 16 points on 6-of-9 shooting, with three rebounds, three steals and a pair of assists versus Clemson (2/20)… Finished with 10 points, a season-high tying eight assists and three boards versus No. 5 Duke (2/13)… Knocked down 17 points — hitting all three of his three-pointers and all six from the charity stripe — in a career-high tying 38 minutes before fouling out for the second- straight game in the road win at Wake Forest (2/9)… Battled with the flu during games versus Virginia (2/5) and Georgia Tech (2/3)… Game-high 21 points, four rebounds and five assists — with no turnovers –at Virginia Tech (1/30)… Game-high 18 points — including a career-high 4-of-5 effort from long range, with four assists and a season-high tying three steals versus North Carolina (1/26)… Posted 10 points and three rebounds at NC State (1/23)… Recorded 19 points and seven rebounds in a victory over Boston College (1/15)… Finished with a game-high 24 points on 50 percent shooting from the field (6-12) versus Clemson (1/8)… Posted 10 points, five rebounds, two assists, a block and a steal in the ACC opener at No. 1 Duke (1/2)… Recorded 15 points, five rebounds and a pair of assists versus Pepperdine (12/30), despite fighting northeastern snow and arriving back in Miami from winter break just hours before the game… Averaged 12.0 points, 4.3 rebounds and 2.7 assists to help UM go 3-0 at the Las Vegas Holiday Hoops Classic, converting 50 percent from the field, 60 percent from beyond the arc and 86.7 percent from the line… Grabbed a then- season-high nine boards in the win over Akron (12/23)… Finished with 16 points — hitting all four free throws, a game-high tying five assists, four boards and one steal in a career-high 38 minutes versus UCF (12/18)… Contributed 11 points on 50 percent shooting with four rebounds, two assists and two steals in the win over West Virginia (12/4)… Scored seven points over the final 7:30, assisted a key three-pointer and intercepted a West Virginia pass with just two seconds left in the game to secure the victory… Scored a season- and game-high 27 points in the win over Ole Miss (11/30), converting a career-high 12-of-13 from the line, with six assists and six boards… Registered a season-high eight assists at Florida Gulf Coast (11/27), with 15 points on 50 percent shooting from the field and 80 percent shooting from the line, with a then- season-high six rebounds… First Hurricane to post back-to-back games with 20-or-more points since Jack McClinton tallied three-straight 30-point games in 2008-09… Finished with a game-high 20 points – including going 9-of-11 from the line, with four rebounds and two steals in 33 minutes at No. 19/19 Memphis (11/15) in a game that tipped at midnight to kick off ESPN’s season coverage of college hoops… Started the season strong with 20 points (8-14 FGs, 4-5 FTs), a game-high six assists (1 turnover) and four rebounds in the win over Jacksonville (11/12).

As A Freshman (2009-10)
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Played in all 33 games with 28 starts, averaging 10.3 points, 4.0 rebounds, 3.4 assists and a team-high 1.2 steals per game… Earned ACC All-Rookie Team, ACC All-Tournament First Team and Sporting News ACC All-Rookie Team honors… Four-time ACC Rookie of the Week — the first Hurricane to earn the honor more than once… Became the first Miami rookie since Guillermo Diaz (2003-04) to score 20 points in multiple games as a freshman… His season-high 29 points at North Carolina marked the most points by a Miami freshman in over nine years… Tied an ACC freshman record with 10 assists and zero turnovers in his UM debut… Named “Outstanding Defender” at team’s 2010 postseason banquet… Scored in double figures 16 times — including in eight of the last nine games, tying for second most on the squad in 2010… Just the second freshman and fifth player in UM history to amass 100 points, 100 boards and 100 assists in a single season… With 113 assists, became first UM rookie in 15 years — since Kevin Norris posted 102 assists (1994-95) — and the fifth UM rookie to top the century mark in assists… First Hurricane of any class to achieve this since Anthony Harris registered 133 assists as a sophomore (2004-05)… Led all freshmen and ranked 10th in the ACC in assist-to- turnover ratio (1.55:1)… Among the ACC’s freshmen leaders in almost every statistical category — turning in the league’s top-three assists performances by a rookie in 2009- 10… ACC freshmen leader in assists per game (3.4), and among the top six in scoring (10.3 ppg) and rebounding (4.0 rpg)… 14 games with four-plus assists… Averaged 14.7 points on 48.6 percent shooting from the field, with 5.0 boards and 3.0 assists over three games in the ACC Tournament… The only ACC freshman with two games of 10 points, five rebounds and five assists — eighth best among all ACC players… Season- and game-high 29 points, shooting a season-high 11-of-15 from the field, a season-high 3-of-5 from long range and 4-of 4 from the line, with five rebounds and two steals at North Carolina (3/2)… The 29 points were the second-highest point production by an ACC rookie this season, the most points by a Hurricane since Jack McClinton’s 35 versus North Carolina (2/15/09) and the most points by a Miami freshman in over nine years (since Darius Rice scored 31 versus Virginia Tech on 1/10/01)… Team-high 21 points (10-15 FGs) — his third 20-plus point game of the year — with four boards, three assists and two steals in the ACC semifinal versus Duke (3/13)… Team-high 17 points on 50 percent shooting from the field (6-12) and a perfect performance from the charity stripe ( 5-5), with six boards, two assists and one steal in the ACC Tourney win over Virginia Tech (3/12)… Scored nine points in the final 2:42 — including hitting all four free throw attempts during that span – – to help secure the win… Game-high 14 points (5-10 FGs, 4-4 FTs) and five rebounds versus Florida State (3/6)… Posted 13 points, game-high tying five assists, three boards, three steals and a block in a season-high 37 minutes vs. NC State (2/27)… Tallied 11 points, four boards and two assists in the win over Virginia (2/23)… Finished with 19 points, shooting 9-of-13 from the field, four rebounds, a team-high four assists and two steals versus then- No. 6/6 Duke (2/17)… Turned in 10 points, three rebounds, three assists and two steals at Clemson (2/13)… Contributed 12 points (including a season-high 6 FTs), four rebounds and four assists in a victory over Virginia Tech (1/31)… Team-high 13 points on 5-of-9 shooting, with four rebounds, two assists and two steals at Maryland (1/26)… Finished with 10 points, two boards, three assists and a steal in a win over Wake Forest (1/9)… Put up a season-high two blocks and registered a game-high tying four assists at Pepperdine (1/3) — his fourth game of the season with multiple assists and no turnovers… In his Miami debut, registered a season- and game-high 10 assists with zero turnovers against N.C. Central (11/14) en route to ACC Rookie of the Week honors… It was most assists by a Hurricane in exactly three years and tied an ACC freshman record in the process… Game-high eight assists (tying himself for the league’s second-best assist production by an ACC freshman in 2009-10) versus Bethune-Cookman (12/30)… Scored 13 points, five rebounds and four assists versus North Carolina A&T (12/21), en route to his second ACC Rookie of the Week honor… Recorded 13 points and a team-high four assists versus FAU (12/19)… Game-high tying six assists (0 turnovers) vs. South Carolina State (12/12)… Sparked UM with a game-high 20 points on 9-for-17 shooting from the floor, adding two assists and a team single-game season-high tying four steals in the Big Ten/ACC Challenge win over Minnesota (12/2)… First 20-point performance by a Miami freshman since Dwayne Collins finished with 24 at BC (1/16/07)… Grabbed a season-high 10 rebounds in the Charleston Classic championship game victory over South Carolina (11/22)… Finished Classic second in assists, averaging 3.3 per game… Scored in double figures for the second-straight game with 10 points, five rebounds and five assists in the Charleston Classic first-round win over Tulane (11/19)… Finished with 14 points hitting 4- of-5 from the field, 2-of-3 from beyond the arc and 4-of-5 from the line, with eight assists and five rebounds in the rout of Nova Southeastern (11/16)… Dished out 16 straight assists to start the season before committing his first turnover on an offensive foul.

High School
Ranked fifth in the nation among shooting guards by Scout, eighth by Rivals and 11th by ESPN… A five-star recruit, also ranked among the top 25 overall players by Scout… Selected to play in the 2009 Jordan Brand Classic… As a senior, led Rice High School to the State Federation Class 2-A championship, earning tournament MVP honors after scoring 23 points in the title game — including a three-pointer with 14.5 seconds left in regulation to send the game into overtime… As a junior, averaged 12.7 points, 5.4 rebounds, 2.9 assists and 1.6 steals per game en route to a 19-5 record and playoff run… Shot 89.7 percent from long range (26-29), 63.6 from the field and 75.6 from the charity stripe… Over his high school career, won two state championships and four city championships… Coached by Maurice Hicks… Played AAU basketball for the New York Gauchos who finished the 2008 season as the No. 1 ranked AAU program in the New York metropolitan area… Recruited by many of the nation’s top basketball programs, including UConn, Pittsburgh, St. John’s, Memphis, UCLA, Tennessee and West Virginia.

Born Feb. 22, 1990 … Brother to Alva, Ruschell, Shammet and Lacey … Majoring in business management … Off the court, enjoys playing video games … Jamaican descent … Nickname is “Durand Durand”.

Durand Scott
Year GP GS Min Avg FG FGA Pct 3FG 3A 3Pct FT FTA Pct Off Def Tot Avg PF FO A TO B S Pts Avg
09-10 33 28 917 27.8 126 277 .455 16 58 .276 71 106 .670 29 102 131 4.0 69 2 113 73 6 41 339 10.3
10-11 36 35 1182 32.8 162 364 .445 27 69 .391 139 166 .837 42 110 152 4.2 93 4 112 100 4 43 490 13.6
11-12 30 30 997 33.2 136 300 .453 19 61 .311 97 122 .795 51 111 162 5.4 67 4 93 54 5 31 388 12.9
12-13 33 32 1142 34.6 156 344 .453 36 102 .353 85 113 .752 31 100 131 4.0 75 4 86 65 3 51 433 13.1
TOTAL 132 125 4238 32.1 580 1285 .451 98 290 .338 392 507 .773 153 423 576 4.4 304 14 404 292 18 166 1650 12.5