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#2 Joe Dukes
Position: Guard
Height: 6'1"
Weight: 175
Year: Redshirt Senior
Hometown: Cuthbert, Ga.
High School: Randolph-Clay HS/Wake Forest
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AT GEORGIA STATE:

Two-time All-Colonial Athletic Association guard, earning third-team honors his junior and senior seasons with the Panthers after transferring from Wake Forest . . . Plays both guard positions . . . Can shoot or drive to the basket . . . Excellent rebounder for his size . . . Brings toughness to the position.
 
Led Georgia State in scoring the last two seasons ... Averaged 13.1 points, 5.0 rebounds, 4.1 assists and 1.7 steals per game for his two seasons in a Panther uniform ... Ranks ninth in GSU history in career assists (257) and steals (110) ... Thirteen games with 20 or more points.

Enrolled at Georgia State in the summer of 2007 and practiced with the Panthers in 2007-08 . . . Averaged 2.1 points, 1.3 rebounds and 1.1 assists in his two seasons at Wake Forest, where he played in 56 games with six starts.

2009-10:

Earned third-team All-CAA honors for the second straight year ... Led the Panthers in scoring (13.1 ppg), assists (3.8 apg) and steals (1.8 stpg) while ranking second on the team in rebounding (5.2 rpg) ... Ranked among the CAA leaders in scoring (12th), rebounding (20th), assists (seventh), steals (fourth) and field goal percentage (.432, 10th) ... Averaged 13.9 ppg, 5.6 rpg and 4.3 apg in conference games.

Topped the 20-point mark eight times on the season, including three of the final five games ... Spent more time at the point as the season went on ... Bothered by a nagging back injury that caused a late season dip in his scoring before his strong finish.

Over the final five games of the season he averaged 18.8 points and 4.1 assists while shooting 59 percent from the field ... Began that stretch with 25 points in win over James Madison (2/16) ... Followed with 22 points against Old Dominion (2/23) on Senior Night, and then 22 at Hofstra (2/27) in regular-season finale.

Strong effort in win over UNC Wilmington (1/20) with 17 points, four rebounds, four assists and four steals. Made a key play in second-half comeback with a steal in the backcourt, followed by a layup to give GSU a lead it would not relinquish ... Followed with 23 points, eight rebounds, six assists and three steals in overtime loss at Delaware (1/23); just one turnover in 41 minutes ... Had a double-double in win over George Mason (2/3) with 10 points and 10 assists, along with five rebounds and three steals.

Opened the season by earning all-tournament honors at both the Glenn Wilkes Classic and the South Alabama Thanksgiving Tournament ... At the Glenn Wilkes Classic in Orlando, Fla., he had 20 points and six rebounds vs. Drake (11/20), followed by six rebounds, six assists and five steals vs. IUPUI (11/22) ... Scored a career-high 26 points (12-19 FG) and grabbed six rebounds against South Alabama (11/26) to make another all-tournament team.

Scored 22 points, including 19 in the second half, in 62-55 loss at Florida State (12/15) ... Sank two free throws with 29 seconds left to seal a one-point win over Eastern Michigan (12/19) ... Added 21 points, seven rebounds and three steals at UNC Wilmington (1/6).

2008-09:

Named to the All-CAA third team in his first season at Georgia State . . . Led the Panthers in scoring, assists and steals and was second on the team in rebounding . . . Ranked 14th in the CAA scoring, fifth in assists and fourth in steals . . . Finished seventh in the league in field goal percentage but third among guards . . . Handed out 134 assists for the eighth-best season total in school history, while his 54 steals are 10th . . . Had two double-doubles and five games with 20 or more points.

Capped his all-conference season with an outstanding performance in the CAA Championship . . . Averaged 19.5 points and 9.0 rebounds in games against Delaware and VCU . . . Poured in a career-high 24 points and grabbed six rebounds vs. VCU in the quarterfinals; scored 16 in the second half, including 11 straight in a three-minute stretch that pulled State within seven points . . . Recorded a double-double with 15 points (11 in second half), 12 rebounds, five assists and two steals in CAA first round win over Delaware.

Handed out a career-high 10 assists with zero turnovers in win over UNC Wilmington (2/14); scored just three points but fed Trae Goldston for game-winning three-pointer with five seconds left . . . Added eight assists and 14 points in win at Northeastern (2/18).

Scored 16 points against Towson (2/11) with a career-high six steals; hit tying three-pointer with seven seconds left in regulation to force overtime . . . In win over Delaware (2/7), he scored 16 of his 18 points in the second half, including 10 of State’s last 12 points; capped an eight-point comeback when he tied the game with a field goal with 4:53 left, hit the tying free throws with 1:40 left, then made the clinching bucket with 16 seconds to play.

In State’s win over ODU (1/3), he scored two key baskets in the final four minutes, then drove and fed Trae Goldston for the game-winning three-pointer with 11 seconds left . . . Scored 21 points against Jacksonville State, then equalled that with 21 points at Old Dominion (1/13) . . . Added 20 points against James Madison.

Named to the All-Tournament team at the NABC Classic after averaging 15.7 ppg, 7.7 rpg, 7.0 apg and 2.0 spg for the three games (Bowling Green, Concordia-St. Paul, Minnesota) . . . Approached a triple-double in his Georgia State debut with 20 points, 12 rebounds, eight asissts and two steals against Bowling Green, the MAC regular-season champion and an NIT participant . . . Scored the Panthers’ last five points in the overtime loss to the Falcons, tying the game with a three-pointer with 1:22 to play and then putting State ahead with 16 seconds left as he rebounded his own miss and put it back . . . Had 18 points, five assists and three steals against Minnesota, an NCAA Tournament team.

2006-07 (AT WAKE FOREST):

Averaged 2.7 points, 1.7 rebounds and 1.2 assists in 30 games, including one start . . . Season-highs of eight points and six assists in win over Gardner-Webb . . . High in an ACC game was seven points versus Boston College, when he also had five assists . . . Added seven points against Appalachian State . . . Scored six points and grabbed five rebounds vs. Air Force . . . Had five points and five boards against Elon. 

2005-06 (AT WAKE FOREST):
Played in 26 of 34 games as a freshman with five starts . . . Averaged 1.3 points and 1.0 assists while playing just 7.7 minutes per game . . . Made five three-point field goals . . . Scored in double figures once and had one double-double. 

Made his first start against Charleston Southern and turned in his best performance, earning ACC Rookie of the Week honors (Jan. 3) . . . Scored 11 points and tied a Wake Forest freshman record with 10 assists . . . Also grabbed three steals and hit the first two three-pointers of his career . . . Played  season-high 27 minutes in that game after playing no more than eight minutes up to that point . . . Followed with three assists the next game against East Carolina . . . Scored six points, grabbed three rebounds, made two three-pointers and dished out two assists Jan. 15 at Maryland . . . Made a three-pointer in Jan. 18 home win over Georgia Tech . . . Scored two points and grabbed two rebounds in five minutes in ACC Tournament game against Duke . . . Finished with four points and three rebounds in 19 minutes vs. Minnesota in the NIT.

HIGH SCHOOL:
First team all-state in Class A . . . Led Randolph-Clay High School to a 61-0 record and two Georgia state championships over his last two seasons (2004-05) . . . Co-Player of the Year by the Albany Herald . . . Last loss in high school was in the final eight of the state tournament his sophomore year vs. Pierce County.

Averaged 24.0 points, 8.4 assists and 7.7 rebounds per game as a senior . . . Recorded a triple-double in the state championship game as a junior with 12 points, 12 rebounds and 11 assists in win over Carver-Atlanta . . . Scored 49 points with 13 rebounds, 10 steals and nine assists in a region tournament game . . . Played for coach Joe Williams . . . Played AAU basketball for the Atlanta Celtics and coach Hulio Smith.

PERSONAL:
Full name is Sharmaine Antoine Dukes but goes by Joe . . . Born April, 15, 1987, in Hartford, Conn. . . . Son of Glen Dukes and Mattie Cotton . . . Majoring in sociology ... Will earn his degree in May 2010.

CAREER STATISTICS:

 Season  

G-GS

 Min   Avg   FG-  FGA 

 Pct 

 3P- 3PA 

Pct 

 FT- FTA 

 Pct 

 O-  D-   Reb  Avg   Ast   Avg  Bl   St   Pts  Avg 
2005-06 (WF)

26-5

199

7.7

12

39

.308

5

16

 .312

5

8

.625

3

19

22

0.8

26

 1.0

0

11

34

1.3

2006-07 (WF)

30-1

312

10.4

30

81

.370

4

17

 .235

17

32

.531

11

40

51

1.7

37

 1.2

2

9

81

2.7

2008-09

 31-29

 994

32.1

152

346

.439

25

72

.347

67

94

.713

40

107

147

4.7

134

 4.3

1

54

396

12.8

2009-10

32-31

998

31.2

161

373

.432

19

70

.271

91

125

.728

67

100

167

5.2

123

3.8

3

56

432

13.5

Totals

119-66

2503

21.0

355

839

.423

53

175

 .303

180

259

.695

121

266

387

3.3

320

 2.7

6

130

943

7.9

GSU Totals

63-60 1992 31.6 313 719 .435 44 142 .310 158 219 .721 107 207 314 5.0 257 4.1 4 110 828 13.1

 

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