11  Duane Erwin
Duane Erwin

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Huntsville, Ala.

High School:
Lee

Height / Weight:
6-9 / 250

Position:
Forward

Birthdate:
08/01/1982

Experience:
3L


2003-04 Season
Led team in blocks with 44 ... Has 98 blocked shots for his career ... Second on the squad in rebounding with a 6.3 average ... Grabbed the 300th rebound of his career vs. Marquette ... Now has 340 career boards ... Had best rebounding game since Feb. 14 with nine boards vs. Saint Louis in the C-USA Tournament ... Grabbed 13 boards vs. Marquette ... Game was his eighth double-digit rebounding performance of season (10th career) ... Tied a career-high with five blocks vs. Saint Louis ... Grabbed 10 boards vs. USF for his seventh double-digit performance of the year (ninth career) ... Recorded eight points, 15 boards and four assists vs. Tulane ... The 15 rebounds was his sixth double-digit performance of the season (eighth career) ... The four assists vs. Tulane were a career high ... Recorded second-straight double-digit rebounding game with 12 boards vs. Villanova ... The double-digit board game vs. Villanova was his fifth of the season and seventh of career ... Hit a career-high tying five FT vs. Villanova ... Grabbed 13 boards vs. Oakland ... The double-digit rebounding game vs. Oakland was his fourth of the season (the sixth of his career) ... Recorded a career-high 21 points vs. Belmont ... The eight FGs, eight FG atts and five FTs were also career bests ... Also had seven rebounds, two assists, one block and two steals vs. the Bruins ... Averaged 10.5 boards in a four-game stretch from Nov. 22-Dec. 6 ... Had third double-digit rebounding game of 2003-04 vs. Ole Miss with 10 boards (the fifth of his career) ... Posted his second-straight double-digit rebounding game of season with 10 boards vs. Austin Peay (the fourth of career) ... Grabbed a career-high 18 boards vs. Fordham ... The 18-rebound performance was the third double-digit board game of his career ... Also had a career-best four steals vs. Fordham.

2002-03 Season
Played in all 30 games, starting nine ... Averaged 2.1 points and 3.0 rebounds ... Ranked 11th in blocks in Conference USA (1.23 bpg) ... Postseason (NCAA/C-USA Tournaments): Started the Tigers' NCAA Tournament game against Arizona State ... Had two rebounds vs. the Sun Devils ... Grabbed three boards in the Conference USA Tournament ... Conference USA play: Saw action in all 16 contests, starting seven ... Averaged 1.8 points and 2.2 rebounds ... Led team with 21 blocks in league play ... Averaged 3.5 rebounds and 3.5 blocked shots in a two-game span vs. Houston and Cincinnati ... Blocked four shots and pulled down three rebounds at Houston ... Against Cincinnati, had four boards and three blocks ... Posted four points, three rebounds, two assists and a block at Tulane ... Paced Memphis early against TCU with four of the Tigers' first six points ... Was perfect vs. TCU, going 4-for-4 from the field and 2-for-2 from the line ... Pulled down four rebounds and blocked three shots against the Horned Frogs ... Blocked four shots at Southern Miss ... Non-conference play: Played in all 11 non-league games ... Had seven rebounds in 14 minutes against No. 7 Illinois ... Grabbed a season-best tying 10 rebounds against Ole Miss ... Also had four blocks against the Rebels ... Recorded a season-high 10 rebounds against Furman ... Scored a season-high 14 points -- to go along with four rebounds and a career-best five blocks -- against Arkansas-Pine Bluff ... Four of his season-high six baskets against UAPB were dunks ... Had six points, six boards and two blocks vs. Austin Peay ... 8 minutes against Austin Peay, scoring six points and pulling down six rebounds ... Came off the bench to score four points and pull down five rebounds in the Tigers' win over Syracuse in the Coaches vs. Cancer Classic.

2001-02 Season
Averaged 1.1 points and 2.5 rebounds ... Played in 25 games, starting two ... Postseason (NIT/C-USA Tournament): Saw action in all five postseason contests ... Played 17 minutes in the Tigers' NIT win over UNC-Greensboro and grabbed a season-high tying seven seven rebounds ... Also scored two points, dished out his first career assist and blocked a pair of shots ... Conference USA play: Saw action in 13 games ... Averaged 0.9 points and 2.0 rebounds ... Made his only start in league play vs. USF ... Grabbed two rebounds before leaving the game with a sprained ankle against USF ... Missed the Tigers' next two games as a result of the injury ... Had two points and six rebounds vs. Houston ... Recorded four points and three rebounds in the Tigers' win over Tulane ... Had his first career dunk against TCU ... Also pulled down five rebounds against the Horned Frogs ... Played against Southern Miss in the league opener and had three points, three rebounds and two blocks ... Non-conference play: Averaged 2.0 points and 5.0 boards in a three-game span vs. Christian Brothers (2 pts-4 rebs), Eastern Kentucky (2-5) and Austin Peay (2-6) ... Averaged 4.0 points and 4.0 rebounds in two games in the Guardians Classic ... Posted season bests of six points and seven rebounds in the season opener vs. Wofford.

High School
As a senior averaged 14.0 points, 11 rebounds and seven blocks ... Also averaged four assists per game for the Generals ... Was a starter for Lee High as a sophomore, junior and senior ... Points to the Rumble on the Ridge tournament in Forrest City, Ark., as one of his biggest individual performances ... Against Jackson, Miss., Murrah High School and former Alabama standout Maurice Williams, had 18 points, 14 rebounds and 15 blocked shots in a buzzer-beater victory in the tournament's semifinals ... Squad went on to win the tournament with a victory over Forrest City ... Named to the Rumble on the Ridge's All-Tournament Team after posting triple-doubles in all three tournament games ... In the Alabama Class 5A regional tournament, blocked 24 shots over two games and was named the regional's most valuable player ... Lee High advanced through the Class 5A playoffs with wins over Mount Oak, Gaston and Valley High School before suffering a 55-50 loss to Blount in the state title game ... Scored 14 points, grabbed 10 rebounds and blocked six shots in the title game ... Was named to the Class 5A All-Tournament Team ... Named to The Birmingham News Super-All State Team, as well as a Class 5A All-State pick by The News ... Named to The Huntsville Times' Super Five team ... Also an All-Region and All-City pick ... Coached by Jay Burney.

Personal
Son of Jennifer Atkinson ... Born August 1, 1982, in Huntsville, Ala. ... A Physical Education/Teacher Education major.

Erwin's Career Statistics

Year      GP-GS   Min/Avg    FG-FGA   Pct   3P-3PA   Pct   FT-FTA   Pct Off-Def  Reb  Avg  PF-FO Ast  TO Blk Stl  Pts/Avg
2001-02.  25-2    167/6.7    11-24   .458    0-1    .000    6-17   .353  27-35    62  2.5  38-2    1  12  17   3   28/1.1
2002-03.  30-9    386/12.9   26-49   .531    0-0    .000   11-25   .440  35-55    90  3.0  53-2   15  19  37  17   63/2.1
2003-04.  30-8    636/21.2   49-94   .521    0-0    .000   38-56   .679  60-128  188  6.3 103-7   21  33  44  22  136/4.5
TOTAL... 85-19   1189/14.0   86-167  .515    0-1    .000   55-98   .561 122-218  340  4.0 194-11  37  64  98  42  227/2.7
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