Duncan (23) attempts a shot last season.
Ky. - Northern Kentucky University men’s basketball head coach
Dave Bezold announced Monday that A’Daeron Duncan has transferred
from Coppin State and will join the Norse this season.
Duncan, a 6-foot-5
forward and a native of Fort Worth, Texas, averaged 6.2 points and
3.6 rebounds last season for Coppin State. He appeared in 33 games
and started 16 times as the Eagles won the Mid-Eastern Athletic
Conference Tournament championship and advanced to the NCAA Division
met Mount St. Mary’s in the NCAA Tournament play-in game at
Dayton, Ohio, and dropped a 69-60 decision to the Mountaineers.
is a versatile athlete who can play four positions, and we think
he is going to make an impact for us this season,” Bezold
said “He brings a great deal of experience with him from playing
at Coppin State last season. We have to replace five very good seniors
who led us to 21 wins, and A’Daeron can help us.”
15 points and grabbed seven rebounds against Hawaii last season.
He also finished with 10 points and four rebounds in a loss at Arizona
Prior to attending
Coppin State, Duncan played at Merced (Calif.) College and averaged
14.3 ppg and 7.6 rebounds in 2006-07. He was named All-Central Valley
Conference twice while at Merced.
As a prep standout
at North Crowley High School in Texas, Duncan averaged 15 points
and 7.1 rebounds per game as a senior. He earned all-state honors
for the Panthers as a senior.
an NKU team that posted a 21-8 record last season. The Norse won
their second straight Great Lakes Valley Conference East Division
title and advanced to the NCAA Division II Tournament.
Duncan is the
fourth NKU newcomer for next season. Freshmen Tony Rack (Moeller
High School) and Corey Sorrell (Holy Cross High School) as well
as St. Louis University transfer Dustin Maguire are also joining
the Norse in 2008-09.