Redick and Ewing Named Captains

Starting scoring guards JJ Redick and Daniel Ewing will comprise the 100th set of Blue Devil captains this season.

Duke head coach Mike Krzyzewski announced that senior guard Daniel Ewing and junior guard J.J. Redick were named team captains for the 2004-05 season, the 100th in the history of Duke basketball. Ewing will serve as captain for the second consecutive season.

Ewing, the 2003 ACC Tournament Most Valuable Player, has been an integral part of Duke's success the past three seasons. Duke has won 88 games and has been number one in the nation for 20 weeks since Ewing's arrival. He has played in 105 games, making 47 starts, as a Blue Devil. He's averaged 10.4 points, 2.6 rebounds, 1.5 assists and 1.2 steals per game. One of Duke's most accurate long-range shooters, Ewing ranks third on Duke's career chart with a .417 (148-of-355) three-point field goal percentage and ninth with 148 three-point field goals.

Redick, Duke's leading returning scorer from a year ago (15.9 ppg), ranks eighth on the school's career chart with a .397 (197-of-496) three-point field goal percentage and seventh with 197 three-point field goals. He has started 65 of 70 career games, averaging 15.5 points and 2.8 rebounds. An outstanding shooter, Redick is the ACC career (.939) and season (.953 - 2003-04) free throw percentage leader. In 2003-04, he was a third-team NABC All-America, second-team All-ACC, first-team NABC All-District 5 and USBWA All-District 3 selection.


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