Shawn James, who is the nation's fifth-leading shot-blocker at 4.1 blocks per game, leads the Dukes in scoring (13.2 ppg.) and rebounding (7.1 rpg.) and is shooting an Atlantic 10 best .551 from the field.
Joining James on the district three second team are Atlantic 10 foes Dionte Christmas (Temple) and Ahmad Nivins (Saint Joseph's) as well as cross-town opponents DeJuan Blair (Pittsburgh) and Tony Lee (Robert. Morris).
Selected and voted on by member coaches of the NABC, the 150 chosen student-athletes from 15 districts, are now eligible for the State Farm Division I All-America teams to be announced on Saturday, April 5 at the 2008 NABC Convention in San Antonio.
Duquesne (16-11, 6-8), which is in the hunt for one of 12 spots in the Atlantic 10 Championship, plays at Temple Wednesday night before closing out the regular season at home against Saint Louis.