Jason Duty Academic All-District

Duquesne University guard Jason Duty (Cranberry Township, Pa.), a junior with a 3.75 GPA, has been named to the ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District 2 Basketball Team.

Duty, who is working toward an accounting degree, leads the team with a .425 three-point field goal shooting percentage and is second on the Dukes with 37 three-pointers made. The non-scholarship player has started all 21 contests and is the fifth-leading scorer for 14-7 Duquesne at 8.3 ppg.

Duty will have his name placed on the national ballot, with the 2008-09 ESPN The Magazine Academic All-America Basketball Team to be released on Wednesday, February 25.


University Division

Name School Yr. Hometown GPA Major
Jason Duty Duquesne Jr. Cranberry Twp., Pa. 3.75 Accounting
Marquis Hall Lehigh Jr. Portland, Ore. 3.43 Finance
Yves Mekongo Mbala La Salle Jr. Elizabeth, N.J. 3.82 Integrated science / business & tech.
Danny Morrissey Penn State Gr. Cleveland, Ohio 3.51 Finance / labor & industrial rel. mgmt.
Alex Ruoff West Virginia Sr. Spring Hill, Fla. 3.79 History

Note: Two other A-10 players join Duty and Mekongo Mbaka on the national ballot: Jimmy Baron, Rhode Island (District 1) and Kevin Lisch, Saint Louis (District 7).


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