Position
Guard/forward
Height
6'6
Weight
205 lbs.
Class
Sophomore
Hometown
Biloxi, Miss.
High School
Biloxi HS

Second-Team All-SEC — 2001, 2002, 2003
First-Team All-Louisiana Selection — 2001, 2002, 2003
SEC All-Tournament — 2003
NABC District 8 First Team — 2002, 2003
NABC District 8 Second Team — 2001
USBWA District VII First Team — 2003

SENIOR SEASON (2002-03)
Dupree had his third consecutive 500 point season, scoring 504 points to average 15.8 points per game … Dupree finished his career with 1,726 points, eighth best at LSU all-time, and 907 rebounds, sixth best all-time at the school … One of just four players — joining Shaquille O’Neal, Durand Macklin and Bob Pettit — to finish in both the top 10 in both scoring and rebounding in their LSU careers … Averaged 16.5 points in the 16 SEC games, fifth in the league, and 8.3 rebounds tied for second … Overall the 15.8 points per game average was seventh best in the league … Overall rebound average of 7.8 was fourth … Field goal percentage of 52.9 percent (199-of-376) was third in the league and the best of his career … In the SEC Tournament, earned All-Tournament honors averaging 15.7 points per game and 8.0 rebounds in three games … Hit 19-of-34 field goals (55.9 percent) … Tied for the league lead in double-doubles with nine, including a league best of six in SEC games: Prairie View (11 pts, 11 reb, 12-17-02); UNO 18 pts, 12 reb., 12-30-02); at Georgia 16 pts., 10 reb., 1-5-03); Mississippi State (18 pts, 12 reb., 1-11-03); Ole Miss (12 pts, 12 reb., 1-18-03); USC (17 pts, 10 reb., 2-05-03); Arkansas (25 pts, 13 reb., 2-22-03); Alabama (14 pts, 12 reb., 3-08-03); and, Arkansas-SEC Tournament (14 pts, 10 reb., 3-13-03) … Finished his career with 33 double-doubles and had 86 double figure scoring games over the last 95 games (final three years) … Dupree had the longest consecutive double figure scoring string in his career with 29 games, running from the second game of the season with South Alabama (11-24-02) through the second game of the SEC Tournament against Florida (3-14-03) … Recorded eight games of 20 or more points during the season — 22 McNeese State (12-7), 22 Tulane (12-28), 23 Houston (12-30), 20 Florida (1-28), 22 at Alabama (2-01), 25 Arkansas (2-22), 22 at Tennessee (3-01), 24 Florida (SEC Tournament) (3-14) … Tallied 25 games of 20 or more points in his career … Averaged 2.5 assists his senior season topped by career high equaling six assists at Tennessee (3-1) … Made 13-of-37 treys for best season percentage of 35.1 percent … Never lower than eighth in league in scoring and fourth in rebounding last three seasons …Finished sixth all-time in minutes played at 3,710 … Started 94 of the last 95 games in his career (sophomore through senior years).

JUNIOR SEASON (2001-02)
Led the team with 16.2 points per game and 8.5 rebounds a game … Was seventh in the league in scoring, second in the league in rebounds for the second straight year … Played and started in all 34 games, one of two players to start all the games … It was against Tennessee (Jan. 30) when he topped the 1,000-point mark in scoring at LSU, becoming the 31st Tiger at that mark … Averaged 17.2 points per game in conference play … Had 28 games in double figures in 34 games … Had nine double-doubles on the year: Campbell (18 pts, 16 reb., Nov. 17), Hawaii-Hilo (17 pts, 12 reb., Nov. 24),UL-Lafayette (29 pts, 10 reb., Dec. 4); Alabama (20 pts, 10 reb., Jan. 5); Tennessee (17 pts, 10 reb., Jan. 30); Alabama (19 pts, 14 reb., Feb. 2); Vanderbilt (13 pts, 11 reb., Feb. 6); Kentucky (22 pts, 13 reb., Feb. 9); Iowa (19 pts, 11 reb., March 13-NIT) … Third best in the league in double-doubles … Had 16 rebounds in two games — Nov. 17 against Campbell, Dec. 30 against Nicholls State, giving him three 16-rebound games in his career … Eight games of 20 or more points in his LSU career …Career high of 30 points at Arkansas on Feb. 16, a game featuring a 26-point first half. … Played 1,202 minutes, tied for seventh all-time at LSU in a single season minutes played … Average of 35.4 minutes per game … Made 31 three-pointers as a junior … Tenth in the league in field goal percentage for the season (220-of-487, 45.2 percent) … Fifth in percentage in league games only (46.6 percent).

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2000-01)
Started 28-of-29 games, averaging 17.3 points, 8.8 rebounds, while playing an average of 34.9 minutes a game … Led team in all three categories … Led the Southeastern Conference in points scored and was second in rebounds … First league-leading scorer for LSU since 1996 … Was sixth in the league in field goal percentage (183-of-377, 48.5 percent) … Had 28-of-29 double-figure games, including a streak that spanned the first 20 games of the year … Finished the season with 14 double-doubles vs.: UL-Monroe (21 pts, 11 reb., Nov. 20); Norfolk State (15 pts, 13 reb., Nov. 25); Houston (18 pts, 13 reb., Nov. 28); McNeese State (19 pts, 13 reb., Dec. 13); Oregon State (20 pts, 12 reb., Dec. 28); Wyoming (15 pts, 10 reb., Jan. 3); Alabama (21 pts., 13 reb., Jan. 6); Vanderbilt (17 pts, 13 reb., Jan. 10); Centenary (21 pts, 15 reb., Jan. 17); Ole Miss (14 pts, 11 rebs., Feb. 7); Florida (18 pts, 11 reb., Feb. 13); Arkansas (13 pts, 14 rebs., Feb. 17); Kentucky (10 pts, 12 rebs., Feb. 21) … Dupree had nine 20-plus points game during the year with bests of 23 against Texas Southern (Dec. 8) and at Tennessee (March 2) … Dupree increased his free throw shooting percentage from 57.4 percent as a freshman to 69.9 percent … Hit 21-of-64 three-point attempts (32.8 percent), up from 14 percent as a freshman).

FRESHMAN SEASON (1999-2000)
Averaged 4.9 points per game and 3.3 rebounds while averaging 12.7 minutes per game … Played in all 34 games … Averaged 5.2 point and 3.9 rebounds in SEC games, while averaging 13.1 minutes per game … Posted five games in double figures, including a high of 21 against Grambling State on Nov. 20 … Had one double-double in the win over Arkansas on Jan. 26 when he had 16 rebounds to go with 14 points … In 21-point effort to open his career versus Grambling State, hit 8-of-10 field goal attempts, including his only three-pointer … Hit 46.3 percent from the field … Averaged 13.8 points in the five-game Italian tour in the summer after his freshman year, hitting 49 percent of his field-goal attempts while averaging 9.8 rebounds to lead the team.

PRE-LSU
Earned three basketball letters from Coach John Pugh at Biloxi … Three-time member of the All-Coast team … Also named All-County, All-State and named to the Mississippi Dandy Dozen top players … MVP of the Double Pump Adidas AAU Tourney in Los Angeles and the MVP of the Mississippi-Alabama High School All-Star game … Was a consensus Top 50 player in the nation in his senior year in high school and was on the Fox Sports South Sweet 16 selection of the region’s top players … Averaged 25.6 point per game his senior season, 11.1 rebounds, 2.3 assists, 2.5 blocks while hitting 40 percent of his three-point attempts … He was a member of the A/B Honor Roll and a member of the National Honor Society.

PERSONAL
Full name is Ronald E. Dupree, Jr. … Father is Ronald E. Dupree, Sr., mother is Dianne Dupree … No brothers or sisters … Chose LSU because of the “great atmosphere, athletic program, academics and people” … Major is electrical engineering … Likes to watch good movies to relax … Favorite food is pancakes and likes rhythm and blues and rap as his favorite kind of music … Born on Jan. 26, 1981 … Favorite basketball player is Allen Iverson of the Philadelphia 76ers.

Ronald Dupree Career Highs
Points — 30, at Arkansas, 02-16-02
Rebounds — 16, three times
FGM — 13, at Arkansas, 02-16-02
FGA — 21, at Arkansas, 02-16-02
3-PT FGM — 4, three times
3-PT FGA — 6, three times
FTM — 11, vs. Louisiana Lafayette, 12-04-01
FTA — 14, twice
Assists — 6, three times
Blocks — 3, vs. Louisiana Lafayette, 12-04-01
Steals — 4, four times
Minutes Played — 45, vs. Mississippi State, 02-13-02

 

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