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Dwayne Anderson

Player Profile
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Silver Spring, Md.

High School:
St. Thomas More

Height / Weight:
6-6 / 215

Position:
Guard/Forward

Birthdate:
06/22/1986

Experience:
3L

02/20/2008

West Virginia vs. Villanova

Big East Hoops

12/14/2007

Villanova vs. Hartford

Villanova vs. Hartford on Friday, Dec. 14, 2007 in Villanova, Pa.

VILLANOVA: A fixture in Villanova's late season success in 2008 and '09 ... Emerged as a cornerstone leader of teams that advanced to the Sweet 16 (2008) and Final Four (2009).

2008-09 Season: Missed the first seven games of the campaign with an injury ... Averaged 9.0 points and 6.2 rebounds per game ... Tied for second on the team with 47 steals ... Also has 43 assists and 14 blocked shots ... Shoots .460 (97-211) from the field, .326 (31-95) from three-point range and .839 (47-56) at the foul line ... Has scored in double figures 11 times and rebounded in double figures four times, with two games scoring over 20 points.

2008-09 Big East Regular Season: Started 17 of 18 Big East regular season games and averaged 27.9 minutes per game ... Contributed 9.4 points, 6.7 rebounds, 1.8 assists and 1.8 steals per game ... Had 32 assists, 10 blocks and 32 steals ... Shot .435 (60-138) from the field, .323 (20-62) from three-point range and .811 (30-37) from the foul line.

2008-09 Postseason: Played some of the best basketball of his career in the BIG EAST and NCAA Tournaments ... Averaged 13.2 points and 8.6 rebounds in the NCAA Tournament.

2008-09 Highlights: Scored a career-high 25 points to go along with eight rebounds in NCAA Tournament first round win over American ... Made 9-of-10 shots from the field, including 4-of-5 three-pointers, and hit 3-of-3 free throws ... Had 10 points and 11 rebounds in win over UCLA in the tournament ... Added a team-high 17 points in the win over Pittsburgh ... Scored 22 points on 8-of-14 shooting against Syracuse on February 22 ... Pulled down a career-high 15 rebounds against Seton Hall on January 6, the top rebounding performance by a Wildcat this season ... Had 19 points and 10 rebounds in a win at Providence on February 4.

2007-08: Played in 30 games with 14 starts and averaged 6.5 points and 4.8 rebounds per game ... Ranked third on the team with 44 steals ... Shot .503 percent (73-145) from the field, .318 percent (21-66) from three-point range and .628 (27-43) from the foul line ... Started the final 14 games of the regular season, beginning with the Seton Hall game, and helped ignite Villanova's run to the NCAA Tournament ... The Wildcats were 9-5 with Anderson in the starting lineup and he averaged 9.7 points and 7.0 rebounds per game in those starts ... Had six games scoring in double figures and four games with at least 10 rebounds ... Posted his only career double-doubles in wins over St. John's and Providence.

Postseason: Scored eight points on 3-of-4 shooting in the second round of the NCAA Tournament against Siena ... Had four points and five rebounds in the first round win against Clemson ... In the BIG EAST Tournament averaged 13.0 points and 7.0 rebounds per game against Syracuse and Georgetown ... Contributed 12 points and seven rebounds in quarterfinal loss against Georgetown ... Scored 14 points, had seven rebounds and made four steals in victory over Syracuse in the first round.

Regular Season: Played in 25 games and started the last nine, averaging 5.9 points and 4.7 rebounds per game ... Twice scored a season-high 17 points, reaching the mark in wins over Providence and West Virginia ... Added a career-best 11 rebounds in the Providence game for his second career double-double ... The first came in a win at St. John's when he had 11 points and 10 rebounds.

Big East Regular Season: Saw action in all 18 games and made nine starts ... Villanova was 6-3 in his conference starts ... Averaged 6.7 points and 5.8 rebounds in 23.3 minutes per game ... Tied for second on the team with 24 steals in league play ... Reached double figures in scoring four times and in rebounding on two occasions ... Posted double-doubles in wins over St. John's and Providence.

2006-07: Saw action in 23 regular season games and averaged 3.5 ppg ... Appeared for five minutes without scoring in a 64-48 win over Cincinnati on Feb. 14 ... Logged a career high 24 minutes in an 83-65 win over Temple on Dec. 30 ... Contributed several big plays down the stretch of a 64-51 win at La Salle on Dec. 23 ... Ended the afternoon with four points, three rebounds and a steal in 11 minutes ... Added 12 points and five rebounds in a 108-61 win over Rider on Dec. 20 ... Tied a career high by making all five of his free throw attempts in an 81-76 loss to Drexel on Dec. 9 ... Drained 3-of-4 for his nine points in only seven minutes against Penn on Dec. 2 ... Scored seven points and collected four rebounds in a 72-44 win at Stony Brook on Nov. 30 ... Delivered a career-best 18 points in 22 minutes of an 89-60 win over Iowa on Nov. 20 ... Also added five rebounds and a pair of steals ... Established new career highs with 16 points, eight rebounds, four steals and 22 minutes in a 97-60 win at Northwood on Nov. 11 ... He also added three assists and was 2-of-4 (.500) from beyond the 3-point arc .. Chipped in with 14 points in 12 minutes of action against Holy Family on Nov. 7, including 4-of-5 shooting from beyond the 3-point arc.

2005-2006: Appeared in 14 games ... Played final minute against Monmouth on Mar. 17 in first round of NCAA Tournament ... Reached double figures in points against La Salle for the first time as a collegian, scoring 10 points on 4-of-6 shooting in seven minutes on Dec. 22 ... Enjoyed a strong effort against Longwood, scoring six points and adding a rebound in 12 minutes off the bench ... Grabbed five rebounds in nine minutes of action in an 86-57 win over Rider on Nov. 30 ... Supplied three points in seven minutes of action in his college debut, a 78-35 win over Stony Brook on Nov. 18.

ST. THOMAS MORE: Spent one season at the school in Oakdale, Conn. ... Coached by Jere Quinn ... Averaged 23 points and 10 rebounds per game ... Averaged 19.7 ppg as a senior in 2003-04 at St. John's H.S. in Washington.

PERSONAL: Born on June 22, 1986 in Washington, D.C. ... Parents are Dwayne Anderson Sr. and Michelle Anderson ... His younger siblings are David (14) and Darian (12).

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