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Duquesne’s Jake DiMichele Receives Full Scholarship



Duquesne guard Jake DiMichele shared some positive news on Twitter on Saturday.

DiMichele announced that he has been placed on full scholarship after one season with the Dukes. The walk-on played his high-school basketball at OLSH in the WPIAL before taking a prep year at First Love Scotland Campus. DiMichele finished his high-school career as No. 2 on the WPIAL’s all-time leading scorers list.

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There, he earned First Team All-EPL (Elite Prep League) after averaging 24 points per game on 53% shooting. He hit 37% of his three-point attempts on the year, per EPL.

He then joined the Dukes last year and played a massive role in their run to the NCAA Tournament.

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The 6-foot-4 McKees Rocks native earned playing time in 30 games, averaging 6.4 points and 2.5 rebounds per game. He scored 8 points on 3-for-6 shooting in Duquesne’s First Round win in the NCAA Tournament over BYU.

On the year, he shot 46% from the field and 31% from the field. DIMichele started 21 games as a rookie.


Sandy Schall, Coldwell Banker
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