Duhon, Ewing, and Horvath Named Captains


Posted Nov 7, 2003


Duke head coach Mike Krzyzewski announced that senior guard Chris Duhon, senior forward Nick Horvath and junior guard Daniel Ewing were named team captains for the 2003-04 season. Duhon and Horvath will serve as captains for the second consecutive season.

One of the nation's top defenders, Duhon has averaged 8.4 points, 3.2 rebounds and 5.6 assists in 107 career games. Duhon, a third team All-ACC honoree in 2002-03, is 92-15 in his games played at Duke and 65-11 in his career starts. He enters the 2003-04 season as a preseason Wooden and Naismith Award candidate as National Player of the Year.

Horvath, a fifth-year senior, has seen action in 99 career games at Duke, including 10 starts. Last season, Horvath was named a tri-captain in early February. He has been part of four ACC championship teams and one national championship team (2001) while at Duke. The Shoreview, Minn., native has averaged 2.9 points and 2.3 rebounds as a collegian.

Ewing, the 2003 ACC Tournament Most Valuable Player, will serve as captain for the first time in 2003-04. Duke has won 57 games and has been number one in the nation for 16 weeks since Ewing's arrival. One of Duke's most accurate long-range shooters, he has averaged 9.1 points and 2.7 rebounds during his career. He has connected on .423 (74-of-175) of his career three-point attempts.


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