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Tony Duckett

Basketball (Inducted: 2001-02)


Tony  Duckett

Tony Duckett '85 remains the all-time assists leader in Lafayette's men's basketball history. He dished out a record 622 career assists as a four-year starter while netting 1,063 points.

He holds the record for assists in a season with 192 assists in his 1983-84 junior campaign, followed by 189 assists in 1984-85, which ranks second in Lafayette history. A team captain his senior year, Duckett started 101 games for Lafayette, scoring in double figures 51 times. He maintained a .748 free throw percentage throughout his career and tallied 20 or more points in a game nine times. Duckett was named to the East Coast Conference (ECC) First Team twice as well as the ECC All-Tournament team. As a senior, he was honored with the Charles Albert '08 award, which is presented to the college's top male athlete. Upon graduation, Duckett was drafted in the sixth round of the 1985 NBA draft by the Atlanta Hawks and later played on the European circuit.