Men's Basketball

    Kahlil Dukes
    Kahlil Dukes


    Hartford, Conn.

    High School:
    Capital Prep Magnet School

    Height / Weight:
    5-11 / 170




    USC Falls to Colorado, 83-74

    Byron Wesley scores 21 points and grabs eight rebounds in loss.


    USC Men's And Women's Hoops Host Trojan Tip-Off Sunday

    Fans can watch intrasquad scrimmages & meet the teams at Galen Center at 11:30 a.m. Sunday.


    USC vs. Colorado (USATSI)

    USC vs. Colorado (USATSI)

    BREAKDOWN: Kahlil Dukes is a 5-11, 180-pound freshman guard who was a prolific scorer in high school. He figures to provide the Trojan offense with some fire power and can consistently hit from well behind the three-point line.

    HIGH SCHOOL: Dukes played high school basketball at Capital Prep Magnet School in Hartford, Conn. As a senior, he averaged 23.9 points, 3.9 assists and 3.0 steals per game. He led his team to a 22-3 record. Capital Prep lost 83-64 to eventual state runner-up Weaver High on March 11, snapping a 13-game winning streak. Dukes led all scorers with 32 points, his 12th game of the season with 25 or more points. Dukes scored a season-best 40 points in a 106-79 win over University on Feb. 6 and added 10 assists for a double-double. He scored 25 points and hit the game-winner with 3.2 seconds left in the Constitution State Conference tournament final 64-62 win over Classical Magnet. As a junior Dukes led his team to a 22-4 record while averaging 21.8 points and 4.0 assists per game. Perhaps his most amazing game was scoring 51 points in a 120-116 double overtime win vs. Classical Magnet. He hit a step-back 3-pointer with 2.7 seconds left in the first overtime to force the second overtime...made 8 of 12 3-point shots in the game. Capital Prep reached the state finals in his junior season, falling 67-53 to Immaculate, but Dukes led all scorers with 15 points. As a sophomore Dukes averaged 14.8 points and 6.5 assists per game as Capital Prep went 21-5. He really burst onto the scene as a freshman by averaging 29.1 points per game which led all Connecticut scorers in points per game and he was the only freshman in the top 35. In fact, in his first five high school games he combined to tally 160 points for an average of 32.0 per game. He was a consistent scoring source all season, netting less than 20 points only twice.

    PERSONAL: Kahlil Dukes was born on May 17, 1995.