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Duquesne Offers Sophomore Guard Tyler Scott

Duquesne Offers Sophomore Guard Tyler Scott

The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review reported in Thursday's edition that Duquesne offered a scholarship to sophomore guard Tyler Scott from Gateway H.S. in Monroeville. Tyler's father, Rod, was a Duke ('79-'82) under head coach Mike Rice. Scott is the latest Duquesne-family connection that head coach Ron Everhart has made a strong component of his recruiting effort.

This report was published on the same day Pittsburgh newspapers focused a lot of coverage on the 2009 City Game between Pitt and Duquesne, a double-overtime win for the Panthers. Tyler Scott is a 6-foot-5 1/2 guard from the WPIAL's AAAA Gateway High School in the Pittsburgh suburbs. Gateway coach Mitch Adams told Trib reporter Jerry DiPaola, "He's probably one of our most talented kids. It's up...

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