Ranking all 36 Duke basketball jersey numbers ever worn

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NOT RETIRED. Jersey No. 52. EIGHT PLAYERS. 29. player. 434. Scouting Report. Pick Analysis

Judging jersey No. 52 by the Duke basketball players who wore it

In reverse chronological order (best in bold):

  • Todd Zafirovski
  • Erik Meek
  • Steve Vandenberg
  • Terry Murray
  • Tom Wallingford
  • Eugene Bledsoe
  • Bob Moyer
  • Bob Wood

Retired or not (worth 100 points if so): Not

NCAA Tournament titles (worth 10 points each): Zafirovski in 2010, Meek in 1992

Final Four appearances (five points each): Zafirovski in 2010, Meek in 1994, Meek in 1992, Murray in 1964

ACC or Southern Tournament trophies (five points each): Zafirovski in 2011, Zafirovski in 2010, Meek in 1992, Murray in 1964, Bledsoe in 1944, Moyer in 1941, Wood in 1938

Naismith Player of the Year awards (50 points each): None

NABC Defensive Player of the Year winners (four points each): None

Consensus All-American selections (four points each): None

ACC or Southern Player of the Year crowns (four points each): None

All-ACC or All-Southern honors (two points each): None

First-round draft picks (two points each): None

Members of 1,000-point club (two points each): None

Players who averaged less than five points (subtract five points each): Zafirovski, Murray, Wallingford, Moyer, Wood

Number of players (one point each): Eight