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Athlete of the Week

Athlete of the Week

It was the strongest rebounding effort by a Duke player in 23 years.

Junior Cherokee Parks hauled down an extraordinary 20 rebounds in the men's basketball team's 82-60 win over Xavier on Saturday.Parks also had 12 points and four blocked shots in one of the best overall performances in his career. Xavier boasted a powerful front line that was expected to give the Duke trouble, but Parks' efforts led Duke to a 59-26 advantage on the boards.

Parks also notched 16 points and nine points in Wednesday's win over The Citadel

For his righteous rebounding and amazing aggressiveness, Cherokee Parks is this week's illustrious Athlete of the Week.

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