|HOMETOWN (LAST SCHOOL)
London, England (Kaskaskia CC)
2004-2005: Selected to play in the World University games representing England in August 2005. Third on the team in scoring (7.6 ppg). Second on team in rebounding (5.8 rpg). Ranked 12th in the A-Sun in rebounding. Rated 13th in A-Sun in defensive rebounds (2.11 per game) and 13th in offensive rebounds (3.71 per game). Two double-doubles (17 pts, and 10 rebs. at Gardner-Webb Jan. 3; 13 pts, 13 rebs. vs Florida Atlantic (Jan. 23). Led team in scoring with 20 at Savannah St. Dec, 6, tied for lead vs Savannah St. Oct. 23 with 13. Scored in double figures eight times. Led team in rebounding with 9 vs. Rust Dec. 18, 13 at Arkansas Dec. 20, 10 at Gardner-Webb Jan 3, 14 vs. Georgia St. Jan. 8, 13 vs. Florida Atlantic Jan. 23, 4 at Georgia St. Feb. 13; tied for lead with 8 at Savannah St. Dec. 6, 6 vs Mercer Jan. 10. Finished in double figures in rebounds three times Tied for lead in steals two times Led in blocked shots one time, tied for lead four times. Played in 28 games, started 22.
Junior College: Played one season for Kaskaskia College in Centralia, Ill., averaging 15.2 points and a team-leading 9.5 rebounds per game. His JUCO coach, John Cooksey, ranked Durant as the best post player in the league. Won the team award as the top rebounder.
Personal: A native of London, England. Born Nov. 13, 1981. Parents are Angela and Godfrey Durant. Hobbies include boxing and music. His biggest influence in his life is his father.