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10   Tilman Dunbar
Tilman  Dunbar


Woodbridge, Va.

High School:
Paul VI Catholic

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 163



Men's Basketball Falls at Colgate in Patriot League Quarterfinal

Dunbar and Dulin lead Navy in scoring.


Navy to Play at Colgate in Patriot League Quarterfinal Thursday

Winner will advance to Sunday's semifinal round.


Navy Beats Army in Patriot League Tournament, 56-52

Mids to play at Colgate on Thursday evening in quarterfinal round.


Navy to Host Army in Patriot League Tournament on Tuesday

Rivals are meeting in the postseason for the first time since 2001.


Men's Basketball Defeats Loyola in Patriot League Finale, 57-47

Smith scores 20 points, Venturini surpasses 1,000-point mark.


Ed DeChellis discusses the 2012-13 Navy men's basketball season.

Navy men's basketball head coach Ed DeChellis sits down with Pete Medhurst to discuss the 2012-13 basketball season.


Highlights from Navy's 50-44 win over American.

Highlights from the Navy men's basketball team's 50-44 win over American on Feb. 20, 2013.


Tilman Dunbar and Ed DeChellis discuss Navy's 50-44 win over American.

Navy freshman Tilman Dunbar and head coach Ed DeChellis discuss Navy's 50-44 win over American on Feb. 20, 2013.


Navy highlights from its 59-50 win over Army.

Navy highlights from its 59-50 win over Army on Jan. 20, 2013.


Navy highlights from its 69-59 win over Bryant.

Navy men's basketball highlights from its 69-59 win over Bryant on Dec. 10, 2012.


Navy vs. Holy Cross

Photo gallery of Navy vs. Holy Cross.


Navy vs. Lehigh

Photo gallery of the Navy vs. Lehigh men's basketball game.


Army-Navy Star Game

Photos of Navy's 67-59 win over Army on Feb. 7.


Navy vs. Army (USATSI)

Navy vs. Army (USATSI)


Navy-Colgate (1-17-15)

Photo gallery of the Navy men's basketball game against Colgate on Jan. 17.

2014-15 Game-by-Game Statistics
2013-14 Game-by-Game Statistics
2012-13 Game-by-Game Statistics

• 2013-14 Patriot League Player of the Week (12/9)
• 2013-14 NAAA Athlete of the Week (12/9)
• 2012-13 Patriot League All-Rookie Team
• 2012-13 Patriot League Rookie of the Week (1/2)
• 2012-13 Patriot League Rookie of the Week (12/28)
• 2012-13 Patriot League Rookie of the Week (12/17)
• 2012-13 Patriot League Rookie of the Week (12/10)

2013-14 - SOPHOMORE:
• Started the first 10 games of the year.
• Averaged 11.9 points, 5.0 assists and 3.0 rebounds.
• Scored six points and handed out eight assists in Navy's win over Goucher on Nov. 13.
• Had 17 points on 7-of-10 shooting in Navy's win at Binghamton on Nov. 16.
• Had 12 points in Navy's 73-58 win over UMBC on Nov. 23.
• Scored 15 points and had seven assists in Navy's 67-59 win over Maryland Eastern Shore on Nov. 26.
• Poured in 28 points and had eight rebounds, seven assists, two steals and a block in Navy's 79-74 win over The Citadel on Dec. 4. Dunbar was 7-of-12 from the floor and 14-of-17 from the free throw line.
• Was named the Patriot League Player of the Week and the NAAA Athlete of the Week for his performance against The Citadel.
• Scored 14 points and had nine assists in Navy's overtime loss at Bryant on Dec. 14.
• Missed the final 20 games of the season after being suspended for a violation of Naval Academy rules.

2012-13 - FRESHMAN:
• Had a strong freshman campaign, setting the school record for most starts by a freshman (31) in Navy basketball history. He averaged 9.5 points per game and ranked second in the Patriot League in assists at 4.9 assists per game.
• Was named to the Patriot League All-Rookie Team and won four straight Patriot League Rookie of the Week in December and January.
• Set the Patriot League record (by 19 assists) for assists by a freshman (152). Finished the year seventh in the country in assists per game by a freshman (4.9 apg), and his 152 assists were the 12th most in a season by a Navy player.
• Recorded 15 double-figure games and finished the year sixth on the Navy freshman scoring list (296 points). Ranked second in the Patriot League among freshmen in scoring.
• Recorded a pair of double-doubles against Binghamton (16 points, 11 assists) in just his third career game and Bryant (13 points, 10 assists). Also scored 20 points with four rebounds and seven assists in an 85-66 win over Monmouth. Was the first freshman in school history to reach those marks and first Navy player since January 3, 2006 (Greg Sprink) to record a 20-4-7 contest.
• Averaged 10.6 points per game and 5.1 assists per game in 17 non-conference games while shooting 44.2 percent from the field. In league games, Dunbar averaged just 8.2 points per game and 4.6 assists per game while shooting 31.4 percent.
• Did record a stellar 1.81 (152:84) assist-to-turnover ratio for the season, including a 2.10 (65:31) ratio in league games. Had nine games of at least six assists during the course of the year. In the last 11 games of the year, Dunbar had 46 assists against 19 turnovers (2.42 ratio) and had just one game of more than three turnovers (4 vs. Lehigh) during that span.

• Dunbar had a sensational scholastic career at Paul VI Catholic, graduating in 2012 and leading Paul VI Catholic to a USA Today Super 25 final ranking of No. 16 after spending much of the season in the top 10.
• Helped team to a 35-3 record that included the WCAC league championship, the VIS (Virginia Independent Schools) state title and a Washington, D.C., city title and reached the Chick-Fil-A Tournament finals, losing to the nation's No. 1-ranked team, Oak Hill Academy
• As a senior, Dunbar was selected as the team captain, team MVP, a second-team all-WCAC selection and an All-Met honorable mention honoree after averaging 10.4 points, 7.2 assists and 3.1 steals per game, in argubly the toughest high school conference in America (WCAC).
• In the prestigious Alhambra tournament, Dunbar converted a a three-point play as time expired to give Paul VI a 64-63 victory over Gonzaga in the semifinals.
• Scored a season-hgh 25 points in a seven-point win over Laurel in late December and recorded a triple-double in an early-December win over Fredericksburg Christian with 14 points, 14 assists and 11 rebounds. Also had 14 points, 15 assists and seven rebounds in a win during the VIS Quarterfinals.
• As a junior, was named Paul VI Catholic's Defensive Player of the Year.
• Was a three-year starter for Paul VI Catholic.
• Member of the National Honor Society, volunteered in the Special Olympics and partook in community service for hundreds of hours.

• Son of Tilman and Bindu Dunbar.
• His Paul VI Catholic team was loaded with talent as Coleman Johnson (Fairfield), Patrick Holloway (George Mason), Tim Higgins (Cornell), Stan Robinson (Indiana) and Oray Nicolai (Catholic) all graduated in same year as Dunbar.
• Father, Tilman, played soccer at St. Augustine's College, graduating in 1986.
• Is from the same hometown as David Robinson, Navy's most famous basketball alum.
• Majoring in economics.



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