2 - Steve De Luca
Steve De Luca
Height: 6-6
Weight: 210
Year: Gr.
Hometown: Merrimack, NH
High School: Merrimack
Position: F

Received medical hardship waiver to play as a graduate student... 2007-08: Pre-season All-America candidate in his senior season thanks to stellar junior campaign... Entered senior season ranked 17th in career scoring with 1,170 points... Injury suffered over the summer limited him to two games at the Brandeis Tip-Off tournament... 2006-07: First-team All-UAA, All-ECAC and NABC All-Northeast Region... Named UAA Player of the Week twice, 12/12 and 3/6... Started every game for the Judges for the third year in a row... Led the team in scoring (15.4 ppg), rebounding (6.1 rpg), steals (35), blocks (14), 3-pointers (46) and 3-point percentage (45.1%)... Ranked 6th in the UAA in scoring, 8th in rebounding, 2nd in 3-point percentage, 7th in free-throw percentage and 10th in steals and 3-pointers per game... Led the team in scoring 14 times, rebounding 13 times, steals 9 times and assists once... Scored in double figures 23 out of 27 games... Scored 20 or more 7 times, with one 30-point game... Had two games with double-digit rebounds for a pair of double-doubles, increasing his career total to 8... Scored 21 points and had a career-high 6 assists in a 99-89 win over Tufts, 11/26... Had 13 points and game-high 11 rebounds to lead Judges to a 66-51 over Clark, 12/5... Next time out scored 30 points - fourth-best performance of the season in the UAA - against second-ranked Amherst in an 84-74 loss... Hit 9-of-20 from the floor, 3-of-6 from beyond the arc and 9-of-11 from the line and led the squad with 8 caroms against the Lord Jeffs, the eventual national champions... Scored 19 of 26 points in the second half and grabbed a team-high 9 boards to help the team overcome an 8-point deficit in a 52-48 win over NYU, 1/13... Became the 25th player in school history to score 1,000 career points as part of his 11-point, 11-rebound performance at Washington Univ, 1/26... Played a career-high 45 minutes in the Judges' triple OT win over WashU the following weekend, 2/4, with 13 points and team-high 9 rebounds... Led team to 77-70 overtime victory over Trinity in the first round of the NCAA tournament, 3/2, by scoring 10 of his game-high 24 points in the extra session... Shot 10-of-19 from the floor and 2-of-4 from 3-point range and from the line... Hit a 3-pointer and lay-up to kick-start an overtime in which Brandeis went a combined 13-for-14 from the field and charity stripe... Scored 20 points in NCAA second-round loss to Rhode Island College, 70-67... 2005-06: Turned in a fantastic season, earning first-team All-UAA and second-team ECAC All-New England honors... Three-time UAA Player of the Week: Jan. 23, Feb. 6 and Feb. 21... One of three players to start all 25 games... Led the team in scoring, rebounding, blocked shots, field goal percentage, 3-pointers and 3-point percentage... Led the UAA in 3-point percentage and minutes played and finished second in scoring... Led the Judges in scoring 17 times and rebounding 16 times... Recorded 6 double-doubles... Scored in double figures in every game but one... Scored 20 points or more 10 times and 30 or more once... Had one of the best games of his career in overtime win at Case, 2/6... In that contest, he played 43 minutes, scored a career-high 35 points on 12-of-22 from the floor and 11-of-18 from the line and grabbed 13 rebounds... That game capped a string of three consecutive Sundays in which he set a career scoring high... The streak began with 25 points in a 61-52 loss at WashU, 1/22, and continued with 28 points in a 77-70 win over Emory on 1/29... Against the Eagles, Brandeis scored 14 of the last 18 points of the contest to rally for the victory... Career-high 14 rebounds came 11/29/05 against Babson in a 64-57 Brandeis victory... 2004-05: Honorable mention All-UAA... One of only two players to start all 25 games ... 3rd on the team in scoring, 2nd in rebounding... Tied for team lead in steals, 3rd on squad in assists... Tied for 5th in the conference in free-throw percentage... 9-for-11 shooting performance against Tufts, 1/12, was fourth-best in conference... Scored in double figures 13 times, reached 20 points twice... Led team in scoring 4 times, rebounding 5 times... Scored 23 points twice, in 87-72 win over Tufts, 1/12, and in 76-67 loss at Rochester, 2/13... Pulled down 11 rebounds in first collegiate game against Colby-Sawyer, 11/20/04...  High School: Three-year letter-winner and two-year starter at Merrimack High School... Led team to a pair of New Hampshire State titles in junior and senior seasons... Named second team All-State as a junior and first team as a senior... One of three 1,000 point career scorers in class of 2008 with 1050 points...Averaged 17 points and 10 rebounds per  game in senior campaign.


 

DeLuca, Steve


Total 3-Point Rebounds
Year GP-GS Min/Avg FG-FGA Pct FG-FGA Pct FT-FTA Pct Off-Def Tot Avg PF-FO Ast TO Blk Stl Pts/Avg
2005 25-25 726/29.0 115-223 .516 8-18 .444 56-70 .800 46-85 131 5.2 42-1 59 34 7 29 294/11.8
2006 25-25 857/34.3 177-318 .557 31-61 .508 76-104 .731 49-140 189 7.6 41-0 48 65 18 29 461/18.4
2007 27-27 833/30.9 155-331 .468 46-102 .451 59-79 .747 31-133 164 6.1 55-2 41 52 14 35 415/15.4
2008 2-1 27/13.5 2-9 .222 2-7 .286 2-4 .500 0-4 4 2.0 3-0 2 0 0 0 8/4.0
2009 27-27 869/32.2 156-328 .476 47-112 .420 58-76 .763 36-149 185 6.9 45-1 47 41 12 24 417/15.4
TOTAL 106-105 3312/31.2 605-1209 .500 134-300 .447 251-333 .754 162-511 673 6.3 186-4 197 192 51 117 1595/15.0