- Tamika Dukes
Tamika  Dukes


Birmingham, Ala.

High School:
Huffman HS

Last College:
Wallace-Hanceville CC




Senior Year (2009-10): Named to the C-USA All-Tournament Team ... reached double figures in all but three contests this season ... scored a then-career-high 20 points at No. 3 Ohio State ... was one rebound shy of a double-double against Miami, with 13 points and nine rebounds ... made it four games in a row with double-digits and nearly notched a double-double with 10 points and nine rebounds against Central Michigan ... recorded her third-career double-double with 19 points and 13 rebounds against SMU ... had back-to-back double-doubles with 14 points and 10 boards against Memphis in the season finale, then 18 points and 10 rebounds against Tulsa in the C-USA tournament ... scored a career-high 21 points against No. 3 seed SMU in the C-USA quarterfinals.

Junior Year (2008-09): Played in 29 of UAB's 30 games, starting 20 of those contests at forward ... averaged 8.8 points and a team-best 6.2 rebounds per game ... scored in double figures 13 times during the year, including a career-high 17 points against UTEP ... was the Blazers' leading rebounder in 13 games ... tallied back-to-back double-doubles with 12 points and 12 boards at Central Michigan, followed by 12 points and a career-high 14 rebounds versus Alabama State ... named C-USA's Rookie of the Week on Nov. 24 after averaging 12.5 points and 10 boards against South Alabama and Charlotte the previous week ... honored as the Most Valuable Player of the Blazer Invitational after scoring 12.0 ppg and pulling down 10.5 rpg to lead UAB to its sixth straight Blazer Invitational title.

Medical Redshirt (2007-08): Received a medical redshirt after a preseason injury sidelined her for the season.

Wallace-Hanceville CC: Played two seasons for head coach Larry Slater at Wallace-Hanceville Community College in Hanceville, Ala. ... led the Alabama Community College Conference (ACCC) in `07 in scoring with 17.9 ppg and in field goal percentage (.491) ... also ranked second in the league and led her squad in rebounds with 10.5 per contest ... helped her team to a 22-11 record in 2007 ... named honorable mention All-America by the National Junior College Athletic Association following the 2006-07 season.

Personal: Full name is Tamika Sharday Dukes ... born April 18, 1986 in Birmingham, Ala. ... daughter of Lieutenant Dukes Jr. and Harry and Vanessa Wakefield ... majoring in criminal justice.