Born Brian Henry Zoubek on April 6, 1988, in Philadelphia, Pa. ...
son of Paul Zoubek and Liza Cartmell ... father, Paul, is an attorney
while mother, Liza, is Group President at ARAMARK Sports and Entertaintment
... has an older sister, Sarah ... hobbies include history, reading
and video games ... favorite athlete is Shaquille O’Neal.
High School / USA Basketball Notes:
Four-year letterwinner at Haddonfield Memorial ... led
the Bulldogs to a four-year record of 110-10 with three straight
championships ... fourth team Parade All-America pick ... named
to the 2006 Jordan All-America team ... two-time Newark Star-Ledger
first team all-state selection ... three-time all-conference and
All-South Jersey selection ... led Haddonfield to a 31-2 record
and the semifinals of the 2006 Tournament of Champions ... averaged
24.7 points, 12.3 rebounds and 4.2 blocks per game as a senior ...
New Jersey state Player of the Year in 2006 ... had 21 points, 20
rebounds and eight blocked shots in the state championship game
... scored 27 points and collected 18 rebounds and six blocks in
a 71-37 win over Rahway (N.J.) High School in the NJSIAA Group II
state semifinals ... averaged 21.0 points, 13.0 rebounds and 4.0
blocks per game while playing through an injury as a junior ...
led the Bulldogs to 28-1 and a repeat as South Jersey Group II champions
... scored a game-high 22 points in the 2005 title game ... named
the MVP of the 2003 Eddie Griffin Challenge Game ... rated 33rd
overall by The Recruiting Services Consensus Index ... ranked 24th
Played on the 2004 USA Basketball Youth Development Festival East
Team ... helped the team to a bronze medal finish ... averaged 1.8
points and 3.6 rebounds while playing with current Duke teammates
Greg Paulus and Gerald Henderson.
Looking to make an impact with increased minutes this season ...
has the size and length to be a force on the interior at both ends
of the floor ... has a nice touch around the rim and out to 12 feet
... worked hard over the summer to strengthen his frame and improve
his footwork ... recovered from a fractured foot suffered in July
to be ready for the open of the 2007-08 season ... active in Duke’s
award-winning Verizon Read with the Blue Devils, a community outreach
reading program in the Durham school district.
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