2014 USA 3x3 National Championship
Colorado Springs, Colo.
May 9-11
2014 USA 3x3 National Championship
Colorado Springs, Colo.
May 9-11

Candice Dupree

Position: Forward/Center
Height: 6'2" / 188 cms.
Weight: 162 lbs. / 73.5 kgs.
WNBA Team: Phoenix Mercury
School: Temple University ‘06

USA Basketball Notes:

  • Gold Medals: 2010 FIBA World Championship, 2009 UMMC Ekaterinburg International Invitational, 2005 World University Games.
  • Participated in the 2013 USA National Team mini-camp Oct. 4-6 in Las Vegas.
  •  2012 U.S. Olympic Team finalist.
  • Member of the 2010 USA World Championship Team that posted a 9-0 slate, captured the gold medal and qualified the U.S. for the 2012 Olympic Games; started five games and averaged a team-best 6.0 rpg., while shooting a USA World Championship record 75.0 percent (39-52 FGs) from the field in fewer than 17 minutes a game; aided the USA to a 3-1 pre-World Championship exhibition slate.
  • Scored 13 points and grabbed eight boards for the USA National Team that defeated the WNBA Stars 99-72 in the “WNBA vs. USA Basketball: Stars at the Sun” game on July 10, 2010.
  • Aided the USA National Team to a 3-0 mark and the 2009 UMMC Ekaterinburg International Invitational title.
  • A member of the 2005 USA World University Games Team that claimed the gold medal with a perfect 7-0 record in Izmir, Turkey.

Professional Notes

  • Drafted: No. 6 by the Chicago Sky in 2006; the Phoenix Mercury aquired her rights from Chicago via at three-team trade on March 30, 2010.
  • WNBA All-Star Games: 2006, 2007, 2009
  • WNBA All-Rookie Team: 2006
  • EuroLeague All-Star Games: 2009, 2010
  • Helped the Mercury in 2013 to a 19-15 record and the Western Conference Finals, averaged 15.2 ppg. and 6.4 rpg. during the regular season and 15.0 ppg. and 6.4 rpg. in the playoffs.
    Competed six seasons in Europe starting in 2007-08, including two for Wisla Can-Pack Krakow (Poland), two for Good Angels Kosice (Slovakia) and spent the past two
    seasons playing for Spartak Vidnoje (Russia).
  • Finished the 2009-10 season averaging a EuroLeague-high 11.0 rpg., and ranked third in the league for scoring at 18.9 ppg.

College Notes:

  • During her four years at Temple University, the Owls posted an 87-37 record (.702), earned three Atlantic 10 Conference Tournament crowns and competed in three NCAA Tournaments, including the 2005 NCAA Tournament where the Owls won their first victory in NCAA Tournament history.
  • WBCA State Farm Wade Trophy, John R. Wooden Award, Naismith Award and Senior C.L.A.S.S. Award finalist (2006).
  • Associated Press All-America third team (2006) and honorable mention (2005).
  • Atlantic 10 Player of the Year, Atlantic 10 Defensive Player of the Year and Philadelphia Big Five Player of the Year (2005, 2006).
  • All-Atlantic 10 first team (2005, 2006) and second team (2004), All-Defensive Team (2004, 2005, 2006) and All-Rookie Team (2003).
  • Atlantic 10 Tournament MVP (2004, 2005, 2006).

Personal Notes:

  • Born Candice Joanna Dupree on Aug. 16, 1984, hails from Tampa, Fla.
  • Daughter of Patricia Mungenast and Toussaint Dupree.
  • Has two sisters, Crystal and Shayna.
  • Both her mother and father are retired from the Air Force.
  • Named 2002 Federal Division and Tampa Tribune Player of the Year for Wharton High School (Fla.).
  • Named all-state second team and All-Suncoast first team in 2002.
  • Played for three-time Olympic gold medalist Dawn Staley at Temple.
  • Plays the saxophone.
  • Played volleyball in high school, earning one district title.
USA Basketball Statistics
TEAM
G/S
FGM-FGA
PCT
3PM-3PA
PCT
FTM-FTA
PCT
REB/AVG
PTS/AVG
AST
BLK
STL
2010 WC
9/5
39- 52
.750
0- 1
.000
5- 6
.833
54/ 6.0
83/ 9.2
10
3
5
2010 WCx
3/0
6- 9
.667
0- 0
.---
4- 5
.800
11/ 3.7
16/ 5.3
2
0
3
2010 WNT
1/0
6- 8
.750
0- 0
.---
1- 2
.500
8/ 8.0
13/ 13.0
2
0
0
2009 WNT
3/1
8- 16
.500
0- 0
.---
5- 5
1.000
11/ 3.7
21/ 7.0
3
1
1
2005 WUG
7/0
24- 44
.545
0- 0
.---
5- 9
.556
24/ 3.4
53/ 7.6
9
7
9
Totals
23/6
83-129
.643
0- 1
.000
20- 27
.741
108/ 4.7
186/ 8.1
26
11
18

WNBA Statistics
YEAR
G / S
FGM-FGA
PCT
3PM-3PA
PCT
FTM-FTA
PCT
REB/AVG
PTS/AVG
AST
BLK
STL
2013
32/32
204- 396
.515
0- 3
.000
78- 87
.897
204/ 6.4
486/ 15.2
61
13
34
2012
13/12
71- 147
.483
0- 1
.000
30- 37
.811
62/ 4.8
172/ 13.2
17
7
8
2011
34/34
198- 361
.548
1- 6
.167
98- 115
.852
279/ 8.2
495/ 14.6
61
25
19
2010
34/ 34
231- 348
.664
0- 1
.000
73- 78
.936
257/ 7.6
535/ 15.7
45
28
35
2009
34/ 34
204- 476
.429
24- 62
.387
102- 130
.785
268/ 7.9
534/ 15.7
75
41
35
2008
34/ 34
208- 455
.457
1- 7
.143
138- 177
.780
270/ 7.9
555/ 16.3
78
45
36
2007
33/ 33
210- 471
.446
0- 5
.000
124- 160
.775
254/ 7.7
544/ 16.5
46
41
29
2006
34/ 31
186- 407
.457
0- 5
.000
95- 122
.779
188/ 5.5
467/ 13.7
60
25
43
Totals
248/244
1512-3061
.494
26- 90
.289
738- 906
.815
1779/ 7.2
3788/ 15.3
442
224
238

College Statistics
YEAR
G/S
FGM-FGA
PCT
3PM-3PA
PCT
FTM-FTA
PCT
REB/AVG
PTS/AVG
AST
BLK
STL
2006
32/32
228- 451
.506
3- 17
.176
99- 137
.723
279/ 8.7
558/ 17.4
67
69
50
2005
32/32
207- 384
.539
0- 1
.000
107- 160
.669
290/ 9.1
521/ 16.3
55
65
70
2004
31/31
179- 327
.547
0- 0
.---
73- 138
.529
235/ 7.6
431/ 13.9
25
59
43
2003
18/18
81- 190
.432
0- 1
.000
24- 46
.522
136/ 7.6
188/ 10.4
23
25
34
Totals
81/81
467- 901
.518
0- 2
.000
204- 344
.593
661/ 8.2
1140/ 14.1
103
149
147