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David Cubillan #10

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  • Years: 2006-10
  • Hometown: Mara Caibo, Venezuela
  • High School: St. Benedict's (N.J.)
  • Height/Weight: 6-0 / 175
  • Position: Guard
  • Pronunciation: Dah-veed Coo-bee-aan

High School Career

Originally from Mara Caibo, Venezuela … had an outstanding summer in which he led St. Benedict's to a championship in the 72-team AND 1 High School Basketball Championship/Metro East qualifier … averaged 13.8 points, 5.8 assists and shot 51.0 percent from three-point range … named a First Team All-New Jersey State Prep A selection … led St. Benedict's to 30 wins and a no. 10 national ranking in addition to the New Jersey State Prep A state title.

Colleges Considered

  • Florida International (offer)
  • Marquette (verbal)
  • Utah (offer)

Marquette Career

season GP-GS Min Avg FG-A FG% 3FG-A 3P% FT-A FT% OR DR Reb Ast avg Stl Blk TO PF Pts AvgHigh
2006-07 34- 1 721 21.2 55-145 .379 48-113 .425 29-38 .763 11 53 64 55 1.6 22 3 25 48 187 5.5 20
2007-08 34- 0 598 17.6 59-158 .373 39-116 .336 18-23 .783 17 27 44 55 1.6 23 3 24 32 175 5.1 13
2008-09 31- 0 296 9.5 15- 55 .273 10- 34 .294 9-13 .692 2 15 17 22 0.7 8 1 13 22 49 1.6 8
2009-10 34-34 1070 31.5 82-179 .458 49-119 .412 18-24 .750 12 52 64 93 2.7 28 1 34 58 231 6.8 18
Totals 133-35 2685 20.2 211-537 .393 146-382 .382 74-98 .755 42 147 189 225 1.7 81 8 96 160 642 4.8 20



2006-07

Had two blocks, two assists and five points in collegiate debut against Hillsdale Coll. (Nov. 10) … played 20 minutes against Detroit (Nov. 13), scoring 10 points for the first time in his career … followed that up with 10 points against Eastern Mich. (Nov. 18) … had four field goals for 11 points and a career high five rebounds in win over Texas Tech (Nov. 20) … recorded career high three steals vs. Northwestern State (Dec. 1) … led Marquette with eight points off the bench vs. North Dakota St. (Dec. 2) … dished four assists and scored three points in 19 minutes vs. Delaware State (Dec. 5) … scored eight points in 25 minutes in win against Oakland (Dec. 19) … also hit three-point field goal for 12th time in 13 games this season … made first start of career against Providence (Jan. 4), scoring three points … played 24 minutes, scoring 14 points on 5-of-5 shots from the field, including 4-of-4 from three-point range in win against West Virginia (Jan. 13) … tied a season high, playing in 30 minutes off the bench in win over Pittsburgh (Jan. 21) … connected on three of six attempts from beyond the ark for nine points against USF (Jan. 28) … scored 10 points and connected on four-of-four free throws against Rutgers (Feb. 7) … tallied eight points off the bench against Villanova (Feb. 19) … in 27 minutes off the bench, scored 10 points against Notre Dame (Feb. 24) … scored a career-high 20 points, going 8-for-8 from the free throw line, and matched a career high with five rebounds against Pittsburgh (Mar. 3).

2007-08

Claimed program's “Floor Burn” Award … Appeared in 34 contests, all as a reserve … finished second on the team in 3-pointers made … Played 23 minutes and scored nine points off the bench in season opener vs. IUPUI (11/10) … Combined with Lazar Hayward to score all of MU's 23 bench points vs. Utah Valley (11/12), with 12 points on 4-of-8 shooting and a pair of 3-pointers … Tied career high with three steals and scored 11 points, all in the first half, in 24 minutes vs. Chaminade (11/19) … Contributed 10 points on 4-of-5 shooting from field, including 2-of-2 from perimeter vs. Oklahoma State (11/20) … Shot 2-for-4 from perimeter and contributed six points, two assists and one steal vs. Duke (11/21) … Matched a season high with 12 points on 5-of-9 shooting from field and dished out a career-high six assists in addition to four rebounds vs. UW-Milwaukee (11/30) … Scored five points and recorded three assists, two steals and first block of the season vs. Sacramento State (12/15) … Shot 4-of-9 from the field, including 3-of-8 from the perimeter, matching a career high for attempts and establishing a career high for 3-pointers made while scoring 11 points vs. IPFW (12/17) … Did not play vs. Coppin St. (12/21) due to injury (ankle) … Scored five points in 14 minutes vs. Savannah State (12/29) … Picked up two steals in BIG EAST opener vs. Providence (1/3) … Scored five points, including a 3-pointer in the first half to give MU its first lead of the game, 28-27, in a loss at West Virginia (1/6) … Scored in double figures for the first time since returning from an ankle injury with 11 points to lead all reserves vs. Notre Dame (1/12), including three 3-pointers to match a season-high … Recorded eight points on 3-of-3 shooting, including a pair of 3-pointers vs. Connecticut (1/20) … Matched a career high with three steals, in addition to a game-high five assists while leading MU reserves with nine points vs. DePaul (1/26) … Dropped in 11 points on 4-of-8 shooting, including a trio of 3-pointers vs. Notre Dame (2/8) … Converted on all four attempts from the free throw line and went 2-of-4 from 3-point range, adding 10 points in the win at Seton Hall (2/12) … Shot 3-of-5 from 3-point range and netted 13 points vs. Pittsburgh (2/15) … Knocked down a pair of 3-pointers and led the MU bench in scoring with six points vs. Rutgers (2/23) … Grabbed four rebounds, matching a season high, vs. Pittsburgh (3/14) … concluded the year averaging 5.1 points and 1.3 rebounds per game.

2008-09

Claimed MU's Hank Raymonds Sportsmanship Award … knocked down a 3-pointer at the 6:15 mark in the first half vs. Houston Baptist (11/14) to give MU a 30-20 lead … Connected on a pair of 3-point attempts and finished with eight point and two assists in 16 minutes off the bench vs. Chicago State (11/17) … Netted a pair of 3-pointers and tallied seven points, three rebounds and three assists vs. Northern Iowa (11/28) … Had a season-high four assists in 29 minutes of action as a reserve and finished with five points and three rebounds vs. Central Michigan (12/2) … Dished out two assists without a turnover in 11 minutes at Pittsburgh (3/4) … Recorded six points on a pair of 3-point baskets and had a season-high two steals vs. St. John's (3/11) … concluded the year averaging 1.6 points and 0.5 rebounds per game … earned third letter.

2009-10

Claimed team's Dwyane Wade Legacy of Leadership and Wesley Matthews “Just Today” awards … Played in his 100th collegiate game vs. Centenary (11/13); took advantage of his first start since his freshman season – second start of his career – by tying a personal high with six assists in 28 minutes of action against the Gents … Added six more assists vs. Maryland Eastern Shore (11/17) with 12 points … Tallied six rebounds and a career-high five steals vs. Grambling State (11/21) … Recorded nine points and five assists vs. South Dakota (11/24) … Tied a career-high with 33 minutes played vs. N.C. State (12/5) and dished out five assists … Knocked down both of his 3-point attempts vs. Milwaukee (12/8) … Had a team-high four assists vs. North Florida (12/19) … Was 3-of-3 from the field, including 2-of-2 from 3-point range and 2-of-2 from the foul line, in scoring 10 points vs. Presbyterian (12/27) … One of four MU players to score in double figures vs. Villanova (1/2) with 10 points on 4-of-7 shooting, including a pair of 3-pointers … Poured in a season-high 18 points on 6-of-6 shooting from 3-point range to lead Marquette in scoring in win over Georgetown (1/6) … Posted a career-high seven assists vs. Providence (1/17) … Played a career-high 37 minutes vs. DePaul (1/20) … Contributed eight points, including a pair of second-half 3-pointers, to go along with five assists and a game-high two steals vs. Connecticut (1/30) … Added 14 points in win vs. Providence (2/6) …Was 3-of-5 from distance and tallied 11 points vs. USF (2/13) … Chipped in 16 points, including a career-best six field goals, while playing a career-high 44 minutes at Seton Hall (2/28) … Matched Lazar Hayward with a team-high three steals vs. Louisville (3/2) … Knocked down three 3-pointers and shot 4-of-6 from the field to finish with 11 points vs. St. John's (3/10) … Was 3-of-5 on 3-point attempts and made a season-high six free throws en route to a 17-point effort vs. Villanova (3/11) … Dished out a team-high four assists vs. Georgetown (3/12) … Grabbed a career-high eight rebounds vs. Washington (3/18) and four of his field goals came from beyond the 3-point arc en route to scoring 14 points against the Huskies … Finished the year averaging 6.8 points and 2.7 assists per game … Earned fourth letter.

Marquette All-Time Rankings

All-Time Career Rankings
  • 10th, Three Point Field Goal Percentage (min. 200 att.) (38%)
All-Time Senior Season Rankings
  • 7th, Three Point Field Goal Percentage (min. 40 att.) (41.2%)
All-Time Sophomore Season Rankings
  • 10th (tie) Three Point Field Goals Made (39)
  • 7th, Three Point Field Goal Attempts (116)
All-Time Freshman Season Rankings
  • 4th, Three Point Field Goals Made (48)
  • 5th, Three Point Field Goals Attempted (113)
  • 5th, Three Point Field Goal Percentage (min 50 att.) (42.5%)
Accolades
  • 2006-07 Big East Academic All-Star


Professional Career

He is represented by Pro Sports.

Cubillan has played professionally in Venezuela and Mexico.

2010 LPB (Venezuela)

In 2010, Cubillan's team, Espartanos de Margarita, won the the Liga Nacional de Baloncesto (LNB) championship. He was named to the All-Venezuelan LNB 1st team and to the Venezueualn LNB All-Domestic Players team. His Espartanos participated in the 2010 South American League for Men's Clubs (averaged 9.6 ppg, 2.0 rpg, 2.8 apg) and the 2010 FIBA Americas League for Men's Clubs (12 ppg, 4.0 rpg, 1.3 apg).

2011 LPB (Venezuela)

In 2011, he was selected as the Liga Profesional de Baloncesto's (LPB) Newcomer of the Year and named to its 2nd Team and All-Newcomers Team. Also, his team reached the LPB Semifinals.

Cubillan highlights video from Venezuela

2011-12 LNPB (Mexico)

As a guard for the the Soles de Mexicali, Cubillan helped his team reach the quarterfinals of the LNPB playoffs.

2012 LPB (Venezuela)

His most recent team, Trotamundos de Carabobo , lost the 2012 Venezuelan professional basketball league championship.

Venezuelan National Team

Cubillan still is a member of Venezuela's national team, affectionately called “Vinotinto” (referring to the color of their jerseys).

Accomplishments

  • 2010 - South American FIBAS Championships in Colombia (Semifinals): 5 games, 4.6 ppg, 1.8 rpg, 2.8 apg
  • 2011 - Oscar Moglia Cup: 12 ppg, 3.0 rpg, 8.0 apg
  • 2011 - FIBAS Americas in Mar del Plata in Argentina/Olympic Qualifying Tournament: 8 games, 13.1 ppg, 2.0 rpg, 4.9 apg, 49 FG%, 42.9 3PT%, 92.3 FT%
  • 2012 - South American FIBAS Championships in Argentina (2nd Place): 5 games, 30.4 mpg, 10.6 ppg, 1.2 rpg, 1.4 apg
  • 2012 - FIBA Olympic Qualifying Tournament in Venezuela <upcoming>

Personal

Born July 27, 1987…son of Pedro and Migdalis Leon Cubillan…has two older brothers, Pedro and Andres, and one younger sister, Andrea…major is undecided. Also uses his full name, David Alejandro Cubillan Leon, professionally.


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