Dominique Dunning

Dominique Dunning

Player Profile


Corona, Calif.

High School:
Centennial HS

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 198




Played just one season at New Mexico before opting to transfer out of the program

2011-12 • FRESHMAN

Averaged four points in two exhibitions, hitting 4-for-5 shots from the field • Played 12 minutes in his collegiate opener, grabbing two rebounds • scored his first career points on his first career three-point shot, coming against New Mexico State • played seven minutes near his hometown, scoring on a three-point play against Washington State • was productive off the bench in 11 minutes against Boston College with a pair of rebounds and a point • scored a career-high six points in a career-high 13 minutes against Montana State • played 11 minutes against UMKC, going 2-for-3 from the field for four points • scored on his only shot against New Mexico State • went 2-for-2 and scored five points, including a pair of steals, against Houston Baptist • had three rebounds with two steals and a block and a steal against North Dakota • played three minutes against UNLV, but was productive with a steal and an assist • scored two points with an offensive rebound in three minutes of work against Colorado State • saw a MW high of 10 minutes, scoring two points with two assists against Air Force • saw eight minutes of action against Air Force in The Pit hitting a free throw, getting a steal and assist as well • did not see action in either NCAA Tournament game


Dunning lettered for Centennial for three seasons • finished his caeer with 2,045 points, becoming the 11th player in Riverside history to break the 2,000-point barrier • had a superb senior season, averaging 21.0 points per game with eight boards, four assists and two steals as Centennial advanced to the CIF Southern Section Championship game and the California State semifinals • While mostly a guard as a senior, he played all five positions, including several games in which he played all five in the same game • was a First Team All-State selection, and was named to the CIF All-Sectional team • was a finalist for the prestigious Mr. Basketball award in the state of California (one of seven finalists) •received the CIF State medal for sportsmanship after the SoCal Championship game • Was Big VIII League MVP back-to-back seasons, and was the Press Enterprise Player of the Year as well • was named First Team All-Area as a junior • was also a two-time L.A. Times All-Area pick and he was named Second Team Press Telegram "Best in the West" • picked up several other honors as a junior • was named First Team All-California for juniors by ESPN's Rise, and he was an all-state pick by MaxPreps, as well as an All-CIF pick • also earned a slot on the 2009 MaxPreps Holiday Classic All-Tournament Team after averaging 21.8 points, 6.3 rebounds and 3.8 assists in the four-game tournament • as a junior he scored 544 points that season in leading Centennial to a 25-5 overall record, and a 13-1 league mark. He averaged 18.1 points per game, 6.9 rebounds per game, and 4.2 assists per game. He scored in double-figures in 29 of 30 games (getting nine in the one game he didn't hit double-figures), and he racked up three double-doubles • was at his best late in the season, averaging 25.0 points over his final three games. Included in that stretch was a near quadruple-double against Cabrillo, where he scored 26 points and added nine assists, seven rebounds, and seven steals. The smooth shooter hit .529 from the field as a junior, and .378 from the three (30-of-79) • as a sophomore, Dunning scored 473 points in 28 games, averaging 16.9 per contest • he added 9.1 rebounds and 4.3 assists as the Huskies went 24-4 overall and 12-2 in league play. Dunning shot .469 from the field as a sophomore, and recorded nine double-doubles


Born Sept. 8, 1992, in Glendora, Calif. • Son of Alan Dunning • Undecided on a major.