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Jon Scheyer's basketball timeline

Updated: April 2, 2010, 5:21 PM ET
By Scott Powers | ESPNChicago.com

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Aug. 24, 1987 -- Jonathan James Scheyer is born in Chicago.

Nov. 25, 2002 -- Scheyer makes his high school debut in a 70-58 win over Wheeling. His team goes on to win 96 more games over his four seasons.

Nov. 29, 2002 -- Scheyer scores a team-high 21 points in his third varsity game.

March 22, 2003 -- Scheyer scores 20 points, grabs five rebounds and dishes out seven assists to lead Glenbrook North to a win over Evanston in the Class AA third-place game.

July 17, 2004 -- Scheyer has 11 points, four rebounds and four assists to help the Illinois Warriors AAU team win Nike's prestigious Peach Jam tournament in Augusta, S.C.

March 15, 2005 -- Scheyer scores 48 points to lead Glenbrook North to a 70-58 victory over Waukegan in the Loyola University Super-Sectional.

March 19, 2005 -- Scheyer scores a game-high 27 points to lead Glenbrook North to a 63-51 win over Carbondale in the Class AA state championship game in Peoria, Ill. It's the school's first boys basketball title.

May 17, 2005 -- Scheyer holds a press conference to announce his decision to attend Duke over Illinois.

July 27, 2005 -- Scheyer scores a game-high 43 points for the Illinois Warriors as they fall to SYF in the championship game of the 17-U SuperShowcase in Orlando, Fla.

Dec. 28, 2005 -- Scheyer scores 21 points in 75 seconds and a tournament-record 52 points for Glenbrook North in a quarterfinal loss at the Proviso West Holiday Tournament.

March 17, 2006 -- Scheyer scores a game-high 18 points in his final high school game as Glenbrook North loses to Simeon and Derrick Rose in the Class AA state quarterfinals in Peoria, Ill.

March 29, 2006 -- Scheyer contributes nine points on 3-of-4 shooting, four assists and three rebounds in the West's 112-94 win over the East in the McDonald's All-American Game in San Diego, Calif.

April 2006 -- Scheyer wins Illinois' Mr. Basketball. He's the only player in Illinois history to rank in the top 10 in points, steals and assists for a career. He finished with 3,034 career points.

Nov. 12, 2006 -- Scheyer makes his Duke debut and has 12 points, three rebounds, one assist, two steals and one block in a win over Columbia. Duke wins 112 more games throughout his career.

Feb. 7, 2007 -- Scheyer scores a career-high 26 points in his first Duke-North Carolina game, but the Tar Heels prevail with a 79-73 win at Cameron Indoor Stadium. Scheyer's teams will go 3-5 against North Carolina during his career.

March 15, 2007 -- Scheyer plays in his first NCAA Tournament game and scores seven points as 11th-seeded Virginia Commonwealth upsets No. 6 seed Duke 79-77 in the first round.

Feb. 6, 2008 -- Scheyer has 17 points, six rebounds, three assists and three steals as he beats North Carolina for the first time with a 89-78 win on the road.

Feb. 20, 2008 -- Scheyer sets a new career-high with 27 points against Miami a game after going scoreless against Wake Forest. It is his only college game that he doesn't score in.

March 20, 2008 -- Scheyer wins his first NCAA Tournament game as he has 13 points and five rebounds off the bench in No. 2-seeded Duke's 81-80 win over No. 15 seed Belmont in the opening round.

March 22, 2008 -- Scheyer scores 15 points as Duke is upset by No. 7 seed West Virginia in the second round of the NCAA Tournament.

Feb. 22, 2009 -- Scheyer scores a career-high 30 points in a 101-91 win over Wake Forest.

March 15, 2009 -- Scheyer scores 29 points to lead Duke to a 79-69 win over Florida State in the championship game of the ACC Tournament. Scheyer also earns tournament MVP honors.

March 26, 2009 -- Scheyer's junior season ends with him scoring 13 points on 3-of-18 shooting as Duke falls to Villanova 77-54 in the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Tournament.

Dec. 15, 2009 -- Scheyer scores a career-high 36 points, including seven 3-pointers, grabs eight rebound and dishes out nine assists in a win over Gardner Webb.

Jan. 6, 2010 -- Scheyer returns home to Chicago and has 31 points, three rebounds, four assists and two steals in a win over Iowa State at the United Center.

March 6, 2010 -- Scheyer has 20 points, five rebounds and seven assists in his final home game while leading Duke to a 82-50 win over North Carolina. The win also secures Duke its first regular-season ACC title during Scheyer's career.

Marc 14, 2010 -- Scheyer scores 16 points and hits a vital 3-pointer late in the game against Georgia Tech to lead Duke to its second consecutive ACC Tournament title.

March 28, 2010 -- Scheyer has 20 points, five rebounds and four assists as Duke moves onto the Final Four with a victory over Baylor.

April 3, 2010 -- Against West Virginia in the NCAA Tournament semifinals, Scheyer...

Scott Powers is a general reporter for ESPNChicago.com. He is an award-winning journalist and has been reporting on preps, colleges and pros for publications throughout the Midwest since 1997.