After graduating from Wilmington University in 2010, Vernon Dupree begins his fifth season as an assistant with the men’s basketball program.
Dupree started his collegiate career at American International College in 2005 before transferring to Wilmington University in 2008. As a senior for the Wildcats, Dupree started all 26 games helping the men’s program land its first playoff appearance in the Central Athletic Collegiate Conference (CACC). For his efforts as a senior, Dupree received All-Conference honors, the Sam Cozen award, and was ranked third in the conference in assists.
A Delaware native, Dupree was a three-year starter at Concord High School in Wilmington. He was named First-Team All-Conference during his sophomore, junior and senior years, and was named All-State, after his junior and senior seasons.
Coach Dupree graduated from Wilmington University in 2010 with a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Accounting. Dupree currently works for Wilmington in the University Relations department.