The following bio is entering the 2005-06 season...
Villepigue begins his second season with the Runnin' Rebels in 2005-06 ... is a member of the UNLV Student-Athlete Advisory Board.
Appeared in 31 games, starting five ... averaged 15.6 minutes per game and had seasonal averages of 3.9 ppg and 3.1 rpg ... shot 53.8 percent from the field and 74.2 percent from the free throw line ... was second on UNLV's squad in field goal percentage and third in rebounding ... scored a career-high 16 points against Oregon State and grabbed a career-high eight rebounds against San Diego State ... scored in double figures in three games ... led the team in rebounding once ... one of five Runnin' Rebels to be named Academic All-MWC.
A 2004 graduate of Dixie State College in St. George, Utah ... played at Dixie in 2003-04 ... played in 25 games, started 20 and averaged 9.3 points and 5.3 rebounds per game ... led the Scenic West Athletic Conference in field goal percentage at 64.9 percent ... team went 22-9 overall.
Attended Gonzaga University in Spokane, Wash., from 2001-03 ... redshirted during the 2001-02 season and played in four games the following year (2002-03) for the Bulldogs.
A 2001 graduate of Simi Valley High School in Simi Valley, Calif ... averaged 23.0 ppg and 12.7 rpg his senior season ... named the Marmonte League Most Valuable Player ... also tabbed first team All-Ventura County, All-CIF first team and second team all-state as a senior ... earned McDonald's honorable mention honors ... the team went 20-9 his senior year ... had games of 41 vs. Thousand Oaks, 40 vs. Dorsey, 38 vs. Westlake and Reseda ... his 668 points during senior year ranked eighth on the school single-season list and his 1,301 career points ranked sixth ... averaged 12 ppg and 8 rpg his junior year and 10 ppg and 5 rpg his sophomore season ... his junior year the team finished 28-4 and lost in the championship game of the CIF Southern Section 1-A Tournament ... second team selection for All-Marmonte League, All-Ventura County and All-CIF honors as a junior ... his sophomore season the team went 28-3 and lost in the Southern Section semifinals ... holds school career field goal percentage record of 66.5 percent and single-season record of 70.2 percent as a senior ... coached by Christian Aurand ... also played tennis doubles, earning All-Marmonte League honors his senior year.
Dustin R. Villepigue was born June 30, 1983, in Los Angeles, Calif. ... majoring in university studies with areas of study in marketing and business administration ... son of Debbie and Thomas Villepigue ... has two brothers, Josh (27) and Zach (19).