23   Aaric Armstead
Aaric  Armstead


Chicago, Ill.

High School:
La Jolla Prep (Calif.)

Height / Weight:
6-5 / 195



NIU Moves to 6-0 with Win at Idaho

Aaric Armstead and Marin Maric each record double-doubles in the victory


Huskies Set for First Road Test at Idaho

NIU looks to reach 6-0 for just the sixth time in program history


Huskies Down Indiana Northwest to Remain Unbeaten

Aaric Armstead nets a career-high 22 points in the win


Huskies Host Indiana University Northwest to Conclude Homestand

NIU enters the contest 4-0 for the first time since 1994-95


Huskies Return to Action Saturday Hosting Eureka

NIU looks to start 4-0 for the first time since 1994-95


Northern Illinois vs. no. 16 Notre Dame

USATSI Gallery men's basketball -- 12/22/14


NIU vs. Iowa

NIU takes on Iowa

2014-15: Appeared in 28 games, including 27 starts, playing 28.8 minutes per game ... Ranked 21st in the MAC in scoring, averaging 11.1 points per game ... Scored 11.8 points per game in league play, also 21st in the MAC ... Ranked 20th in the MAC in rebounding, averaging 4.7 rebounds per contest ... Tied for ninth in the MAC in steals, averaging 1.4 steals per game ... Shot 41.0 percent (100-of-244) from the field and 70.3 percent (90-of-128) from the free-throw line ... Also recorded 18 assists (0.6 pg) and 10 blocks (0.4 pg) ... Scored in double figures 17 times ... Averaged 13.8 points per game in conference road games ... Recorded a season-high 19 points at Central Michigan (Feb. 18) ... Posted a season-best 10 rebounds against Eastern Michigan (Feb. 21), played a season-high 35 minutes against the Eagles ... Only non-start of the season came on Senior Night against Western Michigan (March 3).

Named to the MAC All-Freshman Team ... Appeared in 30 games, including 21 starts ... Averaged 7.7 points and 4.1 rebounds per game ... Averaged 9.6 points, fourth among MAC freshmen, and 4.6 rebounds, second among MAC rookies, in league play ... Shot 38.9 percent (82-of-211) from the field ... Scored in double figures 11 times ... Scored a season-high 19 points at Central Michigan (Feb. 23) ... Recorded a double-double with 13 points and a career-best 10 rebounds against Eastern Michigan (Feb. 20) ... Finished third on the team with 30 steals, including a season-best four twice: at Eastern Michigan (March 1) and Bowling Green (March 10).

Spent last season at La Jolla Prep in San Diego, Calif., the same school as fellow Huskie Darrell Bowie ... Played his senior high school season at Bullard High School in Fresno, Calif. ... Averaged 22.9 points per game at Bullard, earning All-Fresno Bee honors while leading the Knights to the California Southern State Regional Finals ... Scoring 14.1 points and grabbed 2.8 rebounds per game as a junior at Hales Franciscan in Chicago, winning the 2011 Illinois Class 2A State Championship alongside his brother, Aaron.

Personal: Born on November 29, 1993 in Chicago, Ill. ... Son of Pamela and Phillip Armstead ... Major is undecided.

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