23   Aaric Armstead
Aaric  Armstead

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Chicago, Ill.

High School:
La Jolla Prep (Calif.)

Height / Weight:
6-5 / 195

Position:
G


03/28/2016

Huskies Fall to UCSB in Vegas 16 Quarterfinals

NIU closes the season with a 21-13 record

03/09/2016

Huskies Set to Meet Ohio in MAC Quarterfinals

NIU looks for just its second win all-time at Quicken Loans Arena

03/07/2016

Huskies Advance to Cleveland with Win Over Western Michigan

Travon Baker scores a game-high 18 points to lead NIU to MAC Quarterfinals

03/07/2016

Three Huskies Earn Conference Honors

Marin Maric, Marshawn Wilson and Aaric Armstead among MAC honorees

03/06/2016

Huskies Host Western Michigan to Open MAC Tournament

NIU hosts just its second home tournament game since 2003

12/16/2015

NIU vs. Ohio State

NCAA Basketball: NIU faces Ohio State

12/22/2014

Northern Illinois vs. no. 16 Notre Dame

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

11/26/2014

NIU vs. Iowa

NIU takes on Iowa

2015-16: Named to the MAC All-Defensive Team … One of two Huskies to start all 34 games … Ranked 16th in the MAC in rebounding, averaging 5.7 boards per game, including 13th in defensive rebounds with 4.1 per contest … Averaged 10.9 points per game, including 11.7 points per game in conference play to rank 26th in the MAC … Tied for 12th in the MAC in conference games with 6.1 rebounds per game, including 10th in defensive rebounds with 4.5 per contest … Recorded four double-doubles, tied for 12th-most in the MAC … Recorded double-doubles against Idaho (Nov. 28), Ohio (Feb. 6), Western Michigan (Feb. 27) and UC Santa Barbara (March 28) … Shot 37.4 percent from the field (120-of-321) … Shot 31.1 percent from three (41-of-132) … Shot 66.9 percent from the free-throw line (89-of-133) … Recorded 34 steals and 17 blocks … Averaged 28.9 minutes per game … Scored in double figures 21 times and led the Huskies in scoring a team-high 11 times … Scored a season-high 22 points twice, against Indiana Northwest (Nov. 25) and at Kent State (Feb. 9) … Posted 13 7-plus rebound games, including a season-high 10 rebounds four times … Played a season-high 44 minutes against Florida International (Dec. 19). 

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).

2013-14:
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).

Prep:
Spent the 2012-13 academic year at La Jolla Prep in San Diego, Calif., the same school as former 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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