23   Aaric Armstead
Aaric  Armstead

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Chicago, Ill.

High School:
La Jolla Prep (Calif.)

Height / Weight:
6-5 / 195

Position:
G


02/12/2016

Huskies Host Akron on Busy Doubleheader Saturday

“Cram the Convo” and Jim Bradley Display Dedication surround Saturday’s contest

02/09/2016

Furious Final Minute Comeback Falls Short at Kent State

Aaric Armstead leads NIU with 22 points.

02/08/2016

Huskies Close Roadtrip Tuesday at Kent State

Road team has won each of the last three meetings in the series

02/06/2016

Second Half Rally Falls Short at Ohio

Aaric Armstead and Marin Maric each record double-doubles

02/05/2016

Huskies Begin Second Half of MAC Slate at Ohio

NIU looks to finish season sweep against the Bobcats

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

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 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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