NIU takes a four-game winning streak into the postseason
2014-15: Appeared in 29 games, including five starts, playing 20.9 minutes per game … Averaged 7.2 points and 2.2 rebounds per game … Ranked fifth in the MAC in three-point field goal percentage, shooting 41.6 percent (37-of-89) … Shot 43.8 percent (21-of-48) from three in league play, fourth-best in the MAC … Shot 45 percent (77-of-171) from the field … Also recorded 31 steals (1.1 pg) and 20 assists (0.7 pg) … Named MAC West Player of the Week on March 2 after averaging 13.0 points per game in wins over Toledo and Central Michigan … Set a NIU single-game record with eight steals against Hampton (Dec. 29) … Scored in double figures 10 times … Scored a season-high 17 points, including 6-of-7 from the field, in a victory over Western Michigan (March 3) … Pulled down a season-high eight rebounds at Dartmouth (Dec. 19) … Started four of the first five games of the season … Played a season-high 29 minutes against Eastern Michigan (Feb. 21).
2013-14: Appeared in all 32 games, including eight starts ... Averaged 6.8 points and 2.4 rebounds per game ... Scored in double figures 11 times, including a season-best 16 against James Madison (Nov. 15) ... Shot 39.5 percent (68-of-172) from the field and 81.7 percent (58-of-71) from the free-throw line ... Recorded his first career double-double with 15 points and 10 rebounds against Kent State (Jan. 15) ... Scored eight consecutive points to spark a game-ending 25-4 run in a comeback win over Miami (Feb. 4) ... Scored 12 points in 13 minutes, including 3-of-4 from three-point range, in a second half comeback win at Loyola-Chicago (Dec. 18).
2012-13 (at San Jose City College): Averaged 14.4 points, 3.7 rebounds and 3.2 assists per game last season at San Jose City College, helping the Jaguars to a 20-win season.
2011-12 (at Wisconsin-Green Bay): Appeared in 30 contests at UW-Green Bay, averaging 3.3 points and 1.6 rebounds per game ... Scored a season-best 19 points against Valparaiso (Dec. 31) on 5-of-7 shooting, including 5-of-6 from three-point range ... Scored seven points against North Dakota State (Nov. 16).
Prep: Attended Hales Franciscan in Chicago, earning Associated Press Class 2A All-State First Team honors as a senior ... Alongside his brother, fellow Huskie Aaric, led Hales to a 27-4 record as a senior and the 2011 Illinois 2A State Championship ... Averaged 16 points, 3.5 assists and 3.2 rebounds per game in his final season at Hales, was named the Small School Player of the Year by the Illinois Basketball Services.
Personal: Born on October 14, 1992, in Chicago, Ill. ... Parents are Pamela and Phillip Armstead ... Majoring in General Studies.