32   Darion Anderson
Darion Anderson

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Chicago, Ill.

High School:
Carver Military Academy

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 203

Position:
Guard


11/29/2013

NIU Opens Road Slate at Nebraska

Huskies travel to Lincoln after opening with five home games

12/06/2008

Huskie Men's Basketball - NIU 93, CSU 81

Darion "Jake" Anderson scored a career-high 32 points as the Huskies upended Chicago State, 92-81, Saturday, Dec. 6.

09/16/2008

2007-08 Darion 'Jake' Anderson Photo Gallery

Darion Anderson

02/27/2008

Northern Illinois Men's Basketball vs. Western Michigan (2/26/08)

NIU held the Broncos to 33.9 percent shooting, but the Huskies fell 56-49 to the Broncos, Tuesday.

Anderson's Final 2009-10 Game-by-Game Statistics Get Acrobat Reader

2009-10: Played in all 30 games, recording 28 starting assignments ... Was named to the preseason All-Mid-American Conference Second Team ... Averaged 10.6 points, 6.0 rebounds and 3.5 assists per game while shooting 39.9 percent from the field ... Was tabbed the MAC-West Player of the Week on Jan. 18, 2010, NIU's third-straight weekly honor from the league office ... Scored a season-high 23 points on two occasions, versus Southeast Missouri (11/22/09) and Central Michigan (2/24/2010) ... Against the Chippewas, converted the go-ahead layup with 0.1 seconds remaining, to secure NIU's 67-65, come-from-behind win ... Pulled down a career-best 13 rebounds in back-to-back home games against Tennessee State (11/20/09) and SEMO ... Had three double-doubles (points, rebounds) on the season, versus Southeast Missouri, Maryland Eastern Shore (12/22/09) and at Eastern Michigan (2/27/2010) ... Recorded 15 double-digit scoring outputs, including nine in MAC play ... Posted six efforts with 10 or more rebounds ... Shot at least 50 percent from the field nine times ... Dished out a career-high tying seven assists on two occasions, at Chicago State (1/6/2010) and at Central Michigan (1/23/2010) ... Swiped a career-best five steals versus CMU on Feb. 24 ... Converted eight single-game free throws twice, against Bradley (12/2/09) and at Toledo (1/20/2010) ... Against the Rockets, hit two key free throws with 4.4 seconds remaining to help Northern Illinois achieve its sixth-straight win, and fourth-consecutive in MAC play ... One of three NIU players to score 300 or more (319) points; ranked second on the Huskie roster in rebounding, and was one-of three players to corral at least 100 rebounds (179) ... Dished out a team-high 104 assists.

Single-season NIU ranks: Tied for 15th in assists (104) ... 23rd in assists per game (3.5) ... Tied for 21st in steals (37).

MAC ranks (all games): Tied for 21st in scoring (10.6 ppg) ... 13th in rebounding (6.0 rpg) ... eighth in assists per game (3.47) ... 15th in free throw percentage (.745) ... 15th in steals per game (1.23) ... 13th in assist/turnover ratio (1.12) ... Tied for seventh in defensive rebounds (4.47 rpg).

MAC ranks (conference games only): 20th in scoring (10.9 ppg) ... Tied for 19th in rebounding (5.6 rpg) ... 11th in assists per game (3.38) ... 15th in free throw percentage (.787) ... Tied for 10th in steals per game (1.38) ... 12th in assist/turnover ratio (1.20) ... 10th in defensive rebounds (4.50 rpg).


2008-09 Highlights: Named Second-Team All-Mid American Conference ... Four-time MAC-West Player of the Week (12/1/08, 12/15/08, 2/16/09 and 3/1/09) ... Named to the preseason All-MAC-West team ... Ranked fourth in the MAC in scoring (16.9 ppg), 12th in rebounding (5.4 rpg), 15th in assists per game (2.41), 15th in free throw percentage (.472), seventh in steals per game (1.58), eighth in three-point field goal percentage (.371), 10th in three-point field goals per game (1.59), 10th in defensive rebounds (4.17 rpg) and 11th in minutes played (31.2 mpg) ... Tallied 25 double-digit scoring efforts ... Led the Huskies in scoring on 17 occasions ... Paced NIU in rebounding 11 times ... Scored the Huskies' first points in 12 games ... Scored a career-high 32 points in a 93-81 over Chicago State (12/6/08) ... Posted eight 20-plus point scoring outputs ... Scored in double figures in 14-of-16 MAC contests ... Led the Huskies in points (491), scoring average, field goal attempts per game (13.2), field goals made per game (5.5), free throw attempts (189), free throws made (127), rebounds per game, steals, defensive rebounds per game (4.2), minutes played (31.5) and turnovers (92).


2007-08 Highlights: Became first NIU freshman to lead the Huskies in scoring since T.J. Lux accomplished that feat during the 1995-96 campaign ... Named 2008 Mid-American Conference and MidAmPub.com Freshman of the Year ... Played in all 28 games, including 19 starts ... Averaged a team-best 12.2 points and 2.6 assists per game ... Finished with the third most points (342), fourth most assists (74) and fourth most steals (25) as a freshman in NIU history ... Scored 22 points and corralled seven rebounds against Central Michigan (3/12/08), while knocking down a team-season high 11 free throws ... Tied a team-season best with 24 points versus Ball State (3/4/08) ... Posted a double-double of 23 points and a team-season high 11 rebounds against Central Michigan (3/1/08) ... Recorded a double-double with a team-season best 24 points, 10 rebounds and seven assists in a 88-78 victory over Akron (2/12/08) ... Talliled a team-best 15 points against Kent State (2/9/08) ... Totaled 16 points and eight rebounds against Ohio (2/2/08) ... Topped the Huskies with 16 points against Miami (Ohio) (1/30/08) ... Secured another double-double with 18 points and 10 rebounds verus Bowling Green (1/27/08) ... Poured in a team-best 22 points against Central Michigan (1/19/08) ... Scored 13 points in NIU's 59-55 win over Arkansas-Little Rock (12/29/07) ... Posted a team-high 15 points against Green Bay (12/22/07) ... Scored a game-high 23 points verus Indiana State (11/20/07) ... Chipped in 14 points against Southern Illinois (11/17/07).


Notes: Redshirted his freshman season due to NCAA initial eligibility standards.

Prep: Was a three-year letterwinner for (Chicago) Carver Military Academy ... Averaged a Chicago Public League-best 32 points, seven assists and six rebounds for the Challengers as a senior ... Competed for the Illinois Fire AAU squad ... Participated in both the City vs. Suburbs and North vs. South All-Star games.

Personal: Nickname is "Jake" ... Son of Darion Anderson and Althea Dumas ... Born April 8, 1987 ... Major is pre-communication studies.

ANDERSON'S CAREER STATISTICS

Total 3-Point F-Throws Rebounds Scoring
Season GP-GS Min/Avg fg-fga pct fg-fga pct ft-fta pct off def tot avg pf fo ast to blk stl pts avg
2007-08 28-19 832/29.7 116-287 .404 22-97 .227 88-123 .715 37 107 144 5.1 63 2 74 91 2 25 342 12.2
2008-09 29-28 914/31.5 159-383 .415 46-124 .371 127-189 .672 36 121 157 5.4 70 2 70 92 4 46 491 16.9
2009-10 30-28 838/29.7 114-286 .399 15-72 .208 76-102 .745 45 134 179 6.0 66 2 104 93 6 37 319 10.6




















TOTAL 87-75 2584/29.7 389-956 .407 83-293 .283 291-414 .703 118 362 480 5.5 199 6 248 276 12 108 1152 13.2

ANDERSON'S CAREER HIGHS

Minutes: 41, vs. SEMO (11/22/09)
Points: 32, vs. Chicago State (12/6/08)
Rebounds: 13, twice
Assists: 7, at Akron (2/12/08)
Steals: 5, vs. Chicago State (12/6/08)
Blocks: 1, six times
FG: 12, at UALR (12/14/08)
FG Att.: 28, at UALR (12/14/08)
3PT FG Made: 5, on two occasions
3PT FG Att.: 12, at SEMO (2/21/09)
FT Made: 12, at Eastern Michigan (3/4/09)
FT Att.: 16, on two occasions