5   Travon Baker
Travon  Baker

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Detroit, Mich.

High School:
Detroit Consortium

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 170

Position:
G


03/09/2015

Slow Start Dooms Huskies at Akron

NIU sees season end at 14-16

03/08/2015

Huskies Open MAC Tournament Monday at Akron

NIU takes a four-game winning streak into the postseason

03/06/2015

Huskies Grind Out OT Win at Ball State

All five starters scored in double figures; NIU to play at Akron Monday

03/05/2015

Huskies Travel to Ball State for Final Regular Season Game

NIU takes a three-game win streak to Muncie

03/03/2015

Huskies Stay Hot, Down WMU on Senior Night

Aaron Armstead scores 17, Jordan Threloff added 13

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 all 30 games, including 18 starts, playing 25.6 minutes per contest ... Averaged 8.0 points and 1.7 rebounds per game ... Ranked 13th in the MAC in assists, averaging 3.1 assists per game ... Ranked eighth in league play with 3.4 assists per game ... Ranked sixth in the MAC in steals, averaging 1.5 steals per contest ... Also ranked sixth in steals in league play, averaging 1.6 per contest ... Ranked 10th in the MAC in assist/turnover ratio at 1.6 ... Recorded his 100th career steal against Notre Dame (Dec. 22) ... Finished the season with 134 career steals, third-most in NIU history ... Scored in double figures 10 times ... Recorded a season-best 21 points in a victory over Akron (Jan. 21), going 6-of-7 from the field and 8-of-10 from the free-throw line ... Also scored 20 points against Bowling Green (Feb. 7) ... Made the game-winning basket on a banker in the lane with 2.4 seconds to play at Miami (Feb. 4) ... Dished out a season-high eight assists against Kent State (Jan. 10) ... Started the first four games of the season and then the final 14 games of the year.

2013-14:
Appeared in all 32 games, including 31 starts ... Averaged 8.4 points and 2.3 rebounds per game ... Averaged 2.4 assists per game, 15th-best in the MAC ... Shot 73.4 percent (80-of-109) from the free-throw line, 13th-best in the conference ... Ranked 10th in the MAC averaging 1.5 steals per game and tied for sixth in league play with 1.8 per contest ... His career-high five steals against Buffalo on Jan. 25 were the most for a Huskie since Jake Anderson's five on Feb. 24, 2010 ... Scored in double figures in 14 times ... Scored a season-best 17 points on three different occasions: James Madison (Nov. 15), at Toledo (Jan. 22) and Toledo (Feb. 26) ... Pulled down a season-best five rebounds three times: Bethune-Cookman (Jan. 3), at Central Michigan (Feb. 23) and Toledo (Feb. 26) ... Had a season-best six assists twice: San Jose State (Nov. 16) and at Ball State (Feb. 1) ... Connected on a three-pointer with nine seconds left in regulation at Ball State (Feb. 1) to force overtime, NIU went on to win the contest ... Named to the NIU Invitational All-Tournament Team after averaging 9.3 points, 4.0 assists and 3.0 rebounds per game in the tournament.

2012-13:
Played in 30 games, starting 18 ... Averaged 3.8 points, 2.0 rebounds, and 1.9 assists while playing 22.2 minutes per game ... Poured in a career-best 17 points on five-for-seven shooting at Dayton (Dec. 1) ... Led team in assists and steals with 58 and 41, respectively ... Made four steals in a game three times: at Valparaiso (Nov. 13), vs. Judson (Nov. 18), and at Dayton (Dec. 1) ... Dished out a career-best six assists vs. Central Michigan (Mar. 2) ... Pulled down five rebounds, all defensive, vs. Ball State (Feb. 13) ... Thrice reached double-digits in points: 17, at Dayton (Dec. 1), 10, vs. SIU-Edwardsville (Dec. 5), and 10, at Central Michigan (Jan. 23).

Prior to NIU: Led Consortium to an 18-5 record and a state regional final appearance as a senior while averaging 16 points, 13 assists, six rebounds and five steals per game ... Earned Class C All-State honors from the Associated Press, Detroit News and Detroit Free Press ... Named All-Detroit by the Detroit News and Detroit Free Press ... Averaged 14 points, eight assists, five rebounds and three steals as a junior, helping Consortium to a 20-6 record and a trip to the state semifinals

Personal: Full name is Travon Baker ... Born on January 14, 1994 in Detroit, Mich. ... Son of Derrick and Latonya Baker ... Majoring in Communications.

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