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Follow basketball's Antone Christian, soccer's Frances Boukidis and baseball's Ben Etcheverry as they give you a glimpse into the average day of a student athlete
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2012-13: Played in 23 games, starting five ... Averaged 3.6 points and 1.5 rebounds while playing 12.0 minutes per contest ... Recorded double-digits in points twice: 11 at Seattle (12/19) and 14 at Ball State (3/9) ... Drained a career-best four three-pointers vs. Ball State (2/13) ... Pulled down a season-best five boards vs. Massachusetts (12/29) ... Added four rebounds to his season-best five field goals vs. Ball State (2/13) ... Finished second on the team in three-point percentage (31.3%).
2011-12: Appeared in all 31 games, making 11 starts ... Averaged 5.2 points and 3.2 rebounds while playing 17.2 minutes per game ... Shot 76.7 percent from the free-throw line ... Scored in double figures four times ... Had a season-high 15 points against Ohio (2/1) ... Scored 14 points against Roosevelt (1/2) ... Recorded 11 points at UIC (12/10) and 10 in the MAC Tournament Second Round against Western Michigan (3/7) ... Connected on at least one three-pointer in 11 of the last 13 games, made 28 triples on the season ... Grabbed a season-best seven rebounds at Utah Valley (11/28) ... Had a season-best three assists against Southern Illinois (12/17) ... Recorded five multi-steal games.
2009-10: Redshirted, and preserved four years of eligibility ... A late addition to the Huskie roster, as he joined the squad as a recruited walk-on in August 2009.
Prep: Four-year letterwinner at MLK Magnet High School in Nashville, Tenn. ... Helped the Royals to conference championships in both his freshman and sophomore seasons ... As a senior, collected first-team all-conference and all-area plaudits, and was a second-team all-state honoree ... Participated in the Tennessee Athletic Coaches Association (TACA) All-Star game following the season ... Averaged 22.1 points and eight rebounds per game in his final high school campaign ... As a junior, was named first-team all-conference and all-area after averaging 17.1 points and six rebounds per contest ... Averaged 11 points per game and seven rebounds per outing as a sophomore (2006-07), collecting his first-career all-conference honor.
Personal: Full name is Jamar Antone Christian ... Born March 2, 1991, in Nashville, Tenn. ... Son of Anthony and Kimberly Christian ... Majoring in pre-physical therapy.
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