3   Antone Christian
Antone Christian

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Nashville, Tenn.

High School:
Martin Luther King Magnet

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 205

Position:
G


04/15/2014

Men's Basketball Holds Awards Banquet

Jordan Threloff named Most Valuable Player

03/11/2014

Huskies Set to Face EMU in Cleveland

NIU and Eastern Michigan to meet in MAC Tournament for third-straight season

03/07/2014

Huskies Host Ball State in Regular Season Finale

NIU to honor seniors Antone Christian and Aksel Bolin prior to Saturday's game

03/06/2014

Making His Mark

Senior Antone Christian has found his way on the NIU men's basketball team

12/30/2013

Huskies Close Calendar Year at No. 13 Iowa State

New Year's Eve Contest in Ames Wraps Up Four-Game Road Trip

09/21/2012

A Day in the Life of a Student Athlete

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

11/26/2011

NIU vs. Boise St - AP Photo Gallery

NIU vs. Boise St - AP Photo Gallery

2013-14: Appeared in 10 games, including one start ... Missed 16 games between December and early March due to a meniscus injury ... Averaged 2.3 points and 1.0 rebounds per game ... Scored a season-high eight points with a season-best seven rebounds in 18 minutes against St. Joseph's (Ind. ) (Nov. 24).

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 (Dec. 19) and 14 at Ball State (Mar. 9) ... Drained a career-best four three-pointers vs. Ball State (Feb. 13) ... Pulled down a season-best five boards vs. Massachusetts (Dec. 29) ... Added four rebounds to his season-best five field goals vs. Ball State (Feb. 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 (Feb. 1) ... Scored 14 points against Roosevelt (Jan. 2) ... Recorded 11 points at UIC (Dec. 10) and 10 in the MAC Tournament Second Round against Western Michigan (Mar. 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 (Nov. 28) ... Had a season-best three assists against Southern Illinois (Dec. 17) ... Recorded five multi-steal games.

2010-11:
Appeared in 25 games, starting five contests ... Averaged 6.2 points and 2.8 rebounds per game while shooting 36.3 percent from the field and 79.5 percent from the free-throw line ... Scored in double figures six times ... Scored a career-best 17 points, including a trio of three-pointers, at Ohio (Feb. 5) ... Scored 15 points against Bowling Green (Feb. 2), including a three-pointer with 16 seconds left to force overtime ... Had 13 points against both Akron (Jan. 26) and Eastern Michigan (Mar. 2) ... Grabbed a career-best nine rebounds, five offensive, at Toledo (Feb. 26) ... Dished out a career-best five assists against Kent State (Feb. 12) ... Scored three points in his first collegiate game against Northwestern (Nov. 12) ... Made his first career start against Central Michigan (Feb. 23), scoring 11 points, started the final five games of the season ... Averaged 9.4 points per game over the final 14 games of the season.

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.

CHRISTIAN'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
2010-11 25-5 444/17.8 53-146 .363 18-73 .247 31-39 .795 28 43 71 2.8 33 0 21 26 5 16 155 6.2
2011-12
31-11 532/17.2 55-181 .304 28-89 .315 23-30 .767 39 59 98 3.2 50 1 29 38 3 18 161 5.2
2012-13 23-5 277/12.0 28-87 .322 20-64 .313 7-10 .700 15 19 34 1.5 29 0 10 14 1 8 83 3.6
TOTAL 79-21 1253/15.9 136-414 .329 66-226 .292 30-40 .750 82 121 203 2.6 112 1 60 78 9 42 399 5.1

CHRISTIAN'S CAREER HIGHS

Minutes: 32, Bowling Green (2/2/11)
Points: 17, at Ohio (2/5/11)
Rebounds: 9, at Toledo (2/16/11)
Assists: 5, Kent State (2/12/11)
Steals: 2, ten times
Blocks: 1, nine times
FG: 7, Bowling Green (2/2/11)
FG Att.: 16, Bowling Green (2/2/11)
3PT FG Made: 4, Ball State (2/13/13)
3PT FG Att.: 9, Ball State (2/13/13)
FT Made: 7, Eastern Michigan (3/2/11)
FT Att.: 8, Eastern Michigan (3/2/11)
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