NIU host Rockford University to tipoff 2013-14 season
2012-13: Played in 28 games ... Averaged 2.7 points and 1.1 rebounds per game during his freshman campaign ... Logged 11.2 minutes per game ... Recorded two double-digit points games: 10 at Ohio (1/16) and 10 vs. Toledo (2/2) ... Registered a pair of assists vs. SIU Edwardsville (12/5) and at Eastern Michigan (3/11) in the first round of the MAC Tournament ... Hit seven-of-eight free throws and added four rebounds at Ohio (1/16) ... Sank three-of-six three point attempts in the Huskies' round-round MAC tournament contest at Eastern Michigan (3/11).
Prior to NIU: Averaged 26.9 points per game as a senior at Streator High School, the seventh-best single-season mark in Illinois high school history ... Earned conference player of the year, Daily Times of Ottawa Player of the Year and AP Class 3A All-State Second Team honors as a senior, while leading Streator to its first regional title in 43 years ... Scored 1,960 career points.
Personal: Full name is Joseph John Cravatta ... Born on June 24, 1994 in Streator, Ill. ... Son of Joe and Kelli Cravatta ... Plans to major in business.