2   Najul Ervin
Najul Ervin

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Memphis, Tenn.

High School:
Mitchell

Last College:
Kankakee CC

Height / Weight:
6-5 / 218

Position:
Forward


Najul Ervin's 2009-10 Final Game-by-Game Stats Get Acrobat Reader

2009-10: Saw action in 28 games, starting 10, including the final five contests of the season ... Averaged 1.9 points, 2.5 rebounds and 0.6 blocks per game on a 54.3 field goal percentage ... Scored a season-high 10 points on 5-of-6 shooting (.833) at No. 23/25 Illinois ... Also ripped down a season-best seven rebounds against the Fighting Illini ... Did not miss a field goal attempt in nine individual contests, including a 3-for-3 effort against Maryland Eastern Shore (12/22/09) ... Had two blocks on three occasions, at Illinois, at Mid-American Conference West Division champion Central Michigan (1/23/2010) and at Eastern Michigan (2/27/2010).

2008-09: Appeared in all 30 contests, registering 26 starts ... Averaged 19.1 minutes per contest ... Scored 3.4 points, ripped down 4.5 rebounds and tallied 1.2 steals per game ... Tallied three double-digit scoring efforts, including his first-career double-double (12 points, 11 rebounds) at Toledo (3/8/09) ... Tore down seven or more rebounds nine times ... Led the Huskies in rebounding on seven occasions ... Scored 10 points in the Huskies' 93-81 win over Chicago State (12/6/08), and followed it up with 11 points at Arkansas-Little Rock eight days later (12/14/08) ... Shot 50 percent (45-of-90) from the field ... One of eight NIU players to score 100 or more (101) points on the season ... Swiped 37 steals, ranking third on the team in that category ... One of eight NIU players to score 100 or more (101) points on the season.

2007-08: Appeared in 25 games, including two starts ... Averaged 2.4 points and 2.4 rebounds per game ... Posted eight points, six rebounds and four blocks against Eastern Michigan (3/9/08) ... Tied a season-best with six rebounds versus Buffalo (2/5/08) ... Was a perfect 4-for-4 and finished with a season-high nine points against Green Bay (12/22/07) ... Notched a team-best six rebounds and two blocks versus No. 23 Southern Illinois (11/17/07) ... Posted six points and a team-best five boards with three assists in his NCAA Division I debut against Northern Iowa (11/9/07).

Prior to NIU: Averaged 4.8 points and grabbed 5.8 rebounds-per-game for Kankakee Community College as a freshman.

Prep: Helped Mitchell High School to nearly 90 victories in three seasons, including a runner-up finish in the state championships as a senior ... Was a two-time all-conference selection ... Named to the Academic Honor Roll from 2004-06.

Personal: Son of Juenile and Shawna Ervin ... Has one older brother, Juenile Jr., and one younger sister, Shawnil ... Nickname is "Jul" ... Born November 29, 1988 ... Was a part of two national championship teams on the AAU circuit, including with the Memphis Magic in the under-15 division ... Major is pre-communication studies.

ERVIN'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 25-2 268/10.7 24-51 .471 0-3 .000 12-34
.353 25
35
60
2.4 35
1
12
27
12
10
60
2.4
2008-09 30-26
573/19.1 45-90
.500 0-3 .000 11-37 .297 48
86
134
4.5
66
2
30
36
16
37
101
3.4
2009-10 28-10
364/13.0
25-46 .543 0-0 .000 4-14
.286 27
42
69 2.5
40
0
16
26
17
11
54
1.9
TOTAL 83-38 1205/14.5 94-187 .503 0-6 .000 27-85 .318 100 163 263 3.2 141 3 58 89 45 58 215 2.6

ERVIN'S CAREER HIGHS

Minutes: 31, vs. Tennessee State (11/21/08)
Points: 12, at Toledo (3/8/09)
Rebounds: 11, at Toledo (3/8/09)
Assists: 4, at Alaska Anchorage (11/28/08)
Steals: 4, twice
Blocks: 4, at Eastern Michigan (3/9/08)
FG: 6, at Toledo (3/8/09)
FG Att.: 8, at Toledo (3/8/09)
3PT FG Made: N/A
3PT FG Att.: 2, at Northern Iowa (11/9/07)
FT Made: 2, seven times
FT Att.: 7, at Northern Iowa (11/9/07)