NIU closes the season at 15-17; the biggest single-season win turnaround in school history
2013-14: Earned All-MAC Honorable Mention recognition ... Averaged 9.2 points per game ... Ranked eighth in the MAC in rebounding, averaging 7.0 rebounds per contest, and fifth in rebounding in league play with 7.9 boards per game ... Shot 50.3 percent from the field, 12th-best in the MAC ... Shot 73 percent (100-of-137) from the free-throw line, 15th-best in the conference, including 79.1 percent (68-of-86) in league play, 10th-best in the league ... Averaged 1.0 blocks per game, 12th-best in the league ... Scored in double figures 13 times, including a season-high 27 against Eastern Michigan (Feb. 20) ... Recorded 10-plus rebounds four times, including a season-best 18 against Eastern Michigan (Feb. 20) ... Capped the Eastern Michigan (Feb. 20) with a game-winning tip-in with 0.8 seconds left, which was ESPN SportsCenter's No. 9 play on the Top 10 plays of the night ... Registered two double-doubles: Eastern Michigan (Feb. 20) (27 points, 18 rebounds) and at Western Michigan (March 4) (13 points, 13 rebounds) ... Dished out a season-best three assists at Toledo (Jan. 22) ... Recorded a season-best four blocks in the MAC Tournament Second Round against Eastern Michigan (March 12) ... Had a season-high three steals at Western Michigan (March 4).
2012-13 (at Illinois State): Saw action in 21 contests, including two starts, in 2012-13, playing 7.9 minutes per game, scoring 2.5 points and pulling down 1.9 rebounds per contest ... Shot 59.0 percent from the field as a sophomore ... Tallied a season-high nine points and collected a career-best four assists against Delaware State (Nov. 18) ... Grabbed seven rebounds and scored four points against Austin Peay (Dec. 22).
2011-12 (at Illinois State): Played in 30 contests as a redshirt freshman in 2011-12, averaging 10.5 minutes per game, while scoring 3.2 points and pulling down 3.3 rebounds per contest ... Shot 52.3 percent from the field in 2011-12 ... Recorded his first career double-double with 11 points and 13 rebounds against Norfolk State on (Dec. 18) ... Missed the final five games of the season due to a fractured thumb ... Scored his first collegiate points against SIUE (Nov. 17), finishing with seven points and eight rebounds.
2010-11 (at Illinois State): Redshirted.
Prep: Four-year varsity player at DeKalb High School, leading the Barbs to back-to-back conference titles in his final two seasons ... Scored over 1,500 points, grabbed over 1,000 rebounds and registered more than 250 blocks during his prep career and was twice named the DeKalb Daily Chronicle's Player of the Year ... Averaged 18.4 points, 12.6 rebounds, 3.4 blocks and 3.2 assists as a senior ... Selected to the 2010 Illinois Basketball Coaches Association (IBCA) 3A/4A All Star Game ... Also earned first team all-conference and all-area honors as a senior ... Averaged 22 points, 11.7 rebounds and 3.5 blocks per game as a junior ... Earned second team all-state honors from the IBCA, honorable mention all-state honors from the Associated Press, first team all-conference and all-area honors as a junior.
Personal: Born on November 4, 1991 ... Son of Edie Hartman ... Has a sister, Kadie Threloff ... Majoring in General Studies.