50   Craig Reichel
Craig Reichel

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Schaumburg, IL

High School:
Schaumburg

Height / Weight:
6-8 / 230

Position:
Forward


2005-06 (Freshman): Appeared in 28 games, including four starts, and averaged 4.8 points and 15.7 minutes per game...shot 42.9% (15-for-35) from three-point range...connected on 49.0% (48-for-98) of his field goal attempts...totaled a team-best 20 points, including four three-pointers, on 8-for-12 shooting in a 75-74 come-from-behind win over Bowling Green State (1/11/06)...averaged 8.3 points and shot 62.5% (5-for-8) from three-point range over the Huskies' final four games of the season...posted seven points and rebounds in a 94-61 win over Eastern Michigan (2/26/06)...scored nine points in a 78-73 triumph over Ball State (3/1/06)...tallied eight points and grabbed five boards in a 74-59 win over Western Michigan (3/4/06)...was a perfect 3-for-3 from the field, including two treys, to finish with nine points against Toledo in the MAC Quarterfinals (3/9/06).

2004-05 (Redshirt): Redshirted the season after suffering an early-season ankle injury.

Prep: Will battle for playing time at the power forward position and has the size and strength to bang with some of the larger bodies in the Mid-American Conference ... One of the Mid-Suburban League's top scorers and rebounders as a senior, averaging 17.4 points and 9.1 rebounds a game ... Was named a Fourth Team All-Illinois pick by the Illinois Basketball Coaches Association and an Honorable Mention All-State pick by the Chicago-Sun Times and the Chicago Tribune ... Selected to play in the IBCA All-Star game for the Class AA North team ... An All-Area pick by the Arlington Heights Daily Herald and the Pioneer Press ... Was named Co-Player of the Year of the Mid-Suburban League West Division as a senior along with fellow Huskie recruit Zach Pancratz ... Three-time All-MSL selection ... Finished his prep career as the Schaumburg High School career leader in rebounds (662) and blocked shots (249) ... Also set the single-season record for blocked shots as a senior (122) ... Scored 1,143 points over his prep career and shot 35 percent from three-point range as a senior.

Personal: Son of Leon and Sandra Reichel ... Born June 12, 1985 ... Majoring in Business.

Reichel Career Highs

Minutes: 29 vs. Bowling Green(1/11/06)
Points: 20 vs. Bowling Green(1/11/06)
Rebounds: 8on two occasions
Assists: 4 vs. DePaul(11/28/05)
Steals: 2on two occasions
Blocks: 2 vs. Ball State(3/1/06)
FG: 8 vs. Bowling Green(1/11/06)
FG Att.: 12 vs. Bowling Green(1/11/06)
3PT FG Made: 4 vs. Bowling Green(1/11/06)
3PT FG Att.: 6 vs. Bowling Green(1/11/06)
FT Made: 4 vs. Ball State(3/1/06)
FT Att.: 5on two occasions

Reichel Career Stats at Northern Illinois

Year	G-GS	FG-A	Pct.	3FG-A	Pct.	FT-A	Pct.	Reb.	Avg.	Pts.	Avg.
2005-06	28-4	48-98	.490	15-35	.429	22-34	.647	78	2.8	133	4.8