NIU looks for its third win in the last four seasons in Toledo
2012-13: Played in 25 games, starting five ... Scored seven points and added five boards in his collegiate debut at Omaha (11/9) ... Tallied a season-best 16 points on seven-of-ten shooting vs. Judson (11/18) ... Posted three other double-digit scoring games: 15 vs. UIC (11/27), 11 vs. SIU Edwardsville (12/5), and 10 at Milwaukee (12/7) ... Made three blocks both at Valparaiso (11/13) and at Dayton (12/1) ... Contributed four assists vs. SIU Edwardsville (12/5) ... Finished second on the team with a 42% field goal percentage.
Prior to NIU: Averaged 13 points per game, a conference-best 7.2 rebounds per game and a conference-best 1.3 blocks as a senior ... Named to the 2012 All-Fox Valley Association First Team ... Averaged 10 points a game as a junior, helping Appleton East to a 26-1 record and a trip to the Wisconsin Division I State semifinals.
Personal: Full name is Samuel Laurent Mader ... Born August 28, 1993 ... Son of Jeanne Mader and the late Dan Mader ... Has two older brothers, Isiah and Noah ... Undecided on intended major.