25   Tony Nixon
Tony Nixon

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Chicago, Ill.

High School:
Seton Academy

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 207

Position:
G


12/17/2013

Huskies Make Short Trip to Loyola on Wednesday

NIU continues four-game road trip in Chicago

05/15/2013

Fifty Huskie Student-Athletes Earn NIU Degrees

Graduates Represent 15 Northern Illinois Teams and 25 Different Majors

03/10/2013

Huskies Travel to Eastern Michigan in MAC Tournament First Round

NIU looks to repeat last season's first round upset of the Eagles

03/01/2013

Huskies to Host Central Michigan Saturday on Senior Night

NIU to hold 2013 Football Kickoff prior to the contest

12/04/2012

Huskies to Host SIU Edwardsville Wednesday Night

NIU Orange Bowl Pep Rally to Be Held at Halftime

2012-13:Played in five games, averaging 7.6 minutes per contest ... Pulled down four rebounds and hit a three vs. UIC (11/27).

2011-12: Appeared in 28 games, including five starts ... Averaged 5.5 points and 2.9 rebounds while playing 19 minutes per contest ... Missed the first three games of the season due to injury, returned against Eastern Illinois (11/20) ... Scored in double figures six times during the season, including five times in the last eight games of the season ... Scored a season-best 14 points in the First Round of the MAC Tournament against Eastern Michigan (3/5) ... Had 12 points against Western Michigan (2/15) and SIU Edwardsville (2/18) ... Grabbed five rebounds on seven different occasions ... Tied a career-high with three steals against Ball State (1/21) ... Averaged 9.9 points per game over the final eight games of the season, shooting 45.8 percent from the field, 42.3 percent from three, and 77.8 percent from the line during that stretch.

2010-11:
Played in 25 games, making one start, against Cardinal Stritch (11/21) ... Averaged 5.1 points and 1.9 rebounds per game while shooting 32.3 percent from the field ... Scored in double figures on four occasions ... Had a season-high 11 points twice, at Bradley (11/16) and at Ball State (3/5) ... Also scored 10 points at Temple (12/18) and against Utah Valley (12/31) ... Grabbed a career-high seven rebounds against Eastern Michigan (3/2) ... Dished out a career-high three assists twice, at Bradley (11/16) and at Iowa State (1/3) ... Missed three games in late January due to an ankle injury.

2009-10: Played in all 30 games, and started five-of the first six contests ... Averaged 4.3 points, 1.6 rebounds and 0.5 assists per game on a 36.2 field goal percentage ... Tallied three double-digit scoring efforts, including two in the first three games of the season ... Poured in a season-high 16 points on 6-of-12 shooting, including four three-pointers, in the Huskies' 85-57 win over Tennessee State (11/20/09) ... Scored 12 points on four field goals at Akron (2/3/2010) ... Chipped in 10 points at No. 23/25 Illinois (11/17/09) ... Scored eight or more points on four other occasions ... Swiped a season-high three steals at Bowling Green (2/10/2010) ... One-of eight NIU players to score 100 or more (129) points on the season.

Prep: Four-year letterwinner at Seton Academy ... Starting all 33 games, led the Sting to the Class 2A State Championship as a senior, with a 31-2 overall (14-0 Chicago Catholic League) record ... Garnered all-area and All-Chicago League accolades in his sophomore, junior and senior seasons ... Served as a team captain as both a junior and senior ... Was named all-state and participated in the Chicago All-Star Classic following his senior campaign ... Averaged 12.0 points and 4.0 rebounds per game as a senior ... On the AAU circuit, played for Mac Irvin Fire.

Personal: Full name is Anton Ferez Nixon ... Born March 13, 1991, in Harvey, Ill. ... Son of Renee Nixon ... Intends to major in business ... Was a three-sport standout, also lettering three years in baseball and two seasons in football.

NIXON'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
2009-10 30-5 447/14.9 46-127 .362 26-78 .333 11-25 .440 16 31 47 1.6 45 1 15 23 2 6 129 4.3
2010-11 25-1 409/16.4 43-133 .323 21-77 .273 20-31 .645 14 34 48 1.9 37 1 17 18 5 8 127 5.1
2011-12 28-5 533/19.0 52-141 .369 23-70 .329 27-39 .692 24 57 81 2.9 35 0 19 22 4 14 154 5.5
2012-13 5-0 38/7.6 2-12 .167 1-7 .143 0-0 .000 1 6 7 1.4 3 0 1 2 0 1 5 1.0
TOTAL 88-11 1427/16.2 143-413 .346 71-232 .306 58-95 .611 55 128 183 2.1 120 2 52 65 11 29 415 4.7

NIXON'S CAREER HIGHS

Minutes: 32, at Eastern Michigan (3/5/12)
Points: 16, Tennessee State (11/20/09)
Rebounds: 7, Eastern Michigan (3/2/11)
Assists: 3, three times
Steals: 3, twice
Blocks: 2, three times
FG: 6, Tennessee State (11/20/09)
FG Att.: 12, Tennessee State (11/20/09)
3PT FG Made: 4, Tennessee State (11/20/09)
3PT FG Att.: 10, Tennessee State (11/20/09)
FT Made: 6, at Toledo (2/26/11)
FT Att.: 8, at Toledo (2/26/11)