5   Travon Baker
Travon Baker

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Detroit, Mich.

High School:
Detroit Consortium

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 170

Position:
G


2013-14: Appeared in all 32 games, including 31 starts ... Averaged 8.4 points and 2.3 rebounds per game ... Averaged 2.4 assists per game, 15th-best in the MAC ... Shot 73.4 percent (80-of-109) from the free-throw line, 13th-best in the conference ... Ranked 10th in the MAC averaging 1.5 steals per game and tied for sixth in league play with 1.8 per contest ... His career-high five steals against Buffalo on Jan. 25 were the most for a Huskie since Jake Anderson's five on Feb. 24, 2010 ... Scored in double figures in 14 times ... Scored a season-best 17 points on three different occasions: James Madison (Nov. 15), at Toledo (Jan. 22) and Toledo (Feb. 26) ... Pulled down a season-best five rebounds three times: Bethune-Cookman (Jan. 3), at Central Michigan (Feb. 23) and Toledo (Feb. 26) ... Had a season-best six assists twice: San Jose State (Nov. 16) and at Ball State (Feb. 1) ... Connected on a three-pointer with nine seconds left in regulation at Ball State (Feb. 1) to force overtime, NIU went on to win the contest ... Named to the NIU Invitational All-Tournament Team after averaging 9.3 points, 4.0 assists and 3.0 rebounds per game in the tournament.

2012-13:
Played in 30 games, starting 18 ... Averaged 3.8 points, 2.0 rebounds, and 1.9 assists while playing 22.2 minutes per game ... Poured in a career-best 17 points on five-for-seven shooting at Dayton (Dec. 1) ... Led team in assists and steals with 58 and 41, respectively ... Made four steals in a game three times: at Valparaiso (Nov. 13), vs. Judson (Nov. 18), and at Dayton (Dec. 1) ... Dished out a career-best six assists vs. Central Michigan (Mar. 2) ... Pulled down five rebounds, all defensive, vs. Ball State (Feb. 13) ... Thrice reached double-digits in points: 17, at Dayton (Dec. 1), 10, vs. SIU-Edwardsville (Dec. 5), and 10, at Central Michigan (Jan. 23).

Prior to NIU: Led Consortium to an 18-5 record and a state regional final appearance as a senior while averaging 16 points, 13 assists, six rebounds and five steals per game ... Earned Class C All-State honors from the Associated Press, Detroit News and Detroit Free Press ... Named All-Detroit by the Detroit News and Detroit Free Press ... Averaged 14 points, eight assists, five rebounds and three steals as a junior, helping Consortium to a 20-6 record and a trip to the state semifinals

Personal: Full name is Travon Baker ... Born on January 14, 1994 in Detroit, Mich. ... Son of Derrick and Latonya Baker ... Plans to major in nursing.

BAKER'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
2012-13 30-18 667/22.2 34-110 .309 10-38 .263 36-50 .720 12 47 59 2.0 63 1 58 61 1 41 114 3.8
TOTAL 30-18 667/22.2 34-110 .309 10-38 .263 36-50 .720 12 47 59 2.0 63 1 58 61 1 41 114 3.8

BAKER'S CAREER HIGHS

Minutes: 30, twice
Points: 17, at Dayton (12/1/12)
Rebounds: 5, Ball State (2/13/13)
Assists: 6, Central Michigan (3/2/13)
Steals: 4, three times
Blocks: 1, Judson (11/18/12)
FG: 5, at Dayton (12/1/12)
FG Att.: 8, Central Michigan (3/2/13)
3PT FG Made: 2, three times
3PT FG Att.: 5, twice
FT Made: 7, at Dayton (12/1/12)
FT Att.: 9, at Dayton (12/1/12)
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