12   Danny Pulliam
Danny  Pulliam

RS Senior

Indianapolis, Ind.

High School:




Huskies Named to WBCA Academic Top-25 Team

NIU ranked No. 19 with a team GPA of 3.438


Forty-Three Student-Athletes Earn NIU Degrees

Graduates represent 14 NIU teams and 19 different majors


Quartet of Huskies Named Academic All-MAC

Academic All-American Amanda Corral highlights list of Huskies


NIU's Road to Cleveland Starts at Home Versus CMU

The Huskies are hosting its first MAC Tournament game since 2012


NIU Looking to Finish Regular Season Strong at Western Michigan

The Huskies will clse the regular season in Kalamazoo and return home for the First Round of the MAC Tournament


NIU-Miami (Ohio) Highlights

Highlights from the Huskies 60-49 victory over Miami (Ohio). Freshmen Kelly Smith and Renee Sladek each recorded double-doubles as NIU limited the RedHawks to less than 50 points, the fifth different opponent to score in the 40s.


NIU-Bowling Green Highlights

Highlights from the Huskies 67-50 victory over Bowling Green, NIU's first over the Falcons since a four overtime victory in 2004.


NIU-Kent State Highlights

Highlights from the Huskies 66-49 victory over Kent State.


NIU-Valparaiso Highlights

Highlights from the Huskies 65-50 loss versus Valparaiso. NIU shot 50-percent in the second half.


NIU-Illinois State Highlights

Highlights from NIU's season-opening win over Illinois State, 55-51. Freshman Kelly Smith scored 17-points to lead the Huskies in scoring. It was NIU's first season-opening win since 2009.


NIU defeats Kent State, 66-49

The Huskies improved to 4-1 at home as it defeated Kent State, 66-49. NIU also improved to 2-2 in the MAC.


NIU falls to Valparaiso, 65-50

A second half surge by NIU wasn't enough as it outscored the Crusaders in the period, 35-27.


NIU defeats Illinois State, 55-51

The Huskies picked up their first season-opening win since 2009 over the Redbirds, 55-51


NIU defeats Toledo in Overtime, 68-59

The Huskies outscored the Rockets 28-12 in the final 11 minutes of the game earn its first win over Toledo since 2011.


NIU defeats Kent State, 65-43

The Northern Illinois women's basketball earned a complete team win over the Golden Flashes to improve to 4-4 in the MAC.

Became only the 20th player in program history to record 200 career assists on Dec. 17, 2014 versus SIUE … Closed career with 234 assists.

• Appeared in 28 of 29 games with 18 starts at point guard; averaged 24.9 minutes per game and 14.5 minutes off the bench
• Averaged 4.9 points, 2.2 assists and 2.5 rebounds per game with a assist/turnover ratio of 2.2
• Scored in double figures four times, dropping a season-best 16 points at Bradley (Dec. 30) on a perfect 7-for-7 night at the free throw line
• Dished seven assists while adding 10 points versus Delaware State at the Lady Rebel Round-Up in Las Vegas (Nov. 30)
• Shot 72.7 percent from the free throw line (32-for-44)
• Pulled down a season-high six rebounds versus Eastern Michigan (Jan. 3)
• Scored 12 points at Missouri (5-for-14), dishing three assists with two steals (Dec. 14)
• Amassed a season-high four steals versus South Dakota State (Nov. 29)
• Helped the Huskies to the second-best turnovers per game rate in the NCAA (10.6/G)

• Graduate student, looking to finish Master's in Sports Management in May 2015
• Completed her first full season after returning from two micro fracture surgeries in 2011-12 and 2012-13
[STORY] Nov. 8, 2013 - Pulliam Back After Long Rehab Road (Daily Chronicle): http://bit.ly/Pulliam

•Appeared in all 30 contests for the Huskies, starting the final 27 games of the season
• Averaged 9.1 points, 2.9 assists and 3.2 rebounds per game
• Reached double-figures in points 15 times
• Led the Huskies in scoring in six different games this season
• Led team in assists last year (88) with an assist/turnover ratio of 1.5
• Recorded at least one assist in 28 games, including a streak of 26-straight games
• Registered six blocks and 24 steals as well
• Team leader in free throw percentage (.733, 55-of-75)
• Accounted for 18 points to set a season and career-high at Central Michigan (Jan. 15)
• Was one rebound shy of her first career double-double as she scored 16 points at Miami (Ohio) (Jan. 18)
• Distributed a season-high seven assists with zero turnovers at Toledo while scoring 13 points in (Jan. 9)
• Also attempted a layup at the buzzer to send the game to overtime, but caromed off the rim
• Hit the game-tying layup in the second meeting with the Rockets, helping defeat UT in overtime, 68-59 (Feb. 27)
• Went 10-for-15 at the free throw line at Illinois State, finishing with 16 points to defeat the Redbirds, 57-52 (Dec. 5)
• Had best three-point shooting night at Central Michigan, hitting 4-of-6 shots attempted (Jan. 15)
• Recorded a season-high four steals in NIU's 77-54 victory over Eastern Michigan (Jan. 12)
• Made first start of the season versus Bradley on Nov. 21, helping NIU to a 63-60 triumph

• Only appeared in seven games and started three contests before suffering a season ending injury
• Scored eight points on 3-of-5 shooting in 20 minutes at Morehead State (Nov. 18)
• Logged a season-high 27 minutes at Bradley (Nov. 28), scoring six points with a season high five rebounds and two assists.

• Season was cut short with a torn meniscus and micro fracture surgery in her right knee after playing her final game of the season at Illinois State (11/26/11)
• Averaged 25.8 minutes in five games
• Against Western Illinois (11/16/11) posted her shortened season's best with 12 points on 3-of-14 shooting with three assists, three steals, and career-high eight rebounds in 40 minutes
• Also made a career-high six free throws vs. WIU
• Scored and grabbed a rebound in each game she played while recording three or more assists in four of five
• Racked up eight steals in five games, including three in each of the first two games
• Started all five games
• Converted all but one of her nine free throw attempts.

• Played in all 30 games and made 24 starts, averaging 27.1 minutes per game
• Made Huskie debut at Minnesota (11-13-10), netting four points, four assists, three steals, and two rebounds
• Was third in the team with 61 assists and 29 steals
• Ranked fourth on the team with 92 rebounds
• Played a season-high 41 minutes at Kent State (1-26-11) and at Western Michigan (2-22-11), scoring four and nine points, respectively
• Converted a season-high six of seven field goal attempts vs. Illinois State (1-3-11), scoring a season-high 15 points in 19 minutes
• Had season-highs of five free throws made and six attempted at Temple (11-23-10)
• Pulled down a season-best six rebounds at Temple and vs. Eastern Michigan (1-5-11)
• Dished out a season-high eight assists vs. Western Michigan (1-15-11)
• Logged 30 or more minutes in 13 contests
• Grabbed five or more rebounds on nine occasions
• Had multiple steals nine times
• Scored in 24 of 30 appearances.

• Two-time team most valuable player won four letters on the court for Pike
• Named to the IBCA All-State Honorable Mention team as a senior
• Placed on Hoosier Basketball Magazine's list of top-60 seniors
• 2010 McDonald's All-American nominee
• Garnered All-County honors from the Marion County Coaches of Girls Sports Association after her senior year
• Garnered All-City honors playing for Covenant Christian as a sophomore.

• Daughter of Kimberly and Charles Pulliam
• Born March 25, 1992 in Indianapolis
• Aspires to coach basketball
• Coached and officiated a youth basketball league
• Enjoys video games, reading, shopping, and technology
• Admires NBA point guard Chris Paul
• Majoring in Family and Individual Development

Minutes: 41, twice, last; at Western Michigan (2/22/11)
Field Goals Made: 7, at Central Michigan (1/15/14)
Field Goals Attempted: 14, three times, last; at Missouri (12/14/14)
Three Pointers Made: 4, at Central Michigan (1/15/14)
Three Pointers Attempted: 7, at Missouri (12/14/14)
Free Throws Made: 10, at Illinois State (12/5/13)
Free Throws Attempted: 15, at Illinois State (12/5/13)
Rebounds: 9, at Miami (1/18/14)
Assists: 8, vs Western Michigan (1/15/11)
Blocks: 1, eleven times, last; at UIC (11/17/14)
Steals: 4, twice, last; vs South Dakota State
Points: 18, at Central Michigan (1/15/14)


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