23   Marke Freeman
Marke Freeman

RS Senior

Springfield, Ill.

High School:
Lanphier High School




NIU Wins MAC Opener in Overtime Against EMU

Huskies claim second-straight conference opener


Huskies Hunting for Season Sweep at EMU

NIU defeated the Eagles on January 12, 77-54

2009-10 Marke Freeman Photo Gallery

2009-10: Named All-MAC Second Team after ranking third in the league in scoring with 18.8 points per game in league play... Ranked 76th nationally in overall scoring with 16.8 points per game... Also ranked nationally in steals per game (2.7, 34th), free throw percentage (82.6, 59th), assists per game (4.0, 119th) and field goal percentage (39.9 179th)... Scored at least 20 points 10 times and surpassed the 30-point mark three times... Led the Huskies in scoring on 14 occasions... Tallied a career-high 36 points with nine rebounds, four assists and three steals in the overtime win over Buffalo... 36 points in the seventh most scored in a game in NIU history... Totaled 78 steals, the 10th-most in the Huskie record book... Swiped eight steals at Nebraska, tied for fifth-most in a single game in NIU history... Posted 25 points and 12 rebounds for her first career double-double against Kent State... Added a 24-point, 10-assist double-double versus... The first NIU player since the Huskies rejoined the MAC to have a point-rebound and point-assist double-double in her career... Set a then-career-high scoring mark with 21 points on 7-of-17 shooting to go with three assists and four steals against Bradley... Hit 13-of-14 free throws, including going 9-of-10 in the last 3:30 to help seal the win over SIU... Led the Huskies with 16 points on 6-of-17 shooting while dishing out a season-high four assists and totaling four rebounds against Milwaukee... Reset her career-high with 26 points on 10-of-19 (52.6 percent) shooting and had four steals against DePaul... Tallied another career-high four days later with 27 and four steals vs. UNI... Delivered six assists at Loyola in addition to scoring 11 points, all in the second half and overtime, and grabbing six boards... Tallied eight assists, scored eight points and had four steals vs. UIC... Totaled 13 points, nine rebounds, four assists and four steals in the win over Chicago State... Registered nine assists, 22 points, six rebounds and four steals in the MAC opener at T oledo... Upped her career-high to 33 points versus Ball State... Added five rebounds, three assists and three steals against the Cardinals... Poured-in 24 points with six assists and three boards against Western Michigan... Dished-out eight assists to go with 15 points and four rebounds versus Central Michigan... Had an eight-point, 10-assists game at Bowling Green... Registered 19 points, seven rebounds and five assists in the win over Ohio... Posted her third 30-point game of the year with 30 points, five rebounds and three assists versus Eastern Michigan.

2008-09: Mid-American Conference Sixth Player of the Year played in all 30 games, including 10 starts... Started at point guard in her Huskie debut, scoring 16 points, grabbing a career-high six rebounds and tallying three assists vs. IUPUI (11/14)... Ranked second among Huskies, scoring 9.6 points per game, and led the team with 99 assists and 39 steals... Has the best assist-to-turnover ratio among returners at 0.93... Knocked down 18 three-pointers while shooting 37.5 percent (14-48) from behind the arc... Ranked ninth in the MAC in free throw percentage, connecting on 79.3 percent (69-87) of her attempts... Came off the bench for much of the year, but averaged 23.1 minutes per game, fifth-most on the team... Scored in double-figures 14 times and led the Huskies in scoring five times... Tallied a career-high 19 points on 6-of-12 shooting from the field and 6-of-9 shooting from the free throw line vs. UIC (12/20)... Set a career best with eight assists to go with 15 points at Buffalo (2/14)... Tallied 16 points with two three-pointers vs. Toledo (2/24)... Poured in 15 points on 6-of-12 shooting, dished out five assists and totaled three rebounds at Wisconsin (12/7)... Had a four-assist, 15-point game vs. Central Michigan (2/28)... Scored 13 points and racked up three assists in the MAC Tournament opening round game against Buffalo (3/11).

NIU: Transferred to Northern Illinois after one year at Florida A&M University...will be eligible to play for the Huskies in 2008-2009.

Previous School (Florida A&M): As a freshman, played in 31 games and made 14 starts...Led the Rattlers in scoring, (9.9 ppg) assists (3.4 apg) and free throw percentage (83.5). Prep: As a senior at Lanphier, averaged 26 points, seven assists, five rebounds and three steals a game, leading the Lady Lions to a regional championship...The Illinois State Journal Register named her 2006 Central State 8 Conference Player of the Year...Received all-state honors from the Illinois Basketball Service, Champaign News Gazette and Illinois Basketball Coach's Association... Also received honorable mention all-state recognitionfrom the Chicago Sun-Times...Closed out her career at Lanphier with the single-season records for points, assists and steals, making her the team's most valuable player...Also lettered in track and field and tennis.

Personal: Daughter of Racine Freeman

Birthdate: September 20, 1988

Major: Broadcast Journalism


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
2008-09 30-10 692/23.1 100-243 .412 18-48 .375 69-87 .793 21 56 77 2.6 61 2 99 102 2 39 287 9.6
2009-10 29-29 955/32.9 168-421 .399 36-113 .319 114-138 .826 34 98 132 4.6 73 3 116 132 4 78 486 16.8
TOTAL 59-39 1647/27.9 268-664 .404 54-161 .335 183-225 .813 55 154 209 3.5 134 5 215 234 6 117 773 13.1
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