Full Name: Antonio Meeking
Height/Weight: 6-8 / 245
Birthdate: August 24, 1981 (Monroe, LA)
High School: Farmerville HS (Farmerville, LA)
College: Louisiana Tech
Participated in NBA training camp with the Milwaukee Bucks in 2003. Finished collegiate career as the eleventh all-time leading scorer in Louisiana Tech history with 1,541 career points, the tenth all-time leading rebounder with 813 career rebounds, and the fifth all-time leading shot blocker with 61.. Played in 117 games, starting 107 times. Participated in the 2003 Portsmouth Invitational Tournament.
As a senior, averaged 17.9 points and 7.3 rebounds. Started all 27 games. Led team in scoring, rebounding and blocked shots. Ranked third in the WAC in scoring and sixth in rebounding. Paced team in scoring 18 times, including a career-high 34 points to go with 15 rebounds against Nevada. Posted 27 points against Hawaii. Led team with 18 points and nine rebounds at Arkansas. Tallied 26 points and nine rebounds against Harding University. Scored 22 points in home win over Tulsa. Registered a double-double of 20 points and 12 rebounds in season opener at Florida. Earned First Team All-Conference, All-Louisiana, and NABC All-District honors.
As a junior, averaged 11.2 points and 6.8 rebounds. Started 27 of 29 games. Led team in rebounding (ranking sixth in the WAC) and ranked third on the team in scoring. Posted six double-doubles. Led team with season-high 19 points and grabbed season-high 13 rebounds at Nevada. Posted a double-double of 13 points and 12 rebounds against Rice. Recorded 13 points and 11 rebounds at UTEP. Tallied 18 points and 10 rebounds in the first round of the NIT against Louisiana-Lafayette. Led team with 19 points against Vanderbilt in the second round of the NIT. Registered 10 points and 10 rebounds at Villanova in the third round of the NIT.
As a sophomore, averaged 14.0 points and 7.6 rebounds. Started all 29 games. Led team in rebounding. Ranked second in the WAC in field goal percentage. Scored in double figures 23 times. Registered seven double-doubles. Posted season-high 24 points against Tennessee State. Named to John Thompson All-Tournament Team after averaging 21.0 points and 9.5 rebounds in two contests.
As a freshman, averaged 11.2 points and 6.9 rebounds. Started 21 of 29 games. Ranked fourth in the conference in field goal percentage (.509). Posted double figures in points 18 times and registered five double-doubles. Scored season-high 21 points against Denver. Grabbed season-high 16 rebounds at North Texas.