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Antonio Anderson

  • Full Name: Antonio Andrew Anderson
  • Position: Guard
  • Height/Weight: 6-6 / 215
  • Birthdate: June 5, 1985
  • College: Memphis
Memphis
Season G GS FGM FGA PCT FTM FTA PCT 3PM 3PA PCT REB AST STL BL PTS AVG
2005-06 37 21 87 207 0.42 53 81 0.654 42 116 0.362 122 106 52 11 269 7.3
2006-07 36 35 101 259 0.39 59 93 0.634 26 106 0.245 148 130 59 9 287 8
2007-08 40 40 113 277 0.408 65 114 0.57 51 153 0.333 148 136 49 13 342 8.6
2008-09 37 37 131 291 0.45 99 135 0.733 18 71 0.254 139 166 53 17 379 10.2
Totals 150 133 432 1034 0.418 276 423 0.652 137 446 0.307 596 538 213 50 1277 8.5

Career Highlights:

Conference USA Defensive Player of the Year as a senior. Named Conference USA Tournament MVP as a junior. Earned league All-Defensive Team honors his sophomore, junior season and senior seasons. Named to the Conference USA All-Tournament Team as a sophomore. First player in Tiger basketball history to finish with 1,000 points, 500 rebounds and 500 assists. Played a school-record 4.470 minutes. Led team in minutes all four years. Appeared in 150 games, with 133 starts, both school records. Team posted a record of 137-14 during his four seasons. Ranks fourth all-time in steals (213), fifth in assists (538) and 10th in three-pointers made (137).

Senior (2008-09):

Started all 37 games, leading the team in minutes (1,269) and assists (166). Named to All-Conference USA Second Team. Finished fourth on the team in scoring (10.2 ppg) and rebounding (4.8 rg), and second in steals (53). Averaged 11.9 points, 4.8 rebounds and 4.1 assists in conference play. Tallied 18 points, five rebounds and five assist against Missouri in the Sweet Sixteen. Dished out 11 assists in a second-round NCAA Tournament win over Maryland. Scored 16 points against UAB, while holding Robert Vaden, the conference’s returning leading scorer, to no points on 0-for-17 shooting. Scored a season-high 26 points against East Carolina.

Junior (2007-08):

Averaged 8.6 points, 3.7 rebounds and 3.4 assists. Led C-USA in assist-to-turnover ratio (2.6-to-1). Scored in double figures 16 times. Recorded season-high 27 points on 9-for-14 shooting, 4-for-7 from three-point range at UAB. Posted 12 points and six assists vs. Pepperdine. Notched 11 points and a season-high seven assists in the season opener vs. Tennessee-Martin. Grabbed a season-high 10 rebounds at SMU. Tallied 19 points on 7-for-9 shooting vs. Tulsa in the C-USA Tournament title game. Contributed 17 points, six rebounds and five assists vs. Texas-Arlington in the first round of the NCAA Tournament. Scored 12 points vs. UCLA in the Final Four. Registered nine points, five rebounds and a season-high four steals vs. Kansas in the National Championship game.

Sophomore (2006-07)

Averaged 8.0 points, 4.1 rebounds 3.6 assists (ranked eighth in C-USA), and 1.6 steals (fourth). Led the league in assist-to-turnover ratio (2.6-to-1). Scored in double figures 11 times. Set season-high of 17 points vs. Arkansas State. Tallied 15 points, seven rebounds and three steals at Tulsa. Pulled down a career-high 11 rebounds at East Carolina. Dished out a career-high nine assists vs. UAB. Recorded 17 points, five rebounds and five assists vs. Houston in the C-USA Tournament title game on his way to All-Tournament honors. Posted first career double-double of 14 points and 10 rebounds and added four assists vs. Nevada in the second round of the NCAA Tournament. Scored 10 points vs. Ohio State in the Regional Finals.

Freshman (2005-06):

Averaged 7.2 points, 3.4 rebounds, 2.8 assists and 1.5 steals. Led all C-USA freshmen in assists and steals. Scored in double figures nine times. Exploded for a career-high 32 points on 11-for-15 shooting, hitting 7-for-9 from three-point range at Cincinnati. Posted 14 points vs. Central Florida. Registered 13 points vs. Bucknell in the second round of the NCAA Tournament.

Strengths: Versatile backcourt performer who can guard multiple positions. Handles the ball well in the open floor and possesses good floor vision. Takes good care of the basketball and minimizes mistakes.

Personal: Majoring in communications. Also attended Lynn Tech in Massachusetts and Maine Central Institute in Pittsfield.

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