Tony Mitchell

by Wheat Hotchkiss Writer/Editor

Tony Mitchell

Source: University of North Texas Athletics

June 14, 2013

School: North Texas
Position: Power Forward
Height: 6'9"
Weight: 236 lbs
Class: Sophomore
Points Per Game: 13.0
Rebounds Per Game: 8.5
Assists Per Game: 0.8
Steals Per Game: 1.0
Blocks Per Game: 2.7
Turnovers Per Game: 2.4

2012-13:Broke his own North Texas single season blocks record (87), as well as the career blocks record (157) in 2012-13 ... Second-Team All-Sun Belt Conference (2nd career All-SBC award) ... Recorded his 42nd career double-digit scoring game and his 20th career double-double in the opening round of the Sun Belt Tournament against Louisiana-Lafayette ... Posted 10 double-doubles on the year, including a season-best 29 points, 15 rebounds against Troy ... Preseason All-American (ESPN, CBS Sports, Basketball Times, Athlon, Blue Ribbon Report) ... John Wooden Award Preseason Top 50 player ... Featured on the Oct. cover of Basketball Times Magazine ... Lindy's No. 2 ranked center in college basketball ... CBS Sports No. 7 rated player in the country.

2011-12: Invited to the LeBron James Skills Academy (1 of 20 college invites) ... Standout at the prestigous Amar’e Stoudemire Skills Academy (1 of 14 college big men) ... Lou Henson Award Finalist (Mid-Major Player of the Year) ... Only the third player in league history to earn Sun Belt Freshman of the Year and First-Team All-SBC in same season ... All-Sun Belt Tournament team ... One of only two freshmen in the NCAA to average a double-double (14.7 PGG, 10.3 RPG), joining Kentucky's Anthony Davis ... First freshman with multiple 30+ point/15+ rebound games since Micheal Beasley (Kansas State, 2007-08) ... 10.3 rebounds per game average ranked second among freshman nationally (Anthony Davis, Kentucky - 10.4) ... In league-only games, Mitchell led the Sun Belt in scoring (15.9 PPG), rebounding (11.8 RPG), 3-point percentage (47.1), blocks (3.1 BPG), and was also second in field goal percentage (58.1) Listed by CBS Sports as the nation's No. 3 "Under the Radar Player" and among the "Top 10 Freshmen in the Country" ... Set the NT single-season blocks record (70), and blocks per game record (3.04) ... Posted 22 points and 21 rebounds against Florida Atlantic, which tied for the ninth most rebounds in the NCAA last year, and is one of six 21+ rebound/20+ point games in 2011-12 ... 10 double-doubles ranked second in the SBC ... Second player in league history to earn three straight SBC Player of the Week awards ... Top scoring (34 points) and rebounding (21 rebounds) performances in SBC this year.

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