Gene Teague
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    Gene Teague

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Vineland, N.J.

    High School:
    Living Faith Christian

    Height / Weight:
    6-9 / 290

    Position:
    C

    Birthdate:
    12/02/1989


    Updated March 7, 2011

    2010-11 Season
    Missed five games in late December and early January with a sprained ankle...Was the team's leading scorer and rebounder before his injury...Missed the last five games of the regular season for personal reasons...Shot a team-best .597 from the field for the season...Third on the team in scoring (8.6 ppg) and second in rebounding (5.3 rpg)...Had four double-doubles on the season, giving him seven in his career...Improved his free throw shooting from 46 percent as a freshman to 59.7 percent.

    2009-10 Season
    * MVC All-Freshman Team
    * MVC Newcomer of the Week on Jan. 18
    In his first 14 games, he averaged 2.2 ppg -- in his last 15, he averaged 9.9 points and 6.7 rebounds...During that 15-game span, he converted 59.6 percent from the floor (53-of-89)...Ranked 12th in the league in rebounding in conference games (5.5 rpg)...Recorded back-to-back double figure scoring games versus Creighton and Drake to earn MVC Newcomer of the Week honors on Jan. 18.

    Prior To SIU
    Played at Apex Academy prep school in 2008-09... Averaged 20.0 points and 10.0 rebounds per game and was rated as the top post-graduate player in the state by NJ Hoops magazine.

    High School
    Averaged 20.0 points and 13.0 rebounds for Living Faith Christian Academy as a senior and led his team to a 23-9 record. The Vineland, N.J. native played one season at Living Faith, having transferred from St. Augustine High School after his junior year...Averaged 20.2 points as a junior.

    Dawg Bites
    Born December 2, 1989, in Brooklyn, N.Y....Son of Eugene and Tamika Teague...Father works in waste management and mother is an educator.

    Gene Teague

    Total 3-Point Rebounds Year 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 2009-10 29-13 493/17.0 66-113 .584 0-0 .000 46-100 .460 46-88 134 4.6 78-1 13 49 13 11 178/6.1 2010-11 19-14 404/21.3 60-99 .606 0-0 .000 43-72 .597 36-65 101 5.3 46-0 13 47 10 5 163/8.6 TOTAL 48-27 897/18.7 126-212 .594 0-0 .000 89-172 .517 82-153 235 4.9 124-1 26 96 23 16 341/7.1

    Teague GBG

    Friday, Dec 19
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    Men's Basketball Carbondale, Ill. 7:05 PM Free Audio
    Monday, Dec 22
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    Men's Basketball Carbondale, Ill. 7:05 PM Free Audio
    Wednesday, Dec 31
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    Men's Basketball Carbondale, Ill. 5:05 PM Free Audio
    Saturday, Jan 3
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    Men's Basketball Peoria, Ill. 7:00 PM Free Audio
    Wednesday, Jan 7
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    Men's Basketball Cedar Falls, Iowa 7:00 PM Free Audio
    Saturday, Jan 10
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    Men's Basketball Carbondale, Ill. 3:05 PM Free Audio
    Wednesday, Jan 14
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    Men's Basketball Wichita, Kan. 7:00 PM Free Audio
    Sunday, Jan 18
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Men's Basketball Carbondale, Ill. TBA Free Audio
    Wednesday, Jan 21
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    Men's Basketball Carbondale, Ill. 7:00 PM Free Audio
    Saturday, Jan 24
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Men's Basketball Evansville, Ind. 3:00 PM Free Audio
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