Tony Young
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    Tony Young

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Schaumburg, Ill.

    High School:
    Schaumburg

    Height / Weight:
    6-0 / 190

    Position:
    G

    Birthdate:
    03/03/1984


    Updated Oct. 17, 2006

    2005-06 Notebook
    *CollegeInsider.com Defensive All-America Team
    *First-Team All-Missouri Valley Conference
    *MVC All-Defensive team
    *MVC Most-Improved team
    Third in the MVC in scoring in conference games (14.8 ppg) and 14th overall (11.6 ppg)...An excellent 3-point marksman who ranks 4th in career 3-point shooting (39.5) at SIU...Makes plays under pressure...Made the game winning shots versus UNI (Feb. 25) and Drake (Jan. 14) with nine and seven seconds left, respectively...Also made the game-winning defensive stops at the buzzer in those two games...Shot 84.1 percent from the free throw line, including 17-straight makes during one stretch...Broke an ankle in a pick-up game during the summer of 2005.

    2004-05 Season
    *MVC Sixth Man of the Year
    *MVC All-Defensive Team
    *MVC All-Bench Team
    Led the team in 3-point shooting (41.5) and was second in free throw shooting (80.0)...Had a season-high 16-point outing at Bradley in which he made 4-of-5 3-pointers...Recorded at least five steals three times, including a career-high six steals vs. Murray State.

    2003-04 Season
    Came off the bench against Hawaii to record six steals and make 4-of-5 shots...Playing time dramatically increased after he filled in for Jamaal Tatum on Jan. 7 at Indiana State and scored 8 points in 15 minutes...After that game, he averaged 5.2 ppg and 14.5 mpg...

    2002-03 Season
    Played four games and received a medical redshirt.

    High School
    Signed during the 2002 spring signing period...Averaged 18.2 ppg, 6.0 apg, 3.5 rpg, 3.5 spg as a senior and was an all-state, all-conference and all-area selection...Conference player-of-the-year...Team finished 19-8...In his junior season, helped lead Schaumburg to a 29-3 record and the AA state championship...Averaged 13.8 ppg and led the team in scoring in seven games...Converted to point guard his senior year.

    Dawg Bites
    Earned a scholarship from Bruce Weber when he was the only player among invitees to show up for a Saluki practice in Chicago prior to the 2002 NCAA Tournament...Has many nicknames that pay tribute to his defensive prowess...A TV announcer called him a "rabid dog." Fans have brought signs calling him the "Secretary of Defense"...Played power forward as a junior on his Schaumburg High School team that won the Class AA state title in 2001...Majoring in management...Born March 3, 1984 in Monroe, La....Son of Carolyn Young.

    Career Stats

    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 2002-03 4-0 14/3.5 1-2 .500 1-1 1.000 0-0 .000 0-1 1 0.3 3-0 0 3 0 0 3/0.8 2003-04 30-0 349/11.6 44-94 .468 18-43 .419 7-11 .636 10-16 26 0.9 56-0 19 18 1 30 113/3.8 2004-05 35-5 727/20.8 72-155 .465 34-82 .415 36-45 .800 8-47 55 1.6 95-2 50 51 3 47 214/6.1 2005-06 33-31 958/29.0 130-325 .400 64-170 .376 58-69 .841 24-70 94 2.8 107-4 63 74 11 49 382/11.6 TOTAL 102-36 2048/20.1 247-576 .429 117-296 .395 101-125 .808 42-134 176 1.7 261-6 132 146 15 126 712/7.0

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