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Anthony Tucker
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Anthony Tucker

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Minnetonka, MN

High School:
Minnetonka HS

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 210

Position:
G

Birthdate:
09/02/1989

Hawk-Item - - Seven 3-pointers at The Citadel match the sixth best total in school history (single-game record is nine) . . . finished his Iowa career with 68 made 3-pointers . . . Iowa career totals include 25 games played, with 19 starts, 11.9 scoring, 3.5 rebounding and 1.6 assists averages . . . shot 40% (94-236) from the field and 37% (68-185) from 3-point range during his Iowa career . . . scored in double figures 14 career times, including scoring 20 points or more four times . . . has one career double-double (Southeast Missouri State in 2008).

2009-10 - - Started all 11 games he played . . . did not see game action after the 11th game of the season . . . netted double figures in five of the 11 games. . . made a season-high six 3-pointers vs. Virginia Tech and Prairie View A&M and five against Drake . . . posted a game and career-high nine assists to go along with 13 points in win over Bowling Green . . . tied career high with 24 points vs. Virginia Tech, bolstered by sinking six treys, in Big Ten/ACC Challenge . . . reached the 20-point plateau in consecutive contests (20 points vs. Prairie View A&M and 24 vs. Virginia Tech to lead all scorers).

2008-09 - - Started eight of 14 games he played . . . scored in double figures in eight games and led team in scoring in five games . . . five points, five rebounds and two assists at Purdue . . . eight points at Michigan . . . 12 points against Drake . . . 12 points (4-6 3-pt. FG's) and three rebounds in win over Bryant . . . 24 points (8-12 FGs, 6-9 3-pt. FG's) and four rebounds vs. West Virginia . . . 14 points and a career-high 10 rebounds for first-career double-double in win over Southeast Missouri State . . . 19 points (5-10 3-pt. FG's) and six rebounds in win over Oakland . . . 21 points (7-11 3-pt. FG's) and two rebounds in win at The Citadel . . . 15 points and two assists in win over UTSA . . . 10 points and two rebounds in win over Charleston Southern.

High school - - Named Metro Player of the Year by Minneapolis Star-Tribune as a senior . . . first team all-state as a senior and finalist for Minnesota Mr. Basketball . . . only player in conference history to be unanimous selection to all-conference team as a freshman, sophomore, junior and senior . . . first team all-state as a junior by the St. Paul Pioneer Press . . . first team all-Metro as a junior and senior . . . three-point champion and Player of the Game at Minnesota Coaches Association all-star game . . . second team all-state selection as a sophomore . . . two-year team captain . . . led team to state championship as a senior as team posted 28-3 overall record . . . scored 27 points in state championship game, including 20 points in the second half as team rallied from a 22-point deficit in the first half . . . school career scoring leader with 1,908 points . . . set school record for three-point percentage (44.6%) as a senior . . . averaged 21.8 points per game as a senior, along with 6.3 rebounds, 7.8 assists and 2.8 assist to turnover ratio . . . as a senior shot 55.4% from the field, 44.6% (87-195) from three-point range and 80% from the free throw line . . . averaged 18.7 points, 5.9 rebounds and 6.8 assists per game as a junior, scoring in double figures in 26 of 28 games . . . shot 41% (62-150) from three-point range as a junior, fifth best percentage in school history . . . led prep team to 17-9 record as a junior, as team advanced to finals of Class 4-A, Section 2 . . . averaged 20.8 points, 4.2 rebounds and 4.5 assists as a sophomore and 14.6 points, 3.9 rebounds and 3.8 assists as a freshman . . . member of 43 Hoops AAU team (along with Iowa freshman Andrew Brommer) that won 16 and under title at Hoosier Shootout in July, 2006.

Personal - - Born 9/2/89 . . . parents are Cindy Durand and Anthony Tucker . . . named to Minnetonka Student Leadership Honor Society . . . high school coach was John Hedstrom.

Career Bests

Points: 24, twice, last vs. Virginia Tech, 12/1/09
Rebounds: 10 vs. Southeast Missouri State, 11/25/08
FGM: 8 vs. West Virginia, 11/28/08
FGA: 14 vs. Virginia Tech, 12/1/09
3-pt. FG: 7 at The Citadel, 11/20/08
3-pt. FGA: 11, twice, last at The Citadel, 11/20/08
FTM: 4 vs. NC Central, 11/28/09
FTA: 5 vs. Prairie View A&M, 12/5/09
Assists: 9 vs. Bowling Green, 11/20/09
Steals: 2 vs. Charleston Southern, 11/14/08
Blocks:
Minutes: 35 vs. Oakland, 11/23/08

Tucker's Career Stats

YearG/GSFG-APCT3-PTPCTFT-APCTO-D-RBAVGPF-DIASTOBKSTPTSAVG
Fresh.14/849-112.43838-89.4279-12.7508-34-423.013-08130714510.4
Soph.11/1145-124.36330-96.31311-20.5505-33-383.521-032320513111.9
Career25/1994-236.39868-185.36820-32.62513-67-803.234-0404501227611.0
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