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Acie Earl
Acie Earl

Hometown:
Moline, IL

High School:
Moline

Position:
Center

Career - Ended career as Iowa's and Big Ten's all-time leader in blocked shots (365)...Iowa's all-time leader in free throw attempts (725)...ranks second in points (1,779) and made free throws (493)...ranks third in field goals (642), fourth in field goal attempts (1,265) and fifth in rebounds (811)...365 career blocks ranks seventh all-time in the NCAA.

1992-93 - led team in scoring (16.8) and rebounding (8.8)...second team all-Big Ten by both league coaches and media...honorable mention all-American by Associated Press...pre-season all American...one of 16 finalists for John Wooden Award and was a candidate for Defensive Player of the Year by NABC...one of 24 players nominated for Player of the Year by USBWA...named to all-district teams selected by USBA and USBWA and named to Basketball Weekly's all-Midwest team...MVP of 1992 Amana-Hawkeye Classic...voted Best Defensive Player at 1992 San Juan Shootout...Big Ten Player of the Week for first week of December...nine steals vs. Texas Southern established school and Carver-Hawkeye Arena records...ranked third on team with 41 steals and fourth with 40 assists...played in 85 straight games without fouling out before picking up fifth foul with 14 seconds left at Penn State...23 points, nine rebounds and six blocks vs. Miss. Valley State...streak of 36 straight games in double figures came to an end in win over Northern Iowa...15 points and seven rebounds vs. Iowa State...14 points and 11 rebounds vs. American was 15th double-double of career...18 points and seven rebounds vs. Eastern Michigan...17 points in San Juan title game vs. Southern Illinois...14 points on seven of 11 shooting vs. Texas Southern to go with nine seals...25 points on 11-14 field goal shooting vs. Central Connecticut...22 points, nine rebounds, and eight blocked shots at Drake...made nine of 12 field goals and four of five free throws...16th career double-double with 11 points and 10 rebounds at Indiana...17th career double-double with 13 points and 12 rebounds at Ohio State and also had five blocked shots...18th career and third straight double-double with 19 points and 13 rebounds vs. Minnesota...five of eight FGs and nine of 10 FTs vs. Gophers...10 points, nine rebounds and three blocks vs. Duke...Duke contest marked first time in 37 games he did not attempt a free throw, dating back to Northern Iowa in 1992...27 points and career-high 16 rebounds at Michigan State for 19th career double-double...19 points and six rebounds vs. Michigan along with five blocked shots...19 points and six rebounds at Illinois...16 points on eight of 11 field goals vs. Indiana...also had three blocks and two steals...14 points and 10 rebounds at Minnesota for 20th career double-double...21st career double-double with 12 points and 10 rebounds vs. Ohio State...19 points on eight of 12 field goal shooting at Northwestern...also had seven rebounds and two assists...13 points and 10 rebounds at Penn State for 22nd career double-double...also had three assists and three blocked shots...23rd career double-double with 10 points and 10 rebounds in home win over Penn State...20 points, 10 rebounds, seven blocks and three steals in home win over Michigan State...scored six straight points in final three minutes as Iowa rallied from five-point deficit...MSU game marked 24th career double-double...18 points and eight rebounds at Michigan, including six of six free throws...19 points and 12 rebounds at Purdue for 25th career double-double...eight points, nine rebounds, five blocks and three assists vs. Northwestern...failed to score in double figures for just the second time this season...career-high 36 points and 10 rebounds vs. Wisconsin for 26th career double-double...made 11 of 13 FGs and 14 of 17 FTs, including his last eight in a row...14 points, eight rebounds and three blocked shots in win over Illinois...23 points and 15 rebounds vs. NE Louisiana for 27th career double-double and 14th of the season...hit 10 of 18 FGs and also blocked five shots...16 points and seven rebounds in NCAA loss to Wake Forest.

1991-92 - Started all 30 games...averaged 19.5 points, 7.8 rebounds and four blocks...shot 53.3% from the field...all-Big Ten first team selection and voted by league coaches as Big Ten's Defensive Player of the Year...honorable mention all-America recognition by the Associated Press...names to USBWA all-District 5 team...also selected to Basketball Weekly and Basketball Times' all-Midwest Region team...ranked fourth nationally with four blocks per game...established Big Ten record for blocked shots in a conference season with 71 (old mark was 54)...blocked 121 shots to break Iowa season mark of 106 that he established in 1991...led Big Ten in blocked shots while ranking fifth in scoring (18.1), sixth in rebounding (6.6) and eighth in field goal percentage (47.5)...scored and rebounded in double figures in 10 games...32 points at Iowa State...school-record nine blocked shots vs. Wisconsin...had 25 points and five rebounds in NCAA tournament win over Texas...had 19 points, 12 rebounds and eight blocked shots in season-ending loss to Duke in NCAA second round...selected December 10 Big Ten Player of the Week, averaging 20 points, 9.3 rebounds in three Iowa victories...28 points (10-11 from the line), seven rebounds and five blocks vs. Northwestern...25 points, 12 rebounds, three blocks and two steals vs. Drake...connected on 10-11 field goals vs. Bulldogs...25 points, 12 boards and four rejections vs. Western Illinois, hitting 11-15 field goals...19 points, seven rebounds and seven blocks at Illinois...13 rebounds and eight blocks vs. Maryland-Eastern Shore...MVP of Amana-Hawkeye Classic after tallying 21 points, six rebounds and eight blocks in championship game vs. Louisiana Tech...broke Amana-Hawkeye record for blocks in a game (eight vs. Tech) and in a tournament (12)...21 points on 8-11 shooting at Michigan...31 points and eight rebounds vs. Butler...named to all-tournament team at Tampa Tribune Invitational...hit game-tying short jumper with three seconds left in regulation vs. Michigan...22 points and 10 boards at Ohio State...20 points on 8-12 shooting in home upset of sixth-ranked Buckeyes...10 defensive rebounds at Wisconsin.

1990-91 - appeared in all 32 games, starting 24...earned second-team all-Big Ten honors...led team in scoring (16.3 ppg), rebounding (6.7 rpg) and blocked shots (106)...led Big Ten in blocks (54), tying previous best held by Randy Breuer and Dean Garrett...30 points, 12 rebounds and five assists vs. UCLA...23 points (9-14 shooting), six blocks, and career-best 13 rebounds at Drake...eight blocks vs. Northern Iowa...averaged 24.5 points on 77% shooting in four-game stretch December 15-28...no turnovers in 24 minutes vs. Chaminade...33 points, 12 rebounds and six blocks in two NCAA tournament games...24 points on 10-16 shooting at Michigan State...7-8 from the line vs. Minnesota and 12-15 vs. UCLA...selected Big Ten Player of the Week February 5 after totaling 33 points, 16 rebounds and nine blocks in wins over Purdue and Northwestern...19 points and eight rebounds at Indiana, including 9-10 from the line...17 points and eight rebounds vs. Ohio State...in Big Ten games, ranked first in blocked shots (3.0), eighth in scoring (14.9), and fifth in rebounding (7.1)...ranked eight nationally in blocked shots (3.3).

1989-90 - led Big Ten in blocked shots (50), fifth most in school history...saw action in 22 games, averaging 16 minutes...averaged 6.0 points and 3.6 rebounds...hit 73.9 percent of his free throws...tallied five blocks, nine rebounds, three steals and six points against Texas Southern in first collegiate game...had four blocked shots against Ohio, North Carolina, at Ohio State, at Indiana and at Michigan...blocked three shots on four occasions...scored season-high 14 points at Michigan...recorded 11 points and six rebounds in consecutive wins against Illinois and Northwestern...pulled down six rebounds four times.

1988-89 - redshirted.

High School - honorable mention all-America by Street & Smith's...first team all-state by AP, Chicago Sun-Times and Champaign News Gazette...averaged 20.3 points, nine rebounds and five blocked shots for 23-4 squad...played at 1987 Nike and B/C all-star camps...second team all-camp selection at B/C camp...averaged 17.4 points, 7.2 rebounds and five blocks as junior...high school coach was Jack DeVilder.

Personal - born 6/23/70...graduated in December, 1992 with degree in leisure studies.

Personal Bests
Points - 36 vs. Wisconsin, 1992-93
Rebounds - 16 at Michigan State, 1992-93
Assists - 5 vs. UCLA, 1990-91
Steals - 9 vs. Texas Southern, 1992-93
Blocks - 9 vs. Wisconsin, 1991-92
Minutes - 41 at Illinois, 1991-92
Year	PPG	G/GS	FG-A	PCT	3 pt.	PCT	FT-A	PCT.	REB	AVG	AST	TO	BK	STL	PTS
Fresh.	6.0	22/0	48-109	.440	1-3	.333	34-46	.739	78	3.6	24	35	50	11	131
Soph.	16.3	32/24	179-356	.503	1-1	1.000	161-242	.665	213	6.7	48	115	106	29	520
Jun.	19.5	30/30	212-398	.533	0-0	.000	162-243	.667	234	7.8	27	84	121	30	586
Sen.	16.9	32/32	203-402	.505	0-3	.000	136-194	.701	286	8.9	40	100	88	41	542
Career	15.3	116/86	642-1265	.508	2-7	.286	493-725	.680	811	6.9	140	334	365	111	1779
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