Men's Basketball



    1 Armon Bassett  
    Armon Bassett

    Class:
    Junior

    Hometown:
    Terre Haute, Ind.

    High School:
    South Vigo

    Last College:
    Hargrave Military Academy

    Height / Weight:
    6-1 / 176

    Position:
    Guard

    Experience:
    2L


    03/14/2008

    Men's Basketball Vs Minnesota Big Ten Quaterfinals 2007-08

    Men's Basketball Vs Minnesota Big Ten Quaterfinals 2007-08

    02/26/2008

    Men's Basketball Vs Ohio State 2007-08

    Men's Basketball Vs Ohio State 2007-08

    02/19/2008

    Men's Basketball Vs Purdue 2007-08

    Men's Basketball Vs Purdue 2007-08

    02/16/2008

    Men's Basketball Vs Michigan State 2007-08

    Men's Basketball Vs Michigan State 2007-08

    02/13/2008

    Men's Basketball Vs Wisconsin 2007-08

    Men's Basketball Vs Wisconsin 2007-08

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    2008 HONORS

    Third team All-Big Ten selection as chosen by the conference media and coaches.

    SOPHOMORE (2007-08)

    Led the Big Ten in three-point field goal percentage (45.4) and fifth in the league in 3-pt. field goals made (2.38) • ninth in the league in assists (3.31) scored 20 points on 8-of-10 shooting, including 4-for-5 from 3-point range vs. Chattanooga • also chipped in six rebounds and five assists against the Mocs • had 14 points, four rebounds and five assists against Longwood • was second on the team with 19 points against UNC Wilmington, on 4-of-5 shooting beyond the three point line • dished out six assists vs. Georgia Tech • scored 12 points and recorded four assists at Southern Illinois • played 39 minutes vs. Tennessee State, netting eight points with three rebounds and three assists • scored 13 points on 5-of-8 shooting while recording five assists and three steals against Chicago State • shot 3-for-5 from the floor, including three made shots from long range for 11 points against Illinois, all in the second half • made of 5-of-6 three-point attempts en route to a 17-point performance against Penn State • contributed three assists and two steals versus the Nittany Lions as well • was a perfect 3-for-3 from the floor, including two three-pointers against Iowa • tallied three boards, three assists and two steals as well • led IU with 18 points on 6-of-8 shooting from three-point range against UConn • added two rebounds, three assists, zero turnovers and two steals versus the Huskies • recorded a game-high six assists against Northwestern • went 8-for-8 from the free-throw line and scored 16 points at Illinois • added a career-high seven rebounds against the Illini • dropped in 12 points on 4-of-9 shooting and recorded four rebounds against Wisconsin • recorded five assists, five points, two steals and two rebounds against Michigan State • scored 16 points by hitting all four of his 3-point attempts and 4-of-5 foul shots against Purdue • also pulled downed a career-high eight rebounds and tallied four assists versus the Boilermakers • led all IU scorers with 24 points, including a 4-of-7 effort behind the three-point line, at Northwestern, while playing all 40 minutes • recorded his second straight 20-plus point effort, hitting 7-of-11 shots from the floor en route to 23 points against Ohio State • scored 13 points and dished out six assists at Michigan State • scored double-digit points for the fifth consecutive game with 11 points against Minnesota • matched a career high playing 42 minutes at Penn State • shot a career-high 12 3-pointers, which shares ninth place in school history • was red-hot vs. Arkansas in the NCAA Tournament, making 7-of-9 shots, including 5-of-7 from 3-point range for 21 points • also contributed a season-high seven assists, three rebounds and two steals against the Razorbacks.

    FRESHMAN (2006-07)

    Played in 32 games and started 24 • averaged 9.5 points per game and finished second on the team with 97 assists • finished eighth in the Big Ten after leading the team with a 41.0% success rate from three-point range • grabbed 2.4 rebounds per contest • had nine points and three assists in the NCAA Tournament against Gonzaga (3/15/07) • logged a career-high 42 minutes and poured in a team-high 18 points at the Big Ten Tournament vs. Illinois (3/9/07) • scored 10 points and matched a career high with nine assists at Northwestern (2/28/07) • netted a career-high 25 points and dished out five assists at Michigan State (2/24/07) • recorded 16 points with five assists, five rebounds and three steals at Purdue (2/15/07) • tallied 15 points with five assists and five rebounds against Illinois (2/10/07) • tallied fourth straight double-figure scoring effort with 13 points at Connecticut, including the final four points of the game from the free throw stripe (1/20/07) • recorded third straight double-figure scoring effort with 10 points against Iowa (1/16/07) • scored 14 points at Penn State, 11 in the second half, for his second straight game in double figures (1/13/07) • tallied 13 points in his Big Ten debut at Ohio State, including a 3-of-4 performance from beyond the arc (1/2/07) • recorded third straight game in double figures with 20 points vs. IUPUI (12/22/06) on 7-of-10 shooting to go along with five assists • scored a team and then-career-high 16 points at No. 10/11 Duke, going 4-of-5 from 3-point range (11/28/06) • tallied a then-career high in points (10) and a career-best in assists (nine) in his first collegiate start against Chicago State (11/19/06) .

    PREP/PERSONAL

    Earned a four star rating from Scout.com and three stars from Rivals.com • averaged 24 points, six rebounds and six assists for a Hargrave Military Academy team that ranked second nationally among prep schools • was among 10 prep school teammates to earn Division I scholarships, including Marreese Speights (Florida), Jonathan Mandelove (Connecticut) and Vernon Macklin (Georgetown) • as a senior at Terre Haute South Vigo High School, Bassett averaged 22.5 points, 6.0 rebounds and 6.0 assists to earn a spot on the 2005 Indiana All-Star Team • Bassett was a McDonald's All-American Nominee as a senior and competed on the Indiana Junior All-Star Team in 2004 • Bassett played four years of varsity basketball and was a three-time all-conference and all-star honoree who led his team to the 2005 semi-state final four • the son of Anita Burks and Carl Bassett was born on Dec. 28, 1986.

    Career Statistics

    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 2006-07 32-24 881/27.5 97-251 .386 45-110 .409 65-78 .833 17-61 78 2.4 59-0 97 55 1 22 304/9.5 2007-08 29-26 912/31.4 105-238 .441 69-152 .454 52-62 .839 8-66 74 2.6 39-0 96 51 0 27 331/11.4 TOTAL 61-50 1793/29.4 202-489 .413 114-262 .435 117-140 .836 25-127 152 2.5 98-0 193 106 1 49 635/10.4

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