Men's Basketball



    2 Christian Watford  
    Christian Watford

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Birmingham, Ala.

    High School:
    Shades Valley

    Height / Weight:
    6-9 / 232

    Position:
    Forward

    Experience:
    3L


    07/21/2014

    NBA Summer League Roundup

    A look at how the five former IU men's basketball players fared during the 2014 NBA Summer League

    07/15/2014

    Tom Crean Provides Summer Update

    Head Coach Tom Crean met with the media to discuss a wide range of topics

    05/14/2014

    Crean's Hoosiers Earn Fourth Straight Perfect APR Score

    05/13/2014

    IUHoosiers.Com Talks With Victor Oladipo

    02/03/2014

    #IUBB in the Pros - Feb. 3, 2014

    A look at former IU basketball players on the professional level

    03/22/2013

    Indiana vs. James Madison - AP Photos

    Indiana vs. James Madison - AP Photos

    03/15/2013

    Indiana vs. Illinois - 03/15/13

    Indiana vs. Illinois - 03/15/13

    03/05/2013

    No. 2 Indiana vs. No. 14 Ohio State - AP Photos

    No. 2 Indiana vs. No. 14 Ohio State - AP Photos

    02/16/2013

    Indiana vs. Purdue - AP Photos

    Indiana vs. Purdue - AP Photos (2/16/13)

    02/13/2013

    No. 1 Indiana vs. Nebraska

    No. 1 Indiana vs. Nebraska

    2012-13 (SENIOR)

    BIG TEN RANKINGS (ALL GAMES):
    18th - Scoring (12.3)
    12th - rebounding (6.3)
    4th - FT PCT (.811)
    1st - 3FG pct (.484)

    BIG TEN RANKINGS (BIG TEN GAMES):
    19th - Scoring (12.2)
    10th - Rebounding (6.4)
    1st - 3FG PCT (.515)

    • THIRD TEAM ALL-BIG TEN (COACHES & MEDIA)
    • Second Team NABC Division I All-District 7
    • Career Double-Doubles: 17
    • Ranks 9th on the IU Career Scoring List with 1,730 points

    One of 50 candidates named to the Wooden Award Preseason list ... finished his career ranked ninth on the school's all-time scoring list with 1,730 points ... his 776 career rebounds put him in ninth place on the career rebounds list at Indiana ... is also tenth in career field goal attempts (1,292 ... is third in career free throws made (504) and attempted (616) ... started all 36 games and averaged 12.3 points and 6.3 boards ... shot 48.4 percent from 3-point range ... for his career, connected on 42.4 percent of his 3-point field goals, putting him ninth all-time at Indiana ... played 23 minutes in the exhibition game against Indiana Wesleyan and scored 11 points, pulled down six boards - four offensive - to go with two assists and two blocked shots ... while wearing No. 32 in honor of injured teammate Derek Elston, scored 15 points and set a new career-best with 15 rebounds in the season opener against Bryant ... had six points and four rebounds against North Dakota State ... dropped in 23 points against Sam Houston State, hitting 5-of-8 from the field, all three attempts from beyond the arc and a perfect 11-of-11 on free throws ... also hauled in six rebounds, two assists and two steals versus the Bearkats ... dropped 14 points against Georgia at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, N.Y., as part of the Progressive Legends Classic ... posted his 14th career double-double with 10 points and 10 rebounds against Georgetown at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, N.Y., in the finals of the Progressive Legends Classic ... recorded his 15th career double-double with 11 points and 10 boards against Ball State ... also dished out three assists and stole a pass versus the Cardinals ... posted 10 points, seven rebounds and two steals against Coppin State ... led the team with 21 points against Central Connecticut State ... contributed 10 points and two steals in 23 minutes against Butler ... registered 15 points, eight rebounds, two assists and a block against Mount St. Mary's ... sank 5-of-9 from the field, including three 3's, and was 2-of-2 from the free throw line vs. the Mountaineers ... scored 17 points against Florida Atlantic ... poured in 11 points and grabbed six boards against Jacksonville ... chipped in with 11 points and eight rebounds at Iowa ... led the team with 16 points and eight rebounds in 27 minutes at Penn State ... came up one rebound shy of a double-double against Minnesota, posting 15 points and nine boards ... scored 11 points and snatched five rebounds in 29 minutes against Wisconson ... posted 11 first half points on his way to a 14-point, six-rebound performance at Northwestern ... finished with 10 points and nine rebounds against Penn State ... dropped in 12 points and snatched six boards against Michigan State ... made four 3-point field goals on his way to 17 points to go with four rebounds in 25 minutes at Purdue ... tallied 14 points and 10 rebounds for his 16th career double-double in 31 minutes against Michigan ... posted 12 points and eight rebounds at Illinois ... scored 20 points, including 4-of-5 from long range, and grabbed six rebounds at Ohio State ... posted his 17th career double-double with 13 points and 11 rebounds against Nebraska ... started out on fire against Purdue, scoring the first eight points of the game on his way to finishing with 14 points, four rebounds, two assists, two blocks and three steals ... scored 12 points, hauled in three rebounds and had two assists in the win at No. 4/5 Michigan State ... registered eight points for the Hoosiers at Minnesota to go along with two rebounds ... made five free throws for his five points in addition to five boards and two steals against Iowa ... against Ohio State on Senior Night, he scored 12 points and had five rebounds in 29 minutes ... scored three points but pulled down six rebounds, including the game-clinching rebound with less than five seconds left at Michigan ... was solid all-around with 15 points, six rebounds and one blocked shot in 30 minutes against Illinois in the quarterfinal of the Big Ten Tournament ... registered a team-high 14 points to go with three boards and two steals against Wisconsin in the semifinal of the Big Ten Tournament ... collected nine points, five boards, a block, a steal and a assist against James Madison in the Second Round of the NCAA Tournament in Dayton ... although he had just nine points and eight rebounds, it was his blocked shot in the final three minutes that propelled IU to the win against Temple in the Third Round of the NCAA Tournament in Dayton ... had 13 points and six rebounds against Syracuse in the regional semifinal at Washington, D.C.

    2011-12 (JUNIOR)

    BIG TEN RANKINGS (ALL):	REB: 7th (5.8)	FT%: 6th (.815)	3FG%: 6th (.437)
    BIG TEN RANKINGS (B1G): REB: 7th (6.2) DEF REB: 6th (4.9)

    Selected to the All-South Region team at the NCAA Tournament ... posted seven points, two rebounds and an assist against Stony Brook ... compiled five boards, three assists, two points and a steal against Chattanooga ... scored 15 points on 5-of-7 to go with eight rebounds ... exploded for 19 points on 6-of-7 shooting in 22 minutes against Savannah State ... posted eight points and seven rebounds against Gardner-Webb ... tallied seven points, two blocks, two offensive boards and an assist against Butler ... scored 16 points, grabbed nine rebounds and blocked a shot at NC State ... tallied nine points, four boards, a block and steal against Stetson ... drilled a buzzer-beating 3-pointer to defeat No. 1 Kentucky, 73-72 ... shot 8-of-15 overall and 4-of-6 from behind the arc for 20 points and five rebounds vs. the Wildcats ... scored 10 points with an assist and a steal against Notre Dame ... compiled 10 points (3-of-4 from the floor and from the foul line), four rebounds, two steals and an assist against Howard ... recorded his eighth career double-double, posting 22 points and 10 rebounds against UMBC ... dropped in a game-high 26 points to go with 10 rebounds at Michigan State - his ninth career double-double and second straight ... the 26 points against the Spartans also gave him 1,005 in his career, becoming the 43rd player in IU history to surpass the 1,000-point mark in their career ... posted 10 points, six rebounds and two assists in the win over Ohio State ... poured in 25 points against Michigan, shooting 8-of-11 from the field (3-of-4 from long range) and 6-of-8 at the free throw line ... also compiled seven rebounds and four assists versus the Wolverines ... played a solid all-around game with 10 points and seven rebounds at Penn State ... scored 13 points, to go along with four rebounds and two assists at Ohio State ... poured in eight points in addition to 10 rebounds and two assists at Nebraska ... gathered 11 points, seven rebounds, two assists and two blocks against Penn State ... contributed 12 points and three rebounds at Wisconsin ... posted 15 points, seven rebounds and a steal against Iowa ... dropped in eight points to go with three rebounds and a steal at Michigan ... scored 18 points and pulled down five rebounds against Illinois ... tallied 12 points, three rebounds and one steal against Northwestern ... recorded 12 points, six rebounds, one assist, one steal and one block at Minnesota ... posted his 10th career double-double with 10 points and 14 rebounds against No. 5 Michigan State ... it was also his second double-double of the season against Michigan State ... led IU with 19 points and added six rebounds and two assists ... posted a double-double against Penn State in the Big Ten Tournament, scoring 14 points and hauling in 10 rebounds, and was 10-of-10 at the free throw line ... had another double-double against Wisconsin at the Big Ten Tournament with 17 points and 10 rebounds ... scored 14 points to go with four rebounds in 32 minutes against New Mexico State in the NCAA Tournament ... tied for game-high honors with 16 points to go with five rebounds and two steals against VCU in the NCAA Tournament ... led the Hoosiers with 27 points, five rebounds, two assists and two blocks against Kentucky in the NCAA South Regional.

    2010-11 (SOPHOMORE)
    Played in 29 games and started in 28 ... missed three games after breaking his hand at Michigan State ... finished 10th in the league in scoring at 16.0 ppg ... was second in the Big Ten in free throw percentage at 84.3 percent ... led all scorers with 24 points, a career high, on 8-for-12 shooting and 7-for-9 at the charity stripe against Florida Gulf Coast in the season opener ... also grabbed five rebounds and dished out a career-high four assists ... notched his fifth career double-double with 17 points and 10 rebounds against Wright State ... also recorded four assists, a block and steal while shooting 6-of-9 from the floor versus the Raiders ... knocked down five field goals and all eight free throw attempts to score 18 points against Mississippi Valley State ... also posted nine rebounds and three assists versus the Delta Devils ... posted 12 points and seven rebounds against Evansville ... tallied 17 points against North Carolina Central, sinking 9-of-10 shots from the charity stripe in the process ... also recorded four boards, four assists and a steal versus the Eagles ... scored 17 points and pulled down seven rebounds against Northwestern State ... led Indiana with 23 points and three steals at Boston College ... was 4-for-8 from the field and 6-of-8 from the free throw line in a 14 point effort against Savannah State ... paced IU with 19 points and nine rebounds at No. 16 Kentucky ... knocked down 6-of-8 shots, including all four attempts from beyond the arc, for 18 points against SIU-Edwardsville ... led Indiana with 22 points on 7-of-14 shooting to go with three rebounds and three assists and zero turnovers ... dropped in 23 points and pulled down 10 rebounds against Northern Iowa for his sixth career double-double ... reached double figures with 14 points and four rebounds against Colorado ... had a team-high 17 points versus No. 2 Ohio State ... scored just four points but matched his career-best with three steals ... led the Hoosiers with 17 points and seven rebounds at Northwestern ... notched the seventh double-double of his career with 17 points and 10 rebounds against Michigan ... dropped in 10 points and snatched four rebounds at No. 18 Wisconsin ... was 10-of-20 from the floor and 7-of-7 from the free throw line and finished with 30 points, eight rebounds and three assists at Iowa ... hit up the stat sheet for 16 points, five boards, a block and steal against Illinois ... paced Indiana with 21 points and five rebounds at Michigan State ... returned to action at Michigan after missing three games with a hand injury to score 14 points off the bench ... scored 11 points, including a 4-of-4 performance from the charity stripe, to go along with two rebounds and a steal ... one rebound short of a double-double against Purdue with 18 points and nine rebounds ... scored 12 points with four rebounds at No. 2 Ohio State ... posted 13 points, going 7-of-7 from the foul line, with four rebounds vs. Wisconsin ... made 3-of-5 from the free throw, while totaling seven points, three rounds and one blocked shot at Illinois ... had 15 points and four rebounds in the Big Ten Tournament against Penn State.

    2009-10 (FRESHMAN)
    Selected to the All-Big Ten Freshman team by the league coaches ... named Big Ten Freshman of the Year by The Sporting News and FoxSports.com one of two players to start all 31 games for the Hoosiers ... led the team in rebounding (6.0/game), total blocks (19) and double-doubles (4) ... was the top Big Ten freshman in scoring (12.0, 19th overall), rebounding (6.0, 11th overall) and free throw percentage (.800, seventh overall) ... recorded a 19-point, 11-rebound double-double effort and added three steals against Grace College in an exhibition game ... chipped in with 13 points against Saint Joseph's College in the second exhibition game for the Hoosiers ... became the second Hoosier freshman in as many seasons to open the year with a double-double in their debut when he went for 14 points and 11 rebounds against Howard ... became just the second Hoosier freshman to ever open the season with back-to-back double-doubles with 17 points and 10 boards versus USC-Upstate ... recorded nine points and five rebounds against Boston University ... dropped in 10 points and pulled down eight rebounds versus George Mason ... tied for team-high with 17 points against Northwestern State to go along with five rebounds, two assists and two steals ... scored 16 points on 5-of-10 shooting from the floor and 5-of-7 from the line against Maryland ... also tallied three boards, two blocks, two steals and an assist versu the Terrapins ... scored 18 points, thanks in large part to a 12-for-15 effort at the free throw line, while blocking three shots and grabbing five rebounds ... scored 11 points, knocking down all five free throw attempts, against North Carolina Central ... tallied 10 points and four rebounds against Loyola (Md.) ... recorded 15 points (7-of-10 shooting), nine rebounds and two blocks against Bryant ... scored 19 points on 7-of-12 shooting against Michigan ... scored 10 points and snagged five rebounds against Illinois ... led the Hoosiers with 16 points and added eight rebounds at Michigan ... recorded his third career double-double with 16 points and 10 boards against Minnesota ... scored 11 points on 5-of-9 shooting from the floor and hauled in nine rebounds, four offensive, at Penn State ... posted 10 points and five rebounds against Iowa ... just missed out on a double-double with nine points and eight boards (five offensive) against Purdue ... scored 16 points, hitting 5-of-11 shots from the field, at Northwestern ... posted 15 points, seven rebounds and two blocks against Ohio State ... posted 15 points and three boards at Wisconsin ... shot 4-of-9 from the field and 6-of-8 from the foul line for 14 points against Michigan State ... also recorded six rebounds, five offensive, and a block versus the Spartans ... pulled down nine rebounds, four offensive, at Minnesota ... recorded eight points, five boards and a block against Wisconsin ... put up 13 points and seven boards at Iowa ... poured in seven points while grabbing five rebounds at Purdue ... carded fourth double-double of year with 14 points and 11 rebounds in overtime win vs. Northwestern ... played a career-high 40 minutes, hit 7-of-8 free throws and added two assits, two steals and one block.

    PREP/PERSONAL
    A 2009 graduate of Shades Valley High School in Birmingham, Alabama who posted a 3.5 GPA ... named to the Birmingham News Super Senior team ... averaged 25 points and 13 rebounds and led his team to a 26-6 record... played in the Derby Festival All-Star game ... ranked #34 by Rivals.com in class of 2009 ... ranked as the #6 small forward in the class of 2009 by Rivals.com ... ranked by Scout.com as the #15 small forward in the class of 2009 and #72 in the class overall ... is ranked #26 in the ESPNU 100 and as the #4 small forward in his class ... played AAU basketball for M33M ... averaged 22 points and 14 rebounds during his junior year at Shades Valley High School for Coach Mike Burrus ... is a sport communication broadcast major ... son of Ernest and Belinda Watford ... has a sister, Elise, and a brother, Trendon... born April 28, 1991.

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