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#2 Chris Babb
Position: Guard
Height: 6'5"
Weight: 225
Year: Redshirt Senior
Hometown: Arlington, Texas
High School: The Oakridge School/Penn State
Experience: 1 Letter
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Babb Photos
Chris Babb
Courtesy: cyclones.com
Release: 06/08/2010

Awards & Honors
Big 12 All-Defense Team (13)
South Padre Island All-Tournament Team (11)
Big 12 Rookie of the Week, Nov. 28 (11)

Started all 33 games he competed in, averaging 9.1 points and 3.4 rebounds...one of the Big 12’s top defenders, earning Big 12 All-Defense honors...second on the team in steals, averaging 1.1 spg...was third on the team in 3-pointers with 65, tying for 14th on ISU’s single-season chart...averaged 2.0 3-pointers per game to rank seventh in the Big 12...averaged 2.2 3-pointers in league play to rank fourth in the Big 12 and shot 40.8 percent from 3-point range in conference games to rank fourth in the Big 12...posted an 18-game streak of making a 3-pointer to rank as the sixth-best string in school history...led the team in minutes played at 32.7...scored a season-high 19 points on 5-of-6 shooting from 3-point range at Oklahoma State...was 4-of-5 from 3-point range vs. Oklahoma...tallied 17 points vs. Texas Tech on 5-of-9 shooting from downtown...made a 3-pointer in 57 of his 67 career games at Iowa State...drained 129 treys in his Cyclone career to rank seventh in school history...made 220 3-pointers in his four-year career.

Started all 34 games, averaging 7.8 points and 4.1 rebounds...was third on the team in 3-pointers with 64, ranking 17th on ISU’s single-season chart...ranked 10th in the Big 12 in 3-pointers per game at 1.9...tallied 17 games with multiple 3-pointers made...led the team in minutes played, averaging 33.1 mpg to rank seventh in the Big 12...emerged as ISU’s defensive stopper, guarding the opponents top scorer...was second on the team in steals with 35...was 5-of-5 from 3-point range vs. Western Carolina to tie the school record for best 3-point shooting percentage in a game...recorded a career-high 26 points behind a career-high seven 3-pointers vs. Rice to earn South Padre Island All-Tournament honors...his seven 3-pointers ties for the seventh-best single game output in school history...was named Big 12 Rookie of the Week on Nov. 28...had a streak of eight consecutive 3-pointers made during the season, one shy from the school record...recorded 17 points (5-9 3FG) vs. Texas...was 4-of-7 from beyond the arc en route to 12 points vs. Oklahoma.

Sat out season as a redshirt.

2009-10 (At Penn State)
Started 23 games, averaging 9.3 points and 3.2 rebounds...was third on the team in assists (69) and steals (22)...made the second-most 3-pointers on the team, hitting 69-of-185 (37.3 percent) from beyond the arc...led the team at the free-throw line, making 81.6 percent of his foul shots (40-49 FT)...finished strong, making 48.8 percent from 3-point range (21-43 3FG) in his last seven games...had nine games with four or more treys...averaged 10.2 points while starting all 18 Big Ten games...posted 20 points in an 81-70 win at Northwestern...made five treys vs. Robert Morris...tallied double figures in 18 league games.

2008-09 (At Penn State)
Played in 32 of 38 games, averaging 2.8 points, 1.1 rebounds and 10 minutes per game...made 34.9 percent from 3-point range (22-63 3FG)...tallied a season-high 13 points (5-6 FG) vs. Rhode Island in an NIT game...scored double figures in scoring in two NIT games, as the Nittany Lions won the 2009 NIT title.

High School
Averaged 31.2 points while helping his school to a 26-3 record and a district championship as a senior...averaged 8.1 rebounds, 7.2 assists and totaled a school-record 1,125 points...hit 73 treys and had eight games with 40 or more points, including a school-record 51-point outing...named to the Texas Association of Basketball Coaches (TABC) All-State team...listed as the 34th-best shooting guard in the class of 2008 by Rivals.com.

Born on Feb. 14, 1990, in Wichita, Kan...son of Mike and Nikki Babb...earned his degree in July of 2012...has a younger brother, Nick...his father, Mike, played basketball at Cameron University (Lawton, Okla.)...an honor student in high school.


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