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#5 Darion "Jake" Anderson
Position: Guard
Height: 6'2"
Weight: 205
Year: Redshirt Senior
Hometown: Chicago, Ill.
High School: Carver/Northern Illinois
Experience: Transfer
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Darion "Jake" Anderson
Release: 06/08/2010

2010-11 (At Iowa State)
Had an outstanding senior season with the Cyclones, averaging 12.8 points and leading the team in rebounds at 7.2 rpg...started 31 games...was named Big 12 Rookie of the Week twice (Nov. 15; Feb. 21)...ranked eighth in the Big 12 in rebounding (7.2), registering seven double-digit rebounding efforts...led ISU on the boards in 13 6-2, was the shortest player in Iowa State history to average 7.0 rebounds or better...tied for the team lead with four double-doubles...recorded double figures in scoring in 23 of 32 games...made 39 3-pointers...connected on 21 of his 39 3-pointers in the last eight games...posted a double-double vs. Creighton, scoring 19 points and grabbing a career-high 15 rebounds...tallied a career-high six steals vs. California, tying for the third-best single-game total in Cyclone history...registered his first 20-point game as a Cyclone with 20 points vs. Missouri...posted a career-high 33 points vs. Colorado in the first round of the Big 12 Championship, tying for the fourth-best scoring effort in Big 12 Championship is the second-most points scored by a Cyclone in the Big 12 Championship (Marcus Fizer, 38 points vs. Baylor; 2000)....ended his career with 1,563 points and 106 starts.

2009-10 (At Northern Illinois)
Played in all 30 games, recording 28 starts...was named to the preseason All-Mid-American Conference Second Team...averaged 10.6 points, 6.0 rebounds and 3.5 assists per game while shooting 39.9 percent from the field...was tabbed the MAC-West Player of the Week on Jan. 18, 2010, NIU's third-straight weekly honor from the league office...ended his Husky career with 1,152 points, the 18th-best total in school history...scored a season-high 23 points on two occasions, vs. Southeast Missouri State and Central Michigan...against the Chippewas, converted the go-ahead layup with 0.1 seconds remaining, to secure NIU's 67-65, come-from-behind win...pulled down a career-best 13 rebounds in back-to-back home games against Tennessee State and SEMO...had three double-doubles...recorded 15 double-digit scoring outputs, including nine in MAC play...posted six efforts with 10 or more rebounds...dished out a team-high 104 assists.

2008-09 (At Northern Illinois)
Named Second-Team All-Mid American Conference, starting 28 of 29 games...four-time MAC-West Player of the Week...ranked fourth in the MAC in scoring (16.9 ppg), 12th in rebounding (5.4 rpg), 15th in assists per game (2.41), 15th in free throw percentage (.472), seventh in steals per game (1.58), eighth in three-point field goal percentage (.371), 10th in three-point field goals per game (1.59), 10th in defensive rebounds (4.17 rpg) and 11th in minutes played (31.2 mpg)...tallied 25 double-digit scoring efforts...led the Huskies in scoring on 17 occasions...paced NIU in rebounding 11 times...scored the Huskies' first points in 12 games...scored 32 points vs. Chicago State...posted eight 20-plus point scoring outputs...scored in double figures in 14-of-16 MAC contests.

2007-08 (At Northern Illinois)
Became first NIU freshman to lead the Huskies in scoring since 1995-96...named 2008 Mid-American Conference and Freshman of the Year...played in all 28 games, including 19 starts...averaged a team-best 12.2 points and 2.6 assists per game...finished with the third-most points (342), fourth-most assists (74) and fourth-most steals (25) as a freshman in NIU history...scored 22 points and corralled seven rebounds against Central Michigan, while knocking down a team-season high 11 free throws...tied a team-season best with 24 points versus Ball State...posted a double-double of 23 points and a team-season high 11 rebounds against Central Michigan.

2006-07 (At Northern Illinois)

High School
Was a three-year letterwinner for Carver Military Academy (Chicago)...averaged a Chicago Public League-best 32 points, seven assists and six rebounds for the Challengers as a senior...competed for the Illinois Fire AAU squad...participated in both the City vs. Suburbs and North vs. South All-Star games.

Born April 8, 1987 in Chicago...first name is Darion, but goes by Jake...son of Darion Anderson and Althea Dumas...graduated from Northern Illinois in 2010 and took graduate classes in hospitality management at Iowa State.

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