Men's Basketball


Myke Henry
Myke Henry
20

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Chicago, Ill.

High School:
Orr

Height / Weight:
6-6 / 230

Position:
Guard/Forward

Birthdate:
12/23/1992

03/27/2013

Illinois Collects 52 Academic All-Big Ten Selections

52 Illini Honored By Conference for Second Time This Year

03/27/2013

Illinois Collects 52 Academic All-Big Ten Selections

52 Illini Honored By Conference for Second Time This Year

03/27/2013

Illinois Collects 52 Academic All-Big Ten Selections

52 Illini Honored By Conference for Second Time This Year

03/23/2013

Illini to Face Miami Sunday in NCAA 3rd Round

Illini and Hurricanes to square off at 7:40 CT with Sweet 16 trip on the line

03/19/2013

Illinois NCAA Tournament Guide & Links

No. 7 Illini to face No. 10 Colorado in 2nd Round, March 22, in Austin

03/22/2013

Illinois vs. Colorado - NCAA Tournament 2nd Round

Illinois vs. Colorado in the 2nd Round of the 2013 NCAA Tournament in Austin, Texas - 3/22/13 (photos by Mark Jones)

03/02/2013

Illinois vs. Nebraska (Senior Day)

Photos from the Illinois-Nebraska Men's Basketball game on March 2, 2013 at Assembly Hall.

02/13/2013

Illinois vs. Purdue

Photos from the Illini's home game against Purdue on Feb. 13, 2013.

01/05/2013

Illinois vs. Ohio State

Photos from the Illinois vs. Ohio State game on Jan. 5 2013. (Mark Cowan, Mark Jones & AP)

01/02/2013

No. 11 Illinois vs. Purdue - AP Photos

No. 11 Illinois vs. Purdue - AP Photos

AT ILLINOIS

2012-13 SOPHOMORE: Academic All-Big Ten ... Played in 35 of 36 games, averaging 3.2 points and 2.1 rebounds ... Five points and seven rebounds in opener vs. Colgate (Nov. 9) ... Five points vs. USC (Nov. 19) ... Seven points and seven boards vs. Chaminade (Nov. 20) ... Nine points vs. Western Carolina (Dec. 4) ... 2-for-2 from 3-point range at Gonzaga (Dec. 8), hitting a three at the start of the second half to give the Illini their first lead ... Four points, five boards and a block vs. Eastern Kentucky (Dec. 16) ... 11 points at Michigan State (Jan. 31), shooting 4-for-6 including 2-for-4 from three ... Eight points and tied a career best with two 3-pointers vs. Purdue (Feb. 13) ... Scored seven points in 10 minutes against Penn State (Feb. 21) ... Tallied season-high 12 points and career-high nine rebounds in 26 minutes vs. Nebraska (March 2) ... Seven points, a team-high eight rebounds and tied career high with two steals at Ohio State (March 10).

2011-12: FRESHMAN: Played in 22 games, averaging 3.2 ppg and 1.1 rpg ... Saw first career action and made first basket in opener vs. Loyola Chicago (Nov. 11) ... Scored a career-best 14 points on 6-of-10 shooting and had two steals vs. Chicago State (Nov. 27) ... Grabbed a season-high three rebounds on five different occasions ... Tallied seven points in seven minutes at Purdue (Dec. 31) ... Had eight points on 4-of-6 shooting at Indiana (Feb. 9) ... Scored eight points at Nebraska (Feb. 18).

HIGH SCHOOL

Consensus Top-100 recruit averaged 25 points and 11 rebounds as a senior ...First-team All-State selection by the Associated Press (AP), Champaign-Urbana News-Gazette and Illinois Basketball Coaches Association (IBCA) ... Second-team All-State by the Chicago Sun-Times ...Special mention All-State by the Chicago Tribune ... All-Area and first-team All-City by the Sun-Times ... Ranked No. 66 on the recruiting services consensus index, including No. 39 by Rivals.com and No. 60 by Prep Stars ... Averaged 29 points and nine rebounds as a junior ... First-team All-State by the Sun-Times, AP and News-Gazette, second-team All-State by the IBCA and special menion All-State by theTribune as a junior ... High school coach was Lou Adams ... Played for the SYF AAU program, coached by Wayne Brumm and the Mac Irvin Fire AAU program, coached by Mike Irvin.

PERSONAL

Born Dec. 23, 1992 ... Given name is Mycheal but goes by Myke ... Enrolled in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, general curriculum ... Father is Michael Henry ... Mother is Vanessa McKinney ... Has three sisters and one brother ... Hopes to play professionally after college or have a job where he can help give back to the Chicago community ... Cites his mother as the person who has most influenced his athletic career ... Enjoys reading in his free time.

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