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    Mike Tisdale
    54 Mike Tisdale
    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Riverton, Ill.

    High School:
    Riverton

    Height / Weight:
    7-1 / 250

    Position:
    Center

    Birthdate:
    09/15/1989

    AT ILLINOIS

    2010-11 SENIOR: Honorable mention All-Big Ten (media) ... Started 32 of 34 games, averaging 26.3 minutes ... Ranked third on team in scoring with average of 10.0 points and scored in double figures 15 times ... Shot 50.6 percent from the field which was ninth-best in the Big Ten ... Was second on the team in rebounds at 6.4 rpg (8th in Big Ten) ... Was the team's leading scorer in six games and leading rebounder in 13 contests ... Shot 80 percent from the free throw line and also had a team-high 54 blocked shots, which ranked third in the Big Ten (1.59 bpg) ... Finished second in school history with 176 career blocks and No. 25 on Illini all-time scoring list with 1,243 points ... Scored 1,000th career point vs. Gonzaga (Dec. 4) ... First double-double of the season with 10 points and 13 rebounds vs. Yale (Nov. 23) ... 13 points on 6-of-8 shooting and five rebounds vs. Northwestern (Jan. 6), helping the Illini break the school record for field goal percentage ... Sixth career double-double and second of the season with a team-high 16 points and a career-best 14 rebounds at Penn State (Jan. 11) ... Season-high four blocked shots at Northwestern (Feb. 5) ... 14 points on a career-best 4-of-5 shooting from behind the arc at Ohio State (Feb. 22) ... Season-high 25 points on 10-of-14 shooting vs. Iowa (Feb. 26) ... Had a career-high four assists at Purdue (March 1) ... Nine points and nine rebounds on Senior Day vs. Indiana (March 5) ... 10 points, seven rebounds and a career-high tying four assists against Michigan (March 11) in the Big Ten Tournament ... 13 points and 11 rebounds vs. Kansas (March 20) in the NCAA Tournament ... Finished career tied with Demetri McCamey for the most games played (139) in Illinois history.

    2009-10 JUNIOR: Honorable mention All-Big Ten by coaches and media ... Academic All-Big Ten selection ... Only Illini player to start all 36 games on the season ... Second on the team in scoring with average of 11.9 points (20th in Big Ten) ... Second on the UI in rebounding, averaging 6.0 boards (12th in Big Ten) ... Averaged 12.4 points and 6.4 rebounds in conference play ... Led Big Ten (all games) in field goal percentage (.585, 165-282), ranked second in conference in free throw percentage (.839, 94-112) and fourth in league in blocked shots (1.6 bpg) ... Totaled 59 blocked shots, the second-highest single-season total in school history ... Scored in double figures in 24 games ... Recorded three double-doubles ... Made 5-of-6 three-pointers on the season ... Scored career-high 31 points - the highest point total by an Illini on the year - vs. Northwestern (Dec. 30) ... Game-high 27 points at Indiana (Jan. 9) ... Shot 13-of-14 from the free throw line at Indiana, both career highs ... Grabbed season-high 13 rebounds vs. Missouri (Dec. 23) ... Tied season high with 13 rebounds vs. Penn State (Jan. 12) ... Also had a career-high seven blocked shots vs. PSU, the second-highest single-game total in school history ... Scored 19 points on 8-of-11 shooting at Wisconsin (Feb. 9) ... Netted 21 points on 8-of-10 shooting with in Big Ten Tournament quarterfinal vs. Wisconsin (March 12) ... Following the season, trained with the USA Basketball Select Team that competed during the summer against the U.S. Senior National Team in Las Vegas (July) and New York City (August).

    2008-09 SOPHOMORE: Honorable mention All-Big Ten selection by coaches and media ... Second-team NABC All-District 7 pick ... Academic All-Big Ten selection ... Started all 34 games on the season, averaging 24.7 minutes ... Ranked third on the Illini in scoring and rebounding, averaging 10.2 points and 4.0 rebounds ... Second on the team and fourth in the Big Ten in field goal shooting at 53.1 percent (147-277) ... Ranked second in the league in field goal shooting in conference play at 56.4 percent (79-140) ... Shot 79.7 percent from the free throw line (51-64) ... Scored in double figures 16 times, and was the UI's leading scorer in a team-high 11 games ... Team leader in blocked shots, ranking fifth in the Big Ten with 48 blocks ... Posted first career double-double vs. Chicago State (Dec. 10), with season highs of 25 points and 10 rebounds ... Tied season high in scoring with 25 points vs. Eastern Michigan (Dec. 28) ... Scored 24 points on 10-of-12 shooting vs. Michigan (Jan. 14) ... Had 18 points on 7-of-8 shooting vs. Iowa (Feb. 1) ... Equaled season high in rebounding with 10 boards vs. Penn State (Feb. 18) ... Named South Padre Island Invitational MVP and Big Ten Co-Player of the Week after averaging 16.0 points, 7.0 rebounds and 3.0 blocks in victories over Kent State and Tulsa. He totaled 20 points, seven rebounds and three blocks vs. Kent State and had 12 points, seven boards and three blocks in the title game vs. Tulsa ... Following the season, participated in the 2009 USA Basketball World University Games team trials in Colorado Springs, Colo.

    2007-08 FRESHMAN: Played in all 35 games on the season, starting twice ... Averaging 3.6 points and 1.7 rebounds on the year ... Third on the team with 15 blocked shots ... Scored a season-high 13 points vs. Western Carolina (Dec. 7), hitting 6-of-7 shots ... Also reached double figures with 10 points at Minnesota (Feb. 12) ... Grabbed a season-high five rebounds vs. Loyola-MD (Dec. 28) ... Had four blocks at Minnesota, the most by an Illini player on the season.

    HIGH SCHOOL
    Four-year varsity letterwinner ... Averaged 28.6 points, 14 rebounds and five blocks as a senior ... Scored a career-high 41 points in final high school game vs. Meridian ... First-team All-State selection as a senior by the Champaign-Urbana News-Gazette and IBCA and special mention All-State by the Chicago Tribune ... Averaged 21.1 points, 9.2 rebounds and 4.9 blocks as a junior, leading Riverton to the 2006 IHSA Class A Super-Sectionals ... First-team All-State as a junior by the IBCA and second-team All-State by the News-Gazette ... Two-time Class A Player of the Year by the Springfield State-Journal Register ... Class A South MVP of the 2007 IBCA All-Star Game ... Three-time first-team all-conference selection in two conferences, Prairie State and Sangamo ... Four-star recruit by Scout.com and three stars by Rivals.com ... High school coach was Jon Hampton.

    PERSONAL
    Born Sept. 15, 1989 ... Parents are Mike Sr. and Robin Tisdale ... Majoring in communication ... Has two older brothers, Stephen and Ronnie ... Brother, Ronnie, graduated from the University of Illinois and was an Illini basketball manager ... Hobbies include golfing, hunting and fishing ... Named Student of the Month at Riverton ... Credits his father for most influencing his athletic career because, "He always gave me what I needed in order to be successful."

    Tisdale's Career Statistics

    Minutes Total 3-Point F-Throws Rebounds
    Year gp-gs min avg fg fga pct fg fga pct ft fta pct off def tot avg pf fo ast t/o blk stl pts avg
    2007-08 35-2 363 10.4 53 110 .482 2 12 .167 19 30 .633 28 30 58 1.7 49 0 9 14 15 4 127 3.6
    2008-09 34-34 841 24.7 147 277 .531 1 5 .200 51 64 .797 44 91 135 4.0 103 5 19 47 48 11 346 10.2
    2009-10 36-36 1006 27.9 165 282 .585 5 6 .833 94 112 .839 77 139 216 6.0 119 7 28 50 59 12 429 11.9
    2010-11 34-32 893 26.3 130 257 .506 21 52 .404 60 75 .800 79 143 222 6.5 118 5 44 57 54 15 341 10.0
    TOTAL 139-104 3103 22.3 495 926 .535 29 75 .387 224 281 .797 228 403 631 4.5 389 17 100 168 176 42 1243 8.9


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