Connor

Niego

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#5

Forward
Height: 6'8"
Weight: 212
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Western Springs, Ill.
High School: Lyons Township

Bio

AS A FRESHMAN IN 2017-2018:
• Appeared in 22 games on the season, starting four times
• Averaged 3.1 points and 1.9 rebounds per contest
• Led the team in rebounding twice, steals twice and blocks twice
• Scored in double-figures two times on the year
• Recorded 11 points and two assists at Siena
• Scored 10 points on four of five shooting in the victory at Army West Point
• Totaled nine points and three rebounds at Rhode Island
• Had six points in the win over American
• Recorded six points and three rebounds against Manhattan
• Tallied five points and seven rebounds against La Salle
• Posted four points and five rebounds in the win at Boston University
• Totaled four points, four rebounds and three blocked shots in the victory over New Hampshire
• Had three points and two blocks at Lafayette
• Scored three points against Iona
• Tallied three points and three rebounds at Massachusetts in his first career start
• Had three points and three rebounds against Albany

HIGH SCHOOL:
• Played for head coach Tom Sloan at Lyons Township High School in La Grange, Ill.
• Served as team captain during his junior and senior seasons
• Averaged 18.0 points, 9.0 rebounds and 1.5 blocked shots per game as a junior
• Scored over 1,000 career points, while finishing second all-time in school history in rebounding and sixth in scoring
• Earned team MVP honors as a senior
• Named All-West Suburban Silver Conference three times
• A three-time Academic All-Conference selection
• Played AAU ball for the Chicago LockDown

PERSONAL:
• Son of Joseph and Julie Niego
• Father played basketball at Lewis University and was drafted by the Houston Rockets
• Mother was a member of the women’s basketball team at Lewis University
• Has four brothers (Harrison, Nolan, Grant and Jackson)
• Brother, Harrison, is a senior on the basketball team at Hillsdale College
• Has not yet declared a major

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