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#22 Nate Minnoy
Position: Guard/Forward
Height: 6'3"
Weight: 260
Year: Junior
Hometown: Chicago, Ill.
High School: Hales Franciscan HS
Other College: Schoolcraft CC
Nate Minnoy
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Release: 09/11/2007

Brings charisma, toughness, and leadership to the program ... versatile playmaker and scorer ... strength and size will cause a mismatch for opponents ... can play on the wing or down in the post with quick feet ... will make a major contribution this season. 

COLLEGE

2006-07 at Schoolcraft CC:  Earned National Junior College Athletic Association Division II All-Region XII honors along with first team All-Michigan Community College Athletic Association laurels ... played in 17 games ... averaged 22.1 points and 10.8 rebounds per game which ranked 11th and 14th nationally in NJCAA Division II ... shot .518 from the floor and .612 from the line. 

2005-06 at Purdue: Started the first 12 games of the year at Purdue before suffering a knee injury in the Big Ten opener at Northwestern ... was the only player to start each of the first 12 games ... came back to play in the Big Ten Tournament game against Michigan State ...  averaged 10.2 points and 5.1 rebounds per game for the Boilermakers ... added 31 assists, three blocked shots, and 12 steals ... shot .505 from the floor and .438 from the line... scored 25 points and grabbed five rebounds in collegiate debut against Wofford ... tallied 13 points and a season-high six assists against Chicago State ... notched 15 points and seven rebounds against Tennessee-Martin ... pulled down a season-high nine rebounds on two occasions — at Loyola-Chicago and versus IPFW ... led the team in charges drawn despite playing in only half of the team’s games ... scored in double figures eight times ... led the team in scoring twice and rebounding twice. 

HIGH SCHOOL —  Averaged 17.9 points, 7.7 rebounds, and 2.2 assists as a senior, 19.0 points, 12.0 rebounds, and 5.0 assists as a junior, and 16.8 points, 7.1 rebounds, and 2.0 assists as a sophomore ...  named co-MVP of the East Team in EA SPORTS Roundball Classic at the United Center in Chicago ... rated as one of the nation’s top 75 high school seniors by rivals.com and rated a three-star recruit by scout.com ... leading scorer on the Class A state championship team as a sophomore ... named first team all-state ... attended Mt. Carmel High School as a freshman ... played AAU ball for Illinois Fire ... high school coach was Gary London and AAU coach was Mac Irvin. 

PERSONAL — Born Nathaniel A. Minnoy on November 26, 1986 in Los Angeles, California ... nickname is Terminator ... parents are Johnetta Goodar, William and Estelle Tucker, and James and Kristi Deans ... majoring in communications ... aspires to be a successful businessman ... lists top moment in athletics as winning the Roundball Classic MVP ... wears a size 14 shoe.