NCAA Basketball: SEC Conference Tournament-Auburn vs LSU (USATSI)
NCAA Basketball: SEC Conference Tournament-Auburn vs Texas A&M (USATSI)
Auburn falls to No. 1 Kentucky, 110-75
Antoine Mason arrives in time to help Auburn to big win.
USATSI photos men's basketball -- 1/31/15
Leading returning scoring the country ... Graduated in four years from Niagara University ... Transferred to Auburn during the summer and is eligible immediately ... Working towards a master's degree in adult education.
2013-14 (JUNIOR): Averaged 25.6 ppg, second in the nation ... 846 total points were third nationally and third-most in a single season at Niagara ... NABC All-District Second Team ... Led the nation in free throws made (260) and free throws attempted (357) ... 260 free throws made was 26th-most all-time in NCAA history ... Was third nationally with 612 total field goal attempts ... Fourth nationally in total field goals made (269) ... Had 12 30-point games, including a career-high 39 points in a win over Brown, which were the most points in regulation by a MAAC player last season ... Had 23 20-point games and scored in double figures in 37 straight games dating back to 2012-13 season ... Finished his Niagara career third on the school's all-time scoring list with 1,934 points, 14th-best in MAAC history ... All-MAAC Second Team ... Also averaged 3.6 rebounds per game while averaging 37.6 minutes in 33 games ... 10th in the nation in minutes per game.
2012-13 (SOPHOMORE): Named to the NABC Division I All-District 1 Team ... Named to 2012-13 All-MAAC First Team ... One of two sophmores on first team (Juan'ya Green) to become the first pair in league history to do so ... Named to the MAAC All-Tournament Team ... Started in 23 games to start season ... Missed four straight games (Feb. 7-17) due to injury ... Returned to the court on Feb. 23 ... Became the third sophomore in program history to enter the 1,000-Point Club on Feb. 23 ... Second in the MAAC in scoring averaging 18.7 points per game ... Eighth in the conference in free throw percentage (79.4) ... Fourth in the MAAC in minutes played (36.3) ... Scored a game-high 25 points and tied a career-high with 10 field goals in the home opener versus St. Francis (11/13) ... Played in a then-career-high 40 minutes at Central Michigan (12/2) and Buffalo (12/8) ... Tied a then-season-highs in points, steals and assists versus Vermont (12/16) ... Tied a career-best with 26 points at Saint Peter's (1/11) ... Set a then career-best mark in free throws going 12-for-12 at Fairfield (1/13) ... Tied a career-high with four steals at Fairfield (1/13) ... Set a new career-best in free throws with 13 at Manhattan ... Scored in double figures in 28 out of 29 games, including 24 straight ... Set career-highs in points (30), field goals (13) and minutes (44) in overtime win vs. Iona (1/31) ... Played in career-high 47 minutes vs. Loyola (2/2) ... Led team in scoring 18 times ... Led team in steals six times ... Led team in rebounding three times ... Led team in assists twice.
2011-12 (REDSHIRT FRESHMAN): Named to MAAC All-Rookie Team ... Started in every game ... Named MAAC Rookie of the Week on Jan. 16 and Jan. 23 ... Recorded a career-high 26 points and nine field goals versus South Dakota State (11/21) ... Tied a season-high with seven free-throws versus South Dakota State (11/21) and Mercer (11/22) ... Set a career-best four steals at Saint Francis (Pa.) (11/26) ... Had a career-high seven assists versus Fairfield (12/2) ... Set career-best with 10 field goals and four 3-pointers against Marist (1/15) ... Recorded his first career double-double with 15 points and a career-best 12 rebounds, which tied for most by a Purple Eagle this season, at Rider (2/5) ... Scored the go-ahead layup with 14 seconds left versus Siena (2/9) ... Made a career-best nine free throws, including all five points in overtime, against Canisius (2/15) ... Scored in double figures in 28 games ... Seventh in the MAAC in scoring.
2010-11 (FRESHMAN): Played and started in three games before missing the remaining of the season due to a foot injury ... Scored in double-figures in each game ... Averaged 16.7 ppg, 4.3 rpg, 1.0 apg and 0.7 spg in 34.7 mpg ... Led the team with a career-high 20 points, had a career-best five rebounds and played in a career-high 37 minutes at Georgia Tech (11/19) ... Shot 78.3 percent (18-for-23) from the free throw line ... Connected on eight free throws twice (Milwaukee, Georgia Tech).
HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: Earned All-Section and All-County honors and was named New Rochelle High School Athlete of the Year as a senior ... Played in the 2010 Jordan Brand Classic, a tournament that features the top New York City area prep stars, at Madison Square Garden ... Born in Queens, N.Y. ... Son of 14-year NBA veteran and all-star Anthony Mason and Latifa Whitlock ... Has a brother, Anthony Jr. ... Earned his finance degree in spring 2014.