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Tony Danridge

Player Profile

Hometown:
San Bernardino, Calif.

High School:
Cajon HS

Height / Weight:
6-5 / 215

Position:
Guard

Birthdate:
02/26/1986

01/03/2009

New Mexico at UNLV

Men's Basketball Action

01/13/2007

New Mexico vs. Utah (Jan. 13, 2007)

01/06/2007

Colorado State at New Mexico

GENERAL INFO/CAREER
All-MWC guard who finished his career No. 16 all-time at UNM with 1,260 career points • 129 games played with 91 starts • MWC Player of the Week four times in his career • his highlight reel slams were legend on YouTube.com • suffered a broken left leg on Oct. 4, 2007, causing him to miss the entire 2007-08 season

2008-09 • SENIOR SEASON
• First team All-MWC, NABC second team all-district and shared team MVP honors with Daniel Faris

• Won the national Slam Dunk contest held two days before the Final Four in Detroit

• Averaged a team-high 14.9 points, plus 4.1 rebounds in all games...played in 34 games with 32 starts

• Averaged 16.9 points in MWC games, ranking 4th in the league...also 5th in minutes played (34.12), 7th in FG pct. (51.3%), 10th in FT pct. (78.5) and 18th in rebounding (4.7)

• Four 20-point games in his final 11 games, averaging 18.8 points

• Lobos were 9-2 when he led the team in scoring

• MWC Player of the Week March 9 after scoring 58 points in victories over Utah and Wyoming, which clinched a share of the conference title for UNM...career-high 29 points (on a career-high 14-20 FGs) for the second straight game at Wyoming ...that was preceded by 29 points vs. Utah, 18 in the second half...career-highs of 13-16 from the FT line plus a team-high 5 assists

• MWC Player of the Week on Feb. 9 following 26 points on 10-13 shooting vs. UNLV...scored the eventual game-winning basket with 5.4 seconds left in OT...24 points came in the second half, including UNM's first 11...also a team-high 9 rebounds...played 41 minutes and did not come out of the game in the second half/OT

• First career double-double at UNLV with 10 points and a career high 10 rebounds...36 points and 19 rebounds in two games against UNLV this year

• Game-high 25 points vs. San Diego State in The Pit...16 points in the 1st half on 6-7 FGs and 4-5 FTs

• Game-high 22 points and 7 rebounds vs. New Mexico State in The Pit

• Team-high 20 points vs. Oral Roberts

• Career-high eight assists vs. Grambling State

• 23 points at Creighton...shot 10-13 from the field

2006-07 • JUNIOR SEASON
3rd Team All-MWC • second on the team in scoring, averaging 12.5 ppg • led the team with 24 dunks • named to the 2006 Las Vegas Classic All-Tournament team • scored 17 points in UNM's upset win over No. 8 Wichita State • won the prestigious international William Jones Cup in Taiwan as a member of Athletes in Action in the summer of 2006 • averaged 14 ppg and 5 rpg in the tournament • MWC Player of the Week Dec. 26, 2006 and Feb. 5, 2007

2005-06 • SOPHOMORE SEASON
Averaged 8.4 ppg, 2.5 rpg • started all but the last three games • slam at K-State was ESPN's Play of the Day

2004-05 • FRESHMAN SEASON
Averaged 3.0 ppg, 1.0 rpg and 12.1 mpg • one of only five players to play in every game and only freshman to do so

PERSONAL
Born Feb. 26, 1986, in San Francisco, Calif. • full name is Anthony Steven Danridge • son of Victor and Venus Danridge • will graduate in May 2009 with a bachelor's degree in University Studies.

Saturday, November 01
7:00 PM - 
Men's Basketball
vs. Western New Mexico (Exhibition)
Friday, November 07
7:00 PM - 
Men's Basketball
vs. Adams State (Exhibition)
Friday, November 14
8:00 PM - 
Men's Basketball
vs. Idaho State (Heroes Night)
Sunday, November 16
7:00 PM - 
Men's Basketball
vs. Cal State Fullerton (Nike N7 & American Indian Night)
Thursday, November 20
3:00 PM - 
Men's Basketball
at Boston College
Friday, November 21
TBA - 
Men's Basketball
at TBA
Sunday, November 23
TBA - 
Men's Basketball
at TBA
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