|Antoine Jordan 30
GENERAL... A starter since his freshman season at Siena...Extremely determined young man who will do what it takes to succeed...Tough, creative player who is capable off the dribble and reliable in the open floor...Resourceful and consistent, he can play three positions when called upon...Tremendous athlete with game-changing potential...Plays best in transition...Dependable shooter who has range to the 3-point line...Attacks the offensive glass and has developed into one of the top rebounders in the MAAC for his size...Brings an extra dimension to the team when completely healthy.
2004-2005... Started 19 of 29 games including the first 18 of the season... Led the team in rebounding with 5.8 rpg, finished fourth on the team in scoring with 7.4 ppg and ranked second with 61 assists... Reached double figures 11 times... In each of his five double-digit rebounding games, he recorded double-double's... Grabbed a career-high 11 offensive caroms against Marist (1/7)... Led the team in scoring three times... Hit on 76.6% of his free throws... His 1.30 assist-to-turnover ratio was the best on the team... Tied for second on the team in blocks with 11... Led the team in steals with 48 averaging 1.7 spg... Started all 11 non-conference games, averaging 8.0 ppg and 5.6 rpg... In tournament game against Iona (3/4), was one of three in double-figures as he finished with 12 points and a team-high seven rebounds.
2003-2004...Started 21 of 25 games, missing five contests in the middle of the season with a severe ankle injury...Returned to finish third on the team in scoring with 9.4 ppg and rebounding with 6.5 boards per contest despite never being at full health...Reached double figures 11 times and in five of last six games...Finished ninth nationally in free throw percentage (88.7%)...Scored 20 points and grabbed eight boards in victory at Atlantic 10 member Duquesne (11/29)...Backed up that effort with 17-point, 10 rebound game against Monmouth (12/2)...Set career high in scoring with 21 points in win over Iona (1/19)...Posted four double-doubles and five 10+ rebounding efforts.
2002-2003...Had an immediate impact averaging nine points, 5.3 rebounds and 26.2 minutes per game...Minutes were most played by a freshman since Geoff Walker (1994)...Reached double figures in 14 of 32 games played...Started final 19 games of season...Connected on 40.4% of three-point shots--the best percentage on the team...Recorded five or more rebounds in 13 of last 14 games...Scored 16 points on four occasions, and pulled down season-high 15 rebounds against Marist (2/1/03)...Scored 16 points and hauled down nine rebounds while converting 3-of-4 three-point opportunities in win over Providence (1/4/03).
BEFORE SIENA...Did not play senior year, as prep school (Celestial Academy) he was attending closed down mid-season...As a junior he averaged 18 points, six assists and seven rebounds at Randallstown High School, which won the Class AAA State Championship...Named All-City, All-County and All-Metro as a junior...Selected MVP of Mayor's Holiday Tournament two-year's in a row...In the summer, he was selected all-tournament at every major AAU Championship he attended and was named an all-American at the senior nationals.
PERSONAL...Born March 10, 1983 in Baltimore...A computer science major at Siena.
The Antoine Jordan File
If you could play one person and either learn from them or school them, who would it be? Paul Pierce
What was the last book that you read? Fear No One Allen Iverson's autobiography.
What is your favorite bus movie? Above the Rim
Who is the opponent that you would most like to beat and why? I would like to beat whoever is number one, because it would prove that we belong on top
If you could control how fans think, what would you like you legacy with the Green and Gold to be? I would like to them to remember that I played hard every game, and that I enjoyed playing for Siena
If you were writing a story about this team, what would you say they are capable of? I would say we are capable of going from unknown and not respected to winning the MAAC Championship
What men's basketball player's game best represents your style of play? Rip Hamilton
If we caught you sneaking a treat, what kind of food is your guilty pleasure? Reese's Peanut Butter Cups
If you could go anywhere in the world with anyone, where would it be and with who? Cancun with Dave Chappelle
Tell me something about you that might surprise me? I like to joke around
If you could be interviewed by one person in the media, who would it be and why? Ahmad Rashad, because he conducts very good interviews
What makes this team special? We all know what we have to do and how hard we have to work to do it.
Points: 21 vs. Iona 1/21/04
Rebounds: 15 three times: MR vs. Canisius 1/17/05
Assists: 9 vs. Canisius 2/26/04
Steals: 5 at Fairfield 1/30/03
Blocks: 2 at Canisius 1/25/04
FG Made: 7 twice - most recent at Duquesne 11/29/03
FG Attempted: 17 at Canisius 1/25/04
FT Made: 8 twice - most recent vs. Canisius 2/26/04
FT Attempted: 9 vs. Canisius 2/26/04
Minutes: 38 twice - most recent vs. Marist 3/5/04
ANTOINE JORDAN'S CAREER STATS