CU (M) Basketball BIO
30 Antoine Young


Summer 2011: Bahamas Trip
• Averaged 8.5 points and 5.8 assists in four games.
• Scored 12 points and dished eight assists in win over Real Deal Shockers.

2010-11: Junior at Creighton
• Second-team All-Missouri Valley Conference and named to MVC’s Most Improved Team.
• Named to NABC All-District 16 Second Team.
• Led MVC in assist/turnover ratio (for the second straight season) and assists per game, second in minutes per game, seventh in points per game, 12th in steals and 11th in free throw accuracy.
• Was one of five players in the MVC to score 500 or more points in 2010-11.
• Led team in assists, steals, minutes and free throws.
• Became first player to lead MVC in assists per game and rank in top-10 in scoring since Drake’s Curt Smith in 1992-93.
• His 1,393 minutes were a Creighton single-season record, most in the MVC since at least 1996-97 and second-most nationally behind UConn’s Kemba Walker, and his 195 assists were third-most in Creighton single-season history.
• Scored in double-figures in the first four games, including 21 points against both Alabama State (Nov. 12) and Iowa State (Nov. 21).
• Had 18 points and five assists at Northwestern (Nov. 28) while becoming the first Bluejay to play an entire game since 2001.
• Made 4-of-4 three-point shots in win over Idaho State (Dec. 18).
• Was 10-for-10 at the free throw line in win over Drake (Jan. 1).
• Had career-high 10 assists in win over Bradley (Jan. 19), tying a CenturyLink Center Omaha record by a Creighton player, which he also matched March 23rd vs. UCF.
• Had 23 points and four steals while playing all 40 minutes at UNI (Jan. 26).
• Had 21 points and seven assists in win over Evansville (Feb. 5).
• Had career-high 24 points at Drake (Feb. 8).
• Creighton was 17-3 when he attempted 11 or fewer field goals.
• Had 22 points, nine assists and no turnovers in win vs. Davidson (March 21).
• Had 16 points and 10 assists vs. UCF (March 23), Creighton’s first point/assist double-double since 2002.
• Owned four straight games of eight or more assists (March 15-23).
• Had 70 points and 44 assists with just 14 turnovers in CBI play.

2009-10: Sophomore at Creighton
• Named MVC Co-Player of the Week on March 1.
• Led team with 105 assists (tied for fifth in the MVC) and 23 steals.
• Led the MVC in assist/turnover ratio in all games (2.50, which ranked 23rd nationally) and in league-only games (2.67).
• Made just 31-of-64 free throws (47.4 percent) to start the season, but finished year by making 21 of his last 23 at the line (91.3 percent).
• Had 22 points, including six of team’s final eight points in overtime, of win at Southern Illinois (Feb. 23). Also made 8-of-9 free throws after entering that game making 48.4 percent for the season.
• Had 17 points, five rebounds and five assists at Missouri State in CIT semifinals (March 24).
• Made game-winning shot with 1.3 seconds left to beat Southern Illinois, 71-69 (Jan. 13).
• Had 12 points, and season-highs with eight assists and five rebounds in win over Bradley (Feb. 27).
• Had 10 points in 18 minutes on 3-of-3 shooting in win over UALR (Nov. 22).
• Creighton outscored UALR by 26 points in the 18:12 he played.
• Had six points and three assists in 33 minutes vs. No. 15 Michigan, including game-tying lay-up with 0.2 seconds left in regulation (Nov. 26).
• Had 12 points and three steals in win over Evansville (Feb. 3), keying 15-2 spurt to start second half after trailing by six.
• Had 13 points, four rebounds and three steals at Northern Iowa (Feb. 16).
• Had 13 assists and no turnovers in two exhibition games, including a game with nine points and nine assists without a turnover versus Nebraska-Omaha (Nov. 8).

2008-09: Freshman at Creighton
• Played in 34 games, all as a reserve, and was named to the MVC’s All-Bench Team.
• Broke into double-figures for the first time with 13 points in road win at Bradley (Jan. 10).
• Scored 12 points in 14 minutes at Wichita State (Jan. 17) and 12 points in 24 minutes vs. Indiana State (Jan. 27).
• Had 15 points, all in the second half, in win over Evansville (Feb. 17).
• Had 13 points on 4-of-4 shooting from the field and 4-of-4 shooting at the line in win over George Mason (Feb. 21).
• Had 10 points in MVC Tourney win over Wichita State (March 6).
• Hit 5-of-6 shots in postseason debut, an NIT win vs. Bowling Green (March 18), scoring 12 points.
• Team was 22-4 when he played 10 minutes or more.

Bellevue West High School
• Three-time first-team all-state pick and three-time choice on the all-State Tournament Team.
• Averaged 17.2 points and 4.4 assists per game as a senior, with a school-record 47 points in one game.
• Averaged 20.6 points per game as a junior, including 39 points in state final vs. Omaha Central.
• Averaged 17.7 points as a sophomore, including 29 points, 10 assists and eight rebounds in first career start against the state’s second-ranked team.
• Averaged seven points and three assists while serving as the sixth man for the state champion Thunderbirds as a freshman, playing alongside former Bluejay teammate Josh Dotzler.
• Ranked second in school history with 1,726 career points, trailing only NBA vet Erick Strickland.
• Honorary co-captain (along with Josh Jones) on the Omaha World-Herald’s all-Metro team as a senior.
• Played for coach Doug Woodard, the father of former Creighton women’s basketball standouts Kelsey Woodard and Kristi Woodard.
• Team was a cumulative 108-14 in his four years.
• Scored team-best 21 points in the Nebraska Coaches Association All-Star Game.
• AAU teammate of Josh Jones on Omaha Crusaders.

More About Antoine
Full Name: Wilbert Roland Young
Preferred First Name: Antoine
Birthday: Sept. 18, 1989
Birthplace: Bellevue, Neb.
Parents: Wilbert & Yvonne Young
Siblings: Cha-nise and Ta-nisha
Major: Journalism
Hobbies: Soccer, skateboarding, hanging with friends
Why Creighton: Close to home
Favorite TV Show: Full House
Did You Know?: Youngest basketball commit in school history, verbally committing in August 2005 just weeks before his sophomore season of high school
Famous Father: Father played basketball at Georgia Southern, at one point owned the South Carolina prep record with a 6-foot-7 3/4 high jump, and played a year of basketball professionally in Spain.

Awards & Honors
2008-09
MVC All-Bench Team

2009-10
MVC Co-Player of the Week, 3/1

2010-11
Global Sports Hy-Vee Challenge All-Tournament Team
MVC Most Improved Team
MVC Player of the Week, 11/15
NABC All-District 16 Second Team
Second-Team all-MVC

Career Highs
Points
24 at Drake    2/8/11
Field Goals
9 (2x), last vs. Davidson    3/21/11
Field Goal Attempts
18 (4x), last vs. Davidson    3/21/11
3-Point Field Goals
4 vs. Idaho State    12/18/10
3-Point Field Goals Attempted
7 (3x), last at Akron    2/19/11
Free Throws
10 (2x), last vs. Indiana State    1/29/11
Free Throws Attempted
12 vs. Indiana State    1/29/11
Rebounds
7 vs. Alabama State    11/12/10
Assists
10 (2x), last vs. UCF    3/23/11
Blocks
1 (3x), last at Bradley    2/1/11
Steals
4 at Northern Iowa    1/26/11
Minutes
44 at Southern Illinois (OT)    1/7/11

Position: Guard
Height: 6'0"
Weight: 175
Year: Senior
City/State: Bellevue, Neb.
High School: Bellevue West