MBB: February 13 Game Highlights - North Texas vs. Old Dominion
North Texas 2014-15 Led the Mean Green with 47 3-pointers on 38.8 percent shooting, which ranked 12th in C-USA. • 40 assists more than doubled his tally from 2013-14 (18) and ranked fourth at NT. • Nearly doubled his steals total from previous season, going from 14 to 26 takeaways. • Joined Jordan Williams (34.3 MPG) as the only NT players to average 30.0 minutes per game. • 10 double-digit scoring performances, including a season-high 20 points in the regular season finale at UTSA. • Five 3-pointers at UTSA were a team-season-high. • Closed the regular season with four straight double-digit scoring games (averaged 15.3 points on 12-of-24 shooting from 3-point). • Back-to-back career assist games at Arkansas (5) and Oklahoma State (7). • Opened the season with a career-best four-steal game against Arkansas-Monticello.
North Texas 2013-14 Shot 37.1 percent from 3-point, which led NT and ranked 15th in C-USA. North Texas' 2nd best free throw shooter at 80.0 percent (28-of-35). Was 14-of-16 (87.5 percent) from the free throw line in C-USA play. Recorded 1st career double-double with a 21-point, 10-rebound game against Nicholls State. Tallied 10 double-digit scoring performances, and had 13 multi-3-point games. Nine boards in the win over Central Arkansas. Splashed home four 3-pointers in the win over UC Riverside. One of just three NT players with a positive plus/minus (+5).
Univ. of Mississippi Saw 30 games of action for Ole Miss as a freshman and scored 43 total points (1.4 per game) on 25.8 percent shooting. Tallied a season-best 10 points on 4-of-7 shooting, including 2-of-3 from 3-point, against Marquette. Racked up seven points in 14 minutes against SEC Tournament champion Vanderbilt, and eight points in 16 minutes against SMU. Showed his range by hitting seven 3-pointers on the year for the Rebels. 10 of his 23 rebounds came on the offensive glass. Also tallied 11 assists to just 10 turnovers on the year.
High School As a prep standout, Aniefiok averaged 13.7 points and 6.6 rebounds per contest while shooting 41 percent from 3-point range at Huntington (W. Va.) Prep. Led Huntington to a 24-3 record and a national ranking as high as No. 14 by MaxPreps and 18th in the final Rivals.com rankings. Rated a three-star prospect by Rivals, Scout and ESPN.com. Coached at Huntington by Rob Fulford. Also attended Ikeja High School in Lagos, Nigeria. MVP of the 2010 Ejike Ugboaja basketball camp.
Personal Full name is Maurice Emmanuel Aniefiok. Born March 9, 1992. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Brett Aniefiok. Last name is pronounced ah-NAY-fyok. Grew up playing soccer primarily.