#0 Armani Chaney
|PREV. SCHOOL||St. Rita HS|
OVC Co-Freshman of the Week (2/15/16)
As a Junior, 2017-18 season: Appeared in all 30 games while tying for the team lead with 29 starts on the season… Averaged 7.8 points and 3.1 rebounds per game with team highs in assists (111) and steals (43)… Amongst Ohio Valley Conference players, ranked sixth in steals per game (1.4), eighth in assists per games (3.7), 11th in assist to turnover ratio (1.3) and 25th in minutes per game (29.1)… Led TSU in assists in 21 games and led the way in scoring in three games… Shot 42-of-58 (72.4 percent) from the free throw line… Played 30 or more minutes on 16 occasions… Reached double-digit points nine times on the season… Posted 14 points, five rebounds and four assists against Middle Tennessee (11/18/17)… Scored a season-high 20 points on 6-of-13 shooting to go with seven assists and five rebounds in TSU’s overtime win at Kennesaw State (11/25/17)… Pulled down a season-best nine rebounds to go with eight points against Fisk (11/28/17)… Recorded five steals in a road win at Alabama State (12/12/17)… Posted 14 points, six assists and five steals against Jacksonville State (1/4/18)… Had double-digit points in five of the last seven games of the season… Went for 16 points on 6-of-10 shooting with six assists at Tennessee Tech (2/22/18)… Scored 15 points and dished out six assists in the OVC Tournament First Round game versus Eastern Illinois (2/28/18).
As a Sophomore, 2016-17 season: Made eight starts and appeared in 29 games as a sophomore playing the point guard position… Averaged 4.6 points, 1.7 assists and 1.4 rebounds in 18.2 minutes per game… Scored in double figures five times… Second on the team with 48 assists… Led the team in assists five times… Had three or more assists on seven occasions… One of TSU’s top free throw shooters going 34-of-40 (85.0 percent) from the line… Dished out three assists and had two steals in TSU’s road win at Middle Tennessee (11/19/16)… Went for eight points, three assists and two steals against Alabama State (12/14/16)… In first career start, put up 12 points on 4-of-7 shooting with three assists versus Jacksonville State (1/21/17)… Shot 5-of-6 from the field for 14 points in 13 minutes against Belmont (1/28/17)… Tied a career high with five assists with 10 points in a win at Tennessee Tech (2/9/17)… Scored a career-high 15 points at Jacksonville State, finishing 6-of-6 from the free throw line (2/11/17)… In 40 minutes of action, tallied 14 points, five assists, four rebounds and two assists in the OVC Tournament First Round versus Southeast Missouri (3/1/17).
As a Freshman, 2015-16 season: Appeared in 24 games as a freshman… Averaged 3.8 points, 1.4 assists and 1.1 rebounds per game from the point guard position… Named Ohio Valley Conference Co-Freshman of the Week (2/15/16)… Led the team in assists in four games… Made collegiate debut in TSU’s season opener at Loyola Maryland (11/13/15)… Played 23 minutes, scoring five points and dishing out four assists versus Grambling State in a game in his hometown of Chicago… Recorded a season-best five assists in 14 minutes of action on the road at Jacksonville State (1/30/16)… Set career highs for minutes (27), points (17) and field goals (7) in a home win over Morehead State (2/6/16)… Added 11 points on 5-for-9 shooting against Tennessee Tech (2/10/16)… Registered four assists to help TSU beat OVC Regular Season Champion Belmont (2/28/16)… Posted six points, two assists and two steals in the CollegeInsider.com Postseason Tournament versus Ball State (3/15/16).
St. Rita HS: Helped lead St. Rita to the IHSA Oak Lawn Regional Championships in 2014 and 2015… St. Rita won Chicago Catholic League Championships in 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015… Named Second Team All-Area for Chicago as a senior by the Chicago Tribune and First Team by the Southtown Star and HS Cube…Averaged 14.7 points, 8.5 assists and 4.0 steals as a senior… Posted 8.6 points, 7.9 assists and 1.5 steals per game during junior season... Played three years for the varsity squad... Graduating class featured six Divison I men's basketball players.
Son of: Lavina Freeman and Sherrod Chaney
Birthday: April 26, 1997