AT MIZZOU: 2012-13:
Played in 31 games, making four starts at the power forward position ... Averaged 5.2 points and 4.8 rebounds on the year ... Shot 44.4 percent from the floor and hit 61 percent of his free throw attempts ... Made four starts in reserve of Laurence Bowers near the start of SEC play and averaged 7.3 points and 5.5 rebounds in those contests ... Reached double figures four times in scoring, including 13 points in the win over Southeast Missouri State and 10 points in wins against Appalachian State, Georgia and Texas A&M in the SEC Tournament ... Grabbed a season high 10 rebounds in the season-opener against SIUE ... Missed the UCLA, Bucknell and Alabama contests with a broken bone in his left (non-shooting) hand ... Suffered the injury in the win against Illinois on Dec. 22 ... Finished that Illinois contest with seven points and five rebounds despite the injury ... Had nine games with seven or more rebounds, including nine rebounds at LSU ... Versatile player that dished a career high four assists in the home win against Vanderbilt ... Scored seven points and grabbed seven rebounds in the home win against Arkansas.
AT INDEPENDENCE C.C.: 2011-12:
Played in 19 games as a sophomore, averaging 11.9 points on 46 percent shooting from the floor ... Was outstanding at the foul line where he hit 62-of-80 tries (78 percent) ... Averaged 6.1 rebounds per game for the Pirates who finished the year 18-14 overall ... Top game was a 13-point, 11-rebound double-double vs. Iowa Western ... Nearly duplicated that production against Cloud County with 12 points and eight boards ... Had 15 points and eight boards in a home win over Allen County and 12 points and nine rebounds in a road loss at Kansas City (Kan.) C.C.
AT UAB: 2010-11:
Played in 21 games, starting eight for UAB as a redshirt freshman ... Averaged 3.2 points and 3.6 rebounds in 14.2 minutes for the Blazers ... Scored a career high 12 points and grabbed eight rebounds in 25 minutes vs. Memphis ... Shot 54 percent from the floor (27-of-50) and 75 percent (12-of-16) from the charity stripe ... Ranked third on the club with 33 offensive rebounds.
Sat out 2009-10 season as a redshirt.
A four-year letterwinner under head coach Terry Long at Douglass High School ... A McDonald's All-American nominee ... Helped lead the Trojans to a 25-3 overall record and a final ranking of No. 9 in the state as a senior ... Participated in the East-West All-City game in which he finished with a game-high 20 points to go along with five boards ... Was selected as the Most Outstanding Player for the East ... Invited to participate in the Oklahoma Boys Basketball Coaches Association (OBBCA) All-Star game, which featured the top seniors in the state of Oklahoma ... Finished his senior year averaging team highs of 17.1 points and just over 10 rebounds per game on his way to earning 4A First-Team All-State accolades from The Oklahoman ... Named an all-state performer following his junior season as well ... Received First Team All-District honors by the OBBCA ...Top game as a senior came against Marshall High School when he scored 34 points on 14-of-23 shooting from the floor, and added 17 boards en route to the win ... Was solid in the classroom as well graduating among the top 10-percent of his class.
Full name is Anthony Wayne Criswell ... Son of Bridgette Criswell ... Has two older brothers, Michael and Quentin, and one younger brother, Jordan.