Hawk Item – – Preferred walk-on.
2009-10 – – Saw action in seven games… saw first career game action against Prairie View A&M, recording one rebound and one assist… recorded first career point at #6 Purdue… had one field goal attempt in two minutes of action at Illinois… collected an assist in two minutes of action at Minnesota.
High school – – Earned first team all-conference and all-area recognition as a senior . . . averaged 14.3 points and 4.9 assists as a senior, helping prep team win 22 games and play in sectional tournament for the first time . . . first team all-Area and was selected Player of the Year by the Kane County Chronicle and The Republican . . . second team all-league as a junior and honorable mention laurels as a sophomore . . . averaged 15.0 points, 5.0 rebounds, 4.0 assists and 3.0 steals his senior season . . . averaged 10.0 points, 6.0 assists, 3.0 rebounds and 2.0 steals his junior campaign . . . three-time football letterwinner playing quarterback . . . honorable mention all-conference football honoree.
Personal – – Born 1/5/91 . . . Pre-Business and English major . . . parents are Paul and Debra Neari . . . high school coach was Tom Poulin.
Points: 1, at Purdue, 2/13/10
Rebounds: 1 vs. Prairie View A&M, 12/5/09
FGA: 1 at Illinois, 1/5/10
FTM: 1 at Purdue, 2/13/10
FTA: 2 at Purdue, 2/13/10
Assists: 1, twice, last at Minnesota, 3/7/10
Minutes: 3 vs. Prairie View A&M, 12/5/09
Neari’s Career Stats