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    Mike Capocci
    Mike Capocci

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Lombard, Ill.

    High School:
    Glenbard East

    Height / Weight:
    6-6 / 195

    Position:
    F



    02/05/2011

    Northwestern vs. Illinois - 2/5/11

    Northwestern vs. Illinois - 2/5/11

    Season GP/GS Min. FG% 3PT% FT% RPG Ast Blk Stl PPG
    2007-08 24/5
    10.0
    .463
    .333
    .529 1.4
    20
    3
    16
    2.9
    2008-09 16/0
    4.9
    .538
    .000
    .750
    0.9
    7
    1
    10
    1.4
    2009-10 26/0 7.7 .545 .250 .667 1.5 13 5 9 1.8
    2010-11 32/6 10.6
    .488 .333 .667 1.7 22 6 16 1.7
    Career 98/11 8.7 .496 .278 .620 1.4 62
    15
    51 2.0

    Get to Know Mike Capocci

    2010-11: Team's recipient of the Big Ten Sportsmanship Award ... Grabbed four rebounds in a season-opening win at Northern Illinois (11/12) ... Hauled in five boards in a victory over Creighton (11/28) ... Scored five points and snared five rebounds in a victory over Mount St. Mary's (12/23)...Posted a season-high eight points with three rebounds in a win over Indiana (1/9) ... Made first start since freshman season vs. SIU Edwardsville (1/20), scoring nine points to go along with five rebounds and three steals while tying a career high with six assists ... Got a start against No. 1 Ohio State (1/29) and posted 11 points, one shy of his career high and the second double-figure scoring game of his career ... Missed Big Ten tournament after suffering a concussion ... Academic All-Big Ten.

    2009-10: Saw action in 26 contests ... Scored 5 points and grabbed 4 rebounds off the bench in a season-opening win over Northern Illinois (11/13) ... Contributed 2 assists and 2 rebounds in a victory over Illinois (1/23) ... Knocked down a pair of shots in as many attempts at No. 5 Michigan State (1/30) ... Scored 6 points in a win over Indiana (2/7) ... Posted a season-high 8 points to go along with 4 rebounds and 2 blocks in a win over Chicago State (3/3) ... Recorded 4 points, 2 rebounds, 2 steals and a blocked shot in a win over Indiana in the Big Ten tournament (3/11) ... Academic All-Big Ten.

    2008-09: Appeared in 16 games ... Scored seven points in a season-opening win over Central Arkansas (11/16) ... Grabbed a season-high three rebounds to go along with three points and a steal vs. Chicago State (2/4) ... Dished out a season-high two assists and had two steals at Minnesota (2/22) ... Connected on nine of 12 free throw attempts ... Academic All-Big Ten.

    2007-08: Appeared in 24 games ... Started five games as a true freshman, including the team's first four contests ... Scored eight points in collegiate debut vs. No. 20 Stanford (11/15) ... Enjoyed his best all-around performance in a win over Benedictine (11/20), posting career bests of 12 points, six assists, five rebounds and a team season-high seven steals ... Recorded nine points and three steals in a win over Savannah State (12/1) ... Scored eight points and grabbed a career-high eight rebounds in just 12 minutes of action at Minnesota (1/9).

    High School: 2007 IBCA first-team All-State and Associated Press third-team selection ... Two-time DuPage Valley Conference Player of the Year ... 2007 Chicago Sun-Times All-Area ... Averaged 18.2 points, 7.5 rebounds, 3.2 steals and 2.4 assists for Glenbard East ... Totaled 1,475 points, 687 rebounds, 211 steals and 205 assists in his last three years ... Four-year letterwinner ... Recorded game highs of 35 points, 19 rebounds and seven assists ... Participated in the IBCA all-state, Windy City Hoops and Chicago City-Suburban All-Star games ... Third-team all-state selection as a junior ... Named the MVP of the Lemont Christmas Classic after averaging 26 points and nine rebounds ... Led team to a 68-16 record in three years on the varsity, including a school record with 25 wins in 2006-07 ... Posted career highs of 35 points, 16 rebounds and seven assists ... Unanimous all-conference, all-DuPage county and honorable mention all-state selection as a sophomore ... Also named to the District 87 all-tournament team ... High school coach was Scott Miller ... Member of the Illinois Defenders AAU squad for four years and also the Rising Stars, playing alongside fellow recruit Michael Thompson ... 2007 Chicago Tribune Scholar Athlete ... Ranked 24th in his class of 597 students ... Member of the Spanish Honors Society, Mu Alpha Theta (math honors society) ... Given the President's Award for academic excellence.

    Personal: Born Michael William Capocci ... Parents are Robert and Meredith Capocci ... Chose Northwestern over Stanford, Marquette, Loyola, Wisconsin and Wyoming ... Major is economics.