#34 • MURAD ABBED
Junior • Guard • 6-1 • 195
• Bismarck-Henning H.S.
Freshman (2008-09): Played in 22 games, making his first career start against Fontbonne on Dec. 6 ... Averaged 3.0 points and 2.3 rebounds per game ... Shot 91.7 percent (11-for-12) from the free throw line ... Played 11 minutes off the bench in his collegiate debut against Earlham on Nov. 22 ... Pulled down a career-best eight rebounds at MacMurray on Jan. 21 ... Set career-highs with 10 points and three steals at Fontbonne on Jan. 31 ... Wore jersey number 1.
Bismarck-Henning High School: Chosen as the Player of the Year by The Commercial-News in Danville, Ill. ... Received All-State Honorable Mention from Illinois Basketball Services ... Named All-Area by The Champaign News-Gazette ... An All-Vermillion Valley Conference and All-Vermillion County selection ... Led the Blue Devils to a pair of IHSA 2A regional titles and first Sweet 16 appearance in school history.
Personal: The son of Atallah and Ablah Abbed, Murad was born June 29, 1990 in Danville, Ill. ... Majoring in physical education ... Also a member of the Eureka football team, starting all 10 games as Eureka’s strong safety in 2011.