#3 • NIKO RIVERA
Junior • Guard • 6-3 • 175
• Sterling H.S./Sauk Valley
Sophomore (2010-11): Played in 28 games as a returning sophomore for Sauk Valley Community College in Dixon, Ill. ... Recorded averages of 11.1 points, 3.2 rebounds and 2.2 assists per game.
Freshman (2009-10): Appeared in 28 games as a true freshman at Sauk Valley Community College in Dixon, Ill. ... Averaged 3.8 points and 1.6 rebounds per game.
Sterling High School: Led the Golden Warriors to back-to-back league titles in his final two seasons ... Also helped Sterling to IHSA 3A regional and sectional championships as a junior in 2008.
Personal: The son of Roger and Cilvia, Niko was born Jan. 22, 1991 in Sterling, Ill. ... Has three siblings, Nikole (20, Marcos (19) and Alejandro (17) ... Junior college teammate of current Red Devils Dustin Fritsch and Rian Nailor ... Majoring in criminal justice.