Dana Ford
Dana Ford


Tamms, Ill.

High School:

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 195




2004-05/junior at Illinois State
Played in 28 games with four starting assignments • Scored a career high 11 points on 5-for-8 shooting in the season finale against Creighton at the Valley Tournament • Averaged 18.2 minutes per game over the last five outings, while also collecting 3.8 points per game • Finished the season shooting 56.3 percent from the field, after shooting 31.6 percent in his first 23 games.

2003-04/sophomore at Illinois State
Played in 20 games, all as a reserve, averaging 6.5 minutes per game • Scored a season-high 6 points vs. Wichita State on 3-for-5 shooting • Finished the season with his longest outing of the year - 21 minutes against Northern Iowa at the Valley Tournament • Posted a season-high four rebounds vs. UNI in St. Louis.

2002-03/freshman at Illinois State
Played in all 29 games with eight starting assignments • Tossed in a season-high nine points at Northern Iowa • Pulled down eight boards at Southern Illinois • Rejected two shots against Chattanooga and another pair at Evansville • Logged double-digit minutes in 12 of his first 16 games, but only did it in four of his last 15.

at Egyptian High School
Scored a school record 2,222 points for his career • Started every game during his four-year career • First Team Class A All-State selection by the Associated Press and the IBCA • Chicago Sun-Times Class A All-State First Team in 2001 and 2002 • Averaged 22 points per game as a senior • Scored 40 points in a victory over Shawnee • A four-time South Egyptian All-Conference team selection • Two-time conference player of the year in 2001 and 2002 • Three-time member of the All-South Team by the Southern Illinois Coaches Association • Averaged 22.5 points his junior and sophomore seasons and 14.5 points as a freshman.

Full name: Dana Ford • Birthdate: June 9, 1984 • Birthplace: Carbondale, Ill. • Parents: Rose Love and Dana Ford, Sr. • High School coach: Chuck Doty •AAU Team: TLC Titans.