Nick Zeisloft
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Nick Zeisloft

Class:
RS Junior

Hometown:
LaGrange, Ill.

High School:
Lyons Township HS

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 203

Position:
Guard

Experience:
1L

2013-14/Redshirt Sophomore at Illinois State
Served as a team captain • Named to the Missouri Valley Conference Scholar-Athlete First Team • Was a three-time Missouri Valley Conference Scholar-Athlete of the Week (Jan. 15, Dec. 27 and Dec. 4) • Was one of 75 NCAA Division I men's basketball student-athletes nominated for the 2014 Allstate NABC Good Works Team (announced Dec. 3) • Started 30 games and played in all 34 contests • Led the Redbirds and ranked No. 9 in the MVC in three-pointers per game (1.8) • Shot a team-best 35.5 percent (60-for-169) from beyond the arc and 90 percent (27-for-30) at the free throw line • Averaged 6.9 points and 3.4 rebounds per contest • Netted eight points during a career-high 35 minutes in the College Basketball Invitational (CBI) quarterfinal win over Texas A&M (March 24) • Registered 13 points in the CBI first-round win over Morehead State (March 19) • Scored 11 points in the win over Missouri State (Feb. 18) • Netted a career-best 18 points - all in the second half - plus blocked a career-best two shots in the overtime loss at Evansville (Feb. 12) • Scored 15 points on a career-best five three-pointers (5-for-7) in the win over Drake (Feb. 1) • Netted four three-pointers for 12 points in the win at Drake (Jan. 18) • Scored 12 points on 4-for-8 shooting from beyond the arc to finish with 12 points in the win over Loyola (Jan. 11) • Went 3-for-6 from beyond the arc in the loss at No. 6 Wichita State (Jan. 8) • Finished a perfect 6-for-6 at the free throw line to score 11 points in the win over DePaul (Dec. 22) • Scored 11 points on 4-for-8 shooting and registered his first-career block in the loss at Oakland (Dec. 16) • Netted eight points on 3-for-4 shooting in the win over No. 25 Dayton (Dec. 7) • Scored 14 points with seven rebounds in the win at San Francisco (Nov. 30) • Reached double figures for the first time in 2013-14 with a 10-point effort in the loss to Manhattan (Nov. 20) • Pulled down seven rebounds in the loss at No. 14 VCU (Nov. 8) • Recipient of the Dr. James E. Collie Endowed Scholarship.

2012-13/Redshirt Freshman at Illinois State
Played in 25 games, with one start • Suffered a knee sprain and bone bruise (Feb. 13), and missed five games before returning against Northern Iowa (March 8) • Scored six points on 2-for-4 shooting from beyond the arc in ISU's Valley Tournament semifinal loss to Final Four qualifier Wichita State (March 9) • Capped a 16-0 run with a clutch three-pointer to tie the game, 22-22, against Wichita State at the Valley Tournament • Grabbed a career-high four rebounds, with nine points and one assist in the win over Southern Illinois (Feb. 2) • Netted six points with two rebounds and two assists in the loss at Bradley (Jan. 29) • Made his first-career start and scored five points with one rebound in the loss to Northern Iowa (Jan. 5) • Netted eight points and shot 2-for-2 free throws in the loss to No. 16 Creighton (Jan. 2) • Hit 3-for-5 field goals to score eight points in the loss at Indiana State (Dec. 30) • Scored six points on 2-for-4 three-point shooting in the win over Austin Peay (Dec. 22) • Collected a career-high three steals and added three points and two rebounds in the loss at No. 5 Louisville (Dec. 1) • Tallied a career-best three assists, but was held scoreless in the win over UAB (Nov. 24) • Scored a career-high 11 points (4-for-6), including 3-for-5 from beyond the arc, against Delaware State (Nov. 18) • Hit a key three-pointer to give ISU the lead, 55-54, in the second half of the win over Drexel (Nov. 15) • Made his collegiate debut in the win over UC Santa Barbara (Nov. 12), scoring nine points with three rebounds and two assists.

2011-12/Freshman at Illinois State
Redshirted.

Prior to Illinois State
Finished his career at Lyons Township High School with 108 career three-point makes • A 2011 McDonald's All-America nominee • Two-time All-West Suburban Conference selection • Led the Lions to a pair of regional championships • In 2011, the Lions finished 26-3 and lost to eventual state champion Chicago Simeon in the sectional final • As a senior, averaged 16.3 points, 6.1 rebounds and four assists per game • Led the team with 323 points as a junior and averaged 11.5 points per game • Coached by Tom Sloan • A four-year member of the honor roll.

Personal
Born December 18, 1992 • Son of Mark and Jennifer Zeisloft • Oldest of three children • Name is pronounced: Nick ZIE-sloft • Major: Finance

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