Award winners, senior recognition highlight evening
A one-on-one sitdown with Marquette men's basketball freshman Sacar Anim (Minneapolis, Minn.).
Honors and Awards:
2015-16 Season Notes: Received team's Top Scholar-Athlete Award ... Played in a total of 16 games, including eight in BIG EAST play, during the regular season of his freshman campaign and posted 1.2 points per game ... Saw first career action in the season opener against Belmont (Nov. 13), in which he posted two points, two rebounds and a pair of steals in 10 minutes ... Scored four points on 2-of-3 shooting against both Grambling State (Dec. 2) and Maine (Dec. 5) ... Notched four points and two blocks in seven minutes against Grambling State (Dec. 2) ... Played a season-high 11 minutes in a win against Maine (Dec. 5) and tallied four points and two boards ... Recorded three points and one rebound in nine minutes of action in a loss vs. DePaul (Jan. 20).
High School: Tabbed the Associated Press Player of the Year in Minnesota as a senior after helping DeLaSalle High School to a record-tying fourth-straight state championship under head coach Dave Thorson ... Islanders defeated St. Paul Johnson in the Class 3A title game and he chipped in 32 points in the contest ... Averaged 25.0 points and 8.0 rebounds per game in 2014-15 and was the division's top scorer in the state tournament, earning him a spot on the all-tourney roster ... Three-time all-conference selection, four-year letterwinner and three-year starter at DeLaSalle ... Program also claimed the league title each of his four seasons and lost only one conference matchup during his tenure ... Played with the Howard Pulley Panthers in the Nike EYBL and he was selected to play in the Minnesota State Basketball Coaches All-Star Game after his senior year.
Personal: Born Sept. 19, 1997 in Minneapolis, Minnesota ... Son of Sam and Carla Anim ... Has one brother (Rakim) ... Majoring in advertising.
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