5 Tyler Ponticelli
5 Tyler Ponticelli
Height: 6-8
Weight: 220
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Northbrook, IL
High School: Glenbrook North
Position: F

Freshman:  Did not play due to injury…Secondary School Background: Missed most of his senior year due to injury after averaging 15 points, 7 rebounds and 3 assists per game as a junior… Two-time team captain at Glenbrook North High School…Two-time Pioneer Press All-Area and Central Suburban League All-Conference selection…Posted a career record of 89-22 at Glenbrook with two State Elite Eight finishes and four Central Suburban League North Conference Championships…Shot 58-percent from the field, 46-percent from behind the three-point arc and 70-percent from the free throw line his junior year…Personal:  Tyler Joseph Ponticelli, born August 1, 1991…The son of Kevin Ponticelli and Dr. Maribeth December…Has a sister, Jessica, and a brother, Trevor…Enjoys movies and music…Undecided on his concentration.


Tyler Ponticelli:  Personality Chart

People who have had the greatest influence on my athletic career: Parents

Best book I have ever read: The Great Gatsby, The Outsiders

Favorite foods: Pizza, pasta, steak

Favorite TV shows: Entourage, South Park, It’s Always Sunny In Philadelphia

Movies I have enjoyed: The Departed, Good Will Hunting

Biggest athletic thrill: Going to the Elite 8 my senior year

My favorite thing about playing basketball is: Competition

The thing I like most about Brown University: Education

Person in history (past or present) I would most like to meet: Dennis Rodman

Favorite Class at Brown: Engineering 9

Favorite Gym: High School Gym 

Claim to fame: Played Greg Oden, Mike Conley Jr., and Derrick Rose in high school 

Favorite Musical Groups: King of Leon