|High School:||Glenbrook North|
Team Captain…Junior: Started 23 of 31 games played for the Bears… Opened the season with a career best 17 points vs. Johnson & Wales…Also scored in double figures vs. Manhattan (10), Maine (12), Princeton (13), Penn (10) and Princeton again (10)…Pulled down a career high 10 rebounds vs. Cornell…Sophomore: Saw action in 23 games after missing his freshman season due to injury…A strong inside player, he scored a career high nine points vs. Sacred Heart, connecting on 2 of 2 field goals and 5 of 6 free throws…Grabbed a career best seven rebounds against Lyndon State… 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…Economics concentrator.
Tyler Ponticelli’s ‘13 Career High’s
Points: 17 vs. Johnson & Wales (11-11-11)
Rebounds: 10 vs. Cornell (2/11/12)
Assists: 7 vs. George Mason (11/21/11)
Steals: 3 vs. Harvard (2/12/11) and several teams
Blocks: 2 vs. Manhattan (11/15/11)