2004-05 D-I All-Independent First-Team
2005-06 D-I All-Independent Second-Team
2005-06: Division I All-Independent second-team selection ... played in all 29 games, starting 23 ... ranked fifth among D-I Independent players in rebounds (7.1) and field goal percentage (52.5%) and ninth in scoring (12.9) ... led Northern Colorado in rebounding for the second consecutive year ... struggled from the field in his first five games of the year (22-of-62 - 35.4%) but hit 57.5 percent (123-of-214) from the field in his last 24 games of the season ... after having only four career double-doubles entering the year, doubled that total to eight as a sophomore, including three straight to open the season ... scored in double figures in 21 of 29 games ... tied his career-high with 30 points on 12-of-13 shooting at Texas-Pan American (Jan. 14); missed his first shot in that game but then made 12 consecutive shots (7-of-7 in the second half) ... by scoring 20 points against CU-Colorado Springs (Jan. 9), 27 points against Denver (Jan. 11) and 30 against Texas-Pan American, became the first Northern Colorado player to score 20-plus points in three straight games since Sean Nolen did it during the 2002-03 season ... in that game against Denver, hit 12-of-18 shots in 35 minutes of action against All-American Yemi Nicholson; in rematch with Denver and Nicholson (Feb. 15), hit on 9-of-12 shots and scored 22 points in only 21 minutes at DU ... grabbed a season-high 14 rebounds against South Dakota State at the Guardians Classic at Rupp Arena (Nov. 14) ... had 12 boards against each Loyola Marymount (Dec. 17) and CU-Colorado Springs ... also had 11 points in the LMU game, a contest in where he came off the bench ... had 16 points and 10 rebounds in season-opener against Lipscomb (Nov. 13) at the Guardians Classic ... named Division I Independent Player of the week on Jan. 18 after averaging 25.7 points and 7.3 rebounds in three games the prior week ... was limited in games at Texas A&M-Corpus Christi (Jan. 16) and Utah Valley State (Jan. 21) due to a battle with strep throat; followed those ineffective games with 13 points and seven rebound in rematch with Texas A&M-Corpus Christi (Jan. 28) ... finished the season with three straight double-figure scoring games, including 14 points and 10 rebounds in season finale against Utah Valley State (Feb. 25) ... averaged 13.9 points and 6.7 rebounds/game in nine contests against Division I Independent teams ... hit 70 percent (9-of-13) of his free throw attempts in the final five minutes of games.
2004-05: Division I All-Independent first-team selection and only non-senior on the first team ... played in 29 games, starting 24 of those, including the final 19 games of the season ... led team in scoring (12.2), rebounding (6.0), field goal percentage (58.1%) and blocks (21) and was second in minutes played/game (28.9) ... first player in nine years to lead team in scoring and rebounding and first freshman in school history to accomplish that feat (freshmen were first allowed on the varsity in the late 1960's) ... 58.1 percent field goal percentage ranked 22nd among Division I players and second nationally among freshmen (trailing only Kyle Hines of UNC-Greensboro at 62.1%) ... averaged 16.3 points, 8.3 rebounds per/game and shot 57.7 percent (56-97) from the field in nine games against Division I Independent teams ... named D-I Independent Player of the Week on Jan. 11 after averaging 16 points and five rebounds/game and hitting 50 percent (11-22) of his shots in games against Texas Tech and Texas-Pan American ... repeated as D-I Independent Player of the Week the following week (Jan. 18) after averaging 24.5 points, 10.0 rebounds and 2.5 assists/game and hitting 73.1 percent (19-26) of his shots against Longwood and Utah Valley State ... after a slow start (he did not score in double figures in the first eight games of the season), Archibeque averaged 15.8 points and 7.2 rebounds/game over the last 19 games of the season and hit 124-202 (61.4%) of his shots over the final 21 games of the season ... scored in double figures in 19 of his final 21 games ... had his career-best game against Texas State (Dec. 22), as he scored a career-high 30 points, the fifth highest total by a Division I freshman this season, in becoming the first Bear in nearly three years to score 30-plus points in a game ... in that game hit on 11-13 (84.6%) shots and 8-13 free throws, pulled down 10 rebounds (five offensive), dished out two assists and blocked two shots in a career-high 46 minutes of playing time; scored 11 total points in the overtimes of that game, including seven straight points to open the second overtime in the Bears 86-82 victory ... also hit on 11-13 shots on his way to 28 points, the 10th highest total by a Division I freshman this year, in 99-91 victory over Longwood (Jan. 10) ... hit on 8-13 shots, scored 21 points and pulled down a career-high 15 rebounds in 41 minutes in an overtime loss to Utah Valley State (Jan. 15); hit a layup with three seconds left in regulation to force the overtime period ... scored 18 points and grabbed 13 rebounds at Oral Roberts (Dec. 14) ... played well against good teams and players, scoring 15 points at Oklahoma (Dec. 11) against Kevin Bookout, totaling 17 points and seven rebounds at No. 12 Gonzaga (Feb. 28) against Ronny Turiaf, scoring 12 points at Utah (Dec. 17) against Andrew Bogut and scoring 16 points at Texas Tech (Jan. 4) ... scored 24 points in season finale against UC Davis (Mar. 5) ... dished out career-high five assists while scoring 18 points in win over CU-Colorado Springs (Feb. 14) ... had 19 double-figure scoring games, led the team in scoring seven times and led the squad in rebounding 14 times ... UNC Male Student-Athlete of the Month for December after averaging 12.6 points, 5.8 rebounds/game and hitting 66.7 percent (42-63) of his shots in eight games ... averaged 15.9 points, 6.8 rebounds per/game and hit 67 percent (73-109) from the field in 12 home games during the year.
2003-04: Started first six games of the season before suffering a leg injury and was forced to seek a medical hardship ... in those first six games, averaged 9.5 points and 5.2 rebounds per contest ... notched a then career-high 13 points against each Colorado Mines (Nov. 25) and Kendall College (Nov. 28) ... recorded a double-double against Kendall by also grabbing a season-high 11 rebounds ... blocked two shots and grabbed seven rebounds against Adams State (Nov. 22) ... 57.5 percent field goal percentage led the team when he was injured.
Prep: Four-year letter winner at Montezuma-Cortez High for coach Wade Mortensen ... 4A second-team all-state selection for the Panthers by the Rocky Mountain News after senior season ... during that season averaged 19.9 points, 10.0 rebounds and finish fourth in scoring and third in rebounding in class 4A ... honorable mention all-state selection after junior season ... team won 2002 4A state championship and made the state final four in 2003 ... overall team compiled a 48-5 record in his final two seasons ... holds school record for most points in a season (515 in 2002-03) and blocks in a game (7) ... also participated in football, tennis and track and field ... qualified for the state track and field meet in the discus in 2003 ... McDonald's All-American nominee ... first-team academic all-state in both 2002 and 2003 ... News 4 Academic Prep of the Year in 2003.
Personal: Born Sept. 27, 1984, in Durango ... son of Bob and Vicki Archibeque ... majoring in communications ... graduated with a 4.0 G.P.A. and was valedictorian of his class ... also recruited by Air Force and Regis among others.
Archibeque's Game-by-Game Statistics