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Honors And Awards

  • 2024 Big Ten Sportsmanship Nominee
  • NU Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll (Fall, 2023)

2023-24 (Senior)
Josiah Allick played in 33 games, including 27 starts and one of the leaders in helping Nebraska to 23 wins and first NCAA Tournament appearance since 2014 • Averaged 7.3 points per gameon 55 percent shooting, 5.4 rebounds and 1.3 assists per game • Lauded for his leadership ability and hustle as he makes winning plays • Played his best basketball at the end of the season, averaging 10.4 points on 65 percent shooting and 8.8 rebounds per game over his final five contests • Closed his college career with his second double-double of the season with 14 points, 11 boards and three assists vs. Texas A&M • Had seven points and nine rebounds in 24 minutes against Indiana in the Big Ten Tournament  • Came up with 15 points on 6-of-6 shooting and five rebounds at Michigan for his 10th double-figure game of 2023-24 • Posted his first double-double of the season on Senior Day against Rutgers with 10 points and a season-high 12 rebounds  • Had nine points and matched a season high with eight boards in 22 minutes against Minnesota • Tied or set season bests in points (16), rebounds (eight) and field goals (seven) in NU’s win over Michigan in Lincoln • Started in place of Juwan Gary against Northwestern on Jan. 20 and finished with a season- high 15 points, five boards and two assists • Scored 14 points on 5-of-6 shooting and added five rebounds at Iowa  • Finished with 10 points on 4-of-4 shooting, seven rebounds and four assists in 19 minutes against South Carolina State • Missed the Michigan State game because of an ankle injury suffered at Minnesota but returned to action in the win at Kansas State • Played a well-rounded game in the win over Duquesne with 12 points, seven rebounds and a season-high five assists • Nearly recorded a double-double in his Husker debut with 11 points and eight rebounds in 23 minutes vs. Lindenwood

Before Nebraska
Allick returns to Lincoln after playing for New Mexico and Missouri-Kansas City during his collegiate career. Last season, Allick started all 34 games at New Mexico, which went 22-12 and reached the NIT. He averaged 8.4 points on 56 percent shooting and 7.3 rebounds per game. Allick was second in the Mountain West Conference in rebounding and was 12th in blocked shots in 2022-23. He had 13 double-figure scoring efforts, including a season-high 18 points on 8-of-9 shooting against SMU. Allick had two double doubles, a 15-point, 15-rebound effort against Wyoming and a 15-point, 13-rebound effort against Oral Roberts. He also grabbed 18 rebounds against Boise State.

Allick spent his first three seasons at the University of Missouri-Kansas City, helping the school to 19 wins in 2021-22, the school's highest win total in 30 years. That season, he averaged 12.9 points per game on 55 percent shooting and 6.1 rebounds per game in just 16 contests because of injury. He finished with 11 double-figure games, including a season-high 21 points against both Minnesota and South Dakota State. He finished the year playing his best basketball, averaging 17.2 points and 7.8 rebounds per game in his last five contests, including a pair of double-doubles. Allick earned honorable-mention All-Summit League honors in 2020-21, as he started 15 contests and averaged 15.0 points and 6.0 rebounds per game. He topped the Summit League in field goal percentage (.573) and had 18 double-figure games, including seven 20-point contests. He played in 30 games as a true freshman, averaging 5.7 points and 3.9 rebounds per game. He had nine double-figure performances, including 11 points and 13 boards against Grand Canyon.

Allick was a first-team all-city performer at Lincoln North Star High School, where he averaged 15.3 points on 65 percent shooting and 9.8 rebounds per game as a senior for Coach Tony Quattrocchi. He established school records for rebounds in a game (18) and season (255), while his best performance was a 38-point, 18-rebound outburst against Omaha North in the district tournament.  Allick was a multi-sport athlete who also played football (defensive end/tight end) and track (high jump) for the Navigators.

Personal
The son of Colleen Ziegelbein and Melvin Allick, Josiah was born on June 2, 2001, in San Antonio, Texas. He is one of six siblings (Sarah, Tony, Hannah, Rebekah and Kalev). His mother played basketball at Northwest Missouri State while his father swam at UNLV. His younger sister (Rebekah) is a member of the Husker volleyball program, while his stepfather (Bill Ziegelbein) played football at Nebraska from 1987-91. Josiah is working on his master's in business analytics at Nebraska. He is the first Husker basketball player from Lincoln North Star.

Season and Career Highs

Points

 

Season:

16, Michigan (2/10/24)

College Career:

29, Greenville (11/27/20)

Rebounds

 

Season:

12, Rutgers (3/3/24)

College Career:

18, Boise State (1/20/23)

Field Goals

 

Season:

7, Michigan (2/10/24)

College Career:

12, Greenville (11/27/20)

3-Point Field Goals

 

Season:

1, Six times (last, 2/21/24)

College Career:

3, South Dakota (1/8/21)

Free Throws

 

Season:

7, Northwestern (1/20/24)

College Career:

8, Kansas Christian (11/17/21)

Free Throw Attempts

 

Season:

8, Northwestern (1/20/24)

College Career:

9, Two times (last, 3/13/21)

Assists

 

Season:

5, Duquesne (11/22/23)

College Career:

5, Three times (last, 11/23/23)

Steals

 

Season:

3, at Illinois (2/4/24)

College Career:

3, Two times (last, 2/4/24)

Blocks

 

Season:

3, at Rutgers (1/17/24)

College Career:

3, Two times last, 1/17/24)

Minutes Played

 

Season:

33, at Illinois (2/4/24)

College Career:

47, at Nevada (1/23/23)