Fields transferred to Bradley from Wake Forest and sat out the 2012-13 season by NCAA rule ... The 6-foot point guard begins the 2013-14 season with three years of remaining eligibility ... In Bradley's four exhibition games during the 2013 Summer of Thunder Classic in the Bahamas, Fields averaged 4.8 ppg and led the Braves with 11 steals.
at Wake Forest
Played in 24 games as a true freshman, averaging 1.0 point and 1.0 assist per game for the Demon Deacons ... One of 12 league players to earn Academic All-ACC honors.
Originally from Detroit, Mich., Fields graduated from Quality Education Academy in Winston-Salem, N.C., where he played his final two high school seasons ... Helped the Pharaohs to back-to-back NCSAA Division I national championships, capped by a 26-4 record in 2010-11 ... During his senior season, Fields was the team captain and was named to the Winston-Salem Journal All-Northwest Team after averaging 15 points, 11 assists and two steals per game ... Off the court, Fields was the co-valedictorian of his graduating class at QEA and volunteered weekly to read to elementary school children, coordinating the outreach program for the basketball team ... As a high school sophomore, Fields helped Southeastern (Mich.) High School to a district championship and was named his team's most improved player ... He also earned all-conference honors as a freshman at Lake Orion (Mich.) High School.
The son of Karen and Tony Fields, Anthony has two sisters, Jadin and Kaela ... Tony Fields was an All-American defensive back at Eastern Michigan who played one season (1987) for the NFL's Detroit Lions ... Originally signed with Wake Forest after also receiving offers from Boston College, Oklahoma, Seton Hall and Wright State.