Announced his decision to transfer from Wake Forest in March of 2012 ... Two-year letterwinner who started every game at point guard in 2011-12 ... Slowed by a foot injury in his first season with the Deacons, missing 17 games in 2010-11 ... Worked diligently rehabbing the injury and returned to the court in mid-January ... Tough, hard-nosed point guard out of Philadelphia ... Able to change speed and direction to penetrate into the lane ... First Philly native to suit up for the Deacons since Fran McCaffery in 1978 ... First Pennsylvania native to play for Wake Forest since actor Marc Blucas (Girard, Pa.) from 1991-94.
Started all 31 games at point guard ... Averaged 9.0 points, 3.2 rebounds and 2.8 assists in 30.2 minutes per game ... Led the team and ranked in a tie for eighth in the ACC in assists per game ... Ranked second on the team in steals (31) and was third in both scoring and minutes played ... Ranked third on the team with 26 offensive boards ... Had an assist-to-turnover ratio of 1.3 ... In ACC play, averaged 7.4 points, 3.6 rebounds and 2.9 assists in 30.7 minutes per game ... Ranked in a tie for eighth in assists in the ACC during conference play ... Played 30+ minutes in 19 games, including 10 in conference play ... Scored in double figures in 13 games, including a career-high 20 points at High Point on Dec. 7 ... Led the team in assists in 16 games ... Led the team in rebounding three times and in scoring twice ... Converted nine of 11 three-point play opportunities.
2011-12 Season Highlights
Made his first career start in the season opener vs. Loyola (Nov. 11) ... Set a career-high with four steals vs. Georgia Southern (Nov. 16) ... Hit a career-high seven field goal to finish with 17 points and six rebounds vs. Dayton in the Old Spice Classic (Nov. 24) ... Notched a career-high 20 points and tied another with six assists while shooting 3-of-5 from 3-point range at High Point (Dec. 7) ... Made a career-high nine free throws in 10 attempts vs. UNC Wilmington (Dec. 21) ... Matched career-high with six assists vs. Yale (Dec. 29) ... Duplicated career-high six assists for the fourth time at Boston College (Jan. 21) ... Pulled down a career-high eight rebounds, including four offensive, vs. Georgia Tech (Feb. 15) ... Put up his best scoring performance in conference play with 18 points vs. Duke (Feb. 28).
Played in 15 games off the bench ... Slowed by a foot injury suffered early in the year ... Missed most of the preseason with a stress reaction in his left foot ... Suffered a fracture in the foot in the season opener and had surgery three days later ... Missed 17 games with the injury and returned to the court at Georgia Tech on Jan. 19 ... Averaged 4.5 points, 2.5 rebounds and 1.9 rebounds in 17.5 minutes per game ... Had his most productive games of the season against Florida State, finishing with 22 points, seven rebounds and four assists combined in the two games against the Seminoles ... His only two games scoring in double figures came against FSU ... Led the team in assists five times, all of which came after his return from injury ... The team's first player off the bench eight times in 15 games.
2010-11 Season Highlights
Made his collegiate debut in the season opener vs. Stetson (Nov. 12) and finished with six points and three assists ... Broke his left foot in the opener and had surgery three days later on Monday, Nov. 15 ... Made his return at Georgia Tech (Jan. 19) after a 17-game hiatus ... Played 15 minutes and scored three points against the Yellow Jackets ... Recorded his first-career double-digit scoring game at Florida State (Feb. 1) with 10 points, while also dishing out three assists and grabbing three rebounds ... Scored 12 points and pulled down four boards vs. Florida State (Feb. 19).
Ranked by Scout as the No. 25 point guard in the class of 2010 ... Rated by ESPN as the No. 36 point guard ... Part of a 2010 Wake Forest recruiting class that was ranked No. 8 in the country according to ESPN ... A 2010 graduate of Saints Neumann and Goretti High School in Philadelphia ... Four-year letterwinner under Carl Arrigale at Neumann-Goretti ... 2009-10 Gatorade Boys Basketball Player of the Year for the state of Pennsylvania ... Two-time first team all-state selection, earning the honor as a junior in 2008-09 and again as a senior in 2009-10 ... 2010 McDonald's All-America nominee ... Named 2009-10 Philadelphia Inquirer's Southeastern Pennsylvania Boys Basketball Player of the Year ... Named 2009-10 Philadelphia Daily News Player of the Year ... As a senior, averaged 19.1 points and 6.0 rebounds to lead the Saints to a 30-1 record and the PIAA Class AAA state title ... Neumann-Goretti was ranked No. 2 in the nation in the final ESPN Rise Top 50 Poll ... The Saints only loss in 2009-10 came at the hands of No. 1-ranked Yates (TX) ... Finished his career as Neumann-Goretti's second all-time leading scorer with 1,621 points, behind only Steve Benton (1981-85) ... The Saints went a combined 97-20 in Chennault's four years ... As a junior, averaged 16 points per game to lead the Saints to a 26-3 overall record and a perfect Philadelphia Catholic League mark ... Lost to eventual state champion Archbishop Carroll in the state AAA quarterfinals ... Neumann-Goretti finished the 2008-09 season ranked No. 11 in the ESPN Rise East Region poll ... Helped the Saints to a 26-6 record and a Catholic League championship as a freshman in 2006-07 ... Neumann-Goretti classmates Tyreek Duren (La Salle), Mustafaa Jones (Hartford) and Danny Stewart (Rider) signed Division I basketball scholarship offers ... Also played with Syracuse's Rick Jackson and Scoop Jardine at Neumann-Goretti ... Played AAU ball for Team Philly.
Given name is Tony Wayne Chennault ... Son of Crystal Morton ... Born April 14, 1991, in Philadelphia ... Has two older brothers (Mike Jay; Sean) ... Brother, Sean, played basketball for two seasons from 2008-10 at Cerritos Junior College in Norwalk, Calif. ... Committed verbally to Wake Forest in August of 2008 ... Chose the Deacons over offers from Pittsburgh, Providence, St. Joseph's, Villanova and Virginia ... Wore No. 12 in high school ... Last name is pronounced "shuh-NALT".