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Anton Gill
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Anton Gill

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Raleigh, N.C.

High School:
Ravenscroft/Hargrave Military Academy

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 190

Position:
G

Experience:
1L


10/19/2014

Jones Hits Game-Winning 3-Pointer to Lead White Team to Victory Scrimmage Victory

Montrezl Harrell scored a team-high 24 points while going 10-of-18 from the field.

10/13/2014

Harrell's 32 Pace Cardinals in Early Scrimmage

All-America forward led the Black team to a 91-82 victory over the White on Sunday

09/27/2014

Athletic Director's Honor Roll Names 494

Cards set a record in classsroom achievement

03/31/2014

Pitino Reviews 2013-14 Men's Basketball Season

The Cardinals finished the year with a trip to the NCAA Sweet 16.

11/19/2013

No. 3 Louisville Overpowers Hartford, 87-48

Montrezl Harrell had 20 points and nine rebounds for the Cardinals.

10/19/2014

MARK'S FEED STORE RED-WHITE SCRIMMAGE

Mark's Feed Store Red-White Scrimmage

02/27/2014

LOUISVILLE MEN'S BASKETBALL v TEMPLE

Louisville Men's Basketball v Temple

02/16/2014

LOUISVILLE v RUTGERS

Louisville Men's Basketball v Rutgers

01/16/2014

LOUISVILLE v HOUSTON

Louisville Men's Basketball v Houston

12/07/2013

LOUISVILLE v LOUISIANA-LAFEYETTE

Louisville Men's Basketball v Louisiana-Lafeyette

Freshman Year:

  • Came off the bench in 24 games, including 12 conference contests.
  • Did not play in the AAC Tournament due to a concussion suffered in practice. He logged two minutes against Kentucky in the NCAA Sweet 16.
  • Totaled a season-high seven points on 3-of-5 shooting against Missouri-Kansas City.
  • Hit sixth 3-pointer of the season at Temple, while grabbing one steal and one rebound.
  • Played a season-high 15 minutes against Houston and knocked down a pair of 3-pointers.
  • Came off the bench against Missouri State and FIU and knocked down a 3-pointer in each contest. He had three points against Missouri State and four against FIU.
  • Scored first collegiate points against Cornell, totaling four points and also grabbing four rebounds in the win.
  • Connected on four field goals, including two 3s, for 13 points in the exhibition victory over Kentucky Wesleyan.

High School:

  • Averaged 28.2 points, 5.3 rebounds and 4.1 assists for Hargrave Military Academy, where he played his final prep year in the same backcourt with fellow UofL teammate Terry Rozier. Hargrave went 38-8 during the 2012-13 season.
  • Season scoring high as a senior was a then Hargrave school record 56 points in a game, a week after he scored 50 in another game in which he hit 10 3-pointers and was 19-of-24 from the field.
  • Averaged 18.1 points and 6.3 rebounds, 3.1 assists and 1.3 steals as a junior in leading Ravenscroft High School to a 31-4 record and the Class 3A North Carolina state championship.
  • Helped his team to a combined 78-14 record in three seasons at Ravencroft, where he was on pace to become the school's all-time leading scorer before transferring.
  • Had 14 points, six rebounds and two assists in the Ravens' state title game victory over Greensboro Day as a junior.
  • A first-team AP All-State selection as a junior, Gill was ranked No. 29 nationally in the Scout.com Top 100, 40th in the ESPN 100, and 48th nationally by Rivals Top 150.
  • Participated in the 2013 Kentucky Derby Festival Basketball Classic all-star game, scoring 13 points and winning the dunk contest at the event.
  • His father Anton played basketball at East Carolina, earning first team All-Colonial Athletic Conference honors in 1995 and CAA All-Rookie team honors in 1992. He scored 1,485 points at ECU and ranks fifth on the Pirates' all-time scoring list.
  • Committed to UofL early in his junior year before also considering North Carolina State, Charlotte and Wake Forest.
  • Will face former Ravenscroft teammate Madison Jones (Wake Forest) this season.

Personal:

  • Born Dec. 5, 1994 ... Son of Anton and Shauntell Gill ... Oldest of three children (Ashley, Aliya) ... Major is undecided.
  • Personal goal at UofL is to win a national championship.
  • Best moment of his athletic career to date was winning the North Carolina state championship as a junior.
  • Enjoys listening to music in his spare time.
  • Chose to attend UofL because of "the great fans."
  • Best basketball advice given to him was to "shoot the ball."
  • Feels Denzel Washington would be the best actor to play him in a movie.
  • His dad has had the greatest influence on his athletic career.
  • Few people know that he used to live in France.
  • When he played basketball as a kid, he pretended he was Kobe Bryant.
  • Chose to wear jersey number one to match Tracy McGrady.
  • If you walked into his dorm room, the first thing you would notice is his Kobe Bryant jerseys.
  • Best thing about being a Cardinal is his teammates and the fan base.
  • What impresses him the most about Coach Pitino: his basketball IQ.
  • Would most like to meet Beyonce.

Favorites:

  • Basketball Player: Kobe Bryant
  • Athlete, other than a basketball player: Neymar
  • NBA Team: Los Angeles Lakers
  • Movies: Life, Friday, American Gangster, Tropic Thunder
  • TV Shows: Chapelle Show, Martin, SportsCenter
  • Actor: Denzel Washington
  • Comedian: Dave Chappelle
  • TV Sports Personality: Charles Barkley
  • Musical Groups/Singers: Jay-z
  • Subject: math
  • Web Site: NBA.com
  • Foods: pizza
  • Midnight Snack: sour patch kids
  • Vacation spot: the beach
  • Best Player Ever Faced: John Wall
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