Anton Gill
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Anton Gill

Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
Raleigh, N.C.

High School:
Ravenscroft/Hargrave Military Academy

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 180

Position:
G


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.

10/29/2013

Five Double-Digit Scorers Lead Louisville in Exhibition Win over Kentucky Wesleyan

Montrezl Harrell scored a team-high 20.

10/05/2013

Men's Basketball Shows Impressive Shooting in First Scrimmage

The Red team had three players score at least 20 points apiece in its victory.

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

12/04/2013

LOUISVILLE v MISSOURI-KANSAS CITY

Louisville v Missouri-Kansas City

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 freshman 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.
  • Committed to UofL early in his junior year before also considering North Carolina State, Charlotte and Wake Forest.

Personal:

  • Born Dec. 5, 1994 ... Son of Anton and Shauntell Gill ... Oldest of three children (Ashley, Aliya) ... Major is undecided.
  • 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.
  • 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 listing to music and watching movies in his spare time.
  • Chose to attend UofL because of "the great fans."
  • Best basketball advice given to him was to "have fun and enjoy it."
  • 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.
  • 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 the television.
  • Best thing about being a Cardinal is the fan base.
  • What impresses him the most about Coach Pitino: how much he knows about the game.
  • Would most like to meet Beyonce.

Favorites:

  • Basketball Player: Kobe Bryant
  • Athlete, other than a basketball player: Lionel Messi
  • NBA Team: Los Angeles Lakers
  • Movies: Friday, American Gangster, Tropic Thunder
  • TV Shows: Chappelle 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: Ian Miller (senior at Florida State)

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