Anton Gill (basketball)

Anton Gill (born December 5, 1994) is an American basketball player.

Anton Gill
Free agent
PositionPoint guard / Shooting guard
Personal information
Born (1994-12-05) December 5, 1994
Raleigh, North Carolina
NationalityAmerican
Listed height6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Listed weight195 lb (88 kg)
Career information
High school
College
NBA draft2018 / Undrafted
Playing career2018–present
Career history
2018–2019Lakeland Magic
2019-presentFraser Valley Bandits

High school career

Gill played three seasons at Ravenscroft School and led the team to a 78-14 record in that span. He was an AP first-team all-state selection as a junior. As a junior, he averaged 18.1 points, 6.3 rebounds, 3.1 assists and 1.3 steals per game and led the team to the Class 3A North Carolina state championship. In the state title win, Gill finished with 14 points, six rebounds and two assists. For his senior season, Gill transferred to Hargrave Military Academy. He averaged 28.2 points, 5.3 rebounds and 4.1 assists per game to help lead Hargrave to a 38-8 record. Gill's senior season included two 50-point games, including a school-record 56 points in a contest.[1]

Gill was considered to be one of the top players in the class of 2013, as he was ranked 48th by ESPN and Scout, 50th by Rivals and 52nd by 247Sports.[2][3][4] Gill received offers from Charlotte, East Carolina, Louisville, Miami (Fl.), NC State, Oklahoma State, South Carolina, Virginia Tech, Wake Forest, and Xavier. On December 21, 2011, Gill verbally committed to Louisville.[2]

US college sports recruiting information for high school athletes
Name Hometown High school / college Height Weight Commit date
Anton Gill
SG
Raleigh, North Carolina Hargrave Military Academy 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 185 lb (84 kg) Dec 21, 2011 
Recruiting star ratings: Scout:   Rivals:   247Sports:
Overall recruiting rankings: Scout: 48, 11 (SG)   Rivals: 50, 13 (SG)  ESPN: 48, 10 (SG)
  • Note: In many cases, Scout, Rivals, 247Sports, and ESPN may conflict in their listings of height and weight.
  • In these cases, the average was taken. ESPN grades are on a 100-point scale.

Sources:

  • "2013 Louisville Cardinals Commitment List". Rivals.com. Retrieved 2016-12-23.
  • "Men's Basketball Recruiting". Scout.com. Retrieved 2016-12-23.
  • "ESPN - Louisville Cardinals Basketball Recruiting 2013". ESPN.com. Retrieved 2016-12-23.
  • "Scout.com Team Recruiting Rankings". Scout.com. Retrieved 2016-12-23.
  • "2013 Team Ranking". Rivals.com. Retrieved 2016-12-23.

    College career

    Gill saw limited action is his freshman season at Louisville, averaging 1.3 points in 5.7 minutes per game. He increased his averages to 2.5 points in 9.4 minutes per game as a sophomore and had a season-high 15 points against Florida International. Gill scored seven points in Louisville's Sweet Sixteen victory over NC State. After the season, Gill opted to transfer to Nebraska.[5]

    After sitting out the 2015-16 season due to transfer rules, Gill appeared in 12 games (including one start) for the Huskers as a junior. On December 25, 2016, Gill suffered a ruptured patella tendon in his right knee during practice. The injury required surgery and ended Gill's season.[6]

    On December 20, 2017, Gill scored a career-high 21 points against UTSA, including a late eight points.[7] Gill averaged 8.1 points and 1.9 rebounds per game as a senior, shooting 37.8 percent from behind the arc.[8]

    College statistics

    Year Team GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG
    2013–14 Louisville 2405.7.324.240.3330.70.20.20.01.3
    2014–15 Louisville 3109.4.353.256.3680.80.50.50.12.5
    2016–17 Nebraska 12117.3.271.276.6251.90.50.30.03.8
    2017–18 Nebraska 311424.5.399.378.8291.91.10.50.18.1
    Career 971514.4.362.329.6251.30.60.40.14.2

    Professional career

    On October 23, 2018, Gill was included in the training camp roster of the Lakeland Magic.[9]

    Personal life

    Gill was born on December 5, 1994 in Raleigh, North Carolina, the son of Anton and Shauntell Gill. His father played basketball for East Carolina and was named to the first team All-Colonial Athletic Conference in 1995. Gill has two younger sisters, Ashley and Aliya. Gill majored in Communication Studies at Nebraska and was on the 2015 All-Atlantic Coast Conference Academic Men's Basketball team at Louisville.[1]

    References

    1. "Anton Gill Player Profile". Huskers.com. March 21, 2016. Retrieved December 23, 2016.
    2. "Anton Gill - Basketball Recruiting". ESPN. Retrieved November 3, 2018.
    3. "Anton Gill". Rivals.com. Retrieved November 3, 2018.
    4. "Anton Gill". 247Sports.com. Retrieved November 3, 2018.
    5. Duber, Vinnie (May 5, 2015). "Louisville transfer, former four-star recruit Anton Gill joining Huskers". NBC Sports. Retrieved November 3, 2018.
    6. "Gill Suffers Season-Ending Knee Injury". Huskers.com. December 27, 2016. Retrieved January 8, 2017.
    7. Barfknecht, Lee (January 11, 2018). "After a season cut short by injury, NU guard Anton Gill part of a productive bench". Omaha World-Herald. Retrieved November 3, 2018.
    8. Rezac, Tommy (June 20, 2018). "Former Husker Anton Gill working out with Charlotte Hornets before NBA Draft". Nebraska Radio Network. Retrieved November 3, 2018.
    9. "LAKELAND MAGIC FINALIZE TRAINING CAMP ROSTER". NBA.com. Turner Sports Interactive, Inc. October 23, 2018. Retrieved October 23, 2018.
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