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Leon Gilmore III
Leon  Gilmore III

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Houston, Texas

High School:
Manvel HS

Last College:
Trinity Valley CC

Height / Weight:
6-7 / 215

Position:
F

Experience:
TR

12/19/2016

MBB: vs. LSU-Shreveport (12/18/16)

Stephen F. Austin vs. LSU-Shreveport | Men's Basketball | 12/18/16

11/15/2016

MBB vs. Longwood (11/15/16)

Men's Basketball: Stephen F. Austin vs. Longwood (11/15/16)

2015-16 (Sophomore): Transferred to Trinity Valley Community College and blossomed into a legitimate junior college threat...Averaged 11.1 points and a team-best 7.2 rebounds per game for a Cardinals' squad that rolled to a 33-2 record and was ranked as the top junior college team in the nation from January 12 onward...Helped the Cardinals locked up the number-one overall seed for the 2016 NJCAA Division I Men's Basketball Tournament...TVCC advanced all the way to the national quarterfinals before bowing out at the hands of eventual third-place team Gillette...Latched onto All-Conference as well as All-NJCAA Tournament honors as a result of his play.

2014-15 (Freshman): Inked an NLI with BIG EAST institution Creighton over the likes of Baylor, Nebraska, Oklahoma, Texas, Texas A&M and UNLV...Saw time in eight games as a freshman...Averaged 1.1 points and 1.1 rebounds per game...Made his collegiate debut in the Blue Jays' season opener and scored two points while adding two rebounds in 10 minutes played against Central Arkansas (11/14)...Established a career-best with four rebounds through 11 minutes in a non-conference home victory over Eastern Illinois (11/24).Netted a season-high four points and hit his first three-pointer in a road setback to No. 4-ranked Villanova (1/25).

High School: As a standout at Manvel High School for two seasons, his play yielded all-district laurels during his junior year...Averaged 17.1 points, nine rebounds 3.3 assists and 2.3 steals per game as a senior to help the Mavericks set a new school record for wins in a season with their 30-5 mark.

Personal: Born Leon Gilmore III in Houston, Texas, on September 3, 1995...Son of Leon Gilmore, Jr., and Carmencita Williams...Has three siblings: Ethan, Zoe and Cameron...Plans to major in kiniesiology at Stephen F. Austin. 

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