John Gillon
John  Gillon

RS Junior

Houston, Texas

High School:
Strake Jesuit High School

Last College:

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 168





Colorado State Outlasts Abilene Christian in Double OT, 108-100

John Gillon and Tiel Daniels combined for 44 points on the night.


Colorado State Ends Northern Iowa's Home-Court Streak, 84-78

Antwan Scott added 12 points and Emmanuel Omogbo 11 in the season opener.


Rams predicted to finish seventh in close vote of MW media

CSU in group of contenders looking to knock off defending co-champs SDSU, Boise State


Game notes: Rams host Jackrabbits in NIT opener

CSU, South Dakota State tip at 8 p.m. MT Wednesday on ESPNU


Colorado State reaches Mountain West Semis with 71-59 win

Daniel Bejarano scored 19 points and grabbed nine rebounds


Colorado State 83, Loyola Marymount 75

Men's basketball defeats Loyola Marymount 83-75


CSU men's basketball vs. CSU-Pueblo - Nov. 7, 2015 (Eliott Foust)

CSU men's basketball vs. CSU-Pueblo - Nov. 7, 2015 (Eliott Foust)


CSU men's basketball vs. San Diego State - March 14, 2015 (NCAA Photos)

CSU men's basketball vs. San Diego State - March 14, 2015 (NCAA Photos)


CSU Basketball vs. Fresno State

CSU Basketball vs. Fresno State - Quarterfinal Round of the MW tournament


Men's Basketball vs. Nevada

NCAA Basketball: Colorado State at Nevada (USATSI)

2014-15 (SOPHOMORE)
Named Mountain West Sixth Man of the Year in an official vote of the league’s coaches, and an unofficial vote of the league’s media members...One of three Rams, along with Stanton Kidd and Joe De Ciman, to play in all 34 games, including one start in the CSU’s overtime road win at New Mexico State (Dec. 27)...Averaged 7.9 points and 1.6 rebounds per game...Finished as the Rams’ assist leader, dishing out 110 helpers for an average of 3.2 assists per game, sixth in the Mountain West...Posted an assist-to-turnover ratio of 2.7, tied for second in the MW and 25th nationally...Also ranked third in the MW with a free-throw percentage of .794, connecting on 112 of 141 attempts...Ranked sixth on the team in overall scoring at 7.9 points, and was second on the squad in free-throw attempts (141), while leading in free-throws made (112)...Scored in double-figures nine times, and recorded five or more assists in a game a team-leading 10 times...Became the first player since Cory Lewis in 2007 to dish out more 10+ assists in a game, posting 11 helpers in the Rams home win over Nevada (Jan. 14)...Overall in two games vs. the Wolf Pack dished out 20 assists to just two turnovers off the bench... Averaged 13.7 points and 2.0 rebounds, leading the team with 12 assists to help the team to the Championshp at the GCI Great Alaska Shootout, earning all-tournament honors.

2013-14 (REDSHIRT)
Sat out season per NCAA rules, after transferring from Division I UALR.

2012-13 (FRESHMAN)
Appeared in 27 games with 12 starts as a freshman in 2012-13 at the University of Arkansas-Little Rock…Finished second on the team in scoring, averaging 10.6 points per game...Averaged 2.4 rebounds and 2.4 assists per game...Led or tied for the team lead in scoring 11 times, tying him with Will Neighbour for the team lead in that category...Finished the season shooting 42.1 percent from the floor, 39.4 percent from three-point range and led the Sun Belt by shooting 81.7 percent from the foul line...Reached double figures in scoring 11 times and knocked down two-plus three-pointers in 10 contests...Came off the bench to score 22 points on 5-of-11 shooting from the field and 10-of-11 shooting from the foul line in his college debut vs. UT Martin (Nov. 9)...The 22 points were the most by a UALR freshman in their college debut since the Trojans moved to Division I in 1979...Knocked down three treys and scored 14 points at Ole Miss (Nov. 16)...Totaled 16 points and five rebounds in UALR’s 78-56 win over Jacksonville (Nov. 21)...Handed out a season-high six assists in UALR’s 69-56 win over SMU (Nov. 24)...Scored 17 points and grabbed a season-high seven rebounds against Tulsa (Dec. 15)...Totaled 15 points on 5-of-10 shooting against Louisiana Tech (Dec. 17)...Reached double figures in scoring for the third-straight game with 14 points at South Alabama (Dec. 22)...Suffered a knee injury against Western Kentucky (Jan. 3) that forced him to miss the next five games...Ended the season by reaching double figures in UALR’s final three games, including a career-best 24 points in the Trojans’ 78-71 win over Arkansas State (March 2)...Knocked down 15-of-18 free throws in his 24-point game against ASU, setting new Jack Stephens Center records for free throws made (15) and attempted (18) in a single game.

A two-time first team all-district selection and the District 19-5A Offensive Player of the Year as a senior...Helped lead Strake Jesuit to two-straight district championships...Averaged 21 points and four assists per game as a senior as the Crusaders compiled a 26-4 record (14-0 in district play)...Averaged 17.5 points, 4.1 steals and 2.7 assists per game as a junior, while shooting 61 percent from the field, 46 percent from three-point range and 84 percent at the foul line...Named to the All-Tournament First Team at the Father George Jesuit Christmas Classic in Washington, D.C. after helping Strake Jesuit to a tournament title...He and teammate Rasheed Sulaimon, who signed with Duke, were voted the top backcourt duo in the greater Houston area...Played under head coach Wayne Jones...A member of the Black Student Union committee...A Bellaire Honor Roll recipient, he had a 50-point game the summer after his junior year playing for the Houston Select, and scored 60 points in a fall tournament game as a senior.

Full name is John Benjamin Gillon...Born March 31, 1994 in Houston, Texas...Son of John and Phyllis Gillon...Has two brothers, Jordan and Jarius...Majoring in economics at Colorado State.
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