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John Gillon
John  Gillon

Class:
RS Junior

Hometown:
Houston, Texas

High School:
Strake Jesuit High School

Last College:
UALR

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 168

Position:
Guard

Experience:
1L

Major:
Economics


05/12/2016

CSU student-athletes set to receive diplomas this weekend

List includes all 16 sports, 6 colleges

03/11/2016

Recap: Rams advance to Mountain West Semifinals with 88-81 victory over Boise State

Antwan Scott scored 23 points, including the go-ahead basket, and sixth-seeded Colorado State defeated No. 3 seed Boise State 88-81 in a Mountain West Conference tournament semifinal Thursday night.

03/05/2016

Recap: Rams rally in second half for 87-73 win over Air Force on Senior Day

CSU honored its four seniors in a post-game ceremony after John GIllon led CSU with 22 points

02/28/2016

Recap: Colorado State falls short in overtime battle at Nevada, 87-80

Antwan Scott notched 30 points and nine rebounds in the OT loss.

02/23/2016

Recap: CSU takes down New Mexico, 86-67

Emmanuel Omogbo, Antwan Scott and John Gillon each score 18 to lead CSU

03/16/2016

2015-16 CSU Men's Basketball - Fresno State (credit NCAA Photos)

2015-16 CSU Men's Basketball - Fresno State (credit NCAA Photos)

03/11/2016

2015-16 CSU Men's Basketball - Boise State - MW Tourney (credit NCAA Photos)

2015-16 CSU Men's Basketball - Boise State - MW Tourney (credit NCAA Photos)

03/11/2016

Colorado State vs Fresno State

Colorado State vs Fresno State

03/09/2016

2015-16 CSU Men's Basketball - San Jose State - MW Tourney (courtesy NCAA Photos)

2015-16 CSU Men's Basketball - San Jose State - MW Tourney (courtesy NCAA Photos)

03/05/2016

2015-16 CSU Men's Basketball - Air Force 2 (credit Don Reichert)

2015-16 CSU Men's Basketball - Air Force 2 (credit Don Reichert)

2015-16 (REDSHIRT JUNIOR)
Played in all 34 games, starting in 26 of them including the last six straight… Averaged 13.2 points per game (second on the team), 3.8 assists and 2.9 rebounds per game… His 130 assists tie for the ninth-best single season in CSU history… Also had a team-high 26 steals on the year… Scored a career-high 28 points against Long Beach State (Dec. 3), including six three-pointers… Scored 20 points in the Mountain West Quarterfinal victory over Boise State (March 9)… Had 22 points on four three-pointers and a perfect 10-of-10 at the free throw line along with eight assists in the victory over Air Force (March 5)… Scored 19 points off the bench, including 10 in the two overtimes, and handed out seven assists in the win over Boise State (Feb. 10)… Had the game-winning layup with 10.4 sec in overtime at San Jose State (Jan. 9), part of an 18-point day... Hit the game-winning free throw with 1.1 seconds left versus UNLV (Jan. 6)... Earned a spot on the Corpus Christi Coastal Classic All-Tournament Team for his play in the four-game event… Scored 17 points and handed out eight assists in the tournament-opening win over Oakland (Nov. 22)… Had 24 points, including 13-of-14 from the free throw line, along with eight rebounds and six assists against Abilene Christian (Nov. 24)… Also contributed 11 points, a season-high nine rebounds and five assists in the victory over Portland (Nov. 27) and added 15 points and six assists in the championship game against UTEP (Nov. 28)… Tallied double-figure scoring in 24 games, including six of 20 points or more… Handed out at least four assists in 17 games, including a season-best eight on three occasions…

2014-15 (REDSHIRT 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.

HIGH SCHOOL
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.

PERSONAL
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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