Virginia added a talented 6'8" forward to their roster today, as Anthony Gill has decided to transfer to Virginia. Gill averaged 7.6 points per game and 4.7 rebounds per game in his freshman season at South Carolina. He will have to sit out the 2012-2013 season and will have three years of eligibility remaining. Here is more from Streaking the Lawn...
Virginia basketball landed one of its top transfer targets today, when Anthony Gill pulled the trigger in favor of the Cavaliers. Gill, a transfer forward from South Carolina, will have to sit out the 2012-2013 season due to NCAA transfer rules, but will have three years of eligibility remaining after that. Gill made the decision to transfer after South Carolina fired head coach Darrin Horn after another disappointing season in Columbia. In addition to Virginia, a bunch of other schools, including UNC, Virginia Tech, Ohio State, Wake Forest, Clemson and NC State contacted Gill after he made himself available for transfer. Gill chose Virginia after visiting both UVA and Ohio State in recent weeks.
Here is some video of Gill during his senior season of high school basketball at Charlotte Christian.
As the transfer dominoes begin to fall, one of the more intriguing ones was South Carolina's Anthony Gill. Last night he made the call and went with the Virginia Cavaliers. Virginia was one of Gill's finalists coming out of high school so he was comfortable with the staff. He just completed his freshman season, and will have three years of eligibility left after he sits...
The Gamecocks broke out the bats and got their second consecutive SEC weekend sweep, this time over Auburn.
Breaking it Down…The Gamecocks offense led the way the entire weekend. On Friday night the offense opened with 4 runs in the top of the first inning. The Gamecocks tallied 4 hits to go along with a walk to take a commanding lead. The 4-0 lead grew to 7-0 in the fourth...
A four-run sixth inning helped to propel the eighth ranked South Carolina Gamecocks to a 5-3 victory over Auburn on Saturday afternoon to clinch the weekend SEC series. The Gamecocks are 29-11 and 10-7 in the SEC and have won four straight conference series. The series victory is also the 13th consecutive series victory over the Tigers.Check this video highlights of the win:
I don’t think anyone would compare Tony Bennett to Michael Bay. Bay is known for his over-the-top action thrillers with massive explosions. Bennett, well, is on the COMPLETE OPPOSITE end of that spectrum. But one thing you have to credit the basketball guru with is his methodical thinking as it pertains to personnel.
Virginia has never really been in the transfer market when it...
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