Scouting Report: John Gillon

The term “journeyman” is usually used to describe professional athletes who bounce around their respective league and play for several different teams. Sports fans usually don’t use the moniker when talking about collegiate athletes, who normally stay with one program for their entire amateur career. But this winter, Syracuse will welcome a basketball player who certainly fits...
Via Orange Fizz
June 29, 2016  |  Discuss

Syracuse Lands Commitment From Colorado State Transfer John Gillon

The Syracuse basketball team received some terrific news Sunday afternoon, landing a commitment from Colorado State transfer John Gillon.  The 6-foot, 168-pound guard averaged 13.2 points, 3.8 assists and 2.9 rebounds a game for the Rams last season. He was also considering Oklahoma and Texas A&M, but it was the Orange in the end.  Guess I bleed orange now#cusenation pic.twitter...
Via College Spun
May 01, 2016  |  Discuss

Orange Hoops Snags John Gillon

A few days after the Syracuse basketball team missed out on landing Columbia graduate transfer Grant Mullins, the Orange bounced right back and landed Colorado State point guard John Gillon. Last season Gillon, who started his career at Arkansas-Little Rock before transferring to play two seasons for the Rams, averaged 13.2 points and 3.8 assists. […]
Via Otto's Grove
May 01, 2016  |  Discuss

Oklahoma, Syracuse, Texas A&M Named Finalists For Colorado State Basketball Transfer John Gillon

John Gillion, a 13.2 points per game scorer for Colorado State, has elected to play his final college basketball season elsewhere, and he has narrowed his search down to three schools, all of whom made serious noise last season. Two—Oklahoma and Syracuse—made the Final Four, while the third, Texas A&M, won 28 games and reached the Sweet 16 after winning the SEC regular season...
Via College Spun
April 28, 2016  |  Discuss

Syracuse Hoops Interested in John Gillon

John Gillon averaged better than 13 points and nearly four assists per game for Colorado State last season, and now the graduate transfer is on the radar for Syracuse basketball. The 6-foot guard is one of a few graduate transfers Syracuse has reportedly reached out to, along with Grant Mullins, who is set to make […]
Via Otto's Grove
April 25, 2016  |  Discuss

Gillon leads Colorado State past Air Force 87-73

FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) John Gillon scored 11 of his 22 points during a pivotal second-half run and Colorado State beat Air Force 87-73 on Saturday in a regular-season finale. Gillon hit three 3-pointers and scored 11 points during a 23-2 run that put the Rams (16-15, 8-10 Mountain West) up 54-39 with 10 minutes remaining. The Falcons (14-17, 5-13) made two 3-pointers to end...
Via Associated Press
March 05, 2016  |  Discuss

Gillon leads Colorado St. to 85-84 OT win over San Jose St.

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) John Gillon sank a layup with 14 seconds to play in overtime to give Colorado State an 85-84 victory over San Jose State on Saturday. With the Rams (10-6, 2-1 Mountain West Conference) trailing by two points, Gillon hit the final bucket of the game with 14 seconds left in the overtime period, giving Colorado State the win. Gillon also led the Rams with 18...
Via Associated Press
January 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Colorado State edges UNLV 66-65

FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) John Gillon sank a free throw in the final second to give Colorado State the win, edging UNLV 66-65 on Wednesday night. Gillon's winning free throw came with a second on the clock after UNLV's Patrick McCaw hit a layup to tie the game at 65 with seven seconds remaining. Gillon was fouled with a second to play and went to the line for two. He missed the...
Via Associated Press
January 07, 2016  |  Discuss

Recap: Rams take two overtimes to beat Abilene Christian 108-100

  Free basketball. At Moby Arena on Tuesday night, there was an extra half’s worth of free basketball for the 2,801 fans in attendance. But, when Antwan Scott caught fire in the second overtime and Jon Gillon knocked down clutch free throws, the Colorado State Rams men’s basketball team out-lasted Abilene Christian to win 108-100. Colorado State came out of the gates slowly...
Via BSN Denver
November 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Gillon leads No. 24 Colorado State to win

FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) John Gillon scored a career-high 25 points, converting a critical three-point play in the final minute as No. 24 Colorado State overcame a 10-point, second-half deficit to beat Boise State 71-65 on Wednesday night. J.J. Avila had 13 points and Daniel Bejarano added 11 for Colorado State (14-0, 1-0 Mountain West), which extended its winning streak to 14 games...
Via Associated Press
December 31, 2014  |  Discuss

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