Driving the Lane with John Gillon

Syracuse basketball ushered in May in a major way, when they snagged dynamic Colorado State point guard and fifth year graduate transfer John Gillon.  A 6-foot speed merchant, Gillon adds depth and experience to an Orange team that should have plenty of answers in 2016-2017. One huge question is whether Malachi Richardson will stay in […]
Via Otto's Grove
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Syracuse lands Colorado State transfer John Gillon

The Syracuse Orange surprised everyone last season when they advanced to the Final Four as a No. 10 seed. They will now be looking to compete in the ACC in the 2016-17 season and should be able to do that after landing Colorado State transfer John Gillon. Gillon spent two seasons with the Rams and decided to transfer for his final season of eligibility this fall. His decision came...
Via Campus Sports Net
24 days ago  |  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...
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24 days ago  |  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
24 days ago  |  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
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Reports: Former Rams G John Gillon offered by Oklahoma, Syracuse, many more

  John Gillon’s gone, and teams from big-time hoops conferences want him. Per Jim Hicks (@RcsSports), Gillon has been offered by Oklahoma of the Big 12 and Syracuse of the ACC. Ex Strake Jesuit star, John Gillon Jr (Colorado St transfer will grad next month) was offered by Syracuse and Oklahoma this past wknd. — Jim Hicks (@RcsSports) April 25, 2016 But those aren’t all...
Via BSN Denver
April 25, 2016

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

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