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Melvin Anthony
2016-17 Men's Basketball
NO
2
POS
F
HT
6-7
WT
203
CL-EXP
JR-1L
HOMETOWN
Killeen, Texas
PREVIOUS SCHOOL
Arkansas-Fort Smith
Melvin Anthony

Awards
- All-ASC East Division 2nd Team (2016-17)

At UT Tyler: Averaged 12.8 points per game and led the Patriots with 7.2 rebounds as a junior in the 2016-17… Scored a season-best 30 points and had 15 rebounds in an overtime win over Hardin-Simmons… Scored in double figures in 18 of 26 games with two double-doubles… Had 15 points in the ASC Championship quarterfinals against Concordia… Went for 15 points and 11 rebounds against UT Dallas and had 22 points against LeTourneau… Finished the season shooting 35.5 percent with a team-best 33 3-pointers.

Prior to UT Tyler: Transfers to UT Tyler after playing his freshman season at the University of Arkansas at Fort Smith... Played his high school basketball at Killeen HS for head coach Reginald Huggin... Averaged a triple-double for the Kangaroos as a senior with 10 points, 10 rebounds and 10 assists per game... Earned District 8-5A honors... Helped UAFS to the No. 4 seed at the Heartland Conference Tournament. 

Major: Chemistry

Career aspiration: Pharmacist

Personal: Son of Melvin and Tricia Anthony

Why I Chose UT Tyler: Best opportunity to better myself as a basketball player and grow as an individual. 

Favorite basketball team: Detroit Pistons
Favorite player: Lebron James
Favorite food: Mexican Food ðŸ˜Â
Favorite musician: J Cole
Favorite TV show: Prison Break
Favorite movie: Juice

  Minutes  Total  3-Point  F-Throws  Rebounds   
Year  gp-gs  min  avg  fg  fga  pct  fg  fga  pct  ft  fta  pct  off  def  tot  avg  pf  fo  ast  t/o  blk  stl  pts  avg 
2015-16   25-13  530  21.2  69  136  .507  12  .250  64  88  .727  46  120  166  6.6  67  16  38  20  205  8.2 
2016-17   26-23  798  30.7  101  241  .419  33  93  .355  97  133  .729  46  141  187  7.2  67  55  45  22  30  332  12.8 
TOTAL  51-36  1328  26.0  170  377  .451  36  105  .343  161  221  .729  92  261  353  6.9  134  71  83  42  38  537  10.5 

SINGLE-GAME HIGHS [all-time ranking]:
Points: 30, Hardin-Simmons -- 12/10/16 
Rebounds: 15 [t-9th], Hardin-Simmons -- 12/10/16 ; Univ of the Ozarks -- 2/18/16 
Assists: 7, Hardin-Simmons -- 12/10/16 
Steals: 5 [t-8th], at Willamette -- 11/18/16 
Blocks: 4 [t-9th], HPU -- 12/3/15 
FG made: 11 [t-19th], Hardin-Simmons -- 12/10/16 
FG attempts: 23 [4th], Hardin-Simmons -- 12/10/16 
3FG made: 3, UTD -- 1/12/17 ; Hardin-Simmons -- 12/10/16 ; at LeTourneau -- 12/19/16 
3FG attempts: 9, Hardin-Simmons -- 12/10/16 
FT made: 10 [t-19th], Univ of the Ozarks -- 2/18/16 
FT attempts: 11, Univ of the Ozarks -- 2/18/16 

CAREER ALL-TIME RANKINGS:
Rebounding average: 3rd (6.9)
Defense rebound avg: 3rd (5.1)
Blocked shots: 4th (42)
Blocked shots average: 4th (0.8)
Rebounds: 5th (353)
Defensive rebounds: 5th (261)

SINGLE-SEASON RANKINGS:
Defense rebound avg: t-2nd (5.4 in 2016-17)
Free throws made: 3rd (97 in 2016-17)
Free throws attempted: 3rd (133 in 2016-17)
Defensive rebounds: t-3rd (141 in 2016-17)
Rebounds: 4th (187 in 2016-17)
Blocked shots: 5th (22 in 2016-17)
Blocked shots average: 5th (0.8 in 2016-17)
Games played: t-5th (26 in 2016-17)

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