2005-06/junior at Illinois State
Named to the 2006 Valley Most Improved Team Played and started in all 28 games Led the team in scoring (9.9 ppg.), rebounding (5.9 rpg.), field goal percentage (.537), blocked shots (62) and minutes played (844) His blocked shot total ranks as the second most in a single season in ISU history Heading into his senior season, he ranks fourth with 124 career blocked shots and will need 22 more to become the school's shot-blocking leader Collected at least one blocked shot in 26 of 28 games Posted a pair of double-double performances with 10 points and 10 rebounds in the home win over Evansville, while collecting a career high 22 points and 12 rebounds at Indiana State Notched 13 double-digit scoring games Ranked fourth on the team with 21 steals.
2004-05/sophomore at Illinois State
Started all 30 games for the Redbirds Posted his first career double-double at Loyola-Chicago with 12 points and a career best 11 rebounds Also posted a career best seven blocked shots and three steals against the Ramblers en route to being named the conference player of the week for Dec. 20 Registered a then career scoring night against Marshall with 14 points, including 12 in the first half Against Evansville, tossed in 10 points on 5-for-5 shooting His 38 blocked shots led the team and was the seventh most by a Redbird in a single season Shot 58.6 percent from the field and ranked second on the squad in rebounding with 4.5 caroms per game.
2003-04/freshman at Illinois State
Started 22 of 29 games and ranked sixth on the team in minutes played Scored 10 points twice during the season (vs. Eastern Michigan and at Evansville) Had a season-high 10 rebounds in an overtime win against Western Kentucky Led the team with a 67.9 field goal percentage Ranked second on the team with 4.1 rebounds per game Also ranked second in blocked shots with 24 Missed his first career double-double by one rebound vs. Eastern Michigan Finished the season making 28 of his last 35 field goal attempts (.800).
at Highland High School
As a senior, averaged 17 points and 12 rebounds per game Led Highland to a 24-4 record and a sectional appearance in the MSHSAA Class 3 State Tournament Averaged a double-double as a junior with 16 points and 12 rebounds per game Named Highland's most valuable player, while walking away with conference defensive player of the year honors Selected to the all-state and all-district teams as a junior Led his team to a 23-7 record in 2001-02 Started as a sophomore and a junior Also recruited by Eastern Illinois An outstanding student, with a 3.5 GPA Coached by Greg Altmax.
Full name: Gregory Eugene Dilligard Birthdate: May 8, 1985 Birthplace: Kirksville, Mo. Parents: Michael and Donna Dilligard Brother Marcus plays professional basketball in Brazil Major: agribusiness Pronounced DILL-a-guard.