Austin Hill
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Austin Hill

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Covington, Ky.

High School:
Holmes

Last College:
Southeastern Illinois CC

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 215

Position:
Guard

Experience:
1L

Biography and Career Highlights

2010-11: Named the 2010 Will Robinson Endowed Scholarship recipient.

2009-10: Played in 30 games and started the first two to open the season • Named to the Valley All-Bench Team, as voted by the league's beat writers • Posted six double-digit scoring games • Tossed in a career-best 17 points against Indiana State (March 5), including 10-straight points to end the first half • The Redbirds were 7-2 in games where he made a three-point field goal • Named Valley Newcomer of the Week for Feb. 15 • Slowed during the season with groin and Achilles' heel injuries • Instrumental in Illinois State's win at Bradley (Feb. 9), as he posted a team-best 14 points.

Southeastern Illinois CC: Averaged 15.2 points, 4.1 rebounds and 2.8 assists during the 2008-09 season • The Falcons started the season 19-0, before finishing the season 24-5 and ranked No. 11 in the final National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Division I poll • Coached by Todd Franklin.

Holmes High School: Led the Bulldogs to a 25-10 record, before falling in the final four at the state tournament • Averaged 17.5 points and four rebounds per game during his senior season • Named second-team all-state and the Kentucky Region 9 Player of the Year • Scored his 1,000th career point as a senior • Scored a career-best 37 points, as a junior • Coached by David Henley.

Personal: Birthdate: Aug. 19, 1988 • Birthplace: Covington, Ky. • Parents: Bill and Helene Hill • One of two children • His aunt, Celeste Hill, played basketball at Old Dominion • Major: criminal justice.

Honors and Awards

Honors and Awards Valley Newcomer of the Week - Feb. 15, 2010
Honors and Awards 2010 Will Robinson Endowed Scholarship recipient

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Points
17 vs. Indiana State, 3-5-10

Rebounds
5 vs. Drake, 2-6-10

Minutes
26, twice

Field Goals
6, twice

Field Goals Attempts
10 vs. Indiana State, 3-5-10

3-Point Field Goals
2 vs. SEMO, 11-28-09

3-Point FGs Attempts
2, eight times

Free Throws
8 vs. Evansville, 1-13-10

Free Throws Attempts
8 vs. Evansville, 1-13-10

Assists
5 vs. Wichita State, 3-6-10

Steals
3 vs. Drake, 2-6-10

Blocked Shots
1, twice