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33 Zac Tillman

 

2015-16 (Junior): Played in 33 games, starting six at center… Blocked 15 shots, third on the team… Netted eight points in win at UCLA (11/13)… Grabbed six boards at Cornell (12/23)… Added seven points vs. Quinnipiac (1/9)… Finished with six points, five boards at Quinnipiac (1/28)…Scored season-high 12 points on 6-9 in nine minutes against Rider (2/26)… Had six points and four rebounds in NIT vs. Bucknell (3/16).

 

2014-15 (Sophomore): Appeared in all of Monmouth's 33 games on the season, earning 29 starts... Averaged 4.0 points per game, hitting 52.0% from the floor, while hauling in 2.0 rebounds a contest... Added 15 steals, 12 blocks and three assists on the year... Hit 3-of-3 field goals for eight points against Bethune-Cookman (11/21)... Connected on 3-of-4 from the floor for eight points at Maryland (11/28)... Added six points against Rutgers (12/28)... Hit 3-of-3 for eight points at Canisius (1/2)... Tallied five points and five rebounds at Niagara (1/4)... Went 3-for-4 for seven points and four boards at Penn (1/21)... Connected on 6-for-7 field goals for season-high 14 points, with two blocks at Fairfield (1/30)... Added five points and six rebounds against Canisius (2/8)... Tallied seven points at Siena (2/14)... Hit 4-of-5 field goals for 10 points and eight rebounds versus Rider (2/26).

2013-14 (Freshman): 
One of two Hawks to start all 32 games on the season... Ranked sixth, and third among Monmouth freshmen, in scoring with 4.4 ppg average... Pulled in 98 rebounds, for 3.1 rpg average... Added 17 assists, 11 steals and seven blocks... Connected on 44.4% (55-124) from the field... Played 527 minutes, for 16.5 minute-per-game average... Made collegiate debut at Hofstra (11/8), grabbing a pair of rebounds in nine minutes... Scored first career points, to go along with five rebounds and a block vs. Penn (11/12)... Added four points and five rebounds at St. John's (11/22)... Hit 2-of-3 from the floor and 3-for-3 from the line for seven points at Penn State (11/26)... Hit 2-for-2 FG for four points and two boards vs. Rider (12/5)... Notched four points and three caroms, with an assist and a steal vs. Fordham (12/21)... Pulled down six boards vs. Siena (1/2)... Totalled nine points, four rebounds and three assists at Niagara (1/10)... Posted 11 points with four boards, in a season-high 32 minutes, at Quinnipiac (1/16)... Recorded six points on 3-of-4 shooting against Fairfield (1/23)... Pulled down six rebounds at Rider (1/26)... Hit 3-of-3 FG for six points at Marist (1/30)... Added six points, six rebounds and season-best four assists at Iona (2/14)... Netted a season-high 17 points, behind 6-of-13 FG and 5-for-5 from the line, with season-best seven rebounds, and three assists vs. Marist (2/16)... Added seven points, five rebounds and two assists vs. Manhattan (2/19)... Tallied seven points and four boards vs. Niagara (2/28)... Added five points and five boards at Siena (3/2).

BEFORE MONMOUTH:
Four-year varsity letterwinner at The Shipley School in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania... Earned Shipley's Most Improved Player award in 2011... Named to Coaches vs. Cancer All-Tournament Team... Named to the all-tournament team in both 2012 and 2013... Named 2013 Team MVP... Averaged 13.0 points and 8.0 rebounds per game as a senior for the Gators... As a junior, averaged 7.0 points and 6.0 rebounds a game... Registered 43 blocks in final two seasons.

PERSONAL: Born Zachary Austin Tillman on March 23, 1995 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania... Son of Roxanne Tillman... Majoring in communication.

TILLMAN'S CAREER-HIGHS
Points: 17 vs. Marist, 2/16/14

Rebounds: 8 vs. Rider, 2/26/15
Assists: 4 at Iona, 2/14/14
Blocks: 2 - three times - last vs. Bucknell, 3/16/16
Steals: 2 - three times - last at Quinnipiac, 2/5/15
Minutes: 32 at Quinnipiac, 1/16/14
Field Goals: 6 - three times - last vs. Rider, 2/26/16
3-Pt FG: none
Free Throws: 5 - two times - last vs. Marist, 2/16/14

TILLMAN'S CAREER STATISTICS:

SEASON GP-GS MP FG-FGA PCT 3PT-A PCT FT-FA PCT REB AVG PF-DQ AST TO BLK STL PTS AVG
13-14 32-32 527 55-124 .444 0-0 .000 31-55 .564 98 3.1 90-5 17 28 7 11 141 4.4
14-15 33-29 486 53-102 .520 0-0 .000 25-44 .568 67 2.0 71-3 3 18 12 15 131 4.0
15-16 33-6 328 41-87 .471 0-0 .000 28-34 .824 77 2.3 68-4 9 9 15 7 110 3.3
TOTAL 98-67 1,341 149-313 .476 0-0 .000 84-133 .632 242 2.5 229-12 29 55 34 33 382 3.9
Position: Center
Height: 6'10"
Weight: 280
Year: Senior
Hometown: Yeadon, PA
High School: Shipley School
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