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15 Daniel Pillari

 

2015-16 (Sophomore): Saw action in 23 games, playing 35 minutes… Made first appearance at USC (11/16)… Grabbed a rebound vs. USC (11/29)… Scored first points of season on 2-2 from deep, also contributing a free throw to finish with seven points against Siena (1/18)… Added four points vs. Marist and played career-high nine minutes (1/24)… Member of “Monmouth Bench”, which gained national attention for its sideline celebrations.

 

2014-15 (Freshman): Appeared in 10 games for the Hawks as a freshman walk-on... Made collegiate debut against Bethune-Cookman (11/21)... Registered first career assist in win at Siena (2/14).

BEFORE MONMOUTH: Three-year varsity letterwinning basketball guard at Shore Regional High School where he was a 1,000-point scorer... SRHS was a Central Jersey Group I semifinalists in 2013 and CJ Group I tournament runner-up in 2014... Named all-county and all-division first team and second-team all-conference as a senior... Named first-team all-division and second-team all-county as a junior... Tallied 18.0 ppg, 6.0 apg and 4.0 spg in career, and shot 90% from the free throw line... Holds record for most points in a game (40)... Named MVP of Buc Classic Holiday Tournament, Hoop Group Tip-Off Classic Showcase and Bishop Eustace Showcase... Honor roll student every marking period of high school career.

PERSONAL: Born Daniel Joseph Pillari on October 3, 1995 in Red Bank, New Jersey... Son of Joseph and Jennifer Pillari... Majoring in business marketing and management.

PILLARI'S CAREER-HIGHS
Points: 7 vs. Siena, 1/18/16
Rebounds: 1 - four times - last vs. Rider, 2/26/16
Assists: 1 - twice - last at Marist, 2/9/16
Blocks: none
Steals: 1 at Marist, 2/9/16
Minutes: 9 at Marist, 2/9/16
Field Goals: 2 vs. Siena, 1/18/16
3-Pt FG: 2 vs. Siena, 1/18/16
Free Throws: 2 - three times - last vs. Niagara, 2/28/16

PILLARI'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
14-15 12-0 10 0-3 .000 0-2 .000 0-0 .000 0 0.0 2-0 1 0 0 0 0 0.0
15-16 23-0 35 3-13 .231 2-8 .250 7-11 .636 4 0.2 5-0 1 3 0 1 15 0.7
TOTAL 35-0 45 3-16 .187 2-10 .200 7-11 .636 4 0.1 7-0 2 3 0 1 15 0.4

 

Position: Guard
Height: 5'10"
Weight: 170
Year: Junior
Hometown: Oceanport, NJ
High School: Shore Regional
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