|3 Anthony Phillip
Career Notes: Finished his WCU career with 21 games played, scoring 56 points for an average of 2.7 per game ... Was a career 41-percent shooter with six 3-pointers ... Averaged 1.2 rebounds per game, boarding 25 including 21 as a junior.
2010-11 (Senior): Saw action in just six games in his final season, missing a bulk of the year after reaggravating a right knee injury on Dec. 2 that was originally diagnosed to be a career-ending ailment ... However, the procedure to repair the knee was not as invasive as originally thought and was able to return to practice in January and to the court on Jan. 27 against Furman ... Played a season-long 11 minutes in the season-opener at Clemson, scoring a season-high five points.
2009-10 (Junior): Played in 15 games the second half of the season after becoming eligible following his transfer to WCU ... Appeared in the first game he suited up for the purple and gold, entering the lineup on the road at No. 23 Clemson and securing his first NCAA Division I points on a 3-pointer at the 3:20 mark of the first half ... Scored 49 points on the year for an average of 3.3 points per game ... Played his best all-around game as a Catamount against Berea College, scoring a career-high 19 points off the bench and pulling down a career-best eight rebounds ... Connected on a career-best seven field goals and was perfect from the charity stripe at 4-for-4.
Prior to Western: Has played the past two seasons for head coach Matt Eisele at Miami-Dade Community College in south Florida ... Averaged 17.0 points per game as a freshman and 14.5 points per contest in his sophomore season to garner All-Conference accolades each year ... Last season, also averaged 5.3 rebounds, 1.5 assists and 1.1 steals per game while shooting 44-percent from the floor including a 35-percent mark from beyond the arc ... All told, he helped guide Miami-Dade to a No. 3 national ranking a season ago, while assisting in compiling a 44-12 overall record in two seasons.
High School: Was a product of Boyd H. Anderson High School where he averaged 16 points, seven boards, three steals and three assists per game in his senior season ... Was twice named All-Broward County, All-Region and All-District, with each honor coming his way during his final two years as a prep.