LSU Gold
Position
Guard
Height
6'0
Weight
175 lbs.
Class
Senior
Hometown
Little Rock, Ark.
High School
Little Rock Christian HS
Previous School
Murray St.
Experience
TR

First Team All-OVC, Murray State – 2022
NABC All-District 18, Murray State – 2022
OVC All-Tournament, MVP, Murray State — 2022

Entered the transfer portal and joins Coach Matt McMahon at LSU for the 2022-23 season … Two years of eligibility remaining because of pandemic.

JUNIOR SEASON — Murray State (2021-22)
One of the most improved players in all of NCAA Division I in his second season with the Racers … Started all 34 games and had per game averages of 13.4 ppg (8th in the OVC) and 2.2 rpg … Third in the OVC (32nd NCAA) with 173 assists (5.1 apg) … Finished sixth all-time at MSU in assist total for a season … Was 17th in NCAA in assist to turnover ratio at 2.66 … Scored 36 points at Belmont (1/15) on 10-of-19 shooting from the field, including 8-of-11 from the 3-point line and the free throw line … It was the third highest scoring game in the OVC for 2021-22 … He was the 35th player in MSU history to score 36 points or more in a game … Hill posted 25 games in double figures and five of 20 or more points … 28 double figure games in his first three seasons … Scored 25 points vs. SEMO (12/30), with six three-pointers and had 20 points with five treys, six assists in a win at Memphis (12/10) … Was the OVC Tournament MVP after scoring 21 points against Morehead State (3/5) in the championship game … Had a season-high 10 assists vs. Tennessee Tech (1/27) and doubled with 20 points … Scored 19 points and five treys in the NCAA Tournament win over San Francisco (3/19) … In two seasons at Murray, scored 603 points with a scoring average of 10.1 ppg … 266 assists, fifth all-time for two-year players and 18th all-time … In 60 career games, shot 41.1 percent from the field (219-533), 34.6 percent from three-point range (85-246) and 72.1 percent from the free throw line (80-111)

SOPHOMORE SEASON—Murray State (2020-21)
In a pandemic shortened season, saw action in 26 games, starting the first 10 games of the season … Averaged 5.7 points per game, 2.1 assists and 2.0 rebounds and 21.8 minutes on the floor …. Three double figure points games – 17 vs. Austin Peay (12/21), 15 vs. Illinois State (12/5) and 14 vs. SIUE (2/20) … 93 total assists, topped by 11 assists (11/29) vs. Greenville, a game in which he also had 10 rebounds.

PRIOR TO MURRAY STATE, LSU
Came to Murray State from Salt Lake Community College in Salt Lake, Utah, where he was named a NJCAA First Team All-American following the 2019-20 season and was named the Region 18 POY … Helped Salt Lake to the Scenic West Athletic Conference championship with a 29-4 record, averaging 13.9 points and 4.3 assists … Led team with 142 assists and made 40 steals … Two double doubles (20 pts., 11 asts.) against Pensacola; 14 pts., 10 asts. vs. Tohono O’odham … In high school, was a multi-sport athlete in football, basketball and track and field at Little Rock Christian … In 2018, named Gatorade POY in football for Arkansas after passing for 3,084 yards and 37 touchdowns … Led Little Rock Christian to the school’s first state football title … Also finished second in the Arkansas State 5A track meet in the high jump (6-2) and fifth in the long jump (21-3) … 3-time All-State in hoops at point guard for Coach Clarence Finley.

PERSONAL
Birthdate is May 14, 2000 … Born in Arkadelphia, Arkansas … Parents are Fitzgerald and Cynthia Hill … Father was football recruiting coordinator from 1998-2000 at the University of Arkansas and head coach at San Jose State (2001-04) … Two siblings: Destiny, Faith … On his decision to come to LSU: “Coach McMahon and the staff, one of the most elite programs in the country” … Anticipated LSU major is communications … Likes to listen to music to relax … Favorite food is pasta … Favorite professional basketball player is former Murray State star Ja Morant.

Single Game Highs (at Murray State)
Points – 36, at Belmont, 1/15/22
Rebounds – 10, vs. Greenville, 11/29/20
Assists – 11, vs. Greenville, 11/29/20
Steals – 3, twice
Blocks – 2, vs. Saint Peter’s, 3/19/22
FG Made – 10, at Belmont, 1/15/22
FG Attempts – 19, vs. Morehead State, 3/5/22
3 FG Made – 8, at Belmont, 1/15/22
3 FG Attempts – 11, at Belmont, 1/15/22
FT Made – 8, at Belmont, 1/15/22
FT Attempts – 11, at Belmont, 1/15/22

Top Career Scoring Games (at Murray State)
1. 36, at Belmont, 1/15/22
2. 26, vs. Southeast Missouri State, 12/30/21
3. 21, vs. Morehead State, 3/5/22
4. 20, at Tennessee Tech, 1/27/22
4. 20, at Memphis, 12/20/21
6. 19, vs. St. Peter’s, 3/19/22
6. 19, vs. Morehead State, 1/29/22
8. 18, vs. SIUE, 2/5/22
8. 18, vs. Chattanooga, 12/18/21
8. 18, vs. Middle Tennessee, 12/4/21

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