Position
Guard
Height
6'1
Weight
160 lbs.
Class
Junior
Hometown
Farmerville, La.
Previous School
Panola JC
High School
Farmerville HS

(updated 8/19/03)

Will rejoin the team after playing the first semester of the 2002-03 season.

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2002-03)
Played in 11 games during the early part of the season, averaging 9.4 minutes a contest with a scoring average of 4.5 points per game and a 0.9 rebound average … Had his best game in his final appearance, playing 18 minutes against Centenary (1-15), scoring 14 points, hitting 5-8 field goals, including all four three-point field goal attempts … Played double figure minutes in five games … Hit 8-of-20 three-pointers and 18-of-36 overall field goal attempts.

FRESHMAN SEASON (2001-02 at PANOLA JC)
Attended Panola Junior College in Carthage, Texas and played for Coach Scott Monarch … Averaged 25 points per game as a freshman in junior college.

PRIOR TO LSU
Played high school basketball at Farmerville High, earning All-District honors as a junior, but did not play his senior season.

PERSONAL
Full name is Nicholas Antonio Gipson … Right-handed … Parents are Rosemary Gipson and the late Christopher Ziegler … Four other brothers and sisters including Teddy, who had an outstanding playing career for the Arkansas Razorbacks … Born in Farmerville, La., on July 21, 1982 … Lists his brother, Teddy, as the biggest influence athletically, “because he’s my role model” … Major is general studies … Loves pizza and hamburgers … Favorite actor is Chris Tucker … Favorite NBA team is the Phoenix Suns and favorite athlete other than a basketball player is golfer Tiger Woods.

GIPSON’S CAREER TOTALS

Year G/GS Min. FG/FGA FG% 3FG/FGA 3FG% FT/FTA Pct. Reb-Avg. PF/D A TO BLK STL PTS-AVG
2002-03 11-0 103 18-36 .500 8-20 .400 6-12 .500 10-0.9 6-0 4 10 0 7 50-4.5

Tony Gipson’s Career Highs
Points: 14, vs. Centenary, 01-15-03
Rebounds: 3, vs. Centenary, 01-15-03
FGM: 5, vs. Centenary, 01-15-03
FGA: 8, vs. Centenary, 01-15-03
3-PT FGM: 4, vs. Centenary, 01-15-03
3-PT FGA: 4, vs. Centenary, 01-15-03
FTM: 2, twice
FTA: 3, vs. Nicholls State, 11-22-02
Assists: 1, four times
Blocks: 0
Steals: 2, vs. Texas A&M CC, 12-14-02
Min. Played: 18, vs. Centenary, 1-15-03

Highest Scoring Games
1. 14 — vs. Centenary, 1-15-03
2. 9 — vs. Nicholls State, 11-22-02
3. 8 — vs. Texas A&M CC, 12-14-02
4. 7 — vs. Prairie View A&M, 12-17-02
5. 4 — vs. McNeese State, 12-07-02

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