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    Malcolm Hill
    21 Malcolm Hill
    Class:
    Freshman

    Hometown:
    Belleville, Ill.

    High School:
    East

    Height / Weight:
    6-6 / 210

    Position:
    Guard

    Birthdate:
    10/26/1995

    03/19/2014

    Postgame Notes - Illinois at Boston University (NIT First Round)

    Agganis Arena, Boston, Mass.

    03/01/2014

    Illinois Upends No. 18 Michigan State, 53-46

    Fighting Illini grab road win for third straight victory.

    02/27/2014

    ICYMI: Illinois vs. Nebraska

    Illinois turned in a complete team effort in Wednesday night's 60-49 win against Nebraska.

    02/26/2014

    Illinois Ends Nebraska Streak with 60-49 Victory

    The Fighting Illini put a stop to the Cornhuskers seven-game winning streak.

    02/09/2014

    Nunn Lifts Illinois Past Penn State, 60-55

    Illinois grabbed a 53-52 lead at the 5:15 mark and hung on for the win

    03/19/2014

    Illinois at Boston University (NIT First Round)

    Illinois men's basketball at Boston University in the NIT First Round, March 19, 2014. (Elan Kawesch/Illinois Athletics)

    03/14/2014

    Illinois vs. Michigan - Big Ten Tournament

    Illinois vs. Michigan - Big Ten Tournament

    03/13/2014

    Illinois vs. Indiana - Big Ten Tournament

    Illinois vs. Indiana - Big Ten Tournament

    02/26/2014

    Illinois Men's Basketball vs. Nebraska - Feb. 26, 2014

    The Fighting Illini hosted Nebraska at State Farm Center on Feb. 26, 2014.

    02/19/2014

    Illinois vs. Minnesota

    Illinois vs. Minnesota

    AT ILLINOIS

    2013-14 FRESHMAN: Played in all 35 games and started 12 times ... Averaged 4.4 ppg and 2.4 rpg ... Shared a pair of team honors, earning the TNT Award and Most Improved Player Award ... Seven points and six rebounds in 15 minutes in Illini debut vs. Alabama State (Nov. 8) ... Four points and six rebounds vs. Jacksonville State (Nov. 10) ... Had four points on 4-of-4 shooting at the free throw line vs. Valparaiso (Nov. 13) ... All five points vs. Bradley (Nov. 17) came at the free throw line ... Hit first three-pointer vs. Auburn (Dec. 8) ... Reached double figures for the first time with 10 points and hit a season-high two three-pointers vs. Dartmouth (Dec. 10) ... Eight points vs. Penn State (Jan. 4) ... Seven points and five rebounds vs. Purdue (Jan. 15) ... Eight points vs. Michigan State (Jan. 18) ... Seven points vs. Iowa (Feb. 1) ... Scored a season-high 11 points while making his first career start at Penn State (Feb. 9) ... Eight points at Nebraska (Feb. 12) ... Had 10 points by matching his season-high of two three-pointers and making all four free throws vs. Nebraska (Feb. 26) ... Hit two threes and entered double figures for the fourth time with 10 points and five rebounds at Michigan State (March 1) ... Had eight points in each game of the Big Ten Tournament vs. Indiana (March 13) and Michigan (March 14) ... Notched 10 points and a season-high eight rebounds at Boston U (March 19) in the NIT ... Averaged 6.5 ppg over the final 12 games after entering the starting lineup ... Made nine of his final 15 three-pointers.

    HIGH SCHOOL

    Consensus national top-75 recruit averaged 25.3 points, 6.1 rebounds 2.3 steals and 1.9 blocks as a senior ... Finished third in voting for Illinois Mr. Basketball ... First-team All-State by the Associated Press, Champaign-Urbana News Gazette and Illinois Basketball Coaches Association ... Second-team All-State by the Chicago Tribune and Chicago Sun-Times ... St. Louis Post-Dispatch All-Metro Player of the Year and first-team All-Metro ... Belleville News-Democrat Player of the Year ... Belleville East's all-time leading scorer with 2,067 career points ... Set school single-season scoring record with 708 points, breaking his own record set as a junior (666 points) ... Selected to play in the IBCA All-Star Game, scoring a game-high 23 points for the 3A/4A South squad ... Ranked No. 70 on the recruiting services consensus index ... Ranked No. 62 nationally by Rivals, No. 66 by ESPN and No. 72 by Scout ... Averaged 21.3 points, 9.6 rebounds and 3.5 blocks as a junior ... First-team All-State by AP, News-Gazette and IBCA, second-team All-State by Tribune and Sun-Times, first-team All-Metro by Post-Dispatch and Player of the Year by News-Democrat as a junior ... Scored career-high 43 points versus Granite City (Feb. 24, 2012) ... High school coach was Abel Schrader ... Played for the Southwestern Illinois Jets AAU program, coached by Patrick Smith.

    PERSONAL

    Born Oct. 26, 1995 ... Enrolled in the Division of General Studies (undeclared) ... Parents are Malcolm and Machanda and Hill ... Father played Div. II college basketball at Missouri-St. Louis ... Has two younger brothers, Clayton and Anderson, and a younger sister, Paige.

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