2013-14 (SOPHOMORE): Played in 32 games with 12 starts ... Averaged 7.1 points, 3.5 points, , 0.7 steals, 0.6 blocked shots and 0.5 steals in 20.2 minutes per game ... Shot 40.1 percent from the floor (67-of-167), 33.3 percent from behind the arc (26-of-78) and 68.8 percent from the line (66-of-96) ... Ranked third on the team with 26 made 3-pointers and fourth with 20 blocked shots ... Recorded 10 double-digit scoring games and two 20-plus point games ... Upped his scoring average to 9.0 points a game in conference play ... Scored a career-high 22 points, including 10-of-12 from the line, and pulled down 4 rebounds at South Carolina (1/18) ... Posted 9 points and a career-high 8 boards vs. Alabama (2/26) ... Was 7-of-12 from the floor, including 2-of-3 from behind in the arc, and scored 21 points vs. Kentucky (2/18) ... Scored 13 points and pulled down 5 boards at Vanderbilt (1/22) ... Posted 14 points, 3 rebounds and 2 blocked shots vs. Mississippi Valley State (11/22).
2012-13 (FRESHMAN): Saw action in 30 games, averaging 1.7 points, 1.6 rebounds, 0.3 assists and 6.8 minutes per game ... Shot 33.3 percent from the field (17-of-51) ... Made 6-of-26 3-pointers on the year ... Had three rebounds in four minutes in SEC championship game vs. Florida (3/17) ... Scored seven points and grabbed two boards at Missouri (2/9) ... Hit a huge 3-pointer off the bench to spur Rebel rally at Vanderbilt (1/15) ... Tied season high with nine points and four rebounds vs. Lipscomb (11/23) ... Also pulled down four boards vs. McNeese State (11/23) ... Had nine points and two rebounds vs. Mississippi Valley State (11/9).
HIGH SCHOOL: Rated a three-star prospect by Rivals.com and Scout.com ... Graduated from Word Of Life (Kan.) Traditional School ... Named "One of the Nation's Best Kept Secrets" by ESPN.com ... Helped Montverde Academy (Fla.) to a 38-3 record and the NHSI Basketball National Championship game after averaging 15 points, 9 rebounds, 5 assists and 2 blocks per game ... Spent junior season at Lee (Maine) Academy where he averaged more than 18 points, 8 rebounds and 3.5 assists per game while shooting 44 percent from the three-point line.
PERSONAL: Full name is Anthony Perez-Cortesia ... Born September 29, 1993 ... Son of Autouio and Natalys Perez-Cortesia ... Enrolled in the College of Liberal Arts ... Has played basketball in Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Canada, Colombia, Mexico, Peru and Uruguay ... Was mentored by fellow countryman and Memphis Grizzlies guard Greivis Vazquez ... Was a member of the U-16 team at the 2009 FIBA Americas and a member of the U-17 team for the 2009 South American Championships ... Chose Ole Miss over Kansas State, Providence and Wake Forest.
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