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Anthony Perez

Anthony  Perez

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Cumana, Venezuela

High School:
Word Of Life (Kan.) Traditional School

Height / Weight:
6-9 / 205

Position:
Forward

Experience:
3L

08/01/2016

Perez to Represent Venezuela in 2016 Summer Olympics

Venezuelan Nation Team Opens Group Play Saturday

03/30/2016

Perez To Participate With Latin American Select Team At Final Four

Event Honors Outstanding Latin American Basketball Players

03/08/2016

Ole Miss Heads to Nashville for SEC Tournament

Rebels Face Crimson Tide Thrusday

03/04/2016

Rebels Head To Rocky Top For SEC Finale

Ole Miss Looks To Lock Up No. 6 Seed At SEC Tournament

03/02/2016

Moody's Career Night Lifts Ole Miss Over MSU

Moody With A Career-High 43 Points

02/15/2014

Ole Miss vs. Georgia - USATSI

Ole Miss vs. Georgia - USATSI

2015-16 (SENIOR): Played in 31 games with 21 starts … Averaged 7.0 points, 4.1 rebounds, 1.0 assists, 0.6 steals, 0.3 blocked shots and 23.3 minutes per game … Shot 42.4 percent from the field (70-of-165), 39.5 percent from 3-point (30-of-76) and 68.7 percent from the line (46-of-67) … Finished fourth on the team in 3-pointers made and fifth in scoring, rebounding and assists … Scored in double figures seven times … Pulled down double-digit rebounds once and recorded one double-double … Scored a season-high 19 points and grabbed nine rebounds at Georgia (2/27) … Posted 11 points and eight boards in a win over Arkansas (2/13) … Recorded first career double-double with 14 points and 10 rebounds at MSU (1/23) … Scored 16 points and pulled down six boards versus South Carolina (1/19) … Posted 10 points, five rebounds and three blocked shots at LSU (1/13).

2014-15 (JUNIOR): Played in 27 games ... Averaged 2.6 points, 2.0 rebounds, 0.5 assists, 0.3 steals and 10.7 minutes per game ... Shot 28.8 percent from the field (21-of-73), 29.5 percent from 3-point (13-of-44) and 59.3 percent from the line (16-of-27) ... Tied for fifth on the team with 13 made 3-pointers ... Scored in double figures once ... Posted a season-high 10 points along with five rebounds and three steals in a win at Auburn (2/7) ... Scored five points and pulled down a season-best six boards versus Arkansas (2/14) ... Knocked down two 3-pointers and scored eight points in a win at Mizzou (1/31) ... Had six points and five rebounds in a win over Florida (1/24) ... Averaged 24.5 ppg for the Venezuelan national team in wins over Iowa State (23) and USF (26) in an exhibition tour in summer 2015.

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 four rebounds at South Carolina (1/18) ... Posted nine points and a season-high eight boards versus Alabama (2/26) ... Was 7-of-12 from the floor, including 2-of-3 from behind in the arc, and scored 21 points versus Kentucky (2/18) ... Scored 13 points and pulled down five boards at Vanderbilt (1/22) ... Posted 14 points, four rebounds and two blocked shots versus 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 versus 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 versus Lipscomb (11/23) ... Also pulled down four boards versus McNeese State (11/23) ... Had nine points and two rebounds versus 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 15.0 points, 9.0 rebounds, 5.0 assists and 2.0 blocks per game ... Spent junior season at Lee (Maine) Academy where he averaged more than 18.0 points, 8.0 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 Antonio and Natalys Perez-Cortesia ... Majoring in general studies ... 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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