Anthony Perez

Anthony  Perez


Cumana, Venezuela

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

Height / Weight:
6-9 / 226




Perez, Venezuelan National Team Knock Off Iowa State, USF

Averaged 24.5 PPG in Wins Over Bulls, Cyclones


Rebels Fall to Tigers on Road

Stefan Moody Leads Ole Miss with 15 Points


Ole Miss Wins Fifth Straight at Auburn

Five Rebels Score in Double Figures


Perez Plays Way into Rebels' Rotation

Junior Takes Advantage of Opportunity and Emerges as Viable Option


Rebels Dominate Tigers on Road

Moody Leads Ole Miss with 23 Points


Ole Miss vs. Georgia - USATSI

Ole Miss vs. Georgia - USATSI

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 (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 5 rebounds and 3 steals in a win at Auburn (2/7) ... Scored 5 points and pulled down a season-best 6 boards vs. Arkansas (2/14) ... Knocked down 2 3-pointers and scored 8 points in a win at Mizzou (1/31) ... Had 6 points and 5 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 a 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 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 3 rebounds in four minutes in SEC championship game vs. Florida (3/17) ... Scored 7 points and grabbed 2 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 9 points and 4 rebounds vs. Lipscomb (11/23) ... Also pulled down 4 boards vs. McNeese State (11/23) ... Had 9 points and 2 rebounds vs. Mississippi Valley State (11/9).

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 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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      Saturday, November 21, 2015 - Football

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    • Drama Rules The Day at Vaught-Hemingway

      Saturday, November 7, 2015 - Football

      By Brandon Lee, Ole Miss Athletics Media RelationsDrama in front of a sold-out crowd of 60,680 between the No. 18 Rebels and Arkansas? It was that and a whole lot more in a back-and-forth Saturday night knockdown, drag-out SEC West... read more

    • Rebels Dominate In Prime-Time Spotlight

      Saturday, October 24, 2015 - Football

      By Steven Oubre, Ole Miss Athletics Media RelationsIt wasn't pretty, but the Rebels got the job done. No. 23 Ole Miss and No. 15 Texas A&M combined for seven turnovers, but a dominant defense and a balanced offense led to... read more

    • Midseason Checkpoint: Rebels Control Their Own Destiny

      Wednesday, October 14, 2015 -

      It seemed like it was just yesterday that the Ole Miss football team continued through the motions of fall camp, and we all were just ready for the season to finally begin. Fast forward with a little Talladega up-tempo... read more

    • Rebels Bounce Back at Home

      Saturday, October 10, 2015 -

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      Tuesday, September 22, 2015 - Football

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    • Rebels Pass First Test in Search of Playoff Berth

      Sunday, September 20, 2015 - Football

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    • Kelly Makes Statement in Big Rebel Win

      Saturday, September 12, 2015 - Football

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    • Big Plays Highlight Season-Opening Win

      Saturday, September 5, 2015 - Football

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    • Time to Take a Stand

      Monday, August 31, 2015 -

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    • Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl Challenge to Air on ESPNU Aug. 1

      Thursday, July 30, 2015 -

      Normal 0 false false false EN-US X-NONE X-NONE ATLANTA - On Saturday, fans can tune in to see the Rebels duo of Head Football Coach Hugh Freeze and former Ole Miss basketball player Sean Tuohy compete in the Chick-fil-A... read more

    • Rebels Emerge on Four Watch Lists This Week

      Friday, July 17, 2015 -

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    • Football Rebels All Over First Week of Watch List Releases

      Friday, July 10, 2015 -

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    • Engram, Hilton and Johnson to Represent Ole Miss at SEC Football Media Days

      Wednesday, July 8, 2015 -

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    • Five Rebels Tabbed Preseason All-SEC in The Birmingham News

      Tuesday, June 30, 2015 -

      Five Ole Miss Rebels were chosen as preseason All-SEC selections by some of the people who work closest with the student-athletes, the football media relations directors. The 14 football media relations directors of the Southeastern Conference institutions voted in the... read more




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