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.
Ahead of a rivalry renewed on a national stage, complete with a visit of ESPN's "College GameDay" and the mystique of a Saturday night game in Death Valley, here's link roundup of videos and stories from local and national media... read more
Extra Emphasis on Special Teams Play Through the years, special teams play has provided a winning edge in the Ole Miss-LSU rivalry, and and you don't have to go all the way back to Billy Cannon's 1959 Halloween run. In... read more
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Ole Miss Athletics Week in ReviewOct. 13-19, 2014Football- Ole Miss rode its dominant defense to a 34-3 homecoming win over Tennessee on Saturday to improve to 7-0 overall and 4-0 in Southeastern Conference play.- The Rebels are 7-0 for just... read more
It's Sunday, so that means it's time for this week's Observations from the Best Seat in the House. There was no shortage of observations surrounding the Homecoming festivities this weekend. Let's get into it:1. When "College GameDay" visits Baton Rouge,... read more
The winning formula revealed itself as it has throughout the season: a dominant defense and a mistake-free offense. The Ole Miss defense forced four turnovers, while the Ole Miss offense did not commit a single turnover in a workmanlike 34-3... read more
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Highlights from today's media opportunity with SEC Nation host Joe Tessitore and analysts Tim Tebow and Marcus Spears discussing the show's visit to Oxford for the SEC matchup between No. 3 Ole Miss and Tennessee. Tessitore recalls calling the first college... read more
At the halfway point of the regular season, Ole Miss is 6-0 for the first time since 1962, when it went 10-0 and earned a share of the national title. It's No. 3 ranking in the national polls is its... read more
With a dominant defense that ranks among the nation's leaders in most statistical categories, head coach Hugh Freeze acknowledged he has changed his offensive philosophy and play-calling to limit negative plays and quick possessions. Ole Miss averaged the second-most offensive... read more
Highlights from Ole Miss head coach Hugh Freeze and Tennessee head coach Butch Jones on the SEC teleconference Wednesday, ahead of Saturday's game in Oxford. For the full SEC teleconference, go here. Ole Miss head coach Hugh Freeze (starts at... read more