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Tony Kimbro Jr.
#11 Tony Kimbro Jr.
Position: Guard
Height: 6'5"
Weight: 185
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Louisville, Ky.
High School: Jeffersontown HS
Experience: High School
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Tony Kimbro Bio & Statistics Tony Kimbro Bio & Statistics

AT GEORGIA STATE:

Made an immediate impact off the bench in his first season, while also making a pair of starts.

Highly-touted shooting guard out of high school who was one of the top prospects in the state of Kentucky . . . Strong and explosive with good size on the perimeter . . . A scorer who can put it on the floor and get it to the rim or can knock down the pull-up jumper . . . Attacking mentality and relentless on defense in both the half court or in transition.

2011-12:

Finished his first season averaging 3.3 points, 2.3 rebounds and 1.0 steals, seeing action in all 34 games . . . Averaged 14.0 minutes per game, shooting 44.8 percent from the floor . . . Made his collegiate debut against Washington, playing 12 minutes and making his first basket . . . Made first start against Florida Atlantic in the World Vision Classic, scoring 12 points and pulling down seven rebounds in 34 minutes of action . . . Scored nine points, including a key five-straight to spark GSU's come-from-behind victory over Utah Valley . . . Tied for a career-high with 12 points on 5-of-7 shooting against Georgia Southern, dishing out three assists and swiping three steals.

HIGH SCHOOL:

Earned a three-star rating from Rivals . . . ESPN listed him as the No. 51 shooting guard in the country . . . Played for Jeff Morrow at Jeffersontown High School and became the first signee of head coach Ron Hunter . . . Named second team all-state as a senior as well as all-region . . . Averaged 17 points and 4.7 rebounds per game for the Chargers, who were ranked first in the state midway through the season . . . Transferred to Jeffersontown after playing at Arden Christ in North Carolina, where he led his team to back-to-back Class 3A state titles during his sophomore and junior seasons.

PERSONAL:

Father Tony Kimbro Sr. played for the University of Louisville from 1985-1990 after earning Kentucky's Mr. Basketball in 1985 . . . Father was widely considered one of the top five players in the country at the time and finished his career at Louisville in the top five in games played . . . Currently undeclared on a major.

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