23 - Chauncey Gilliam
Chauncey Gilliam
Height: 6-5
Weight: 230
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Columbia, Md.
High School: Brewster Academy/UMBC
Position: F

A good scorer and good athlete ... has appeared in two MAC Tournament games (including one title contest) and one NIT game as a Zip ... played at the same prep school (Brewster Academy) as former Zip Cedrick Middleton.

as a Junior (2011-12): Appeared in all 34 games, making 27 starts (25 of the last 26 games), after sitting out the 2010-11 season … reached double figures in 11 games, including three of the last four contests … led Akron in scoring three times … posted a career-high four assists at Marshall (Jan. 1) … averaged 7.6 points per game as a starter … posted a season-high 17 points against Arkansas-Pine Bluff (Dec. 15) … made his first start in the Blue and Gold against Detroit on Nov. 26 … averaged 15.1 points per 40 minutes played, fifth-most on the team … reached double figures in two-of-three postseason games, including 11 points in the MAC tournament semifinals against Kent State (March 9) and 12 points at Northwestern in the first round of the NIT (March 13).

as a Junior (2010-11): Sat out the season after transferring from UMBC.

at UMBC: Appeared in 61 games, including 52 starts, in two seasons for the Retrievers ... averaged 12.0 points, 4.1 rebounds and 1.2 steals per game ... shot .461 from the field (258-for-560) and .376 from behind the 3-point arc (64-for-170) ... finished his sophomore campaign averaging 13.3 points and 3.7 rebounds per game ... earned America East Third Team All-Conference honors ... averaged 15.3 points/game during conference play ... scored in double figures in 12 consecutive games and tallied 20 or more points six times during the 2009-10 season ... posted a career-best 26 points at Hartford (Feb. 11, 2010) ... earned four America East Conference Rookie-of-the-Week selections as a freshman.

at Brewster Academy: Averaged 6.2 points per game on a Brewster Academy team which lost in the National Prep Championships’ semifinals to Hargrave Military Academy in 2007-08 ... captured the New England Class A Championship and advanced to the National Final Four, finishing with a school-record 31 victories (31-4).

at Leap Academy: Played two seasons at the Leap Academy in Camden, N.J., in 2005-06 and 2006-07 ... captained the team in both years and helped the squad to a South Jersey title and state title berth in 2006 ... named All-South Jersey and All-State, and was nominated as a McDonald’s All American in 2007 ... earned Most Valuable Player honors for the 2007 Scholastic Play-by-Play Jameer Nelson Classic.

Personal: Born Aug. 26, 1989, in Laurel, Md. ... son of Curtis and LaTanya Gilliam ... father, Curtis, played collegiate basketball at Virginia State University ... plays the piano and the drums ... majoring in mass media and communications.