Marcus Gilbert (basketball)

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Marcus Gilbert
Porto
Position Small forward
League Liga Portuguesa de Basquetebol
Personal information
Born Smyrna, Delaware
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m)
Listed weight 185 lb (84 kg)
Career information
High school Academy of New Church
(Bryn Athyn, Pennsylvania)
College Fairfield (2012–2016)
NBA draft 2016 / Undrafted
Playing career 2016–present
Career history
2016–2017 Basket Ferentino
2017 Viola Reggio Calabria
2017–present FC Porto
Career highlights and awards
  • 2x All-MAAC (2015, 2016)

Marcus Gilbert (born in Smyrna, Delaware) is an American professional basketball player for FC Porto of the Liga Portuguesa de Basquetebol. Previously, Gilbert played college basketball for Fairfield University where he was All-MAAC in 2015 and 2016.[1]

Player career

High school

Gilbert is a native of Smyrna, Delaware and attended the Academy of New Church in Bryn Athyn, Pennsylvania. As a senior, Gilbert averaged 17 points and 8 rebounds per game while leading his team to a 19-7 overall record and a 6-1 mark in conference play.[1]

College

Gilbert played college basketball for Fairfield University in Fairfield, Connecticut from 2013 to 2016. During his freshman season for the Fairfield Stags, Gilbert earned a spot on the MAAC All-Rookie team after being named MAAC rookie of the week three times.[1] Gilbert finished his career as one of the top basketball players in Fairfield history. He scored 1,661 points which ranks fourth all-time, and hit 240 three-point field goals which ranks second all-time at Fairfield. Gilbert earned All-MAAC third team selection in 2015 and All-MAAC first team in 2016. He also collected spots on the NABC Division I All-District 1 and All-Metropolitan Basketball Writers Association (MBWA) teams in 2016.[2]

Professional

Gilbert participated in several NBA workouts including the Boston Celtics and Utah Jazz.[3] After going undrafted, Gilbert signed to play for Basket Ferentino in the Serie A2 Basket.[4]

On August 7, 2017, Gilbert signed with FC Porto of the Liga Portuguesa de Basquetebol.[5]

References

  1. ^ a b c "Fairfield Stags: Marcus Gilbert Bio". FairfieldStags.com. FairfieldStags.com. Retrieved July 23, 2016. 
  2. ^ "Marcus Gilbert Senior Year Highlights 2015-2016". FairfieldStags.com. FairfieldStags.com. Retrieved July 23, 2016. 
  3. ^ "Marcus Gilbert Earns NBA Workouts". Fairfield.edu. Fairfield.edu. Retrieved July 23, 2016. 
  4. ^ "Marcus Gilbert Signs With FMC Ferentino". Sportando.com. Sportando.com. Retrieved July 23, 2016. 
  5. ^ "FC Porto signs Will Hanley, Marcus Gilbert and Will Sheehey". Sportando.com. August 7, 2017. Retrieved August 7, 2017. 

External links

  • Marcus Gilbert at fairfieldstags.com
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