THIS SEASON: Has the potential to become a dominant WAC big man... Has wonderful skill to go along with his God-given size and also has excellent hands... With a solid work ethic and attitude he could join a long list of great Aggie big men by the end of his career.
HIGH SCHOOL: Earned all-conference honors as both a junior and senior at Hopkins High School in Minnetonka, Minn... Averaged 8.2 points, 8.0 rebounds and 3.5 assists per game as a prep senior as he helped lead the Royals to a 27-2 record... During his senior year, he scored in double-figures nine times and had a season-high 16 points versus Edina High School... Hopkins won the Class AAAA (biggest schools) title during DiLoreto's freshman (2005) and sophomore (2006) seasons, and went 26-2 during his junior year (2007) under head coach Ken Novak... Hopkins was ranked No. 4 in the nation during the 2007 and 2008 regular seasons.
PERSONAL: Full name is Anthony Joseph DiLoreto... Born Jan. 5, 1990 in Burbank, Calif... One of three children of Eric and Jill DiLoreto... Majoring in business... Last name is pronounced De-low-ret-o.