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John Neil
John Neil

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Los Altos, Calif.

High School:
Pinewood

Last College:
Canada (Calif.) JC

Height / Weight:
6-6 / 210

Position:
Forward

Birthdate:
04/23/1980

Experience:
1L

•Academic All-Big West (2004)

This Season:
Has a nice touch from the perimeter and can drive the ball to the basket... Is a solid defender... Will continue to improve as he gains confidence and continues to get more playing time.

2004 Season (R-Jr.):
Played in 26 games at the small forward position and started his first career game at Weber State... Scored a season-high 11 points against Fort Lewis College in his first game of the season... Played a season-high 20 minutes against Long Beach State and pulled down a season-high six rebounds in that contest... Finished the year by shooting 47.0 percent from the field... Averaged 2.6 points and 1.3 rebounds in 11.1 minutes per game... An academic all-Big West selection.

2003 Season (RS):
Redshirted his first year at Utah State.

Junior College:
A first-team all-conference selection as a sophomore at Canada (Calif.) Junior College and a second-team all-conference selection as a freshman... Averaged 12 points and six rebounds per game as a freshman and 14 points and eight rebounds per game as a sophomore... Shot 51 percent from the field, 41 percent from three-point range and 82 percent from the free-throw line as a sophomore... Canada averaged 25 wins a year during his two seasons.

High School:
An all-conference and all-state selection at Pinewood High School in Los Altos, Calif... Averaged 24 points and 12 rebounds per game as a senior... Named first-team all-league and was the team's MVP his senior season... Had career-highs of 43 points and 17 rebounds... Was also named the MVP of the men's volleyball team and most improved player as a senior.

Personal:
Born April 23, 1980 in Mountain View, Calif... Son of Martin and Elizabeth Neil... A Spanish major... Enjoys playing all sports and cooking... Served an LDS Church Mission in Venezuela before enrolling at Utah State.

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