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#1 Anthony Hickey
Position: Guard
Height: 5'11"
Weight: 182 lbs.
Class: Junior
Experience: 2 Letters
City/State: Hopkinsville, Ky.
High School: Christian County HS
Major: Interdisciplinary Studies
Born: 11/22/1992
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Anthony Hickey Bio
Courtesy: LSUsports.net (@LSUsports)
Release: 07/23/2013

2013 SEC All-Defensive Team

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2012-13)
Played in 29 games with 23 starts, 54 for his first two seasons … Upped his scoring average over two points to 11.2 a game, while averaging 3.5 rebounds and 3.7 assists a game …. Had 109 assists and just 51 turnovers … In two seasons, strong assist-to-turnover margin of 234 assists and 114 turnovers … 20 games scoring double figures (36 in two seasons) … 18 games of four assists or more for the second straight season including this season six games of six or more … Equaled his career high of seven in the triple overtime win over Alabama in Baton Rouge (2/23) … Career best mark of 22 points in the loss at Missouri (3/2), hitting career best six three-pointers …. Other 20-point game came in the first meeting versus Missouri in Baton Rouge, an LSU win (1/30) and 21 against Northwestern State (11/20) … Had 60 treys, up 16 from his freshman season, and 104 for two years … Voted to the SEC All-Defensive team by the league coaches … Had 85 steals on the season including 8 versus Texas A&M (1/23) and 7 in the season opener against UC Santa Barbara … Had 7 rebounds four times this season, six total in two years … Was fifth in the league in assists average and the league leader in steals average at 2.9 a game …85 steals fourth highest for a single season and 2.93 average the third best for a single season … Sixth in the league in 3-point FG percentage (32.8%) and fifth in 3-point FGs made (2.1) … Third in the league in assist-to-turnover ratio (2.1).

FRESHMAN SEASON (2011-12)
Started 31 of the 33 games in his freshman season ... Posted 16 games in double figures as Hickey displayed a great point guard's ability to not only score but distribute the basketball as well ... 18 games of four assists or more, posting 125 total assists (the most since 2009 by an LSU player) ... Averaged 8.9 points per game, 3.6 rebounds and 3.8 assists per game ... Made All-Tournament in the Charleston Classic in November after three double figure games, highlighted by 20 points in the win over Georgia Tech (11/20) ... Six assists, four steals in upset win over No. 10 Marquette (12/19) ... Averaged 9.5 points per game and 3.4 assists in SEC play ... In his opening SEC game, hitting 4-of-5 treys and had seven assists, no turnovers vs. Ole Miss (1/7) ... Hit game winner with 1.4 seconds to play in overtime to beat Mississippi State (2/14) ... Had 10 points, four assists and five steals versus Kentucky in SEC quarterfinals (3/9) ... Best scoring game of 20 versus Georgia Tech (11/20) and 18 vs. Auburn (1/17) ... Had seven assists three time in SEC play ... Had four treys in four different games this season ... Made 44 for the season ... Averaged 31.2 minutes a game.

PRIOR TO LSU
Named Mr. Basketball in the state of Kentucky ... All-State selection ... Played both basketball and football at Christian County ... Basketball coach is Kerry Stovall ... Team won the basketball 5A championship in a 65-63 win over Rowan City ... In the game, Hickey had 17 points and 12 assists, including the game-winning pass ... For the playoffs, Hickey averaged 22.5 points per game, 7.3 rebounds and 4.8 assists ... For his career scored over 1,300 points, 415 assists and 341 steals ... In his senior season, averaged 18.5 points per game, 4.7 rebounds and 8.3 assists ... Quarterbacked his high school team to the state championship football game and that same night put on his basketball uniform and played in a game some 140 miles away ... Played in the Indiana-Kentucky all-star games, scoring 19 points with eight assists and one turnover in the first game and six points, six rebounds and six assists in game two.

PERSONAL
Born on Nov. 22, 1992 ... Parents are Monica Moore and Anthony Hickey, Sr. ... Two sisters, Coursheka Jessup and Makayla Brown ... Major is computer science ... Listed things that influenced him to come to LSU were "the environment ... love campus ... fans crazy about sports" ... Favorite food is pasta ... Favorite NBA team is the Miami Heat and favorite player, Derrick Rose ... Favorite singer is Lil Wayne.

Anthony Hickey Season/Career Bests

Points
2012-13: 22, at Missouri, 03/02/13
Career: 22, at Missouri, 03/02/13

Rebounds
2012-13: 7, four times
Career: 7, six times

Field Goals Made
2012-13: 9, at Missouri, 03/02/13
Career: 9, at Missouri, 03/02/13

3 PT FG Made
2012-13: 6, at Missouri, 03/02/13
Career: 6, at Missouri, 03/02/13

Free Throws Made
2012-13: 8, vs. NW State, 11/20/12
Career: 8, vs. NW State, 11/20/12

Assists
2012-13: 7, vs. Alabama, 02/23/13
Career: 7, four times

Blocks
2012-13: 1, five times
Career: 2, vs. Marquette, 12/19/11

Steals
2012-13: 8, vs. Texas A&M, 01/23/13
Career: 8, vs. Texas A&M, 01/23/13

Minutes Played
2012-13: 42, vs. Alabama, 02/23/13
Career: 42, vs. Alabama, 02/23/13

Top Career Scoring Games
1. 22 at Missouri, 3/2/13
2. 21 vs. Northwestern State, 11/20/12
3. 20 vs. Missouri, 1/30/13
3. 20 vs. Georgia Tech, 11/20/11
5. 18 vs. South Carolina, 1/16/13
5. 18 at Marquette, 12/22/12
5. 18 vs. Auburn, 1/17/12
8. 17 vs. Western Kentucky, 11/18/11
9. 16 at Mississippi State, 1/25/12
10. 15 at Kentucky, 1/26/13
10. 15 vs. Florida, 1/12/13

 

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