Gideon George
Forward 5
Ht/Wt
6'
6"
|
210 lbs.
Class
Senior
Hometown
Minna, 
Nigeria
Last School
New Mexico JC
Roster Years
2020-2023


BYU Highlights

  • Appeared in 60 games including 27 starts
  • Scored 27 points against Northern Iowa in the second round of the NIT, fourth-most in program history
  • Hit five 3-pointers agains the Panthers, the second-most in a NIT game in program history
  • Three career double-doubles

Personal

Before BYU

  • Played two seasons for coach at New Mexico Junior College
  • Named to the 2019-20 NJCAA Region V Team and the All-Western Junior College Athletic Conference Team
  • As a sophomore in 2019-20 averaged 14.5 points, 8.0 rebounds, 1.3 assists and 1.5 steals while shooting 50.8 percent from the field and 36.1 percent from 3-point range
  • Averaged 3.0 offensive rebounds per game as a sophomore
  • Posted season highs of 27 points, 18 rebounds, 4 steals and 5 blocks
  • Helped New Mexico Junior College to a record of 23-9 overall and 12-4 in WJCAC play
  • As a freshman in 2018-19 averaged 10.9 points, 8.2 rebounds, 1.7 blocks and 1.1 steals while shooting 59.9 percent from the field
  • Averaged 2.9 offensive rebounds per game in 2018-19
  • Posted season highs of 21 points, 16 rebounds and 4 blocks
  • Named to the 2018-19 NJCAA All-Region V Team and the All-Western Junior College Athletic Conference Team
  • Was named the WJCAC Freshman of the Year in 2018-19
  • Helped New Mexico Junior College to a record of 21-10 overall and 10-6 in WJCAC play

 

 

BYU Hall of Fame

Freshman Year

Sophmore Year

Junior Year 2020-2021

  • Played in 27 games including nine starts
  • Scored in double figures seven times
  • Recorded double-doubles against St. John's (13 points, 15 rebounds) and Portland (19 points, 13 rebounds)
  • Ranked third on the team in offensive rebounds (31)
  • Posted season highs of 19 points (Portland), 15 rebounds (St. John's), 3 assists (Portland), 3 steals (Pepperdine) and 3 blocks (Utah Valley)
Senior Year 2022-2023

Graduate Year

Redshirt Year

Medical Redshirt Year

Junior 2021-2022

  • Appeared in 33 games including 18 starts
  • Averaged 22.2 minutes, 8.8 points, 5.0 rebounds and 1.2 assists per game
  • Shot 43.6 percent from the field, 34.9 percent from 3-point range and 68.3 percent from the free throw line
  • Posted season highs of 27 points (Northern Iowa), 16 rebounds (Texas Southern), four assists (twice), three steals (Vanderbilt) and two blocks (San Diego State)
  • Scored a career-high 27 points in BYU’s win over Northern Iowa in the second round of the NIT
  • His 27 points against UNI are the fourth-most in a NIT game in program history
  • Hit a season-high five 3-pointers against the Panthers, the second-most in a NIT game in program history
  • Scored in double figures 13 times
  • Recorded his third career double-double with 10 points and 16 rebounds against Texas Southern
  • Recorded a career-high three blocks against Utah Valley
  • Had a career-high four assists in wins over Utah and Weber State
  • BYU's Gideon George drives the ball into the paint against Gonzaga

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  • Gideon George focused in on defense

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  • Gideon George watching for a rebound

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  • BYU basketball forward Gideon George throws down a monster dunk in the Cougars 63-45 victory over Colorado Christian University.

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  • Gideon George gives a high five to a teammate after a 82-71 win over the Utah State Aggies.

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  • Gideon George puts up a three in a game against Westminster at the Marriott Center.

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  • Gideon George Pacific 2022

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  • Gideon George Gonzaga 2022

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  • Gideon George drives for a layup in a 90-71 win over Northern Iowa.

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  • Gideon George celebrates after making a baseline jumper at the end of the shot clock.

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  • Gideon George puts up a three in a 90-71 win over Northern Iowa.

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