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Gilbert McGregor
Gilbert  McGregor

Class:
RS Junior

Hometown:
New Orleans, La.

High School:
Lusher Charter School

Last College:
Newberry College

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 210

Position:
Forward

OF NOTE
• Non-scholarship player who joined the team in October 2014 following tryouts
• Transferred to Wake Forest from Newberry College prior to the 2014-15 season
• Played in nine games for Newberry in 2012-13 before suffering a season-ending injury
• Son of former Wake Forest basketball standout and former NBA broadcaster Gil McGregor

2014-15 SEASON (REDSHIRT SOPHOMORE)
• Joined the Demon Deacon squad through walk-on tryouts, but did not appear in a game

2012-13 SEASON (Freshman @ NEWBERRY COLLEGE)
• Played in nine games with one start during the 2012-13 season at Division II Newberry College (S.C.)
• Suffered a season-ending injury early in the year
• Averaged 1.6 points and 1.6 rebounds in 7.0 minutes per game
• Scored 12 points on 5-of-6 shooting in an exhibition game at Purdue

HIGH SCHOOL
• Earned four varsity letters at Lusher Charter School
• Also played one postgraduate year at Brewster Academy in Wolfeboro, New Hampshire for the 2011-12 season
• Averaged 21.2 points and 11.2 rebounds per game in his senior year at Lusher after averaging 18.3 points and 10.5 rebounds per game his junior season
• All-District 10-AA in 2010 and 2011
• 2011 District 10-AA MVP
• 2011 New Orleans Times-Picayune All-Metro Selection for Small Schools
• 2011 Louisiana Sports Writers Association Class AA All-State selection
• 2012 National Prep School Champion at Brewster Academy
• Teammate of a host of Division I players at Brewster including Mitch McGary (Michigan), T.J. Warren (NC State), Semaj Christon and Jalen Reynolds (Xavier), JaKarr Sampson (St. John’s), Aaron Thomas (Florida State) and Deonte Burton (Marquette)
• Played AAU ball for the New Orleans Blazers

PERSONAL
• Full name is Gilbert Odell McGregor
• Born May 2, 1994 in Charlotte, North Carolina
• Son of Gil and Frieda McGregor
• Has two older sisters, Kellie and Jennifer
• Father Gil played basketball at Wake Forest from 1967-71 and was drafted by the Cincinnati Royals in the sixth round of the 1971 NBA Draft
• His father played in 42 games for the Royals and played professionally in Belgium, Italy and France
• Father was longtime broadcaster for the Charlotte/New Orleans Hornets franchise

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