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Jacob Kilgore
Jacob  Kilgore

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Huntington, W.Va.

High School:
Spring Valley HS

Height / Weight:
6-5 / 191

Position:
F


04/07/2017

Marshall Earns Second-Most Academic Medals in C-USA

The amount of medal winners increased by four from the previous year

04/06/2017

C-USA Announces 2016-17 Commissioner's Honor Roll

Marshall places second-most student-athletes on list among league schools

04/05/2017

Kilgore Earns C-USA Spirit of Service Honor

The award recognizes student-athletes for community service efforts

01/26/2017

@HerdMBB Runs Over Roadrunners for 92-71 Win

The Herd is 11-0 at home this season and has won 12 straight at the Cam Henderson Center

11/20/2016

@HerdMBB to Face Jackson State in Ryan Taylor’s 100th Career Game

Senior forward Ryan Taylor will play in his 100th game for the Thundering Herd

11/03/2016

Marshall vs. West Virginia State

Marshall men's basketball against West Virginia State on Nov. 3, 2016 at the Cam Henderson Center

12/09/2015

Marshall vs. Eastern Illinois

Marshall's win against Eastern Illinois on Wednesday, December 9 at the Cam Henderson Center in Huntington, W.Va.

11/15/2015

Marshall vs. Newberry

Photo gallery of Marshall's exhibition game against Newberry College on Nov. 15, 2015

2016-17 (SOPHOMORE): Appeared in eight games, averaged 0.8 points, 0.8 rebounds and 0.3 blocks in 4.5 minutes per game …scored three points from shooting 1-of-2 from three-point land, pulled down two rebounds and made on block in his season debut vs. Western Carolina (Nov. 19) … made a 3-pointer against UTSA (Jan. 26) … made a block against West Virginia Wesleyan (Dec. 19) … pulled down two rebounds at Ohio State (Nov. 25) … named to the Conference USA Commissioner’s Honor Roll.

2015-16 (FRESHMAN):
Appeared in 14 games, averaging 3.9 minutes per game … had season highs of five points and two rebounds in 12 minutes played against Eastern Kentucky (Dec. 12) … five of six made field goals for the year were from 3-point range … shot 42.9 percent (6-of-14) from the field and 41.7 (5-of-12) percent from long range for the season … one assist, zero turnovers in 55 total minutes played … named to C-USA Commissioner’s Honor Roll … earned the C-USA Commissioner’s Academic Medal for achieving a cumulative GPA of 3.75 or better.

HIGH SCHOOL: 2015 Evans Award winner, presented to the West Virginia boys basketball player of the year, selected by the West Virginia Sports Writers Association … Mountain State Athletic Conference (MSAC) boys basketball player of the year … WV AAA First Team All-State Captain … Spring Valley High School all-time leading scorer … averaged 23.5 points and 10 rebounds per game, averaging 58 percent from the floor and 41 percent from 3-point range during his senior season … three-time WV State Track Champion … MSAC Track Athlete of the Year … holds Spring Valley school records in the 200, 400 and 800-meter races …. also involved with National Honor Society, Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA) and MU Alpha Theta.

PERSONAL:
Born Sept. 22, 1996 … son of Randal and Susan Kilgore … has two siblings, Jeremy and Jessica … brother Jeremy also attends Marshall … major is cell biology … wants to become an ER doctor in Huntington after college.

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