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Keon Ambrose-Hylton

Postby PonyPride » Tue May 10, 2022 11:14 pm

From rolltide.com:

KEON AMBROSE-HYLTON
POSITION Forward
HEIGHT 6-8
WEIGHT 215
CLASS Sophomore
HOMETOWN Toronto, Ontario
HIGH SCHOOL Andrews Osborne Academy

Biography
2021-22

• Saw action in 11 games on the season, averaging 4.6 minutes per appearance
• Recorded a career-high five points and shot 2-of-2 from the field against Miami (11/28) in the ESPN Events Invitational
• Grabbed three rebounds, an assist and a steal to go with two points in road victory over Florida (1/5)
• Pulled down three rebounds in a season-high eight minutes of action vs. Oakland (11/19)
• Scored a bucked and pulled down a rebound in the SEC opener vs. Tennessee (12/30)
2020-21

SEC First Year Academic Honor Roll
• Played in 18 games on the season averaging 4.1 minutes per contest to go along with 1.2 points and 0.7 rebounds a game
• Finished the year connecting on 10-of-15 (.667), three of his made field goals coming on dunks
• Had a career-best game by accounting for four points and four rebounds in just 10 minutes of action vs. Arkansas (1/16), including an emphatic dunk to highlight a 31-point victory
• Also had four-point games against East Tennessee State (12/22) and Mississippi State (1/23)
• Matched season-high in minutes with 10 minutes of action in the first meeting against the Bulldogs
• Saw one minute of action and converted a layup in the NCAA Tournament second-round win over Maryland (3/22)
• First collegiate action came with seven minutes in the season opener vs. Jacksonville State (11/25)
Prep Highlights

• A four-star prospect by ESPN, Rivals and 247Sports
• Ranked by ESPN as the No. 58 overall player in the 2020 class and No. 14 at his position
• Ranked by 247Sports.com as the No. 78 overall player in the nation and the No. 13 power forward
• Rated as the No. 2 overall player by North Pole Hoops in Canada’s 2020 class
• Originally hails from Toronto but played his high school ball for head coach Dave Briski at International Sports Academy (ISA) in Willoughby, Ohio
• Played alongside Crimson Tide freshman Charles Bediako for two seasons at ISA
• Earned First Team All-Conference honors in 2020
• Competed in the FIBA World Cup for the Canadian National Under-17 Team in 2017 and Under-19 National Team in 2019, playing alongside both Bediako and Alabama teammate Joshua Primo
• Participated in the 2019 Canadian Bio-Steel Games and was chosen to participate in 2020 prior to the event's cancellation due to Covid-19
• Also competed at the 2019 All-Canadian Signature Showcase
• Participated at the prestigious Basketball Without Borders Global Camp in February 2019
• Ran with UPLAY Canada on the Nike EYBL circuit under head coach Dwayne Washington and averaged 11.8 points, 6.2 rebounds, 1.3 assists and a block per game
• Named to the EYBL second-team honors in 2019
• In the prestigious Peach Jam Invitational, he averaged 20.2 points, 7.2 rebounds, 2.0 assists and 2.8 steals per game
• Collected 18 points and pulled down 22 rebounds against Hillcrest High School in 2019
• Went for a career-best 49 points TCP
• Chose Alabama over the likes of USC, Arkansas, Florida, North Carolina State and Dayton, among others
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Re: Keon Ambrose-Hylton

Postby PonyPride » Tue May 10, 2022 11:19 pm

Offers out of high school included: Alabama, Arkansas, Dayton, NC State, DePaul, Florida, Georgia State, Howard, Illinois, Ole Miss, St. Bonaventure, Tulane, Tulsa, USC, Vanderbilt, Xavier, Detroit
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Re: Keon Ambrose-Hylton

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Re: Keon Ambrose-Hylton

Postby SMUguy » Sun May 15, 2022 8:08 pm

Franklin Agunanne: 6-9 245
Xavier Foster: 7-0 228
Samuel Williamson: 6-7 210
Keon Abrose-Hylton: 6-8 215

In terms of size, at least ... not a bad start
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Re: Keon Ambrose-Hylton

Postby sadderbudweiser » Mon May 16, 2022 6:29 am

SMUguy wrote:Franklin Agunanne: 6-9 245
Xavier Foster: 7-0 228
Samuel Williamson: 6-7 210
Keon Abrose-Hylton: 6-8 215

In terms of size, at least ... not a bad start



Todo is 6’ 8” as well. Not a banger but we do have large! I’d like one more skilled big in the Feron mold.
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Re: Keon Ambrose-Hylton

Postby Charleston Pony » Mon May 16, 2022 8:49 am

sadderbudweiser wrote:
SMUguy wrote:Franklin Agunanne: 6-9 245
Xavier Foster: 7-0 228
Samuel Williamson: 6-7 210
Keon Abrose-Hylton: 6-8 215

In terms of size, at least ... not a bad start



Todo is 6’ 8” as well. Not a banger but we do have large! I’d like one more skilled big in the Feron mold.


I think Williamson's game fits Feron's pretty well
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Re: Keon Ambrose-Hylton

Postby DanFreibergerForHeisman » Mon May 16, 2022 9:01 am

It's great to add someone with tournament experience as well.

Looks like a great addition! Go Ponies!
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