Gopher Signee Limar Wilson Sees Season End

Limar Wilson, a 5-foot-11, 160-pound guard from Northeast (NE) CC who signed with Minnesota in the early signing period, saw his season come to an end as the Hawks lost to Laramie County (WY) CC (20-12) 84-79, after trailing 40-29 at halftime in the quarterfinals of the Region 9 Tournament at Sheridan College in Sheridan, Wyoming. Wilson finished with 17 points as he made three of six from three-point range.

Limar Wilson led the Hawks to an 18-13 mark for the second straight season. He averaged 16.7 points, 6.9 assists, 4.1 rebounds and 2.1 steals per game this season. Wilson is considered one of the country's top JC playmakers and will give the Gophers some needed backcourt depth with the graduation of Vincent Grier, Adam Boone and Maurice Hargrow.

Wilson averaged 10.8 points, 3.3 rebounds and 5.4 assists per game as a freshman as the Hawks finished 18-13. Wilson shot 57.3% from the field and 75.6% from the line and 45.4% (10 of 22) from three-point range. He had an impressive 91 assists to 35 turnovers and had 24 steals and five blocked shots in 17 contests.

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