Admon Gilder was a popular player on the grad transfer market when it became known that he was going to transfer after three seasons at Texas A&M. Today he made it known which school he will be transferring to and that is Mark Few and Gonzaga.
With the graduations of Josh Perkins and Geno Crandall and Zach Norvell still having his name in the NBA Draft, but with the ability to return after maintaining his eligibility, guard is a need for the Bulldogs and they were able to address that by getting Gilder, who will be eligible immediately since he is a grad transfer.
What the Bulldogs will be getting in Gilder is someone who has 1,055 career points in 98 career games with 58 of those being starts. He is someone who is better playing off the ball instead of initiating the offense, but that works out well because he is not just a three-point shooter. He is more than capable of putting the ball on the ground once it’s in his hands and getting into the paint and he has a solid post game for only being a 6’4″ guard.
Gilder is also solid at rebounding the ball for being a guard and he is good at getting in passing lanes and forcing steals (1.9 steals/40 minutes in his career). He is also been a steady defender outside of forcing those steals in his career.
Overall, Gilder should fit in perfectly to the Gonzaga system. He plays on both ends of the floor and he is a guard who can score in a number of different ways, including having a 37.4% three-point shooting percentage in his career.
Mark Few still might need to go in another direction for who his point guard will end up being after the graduation of Perkins, but Gilder is a really nice add to the backcourt and there’s still a good possibility they get Zach Norvell back, which would be huge for their offense.
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