4 Justin Tillman
4 Justin Tillman
Height: 6-8
Weight: 220
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Detroit, Mich.
High School: Pershing
Position: F
gp 20
pts/g 17.9
fg % 56.0
3pt % 40.8
ft % 76.6
reb/g 9.5
a/g 0.5

THE BASICS

  • Dynamic athlete who can elevate and runs the floor extraordinarly well
  • Praised for his activity on the glass
  • Known for his thunderous dunks, as well as his soft touch around the basket
  • Touched 12' 6" in preseason combine testing

2016-17 (JUNIOR) - 2016-17 game-by-game statistics (.pdf)

  • Named Third Team All-Atlantic 10 Conference
  • Averaged career-highs of 12.2 points and 8.7 rebounds per game and shot .592 (174-of-294) from the floor; Averaged 14.5 points, 9.6 rebounds and shot .602 (112-of-186) in 18 conference games
  • Posted 11 double-doubles, all against A-10 opponents
  • Topped 20 points four times, including a season-high 26 against Georgia Tech on Dec. 7
  • Hauled in 17 rebounds in A-10 Championship Game against Rhode Island on March 12
  • Recorded 36 dunks, second-most on the team

2015-16 (SOPHOMORE) - 2015-16 game-by-game statistics (.pdf)

  • Appeared in all 36 games and earned four starts. 
  • Shot an astounding .717 (81-of-113) from the field in 21 games against Atlantic 10 opponents.
  • Grabbed a career-high 21 rebounds at Dayton (3/5), the third-highest total in program history and the most by a Ram since Greg McCray hauled in 21 during the 1980-81 season.
  • His .603 field goal percentage ranked second on the team and is tied for second-best in a single season in school history. 
  • Scored a career-high 27 points and grabbed 10 rebounds against Fordham on Jan. 13.   
  • Registered five double-doubles on the season. 
  • Scored 17 points and grabbed seven rebounds in a 84-76 victory over St. Bonaventure on Jan. 24.  

2014-15 (FRESHMAN) - 2014-15 game-by-game statistics (.pdf)

  • Appeared in 35 games for the Rams, making his first collegiate start against La Salle on Feb. 11.
  • Reached double-figures (10 points) for first time in his career in VCU's 106-66 win over UMES on Nov. 20.
  • Posted a double-double in VCU's exhibition win over California (Pa.) with 14 points and 10 rebounds on Nov. 7.
  • Scored a career-high 16 points, adding a rebound and a block against Belmont on Dec. 16.

PRIOR TO VCU

  • Averaged 23 points and 16 rebounds during senior season at Pershing
  • Chose VCU over Iowa, Iowa State, Xavier, Providence, Dayton and Rhode Island

IN THE NEWS

PERSONAL
Parent: Angela Tillman
Birthdate: February 2, 1996
Hometown: Detroit, Mich.
Major: Criminal justice

Recent Games
Jan 3 at Saint Joseph's L, 87-81
Jan 6 at La Salle W, 80-74
Jan 9 Duquesne W, 78-67
Jan 12 at Dayton L, 106-79
Jan 17 Richmond L, 67-52
Jan 20 George Washington W, 87-63
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 20 7
Games started 20 7
Minutes 590 221
Minutes per game 29.5 31.6
FG 139-248 50-89
FG Pct 56.0 56.2
3PT 20-49 5-15
3PT Pct 40.8 33.3
FT 59-77 19-27
FT Pct 76.6 70.4
Off rebounds 63 28
Def rebounds 127 54
Total rebounds 190 82
Rebounds per game 9.5 11.7
Personal fouls 38 12
Disqualifications 0 -
Assists 10 7
Turnovers 29 11
Assist to turnover ratio 0.3 0.6
Steals 7 1
Blocks 14 2
Points 357 124
Points per game 17.9 17.7
Points per 40 min 24.2 22.4
Date Opponent Score gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Oct 26 Liberty L, 85-69 1 26 5-10 50.0 0-0 - 2-4 50.0 12
Nov 3 Virginia Union W, 98-74 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 10 Grambling State W, 94-65 1 17 4-6 66.7 1-1 100.0 5-5 100.0 14
Nov 13 North Florida W, 95-85 1 24 13-17 76.5 1-3 33.3 0-0 - 27
Nov 17 Virginia L, 76-67 1 37 2-9 22.2 0-4 0.0 0-0 - 4
Nov 20 vs. Marquette L, 94-83 1 29 6-11 54.5 2-3 66.7 1-2 50.0 15
Nov 21 vs. California W, 83-69 1 30 4-10 40.0 0-1 0.0 1-1 100.0 9
Nov 22 vs. Michigan L, 68-60 1 27 3-9 33.3 0-0 - 0-0 - 6
Nov 28 Appalachian State W, 85-72 1 28 6-9 66.7 2-2 100.0 7-12 58.3 21
Dec 2 Old Dominion W, 82-75 1 28 10-13 76.9 4-5 80.0 4-4 100.0 28
Dec 5 Texas L, 71-67 1 26 8-17 47.1 1-5 20.0 5-5 100.0 22
Dec 9 at #19 Seton Hall L, 90-67 1 31 8-13 61.5 2-3 66.7 2-3 66.7 20
Dec 16 Bucknell W, 85-79 1 30 9-16 56.3 1-1 100.0 7-8 87.5 26
Dec 19 Winthrop W, 69-55 1 28 8-15 53.3 1-4 25.0 5-6 83.3 22
Dec 22 VMI W, 75-65 1 34 8-14 57.1 0-2 0.0 3-4 75.0 19
Dec 30 Fordham W, 76-63 1 31 8-14 57.1 2-2 100.0 5-6 83.3 23
Jan 3 at Saint Joseph's L, 87-81 1 31 11-16 68.8 0-2 0.0 0-0 - 22
Jan 6 at La Salle W, 80-74 1 31 4-9 44.4 1-3 33.3 4-5 80.0 13
Jan 9 Duquesne W, 78-67 1 32 4-10 40.0 0-2 0.0 2-6 33.3 10
Jan 12 at Dayton L, 106-79 1 31 10-16 62.5 2-4 50.0 4-5 80.0 26
Jan 17 Richmond L, 67-52 1 32 6-13 46.2 0-1 0.0 0-1 0.0 12
Jan 20 George Washington W, 87-63 1 33 7-11 63.6 0-1 0.0 4-4 100.0 18
Jan 23 at Saint Louis   - - - - - - - - -
Jan 27 at George Mason   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 2 Rhode Island   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 7 at Richmond   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 10 Dayton   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 14 Davidson   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 17 at George Washington   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 21 at Massachusetts   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 24 St. Bonaventure   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 28 George Mason   - - - - - - - - -
Mar 3 at Fordham   - - - - - - - - -
Mar 7 vs. TBA   - - - - - - - - -
Mar 8 vs. TBA   - - - - - - - - -
Mar 9 vs. TBA   - - - - - - - - -
Mar 10 vs. TBA   - - - - - - - - -
Mar 11 vs. TBA   - - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score gs min off def reb ast to a/to stl blk pf dq
Oct 26 Liberty L, 85-69 1 26 1 2 3 0 2 0.0 0 1 4 -
Nov 3 Virginia Union W, 98-74 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 10 Grambling State W, 94-65 1 17 2 8 10 0 0 - 0 1 2 -
Nov 13 North Florida W, 95-85 1 24 1 7 8 0 0 - 1 2 2 -
Nov 17 Virginia L, 76-67 1 37 1 7 8 1 0 - 0 2 1 -
Nov 20 vs. Marquette L, 94-83 1 29 3 4 7 0 2 0.0 0 1 2 -
Nov 21 vs. California W, 83-69 1 30 3 5 8 0 2 0.0 1 2 3 0
Nov 22 vs. Michigan L, 68-60 1 27 1 5 6 0 0 - 0 0 2 -
Nov 28 Appalachian State W, 85-72 1 28 2 4 6 0 4 0.0 0 1 3 -
Dec 2 Old Dominion W, 82-75 1 28 1 5 6 0 1 0.0 0 1 1 -
Dec 5 Texas L, 71-67 1 26 6 4 10 0 0 - 0 0 1 -
Dec 9 at #19 Seton Hall L, 90-67 1 31 4 4 8 0 2 0.0 0 0 3 -
Dec 16 Bucknell W, 85-79 1 30 3 4 7 0 2 0.0 0 0 2 -
Dec 19 Winthrop W, 69-55 1 28 3 8 11 1 1 1.0 3 0 4 -
Dec 22 VMI W, 75-65 1 34 5 8 13 1 4 0.3 1 2 0 -
Dec 30 Fordham W, 76-63 1 31 6 8 14 0 1 0.0 0 1 1 -
Jan 3 at Saint Joseph's L, 87-81 1 31 5 7 12 0 2 0.0 0 0 4 -
Jan 6 at La Salle W, 80-74 1 31 3 7 10 0 4 0.0 0 0 2 -
Jan 9 Duquesne W, 78-67 1 32 7 10 17 2 1 2.0 1 1 2 -
Jan 12 at Dayton L, 106-79 1 31 4 8 12 3 2 1.5 0 0 1 -
Jan 17 Richmond L, 67-52 1 32 2 7 9 0 0 - 0 0 1 -
Jan 20 George Washington W, 87-63 1 33 1 7 8 2 1 2.0 0 0 1 -
Jan 23 at Saint Louis   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 27 at George Mason   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 2 Rhode Island   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 7 at Richmond   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 10 Dayton   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 14 Davidson   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 17 at George Washington   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 21 at Massachusetts   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 24 St. Bonaventure   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 28 George Mason   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 3 at Fordham   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 7 vs. TBA   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 8 vs. TBA   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 9 vs. TBA   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 10 vs. TBA   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 11 vs. TBA   - - - - - - - - - - - -
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
2014-15 35 1 12.3 1.6-3.0 53.8 0.0-0.0 0.0 0.4-0.9 48.4 3.6
2015-16 36 4 16.5 3.0-5.0 60.3 0.0-0.0 0.0 1.2-2.1 56.6 7.2
2016-17 33 23 25.5 5.3-8.9 59.2 0.0-0.0 0.0 1.7-2.8 61.5 12.2
2017-18 20 20 29.5 7.0-12.4 56.0 1.0-2.5 40.8 3.0-3.9 76.6 17.9
Total 124 48 19.8 3.8-6.7 57.8 0.2-0.4 38.5 1.4-2.2 62.9 9.3
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
2014-15 35 1 431 56-104 53.8 0-1 0.0 15-31 48.4 127
2015-16 36 4 593 108-179 60.3 0-1 0.0 43-76 56.6 259
2016-17 33 23 840 174-294 59.2 0-1 0.0 56-91 61.5 404
2017-18 20 20 590 139-248 56.0 20-49 40.8 59-77 76.6 357
Total 124 48 2454 477-825 57.8 20-52 38.5 173-275 62.9 1147
  gp gs min/g fg/40 pct 3pt/40 pct ft/40 pct pts/40
2014-15 35 1 12.3 5.2-9.7 53.8 0.0-0.1 0.0 1.4-2.9 48.4 11.8
2015-16 36 4 16.5 7.3-12.1 60.3 0.0-0.1 0.0 2.9-5.1 56.6 17.5
2016-17 33 23 25.5 8.3-14.0 59.2 0.0-0.0 0.0 2.7-4.3 61.5 19.2
2017-18 20 20 29.5 9.4-16.8 56.0 1.4-3.3 40.8 4.0-5.2 76.6 24.2
Total 124 48 19.8 7.8-13.4 57.8 0.3-0.8 38.5 2.8-4.5 62.9 18.7
  gp gs mpg off/g def/g reb/g pf/g dq/g ast/g to/g a/to stl/g blk/g
2014-15 35 1 12.3 1.1 1.4 2.5 1.6 0.0 0.1 0.4 0.1 0.3 1.0
2015-16 36 4 16.5 2.3 3.8 6.1 1.5 0.0 0.2 0.6 0.3 0.3 0.5
2016-17 33 23 25.5 2.9 5.8 8.7 2.3 0.1 0.4 1.0 0.4 0.3 0.5
2017-18 20 20 29.5 3.1 6.3 9.5 1.9 0.0 0.5 1.4 0.3 0.3 0.7
Total 124 48 19.8 2.3 4.1 6.3 1.8 0.0 0.3 0.8 0.3 0.3 0.7
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
2014-15 35 1 431 38 50 88 57 1 2 14 0.1 12 34
2015-16 36 4 593 83 136 219 54 1 8 23 0.3 12 17
2016-17 33 23 840 96 192 288 75 2 12 34 0.4 9 17
2017-18 20 20 590 63 127 190 38 0 10 29 0.3 7 14
Total 124 48 2454 280 505 785 224 4 32 100 0.3 40 82
  gp gs mpg off/40 def/40 reb/40 pf/40 dq/40 ast/40 to/40 a/to stl/40 blk/40
2014-15 35 1 12.3 3.5 4.6 8.2 5.3 0.1 0.2 1.3 0.1 1.1 3.2
2015-16 36 4 16.5 5.6 9.2 14.8 3.6 0.1 0.5 1.6 0.3 0.8 1.1
2016-17 33 23 25.5 4.6 9.1 13.7 3.6 0.1 0.6 1.6 0.4 0.4 0.8
2017-18 20 20 29.5 4.3 8.6 12.9 2.6 0.0 0.7 2.0 0.3 0.5 0.9
Total 124 48 19.8 4.6 8.2 12.8 3.7 0.1 0.5 1.6 0.3 0.7 1.3
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
Total 20 20 29.5 7.0-12.4 56.0 1.0-2.5 40.8 3.0-3.9 76.6 17.9
Conference 7 7 31.6 7.1-12.7 56.2 0.7-2.1 33.3 2.7-3.9 70.4 17.7
Exhibition 1 1 26.0 5.0-10.0 50.0 0.0-0.0 - 2.0-4.0 50.0 12.0
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Home 13 13 29.2 7.2-12.6 56.7 1.0-2.5 39.4 3.6-4.7 77.0 18.9
Away 4 4 31.0 8.2-13.5 61.1 1.2-3.0 41.7 2.5-3.2 76.9 20.3
Neutral 3 3 28.7 4.3-10.0 43.3 0.7-1.3 50.0 0.7-1.0 66.7 10.0
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Wins 12 12 28.8 7.1-12.0 59.0 1.1-2.2 48.1 3.9-5.1 77.0 19.2
Losses 8 8 30.5 6.8-13.0 51.9 0.9-2.8 31.8 1.5-2.0 75.0 15.9
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November 7 7 27.4 5.4-10.1 53.5 0.9-2.0 42.9 2.0-2.9 70.0 13.7
December 7 7 29.7 8.4-14.6 57.8 1.6-3.1 50.0 4.4-5.1 86.1 22.9
January 6 6 31.7 7.0-12.5 56.0 0.5-2.2 23.1 2.3-3.5 66.7 16.8
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Total 20 20 590 139-248 56.0 20-49 40.8 59-77 76.6 357
Conference 7 7 221 50-89 56.2 5-15 33.3 19-27 70.4 124
Exhibition 1 1 26 5-10 50.0 0-0 - 2-4 50.0 12
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Home 13 13 380 93-164 56.7 13-33 39.4 47-61 77.0 246
Away 4 4 124 33-54 61.1 5-12 41.7 10-13 76.9 81
Neutral 3 3 86 13-30 43.3 2-4 50.0 2-3 66.7 30
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Wins 12 12 346 85-144 59.0 13-27 48.1 47-61 77.0 230
Losses 8 8 244 54-104 51.9 7-22 31.8 12-16 75.0 127
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November 7 7 192 38-71 53.5 6-14 42.9 14-20 70.0 96
December 7 7 208 59-102 57.8 11-22 50.0 31-36 86.1 160
January 6 6 190 42-75 56.0 3-13 23.1 14-21 66.7 101
  gp gs min/g fg/40 pct 3pt/40 pct ft/40 pct pts/40
Total 20 20 29.5 9.4-16.8 56.0 1.4-3.3 40.8 4.0-5.2 76.6 24.2
Conference 7 7 31.6 9.0-16.1 56.2 0.9-2.7 33.3 3.4-4.9 70.4 22.4
Exhibition 1 1 26.0 7.7-15.4 50.0 0.0-0.0 - 3.1-6.2 50.0 18.5
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Home 13 13 29.2 9.8-17.3 56.7 1.4-3.5 39.4 4.9-6.4 77.0 25.9
Away 4 4 31.0 10.6-17.4 61.1 1.6-3.9 41.7 3.2-4.2 76.9 26.1
Neutral 3 3 28.7 6.0-14.0 43.3 0.9-1.9 50.0 0.9-1.4 66.7 14.0
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Wins 12 12 28.8 9.8-16.6 59.0 1.5-3.1 48.1 5.4-7.1 77.0 26.6
Losses 8 8 30.5 8.9-17.0 51.9 1.1-3.6 31.8 2.0-2.6 75.0 20.8
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November 7 7 27.4 7.9-14.8 53.5 1.2-2.9 42.9 2.9-4.2 70.0 20.0
December 7 7 29.7 11.3-19.6 57.8 2.1-4.2 50.0 6.0-6.9 86.1 30.8
January 6 6 31.7 8.8-15.8 56.0 0.6-2.7 23.1 2.9-4.4 66.7 21.3
  gp gs mpg off/g def/g reb/g pf/g dq/g ast/g to/g a/to stl/g blk/g
Total 20 20 29.5 3.1 6.3 9.5 1.9 0.0 0.5 1.4 0.3 0.3 0.7
Conference 7 7 31.6 4.0 7.7 11.7 1.7 - 1.0 1.6 0.6 0.1 0.3
Exhibition 1 1 26.0 1.0 2.0 3.0 4.0 - 0.0 2.0 0.0 0.0 1.0
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Home 13 13 29.2 3.1 6.7 9.8 1.6 - 0.5 1.2 0.5 0.5 0.8
Away 4 4 31.0 4.0 6.5 10.5 2.5 - 0.8 2.5 0.3 0.0 0.0
Neutral 3 3 28.7 2.3 4.7 7.0 2.3 0.0 0.0 1.3 0.0 0.3 1.0
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Wins 12 12 28.8 3.1 6.8 9.8 1.9 0.0 0.5 1.8 0.3 0.6 0.9
Losses 8 8 30.5 3.3 5.8 9.0 1.9 - 0.5 1.0 0.5 0.0 0.4
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November 7 7 27.4 1.9 5.7 7.6 2.1 0.0 0.1 1.1 0.1 0.3 1.3
December 7 7 29.7 4.0 5.9 9.9 1.7 - 0.3 1.6 0.2 0.6 0.6
January 6 6 31.7 3.7 7.7 11.3 1.8 - 1.2 1.7 0.7 0.2 0.2
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
Total 20 20 590 63 127 190 38 0 10 29 0.3 7 14
Conference 7 7 221 28 54 82 12 - 7 11 0.6 1 2
Exhibition 1 1 26 1 2 3 4 - 0 2 0.0 0 1
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Home 13 13 380 40 87 127 21 - 7 15 0.5 6 11
Away 4 4 124 16 26 42 10 - 3 10 0.3 0 0
Neutral 3 3 86 7 14 21 7 0 0 4 0.0 1 3
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Wins 12 12 346 37 81 118 23 0 6 21 0.3 7 11
Losses 8 8 244 26 46 72 15 - 4 8 0.5 0 3
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November 7 7 192 13 40 53 15 0 1 8 0.1 2 9
December 7 7 208 28 41 69 12 - 2 11 0.2 4 4
January 6 6 190 22 46 68 11 - 7 10 0.7 1 1
  gp gs mpg off/40 def/40 reb/40 pf/40 dq/40 ast/40 to/40 a/to stl/40 blk/40
Total 20 20 29.5 4.3 8.6 12.9 2.6 0.0 0.7 2.0 0.3 0.5 0.9
Conference 7 7 31.6 5.1 9.8 14.8 2.2 0.0 1.3 2.0 0.6 0.2 0.4
Exhibition 1 1 26.0 1.5 3.1 4.6 6.2 0.0 0.0 3.1 0.0 0.0 1.5
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Home 13 13 29.2 4.2 9.2 13.4 2.2 0.0 0.7 1.6 0.5 0.6 1.2
Away 4 4 31.0 5.2 8.4 13.5 3.2 0.0 1.0 3.2 0.3 0.0 0.0
Neutral 3 3 28.7 3.3 6.5 9.8 3.3 0.0 0.0 1.9 0.0 0.5 1.4
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Wins 12 12 28.8 4.3 9.4 13.6 2.7 0.0 0.7 2.4 0.3 0.8 1.3
Losses 8 8 30.5 4.3 7.5 11.8 2.5 0.0 0.7 1.3 0.5 0.0 0.5
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November 7 7 27.4 2.7 8.3 11.0 3.1 0.0 0.2 1.7 0.1 0.4 1.9
December 7 7 29.7 5.4 7.9 13.3 2.3 0.0 0.4 2.1 0.2 0.8 0.8
January 6 6 31.7 4.6 9.7 14.3 2.3 0.0 1.5 2.1 0.7 0.2 0.2