|High School:||The Hill School (Penn.)|
Junior Beau Gibb will once again give UCSB depth at both the four and five spots...A good outside shooter, Gibb could provide an offensive spark in the right situations.
Gibb played strictly as a backup at the five spot as a sophomore...Played in 12 games, but did not appear in any of the final 15...Scored six points against Vanguard and four at Long Beach State...Also had a personal best of three rebounds against Vanguard...Totaled just 72 minutes. and played a high of 13 against Montana State.
Redshirted the 2005-06 season after transferring from Robert Morris.
Gibb played his freshman season at Robert Morris...In 29 games, including a pair of starts, he averaged 3.0 points and 1.4 rebounds per game...Made 6-of-8 shots, including 4-of-5 three-point attempts and scored a season-high 16 points against Thiel College...His other double-figure scoring effort came when he scored 12 points in 12 minutes against Sacred Heart...In all, Gibb scored five or more points six times in 2004-05...Made a solid 51.6% of his field goal attempts, including 42.9% of his three-pointers...Of Gibb's 33 field goals made, 18 were three-pointers...He made two or more three-point baskets five times...Shot 68.2% from two-point range...Also had his highs of seven rebounds and four steals against Thiel...Gibb had four or more rebounds five times...Attempted just five free throws on the season...Averaged 9.6 minutes per game overall, but played an average of 16.1 per game over the first seven games.
Attended Oxford High School in Oxford, Miss....Member of the 2001 Mississippi State Championship team as a sophomore and he helped Oxford HS reach the league tournament again in 2003...Averaged 12 points and 4 rebounds per game as a senior...Made 45% of his field goal attempts...Made 53.0% of his three-point attempts in his final season, including a high of four against Calhoun City HS...Following his senior season, Gibb played for the North team in the Mississippi North/South All-Star Game...Also attended The Hill School in Pottstown, Pa....Averaged 14.6 points and 6.8 rebounds per game in 2003-04 at The Hill School...Helped to lead The Hill School to the Mid-Atlantic Prep League playoffs in 2003-04...Played for Drew Tyler at Oxford High and Seth Eilberg at The Hill School.
Beau Gibb was born January 29, 1985 in Dallas...The son of Dianne Bishop and Gregg Gibb...Raised by Walt Bishop...Also competed in baseball as a pitcher, but he quit the sport after breaking his arm in mid-pitch...His most memorable moment in sports was winning the Mississippi State title during his sophomore year of high school...Roots for the Dallas Mavericks...Lists reading the New York Times among his hobbies...His favorite authors include Willie Morris and John Grisham...Would like to become a sports journalist...Majoring in sociology.