Came to Bucknell from the Harrisburg area and made an immediate contribution in the backcourt ... received a good taste of Division I basketball as a freshman, then took over as the starting point guard early in the 2011-12 season ... proved to be a very steady, consistent point guard who runs the offense adeptly without turning the ball over ... not a high scorer, but has proven capable of driving all the way to the rim ... very athletic with excellent speed ... has good size and length for a point guard ... bold competitor who is not afraid to make a play ... came in familiar with the Bucknell surroundings, having played a high school game at Sojka Pavilion in addition to attending basketball camp at Bucknell.
Started first 27G at point guard before coming off bench vs. Holy Cross ... had an outstanding game in opening-night win at Purdue with 6 pts. (3-4 FG), 3 reb., 3 asst. in 28 min. ... strong effort in win over La Salle with 7 pts., 6 reb. ... also had 7 pts., 6 reb. in win vs. Marist. ... recorded 7 pts. (3-4 FG), 3 stl., in win at Cornell ... 5 pts. in each of first 2 PL Tournament games (2-2 3FG).
Played in 33 games, including starts in the final 21 ... made first start against Cornell on Dec. 31, and the team proceeded to win 12 games in a row ... Bison finished 17-4 with him as a starter ... averaged 2.2 ppg, 1.9 rpg, 1.8 apg ... shot 39.7% from field ... played then-career-high 24 min. off bench at Minnesota ... had 2 pts., 1 asst. vs. Gophers and handled ball well ... recorded 5 reb., 4 asst. in rout of West Alabama, tying career high in both categories ... had one of best games at Army, contributing 8 pts., 3 asst., 2 stl., 0 TO in 26 min. ... one game later dished out a career-high 8 asst. in home win over Colgate ... continued fine play with 8 pts. (4-5 FG), 3 reb., 2 asst. in win at Lafayette ... in win at Lehigh had a career-high 6 reb. along with 5 asst. ... strong game vs. Navy in PL quarterfinals with 5 pts., 5 reb., 4 stl.
Saw action in 32 of the 34 games as a backup point guard ... averaged 6.2 min. per game and totaled 26 pts., 21 reb. and 20 asst. ... struggled a bit with his shot, finishing 3-for-19 from the field, but got to the FT line 28 times, making 19 ... scored season-high 4 pts. in regular-season finale vs. Army ... played season-high 18 min. in Patriot League win over Colgate and saw 10+ min. of action six times ... made first career 3FG attempt vs. Wagner ... season-high 4 asst. vs. Presbyterian and had 3 vs. Dartmouth ... collected 5 reb. vs. Binghamton.
Full name is Ryan Anthony Hill ... born July 27, 1992 in Harrisburg ... son of Rhonda and Frazie Hill ... has three siblings, Dennise, Brandie and Lloyd ... Lloyd plays football at Saint Francis (Pa.) ... cousin, Jordan Hill, plays defensive line at Penn State ... four-year basketball letterman at Steelton-Highspire High School ... two-time all-state selection ... Big 15 honoree ... all-conference and all-district selection ... 1,000-point scorer in high school ... as a senior, averaged 16.3 ppg, helping his team to a 20-9 record and a state tournament berth for the third year in a row ... elected team captain ... played for coach Michael Pilsitz ... majoring in sociology.