Jacob Gilyard is an American college basketball player for the Richmond Spiders of the Atlantic 10 Conference .High school career Gilyard played basketball for The Barstow School in Kansas City, Missouri under the coaching of former National Basketball Association player Billy Thomas. As a sophomore, he helped win the Missouri Class 3 state championship, his program's first state title since 1995, after scoring 16 points in a 61–46 win over Strafford High School. On December 5, 2016, during his senior season, Gilyard scored a school-record 50 points in an 85–47 victory over Washington High School. He finished the season averaging 33.2 points and seven assists per game, was named Class 3 Player of the Year and won the DiRenna Award as the top player in the Kansas City area. A three-star recruit, Gilyard committed to play collegiately for Richmond on September 12, 2016. He did not receive any offers from Power Five programs.Source: Wikipedia
University in Richmond, Virginia
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