Tony Lester 4
Tony Lester


Charlotte, N.C.

High School:
The Tilton School

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 179




Basketball Hosts Truman State Wednesday

Tigers host Truman State at 7 p.m. at Mizzou Arena


Black & Gold Game

Black & Gold Game - October 21, 2011

At Mizzou:
Quickly: Newcomer to the program as a non-scholarship performer ... Gives Missouri added depth at the point guard position and is a very quick and solid distributor of the basketball.

High School:
Averaged 17.0 points and 7.0 assists for Gaston Day High School as a senior in 2010 ... Was named Team MVP and an all-conference pick as a senior ... Earned honorable mention all-regional honors from the Gaston Gazette and led his high school to a 22-10 overall record and a spot in the NCISAA 2A quarterfinals his final season.

Played one season of prep basketball at Tilton School, helping the club to the 2011 NEPSAC AA Championship ... Averaged nine points and four assists per game ... The club enjoyed a 25-6 overall record in his one season.

Son of Vera and Paul Lester ... Full name is Paul Anthony Lester ... Born in Dallas, Texas ... Played for Casey Fields at Gaston Day and Marcus O'Neil at Tilton Prep ... Would like to major in business at Mizzou and he selected Mizzou because of his relationship with the coaching staff ... His biggest hidden talent off the court is soccer.