University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown
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#11 Bill Luther

Forward

Junior

6'7"     200 lbs.

Gibsonia, Pa. / Hampton High School

MAJOR:  Business


At Pitt-Johnstown
2011-12 Season
     Bill Luther played in all 29 games and made 27 starts as a sophomore.  He averaged 7.6 points and 3.4 rebounds per game.  His 49.0 three-point field goal percentage paced the Mountain Cats, while his 48 three-pointers were second on the team.  Luther also shot 51.6% (81-157) from the field and 11-13 (84.6%) from the free-throw line.  He scored in double-figures nine times and grabbed five or more rebounds nine times.
    
Through two seasons, Luther has highs of 23 points against Ohio Valley (WV) University on Jan. 27, 2011 and 12 rebounds in his collegiate debut on Nov. 13, 2010 against Concord (WV) University.  He also dished out four assists at the University of Charleston on Jan. 29, 2011 and four assists at Wheeling Jesuit (WV) University on Feb. 6, 2012.

2010-11 Season
     Luther joined Head Coach Bob Rukavina’s starting line-up as a true freshman and made an immediate impact.  Luther was named to the WVIAC All-Freshman Team after averaging 10.8 points and 5.3 rebounds per game.  He paced Pitt-Johnstown in three-point field goal percentage (47.3%), was second in both rebounding and blocked shots, and third in three-point field goals-made (62).  Luther scored in double-figures in 16 games and grabbed five or more rebounds 18 times.  He was also selected to play on the Global Sports Academy All-Star Team that represented the United States in Belgium, England, and Germany in August 2011.

At Hampton High School
     Luther was a three-year letterman who finished his career with 1,223 career points under Head Coach Joe Lafko at Hampton High School.  Luther earned First-Team Pennsylvania AAA All-State honors and was tabbed Pittsburgh Fab-5 and All-AAA WPIAL following the 2009-10 season.  He was also a three-time All-Section selection who helped lead his team to the 2008-09 and 2009-10 AAA State Semifinals, a WPIAL championship in 2009 and a WPIAL Runner-up finish in 2010.  Luther’s uncle, Rob Shanahan, is a Mountain Cat alumnus from 1992.