Men's Basketball

    Samer Dhillon
    Samer Dhillon


    Sacramento, Calif.

    High School:

    Height / Weight:
    6-7 / 200




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    BREAKDOWN: Samer (Sumair) Dhillon is a 6-foot-7, 200-pound freshman who will add to the Trojans depth in the frontcourt. He is one of just a handful of Indian basketball players to compete in a BCS conference.

    HIGH SCHOOL: Dhillon averaged 13.6 points and 11.0 rebounds and served as team captain as a senior at Inderkum High. He helped lead his team to its first TCC league title in school history and the most wins in school history. Dhillon was also class valedictorian and the student body president. He finished high school with a 4.5 GPA.

    PERSONAL: Sam was born on April 18, 1995 in Sacramento, Calif. His parents are Surjit and Harjit and he has one sister, Raveet. Dhillon plays the Dhol, an Indian drum, and the violin. He is a Human Performance/Kinesiology major at USC and would like to pursue a career in sports medicine. He chose USC because of Andy Enfield and the brand new staff, the location of Los Angeles and the great academics. He played on the AAU team Play Hard Play Smart (PHPS). Lists his favorite player as Blake Griffin. Is a fan of the movie Iron Man, the Indian song Morni by Panjabi MC and of Drake. Likes to surf in his spare time. His favorite food is anything Indian, especially samosas. Did community service year-round at the Sikh Temple.