|High School:||Modesto Christian HS|
Townes played in all 32 of Pacific's games last season, earning the start on 15 occasions. He shot 54.9 (107-195) percent from the field, ranking sixth overall in the West Coast Conference standings. Averaged 7.9 points and 4.1 rebounds per game. Recorded 11 double-digit scoring performances, which included a season-high 19 points agianst Texas State (Nov. 25) during the Pacific-hosted Men Against Breast Cancer Showcase. Finished 10th in the WCC with 1.8 offenisve rebounds per game.
Appeared in 30 games for the Tigers, starting in 23 of them. Averaged 10.3 points and 7.1 rebounds while shooting 61.6%. Against Rider (Dec. 10) he posted his first career double-double as he scored 11 points and grabbed 12 rebounds. Shot 82% (9-11) from the field against Portland (Dec 29) while scoring 18 points, which tied a career-high. Recorded his tenth career double-digit scoring performance against San Francisco (Jan. 28) with 11 points. Logged a career-high 16 rebounds in the 76-65 victory over Portland (Feb. 16), his fifth double-digit rebounding performance of the season. Went back-to-back 22 point scoring performances against Santa Clara (Feb. 23) and Loyola Marymount (Feb. 25), setting a new career high. Scored 19 in the WCC Tournament opener against Pepperdine (Mar. 3), helping Pacific log their first Conference tournament victory.
Pushed into immediate action in his first season, Townes played in 17 games for the Tigers while averaging 11.6 minutes per game. He would go on to average 2.9 points and 2.5 rebounds while shooting 46.5% from the floor. Anthony scored his first collegiate points at Arizona to start the year while also recorded one block and one steal. He just missed his first double-double against Nevada as he posted nine points and nine rebounds while he posted his first double-digit scoring effort against UC Irvine on Dec. 4 by tallying 13 points.
Townes graduated in 2015 from Modesto Christian High School. Anthony earned CalHiSports.com First Team All-State honors in 2014-15 and was also named the Modesto Bee's Player of the Year. He averaged 19.7 points, 9.8 rebounds and 1.5 steals per game. He earned Division 3 All-State Second Team honors from MaxPreps.com in 2013-14, after leading MCHS to a 24-9 overall record. He was named Trans-Valley League Most Valuable Player, as he paced the Crusaders to a perfect 12-0 league mark. He averaged 19 points and 12 rebounds in 2013-14. He scored 17 points and grabbed 18 rebounds in the Crusaders' championship victory over Fairfield High School in the Division 3 Sac-Joaquin Section final. He earned All-Trans Valley League honors as a sophomore (16.1 ppg and 8.2 rpg) and as a freshman (14.4 ppg and 7.1 rpg).
Anthony is the son of Theresa and Stephen Townes. He has one sister, Alyssa. He is a Communication Studies major.