12 Michael Friedberg
12 Michael Friedberg
Height: 6-6
Weight: 195
Year: So.
Hometown: Woodcliff Lake, NJ
High School: Pascack Hills
Position: F
Major: Finance
Parents: Robert & Debbie

After two seasons of action, he has played in 49 games, 23 as a starter ... Tied for fifth place on Emory's all-time list with 69 blocked shots ... Has scored in double figures on 13 occasions.

Sophomore (2010-11):
Started 23 of the 24 games he saw action in ... Logged 22.2 minutes, 8.5 points and 6.0 boards per outing with his rebound average ranking second on the team and ninth among UAA players ... Topped the club, ranked second in the UAA and placed 37th nationally with 2.1 blocked shots per game ... His 51 rejections were the second-highest showing in school history ... Honorable-mention pick to the Georgia Basketball Coaches Association All-State Team ... Grabbed a team-best 7.1 caroms per game in UAA action, good for the No. 2 spot on the conference ladder ... Led or shared for the team's rebounding lead on eight occasions ... First career double-double was a 12-point, team-high 12-rebound performance at Carnegie Mellon (Feb. 20) ... Hit six-of-nine from the floor and totaled a season-high 15 points, while chipping in four blocks, in a 75-57 triumph at Averett (Nov. 19) ... Finished with 14 points and scored the team's final four points in regulation, including a bucket with 32 seconds left that forced overtime, in a 92-84 overtime decision against Oglethorpe (Nov. 17) ... Rare double-double with a team-high 11 rebounds and 10 blocked shots, tying the second-highest game total in school history, in an 88-71 verdict vs. Carnegie Mellon (Jan. 23) ... Sank five-of-nine from the field, including a career-best three-of-five three-point attempts, en route to 14 points, second high on the team, in an 83-72 win vs. No. 14 Rochester (Feb. 26) ... Picked up 13 points, sinking four-of-six from the floor, including a pair or triples, and snatched a game-high seven rebounds in an 85-70 triumph vs. Brandeis (Feb. 4) ... 10 points, nine rebounds and five blocked shots in helping the Eagles to a 91-87 overtime triumph vs. Chicago (Feb. 13) ... Registered 13 outings of two or more blocks and had at least one rejection in the last 13 games of the campaign ... Led Emory in rebounding in five straight UAA games (Jan. 21 through Feb. 4) ... Third on the club with 26 steals.

Freshman (2009-10):
Came of the bench in all 25 games and averaged 17.5 minutes per playing stint ... Tossed in 5.6 points per contest and his 3.4 per-game average in rebounding was third on the team ... Led the club with 18 blocked shots ... Scored in double figures three times ... Tied for the team's second-high scorer with a personal-best 17 points in the season finale at Rochester (Feb. 27), a game that saw him hit six-of-nine from the floor including three-of-five from beyond the arc ... Scored 12 points in a 27-11 Emory run in the second half vs. UR that cut a 20-point deficit to four points ... Four-of-five from the field (one trey) and converted four-of-six free throws in finishing as the squad's No. 2 scorer with 13 points in a 64-63 win over Brandeis (Feb. 21) ... First double-digit scoring effort was a 12-point performance at home against Case Western (Jan. 10) ... Team's leading rebounder in three contests including a seven-board effort in a season-long 29 minutes vs. Piedmont (Jan. 13) ... Tied that as his high mark of the year when he snatched seven caroms vs. NYU (Feb. 19) ... Shot 51.5 percent (17-of-33) from the floor in the last five games of the year ... Picked up four boards and blocked three shots in just 10 minutes vs. Huntingdon (Nov. 24) ... Converted four-of-six of his field goal attempts and totaled eight points, four rebounds  and two steals in 16 minutes against LaGrange (Dec. 2) ... Logged 20 or more minutes of action on 11 occasions.

High School:
Four-year member of the basketball program at Pascack Hills High School ... Served as captain as a senior ... Tossed in 17.0 points and grabbed 11.0 rebounds per outing during the 2008-09 campaign in aiding in the club's 25-4 record ... Garnered many many honors his final year including first-team recognition on the All-Bergen County Team ... First Team All-North Jersey ... First Team All-State Group 2 selection ... Helped his team to three NBIL League championships ... During his sophomore and senior seasons, Pascack Hills captured state sectional crowns ... Tossed in 15.0 points and snared 10,5 boards his junior season ... First-team selections to county and league teams and was a Second Team All-State Group 2 pick.

Born May 30, 1991 ... Son of Robert and Debbie Friedberg.

Career Stats

2010-11 24-23 69-174 .397 17-44 .386 48-74 203 8.5 145 6.0
2009-10 25-0 49-107 .458 11-33 .333 30-43 139 5.6 85 3.4
TOTAL 49-23 118-281 .420 28-77 .364 78-117 342  7.0 230  4.7


Career Highs

Points 17 at Rochester, Feb. 27, 2010
  15 vs. Averett (at Guilford), Nov. 19, 2010
Rebounds 12 at Carnegie Mellon University, Feb. 20, 2011
  11 Carnegie Mellon University, Jan. 23, 2011
FGs vs. Averett (at Guilford),  Nov. 19, 2010
  6 at Rochester, Feb. 27, 2010
FGAs 13  at New York University, Jan. 30, 2011
3pt. FGs 3 Rochester, Feb. 26, 2011 
  3 at Rochester, Feb. 27, 2010
Steals 4 Case Western, Jan. 21, 2011
Blocks 10 Carnegie Mellon University, Jan. 23, 2011
  5 University of Chicago, Feb. 13, 2011


"Emory provided a great combination of academics and athletics and I believe we have an opportunity to do something special here."