2 Alex Greven
2 Alex Greven
Birth Date: Aug. 14, 1990
Height: 6-3
Weight: 180
Year: So.
Hometown: Winston-Salem, NC
High School: RJ Reynolds
Position: G
Major: Neuroscience & Behavioral Biology
Parents: Craig & Kathy

Career:
After two seasons with the program, he has played in 50 games, 27 in a starting capacity ... Has scored in double figures in 31 games and has five performances of 20 or more points ... Stands No. 5 on Emory's all-time chart with an 84.0 percent mark from the foul line (136-of162).

Sophomore (2010-11):
Turned in a solid second year with the Eagles, starting all 25 games and ranking second on the squad and eighth among UAA players in scoring (14.5 ppg) ... Second Team All-UAA selection ... Georgia Basketball Coaches Association Second Team All-State pick ... Held down the No. 4 position on the league ladder with an 83.3 percent mark (90-of-108) from the foul line ... Third on the club in minutes (29.8 mpg) ... Scored in double figures in 20 games and turned in four contests of 20 or more points ... Led or shared for team scoring honors on five occasions ... Named UAA Player of the Week following a career-high 31-point outburst vs. Methodist (Dec. 4) where he sank a career-high 12-of-24 from the field including three-of-seven from three-point range ... Included in his totals vs. Methodist were a pair a pressure-packed charity tosses with 15 seconds left that provided Emory with an 86-82 advantage ... His 31 points against Methodist represented the first time since Dec. 15, 2007 that an Emory cager (Spiros Ferderigos) had reached the 30-point plateau ... Totaled a team-high 28 points, 19 in the second half and overtime, knocking down 11-of-18 from the floor and four-of-five from the line, in keying a 92-84 triumph over Oglethorpe (Nov. 17) ... Tied Austin Claunch for team scoring honors with 18 points and sank a crucial baseline runner with the shot clock winding down that gave Emory a 74-70 lead with 38 ticks on the clock en route to a final 78-70 decision over Chicago (Jan. 16) ... Totaled 14 first-half points and finished with 18 points, knocking down six-of-10 from the field and all four foul shooting tries, in a 93-85 victory over NYU (Feb. 6) ... Sank 22-of-23 (.957) from the charity stripe over a five-game stretch (Dec. 7 through Jan. 13) ... Topped the squad in rebounding vs. Averett (Nov. 19) with a career-high 10 rebounds ... 11 games of two or more three-point field goals ... Led all players with 18 points, converting eight-of-14 from the field, two-of-three from beyond the arc, in sparking a 97-73 win vs. Case Western (Jan. 21).

Freshman (2009-10):
Made a big impact on the program as a freshman, playing in 25 games, two as a starter ... Averaged 19.5 minutes per outing and tied for third place on the team in scoring (8.5 ppg) ... Second on the squad and tied for ninth among UAA players in three-point percentage (.393) ... Second on the club with an 85.2 percent (46-of-54) mark from the foul line ... 35 treys tied for third on the team ... Notched double-figure scoring in his first five and in a total of 11 games ... Pull-up jumper with just five seconds left gave the Eagles a 64-63 win over Brandeis (Feb. 21) ... Named Emory Player of the Week (Jan. 4) after garnering a spot on the Washington & Lee All-Tournament Team ... Averaged 20.0 points and led the team in scoring in contests vs. Drew (Jan. 2, 19 pts.) and Washington & Lee (Jan. 3) where he totaled a season-high 21 points, hitting five-of-nine from the floor, including three-of-five from three-point range, and all eight of his free throw attempts ... Scored 13 of his team-high 16 points in the second half in helping Emory to a 77-64 decision at Brandeis (Jan. 24) ... In that game against the Judges, he hit back-to-back treys in a 56-second span that snapped a 60-60 deadlock and keyed a 10-0 Eagle run that gave them a 70-60 edge ... Tied as the team's second-high scorer with 18 points, 13 coming in the opening half, against Huntingdon (Nov. 24), and ended the contest converting five-of-11 from the field including four-of-eight from beyond the arc ... In his first nine games he was successful on 35-of-39 charity tosses (.897) ... Totaled a team-high 12 points, all coming via the trey, and tied for squad honors with five rebounds vs. Washington University ... Nine games of two or more three-point field goals.

High School
:
Four-year member of the basketball program at RJ Reynolds High School ... Was coached by Billy Martin ... Averaged 13.9 points, 6.0 rebounds and 4.0 assists per game his senior year ... Served as a captain on the 2008-09 team ... As a junior he averaged 7.8 points per contest in helping his squad to a spot in the quarterfinals in the state tournament ... During his sophomore campaign, RJ Reynolds HS adavanced to the round of eight at the state tournament ... Also played football and competed in track and field as a prep.

Personal:
Born August 14, 1990 ... Son of Craig and Kathy Greven ... An Economics major ... Older brother, Bill, is a senior on the 2009-10 Middlebury College basketball team.


Career Stats

Year GP-GS FG-FGA PCT 3pt
FG-FGA
PCT FT-FTA PTS AVG REB AVG
2010-11 25-25 121-284 .426 31-103 .301 90-108 363 14.5 86 3.4
2009-10 25-2 66-174 .379 35-89 .393 46-54 213 8.5 52 2.1
TOTAL 50-27 187-458 .408 66-192 .344 136-162 576  11.5 138  2.8


Career Highs

Points 31 Methodist, Dec. 4, 2010
  28 Oglethorpe, Nov. 17, 2010
Rebounds 10 Averett University,  Nov. 19, 2010
FGs 12  Methodist, Nov. 17, 2010
  11 Oglethorpe, Nov. 17, 2010
FGAs 24  Methodist, Dec, 4, 2010
3pt. FGs 4 New York University,  Feb. 19, 2010 
  4 Washington University, Jan. 31, 2010
  4 at Huntingdon College, Nov. 24, 2009
Steals 4 Methodist, Dec. 4, 2010
Assists 3 on five occasions



Quote:
"I love everything about Emory -- the campus, the city, the academics, the diversity, and, of course, the basketball."