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

Career:
Closed out his four-year stint with the program playing in 97 games, 72 in a starting capacity ... Finished in the No. 6 position on the school's all-time scoring list with 1,268 points and was No. 8 in scoring average (13.1 ppg) ... His 162 three-point field goals placed him sixth on the Eagles' career chart ... All totaled, he ranked among the top 10 performers in school history in 11 statistical categories including being tied for seventh in free throws (268) and standing sixth in free throw percentage (.840, 268-319) ... Ninth on Emory's all-time ladder in three-point field goal percentage (.381, 162-425) ... Logged 2,675 minutes of action, the fifth-highest total in school annals ... Scored in double figures in 66 games and produced 17 contests of 20 or more points ... Named UAA Player of the Week four times ... Holds the school's second longest streak with 39 straight games with at least one three-point field goal. 

Senior (2012-13):
Outstanding senior season that saw him start all 27 games ... Captured First Team All-UAA honors after ranking second on the club and third in the league with a 16.4 points per-game scoring average ... 444 total points ranked 11th on the school's seasonal list and made him the fifth-most prolific senior scorer in school history ... Posted 24 double-figure scoring games including eight performances of 20 or more points ...  Led the team with 67 three-point field goals, the fourth-highest seasonal effort in school history ... His 2.48 treys per game tied for second among UAA players and was 77th nationally among D-III players ... Tossed in 17.4 points per game in UAA contests, topping the squad and good for second on the conference ladder ... Converted 50 percent (42-of-84) of his triple ties in league action with that effort good for the No. 2 spot on the UAA chart while his 41.6 percent showing in overall play slotted him into the (67-161) No. 9 spot ... Led or shared for team scoring honors on nine occasions, seven of those coming in UAA contests ... Led or shared for Emory's lead in rebounding in seven games ... Successful on 81.4 percent (83-102) of his free throw attempts in overall action, good for sixth place among UAA players ... Shot 50 percent or better from the field in seven UAA games (10 on the season) and his 49.1 percent effort in conference play ranked 11th on the league chart ... Named UAA Player of the Week and earned a spot on the D3hoops.com Team of the Week (Feb. 19) after putting together back-to-back efforts of 26 points (team highs) in wins over Case Western (Feb. 15) and Carnegie Mellon (Feb. 17), shooting a combined 63 percent (17-of-27) from the field including 66.7 percent (12-of-18) from three-point range -- sank 8-of-11 field goal attempts, including six-of-nine from beyond the arc, and all four of his free throw opportunities en route to his point total vs. CMU ... Scored 16 of his game-high tying 24 points in the second half, knocking down all five of his three-point attempts in the stanza en route to a career-best seven treys (tying third-highest Emory individual game total) in a 74-69 triumph vs. NYU (Feb. 3) ... Three of his five field goals were three pointers, and he paced the Eagles with 14 points in the team's 72-54 win over Rochester (Feb. 23) that clinched a share of the UAA title ... Tabbed as the UAA Player of the Week (Jan. 21) after averaging 20.0 points and 7.0 rebounds in road wins vs. Case Western (Jan. 18) and Carnegie Mellon (Jan. 20) -- tallied a team-high 21 points, hitting 8-of-13 from the field in the 82-60 verdict over CWRU before chipping in 19 points along with a game-high eight boards vs. CMU ... Recorded 14 of his game-high 25 points in the second half (seven over the final 1:38 of the contest), and paced the Eagles with a season-high nine caroms in a 90-80 win vs. Ozarks (Nov. 17) ... Sparked Emory to a 41-17 halftime lead against Maryville (Nov. 25), scoring 13 of his 16 points in the first half in an 85-55 decision over the Scots ... Second high on the team with 15 points, 12 coming in the second stanza, and he ended the game sinking five-of-nine from the floor, including four-of-six from three-point range, in a 70-48 win at Rhodes (Dec. 1) ... Helped the Eagles to their first UAA win of the campaign by chalking up a game-high 22 points, 14 during the opening 20 minutes of play as Emory raced to a 37-13 halftime edge, while tying McPherson Moore for the team's lead with seevn caroms in a 79-48 win vs. Chicago (Jan. 13) ... Knocked down seven-of-eight from the field, including three-of-four from beyond the arc, en route to a game-high tying 17 points in an 82-59 decision at Chicago (Feb. 10) ... Snatched a team-high seven rebounds in Emory's 77-56 NCAA opening-round win vs. Randolph (Mar. 2) ... Became the first men's basketball player since Neil Bhutta (2000) and just the fourth in program history to be awarded the NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship ... 2013 Capital One Third Team Academic All-American ... 2013 Capital One First Team Academic All-District ... Male Recipient of the Emory Athletic Department's Partin Award, symbolic of an outstanding career or season in a team-based sport ... Division III First Team All-State selection as chosen by the Georgia Basketball Coaches Association (GABCA).

Junior (2011-12):
Battled back from an early-season injury to appear in 20 games, 18 as a starter ... Averaged 27.6 minutes per playing stint and averaged 12.4 points per game, good for third place on the club and a tie for 12th place among UAA players ... Hit a team-leading 89.1 percent from the charity stripe (49-of-55) ... 2011-12 Second Team All-UAA selection ... Georgia Basketball Coaches Association Second Team All-State (D-III) ... Held down the No. 11 position on the UAA list in scoring average for conference games (14.4 ppg) ... 15th among conference cagers in three-point percentage in overall play (.403) and stood 10th in league affairs (.426) ... Suffered an injury during the early stages of the Berry game (Nov. 22), forcing him out of the lineup the following five contests before returning to action vs. Rhodes (Dec. 29) where he came off the bench to score nine points in nine minutes ...  Totaled 11 double-figure scoring contests, 10 of which came during UAA action ... Named UAA Player of the Week (Feb. 20) after averaging 26.5 points and shooting 64.5 percent (20-of-31) from the floor in games at Carnegie Mellon and Case Western (Feb. 17 & 19) ... Registered four contests of 20 or more points ... Recorded his first career double-double after chalking up a team-high 22 points (14 in the first half) and 11 boards in an 83-68 win over Carnegie Mellon (Jan. 20) ... Sank seven-of-11 from the floor, including three-of-four from beyond the arc, en route to racking up 20 points at Chicago (Jan. 27), one of three Eagles to reach the 20-point plateau in that game ... Hit a triple in that game vs. UC that began a 9-0 Emory run, erasing a seven-point deficit and giving the Eagles a 98-96 edge with 1:17 left in the contest ... Third on the squad with 17 points including a rare four-point play late in the game vs. Washington University (Feb. 5) ... Picked up 14 points, second high on the team, draining five-of-seven from the field including a triple with 30 seconds left that cut a NYU lead to one point in an eventual 73-70 triumph (Feb. 10) ... Closed out the year with a 14-game streak of three-point field goals ... Huge effort at Carnegie Mellon (Feb. 17), tallying a season-high 27 points (tied for the second-highest point total by an Emory player during the season), converting 11-of-16 field goal attempts including three-of-seven from beyond the arc ... Followed the CMU effort with a team-high 26 points (18 in the opening stanza) against Case Western (Feb. 19), knocking down nine-of-15 from the floor that included a career-high tying four-of-eight from distance ... Picked up 11 points during the first 6:43 of that Case contest in helping Emory to a 25-6 lead ... Member of the Capital One Academic All-District First Team.


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, played 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
2012-13 27-27 147-331 .444 67-161 .416 83-102 444 16.4 108 4.0
2011-12 20-18 85-189 .450 29-72 .403 49-55 248 12.4 82 4.1
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 97-72 419-978 .428 162-264 .381 268-319 1268  13.1 328  3.4


Career Highs

Points 31 Methodist, Dec. 4, 2010
  28 Oglethorpe, Nov. 17, 2010
  27 at Carnegie Mellon, Feb. 17, 2012
Rebounds 11 at Carnegie Mellon University,  Jan. 20, 2012
  10 Averett University, Nov. 19, 2010
FGs 12  Methodist, Nov. 17, 2010
  11 at Carnegie Mellon, Feb. 17, 2012
  11 Oglethorpe, Nov. 17, 2010
FGAs 24  Methodist, Dec, 4, 2010
3pt. FGs 7 at New York University,  Feb. 3, 2013 
  6 Carnegie Mellon University,  Feb. 17, 2013 
  6 Case Western Reserve University, Feb. 15, 2013
Steals 4 at Washington University, Feb. 8, 2013
  4 Methodist, Dec. 4, 2010
Assists 6 vs. LaGrange, Nov. 24, 2012



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