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#15 R.J. Griffin
Position: Guard
Height: 6'4"
Weight: 195
Year: Junior
Hometown: Middletown, Del.
High School: Charter School/Hun School
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Career Highs
after 2011-12 season

Points 29 vs. Bryant, 11/19/11
Field Goals 8 vs. Bryant, 11/19/11
FG Attempts 16 vs. Bryant, 11/19/11
Three-Pointers 7 vs. Bryant, 11/19/11
3FG Attempts 11 vs. Bryant, 11/19/11
Free Throws 8 at Columbia, 2/8/11
FT Attempts 10 at Columbia, 2/8/11
Off. Rebounds 3 vs. Cornell, 1/28/11
Def. Rebounds 7 vs. Bucknell, 1/4/10
Rebounds 7 vs. Bucknell, 1/4/10
Assists 3 vs. Bryant, 11/19/11
Turnovers 4 twice, last at UAA, 11/25/11
Blocks 1 seven times, last at Albany, 12/23/11
Steals 3 three times, last at Albany, 12/23/11
Minutes 39 vs. San Francisco, 11/23/11

JUNIOR (2011-12)
Topped team in three-pointers made ... opened season with a game-high 15 points as the Big Green nearly upset Rutgers on the road ... exploded for a career-high 29 points in the win over Bryant, drilling 7-of-11 three-pointers -- tied for third-most ever by a Big Green player and second-most at Leede Arena ... also was perfect at the line in six attempts and dished out a season-high three assists against the Bulldogs ... next game came in Great Alaska Shootout in which he posted three more treys among 17 points in a two-point loss to San Francisco while playing all but one minute ... came up with three steals and a pair of trifectas at IPFW ... after pitcing in nine points in a home win over Elon, found his outside stroke again on the road, canning 10-of-20 behind the arc at Colgate, Army and Albany while averaging 12 points a game during the road trip ... his 15 points led the Big Green against the Black Knights ... returned to Leede Arena with a solid game versus Holy Cross, knocking down 4-of-6 from the floor (including both triples) for 10 points ... one of five Dartmouth players in double figures with 14 points in the 83-67 triumph over Longwood ... twice hauled in a season-high five boards, at Brown and at Cornell in the penultimate game ... responded in first game as a reserve by tallying 13 points with a pair of threes in 34 minutes against Columbia ... started second-half rally from 13 down to tie with a three-pointer at Penn, only to see Big Green fall on a three in the final seconds ... was 3-of-4 on triples and put up 13 points in the 58-53 win over Brown, canning a trey just before the halftime buzzer for a two-point edge, then drilling another three to tie the game with 3:44 to play, which began a nine-point run en route to the victory ... ended season with a 12-point performance (10 in the second half) at Columbia, going 3-for-5 from the floor with one final three-pointer.

SOPHOMORE (2010-11)
Recipient of the A.D. “Dolly” Stark Award as the team MVP ... first sophomore to win the award in 13 years and just the fifth underclassman ... one of three players to start all 28 games ... led team in scoring, free throws made and attempted, and minutes played ... reached double figures in exactly half of the contests, beginning with 12 points at Providence of the Big East with half those points due to a 6-for-6 night at the line ... swiped a season-high three steals against UNH ... buried 3-of-6 three-pointers in scoring 13 points to help the Big Green earn their first victory, a 71-57 triumph at Hartford ... posted exactly 11 points in three straight games, two of which were Dartmouth W’s ... four times he grabbed five boards in a game, the first coming at Iowa State of the Big 12 ... sank the go-ahead three-pointer with less than three minutes to play, plus sank the final two free throws in the 67-59 win at Drake ... scored at least 10 points in four straight games in January, including his first career 20-point game at Harvard ... drilled 7-of-9 shots and 4-of-6 threes against the Crimson ... contributed 11 points in the Ivy win over Cornell ... averaged 12.5 points over the last six games, posting 19 at Brown and 18 more at Cornell.

FRESHMAN (2009-10)
Scored first points on a three-pointer at George Mason ... in just 10 minutes at Furman, scored seven points while going 5-of-5 from the line, and grabbed three boards ... gained confidence in the win over Division III Lyndon State, tallying 12 points ona 4-of-6 from the floor with a trifecta ... shooting stroke carried over to the next game at Lehigh where he ripped the nets on 5-of-6 shots with a triple for 11 points in 22 minutes of action, plus pilfered a pair of steals ... enjoyed his best game of the season against Bucknell, leading the team in both scoring (16) and rebounds (7) while raining down 4-of-5 from downtown in the 49-43 victory ... also had two big rebounds and a steal in the final three minutes against the Bison ... chipped in seven points in 19 minutes on the floor in the one-point triumph over St. Francis (N.Y.) ... slowed by an injury during the conference slate, though still played in 12 of the 14 contests ... converted 12 of his last 14 free throw attempts ... had at least one assist in six of the last seven games ... finished the season strong at Princeton and Penn, scoring a combined 17 points on 7-of-10 shooting with three three-pointers in 40 minutes.

HIGH SCHOOL
Lettered at The Hun School in New Jersey for coach Jon Stone as a postgrad after being a four-year letterwinner at the Charter School in Wilmington, Del., for coach Paul Brown … first-team all-conference and Hoop Group Showcase MVP while at The Hun School … served as team captain at Charter School during his final three campaigns … shooting guard on the Mid-Atlantic Prep League championship squad in final year at Charter … received all-state honorable mention as a senior, not to mention first-team all-conference recognition that year as well … also a Blue-Gold All-Star … ended his career as Charter’s all-time leading scorer … earned team MVP honors for his junior and senior years … as a sophomore was named Charter’s most improved player … active in Black Achievers and Black Leaders groups … named to the honor roll each of last three years at Charter.

PERSONAL
Majoring in sociology ... full name is Rodney O. Griffin ... born Dec. 29, 1989 in Fayetteville, N.C. ... son of Rod and Cynthia ... both parents attended Hampton University ... has two brothers and a sister ... plans on pursuing a major in government ... took part in teen ministry with his church ... enjoys poetry and philosophy ... spent four years of his childhood in Italy.

Griffin’s Career Statistics
Year GP-GS Min-Avg FG-A Pct. 3G-A Pct. FT-A Pct. Off-Def Tot-Avg PF-FO A TO Blk Stl Pts-Avg
2009-10 25-0 306-12.2 34-84 .405 13-32 .406 20-26 .769 5-24 29-1.2 33-0 13 19 1 10 101-4.0
2010-11 28-28 816-29.1 86-232 .371 32-106 .302 59-75 .787 10-63 73-2.6 62-0 22 40 5 29 263-9.4
2011-12 30-21 785-26.2 72-204 .353 42-110 .382 41-54 .759 10-66 76-2.5 59-1 33 55 2 20 227-7.6
Totals 83-49 1907-23.0 192-520 .369 87-248 .351 120-155 .774 25-153 178-2.1 154-1 68 114 8 59 591-7.1

Ivy League Statistics Only
Year GP-GS Min-Avg FG-A Pct. 3G-A Pct. FT-A Pct. Off-Def Tot-Avg PF-FO A TO Blk Stl Pts-Avg
2009-10 12-0 146-12.2 12-36 .333 5-15 .333 8-10 .800 3-9 12-1.0 13-0 8 10 0 3 37-3.1
2010-11 14-14 441-31.5 46-123 .374 14-50 .280 38-50 .760 8-30 38-2.7 33-0 18 20 3 15 144-10.3
2011-12 14-5 294-21.0 20-62 .323 10-35 .286 14-17 .824 5-33 38-2.7 26-1 8 22 1
5 64-4.6
Totals 40-19 881-22.0 78-221 .353 29-100 .290 60-77 .779 16-72 88-2.2 72-1 26
52 4 23
245-6.1
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