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#23 John Golden
Position: Guard/Forward
Height: 6'6"
Weight: 200
Year: Senior
Hometown: Freehold, N.J.
High School: Peddie School/NMH
Major: Government
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Golden Photos
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Golden Videos
Career Highs
through the 2013-14 season

Points 21 vs. Princeton, 2/25/12
Field Goals 6 eight times, last vs. Brown, 2/8/14
FG Attempts 12 five times, last vs. Brown, 2/8/14
Three-Pointers 5 vs. Longwood, 1/14/12
3FG Attempts 8 at Rutgers, 11/11/11
Free Throws 8 vs. Army, 1/8/13
FT Attempts 11 vs. Army, 1/8/13
Off. Rebounds 4 twice, last vs. Penn, 1/31/14
Def. Rebounds 10 vs. Elon, 12/17/11
Rebounds 11 twice, last at Cornell, 2/14/14
Assists 6 at New Hampshire, 12/18/13
Turnovers 4 twice, last vs. Columbia, 2/28/14
Blocks 2 three times, last vs. Brown, 2/8/14
Steals 3 four times, last vs. Penn, 1/31/14
Minutes 41 vs. Princeton, 2/1/14

SOPHOMORE (2012-13)
One of two players on the roster to start every game ... scored in double figures on nine occasions ... second on the team in three-pointers made and steals ... began the season avearging 12.4 points over the first five contests while hitting 42.3 percent (11-of-26) of his three-point attempts ... poured in a season-high 16 points in the 61-53 victory at Longwood, draining 4-of-5 from behind the arc ... also tallied 15 points with six rebounds in a narrow loss to IPFW, and 13 more with three steals in the season-opening win over Maine ... helped the Big Green cruise to a 75-58 win over Army as he scored 13 points while making a career-best eight free throws and hauling in a season-high eight rebounds, not to mention dishing out four assists ... went 6-of-8 from the floor with a pair of triples to score 15 points in the heartbreaking overtime loss at Harvard ... converted all six of his free throws while posting 11 points in a 71-62 victory over Yale, snapping a persona seven-game slide against the Bulldogs ... had a three-game stretch against Princeton, Penn and Yale during which he popped 7-of-13 (.538) three-pointers ... had season-high five assists in the return game at Yale ... hit two free throws with 14 seconds to play to secure a 69-64 triumph at Penn, just the sixth Dartmouth victory at The Palestra since Ivy play began in 1955-56 ... played every minute of the 76-62 win over Cornell.

John GoldenFRESHMAN (2011-12)
Appeared in every game as a rookie, starting 18 times ... scored in double figures nine times with a season high of 21 against Princeton on Feb. 25 ... struggled with his shot in first five games, then connected on 48.6 percent (67-of-138) of his field goals the rest of the season ... outside shooting came along a few games later as he knocked down 26-of-54 three-pointers (.481) over last 19 contests ... go-to guy with shot clock winding down as he hit numerous three-pointers just before clock would expire ... twice named Ivy League Rookie of the Week ... posted a three-point field goal percentage of .441 in league play ... finished up Great Alaska Shootout with a preview of shooting to come, going 5-of-7 from the floor and 3-of-4 from long range for 13 points ... registered a double-double off the bench against Elon, tallying 10 points and snagging a season-best 11 rebounds ... also had a key steal and breakaway layup in final 90 seconds against the Phoenix ... earned first rookie of the week honor after that game, having gone 4-of-5 with a three-pointer and 11 points against IPFW ... led team in rebounding in five of first 10 games ... lit up Longwood, going 6-of-8 overall and 5-of-6 from downtown for 17 points to lead Big Green to 16-point win ... enjoyed playing Princeton, scoring 33 points on 10-of-17 shooting in the two games, including a season-high 21 in Hanover ... instrumental in the Ivy win over Brown, going 4-of-5 from the floor with a pair of triples for 10 points while hauling in five rebounds ... garnered second rookie of the week award after producing 13 points against Penn and his 21 against Princeton, hitting 10-of-16 (.625) field goals and 5-of-8 (.625) three-pointers.

HIGH SCHOOL
Played a postgrad year at Northfield Mt. Hermon with classmate Jvonte Brooks for Coach John Carroll ... averaged 11.5 points and 4.8 rebounds for NMH ... four-year letterwinner for coach Joe Rulewich at The Peddie School ... as a senior captain, led his squad to the New Jersey Prep A Championship, the first for Peddie in 21 years ... McDonald's All-America Nominee as a senior as well as First Team All-Prep New Jersey ... earned second-team honors as a junior, plus was named MVP of two separate tournaments ... honorable mention all-prep as a sophomore ... competed in the long jump as a postgrad, placing second at the NEPSTA Championships with a leap of 20 feet, 6.75 inches.

PERSONAL
Government major ... full name is John Patrick Golden ... born on May 1, 1991 to John and Margie ... has two brothers ... musically gifted as he plays the saxaphone and piano ... volunteers at a local food pantry and soup kitchen in his hometown.

Golden’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
2011-12 30-18 817-27.2 74-175 .423 36-94 .383 34-55 .618 16-87 103-3.4 61-2 31 45 7 18 218-7.3
2012-13 28-28 862-30.8 67-189 .354 32-103 .311 44-68 .647 13-66 79-2.8 53-1 38 34 6 31 210-7.5
2013-14 28-28 821-29.3 83-190 .437 15-58 .259 63-92 .685 31-85 116-4.1 62-1 51 34 8 22 244-8.7
Totals 86-74 2500-29.1 224-554 .404 83-255 .325 141-215 .656 60-238 298-3.5 176-4 120 113 21 71 672-7.8
 
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
2011-12 14-13 429-30.6 36-80 .450 15-34 .441 21-33 .636 8-29 37-2.6 31-1 13 22 3 10 108-7.7
2012-13 14-14 406-29.0 29-81 .358 11-39 .282 16-23 .696 5-24 29-2.1 29-1 18 15 1 14 85-6.1
2013-14 14-14 441-31.5 37-95 .389 7-24 .292 31-48 .646 14-54 68-4.9 37-1 24 21 5 10 112-8.0
Totals 42-41 1276-30.4 102-256 .398 33-97 .340 68-104 .654 27-107 134-3.2 97-3 55 58 9 34 305-7.3
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