|High School:||Peddie School/NMH|
|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|
Missed first seven games after undergoing knee surgery shortly before the season started, ending his streaks of 58 starts and 86 games played ... tied for sixth in Dartmouth annals with 108 games played ... Big Green was 11-10 in games he started ... returned to action at Jacksonville State on Dec. 14, hitting 4-of-5 field goals for eight points to go with six rebounds in 26 minutes off the bench ... hit first two three-pointers of the season in the span of one minute at Bryant on New Year’s Eve while scoring nine points and dishing out a season-high four assists in the 76-59 win ... recorded nine points again in just 18 minutes at Harvard in the 70-61 victory over the Crimson ... scored in double figures for the first time all season on Feb. 27 with 10 points as Dartmouth had a season-high 84 points in a 13-point victory at Columbia, 84-71 ... best offensive output came on March 6 when he put up 12 points to help the Big Green overcome a 24-point second-half deficit to beat the Bears, 75-69 ... swiped the ball seven times in the last three regular-season games and had at least one block in the last four.
One of two players on the roster to start all 28 games, and one of two to score in every game ... led Big Green in free throws (63) and attempts (92), plus ranked second in assists (51), steals (22) and minutes ... high scorer in three games and posted double-figure points in a dozen contests ... knocked down exactly four field goals in six of the first eight games ... opened the season with 10 points in a 45-point win over Lyndon State ... poured in at least 12 points in three straight games, beginning with 13 thanks to a pair of three-pointers in the 77-59 win over UMass Lowell ... dropped 14 on Jacksonville State with three assists in a 30-point victory ... handed out a career-high six helpers in the 62-48 win at UNH ... perfect from the floor with six field goals for 12 points in 17 minutes against Lesley ... hit all but one shot at St. John’s (4-of-5 FG, 1 3FG, 4-of-4 FT) to tally 13 points ... earned Ivy League co-Player of the Week honors after weekend sweep of Penn and Princeton ... hit the Quakers up for 15 points on 6-of-8 shooting with eight rebounds and a season-high three steals, and exploded for 11 of 15 Dartmouth points in a four-and-a-half-minute span during second half to turn two-point deficit into nine-point lead ... next night had a season-high 19 points with two triples in 41 minutes of an overtime win over the Tigers, including seven straight points late in the second half and the first two in the extra period ... scored 17 and blocked two shots at home against Brown to cap a six-game stretch in which he averaged 12.5 points ... matched a career high with 11 rebounds to with eight points and four assists at Cornell ... had 10 points and gave Big Green the lead for good late in the second half with a three-pointer in the season finale, a 69-61 upset win at Yale to cap a three-game win streak.
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.
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.
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.
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 saxophone and piano ... volunteers at a local food pantry and soup kitchen in his hometown.
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