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Prospect Profile:
Danny Granger

Full Name: Danny Granger Jr.
Position: Forward
Height/Weight: 6-8 (2.03 m) / 225 (102.1 kg)
Birthdate: April 20, 1983 (New Orleans, La.)
High School: Grace King HS (Metairie, La.)
College: New Mexico
 
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Career Highlights: Earned First Team All-Mountain West Conference and First Team NABC District 13 his junior and senior seasons. Finished collegiate career at New Mexico after playing first one-and-a-half seasons at Bradley. Sat out the first semester of the 2003-04 season under NCAA transfer rules. Ranks in the top 10 in career blocked shots at both New Mexico and Bradley.

Senior (2004-05): Ranked second in the Mountain West Conference in scoring (18.8 ppg), third in rebounding (8.9 rpg), second in steals (2.1 spg), second in blocks (2.0 bpg) and third in three-point field goal percentage (.433). Missed three games due to minor surgery to repair a tear in the lateral meniscus of his left knee. Became the first player in school history to record 60 assists, 60 blocks and 60 steals in a season. Recorded 13 double-doubles. Scored 24 points vs. Wake Forest. Set season-high of 28 points vs. Utah in the finals of the MWC Tournament. Named MWC Tournament MVP after averaging 24.3 ppg, 11.0 rpg, 3.7 apg and 3.0 bpg in three games. Posted 15 points and 12 rebounds vs. Villanova in the first round of the NCAA Tournament.

Junior (2003-04): Led the MWC in scoring (19.5 ppg) and ranked fifth in rebounding (9.0 rpg). Posted seven double-doubles. Registered season-high 30 points to go with 14 rebounds at Wyoming, and matched high with 30 points in the rematch. Scored 22 points and grabbed a season-high 16 rebounds vs. New Mexico State. Registered 18 points and nine rebounds vs. Coppin State in Lobo debut after becoming eligible on Dec. 21.

Sophomore (2002-03): At Bradley, averaged 19.2 points and 7.9 rebounds in 14 games before making the decision to transfer in January. Posted career-high 37 points at Evansville in his final game as a Brave. Tallied 29 points and a career-high 20 rebounds in the season opener at Pepperdine.

Freshman (2001-02): Averaged 11.1 points and 7.1 rebounds in 24.6 minutes per contest. Registered 70 blocks, the third-highest single season total in school history. Recorded six double-doubles, including one in his college debut vs. Louisiana-Lafayette with 10 points and a season-high 17 rebounds.

Strengths: Extremely versatile wing who knows how to fill the stat sheet. Combines very good athleticism with a solid understanding of how to play the game. Plays with passion and shows leadership skills.

Personal: Majored in Civil Engineering. Has one sister and one brother.

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