Noah Vonleh Bio
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Height/Weight: 6-10 (2.08 m)/ 240 (108.9 kg)
Birthdate: August 24, 1995 (Haverhill, Mass.)
High School: New Hampton School (New Hampton, N.H.) College: Indiana
An early entry candidate for the 2014 NBA Draft.
Career Highlights: The Big 10 Freshman of the Year and a Third Team All-Big Ten choice in 2013-14. A McDonald’s All-American selection as a high school senior.
Freshman (2013-14): Averaged 11.3 points and 9.0 rebounds per game overall. Led the Big Ten in rebounding, finished third in field goal percentage (.523) and eighth in blocked shots (1.4 bpg). Shot 48.5 percent (16-of-33) from three-point range. Named Big Ten Freshman of the Year and Third Team All-Big Ten by the coaches and media. Posted 10 double-doubles. Against Washington in the 2K Sports Classic at Madison Square Garden, totaled 18 points, nine rebounds, two assists and two steals in a winning effort. Connected on a pair of three- pointers on his way to 18 points and six rebounds at Wisconsin. Led the team with 17 points (13-of-16 free throws) and six rebounds while also blocking three shots at Syracuse. Contributed 17 points and 12 rebounds against Northwestern. Scored 13 points and grabbed 13 rebounds vs. Michigan State. Pulled down a game-high 14 rebounds against Illinois.
High School: Averaged 17 points, 12 rebounds and four assists per game as a senior. Ranked the No. 8 high school prospect by Rivals.com, No. 7 by Scout.com and No. 13 in the ESPN100. A McDonald's High School All- American, he grabbed six rebounds in 11 minutes in the game. Also competed at the 2013 Jordan Brand Classic and for the U.S. National Junior Select team at the 2013 Nike Hoops Summit. Attended the 2013 Nike Big Man Skills Academy, the 2012 and 2013 LeBron James Skills Academy, and the 2012 adidas Nations event. Led USA 2014 Red to the adidas Nations title, accumulating 25 points and 16 rebounds in the title game. Also took part in the NBPA Top 100 Camp and led the camp in scoring (14.3 ppg). Averaged 16 points and nine rebounds as a high school junior at New Hampton.
Strengths: Very good athlete with tremendous length and a strong frame. Exceptional rebounder and solid shot- blocker. Can score with either hand in the post. Has range out to the three-point line. Good ball-handler for his size.
Personal: Is on pace to have completed 43 percent of his coursework toward his college degree by the end of the Spring semester.