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31  Van Green
Van Green

Class:
Graduate Student

Hometown:
Birmingham, Ala.

High School:
Central Park Christian

Last College:
Columbia

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 185

Position:
G

Birthdate:
04/09/1992

Experience:
TR


08/14/2014

Graduate Transfer Green Joins Men's Basketball

Van Green previously played at Columbia

2010-14 (at Columbia)
Played in 37 games for the Lions before missing his final two seasons of action ... in 2011-12 as a sophomore, averaged 10.2 minutes in 15 games, including double-figure minutes in seven Ivy League contests and a 50 percent shooting clip from the field ... notched a career-best 10 points in a win over Dartmouth, including a pair of three-pointers ... in the previous game, he swiped four steals against Cornell ... as a rookie in 2010-11, saw action in 22 games, with a high-scoring mark of nine points in a narrow win against American ... competed in nine conference games and finished the season with 22 points in 7.2 minutes per game and knocked down 6-of-7 free throws ... in all, posted a positive 1.3 assist-to-turnover ratio with 71 points on 43.1 percent shooting and a 9-of-28 mark from downtown ... shot better than 70 percent at the foul line while hauling down more than a rebound per game to accompany 13 steals and 12 blocked shots while helping the Lions to 15 wins in each of his two seasons.

Central Park Christian School
Averaged 24.5 points with eight assists, seven rebounds and three steals in his senior season ... led the squad to consecutive National Association of Christian Athletes national championships in his junior and senior seasons and was named the Tipoff Club Player of the Year for the Birmingham area ... lost just one game during his four years ... class valedictorian ... twice named Christian Scholar-Athlete of the Year.

Personal
Full name is Marvin Van Green Jr. ... son of Marvin and Earline Green ... has three brothers and two half-sisters ... born April 9, 1992 ... working towards a masters degree in education.

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