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Princeton M. Basketball BIO
30 Zach Finley

At Princeton
2009-10
Played in all 31 games ... started the first three games of the season and the final two home games ... had three double-digit scoring games, including the first two contests of the season, with 13 at Central Michigan Nov. 14 and 16 against Manhattan Nov. 18, and 10 against Columbia Feb. 12 ... had eight rebounds in the home finale against Duquesne Mar. 17.

2008-09

Had 15 rebounds, most for any Tiger since 1999, in the home game against Penn Feb. 17 ... co-led the team with 111 rebounds (4.1 rpg) ...  two double-digit scoring efforts with 12 points against Penn Feb. 17 and 11 against Columbia Feb. 7 ... started two games, playing in all 27.

2007-08
Played in 27 of team’s 29 games, starting 26 ... reached double-digits in points 15 times with a season-high of 22 against Central Connecticut State ... had a double-double against Seton Hall with 14 points and 11 rebounds ... set a Maui Invitational record with seven blocked shots in a 16-point game against Chaminade ... led the Ivy League in field goal percentage with .519 ... ranked fifth in the Ivy League in blocked shots with 1.04 per game.

2006-07
Played 28 games, making 17 starts ... filled in as a starter due to injury for a three-game stretch before assuming a full-time starting role for the season’s final 14 games ... reached a season-high 12 points twice, at Cornell and home against Penn ... pulled down a season-high eight rebounds against Northwestern State at the BCA Classic in Milwaukee ... had 14 games of double-digit minutes played, reaching a season-high 27 minutes twice.

At St. Thomas More H.S.
Named South Dakota’s “Mr. Basketball” for 2005-06 ... first-team all-state both as a senior and junior ... averaged better than 20 points and 10 rebounds per game as a senior ... led team to perfect 26-0 record and Class “A” state championship in 2006 ... shot better than 63% from the field as a senior ... had 18 points and 10 rebounds in championship game win ... also a member of the National Honor Society and a four-year High Honors student.

Personal
Majoring in politics ... full name is Zachary John Finley ... born April 9, 1988 ... son of Robert and Victoria Finley ... both parents are physicians ... siblings Rhett and Kara went to Baylor ... hobbies include snowboarding, camping and fishing.

 

 Season  GP-GS  Min (Avg.)  FG  FG%  3FG  3FG%  FT  FT%  O-Reb.  D-Reb.  Tot  Avg.  PF  A  TO  Blk  Stl  Pts  Avg
 2006-07  28-17  351 (12.5)  39-82  .476  0-0  .000  6-16  .375  10  48  58  2.1  44  13  35  12  7  84  3.0
 2007-08  27-26  676 (25.0)  122-235  .519  0-0  .000  32-61  .525  38  81  119  4.4  92  29  69  28  9  276  10.2
 2008-09  27-2  452 (16.7)
 48-111  .432  0-0  .000  35-47  .745  31  80  111  4.1  63  28  46  13  14  131  4.9
 2009-10  31-5  472
(15.2)
 57-96
 .594  0-0  .000  37-67  .552  36  65  101  3.3  75  24  42  17  25  151  4.9
 Career  113-50  1951
(17.3)
 266-524  .508  0-0  .000  110-191  .576  115  274  389  3.4  274  94  192  70  55  642  5.7
Position: Center
Height: 6'9"
Weight: 230
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Rapid City, S.D.
High School: St. Thomas More
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