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Biography

  • Position: C
  • Height: 6-11
  • Weight: 260 lbs.
  • Birthdate: March 12, 1979 in Dixon, IL
  • High School: Dixon HS in Dixon, IL
  • Major: Communications Studies

Marquette Career

season GP-GS Min Avg FG-A FG% 3FG-A 3P% FT-A FT% OR DR Reb Avg Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts Avg
1997-98 30- 3 250 8.3 23- 44 .523 0- 0 17-29 .586 25 44 69 2.3 3 3 7 17 41 63 2.1
1998-99 29-12 409 14.1 38- 84 .452 0- 0 24-46 .522 47 54 101 3.5 7 11 9 35 70 100 3.4
1999-00 21- 0 197 9.4 15- 33 .455 0- 0 6-17 .353 18 29 47 2.2 2 7 3 18 42 36 1.7
2000-01 26- 0 156 6.0 11- 18 .611 0- 0 4- 7 .571 15 18 33 1.3 3 0 0 11 37 26 1.0
Totals 106-15 1012 9.5 87-179 .486 0-0 51-99 .515 105 145 250 2.4 15 21 19 81 190 225 2.1

Career Notes:

Concluded his Marquette career by playing in 106 games, 15 as a starter … Recorded four double-figure scoring games.

Greg played for the Albuquerque T-Birds and the Anaheim Arsenal of the NBDL. NBDL Player Profile

In 2007, briefly played with the Cimmarones de Universidad Autonoma de Baja California (UABC) in Ensenada of the Mexican Liga Nacional de Baloncesto Profesional (LNBP).

2000-01 Notes :

Earned his fourth letter after playing as a reserve in 26 games … Scored a season-high eight points and tied his season best with six rebounds (tying for team lead) in 13 minutes of action against Memphis (3/8) … Grabbed rebounds in 13 and scored in 10 outings … Averaged 6.0 minutes per contest … Played a key role in an overtime win at Cincinnati (2/18) by grabbing six rebounds while playing a season-long 16 minutes … Picked up an important charge late in the game at Memphis (2/2) in a 71-65 win … Four rebounds (all on the defensive end) and two points vs. DePaul (1/6) … Nine minutes against Xavier, and grabbed three boards.

1999-2000 Notes:

Saw action as a reserve in 21 games � Registered points in 12 games and had rebounds in 15 contests � Season-high eight points (3-of-4 from field, 2-of-2 from line) and tied season best with six rebounds in a win over Xavier (Jan. 2) … Productive 10-minute stint vs. South Florida (Feb. 24) saw him grab three rebounds … Played a season-long 17 minutes against DePaul (Feb. 16), his first action since Saint Louis (Jan. 26), and responded with two points and three rebounds … Grabbed six rebounds in win over Hampton (Dec. 20) � Five rebounds in 13 minutes at Baylor (Dec. 11) … Six points. shooting three-of-four from the field, and six rebounds against Dayton (Dec. 7) … Underwent surgery on his left knee to repair a torn medial meniscus on Oct. 29 and missed the two exhibition games … Four points and grabbed two defensive rebounds against Saint Louis (Jan. 5).

1998-99

Notes: Played in all 29 games and made 12 starts … Had three double-figure scoring games, including career-high 14 points against Illinois-Chicago (Dec. 31) and Baylor (Dec. 19) … Also had career-best 13 rebounds in win over Illinois-Chicago for his first career double-double … Led Marquette in rebounding three times.

Played on a People-to-People All-Star team that toured Italy in August, 1998.

1997-98 Notes:

Played in 30 games, including the last 27 straight … Started three times, including back-to-back games against Boston College (Jan. 17) and DePaul (Jan. 19) … Was 6-11 (54.5%) from the field in the final five games of the season … Made 12 of his final 14 free throw attempts of the season … Scored 10 points at DePaul (Feb. 7) … Was 4-4 from the field in that game … Grabbed a then career-high eight rebounds in NIT first-round action against Creighton (March 11) … Made his first career start against Boston College (Jan. 17), playing 18 minutes, and finishing with five points and six rebounds.

High School Notes:

Averaged 16.2 points and 7.5 rebounds as a senior … The Dukes' MVP as a senior … Dixon advanced to the Class AA regional championship game in 1997 … Dixon Telegraph all area first-team honoree in 1997 … Nominated for Mr. Basketball in Illinois by the Chicago Sun-Times … MVP of the 1996 Western Michigan Big Man's Camp … Played for the CMH 76ers AAU team from Kansas City, Kan. … Lettered in baseball as a junior … Four-year member of the honor roll.

Personal Notes:

Youngest of Merlin and Colleen Clausen's three children … Born on March 12, 1979 … Brother, Jeff, was an offensive lineman for Nebraska's football team … Majors in communication studies major.

Greg Clausen Career Highs

FG

6 vs. Illinois-Chicago - Dec. 31, 1998

6 vs. Morgan State - Nov. 16, 1998

FGA

11 vs. Baylor - Dec. 19, 1998

FG%

85.7% (6-7) vs. UIC - Dec. 31, 1998

85.7% (6-7) vs. Morgan St. - Nov. 16, 1998

3FG -

3FGA -

3FG% -

FT

4 vs. DePaul - Jan. 24, 1999

4 vs. Baylor - Dec. 19, 1998

4 vs. Creighton - March 11, 1998

FTA

6 vs. Baylor - Dec. 19, 1998

FT%

80.0% (4-5) vs. DePaul - Jan. 24, 1999

Off. Reb.

5 vs. Memphis - Mar. 8, 2001

5 vs. UAB (OT) - Jan. 6, 1999

Def. Reb.

10 vs. Illinois-Chicago - Dec. 31, 1998

Tot. Reb.

13 vs. Illinois-Chicago - Dec. 31, 1998

Assists

2 vs. Cornell - Dec. 4, 1998

Blocks

2 vs. UAB - Jan. 7, 1998

Steals

2 vs. Memphis - Feb. 26, 2000

2 vs. DePaul - Jan. 24, 1999

2 vs. Cincinnati - Jan. 22, 1998

Minutes

28 vs. Saint Louis (OT) - Jan. 30, 1999

Points

14 vs. Illinois-Chicago - Dec. 31, 1998

14 vs. Baylor - Dec. 19, 1998

Honors Recieved

Highschool

  • 96/97- Mr. Basketball (Illinois) Nominee
  • 96/97- MVP of Western Michigan's Big Man Camp
  • 96/97- Dixon HS MVP

College

  • 98/99- Played on People to People All Star Team

Pro-Career Highlights

Played with the Idaho Stampede in the CBA in 2005-06, averaging 3.3 points and 4.0 rebounds. Started the summer of 2005 with the Pennsylvania Valley Dogs and the Nebraska Cranes in the USBL, averaging 3.9 points and 3.5 rebounds in 27 total games. Moved on to play for Lechuqueros de Leon in Mexico, averaging 10.0 points and 6.0 rebounds in 22 games. Split the 2004-05 season between the Rockford Lightning and the Michigan Mayhem. In 35 games, starting 23, averaged 3.7 points and 3.0 rebounds. In the summer of 2004 with Coras de Tepic in Mexico, averaged 12.2 points and 7.6 rebounds in 13 games. Spent the 2003-04 season in the ABA with the Kansas City Knights, averaging 2.4 points and 2.2 rebounds. Started the summer of 2003 with the Texas Rim Rockers in the USBL, averaged 5.3 points and 4.7 rebounds in 11 games. Moved on to play for the G&H Hawks in New Zealand, averaging 12.0 points and 9.8 rebounds in ten games. In 2001-02, played with NTNT Haaglanden in The Netherlands, averaging 5.6 points and 4.2 rebounds in 13 games.

Currently playing for the D-League Albuquerque Thunderbirds. http://www.nba.com/dleague/albuquerque/

Player page: http://www.nba.com/dleague/playerfile/greg_clausen/index.html?nav=page


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