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23 Novar Gadson
Novar Gadson 181571

High School:
Earned First Team All-City and First Team All-Public League honors as a senior...was the Division A Conference Player of the Year. ..averaged 22.5 points, 12 rebounds and 6.0 assists per game as a senior... surpassed Joe Bryant (Kobe's father) as Bartram High School's all-time leading scorer and earned Fifth Team All-State honors...named the MVP of the Public League All-Star Game. 

At Rider:
Second Team All-MAAC last year...MAAC Player of Week in December and again the final week of the regular season...ranked second on the team in scoring, rebounding and blocked shots, third in minutes played...also second on the team in free throws made...compiled 30 points and 10 rebounds in two postseason games...scored 80 points in his last four games of the season while grapping 32 rebounds...enjoyed six 'double-doubles' last year...playing in his hometown he scored 25 points in win at La Salle...compiled 56 points and 21 rebounds in three games against Iona last year...compiled 34 points and 16 rebounds in two wins over Marist in 2010-11...38 points and 12 rebounds in two games against Fairfield last season...made eight of 11 foul shots in eight-point win at Siena last season, including five of six in the final 1:39...ranked seventh in the MAAC in scoring last year and 15th in rebounding... scored his 1,000th point in win over Loyola, making a three-pointer just 1:36 into the game and finished with 17 points... grabbed an offensive rebound and scored at the buzzer to give Rider a come-from-behind one-point win over Canisius last season...had seven assists in win at Manhattan...as a sophomore was seventh in the MAAC in rebounding, 14th in blocks and 21st in scoring...in 2009-10 compiled 21 points and 11 rebounds in win at Mississippi State and came back the next game and had 20 points and seven rebounds in win over Lehigh...stole the ball and scored the winning basket against Saint Peter's on Senior Day... grabbed 18 rebounds in two 2009-10 MAAC tournament games...enjoyed seven 'double-doubles' as a sophomore... tip-in with five seconds left led Rider to 2009-10 televised victory at Niagara...named the Collegeinsider.com Mid-Major Freshman of the Year for 2008-09... was named to the Collegeinsider.com Freshman Mid-Major All-America team...named the MAAC Rookie of the Week six times and was named to the MAAC All-Rookie team... ranked 24th in the MAAC in scoring, 13th in rebounding, 11th in field goal percentage and 12th in blocked shots in 2008-09...compiled 24 points in his final game of the 2008-09 season at Liberty in the Collegeinsider.com Postseason Tournament...as a freshman scored 23 points in a MAAC win at Fairfield...scored 17 points in just his second collegiate game, a win at Lehigh...grabbed 14 rebounds in a 2009 MAAC playoff win over Saint Peter's.

>Career Statistics

>2011-12 GBG

>2010-11 GBG
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2009-10 GBG

>2008-09 GBG

Position: Guard/Forward
Height: 6'7"
Weight: 230
Year: Senior
Hometown: Philadelphia, Pa.
High School: John Bartram
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