40  Kyle Greathouse
Kyle Greathouse

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Lancaster, Ohio

High School:
Lancaster HS

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 185

Position:
G


02/14/2014

Mason Delivers as Mocs Hold off Catamounts Friday

WCU suffered sluggish starts in each half in the 83-73 loss at Chattanooga

01/02/2014

Defense Stifles Spartans in Catamounts' SoCon Opening Win, 72-51

WCU opened SoCon play with a win after forcing 23 turnovers leading to 35 points

With one year remaining, ranks among the WCU all-time top 10 in both 3-pointers made (fifth with 157) and attempted (foruth with 436) ... Greathouse's 64 3-pointers made as a junior ranks seventh-tied on the school's single-season list.

2005-06 (Jr.): Ranked eighth in the SoCon in 3-point field goal percentage (.403) ... Ranked 10th in the SoCon by making 2.13 treys per game ... His 64 3-pointers made in 2005-06 ranks seventh-tied on the WCU single-season list ... His 3-point shooting helped WCU set school record for 3-pointers made (221), attempted (625) and made per game (7.37), as well as the team tying or setting a WCU single-game record for 3-pointers made six times ... Tabbed SoCon Player of the Week (Jan. 17), which was his first career weekly honor by the league ... Had two of his best career games, leading WCU to wins over Chattanooga and UNC Greensboro ... Was 13-of-20 from 3-point range (65 percent) in the two games, averaging 23 points and 6.5 assists ... Also had 13 assists with just three turnovers in the two games combined ... First, in helping WCU snap an eight-game losing streak to the Mocs, scored a then season-high 18 points made 6-of-11 from 3-point range as WCU set a school record by making 15 treys in the contest ... He added eight assists, his most in a career versus a SoCon opponent ... Then, he scored a career-high 29 points in a win at UNC Greensboro ... He missed his first two 3-pointers he attempted, then made seven straight over the rest of the game ... Also made all six of his free throws, all coming inside the final minute ... Grabbed a long rebound and converted a layup with 13 seconds left to seal the win ... Got off to a slow start this season, missing his first 12 3-point attempts ... For the first time in his career, led Western Carolina in both scoring and rebounding, getting 12 points and five rebounds in directing the Catamounts to a 56-48 win at East Carolina ... Hit some key 3-pointers, going 3-of-4 beyond the arc and chased down some key loose-ball rebounds late in the game to preserve the win ... Sank 5-of-10 from 3-point range, scoring 15 points, in a win over UNC Asheville as the Cats made a then record 14 3-pointers in the contest ... Although only scoring five points at Elon, tied for team high honors and tied a career high with seven rebounds, including a career-high six on the defensive end ... Hit two buzzer beaters in two of the last three regular-season games, the first of which helped WCU defeat SoCon North Division champion Elon.

2004-05 (So.): Was WCU's leading scorer twice (Georgia Southern and at Chattanooga) and the leading rebounder once (with a career-high seven vs. Wofford) ... Ranked 14th in the SoCon in assists (2.83) and 13th in 3-pointers made (1.77) ... Scored nine of WCU's first 10 points as WCU raced out to an 11-5 first-half lead over Penn State in the BCA Classic ... Sank 5-of-11 3-pointers in the Penn State game, adding six assists and four rebounds ... The following day, grabbed a then career-high six rebounds vs. Jacksonville State ... Only scored three points at Alabama, but dished out a season-high eight assists with just one turnover in 27 minutes of play ... Had 11 points at South Carolina, making 3-of-8 beyond the arc ... Helped WCU to a 14-2 run vs. the Gamecocks with eight points to give the Cats a 29-22 first-half lead ... Set the tone early in WCU's win over Emmanuel ... Scored 14 first-half points as he sank 4-of-5 from the field, including 3-of-4 from 3-point range, and 4-of-5 from the free throw line ... Early in the game, sank a free throw to ignite a 19-0 run and put Emmanuel in an inescapable deficit ... Sank 6-of-7 free throws for the game in WCU's overtime win over East Carolina, making all four of his free throw attempts in overtime ... Altogether, scored six of WCU's 13 points in overtime ... Missed a short jumper, got his own rebound and made the put back which gave WCU a lead they would not surrender in overtime against ECU ... Drained three 3-pointers, scoring nine points, at #16 Iowa ... After going 0-for-4 from the field at Wisconsin and not scoring in double figures in eight straight games, broke out of his slump with a career-high 24 points vs. Georgia Southern ... Made 7-of-10 shots from the field, including 6-of-8 from 3-point range ... Had six assists vs. East Tennessee State, which is a career high versus a league opponent, with just one turnover ... Pulled down a career-high seven rebounds versus Wofford, including five on the defensive end ... It marked the first time in his career he was WCU's leading rebounder for a game ... Backed that performance up by pulling down five rebounds versus Elon ... Added 18 points, ending a four-game skid without double digits ... Was 5-of-6 from 3-point range playing a career-high 39 minutes ... Scored 13 points at Furman, including 11 of WCU's first 16 points to start the second half ... At halftime, WCU was down five and after Greathouse's barrage (three 3-pointers), WCU was up eight ... Came off the bench versus UNC Greensboro and had one of his better games in a while, making 2-of-5 from 3-point range and dishing out three assists in 32 minutes.

2003-04 (Fr.): Played in all 28 games, starting 24 ... Ranked 13th in the SoCon in assists with a 3.22 average and fourth in the league with a 1.78 assist-to-turnover ratio ... Had great games in WCU's season sweep over Appalachian State, marking the first time since the 1995-96 season the Cats have swept the Apps in a season ... Despite playing on the road, playing in his first game versus rival Appalachian State and playing before a regional television audience, had a breakout game in leading the Cats to a 64-62 victory over the Mountaineers ... Poured in six 3-pointers in seven attempts and scored a career-high 22 points, earning Fox Sports Net South's Player of the Game ... Also went 4-of-4 at the free throw line ... Combined with Kevin Martin to score all of WCU's final 17 points in the game ... None more important than his last two which came with WCU up one and only two seconds left in the game ... He calmly sank the two from the charity stripe, sealing the victory ... In the second App encounter, he was 3-of-3 from 3-point range, scoring nine points with four assists ... Only missed four free throws all year, shooting over 89 percent (34-of-38) ... At Arkansas, after a steal to start overtime at Arkansas, he sank two free throws to start the extra period and the Cats would never trail in the extra five minutes, coming away with a monumental win ... Got his first collegiate start in the Cats 81-70 win over UNC Asheville ... Played 33 minutes, handed out six assists and did not commit a turnover ... At Wofford, he scored nine points, making 3-of-6 from 3-point range ... With the game tied midway through the second half, Greathouse drained back-to-back 3-pointers, putting WCU up six and spurring the Cats on to victory ... Played a key role in WCU pulling out a 72-71 overtime win over Southeastern Louisiana at Montana State's Holiday Stores/Big R Classic ... Not only did he score a season high 18 points, but he hit a 3-pointer in the left corner with 24 seconds left, which proved to be the game winner. He was 5-of-9 from the field, including 4-of-8 from 3-point range.

Prior to Western: Named Division I (largest division) Player of the Year by the Ohio High School Coaches Association, beating out Oklahoma signees Andrew Lavendar and Brandon Foust for the honor ... Second team Associated Press Division I All-State ... Averaged 19 points and 6.7 assists per game, leading Lancaster to the region finals ... Also named first team first team All-Central District ... As a junior, averaged 16.7 points and 7.0 assists per game, while shooting 42 percent from 3-point range ... Earned first team All-Ohio Capital Conference honors, as well as being first team All-District II selection for Division I ... Additionally was named to the Associated Press Central District Top 15, joining Lavender and LaBron James as the only juniors on the list ... Prior to his senior year, was a member of Team 7up, which won the 19-and-under World Championship team last year in Milan, Italy.


KYLE GREATHOUSE'S CAREER STATS
                                T O T A L      3-POINTERS                  R E B O U N D S
YEAR       GP  GS  MIN  AVG    FG  FGA  PCT    FG FGA  PCT   FT  FTA  PCT  OFF  DEF TOT AVG  PF FO  AST TO  BLK STL  PTS AVG
2003-04    28  24  724  25.9   53  141 .376    40 117 .342   34  38 .895    9  36   45 1.6  47  1   87 50   0   29  180 6.4
2004-05    30  27  864  28.8   65  192 .339    53 160 .331   32  37 .865   17  64   81 2.7  56  0   85 53   0   31  215 7.2
2005-06    30  29 1011  33.7   73  182 .401    64 159 .403   33  43 .767   15  54   69 2.3  74  2   77 52   0   24  243 8.1
TOTALS     88  80 2599  29.5   191 515 .371   157 436 .360   99 118 .839   41  154 195 2.2  177 3   249 155 0   84  638 7.3	

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