Coach Tom Crean has added an experienced ball handler to his 2019-20 roster. Donnell Gresham, Jr. will come to Athens as a grad transfer. The 6-1 guard announced his transfer from Northeastern in late March and visiting Athens a few weeks ago.
Here is Northeastern’s summary of his 2018-19 action:
2018-19: Nearly got the double-double, scoring seven points and collecting eight rebounds against Kansas in the National Tournament (March 21) … Scored 16 points on an efficient 6-for-9 shooting to help put away Towson on senior night (Feb. 23) … Made 50% of his shots from beyond the arc on an efficient 12 point scoring night, six rebounds, and two steals in the loss to Charleston (Feb. 16) …Was the team’s second leading scorer with 17 points, four assists, and two steals on the road stint against UNCW (Feb. 14) … Put up 12 points, six rebounds and stole the ball twice during a homestand against William & Mary (Feb. 7) … Held Hofstra’s Justin Wright-Foreman to only 15 points, while scoring 18 and collecting five rebounds against the Pride (Feb. 2) … Gresham was perfect from the charity stripe, completing the game against James Madison (Jan. 26) with 12 points, 3 rebounds, and a steal … Finished with 11 points, 10 rebounds, and 3 steals against Elon (Jan. 10) including the game-saving steal and score to bring the game to OT … Lead the way with a career-high 26 points against Oakland (Dec. 8) including an impressive 5-7 clip from behind the arc … Made 16 points and dished 11 assists in 35 minutes against Bucknell (Nov. 28) … Finished with 9 points, 10 rebounds, 6 assists and two steals against Davidson (Nov. 18) pacing the Huskies … Tallied 13 points, including a dagger of a 3-pointer late in the game against Harvard (Nov. 9) to help the Huskies to victory.Northeastern Basketball