Former Hoyas Star Continued to Work Hard While Battling Back from Hip Flexor
Georgetown vs. West Virginia
2008-09 (Freshman): The BIG EAST Rookie of the Year ... Averaged 12.7 points, 6.5 rebounds, 1.5 blocks, 2.5 assists, 1.8 steals and 30.9 minutes in 31 games ... Scored in double figures 27 times ... Had a string of 17-straight double figure scoring games last year ... Had four double-doubles ... Ranked 29th in the BIG EAST in scoring and 19th in the league in rebounding ... Finished ninth in the BIG EAST in field goal percentage (57.2%), fifth in the BIG EAST in steals (1.8) and eighth in the league in blocked shots (1.5) ... Scored a career-high 21 points and had 10 rebounds against Notre Dame ... Grabbed a career-high 11 rebounds and scored 16 points at Syracuse ... Blocked at least two shots 15 times ... Handed out at least two assists 21 times and registered at least two steals on 16 occasions.
High School: Played four years of basketball at Helen Cox H.S. ... Averaged 21.0 ppg and 14.0 rpg in his senior year ... Aided Helen Cox in 2006-07 to a final regular season No. 1 ranking in the state and the Louisiana Class 4A State Tournament second round ... Named to the McDonalds All American Team ... The 2007 and 2008 Gatorade Louisiana Player of the Year ... Invited to play in the 2008 Jordan Brand Classic ... Earned 2008 Parade Magazine All-America first team honors; named to the third team in 2007 ... Named 2007 EA Sports All-America second team ... Named 2007 Louisiana Mr. Basketball ... Selected the 2007 Louisiana Class 4A Player of the Year and listed on the 2006 and 2007 Louisiana Class 4A All-State first teams ... Collected 2006 and 2007 New Orleans Metro Player of the Year and 2007 conference MVP honors.
Personal: Son of Gregory Sr. and Norma Jean Monroe ... Has a sister, Brittany ... Uncle Norman Dixon played football at BYU ... Plans to major in psychology.