Getting To Know The Freshmen

Jan. 11, 2009

  • Getting To Know The Walk-Ons

    STANFORD, Calif.- Freshmen Jeremy Green and Jarrett Mann have adjusted well in their first season on The Farm, providing the Cardinal with depth in the backcourt while playing key roles off the bench during Stanford's impressive start to the year.

    Recently, had a chance to catch up with the rookies.

    (5) Jeremy Green
    Freshman - 6-4 - 190
    Austin, TX (Bowie HS)
    Green has seen court time in all 14 games so far, averaging 5.3 points and 2.0 rebounds in 15.2 minutes off the bench. Green's 14 three-pointers rank second on the squad, his performance at the foul line has been solid (12-14, 85.7 percent) and he has racked up 13 steals in limited court time. Green poured in a season-best 10 points in 12 minutes off the bench in a 69-55 win over Hartford.

  • Favorite class: Econ 1A
  • Someone to play me in a movie: Chris Tucker
  • Favorite NBA player: Kobe Bryant
  • Celebrity crush: Lauren London
  • Why wear No. 5?: it was my brother's number in high school
  • You might be surprised to know: my dad played overseas in Germany and New Zealand, my brother was the starting free safety at Purdue and I have a shoe fetish.

    (3) Jarrett Mann
    Freshman - 6-3 - 180
    Middletown, DE (Blair Academy HS)
    Mann has appeared in 13 contests as a reserve, averaging 1.2 points and 0.7 boards in 5.1 minutes. He is shooting 42.9 percent from the field, connecting on 6-14 attempts. Mann has been most productive in recent games, with his best effort (six points, five rebounds) coming in a 111-66 rout of Texas Tech on Dec. 28. Mann has knocked down his last three shot attempts from the field dating back to a win over Arizona on Jan. 2.

  • Favorite class: Urban Studies
  • Dream job besides basketball: sports agent
  • Favorite NBA player: Carmelo Anthony
  • Role models: my mom and dad
  • Best meal I can prepare: a bowl of cereal
  • You might be surprised to know I: enjoy scary movies, am a quiet person and like to watch House.
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