Sat out the entire 2012-13 season with a medical redshirt after tearing the ACL in his right knee during a preseason exhibition game in mid-October ... Was slated to start in the post for the Deacons before the injury ... Lauded by the coaching staff for his work ethic in improving over the offseason prior to the injury ... Has added much bulk since his freshman year ... Provides the Deacons with a great rebounder and post defender ... Will continue to improve with experience ... Long, athletic forward/center who plays with great energy ... Terrific rebounder, especially on the offensive end ... Able to knock down mid-range jumpers ... The seventh Texan to play for the Deacons since 1996.
Sat out the entire season with a medical redshirt after suffering a torn ACL in his right knee during a preseason exhibition game in mid-October in Canada ... Suffered the injury during the fourth quarter of an Oct. 19 exhibition game at Brock University in St. Catharines, Ontario ... Underwent surgery on Nov. 9 to fix the tear ... Spent the season rehabbing the knee.
Played in 27 games off the bench ... Averaged 1.4 points and 1.7 rebounds in 7.4 minutes per game ... Missed two games with an illness in early December ... In 14 conference games, averaged 1.1 points and 1.7 rebounds in 6.9 minutes per contest.
2011-12 Season Highlights
Made his collegiate debut vs. Loyola (Nov. 11), finishing with season-highs of six points and six rebounds in 14 minutes off the bench ... Pulled down four rebounds in seven minutes vs. N.C. Central (Nov. 20) ... Recorded his first career assist vs. Dayton (Nov. 24) and first career steal vs. Arizona State (Nov. 25) during the 2011 Old Spice Classic in Orlando ... Missed two games with an illness before returning to play six minutes vs. Gardner-Webb (Dec. 18) ... Logged his second-most minutes of the season (15) vs. North Carolina (Jan. 31), pulling down five rebounds ... Made a season-high three free throws and grabbed four boards vs. Boston College (Feb. 25) ... Finished off the season with a career-high 16 minutes vs. Maryland in the first round of the ACC Tournament (March 8), scoring four points and adding two rebounds.
A 2011 graduate of Grapevine High School in Grapevine, Texas ... 2011 McDonald's All-America nominee ... Named first team All-District 6AAAAA as a senior in 2010-11 ... Earned honorable mention All-District honors as a junior in 2009-10 ... Averaged 8.3 points and 8.1 rebounds for the Mustangs as a junior ... Also named first team Academic All-District ... Played for coach Darryn Shearmire at Grapevine ... High school teammate of Army's C.J. McElrath ... Rated as a three-star recruit by Rivals ... Played AAU ball for the Dallas Mustangs under coach Al Johnson ... Named a Texas Scholar for his work in the classroom.
Given name is Daniel Stephen Green ... Son of Perry and Mia Green ... Born Oct. 20, 1992 in Atlanta ... Parents are both graduates of UNC Chapel Hill ... Has three younger brothers (Isaiah; Matthew; Michael) ... Committed verbally to the Deacons in early November 2010 ... Chose Wake Forest over offers from California, Clemson, Marquette and Virginia Tech ... Wore No. 35 in high school ... Majoring in religion with a minor in entrepreneurship and social enterprise.