CU (M) Basketball BIO
41 Geoffrey Groselle
2013-14: Sophomore at Creighton
• Became first 7-footer with a blocked shot at Creighton since Bill O’Dowd in 1991 with a rejection vs. UMKC (Nov. 11).
• Scored in final minutes of win vs. Arizona State (Nov. 28).
• Threw down first career dunk vs. George Washington (Dec. 1).
• Was team’s first big man off the bench on Dec. 3 at Long Beach State.
• Had two points, two rebounds, two assists and a block in just four minutes vs. Arkansas-Pine Bluff on Dec. 17.
• Played six minutes in win vs. Chicago State, finishing with two points, two rebounds and a blocked shot (Dec. 29).
• Had career-night vs. Butler (Jan. 14), finishing with eight points and four rebounds in eight minutes.
• Converted an old-fashioned 3-point play in NCAA Tournament game vs. Baylor (March 23).

2012-13: Freshman at Creighton
• Produced two points, four rebounds and a steal in 10 minutes of exhibition win vs. Mary (Nov. 2).
• Made debut with one point in two minutes vs. North Texas (Nov. 9).
• Scored four points and snared four rebounds vs. Longwood (Nov. 20).
• Dished first career assist and grabbed a rebound in MVC Tournament semifinal win vs. Indiana State (March 9).

2011-12: Redshirted at Creighton
• Practiced but did not play for Creighton’s 2011-12 MVC Tournament championship team that finished 29-6, as part of a redshirt season.

Summer 2011: Bahamas Trip
• Averaged 5.5 points and 7.5 rebounds in four games.
• Led team with 10 blocks, including three in each of the last three games.
• Had 11 points vs. Bahamas All-Stars and 11 rebounds vs. Real Deal Shockers.

Plano West High School
• Honorable Mention All-Conference as a sophomore and First Team All-Conference as a junior and senior. Also named First Team All-Area as a senior.
• Averaged 12.4 points, 8.7 rebounds and 2.1 blocked shots per game while earning All-District First Team accolades.
• Owns school record for blocked shots and rebounds in a season.
• Also named to the All-District Academic Team.
• As a sophomore, was named the district’s Newcomer of the Year.
• Coached in high school by Anthony Morgan and on the AAU circuit for the Dallas Mustangs by Tony Johnson.
• Brother Mike had 1,341 points and 734 rebounds while shooting 58.7 percent from the floor in four standout years at The Citadel (2009-13), averaging 15.6 points and 7.6 rebounds per game as a senior.
• Is Creighton’s first 7-footer since Bill O’Dowd (1988-91), and joins O’Dowd, Benoit Benjamin (1982-85), Mike Heck (1972-75) and Nate Stephens (1969-70) as program’s only 7-footers in history.

More About Geoffrey
Full Name: Geoffrey Jackson Groselle
Birthday: Feb. 12, 1993
Birthplace: Dallas, Texas
Parents: Robert and Toni Groselle
Siblings: Michael, Logan, Brittany
Major: Financial Analysis; Master’s in Security Analysis and Portfolio Mgmt.
Dream Car: 1969 Dodge Charger
Favorite Movie: Lawless

Awards and Honors
2011-12
MVC Academic Honor Roll

2012-13
MVC Academic Honor Roll

2013-14
BIG EAST All-Academic Team
Dean’s List

Career Highs
Points
8 vs. Butler    1/14/14
Field Goals
4 vs. Butler    1/14/14
Field Goal Attempts
5 vs. Butler    1/14/14
3-Point Field Goals
None
3-Point Field Goals Attempted
None
Free Throws
2 vs. Chicago State    12/29/13
Free Throws Attempted
2 (4x), last vs. Chicago State    12/29/13
Rebounds
4 (2x), last vs. Butler    1/14/14
Assists
2 vs. Arkansas-Pine Bluff    12/17/13
Blocks
1 (4x), last at Marquette    2/19/14
Steals
1 (2x), last vs. Drake    1/8/13
Minutes
8 (3x), last vs. Butler    1/14/14
Position: Center
Height: 7'0"
Weight: 240
Year: Junior
Hometown: Plano, Texas
High School: West