#31

Seth Towns

Forward

Player profile

  • Height 6-8
  • Weight 230
  • Year Grad.
  • Hometown Columbus, Ohio
  • H.S./Last School Harvard

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NCAA Career Stats

CAREER HONORS

  • AP All-America honorable mention (2018)
  • Lou Henson All-American (2018)
  • Ivy League Player of the Year (2018)
  • Unanimous All-Ivy League first team selection (2018)
  • USBWA All-District selection (2018)
  • NABC All-District first team (2018)
  • Ivy League Tournament All-Tournament team (2018)
  • College Sports Madness All-Mid Major second team (2018)
  • Academic All-Big Ten (2022)
  • OSU Scholar-Athlete (2022)

AS A GRADUATE STUDENT (2021-22)

  • Had back surgery in September and missed the entire season

AS A GRADUATE STUDENT (2020-21)

  • Scored 11 off the bench vs. Purdue March 12, 2021 in second round of 2021 BTT in Indy
  • Missed last two years at Harvard (injury), graduated and transfered to Ohio State for 2020-21 season
  • OSU debut vs. UCLA (12/19/20); first action since Ivy League title game March 11, 2018
  • 26 points and nine rebounds off bench in games at Northwestern (12/26/20) and vs. Nebraska (12/30/20)
  • Contributed 11 points in road win over No. 14 Illinois (1/16/21) going 4-of-6 from the field and 2-of-3 from 3-point range
  • Scored 8-of-10 pts. in 1st half at No. 10 Wisconsin (1/23/21) to help Buckeyes to road win
  • Reached 900 career points with a bucket at home vs. Iowa (2/28/21

2019-20 AT HARVARD

  • Landed on Julius Erving Small Forward of the Year Watch List and the Lou Henson Award Watch List
  • Did not see any action due to injury
  • Ruled out for the season on Dec. 23, 2019

2018-19 AT HARVARD

  • Lou Henson Award watch list
  • Missed 2018-19 season due to injury
  • Helped Harvard to its second-straight Ivy League Championship, its seventh in nine seasons, and a berth in the NIT for the second-consecutive season

2017-18 AT HARVARD

  • AP All-America honorable mention, the fourth-player in program history to earn the honor
  • Ivy League Player of the Year, becomes the fourth Harvard player and third sophomore in league history to win the award
  • Averaged 16.0 points, 5.7 rebounds and 1.8 assists per game, improved to 18.6 points per game in Ivy play
  • Had a double-double with 24 points and 10 rebounds at Holy Cross (Nov. 16)
  • Scored 25 points with six rebounds and six made 3-pointers at Kentucky (Dec. 2)
  • Scored 30 points on 11-for-19 shooting and four triples against Brown (Jan. 27)
  • Totaled a career-high 31 points with six made threes at Columbia (Feb. 2)
  • Notched back-to-back double-doubles with 13 and 10 against Columbia (March 3) and 24 and a career-high 12 rebounds against Cornell (March 10)
  • Averaged 18.5 points and 9.0 rebounds per game at the Ivy League Tournament
  • Helped Harvard to its sixth Ivy League championship in program history, and its second-ever berth in the NIT

2016-17 AT HARVARD

  • Saw action in 28 games, starting 20, including the last 10
  • Second on the team in points, averaging 12.3 points and 4.4 rebounds
  • Posted double-figures 18 times and 20-plus four times
  • Ranked 10th in the Ivy League in scoring during conference play (13.0 ppg)
  • In his debut with the Crimson, scored seven points and pulled down three rebounds against Stanford (Nov. 11)
  • Recorded a then career best 17 points, adding six rebounds at UMass (Nov. 26)
  • Had a monster night with 24 points against Northeastern (Dec. 6), adding six boards and three assists
  • Posted his first double-double at Columbia (Jan. 28) with 12 points and a career-high 12 rebounds
  • Named Ivy League Co-Rookie of the Week after averaging 20.5 points and 5.5 rebounds against Columbia (Feb. 17) and Cornell (Feb. 18)
  • Ivy League Rookie of the Week Feb. 27 after averaging 17.0 points and 8.0 rebounds in a 2-0 weekend against Yale and Brown
  • Set a personal best at Princeton (March 3) with 26 points, adding a team-high eight rebounds