#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

Listen: March Madness Podcast (Aug. 11, 2020) with Andy Katz, who selected Seth Towns as the No. 12 returning player in NCAA hoops in 2020-21.

AS A GRADUATE STUDENT AT OSU (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) … has 920 career points
  • Ivy League Player of the Year in 2018 after averaging 16.0 points and 5.7 rebounds
  • Four career double-doubles, last vs. Cornell (24/12) at the Palestra in Philadelphia 3/10/18

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, is the fourth-player in program history to earn the honor … Lou Henson All-American … Ivy League Player of the Year, becomes the fourth Harvard player and third sophomore in league history to win the award … Unanimous All-Ivy League first team selection … USBWA All-District selection … NABC All-District first team … Ivy League Tournament All-Tournament team … Ivy League Player of the Week (Jan. 22) … College Sports Madness All-Mid Major second team … College Sports Madness Ivy League preseason second team … College Sports Madness Ivy League Player of the Week (Jan. 22, 29) … Ivy League Honor Roll eight times … Averaged 16.0 points, 5.7 rebounds and 1.8 assists per game, improved to 18.6 points per game in Ivy play … Scored 20 points with seven rebounds in the season-opener against MIT (Nov. 10) … Had a double-double with 24 points and 10 rebounds at Holy Cross (Nov. 16) and totaled 17 points and three steals at Manhattan (Nov. 18) … Scored 25 points with six rebounds and six made 3-pointers at Kentucky (Dec. 2) … Kicked off a stretch of 15-straight games in double figures with 12 points against Boston University (Dec. 21) … Scored 20 points at Wofford and netted 26 with five triples at Dartmouth (Jan. 20) … 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) … Had 24 points against Brown (Feb. 16) … Had back-to-back 20-point outings with 22 at Penn (Feb. 24) and 20 against Cornell (March 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 … Averaged 12.3 points and 4.4 rebounds … Posted double-figures 18 times and 20-plus four times… Led the team in scoring seven times … Ranks No. 15 in scoring in the Ivy League … In conference-only games, ranks 10th in scoring (13.0 ppg) … In his debut with the Crimson, scored seven points and pulled down three rebounds against Stanford (Nov. 11) … Recorded 2 points against Holy Cross (Nov. 22), adding six boards and five assists … Recorded a career best 17 points, adding six rebounds at UMass (Nov. 26) … Led the team with 17 points on 5-of-11 shooting against George Washington (Nov. 29) … Recorded a monster night with 24 points against Northeastern (Dec. 6), adding six boards and three assists … Posted 18 points, four rebounds and two assists in the win over BC (Dec. 7) … Registered 13 points and four rebounds in the win at Bryant (Jan. 16) … Led the team with 19 points, adding two assists and a steal against Dartmouth (Jan. 21) … Posted his first double-double at Columbia (Jan. 28) with 12 points and a career-high 12 rebounds … Against Penn (Feb. 3), chipped in 11 points and three rebounds … Poured in 17 points in the 10-point comeback at Brown (Feb. 10) … 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.

Career Highs
Points: 31, at Columbia 2/2/18
FG: 11, twice
FGA: 21, at Columbia 2/2/18
3FG: 6, twice
3FGA: 10, vs. Yale 3/11/2017
FT: 9, twice
FTA: 12, twice
Rebounds: 12, twice
Assists: 6, at Cornell 2/3/18
Blocks: 3, vs. Fordham 12/3/2017
Steals: 3, four times
Minutes: 36, at Dartmouth 1/20/18