2017-18 Men's Basketball Roster

Rafael Suanes/Georgetown Univ.
Rafael Suanes
Jessie Govan

15 Jessie Govan

  • Height
    6-10
  • Weight
    270
  • Class
    Junior
  • Hometown
    Queens Village, N.Y.
  • High School
    Wings Academy

Biography

Sophomore (2016-17): Appeared in all 32 games, starting 21 times ... Averaged 21.0 mpg ... Third leading scorer on team with 10.1 ppg ... Tied with Rodney Pryor for leading rebounder on team with 5.0 rpg ... Connected on 51.2 percent of his field goals (128-580) ... Scored a season-high 23 points vs. Marquette on 2/11/17 ... Grabbed a career-high 11 rebounds vs. Coppin State on 11/30/16 ... Blocked a career-high four blocks (last vs. UNCG on 12/22/16) ... Scored in double figures 15 times ... Recorded three double-double games ... Among BIG EAST leaders, Govan tied for fifth in blocked shots (1.0), 17th in rebounds (5.0) and 13th in defensive rebounds (3.8).

Freshman (2015-16): Appeared in all 33 games, started six times ... An All-BIG EAST Freshman Team selection ... Finished sixth on the team in scoring with 6.8 points per game ... Fourth on the team with 4.1 rebounds per game ... Led the team with 33 blocked shots, which ranked tied for 14th in the BIG EAST ... Connected on 48.0 percent of his field goals and hit 14 3-pointers (50.0%) ... Scored in double figures six times ... Had a career-high 27 points and seven rebounds, hitting 10-of-13 shots from the floor, against Seton Hall ... Grabbed a career-high 10 rebounds against Butler ... In six starts, averaged 9.3 points and 5.0 rebounds.

Prior to Georgetown: Helped lead Wings Academy to the PSAL (Public School Athletic League) title and a berth in the Dick's National High School Tournament ... Averaged 22.7 points, 12.7 rebounds and 3.2 blocks as a senior at Wings Played AAU for the New York Lightning ... Ranked as the No. 8 center by Rivals.com and No. 10 by ESPN.com and tabbed as the No. 44 recruit nationally by Rivals.com.

Personal: Born in New York City ... The son of Jessie and Deanna Govan ... Is an only child ... Lists his greatest career athletic moment as scoring the last five points of the New York City Championship game as a senior to lead Wings Academy to a win ... Lists his father as the most influential person in his athletic career ... Favorite food is pork chops ... Favorite movie is Space Jam ... Favorite tv show is Foster's Home for Imaginary Friends ... Favorite teams are the Georgetown Hoyas and the New York Giants ... Favorite pro athlete is Russell Westbrook.

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