2 Adam Gigax
2 Adam Gigax
Height: 6-7
Weight: 205
Year: So.
Hometown: Mason, OH
High School: Cincinnati Archbishop Moeller
Position: F

Career:
Through two seasons with the program, he has played in 42 games ... Has 23 games of double-figure scoring and five of 20 or more points ... Enters the 2016-17 season having made at least one three-point field goal in 19 straight contests, the 10th-longest streak in program history.

Sophomore (2015-16):
Saw action in all 28 games, drawing 25 starting nods, and averaged 27.3 minutes per contest ... First Team All-UAA ... Finished third on the club and 12th among UAA players in overall scoring average (12.9 ppg) ... 23 games of double-figure scoring ... Led the team in scoring on four occasions ... Five outings of 20 or more points, all of which came during the UAA portion of the schedule ... Sank a team-leading 56 three-point field goals, good for a 14th-place tie on the program's seasonal ladder, and his 2.0 treys per game tied for eighth on the league ladder ... 18 games with two or more treys ... 12th in the conference in overall three-point percentage (.381, 56 of 147) ... No. 3 on the squad and 19th in the league in overall rebound average (4.7 rpg) ... Led or shared for Emory's rebounding lead in seven games ... 13 performances with five or more boards ... Tossed in 15.4 points per UAA contest, good for second on the team and seventh on the league ladder ... Connected on a team-high tying 40.0 percent (34 of 85) from beyond the arc in league affairs, slotting him 11th among UAA players ... His career-high 25 points (17 in the first half) in an overtime battle at Brandeis (Jan. 17) led all players, and he finished the game successful on 11 of his 20 field goal tries while pulling down five boards -- hit a three pointer with 1:18 remaining in regulation that knotted the score at 61-61 and that eventually forced the extra session ... No. 2 on the team with 20 points (13 in the second half) and scored eight of the squad's final 13 points, which saw him go six-for-six at the charity stripe over the final 1:12 of the game in an 84-75 triumph vs. Rochester (Feb. 27) that clinched the UAA title -- concluded the contest successful on five-of-eight field goal attempts, including two triples, and eight-for-eight free throw opportunities ... His game-leading 22 points (15 in the second half) represented his second-highest career total and helped the Eagles to a 66-58 victory vs. Brandeis (Feb. 14) -- scored nine points during an 11-2 Emory blitz that gave it a 54-52 advantage with 4:37 left ... Sank a pair of free throws with seven ticks remaining that gave Emory a 74-70 lead in an eventual 74-73 win over Washington University (Feb. 7) ... Chalked up 15 first-half points, ending the stanza six-of-eight from the floor, including three-of-three from beyond the arc, en route to finishing with a game-high 20 points in an 8-68 win at Carnegie Mellon (Feb. 19) ... No. 2 on the club with 15 points in a 69-63 triumph over No. 11 Chicago (Jan. 29), and started a 9-0 second-half run by sinking back-to-back triples in helping Emory to a 49-36 lead ... Posted 13 points, sinking all eight of his free throw attempts in the second half, and grabbed a team-high seven boards in an 84-78 overtime win vs. Birmingham Southern (Mar. 5) in the second round of the NCAA Tournament ...Scored all 13 of his points in the first half, hitting three-of-five from beyond the arc, sparking a 39-27 Emory halftime lead in an eventual 71-64 triumph at No. 15 New York University (Jan. 15) ... Team-high 16 points, sinking six-of-11 field goal attempts, including four treys in six tries, and chipped in four rebounds at Virginia Wesleyan (Jan. 2) ... Tied for the team lead with eight boards and was second in scoring with 14 points, 12 coming in the first half, that helped Emory to a 42-25 halftime bulge in an eventual 88-54 win over Birmingham Southern (Nov. 15) -- scored eight consecutive points over a 45-second span as part of a 12-0 Emory run that gave it a 37-19 late in the opening stanza. 

Freshman (2014-15):

Played in 14 games, all as a reserve ... Took to the court in six UAA contests ... Scored in four and grabbed rebounds in three games ... Longest playing stint was an eight-minute appearance vs. Carnegie Mellon (Jan. 25) ... Registered three points as a result of sinking a trey vs. Brandeis (Feb. 6) ... Logged seven minutes of play and finished with two rebounds vs. Spalding (Mar. 6) in the first round of the NCAA Tournament ... Six minutes and recorded a pair of caroms in an 80-59 win vs. La Verne (Dec. 6) at the Lopata Classic.

High School:
Four-year member of the basketball program at Archbishop Moeller High School ... Was coached by Carl Kremer ... Served as team captain his senior year ... Averaged 5.6 points and shot 41.5 percent from three-point range his final campaign in helping his club to a 24-2 record and a berth in the regional finals ... Moeller HS won back-to-back GCL championships (2012-13 & 2013-14).

Personal:
Son of Robert and Margaret Gigax ... Plans to major in business ... Born Sept. 26. 

Career Stats

 

Year GP-GS FG-FGA PCT 3pt
FG-FGA
PCT FT-FTA PTS AVG REB AVG
2015-16  28-25 135-306 .441  56-147 .381 36-40 362 12.9 131 4.7
2014-15  14 - 0  3 - 15 .200   1 - 11 .091  1 - 2  8  0.6  5 0.4
TOTAL  42 - 25 138-321 .430  57-158 .361  37-42  370   8.8 136  3.2



Career Highs


Points  25  at Brandeis Univ.,  Jan. 17, 2016
   22 Brandeis Univ., Feb. 14, 2016
   21 Case Western Reserve, Jan. 24, 2016 
   20 at Rochester, Feb. 27, 2016
   20 at Carnegie Mellon, Feb. 19, 2016
Field Goals  11 at Brandeis, Jan. 17, 2016
   10 Case Western Reserve, Jan. 24, 2016
Field Goal Atts.  20 at Brandeis,  Jan. 17, 2016
   18 Case Western Reserve, Jan. 24, 2016
Rebounds  8 Brandeis, Feb. 14, 2016
   8 Birmingham Southern, Nov. 15, 2015
Assists   3 Covenant College, March 4, 2016
    3 at Carnegie Mellon, Feb. 19, 2016
Steals  3 on two occasions
3 pt. FGs  4 at Carnegie Mellon, Feb. 19, 2016
   4 Rochester, Jan. 9, 2016
   4 at Virginia Wesleyan, 
Minutes 37 at Brandeis, Jan. 17, 2016
  36 Birmingham Southern, March 5, 2016