Hugh Greenwood

Hugh Greenwood

Player Profile


Hobart, Australia

High School:
Australian Institute of Sport

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 205




Kirk, Bairstow, Greenwood Earn MW All-Academic

Help UNM to a league high 163 All-Academic honorees


Three Lobos to Try Out for World University Games

Kirk, Williams to try out for U.S. squad, Bairstow for Aussies


Kirk, Williams Share Team MVP Award at Lobo Banquet

UNM's 7-footer also named team's defensive MVP and shares comeback award with Chad Adams


Stevens: Lobos Men's Basketball 2012-13 Season Review

New Mexico wins two Mountain West titles, 29 games, and gains a new head coach


Post Game Notes


New Mexico vs. UNLV

New Mexico vs. UNLV


New Mexico vs. San Diego St.

New Mexico vs. San Diego St.


New Mexico vs. Wyoming: MW Quarterfinals

New Mexico vs. Wyoming: MW Quarterfinals


Men's Basketball vs Air Force

The Lobos drop their season finale against Air Force 89-88.


Men's Basketball vs. Wyoming

The Lobos celebrate the careers of the two winningest players in program history, Chad Adams & Jamal Fenton, vs. Wyoming


Greenwood came to New Mexico as the fourth Aussie to sign with the program, and the second straight out of the Australian Institute of Sport • Greenwood follows in the footsteps of Aussies Luc Longley (1987-91) from Perth, Ryan Kersten (2005-07) from Modbury Heights, and Cameron Bairstow of Brisbane, who is a current teammate • was the youngest player to attend, and is the longest serving athlete in the history of the Australian Institute of Sport • served as the AIS captain • one of three freshman point guards for top 25 programs in 2011-12 • survived until the final cut for making the 2012 Australian Olympic team • younger sister, Josie, signed with the UNM's women's basketball team in November...she will attend UNM in the fall of 2013...the 5-foot-11-inch guard played for the Australian Institute of Sport from 2009-11 • Lobos are 55-9 in his 64 career starts • UNM coaches think he is one of the best defensive guards in the league • Mr. Composed would describe his on-court demeanor.

2012-13 • SOPHOMORE

• Branch Law Firm Men's Basketball Awards • Lobo Award (All-Around Student-Athlete), Lobo Scholar-Athlete Award •

• Branch Law Firm Men's Basketball Awards • Lobo Award (All-Around Student-Athlete)

• Honorable mention All-Mountain West

• Bob Cousy Collegiate Point Guard of the Year Award Watch List

Stats & Trends
Point guard who was one of two Lobos (Tony Snell) to start every game, averaged 7.0 points and 28.5 minutes • led the team with 47 steals...averaged 5.0 rebounds (3rd on the team) and he led the team in boards eight times • slight sprained ankle in practice Feb. 8 - and the emergence of Cameron Bairstow - may explain diminished offensive numbers the last 12 games: 5.0 ppg on 21-58 FGs and 12-38 from 3 • before the ankle sprain, an outstanding three-game stretch from Jan. 30-Feb. 6 (Wyoming, Nevada, Air Force), leading UNM in points (41) and rebounds (22)...made 14-20 FGs (70%), 8-11 (73%) from 3-point, 5-6 FTs, plus five steals, a block and just three turnovers in 92 minutes • has hit some clutch baskets and made some big plays late in games...scored 13 of UNM's 29 points in two OT wins.

2012 NCAA tournament
Started both games vs. Long Beach State and Louisville in Portland • scored all 12 of his points against Long Beach State, making 3-6 FGs, 2-5 3s and 4-for-4 FTs in the final three minutes of a 75-68 victory...also four assists, two blocks and a steal in 27 minutes • scoreless (0-4 FGs) in 27 minutes vs. Louisville

2013 MW Tournament
Averaged 5.7 ppg and 5.7 rpg in the three games...5-9 from 3-point and had four steals • best performance came in the title win vs. UNLV when he had nine points (3-3 from 3 in the 1st half), a team-high seven rebounds, five assists and no turnovers in 30 minutes • five points, six rebounds, one assist, one block and a career-high tying three steals against Wyoming in the quarterfinals • three points and four rebounds vs. San Diego State

Single Game Highlights
Nine points and team-high-tying nine rebounds in a career-high 35 minutes against Illinois-Chicago...also team-high four assists and two blocks...fouled out for the first time in his career • tremendous performance in the 66-60 victory over No. 21 UConn in the Virgin Islands...12 points and a team-high seven rebounds against the Huskies...hit a huge 3 with 2:13 left that halted a 11-0 UConn run, gave UNM a 56-55 lead and ignited a 9-0 Lobo burst that led to the win • 10 points and six rebounds in 20 minutes against Portland • seven points and eight boards in 23 minutes vs. Mercer • at Indiana State, eight of his 14 points came in overtime on a pair of 3s and a fall-away baseline jumper...UNM outscored ISU 13-4 in OT after losing all of a 19-point 2nd-half lead...he also tied a season high with nine rebounds and equaled a career best with 35 minutes played • season-high 17 points vs. USC, equaling a career best with five 3s...also three assists, two steals and a block • six points, a team-high six rebounds, three assists and two steals against Valparaiso • career-high four blocks and five points against New Mexico State • eight points, four rebounds, two assists and two steals against South Dakota State • scoreless for the first time this season in the win at No. 8 Cincinnati, but he dished out a career-high eight assists and had three rebounds • four points, four rebounds and a team-high six assists against Fresno State • a real heroic effort in the win at Boise State...flu symptons meant no sleep the night before, he was unable to attend the game-day shootaround and he required a pregame IV...rallied for 15 points, a team-high seven rebounds and two steals in 30 minutes...his driving lay-in tied the game at 63 and forced overtime...then scored five points in OT, including a huge 3 with 35 seconds left that provided a 74-69 cushion...he came into the game having scored just nine points (4-16 FGs, 0-6 3-point) the previous four games • had five points and four rebounds with two assists in 23 minutes against Colorado State...drew his first two charges of the season • five points and a team-high six rebounds in 29 minutes at (25) San Diego State • one of his best overall games as a Lobo in the win at Wyoming...scored the game's last four points in the closing seconds for a 63-59 win...hit a 15-footer to make it 61-59 with 7.4 ticks left then a pair of FTs to seal it...finished with 13 points (5-6 FGs, 2-2 FTs) and a career-high tying 10 rebounds for his second career double-double...also four assists, two steals, a block and no turnovers in 35 minutes, which tied a career best • paced UNM against Nevada with 15 points (5-7 FGs, 4-5 3s), seven rebounds and six assists in 29 minutes • scored in double figures a career-best three straight games with 13 points against Air Force, drilling 4-7 FGs and 3-5 from 3-point...also five rebounds and two steals • slowed by a slightly sprained ankle suffered in practice the day before the game at UNLV, he had seven points (1-5 3s), three rebounds, two assists and a career-high tying three steals vs. the Runnin' Rebels • big second half as UNM rallied from 13 points down to win at Fresno State...after no points, one rebound and one steal in the first half, he had seven points, four rebounds, three assists and two steals in 16 second-half minutes...1-2 FTs, two assists, a steal and an offensive rebound in the decisive final 95 seconds • foul trouble led to a season-low 19 minutes vs. Boise State...just four points (1-5 FGs), three rebounds and three turnovers before fouling out • six points, three rebounds and a team-high six assists in a career-high tying 35 minutes in the win at (22/21) Colorado State • seven points (2-2 FGs), six rebounds and three assists in 30 minutes against San Diego State • just one point against Wyoming, but five rebounds and two steals in 31 minutes • two assists and career-high tying three steals at Nevada on his 21st birthday (March 6) • nine points and four rebounds at Air Force (3-8 3s) is his best output in nine games, since scoring 13 against the Falcons in The Pit • scoreless for only the second game this season against Harvard in the NCAA Tournament...was 0-3 from the floor with two assists and two steals

2011-12 • FRESHMAN

• Branch Law Firm Men's Basketball Awards • Lobo Award (All-Around Student-Athlete), Lobo Scholar-Athlete Award •

Played in both exhibition games, averaging three points • had 10 assists in the two exhibitions with just one turnover • recorded six assists in his first career game against New Orleans in the opener • had a five assist no turnover game in his first career start, at Arizona State. Also hit his first two career threes in that game • scored 14, with three assists and no turnovers in an OT loss to Santa Clara • had another five assist, no turnover game, this against Washington State • had no turnovers and three assists with seven points against Boston College • had his first collegiate dunk against Idaho State, but his streak of 120 consecutive minutes without a turnover came to an end • hit a then-career-high three three-pointers, part of an 11-point effort against Missouri State • led the team with five assists at USC • had no assists against Oklahoma State, but had 12 points, including eight straight to help UNM pull away in the second half • scored five points including a dunk and added four assists against Montana State • scored seven points with four boards and two assists against UMKC • had five points and two assists against New Mexico State • had two points, two points, two assists and a block against Saint Louis • scored 10 points on 4-of-6 shooting against Houston Baptist before leaving after spraining his ankle on the basketball support pad • did not play against North Dakota or Wyoming • returned to action against San Diego State in a reserve role, dishing out three assists • returned to the starting lineup against UNLV, dishing out a team-high four assists • scored first MW points of his career, netting nine with a pair of assists against Colorado State • scored five points with two assists and three boards against TCU • scored five points against Air Force, including a one-handed breakaway dunk • recorded his first double-double with 10 points and a career-high 10 rebounds at Boise State • had seven more boards and eight points against Wyoming, including four clutch free throws and a key loose ball recovery in the final minutes • hit one basket vs. SDSU, but it was a key late three to quell an SDSU run, and he grabbed four defensive boards as well • had a team-high three steals against UNLV • had three boards against Colorado State • scored six points against TCU, coming in off the bench • had a career-high 22 points on five three-pointers, also grabbing six rebounds against Air Force. He hit his first five shots of the second half, four from three, scoring UNM's first 14 points of the second half • exploded again, this time with 15 points with five rebounds and three assists against Boise State • scored seven points with seven rebounds against Air Force • had four points but five assists against UNLV in the semifinals • had a season-high tying 10 rebounds with six points, including an opening three in the second half against SDSU in the MW championship game • scored 12 points in his NCAA Tournament debut against Long Beach State, including going 4-for-4 from the line in the final three minutes • had three blocks in two NCAA Tournament games


In the summer of 2011, Greenwood made a huge splash internationally, leading the Australian U-19 squad in the FIBA U-19 World Championships in Latvia • helped the Aussies to a sixth-place finish, averaging 17.1 points, 2.6 assists, and 4.0 rebounds per game • Was one of five players named First Team All-U-19 Worlds • he shot .439 for the tournament, and .377 from the three, going 23-of-61, including 16-for-35 in the final three games, a .457 clip • scored in double-figures in all eight games he played, and he had at least 21 in each of his final three games, including a tournament-best 26-point effort against the United States • Against the U.S., he also led the Emus with six rebounds and five assists (to just one turnover) • Australia won its group with a 5-1 record, and finished 6-3 in the tournament overall, taking sixth place. They lost a chance at the gold medal with a 93-74 loss to Serbia. Australia then routed Croatia 90-63 before losing in the final minute to the U.S. 78-77 • along with his 24.0 point average in the final three-game phase, he also hit 16 threes, added 5.0 rebounds, 3.0 assists, and added five steals • has played over 50 international games for Australia including winning five gold and two bronze medals • along with the U-19 Worlds, he has traveled and played in the United States, Italy, France, Taiwan, China, Germany, Guam and New Zealand • In 2010-11, he played for the Australian Under 19 Team, where he served as captain during the Albert Schweitzer Tournament • served as the Aussie captain and was an all-tournament selection as the Australian's won the gold medal, defeating a pair of German squads in the semifinals and finals in front of heavy pro-German crowds in Mannheim, Germany • helped his squad to the gold medal as the only undefeated squad in the 16-team event • also played for the Australian Senior National Team in a three-game series vs. Argentina, and he averaged 16.0 points, 5.3 rebounds, and 1.7 assists in Australia's FIBA Oceania qualifying series against New Zealand • in 2009 he played for the Australian Under 17 team, serving as captain and helping his squad to the gold medal of the Youth Olympic Festival in Sydney, averaging 14.0 points, 6.3 rebounds, and 3.5 assists. At age 17, he was one of the youngest players ever picked for the Australian Senior Team. He also played for the Australian Under 19 team in several tournament, including a Tour of France, the 4 Nations Tournament in Melbourne, and the Under 19 FIBA World Championships (New Zealand) • earned the Basketball Australia Junior Player of the Year Award and competed with AIS on a tour of Italy • was the youngest player to ever debut for the Boomers, Australia's Senior Team squad that won the Stankovic Cup in China in 2009 • in that tournament the Boomers defeated Turkey, China and Angola on three straight days in round robin play, and then again defeated Turkey in the title match 69-52 • has been named Basketball Australia's junior Male Player of the Year and was captain of the national team that won gold at the Australian Youth Olympic Festival.


Born March 6, 1992, in Hobart, Australia • father played water polo, and his mother played basketball • Undecided on a major.