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Alex Gauna
Alex  Gauna

RS Junior

Height / Weight:
6-9 / 250


Hometown/High School:
Eaton Rapids, Mich./Eaton Rapids


Grinz On Green: Izzo Optimistic For 2013-14

Izzo pleased with team's effort in 2012-13, and believes next season could be special.


Grinz on Green Blog

Notes and quotes from Thursday at the Midwest Regional in Indianapolis.


Men's Basketball Travels To Bowling Green

Spartans ready for final road game of non-conference season.


MSU Hosts Oakland Friday

Spartans play for the third time in six days.


Spartans Continue Homestand Against Boise State

MSU plays for the second time in three days.


Michigan State vs. Iowa (USATSI)

Michigan State vs. Iowa (USATSI)


Michigan State vs. Michigan (USATSI)

Michigan State vs. Michigan (USATSI)


Michigan State vs. New Orleans

Michigan State men's basketball


USATSPI: Michigan State vs. Kentucky - 11/12/13

USATSPI: Michigan State vs. Kentucky - 11/12/13


Michigan State vs. Texas - AP Photos

Michigan State vs. Texas - AP Photos (12/22/12)

Career Stats
2011-12 Game-by-Game Stats
2012-13 Game-by-Game Stats
2013-14 Game-by-Game Stats

Appeared in 29 games, starting seven, while averaging 1.6 points and 1.3 rebounds in 7.1 minutes • Scored a season-high eight points in 20 minutes against Northwestern (1/15), marking a career high for most minutes against a Big Ten opponent • Scored six points against North Florida (12/17) and New Orleans (12/28) • Played a career-high 21 minutes against North Florida (12/17) • Grabbed a career-high five rebounds against McNeese State (11/8), North Florida and New Orleans • Shot .553 from the field, tying for the third-best percentage on the squad • Seven starts came in contests against Portland (11/18), Mount St. Mary's (11/29), North Carolina (12/4), North Florida (12/17), Texas (12/21), New Orleans (12/28), and Georgetown (2/1).

Appeared in 35 games, including starting three contests against Texas Southern (11/18), Penn State (1/16) and Illinois (1/31) • Averaged 1.2 points, 1.0 rebounds and 6.1 minutes • Shot .541 from the field, ranking second on the team • Scored a season-high six points on three occasions, including contests against No. 7 Kansas (11/13), Nicholls State (12/1) and Arkansas-Pine Bluff (12/5) • Grabbed a season-high four rebounds in a season-high 15 minutes in his start at Penn State (1/16).

Appeared in 30 games, averaging 4.7 minutes, 1.8 points and 0.8 rebounds • Shot .564 from the field • Scored a season-high eight points against both Nebraska Omaha (12/4) and UMKC (12/19) • Scored his first career points with a six-point effort against Texas Southern (11/18) • Grabbed a season-best three rebounds, all offensive, against Lehigh (12/22) • Added two blocked shots against Nebraska Omaha (12/4).


High School
2010 Lansing State Journal Dream Team honoree • 2010 Class B All-State honoree as selected by the Detroit Free Press • Averaged 21.9 points, 11.5 rebounds and 2.8 blocked shots as a senior • Shot 59 percent from the floor and connected on 25 3-pointers for the year • Averaged 16.5 points, 10.4 rebounds and 2.4 blocks as a junior • Shot 62 percent from the field and 70 percent from the foul line • Fourth-team 2009 Class B All-State selection as chosen by the Detroit Free Press • Class B All-State special mention by Lansing State Journal and All-Area selection • Averaged 15.4 points, 7.6 rebounds and 4.2 blocks as a sophomore • 2008 All-State honorable mention selection • Class B All-Area pick by Lansing State Journal • 2007 Class B All-Area honorable mention by Lansing State Journal • Among the top players in the nation at his position as ranked by ESPNU Top 100 (15 Center) and (23 Power Forward) • Played for Coach Adam Trumpour at Eaton Rapids High School.

Born March 2, 1991 • Son of Edward and Pamela Gauna • Sociology major.

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