Men's Basketball

 
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Brandon Brown

Hometown:
Houma, La.

High School:
Terrebonne

Height / Weight:
6-8 / 220

Position:
Forward

Birthdate:
06/18/1981

Experience:
4L

Major:
Sociology

Brandon Brown

Brandon Brown Career Information (PDF)

Career: Drafted in the second round of the USBL Draft by the Kansas Cagerz. Closed his career with 1,216 points (16th all-time at Tulane), as well as 654 rebounds (13th), 272 offensive rebounds (fourth), 3,132 minutes played (ninth), 88 games started (10th) and 432 free-throw attempts (10th).

As a Senior: Led the team in points (418), rebounding (7.4, 10th in C-USA) and minutes (1,045). Second on the team in scoring (13.5, 18th in C-USA), field-goal percentage (.500, eighth in C-USA), free throws (77), steals (40) and blocks (20). The 14th player in school history to record two 400-point seasons and just the second to play 1,000 minutes in three different seasons. Led the team in rebounding in 19 games and scoring 10 times. Matched his assist total (43) from his entire junior season in just 14 games as a senior. Matched last year's total of steals (19) in just 13 games. Posted his fourth double-double of the year with 12 points and 12 rebounds in just 24 minutes against Southern Miss (3/8). Exploded for a season-high 28 points in the TCU win (2/15), including a key three-pointer with 1:23 to go to give the Wave a seven-point lead. Collected a team-high 16 points and eight rebounds in the UAB win (1/25). Notched his second double-double of the season with 13 points and 11 rebounds against Cincinnati (1/18). Became Tulane's 26th 1,000-point scorer with 16 points against Marquette (1/14). Also led the team with eight rebounds. Scored 19 points on 7-of-10 shooting in the win over Jackson State (12/23). Notched his 500th career rebound against Savannah, the 17th player in school history to reach that milestone. On track to graduate after the fall 2003 semester with a degree in media arts.

Brandon Brown Feature Story (March 1, 2002)

Q&A With Brandon Brown (December 1, 2001)

As a Junior: A Second Team All-Conference USA selection as Tulane's leading scorer (14.8 ppg, 11th in C-USA) and rebounder (7.4 rpg, 13th in C-USA). Also named NABC First Team All-District and LSWA All-Louisiana Second Team. Ranked sixth in Conference USA and 32nd in the nation with his 55.3 percent shooting from the field, which is the 10th best season effort at Tulane. Connected on 61.6 percent of his two-point field goals, the fourth-best mark in the country. The 26th player in Green Wave history to record 400 points in a single season. Led C-USA in minutes played (34.9). Tallied seven 20-point games. After hitting just one three-pointer in his first two seasons, has connected for 12. Snagged a career-high 16 boards against Saint Louis (3/2). Notched 23 points with eight boards against South Florida (2/9). Led the Wave with 25 points (9-of-13 shooting) and eight rebounds against Memphis (2/4). Paced the Wave with 19 points and 10 rebounds against TCU (1/19). Four of his TCU rebounds came in overtime. Scored a career-high 29 points on 13-of-18 shooting against Memphis (1/12). Recorded a monster game with a career-high 27 points, including a perfect 3-of-3 from three-point range, and 14 rebounds against Georgia Tech (12/23). Was an inside force with 20 points on 9-of-10 shooting against Vanderbilt (12/10). Collected 15 points and nine rebounds against VCU (11/27), including two crucial free throws with 2:23 to go to put the Wave on top.

As a Sophomore (2000-2001): Led the Wave with 17 points (perfect 8-of-8 shooting) and seven rebounds in the C-USA Tournament loss to Marquette (3/7). Collected 13 points and five rebounds, while matching his career-highs for blocks, steals and free throws against Saint Louis (2/28). Posted his third double-double of the year with 15 points and 11 rebounds against Charlotte (2/14). Stole the in-bounds pass with two seconds remaining and dropped in a layup to force overtime. Scored a team-high 16 points with eight rebounds against Memphis (2/10). Led the Wave with 16 points (including his first career three-pointer) and added eight rebounds in the Memphis game (1/24). Snagged a game-high 12 rebounds against Mississippi State (1/17). Scored 17 points (on 8-of-9 shooting) to go with eight rebounds in the Lamar win (1/3). Notched a double-double with 15 points and 11 rebounds against Southern (12/30). Scored 18 points in the Loyola win (12/9). Recorded his first career double-double with 11 points and a career-best 14 rebounds against SMU (12/2). Led Tulane with a career-best 20 points (perfect 8-of-8 shooting) and eight rebounds against Long Beach State (11/26). Scored 19 points to go with seven boards against Hilo (11/24). Played more minutes in the first two games of the year than he did his entire freshman season (64-57). Opened this year with a 34-minute, 16-point, eight-rebound outing against Nicholls State (11/17).

As a Freshman (1999-2000): Joined the team at semester break. Saw action in 15 of 22 games after joining the team. Tallied 12 of his 17 points this season in three games (at DePaul, vs. USM, at Memphis). Grabbed one rebound at N.C. State (3/14) in NIT. Tallied four points, three boards and a steal at Memphis (3/1). Equaled a career-high with three boards and registered his first collegiate block at South Florida (2/16). Hit only FG attempt and two free throws vs. Southern Miss (2/5). Scored a career-high four points on 2-of-2 shooting at DePaul (2/2). Played a season-best 11 minutes at Southern Miss (1/15), collecting a steal. Dropped in one bucket vs. Cincinnati (1/12). Tallied his first career points on a layup vs. SMU (12/31). Made his collegiate debut with a start vs. Howard (12/29), grabbing two rebounds in four minutes of action.

Prep: A two-year letterwinner and two-time MVP at Terrebonne High (the same high school as former Green Wave football standout Bobby Duhon). Averaged 21.4 points and 11.3 rebounds per game as a senior. Helped the Tigers to a 24-10 record for Coach David Neal as a senior. A 1999 Class 5A second team all-state selection by the Louisiana Sports Writers Association and earned first team all-district and all-region honors. Earned all-district, all-region and honorable mention all-state honors as a junior. Selected to play in the 1999 Louisiana East-West All-Star Game.

Personal: Born June, 18, 1981 in Houma, La. Son of Anita Brown-Douglas. Majoring in sociology. One of five sons in the Brown household. Has one older brother and three younger ones.

Brandon Brown's Career Statistics

Year G-GS Min FG-A Pct. 3FG-A Pct. FT-A Pct. Reb Avg. PF-D Ast TO Blk Stl TP Avg.
1999-00 15-1 66 6-15 .400 0-0 .000 5-8 .625 14 1.0 8-0 0 5 1 3 17 1.3
2000-01 30-28 1008 123-246 .500 1-15 .067 106-166 .639 197 6.6 85-3 48 63 10 33 353 11.8
2001-02 29-28 1013 167-302 .553 12-44 .273 82-131 .626 215 7.4 69-0 43 56 17 19 428 14.8
2002-03 31-31 1045 161-322 .500 19-57 .333 77-127 .606 228 7.4 73-1 77 61 20 40 418 13.5
Totals 105-88 3132 457-885 .516 32-115 .278 270-432 .625 654 6.2 235-4 168 185 48 95 1216 11.6

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