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George Brown
George Brown

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Nashville, Tenn.

High School:
Overton

Height / Weight:
6-10 / 246

Position:
Center

Birthdate:
04/22/1982

Experience:
4L

Major:
Social Science


As a Senior (2003-04): Played 74 minutes in Tulane's last 17 games (4.4 mpg), but saw 26 minutes of action in the final two games of the year, scoring 11 points. Saw his most action since Dec. 27th with 18 minutes against Charlotte (3/6), scoring eight points (his most since Dec. 23rd) to go with two rebounds. The Charlotte game (3/6) was his 100th career game played. Played eight minutes against Marquette (2/21), scoring four points with two rebounds. Started against TCU (2/14) for Senior Day and scored on a monster dunk on the second play of the game. Matched his career-best with three blocks while setting a career-high with three steals and adding five rebounds against Nicholls State (12/31). Made his first start of the season, and the ninth of his career, against Mississippi State (12/27), scoring four points with a career-high 11 rebounds in a career-best 32 minutes. Excellent performance against LSU (12/23) with eight points and seven rebounds in 24 minutes of action. Surpassed his career-best scoring season (47) in eight games this year (50). Logged a solid 14 minutes against Northwestern (12/9), scoring nine points with five rebounds. Played 20 minutes against Rice (12/6), scoring three points, blocking two shots and grabbing six rebounds. Recorded a career day with personal-bests of 21 points and 10 rebounds in 26 minutes of action against Arkansas-Pine Bluff (11/29).

As a Junior (2002-2003): Played double-figure minutes in five games, including a season-best 18 minutes against Morris Brown (1/4) when he tallied nine points and seven rebounds. Also scored seven points with five boards against Savannah State (12/20). Saw 15 minutes of action against Cincinnati (1/18), scoring four points to go with four rebounds. Made his only start of the year against TCU (1/22), playing 11 minutes and snaring five rebounds. Saw limited action during the preseason due to illness and played just 28 minutes in the first eight games of the season.

As a Sophomore (2001-2002): Averaged just 7.2 minutes per game for the year, but over the last nine games of the season, logged 10.4 minutes per game. Started against TCU (2/26) and scored Tulane's first four points and eight total. Played 14 minutes with four points and three rebounds against Houston (2/19). In a season-high 19 minutes against Loyola (11/16) in the season-opener, scored six points with three rebounds.

As a Freshman (2000-2001): Matched his career-high with three rebounds against Houston (3/3). Scored a career-high 11 points on perfect 5-for-5 shooting against Memphis (1/24). Matched his previous career-highs with five points and three rebounds against Louisville (1/10). Also had five points and three rebounds against Florida (12/28). Made his second career start and played 18 minutes against Loyola (12/9), scoring two points with three rebounds. Played 11 minutes against Long Beach (11/26), scoring three points. Converted his first career basket with a layup against Hilo (11/24). Made his first career start against VCU (11/20), scoring two points with three blocks in 22 minutes.

Personal: Born April 22, 1982, in Nashville, Tenn. The Son of Mason and Cora Brown. Majoring in social sciences at Tulane.

Prep: Played his sophomore and senior campaigns at Overton High School for Coach James Fuller. Enjoyed a solid senior campaign, averaging 14.2 points, 11.0 rebounds and 3.0 blocks per game. Averaged 15.0 points, 11.0 rebounds and 4.0 blocked shots as a junior for Victory Christian High School in Charlotte, N.C. Brown helped Victory Christian to the North Carolina Class A Private School State Championship and earned all-tournament honors. An all-conference performer as a junior and earned all-tournament honors in two in-season tournaments.

George Brown's Career Stats

Year G-GS Min FG-A Pct. 3-A Pct. FT-A Pct. Reb Avg. PF-D Ast TO Blk Stl TP Avg.
2000-01 30-5 300 18-48 .375 0-0 .000 11-20 .550 40 1.3 57-1 3 9 8 5 47 1.6
2001-02 27-2 195 19-42 .452 0-0 .000 7-11 .636 25 0.9 36-0 2 7 7 3 45 1.7
2002-03 20-1 120 11-26 .423 0-0 .000 7-14 .500 27 1.4 19-0 0 10 5 2 29 1.5
2003-04 24-3 264 31-77 .403 0-0 .000 19-31 .613 63 2.6 36-0 3 16 12 7 81 3.4
Career 101-11 879 79-193 .409 0-0 .000 44-76 .579 155 2.6 148-1 8 32 32 17 202 2.0