Full Name: Damone Lamar Brown
Height/Weight: 6-9 / 200
Birthdate: June 28, 1979 (Buffalo, NY)
High School: Seneca Vocational HS (Buffalo, NY)
Participated in training camp with the Philadelphia 76ers in 2002. Played with Philadelphia in 2001-02, averaging 1.4 points in 17 games. Had a career high eight points at Indiana on Apr. 17. Played career-high 18 minutes against Memphis on Dec. 8, grabbing two rebounds. Drafted by Philadelphia in the 2nd round (#37 pick overall) of the 2001 NBA Draft.
Finished collegiate career as the 30th all-time scorer in Syracuse history with 1230 points. Earned Second Team All-Big East honors as a senior. Played in 113 career games, starting 91 times.
As a senior, averaged 16.4 points and 8.8 rebounds. Started all 34 games. Led team in rebounding and ranked second in scoring. Scored in double figures in 30 games. Recorded 16 double-doubles. Named MVP of the Carrier Classic after scoring 26 points and grabbing 11 rebounds in the championship game against Virginia Tech on Dec. 2. Tallied 26 points and 13 rebounds against Niagara on Dec. 30 and against Notre Dame on Jan. 2. Snared career-high 16 rebounds against Seton Hall on Feb. 10. Scored career-high 28 points and grabbed seven steals against Rutgers on Jan. 27. Registered 20 points and 10 rebounds in the first round of the NCAA Tournament against Hawaii on Mar. 16.
As a junior, averaged 10.7 points and 6.1 rebounds. Started all 31 games he played. Scored in double figures 17 times. Led team in scoring in five games. Earned Carrier Classic All-Tournament Team honors, averaging 15.5 points and 8.0 rebounds in two games. Had season highs with 21 points and 13 rebounds against Rutgers on Jan. 5. Scored 20 points and grabbed eight rebounds against Albany on Dec. 7. Tallied 14 points, eight rebounds, and five steals against Notre Dame.
As a sophomore, averaged 9.5 points and 5.5 rebounds. Started 26 of 33 games. Led team in free throw percentage. Scored 17 points against St. Bonaventure on Dec. 27. Led team with 14 points at Connecticut on Feb. 1. Earned All-Tournament honors at the Carrier Classic.