Full Name:
Brooks Sales
Position:
Forward/Center
College:
Villanova
Height:
6-10
Weight:
240
High School:
Northwest Catholic HS (West Hartford, Conn.)
Birthdate:
February 15, 1980
Birthplace:
Bloomfield, Conn.

Statistics

HIGHLIGHTS
Appeared in 123 games, with 92 starts over four years at Villanova.
Was honored with the Philadelphia Big Five's Harry Merrill Sportsmanship Award at the annual Herb Good Dinner.
Also picked up the Villanova Basketball Award in part for his leadership skills as the teamís co-captain in 2001-02.
Finished career with 1,015 points and 858 rebounds.
Turned in excellent performance at Portsmouth Invitational Tournament, averaging 13.3 points and leading team with 9.7 rebounds and 58.3 percent shooting from the field.

AT VILLANOVA
As a senior, started 30 of 32 games.
. Led team in rebounding (9.1 rpg, 4th in Big East, 40th nationally) and blocks (1.4 bpg, 12th in Big East).
Scored in double figures 18 times.
Had 15 double-digit rebounding performances.
Posted a team-high nine double-doubles.
Tallied a season-high 15 rebounds to go with 15 points against Syracuse.
Scored a season-high 22 points to go with 12 rebounds vs. Connecticut.
Handed out a career-high eight assists to go with 10 rebounds vs. St. Josephís.

As a junior, suffered a fractured right hand, which limited him to 26 games.
Still finished second on team in rebounding (6.2 rpg) and averaged 9.0 points.
Posted two double-doubles, including 10 points and 15 rebounds vs. Minnesota in the postseason NIT.
Tallied 13 points and nine rebounds against West Virginia in the Big East Tournament.
Had 14 points and 12 rebounds in a win over Connecticut.
Tallied 12 rebounds and four blocks against Virginia Tech.
Had 10 points against eventual NCAA national champion Duke.

As a sophomore, finished second on the Wildcats in rebounding (7.3 rpg) and fourth in scoring (8.6 ppg).
Led team in steals (40).
Villanova was 18-7 in games in which he had more than six rebounds.
Tallied 11 points and 12 rebounds vs. Notre Dame while matching up with future NBA first-round pick Troy Murphy.
Scored a season-high 17 points against Georgetown.

As a freshman, averaged 5.1 points and 5.1 rebounds (second on team).
Received teamís rebounding award at postseason banquet.
Gabbed a career-high 17 rebounds against Georgetown, which tied two other performances for the top rebounding game in Big East competition that season.

STATISTICS
SEASON G GS FGM FGA PCT FTM FTA PCT REB AST STL BL PTS AVG
1998-99 32 15 58 117 .496 47 60 .783 163 42 20 2 163 5.1
1999-00 33 29 107 224 .478 68 105 .648 242 33 40 37 283 8.6
2000-01 26 18 82 137 .599 71 94 .755 161 41 21 27 235 9.0
2001-02 32 30 112 208 .538 109 145 .752 292 76 36 45 334 10.4
TOTALS 123 92 359 686 .523 295 404 .730 858 192 117 111 1015 7.0
Three-point field goals: 1998-99, 0-for-2 (.000); 1999-00, 1-for-3 (.333); 2000-01, 0-for-1 (.000); 2001-02, 1-for-2 (.500). Totals, 2-for-8 (.250).