An early entry candidate for the 2008 NBA Draft. Originally an early entry candidate for the 2005 NBA Draft out of high school, but withdrew his name from consideration.
Career Highlights: Earned Honorable Mention All-NJCAA honors as a sophomore at Hillsborough. Named Suncoast Conference Player of the Year and earned First Team All-League honors. Originally signed with Oklahoma State out of high school in 2005. Was suspended from the team due to a shoplifting incident and left school, eventually enrolling at Chipola Junior College in Marianna, Florida, but did not play. After battling various legal issues, enrolled at Hillsborough Community College in the summer of 2007.
Sophomore (2007-08): Led the nationís junior colleges in scoring (34.9 ppg). Also ranked sixth among all Florida community colleges (FCCAA) in rebounding (7.1 rpg), third in assists (5.2 apg), third in steals (3.9 spg) and third in free throw percentage (.842). Scored 40 or more points 11 times and topped the 50-point mark in four games. Exploded for a career-high 54 points, grabbed 12 rebounds and dished out nine assists vs. Palm Beach CC. Matched career-high of 54 points vs. Daytona Beach CC. Tallied 52 points on 20-for-29 shooting, a career-high 18 rebounds, six assists and seven steals vs. North Florida CC. Sank seven threes in scoring 51 points vs. St. Petersburg JC. Posted eight double-doubles, five in points and rebounds and three in points and assists. Registered 18 points and a career-high 17 assists vs. Palm Beach CC. Notched 42 points, 11 rebounds, eight assists and seven steals vs. Central Florida CC.
High School: Named Third Team Parade All-American as a senior and earned Florida Mr. Basketball honors. Participated in the Jordan Brand Classic. Set a Deland High School career scoring record with 2,299 points over four seasons and also tallied 1,080 rebounds and 314 assists. Named All-State all four years. Averaged 30.3 points, 12.0 rebounds, 4.9 assists and 4.0 steals as a senior. Averaged 24.4 points and 11.1 rebounds as a junior.
Strengths: Extremely athletic and versatile. Excellent ball-handler and passer, especially for his size. Works hard on the court and plays unselfishly.
Personal:Brother, Jimmy Brumbaugh, was a star football player at Auburn and another brother, Jordan Brumbaugh, played football at Tuskegee.