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Derrick Brown

  • Full Name: Derrick Paul Brown
  • Position: Forward
  • Height/Weight: 6-8 / 227
  • Birthdate: September 8, 1987
  • High School: Chaminade-Julienne HS (Dayton, Ohio)
  • College: Xavier
Xavier
Season G GS FGM FGA PCT FTM FTA PCT 3PM 3PA PCT REB AST STL BL PTS AVG
2006-07 34 0 77 109 0.706 56 80 0.7 4 8 0.5 141 27 17 21 214 6.3
2007-08 37 37 148 243 0.609 96 136 0.706 11 32 0.344 242 63 33 30 403 10.9
2008-09 35 35 170 337 0.504 100 135 0.741 39 90 0.433 212 68 25 30 479 13.7
Totals 106 72 395 689 0.573 252 351 0.718 54 130 0.415 595 158 75 81 1096 10.3

An early entry candidate for the 2009 NBA Draft.


Career Highlights:

Earned Second Team All-Atlantic 10 honors and First Team NABC All-District honors as a junior. Earned Atlantic 10 All-Rookie Team honors as a redshirt freshman. Ranks 36th on Xavier's all-time scoring list with 1,096 career points.

Junior (2008-09):

Ranked second on team in scoring (13.7 ppg), first in rebounding (6.1 rpg), second in field-goal percentage (.504), and first in three-point percentage (.433). Started 35 of 35 games played while scoring in double figures 27 times, including four double-doubles. Scored a career-high 23 points twice, against Miami of Ohio and Massachusetts. Grabbed a season-high 12 rebounds along with 11 points against Dayton. Scored 22 points along with nine rebounds against LSU. Scored 14 points along with nine rebounds against Pittsburgh in the NCAA Tournament.

Sophomore (2007-08):

Ranked second on team in scoring (10.9 ppg), first in rebounding (6.5 rpg), first in field-goal percentage (.609), and third in assists (1.7 apg). Started all 37 games on the season, scoring in double figures 23 times, including five double-doubles. Scored a season-high 19 points on 7-for-9 shooting, while also grabbing 11 rebounds in the NCAA Tournament against Georgia. Grabbed a season-high 12 rebounds while also adding 14 points against Kansas State.

Redshirt Freshman (2006-07):

Averaged 6.3 points and 4.1 rebounds while posting a team-high .706 field-goal percentage. Played in all 34 games, scoring in double figures six times. Scored 11 points along with six rebounds in his collegiate debut against Coastal Carolina. Scored a season-high 13 points on 5-for-7 shooting against Bucknell. Grabbed a career-high 16 rebounds in just 16 minutes in an NCAA Tournament win over BYU.

Strengths: Long and explosive combo-forward with an energetic style of play. Versatile finisher around the basket capable of scoring with either hand. Has an explosive first step on the perimeter and a developing outside jumper. Versatile defender with ideal physical tools.

Personal: Son of Hermita and Robert Brown. Graduated with a bachelor's degree in entrepreneurial studies and marketing.

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