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11 Derek Brown

2012-13 (JUNIOR): Appeared in all 27 games…started the final 17 contests…averaged 10.1 points, 2.0 rebounds, 1.4 steals and 1.2 assists per game…reached double-digit scoring in nine of the first 13 games…recorded 15 double digit scoring performances on the year…led all Cougars with three games of 20-plus points…ranked fourth in the NSIC for 3-point FG percentage (.443), sixth in 3-point FG made (58) and ninth in steals (1.37/game)…poured in a career-high 23 points, shooting 7-of-12 from the field, 5-of-8 from 3-point land and 4-of-4 at the stripe at Southwest Minnesota State (12/1)…charted a career-high six 3-pointers en route to a 20-point outing in USF’s win over U-Mary (2/9)…made three or more 3-point field goals on 10 separate occasions…shot .833 percent (10-of-12) in the final two minutes of games…led USF in scoring (5x), rebounding (1x), assists (4x) and steals (team-high, 12x)… shot 44.6 percent from the field and a team-best 87.5 percent from the line.

2011-12 (SOPHOMORE): Played in 29 games, starting in 18 at the point guard position... established himself as the Cougars second offensive option in his first full season as a starter... averaged 10.3 points (ranked 2nd) and 2.8 rebounds a game... solidified himself as a scoring threat early, posting double-digit in three of the first four games of the season, including his first of several career-highs (points) when he led USF with 18 points and five rebounds in a tough road loss at Concordia University (11/19)... went on to reach double-digits in 12 of the final 21 contests... turned in another career night when the Cougars hosted University of Minnesota-Morris (1/5), netting four treyballs to finish 8-12 from the floor and lead USF with a career-high 20 points... matched that total two days later, but this time did much of his damage at the line, where he went 9-10 against an aggressive Valley City State University (1/7)... led USF in scoring on six occasions... the sniper led the Cougars with 49 makes from outside of the arc... finished second in scoring (298), third in steals (23), and fourth in minutes played per game (25.6)

2010-11 (FRESHMAN):
Played in all 33 games, starting in 3. Brown tallied 92 points, 31 rebounds, 18 assist and 19 steals over the course of his freshman season.

HIGH SCHOOL: Prepped at Clark... four-time letterwinner in basketball and football for the Cyclones... was a three-time all-state and two-time all-conference selection... earned first team all-state honors as a senior... named class A player of the year in 2010... tallied 1884 career points... also tabbed first team all-state for his play on the gridiron as a senior...also a five-year letterwinner in golf. 

PERSONAL: Born Sept. 26, 1991... son of John and Dobin Brown...has one brother, Michael (23)...public accounting and business administration major, and entrepreneurial studies minor...career goal is to run own business... favorite athlete is Steve Nash...big Green Bay Packers fan.

Position: Guard
Height: 6'0"
Weight: 180
Year: Senior
Hometown: Clark, S.D.
High School: Clark
Graduating Year: 2010
Major: Accounting & Business Admin.
Experience: 3 Letters
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