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UND M Basketball BIO
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Brandon Brekke
Player Profile:
Brandon Brekke 684691
Position: Forward/Center
Height: 6'8"
Weight: 216
Year: Senior
Hometown: East Grand Forks, Minn.
High School: East Grand Forks High School
Major: Management

2012-13 (Junior): Appeared in 19 games and started eight during an injury-plagued season for the veteran forward ... Averaged 5.3 ppg and 4.1 rpg ... Reached double figures twice, including an 11-point effort in a two-point Big Sky Tournament semifinal loss to Weber State (Mar. 15) ... Also had a season-high eight rebounds against the Wildcats ... Earned third letter.

2011-12 (Sophomore): Started 26 games and appeared in 28 during his second season at UND … Averaged 9.2 ppg and upped that to 10.6 ppg in Great West Conference games … Earned honorable mention All-Great West honors … Led the team and GWC with a 68.2 field goal percentage (116-for-170) … Also led the league in field goal percentage in GWC games (69.2 percent) … Tops on the team in rebounding with a 6.1 rpg clip in overall games and a 7.0 rpg clip in GWC, which was the fifth best average in the league … Led all GWC shot blockers in league games with 15 swats and was second on team with 24 blocks … Reached double figures in 15 contests and added four double-doubles to bring his career total to seven in that category … Scored a career-high 20 points and pulled down 10 rebounds at UMKC (Dec. 7) … Went 10-for-16 from the field in that contest vs. the Kangaroos … Had 11 rebounds on four different occasions, including three times in GWC play …  Averaged 8.0 ppg and 7.5 rpg in the GWC Tournament … Finished his season with an 18-point, 15-rebound effort vs. Drake (Mar. 14) in the first round of the CollegeInsider.com Tournament … Went 8-for-11 from the field in the game and had 13 defensive rebounds … Earned second letter.

2010-11 (Redshirt Freshman): Made 19 starts and appeared in 33 contests during the team’s run to the Great West Conference Tournament title ... Averaged 5.8 ppg and 3.8 rpg, but upped those averages to 9.2 ppg and 6.1 rpg in GWC games ... Ranked fourth in the GWC with a 58.6 percent field goal rate in league games ... Scored 10 points in his first career start vs. Longwood (1/9) ... Posted eight double-digit scoring contests and three double-doubles on the season ... Named the GWC Player of the Week following UND’s home wins over Texas-Pan American (1/27) and Houston Baptist (1/29) ... Averaged 16.0 ppg and 9.0 rpg in those victories ... Grabbed a season-high 15 rebounds in the quadruple overtime contest with Utah Valley (1/20) ... Scored 17 points on 8-for-10 shooting from the floor in a road win at South Dakota (2/5) ... Tallied a season-high 19 points in a home to loss to NJIT (2/26) .... Earned first letter. 

2009-10 (Freshman): Redshirted.

Before UND: A 2009 graduate of East Grand Forks High School ... Lettered four years in basketball ... Earned all-conference honors three times and was Northwest Conference MVP as a senior ... Honorable mention all-state honoree in Minnesota Class 2A as a senior ... Averaged 20 ppg and 14 rpg during his final prep season ... Played in Minnesota High School Boys Basketball Coaches Association all-star series with the top 40 seniors in the state ... First-team all-conference and Defensive Player of the Year in the Northwest Conference during his junior season ... Scored more than 1,300 points during his high school career ... Holds school record for career blocked shots and shot better than 60 percent from the floor in prep career ... Also lettered in track and field during ... Region champion and participant in 4x200-meter relay at state championships.

Personal: Undecided on a major ... Son of Steve and Desilee Brekke ... Father Steve played basketball at UND from 1981-1983 and was the captain on the 1982-83 squad .... Father was inducted into the UND Hall of Fame in 1997 and the 1981-82 team was also inducted in 2007 ... His uncle, Chad Brekke, played for UND from 1993-96 and his Aunt Durene Heisler-

Brekke's Career Statistics

Year

  GP-GS

Min

FG-FGA

FG%

3FG-FGA

3FG%

FT-FTA

FT%

Rebs

Avg.

PF

Asst

TOs

Blk

Stl Pts Avg.

2010-11

33-19

521 73-119 .613 0-0 .000 44-70 .629 124 3.8 83 12 37 19 8 190 5.8
2011-12 30-28 631 116-170 .682 0-0 .000 45-90 .500 183 6.1 86 18 55 24 10 277 9.2
2012-13 19-8 303 40-81 .494 0-0 .000 20-28 .714 78 4.1 43 3 19 3 4 100 5.3
Totals 82-55 1455 229-370 .619 0-0 .000 109-188 .580 385 4.7 212 33 111 46 22 567 6.9

 

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