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  Will Brown

Will Brown

Player Profile


Dallas, Texas

High School:
Woodrow Wilson HS

Height / Weight:
6-8 / 235




Left the program at the end of the 2010 spring semester • inside player who supplied more minutes, points and rebounds with the departure of Daniel Faris • split time with fellow sophomore A.J. Hardeman • has a wingspan of 87.5 inches (7-3 1/2") and wears a size 18 shoe • Woodrow Wilson is one of two U.S. high schools to produce two Heisman Trophy winners: Davy O'Brien (TCU) and Tim Brown (Notre Dame)...the other is Mater Dei in Santa Ana, Calif., with John Huarte (Notre Dame) and Matt Leinart (USC)

Averaged 4.2 ppg and 3.6 rpg in 17.9 minutes...a bit better in MWC games at 4.9 points and 3.9 rebounds

• 6th in the MWC in blocked shots at 0.9 per game (32 total)

• 8 points and 4 rebounds in 19 minutes in the win at (13/11) BYU

• Tied a career-high with 3 blocks at Utah

• Career-high 8 rebounds in 21 minutes at TCU

• Tied a career-high for the 2nd time in 3 games with 7 rebounds vs. BYU in The Pit...also 5 points

• 7 points and 7 rebounds in 26 minutes at Air Force Jan. 20

• 7 points, 6 rebounds and a career-high 3 steals in 20 minutes vs. Utah Jan. 13...had 6 points and 5 boards in 9 first-half minutes as UNM took control of the paint

• Career-high 11 points vs. No. 20/24 Texas Tech...went 4-4 from the floor with 3 rebounds in 16 minutes

• 5 points, 3 rebounds and a season-high 3 blocks in 27 minutes vs. Creighton

• Solid game in win against No. 16/18 Texas A&M with 5 points, 5 rebounds, 1 assist, 1 steal and 1 block in 22 minutes...actually played more minutes than starter A.J. Hardeman due to foul trouble

• 5 points, 4 rebounds and 2 blocks in 17 minutes vs. Miami

• 28 minutes at New Mexico State, logging 6 points and 7 rebounds...played 19 minutes in the 2nd half and had 5 rebounds and a big offensive put-back in the final minutes

Reserve who played the four or five spot, backing up Daniel Faris and Roman Martinez • Played in 32 of 34 games with 1 start against Cal State Northridge • Suffered a broken front tooth in practice on Nov. 18 that required a root canal before the trip to Cancun...the injury kept him out of the Grambling State game • Scored a career high 10 points vs. Ole Miss, including three dunks • Season-high 6 rebounds along with 2 blocks in a season-high 18 minutes against Air Force in The Pit • Had a solid game vs. Wyoming in the MWC Tournament with 4 points and 4 rebounds in 14 minutes • Four rebounds and one block in nine minutes at Wyoming • 10 rebounds in 30 minutes against Wyoming this season • Productive game in the double-OT win at Colorado State with 1 FT, 4 rebounds, a block and a steal in 8 minutes • 4 rebounds and 1 steal in 5 energetic first-half minutes at New Mexico State • 4-5 from the field for 8 points and 4 boards in the season opener vs. Southeast Missouri.

A 2008 graduate of Woodrow Wilson HS In Dallas • averaged 18 points and 10 rebounds in 2006-07 when he was a teammate of fellow Lobo Nate Garth • rated a three-star recruit by Rivals.com and Scout.com • named the top power forward signee in the Mountain West Conference by Rivals.com in 2008 • ranked in the top-10 by TexasHoops.com following his junior season.

Full name is William Ben Brown • Born October 3, 1989, in Los Angeles, Calif., where he lived until he was 10 • Son of Benny Ray and Willie Faye Brown • has four brothers and five sisters, one who is deceased • plans to major in business or management.