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Troy Brown

As of April 11, 2017.

USA Basketball Notes

  • Scored five points and added three assists in the 2017 Nike Hoop Summit.
  • Named to 2017 USA Junior National Select Team that will play in the 20th annual Nike Hoop Summit on Feb. 28, 2017.
  • Won a gold medal with USA Basketball at the 2016 FIBA U17 World Championship.
  • Started and played in all seven games for the U17s, leading the team in minutes per game (23.7) and steals (20) while averaging 10.0 ppg. and 5.9 rpg.; also shot 17-of-18 from free throw line.
  • Posted a double-double with 15 points and 11 rebounds in a 104-57 win over Egypt on June 26, 2016.
  • Participated in the 2015 and 2014 USA Men’s Junior National Team October minicamp, and also took part in the 2015 USA U16 National Team training camp.

College Notes

  • Signed National Letter of Intent to attend and play for the University of Oregon on Nov. 11, 2016.

High School Honors

  • 2017 McDonald’s All-American; scored 12 points and added seven rebounds.
  • 2017 Naismith High School All-America third team.
  • 2017 Nevada Gatorade Player of the Year
  • 2016 USA Today All-Nevada first team.
  • 2016 MaxPreps Junior All-American honorable mention.
  • 2015, 2016 all-state first team.
  • 2015, 2016 All-Northwest League first team.
  • 2015 MaxPreps Sophomore All-America honorable mention.
  • 2015 Northwest League Co-MVP.
  • 2014 MaxPreps Freshman All-America second team.

High School Notes

  • Ranked as the No. 17 overall prospect in the 2017 ESPN 100 recruiting rankings. 
  • Attends Centennial H.S. (Nev.), where he averaged 22.0 ppg., 10.0 rpg., and 4.0 apg. in his senior season, helping the Bulldogs to the Class 4A Sunset Regional semifinals and a 23-5 record.
  • As a junior in 2015-16, averaged 15.6 ppg., 9.0 rpg. and 4.6 apg. in leading his team to the 2016 Division I regional final and a 24-4 record.
  • Helped his team capture the 2014 and 2015 Northwest League championships.
  • As a sophomore in 2014-15, aided Centennial to a 23-5 record; averaged 16.2 ppg., 8.5 rpg., 4.0 apg. and 2.0 spg.
  • Averaged 13.5 ppg., 8.0 rpg. and 3.0 apg. as a freshman in leading Centennial to a 25-3 mark.
  • Competes in the summer for Las Vegas Prospects (Nev.) in the EYBL; averaged 16.0 ppg. and 8.3 rpg. in 20 contests with the Prospects in 2016.
  • Scored a season-high 30 points and grabbed 14 rebounds against Team United on May 28, 2016.

Personal Notes

  • Nickname given by father is “The Future.”
  • Both his mother (track) and father (basketball) competed collegiately at Texas A&M University-Kingsville.
  • Sister, Jada, plays basketball at the University of Kansas.
  • Plans on studying broadcast communications in college.

Personal Notes

  • Troy R. Brown Jr. was born in his hometown of Las Vegas, Nevada.
  • Son of Lynn and Troy Brown; has two older sisters, Jenae and Jada.
  • Nickname is “The Future.”
  • Sister, Jada, plays basketball at Kansas.

Inside Scoop

  • Started playing basketball when he was 6.
  • Favorite USA Men’s National Team players: Kobe Bryant, Magic Johnson and LeBron James.
  • Plans on studying photography or broadcast communications in college.
  • Favorite Twitter account: @NBA.
  • Favorite superhero: Superman.
  • Favorite movies: “Like Mike,” “Space Jam,” “The Wizard of Oz” and “The Dark Knight.”
  • Favorite App: Instagram.
  • Favorite sport aside from basketball: football.
  • Favorite class: science.
  • Favorite basketball player of all time: Magic Johnson.
  • Favorite Olympian: Magic Johnson.
  • Best player ever faced: Stephen Curry.
  • Last book read for pleasure: “The Great Gatsby” by F. Scott Fitzgerald.
  • Would compare his game to: Penny Hardaway.
  • Enjoys: drawing, taking pictures and listening to music.
  • Has never traveled outside the United States.
  • Instagram: @Troybrown.jr
  • Twitter: @Troy_brown33
  • Snapchat: @Troyiballbrown

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