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Brandon McDonnell
Player Profile:
Brandon McDonnell 857225
Position: Forward
Height: 6'8"
Weight: 215
Year: Senior
Hometown: Jackson, N.J.
High School: Jackson Memorial
Major: Government
Career Highs
through the 2014-15 season
Points 18 at Penn, 2/22/14
Field Goals 8 at Penn, 2/22/14
FG Attempts 14 at Penn, 2/22/14
Three-Pointers 1 five times, last vs. Maine, 12/6/14
3FG Attempts 3 three times, last at Yale, 2/22/13
Free Throws 4 twice, last at Cornell, 2/14/14
FT Attempts 4 four times, last at Penn, 2/22/14
Off. Rebounds 3 twice, last vs. Maine, 12/6/14
Def. Rebounds 7 twice, last at Princeton, 2/21/14
Rebounds 8 twice, last vs. Maine, 12/6/14
Assists 4 vs. Bryant, 11/13/13
Turnovers 4 at Penn, 2/22/14
Blocks 3 twice, last at Princeton, 2/21/14
Steals 2 three times, last vs. Maine, 12/6/14
Minutes 28 at Penn, 2/22/14

JUNIOR (2014-15)
Played in seven of the first eight games before being sidelined for the remainder of the year ... posted seven points and eight rebounds to go with a pair of steals in the 81-56 win over Maine ... followed that up with seven more points and two blocks in a 20-point win at UMass Lowell.

SOPHOMORE (2013-14)
Started eight games for the Big Green and played in all but one contest ... one of four players on the roster to hit at least half of their field goal attempts ... second on the squad with 20 blocked shots ... fourth-leading rebounder as well ... began the season with eight points and seven rebounds against Lyndon State ... had six more boards and a career-high four assists plus two steals the next time out versus Bryant, earning him a start against UMass Lowell ... scored 12 points on 5-of-8 shooting with five rebounds in a 76-46 win over Jacksonville State ... drilled only three-pointer of the season in the 62-48 win at New Hampshire ... had a bigger impact in Ivy games, averaging nearly five points a game and twice scoring in double figures ... twice sank four free throw attempts, first versus Princeton and again at Cornell ... swatted a season-high three blocks against Brown ... started final six contests ... had a season-high eight boards in first of those starts at Princeton ... followed up with his best game of the year, an 18-point, seven-rebound effort at Penn while hitting 8-of-14 field goals in a career-high 28 minutes ... followed that performance with 10 points at Columbia ... had 11 points on 5-of-6 shooting in 18 minutes before turning an ankle in the season-ending 69-61 win at Yale.

FRESHMAN (2012-13)
Played in 26 of the 28 games ... first collegiate points came on a three-pointer at Elon on Dec. 4 ... handed out a pair of assists at Vermont the following week ... went 2-for-2 from the floor and 2-for-3 at the line in scoring six points against Colby-Sawyer ... also hauled in a season-high four rebounds in that game ... Big Green won his first start, 71-62, ending a streak of seven straight losses to Yale ... Dartmouth won his next start as well, at Columbia, 60-57 ... played at least 21 minutes in each of last four starts, and Big Green went 4-2 when he was in starting lineup ... matched season high with six points in 69-64 victory at Penn on March 1, hitting 2-of-3 field goals with three-pointer and a three-point play ... swatted two shots at Princeton the next night ... played a season-high 24 minutes in 76-62 win over Cornell.

HIGH SCHOOL
Four-year letterman for coach Joe Fagan at Jackson Memorial ... served as captain during senior campaign ... led team to perfect conference record in both of his final two years ... squad won a school-record 25 games as a senior as he average 14.6 points and 7.9 rebounds ... two-time All-Shore Conference Class A South First Team member ... first-team all-county and second-team all-state Group 4 as a senior, third-team all-county as a junior ... Key Club, Eco-Action Club and Science National Honor Society member.

PERSONAL
Thoughts of majoring in biochemistry and possibly getting into physical therapy ... born on Jan. 10, 1994 in Brick, N.J. ... son of James and Melissa has an older brother, Jimmy, who plays basketball at Temple, and a sister.

McDonnell’s Career Statistics
Year GP-GS Min-Avg FG-A Pct. 3G-A Pct. FT-A Pct. Off-Def Tot-Avg PF-FO A TO Blk Stl Pts-Avg
2012-13 26-6 211-8.1 11-28 .393 3-14 .214 3-4 .750 4-22 26-1.0 25-0 9 10 5 1 28-1.1
2013-14 27-8 376-13.9 41-79 .519 1-5 .200 23-31 .742 15-59 74-2.7 46-0 14 18 20 8 106-3.9
2014-15 7-0 48-6.9 7-18 .389 1-5 .200 1-2 .500 8-9 17-2.4 13-0 1 4 3 2 16-2.3
Totals 60-14 635-10.6 59-125 .472 5-24 .208 27-37 .730 27-90 117-2.0 84-0 24 32 28 11 150-2.5
 
Ivy League Statistics Only
Year GP-GS Min-Avg FG-A Pct. 3G-A Pct. FT-A Pct. Off-Def Tot-Avg PF-FO A TO Blk Stl Pts-Avg
2012-13 13-6 147-11.3 7-18 .389 2-8 .250 1-1 1.000 3-12 15-1.2 14-0 4 5 5 1 17-1.3
2013-14 14-7 239-17.1 25-54 .463 0-2 .000 18-23 .783 9-37 46-3.3 25-0 8 14 16 3 68-4.9
Totals 27-13 386-14.3 32-72 .444 2-10 .200 19-24 .792 12-49 61-2.3 39-0 12 19 21 4 85-3.1
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