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30 > Image 30 of Basketball, 1993

Part of University of Kentucky Basketball Media Guides (Men)

Jeff Brassow Hlmillm i FULL Name: Jeffrey Arthur Brassow BIRTHDATE: December 20, 1970 Place op Birth: Ann Arbor, Michig Parents: Duanc and Sandra Brassow Major: Advertising High School Coach: Jerrel Hartfiel Mv Nickname is: Devil Mv Hobbies Are: Playing Nintendo an collecting baseball cards My Favorite Food Is: Pizza j j I My Favorite TV Show Is: Cheers My Favorite Movie Is: Diehard My Favorite Sports Figure Is: Magic Johnson My Favorite Book Is: Huckleberry Finn My Favorite Pro Sports Team Is: Houston Oilers My Goal In Life Is To: Be happy My Greatest Moment In Sports Was: SEC Championship victory over Alabama If I Were Not Playing College Basketball I Would Be: Involved n student activities When 1 Played Basketball As AI id I pretended I Was: Magic Johnson The Best Athlete I've Ever Play Against Was: Shaquille O'Neal 200 Junior Guard Houston, 1989-90 Texas (Alief Elsik) GENERAL Played only two games in the 1991-92 season before tearing the anterior cruciate ligament of his right knee and sitting out the rest of the season ... Underwent surgery, performed by New York Knicks team physician Norm Scott, and extensive rehabilitation ... Started playing pickup games again this past summer; should be ready in time for his junior season in eligibility ... Excellent three-point shooter... Hard-nosed player noted by the coaching staff for his hustle ... Best career game was at LSU in 1990, where he connected on seven three-pointers and scored 25 points while his family from Houston watched in the audience. 1990-91 Started 22 games as a sophomore, averaging 8.1 points and 3.2 rebounds... One of the more frequent three-point shooters on the team, finished second in three-pointers made (46) and three-pointers attempted (147) ... Committed fewer turnovers (per minutes played) than anyone else on the team ... Named Player of the Game vs. Florida in Lexington; 15 points, 10 rebounds, four steals and one blocked shot... On four occasions, he scored all of his points from behind the three-point line 12 points vs. Pennsylvania, 12 points vs. Cincinnati, nine points vs. Notre Dame, and 18 points vs. Louisville (where he went 6-11 from three-point range with four steals and two rebounds)... Winner of the "Mr. Hustle" award for the season. Outstanding freshman season, averaged 6.8 points, 1: rebounds and 17.3 minutes per game ... Best gamew-at LSU, scoring 25 points while hitting seven three-pointers in the second half... Played in all 28 games while earning starts against Ohio and Georgia ... Scored double figures in seven contests... 20 points, including tour three-pointers, against Tennessee Ted ... Popular player who committed to Kentucky in I9J and stuck with the Wildcats during their year of NCAA investigation. HIGH SCHOOL Three-year letterwinner at Aliet Elsik High School.. Earned a starting position midway through his sophomore year... Averaged 17 points, 8.5 rebound? and 4-5 assists as a senior... Led his team to a 29-5 record his senior year and a berth in the Bi-District playoffs... MVP of the Fort Worth Lion's Tournama as Alief Elsik High defeated Fott Worth Dunbar in tt championship game ... Scored 25 points in the Fort Worth tourney semifinal game as Alief Elsik ended L A. Crenshaw High's 66-game winning stteak ... Nam First-Team All-District and All-City his junior and senior seasons... Won All-Region honors his senior year... Ranks second on the all-time scoring list at Alief Elsik with 1,290 points... Team recorded an 811 23 mark during his tenure ... All five Alief Elsik stare averaged double figures his senior season ... Shot 51' from the field, 70% from the free throw line and 3991 from three-point tange in high school... Scored a career-high 32 points vs. district rival Stratfofd High 1989 ... Averaged 16 points his junior year as he ledr: team to a 28-8 record and a Bi-District cliampionship ... Also lettered one year in baseball... Coached by Jerrell Hartfiel. PITINO ON BRASSOW "Jeff Brassow is like Deron Feldhaus. I'm hopingheca give us what Feldhaus gave us last year, if his knee is sound. I'm talking about that sixth or seventh man role, coming in off the bench, and giving us incredible hustle." Points..............................................................25 . FGMade...........................................................9. FG Atts...........................................................17. 3pt. Goals..........................................................7 . 3pt. Atts..........................................................11 FT Made...........................................................6 . FT Atts.............................................................6. Rebounds........................................................10. Assists...............................................................3 .. Turnovers..........................................................4 Blocks................................................................2.. Steals.................................................................5 .. Opponent Date ..LSU..............................................1/13/90 ..LSU..............................................1/13/90 ..LSU..............................................1/13/90 ..LSU..............................................1/13/90 ..LSU..............................................1/13/90 ..Tennessee.....................................2/13/91 ..Tennessee.....................................2/13/91 ..Florida..........................................1/23/91 ..Seven Times .Twice ..Six Times ..LSU..............................................1/13/90 M1N-AVG 484-17.3 609-21.8 56-28.0 1149-19.8 FG-A 70-170 80-214 11-20 161-404 PCT 41.2 37.4 55.0 39.9 for season after second game 3FG-A 32-88 46-147 6-13 84-248 PCT 36.4 31.3 46.2 33.9 FT-A PCT REB-AVG 19-29 22-27 2-3 43-59 65.5 81.5 66.7 72.9 98-3.5 89-3.2 10-5.0 197-3.4 PF-D 81-3 78-4 6-0 165-7 TO 24 28 4 56 BS 10 13 TP-AVt 24 8 5 449-1 28 Players