#20 - Bradford Burgess
Position: Guard/Forward
Year: Senior
Hometown: Midlothian, Va.
Previous School: Benedictine
Height: 6-6
Weight: 225

BRADFORD BURGESS - CAREER STATISTICS
Year GP-GS Min.
FG-FGA
Pct.
3FG-ATT
Pct.
FT-FTA
Pct.
Off-Def-Tot
Avg.
PF-FO
Ast.
TO
Blk.
Stl.
Pts.-Avg.
2008-09
34-34
29.3
88-183
.481
37-86
.430
40-60
.667
40-80-120
3.5
70-1
45
38
6
29
253-7.4
2009-10
36-36 28.6
132-275
.480
41-110
.373
71-90
.789
56-127-183
5.1
81-2
43
46
13
35
376-10.4
2010-11
40-40 34.5 193-396 .487 72-166 .434 113-150 .753 85-166-251 6.3 86-0 66 61 30 43 571-14.3
Totals
110-110
31.0
413-854
.484
150-362
.414
224-300
.747
181-373-554
5.0
237-3
154
145
49
107
1200-10.9


QUICK HITS:
· Only second player in VCU history to begin his career with 100+ consecutive starts (110). The “Iron Man” record with the Rams is 121, set by Michael Brown who played and started every game from 1982-86.

· Currently ranks fifth in program history for three-point field goal percentage (.414) and is tied for ninth all-time with 150 three-pointers made.

· Earned invitations to the Chris Paul and Amare Stoudemire Skills Academies this past summer

· Named to USA Men’s Basketball University Games Training Camp roster, but had to miss camp with a sprained ankle

· Has grown nearly three inches and put on over 20 pounds of muscle since his arrival at VCU.

The Trophy Case
2011 Southwest Regional
All-Tournament Team
2009 CAA All-Rookie Team
CAA Rookie of the Week
12/15/08
CAA Rookie of the Week
12/22/08

AS A JUNIOR (2010-11):
· Set a new single-season record for minutes played with 1,380.

· His 72 three-pointers (fifth), 571 points (eighth) and .434 three-point percentage (seventh) all rank in the top-10 on the single-season charts.

· During the historic NCAA Tournament run, Burgess average 15.7 points per game (second on the team), 7.0 rebounds per game (led the team) and shot .484 from the floor (led the team). His 17 three-pointers were also tied for the most on the team over the unforgettable six game stretch.

Brad's Career Highs
Points: 30
at Drexel (1/6/10)
Rebounds: 14
vs. Hofstra (1/27/11)
Assists: 5
at Northeastern (2/2/11)
Field Goals Made: 10 (three times)
last time: vs. Northeastern (1/15/11)
Three-Point FG Made: 6 (two times)
last time: vs. Florida State (3/25/11)
Free Throws Made: 9 (three times)
last time: vs. Drexel (3/5/11)
Free Throws Attempted: 12
vs. Drexel (3/5/11)
Steals: 5
vs. Northeastern (2/2/11)
Blocked Shots: 4
vs. Georgetown (3/18/11)
Minutes: 47
at Delaware (2/9/11

· Became the third Ram in the past four seasons to surpass the 1,000-point plateau in his junior season, the other two are now in the NBA (Larry Sanders in 2009-10 and Eric Maynor in 2007-08). He punched his membership card with a 14-point performance in VCU's double-overtime victory at Delaware on Feb. 9.

AS A SOPHOMORE (2009-10):
· Showed the ability to play the forward position, tallying his first three career double-doubles. He reached double-digits in rebounding on four different occassions.

· Reached double-digits in 18 of 36 games, including a career-high 30-point performance in a loss at Drexel on Jan. 6, where he connected on 9-of-14 from the field and a perfect 9-of-9 from the charity stripe.

· Increased his point-per-game total by three points, his rebound per game by nearly two and more than doubles his amount of blocks from his freshman campaign.

AS A FRESHMAN:
· Became the first Ram to start every game during his freshman campaign since Nick George in 2002-03.

· Earned the nickname "Big Shot Brad" after drilling game-clinching three-pointers in victories over in-state rivals, James Madison and Richmond.

· Named to the CAA All-Rookie team after averaging 7.4 points and 3.5 rebounds for the 2009 CAA Champions.

Getting to Know Brad
Son of Keith and Myla Burgess
Majoring in Sociology
Born on April 29, 1990
Brother, Jordan (18), is a rising senior and top prospect on the hardwood at Benedictine
Two-sport athlete during his time at Benedictine, playing two seasons at the Cadets' soccer team

PRIOR TO VCU:
· Located less than two miles away, Benedictine High School allowed Burgess to become pretty familiar with the Siegel Center.

· Along with current Toronto Raptor forward Ed Davis, Burgess helped lead the Cadets to back-to-back VISAA Division I State Championships during his junior and senior seasons.

· Burgess earned a McDonald’s All-American nomination during his senior season with the Cadets.

· During his senior season at Benedictine, Burgess earned All-Conference and VISAA Division First-Team All-State honors.

· Outside of his play at Benedictine, Burgess was a star for Boo Williams AAU travel squad.

· Two-sport athlete during his time at Benedictine, playing two seasons on the Cadets' soccer team



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