Robert Brown scored 16 points to lead UAB
UAB vs. Wisconsin men's basketball
*A backcourt starter for Virginia Tech during the 2012-13 season, Brown sat out the 2013-14 season due to NCAA transfer rules.
Virginia Tech (2011-13)
2012-13: Played in 31 games, making 25 starts ... Dropped 15 points and dished out five assists in the season opener against ETSU ... Scored 12 points and added four assists and four boards against Rhode Island ... Made it three straight games with double-digit scoring after scoring 11 points and dishing out four assists against VMI ... Continued his double-digit scoring streak with 10 points at UNC Greensboro ... Dished out a career-high six assists and added nine points against Appalachian State ... Tallied 18 points in the win over Iowa ... Matched a career high with six rebounds, also scoring six points in the win over Oklahoma State ... Had a career-high 21 points and two blocks at West Virginia ... Scored 13 points and brought down five rebounds at BYU ... Scored 11 points in the ACC opener at Maryland ... Tallied 10 points, going a perfect 6-for-6 from the line, and three assists in the overtime win at Georgia Tech ... Was limited to just four points, but hit the game-winning shot to lift the Hokies past Wake Forest ... Scored nine points and grabbed four rebounds at Clemson ... Scored eight points and dished out four assists against No. 14 Miami ... Scored 10 points at North Carolina ... Scored 10 points against Georgia Tech ... Put up 11 points int he win over Florida State ... Scored 12 points at No. 5 Miami ... Added 13 points and four boards in the win over Clemson.
2011-12: Played in all 33 games, making four starts ... Finished fifth on the team in scoring at 6.8 points per game ... Led the team in scoring on three occasions, including the season finale against Duke in the ACC Tournament ... Finished second on the team in assists (64) and steals (25) ... Shot 36.2 percent from the floor and 31 percent from beyond the 3-point arc ... Connected on 62.2 percent of his free-throw attempts ... Scored 12 points off the bench in debut against East Tennessee State ... Went 6-for-6 from the free-throw line and led the team with 19 points off the bench ... Dished out three assists against FIU ... Contributed eight points and two steals against Oklahoma State ... Tallied five points, and four assists against St. Bonaventure ... Went 3-for-3 from 3-point range to score 13 points, while adding three assists at Minnesota ... Scored 15 points and grabbed three rebounds against Kansas State ... Tallied five points and five rebounds against Norfolk State ... Posted five points and three assists against Campbell ... Dropped 14 points and added three rebounds against North Florida ... Scored nine points against Eastern Michigan ... Scored eight points and grabbed four rebounds at Oklahoma State ... Scored six points at Wake Forest ... Scored seven points at Boston College ... Put up 12 points in first career start against No. 8 North Carolina ... Dished out five assists and added four points at No. 15 Virginia ... Put up right points, five assists and grabbed four rebounds against BYU ... Scored five points and dished out three assists at Maryland ... Scored eight points and grabbed six rebounds against Boston College ... Scored 10 points against Georgia Tech ... Added four rebounds and four assists for the Hokies in their win over Clemson in the ACC Tournament ... Scored 16 points and grabbed six rebounds against Duke in the second round of the ACC Tournament.
Three-year letter winner at East Ridge High School for Michael Clutter ... Averaged 21 points per game his junior season ... Earned fourth-team All-Class 6A honors in Florida by Florida sports writers following his junior season ... Played for Team USA in the Team Florida vs. USA Hardwood Classic in March, 2011, and scored four points, dished out two assists, grabbed two rebounds and had two steals in Team USA's 102-97 win ... Averaged 19 points per game as a sophomore and 16 as a freshman ... Three-time team MVP ... Played his senior season at Hargrave Military Academy for coach Kevin Keatts ... Averaged 18 points and seven rebounds per game.
One of four children of Robert and Sybil Brown ... two brothers -- Anthony and Avery -- and one sister -- Ebony ... major is communication.
Coach Haase on Robert
"We are thrilled to have Robert Brown joining our program," Haase said. "As a person and as a basketball player, he will be a huge part of our program in the years to come. His ability to score in different ways will be valuable to this team and he fits in perfectly to the up-tempo, fast style of basketball that we want to play. He comes from a great family and we are very excited about them joining our family."