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John BrownClass: R-Senior
Previous School: Roane State
Hometown: Savannah, Ga.
2011 (R-Jr.): One of two players to start all 32 contests for the Flames … earned second team All-Big South honors … concluded the year No. 8 in the country and led the league in rebounding with 10.8 boards per game … second leading scorer for Liberty, averaging 11.3 points per game … grabbed 344 rebounds during the season, the fifth highest single-season mark in program history and the second-highest mark by a Liberty junior … recorded 14 double-doubles during the season, one shy of tying the program's single-season mark of 15, set by Alex McLean and Mike Coleman … posted 18 points and a season high 17 rebounds in his Liberty debut against Virginia Intermont (11/12), tying a Vines Center record for most rebounds in a game … posted 10 points and 12 boards at Notre Dame (11/14) … finished with 16 points and 15 boards in overtime win versus Chicago State (11/27) … led Liberty with a season-high 23 points and 13 rebounds in a win over Presbyterian (12/2) … instrumental in 83-81 overtime win against UNC Asheville (01/27), hitting a buzzer beating layup to win the contest for the Flames … connected on clutch tip-in to help the Flames defeat Charleston Southern, 70-69 (2/5) … finished with 22 points and 16 rebounds at VMI (2/15) … named to the Big South Presidential Honor Roll.
Previous School: Played one season at The Citadel … named to the 2008-09 SoCon all-freshman team … also named to the 2008-09 Freshman Mid-Major All-America team … played last season at Roane State, averaging 16.7 points and 11 rebounds per game … earned National Junior College Athletic Association All-America (NJCAA) second team honors.
Prep: 2007 graduate of Sol C. Johnson High School in Savannah, Ga. ... lettered in basketball, soccer and cross country ... averaged 14.5 points and 7.0 rebounds per game.
Personal: Son of Walter Brown and Mary Davis-Brown … birthday is Aug. 24 … undecided about major at Liberty.