The Wolfpacker

November 2012

The Wolfpacker: An Independent Magazine Covering NC State Sports

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BKB PREVIEW 12-13 Lorenzo Brown 2 ■ G third-team All-ACC and second-team All-ACC Tournament … Also named ACC Player of the Week once … Finished the season with the second-high- est assist average (6.3) in the league and the best average for a Wolfpacker since Chris Corchiani in 1991 … Had the sixth-best single-season total for assists in NC State history … Scored a career-high 24 points in the win over Campbell … Notched his first career double-double with 10 points and a career-high 13 assists against No. 1 Syracuse … Played in all 31 games and started 26 times as a freshman … Scored a season-high 20 points and added seven assists at North Carolina … Led the Pack in assists at 3.7 a game and was fifth in the conference … Rated as the No. 36 player in the country by and as the No. 17 player nationally by PrepStars … Originally signed with the Wolfpack in 2008, but prepped a year at Hargrave Military Academy in Chatham, Va., before enrolling at NC State … Was named the Georgia 5-A Player of the Year in 2009 … Former AAU teammate of NC State senior forward Richard Howell. Coach's Corner: "I think Lorenzo Brown is as good as any point guard This year the challenge for him is to become an elite college point, and if he can, then NC State will have a good chance of meeting its lofty preseason expectations. Career Highlights: Started all 37 games last season … Was named in the nation, period. I've seen the list of all of them. I watch college basket- ball every night, and I wouldn't trade him for anybody. In one year, he has made that kind of improvement. He's taken a step that's been monumental." — Head coach Mark Gottfried Personal: Majoring in parks, recreation and tourism. 2010-11 31-26 28.8 2011-12 37-37 34.3 Year G-GS MPG PPG RPG APG FG% 3FG% FT% 9.3 12.7 STATISTICS 3.7 4.5 3.7 6.3 41.3 45.0 29.8 35.1 71.3 72.9 focused and keep my head straight. What athlete at NC State do you enjoy watching? Mustafa Greene and David Amerson in football. Who is your closest friend on another college basketball team? Ryan Harrow at Kentucky. What is another sport you would have liked to have played in college? Football. Favorite player to watch growing up? Michael Jordan. Toughest player you have faced? Reggie Jackson at Boston College. Best dresser on the team? I'd have to say myself or Rodney Purvis. Best part of the recruiting process? Visits. What advice would you give to a prep senior? Take your time. What road or neutral arena are you looking forward to seeing? Madison Square Garden for UConn game. What wisdom do you remember from your prep coaches? Stay Ten Questions With Lorenzo Brown Analysis: Brown proved last season he can be a top-notch point guard. Jr. • Roswell, Ga. • 6-5 • 186 46 ■ THE WOLFPACKER PHOTO BY KEN MARTIN

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