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Brian Oliver
Brian  Oliver
Hometown:
Glassboro, N.J.

High School:
William Penn

Height / Weight:
6-6 / 226

Position:
Forward

Birthdate:
09/05/1990

Experience:
2 letters


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Career Notes

> Wing guard/forward with a smooth and accurate long-range jump shot who played two seasons at Tech ... Made 99 threes, good for 16th place on the Tech career list.

> Transferred from Tech following summer term in 2011.

> No relation to the Brian Oliver who played at Tech in the late 1980's and led the Yellow Jackets to the 1990 ACC championship and NCAA Final Four.

2010-11

> Missed the last 8 regular season games after having surgery for a broken left thumb on Feb. 9 ... Sustained the injury vs. Clemson on Feb. 5 ... Played against Virginia Tech in the ACC Tournament.

> Missed the Jan. 30 Maryland game with the flu, one game after pouring in 28 points against Virginia Tech ... Scored just 10 points in the 2 games before his injury.

> Started Tech's first 11 games.

> Tech's 3rd-leading scorer, 4th-leading rebounder.

> Enjoyed two monster games, scoring 32 against Syracuse and 28 against Virginia Tech ... In each case took advantage of the opponent's 2-3 zone defense ... Went 11-for-18 from the floor, 4-for-9 on 3s against Virginia Tech.

> Made the all-tournament team at the Legends Classic after exploding for a career-high 32 points against Syracuse ... Set career bests for field goals and attempts (12-for-21) and matched his high for three-pointers (6-for-11).

> Posted his first double-double the night before against UTEP (15 pts, 12 reb) ... Set career highs for minutes in both games (35 vs. UTEP, 36 vs. Syracuse).

> Had double figure points in 11 games.

2009-10

> Reserve wing player who appeared in every game and averaged more than 16 minutes (nearly 20 in ACC games).

> Tech's best long-range threat, he led the team in three-pointers attempted and converted, and hit 38.0 percent for the year.

> In ACC GAMES ONLY, he hit 38.1 percent from bonus range (third in the ACC) and made 2.0 per game (sixth) ... Struggled in the ACC and NCAA tournaments, hitting just 6-for-24.

> Reached double digits in points in three straight games before Maryland on Feb. 20 (14.3 ppg, 15-for-27 FG, 11-for-23 on threes) and five times in ACC games.

> Hit a career-best six threes in 13 attempts for a career-high 20 points at Florida State on Jan. 24.

> Made at least one three in 28 games, four or more in five games.

> Eighth among ACC freshmen in scoring average for the season.

> Nine double-figure games, including five in ACC games (averaged 8.3 ppg in ACC games) ... Led Tech in scoring three times.

> Started five straight games in place of the injured Iman Shumpert in December, then went back to the bench against Winston-Salem State ... Scored 18 points (4-of-8 on three-point FG, 0 turnovers in 23 minutes) against USC in his first start.

> Made a splash in his collegiate debut, hitting four three-pointers (in six attempts) in the final 10 minutes of Tech's season-opener against Florida A&M.

High School

> Played four years at William Penn High School in New Castle, Del. ... Led team to a state title in 2009 and was named to the all-state team.

> Following his senior year, played in the state all-star game and the Reebok All-American Game ... Averaged 14.9 points and 10.4 rebounder per game, adding 4.1 blocks and 3.7 assists per contest ... Finished his career with 1,101 points, which ranks in the top 10 all-time at William Penn.

> Honor roll student who was a member of his senior class planning committee, served in the WPHS Prom Fashion Show and the food and paper drive for the Delaware Food Bank and Ronald McDonald House.

> Attended and played basketball one season (January - May 2008) at Oak Hill Academy after beginning the year at William Penn ... Returned to William Penn for his senior year.

> Averaged 16.5 points, nine rebounds and 4.5 assists in six games of the 2007-08 season before transferring to Oak Hill ... Averaged 16.5 points, seven rebounds and shot 49.5 percent from the field as a sophomore (2006-07) ... Averaged 10 points and seven rebounds as a freshman in 2005-06.

> Went as high as No. 45 among recruiting service rankings prior to his transfer to Oak Hill ... No. 25 among small forwards by ESPN.com prior to his senior year.

Personal

> Full name is Brian Daniel Oliver ... Born September 5, 1990 in Mount Holly, N.J. ... Lived for much of his youth in Glassboro, N.J., before family moved to Delaware ... Son of Robert and Zena Oliver of Bear, Del. ... His father, Robert, played football at the University of Iowa ... Majored in Management.


Oliver's Career Statistics

Minutes Total 3-Point F-Throws Rebounds
Year gp-gs min avg fg fga pct fg fga pct ft fta pct off def tot avg pf fo ast t/o blk stl pts avg
2009-10 36-5 595 16.5 86 218 .394 63 166 .380 19 27 .704 24 44 68 1.9 66 2 31 43 10 10 254 7.1
2010-11 22-12 616 28.0 86 239 .360 36 126 .286 22 26 .846 34 64 98 4.5 55 1 32 30 6 14 230 10.5
TOTAL 58-17 1211 20.9 172 457 .376 99 292 .339 41 53 .774 58 108 166 2.9 121 3 63 73 16 24 484 8.3


Oliver in ACC Games

Minutes Total 3-Point F-Throws Rebounds
Year gp-gs min avg fg fga pct fg fga pct ft fta pct off def tot avg pf fo ast t/o blk stl pts avg
2009-10 16-1 315 19.7 45 113 .398 32 84 .381 10 13 .769 18 26 44 2.8 32 0 12 22 6 9 132 8.3
2010-11 8-1 209 26.1 31 76 .408 11 40 .275 7 7 1.000 13 17 30 3.8 16 0 6 9 0 8 80 10.0
TOTAL 24-2 524 21.8 76 189 .402 43 124 .347 17 20 .850 31 43 74 3.1 48 0 18 31 6 17 212 8.8


Oliver Game-by-Game

                                         |---TOTAL---| |---3-PTS---|             |----REBOUNDS----|
Opponent               Date     GS  Min   FG-FGA   Pct 3FG-FGA   Pct  FT-FTA  Pct Off Def  Tot  Avg  PF FO   A  TO Blk Stl  Pts  Avg
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FLORIDA A&M            11/14/09      13    4-7    .571   4-6    .667   0-0   .000   0   0    0  0.0   2  0   2   0   0   0   12 12.0
vs Dayton              11/19/09      11    2-4    .500   2-3    .667   0-0   .000   0   1    1  0.5   0  0   0   0   0   0    6  9.0
vs George Mason        11/20/09       9    0-1    .000   0-1    .000   0-0   .000   0   1    1  0.7   3  0   1   2   0   0    0  6.0
vs Boston University   11/22/09      19    1-4    .250   1-4    .250   1-2   .500   1   1    2  1.0   3  0   1   2   0   0    4  5.5
MERCER                 11/27/09       9    4-8    .500   3-7    .429   0-0   .000   0   0    0  0.8   0  0   1   0   0   0   11  6.6
SIENA                  12/2/09        8    1-3    .333   1-1   1.000   0-0   .000   0   2    2  1.0   2  0   2   0   0   0    3  6.0
USC                    12/5/09   *   23    6-11   .545   4-8    .500   2-3   .667   0   1    1  1.0   2  0   2   0   0   0   18  7.7
at Chattanooga         12/14/09  *   10    1-3    .333   1-2    .500   0-0   .000   0   0    0  0.9   1  0   0   1   1   1    3  7.1
ARKANSAS-PINE BLUFF    12/16/09  *   19    3-8    .375   2-5    .400   0-0   .000   1   1    2  1.0   2  0   2   1   1   0    8  7.2
FLORIDA STATE          12/20/09  *   23    3-10   .300   1-6    .167   0-0   .000   1   4    5  1.4   1  0   0   3   1   1    7  7.2
KENNESAW STATE         12/22/09  *   14    5-8    .625   4-7    .571   0-0   .000   0   0    0  1.3   0  0   0   1   0   0   14  7.8
WINSTON-SALEM STATE    12/29/09      11    1-4    .250   0-3    .000   0-0   .000   0   2    2  1.3   0  0   0   2   0   0    2  7.3
at Charlotte           1/2/10        16    1-6    .167   1-5    .200   2-2  1.000   1   3    4  1.5   5  1   2   3   0   0    5  7.2
at Georgia             1/5/10        13    2-5    .400   1-3    .333   0-0   .000   2   2    4  1.7   1  0   2   1   0   0    5  7.0
DUKE                   1/9/10        22    2-3    .667   1-2    .500   0-0   .000   1   2    3  1.8   3  0   1   2   0   1    5  6.9
at Virginia            1/13/10       12    0-1    .000   0-1    .000   0-0   .000   0   2    2  1.8   0  0   0   1   0   0    0  6.4
at North Carolina      1/16/10       15    3-6    .500   2-5    .400   0-0   .000   1   2    3  1.9   4  0   0   0   0   1    8  6.5
CLEMSON                1/19/10       15    2-11   .182   1-7    .143   0-0   .000   1   1    2  1.9   1  0   0   0   0   0    5  6.4
at Florida State       1/24/10       23    7-15   .467   6-13   .462   0-0   .000   2   0    2  1.9   1  0   0   1   0   0   20  7.2
WAKE FOREST            1/28/10       20    4-5    .800   3-4    .750   2-2  1.000   0   3    3  2.0   2  0   0   1   1   1   13  7.5
KENTUCKY STATE         1/30/10       13    1-3    .333   1-3    .333   0-0   .000   0   0    0  1.9   1  0   2   0   2   0    3  7.2
at Duke                2/4/10        21    2-7    .286   1-4    .250   4-4  1.000   3   1    4  2.0   2  0   0   0   0   0    9  7.3
NC STATE               2/6/10        20    2-4    .500   2-4    .500   0-0   .000   0   3    3  2.0   1  0   2   3   1   1    6  7.3
at Miami               2/10/10       22    7-10   .700   5-8    .625   0-0   .000   3   1    4  2.1   2  0   0   3   0   2   19  7.8
at Wake Forest         2/13/10       22    4-9    .444   4-9    .444   0-0   .000   1   0    1  2.0   2  0   2   2   0   0   12  7.9
NORTH CAROLINA         2/16/10       20    4-8    .500   2-6    .333   2-2  1.000   0   2    2  2.0   4  0   0   2   1   2   12  8.1
at Maryland            2/20/10       26    1-7    .143   1-4    .250   1-2   .500   2   2    4  2.1   2  0   2   2   1   0    4  7.9
BOSTON COLLEGE         2/27/10       21    0-3    .000   0-2    .000   0-0   .000   0   2    2  2.1   0  0   1   1   0   0    0  7.6
at Clemson             3/2/10        18    3-9    .333   2-6    .333   0-0   .000   0   1    1  2.1   4  0   3   1   0   0    8  7.7
VIRGINIA TECH          3/6/10        15    1-5    .200   1-3    .333   1-3   .333   3   0    3  2.1   3  0   1   0   1   0    4  7.5
vs North Carolina      3/11/10        9    0-5    .000   0-5    .000   0-0   .000   0   0    0  2.0   0  0   0   0   0   0    0  7.3
vs Maryland            3/12/10       17    3-5    .600   3-5    .600   0-3   .000   0   1    1  2.0   0  0   0   1   0   0    9  7.3
vs NC State            3/13/10       18    1-6    .167   0-3    .000   0-0   .000   1   1    2  2.0   3  0   0   2   0   0    2  7.2
vs Duke                3/14/10       15    0-1    .000   0-1    .000   2-2  1.000   0   0    0  1.9   5  1   1   0   0   0    2  7.0
vs Oklahoma State      3/19/10       17    2-4    .500   0-1    .000   2-2  1.000   0   1    1  1.9   2  0   0   1   0   0    6  7.0
vs Ohio State          3/21/10       16    3-9    .333   3-9    .333   0-0   .000   0   1    1  1.9   2  0   1   4   0   0    9  7.1

Totals......................... 5 595 86-218 .394 63-166 .380 19-27 .704 24 44 68 1.9 66 2 31 43 10 10 254 7.1

|---TOTAL---| |---3-PTS---| |----REBOUNDS----| 2010-11 Date GS Min FG-FGA Pct 3FG-FGA Pct FT-FTA Pct Off Def Tot Avg PF FO A TO Blk Stl Pts Avg ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ CHARLESTON SOUTHERN 11/12/10 * 30 3-12 .250 3-11 .273 2-4 .500 3 4 7 7.0 1 0 2 1 0 1 11 11.0 at Kennesaw State 11/15/10 * 33 5-13 .385 2-6 .333 0-0 .000 2 5 7 7.0 4 0 2 2 0 1 12 11.5 ALBANY 11/17/10 * 16 3-6 .500 2-4 .500 0-0 .000 1 0 1 5.0 2 0 2 1 0 0 8 10.3 NIAGARA 11/19/10 * 26 7-15 .467 3-9 .333 0-0 .000 4 3 7 5.5 3 0 2 0 0 0 17 12.0 vs UTEP 11/26/10 * 35 6-17 .353 3-8 .375 0-0 .000 2 10 12 6.8 2 0 1 2 1 0 15 12.6 vs Syracuse 11/27/10 * 36 12-21 .571 6-11 .545 2-2 1.000 2 4 6 6.7 5 1 2 3 1 1 32 15.8 at Northwestern 11/30/10 * 25 1-9 .111 1-7 .143 0-0 .000 1 4 5 6.4 2 0 1 1 0 0 3 14.0 GEORGIA 12/7/10 * 39 3-15 .200 2-8 .250 2-2 1.000 2 4 6 6.4 4 0 5 4 2 2 10 13.5 SAVANNAH STATE 12/11/10 * 30 5-10 .500 0-2 .000 7-8 .875 0 1 1 5.8 3 0 3 0 1 0 17 13.9 vs Richmond 12/18/10 * 22 0-5 .000 0-2 .000 2-2 1.000 0 2 2 5.4 2 0 0 2 0 0 2 12.7 at Siena 12/22/10 * 33 3-14 .214 1-5 .200 0-0 .000 2 3 5 5.4 2 0 1 1 0 0 7 12.2 MERCER 12/31/10 30 1-7 .143 0-3 .000 0-1 .000 0 3 3 5.2 3 0 4 1 0 1 2 11.3 CHARLOTTE 1/2/11 34 5-11 .455 2-6 .333 0-0 .000 0 3 3 5.0 4 0 1 3 1 0 12 11.4 at Boston College 1/8/11 27 2-6 .333 2-6 .333 0-0 .000 1 2 3 4.9 2 0 0 3 0 1 6 11.0 at Clemson 1/12/11 23 4-9 .444 1-5 .200 2-2 1.000 0 1 1 4.6 3 0 0 1 0 1 11 11.0 NORTH CAROLINA 1/16/11 23 3-11 .273 1-5 .200 0-0 .000 2 4 6 4.7 3 0 2 2 0 2 7 10.8 WAKE FOREST 1/19/11 22 2-6 .333 1-3 .333 0-0 .000 1 1 2 4.5 1 0 0 2 0 1 5 10.4 at Virginia 1/22/11 * 28 5-9 .556 2-4 .500 1-1 1.000 1 2 3 4.4 3 0 0 0 0 0 13 10.6 VIRGINIA TECH 1/25/11 31 11-18 .611 4-9 .444 2-2 1.000 2 2 4 4.4 1 0 3 0 0 0 28 11.5 at Miami 2/3/11 32 2-12 .167 0-6 .000 2-2 1.000 5 3 8 4.6 2 0 0 1 0 2 6 11.2 CLEMSON 2/5/11 23 2-5 .400 0-2 .000 0-0 .000 1 2 3 4.5 1 0 1 0 0 1 4 10.9 vs Virginia Tech 3/10/11 18 1-8 .125 0-4 .000 0-0 .000 2 1 3 4.5 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 10.5

Totals......................... 12 616 86-239 .360 36-126 .286 22-26 .846 34 64 98 4.5 55 1 32 30 6 14 230 10.5