#3 Brandon Shaw

Men's Basketball
Class Senior Height 6'2"
Hometown Dallas, Texas
High School Colleyville Heritage Position Guard
Club Team Major Economics

 

Senior season (2011-12) - Pulled down a game-high seven rebounds, while producing 16 points, three steals, and two assists in a win vs. Calvin ... Chipped in six points and six rebounds in a victory against Buena Vists ... Scored 15 points on six of eight shooting from the field, and added three assists vs. Northwestern ... Put up 13 points and dished out 4 assists in 82-80 win over Lewis & Clark ... Scored game-high 18 points in season opener vs. Washinton-St.Louis.

Junior season (2010-11) - First-Team All-Northwest Conference ... Was named Honorable Mention Player of the Week 5 times throughout the season ... Led the Northwest Conference is steals (1.89/game) and was 4th in the NWC in assists (3.48/g) ...Finished 11th in the Conference in both shooting percentage (49%) and points per game (14.3). His 14.3 scoring average was also a Whitman team-high ...Made 15 of 18 free throws in combining 21 points with five rebounds, four assists vs. Eastern Oregon ... Nine of 15 from the floor in posting 19 points, six rebounds,four assists, four steals against Northwest ... Had 24 points, five steals vs. Linfield ... Made all three 3-points attempts, scoring 18 points, and handed out five assists vs. Menlo ... 16 points, eight rebounds, six assists vs. Willamette ... Matched career-high with 26 points at George Fox, scoring Whitman's first nine points in overtime to carry Whits to victory ... Finished with 13 of Whitman's 17 overtime points in win over George Fox ... Scored 14 points at Whitworth on Jan. 18, becoming 20th player in Whitman history to surpass 1,000-point plateau in career scoring ... Shot 6 of 7 from the floor for 19 points and game-high 7 assists in win vs. Willamette ... Scored 18 points as Whitman beat #1 Whitworth University ... Had 15 points, 7 rebounds and 5 assists in playoff victory over Lewis & Clark.

Sophomore season (2009-10) - Earned All-NWC Honorable Mention recognition ... One of only two sophomores to receive all-conference honors (no freshmen) ... Averaged 15.9 points, 3.7 rebounds in 15 NWC games ... Topped NWC in steals, averaging 2.38 per game for entire season ... Led Whitman in scoring eight times during season, topping 20-point mark five times ... Made 14 of 16 free throws in scoring 25 points -- one off his career-high -- in win over Willamette ... Started season against NCAA DI Eastern Washington with 24 points, four assists and six steals (most steals in single game by NWC player during season) ... Just missed double-double with 14 points, nine rebounds in late-season 12-point win over Pacific Lutheran ... Named "Most Outstanding Performer" among all sophomore male athletes at Whitman, as voted by school's entire coaching staff.

Freshman season (2008-09) - Made immediate impact as freshman, scoring 16.6 points per game, which was second on team and fourth in Northwest Conference ... Also averaged 4.0 rebounds, 2.1 assists, 1.63 steals ... Ranked third in NWC in steals ... Scored career-high 26 points against George Fox ... Made all-tournament team at San Antonio Shootout, scoring 36 points and grabbing eight rebounds in two games ... Named NWC Student Athlete of Week after averaging 18 points while collecting 11 rebounds, 11 steals and 10 assists in three games at tournament in Redlands, Calif. ... Named "Most Outstanding Performer" among all first-year male athletes at Whitman, as voted by school's entire coaching staff.

Prep - Led Colleyville Heritage Panthers to 31-4 season as senior, averaging 12 points, 4.0 assists and 2.5 steals while earning Defensive Player of the Year honors for 5A Region I District 5 ... Named First-Team All-District in each of last two seasons.

Academics - Economics major ... Sports Studies, Recreation and Athletics minor ... Aspires to play professionally oversees before getting into business risk management.

Personal - Son of Tony Shaw and Shannon Esau, and Kenny Esau and Sarah Shaw ... His mom played basketball at University of North Texas while his dad played football at University of Arkansas before transferring to North Texas ... Has four siblings: Lauren, Jordan, Grant and Nathan ... Likes to spend time with family and watching movies ... Favorite movie is The Dark Knight ... Favorite NBA player is Kobe Bryant.

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