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    Brandon Crump 4    
     
      Brandon Crump
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Houston, Texas

High School:
Klein HS

Height / Weight:
6-10 / 250

Position:
Forward

Birthdate:
09/12/1982

Experience:
3L

2004 Highlights

Enters his senior season needing just 39 points to become the 37th player in Tennessee history to reach the 1,000-career point mark ... His 84 career blocked shots rank 12th all-time at Tennessee.

2003-04 (Junior)
Recognized as an All-American Strength and Conditioning Athlete of the Year award from the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) ... Named the the 2003-04 SEC Winter Academic Honor Roll ... Ranked fourth in the SEC in field-goal percentage (56.6 percent) and seventh in blocks (1.28 bpg), while also ranking 10th in rebounding (6.8 rpg) and 14th in the league in scoring (14.8 ppg) ... Led the team in field-goal percentage (56.6 percent), blocked shots (37 blocks) and rebounds (198) ... His eight double-doubles are the most by a Vol since Steve Hamer had nine double-doubles during the 1995-96 season ... His eight double-doubles ranked fourth in the Southeastern Conference while his five in league games ranked third in the conference ... His 23 steals ranked third on the squad ... Tied a Thompson-Boling Arena record (minimum 10 attempts) by making 100 percent (10-of-10) of his free throws against Vanderbilt (1/14/04) ... Shot 71.9 percent (97-of-135) from the free throw line in his last 25 games ... Had never scored 20 points in a game until this year ... Scored in double figures in 27 of 29 games games ... Tied his career-high scoring mark when he dropped 25 points on Mississippi while also recording 11 rebounds and three blocks (2/18/04).

2002-03 (Sophomore)
A force in the paint, ranked second on the team with 11.0 points and and 5.9 rebounds per game ... Started 27 of his 29 games on the season ... After averaging 4.7 points in his first three SEC games, averaged 11.7 points in the last 13 conference games ... Recorded his second consecutive double-double with 14 points and 10 rebounds against Auburn in the quarterfinals of the SEC Tournament (3/14/03) ... Against Vanderbilt, recorded his first double-double of the season, scoring 18 points and tearing down 11 rebounds in the winning effort (3/8/03) ... Scored 16 points in the Vols' win over No. 23 Mississippi State (3/5/03) ... Established a new career-high with 19 points on eight for 10 shooting while helping to lead the Vols to an upset win over No. 4 Florida (2/15/03) ... Broke out of a three-game SEC slump with a strong 11-point performance against Vanderbilt (1/18/03) in which he snatched a career-high five steals ... Tied his career-high with 16 points in just 25 minutes against UT Martin (12/30/02) ... Enjoyed one of his best performances for the Vols against Texas A&M (12/4/02) with 11 rebounds, four assists, three blocks, 35 minutes played and sinking all of his eight free throw attempts ... Pulled down nine rebounds against VMI (11/25/02) ... Narrowly missed career marks in points and rebounds in the season opener against Gardner-Webb (11/22/02) with a 15 points, 7 rebounds effort.

2001-02 (Freshman)
Played in 30 games, earning 19 starts ... Led the team in field goal percentage after making 59.4 percent (85-of-143) of his shots ... His 59.4 field goal percentage led all SEC freshmen ... Shot 60.0 percent (33-of-55) from the field against conference opponents .. Ranked in a tie for second on the team with 56 offensive rebounds ... Averaged 5.7 points and 3.3 rebounds in SEC games ... Rejoined the starting lineup for the Middle Tennessee game following the season-ending knee injury to Ron Slay and started 13 of Tennessee's last 15 games ... In two SEC Tournament games he averaged 9.5 points, including 11 points against Arkansas in the first round ... Went 6-of-9 from the field to score 12 points along with seven rebounds (four offensive) and three assists against Middle Tennessee State (1/21/02) ... Recorded four points and seven rebounds, including a career-high four offensive boards against eighth-ranked Syracuse (1/19/02) ... Had eight points on 4-of-5 shooting in 11 minutes of action at Mississippi State (1/16/02) ... Played an outstanding game at Louisville (12/20/01) when he had 10 points on 5-of-8 shooting to go with five rebounds ... Earned his first career start against Marquette at the Great Alaska Shootout ... Averaged 12.0 points and 7.3 rebounds at the three-game tournament ... Came off the bench to score 12 points and grab four rebounds against Tennessee Tech (11/16/01) ... Suffered a sprained ankle in preseason practice that caused him to miss Tennessee's first exhibition game.

2000-01 (Redshirt)
Spent the 2000-01 season as a redshirt while adding bulk to his frame.

High School
First team all-state selection ... Averaged 15.8 points, 10.2 rebounds and 2.9 blocks per game as a senior at Klein High School ... Shot 53 percent from the field, 44 percent from three-point range and 79 percent from the free throw line ... Led Klein to a 24-9 overall record as a senior ... As a senior he was ranked as the 58th-best high school senior in the nation and the 17th-best power forward by CBS Sportsline.com ... Ranked as one of the top 100 high school seniors in the nation by CBS SportsLine.com ... Rated as one of the top 100 high school seniors in the nation by FoxSports.com ... Named the MVP of the THBC All-Star game ... Averaged 17 points, 10 rebounds, 5 assists, 3.5 blocks, and 3 steals per game as a junior ... Led Klein HS to a district championship as a junior ... Coached by Glenn Arnold.

Personal
Born: September 12, 1982 ... Full name: Brandon Christopher Crump ... Parents are Norma and Clifton Crump ... Academic major: Sport Management ... Has added nearly 25 pounds to his frame since arriving on campus ... He has seen his bench press increase by 85 pounds and his squats by 140 pounds ... His vertical leap has also improved to 31.5 inches ... Made a name for himself in practices as a fierce shot blocker ... Was just 17 years old when he arrived on the University of Tennessee campus in August 2000.

Career Highs
Points25 Two times; last vs. Mississippi (2/18/04)
Rebounds13 vs. Kentucky (1/20/04)
Assists4 vs. Texas A&M (12/4/02)
Blocks5 vs. The Citadel (12/17/03)
Steals5 vs. Vanderbilt (1/18/03)
Field Goals Made10 vs. UNC Asheville (12/30/03)
Field Goals Attempted15 Two times; last at Alabama (2/14/04)
3-Pt Field Goals Made2 at Alabama (2/14/04)
3-Pt Field Goals Attempted3 vs. Alabama (3/11/04)
Free Throws Made10 Two times; last vs. Vanderbilt (1/14/04)
Free Throws Attempted14 vs. Tennessee State (11/28/03)
Minutes43 vs. Kentucky (1/20/04)

Year
FG-A
Pct
3FG-A
Pct
FT-A
Pct
Reb-Avg
Ast
Blk
Stl
Pts-Avg
2002
85-143
.594
1-2
.500
43-78
.551
126-4.2
28
17
13
214-7.1
2003
127-225
.564
0-0
.000
64-85
.753
171-5.9
33
30
22
318-11.0
2004
158-279
.566
8-25
.320
105-155
.677
198-6.8
35
37
23
429-14.8
Totals
370-647
.572
9-27
.333
212-318
.667
495-5.6
96
84
58
961-10.9


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