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Tony Brown
Tony Brown

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Hyrum, Utah

High School:
Mountain Crest

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 195

Position:
Guard

Birthdate:
09/22/1979

Experience:
3L

2001 Second Team all-Big West

2000 Big West Honorable Mention Team

1999 Big West all-Freshman Team

USU This Season: The only starter returning for Utah State and one of only three seniors on the team... Has started 81 games in his career... Is third all-time at USU in three-pointers made (208) and attempted (514), and needs only 28 threes to set a new USU record... One of the best all-around players in the Big West... A pure shooter who has also become one of the best defenders in the league... Has scored in double-figures 49 times in his career and has gone over 20-points on eight different occasions... Is one of only eight players in USU history to score 1,000 points and record 200 assists... His 1,101 points ranks 22nd all-time at Utah State.

2001 Season (Jr.): A second-team all-Big West performer as a junior... Named the Big West Conference Player of the Week after leading USU to a runner-up finish in the Top of the World Classic in Fairbanks, Alaska... Was the team?s second-leading scorer at 11.7 points per game... Began the season by scoring 22 points versus Santa Clara and 21 against South Florida... Tied his career-high with seven threes at Boise State and had a season-high 23 points at Idaho... Scored in double-figures 18 times on the season... His 80 three-pointers made and 195 threes attempted are the third-most ever at USU for a single-season... Averaged 2.18 assists to every turnover which is the best ratio ever at USU and also the best in the Big West Conference... Was second in the league in three-point field goal percentage (.410) and among the top-10 in three-point field goals per game and assists, along with finishing 13th in the league in scoring at 11.7 points per game... Led the team in scoring 10 times during the season, which tied for the team high with Shawn Daniels.

2000 Season (So.): An honorable mention all-Big West selection... Earned conference player of the week honors on Feb. 28 as he scored a career-high 27 points at New Mexico State followed by a solid all-around performance at North Texas with seven rebounds and seven assists... Hit 43.8 percent of his three-point attempts (71-162) and his 71 treys were the fifth most in USU single-season history... Made at least one three-pointer in 32-34 games... Drilled seven three pointers in two games late in the year, hitting 7-10 at New Mexico State and 7-9 against Idaho...Those seven threes in a single game are the second most in Aggie history... Was the third leading scorer on the team at 11.6 points per game... Scored at least 20 points in four games and was in double figures 16 times on the year... Averaged 1.91 assists per turnover, which was among the top in the conference and the third best single-season ratio in USU history... Shot 52.6 percent from three in league play, which was the best in the conference... Was second overall in the league with his 43.8 percent from behind the arc.

1999 Season (Fr.): Averaged 11.0 points per game en route to Big West Conference all-Freshman team honors... That average was third on the team... Started 14-28 games, including the first 13 contests of the year before coming off the bench... Was the first freshman to start extensively at USU since Jarobi Kemp in 1994... Hit 36.3 percent of his three-point attempts (57-157) to rank 10th in the Big West... Tied the school record for single-game three-point field goal percentage by hitting 5-5 three-pointers at Cal State Fullerton... Committed just 31 turnovers on the year...Scored 18 points to lead USU in scoring in his first collegiate game against Simon Fraser... Led USU in scoring in seven games, including the Big West Tournament contest against UC Santa Barbara (18 points)... Had 17 double-figure scoring games on the season... Was an excellent free throw shooter hitting a school season record 92.1 percent (58-63) on the year, including 21 in a row to start the year (nine games).

High School: Averaged 26.3 points, 6.2 rebounds, 3.8 assists and 2.8 steals as a senior in leading Mountain Crest to the state 4A championship game in 1998... Was the 1998 Utah High School Player of the Year... His 1,530 career points rank 10th all-time in the state and fifth in the state for three-year schools... His 220 career three-pointers were a state record and his 181 steals rank ninth all-time... Hit 43.8 percent of his three-pointers as a senior... Also played high school baseball.

Personal: Born Sept. 22, 1979 in Logan, Utah... Majoring in physical education... Hobbies include water skiing and playing golf and softball... Son of Craig and Gayla Brown... Signed with USU in the spring of 1998... Married to the former Dana Saltern.

Career Highs

 Points	27 at New Mexico State (2/24/00)
 FG Made	9 (2) at New Mexico State (2/24/00)
 FG Attempted	16 at New Mexico State (2/24/00)
 FT Made	8 (3) at Idaho (1/6/01)
 FT Attempted	9 (2) at Idaho (1/6/01)
 Rebounds	7 at North Texas (2/26/00)
 Assists	8 Fresno State (1/4/00)
 Steals 	5 Cal Poly (1/14/99)
 Blocks	1 (8) vs. Boise State (3/9/01)
 3PT Made	7 (3) at Boise State (2/24/01)
 3PT Attempted	12 Lafayette (12/30/98)
 Minutes Played	42 at Boise State (2/24/01)
 Turnovers	4 (5) Pacific (1/13/01)
( ) - Indicates number of times... Opponent listed is last time.
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