Brett  Bisping
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Brett Bisping

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Peoria, IL

High School:
Morton

Height / Weight:
6-8 / 234

Position:
F

12/05/2016

Gameday Central - Siena at Rider (7 PM)

Saints Look to Complete Sweep of Annual December MAAC Opening Weekend

12/05/2016

Saints Off The Mark Late in Tough Road Loss

Rider Edges Saints in Jersey

12/03/2016

Opening Statement

Clareth’s Career Night Propels Saints to MAAC Opening Win, Patsos to 200th Victory

11/30/2016

#FranciscanCup Central - Siena at St. Bonaventure (8 PM - TWCSC)

Saints Look to Capture Fourth Straight Franciscan Cup

11/30/2016

St. Bonaventure Fends Off Saints to Reclaim Franciscan Cup

Bisping Erupts for 23 and 13 in Hard Fought Defeat

12/04/2016

Men's Basketball vs. Fairfield (12/3/16)

Men's Basketball vs. Fairfield (12/3/16)

11/28/2016

#AlbanyCup - Men's Basketball at UAlbany (11/27/16)

#AlbanyCup - Men's Basketball at UAlbany (11/27/16)

11/23/2016

Men's Basketball vs. Arkansas-Pine Bluff (11/23/16)

Men's Basketball vs. Arkansas-Pine Bluff (11/23/16)

11/18/2016

Men's Basketball at #7/8 Kansas (11/18/16)

Men's Basketball at #7/8 Kansas (11/18/16)

11/15/2016

Siena vs. George Washington

Nov. 15, 2016

GENERAL:
  • Returns for fifth-year following one of the most impressive mid-major seasons in the country last year
  • Preseason First Team All-MAAC and College Sports Madness Preseason All-Mid Major Second Team selection
  • Traveled to Croatia this summer with college all-star team which included teammate Evan Fisher and was led by assistant coach Jordan Watson
  • Hard working, high-energy big who can score in variety of ways
  • Excellent rebounder
  • Possesses three-point range and is one of top free throw shooters on the team
  • Consummate student athlete carries a 3.42 GPA in finance

2015-16:
  • Siena College's 2015-16 Male Student Athlete of the Year was also tabbed the team's Doc Marcelle co-MVP
  • Unanimous First Team All-MAAC and MAAC All-Tournament Team selection was three-time MAAC Player of the Week (12/14, 2/1, 2/15)
  • NABC District I First Team honoree
  • One of just 10 men's basketball players named to the Division I AAA-ADA Scholar Athlete Team was also heralded as a MAAC All-Academic and Academic Honor Roll honoree
  • Led the MAAC in both rebounding (10.4) and offensive rebounding (8.1) which ranked him 19th and eighth nationally, respectively
  • Posted 13 double-doubles and 15 double digit rebound games, including a career-high five 18-rebound performances
  • Became 41st member of program's 1,000 Point Club with 24-point, 18-rebound effort in road win at Rider (2/19)
  • Ranked eighth in the MAAC in scoring (15.9) and tied season-high with 27 points and added 11 rebounds while shooting 9-11 from the field and 4-5 from three in road triumph at Canisius (1/24)

2014-15:
  • Injured his right foot in the sixth game of season, had surgery and missed rest of the year. Had his medical red-shirt waiver approved by the NCAA in May.
  • Nominated to 2015 Allstate NABC Good Works Team
  • Named to NABC Honor Court, MAAC All-Academic Team and MAAC Honor Roll
  • Scored 16 points and grabbed seven rebounds on 6-10 shooting in win at Loyola (11/29)

2013-14:
  • College Basketball Invitational (CBI) Most Valuable Player (16.2 ppg, 7.5 rpg)
  • MAAC All-Academic and MAAC Honor Roll selection
  • Recipient of the Billy Harrell '52 Rebounder Award (led team with 6.5 rpg)
  • Second on team with 11.5 ppg and tops on squad with 52% field goal percentage
  • Two of five double-doubles came in CBI (12 pts, 12 reb vs. Penn State (3/24); 20 pts, 13 reb vs. Illinois State (3/26)
  • Scored 20 points six times, including each of final two CBI Championship games

2012-13:
  • Played 25 games, making four starts
  • Averaged 3.2 points and 2.6 rebounds per game and shot 83% from foul line
  • Notched season-high 11 points in 4-7 shooting at Niagara (1/17)
  • Scored seven points in career debut vs. Vermont (11/9)

BEFORE SIENA:
  • Averaged over 17 points per game and helped lead Morton to the regional finals as a senior
  • Earned starting varsity spot as sophomore, but played season while battling a case of mono
  • In 24 charted games as a junior, he averaged team-highs of 14.5 points and 7.2 rebounds per game and shot 83 percent from the free-throw line and 52 percent from the field for a Morton team that went 25-8 despite never playing at full strength
  • Also lettered in football (quarterback) and baseball (outfield)

PERSONAL:
  • Son of Todd and Linda Bisping
  • Sister, Brooke, played women's basketball at Bradley before graduating in 2013
  • Chose Siena because of the business program and the basketball history
  • Was diagnosed with an iron deficiency after junior season in high school, and after a regimented treatment he experienced a noticeable difference in his energy levels

THE BISPING FILE:

Nickname: Biz
Major: Finance
Instagram Handle: BrettBisping31
What I like most about Siena: Greg Dashnaw (head athletic trainer)
What I like most about Coach Patsos: His energy
Player I most relate to on the team: Evan Fisher. What a guy.
Best Moment at Siena: Winning the CBI Championship
My goal for the upcoming season: Win the MAAC Championship
My biggest fear: Needles
If I was stuck on a deserted island, the one thing I would bring: My fiance, Dana Sauer
My before game routine: Always take a nap
Best advice I have ever received: Nobody cares about your excuses, only the results
If I could meet anyone, it would be: Jesus Christ
Sport/position I always wanted to try: Water Polo
When I'm not playing, you can fine me: In the weight room
If I could have any pet, I would have: A monkey
My biggest fan: My mom, Linda Bisping
Person I most look up to: My dad, Todd Bisping

Favorites
TV show: The Big Bang Theory
Class at Siena: Oral Communication
Vacation spot: Destin, FL
Color: Blue
Sports Team: Kansas City Royals
Flavor of ice cream: Cookies and cream
App: Bible App
Animal: Monkey
Food: Steak
Movie: Lord of the Rings trilogy
Pro athlete: Michael Jordan
Pro basketball team: Bulls
Actor/Actress: Clint Eastwood

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