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Brett Bisping   31
Brett Bisping

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Peoria, Ill.

High School:
Morton

Height / Weight:
6-8 / 238

Position:
F


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GENERAL:
  • Emerged as one of the most improved players in all of Division I as a sophomore
  • Hard working, high-energy big who can score in variety of ways
  • One of top returning rebounders in MAAC
  • Possesses 3-point range and is one of top free throw shooters on the team
  • Consummate student athlete carries a 3.35 GPA in finance

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 v. Penn State (3/24); 20 pts, 13 reb v. 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, and after a regimented treatment he experienced a noticeable difference in his energy levels

THE BISPING FILE:

Major: Finance
What I like most about Siena basketball: TU Center
What I like most about coach Patsos: His intensity
Player I most relate to on the team: Mike Wilson
My biggest fears: Needles
What is one thing you can't live without: Family
My biggest fan: My mom
My before game routine: Take a nap
Person I most look up to: My father
Sport/position I always wanted to try: Tennis
If I could have any pet, I would have: Monkey
Favorite place to play in the MAAC: TU Center
Favorite movie: Caddy Shack

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