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5 Brandon Gay
Brandon  Gay

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Missouri City, Texas

High School:
Stafford

Last College:
Seward CC - Kansas

Height / Weight:
6-8 / 220

Position:
Forward

Experience:
1V


12/21/2016

Toreros play at North Texas on Thursday

USD looking to capture 5th straight victory before WCC play begins

  • 2004 Team Best Defensive Player
  • Zable Athletic Excellence Award which is presented to the player who by his effort level and commitment in practice and games, sets a standard for excellence
  • Career Statistics

    YearGp/GsMinTotal
    Fg-Fga
    Pct3PT
    Fg-Fga
    PctFt-FtaPctAStlBlkRebAvgPtsAvg
    03-0424-16610118-260.45419-55.34588-112.78627782529934314.3
    Totals24-16610118-260.45419-55.34588-112.78627782529934314.3


    2003-2004 AT USD: Missed first six games of the season recovering from a stress fracture. His first Torero game came at Utah where he played 16 minutes and scored 8 points. He hit his stride in WCC play where he started all 14 games and averaged 16.5 points per game and 8.1 rebounds while shooting 50.6 percent from the floor and 78.6 percent fromt the charity stripe. Overall he played in 24 games with 16 starts and ranked first on the team in rebounding (7.0) and second in scoring (14.3 ppg). He totaled 17 games in double digits with a season best 29 points (vs. USF, 2-21-04) and posted five double-doubles - Gonzaga (19/10), Portland (16/13), Santa Clara (18/10), Loyola Marymount (13/12) and San Francisco (29/14). Against USF where he tossed in the 29 points, Brandon converted 11-of-16 shots from the field including 4-of-5 treys.

    JUNIOR COLLEGE: Named Most Valuable Player in Jayhawk West Conference in 2002-03 while playing at Seward County Community College in Kansas. Was also recognized as 1st Team All-Conference and All-Region VI ... played in 31 games (25-6) where he averaged 14.9 ppg and 8.4 rpg while shooting 49.4% from the field (159x322), 35.9% from three-point (28x78) and 83.5% from the charity stripe (116x139) ... added 34 blocks and 24 steals.


    COLLEGE: Started career at Southern Mississippi where he redshirted his freshman year (2000-01), then played half of the season in 2001-02 before deciding to transfer out.

    HIGH SCHOOL: Attended Stafford HS in Houston where he played four years of varsity ... senior year averaged 21.0 ppg and 13.0 rpg while shooting 51% from field and 87% from free throw line, and team (26-6) winning District ... earned the following honors after senior year - team MVP, District MVP, 1st Team All-District, 1st Team All-Region, and 1st Team All-State honors ... junior year averaged 16.0 ppg and 10.0 rpg.

    PERSONAL: Born on August 8, 1982 in Houston, Texas ... parents are Donald and Beverly Gay of Houston, TX ... his father, Donald, played basketball at Sam Houston State University ... chose USD for basketball program on the rise, campus and quality education ... was also recruited by Oklahoma State, Houston and Kansas State .. hobbies include playing video games, relaxing and working out .

    Major: Sociology.

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