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Julius Brooks

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Greensboro, N.C.

High School:
Page

Height / Weight:
6-9 / 224

Position:
Forward


03/25/2013

Loyola Men's Basketball Vs. Kent State

Loyola men's basketball defeated Kent State, 73-59, in the CIT Second Round on March 24, 2013.

01/27/2013

Loyola Men's Basketball vs. Iona

Loyola men's basketball hosted Iona College on Sunday, January 27.

12/30/2012

Loyola Men's Basketball at Memphis

Loyola men's basketball played at Memphis on December 30, 2012.

12/15/2012

Loyola Men's Basketball vs. Mount St. Mary's

Loyola hosted Mount St. Mary's on December 15, 2012.

11/12/2012

Loyola Men's Basketball at Washington

Loyola played at the University of Washington on November 11, 2012.

2011-2012 (Junior): Key frontcourt reserve who played in 29 games for the Greyhounds... His 38 career blocked shots, entering his senior season, are 16th most in school history... Grabbed two rebounds at Wake Forest (11/11)... Scored his first points of the year in seven minutes of action at St. Bonaventure (12/18)... Played 10 minutes at eventual NCAA Champion Kentucky (12/22)... Grabbed a season-high six rebounds and scored a season-best five points on 2-of-2 from the field against Saint Peter's (1/22)... Had three rebounds against Boston University (2/19)... Scored three points, had two rebounds and a blocked shot against Ohio State in the NCAA Second Round (3/15).

2010-2011 (Sophomore): Saw action in 15 games during his second season at Loyola... Averaged 9.1 minutes per game, but that number jumped to 14.3 during the last four games of the year... Highlight game of his season came on the road in a victory at Niagara (2/25)... Scored six points, blocked two shots and pulled down a career-high 11 rebounds in just 16 minutes against the Purple Eagles...That game was the first double-figure rebounding output of his career... Six of the boards were on the offensive glass... Played a season-high 21 minutes at Towson (2/19)... Did not attempt a shot, but played solid defense and grabbed three rebounds... Corralled four boards, three offensive, versus Rider (2/16).

2009-2010 (Freshman): Made an immediate impact by starting 24 games as a freshman... Minutes increased as the season wore on... Blocked three shots in his first-ever game, a win over Vermont (11/13)... Followed that with eight points at five rebounds at West Virginia (11/15) two days later... Matched those eight points and grabbed eight rebounds in the win at Dartmouth (11/24)... Did not miss a shot from the floor in scoring four field goals to go along with four defensive boards in the win over Indiana (12/22)... Tallied eight points with two assists in the home game with Siena (1/04)... Blocked a career-best four shots with six rebounds and four points against Iona (1/11)... In rematch with the Saints (1/21), he scored six points and corralled six rebounds... Only double-figure scoring output of the season came with his 10-point effort in the home game with Niagara (1/31) during which he also ran down eight boards... Followed that with consecutive seven-point outings as the Greyhounds swept a road weekend at Rider (2/05) and at Manhattan (2/07)... Recorded his career-high in rebounds with nine in the regular-season finale against the Jaspers (2/28)... Six of those boards were off the offensive end as he added six points.

Before Loyola: Averaged 15 points, 12 rebounds and three blocks as a senior at Page HS ... his team finished 23-6 while capturing the Metro Conference regular season and conference tournament titles ... Page was eliminated from the North Carolina 4A Sweet 16 by the eventual state champion ... finished his career as a three-time all-Metro performer and wrapped his senior year by being named first team all-district and a McDonald's All-America nominee ... had two monster games as a scholastic player, scoring 27 points with 20 rebounds in a win over Northwest Guilford HS and posting 19 points with 15 boards in the playoff win over North Forsyth to advance to the state's Sweet 16 ... was the highlighted player on a West team that featured seven Division I signees at the North Carolina Coaches Association East-West All-Star Game in July 2009 ... recorded a double-double (10 points, 11 rebounds) as his team posted a record-setting 124-92 win in the exhibition contest.

Personal: Julius Kavon Brooks is the son of Herlie Julius Brooks Jr. and Karen M. Jeffries ... has two older sisters - Latoya and Todneé ... majoring in Communication-Advertising at Loyola.

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