Darren Brooks
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    Darren Brooks

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    St. Louis, MO.

    High School:
    Jennings

    Height / Weight:
    6-3 / 205

    Position:
    G

    Birthdate:
    08/28/1982


    02/12/2014

    Beane Earns Second-Straight MVC Scholar-Athlete of the Week Honor

    Beane Has Earned Back-to-Back MVC Player of the Week and Scholar-Athlete of the Week from the MVC

    Updated April 1, 2005

    Career Highlights
    Became the first player in league history to win both "Player of the Year" and "Defensive Player of the Year" in back-to-back seasons...One of only two players in the illustrious 99-year history of the MVC to have recorded at least 1,500 points, 600 rebounds, 400 assists and 250 steals in their careers (the other was Bradley's Hersey Hawkins, 1984-88)...Finished career ranked in the top 10 at SIU in career scoring (5th), rebounding (10th), wins, (1st), assists (3rd), blocks (7th), steals (1st), steals average (1st) and 3-pointers made (6th)...Started 96-straight games to end his career...Scored 20+ points 20 times in his career...Recorded four career double-doubles...Scored double figures in 66 of his last 70 games.

    2004-05 Season
    * Associated Press Honorable Mention All-American
    * MVC Player of the Year
    * MVC Defensive Player of the Year
    * MVC First-Team All-Conference
    * MVC All-Defensive Team
    * MVC All-Tournament Team
    * NABC and USBWA All-District team, Basketball Times All-Region team
    * Played in the NABC all-star game in St. Louis during Final Four weekend
    For the second year in a row, led SIU in scoring, rebounding, assists and steals...Broke the SIU single-season steals mark (70 by Marcus Timmons, 1994-95) and did it in 24 games...Broke the SIU single-season assist mark and had 150 on the year...MVC Player of the Week (Feb. 28)...Named MVP of the 2004 Las Vegas Invitational...Tied his own single-game steals record with eight vs. SMS.

    2003-04 Season
    * Associated Press Honorable Mention All-American
    * MVC Player of the Year
    * MVC Defensive Player of the Year
    * MVC First-Team All-Conference
    * MVC All-Defensive Team
    * MVC All-Tournament Team
    The conference leader in scoring (16.5 ppg)...Also ranked in the top 10 in rebounds (8th), assists (9th) and steals (2nd)...Led the team in all of those categories, the first player in school history to accomplish this feat...Scored double figures in every game, extending his streak to 35-straight games overall...Three-time MVC Player-of-the-Week (Dec. 8, Feb. 2, Feb. 9)...First player in school history to win the award in back-to-back weeks...CBS Player-of-the-Game vs. Alabama...Broke his own single-game, school record with eight steals at Drake.

    2002-03 Season
    * MVC Most Improved Team
    * MVC All-Defensive Team
    His 61 steals were the second-most in a season in school history...Led the team in assists (97) and steals (61)...Second on the team in rebounding (5.5 rpg) and blocked shots (18)...Had six, 20-point games, including a then career-high 25 at Wichita State...The team's leading scorer in road games (14.7 ppg)...Tied a school record with six steals against Wichita State.

    2001-02 Season
    * Captain of the MVC All-Bench Team
    Seventh in the nation in points scored (340) among players who did not start...Came off the bench to score 16 points in the first round NCAA Tournament win over Georgia...The team's fourth-leading scorer (9.4 ppg)...Shot team-best 40.4 percent from 3-point range...Hit a pair of free throws with seconds remaining to seal wins over Saint Louis and Creighton...Led team with 78.6 FT percentage.

    2000-01 Season
    Redshirted.

    High School
    Played center and led his team to a 26-8 record and a spot in the state's 3A semifinals as a senior...Averaged 25.0 ppg and 6.2 rpg per game...Selected "Player of the Year" in the Suburban East Conference...Connected on 42 percent of his field goal attempts from 3-point range (52-of-122)...His 775 points scored during the 1999-2000 season was a school record...Finalist for Missouri's "Mr. Show-Me Basketball" award...Nominated for the McDonald's High School All-Star game in Boston...Scored 24 points in the Missouri All-Stars game.

    Dawg Bites
    •Invited to Portsmouth Invitational NBA camp after the season
    •QB'd his high school football team and was named Player of the Year in the conference; led the league in passing yards and TD passes; can throw a football 60+ yards
    •Both Wisconsin and Iowa asked him to walk-on and play QB
    •Played shortstop and pitcher in high school; Atlanta Braves and Arizona Diamondbacks tried to persuade him to play pro baseball
    •Most famous athlete from Jennings H.S. is Joe Johnson, a two-time Pro Bowler who played for the New Orleans Saints and Green Bay Packers
    •Pursuing Master's degree. Undergraduate degree in health education
    •Born August 28, 1982
    •Son of Jacqueline (real estate agent) and Thomas Brooks (works for Boeing Corp.)

    Career Statistics

    
                                     Total         3-Point                    Rebounds
    Year      GP-GS   Min/Avg    FG-FGA   Pct   FG-FGA   Pct   FT-FTA   Pct Off-Def  Tot  Avg  PF-FO Ast  TO Blk Stl  Pts/Avg
    2000       2-0      6/3.0     0-1    .000    0-0    .000    2-2   1.000   2-1      3  1.5   0-0    0   1   0   0    2/1.0
    2001      36-1    827/23.0  114-273  .418   46-114  .404   66-84   .786  58-89   147  4.1  66-0   75  47  17  44  340/9.4
    2002      31-31  1037/33.5  155-326  .475   35-115  .304   55-79   .696  57-113  170  5.5  75-1  103  54  18  62  400/12.9
    2003      30-30   953/31.8  199-419  .475   38-112  .339   59-102  .578  81-91   172  5.7  62-0   82  70  21  60  495/16.5
    2004      35-35  1163/33.2  205-450  .456   37-94   .394   77-97   .794  66-115  181  5.2  59-0  150  85  21  92  524/15.0
    TOTAL    134-97  3986/29.7  673-1469 .458  156-435  .359  259-364  .712 264-409  673  5.0 262-1  410 257  77 258 1761/13.1
    

    2004-05 Game-By-Game

    |---TOTAL---| |---3-PTS---| |----REBOUNDS----| Opponent Date GS Min FG-FGA Pct 3FG-FGA Pct FT-FTA Pct Off Def Tot Avg PF FO A TO Blk Stl Pts Avg ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ AUGUSTANA 11-21-04 * 32 10-13 .769 0-1 .000 0-1 .000 0 1 1 1.0 2 0 4 3 2 7 20 20.0 TENNESSEE STATE 11-23-04 * 32 4-9 .444 1-3 .333 1-1 1.000 2 3 5 3.0 1 0 5 3 2 5 10 15.0 vs Vanderbilt 11/26/06 * 28 4-8 .500 0-0 .000 3-4 .750 1 1 2 2.7 3 0 3 3 0 2 11 13.7 vs UTEP 11/27/04 * 36 4-14 .286 1-4 .250 5-5 1.000 1 1 2 2.5 3 0 4 3 2 3 14 13.8 at HAWAII 11/29/04 * 36 11-21 .524 1-3 .333 0-0 .000 2 3 5 3.0 2 0 3 4 2 3 23 15.6 at Arkansas-Little Roc 12/07/04 * 31 4-10 .400 0-1 .000 0-0 .000 1 0 1 2.7 1 0 4 4 0 4 8 14.3 MURRAY STATE 12-10-04 * 36 10-15 .667 2-2 1.000 5-7 .714 1 9 10 3.7 2 0 3 2 1 2 27 16.1 WRIGHT STATE UNIVERSIT 12-14-04 * 33 7-15 .467 0-2 .000 0-0 .000 4 6 10 4.5 2 0 3 3 0 4 14 15.9 at Southeast Missouri 12/18/04 * 35 8-18 .444 1-2 .500 2-2 1.000 4 2 6 4.7 2 0 6 3 1 4 19 16.2 SAINT LOUIS 12-21-04 * 24 5-11 .455 1-2 .500 0-0 .000 2 1 3 4.5 1 0 6 1 0 1 11 15.7 ILLINOIS STATE 12-23-04 * 36 7-14 .500 0-2 .000 2-2 1.000 3 6 9 4.9 1 0 5 2 0 2 16 15.7 WYOMING 12-30-04 * 32 7-12 .583 0-1 .000 3-4 .750 0 3 3 4.8 3 0 4 2 0 4 17 15.8 DRAKE 01-02-05 * 34 5-9 .556 1-2 .500 1-2 .500 0 2 2 4.5 2 0 4 3 0 1 12 15.5 at Louisiana-Lafayette 01/05/05 * 28 2-10 .200 0-4 .000 0-0 .000 0 4 4 4.5 1 0 8 4 1 0 4 14.7 at Creighton 01-09-05 * 22 6-9 .667 1-1 1.000 2-2 1.000 0 1 1 4.3 3 0 4 0 0 2 15 14.7 at Evansville 01-12-05 * 38 6-18 .333 0-1 .000 6-8 .750 3 6 9 4.6 1 0 7 2 0 2 18 14.9 SOUTHWEST MISSOURI ST. 01-15-05 * 36 1-9 .111 0-2 .000 5-6 .833 2 3 5 4.6 1 0 6 3 0 8 7 14.5 BRADLEY 01-19-05 * 33 3-14 .214 0-1 .000 4-4 1.000 3 4 7 4.7 2 0 7 1 0 1 10 14.2 at Wichita State 01-22-05 * 36 8-23 .348 1-3 .333 0-0 .000 5 6 11 5.1 1 0 1 2 0 3 17 14.4 at SMS 01/26/05 * 32 9-18 .500 0-1 .000 2-2 1.000 4 3 7 5.2 2 0 3 2 2 2 20 14.7 EVANSVILLE 01-29-05 * 27 5-10 .500 1-2 .500 4-5 .800 2 3 5 5.1 3 0 4 3 0 3 15 14.7 at Bradley Braves 02-02-05 * 34 8-14 .571 2-2 1.000 2-4 .500 3 2 5 5.1 1 0 7 1 0 3 20 14.9 at Northern Iowa 02/05/05 * 36 5-17 .294 2-6 .333 2-2 1.000 0 6 6 5.2 0 0 5 2 0 3 14 14.9 at Drake 02-07-05 * 33 7-12 .583 3-3 1.000 0-0 .000 2 4 6 5.2 1 0 3 5 1 3 17 15.0 INDIANA STATE 02-09-05 * 27 2-4 .500 0-0 .000 0-1 .000 1 5 6 5.2 2 0 3 1 1 0 4 14.5 CREIGHTON 02-12-05 * 37 3-9 .333 1-3 .333 3-6 .500 2 2 4 5.2 0 0 6 2 0 3 10 14.3 at Illinois State 02-16-05 * 38 5-13 .385 1-3 .333 2-3 .667 4 6 10 5.4 2 0 5 2 1 3 13 14.3 at Kent State 02.19.05 * 35 4-12 .333 4-5 .800 2-2 1.000 0 3 3 5.3 1 0 5 3 0 3 14 14.3 NORTHERN IOWA 02-23-05 * 31 4-10 .400 2-5 .400 6-6 1.000 0 0 0 5.1 3 0 3 2 2 3 16 14.3 WICHITA STATE 02/26/05 * 37 6-12 .500 3-7 .429 2-3 .667 3 2 5 5.1 2 0 3 3 1 0 17 14.4 at Indiana State 02-28-05 * 33 8-10 .800 3-5 .600 3-3 1.000 2 3 5 5.1 2 0 3 2 0 1 22 14.7 vs Indiana State 03-05-05 * 34 7-13 .538 0-2 .000 2-2 1.000 1 0 1 5.0 0 0 2 1 1 2 16 14.7 vs Southwest Missouri 03-06-05 * 37 10-13 .769 4-5 .800 1-1 1.000 4 4 8 5.1 4 0 4 3 0 2 25 15.0 vs St. Mary's 3/18/05 * 36 5-15 .333 0-1 .000 1-2 .500 2 5 7 5.1 1 0 3 3 1 2 11 14.9 vs Oklahoma State 3/20/05 * 38 5-16 .313 1-7 .143 6-7 .857 2 5 7 5.2 1 0 4 2 0 1 17 15.0

    Totals......................... 35 1163 205-450 .456 37-94 .394 77-97 .794 66 115 181 5.2 59 0 150 85 21 92 524 15.0

    Saturday, Nov 1
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Men's Basketball Carbondale, Ill. 7:05 PM
    Saturday, Nov 8
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Men's Basketball Carbondale, Ill. 3:05 PM
    Saturday, Nov 15
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Men's Basketball St. Louis, Mo. 7:00 PM
    Tuesday, Nov 18
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Men's Basketball Nashville, Tenn. 7:00 PM
    Friday, Nov 21
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Men's Basketball Kent, Ohio 6:30 PM
    Saturday, Nov 22
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Men's Basketball Kent, Ohio 4:00 PM
    Sunday, Nov 23
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    Men's Basketball Kent, Ohio 12:00 PM
    Saturday, Nov 29
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Men's Basketball Carbondale, Ill. 3:05 PM
    Wednesday, Dec 3
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Men's Basketball Edwardsville, Ill. 7:00 PM
    Saturday, Dec 6
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Men's Basketball Carbondale, Ill. 7:35 PM
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