Maryland 62, Michigan State 60 - November 17, 2006 (photos courtesy of Associated Press)
On Brown: Joined the Terrapins for his junior season after spending two years at Kennedy Community College ... a two-way threat in the backcourt ... can make an impact at either end of the floor ... a versatile player who can play either point guard or shooting guard.
Williams on Brown: "Parrish came off the bench and contributed in his first year in the program when we needed help at the guard position. That experience will help him as he enters his senior season."
As a junior in 2005-06: Appeared in 29 games during 2005-06 ... scored in double figures twice during his junior campaign ... finished the season with 51 assists, with 49 coming in his final 23 games (2.1apg) ... finished the season shooting 86-percent from the free throw line ... recorded five assists on three different occasions ... connected on 19-of-21 free throws in his final 11 games ... led the Terps with 5 assists in 19 minutes against Manhattan (March 18) ... came off the bench and scored 10 points to go with five rebounds in 15 minutes against Boston College in the ACC Tournament (March 10) ... posted a career-high six assists in a personal-best 21 minutes at Clemson (Feb. 14) ... sparked a decisive run for Maryland with two points and two assists in eight minutes against Virginia (Feb. 7) ... scored six points and grabbed two steals in six minutes against top-ranked Duke (Jan. 11) ... finished with eight points, three assists, and two steals in 14 minutes against Texas A&M Corpus-Christi (Jan. 4) ... posted a career-best 13 points on 5-of-9 shooting, including 3-of-4 3FG, and dished out four assists in 20 minutes against VMI (Dec. 31) ... led the Terps with five assists against Western Carolina (Dec. 7) ... scored his first career point and recorded an assist in season-opener against Fairleigh Dickinson (Nov. 18).
At Kennedy King C.C.: Team captain and starting guard at Kennedy King for two seasons ... JUCO All-Region IV player of the year finalist and JUCO All-America candidate ... averaged 22 points per game five assists and five rebounds in leading Kennedy King to a 19-13 record in 2004-05 ... a top 25 junior college prospect as rated by several recruiting services ... junior college coach was Garland Dildy.
At Thornridge High School: A 2002 graduate of Thornridge on the south side of Chicago ... played for one year for the Falcons, leading them to a 19-12 record, after transferring from Simeon ... averaged eight points with two rebounds and two assists at Thornridge ... high school coach was Mike Flaherty.
Personal: Parrish Brown ... son of Vernetta and Henry Brown . ... has two sisters, Tiffany Shelton (16) and Ivory Shelton (12), and a brother, Henry Brown (19) ... interests include movies and going bowling ... admires his mother because she is a hard worker as a nutrition diet aid ... lists Allen Iverson as his favorite athlete because of Iverson's determination and stature ... majoring in sociology.
Brown's Career Stats
BROWN'S Career Highs