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35 Brian Pearson

2018-19 (Sr.): Seawolves’ 6th-leading scorer with 5.1 ppg and 3rd-leading rebounder with 4.3 rpg, starting nine of 28 contests ... led Great Northwest Athletic Conference and ranked 67th nationally with 1.4 blocks per game, swatting multiple shots in 10 games ... finished No. 3 on UAA’s career blocks list with 96, and finished No. 5 in blocks per game with 0.99 ... scored in double figures on six occasions in final campaign, including 15 points (6-8 FG) in 95-88 win at Central Washington ... other top efforts included 17 points (7-9 FG) and 5 rebounds in loss at MSU Billings; 10 points (5-6 FG) and 8 rebounds in 83-79 win at Hawaii Pacific; and 5 points (2-3 FG) and 4 blocks in win over Northwest Nazarene ... made GNAC All-Academic Team with 3.24 overall GPA in nine semesters at UAA.

2017-18 (Jr.):
Entered starting lineup midway through season, helping Seawolves to 15-14 overall record and tie for 4th place in GNAC at 11-9 ... team’s 5th-leading scorer (7.0 ppg) and 3rd-leading rebounder (4.3 rpg), scoring double figures on seven occasions ... ranked 6th in GNAC and 81st in NCAA Div. II with 1.34 blocks per game, helping Seawolves rank 4th nationally in scoring defense (62.6 ppg allowed) ... ranked 19th in GNAC in FG% (.491) and 16th in offensive rebounding (1.6 orpg) ... improved stats in GNAC campaign, averaging 8.8 ppg, 4.9 rpg and 1.5 bpg in 20 league contests, with shooting numbers of .526 FG and .756 FT ... had first career double-double with 19 points (9-11 FG) and 10 rebounds, plus 6 career-high blocks, in a overtime loss at Northwest Nazarene ... tallied 16 points (5-9 FG, 6-6 FT) and 8 rebounds in first career start to aid 59-55 road win over Concordia-Portland ... other top efforts included 18 points (8-13 FG), 7 rebounds and 3 blocks in 66-64 win at Simon Fraser; and 10 points and 7 rebounds in home win over NNU ... finished 9th in blocks per game (1.34) and 11th in blocks (39) on UAA’s single-season lists ... earned spot on GNAC All-Academic Team.

2016-17:
Redshirted.

2015-16 (So.):
Saw action in 21 contests, including five starting assignments, for UAA team that finished 21-11 ... had 3 points (1-1 FG), 2 blocks, 1 assist an no turnovers in GNAC home win over Concordia ... contributed 2 blocks in 76-71 win over Alaska Fairbanks and had 3 points (1-1 FG) and 2 rebounds in road win at Northwest Nazarene.

2014-15 (Fr.):
Played in 19 games as true freshman, shooting 9 of 15 from field and averaging 1.4 ppg and 1.4 rpg … scored 5 points (2-2 FG) in collegiate debut against Concordia … had 5 points and 3 blocks in overtime road loss to Northwest Nazarene … logged season-high 20 minutes in road loss to Sonoma State.

HIGH SCHOOL:
Captured First Team All-State and Northern Division 1-A All-League honors both junior and senior seasons … averaged 10.4 points, 6.7 rebounds, 1.9 blocks and 1.7 steals per game as Indians went 25-4 and advanced to 2014 Div. 1-A State title game … posted season shooting percentages of .433 FG, .346 3FG and .709 FT … tallied 9 rebounds and 11 blocks in State semifinals victory over Desert Pines … put up junior stats of 9.6 ppg, 5.8 rpg, 1.6 bpg, .539 FG, .357 3FG and .725 FT in 2012-13, helping Elko to 24-4 overall and 8-0 league records, plus semifinals berth at State tourney … played on 2011-12 Elko squad that won conference title and finished 1-A State runner-up … earned spot on Nevada All-State Academic Basketball Team in 2012-13 with unweighted GPA of 4.00 … lettered three times, serving as team captain final two seasons … played AAU for Idaho Select and Oregon D1 Ambassadors.


PERSONAL: Born Dec. 3, 1995 in Elko, Nev. … son of Barbara and Brett Pearson … has one brother … also enjoys hunting, fishing and golf … civil engineering major.

Career Highs
Points – 19 at Northwest Nazarene, 1/13/18
Rebounds – 10 at Northwest Nazarene, 1/13/18
Assists – 4 vs South Dakota Mines, 11/24/18
Blocks – 6 at Northwest Nazarene, 1/13/18
Steals – 2, three times (last: at Saint Martin’s, 2/9/19)


Career Statistics
Year    GP-GS  Min/Avg   FG-FGA  Pct 3FG-FGA Pct  FT-FTA  Pct
2014-15 19-0   148/7.8    9-15  .600   0-1  .000    8-15 .533
2015-16 21-5   153/7.3    3- 8  .375   0-0  .000    7-12 .583
2016-17               REDSHIRT
2017-18 29-18  650/22.4  80-163 .491   0-2  .000   42-56 .750
2018-19 28- 9  552/19.7  57-125 .456   2-5  .400   27-37 .730
TOTALS  97-32 1503/15.5 149-311 .479   2-8  .250  84-120 .700

Year    GP-GS  OR- DR-Reb/Avg  PF-D   A  TO   B  S  Pts/Avg
2014-15 19-0   11- 10- 21/1.1  15-0   7   7   6  3   26/1.4
2015-16 21-5    9- 11- 20/1.0  18-0   6   5  12  4   13/0.6
2016-17               REDSHIRT
2017-18 29-18  45- 79-124/4.3  53-0  21  21  39 10  202/7.0
2018-19 28- 9   52-68-120/4.3  44-1  32  31  39 10  143/5.1
TOTALS  97-32 117-168-285/2.9 130-1  66  64  96 27  384/4.0

Position: Forward
Height: 6'9"
Weight: 230
Year: Senior
Hometown: Elko, Nev.
High School: Elko HS
Experience: 4 Letters
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