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Brandon Young
Brandon Young


Baltimore, Md.

High School:
Friendship Collegiate School

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 192



Blue Demons Fall in BIG EAST Quarterfinals

Creighton makes 14 three's in win over the Blue Demons


Blue Demons and Bluejays Meet in BIG EAST Quarters Thursday Night

DePaul and Creighton square off at 7 p.m. ET on FOX Sports 1 and WSCR 670 The Score


Blue Demons March On in Manhattan

DePaul knocks off Georgetown in first round and advances to quarterfinals to play Creighton on Thursday


Blue Demons and Hoyas Tangle in First Round of BIG EAST Tournament

Start time is 9:30 p.m. ET on FOX Sports 1 and WSCR 670 The Score


Blue Demons Fall Despite Brandon Young's 24-Point Senior Night

Senior guard scores in double figures for the 100th time in his career


Highlights and Postgame


Highlights and Postgame

Highlights and postgame from DePaul's game against Gardner-Webb at Allstate Arena.


Highlights and Postgame

Highlights of DePaul's win over UC Riverside and postgame comments from head coach Oliver Purnell.


Highlights and Postgame

Highlight and postgame from head coach Oliver Purnell from the exhibition game between DePaul and Lewis at McGrath-Phillips Arena.


Providence Postgame Interviews

DePaul men's basketball postgame interviews with Donnavan Kirk, Brandon Young and Oliver Purnell vs. Providence at Allstate Arena.


Men's Basketball vs. Villanova

Men's basketball vs. Villanova


Men's Basketball vs. Providence

DePaul men's basketball vs. Providence


DePaul Men's Basketball

vs. Seton Hall


DePaul Men's Basketball

vs. Louisville


DePaul Men's Basketball

vs. Marquette

Career Notes: Only player in program history with at least 1,200 points, 400 assists and 100 three-pointers... reached the milestone on March 9, 2013 against Pittsburgh... became the 48th player in program history with 1,000 career points at Arizona State on Dec. 12, 2012... started 93 of 94 career games... 74 career games in double-figures... reached double-figures in 78.7 percent of games (74-of-94)... 22 games of at least 20 points including two games of 30 or more points... ranked sixth among DePaul's all-time leaders with 408 assists and 13th with 331 three-point field goal attempts... ranked 15th with 313 free throws and tied for 16th with 1,378 points and 101 three-pointers... ranked 18th all-time with 131 steals and 24th with 482 field goals... first player since Rod Strickland (1985-88) to record at least 100 assists in three straight seasons... named to the 2011 BIG EAST All-Rookie Team... led the team and all BIG EAST freshmen with 3.71 assists per game in 2010-11... first DePaul freshman since Cliff Clinkscales in 2004-05 with over 100 assists in a season... first DePaul freshman since Lance Williams in 1998-99 to reach double-figures in first seven collegiate games... attended the Kevin Durant Skills Academy in June 2012 with Cleveland Melvin... signed with DePaul on Nov. 16, 2009.

2012-13 (Junior): Started all 32 games... led team in scoring, assists, steals, minutes and was second in three-pointers... 30 games in double-figures... totaled 15 points, four rebounds, four assists against Rutgers in first round of BIG EAST Championship... 535 points ranked 23rd on DePaul's season scoring list... also in season record book at eighth with 194 free throw attempts and in a tie for 10th with 144 free throws... 146 assists ranked 16th... ranked among NCAA statistical leaders in assists (95th - 4.6 apg), scoring (97th - 16.7 ppg), assist-to-turnover ratio (149th - 1.7), steals (188th - 1.53 spg) and field goal percentage (201st - .438)... ranked among BIG EAST leaders in scoring (6th - 16.7 ppg), assists (8th - 4.56 apg), steals (10th - 1.53 spg) and assist-to-turnover ratio (10th - 1.70)... for conference games only, ranked among leaders in scoring (4th - 17.2 ppg), assist-to-turnover ratio (t8 - 1.79) assists (9th - 4.67 apg), steals (t9th - 1.56 spg) and field goal percentage (15th - .460)... 22 points, three assists against Pittsburgh... 18 points, five assists at USF... 22 points against Louisville with six assists... 13 points against Connecticut with six assists... 16 points, seven rebounds, four assists at Georgetown... 16 points against Rutgers with six rebounds, three assists... 20 points, six assists, four rebounds, three steals at Notre Dame... 21 points at Marquette with six assists, four steals, three rebounds... 11 points, five assists against Villanova... 15 points, five assists against Notre Dame... 21 points, five assists, three rebounds at St. John's... 13 points, five rebounds, five assists at Pittsburgh... 10 rebounds against St. John's... 18 points, four assists, three rebounds against Cincinnati... named to BIG EAST Weekly Honor Roll after 35-point effort at Connecticut with five assists, four rebounds... 15 points, five rebounds, three assists against Seton Hall... 18 points against Loyola-Chicago... selected to BIG EAST Weekly Honor Roll after Northern Illinois and Arizona State games... named winner of the Jay Goedert Award as MVP of DePaul-Northern Illinois game for second straight year... 15 points, five assists, four rebounds and two steals against the Huskies... 18 points, nine assists, four boards at Arizona State... 13 points, six rebounds, three assists against Milwaukee... 21 points at Chicago State with six assists and five rebounds... 19 points, five assists, three rebounds, two steals at Auburn... 20 points, five assists, four rebounds against Fairfield... 19 points (10-12 FT) against Wichita State with six rebounds, five assists... 17 points, five assists, five rebounds and two steals against Austin Peay... opened season with 20 points, five assists, two steals against UC Riverside... one of three Baltimore natives on the roster with Cleveland Melvin and Montray Clemons.

2011-12 (Sophomore): Played in all 31 games with 30 starts... led team with 147 assists (most assists in a season since Imari Sawyer's 179 in 2000-01)... the 147 assists are 15th on DePaul's season list... 24 games in double-figures... eight games of at least 20 points... ranked among BIG EAST leaders in assists (9th - 4.74 apg), assist-to-turnover ratio (10th - 1.96), free throw percentage (12th - .765), scoring (14th - 14.5 ppg) and steals (15th - 1.58 spg)... in BIG EAST games only ranked in assists (t8th - 4.94 apg), assist-to-turnover ratio (9th - 2.07), free throw percentage (11th - .790), steals (t13th - 1.56 spg), scoring (23rd - 13.1 ppg)... 10 points, four assists, three steals against Seton Hall... 21 points, eight assists, three steals at West Virginia... 11 points, six assists, four boards against Providence... 17 points at St. John's with four assists... 27 points, five rebounds, five assists, four steals against Louisville... 13 points at Notre Dame with three rebounds, three assists... nine points, seven assists at Cincinnati... posted first career double-double with 13 points and 11 assists against St. John's... 11 points and seven assists at Rutgers... 16 points against Georgetown... made ESPN's SportsCenter Top 10 by throwing inbound pass off back of Georgetown defender and scoring on a layup... it was the No. 10 play... 14 points at Louisville with three boards... 16 points, two assists at Seton Hall... named to BIG EAST Weekly Honor Roll after averaging 24 points, six assists and four steals in games against Pittsburgh and Villanova... 22 points at Villanova with six assists, three steals... 26 points, six assists, five steals and four boards against Pittsburgh... with DePaul trailing 81-77 with 16 seconds left, Young scored the game's final seven points including a three-point play with just over second left put DePaul ahead for good over Pitt... 16 points against Cal Poly with six assists and three rebounds... 19 points, five assists, four rebounds against Arkansas-Pine Bluff... named winner of the Jay Goedert Memorial Award as MVP of the DePaul-Northern Illinois game... totaled 16 points, five rebounds, five assists and four steals against the Huskies... 21 points with seven assists, five boards against Chicago State... 20 points against Milwaukee... 18 points, three assists, three rebounds and three steals against Ole Miss... 13 points against Arizona State with six assists, two steals... 24 points, five assists, two steals against Texas Tech... 23 points, four assists, three steals against Minnesota... 19 points against Mississippi Valley State with five assists... totaled 12 points, seven assists and five boards against UT-Pan American.

2010-11 (Freshman): Named to BIG EAST All-Rookie Team... two-time BIG EAST Rookie of the Week... led the team and all BIG EAST freshmen with 3.71 assists per game... ranked among league leaders in all games in assists (15th - 3.71 apg) and scoring (23rd - 12.6 ppg)... in BIG EAST games only, ranked 28th with 11.7 points per game... first DePaul freshman since Cliff Clinkscales in 2004-05 with over 100 assists in a season... first DePaul freshman since Lance Williams in 1998-99 to reach double-figures in first seven collegiate games... one of two players to start all 31 games (Krys Faber)... averaged 30.4 minutes per game... 20 games in double-figures and five games of at least 20 points... 20 points, four rebounds and four assists against Connecticut in the first round of the BIG EAST Championship... 21 points against against Rutgers with four rebounds, three assists... named BIG EAST Rookie of the Week for second time after games against St. John's and USF... 23 points, two assists against USF... 17 points at Providence with five assists... 14 points at West Virginia... 16 points and five assists against Cincinnati... 15 points, four assists at Louisville... 16 points against Notre Dame with four assists... 11 points and three rebounds at Marquette... 12 points against Seton Hall with four assists... 12 points, three assists against West Virginia... nine points, five rebounds, four assists and four steals at Georgetown... nine assists, eight points, three steals against Loyola-Chicago... eight points, six boards against Milwaukee... 23 points against Ball State with five assists... named BIG EAST Freshman of the Week after games against Central Michigan and Northern Illinois... 31 points (6-6 3pt. FG) against Central Michigan with two steals and two rebounds... fourth player in DePaul history to go perfect from three-point range... the six three-pointers are also tied for sixth on the single game list (10th time, last Will Walker vs. Providence, Mar. 11, 2009)... the 31 points are the most by a DePaul freshman since Quentin Richardson scored 31 against California Nov. 28, 1998... scored all 17 points against Northern Illinois in the second half... 15 points, three rebounds against Stanford... 16 points against Western Carolina with five assists, three steals and two boards... 14 points and two assists against Cal State Northridge... 10 points, six rebounds, two assists against Oklahoma State... made collegiate debut with 11 points, six assists and two steals against Chicago State.

High School: Led Friendship Collegiate Academy in Washington, D.C. to a 26-4 record as a senior... averaged 14 points, 9.7 assists, and 6.7 rebounds per game during 2009-10 campaign... named 2010 team MVP... earned All-Tournament Team honors at the 2010 NCSAA High School Championships and the Andre Blatche Christmas Tournament... holds the school season assist record and highest average with 9.7 assists per game ... two-time member of academic honor roll... first Friendship Collegiate athlete to earn first team All-Met honors from the Washington Post... played in the 2010 Capital Classic... scored 11 points with four assists in the game as the Capital All-Stars defeated the U.S. All-Stars, 117-108... ranked No. 22 by, No. 30 by ESPNU and No. 36 by for the point guard position... also ranked in the 2010 Rivals150... played for Team Takeover on the summer AAU circuit.

Personal: Son of Dennis Young and Tracy Bailey... his cousin, Kim English, played at Missouri... Communication and Media major.

Young by the Numbers
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2012-13 Game-by-Game Statistics
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2011-12 Game-by-Game Statistics
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Career Highs
Points: 35, at Connecticut (Jan. 8, 2013)
Rebounds: 10, vs. St. John's (Jan. 19, 2013)
Assists: 11, vs. St. John's (Feb. 1, 2012)
Steals: 5, vs. Pittsburgh (Jan. 5, 2012)
Blocked Shots: 1 (11x), last vs. Notre Dame (Feb. 2, 2013)
Field Goals: 13, at Connecticut (Jan. 8, 2013)
Field Goal Attempts: 22, at Connecticut (Jan. 8, 2013)
3pt. Field Goals: 6, vs. Central Michigan (Dec. 5, 2010)
3pt. Field Goal Attempts: 8 (3x), last at St. John's (Jan. 30, 2013)
Free Throws: 10 (2x), last at Chicago State (Dec. 5, 2012)
Free Throw Attempts: 12 (2x), last at Chicago State (Dec. 5, 2012)
Minutes: 41, vs. Louisville (Feb. 18, 2012)
Games in Double-Figures: 74
Double-Doubles: 1
30-Point Games: 2
20-Point Games: 20
10-Assist Games: 1
10-Rebound Games: 1