Greg Brown (basketball)

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Greg Brown
No. 12
Point guard
Personal information
Born Albuquerque, New Mexico
Nationality American
Listed height 5 ft 7 in (1.70 m)
Career information
High school Albuquerque (Albuquerque, New Mexico)
College New Mexico JC (1990–1992)
New Mexico (1992–1994)
NBA draft 1994 / Undrafted
Career highlights and awards

Greg Brown is an American former basketball player and current high school coach. He is known for his standout college career at the University of New Mexico, where he was Western Athletic Conference (WAC) Player of the Year in 1994 and won the Frances Pomeroy Naismith Award as the nation's best player under six feet tall.

Brown, a 5'7" point guard from Albuquerque High School, played collegiately at New Mexico Junior College from 1990 to 1992. He moved to his hometown University of New Mexico to play for coach Dave Bliss from 1992 to 1994. Brown led the Lobos to consecutive NCAA tournament berths in 1993 and 1994. As a senior in 1993–94, Borwn averaged 19.3 points per game and led the Lobos to their first regular season conference championship in 16 years. At the end of the season, Brown was named the WAC player of the year and nationally was awarded the Frances Pomeroy Naismith Award, given to the top senior in the nation under six feet tall.[1]

Brown was head coach at Manzano High in Albuquerque for five seasons before taking over as the first head coach of Volcano Vista High, and he also coaches at the AAU level in Albuquerque.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "This Little Man Is Thinking Big". Los Angeles Times. April 19, 1994. Retrieved July 29, 2012. 
  2. ^ Will Webber, New High School Hires Hoops Coach, Albuquerque Journal, March 23, 2007.

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