|No. 17 – Maine Red Claws|
August 2, 1991 |
|Listed height||6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)|
|Listed weight||200 lb (91 kg)|
|High school||Olympia (Orlando, Florida)|
|College||Florida Gulf Coast (2009–2013)|
|NBA draft||2013 / Undrafted|
|2014–present||Maine Red Claws|
|Career highlights and awards|
Sherwood Terrell Brown (born August 2, 1991) is an American professional basketball player. From 2009 to 2013, he played college basketball at Florida Gulf Coast University in Fort Myers, Florida. Brown was named the Atlantic Sun Conference Player of the Year in 2013 as a senior.
Brown was born in Columbus, Georgia and lived there for about five months, and then moved to Waverly Hall, Georgia for a year. After that, he moved to Florida, where he was raised. Brown averaged 11.4 points and 5.6 rebounds per game at Olympia High School (Orlando, Florida) in Brown's senior year at the high school, to go along with 1.3 steals per game.
Brown saw action in 27 games in his first year, and started five games. He averaged 4.5 points per game as well as 3.6 rebounds per game. In his college debut, he had six points and four rebounds against Michigan State. His season high came in a win over Belmont, when he scored 16 points and collected 7 rebounds.
Brown started 5 of 27 games again in his second year at Florida Gulf Coast University. He ended the season averaging 7.0 points and 3.2 rebound per game. He shot 46 percent in three-point shots to lead the Atlantic Sun Conference. Sherwood Brown scored his career high in points against USC Upstate with 28.
In his junior season, Brown made the Atlantic Sun all-conference second team. His season high for points was when he scored 24 points and hauled in seven rebounds. He Averaged 12.8 points and 5.9 rebounds a game that season. Brown won the Atlantic Sun player of the week award on January 31, 2012, and he was also named to the Atlantic Sun All-Tournament team.
Brown won the Atlantic Sun player of the year in his senior season. He was the third player in Florida Gulf Coast Eagles history to score 1,000 points and the first FGCU player to score both 1000 points and grab 500 rebounds in his career. He scored 16 points and brought in 11 rebounds to help Florida Gulf Coast win its first ever Atlantic Sun title and its first career NCAA Tournament appearance in just the school's second year of full Division I eligibility. In the 2013 NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Tournament, Brown, scoring 24 points and grabbing 9 rebounds, led his Eagles to 78–68 win over No. 2 seed Georgetown. Then, his #15 seeded Eagles made history, by beating #7 seed San Diego State, 81–71. It marked the first time a No. 15 seed reached the sweet sixteen. Brown scored 17 points and added 8 rebounds in the contest. His final game was against the Florida Gators, where the Eagles' Cinderella run ended with a 62–50 loss.
Brown went undrafted in the 2013 NBA draft. In July 2013, he signed with Maccabi Haifa, the defending champions of Israeli Super League. However, he was cut from the team before appearing in any games.
In January 2014, he was acquired by the Maine Red Claws.
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- Soffian, Seth. "Report: Former FGCU basketball star Sherwood Brown cut from Israeli team". news-press.com. Retrieved 2013-10-28.
- Maine Red Claws of the NBA D League, a minor league affiliate of the NBA. Acquire Sherwood Brown