Tim Brooks (basketball)

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Tim Brooks
Personal information
Born1971
Louisville, Kentucky
NationalityAmerican
Listed height6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Listed weight170 lb (77 kg)
Career information
High schoolValley (Louisville, Kentucky)
CollegeSullivan College (1989–1991)
Chattanooga (1991–1993)
NBA draft1993 / Undrafted
PositionPoint guard
Career highlights and awards

Timothy "Tim" Brooks (born 1971)[1] is an American former professional basketball player, who played for Olimpas Plungė in Lithuania. He is better known, however, for his collegiate career at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga.

College career[edit]

After two years of playing junior college basketball, Brooks transferred to Chattanooga in the fall of 1991, to spend his final two years of National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) eligibility, to play for the Mocs.[2] Brooks established himself as one of the best players to ever suit up for the program.[2] As of 2013, and in only two seasons of competition, he is still tied for second for the most assists (414) in a career, while he holds the top single season records for assists (209) and steals (83) in a season.[3] He was a two-time First Team All-Southern Conference (SoCon) selection, and as a senior, he was the SoCon Tournament MVP.[2][3] Brooks led the Mocs to their first NCAA Tournament in five years, when they earned a berth in 1993.[2] In addition, he was named the SoCon Player of the Year in 1992–93.[2]

Professional career[edit]

The National Basketball Association (NBA) invited Brooks to their NBA Draft Camp, after his collegiate career ended. However, Brooks never made an NBA roster.[2] He did play professionally in Lithuania, before retiring from the sport.[1][4]

Personal[edit]

As of February 2008, Brooks lived in Nashville, Tennessee, and worked for FedEx, as an operations supervisor.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Tim Brooks basketball profile". Eurobasket, Inc. 2013. Retrieved June 14, 2013.
  2. ^ a b c d e f g Bush, Ron (February 22, 2008). "Brooks was a Do-It-All Point Guard". GoMocs.com. University of Tennessee at Chattanooga. Retrieved June 14, 2013.
  3. ^ a b "2012–13 Chattanooga Mocs Men's Basketball Media Guide" (Javascript). Records. ISSUU. 2012. Retrieved June 14, 2013.
  4. ^ "Mocs in the Pros". GoMocs.com. University of Tennessee at Chattanooga. October 17, 2012. Retrieved June 14, 2013.

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