50 - Brian Whitehead
Brian Whitehead
Height: 6-8
Weight: 245
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Mount Vernon, Wash.
High School: Washington State
Position: Forward
2001-02
Bryan Whitehead will give the Gauchos depth in the frontcourt...Has the potential to become a good rebounder and a good offensive player...Has a nice shooting touch around the basket...Should contribute immediately.

2000-01
Whitehead attended Butte Junior College in 2000-01, but he did not play basketball.

Washington State
As a freshman at Washington State, Whitehead saw limited action in 21 games...averaged 1.2 points and 1.0 rebounds per game...Played a total of 140 minutes, an average of 6.7 per appearance...Made 13-of-22 shots from the field, 59.1%...Whitehead was 4-of-4 from the field, and scored a season-high of eight points against Portland State...Also had eight points against Grambling State...Collected a high of nine rebounds in a game against Portland University...Missed all three of his free throw attempts...Suffered a knee injury in early January, and subsequently missed six full games.

High School
Whitehead played four seasons at Mount Vernon High School in Mount Vernon, WA...Averaged 13.1 points and 10.1 rebounds as a senior...Selected All-Wesco/Northwest League......Scored a career-high 23 points against Marysville HS...Had a career-high of 15 rebounds vs. Meadowdale HS...He was the team captain as a senior...Helped to guide Mount Vernon to 25-2 record, a league title and a district championship...His team finished fourth in the State Championship Tournament...As a junior, Whitehead averaged 10.2 points, 8.7 rebounds and 2.0 blocked shots per game...Named All-State and all-league...Mount Vernon was 27-2 his junior season, finishing third at the State Championship Tournament, after winning district and league championships...As a sophomore, he averaged 10.0 points and 7.1 rebounds per game, leading Mount Vernon to a 28-1 record and second in the state...Coached by Mac Fraser.

Personal
Bryan Darby Whitehead was born September 11, 1980 in Vancouver, British Columbia...Holds dual citizenship...Will probably major in Communications...His uncle, Gordon Whitehead, played basketball at the University of Montana...Also ran one year of cross country in high school...The son of Jim and Susan Whitehead.

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