Year Inducted: 2021
Schools / Organizations:
(Peoria) Notre Dame High School
The University of Illinois
NBA: Phoenix Suns
Brian started three years at PND. He averaged 22.9 ppg, 12.8 rpg, 5.2 blocks, and 3.1 apghis senior year. He was top 50 college recruit and finished 4th in the voting for Illinois Mr. Basketball. He was the Peoria Journal Star player of the year in 2003. After his prep days ended, Brian played from 2003-2008 for The University of Illinois. He was red-shirted in 2004-05 due to an injury. He then played in 121 games at U of I, where he was twice all Big 10 defensive team and a tri-captain during his junior and senior seasons. Brian played professionally from 2008-2017 for various teams in Israel. He was selected as the team’s best defender in 2009, 2014, and 2015. At the time of his induction, Brian was an assistant coach for the Phoenix Suns.