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Brentwood Academy's Brandon Brown named Mr. Basketball Finalist

Monday, February 19, 2007

Feb. 19, 2007

Brentwood Academy's Brandon Brown, who has signed to play basketball for 2007-2008 at Lipscomb University, has been named as a finalist for Mr. Basketball in the state of Tennessee in Division II.

Division II is for players in Tennessee playing for schools that provide financial assistance for athletes..

A statewide committee of sportswriters selected winners based on performance during the 2006-2007 regular season. Academics and character were also taken into consideration. High school head basketball coaches and members of the media nominated the finalists.

Also nominated with Brown are Leslie McDonald from Memphis Briarcrest and Elliot Williams from St. George's.

The presentation of the Mr. and Miss Basketball Awards for Division II will be March 3 at Allen Arena on the campus of Lipscomb University.