44 - Nick Brooks
Nick Brooks
Birth Date: 07/12/1985
Height: 6-5
Weight: 220
Year: Senior
Hometown: Robinson, Ill.
High School: Robinson
Position: G/F
Seasons at Butler: 2nd season
2003-04: Played in 29 Butler games, including two as a starter...finished as Butler's top freshman scorer (4.5 ppg)...saw first collegiate action in Butler's season-opening victory over Quincy...scored first collegiate field goal at Ball State, while playing eight minutes...grabbed four rebounds in nine minutes against Evansville...scored five points in 13 minutes at Bradley...had four points and three rebounds in 20 minutes against Indiana State...had four points and four rebounds in 23 minutes against UW-Green Bay...tallied eight points at Saint Louis...posted 10 points and six rebounds in 22 minutes at Wright State...tallied 10 points in first collegiate start at UW-Milwaukee...came off the bench with six points against Loyola at home...had seven points and two rebounds against Cleveland State...hit three of four three-point field goal attempts and scored nine points against IPFW...hit a pair of three-point field goals in Butler's overtime win at Loyola...had five points and four rebounds against UW-Milwaukee at home...scored five points in 22 minutes in Butler's overtime win over Ohio...scored a career-high 21 points in 21 minutes against Youngstown State in the Horizon League Tournament...shared the team rebounding lead with six and posted a career-high seven assists in Butler's league tournament upset of UW-Green Bay...had seven points, three rebounds and two blocked shots in a career-high 31 minutes against UIC in the league tournament. High School: All-state forward at Robinson High School ...named Wabash Valley Most Valuable Player for two consecutive years by the Terre Haute Tribune Star ...prep team captain ...averaged 24.9 points, 7.5 rebounds and 4.3 assists as a senior ...posted 3.0 blocked shots and hit 31 three-pointers in final season ...helped high school team to a 24-4 campaign (including a 20-0 start and a No. 1 rank in Illinois) in 2002-03 ...was ranked as one of the nation's top 70 high school players by theinsidershoops.com prior to his senior season ...averaged 23.1 points, 8.3 rebounds, 3.4 assists and 2.1 blocked shots as a junior ...led Robinson to a 29-3 record and to the Illinois Class A Elite Eight in 2001-02 ...named MVP of the Charleston Holiday Tournament and the Capital Classic ...lone underclassman to be named first team all-state ...two-year all-conference and all-area pick ...finished prep career as the No. 2 all-time leading scorer at Robinson with 2,240 career points ...earned four varsity basketball letters at Robinson ...signed with the Bulldogs prior to his senior season ...played for the Bloomington Red AAU team during the summer ...four-year letterwinner on high school track team ...advanced to the state meet in the shot put (Nick won a state title in the shot put in eighth grade) ...High School Coach: Gus Gillespie.