35 - Taran Brown
Taran Brown
Height: 6-8
Weight: 200
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Gillette, Wyo.
High School: Campbell County HS
Position: Forward
gp 30
pts/g 7.2
fg % 41.8
3pt % 31.4
ft % 78.8
reb/g 4.4
a/g 1.5

2013-2014

In 19 games played, Brown has 145 points and 89 rebounds, averaging 7.6 and 4.7 in each respectively…Also has 27 assists, 18 blocks, and 11 steals…Shooting 45.7% in the field goal range and 34.6% of his three-pointers…Made career-highs of 23 points with seven three-pointers against Colorado and tied his other high of four blocks vs. Cal…Has three or more rebounds in 16 games…Scored in double figures on seven different occasions.

2012-13
Taran Brown had a solid first season at UCSB and finished the year averaging 11.1 points, 5.3 rebounds and 2.0 assists per game...Also blocked 31 shots in his 31 games, second on the team...Scored in double-figures 20 times, including 11 of the first 14 games...Had a career-best 22 points in a game at Illinois State and followed that up with his first career double-double in a 20 points, 13 rebound performance against The Master's College...It marked the first time in school history that a freshman scored 20 or more points in consecutive games...Also had 20 at Cal State Fullerton...Scored 15 or more points 11 times...Finished the season with 343 total points, the second most by a Gaucho freshman in school history...Set a new freshman record by making 58 three-point baskets, 15 more than the previous mark...Netted a season-best six three-point baskets at Cal State Fullerton...Made three or more threes in 11 games, all in the first 18 of the season...Suffered a broken nose in practice before UCSB's game at Hawaii and played the final five games of the year with a protective mask that limited his offensive effectiveness...Was just 2-of-16 from beyond the three-point arc when wearing the mask...One of the team's most consistent and effective rebounders, he had a career-best 13 in a win over The Masters's College and he had nine at Santa Clara and eight on eight other occasions...Had five or more 18 times...Blocked career-high four shots at Boise State.

High School
Brown is a versatile forward with tremendous potential...Named Wyoming Player of the Year and McDonald's All-American after averaging 20.1 points, 8.9 rebounds, 2.4 blocks, 2.0 steals and 1.9 assists per game...At a wiry 6-foot-8, Brown also knocked-down 49 three-point baskets as a senior...Had 25 points, on 8-for-8 shooting, and eight rebounds and three blocked shots to lead Campbell County High School to a 60-33 win in the state title game...Also went 9-for-9 in a game...Scored career-high 35 points against Scottsbluff HS...Set Campbell County HS records for career points (1,175), career field goals (453), career rebounds (540), career blocked shots (148), rebounds in a season (248) and field goals made in a season (215)...He was a two-time First Team All-Wyoming selection.

Personal
Taran Brown was born October 5, 1992 in Gillette, Wyo....The son of Todd and Kris Brown...A four-year member of the Principal's Honor Roll at Campbell County HS...Nicknamed T...Also competed in track and field and football in high school...Favorite novels include Think Big...Roots for the Los Angeles Lakers...Favorite movies are Love and Basketball and Coach Carter...Michael Jordan is his favorite athlete...Undeclared major. 

Career Statistics

Year gp-gs min/avg fg-fga pct 3fg-3fga pct ft-fta pct off. reb def. reb tot avg pf fo ast to blk stl pts avg
12-13 31-29
931/30.0 126-341 .370 58-186 .312 33-48 .688 47 118 165 5.3 85 3 61 74 31 26 343 11.1
13-14 28-22 737/26.3
73-172
.424 36-113
.319 26-33 .788 32
96
128
4.6
61
1
40
22
24
14
208
7.4
TOTAL 59-51 1668/28.3 199-513 .388 94-299 .314 59-81 .728 79
214
293 5.0 146
4
101
96
55
40
551
9.3

Recent Games
Feb 22 Cal State Fullerton W, 80-65
Feb 27 at UC Irvine L, 71-60
Mar 1 at UC Davis W, 67-54
Mar 6 Hawaii W, 86-77
Mar 8 at Cal Poly W, 71-55
Mar 13 vs. Cal Poly L, 69-38
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 30 16
Games started 24 16
Minutes 789 413
Minutes per game 26.3 25.8
FG 76-182 39-94
FG Pct 41.8 41.5
3PT 38-121 21-65
3PT Pct 31.4 32.3
FT 26-33 20-25
FT Pct 78.8 80.0
Off rebounds 33 16
Def rebounds 99 54
Total rebounds 132 70
Rebounds per game 4.4 4.4
Personal fouls 64 27
Disqualifications 1 0
Assists 44 27
Turnovers 23 15
Assist to turnover ratio 1.9 1.8
Steals 15 8
Blocks 25 13
Points 216 119
Points per game 7.2 7.4
Points per 40 min 11.0 11.5
Date Opponent Score gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Nov 3 Cal St. East Bay W, 88-65 - 21 1-4 25.0 0-2 0.0 1-2 50.0 3
Nov 8 Hawaii Pacific W, 76-50 - 25 3-7 42.9 0-4 0.0 3-4 75.0 9
Nov 12 at UNLV W, 86-65 - 25 2-4 50.0 2-3 66.7 2-2 100.0 8
Nov 16 Utah State L, 71-64 - 24 1-1 100.0 1-1 100.0 0-0 - 3
Nov 21 at Colorado L, 76-68 - 33 8-11 72.7 7-10 70.0 0-0 - 23
Nov 29 South Dakota St. W, 83-64 - 29 5-11 45.5 0-3 0.0 0-0 - 10
Dec 3 at UCLA L, 89-76 - 35 4-9 44.4 2-6 33.3 1-2 50.0 11
Dec 6 Cal W, 72-65 1 35 6-9 66.7 2-4 50.0 0-0 - 14
Dec 15 at San Diego W, 72-61 1 18 0-4 0.0 0-4 0.0 0-0 - 0
Dec 19 vs. Troy W, 57-54 1 28 5-10 50.0 2-6 33.3 0-0 - 12
Dec 20 at Utah State L, 77-71 1 27 1-7 14.3 1-5 20.0 0-0 - 3
Dec 21 vs. Western Ill. W, 61-55 1 20 0-1 0.0 0-1 0.0 0-0 - 0
Dec 30 at Seattle University W, 86-70 1 28 2-7 28.6 0-3 0.0 0-0 - 4
Jan 4 The Master's College W, 81-52 1 23 0-2 0.0 0-2 0.0 0-0 - 0
Jan 11 Cal Poly L, 72-64 1 28 2-6 33.3 0-4 0.0 2-2 100.0 6
Jan 16 Long Beach State W, 64-51 1 29 2-4 50.0 1-3 33.3 1-2 50.0 6
Jan 18 at Cal State Northridge W, 79-69 1 30 4-8 50.0 2-5 40.0 2-3 66.7 12
Jan 23 at UC Riverside W, 68-65 1 29 2-7 28.6 2-7 28.6 0-0 - 6
Jan 25 at Cal State Fullerton L, 74-72 1 16 1-3 33.3 0-2 0.0 0-0 - 2
Jan 30 UC Irvine W, 80-60 1 30 5-5 100.0 5-5 100.0 1-2 50.0 16
Feb 1 UC Davis W, 82-67 1 24 1-4 25.0 1-4 25.0 3-4 75.0 6
Feb 6 at Hawaii W, 75-64 1 22 4-8 50.0 3-7 42.9 2-2 100.0 13
Feb 13 at Long Beach State W, 65-64 1 20 2-4 50.0 0-2 0.0 1-2 50.0 5
Feb 15 Cal State Northridge L, 80-78 1 29 3-12 25.0 2-8 25.0 4-4 100.0 12
Feb 20 UC Riverside W, 55-54 1 24 2-7 28.6 2-5 40.0 4-4 100.0 10
Feb 22 Cal State Fullerton W, 80-65 1 29 3-6 50.0 0-2 0.0 0-0 - 6
Feb 27 at UC Irvine L, 71-60 1 26 3-7 42.9 1-4 25.0 0-0 - 7
Mar 1 at UC Davis W, 67-54 1 34 2-6 33.3 0-2 0.0 0-0 - 4
Mar 6 Hawaii W, 86-77 1 17 0-2 0.0 0-1 0.0 0-0 - 0
Mar 8 at Cal Poly W, 71-55 1 26 3-5 60.0 2-4 50.0 0-0 - 8
Mar 13 vs. Cal Poly L, 69-38 1 26 0-5 0.0 0-4 0.0 0-0 - 0
Date Opponent Score gs min off def reb ast to a/to stl blk pf dq
Nov 3 Cal St. East Bay W, 88-65 - 21 2 3 5 0 0 - 1 0 2 0
Nov 8 Hawaii Pacific W, 76-50 - 25 2 6 8 1 0 - 1 2 2 0
Nov 12 at UNLV W, 86-65 - 25 1 5 6 1 0 - 0 0 3 0
Nov 16 Utah State L, 71-64 - 24 1 6 7 0 1 0.0 1 0 4 0
Nov 21 at Colorado L, 76-68 - 33 1 6 7 1 2 0.5 1 0 2 0
Nov 29 South Dakota St. W, 83-64 - 29 2 3 5 0 0 - 1 1 4 0
Dec 3 at UCLA L, 89-76 - 35 2 2 4 3 1 3.0 0 1 4 0
Dec 6 Cal W, 72-65 1 35 4 2 6 1 0 - 1 4 3 0
Dec 15 at San Diego W, 72-61 1 18 1 0 1 0 1 0.0 1 0 2 0
Dec 19 vs. Troy W, 57-54 1 28 0 2 2 3 0 - 0 2 2 0
Dec 20 at Utah State L, 77-71 1 27 1 3 4 0 1 0.0 0 0 5 1
Dec 21 vs. Western Ill. W, 61-55 1 20 0 3 3 1 1 1.0 0 1 3 0
Dec 30 at Seattle University W, 86-70 1 28 1 4 5 1 1 1.0 0 0 2 0
Jan 4 The Master's College W, 81-52 1 23 0 2 2 4 0 - 1 1 0 0
Jan 11 Cal Poly L, 72-64 1 28 3 2 5 4 2 2.0 0 2 3 0
Jan 16 Long Beach State W, 64-51 1 29 0 4 4 0 2 0.0 0 2 2 0
Jan 18 at Cal State Northridge W, 79-69 1 30 0 3 3 2 0 - 0 1 2 0
Jan 23 at UC Riverside W, 68-65 1 29 0 7 7 0 0 - 1 0 0 0
Jan 25 at Cal State Fullerton L, 74-72 1 16 0 4 4 1 0 - 2 0 1 0
Jan 30 UC Irvine W, 80-60 1 30 0 6 6 4 0 - 1 1 2 0
Feb 1 UC Davis W, 82-67 1 24 1 3 4 4 1 4.0 0 1 0 -
Feb 6 at Hawaii W, 75-64 1 22 1 2 3 0 1 0.0 0 0 1 -
Feb 13 at Long Beach State W, 65-64 1 20 2 2 4 0 0 - 1 0 1 -
Feb 15 Cal State Northridge L, 80-78 1 29 2 6 8 2 3 0.7 0 4 1 -
Feb 20 UC Riverside W, 55-54 1 24 1 4 5 0 1 0.0 0 0 3 -
Feb 22 Cal State Fullerton W, 80-65 1 29 0 5 5 2 0 - 0 1 1 -
Feb 27 at UC Irvine L, 71-60 1 26 4 1 5 2 1 2.0 1 0 3 -
Mar 1 at UC Davis W, 67-54 1 34 1 2 3 2 2 1.0 1 0 2 -
Mar 6 Hawaii W, 86-77 1 17 1 1 2 1 1 1.0 0 0 3 -
Mar 8 at Cal Poly W, 71-55 1 26 0 2 2 3 1 3.0 1 1 2 -
Mar 13 vs. Cal Poly L, 69-38 1 26 1 1 2 1 0 - 0 0 1 -
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
2011-12 - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
2012-13 31 29 30.0 4.1-11.0 37.1 1.9-6.0 31.2 1.1-1.5 68.8 11.1
2013-14 30 24 26.3 2.5-6.1 41.8 1.3-4.0 31.4 0.9-1.1 78.8 7.2
Total 61 53 28.2 3.3-8.6 38.7 1.6-5.0 31.3 1.0-1.3 72.8 9.2
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
2011-12 - - - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
2012-13 31 29 931 127-342 37.1 58-186 31.2 33-48 68.8 345
2013-14 30 24 789 76-182 41.8 38-121 31.4 26-33 78.8 216
Total 61 53 1720 203-524 38.7 96-307 31.3 59-81 72.8 561
  gp gs min/g fg/40 pct 3pt/40 pct ft/40 pct pts/40
2011-12 - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
2012-13 31 29 30.0 5.5-14.7 37.1 2.5-8.0 31.2 1.4-2.1 68.8 14.8
2013-14 30 24 26.3 3.9-9.2 41.8 1.9-6.1 31.4 1.3-1.7 78.8 11.0
Total 61 53 28.2 4.7-12.2 38.7 2.2-7.1 31.3 1.4-1.9 72.8 13.0
  gp gs mpg off/g def/g reb/g pf/g dq/g ast/g to/g a/to stl/g blk/g
2011-12 - - - - - - - - - - - - -
2012-13 31 29 30.0 1.5 3.8 5.3 2.7 0.0 2.0 2.4 0.8 0.8 1.0
2013-14 30 24 26.3 1.1 3.3 4.4 2.1 0.0 1.5 0.8 1.9 0.5 0.8
Total 61 53 28.2 1.3 3.6 4.9 2.4 0.0 1.7 1.6 1.1 0.7 0.9
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
2011-12 - - - - - - - - - - - - -
2012-13 31 29 931 47 118 165 85 1 61 74 0.8 26 31
2013-14 30 24 789 33 99 132 64 1 44 23 1.9 15 25
Total 61 53 1720 80 217 297 149 2 105 97 1.1 41 56
  gp gs mpg off/40 def/40 reb/40 pf/40 dq/40 ast/40 to/40 a/to stl/40 blk/40
2011-12 - - - - - - - - - - - - -
2012-13 31 29 30.0 2.0 5.1 7.1 3.7 0.0 2.6 3.2 0.8 1.1 1.3
2013-14 30 24 26.3 1.7 5.0 6.7 3.2 0.1 2.2 1.2 1.9 0.8 1.3
Total 61 53 28.2 1.9 5.0 6.9 3.5 0.0 2.4 2.3 1.1 1.0 1.3
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
Total 30 24 26.3 2.5-6.1 41.8 1.3-4.0 31.4 0.9-1.1 78.8 7.2
Conference 16 16 25.8 2.4-5.9 41.5 1.3-4.1 32.3 1.2-1.6 80.0 7.4
Exhibition 1 - 21.0 1.0-4.0 25.0 0.0-2.0 0.0 1.0-2.0 50.0 3.0

Home 13 10 26.6 2.5-5.8 43.4 1.1-3.5 30.4 1.4-1.7 81.8 7.5
Away 14 11 26.4 2.7-6.4 42.2 1.6-4.6 34.4 0.6-0.8 72.7 7.6
Neutral 3 3 24.7 1.7-5.3 31.2 0.7-3.7 18.2 0.0-0.0 - 4.0

Wins 21 18 26.0 2.5-5.8 43.8 1.1-3.7 31.2 0.9-1.2 76.0 7.1
Losses 9 6 27.1 2.6-6.8 37.7 1.6-4.9 31.8 0.8-0.9 87.5 7.4

November 5 - 27.2 3.8-6.8 55.9 2.0-4.2 47.6 1.0-1.2 83.3 10.6
December 7 6 27.3 2.6-6.7 38.3 1.0-4.1 24.1 0.1-0.3 50.0 6.3
January 7 7 26.4 2.3-5.0 45.7 1.4-4.0 35.7 0.9-1.3 66.7 6.9
February 7 7 24.9 2.6-6.9 37.5 1.3-4.6 28.1 2.0-2.3 87.5 8.4
March 4 4 25.8 1.2-4.5 27.8 0.5-2.8 18.2 0.0-0.0 - 3.0
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Total 30 24 789 76-182 41.8 38-121 31.4 26-33 78.8 216
Conference 16 16 413 39-94 41.5 21-65 32.3 20-25 80.0 119
Exhibition 1 - 21 1-4 25.0 0-2 0.0 1-2 50.0 3

Home 13 10 346 33-76 43.4 14-46 30.4 18-22 81.8 98
Away 14 11 369 38-90 42.2 22-64 34.4 8-11 72.7 106
Neutral 3 3 74 5-16 31.2 2-11 18.2 0-0 - 12

Wins 21 18 545 53-121 43.8 24-77 31.2 19-25 76.0 149
Losses 9 6 244 23-61 37.7 14-44 31.8 7-8 87.5 67

November 5 - 136 19-34 55.9 10-21 47.6 5-6 83.3 53
December 7 6 191 18-47 38.3 7-29 24.1 1-2 50.0 44
January 7 7 185 16-35 45.7 10-28 35.7 6-9 66.7 48
February 7 7 174 18-48 37.5 9-32 28.1 14-16 87.5 59
March 4 4 103 5-18 27.8 2-11 18.2 0-0 - 12
  gp gs min/g fg/40 pct 3pt/40 pct ft/40 pct pts/40
Total 30 24 26.3 3.9-9.2 41.8 1.9-6.1 31.4 1.3-1.7 78.8 11.0
Conference 16 16 25.8 3.8-9.1 41.5 2.0-6.3 32.3 1.9-2.4 80.0 11.5
Exhibition 1 - 21.0 1.9-7.6 25.0 0.0-3.8 0.0 1.9-3.8 50.0 5.7

Home 13 10 26.6 3.8-8.8 43.4 1.6-5.3 30.4 2.1-2.5 81.8 11.3
Away 14 11 26.4 4.1-9.8 42.2 2.4-6.9 34.4 0.9-1.2 72.7 11.5
Neutral 3 3 24.7 2.7-8.6 31.2 1.1-5.9 18.2 0.0-0.0 - 6.5

Wins 21 18 26.0 3.9-8.9 43.8 1.8-5.7 31.2 1.4-1.8 76.0 10.9
Losses 9 6 27.1 3.8-10.0 37.7 2.3-7.2 31.8 1.1-1.3 87.5 11.0

November 5 - 27.2 5.6-10.0 55.9 2.9-6.2 47.6 1.5-1.8 83.3 15.6
December 7 6 27.3 3.8-9.8 38.3 1.5-6.1 24.1 0.2-0.4 50.0 9.2
January 7 7 26.4 3.5-7.6 45.7 2.2-6.1 35.7 1.3-1.9 66.7 10.4
February 7 7 24.9 4.1-11.0 37.5 2.1-7.4 28.1 3.2-3.7 87.5 13.6
March 4 4 25.8 1.9-7.0 27.8 0.8-4.3 18.2 0.0-0.0 - 4.7
  gp gs mpg off/g def/g reb/g pf/g dq/g ast/g to/g a/to stl/g blk/g
Total 30 24 26.3 1.1 3.3 4.4 2.1 0.0 1.5 0.8 1.9 0.5 0.8
Conference 16 16 25.8 1.0 3.4 4.4 1.7 0.0 1.7 0.9 1.8 0.5 0.8
Exhibition 1 - 21.0 2.0 3.0 5.0 2.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 - 1.0 0.0

Home 13 10 26.6 1.3 3.8 5.2 2.2 0.0 1.8 0.8 2.1 0.5 1.5
Away 14 11 26.4 1.1 3.1 4.1 2.1 0.1 1.1 0.8 1.5 0.6 0.2
Neutral 3 3 24.7 0.3 2.0 2.3 2.0 0.0 1.7 0.3 5.0 0.0 1.0

Wins 21 18 26.0 0.9 3.2 4.1 1.9 0.0 1.4 0.6 2.5 0.5 0.9
Losses 9 6 27.1 1.7 3.4 5.1 2.7 0.1 1.6 1.2 1.3 0.6 0.8

November 5 - 27.2 1.4 5.2 6.6 3.0 0.0 0.6 0.6 1.0 0.8 0.6
December 7 6 27.3 1.3 2.3 3.6 3.0 0.1 1.3 0.7 1.8 0.3 1.1
January 7 7 26.4 0.4 4.0 4.4 1.4 0.0 2.1 0.6 3.8 0.7 1.0
February 7 7 24.9 1.6 3.3 4.9 1.4 - 1.4 1.0 1.4 0.3 0.9
March 4 4 25.8 0.8 1.5 2.2 2.0 - 1.8 1.0 1.8 0.5 0.2
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
Total 30 24 789 33 99 132 64 1 44 23 1.9 15 25
Conference 16 16 413 16 54 70 27 0 27 15 1.8 8 13
Exhibition 1 - 21 2 3 5 2 0 0 0 - 1 0

Home 13 10 346 17 50 67 28 0 23 11 2.1 6 19
Away 14 11 369 15 43 58 30 1 16 11 1.5 9 3
Neutral 3 3 74 1 6 7 6 0 5 1 5.0 0 3

Wins 21 18 545 18 68 86 40 0 30 12 2.5 10 18
Losses 9 6 244 15 31 46 24 1 14 11 1.3 5 7

November 5 - 136 7 26 33 15 0 3 3 1.0 4 3
December 7 6 191 9 16 25 21 1 9 5 1.8 2 8
January 7 7 185 3 28 31 10 0 15 4 3.8 5 7
February 7 7 174 11 23 34 10 - 10 7 1.4 2 6
March 4 4 103 3 6 9 8 - 7 4 1.8 2 1
  gp gs mpg off/40 def/40 reb/40 pf/40 dq/40 ast/40 to/40 a/to stl/40 blk/40
Total 30 24 26.3 1.7 5.0 6.7 3.2 0.1 2.2 1.2 1.9 0.8 1.3
Conference 16 16 25.8 1.5 5.2 6.8 2.6 0.0 2.6 1.5 1.8 0.8 1.3
Exhibition 1 - 21.0 3.8 5.7 9.5 3.8 0.0 0.0 0.0 - 1.9 0.0

Home 13 10 26.6 2.0 5.8 7.7 3.2 0.0 2.7 1.3 2.1 0.7 2.2
Away 14 11 26.4 1.6 4.7 6.3 3.3 0.1 1.7 1.2 1.5 1.0 0.3
Neutral 3 3 24.7 0.5 3.2 3.8 3.2 0.0 2.7 0.5 5.0 0.0 1.6

Wins 21 18 26.0 1.3 5.0 6.3 2.9 0.0 2.2 0.9 2.5 0.7 1.3
Losses 9 6 27.1 2.5 5.1 7.5 3.9 0.2 2.3 1.8 1.3 0.8 1.1

November 5 - 27.2 2.1 7.6 9.7 4.4 0.0 0.9 0.9 1.0 1.2 0.9
December 7 6 27.3 1.9 3.4 5.2 4.4 0.2 1.9 1.0 1.8 0.4 1.7
January 7 7 26.4 0.6 6.1 6.7 2.2 0.0 3.2 0.9 3.8 1.1 1.5
February 7 7 24.9 2.5 5.3 7.8 2.3 0.0 2.3 1.6 1.4 0.5 1.4
March 4 4 25.8 1.2 2.3 3.5 3.1 0.0 2.7 1.6 1.8 0.8 0.4