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Greg Brunner

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Charles City, IA

High School:
Charles City HS

Height / Weight:
6-7 / 245

Position:
Forward

Birthdate:
06/15/1983

Hawk-Items - -Iowa's all-team leading rebounder (990) . . . ranks sixth in blocked shots (104), sixth in FT attempts (566), ninth in field goals (553) and 10th in scoring (1,516) . . . one of 12 members of USA's 2005 World University Games team that won gold medal with perfect 8-0 record . . . ranked second on team in rebounding at World University Game with 5.8 average, and also averaged 4.1 points per game . . . had a game-high 16 rebounds in win vs. China.

2005-06 Honors - - Co-Most Valuable Player . . . earned first team all-Big Ten honors . . . named to USBWA all-District team . . . named to all-Tournament team at Big Ten Tournament . . . named to CoSIDA academic all-America third team . . . academic all-Big Ten . . . one of 30 mid-season candidates for the Naismith Trophy . . . named to NABC all-District first team . . . named to Basketball Times Midlands all-District team . . . named to all-tournament team in Hawkeye Challenge . . . named Guardians Classic Iowa City Regional MVP.

2005-06 - - 16 points and 10 rebounds in NCAA Tournament vs. Northwestern State for 12th double-double of the year . . . 10 points, eight rebounds and three assists in win over Ohio State in Big Ten Tournament championship game . . . 12 points and five rebounds vs. MSU in Big Ten Tournament . . . 16 points and two steals vs. Minnesota in Big Ten Tournament . . . game-high 27 points and seven rebounds at Illinois . . . 17 points and seven rebounds at Minnesota . . . 15 points, 10 rebounds and three assists in win over Mich. St. . . . 19 points, eight rebounds and five steals at Indiana . . . team highs with 13 points and 11 rebounds at Northwestern . . . 17 points and nine rebounds in win over Michigan . . . 10 points (8-10 FT's) and seven rebounds in win at Purdue . . . 17 points and game-high nine rebounds in win over Ohio State . . . 17 points and eight rebounds in win over Indiana . . . 17 points and 11 rebounds at Michigan State . . . Carver-Hawkeye Arena record with career-high 23 rebounds in win over Minnesota while also adding 17 points . . . eight points and game-high 12 rebounds in win over Illinois . . . 15 points and team-high 10 rebounds vs. Robert Morris . . . team-highs with 17 points and 12 rebounds in win over Drake . . . 12 points and 15 rebounds in win over Arizona State . . . 11 points and 12 rebounds at Iowa State . . . 26 points and 10 rebounds at Northern Iowa . . . nine points and team-high 13 rebounds in win over Valparaiso . . . team-highs with 23 points and 11 rebounds vs. Fairfield . . . 17 points and 12 rebounds in win over Kentucky . . . team-highs of 16 points and eight rebounds vs. Colgate . . . 16 points and seven rebounds in win over MD-Eastern Shore.

2004-05 Honors - - Second team all-Big Ten . . . academic all-Big Ten for second straight year . . . named to USBWA all-District team . . . Gazette Hawkeye Challenge all-tournament team . . . Big Ten Player of the Week, Feb. 14.

2004-05 - - Played in all 33 games, with 32 starts . . . averaged 14.7 points and team-best 8.3 rebounds, shooting 51.2% from the field and 69% from the free throw line . . . ranked second in the Big Ten in rebounds for all games (8.3) and league games only (8.9) . . . ranked eighth in the Big Ten in scoring (14.7) and blocked shots (0.9) and 13th in field goal percentage (.512) . . . recorded 11 double-doubles in 2005 and has 20 in his career . . . 20 points and 10 rebounds against Cincinnati in NCAA Tournament . . . 18 points, seven rebounds and two blocks vs. Wisconsin in Big Ten Tournament . . . 17 points, seven rebounds and two blocks in win over Michigan State in Big Ten Tournament . . . nine points, nine rebounds and two assists vs. Purdue in Big Ten Tournament . . . 24 points and seven rebounds in win at Michigan . . . 10 rebounds and three assists in win over Ohio State . . . 14 points, 14 rebounds and five assists in win at Penn State . . . seven points, 10 rebounds and three steals at Minnesota . . . 15 points and nine rebounds vs. Illinois . . . 19 points and 10 rebounds at Purdue . . . named Big Ten Player of the Week for his efforts vs. Wisconsin and Northwestern . . . 16 points, four rebounds, three steals and two blocks in win over Northwestern . . . 27 points and seven rebounds at Wisconsin . . . 16 points, seven rebounds and two steals vs. Michigan State . . . 13 points, nine rebounds and three assists vs. Indiana . . . career-high 28 points at Northwestern . . . 14 points and 11 rebounds in win over Purdue . . . 16 points, 11 rebounds, two blocks and two assists at Illinois . . . 13 points, 11 rebounds and three assists in win vs. Minnesota . . . 14 points, 11 rebounds and four assists at Ohio State . . . 14 points and eight rebounds vs. Michigan . . . 10 points and 11 rebounds in win over Saint Louis . . . 17 points and nine rebounds in win vs. Air Force . . . 11 points, 13 rebounds and three assists in win over Iowa State . . . 23 points and four rebounds in win over Northern Iowa . . . 14 points, six rebounds and two blocked shots vs. Centenary . . . 12 points and four assists vs. North Carolina . . . 17 points, eight rebounds and four assists in win over Texas . . . 13 points, 10 rebounds and three assists in win over Louisville.

2003-04 Honors - - Co-Winner of Chris Street Award . . . academic all-Big Ten.

2003-04 - - Played in all 29 games, with 26 starts . . . averaged 10.9 points and 8.2 rebounds per game . . . led team in field goal percentage (.549) and ranked second in blocked shots (32) . . . named to Gazette Hawkeye Challenge all-tournament team . . . 10 points, six rebounds and three assists vs. Saint Louis in first round of the NIT . . . 11 rebounds, 10 points and tied an Iowa Big Ten Tournament record with a personal-best four blocks in quarter-finals vs. Michigan . . . 14 points, 13 rebounds and four assists in win at Purdue . . . 19 points, 11 rebounds two blocks and two assists at Northwestern . . . 13 points, 12 rebounds and three assists vs. Minnesota . . . 18 points and seven rebounds vs. Illinois . . . eight points, six rebounds and two blocks at Ohio State . . . nine points, four rebounds and two assists vs. Michigan . . . 13 rebounds, 10 points, two steals and two assists vs. Wisconsin . . . 23 points and a career-high 14 rebounds at Indiana . . . 13 rebounds, 10 points and two assists at Michigan State . . . nine rebounds and six points vs. Penn State . . . 13 points, five rebounds and two assists at Michigan . . . eight rebounds, seven points and two blocks vs. Ohio State . . . eight points, seven rebounds and two assists at Illinois . . . 11 points and four rebounds vs. Northwestern . . . nine rebounds and five points at Missouri . . . team-high 16 points (8-12 FGs), nine rebounds, career-high five assists and two blocks vs. Eastern Illinois . . . eight rebounds, six points and three assists vs. Texas Tech . . . nine points and eight rebounds at Northern Iowa . . . 15 points, 10 rebounds, two assists and two steals vs. Eastern Washington . . . 13 points and 11 rebounds vs. UW-Green Bay . . . career-high 26 points (10-14 FGs and 5-6 FTs), four rebounds and two blocks vs. Louisville to earn co-Big Ten Player of the Week honors . . . 13 points (6-8 FGs), seven rebounds and a career-high three blocks vs. Drake . . . 11 points (4-4 FGs, 3-4 FTs), five rebounds and two steals vs. UNC-Asheville.

2002-03 - - Played in all 31 games, with 23 starts . . . ranked second in rebounding (5.2) and field goal percentage (.526) . . . nine rebounds, two blocked shots and two steals in win at Iowa State . . . 10 points (4-5 FGs) vs. Ohio State . . . 15 points, four rebounds and two assists in win over Northwestern . . . seven rebounds at Michigan State . . . 10 points and five rebounds at Minnesota . . . nine points and five rebounds at Michigan . . . seven rebounds, six points and three assists at Penn State . . . 14 points (6-9 FGs, 2-3 treys) vs. Ohio State . . . 14 points (7-8 FGs) and seven rebounds at Wisconsin . . . nine rebounds, five points, two blocked shots and two steals in win over Michigan State . . . eight points, four rebounds, four assists and two blocked shots in win at Northwestern . . . nine rebounds, seven points and two blocked shots vs. Missouri . . . eight points, eight rebounds and four assists in win over Liberty . . . 10 points, six rebounds and two assists vs. Iowa State . . . nine points and seven rebounds in win over Northern Iowa . . . career-high 11 rebounds and seven points in win over So. Mississippi . . . eight points, three rebounds and four assists in win over Montana State . . . career-highs of 18 points and seven rebounds at Florida State, hitting 8-12 FGs . . . seven points, six rebounds and four assists in win over Tennessee State . . . 12 points, five rebounds and three assists in win at Drake . . . started first game of career and responded with 12 points, six rebounds and two steals in win over Florida Atlantic . . . 11 points, four rebounds and two assists in exhibition win over EA Sports.

High school - - Named to Des Moines Register Class 3-A Elite all-state team and to Class 3-A first team selected by the Iowa Newspaper Association as a senior . . . first team Class 3-A all-state selection as a junior and earned honorable mention recognition as a sophomore . . .earned first team all-conference and all-district honors for three seasons . . . participated in Jordan Brand Capital Classic in Washington, D.C. following senior season, collecting seven rebounds and two points . . . named MVP of Iowa Goalsetters contest . . . earned AAU all-American honors in both 17-and-under and 19-and-under age groups . . . team captain and MVP as a junior and senior . . . scored 1,562 career points and collected 857 rebounds and 280 blocked shots, helping prep team post four-year record of 69-17 . . . averaged 24 points, 15.6 rebounds and seven blocked shots as a senior, shooting 69% from the field and 40% from three-point range . . . averaged 24 points and 12.2 rebounds as a junior, shooting 68% from the field . . . averaged 19.5 points and 10.7 rebounds as a sophomore . . . ranked as high as 25th nationally among high school seniors . . . along with Iowa recruit Jeff Horner, was a member of North team that earned the gold medal at the USA Basketball Men's Youth Developmental Festival prior to senior season . . . member of AAU team that placed second in national tournament following junior year . . . member of AAU team that won state 19-and-under title following senior season, earning all-tournament honors and a trip to the AAU national tournament, where the team placed third nationally.

Personal - - Born 6/15/83 . . . business major . . . Honor Roll student . . . graduated with Academic Honors, with a GPA of over 3.5 . . . parents are Gayle and Tom Brunner . . . high school coach was Todd Forsyth.

Career Bests

Points: 28 vs. Northwestern, 1/26/05
Rebounds: 23 vs. Penn State, 1/18/06
FGM: 12 at Wisconsin, 2/9/05
FGA: 22 at Northern Iowa, 12/6/05
FTM: 9, three times, last at Illinois, 2/25/06
FTA: 15 at Michigan, 3/5/05
Assists: 5, twice, last vs. W. Carolina, 12/18/04
Steals: 5 at Indiana, 2/11/06
Blocks: 4, vs. Michigan, 3/12/04
Minutes: 50, vs. Minnesota, 1/18/06

Brunner's Career Stats

YearG/GSFG-APCT3-PTPCTFT-APCTO-D-RBAVGPF-DIASTOBKSTPTSAVG
Fresh.31/2391-173.5267-32.21945-77.58455-107-1625.278-2465220232347.5
Soph.29/26123-224.5496-17.35364-115.55780-159-2398.281-34454322031610.9
Jun.33/32175-342.51217-48.354118-171.69090-185-2758.3100-56280323848514.7
Sen.34/34164-361 .45412-41.293141-203.69598-216-3149.286-06084203348114.1
Career127/115553-1,100.50342-138.304368-566.650323-667-9907.8345-102122701041141,51611.9
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