4 Brayden Billbe
4 Brayden Billbe
Height: 6-10
Weight: 235
Year: Senior
Hometown: Mercer Island, Wash.
High School: Mercer Island
Position: F
General: Developed a strong core over the summer ... became an explosive forward during his experience in Europe ... built up confidence by playing major minutes in 2005-06 ... had another excellent summer playing in D.C.'s Kenner League.

2005-06: Played in 29 games, starting 28 ... hit 51 percent of his shots on the season ... averaged 8.1 ppg and 4.8 rpg ... tallied his first career double-double with 16 points and 11 rebounds, hitting seven-of-12 shots, at Wagner (11/22) ... opened the season with a five-for-seven night at Washington (11/19) ... tallied double-digits in points 13 times ... hit eight-of-10 shots en route to a career-high 19 points versus Mount St. Mary's (12/7) ... grabbed nine rebounds and four steals at St. Francis (Pa.) (1/2) ... finished one board away from another double-double with 10 points and nine rebounds in an overtime win over Army (1/18) ... hit six-of-eight shots for 12 points in just 19 minutes in win over Lafayette (1/28) ... finished the regular season with 13 points and eight rebounds in second of three wins over Lafayette (2/25) ... named to the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll.

2004-05: Played in 28 games, starting one ... hit 52 percent of his shots on the season, second on the team ... was just one of three Eagles to finish season with double-digits in blocks ... notched seven points, six boards and an assist at Army (1/21) ... followed that effort up with an eight point, two rebound, two block performance at Holy Cross ... committed just 14 turnovers on the season.

2003-04: Saw first varsity action against UNC-Greensboro (12/6) ... pulled in his first career rebound against Army (2/1).

Before American: Had a tremendous senior season under long-time Mercer Island head coach Ed Pepple ... Led Mercer to a 22-6 record and the state semi-finals ... set the school record for blocks (90) in a season and in a game (11) ... averaged 12.7 points and 9.9 rebounds per game as a senior ... dished out 48 assists and hit over 70 percent of his free throw attempts (67-94) while also converting on nearly 50 percent of his field goals (143-287) ... was a Second-Team All Conference pick.

Personal: Son of Sheila and Ted Billbe ... majoring in journalism.




                                             - Individual Career History (Dec 11, 2006)


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                                 Total         3-Point                    Rebounds
Year      GP-GS   Min/Avg    FG-FGA   Pct   FG-FGA   Pct   FT-FTA   Pct Off-Def  Tot  Avg  PF-FO Ast  TO Blk Stl  Pts/Avg
2003-04    3-0      2/0.7     0-0    .000    0-0    .000    0-0    .000   0-1      1  0.3   0-0    0   0   0   0    0/0.0
2004-05   28-1    319/11.4   29-56   .518    0-4    .000   12-23   .522  18-58    76  2.7  36-1    7  14  10   7   70/2.5
2005-06   29-28   681/23.5  100-196  .510    0-3    .000   35-55   .636  50-90   140  4.8  96-3   25  60  25  20  235/8.1
2006-07   10-10   221/22.1   32-63   .508    0-0    .000   12-24   .500  19-38    57  5.7  29-1    6  14   9   3   76/7.6
TOTAL     70-39  1223/17.5  161-315  .511    0-7    .000   59-102  .578  87-187  274  3.9 161-5   38  88  44  30  381/5.4