Former Texas Tar Heel Isaiah Brown officially began his season with the Texas Legends, the NBA G-League affiliate of the Dallas Mavericks. The Legends started their pre-season with a win Saturday, October 30th vs the Salt Lake City Stars, 105-82.
Brown had a solid all-around game with 8 points, 7 rebounds, 2 assists and 2 steals for the Legends.
Brown played last season with the G-League affiliate of the Golden State Warriors before the Legends made a trade for the 6'7" swing man who played college ball at University of Northern Iowa.
Brown was the first member of Texas Tar Heels Basketball Academy when the program was started by Coach Nate Brewer and Sophie Brown in 2003. The Texas Tar Heels are successful because of their emphasis on player development, team first style of play and dedicated coaching staff.
Legends next game is Sunday, October 31 @ 4:00 vs the Sioux Falls Skyhawks. View their full schedule here.
About Isaiah Brown - MVC Defensive Player fo the Year... MVC All-Defensive Team... started all 31 games... scored 286 points, averaging 9.2 pointers per game, hauled in 128 rebounds, averaging 4.1 rebounds per game, finished with season with 28 steals and 12 blocks... finished with 17 points going 6-8 from the field and 5-6 from beyond the three point arc in a win over Northern Illinois (11/9/19)... hauled in a season high 11 rebounds at Grand Canyon (12/12/19)...Recorded 2 blocks against Bradley (1/4/19)... finished with 19 points, going 7-12 from the field and 5-8 from beyond the three point arc against Missouri State (1/11/19)...finished with 9 assists against Missouri State in the McLeod Center (1/29/19).