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      2020-21 First Team All-Southern Conference
      Dean’s List (Fall 2017, Fall 2018, Spring 2019, Fall 2019, Spring 2020)

      Chi Alpha Sigma National Scholar-Athlete Society
      2019-20 NABC Honors Court
      Southern Conference Academic All-Conference (Spring 2019)
      3x Southern Conference Honor Roll (2017-18, 2018-19, 2019-20)

      SENIOR (2020-21): Started all 24 games in which he appeared…led the Southern Conference in rebounding and ranked second in scoring…Scored double figures in 22 games…posted 13 double-doubles…opened season with 22 points, 16 rebounds and four steals against Piedmont…scored 31 points and pulled down 21 rebounds against Columbia International…followed it up with 26 points in a wing over Longwood and 25 points in a win over Presbyterian…dropped career-high 37 points, to go along with 13 rebounds, in conference opener against Chattanooga…connected on 7-of-10 three-pointers in the game…finished with 16 points, 14 rebounds and six assists in a victory over Wofford…posted back-to-back 21-point games against Western Carolina and ETSU…helped Bulldogs to opening-round victory in SoCon Tournament with 19 points, 13 rebounds and five assists.

      JUNIOR (2019-20): Played in six games, making five starts, while averaging 18.7 minutes per game before an injury sidelined him for the rest of the season… Granted medical redshirt after season was cut short … Averaged 13.3 points and 3.3 rebounds per game … Began the season with 15 points and four rebounds, while shooting 70.0% from the field, in 21 minutes in the season-opening tilt with UNC Asheville (11/9/19) … Followed that up with a career-high 26 points, including a career-high four made 3-pointers, to go along with six rebounds and a pair of assists at Georgia (11/12/19) … Converted a season-high six free throws at UGA … Scored 18 points, corralled five rebounds, and had two assists and two steals in 28 minutes of work at home against Campbell (11/16/19) … Scored 12 points and had five rebounds in 15 minutes of work at home against ETSU (12/4/19).

      SOPHOMORE (2018-19): Appeared in 22 games, making 13 starts … Averaged 19.9 minutes, 7.2 points and 5.0 rebounds per contest … Was third on the team in rebounding … Scored in double figures in eight games, including a season-high 16 points at home against Western Carolina (1/12/19) … Notched his first collegiate double-double on Nov. 14 in the game against Johnson (Fla.), scoring 15 points to go along with 10 rebounds … Recorded two more double-doubles on the year, including an 11-rebound, 10-point outing in the Bulldogs’ road win at Mercer (2/9/19) and a 14-point, 10-rebound outing at Samford (1/17/19) … The 11 boards against the Bears marked a career high … Converted two 3-pointers in three straight games, Jan. 12 – Jan. 19 … Recorded two blocks twice, including against Johnson and at home vs. VMI (1/26/19).

      FRESHMAN (2017-18): Appeared in 29 games, making nine starts … Averaged 13.4 minutes, 5.2 points and 2.7 rebounds per game, despite missing three games with an injury … Scored in double figures in four games, including leading The Citadel with 22 points on the road at Virginia Tech (11/12/17) … Scored 12 points at home against UMBC (12/2/17) and had 11 at home against Trinity Baptist (11/21/17) and in the Bulldogs’ SoCon Tournament win over VMI (3/2/18) … Brought down at least five rebounds in seven games, including a season-high seven at High Point (11/18/17) … Corralled in six rebounds against Western Carolina (12/30/17), at Furman (1/4/18) and at Samford (2/10/18) … Converted two 3-pointers in games against Trinity Baptist and at Ohio State (12/19/17) … Turned in a nine-point, five-rebound and two-block performance in the Bulldogs’ home win over Wofford (2/1/18).

      HIGH SCHOOL: A 2017 graduate of Byrnes High School … Three-sport athlete that earned letters in basketball, lacrosse and swimming … Named Rookie of the Year during his sophomore campaign … Had a breakout junior season that earned him the title of 4A Boys State Player of the Year after averaging 14 points, six rebounds and three assists … Named to the Farm Bureau Insurance Classic All-Tournament Team, Impact Sports All-Tournament Team and chosen as team MVP for 2015-16 season … Capped junior year by being selected to the first-team all-area and Region 2, 4A all-region team after guiding Byrnes to 4A state championship, the first in school history.

      PERSONAL: Full name is Hayden Alan Brown … Son of Jeff and Jackie Brown … Brother, Janson Brown, played lacrosse at Lincoln Memorial University … Major is business administration.