Head coach Mark Gottfried and staff hand out yearly accolades
Brown led the ACC with 7.2 assists per game this past season
Richard Howell had 14 points and 15 rebounds for the Wolfpack.
Coach Gottfried and members of the Pack met with the media
NC State faces Temple Friday at 1:40 p.m.on TBS
Lorenzo Brown Highlights
NC State vs. Temple - AP Photos
NC State vs. Miami - AP Photos
NC State vs. Virginia - AP Photos
Images of the NC State Guard.
NC State vs. North Carolina (AP)
As a sophomore (2011-12): Finished as the Pack's assist leader with 234 last season ... That total ranks as the sixth best single-season mark in Pack history ... Averaged 6.3 assists per game, the second-highest average in the ACC ... His assist average was the highest since Chris Corchiani averaged 9.5 per game in 1991 ... Dished out a career-high 13 assists against top-ranked Syracuse ... Also had 10 points against the Orange for his first career double-double ... Ranked second on the team in scoring, averaging 12.7 points per game (15th, ACC) ... Led the ACC in steals, averaging 1.8 per game ... Registered a career-best eight steals in the season-opening victory over UNC Asheville ... Posted a 2.0 assist-to-turnover ratio, the third-best mark in the conference ... Played a career-best 40 minutes in the Pack's first NCAA Tournament victory over San Diego State ... Recorded a career-high points (24), free-throws made (14) and free-throws attempted (16) in the win over Campbell ... That performance tied as the eighth-best for free throws made by a Pack player in a single game ... Connected on a career-high nine field goals versus the Camels ... Was tabbed as an All-ACC third-team selection and made the second-team All-ACC Tournament squad ... Was picked as the ACC Player of the Week (1/2/12) after averaging 19 points, eight assists and 5.5 rebounds after wins over Campbell and Western Carolina ... Averaged a team-high 34.3 minutes played per contest ... That average jumped to 37.5 in the postseason, including playing 39.0 minutes per contest in the NCAA Tournament ... Started all 37 contests at the point guard spot.
As a freshman (2010-11): Tied for fourth on the team in scoring (9.3) and was second in minutes per game (28.8) ... Led the team in assists per game (3.7), which was fifth in the ACC - had 10 games with five or more assists ... His 116 assists on the season are the fifth-most for an NCSU freshman in school history ... Over his last 10 games, he dished out 5.2 assists per game, including a career-best eight in two straight ... Over the last 13 games of the season, averaged 9.8 points ... Prior to that stretch, averaged 5.0 points in the previous five games ... Started 26 of the 31 games at shooting guard. Has also saw time as a back-up at point guard ... Scored a career-best 20 points at North Carolina, with 18 coming in the second half ... Also dished out seven assists at UNC, in 31 minutes ... Broke out of a mini-slump against Miami, coming off the bench to finish with 10 points, six rebounds and four assists ... Before that game, had not reached double figures in seven of the previous eight ... Scored all 14 of his points against Arizona in the first half ... Was 7-of-10 from the field and scored 17 points against USC Upstate ... Also had six assists and five rebounds in 30 minutes.
Prep: Attended Hargrave Military Academy after graduating high school ... Originally signed with the Wolfpack in November of 2008 ... Finished his high school career at Centennial High School in Roswell, Ga. ... Coached by Allen Whitehart ... Named a fourth-team Parade All-American after his senior season ... Named the Georgia 5A player of the Year ... Also a 5A all-state first-team selection ... Named Metro Atlanta Player of the Year ... Averaged 20.8 points ... Team went 25-5 ... Lost in the second round of the state playoffs ... Had 27 points, 11 rebounds and seven assists in his final game ... Averaged 25 points, eight rebounds and eight assists per game as a junior ... Played in the Charm City Challenge in Baltimore and the Reebok All-American Game in Washington, D.C. after his senior season ... In the 2009 class rankings, he was rated the 28th-best overall prospect by Scout.com ... Also ranked the No. 8 shooting guard and a five-star prospect ... In the 2010 class rankings, he was No. 36 nationally and the No. 7 shooting guard by Rivals.com ... No. 17 nationally according to PrepStars.com.
Personal: AAU teammate of NC State junior Richard Howell ... Majoring in parks, recreation & tourism management.