Starter in 26 games as a junior, averaging 8.9 points and 3.3 rebounds ... Double-figure scorer in 13 games ... Had 10 points, six rebounds and two steals off the bench against Princeton in the first round of the NIT. He had 11 points vs. Temple in the NIT second round ... Led the Cards with 17 points against DePaul in Freedom Hall -- his second-best effort of the season -- and added five rebounds and three steals ... Primary defender in limiting Charlotte's Jobey Thomas, C-USA's No. 4 scorer at 18.6 points a game, to nine points in Charlotte -- four of which came on free throws in the closing seconds of the game ... Grabbed a career-high nine rebounds vs. Eastern Ky. and Kentucky after averaging less than three a game in the first nine games. He had five or more rebounds in 10 games ... Matched a career scoring high with 20 points at Oregon, adding four steals and three assists ... His cousin Jack Givens played basketball at Kentucky (1974-78) and cousin Jason Brown played for Pittsburgh ... Born Nov. 5, 1979 ... Major is sociology.
Double-figure scorer in 14 of his 24 games ... Equalled a career high with 20 points at Charlotte (2-21-01), including 18 in first half. He had 16 points and seven rebounds vs. Charlotte (2-11-01) in Freedom Hall ... Had 15 points and five rebounds at Marquette, hitting the game-winning basket in triple overtime (2-24-01) ... Had 20 points and eight rebounds vs. DePaul (1-27-01) ... Totalled 16 points, six rebounds and three blocked shots at Cincinnati (1-24-01) ... His 14-foot jumper and free throw with 39.6 seconds to play at Tulane (1-10-01) put U of L up 86-84 and helped the Cardinals to victory ... Produced 13 points, three rebounds and two steals in his debut at South Alabama (12-16-00). He missed the first seven games of the season while completing academic requirements ... Made his first 14 free throws before missing against Houston (33-of-41 on the season, .805) ... Had seven points, four steals and two assists without a turnover against Kentucky (1-2-01) ... Enrolled at U of L for the 1999 fall semester, was dismissed for academic reasons following that semester, and re-enrolled at U of L in the summer of 2000 to improve his academic standing and became eligible for competition after the fall 2000 semester.
Prior to joining the Cardinals:
A transfer from Morehead State University who led all NCAA Division I freshmen in scoring in 1998-99, averaging 19.3 points ... A first-team All-Ohio Valley Conference choice in '98-99 and the league's Freshman of the Year ... Also led Morehead State in rebounding (5.4 average) and steals (44) as a freshman ... Averaged 24 points, 8.3 rebounds and three assists as a senior for coach Bobby Washington at Bryan Station High School ... An all-state selection as a junior and senior and earned all-district and all-region honors his final three seasons ... Averaged 19 points, nine rebounds and two assists as a junior, helping Bryan Station to the regional semifinals each of his years there ... Starter on the 1998 Kentucky All-Star team for the Kentucky-Indiana series ... Chose to attend Louisville upon leaving Morehead State after also considering Auburn, Nebraska and Pittsburgh.
Born Nov. 5, 1979 ... Son of Diana Brown and Tim Finley ... Has two older brothers ... Major is sociology ... Personal goal at U of L is to graduate and at least have a shot at playing professional basketball ... Enjoys watching movies, playing video games, reading and spending time with friends in his spare time ... His biggest thrill in sports is having the chance to play basketball and getting to travel to different places ...