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Brandon McCoy
Brandon  McCoy

Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
Chicago, Ill.

High School:
Cathedral Catholic HS

Height / Weight:
7-0 / 250

Position:
Forward

Experience:
HS


2017-18 Media Guide Bio

UNLV CAREER: McCoy is in his first season in the Runnin’ Rebel program in 2017-18.

HIGH SCHOOL: A 2017 graduate of Cathedral Catholic High School in San Diego, Calif. ... Originally from Chicago, Ill. ... A consensus five-star recruit ... Was rated by ESPN as the nation's sixth-best prospect at one point during his senior year ... A McDonald's High School All-American ... Scored 13 points and had seven rebounds in the McDonald's High School All-American game ... Was also MVP of the Jordan Brand Classic ... Played on the 2017 USA Basketball Men's U19 World Cup Team in Egypt ... Averaged 28.6 points, 12.6 rebounds and 5.3 blocks per game as a senior at CCHS ... Earned four varsity letters ... Coached by Will Cunningham ... Team was CIF Champions in 2013 and won the league all four of his years ... Earned Max Preps Sophomore of the Year and Gatorade Junior of the Year honors ... Also played for USA Basketball's U18 National Team ... Scored 34 points in the Allen Iverson Roundball Classic game ... Played AAU for California Supreme.

PERSONAL: Brandon Lee McCoy was born June 11, 1998, in Chicago, Ill. ... Has not declared a major ... Son of Mildred Davis and Randy McCoy ... Has a sister, Zoe (5) ... Enjoys playing piano and guitar ... Lists his career ambition as becoming a music producer ... His biggest influence is his mom for raising him and also being a 21-year Army veteran (showing him what hard work really is).

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