2 - Brian Walsh
Brian Walsh
Height: 6-5
Weight: 200
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Coraopolis, Pa.
High School: Moon High School / Xavier
Position: G
gp 32
pts/g 7.2
fg % 39.5
3pt % 36.0
ft % 76.7
reb/g 3.5
a/g 1.6

A physical guard ... a solid shooter … is a strong rebounder at the guard position … has appeared in two MAC tournament games (including one title contest) and one NIT game … named to the 2011 Dean’s List … will graduate in the Summer of 2012 with a degree in business management.

as a Junior (2011-12):  Appeared in all 34 games, including 27-straight starts to close the season … finished second in the MAC in 3-point percentage (.434) and the top 3-point shooting mark in conference play (.442) … averaged 1.4 3-pointers made in MAC play, tied for 15th in the league … named Academic All-MAC … made at least one 3-point basket in 26-of-34 games … grabbed at least four rebounds in 20 games, including 12 of the last 14 contests … finished second on the team in free throw percentage (.803) … reached double figures in the scoring column in 15 games, highlighted by a career-high 16 points at Ball State (Jan. 24) … scored 10 or more points in five of the last seven contests of the year … posted five, seven-rebound performances, the last coming at Western Michigan (Feb. 8) … led the Zips in scoring twice, including at Ball State and at Ohio (Feb. 26) … was the top rebounder for Akron on two occasions (vs. Ohio, Jan. 14; at Oral Roberts, Feb. 18) … had a stretch of 21-consecutive made free throws, including an 8-for-8 performance at Ball State.

as a Sophomore (2010-11): Sat out the season after transferring from Xavier University.

at Xavier University: Appeared in 29 games for the Musketeers ... made his collegiate debut against IPFW on November 14, 2008 ... saw time in eight games during the 2008-09 season before breaking his left hand and redshirting ... saw time in 21 games during his redshirt freshman season (2009-10) ... grabbed a career-high four rebounds at Saint Louis (Feb. 24) ... posted a career-high four points to go with two rebounds in the win over Fordham (Jan. 31) and again at Fordham (March 3).

at Moon High School: Averaged 19.7 points, 7.6 rebounds, 2.5 assists, 2.5 steals and 1.2 blocks per game as a senior ... lead MHS to a 23-8 record and a spot in the Pennsylvania state semifinals ... the first player in Moon High history to make the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette “Fabulous Five” as one of the top five players in the area ... 2007-08 Pennsylvania Gatorade Player of the Year ... finished his career with 1,578 points ... was listed as a high honorable mention prep All-American in the 2007-08 Sporting News preseason basketball magazine ... averaged 17.1 ppg and 9.1 rpg as a junior while leading his team to a 25-5 overall record and an 11-1 record in its “AAAA” section of the WPIAL ... averaged 16.0 ppg and 9.0 rpg as a sophomore.

Personal: Born April 10, 1989, in Sewickly, Pa. ... son of Michael and JoAnn Walsh ... has three siblings, Kate, Kelly and Danny ... will pursue his MBA beginning in the fall of 2012.

Recent Games
Mar 2 at Buffalo L, 81-67
Mar 5 Miami (Ohio) W, 72-58
Mar 8 Kent State L, 68-64
Mar 15 vs. Kent State W, 62-59
Mar 16 vs. Ohio W, 65-46
Mar 21 vs. VCU L, 88-42
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 32 16
Games started 29 16
Minutes 758 375
Minutes per game 23.7 23.4
FG 79-200 38-101
FG Pct 39.5 37.6
3PT 40-111 17-55
3PT Pct 36.0 30.9
FT 33-43 20-27
FT Pct 76.7 74.1
Off rebounds 29 16
Def rebounds 84 45
Total rebounds 113 61
Rebounds per game 3.5 3.8
Personal fouls 52 23
Disqualifications 0 0
Assists 51 31
Turnovers 21 8
Assist to turnover ratio 2.4 3.9
Steals 37 18
Blocks 4 1
Points 231 113
Points per game 7.2 7.1
Points per 40 min 12.2 12.1
Date Opponent Score gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Oct 31 Tiffin W, 111-72 1 22 2-6 33.3 2-5 40.0 2-3 66.7 8
Nov 3 Malone W, 106-67 1 18 3-6 50.0 1-3 33.3 4-4 100.0 11
Nov 9 at Coastal Carolina L, 74-70 1 30 3-8 37.5 2-5 40.0 0-0 - 8
Nov 12 John Carroll W, 97-53 1 26 8-11 72.7 2-3 66.7 0-0 - 18
Nov 15 vs. Oklahoma State L, 69-65 1 38 5-14 35.7 3-6 50.0 1-2 50.0 14
Nov 16 vs. UNC Asheville W, 82-63 1 27 3-5 60.0 2-3 66.7 0-0 - 8
Nov 18 vs. Penn State W, 85-60 1 27 2-4 50.0 1-2 50.0 4-4 100.0 9
Dec 2 Middle Tennessee W, 82-77 1 34 5-7 71.4 2-4 50.0 0-0 - 12
Dec 9 at Creighton L, 77-61 1 24 1-4 25.0 0-1 0.0 0-0 - 2
Dec 15 at Detroit L, 80-73 1 30 1-6 16.7 1-3 33.3 3-4 75.0 6
Dec 18 Arkansas-Pine Bluff W, 76-46 1 21 5-10 50.0 4-9 44.4 0-0 - 14
Dec 23 Cleveland State W, 87-57 1 20 0-3 0.0 0-2 0.0 0-0 - 0
Dec 27 Texas Southern W, 83-68 1 19 1-4 25.0 1-4 25.0 0-0 - 3
Dec 30 Princeton W, 62-58 - 13 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
Jan 2 Coppin State W, 91-63 - 12 5-8 62.5 4-6 66.7 0-0 - 14
Jan 9 Western Michigan W, 65-43 1 21 5-9 55.6 1-3 33.3 1-2 50.0 12
Jan 12 at Northern Illinois W, 68-53 1 15 1-4 25.0 0-2 0.0 1-2 50.0 3
Jan 16 Ball State W, 71-64 1 20 0-4 0.0 0-3 0.0 3-4 75.0 3
Jan 19 at Kent State W, 71-67 1 21 3-8 37.5 1-3 33.3 0-2 0.0 7
Jan 23 at Toledo W, 71-56 1 26 4-8 50.0 1-2 50.0 0-0 - 9
Jan 26 Buffalo W, 68-64 1 24 1-6 16.7 1-5 20.0 2-3 66.7 5
Jan 30 at Bowling Green W, 68-55 1 25 2-8 25.0 1-3 33.3 0-0 - 5
Feb 2 Ohio W, 86-72 1 26 0-3 0.0 0-2 0.0 2-2 100.0 2
Feb 5 Central Michigan W, 68-56 1 25 2-4 50.0 2-4 50.0 2-2 100.0 8
Feb 9 at Miami (Ohio) W, 54-50 1 22 5-7 71.4 2-3 66.7 1-2 50.0 13
Feb 13 at Eastern Michigan W, 70-62 1 27 5-9 55.6 4-8 50.0 2-2 100.0 16
Feb 16 Bowling Green W, 67-50 1 28 3-4 75.0 0-0 - 4-4 100.0 10
Feb 22 North Dakota State W, 68-53 - - - - - - - - -
Feb 27 at Ohio W, 88-81 1 34 1-6 16.7 0-4 0.0 2-2 100.0 4
Mar 2 at Buffalo L, 81-67 1 21 2-5 40.0 2-4 50.0 0-0 - 6
Mar 5 Miami (Ohio) W, 72-58 1 23 3-8 37.5 1-4 25.0 0-0 - 7
Mar 8 Kent State L, 68-64 1 17 1-8 12.5 1-5 20.0 0-0 - 3
Mar 15 vs. Kent State W, 62-59 1 25 0-4 0.0 0-2 0.0 2-2 100.0 2
Mar 16 vs. Ohio W, 65-46 1 28 2-7 28.6 1-3 33.3 3-4 75.0 8
Mar 21 vs. VCU L, 88-42 - 9 0-4 0.0 0-3 0.0 0-0 - 0
Date Opponent Score gs min off def reb ast to a/to stl blk pf dq
Oct 31 Tiffin W, 111-72 1 22 2 4 6 3 2 1.5 0 0 3 0
Nov 3 Malone W, 106-67 1 18 1 2 3 2 0 - 2 0 2 0
Nov 9 at Coastal Carolina L, 74-70 1 30 1 4 5 2 2 1.0 1 0 2 0
Nov 12 John Carroll W, 97-53 1 26 2 4 6 1 0 - 2 0 1 0
Nov 15 vs. Oklahoma State L, 69-65 1 38 2 8 10 1 0 - 2 1 2 0
Nov 16 vs. UNC Asheville W, 82-63 1 27 0 2 2 0 0 - 3 0 2 0
Nov 18 vs. Penn State W, 85-60 1 27 0 3 3 2 2 1.0 1 0 3 0
Dec 2 Middle Tennessee W, 82-77 1 34 0 2 2 1 1 1.0 0 1 3 0
Dec 9 at Creighton L, 77-61 1 24 0 1 1 1 0 - 0 0 3 0
Dec 15 at Detroit L, 80-73 1 30 0 1 1 1 3 0.3 2 0 4 0
Dec 18 Arkansas-Pine Bluff W, 76-46 1 21 3 1 4 1 1 1.0 1 0 2 0
Dec 23 Cleveland State W, 87-57 1 20 2 0 2 2 0 - 1 0 2 0
Dec 27 Texas Southern W, 83-68 1 19 0 2 2 3 0 - 3 0 1 0
Dec 30 Princeton W, 62-58 - 13 1 1 2 0 0 - 0 0 0 0
Jan 2 Coppin State W, 91-63 - 12 0 3 3 2 1 2.0 1 0 1 0
Jan 9 Western Michigan W, 65-43 1 21 1 5 6 4 0 - 2 0 0 0
Jan 12 at Northern Illinois W, 68-53 1 15 1 2 3 1 1 1.0 1 0 3 0
Jan 16 Ball State W, 71-64 1 20 0 1 1 1 0 - 1 0 0 0
Jan 19 at Kent State W, 71-67 1 21 3 3 6 1 0 - 1 0 3 0
Jan 23 at Toledo W, 71-56 1 26 3 3 6 1 0 - 0 0 0 0
Jan 26 Buffalo W, 68-64 1 24 1 3 4 3 0 - 1 0 0 0
Jan 30 at Bowling Green W, 68-55 1 25 0 2 2 1 2 0.5 3 0 3 0
Feb 2 Ohio W, 86-72 1 26 0 1 1 2 0 - 1 1 0 0
Feb 5 Central Michigan W, 68-56 1 25 1 3 4 3 0 - 0 0 0 0
Feb 9 at Miami (Ohio) W, 54-50 1 22 1 2 3 0 1 0.0 2 0 2 0
Feb 13 at Eastern Michigan W, 70-62 1 27 1 3 4 3 1 3.0 1 0 3 0
Feb 16 Bowling Green W, 67-50 1 28 2 4 6 3 1 3.0 2 0 0 0
Feb 22 North Dakota State W, 68-53 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 27 at Ohio W, 88-81 1 34 1 3 4 5 0 - 1 0 4 0
Mar 2 at Buffalo L, 81-67 1 21 0 4 4 0 1 0.0 1 0 3 0
Mar 5 Miami (Ohio) W, 72-58 1 23 1 3 4 1 1 1.0 1 0 0 0
Mar 8 Kent State L, 68-64 1 17 0 3 3 2 0 - 0 0 2 0
Mar 15 vs. Kent State W, 62-59 1 25 1 1 2 1 1 1.0 1 1 1 0
Mar 16 vs. Ohio W, 65-46 1 28 1 6 7 2 1 2.0 1 0 2 0
Mar 21 vs. VCU L, 88-42 - 9 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 0 0 0
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
2010-11 - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
2011-12 34 27 24.7 2.6-5.9 44.5 1.4-3.1 43.4 1.7-2.1 80.3 8.3
2012-13 32 29 23.7 2.5-6.2 39.5 1.2-3.5 36.0 1.0-1.3 76.7 7.2
Total 66 56 24.2 2.5-6.1 42.0 1.3-3.3 39.6 1.4-1.7 78.9 7.8
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
2010-11 - - - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
2011-12 34 27 839 89-200 44.5 46-106 43.4 57-71 80.3 281
2012-13 32 29 758 79-200 39.5 40-111 36.0 33-43 76.7 231
Total 66 56 1597 168-400 42.0 86-217 39.6 90-114 78.9 512
  gp gs min/g fg/40 pct 3pt/40 pct ft/40 pct pts/40
2010-11 - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
2011-12 34 27 24.7 4.2-9.5 44.5 2.2-5.1 43.4 2.7-3.4 80.3 13.4
2012-13 32 29 23.7 4.2-10.6 39.5 2.1-5.9 36.0 1.7-2.3 76.7 12.2
Total 66 56 24.2 4.2-10.0 42.0 2.2-5.4 39.6 2.3-2.9 78.9 12.8
  gp gs mpg off/g def/g reb/g pf/g dq/g ast/g to/g a/to stl/g blk/g
2010-11 - - - - - - - - - - - - -
2011-12 34 27 24.7 1.2 2.7 3.9 1.7 0.0 1.2 1.0 1.1 0.9 0.1
2012-13 32 29 23.7 0.9 2.6 3.5 1.6 0.0 1.6 0.7 2.4 1.2 0.1
Total 66 56 24.2 1.0 2.7 3.7 1.7 0.0 1.4 0.8 1.6 1.0 0.1
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
2010-11 - - - - - - - - - - - - -
2011-12 34 27 839 40 92 132 58 1 40 35 1.1 30 5
2012-13 32 29 758 29 84 113 52 0 51 21 2.4 37 4
Total 66 56 1597 69 176 245 110 1 91 56 1.6 67 9
  gp gs mpg off/40 def/40 reb/40 pf/40 dq/40 ast/40 to/40 a/to stl/40 blk/40
2010-11 - - - - - - - - - - - - -
2011-12 34 27 24.7 1.9 4.4 6.3 2.8 0.0 1.9 1.7 1.1 1.4 0.2
2012-13 32 29 23.7 1.5 4.4 6.0 2.7 0.0 2.7 1.1 2.4 2.0 0.2
Total 66 56 24.2 1.7 4.4 6.1 2.8 0.0 2.3 1.4 1.6 1.7 0.2
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
Total 32 29 23.7 2.5-6.2 39.5 1.2-3.5 36.0 1.0-1.3 76.7 7.2
Conference 16 16 23.4 2.4-6.3 37.6 1.1-3.4 30.9 1.2-1.7 74.1 7.1
Exhibition 2 2 20.0 2.5-6.0 41.7 1.5-4.0 37.5 3.0-3.5 85.7 9.5

Home 15 13 21.9 2.6-5.9 43.8 1.3-3.6 35.2 0.9-1.1 82.4 7.4
Away 11 11 25.0 2.5-6.6 38.4 1.3-3.5 36.8 0.8-1.3 64.3 7.2
Neutral 6 5 25.7 2.0-6.3 31.6 1.2-3.2 36.8 1.7-2.0 83.3 6.8

Wins 25 23 23.6 2.6-6.0 43.7 1.2-3.4 36.9 1.2-1.5 78.4 7.7
Losses 7 6 24.1 1.9-7.0 26.5 1.3-3.9 33.3 0.6-0.9 66.7 5.6

November 5 5 29.6 4.2-8.4 50.0 2.0-3.8 52.6 1.0-1.2 83.3 11.4
December 7 6 23.0 1.9-4.9 38.2 1.1-3.3 34.8 0.4-0.6 75.0 5.3
January 8 7 20.5 2.6-6.9 38.2 1.1-3.4 33.3 0.9-1.6 53.8 7.2
February 6 6 27.0 2.7-5.5 48.5 1.3-3.5 38.1 2.2-2.3 92.9 8.8
March 6 5 20.5 1.3-6.0 22.2 0.8-3.5 23.8 0.8-1.0 83.3 4.3
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Total 32 29 758 79-200 39.5 40-111 36.0 33-43 76.7 231
Conference 16 16 375 38-101 37.6 17-55 30.9 20-27 74.1 113
Exhibition 2 2 40 5-12 41.7 3-8 37.5 6-7 85.7 19

Home 15 13 329 39-89 43.8 19-54 35.2 14-17 82.4 111
Away 11 11 275 28-73 38.4 14-38 36.8 9-14 64.3 79
Neutral 6 5 154 12-38 31.6 7-19 36.8 10-12 83.3 41

Wins 25 23 589 66-151 43.7 31-84 36.9 29-37 78.4 192
Losses 7 6 169 13-49 26.5 9-27 33.3 4-6 66.7 39

November 5 5 148 21-42 50.0 10-19 52.6 5-6 83.3 57
December 7 6 161 13-34 38.2 8-23 34.8 3-4 75.0 37
January 8 7 164 21-55 38.2 9-27 33.3 7-13 53.8 58
February 6 6 162 16-33 48.5 8-21 38.1 13-14 92.9 53
March 6 5 123 8-36 22.2 5-21 23.8 5-6 83.3 26
  gp gs min/g fg/40 pct 3pt/40 pct ft/40 pct pts/40
Total 32 29 23.7 4.2-10.6 39.5 2.1-5.9 36.0 1.7-2.3 76.7 12.2
Conference 16 16 23.4 4.1-10.8 37.6 1.8-5.9 30.9 2.1-2.9 74.1 12.1
Exhibition 2 2 20.0 5.0-12.0 41.7 3.0-8.0 37.5 6.0-7.0 85.7 19.0

Home 15 13 21.9 4.7-10.8 43.8 2.3-6.6 35.2 1.7-2.1 82.4 13.5
Away 11 11 25.0 4.1-10.6 38.4 2.0-5.5 36.8 1.3-2.0 64.3 11.5
Neutral 6 5 25.7 3.1-9.9 31.6 1.8-4.9 36.8 2.6-3.1 83.3 10.6

Wins 25 23 23.6 4.5-10.3 43.7 2.1-5.7 36.9 2.0-2.5 78.4 13.0
Losses 7 6 24.1 3.1-11.6 26.5 2.1-6.4 33.3 0.9-1.4 66.7 9.2

November 5 5 29.6 5.7-11.4 50.0 2.7-5.1 52.6 1.4-1.6 83.3 15.4
December 7 6 23.0 3.2-8.4 38.2 2.0-5.7 34.8 0.7-1.0 75.0 9.2
January 8 7 20.5 5.1-13.4 38.2 2.2-6.6 33.3 1.7-3.2 53.8 14.1
February 6 6 27.0 4.0-8.1 48.5 2.0-5.2 38.1 3.2-3.5 92.9 13.1
March 6 5 20.5 2.6-11.7 22.2 1.6-6.8 23.8 1.6-2.0 83.3 8.5
  gp gs mpg off/g def/g reb/g pf/g dq/g ast/g to/g a/to stl/g blk/g
Total 32 29 23.7 0.9 2.6 3.5 1.6 0.0 1.6 0.7 2.4 1.2 0.1
Conference 16 16 23.4 1.0 2.8 3.8 1.4 0.0 1.9 0.5 3.9 1.1 0.1
Exhibition 2 2 20.0 1.5 3.0 4.5 2.5 0.0 2.5 1.0 2.5 1.0 0.0

Home 15 13 21.9 0.9 2.4 3.3 0.8 0.0 1.9 0.3 5.8 1.1 0.1
Away 11 11 25.0 1.0 2.5 3.5 2.7 0.0 1.5 1.0 1.5 1.2 0.0
Neutral 6 5 25.7 0.7 3.3 4.0 1.7 0.0 1.0 0.8 1.2 1.3 0.3

Wins 25 23 23.6 1.0 2.5 3.6 1.4 0.0 1.8 0.6 3.1 1.2 0.1
Losses 7 6 24.1 0.4 3.0 3.4 2.3 0.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 0.9 0.1

November 5 5 29.6 1.0 4.2 5.2 2.0 0.0 1.2 0.8 1.5 1.8 0.2
December 7 6 23.0 0.9 1.1 2.0 2.1 0.0 1.3 0.7 1.8 1.0 0.1
January 8 7 20.5 1.1 2.8 3.9 1.2 0.0 1.8 0.5 3.5 1.2 0.0
February 6 6 27.0 1.0 2.7 3.7 1.5 0.0 2.7 0.5 5.3 1.2 0.2
March 6 5 20.5 0.5 2.8 3.3 1.3 0.0 1.0 0.8 1.2 0.7 0.2
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
Total 32 29 758 29 84 113 52 0 51 21 2.4 37 4
Conference 16 16 375 16 45 61 23 0 31 8 3.9 18 1
Exhibition 2 2 40 3 6 9 5 0 5 2 2.5 2 0

Home 15 13 329 14 36 50 12 0 29 5 5.8 16 2
Away 11 11 275 11 28 39 30 0 16 11 1.5 13 0
Neutral 6 5 154 4 20 24 10 0 6 5 1.2 8 2

Wins 25 23 589 26 63 89 36 0 44 14 3.1 31 3
Losses 7 6 169 3 21 24 16 0 7 7 1.0 6 1

November 5 5 148 5 21 26 10 0 6 4 1.5 9 1
December 7 6 161 6 8 14 15 0 9 5 1.8 7 1
January 8 7 164 9 22 31 10 0 14 4 3.5 10 0
February 6 6 162 6 16 22 9 0 16 3 5.3 7 1
March 6 5 123 3 17 20 8 0 6 5 1.2 4 1
  gp gs mpg off/40 def/40 reb/40 pf/40 dq/40 ast/40 to/40 a/to stl/40 blk/40
Total 32 29 23.7 1.5 4.4 6.0 2.7 0.0 2.7 1.1 2.4 2.0 0.2
Conference 16 16 23.4 1.7 4.8 6.5 2.5 0.0 3.3 0.9 3.9 1.9 0.1
Exhibition 2 2 20.0 3.0 6.0 9.0 5.0 0.0 5.0 2.0 2.5 2.0 0.0

Home 15 13 21.9 1.7 4.4 6.1 1.5 0.0 3.5 0.6 5.8 1.9 0.2
Away 11 11 25.0 1.6 4.1 5.7 4.4 0.0 2.3 1.6 1.5 1.9 0.0
Neutral 6 5 25.7 1.0 5.2 6.2 2.6 0.0 1.6 1.3 1.2 2.1 0.5

Wins 25 23 23.6 1.8 4.3 6.0 2.4 0.0 3.0 1.0 3.1 2.1 0.2
Losses 7 6 24.1 0.7 5.0 5.7 3.8 0.0 1.7 1.7 1.0 1.4 0.2

November 5 5 29.6 1.4 5.7 7.0 2.7 0.0 1.6 1.1 1.5 2.4 0.3
December 7 6 23.0 1.5 2.0 3.5 3.7 0.0 2.2 1.2 1.8 1.7 0.2
January 8 7 20.5 2.2 5.4 7.6 2.4 0.0 3.4 1.0 3.5 2.4 0.0
February 6 6 27.0 1.5 4.0 5.4 2.2 0.0 4.0 0.7 5.3 1.7 0.2
March 6 5 20.5 1.0 5.5 6.5 2.6 0.0 2.0 1.6 1.2 1.3 0.3