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    Derek Brooks

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Nathalie, VA

    High School:
    Halifax County

    Last College:
    USAFA Prep School

    Height / Weight:
    6-5 / 200

    Position:
    Forward

    Major:
    Social Sciences

    03/22/2011

    Air Force at Santa Clara 3/18/11

    AFA at SCU 3-18-11

    03/22/2011

    Air Force vs. Colorado State 2/26/11

    AFA vs. CSU 2-26-11

    03/22/2011

    Air Force vs. North Dakota 3/15/11

    AFA vs. UND 3-15-11

    03/22/2011

    Air Force vs. TCU 3/2/11

    AFA vs. TCU 3-2-11

    03/15/2011

    Air Force vs. North Dakota (CIT) - March 15, 2011

    Photos from Air Force's game against North Dakota in the CIT.

    2009-10 (Junior)

    Appeared in 22 games, first and only career start at Utah ... career-high 16 points, four rebounds and 29 minutes vs. Texas-Pan Am ... shot 8-of-9 from the free throw line vs. the Broncs ... team-high 10 points vs. BYU ... also scored 10 points vs. New Mexico at Clune Arena ... seven points in 13 minutes vs. Niagara ... career-high two blocks vs. UC Davis and Niagara.

    2008-09 (Sophomore)

    Appeared in four games ... tore a tendon in a toe on his left foot in Dec., missed rest of season ... four points vs. UCCS and Norfolk State ... made only three-pointer of the season at Stanford ... season-high six minutes vs. Norfolk State.

    2007-08 (Freshman)

    Played in 13 games ... scored 11 points and grabbed eight rebounds during the season ... season-high five points and two rebounds vs. Western State ... played season-high 11 minutes and dished out first career assist at UNLV ... also played 11 minutes at BYU ... career-high two assists vs. Wyoming ... two rebounds vs. New Mexico ... scored two points in three different MWC games.

    Before Air Force

    Three-year letterwinner in basketball and track ... also lettered one year in football ... team MVP and first-team all-district selection as a senior in basketball ... honorable mention all-district as a junior and named most improved player ... defensive player of the year on his team as a sophomore ... attended and played basketball at the USAFA Prep School ... averaged 12.5 points per game and led the team with 23 blocks ... high school basketball coach was Ron Parsons.

    Personal

    Parents are James and Lisa Brooks ... has one brother, Thomas (15) and one sister, Jalisa (9) ... worked the obstacle course for Basic Cadet Training this past summer ... also took an aeronautical engineering class ... active in his squadron as a flight commander, in charge of approximately 30 cadets and helping them with any issues they have ... favorite food is macaroni and cheese ... favorite movie is Love and Basketball ... favorite TV show is anything on ESPN ... favorite book is The Bible ... person in history he would most like to meet is Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. ... credits his father with the biggest influence on his sports career ... member of cadet squadron 15.

    Inside Men's Basketball