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Position  Power forward
Name  Tommy Brenton
Siblings  Ricky Brenton
Listed weight  225 lb (102 kg)
Weight  102 kg
Listed height  6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)
Height  1.96 m
Nationality  American
Role  Basketball Player

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League  Japan Basketball League
Born  May 2, 1989 (age 26) (1989-05-02)
High school  River Hill (Clarksville, Maryland) Hargrave Mil. Acad. (Chatham, Virginia)
College  Stony Brook Seawolves men's basketball
Number  24 (Stony Brook Seawolves men's basketball / Power forward)
Parents  Jeff Brenton, Susan Brenton
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Thomas Brenton (born May 2, 1989) is an American basketball player. He is a 6'5" power forward who was named the 2013 Lefty Driesell Award winner, denoting him the CollegeInsider.com national defensive player of the year. He was also named the 2012–13 America East Conference Player of the Year, becoming just the second player from Stony Brook University to be honored as such. In July 2013 he signed his first professional contract with Link Tochigi Brex in the B.League.

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Early life

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Brenton is a native of Columbia, Maryland. He attended River Hill High School in Clarksville, Maryland before going to Hargrave Military Academy in Chatham, Virginia for one postgraduate prep year. In Brenton's senior year at River Hill, he averaged 20.9 points and 10.3 rebounds per game while leading them to the Class AAA state championship. He was named the Howard County Player of the Year. In his lone season at Hargrave, the school went 29–0 and won the Prep School National Championship Tournament as a top-five ranked team in the country.

College career

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In Brenton's four-year career playing for the Stony Brook Seawolves between 2008–09 and 2012–13 (he sat out in 2009–10 with an injury), he played in 127 games scored 971 points and grabbed 1,114 rebounds. He was part of two America East Conference-winning teams in 2011–12 and 2012–13 (three, technically, if one counts his injured season in 2009–10). As a senior, Brenton became just the second Stony Brook player to earn Associated Press (AP) Honorable Mention All-America honors in their NCAA Division I era. That season, he led the team in rebounds (279), assists (158), steals (54), and free throws made (100). Brenton was named the conference's player of the year, its defensive player of the year for the second consecutive season, a first team all-conference selection for the second consecutive season, and CollegeInsider.com named him their national defensive player of the year with the Lefty Driesell Award. He guided Stony Brook to the program's first-ever NCAA postseason tournament victory in 2012–13 with a 71–58 win over UMass in the first round of the 2013 National Invitation Tournament.

Professional career

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Brenton was not selected in the 2013 NBA Draft. In July 2013, he signed with Link Tochigi Brex in the Japan Basketball League.


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References

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