Induction Ceremony — April 6, 2002
BRYANT LOWE | Men’s Basketball (1994-1996)
Honors are compelling: First-Team NJCAA Division II All-America; two-time All-Region XXIV selection; two-time All-Great Rivers Athletic Conference pick (“MVP” runner-up as soph).
⭐ Achievements are impressive: Third in the nation in scoring at 27.3 points per game and fifth in rebounds at 11.7 as a soph . . . the 6-foot-5, 190-pound forward was the only “National Player of the Year” contender to rank in the top five of both. Career records for points (1,490), field goals (598) and rebounds (678); season marks as a soph for points (845), field goals (330) and average; the highest scoring RLC freshman ever as a 21-year-old newcomer (645 points).
⭐ Numbers are overwhelming: No. 34 topped 16-year-old career scoring total by 317 and 23-year rebound standard by 74. Scored in double-figures in all 60 games, with 20 or more in 25 of 31 outings final season, 30 or more in 11; owned six of the 17-best scoring performances, including second-best 43 vs. Kaskaskia; led team in scoring 39 times, in rebounding 52 (in both, 36) and in assists 19; highs of 20 rebounds, 11 assists.
⭐ Warriors were 20-12 in 1995-96, 11-3 against Division II foes and ranked as high as No. 5. N For career, hit 52% FG, 69% FT and averaged 24.8 points, 11.3 rebounds and 4.1 assists.
⭐ Starred last two seasons for NCAA Division I qualifier U. of Illinois-Chicago.