Palomar Men's Basketball 2012-13
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San Diego, CA
SCHOOL: Morse (San Diego, CA), Class of 2012
PERSONAL: Born June 16, 1994. ... Son of
Lauura and Brandon Phillips. Brandon Phillips played
basketball at Canyon High School. ... Brother of Ashley
(24), Emiley (23) and Maddy (4).
SEASON: Has played in 22 of 24 games for the Comets.
... Averaging 6.0 points per game as of Feb. 5. ...
Shooting 43.0 percent from the field and is a perfect
14-for-14 from the free-throw line. ... Is
second on the team with 32 3-pointers, shooting 40.0
percent from behind the arc, tied for No. 3 on the team. ... Scored 12
points, draining four 3-pointers, in Comets'
season-opening 96-63 victory over Glendale Arizona on
Nov. 8 in the Frank Garcia Tip-Off Tournament at College
of the Desert. ... Tallied 14 points as the Comets
defeated Los Angeles Trade Tech 80-68 in the third-place
game on Nov. 10. ... Helped lead Palomar to a 92-66 win
over Barstow in the first round of the Fullerton Holiday
Tournament on Nov. 15. ... Helped spark the Comets to a
75-60 win over San Diego City College on Jan. 18,
playing an outstandiong floor game, scoring 8 first-half
points and dropping in two long 3-pointers at the end of
the half to put Palomar up by 17 points. ... Scored 15
points, going 5-for-8 from the field, 3-for-3 from
behind the 3-point arc and 2-for-2 on free throws in a
95-59 rout of Miramar on Jan. 23. ... Knocked down three
NBA-range 3-pointers in the first half on his only
attempts from behind the arc in the game to help the
Comets down San Diego Mesa 98-72 on Jan. 25. ... Scored
13 points in a 76-51 rout of Southwestern on Feb. 1,
sinking 3 3-pointers, one from 8 feet behind the arc,
was 4-for-4 on free throws and dished off 4 assists.
SCHOOL: Was the 2011-12 Eastern League Player of
the Year as Morse went 9-1 to tie for the league
championship, was 22-7 overall and reached the CIF-San
Diego Section Division II semifinals where the Tigers
were eliminated by eventual section champion and state
finalist La Costa Canyon. ... Had 14 points, 12 rebounds
and 9 assists in a 62-61 win over Westview in the
quarterfinals. ... Averaged 14.9 points and 7.9 rebounds
for coach Bob Sumler's team. ... Scored in double
figures in 30 or Morse's 34 games with a high of 26
points in a 63-53 win over San Diego High School on Feb.
3. Drained 6 3-pointers against the Cavers and also had
five three pointers in victories over El Camino, Serra
and Mira Mesa. ... Was in double figures in rebounds in
eight games, including 13 boards vs. Foothills in a
79-51 win on Dec. 7 and Serra in a 79-63 victory on Feb.
14. ... Blocked 4 shots in a 58-44 win vs. Granite Hills
on Dec. 1. ... Played in the San Diego All-Star Game
after the season. ... Was a two-year varsity player for
ACADEMICS: Undeclaired major at Palomar.
Above photos by Melinda
Finn (left) and Hugh Cox (right)
(Updated as of Feb. 5, 2013)