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Brandon Stephan Triche (born February 21, 1991) is an American professional basketball player for Orlandina Basket of the Serie A2 Basket. He played college basketball for Syracuse, and in 2012, he was featured on the cover of Sports Illustrated's college basketball preview issue.[1]

Brandon Triche
Brandon Triche 2013.jpg
Triche with Syracuse, 2013
Orlandina Basket
PositionPoint guard / Shooting guard
LeagueSerie A2 Basket
Personal information
Born (1991-02-21) February 21, 1991 (age 28)
Syracuse, New York
NationalityAmerican
Listed height6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Listed weight210 lb (95 kg)
Career information
High schoolJamesville-DeWitt
(DeWitt, New York)
CollegeSyracuse (2009–2013)
NBA draft2013 / Undrafted
Playing career2013–present
Career history
2013–2014Aquila Basket Trento
2014–2015Virtus Roma
2016–2017Delaware 87ers
2017Salt Lake City Stars
2017Bnei Herzliya
2017PAOK
2017–2018Bnei Herzliya
2018–presentOrlandina Basket
Career highlights and awards

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High school careerEdit

Brandon Triche was a four-year starter at Jamesville-DeWitt High School, and was co-Mr. New York Basketball in 2009, along with Lance Stephenson. In his senior year, he played on the same team as freshman center DaJuan Coleman.

College careerEdit

Triche started every Syracuse game in his four-year NCAA Division I college basketball playing career. He is the only Syracuse player to win at least 120 games as a starter.

College statisticsEdit

Year GP-GS MPG PPG FG% RPG APG TPG SPG BPG
2009–10 35-35 21.3 8.1 50% 1.8 2.8 2.0 0.9 0.1
2010–11 35-35 28.8 11.1 42% 2.7 2.9 2.1 0.8 0.1
2011–12 37-37 22.5 9.4 42% 2.5 2.7 1.5 1.1 0.1
2012–13 40-40 33.7 13.8 42% 3.4 3.6 2.7 0.9 0.1

College career highsEdit

Professional careerEdit

After going undrafted in the 2013 NBA draft, Triche signed a one-year deal with Aquila Basket Trento of the Italian Second Division on August 6, 2013.[2]

In July 2014, Triche joined the New York Knicks for the 2014 NBA Summer League.[3] On July 24, he signed a one-year deal with Virtus Roma.[4] On March 10, 2015, Roma released him.[5]

Triche underwent surgery for a torn anterior cruciate ligament and was unable to play in the 2015–2016 season.[6]

On October 29, 2016, Triche was acquired by the Delaware 87ers of the NBA Development League.[7] On March 3, 2017, Triche was traded to the Salt Lake City Stars.[8]

On April 9, 2017, Triche signed with Israeli club Bnei Herzliya for the rest of the 2016–17 season.[9] Triche helped Herzliya to reach the 2017 Israeli League Playoffs, where they eventually were eliminated by Maccabi Tel Aviv.

On September 8, 2017, Triche signed with Greek club PAOK for the 2017–18 season.[10] He officially parted ways with PAOK on December 23, 2017. One week later, Triche returned to Bnei Herzliya for a second stint, signing for the rest of the 2017–18 season.[11] On January 4, 2018, he made his debut in an 87–95 loss to Maccabi Ashdod, recording 21 points, 3 rebounds and 3 steals off the bench.[12]

On August 6, 2018, Triche signed a one-year deal with the Italian team Orlandina Basket of the Serie A2 Basket.[13]

The Basketball Tournament (TBT)Edit

In the summer of 2017, Triche competed in The Basketball Tournament on ESPN for Boeheim's Army, a team composed of Syracuse University basketball alum. In five games, he averaged 11.2 points, 6.0 assists and 5.2 rebounds per game (including an 11-point, 12-assist, 11-rebound triple-double in the first-round) to help lead Boeheim's Army to the semifinal round where they fell, 81–77, to the eventual champions Overseas Elite. Triche also played for Boeheim's Army in 2016. In three games that summer, he averaged 11.0 points, 3.7 rebounds and 2.3 assists per game. In TBT 2018, Triche averaged 7 points, 3.3 assists, and 4 rebounds per game for Boeheim's Army. They reached the regional championship before falling to The Golden Eagles. [14]

Personal lifeEdit

Triche's paternal uncle, Howard Triche, played college basketball at Syracuse as well, from 1983 to 1987.[15]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Syracuse basketball links: Sports Illustrated ranks SU No. 11, puts Brandon Triche on cover". Post Standard. November 7, 2012. Retrieved December 2, 2012.
  2. ^ "Aquila Basket Trento officially sign Brandon Triche". Sportando.com. July 24, 2014. Archived from the original on July 24, 2014. Retrieved August 6, 2013.
  3. ^ "Knicks Announce Las Vegas Summer League Roster". NBA.com. July 3, 2014. Retrieved July 24, 2014.
  4. ^ "Virtus Rome brings aboard guard Triche". Eurocupbasketball.com. July 24, 2014. Retrieved July 24, 2014.
  5. ^ "Virtus Roma fires Brandon Triche for cause". Sportando.com. March 10, 2015. Archived from the original on March 13, 2015. Retrieved March 11, 2015.
  6. ^ "Brandon Triche will likely miss the 2015-2016 basketball season". Sportando.com. August 13, 2015. Archived from the original on September 15, 2015. Retrieved August 13, 2015.
  7. ^ "SEVENS INVITE 13 PLAYERS TO TRAINING CAMP". NBA.com. October 29, 2016. Archived from the original on 2016-11-03. Retrieved November 13, 2016.
  8. ^ "Stars Acquire Brandon Triche from 87ers". NBA.com. March 3, 2017. Retrieved March 4, 2017.
  9. ^ "Brandon Triche signing with Herzliya". Sportando.com. April 9, 2017. Retrieved April 11, 2017.
  10. ^ "Brandon Triche signs with PAOK Thessaloniki". Sportando.com. September 8, 2017. Retrieved September 9, 2017.
  11. ^ "חוזר לקדנציה נוספת: טריש חתם בהרצליה". basket.co.il (in Hebrew). December 31, 2017. Retrieved December 31, 2017.
  12. ^ "Winner League, Game 11: Maccabi Ashdod Vs Herzliya". basket.co.il. January 4, 2018. Retrieved January 4, 2018.
  13. ^ "Orlandina Basket signs Brandon Triche". Sportando.basketball. August 6, 2018. Retrieved August 6, 2018.
  14. ^ "Player card of Brandon Triche on MyStatsOnline.com". MyStatsOnline.com. Retrieved February 14, 2019.
  15. ^ https://www.washingtonpost.com/sports/colleges/for-syracuses-brandon-triche-and-his-uncle-game-vs-indiana-takes-on-extra-meaning/2013/03/27/858907b2-970c-11e2-814b-063623d80a60_story.html

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