Kyle Brucculeri
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Garden Grove, Calif.

High School:
Los Alamitos HS '04

Height / Weight:
6-8 / 225

Position:
F

Major:
Philosophy

2007-08: Played in 31 games with 19 starts... Averaged 7.3 points and 2.9 rebounds per game... One of only seven men's basketball players to be named to the Big West Academic All-Conference Team... Continued to be one of the team's top long-range shooters, finishing second on the squad with 46 three-pointers... Finished the season averaging 7.3 points and 2.9 rebounds... Saw action in every game, including a stretch of 19 consecutive starts beginning with the second game of the season at New Mexico State (11/14)... Of his 71 field goals, 46 were from beyond the arc... Made at least three treys in seven games and finished with a total of 14 games with multiple three-pointers... Scored a season-high 26 points in win over Portland State (11/24), coming within two points of equaling his career-high... Outburst ignited an eight-game stretch where he averaged 13.3 ppg... Scored in double-figures in five straight games from 12/7 to 1/2... Scored at least 10 points in a total of 9 games, upping his career total to 29... Grabbed season-high 7 rebounds in three games and hauled in 6 on two additional accasions... Averaged over 22 minutes per game.

2006-07: Played in 21 games, starting 9... Had delayed start to season due to injury sustained at beginning of fall workouts... Scored 83 points (4.0 ppg)... Connected on 16-for-49 (.327) from three-point range... Had three double-figured scoring nights... Shot 4-for-7 with a pair of treys for season-best 14 points vs. Cal State Northridge (1/18)... Notched 10 points and season-high 5 rebounds against UC Santa Barbara (2/1).

2005-06: Started 25 of 28 games played... Scored 305 points (10.9 ppg) with 100 rebounds (3.6 rpg)... Led team in three pointers made (63) and attempted (151)... Those totals rank 5th and 6th, respectively, on UC Davis' season charts... Shot .417 from beyond the arc... Also led team with 19 blocked shots... Was only Aggie who took more three-pointers than two-point shots, as 63 percent of his attempts came from long range... Connected on 34 of 87 (.391) from within the arc)... Oddly, his breakout game was one in which he didn't start: scored 10 points with 7 rebounds, 3 blocks and 2 assists in win over Stanford (12/4)... Hit two three-pointers, including one that put UC Davis ahead by seven with 2:04 remaining... Performance against Cardinal was first of 17 games in double-figure scoring... Drained 8 three-pointers (on 10 attempts) vs. Northern Colorado (2/11), tying school record held jointly by J.P. Bergez (1997) and Kevin Vasquez (1995)... Scored season-high 28 points in that game, his third of five 20-point games... Others were 20 vs. Bethany (12/21), 22 at Cal Poly (2/4), 20 vs. Long Beach State (2/25) and 26 in finale at Riverside (3/4)... Posted lone double-double in home finale with The Beach, adding 11 rebounds and 2 blocks to his scoring output... Earned D-I Independent Newcomer of the Week honors for the 50 combined points against Poly and UNC.

2004-05: Redshirted.

LOS ALAMITOS HS '04: Named to second team for both All-Southern Section Division IAA team and Long Beach Press-Telegram Dream Team as a senior... Also shared Sunset League MVP honors that year, leading Griffins with 17.0 ppg and 7.2 rpg... McDonald's All-America nominee... Team finished 19-9 and advanced to section playoffs... Helped team to CIF-SS semifinal berth as a junior, averaging 12.0 ppg for the year... Four-year Principal's Honor Roll member.

PERSONAL: Born in Metairre, La.... Philosophy major... Parents are Frank & Piper Brucculeri... Name is pronounced "BROO-kuh-LAIR-ee"... If not for basketball, would consider playing tennis at UC Davis.