Yesterday, it was announced that senior point guard Jason Brickman was named on to the CollegeInsider.com Lou Henson Preseason All-American Team. This is an All-American team that is comprised of players from mid-major schools. Brickman was one of the twenty-five players who was named on to this team.
The 6’0″ senior point guard from San Antonio, Texas has assaulted the LIU Brooklyn and Northeast Conference record books since arriving in Downtown Brooklyn in 2010. Last season, he led the NCAA in assists with 8.5 assists per game. He is currently LIU’s all-time assist leader with 719 career assists. He holds NEC freshman, sophomore and junior year records for assists in a season. His 290 assists last season is an NEC record. He is just 86 assists short of becoming the NEC all-time assist leader. He is 281 assists shy of becoming the fourth player ever in NCAA history to reach 1000 career assists.
Brickman has career numbers of 8.4 points per game and 7.1 assists per game while shooting a career 44.4% from the field, 41.8% from three and 82.3% from the free-throw line. He also has a career offensive rating of 112 (Offensive rating measures a player’s offensive efficiency kind of like a QB rating in football). He has also been in the top 25 nationally in assist rate in all three seasons at LIU Brooklyn.
Congratulations to Jason on this well-deserved honor.