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Michael Bradley

Player Profile
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Worcester, Mass.

High School:
Burncoat H.S.

Last College:
University of Kentucky

Height / Weight:
6-10 / 235

Position:
Forward

Birthdate:
04/08/1979

VILLANOVA

Skilled big man ... Superb passer ... Rarely takes a bad shot ... Plays facing the basket or on the box ... Fundamentally sound ... One of Villanova?s co-captains ... Draws fouls and will take advantage at the free throw line ... Owns an NCAA Championship ring ... Retains two years of eligibility.

1999-00: Spent the year as a spectator on game night as required by NCAA rules after transferring from the University of Kentucky ... Practiced on a daily basis with the Wildcats and staged some memorable duels with departed center Malik Allen.

UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY

1998-99: Established a new school record for field goal percentage accuracy (.657) ... Led the nation in that category for one week in February before dropping below the number of attempts needed to qualify ... Ended the season with 157 field goals in 239 attempts ... Started all 37 games for a Kentucky club that advanced to the NCAA Tournament Midwest Regional Final before being eliminated by Michigan State ... Averaged 9.8 points, 4.9 rebounds and 21.9 minutes per contest ... Scored a season-high 19 points on Dec. 5 versus Miami on 9-for-13 shooting from the field ... Added 18 points on 7-of-8 shooting from the floor against Florida on Jan. 2 ...Connected on all seven of his field goal attempts in Jan. 26 battle at Georgia, finishing with 18 points ... Hauled in eight rebounds and scored 12 points in Jan. 20 loss to Auburn .. . Saw 68 minutes of action (17 per game) in four NCAA Tournament contests ... Was granted a release from his scholarship on April 29.

1997-98: Saw action in 32 games as a freshman, including five of the six NCAA Tournament games Kentucky played en route to the national championship ... Shot .667 from the field ... Played five first half minutes in NCAA title game victory over Utah ... Averaged 7.4 minutes per game in five NCAA Tournament games ... With reserve center Jamal Magloire sidelined against Alabama in the SEC Tournament, he played 14 minutes, shooting 4-of-7 from the field while tallying six rebounds, 10 points, three blocks and two steals.

BURNCOAT HIGH SCHOOL

Averaged 35.6 points, 11.6 rebounds and 4.9 blocks per game as a senior ... Named Gatorade Player of the Year and Mr. Basketball in the State of Massachusetts ... Also tabbed Gatorade Northeast Player of the Year, one of eight athletes to earn that designation across the country ... Led the Patriots to the state championship game, where he scored 41 points ... Scored 2,444 points and collected 1,020 rebounds during his prep career ... Burncoat compiled a 69-23 record in that span for coach Jim Diamantopolous.

PERSONAL

Enrolled in the school of Arts and Sciences ... Born 4/18/79 in Worcester, Mass. ... The son of Pat and David Bradley ... Father played basketball at Fairfield University and brother David played at Charleston Southern.

BRADLEY CAREER HIGHS

Points: 19 vs. Miami (12/5/98)

Rebounds: 9 vs. Indiana (12/8/98)

Assists: 4 vs. Eastern Kentucky (11/17/98)

Steals: 4 twice,

Last vs. Kansas (12/1/98)

Blocks: 3 vs. Georgia (2/17/99)

Minutes: 34 vs. Georgia (1/26/99)

Field Goals: 9 vs. Miami (12/5/98)

3-point goals: N/A

Free Throws: 4 on three occasions,

Last vs. Georgia (1/26/99)

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