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Brandon

McKissic

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Guard
Height: 6'3"
Weight: 195
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Ferguson, Mo.
High School: St. Louis University

Bio

2018-19 (Kansas City): Started 28 of the 30 games played in ... Named to the 2018-2019 All-WAC Defensive team, the first Roo to achieve such honor since the 2013-2014 season ... Tied for second on the team with 18 games of 10-plus points scored, including a season-high 21 points against Chicago State (1/5/19)...  A natural utility player, McKissic averaged 45.3 percent from field goal range, 34.1 percent from the 3-point line, 2.0 assists a game and 3.2 rebounds a game ... Ranked second on the team in steals (43, 1.4 spg) and minutes played per game (30.4)... Ranked third on the team in scoring (10.5)... Came just shy of his career record points in a game (22) with 21 points scored against Chicago State (1/5)... Had career-high seven rebounds against Seattle U (2/21/19)...One of the defensive leaders for Kansas City, swiped at least two steals in 13 games, including season-high four against California Baptist (1/10/19).

2017-18 (Kansas City): Played in 31 games, making 20 starts as a true freshman ... Averaged 23 minutes per game for a total of 713 minutes ... Averaged 7.9 points per game on a team-high 46% (86-187) field goal shooting and 41.7% (25-60) three-point shooting ... Added 2.8 rebounds, 1.5 assists and 0.8 steals per game for the season ... Finished second on the team with 48 assists and third on the team with 24 steals on the year ... Averaged 10.8 points per game in conference play, ranking inside the top-20 in WAC leaders ... Scored in double-digits in ten games on the season ... Recorded first double-figure scoring performance with 10 points on 4-5 field goal shooting against Central Michigan (12/19) ... Grabbed a season-high nine rebounds in a win over Seattle U (2/8) ... Recorded a season-high three steals in a win over Chicago State (2/15) ... Set a career-high with 22 points on 8-16 shooting at Chicago State (3/3). 

Background: Four-year standout at St. Louis University High School, helping his team finish in the top three in the conference each season … Helped his team advance to the state tournament his sophomore and junior year … Named conference Player of the Year his senior season … Became the first student-athlete to earn all-state recognition for three years and was also the first sophomore to reach all-state status … Also earned all-district honors for three seasons … Played AAU basketball with the St. Louis Eagles for three years … Active member of his school’s Diversity Club in high school.

Personal: Born January 20 … Son of Gerald and Rhonda McKissic … Mother played softball in college, while father wrestled … Is still undecided on a major at UMKC.

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