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2   Brandon Venturini
Brandon Venturini

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Allendale, Mich.

High School:
Allendale

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 184

Position:
Guard

Prep School:
NAPS


04/10/2014

Navy Men's Basketball Hands Out Team Awards

Alter, Loupos, Smith and Venturini receive team accolades.

03/03/2014

Men's Basketball Falls at Colgate in Patriot League First Round

Venturini pours in a game-high 26 points.

03/02/2014

Mids to Face Colgate Monday in Patriot League First Round

The Navy-Colgate winner will play at #2 American in the quarterfinals on Wednesday.

03/01/2014

Late Miscues Costly in Navy's 67-65 Loss to Loyola

Mids to play at Colgate on Monday in Patriot League First Round.

02/28/2014

Men's Basketball to Host Loyola on Senior Day

Loupos and Wynn to be honored during pregame ceremony.

04/16/2013

Ed DeChellis discusses the 2012-13 Navy men's basketball season.

Navy men's basketball head coach Ed DeChellis sits down with Pete Medhurst to discuss the 2012-13 basketball season.

02/21/2013

Highlights from Navy's 50-44 win over American.

Highlights from the Navy men's basketball team's 50-44 win over American on Feb. 20, 2013.

01/22/2013

Navy highlights from its 59-50 win over Army.

Navy highlights from its 59-50 win over Army on Jan. 20, 2013.

01/15/2013

Brandon Venturini was named the Navy Athlete of the Week presented by Rolls Royce.

Brandon Venturini was named the Navy Athlete of the Week Presented by Rolls Royce after scoring 23 points with 7 3-pointers against Lafayette.

12/11/2012

Navy highlights from its 69-59 win over Bryant.

Navy men's basketball highlights from its 69-59 win over Bryant on Dec. 10, 2012.

03/06/2014

Navy-Loyola 3/1/14

Photos from the Navy-Loyola game on March 1, 2014 at Alumni Hall.

03/03/2014

Navy-Colgate 3-3-14

Photos of the Patriot League First Round Game

01/27/2014

Navy vs. Holy Cross (1-25-14)

Photo gallery of the Navy vs. Holy Cross game on Jan. 25, 2014.

01/13/2014

Navy vs. Army (1-11-14)

Photo gallery of the Army-Navy men's basketball game on Jan. 11, 2014.

12/27/2013

Navy-NKU Dec. 21, 2013

Photo gallery of the Navy at Northern Kentucky game on Dec. 21.

2013-14 Game-by-Game Statistics
2012-13 Game-by-Game Statistics
2011-12 Game-by-Game Statistics

ACCOLADES WON:
• NAAA Athlete of the Week (Jan. 6, 2014)
• NAAA Athlete of the Week (Jan. 15, 2013)
• South Padre Invitational All-Tournament Team (Nov. 25, 2012)

2013-14 - JUNIOR:
• Ranked second on the team with 346 points for an average of 11.5 points per game.
• Also averaged 3.1 rebounds and 2.9 assists in 28.0 minutes per game.
• Led the team with 44 total steals for an average of 1.5 per game. Led the team in total assists with 86 and led the team with 58 3-pointers.
• One of two players to start all 30 games along with Worth Smith.
• Averaged 12.1 points per game in 18 conference games.
• Scored in double figures 20 times and scored 20 or more points in three games.
• Led Navy in scoring in 11 games and led the team in assists in 14 games.
• Ranked sixth in the Patriot League in steals (1.5), eighth in 3-pointers made (1.9), 10th in assists (2.9) and 14th in scoring (11.5).
• In conference only games, Venturini was fifth in 3-pointers made (2.1), sixth in steals (1.6), eighth in assists (3.4), ninth in assist to turnover ratio (1.1) and 16th in scoring (12.1).
• Scored 16 points on 7-of-10 shooting in Navy's win over Goucher on Nov. 13.
• Poured in 20 points against Northern Kentucky on Dec. 21.
• Scored a team-high 15 points and made four 3-pointers against Virginia on Nov. 19.
• Scored 15 points against UMBC on Dec. 30 then 11 points against Loyola on Jan. 2.
• Scored 28 points and made eight 3-pointers, one shy of the school record, in Navy's 79-71 win over Lafayette on Jan. 5.
• Named the NAAA Athlete of the Week for his efforts against UMBC, Loyola and Lafayette after averaging 18.0 points that week.
• The eight 3-pointers made were the most by any Patriot League player in the 2013-14 season.
• Tallied 12 points and eight assists in Navy's 79-57 win at Army in the Star Game on Feb. 8.
• Scored 19 points and had eight assists, four rebounds and two steals in Navy's 71-61 win over Colgate on Feb. 15.
• Collected 18 points, five assists and four steals in 38 minutes against American on Feb. 26.
• Hit five 3-pointers for 15 points against Loyola on March 1.
• Scored 26 points and made a career-best 11 field goals against Colgate in the Patriot League First Round on March 3.
• Made at least one 3-pointer in 24 games and also in each of the final eight games of the season.
• After three seasons, ranks in the top 10 in school history in career 3-pointers made (142) and career 3-point field goals (424).

2012-13 - SOPHOMORE:
• Venturini had a strong sophomore season, ranking third on the team in scoring (8.8 points per game), third in assists (42) and first in three-pointers made (67) while being one of two players (Tilman Dunbar) to start all 31 games.
• Improved his scoring by 6.0 points per game from his freshman to sophomore year, the second-best scoring improvement in the Patriot League behind Lafayette's Dan Trist (6.7 points per game).
• Venturini's 67 three-pointers were the ninth most in a season by a Navy player and the fourth most by a Navy underclassmen (freshman or sophomore). The 67 three-pointers were the sixth most in the Patriot League and ranked 29th among all sophomores nationally.
• Connected on at least one three-pointer in 27-of-31 games and had at least three-pointers in 13-of-31 contests.
• Was named the NAAA Athlete of the Week after connecting for 23 points on seven three-pointers, the seventh most in school history, against Lafayette.
• Was named to the South Padre Island Invitational All-Tournament Team after averaging 11.5 points per game and making 11-of-30 three-pointers during the four-game event. In the final game of the tournament against Delaware State, Venturini scored 14 points on 4-of-6 three-pointers.
• Tallied 16 points with four assists in the season-opening win over Marymount. Both of the totals were career highs at the time.
• Then had an outstanding floor game against Siena, grabbing a career-high 10 rebounds while dishing out a career-high five assists.
• Tallied 13 points and held American's John Schoof, who scored 27 points in the first meeting, to just three points on 1-of-2 shooting in the second meeting between the two squads.
• Netted 11 and 13 points against Patriot League champion Bucknell during the regular season, going 10-of-22 from the field and 4-of-8 from deep.
• Connected on a half-court shot before the halftime buzzer against Army, earning him the No. 10 spot on ESPN Sportscenter's Plays of the Day.

2011-12 - FRESHMAN:
• Venturini had a good freshman campaign, averaging 2.8 points per game and 1.0 rebounds per game while appearing in 26 games (287 minutes). He dished out 20 assists against 15 turnovers for an assist-to-turnover ratio of 1.33, the best mark on the team.
• Started three games during the first half of Patriot League play.
• Recorded first career double-figure scoring game with 10 points and three rebounds against Penn State Altoona in just 14 minutes of action.
• Added back-to-back double-figure scoring games against American (10 points, three assists) and Colgate in his first career start (11 points, two assists).
• Went 12-of-35 (.343) from long distance in the first 19 games, but just 5-of-23 (.217) in the season's last 10 games.
• Had three assists four different times, including in back-to-back-to-back games against Holy Cross, Army and Colgate.
• Played season-best 32 minutes in the first meeting with Colgate.

HIGH SCHOOL:
• Venturini was a three-year letterwinner at Allendale High School, graduating in 2010. He spent the 2011 season at NAPS.
• Led team to the 2008 conference title with a 17-3 record as a sophomore and was a three-time all-conference honoree.
• As a junior, was an all-area selection, the team MVP and served as the team captain.
• As a senior, was named to the Western Michigan Dream Team, was a first-team Class B All-State honoree, was an all-area selection, was the team MVP and captain and was named Academic All-State, while leading Allendale to the district final.
• Averaged 26.6 points a game as a senior after averaging about 15 points a game as a junior. Also chipped in with five assists, four rebounds and four steals per game. Venturini shot over 50.0 percent from the field and almost 40 percent from three-point range, and scored in double-figures in every game but one and scored over 30 points, including 42 against Kelloggsville, in seven games as a senior.
• Helped lead his AAU team, the West Michigan Lakers, to the Chicago Summer Slam Championship in 2010.
• Also was a first-team all-conference selection in golf as a senior.
• Was the student congress Vice-President, was top 10 in his class and graduated NAPS with honors and the Iron Mike Award.

MISCELLANEOUS:
• Son of Marcello and Sandra Venturini.
• Brother, Aaron, graduated from the Naval Academy in 2009.
• Majoring in economics.

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