VERMILLION, S.D.--The end of July marks the end of an eight-week training period for senior guard Brandon Bos and nine other members of South Dakota's men's basketball team. Bos and his teammates have spent the last two months of summer playing pick-up games, lifting, bonding, taking summer classes and doing team workouts.
VERMILLION, S.D.--South Dakota placed 71 percent of its list-eligible student-athletes on the 2013-14 Commissioner's List of Academic Excellence released Thursday by the Summit League office. In addition, the Coyotes' men's and women's cross country teams and their men's track and field team received Team Academic Achievement Awards for obtaining the highest percentage among league members.
VERMILLION, S.D.--South Dakota boasts 139 student-athletes on The Summit League's Academic Honor Roll for the winter and spring seasons. Of those, 72 were also named to the Summit's Academic Distinguished Scholars List. Both numbers are second-highest in the league.
VERMILLION, S.D.--South Dakota junior men's basketball player Brandon Bos is one of six who have been named to the Summit League Academic All-League Team as voted on by the Faculty Athletic Representatives and Sports Information Directors of the league's eight member institutions.
2013-14 Played in all 30 games and earned 25 starts at shooting guard ... earned honorable mention All-Summit League honors ... named to the Summit League All-Academic Team ... led the team and ranked 15th in the league in scoring at 11.9 points per game ... also averaged 3.2 rebounds and 2.4 assists while netting 16 steals ... shot 38 percent from the field (107-279), 38 percent from 3-point range (41-108) and 86 percent from the free-throw line (101-117) ... was the third-leading free-throw shooter in the league and ranked 45th nationally ... ranked 12th in the league in assists per game and was 14th in 3-point percentage ... scored at least 12 points in each of his first eight games ... reached double figures in 18 of his first 20 ... had 15 points and 10 rebounds in a one-point win at Texas State (11/25) ... scored a season-high 22 points against Wyoming (12/7) ... had 21 points against both IUPUI (1/16) and South Dakota State (3/1) ... named to the Summit League Honor Roll, earning Distinguished Scholar status ... named to the Summit League Commissioner's List of Academic Excellence
2012-13 Honorable mention All-Summit League honoree...fourth-team All-Summit League by College Sports Madness...played in 29 games...started 18 of the final 19 games of the season...averaged 11 points, 3.9 rebounds and 1.9 assists per game...ranked third on the team in scoring and assists (55)...was the seventh-leading scorer in Summit League play at 13.5 points per game...averaged 13.8 points in 18 starts...one of the top 3-point shooters nationally at 42.7 percent (44-103), good for fourth in the Summit...also one of the top free-throw shooters in the nation at 86.4 percent (70-81), good for third in the Summit...scored in double figures 16 times and had three 20-point efforts...scored a season-high 23 points on 7 of 9 shooting at Omaha (12/29)...also had 10 rebounds at Omaha for his first collegiate double-double...had six assists at Oakland (1/19)...had four steals at Kansas State (12/31)...made 5 of 8 three-pointers and scored 19 points vs. Kansas City (1/12)...led the team in rebounding five times...Summit League honor roll member...Summit League Commissioner's List of Academic Excellence
2011-12 Appeared in 21 games, starting two...averaged 3.3 points and 1.0 rebounds in 10.5 minutes per game...had a career-high 15 points in win over Peru State (12/21/11)...had 10 points against Eastern Washington (11/15/11)...had a career-high four rebounds and five assists against Peru State as well...shot 36.4 percent from three-point range, and 94.7 percent from the free-throw line ... named to the Summit League Academic All-Summit League Team
Prep Had an outstanding season for the Kiski School (prep), averaging 19 points, five assists and two steals per game and helped the team to a 26-9 record...Bos averaged 22 points per game over the last 10 games of the season...played for former Division I and NBA coach Daryn Freedman last season...also had an outstanding high school playing career at Markham District High School...as a senior in 2009-10 he averaged 27 points, six rebounds, four assists and two steals per game while shooting 54 percent from the field, including 47 percent from three-point range...recorded a season-high of 39 points in a contest against Alex MacKenzie...led the GTA with the greatest number of games with 25 points or more...as a junior, Bos averaged 17.3 points and 4.9 rebounds per game in 2008-09. He was named the camp MVP of the Syracuse Big Orange Camp in 2009...also was a member of the prestigious AAU Grassroots Canada team, where he played for Coach Ro Russell.
Personal Son of Andrew and Bonnie Bos...Undecided Major.
Career Highs Points: 15 vs. Peru State (11/21/11) Rebounds: 4 vs. Peru State (11/21/11) Assists: 5 vs. Peru State (11/21/11) FG: 5 vs. Peru State (11/21/11) 3-pt: 3 vs. Peru State (11/21/11) Steals: 1 3x, last vs. Oral Roberts (01/26/12) Blocks: None Double-digit games: 2