35 - Brandon Sherrod
Brandon Sherrod
Height: 6-6
Weight: 240
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Bridgeport, Conn.
High School: Choate Rosemary Hall
Position: F
Major: Political science
Residential College: Pierson
gp 33
pts/g 6.8
fg % 42.8
3pt % 0.0
ft % 62.2
reb/g 4.3
a/g 1.1

2012-13: Slowed by an early-season injury… Scored in double figures in four of the last seven games of the season… Tallied a career-high 18 points in the season finale against Penn… First career start came against Sacred Heart… Recipient of the Josh Hill Award, presented for hard work and dedication to the Yale Basketball program.

2011-12: Recipient of the John C. Cobb Award as Yale's rookie of the year… Fourth on the team in rebounding (2.8 rpg.) and third in blocks (12)… Only freshman to appear in all 29 games… Scored 10 points, grabbed six rebounds in the home win over Columbia… Also had 10 points in the victory over Bryant. 

Before Yale: NEPSAC first team selection last winter at Choate… 2010 Connecticut Gatorade Player of the Year as a senior at Stratford High School… CHSCA and New Haven Register state player of the year… Two-time all-state selection… Averaged 16 points, 14.5 rebounds and six blocks as a senior… Had six triple doubles… Holds the Stratford school record for blocked shots… Helped lead Choate to the NEPSAC Class A championship and Stratford to two state championships and a school-record 46 straight league victories… Played AAU with the Connecticut Basketball Club that advanced to the U17 semifinals in 2010.

Personal: Sings in a Christian a cappella group, The Living Waters, at Yale… Cousin Derek Sherrod was drafted in the first round of the 2011 NFL Draft by the Green Bay Packers… Drummer for church choir… Volunteered with HYPE in Stratford where he mentored elementary school children… Son of Ricky and Cassandra Sherrod.

Year gp-gs fg-fga pct  3fg-3fga pct  ft-fta pct  rpg  pts ppg  Ast Blk
2011-12 29-0 36-75 .480 0-0 .000 44-76 .579 2.8 116 4.0 9 12
2012-13 22-9 44-88 .500 0-0 .000 39-67 .582 3.6 127 5.8 11 22
Career 51-9 80-163 .491 0-0 .000 83-143 .580 3.2 243 4.8 20 34
Recent Games
Mar 8 Dartmouth L, 69-61
Mar 19 Quinnipiac W, 69-68
Mar 22 at Holy Cross W, 71-66
Mar 26 at Columbia W, 72-69
Apr 1 at VMI W, 75-62
Apr 3 at Murray St. L, 65-57
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 33 14
Games started 14 2
Minutes 692 285
Minutes per game 21.0 20.4
FG 77-180 28-63
FG Pct 42.8 44.4
3PT 0-1 0-0
3PT Pct 0.0 -
FT 69-111 29-52
FT Pct 62.2 55.8
Off rebounds 62 26
Def rebounds 80 32
Total rebounds 142 58
Rebounds per game 4.3 4.1
Personal fouls 69 25
Disqualifications 1 0
Assists 37 15
Turnovers 34 16
Assist to turnover ratio 1.1 0.9
Steals 12 2
Blocks 28 10
Points 223 85
Points per game 6.8 6.1
Points per 40 min 12.9 11.9
Date Opponent Score gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Nov 9 vs. Central Connecticut State W, 93-77 1 23 1-3 33.3 0-0 - 3-3 100.0 5
Nov 11 at Connecticut L, 80-62 1 23 3-9 33.3 0-0 - 3-3 100.0 9
Nov 14 at Rutgers L, 72-71 1 27 4-7 57.1 0-0 - 2-2 100.0 10
Nov 19 Sacred Heart W, 80-65 1 22 4-7 57.1 0-0 - 2-4 50.0 10
Nov 23 at Mercer L, 81-54 1 14 0-2 0.0 0-0 - 1-2 50.0 1
Nov 26 at Lafayette W, 79-76 1 21 5-9 55.6 0-0 - 3-3 100.0 13
Nov 30 at Hartford W, 54-49 1 17 2-3 66.7 0-0 - 0-0 - 4
Dec 4 Bryant L, 72-64 1 21 0-4 0.0 0-0 - 3-4 75.0 3
Dec 7 New Hampshire W, 71-61 1 24 6-7 85.7 0-0 - 6-12 50.0 18
Dec 17 at Providence L, 76-74 1 24 4-7 57.1 0-0 - 1-2 50.0 9
Dec 20 at Albany L, 70-62 1 23 1-3 33.3 0-0 - 4-4 100.0 6
Jan 4 at Saint Louis L, 75-55 - 21 3-3 100.0 0-0 - 1-2 50.0 7
Jan 8 Vermont L, 67-59 - 21 1-6 16.7 0-0 - 5-8 62.5 7
Jan 11 Baruch W, 88-49 - 15 4-9 44.4 0-0 - 1-1 100.0 9
Jan 18 Brown W, 74-67 - 20 3-6 50.0 0-0 - 4-7 57.1 10
Jan 25 at Brown L, 73-56 - 19 0-0 - 0-0 - 3-6 50.0 3
Jan 31 Columbia W, 69-59 1 22 2-5 40.0 0-0 - 3-6 50.0 7
Feb 1 Cornell W, 61-57 1 23 2-4 50.0 0-0 - 1-5 20.0 5
Feb 7 at Dartmouth W, 67-54 - 17 4-6 66.7 0-0 - 7-7 100.0 15
Feb 8 at Harvard W, 74-67 - 22 1-2 50.0 0-0 - 1-1 100.0 3
Feb 14 Penn W, 69-54 - 20 2-7 28.6 0-0 - 2-4 50.0 6
Feb 15 Princeton W, 66-65 - 27 4-6 66.7 0-0 - 0-0 - 8
Feb 21 at Cornell W, 82-65 - 22 5-7 71.4 0-0 - 3-3 100.0 13
Feb 23 at Columbia L, 62-46 - 17 0-1 0.0 0-0 - 0-3 0.0 0
Feb 28 at Princeton L, 57-46 - 17 0-5 0.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
Mar 1 at Penn W, 70-63 - 21 0-6 0.0 0-0 - 4-6 66.7 4
Mar 7 Harvard L, 70-58 - 21 3-5 60.0 0-0 - 1-2 50.0 7
Mar 8 Dartmouth L, 69-61 - 17 2-3 66.7 0-0 - 0-2 0.0 4
Mar 19 Quinnipiac W, 69-68 - 14 1-6 16.7 0-0 - 0-2 0.0 2
Mar 22 at Holy Cross W, 71-66 - 18 2-4 50.0 0-0 - 2-3 66.7 6
Mar 26 at Columbia W, 72-69 - 19 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
Apr 1 at VMI W, 75-62 - 27 5-13 38.5 0-1 0.0 3-3 100.0 13
Apr 3 at Murray St. L, 65-57 1 33 3-15 20.0 0-0 - 0-1 0.0 6
Date Opponent Score gs min off def reb ast to a/to stl blk pf dq
Nov 9 vs. Central Connecticut State W, 93-77 1 23 0 4 4 1 1 1.0 1 1 2 0
Nov 11 at Connecticut L, 80-62 1 23 2 1 3 1 1 1.0 0 1 1 0
Nov 14 at Rutgers L, 72-71 1 27 1 3 4 2 1 2.0 1 0 2 0
Nov 19 Sacred Heart W, 80-65 1 22 1 4 5 2 0 - 0 0 3 0
Nov 23 at Mercer L, 81-54 1 14 2 1 3 0 3 0.0 2 1 5 1
Nov 26 at Lafayette W, 79-76 1 21 2 2 4 1 1 1.0 0 1 4 0
Nov 30 at Hartford W, 54-49 1 17 0 3 3 3 0 - 0 1 4 0
Dec 4 Bryant L, 72-64 1 21 1 3 4 2 1 2.0 1 1 2 0
Dec 7 New Hampshire W, 71-61 1 24 5 4 9 0 1 0.0 0 1 3 0
Dec 17 at Providence L, 76-74 1 24 1 0 1 2 2 1.0 1 0 3 0
Dec 20 at Albany L, 70-62 1 23 1 5 6 0 0 - 0 0 0 0
Jan 4 at Saint Louis L, 75-55 - 21 1 2 3 0 1 0.0 1 2 2 0
Jan 8 Vermont L, 67-59 - 21 4 1 5 3 1 3.0 0 2 3 0
Jan 11 Baruch W, 88-49 - 15 3 1 4 3 1 3.0 0 2 2 0
Jan 18 Brown W, 74-67 - 20 0 1 1 1 0 - 0 1 1 0
Jan 25 at Brown L, 73-56 - 19 2 1 3 0 0 - 1 1 1 0
Jan 31 Columbia W, 69-59 1 22 0 4 4 1 2 0.5 0 0 0 0
Feb 1 Cornell W, 61-57 1 23 5 0 5 3 2 1.5 0 0 2 0
Feb 7 at Dartmouth W, 67-54 - 17 2 2 4 4 2 2.0 0 1 3 -
Feb 8 at Harvard W, 74-67 - 22 1 3 4 1 3 0.3 0 1 2 0
Feb 14 Penn W, 69-54 - 20 4 1 5 1 0 - 0 0 3 0
Feb 15 Princeton W, 66-65 - 27 1 3 4 0 0 - 0 1 2 -
Feb 21 at Cornell W, 82-65 - 22 0 7 7 0 0 - 0 1 0 -
Feb 23 at Columbia L, 62-46 - 17 2 1 3 0 0 - 0 0 2 -
Feb 28 at Princeton L, 57-46 - 17 4 3 7 1 2 0.5 1 1 4 -
Mar 1 at Penn W, 70-63 - 21 2 4 6 0 1 0.0 0 1 1 -
Mar 7 Harvard L, 70-58 - 21 2 0 2 2 1 2.0 0 1 2 0
Mar 8 Dartmouth L, 69-61 - 17 1 2 3 1 3 0.3 0 1 2 0
Mar 19 Quinnipiac W, 69-68 - 14 2 1 3 0 0 - 2 0 1 0
Mar 22 at Holy Cross W, 71-66 - 18 1 0 1 1 1 1.0 0 0 0 0
Mar 26 at Columbia W, 72-69 - 19 0 3 3 1 0 - 0 0 1 -
Apr 1 at VMI W, 75-62 - 27 3 4 7 0 2 0.0 1 2 4 -
Apr 3 at Murray St. L, 65-57 1 33 6 6 12 0 1 0.0 0 3 2 -
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
Total 33 14 21.0 2.3-5.5 42.8 0.0-0.0 0.0 2.1-3.4 62.2 6.8
Conference 14 2 20.4 2.0-4.5 44.4 0.0-0.0 - 2.1-3.7 55.8 6.1
Exhibition - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -

Home 13 5 20.5 2.6-5.8 45.3 0.0-0.0 - 2.2-4.4 49.1 7.4
Away 19 8 21.2 2.2-5.4 41.2 0.0-0.1 0.0 2.0-2.7 74.5 6.4
Neutral 1 1 23.0 1.0-3.0 33.3 0.0-0.0 - 3.0-3.0 100.0 5.0

Wins 19 7 20.7 2.8-5.8 48.2 0.0-0.1 0.0 2.4-3.7 64.3 7.9
Losses 14 7 21.3 1.7-5.0 34.3 0.0-0.0 - 1.7-2.9 58.5 5.1

November 7 7 21.0 2.7-5.7 47.5 0.0-0.0 - 2.0-2.4 82.4 7.4
December 4 4 23.0 2.8-5.2 52.4 0.0-0.0 - 3.5-5.5 63.6 9.0
January 6 1 19.7 2.2-4.8 44.8 0.0-0.0 - 2.8-5.0 56.7 7.2
February 8 1 20.6 2.2-4.8 47.4 0.0-0.0 - 1.8-2.9 60.9 6.2
March 6 - 18.3 1.3-4.0 33.3 0.0-0.0 - 1.2-2.5 46.7 3.8
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Total 33 14 692 77-180 42.8 0-1 0.0 69-111 62.2 223
Conference 14 2 285 28-63 44.4 0-0 - 29-52 55.8 85
Exhibition - - - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0

Home 13 5 267 34-75 45.3 0-0 - 28-57 49.1 96
Away 19 8 402 42-102 41.2 0-1 0.0 38-51 74.5 122
Neutral 1 1 23 1-3 33.3 0-0 - 3-3 100.0 5

Wins 19 7 394 53-110 48.2 0-1 0.0 45-70 64.3 151
Losses 14 7 298 24-70 34.3 0-0 - 24-41 58.5 72

November 7 7 147 19-40 47.5 0-0 - 14-17 82.4 52
December 4 4 92 11-21 52.4 0-0 - 14-22 63.6 36
January 6 1 118 13-29 44.8 0-0 - 17-30 56.7 43
February 8 1 165 18-38 47.4 0-0 - 14-23 60.9 50
March 6 - 110 8-24 33.3 0-0 - 7-15 46.7 23
  gp gs mpg off/g def/g reb/g pf/g dq/g ast/g to/g a/to stl/g blk/g
Total 33 14 21.0 1.9 2.4 4.3 2.1 0.0 1.1 1.0 1.1 0.4 0.8
Conference 14 2 20.4 1.9 2.3 4.1 1.8 0.0 1.1 1.1 0.9 0.1 0.7
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Home 13 5 20.5 2.2 1.9 4.2 2.0 0.0 1.5 0.9 1.6 0.2 0.8
Away 19 8 21.2 1.7 2.7 4.4 2.2 0.1 0.9 1.1 0.8 0.4 0.9
Neutral 1 1 23.0 0.0 4.0 4.0 2.0 0.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0

Wins 19 7 20.7 1.7 2.7 4.4 2.0 0.0 1.2 0.9 1.4 0.2 0.7
Losses 14 7 21.3 2.1 2.1 4.2 2.2 0.1 1.0 1.2 0.8 0.6 1.0

November 7 7 21.0 1.1 2.6 3.7 3.0 0.1 1.4 1.0 1.4 0.6 0.7
December 4 4 23.0 2.0 3.0 5.0 2.0 0.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 0.5 0.5
January 6 1 19.7 1.7 1.7 3.3 1.5 0.0 1.3 0.8 1.6 0.3 1.3
February 8 1 20.6 2.4 2.5 4.9 2.2 0.0 1.2 1.1 1.1 0.1 0.6
March 6 - 18.3 1.3 1.7 3.0 1.2 0.0 0.8 1.0 0.8 0.3 0.5
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
Total 33 14 692 62 80 142 69 1 37 34 1.1 12 28
Conference 14 2 285 26 32 58 25 0 15 16 0.9 2 10
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Home 13 5 267 29 25 54 26 0 19 12 1.6 3 10
Away 19 8 402 33 51 84 41 1 17 21 0.8 8 17
Neutral 1 1 23 0 4 4 2 0 1 1 1.0 1 1

Wins 19 7 394 32 51 83 38 0 23 17 1.4 4 14
Losses 14 7 298 30 29 59 31 1 14 17 0.8 8 14

November 7 7 147 8 18 26 21 1 10 7 1.4 4 5
December 4 4 92 8 12 20 8 0 4 4 1.0 2 2
January 6 1 118 10 10 20 9 0 8 5 1.6 2 8
February 8 1 165 19 20 39 18 0 10 9 1.1 1 5
March 6 - 110 8 10 18 7 0 5 6 0.8 2 3

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