Brad Tinsley - Men's Basketball - Vanderbilt University Athletics

#1 Brad Tinsley Season 2008-09


Class Freshman
Height 6'3"
Weight 210
Hometown Oregon City, Ore.
High School Oregon City

Combo guard who played both guard positions as a freshman and sophomore, and started all 70 games at the point guard position as a junior and senior…Posted the school[apos]s first triple-double in the team[apos]s season opener in 2010 against Presbyterian…Second all-time on Vanderbilt[apos]s all-time assist list with 482 career assists.

2011-12 (Senior):
Played and started in all 36 games…Averaged 9.0 points, 2.6 rebounds, and 4.1 assists…Ranked 2nd in SEC in assist-to-turnover ratio in all games (2.2) and third in assists in SEC games (4.6)…Ranked in the top 10 on VU’s all-time lists in free throw percentage (6th), assists (2nd), and assists/game (4th)…Scored game-winning bucket vs. Oregon State in finals of TicketCity Legends Classic. Tied a career-high with 10 assists against Lafayette (12/21)…Tied a season high with 16 points vs. Harvard (3/15); also had 16 vs. Monmouth (11/25); was 8-for-8 from charity stripe…Scored 14 points on 5-8 shooting vs. N.C. State (11/19)…Also scored 13 points vs. Oregon (11/11) and 12 vs. Bucknell (11/15).

2010-11 (Junior):
Started every game in his junior season and averaged 10.6 points, 4.5 assists, and 3.7 rebounds per game…Led the SEC in assists in all games (4.5)… Had five or more assists in 18 games in 2010-11 and now has 27 in his career; dished out nine assists vs. South Carolina (2/5) and at Kentucky (3/1); had eight assists against Marquette (12/29)…Second in the SEC in assist to turnover ratio in all games (2.2)…Second on VU[apos]s single-season junior assist list…Finished with 155…Scored in double figures in 19 games this season…Scored 16 points and had five assists at LSU (2/26)…Tallied a season-high 18-point game against St. Mary[apos]s; scored 11 points vs. Kentucky, 15 points vs. Alabama, 13 points vs. South Caorlina, 15 points at Florida, and 14 points against Ole Miss…Tied a career-high with eight free throws made vs. St. Mary[apos]s – his 10 FT attempts set a new career best…Had 14 points and 10 rebounds vs. Davidson (1/2), his second double-double of the season and his career…Also added 15 points against Marquette (12/29)…Scored 14 points vs. Belmont (12/4)…Notched the school[apos]s first-ever triple-double with 11 points, 10 rebounds, and 10 assists against Presbyterian. The 10 rebounds and 10 assists were both career highs. It was also his first career double-double.

2009-10 (Sophomore):
Played in all 33 games and made 27 starts as a sophomore…Averaged 6.9 points, 2.5 rebounds, and 2.8 assists per game…Scored in double figures in eight games, including a season-best 18-point performance at Georgia (2/25)…Tied a career-high with seven made field goals against the Bulldogs in a season-high 36 minutes…Went 4-of-5 from the floor, including 2-of-3 from downtown in season opening win over Lipscomb (11/16)…Dished out eight assists at St. Mary[apos]s (11/20), a career-high… Scored in double figures with 12-points, four rebounds, three assists and two steal effort vs. Illinois (12/8)… Scored 14 points vs. Mercer (12/21; also added four assists… Grabbed a career-high six rebounds against Manhattan (12/30) – also had six rebounds against Kentucky and at Arkansas… Scored 15 points against Auburn (1/23)… Scored 10 points on 2-of-5 shooting, including 2-of-3 from 3PT, in addition to five rebounds and four assist in 25 minutes against Tennessee (1/27)… Connected on 3-of-6 shots to finish with 8 points and three assists in 24 minutes against Kentucky (1/30)… Scored 11 points (3-6 FG) and dished out three assists in 29 minutes of play vs. Mississippi State (2/3)… Scored a season-high 18 points (7-of-12 FG) and tied a career high in field goals made in season-high 36 minutes against Georgia (2/6)…Played season high 38 minutes and had five assists and no turnovers vs. LSU (2/13)… Posted a great floor-game of 8 points, 7 assists and five rebounds in 24 minutes against Ole Miss (2/18)…Scored 13 points, including a career best 8-for-8 from the free throw line to go along with six rebounds and four assists in 22 minutes at Arkansas (2/27)… Made a season high three 3-pointers, finishing with 9 points and three assists in semifinal of SEC Tournament vs. Mississippi State (3/13).

2008-09 (Freshman):
Played in all 31 games and started 28 in his true freshman campaign…Averaged 11.0 points, 2.5 rebounds, and 2.8 assists per game in 31.0 minutes of action per game…Scored in double figures in the first seven games of his career, including a 19-point performance in a win over Drake (11/29) in the semifinals of the Cancun Challenge… Led the team in scoring on three occasions as a freshman, and in assists 13 different times…Scored 12 points in 24 minutes in first collegiate game against Morehead State…Led the team with three three-pointer[apos]s in season opener … Scored in double figures (11) for the second straight game against Illinois. Recorded third-straight double figure game (10 pts) in first collegiate start against MTSU…Added double figures against UCA (11/26) with 11 points… Scored a career-high 19 points on 7-14 shooting (5-8 3PT) and had season-high five assists in win over Drake (11/29)…Pulled down a season-high six rebounds against UIC (12/3)… Tallied 15 points and four assists in win over Tenn. Tech (12/20)… Scored 15 points on 5-9 shooting in win over St. Francis (12/31)… Tallied 11 points and two assists in first SEC road game at Kentucky (1/10)… Recorded 15 points off the bench in 24 min. at South Carolina (1/28)… Notched 13 points on 3-7 shooting, including 3-of-6 from three in win at Auburn (1/31)…Scored in double figures against Alabama (2/5) with ten points and scored 12 against Ole Miss (2/7)… Notched 12 points on 4-of-8 shooting while swiping a season-high three steals in 36 minutes at Florida… Tallied 16-point, five assists and three rebound effort in win over South Carolina (2/28)… Went a perfect 8-of-8 from the free throw line vs. USC, marking season highs in free throws made/attempted… Recorded eight points, three rebounds and three assists in win at LSU (3/4), with all eight points coming late in the game… Made two huge threes down the stretch against the Tigers in Baton Rouge to lead Vanderbilt to win…Scored 13 points on 3-of-5 shooting, including 3-of-4 from 3-point range in win vs. Arkansas (3/8)…Tallied a career-best 20 points against Alabama (3/12) in the first round of the SEC Tournament…He tied a career-high with five made threes – also had two steals against the Crimson Tide.

Oregon City High School:
His 2008 Pioneer team under head coach Mike Doherty was the state runner-up… In 2007, his squad was the runner-up at the Les Schwab Invitational… Was a first-team all-league selection in all four years of high school… Named all-state in his junior and senior seasons… Was the Player of the Year in the state of Oregon in his senior year, and was also selected as the Gatorade State Player of the Year in his senior season… Averaged 25 points , seven rebounds, seven assists, and three steals in his senior season at Oregon City High School… He is the number two all-time leading scorer for ‘big schools’ in Oregon prep basketball history, and the number four ranked scorer among all classifications… Lettered four times in basketball and baseball, and lettered twice in football.

Bradley Glen Tinsley… Born May 10, 1989 in Oregon City, Ore. … Son of Carl and Kathy Tinsley… Has one sister Cassie (25) and one brother David (22)… Undecided on Sociology… Nickname is Tins… Chose Vanderbilt over Utah, Oregon, Wake Forest, Butler, Colorado and North Carolina… Advice to youngsters: ‘Enjoy your childhood because it goes by fast.’