Brian Steele
Brian  Steele


Greenville, S.C.

High School:
Wade Hampton School

Height / Weight:
6-5 / 194




Brian Steele: The Common Man

By Avery Wilks (Gamecock Central)


Steele willing to help Gamecocks in any way that he can

By Kyle Heck (Spurs & Feathers)

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2013-14 (sophomore)
Saw action in 22 games ... Averaged 2.2 points, 1.1 rebounds and 0.5 assists in 9.9 minutes per game ... In SEC games (13), averaged 2.8 points and 1.2 assists in 9.5 minutes per game ... Scored first points of the season in 11 minutes vs. Boise State (Dec. 23) ... Dished two assists and scored three points in 10 minutes at Missouri (Jan. 25) ... Recorded a then-career high seven points, hitting three attempts from the field in a career high 26 minutes vs. Tennessee (Feb. 8) ... Posted career highs in points (8), field goal attempts (7), 3-point field goals (2) and 3-point attempts (5) vs. Georgia (Feb. 22) ... Scored five points at Auburn (Feb. 26), while dishing career-high three assists and collecting season high four rebounds ... Scored five points in SEC Tournament win vs. Arkansas (March 13) ... Matched season high with four rebounds vs. Tennessee in SEC Tournament (March 14) ... Named to the SEC Winter Academic Honor Roll.

2012-13 (freshman)
Saw action in seven games with four starts on the year, starting the final four contests of the season ... Missed the first seven games of the season due to a suspension ... Returned to team for Clemson contest ... Posted two points on two made free throws vs. Presbyterian (Dec. 29) ... Posted an assist vs. Florida (Jan. 30) ... After a stellar week in practice, earned first start of his career in contest at Texas A&M (March 2); scoring three points, collecting two rebounds and also a steal ... Hit game-tying 3 at the end of the first half to send the contest into the halftime break tied at 32 ... Played 25 minutes vs. the Aggies ... Scored six points and collected two assists in second-straight start, a win vs. Miss State (March 6) ... Collected three assists, and added three points at Vandy (March 9) ... Scored two points and collected season and team high seven rebounds in SEC Tournament contest vs. Mississippi State (March 13).

Pre-South Carolina
Three-year letterwinner for coach Darryl Nance at Wade Hampton School ... Named All-State, All-Region and All-County during pep career ... 1,000 point scorer ... Averaged 17.0 points and 8.0 rebounds per game during senior season when he earned All-State honors ... Helped junior team to the state championship and his senior season the squad was an upper-state finalist.

Son of Robin and Howard Steele ... Mother, Robin, swam at Gettysburg College, and father Howard, ran cross country at The Citadel ... Has a brother, Nathan ... Named to the team as a walk-on ... Lists his favorite meal as chicken curry and if he could spend a day with anyone it would be Phil Jackson ... Major is sport and entertainment management.