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Brendan Lane
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Brendan Lane 1265416
Position: Forward
Height: 6'9"
Weight: 223
Year: Junior
Hometown: Rocklin, CA
High School: Rocklin
Experience: 2 Letters

Played in 33 of the 34 contests, starting in five games ... averaged 3.0 points, 3.1 rebounds, 0.8 blocks, 0.4 assists and 0.4 steals per game ... was fourth on the team with 25 blocks ... he made his first start of the season at No. 4 Kansas (Dec. 2) at center, but fouled out in a season-low 13 minutes and was scoreless for the first time during the season ... had three rebounds and one block against the Jayhawks ... started in the loss to Montana (Dec. 5) and had a better outing with four points, six rebounds, three blocks and two steals ... started in the win over UC Irvine (Dec. 23) and had three points, five rebounds, a block and a steal ... earned the fourth start of the season and his first in the Pac-10 in the win at Oregon State (Jan. 13) ... had at least one rebound in 30 of 33 games on the year (none in the home win over USC on Feb. 2, the home win over No. 10 Arizona on Feb. 26 or in the NCAA Tournament loss to No. 15 Florida on Mar. 19) ... had seven points, six rebounds, two assists and a block against No. 7 Villanova (Nov. 24) ... had a season-high-tying seven points, a career-high-tying eight rebounds and three blocks in the win over Montana State (Dec. 21) ... had a career- and season-high tying four blocks in the win over Cal Poly (Dec. 11) and added a season-high tying seven points against the Mustangs ... also had four blocks with five points and four rebounds in the win over Pacific (Nov. 16) ... registered at least one block in 12 of the 33 games this season (but only two in the last 21 games) ... was third off the bench in scoring with 98 points (3.5 ppg) on the year ... played in a career-high 30 minutes in the win over Washington State (Dec. 29), tallying two points, two rebounds, two steals and one assist ... though he averaged 15.4 minutes per game during the season, he only played a combined 90 minutes in the last 13 games (6.9 mpg) ... his grandmother, Adelija Banevicius, passed away at the age of 82, at her home in Westborough, Mass., the morning of UCLA's win over St. John's (Feb. 5) ... he was not available when the Bruins faced Oregon on Feb. 10 ... he tallied five points and six rebounds upon return in a home win over Oregon State (Feb. 12) ... had seven points, four rebounds and a block in an overtime loss at California (Feb. 20) ... put on 20 pounds of muscle during the off-season while rehabilitating a left ankle surgery (in early April) that forced him to sit out five months ... the surgery, which was performed by UCLA team physicians, was to repair damage he sustained from multiple injuries during the 2009-10 season ... POSTSEASON HONORS: Earned the UCLA Faculty Athletic Representative Award/Academic Achievement and Team Contribution (named a co-winner with Tyler Trapani) at the team's annual post-season banquet.

Played in 27 games, averaging 10.0 minutes per contest while making three starts at center ... he scored in 15 games he played in, reaching double figures once, a season-high 11 points in 18 minutes in a loss at Washington (Feb. 20) ... finished second on the team in field goal percentage (.574, 27-of-47) and averaged 2.4 points and 1.5 rebounds per game ... he missed five games on the year due to three different sprains of his left ankle (season-opener vs. Cal State Fullerton, Nov. 16; vs. Washington State, Jan. 23; at Oregon, Jan. 28; vs. Stanford, Feb. 4 and vs. Oregon State, Feb. 25) ... made his first collegiate start in a loss at USC (Feb. 14) and recorded two points and two rebounds ... made his second start and scored seven points and grabbed a season-high six rebounds in a loss at Arizona (Mar. 4) ... his third start was in a loss at Arizona State (Mar. 6) and he had two points, one rebound, one assist and one steal against the Sun Devils.

High School
Lane was a three-sport star and a four-year letterman in basketball and a three-year letterman in water polo and track and field for the Thunder at Rocklin High School ... his basketball coach was Steve Taylor while his water polo coach was Steve Caminiti ... in basketball, he played at the forward and center spots throughout his prep career ... Lane was named first-team All-Sierra Foothill League three times and earned League MVP honors as a junior and senior (2007-08 and 2008-09) ... his Rocklin teams captured the league title three out of four years (2006, 2008-09) while compiling an overall record of 46-4 in league play including going 12-0 in 2009 ... Rocklin posted an overall record of 116-16 (.879) in his four years and lost to Eisenhower (Rialto, CA) 73-61 in the 2009 state championship game ... Lane recorded a triple-double in the state finals with 27 points, a season-high 19 rebounds and 10 blocks ... also had a triple-double of 29 points, 14 rebounds and a season-high 11 blocks in a win over Woodcreek ... tallied a career-high 40 points in the season-opening win over Burbank ... established his career-high in rebounds as a junior with 22 in a win over El Camino in 2008 ... also in his junior year, he set his career mark in blocks with 16 in a win over Woodcreek ... garnered first team All-Metro honors twice (2008-09) and was named the Sacramento Bee Basketball Player of the Year as a senior ... also captured All-State accolades and was named the Division 2 State Player of the Year in 2009 ... as a senior in 2009, he averaged 22.1 ppg, 12.1 rpg, 4.8 bpg and 1.6 apg while leading his team to the Division 2 Sac-Joaquin Section title and the CIF Nor-Cal championship ... Lane was on the 2008-09 Best in the West second team ... he averaged 20.4 points, 11.7 rebounds, 5.2 blocks and 1.3 assists per game as a junior (2007-08) ... he averaged 14.5 points, 6.9 rebounds, 1.3 blocks and 1.0 assists per game as a sophomore (2006-07) ... he was an All-League performer at wing on the Rocklin water polo team and an All-League high jumper for the Thunder's track and field squad ... he was rated the No. 69 player in the country and the No. 24 power forward by ESPN ... he was rated the No. 49 player and No. 12 power forward in the country and the No. 2 power forward in the state by Rivals.com ... he was rated the No. 73 player and No. 22 power forward in the country by Scout.com.

Full name: Brendan Gerald Lane ... born in Montpelier, Vt., on Nov. 19, 1990 ... his parents are Steven and Lelia Lane ... is one of five children with two sisters, Chelsea (22) and Olivia (16) and two brothers, Dylan (20) and Cody (11) ... chose to attend UCLA because, "I liked the coaching staff, the history of the program, the campus and the location" ... says the professional athlete he most admires is the Boston Celtics' Kevin Garnett ... lists playing in the state championship game his senior year as his biggest thrill in athletics ... played AAU basketball for Elite Basketball Organization (EBO) ... majoring in Economics.

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