54 - John Bryant
John Bryant
Height: 6-11
Weight: 275
Year: Freshman
Hometown: San Pablo, Calif.
High School: Pinole Valley
Position: Center

2005-06 All-WCC FRESHMAN TEAM Started 14 games and played in 29 games ... averaging 6.6 ppg and 6.2 rpg, he played 17.1 mpg ... set freshman record for blocks in a season (37) ... four double-doubles.

HIGH SCHOOL 2005 graduate of Pinole Valley High School ... an All-Almaden/Contra Costa Athletic League (ACCAL) First Team selection ... listed by observers as one of the top 10 seniors in Northern California ... an all-Division II selection by CalHiSports.com ... selected to play in the Slam N Jam Academic & Athletic Showcase Senior All Star Game ... led team to a 22-5 record in 2005 and the first round of the playoffs ... named the team's MVP ... led team to a top-five ranking among Bay Area teams by the San Francisco Chronicle ... was a second-team all-Metro selection by the Chronicle ... played for the Oakland Rebels for coach Derek Smith the summer prior to his senior season and averaged 27 ppg, 18 rpg and five apg ... also played tight end in football.

PERSONAL Parents are John, Jr. and Jodie Bryant ... has a sister, Kristen, and two brothers, Joshua and Nate ... lists working on cars and fishing as his primary hobbies ... wears size 18 shoe.