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#45 - Ryan Broekhoff
2012-13 Men's Basketball
POS.
F
HT.
6'7"
WT.
215
YR.
Sr.
HOMETOWN
Frankston, Victoria, Australia
HIGH SCHOOL (PREV. SCHOOL)
Australian Institute of Sport
Ryan Broekhoff

A preseason First Team All-Horizon League selection entering his senior year.

Summer 2012: One of 25 players on the 2012 Australian Boomers basketball squad … one of 12 Australian players to be named to the Australian Boomers squad which faced China in the YouYi Games series … saw 23 minutes of action over the three games in the series, making his senior international debut while scoring four points and grabbing a pair of rebounds … invited to the Melbourne training camp for the Farewell Series against Greece … was one of 15 finalists for a spot on the 12-player team which represented Australia in the 2012 Olympic Games.

2011-12:  Named Horizon League Player of the year after being tabbed a preseason Second Team All-Horizon League selection ... received Honorable Mention All-American accolades from the Associated Press … started all 34 games for the Crusaders … led team with 14.9 points and 8.5 rebounds per game … paced Horizon League in rebounding ... reached double figures in points in all but five games … tallied six 20-point performances … posted 12 double-doubles (points and rebounds) … started junior campaign with 18 points and nine rebounds at Arizona (Nov. 7) … earned first double-double of the season with 22 points and 13 rebounds against Georgia Southern (Nov. 11) … registered double-double (13 points, 11 rebounds) in win against Akron (Nov. 18) … scored a career-high 21 points and grabbed 13 rebounds in win against Duquesne in the 2K Sports Classic Benefiting Coaches vs. Cancer (Nov. 20) … MVP of the Valparaiso Subregional of the 2K Sports Classic seven points and 11 rebounds in loss to No. 3 Ohio State (Nov. 25) … opened Horizon League play with 13 points and 12 rebounds in overtime victory over Butler (Dec. 3) … led all Crusaders with 20 points in loss to IPFW (Dec. 7) … totaled 20 points, nine rebounds and four steals against Bowling Green (Dec. 10) … contributed a double-double (18 points, 12 rebounds) in loss to Oakland (Dec. 17) … 19-point, 11-rebound effort at Northern Illinois (Dec. 20) … tallied double-double – 18 points, 12 boards – versus Milwaukee (Dec. 29) … 15 points, seven rebounds and a season-high five steals against Green Bay (Dec. 31) … posted double-double at Wright State with 18 points (6-of-8 shooting) and 14 rebounds (Jan. 8) … matched season-high with six assists versus Cleveland State (Jan. 15) … near double-double with 14 points and nine rebounds at Green Bay (Jan. 26) … career-high 26 points versus Detroit … 6-for-6 from behind the arc (Feb. 2) … totaled 24 points, including six three-pointers at Cleveland State (Feb. 9) … turned in double-double (12 points, 11 boards) at Youngstown State (Feb. 11) … scored 16 points vs. Loyola Marymount and became the 31st player in Crusader basketball history to reach 1,000 career points (Feb. 17) … double-double – 17 points, 11 rebounds – against Loyola (Feb. 21) … contributed a double-double (19 points, 16 rebounds) against Butler in the semifinals of the Horizon League Championships (March 3) … scored 13 points in losing effort against Detroit in the Horizon League Championship title game (March 6) … led all scorers with 18 points in season-ending loss to Miami in the opening round of the NIT (March 14) ... named to the Horizon League Academic Honor Roll.

Summer 2011: Represented Australia at the 26th World University Games this past summer ... tied for team-high scoring honors for Australia, averaging 10.9 points per game ... scored in double figures on five occasions, including a personal-best 19 points in a win over Hong Kong ... ripped down at least five rebounds in each of Australia’s last four games, led by an eight-rebound effort against Israel. 

2010-11: Appeared in all 35 games as a sophomore, starting 34 times ... third on the team in scoring with 10.3 ppg; led squad with 5.2 rpg ... led Horizon League, hitting at a 44.8% clip from 3-point range ... led the Crusaders with 39 blocked shots on the year; ranked sixth in the HL with 1.1 blocks/game ... also ranked among the league’s top-10 in 3-pointers made/game (1.8, 7th) and assist/turnover ratio (1.54, 8th) ... scored 18 points on 7-of-11 shooting in opener Nov. 12 against IU Northwest ... posted team-high totals of 18 points and nine rebounds in win over PNC Nov. 18 ... led all players with a career-high 23 points at Ohio Nov. 23 ... drilled all four of his second-half 3-point attempts en route to 15 points in comeback win over Northern Colorado Nov. 27 ... grabbed 10 rebounds in league win Jan. 7 over Youngstown State ... knocked down three triples, the last of which gave Valpo a six-point lead with 30 seconds to play, in win Jan. 9 against Cleveland State ... went 5-of-6 from behind the arc for 15 points Jan. 23 against Green Bay ... tied for team-high honors with 16 points, 14 of which came in the second half and overtime, in Jan. 29 win over Butler ... picked up first career double-double Feb. 3 at Cleveland State, going for 15 points and 11 rebounds ... followed with another double-double next time out at Youngstown State, recording 11 points and 14 rebounds ... 14 caroms marked new career high on the glass ... filled up the stat sheet in win over Detroit Feb. 10, posting 17 points, five rebounds, five assists, five steals and three blocks ... posted second-highest scoring game of career Feb. 16 at Milwaukee, tallying 21 points, including four 3-pointers ... scored 10 points and grabbed team-high seven rebounds in Feb. 19 win over Missouri State ... went 5-of-6 from behind the arc in 20-point effort at Green Bay Feb. 21 ... narrowly missed a double-double in regular season finale Feb. 26 against UIC, going for nine points and nine rebounds ... broke three-game shooting slump with three triples Mar. 4 in HL quarterfinal win over Detroit, scoring 13 points and grabbing nine rebounds.

2009-10: Played in all 32 games as a freshman for the Crusaders, starting six times ... averaged 6.4 ppg and 4.0 rpg on the year ... scored in double figures seven times and pulled down double-digit rebounds twice ... scored career-high 20 points in just 18 minutes of play at Loyola Jan. 23 ... connected on 6-of-8 attempts from 3-point range in the win over the Ramblers ... scored 18 points, including four trifectas, and grabbed nine rebounds Feb. 8 against UIC ... went for 17 points and eight rebounds in just 17 minutes against Concordia (Wis.) Dec. 19 .... ripped down season-best 13 rebounds, including five on the offensive end, Feb. 4 versus Wright State ... reached double figures in rebounding again just two days later, pulling down 11 total rebounds, including 10 defensive, in Feb. 6 win over Detroit ... scored in double figures for the first time Nov. 27 at Georgia Southern, connecting on three 3-pointers en route to 14 points ... registered season-best four assists at IPFW Dec. 22 ... went 6-of-8 from the floor in 13-point, eight-rebound, three-block effort in win over Cleveland State Jan. 16 ... ripped down nine boards, including five on the offensive end, in just 14 minutes against Detroit March 2.

Summer 2009: Was a fixture in the starting lineup for the Australian squad at the 2009 FIBA U19 World Championships in New Zealand ... averaged 7.0 points and a team-best 7.1 rebounds per game for Australia, which finished the tournament in fourth place with a 7-2 overall record.

Prep: Spent two years in the basketball program at the prestigious Australian Institute of Sport ... alums from the AIS program include Andrew Bogut, Luc Longley, Patrick Mills and A.J. Ogilvy ... named Australian Junior Male Player of the Year on July 10, 2008 ... won gold medals at U20 and U18 national Australian championships ... named MVP of the U20 Australian national championship ... previously played for The Peninsula School ... was named to the Associated Grammar Schools Victoria All-Star team in 2007.

Personal: Ryan is the son of Jo Toebelman and Kevin Toebelman (step-father) and Wilm Broekhoff (father) ... major is exercise science ... born August 23, 1990.

M Soccer Lake Forest Brown Field
Aug 23, 11:00 a.m. Valpo
M Soccer Lewis Brown Field
Aug 25, 7:00 p.m. Valpo
Football Valpo Macomb, Ill.
Aug 28, 6:00 p.m. Western Illinois
Volleyball Valpo Durham, N.C.
Aug 29, 3:00 p.m. Wofford
M Soccer Valpo Raleigh, N.C.
Aug 29, 6:00 p.m. North Carolina State
Volleyball Valpo Durham, N.C.
Aug 30, 2:00 p.m. Campbell
Volleyball Valpo Durham, N.C.
Aug 30, 6:00 p.m. North Carolina Central
M Soccer Valpo Davidson, N.C.
Aug 31, 3:00 p.m. Davidson
Volleyball IUPUI ARC
Sep 3, 7:00 p.m. Valpo
Volleyball Valpo Brookings, S.D.
Sep 5, 10:00 a.m. UMKC
Volleyball Valpo Brookings, S.D.
Sep 5, 5:00 p.m. Stephen F. Austin
W CC Crusader Open Sunset Hills Farm
Sep 5, 5:00 p.m.
M CC Crusader Open Sunset Hills Farm
Sep 5, 5:45 p.m.
Volleyball Valpo Brookings, S.D.
Sep 6, 2:00 p.m. South Dakota State
Football Saint Joseph's (Ind.) Brown Field
Sep 6, 7:00 p.m. Valpo
M Soccer Valpo Indianapolis, Ind.
Sep 9, 6:00 p.m. Butler