2011-12 Season (Sophomore): All-Summit League first team...Started all 31 games and led the Bison in scoring and rebounding...Ranked 10th in the Summit League overall stats with 15.4 points per game and was sixth overall with 6.6 rebounds per game...Ninth in the league in field goal percentage (.520) and sixth in 3-point shooting (.450)...Five double-doubles including 26 points and 10 rebounds in the season opener at San Francisco en route to tournament MVP honors...Had six other games scoring at least 20 points...Dropped a career-high 30 in the five-point win at IUPUI including 10 of 15 free throws...Scored 29 at Southern Utah including the go-ahead basket with 17 seconds left in overtime...His free throws with 6.9 seconds left in the next game lifted NDSU to one-point home win over Kansas City...Scored in double figures 25 times including 13 straight games to end the season...Named to the Summit League Winter/Spring All-Academic Team.
2010-11 Season (Freshman): Started 20 of 29 games played and finished as NDSU's leading rebounder (5.7 rpg) and fourth-leading scorer (8.2 ppg)...Season-high 19 points at Kansas City was one of 11 double-figure games...Had three double-doubles in February, including a season-high 12 rebounds in the home win over South Dakota State...Ranked 10th in the Summit League-only stats for rebounding (6.3 rpg) and free-throw shooting (.822).
2009-10 Season (Redshirt): Sat out the entire season as a redshirt in the Bison program...Played in both exhibition games against Minnesota State Moorhead and Concordia Moorhead.
High School: Graduated in 2009 from Newberg High School...Averaged 19 points, nine rebounds and four assists per game his senior year under coach Mark Vernon...Led the Tigers to a 19-8 record and advanced to the state quarterfinals in Class 6A, the state's largest division...Named Pacific 6 Conference Player of the Year, all-state first team, and finished third in the state Player of the Year voting...Participated in the Les Schwab Northwest Shootout, the Oregon Gatorade All-Star Game, and was a McDonald's All-American nominee...Averaged 16 points, eight rebounds and four assists his junior year and earned a spot on the all-conference first team.
Personal: Enrolled in university studies...Born July 6, 1991...Son of Wayne and Kris Braun of Newberg, Ore...Family includes four older sisters, Mallory, Kalie, Allison and Alexandra, and a younger brother, Nicholas...Played AAU basketball for Team Jones, operated by Fred Jones of the Los Angeles Clippers and coached by former Oregon State player Pat Strickland...Had walk-on offers from three Pac-12 schools.