14 Darius Branch
14 Darius Branch
Height: 5-8
Weight: 155
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Chicago, Ill.
High School: Leo
Position: G
gp 25
pts/g 11.9
fg % 42.4
3pt % 36.0
ft % 86.1
reb/g 3.0
a/g 2.1

Darius Branch2016-2017: Finished his first season at the collegiate level as Albion's second-leading at 11.9 points per game...Scored in double figures in his first 15 games at the collegiate level, producing 20 points in the win at Mount Union and a season-high 21 (8-13 FG) against Guilford...An all-tournament pick in the Guilford Classic after scoring 36 points in the two games...Dished out a season-high seven assists in the Dec. 19 victory at Spring Arbor...Grabbed a season high seven rebounds in the Dec. 30 loss to Greensboro...Hit all three of his attempts from 3-point range and finished with 18 in the Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association opener against Hope...His scoring high against MIAA rivals was 19 on the road against Kalamazoo...Hit all 11 free throws to help Albion gain MIAA road victory over Olivet.

2016-2017 Individual Highs
Scoring: 21, at Guilford (12-29-16)
Rebounding: 7, vs. Greensboro (12-28-16)
Assists: 7, at Spring Arbor (12-19-16)
Steals: 3, at Calvin (1-7-17)
Field Goals: 8, at Guilford (12-29-16) and at Calvin (1-7-17)
Three-Point Field Goals: 3, vs. Hope (1-4-17) and at Guilford (12-29-16)
Free Throws: 11, at Olivet (2-11-17)

A member of the team that finished runner up in the Class 1a IHSA state finals...Prep awards included first team all Catholic, first team all-area, and second team all-state...Son of Deric Branch and Stephanie Bradbury.

Recent Games
Feb 1 Calvin W, 69-62
Feb 4 Kalamazoo W, 69-65
Feb 8 at Adrian W, 72-51
Feb 11 at Olivet W, 89-84
Feb 15 at Alma W, 70-67
Feb 18 Trine L, 79-62
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 25 14
Games started 24 14
Minutes 660 360
Minutes per game 26.4 25.7
FG 101-238 50-136
FG Pct 42.4 36.8
3PT 27-75 16-44
3PT Pct 36.0 36.4
FT 68-79 41-48
FT Pct 86.1 85.4
Off rebounds 9 5
Def rebounds 66 39
Total rebounds 75 44
Rebounds per game 3.0 3.1
Personal fouls 39 16
Disqualifications 0 0
Assists 53 30
Turnovers 56 34
Assist to turnover ratio 0.9 0.9
Steals 17 12
Blocks 0 0
Points 297 157
Points per game 11.9 11.2
Points per 40 min 18.0 17.4
Date Opponent Score gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Nov 18 vs. Ohio Wesleyan L, 91-77 - 23 4-10 40.0 2-5 40.0 0-0 - 10
Nov 19 vs. Kenyon W, 85-84 1 23 3-5 60.0 0-0 - 4-4 100.0 10
Nov 22 Heidelberg L, 78-75 1 28 7-12 58.3 0-2 0.0 2-2 100.0 16
Nov 26 at Mount Union W, 73-72 1 30 6-10 60.0 2-3 66.7 6-8 75.0 20
Dec 2 Wis.-La Crosse L, 64-61 1 27 5-8 62.5 1-2 50.0 2-2 100.0 13
Dec 10 at Northwood L, 88-72 1 24 5-8 62.5 0-1 0.0 1-2 50.0 11
Dec 13 #13 North Central (Ill.) L, 68-57 1 32 2-9 22.2 1-2 50.0 4-4 100.0 9
Dec 19 at Spring Arbor W, 80-75 1 27 1-5 20.0 1-2 50.0 0-0 - 3
Dec 21 #19 North Park L, 84-65 1 26 4-7 57.1 0-0 - 4-4 100.0 12
Dec 29 at Guilford L, 70-56 1 29 8-13 61.5 3-7 42.9 2-3 66.7 21
Dec 30 vs. Greensboro L, 81-75 1 31 6-15 40.0 1-7 14.3 2-2 100.0 15
Jan 4 Hope L, 85-79 1 30 6-15 40.0 3-3 100.0 3-3 100.0 18
Jan 7 at Calvin L, 71-70 1 31 8-15 53.3 2-4 50.0 0-0 - 18
Jan 11 at Kalamazoo W, 67-66 1 32 5-17 29.4 1-4 25.0 8-8 100.0 19
Jan 14 Adrian L, 67-59 1 31 4-10 40.0 2-4 50.0 0-0 - 10
Jan 18 Olivet W, 79-71 1 20 2-6 33.3 1-3 33.3 0-0 - 5
Jan 21 Alma L, 89-87 1 20 4-8 50.0 0-1 0.0 5-6 83.3 13
Jan 24 at Mich.-Dearborn W, 62-60 - - - - - - - - -
Jan 25 at Trine L, 78-49 1 29 3-13 23.1 0-3 0.0 3-5 60.0 9
Jan 28 at Hope L, 82-70 1 30 1-7 14.3 1-2 50.0 7-8 87.5 10
Feb 1 Calvin W, 69-62 1 25 4-11 36.4 1-4 25.0 0-1 0.0 9
Feb 4 Kalamazoo W, 69-65 1 22 2-9 22.2 2-6 33.3 3-4 75.0 9
Feb 8 at Adrian W, 72-51 1 22 2-6 33.3 1-4 25.0 0-0 - 5
Feb 11 at Olivet W, 89-84 1 25 3-7 42.9 0-1 0.0 11-11 100.0 17
Feb 15 at Alma W, 70-67 1 19 3-4 75.0 2-3 66.7 0-0 - 8
Feb 18 Trine L, 79-62 1 24 3-8 37.5 0-2 0.0 1-2 50.0 7
Date Opponent Score gs min off def reb ast to a/to stl blk pf dq
Nov 18 vs. Ohio Wesleyan L, 91-77 - 23 0 4 4 1 2 0.5 0 0 3 0
Nov 19 vs. Kenyon W, 85-84 1 23 0 2 2 2 1 2.0 1 0 2 0
Nov 22 Heidelberg L, 78-75 1 28 0 2 2 1 4 0.3 0 0 3 -
Nov 26 at Mount Union W, 73-72 1 30 0 4 4 1 4 0.3 0 0 2 -
Dec 2 Wis.-La Crosse L, 64-61 1 27 0 4 4 1 1 1.0 2 0 1 -
Dec 10 at Northwood L, 88-72 1 24 0 0 0 2 2 1.0 0 0 3 -
Dec 13 #13 North Central (Ill.) L, 68-57 1 32 0 1 1 3 1 3.0 0 0 1 -
Dec 19 at Spring Arbor W, 80-75 1 27 1 0 1 7 3 2.3 0 0 3 -
Dec 21 #19 North Park L, 84-65 1 26 0 3 3 2 2 1.0 1 0 2 -
Dec 29 at Guilford L, 70-56 1 29 1 2 3 1 1 1.0 0 0 1 -
Dec 30 vs. Greensboro L, 81-75 1 31 2 5 7 2 1 2.0 1 0 2 -
Jan 4 Hope L, 85-79 1 30 1 3 4 4 2 2.0 1 0 1 -
Jan 7 at Calvin L, 71-70 1 31 0 3 3 3 1 3.0 3 0 1 0
Jan 11 at Kalamazoo W, 67-66 1 32 0 1 1 4 3 1.3 2 0 3 -
Jan 14 Adrian L, 67-59 1 31 1 3 4 3 3 1.0 0 0 1 -
Jan 18 Olivet W, 79-71 1 20 0 3 3 1 4 0.3 1 0 2 -
Jan 21 Alma L, 89-87 1 20 0 5 5 3 1 3.0 1 0 2 -
Jan 24 at Mich.-Dearborn W, 62-60 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 25 at Trine L, 78-49 1 29 1 3 4 2 3 0.7 0 0 0 -
Jan 28 at Hope L, 82-70 1 30 0 5 5 0 2 0.0 0 0 1 -
Feb 1 Calvin W, 69-62 1 25 1 3 4 1 1 1.0 0 0 0 -
Feb 4 Kalamazoo W, 69-65 1 22 0 4 4 1 4 0.3 1 0 1 -
Feb 8 at Adrian W, 72-51 1 22 0 2 2 2 5 0.4 0 0 1 0
Feb 11 at Olivet W, 89-84 1 25 0 0 0 4 2 2.0 2 0 3 -
Feb 15 at Alma W, 70-67 1 19 1 1 2 1 2 0.5 0 0 0 -
Feb 18 Trine L, 79-62 1 24 0 3 3 1 1 1.0 1 0 0 -
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
2016-17 25 24 26.4 4.0-9.5 42.4 1.1-3.0 36.0 2.7-3.2 86.1 11.9
Total 25 24 26.4 4.0-9.5 42.4 1.1-3.0 36.0 2.7-3.2 86.1 11.9
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
2016-17 25 24 660 101-238 42.4 27-75 36.0 68-79 86.1 297
Total 25 24 660 101-238 42.4 27-75 36.0 68-79 86.1 297
  gp gs min/g fg/40 pct 3pt/40 pct ft/40 pct pts/40
2016-17 25 24 26.4 6.1-14.4 42.4 1.6-4.5 36.0 4.1-4.8 86.1 18.0
Total 25 24 26.4 6.1-14.4 42.4 1.6-4.5 36.0 4.1-4.8 86.1 18.0
  gp gs mpg off/g def/g reb/g pf/g dq/g ast/g to/g a/to stl/g blk/g
2016-17 25 24 26.4 0.4 2.6 3.0 1.6 0.0 2.1 2.2 0.9 0.7 0.0
Total 25 24 26.4 0.4 2.6 3.0 1.6 0.0 2.1 2.2 0.9 0.7 0.0
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
2016-17 25 24 660 9 66 75 39 0 53 56 0.9 17 0
Total 25 24 660 9 66 75 39 0 53 56 0.9 17 0
  gp gs mpg off/40 def/40 reb/40 pf/40 dq/40 ast/40 to/40 a/to stl/40 blk/40
2016-17 25 24 26.4 0.5 4.0 4.5 2.4 0.0 3.2 3.4 0.9 1.0 0.0
Total 25 24 26.4 0.5 4.0 4.5 2.4 0.0 3.2 3.4 0.9 1.0 0.0
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
Total 25 24 26.4 4.0-9.5 42.4 1.1-3.0 36.0 2.7-3.2 86.1 11.9
Conference 14 14 25.7 3.6-9.7 36.8 1.1-3.1 36.4 2.9-3.4 85.4 11.2
Exhibition - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
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Home 11 11 25.9 3.9-9.4 41.7 1.0-2.6 37.9 2.2-2.5 85.7 11.0
Away 11 11 27.1 4.1-9.5 42.9 1.2-3.1 38.2 3.5-4.1 84.4 12.8
Neutral 3 2 25.7 4.3-10.0 43.3 1.0-4.0 25.0 2.0-2.0 100.0 11.7
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Wins 10 10 24.5 3.1-8.0 38.8 1.1-3.0 36.7 3.2-3.6 88.9 10.5
Losses 15 14 27.7 4.7-10.5 44.3 1.1-3.0 35.6 2.4-2.9 83.7 12.8
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November 4 3 26.0 5.0-9.2 54.1 1.0-2.5 40.0 3.0-3.5 85.7 14.0
December 7 7 28.0 4.4-9.3 47.7 1.0-3.0 33.3 2.1-2.4 88.2 12.0
January 8 8 27.9 4.1-11.4 36.3 1.2-3.0 41.7 3.2-3.8 86.7 12.8
February 6 6 22.8 2.8-7.5 37.8 1.0-3.3 30.0 2.5-3.0 83.3 9.2
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Total 25 24 660 101-238 42.4 27-75 36.0 68-79 86.1 297
Conference 14 14 360 50-136 36.8 16-44 36.4 41-48 85.4 157
Exhibition - - - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
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Home 11 11 285 43-103 41.7 11-29 37.9 24-28 85.7 121
Away 11 11 298 45-105 42.9 13-34 38.2 38-45 84.4 141
Neutral 3 2 77 13-30 43.3 3-12 25.0 6-6 100.0 35
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Wins 10 10 245 31-80 38.8 11-30 36.7 32-36 88.9 105
Losses 15 14 415 70-158 44.3 16-45 35.6 36-43 83.7 192
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November 4 3 104 20-37 54.1 4-10 40.0 12-14 85.7 56
December 7 7 196 31-65 47.7 7-21 33.3 15-17 88.2 84
January 8 8 223 33-91 36.3 10-24 41.7 26-30 86.7 102
February 6 6 137 17-45 37.8 6-20 30.0 15-18 83.3 55
  gp gs min/g fg/40 pct 3pt/40 pct ft/40 pct pts/40
Total 25 24 26.4 6.1-14.4 42.4 1.6-4.5 36.0 4.1-4.8 86.1 18.0
Conference 14 14 25.7 5.6-15.1 36.8 1.8-4.9 36.4 4.6-5.3 85.4 17.4
Exhibition - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
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Home 11 11 25.9 6.0-14.5 41.7 1.5-4.1 37.9 3.4-3.9 85.7 17.0
Away 11 11 27.1 6.0-14.1 42.9 1.7-4.6 38.2 5.1-6.0 84.4 18.9
Neutral 3 2 25.7 6.8-15.6 43.3 1.6-6.2 25.0 3.1-3.1 100.0 18.2
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Wins 10 10 24.5 5.1-13.1 38.8 1.8-4.9 36.7 5.2-5.9 88.9 17.1
Losses 15 14 27.7 6.7-15.2 44.3 1.5-4.3 35.6 3.5-4.1 83.7 18.5
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November 4 3 26.0 7.7-14.2 54.1 1.5-3.8 40.0 4.6-5.4 85.7 21.5
December 7 7 28.0 6.3-13.3 47.7 1.4-4.3 33.3 3.1-3.5 88.2 17.1
January 8 8 27.9 5.9-16.3 36.3 1.8-4.3 41.7 4.7-5.4 86.7 18.3
February 6 6 22.8 5.0-13.1 37.8 1.8-5.8 30.0 4.4-5.3 83.3 16.1
  gp gs mpg off/g def/g reb/g pf/g dq/g ast/g to/g a/to stl/g blk/g
Total 25 24 26.4 0.4 2.6 3.0 1.6 0.0 2.1 2.2 0.9 0.7 0.0
Conference 14 14 25.7 0.4 2.8 3.1 1.1 0.0 2.1 2.4 0.9 0.9 0.0
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 11 11 25.9 0.3 3.1 3.4 1.3 - 1.9 2.2 0.9 0.7 0.0
Away 11 11 27.1 0.4 1.9 2.3 1.6 0.0 2.5 2.5 1.0 0.6 0.0
Neutral 3 2 25.7 0.7 3.7 4.3 2.3 0.0 1.7 1.3 1.3 0.7 0.0
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Wins 10 10 24.5 0.3 2.0 2.3 1.7 0.0 2.4 2.9 0.8 0.7 0.0
Losses 15 14 27.7 0.4 3.1 3.5 1.5 0.0 1.9 1.8 1.1 0.7 0.0
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November 4 3 26.0 0.0 3.0 3.0 2.5 0.0 1.3 2.8 0.5 0.3 0.0
December 7 7 28.0 0.6 2.1 2.7 1.9 - 2.6 1.6 1.6 0.6 0.0
January 8 8 27.9 0.4 3.3 3.6 1.4 0.0 2.5 2.4 1.1 1.0 0.0
February 6 6 22.8 0.3 2.2 2.5 0.8 0.0 1.7 2.5 0.7 0.7 0.0
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
Total 25 24 660 9 66 75 39 0 53 56 0.9 17 0
Conference 14 14 360 5 39 44 16 0 30 34 0.9 12 0
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 11 11 285 3 34 37 14 - 21 24 0.9 8 0
Away 11 11 298 4 21 25 18 0 27 28 1.0 7 0
Neutral 3 2 77 2 11 13 7 0 5 4 1.3 2 0
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Wins 10 10 245 3 20 23 17 0 24 29 0.8 7 0
Losses 15 14 415 6 46 52 22 0 29 27 1.1 10 0
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November 4 3 104 0 12 12 10 0 5 11 0.5 1 0
December 7 7 196 4 15 19 13 - 18 11 1.6 4 0
January 8 8 223 3 26 29 11 0 20 19 1.1 8 0
February 6 6 137 2 13 15 5 0 10 15 0.7 4 0
  gp gs mpg off/40 def/40 reb/40 pf/40 dq/40 ast/40 to/40 a/to stl/40 blk/40
Total 25 24 26.4 0.5 4.0 4.5 2.4 0.0 3.2 3.4 0.9 1.0 0.0
Conference 14 14 25.7 0.6 4.3 4.9 1.8 0.0 3.3 3.8 0.9 1.3 0.0
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 11 11 25.9 0.4 4.8 5.2 2.0 0.0 2.9 3.4 0.9 1.1 0.0
Away 11 11 27.1 0.5 2.8 3.4 2.4 0.0 3.6 3.8 1.0 0.9 0.0
Neutral 3 2 25.7 1.0 5.7 6.8 3.6 0.0 2.6 2.1 1.3 1.0 0.0
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Wins 10 10 24.5 0.5 3.3 3.8 2.8 0.0 3.9 4.7 0.8 1.1 0.0
Losses 15 14 27.7 0.6 4.4 5.0 2.1 0.0 2.8 2.6 1.1 1.0 0.0
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November 4 3 26.0 0.0 4.6 4.6 3.8 0.0 1.9 4.2 0.5 0.4 0.0
December 7 7 28.0 0.8 3.1 3.9 2.7 0.0 3.7 2.2 1.6 0.8 0.0
January 8 8 27.9 0.5 4.7 5.2 2.0 0.0 3.6 3.4 1.1 1.4 0.0
February 6 6 22.8 0.6 3.8 4.4 1.5 0.0 2.9 4.4 0.7 1.2 0.0