40 - Brendan Boken
Brendan Boken
Height: 6-6
Weight: 210
Year: So.
Hometown: South Pasadena, Calif.
High School: Loyola
Position: F/C
Major: Finance
gp 28
pts/g 16.5
fg % 59.8
3pt % 0.0
ft % 69.5
reb/g 7.2
a/g 2.0

Career Statistics (PDF)

  • Two-year letterman who has started 53 of 54 career games
  • Has established himself as one of the top front court players in the Landmark Conference
  • Averaging 14.9 points (on 57.6 percent shooting from the field), 7.2 rebounds, 1.7 assists, and 1.5 blocks per game in his career
  • His 14.9 per game career scoring average is the 17th highest in Scranton history
  • Royals' all-time leader in field goal percentage (.576) and is fifth in block shots per game game (1.5), 18th in blocks (81), 19th in rebounding average (7.2),  39th in free throws attempts (201), and 40th in free throws made (201) in Royals' history
  • Has scored in double figures in 41 of 54 career games
  • Strong physically and plays well with his back to basket
  • Provides bulk down low, yet can step outside and hit the mid-range jumper
  • Runs the floor well and can get out on fast-break opportunities
  • His ability to score down low prevents defenses from doubling-teaming the Royals' perimeter shooters

Sophomore Year (2013-2014)  (Game-by-Game Statistics)

  • Voted first team All-Landmark Conference in a ballot after averaging 16.5 points, 7.2 rebounds, 2.0 assists, 2.0 blocks, and 0.7 steals per game
  • Named the Landmark Conference postseason tournament most valuable player (MVP) on the strength of his 23-point, 11-rebound outburst against Susquehanna in the league's championship game on March 1 at the Long Center (scored 19 of his 23 points in the first half to help the Royals bolt out to a 38-25 halftime lead
  • Led Royals in field goal percentage (59.8 percent) and blocks (2.0) for the second straight year and was runner-up to Ross Danzig in rebounding (7.2) for the second consecutive season
  • Recorded five 'double-doubles' in points and rebounds, the most dominating game being his career-high 37-point, 14-rebound, 6-block, 3-assist effort in 27 minutes of action in the Royals' 94-77 victory over Keystone College on Dec. 31 at the Lackawanna College Student Union, formerly known as the Scranton Catholic Youth Center (CYC), which was the Royals' home court before the current Long Center was opened in January 1967
  • Also had 17 points and 10 rebounds in a 78-76 victory over Randolph Macon in the championship game of the Radisson Invitational on Nov. 16 at the Long Center; 18 points and 11 rebounds in a 63-54 win at Juniata on Feb. 1; 15 points and 10 rebounds in a 93-76 victory over Goucher at the Long Center on Feb. 22; and his performance (23 points, 11 rebounds) in the win over Susquehanna in the championship game of the Landmark tournament
  • Scored in double figures in 21 games, including eight games with 20-or-more points
  • Two-time Landmark Conference Player of the Week (Jan. 5, Feb. 9), D3hoops.com Team of the Week (Jan. 5), and co-recipient of the Scranton Athlete of the Week award (Feb. 3)
  • Named all-tournament at the Radisson Invitational (Scranton tournament) and the Cross County Challenge (Scranton hosted); Scored 24 points and pulled down nine rebounds in an 87-83 win over King's College and had 21 points in an 83-68 victory over Wilkes University in the Cross County Challenge
  • Shot 50 percent-or-higher from the field in 20 of 28 games, including 13 games in which he shot at least 60 percent, with his most impressive efforts being a 15-for-17 effort (88.2 percent) against Keystone on Dec. 31 and 8-for-9 performance (88.9 percent) against the Merchant Marine Academy on Feb. 5 in Kings Point, New York
  • Pulled down a career-high 15 rebounds in a 69-54 win over Misericordia on Nov. 19 at the Long Center
  • Blocked 56 shots, the most by a Royal since Eli Londo blocked 61 in 2010
  • Blocked at least one shot in 24 of 28 games, including 16 games with two-or-more
  • Blocked 31 of his 56 shots in the final 12 games of the season
  • Perhaps the most overlooked aspect of his game is his ability to pass the basketball; finished third on the team in assists with 57, including three games in which he dished out five apiece
  • Had a string of consecutive games starting snapped at 50 when Royal head coach Carl Danzig decided to start all five seniors against Goucher College on Feb. 22, the last regular-season home game of the year for the Royals
  • Shot a respectable 69.5 percent from the free throw line
  • Finished second in field goal percentage and blocks, fourth in rebounding, fifth in scoring and defensive rebounds per game, and sixth in offensive rebounds per game in the Landmark Conference
  • Finished 23rd in field goal percentage, 50th in blocks per game, 70th in free throws attempted, 98th in free throws made, 177th in scoring, and 218th in rebounding in the final NCAA Division III statistical rankings

Freshman Year (2012-13) (Game-by-Game Statistics)

  • One of three players to start all 26 games
  • Led Royals in field goal shooting percentage (.550) and blocked shots (25) and finished second in scoring (13.2) and rebounding (7.3)
  • Scored 20-or-more points six times, including a season-high 24-point effort on 11 of 15 shooting from the field in a 94-93 loss in overtime to Keystone College on December 15
  • Scored in double figures 20 times
  • Earned all-tournament honors after averaging 17.5 points and 7.5 rebounds in the PNC Bank Royal Rumble on Dec. 17-18 at the Long Center
  • Tied Ross Danzig for the team lead in 'double-doubles' with five, including a 17-point, 11-rebound performance in an 84-74 loss in double overtime to Juniata College in a Landmark Conference semifinal game on February 20 at the Long Center
  • His performance against Keystone College earned him the Landmark Conference Player of the Week award
  • Scored 21 points and pulled down 13 rebounds in Scranton's 71-68 victory over Wilkes University in the championship game of the second annual Cross County Challenge at the Marts Center in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, on January 3, a day after he recorded 15 points and 10 rebounds in an 81-66 victory over King's College
  • Shot at least 50 percent from the field 15 times
  • Led Landmark Conference in field goal percentage (.550) and finished second in defensive rebounds per game (5.4), fourth in overall rebounding (7.3), seventh in blocked shots (1.0), and tied for eighth  in offensive rebounds per game (1.9)
  • Finished 60th in field goal percentage, 173rd in 'double-doubles', 188th in rebounding, and 222nd in blocks in the final NCAA Division III rankings

High School/Personal

  • Earned two varsity letters at Loyola High School in Los Angeles
  • Member of Loyola team that won CIF Division 1AA championship in 2011 and advanced to the semifinals in 2012
  • Loyola won three Mission League titles and posted a four-year overall record of 97-18 under head coach Jamal Adams
  • Loyola was ranked as high as seventh in the nation by MaxPreps at one time in 2012 and eventually finished in the top 60
  • Coach and Leadership Award recipient
  • Son of John & Susan Boken, each of whom is a graduate of the University of Santa Clara
  • Has two siblings:  Connell and Eryn
  • Date of birth:  March 4, 1994

Awards & Honors

  • Landmark Conference Tournament MVP (2014)
  • Landmark Conference 1st-team selection (2014)
  • Landmark Conference Player of the Week (Dec. 16, 2012; Jan. 6, 2014; Feb. 10, 2014)
  • University of Scranton Athlete of the Week (Feb. 3, 2014)
  • PNC Bank Royal Rumble All-Tournament team selection (Dec. 18, 2012)
  • Radisson Invitational All-Tournament Team (Nov. 15-16, 2013)
  • Cross-County Challenge All-Tournament Team (Jan. 3-4, 2014)
  • D3hoops.com Team of the Week (Dec. 30, 2013-Jan. 5, 2014)
Recent Games
Feb 15 at Catholic W, 80-71
Feb 19 Moravian W, 67-61
Feb 22 Goucher W, 93-76
Feb 26 Merchant Marine W, 82-64
Mar 1 Susquehanna W, 71-56
Mar 7 vs. Hobart L, 94-81
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 28 14
Games started 27 13
Minutes 807 394
Minutes per game 28.8 28.1
FG 171-286 85-144
FG Pct 59.8 59.0
3PT 0-3 0-1
3PT Pct 0.0 0.0
FT 121-174 63-84
FT Pct 69.5 75.0
Off rebounds 64 27
Def rebounds 137 66
Total rebounds 201 93
Rebounds per game 7.2 6.6
Personal fouls 80 41
Disqualifications 6 3
Assists 57 27
Turnovers 82 44
Assist to turnover ratio 0.7 0.6
Steals 20 14
Blocks 56 26
Points 463 233
Points per game 16.5 16.6
Points per 40 min 22.9 23.7
Date Opponent Score gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Nov 15 Immaculata W, 95-79 1 22 2-8 25.0 0-1 0.0 2-4 50.0 6
Nov 16 Randolph-Macon W, 78-76 1 36 6-8 75.0 0-0 - 5-11 45.5 17
Nov 19 Misericordia W, 69-54 1 29 2-4 50.0 0-0 - 4-5 80.0 8
Nov 26 at Cabrini L, 98-79 1 28 4-10 40.0 0-0 - 3-4 75.0 11
Nov 30 Mt. St. Mary (N.Y.) W, 77-64 1 25 6-10 60.0 0-0 - 4-4 100.0 16
Dec 7 at Susquehanna W, 82-68 1 25 4-9 44.4 0-1 0.0 0-0 - 8
Dec 14 Merchant Marine L, 86-83 1 30 2-6 33.3 0-0 - 3-4 75.0 7
Dec 16 Rosemont W, 80-66 1 30 10-15 66.7 0-1 0.0 0-2 0.0 20
Dec 17 Muhlenberg W, 79-73 1 34 2-10 20.0 0-0 - 4-10 40.0 8
Dec 31 vs. Keystone W, 94-77 1 27 15-17 88.2 0-0 - 7-9 77.8 37
Jan 3 King's (Pa.) W, 87-83 1 30 6-9 66.7 0-0 - 12-18 66.7 24
Jan 4 Wilkes W, 83-68 1 27 9-13 69.2 0-0 - 3-4 75.0 21
Jan 11 Juniata L, 80-79 1 25 2-6 33.3 0-0 - 5-6 83.3 9
Jan 14 Ithaca W, 67-51 1 30 5-10 50.0 0-0 - 6-7 85.7 16
Jan 18 at Goucher W, 90-76 1 30 11-15 73.3 0-0 - 7-14 50.0 29
Jan 22 at Drew W, 82-72 1 29 6-11 54.5 0-0 - 2-2 100.0 14
Jan 25 Catholic W, 92-82 1 23 7-12 58.3 0-0 - 3-3 100.0 17
Jan 29 at Moravian W, 73-65 1 32 5-7 71.4 0-0 - 7-9 77.8 17
Feb 1 at Juniata W, 63-54 1 24 6-15 40.0 0-0 - 6-6 100.0 18
Feb 5 at Merchant Marine W, 75-63 1 34 8-9 88.9 0-0 - 7-9 77.8 23
Feb 8 Susquehanna W, 77-73 1 35 7-13 53.8 0-0 - 6-6 100.0 20
Feb 12 Drew W, 67-63 1 31 10-14 71.4 0-0 - 4-8 50.0 24
Feb 15 at Catholic W, 80-71 1 27 5-6 83.3 0-0 - 5-7 71.4 15
Feb 19 Moravian W, 67-61 1 27 6-10 60.0 0-0 - 5-6 83.3 17
Feb 22 Goucher W, 93-76 - 22 6-11 54.5 0-0 - 3-4 75.0 15
Feb 26 Merchant Marine W, 82-64 1 32 4-5 80.0 0-0 - 7-11 63.6 15
Mar 1 Susquehanna W, 71-56 1 31 11-14 78.6 0-0 - 1-1 100.0 23
Mar 7 vs. Hobart L, 94-81 1 32 4-9 44.4 0-0 - 0-0 - 8
Date Opponent Score gs min off def reb ast to a/to stl blk pf dq
Nov 15 Immaculata W, 95-79 1 22 1 1 2 5 1 5.0 0 0 4 0
Nov 16 Randolph-Macon W, 78-76 1 36 2 8 10 2 3 0.7 0 1 2 0
Nov 19 Misericordia W, 69-54 1 29 4 11 15 1 1 1.0 0 1 5 1
Nov 26 at Cabrini L, 98-79 1 28 3 5 8 0 5 0.0 1 1 2 0
Nov 30 Mt. St. Mary (N.Y.) W, 77-64 1 25 3 5 8 1 2 0.5 0 1 5 1
Dec 7 at Susquehanna W, 82-68 1 25 1 6 7 5 5 1.0 1 2 2 0
Dec 14 Merchant Marine L, 86-83 1 30 2 1 3 4 3 1.3 3 1 5 1
Dec 16 Rosemont W, 80-66 1 30 1 7 8 5 4 1.2 0 1 2 0
Dec 17 Muhlenberg W, 79-73 1 34 2 4 6 2 3 0.7 0 3 3 0
Dec 31 vs. Keystone W, 94-77 1 27 7 7 14 3 4 0.8 0 6 1 0
Jan 3 King's (Pa.) W, 87-83 1 30 3 6 9 2 4 0.5 0 4 3 0
Jan 4 Wilkes W, 83-68 1 27 2 2 4 1 2 0.5 3 1 0 0
Jan 11 Juniata L, 80-79 1 25 2 7 9 0 3 0.0 0 0 5 1
Jan 14 Ithaca W, 67-51 1 30 3 2 5 1 0 - 1 1 3 0
Jan 18 at Goucher W, 90-76 1 30 3 4 7 2 0 - 1 2 2 0
Jan 22 at Drew W, 82-72 1 29 0 4 4 2 3 0.7 2 0 3 0
Jan 25 Catholic W, 92-82 1 23 2 2 4 3 2 1.5 0 2 2 0
Jan 29 at Moravian W, 73-65 1 32 0 6 6 1 5 0.2 0 4 5 1
Feb 1 at Juniata W, 63-54 1 24 3 8 11 0 3 0.0 1 2 2 -
Feb 5 at Merchant Marine W, 75-63 1 34 0 7 7 0 5 0.0 2 3 1 -
Feb 8 Susquehanna W, 77-73 1 35 2 7 9 3 2 1.5 1 2 2 0
Feb 12 Drew W, 67-63 1 31 3 5 8 0 4 0.0 1 2 4 0
Feb 15 at Catholic W, 80-71 1 27 1 2 3 2 5 0.4 0 2 4 -
Feb 19 Moravian W, 67-61 1 27 4 1 5 2 2 1.0 2 2 3 0
Feb 22 Goucher W, 93-76 - 22 4 6 10 3 2 1.5 0 2 1 0
Feb 26 Merchant Marine W, 82-64 1 32 0 5 5 3 1 3.0 1 5 2 0
Mar 1 Susquehanna W, 71-56 1 31 6 5 11 1 5 0.2 0 5 2 0
Mar 7 vs. Hobart L, 94-81 1 32 0 3 3 3 3 1.0 0 0 5 1
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
2012-13 26 26 26.7 5.1-9.2 55.0 0.0-0.1 0.0 3.1-4.5 67.8 13.2
2013-14 28 27 28.8 6.1-10.2 59.8 0.0-0.1 0.0 4.3-6.2 69.5 16.5
Total 54 53 27.8 5.6-9.7 57.6 0.0-0.1 0.0 3.7-5.4 68.8 14.9
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
2012-13 26 26 694 132-240 55.0 0-3 0.0 80-118 67.8 344
2013-14 28 27 807 171-286 59.8 0-3 0.0 121-174 69.5 463
Total 54 53 1501 303-526 57.6 0-6 0.0 201-292 68.8 807
  gp gs mpg off/g def/g reb/g pf/g dq/g ast/g to/g a/to stl/g blk/g
2012-13 26 26 26.7 1.9 5.4 7.3 2.6 0.0 1.3 2.2 0.6 0.5 1.0
2013-14 28 27 28.8 2.3 4.9 7.2 2.9 0.2 2.0 2.9 0.7 0.7 2.0
Total 54 53 27.8 2.1 5.1 7.2 2.7 0.1 1.7 2.6 0.6 0.6 1.5
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
2012-13 26 26 694 50 140 190 68 1 33 57 0.6 13 25
2013-14 28 27 807 64 137 201 80 6 57 82 0.7 20 56
Total 54 53 1501 114 277 391 148 7 90 139 0.6 33 81
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
Total 28 27 28.8 6.1-10.2 59.8 0.0-0.1 0.0 4.3-6.2 69.5 16.5
Conference 14 13 28.1 6.1-10.3 59.0 0.0-0.1 0.0 4.5-6.0 75.0 16.6
Exhibition - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -

Home 18 17 28.8 5.7-9.9 57.9 0.0-0.1 0.0 4.3-6.3 67.5 15.7
Away 8 8 28.6 6.1-10.2 59.8 0.0-0.1 0.0 4.6-6.4 72.5 16.9
Neutral 2 2 29.5 9.5-13.0 73.1 0.0-0.0 - 3.5-4.5 77.8 22.5

Wins 24 23 28.8 6.6-10.6 62.4 0.0-0.1 0.0 4.6-6.7 68.8 17.8
Losses 4 4 28.8 3.0-7.8 38.7 0.0-0.0 - 2.8-3.5 78.6 8.8

November 5 5 28.0 4.0-8.0 50.0 0.0-0.2 0.0 3.6-5.6 64.3 11.6
December 5 5 29.2 6.6-11.4 57.9 0.0-0.4 0.0 2.8-5.0 56.0 16.0
January 8 8 28.2 6.4-10.4 61.4 0.0-0.0 - 5.6-7.9 71.4 18.4
February 8 7 29.0 6.5-10.4 62.7 0.0-0.0 - 5.4-7.1 75.4 18.4
March 2 2 31.5 7.5-11.5 65.2 0.0-0.0 - 0.5-0.5 100.0 15.5
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Total 28 27 807 171-286 59.8 0-3 0.0 121-174 69.5 463
Conference 14 13 394 85-144 59.0 0-1 0.0 63-84 75.0 233
Exhibition - - - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0

Home 18 17 519 103-178 57.9 0-2 0.0 77-114 67.5 283
Away 8 8 229 49-82 59.8 0-1 0.0 37-51 72.5 135
Neutral 2 2 59 19-26 73.1 0-0 - 7-9 77.8 45

Wins 24 23 692 159-255 62.4 0-3 0.0 110-160 68.8 428
Losses 4 4 115 12-31 38.7 0-0 - 11-14 78.6 35

November 5 5 140 20-40 50.0 0-1 0.0 18-28 64.3 58
December 5 5 146 33-57 57.9 0-2 0.0 14-25 56.0 80
January 8 8 226 51-83 61.4 0-0 - 45-63 71.4 147
February 8 7 232 52-83 62.7 0-0 - 43-57 75.4 147
March 2 2 63 15-23 65.2 0-0 - 1-1 100.0 31
  gp gs mpg off/g def/g reb/g pf/g dq/g ast/g to/g a/to stl/g blk/g
Total 28 27 28.8 2.3 4.9 7.2 2.9 0.2 2.0 2.9 0.7 0.7 2.0
Conference 14 13 28.1 1.9 4.7 6.6 2.9 0.2 1.9 3.1 0.6 1.0 1.9
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Home 18 17 28.8 2.6 4.7 7.3 2.9 0.2 2.2 2.4 0.9 0.7 1.9
Away 8 8 28.6 1.4 5.2 6.6 2.6 0.1 1.5 3.9 0.4 1.0 2.0
Neutral 2 2 29.5 3.5 5.0 8.5 3.0 0.5 3.0 3.5 0.9 0.0 3.0

Wins 24 23 28.8 2.4 5.0 7.4 2.6 0.1 2.1 2.8 0.7 0.7 2.2
Losses 4 4 28.8 1.8 4.0 5.8 4.2 0.8 1.8 3.5 0.5 1.0 0.5

November 5 5 28.0 2.6 6.0 8.6 3.6 0.4 1.8 2.4 0.8 0.2 0.8
December 5 5 29.2 2.6 5.0 7.6 2.6 0.2 3.8 3.8 1.0 0.8 2.6
January 8 8 28.2 1.9 4.1 6.0 2.9 0.2 1.5 2.4 0.6 0.9 1.8
February 8 7 29.0 2.1 5.1 7.2 2.4 0.0 1.6 3.0 0.5 1.0 2.5
March 2 2 31.5 3.0 4.0 7.0 3.5 0.5 2.0 4.0 0.5 0.0 2.5
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
Total 28 27 807 64 137 201 80 6 57 82 0.7 20 56
Conference 14 13 394 27 66 93 41 3 27 44 0.6 14 26
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Home 18 17 519 46 85 131 53 4 39 44 0.9 12 34
Away 8 8 229 11 42 53 21 1 12 31 0.4 8 16
Neutral 2 2 59 7 10 17 6 1 6 7 0.9 0 6

Wins 24 23 692 57 121 178 63 3 50 68 0.7 16 54
Losses 4 4 115 7 16 23 17 3 7 14 0.5 4 2

November 5 5 140 13 30 43 18 2 9 12 0.8 1 4
December 5 5 146 13 25 38 13 1 19 19 1.0 4 13
January 8 8 226 15 33 48 23 2 12 19 0.6 7 14
February 8 7 232 17 41 58 19 0 13 24 0.5 8 20
March 2 2 63 6 8 14 7 1 4 8 0.5 0 5

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