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Brian Steele

  • position F
  • height 6-5
  • weight 200
  • class Sophomore
  • Hometown Greenville, S.C.
  • High school Wade Hampton School
  • position F
  • height 6-5
  • weight 200
  • class Sophomore
  • Hometown Greenville, S.C.
  • High school Wade Hampton School

Brian Steele Bio

2014-15 (JUNIOR)

SEC Winter Academic Honor Roll 

Saw action in 21 games, averaging 1.7 points, 0.6 rebounds and 0.4 assists in 8.5 minutes per game
Saw action in 11 contests in SEC play, averaging 2.2 points and 0.5 rebounds in 10.4 minutes per game
Set or matched career high in nearly every major statistical category, including points (8), field goal attempts (7), made 3s (2) and free throws made and attempted (2)
Posted six points on two made 3s in season opener against North Florida (Nov. 14)
Collected season high three rebounds in victory vs. Cornell (Nov. 20) at the Charleston Classic
Tallied six points on a pair of made 3s at Vanderbilt (Feb. 7)
Keyed 8-3 run in final minutes of the first half to secure halftime lead vs. the Commodores
Scored a season high eight points, matching his career high, in home win vs. Missouri (Feb. 10)

2013-14 (SOPHOMORE)

SEC Winter Academic Honor Roll 

Saw action in 22 games 
Averaged 2.2 points, 1.1 rebounds and 0.5 assists in 9.9 minutes per game 
In SEC games (13), averaged 2.8 points and 1.2 assists in 9.5 minutes per game
Scored first points of the season in 11 minutes vs. Boise State (Dec. 23) 
Dished two assists and scored three points in 10 minutes at Missouri (Jan. 25)
Recorded a then-career high seven points, hitting three attempts from the field in a career high 26 minutes vs. Tennessee (Feb. 8) 
Posted career highs in points (8), field goal attempts (7), 3-point field goals (2) and 3-point attempts (5) vs. Georgia (Feb. 22)
Scored five points at Auburn (Feb. 26), while dishing career-high three assists and collecting season high four rebounds 
Scored five points in SEC Tournament win vs. Arkansas (March 13) 
Matched season high with four rebounds vs. Tennessee in SEC Tournament (March 14)

2012-13 (FRESHMAN)

Saw action in seven games with four starts on the year, starting the final four contests of the season 
Missed the first seven games of the season due to a suspension 
Returned to team for Clemson contest 
Posted two points on two made free throws vs. Presbyterian (Dec. 29) 
Posted an assist vs. Florida (Jan. 30) 
After a stellar week in practice, earned first start of his career in contest at Texas A&M
(March 2); scoring three points, collecting two rebounds and also a steal 
Hit game-tying 3 at the end of the first half to send the contest into the halftime break tied at 32 vs. the Aggies 
Scored six points and collected two assists in second-straight start, a win vs. Miss State (March 6) 
Collected three assists, and added three points at Vandy (March 9) 
Scored two points and collected season and team high seven rebounds in SEC Tournament contest vs. Mississippi State (March 13)


Three-year letterwinner for coach Darryl Nance at Wade Hampton School 
Named All-State, All-Region and All-County during pep career 
1,000 point scorer 
Averaged 17.0 points and 8.0 rebounds per game during senior season when he earned All-State honors 
Helped junior team to the state championship and his senior season the squad was an upper-state finalist


Son of Robin and Howard Steele 
Mother, Robin, swam at Gettysburg College, and father Howard, ran cross country at The Citadel 
Has a brother, Nathan 
Lists his favorite meal as chicken curry and if he could spend a day with anyone it would be Phil Jackson 
Major is sport and entertainment management