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Brian "Bronk" Brunkhorst #40

Position: Forward
Height: 6'5 1/2''
Weight: 208 lbs.
Birthdate: June 12, 1945
Hometown: Abbotsford, WI
High School: Dor-Abby H.S.

Marquette Career

1965-66

Brunkhorst was the fourth-leading scorer as a sophomore, averaging 10.6 points per game.

1966-67

Brian led Marquette in rebounding during with 7.8 boards per game and averaged 11.8 points per game.

1967-68

As a senior, Brunkhorst was named team captain and averaged 10.7 points per game.

All-Time Marquette Rankings

  • 37th (tie), Rebounding (554)

All-Time Career Leader Rankings

  • 4th, Free Throw Percentage (min. 200 att.) (82.6%)

All-Time Single Game Rankings

  • 1st, Free Throw Percentage (tied with 12 others), 100% (10-10) vs. Marshall (March 16, 1967)

All-Time Single Season Rankings

  • 6th, Free Throw Percentage (min. 100 att.) (86%)
All-Time Senior Season Rankings
  • 9th, Free Throw Percentage (min. 100 att.) (81%)
All-Time Junior Season Rankings
  • 10th (tie), Free Throws Made (110)
  • 4th, Free Throw Percentage (min. 100 att.) (81.4%)
All-Time Sophomore Season Rankings
  • 2nd, Free Throw Percentage (min. 100 att.) (86%)

Professional Career

Brunkhorst was a sixth round pick of the New York Knicks in the 1968 NBA draft, but never played for an NBA team. Brian was also drafted by the Los Angeles Stars in the 12th round of the 1968 ABA draft and appeared in three games for them during the 1968-69 season.

Trivia

Brunkhorst is an avid collector of classic cars. He has owned and raced several historically significant automobiles, including Bugattis, Ferraris, and Alfa Romeos. Some of his cars have even been shown at the prestigious Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance.

Brian and his brother Buck owned the Gym for several years.


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