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#20 Brian Bridgewater
Position: Forward
Height: 6'5"
Weight: 282 lbs.
Class: Senior
Experience: 2 Letters
Hometown: Baton Rouge, La.
High School: Scotlandville HS
Major: Sport Administration
Born: 11/14/1993
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Brian Bridgewater Bio
Courtesy: LSUsports.net (@LSUsports)
Release: 05/18/2016

JUNIOR SEASON (2015-16)
Played in 19 games for the Tigers and made his first career start at Tennessee (2/20), scoring two points, had two rebounds and two blocks in his 10 minutes of action … Played 18 minutes at Charleston (11/30) following a career-high 24 minutes against NC State (11/24) in the Legends Classic in Brooklyn, N.Y. … Had a season-high seven points and three blocks at Charleston where he went 2-of-5 from the floor and recorded nine boards … Returned against Kentucky (1/5) after being sidelined from a leg injury for five games and played in the final minute of the LSU victory, scoring on his one field goal attempt … Made his second return of season after sitting out four games at Alabama (1/23), playing one minute.

AUSTRALIA TOUR (August 2015)
Despite missing most of the pre-trip practice sessions with a lower leg injury, Bridgewater was able to play in four games … Posted 45 minutes and averaged 1.5 points per game and 3.3 rebounds … Scored four points with five rebounds in nine minutes in his first appearance in the second game loss to the Sydney Kings … Played 16 minutes in the win over Melbourne.

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2014-15)
Joined the Tigers for 2014-15 after having to sit out the 2013-14 season, although he was able to attend LSU and receive financial aid … Played in 29 games, averaging 6.6 minutes a game … Averaged 2.2 points per game and 1.1 rebounds … Made 28-of-52 field goal attempts … Played 22 minutes with Jordan Mickey out against McNeese State, making 7-of-8 field goals, 5 rebounds and 3 steals … Also scored nine points at Texas A&M (2/17) … Also had top rebound game of six against the Aggies … Had three steals versus McNeese (11/29).

PRIOR TO LSU
MVP of the Top 28 state playoffs for Scotlandville High School in 2013 ... Bridgewater helped Scotlandville to an 80-71 win in overtime in the Class 5A state championship game over Ouachita … Bridgewater scored 24 points and 13 rebounds … He was named first team All-State in the classification as selected by the Louisiana Sports Writers Association in 2013 … Averaged 15.1 points per game and 8.3 rebounds per game … Also earned Class 2A All-State honors and All-Metro honors at Episcopal, where he played for three seasons …. Led Episcopal to the 2A semifinals in 2011 … Averaged 23.5 points and 10.1 rebounds during his junior season (2012) … While at Episcopal, he also started and played on the school’s state quarterfinal football team at tight end and wide receiver.

PERSONAL
Birth date is Nov. 14, 1993 … Mother is Debra Bridgewater … Brother Brad was a four-year letterman for LSU in 1998-2000 and 2001-03 … Brad played on LSU’s NCAA Sweet 16 team in 2000 ... Major is sports administration.

Top Career Performances
Points: 16 vs. McNeese (11/29/14)
Rebounds: 9 at Charleston (11/30/15)
Field Goals Made: 7 vs. McNeese (11/29/14)
Free Throws Made: 3 at Charleston (11/30/15)
Assists: 1, 10 times
Blocks: 3 at Charleston (11/30/15)
Steals: 3 vs. McNeese (11/29/14)
Minutes Played: 24 vs. NC State (11/24/15)

Top Career Scoring Games
1. 16 vs. McNeese (11/29/14)
2. 9 at Texas A&M (2/17/15)
3. 7 at Charleston (11/30/15)
4. 6 vs. Savannah State (1/3/14)
5. 5 vs. NC State (11/24/15)
7. 4, 10 times