Andrew Bogut

Andrew Bogut Profile

Name: Andrew Michael Bogut (BO-gut)
Postion: Center/Forward
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Born: 11/28/1984
Status: Active
Origin: Melbourne, Australia
Height: 7-0/2,13m
Weight: 245lbs./111kg
Schools: Lake Ginninderra, Victoria Junior State, Australian Institute of Sport. University of Utah
Drafted: 2005, First Round, 1st Overall pick by the Milwaukee Bucks
Languages: English
Website: InterBasket &Andrewbogut.com.au
Teams (Jersey): Australian National Team (6), Utah Utes (4), Milwaukee Bucks (6)
IBN Facts: Bogut is from Australia but of Croatian descent.  has been named to the John R. Wooden Preseason All-America Team, and then into the final four finalists for NCAA Player of the Year … Bogut earned MWC Freshman of the Year honors … starter for Australia’s 2004 Summer Olympic team …

IBN Facts: Averaging 12.5 points and 9.9 rebounds as a freshman at Utah in 2003-04, Bogut was named Freshman of the Year in the Mountain West Conference. During the summer, he was a starter on the Australian Olympic team, averaging 14.8 points, 8.8 rebounds, and 1.2 blocked shots and shooting 58.0% from the field.  Bogut came into the limelight during his sophmore year, where he averaged 20.4 points, 12.2 rebounds (second in Division I), 2.3 assists, and 1.8 blocks, and shot 62.0% from the field (eighth in Division I). After Andrew’s breakthrough season, Bogut declared himself for the NBA Draft as he had very little to prove on the basketball court; leading vote-getter on the AP All-America team and wining the majority of the national individual awards, including Player of the Year honors from the Associated Press, ESPN, and the James Naismith and Wooden Awards.

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