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NC A&T Men's Basketball BIO
44 Steven Burrough

Brought size and defense to the Aggies lineup as a freshman…Became a starter midway through the season…Came to A&T has a skilled young big man who will need to learn how to compete at the collegiate level…Once he gets a stronger upper body, he should be an excellent shot blocker and low post scorer for A&T…Head coach Cy Alexander says he already has a strong lower body…Possesses a nice jump hook and brings with a reputation for being a shot blocker.  

2013-14 Season: Played in 31 games with nine starts…Averaged 1.2 points and 1.3 rebounds per game…Was 13-for-29 from the floor and 10-for-29 from the free throw line…Made his first career start on Nov. 8 when he went 3-for-3 from the floor and scored six points in a home win over Greensboro College…After starting center Bryan Akinkugbe fouled out with two minutes remaining, head coach Cy Alexander needed a quality big to go in and play big down the stretch…Alexander chose Burrough who came in and knocked down two big free throws with 90 seconds remaining and then played solid defense on all-conference 7-foot-2 center Ian Chiles as the Aggies defeated Morgan State 68-67 at Corbett Sports Center on Jan. 25…Made the start against Florida A&M on Feb. 8 and scored a season-best seven points on 3-for-4 shooting and had four rebounds in a season-high 27 minutes in the A&T win…Started seven straight games from Feb. 8-March 3.

High School: Played three varsity seasons at Harding University High School…Led Harding to the North Carolina Class 3A regional semifinals in 2013 after averaging 10.0 points, 6.4 rebounds and 5.4 blocks per game…Ended his career as the Rams’ all-time leading shot blocker…Earned All-MEGA 7 conference honors two straight seasons, and he earned a spot on the Charlotte Observer’s All-Area team…Posted a triple-double against West Mecklenburg with 14 points, 10 rebounds and 12 blocks…Was awarded team MVP honors…Was also a member of the National Technical Honor Society.

 Personal: Full name is Steven Allen Burrough…He is the son of Thomas and J. Bennett…He was born September 26, 1995…He has two brothers and two sisters…He is a sociology major who plans to own his own business after graduation…Listens to music and prays before games.

Position: Center
Height: 6'9"
Weight: 245
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Charlotte, N.C.
High School: Harding
Major: Sociology
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