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Joey Brunk

Center

Player profile

  • Height 6-11
  • Weight 255
  • Year Grad.
  • Hometown Indianapolis, Ind.
  • H.S./Last School Southport H.S. / Butler / Indiana

Prior to Ohio State

  • Began his career at Butler where he spent his freshman season in 2016-17 with current Ohio State head coach Chris Holtmann
  • Received an NCAA hardship waiver for the 2016-17 season and then played two seasons for the Bulldogs as a redshirt-freshman and redshirt-sophomore
  • Played in a total of 60 games over three seasons at Butler, averaging 4.9 points and 4.6 rebounds
  • Shot over 60 percent from the floor and led the team with a .617 field goal percentage in 2018-19, which at the time, ranked in the Top 10 on Butler’s single-season list
  • Graduated from Butler with a degree in elementary education and transferred to Indiana in the summer of 2019
  • Played in all 32 games, making 31 starts, at Indiana as a redshirt-junior in 2019-20
  • Averaged 6.8 points and 6.2 rebounds while shooting 52.2 percent from the field and shooting 50.8 percent from the floor in Big Ten play
  • Earned the Big Ten Sportsmanship Award
  • Did not play in the 2020-21 season after undergoing back surgery in December of 2020