BW Class of 1994 | Induction Class of 2011
Willis Brown was one of the best basketball players ever to compete at the College.
A ferocious rebounder, he ended his career by scoring 958 points and grabbing 666 rebounds. His rebound total ranks seventh in school history. Brown led the OAC and NCAA Division III Great Lakes Region in caroms in 1994. The four-year varsity player, three-year starter and two-year team captain helped the Yellow Jackets compile a four-year mark of 66-31. Brown led the team in scoring and rebounding as a junior and senior. The two-time All-OAC selection was BW’s Most Improved Player in 1991, the Most Outstanding Player in 1993 and its Outstanding Rebounder and the Lenny Wilkins/ CAVS Rebounders Division III College Player of the Year in 1994.
Following his BW career, Brown was an assistant coach under BW legend, men's basketball coach and hall-of-famer Steve Bankson, served as the head coach at Lakeland Community College and was the head assistant coach at Ohio University.
Today, Brown manages the Boy’s and Girl’s Club in Las Vegas, Nevada.