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Brison Gresham

  • Player
  • Seasons: 2016-17
  • Number: 55
  • Position: F/C
  • Height: 6' 9“
  • Weight: 220
  • Hometown: New Orleans, LA
  • High School: McDonough 35
  • Prep School: none
  • Transfer From: none
  • Birthday: January 241)

At UMass

2016-17 Freshman year

Roster photo 2016-17

  • Committed to UMass along with DeJon Jarreau, a longtime friend and teammate from Elfrid Payton Elite and McDonough 352)
  • Made 13 starts at forward or center among his 28 games played
  • Averaged 3.3 points, 3.2 rebounds and 1.0 blocks per appearance
  • Shot 62.3 percent (43-69)
  • Also dished out nine assists and had four steals
  • First collegiate game played came against Wagner (11/30) when he saw three minutes off the bench
  • Scored his first points on a dunk, grabbed three rebounds and had a steal against UCF (12/3)
  • Shot 2-of-3 and blocked two shots against Pacific (12/8)
  • Earned eight rebounds, six points and three blocks against Kennesaw State (12/17)
  • Totaled four points and as many rebounds in the win over Dayton (1/11)
  • Shot 3-of-4 for six points and ripped down four rebounds at Rhode Island (1/15)
  • Provided nine points (4-5 FG, 1-1 FT), four rebounds and two blocks vs. Fordham (1/21)
  • Had a near-double-double of nine points, nine rebounds and four blocks at Saint Louis (1/25)
  • Tallied five points, four rebounds and two blocks against George Mason (1/28)
  • Posted six points, six rebounds and a block against La Salle (2/26)
  • Set a personal best with 12 points and ripped down eight rebounds to go along with two blocks, a steal and one assist against Richmond (3/1)
  • Capped the year with five points and five rebounds against St. Bonaventure (3/9) in the Atlantic 10 Championship Second Round


Total 3-Pointers Rebounds
2016-17 UM281333712.04369.62300726.2693158893.2581915284933.3

Career highs from


  • Announced intention to transfer out of UMass, after Derek Kellogg was fired in March 2017.
  • Attended Howard College in 2017-18 to keep up academic eligibility, but did not play basketball.
  • Joined the University of Houston for the 2018-19 season, with three years of eligibility remaining.


  • A 3-star recruit according to the three major grading services: ESPN, 247Sports and Rivals
  • No. 5 in Louisiana, No. 31 at power forward and No. 130 nationally (247Sports)
  • No. 7 in Louisiana, No. 29 at power forward and No. 54 in the Southeast Region (ESPN)
  • Played AAU for Elfird Payton Elite
  • Chose UMass over Alabama, Baylor, Boston College, Cincinnati, Creighton, Florida, Houston, Louisiana Tech, LSU, Memphis, Miami (Fla.), Mississippi State, Nebraska, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Texas, Tulane, Tulsa, USC and Washington, among others


  • Full name is Brison Jeremiah Gresham
  • Born in New Orleans
  • Son of Veronica and Edward Gresham
  • Has four brothers, Josh, Jacolby, Ronnell and Donnell, and a sister, Donasha
gresham_brison.txt · Last modified: 2020/02/01 17:39 by mikeuma