Owls tally 12-straight points in under two minutes to erase deficit
Tigers claim 70-56 win in Tudor Fieldhouse
Owls host St. Thomas in season opener at 2 p.m.
Appeared in two non-conference games for the Owls, totaling seven minutes of action.
Made his season debut in one minute off the bench against William & Mary ... hauled in one rebound and attempted a three-pointer in six minutes of action in the win over St. Thomas.
2014 Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll member ... came off the bench in five games on the season ... scored three points in eight minutes ... knocked down 1-of-2 three-pointers on the year ... pulled down one rebound and swiped one steal.
Knocked down his first career three-pointer against Louisiana Tech ... in addition to three points, swiped one steal in two minutes ... made his Conference USA debut with three minutes at Louisiana Tech ... attempted one three-pointer in the road contest ... closed out the game at Texas with one minute of action ... tallied his first rebound, shot attempt and free throw attempt in two minutes against Northwood ... made his collegiate debut in the final minute of the game against Princeton.
Port Washington High School
Three-year starter and two-time MVP of the Pirates ... led his squad with 17.8 points per game in 2012-13, including a 33-point performance ... added 7.5 rebounds and 3.0 assists per game ... sank 37 three-pointers to lead the squad and 73.8 percent of free throw attempts ... earned all-North Shore Conference honors two seasons ... finished fourth in school history with more than 1,000 career points ... played for head coach Brian Hebein ... earned three letters as a safety and wide receiver in football.
Full name is Joseph Robert Burbach ... born Jan. 10, 1995 in Milwaukee, Wis. ... son of Ted and Linda Burbach ... has two brothers ... father, Ted, played basketball collegiately at Iowa State and Western Illinois ... mother, Linda, played basketball at Marquette ... volunteers his time with the Special Olympics and also at youth basketball camps ... plays guitar, piano and drums ... Rice major: Undeclared (Social Sciences Division) ... Rice College: Duncan.
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