Brett Valentyn appeared in 51 career games, including 24 in his senior season ... connected on 34.8 percent (8-of-23) of his 3-point attempts in his final season.
Brett Valentyn is one of two four-time Academic All-Big Ten honorees in UW history.
Honors Four-time Academic All-Big Ten honoree (2008, 2009, 2010 and 2011) ... one of two four-time honorees in UW history, joining Grant Johnson (1991-94)
2010-11 Season Appeared in career-high 24 games, including 11 Big Ten contests and all three NCAA tournament games ... shot 8-of-23 from 3-point range on the season ... all 23 shot attempts this season came from 3-point range ... went 2-for-2 from 3-point range, scoring 6 points vs. Prairie View A&M (11/14) ... scored 3 points with 1 rebound at Iowa (2/9) ... scored 3 points and dished an assist in 6 minutes at Northwestern ... played career-high 9 minutes vs. North Dakota (11/16)
2009-10 Season Appeared in 9 games, including 5 Big Ten contests ... converted first 2 free throw attempts vs. Illinois-Chicago ... also scored 2 points vs. Iowa
2008-09 Season Played in 8 games ... had 2 points and a rebound, going 1-for-1 from 3-point range vs. Indiana
2007-08 Season Appeared in 10 games ... made Badger debut vs. Savannah State when he recorded an assist and a steal
2006-07 Season Redshirt season
High School AP honorable mention all-state as a senior ... averaged 11.0 points, 5.8 assists, 4.0 rebounds and 2.0 steals per game ... his assist-to-turnover ratio was better than 3-to-1 ... helped lead the Wildcats to a 21-3 record and their first WIAA state boys' basketball tournament berth ... unanimous first-team All-Badger South Conference choice as a senior ... carried a 3.99 cumulative GPA
Personal Born in Madison ... parents are Tim and Nancy Valentyn ... father, Tim, played basketball at Wisconsin and UW-Eau Claire ... parents both attended UW ... has an older sister, Kenzi (23), and younger brother, Connor (20) ... majoring in business finance and real estate