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Height: 6'5"
Weight: 190
Year: Senior
City/State: Chicago, Ill.
High School: Latin School


Career Stats


  • One of the most well-liked and respected players in the Duke locker room
  • A walk-on who is one of the last Duke players off the practice floor, helping facilitate additional workouts for his teammates
  • Saw action in six career games, including four this season
  • Spent this past summer on a two-month bike ride from Seattle to New York City, attempting to raise $1 million for Walk On America -- a charity he founded to raise money and awareness of the Intellectual and Developmental Disability (IDD) community


  • Played in four games this season, and scored his first points as a Blue Devil
  • Registered an assist in Duke’s win over Eastern Michigan (11/14)
  • Saw action for four minutes of the Stetson win (12/1), hitting one of three shots from the field -- his first career points -- and grabbed a rebound
  • In the Princeton win (12/18), hit a pair of free throws and grabbed a board


  • Did not see action


  • Played one minute in the season-opening win over Marist (11/11)


  • Saw one minute of action against Elon (12/28)

High School

  • A three-year letterwinner at Latin School
  • Averaged 14.6 points and 7.1 rebounds as a senior


  • Born Brennan Jacob Besser on April 22, 1997, in Chicago
  • Son of Charles and Rebecca Besser
  • Father played golf at Marquette
  • Has four older sisters: Lauren, Rachel, Elena and Jacqueline

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