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Tamas Bruce
Player Profile:
Tamas Bruce 2809043
Position: Forward
Height: 6'7"
Weight: 193
Year: Senior
Hometown: Osceola, Ark.
Other College: John A. Logan College
Experience: Junior College

2016-17 | Junior
Averaged 7.6 points and 5.8 rebounds while playing each game and making 11 starts ... Shot 60.1 percent from the floor and his 5.8 rebounds per game led the team ... Also led team in blocks with 23 and his 24 steals ranked fourth on the squad ... Was only Division I player last season to post two double-doubles of 15 or more points and rebounds in less than 25 minutes played ... Posted eight points, three rebounds and a steal in season opener at North Dakota State (Nov. 11) ... Logged nine points, four rebounds, assist, block and steal against Central Baptist (Nov. 14) ... Had a rebound and steal in 10 minutes of action at Georgetown (Nov. 17) ... Pulled down team-high eight rebounds in win at Army (Nov. 19) ... Had eight points, four rebounds, three steals and a block in win against Chattanooga (Nov. 20) ... Posted nine points, three rebounds, two blocks and a steal in 15 minutes off the bench against SIUE (Nov. 22) ... Reached double figures for first time with 10 points against Lehigh (Nov. 27) on 5-of-5 shooting ... Had game high 16 points in win over Cleveland State (Nov. 30) while also leading team with five rebounds ... Reached double figures for third time with 10 points and five boards at Central Arkansas (Dec. 16) ... Led team with seven rebounds, four on the offensive glass, against Alabama (Dec. 21) ... Nearly had double-double with eight points and eight rebounds in league opener against Louisiana (Dec. 31) ... Had career night with 19 points and 15 rebounds along with two blocks and a steal against ULM (Jan. 2) for his first career double-double ... Matched career high with 19 points and had team high seven boards against Troy (Jan. 21) ... Continued good play in league action with 13 points and six rebounds against South Alabama (Jan. 23) ... Posted 11 points and four rebounds along with two blocks and a steal at Louisiana (Jan. 30) ... Had 11 points and five rebounds in 19 minutes off the bench against Coastal Carolina (Feb. 6) ... Had 15 points and 15 rebounds in just 19 minutes at Troy (March 2) ... Posted nine points, seven boards and two blocks at South Alabama (March 4) ... Collected 15 points and 11 rebounds in conference tournament game against ULM (March 8) ... 

2015-16 | Sophomore (John A. Logan College)
Averaged 10.8 points and 8.2 rebounds per game for John A. Logan College (Carterville, Ill.) ... Helped the Volunteers climb as high as No. 5 in the nation at one point and the squad finished the 2015-16 season with a 24-8 record ... Shot 61.0 percent (133-218) from the field to rank 18th in the NJCAA ... Posted 43 blocks, 34 assists and 25 steals on his sophomore season ... Finished with nine double-doubles, 19 double-figure scoring games and pulled in six or more rebounds in 27 games ... Controlled the glass to the tune of 12 or more boards in seven of his nine double-doubles, including a 20-point, 17-rebound performance in the Distric 16 Tournament semifinal against Vincennes University.

2014-15 | Freshman (John A. Logan College)
Averaged 5.3 points and 4.9 rebounds as the Vols won the conference title, Region 24 crown and District 16 championship ... Had seven or more points in 13 outings, including a season-high 13 points against Lake Land in the district tournament ... Helped the Vols defeat previously unbeaten Vincennes University in the championship game to advance to the NJCAA Tournament for the firs time since 1995.

High School
Earned multiple all-state accolades in his prep career at Osceola High School (Osceola, Ark.) ... In his senior season, he was named to the Arkansas High School Coaches Association (ASCHA) All-Star team and scored 10 points to lead the East squad to the win ... In addition to all-state honors, he was named to The Sun's Best Under the Sun Team after averaging 17.8 points, 12.5 rebounds, six blocks, three assists and three steals ... Earned a spot in The Sun Senior Classic and was named MVP after posting 30 points, 15 rebounds and five blocks ... In his junior season at Osceola, picked up all-state accolades after helping the Seminoles to the quarterfinals of the Class 3A state tournament ... Averaged 15 points and 13 rebounds on the year while also earning all-conference recognition. 


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