UK Hoops defeats USF 61-57 to win the Reef Division on Saturday, November 29, 2014
General UK's third-leading returning scorer with 10.2 pts per game ... Has played in 106 career games with 91 starting assignments ... One of the most versatile and talented guards on the team ... A tenacious defender and high-energy player ... An offensive threat who looks to use her speed to score in transition ... One of five high school McDonald's All-Americans on the team ... Coach Mitchell says, "Bria is the epitome of what we want a Kentucky basketball player to be. She is of highest character, she has the greatest work ethic, she cares about people, cares about this program, cares about Kentucky and winning." ... Named Indiana Miss Basketball as a senior in high school ... Won two state high school championships and led Ben Davis to an impressive 105-3 record in her four seasons ... Major is communications.
SEC Freshman of the Year (AP, Coaches and College Sports Madness) (2012) All-SEC Freshman Team (Coaches and AP) (2012) College Sports Madness All-SEC, fourth team (2012) Full Court Freshman All-American, first team (2012) SEC Freshman of the Week (Nov. 21, 2011) SEC Freshman of the Week (Dec. 12, 2011) SEC Freshman of the Week (Jan. 23, 2012) SEC Freshman of the Week (Feb. 27, 2012)
2013-14 (Junior) Played in all 35 games with 34 starts... Third on the team in scoring at 10.2 points per game and fourth in rebounding with 4.1 boards a game... Led the SEC and ranked seventh-nationally in free throw percentage (90.1 percent)... Her 90.1 free throw percentage set a new school mark for free throw percentage in a single season... Hit a school-record tying 27 consecutive free throws before missing one vs. Ole Miss (2/13)...Averaged 12.0 points per game in UK's last nine wins, while shooting .453 percent (24-of-53) from the field and .883 from the free-throw line (53-of-60)...Became the 29th Wildcat to score 1,000 career points vs. Florida (3/7) in the SEC Tournament...Ranks 25th on UK's all-time scoring list with 1,059 points...Ranks third on UK's career lists for free-throw shooting percentage (.825) and eighth in free-throws made (311)...Took a team-high 30 charges this season after leading the team with 20 as a sophomore...Had three 20-point games during the season... Finished the season with 19 games of 10 or more points... In seven of the last eight games for UK, she reached double-figures... Registered 20 points in an overtime win at Mississippi State (2/27)... Recorded a career-high 23 points on a perfect 12-of-12 from the free throw line vs. Grambling State (12/29)... Scored 11 of her 13 points vs. Baylor (12/6) from the free-throw line (11-of-12) to go with six boards in a career-high 49 minutes of action.
2012-13 (Sophomore) Appeared in all 36 games with 22 starts ... Came off the bench in the final 14 games, improving her scoring output from 8.4 ppg as a starter to 9.0 ppg in a reserve role ... Fourth on the team in scoring overall (8.8 ppg) and third in steals (1.6 spg) ... Shot a team-high .843 percent from the free-throw line (86-of-102) ... Came off the bench for the first time in her career at Arkansas (2/7), snapping her 57-game starting streak ... Scored a team-high 17 points off the bench, including 16 points in the decisive second half and overtime ... Made a career-high nine free throws on 10 attempts ... Fourth-most double-figure scoring games for UK with 17 ... Had nine double-digits scoring games in SEC play ... Took a team-high 20 of Kentucky's 46 charges.
2011-12 (Freshman) SEC Freshman of the Year (AP and coaches), SEC All-Freshman Team (coaches) and All-SEC honorable mention (AP) ... One of five freshmen named to USBWA National Freshman of the Year Watch List ... In UK freshman history: Had the eighth highest scoring average (11.0 ppg), third most double-figure scoring games (23) and fifth most 3-ptrs made (34) ... UK's second-leading scorer, and led all freshmen in scoring in the SEC, with 11.0 pts per game ... Reached double figures in scoring in 23 of 35 games ... Started every game ... Scored 12 pts. and hit seven of eight free throws vs. UConn ... Scored 10 pts. and knocked down a pair of 3s vs. Gonzaga ... Scored eight points and grabbed seven boards vs. McNeese State ... Scored 14 pts. vs. South Carolina ... Scored team-high 15 points at Tennessee ... Scored a team-high 19 pts vs. Ole Miss ... Pulled down a career-high nine rebs. vs. Florida ... Scored a career-high 22 pts, including a career-high tying three 3-ptrs at Georgia ... Hit a career-high tying three 3-ptrs en route to scoring 13 pts vs. Mississippi St. ... Shot a perfect 4-4 from the field and hit a career-high tying three 3-ptrs vs. Arkansas ... Scored all 11 pts at Florida in the first half and played a career-high 36 mins. ... Scored 14 pts and grabbed five boards at No. 3 Notre Dame ... Scored 19 pts against Arkansas-Pine Bluff for the second straight game, and had a career-high six steals ... Scored 19 pts against No. 6 Duke.
The Cats' Cause Volunteered to pack and deliver food for God's Pantry BackPack program ... Participated in Lexington's Fire Prevention Parade.
High School 2011 Indiana Miss Basketball ... 2011 Indiana Gatorade Player of the Year ... Named a WBCA, McDonald's and Parade Magazine All-American ... Ranked as the 17th overall player and the No. 4 guard in the country, according to ESPN HoopGurlz ... Averaged an impressive 21.6 points, 7.1 rebounds, 3.6 steals and 3.2 assists per game for the Giants who won 81 straight games and back-to-back Class 4A state titles ... Concluded her prep basketball career with 1,604 points ... Named first-team Indiana All-State (2010), first-team All-Metro Super Team (2010) and first-team AP Indiana All-State ... Two-time first-team All-Metropolitan Interscholastic Conference (2009 and 2010) choice and two-time first-team All-Marion County (2009 and 2010) selection ... Helped lead Ben Davis High School to an impressive 105-3 record, including 81 consecutive wins during her prep career ... Also excelled in volleyball and track.