Published on March 24, 2013 by Carol
Tribe: Muscogee Creek
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Home town: Sapulpa, Okla
High school: Sapulpa HS
Has 24 career double digit scoring games and five double-figure rebounding efforts…Has tallied 20-plus points four times in her tenure at Rocky Top…Has four career double-doubles, two of which came in 2009-10…Named SEC Tournament Most Valuable Player after averaging a team-best 14.7 ppg and converting 70.4 percent of her field goals en route to the title…Added 5.7 rpg and 2.0 bpg in SEC postseason play…Named SEC Sixth Woman of the Year by the league coaches…Averaged 10.9 ppg and 6.5 rpg in SEC games…Finished sixth in the SEC in field goal percentage, converting 150-of-279 attempts (53.8 percent) and ninth in the league in blocked shots (40 total, 1.2 bpg)…Narrowly missed a double-double with eight points and seven boards against Baylor in NCAA Sweet 16…Finished with 14 points and eight rebounds in 21 minutes against Dayton in the NCAA Tournament second round…Played a solid all-around game against Austin Peay to open NCAAs, finishing with nine boards, eight points, one assist, one block and one steal in 24 minutes…Named Lady Vol Athlete of the Week following SEC Tournament…Finished with eight points, four rebounds and two blocks against Kentucky in SEC Tournament final…Scored a game-high 15 points on 6-of-8 shooting and hauled in seven rebounds against Vanderbilt in the conference tournament semifinals…Scored a game-high 21 points on 9-of-11 shooting and grabbed six boards to open the postseason versus Ole Miss… Finished with nine points, six boards and two blocks in the regular season finale against Ole Miss in Knoxville…Tied for game-high honors with 18 points against LSU in Knoxville…Started her sixth career game at Alabama and finished with her fourth career double-double (20 points, 10 rebounds)…Earned player of the game honors at Ole Miss after converting 6-of-11 field goals for 12 points to go with eight boards off the bench…Made her fifth career start and scored a game-high 20 points against Arkansas to go with nine rebounds…Came off the bench to finish with 13 points on 6-of-8 shooting, four rebounds and two assists at South Carolina…Made her fourth career start at LSU…Tallied team-bests of 14 points on 6-of-13 shooting and seven rebounds in 23 minutes…Started her third career game at Georgia…Scored eight points, including a 4-of-5 effort from the free throw line and grabbed seven boards…Converted 6-of-9 field goals to finish with 13 points against Oklahoma…Scored 16 points on 7-of-12 shooting, pulled down six rebounds and dished out a then-career-high tying three assists against Old Dominion…Posted her third career double-double against Louisville with 12 points and 10 rebounds…Made her first career start against Texas, finishing with seven rebounds and four points…Was 11-of-15 from the field to finish with a career high 23 points versus George Washington.
Earned four varsity letters in basketball at Sapulpa (Okla.) High School and totaled 1,772 points, 1,067 rebounds, 382 assists, 300 steals and 458 blocks in her high school career…Member of the 2008 Women’s Basketball Coaches Association All-America Team…Selected for the 2008 USA Today All-USA Third Team…Helped the West Team win the 2008 McDonald’s All-America game…Named to the 2008 Slam Magazine All-America Third Team…2008 EA Sports All-America First Team selection and 2007 Second Team pick…Parade Magazine All-America Second Team in 2008 and Fourth Team in 2007…Oklahoma Gatorade Player of the Year (2008)…Led her 2007 Sapulpa High School squad to a 27-1 record and the class 6A state championship and won MVP honors…The two-time Frontier Conference Player of the Year led her squad to the class 6A Regional Championship all four years of high school and an overall record of 127-12.
Named to the 2008 USA Women’s U18 National Team…In 2007, she was selected to participate in the USA Basketball Youth Development Festival and later was named one of the top-12 players at the event, where she ranked first for rebounds (51) and tied for third in blocked shots (6) among all of the participants…Played AAU for the Air Oklahoma Stars in 2005 and the Lady Federal Ballerz in 2003-04.
Majoring in psychology…Community service efforts include speaking at local civic organizations, visiting children’s hospitals and Habitat for Humanity…Lists Sheryl Swoopes and Cynthia Cooper as players after whom she has modeled herself…Lists Lauryn Hill, Stevie Wonder, Marilyn Monroe, India Arie and Michael Jordan as celebrities she admires…Has two siblings: half-sister Sophie, 10, and Devin, 5…Alyssia D. Brewer was born on July 2, 1990, in Tulsa, Okla. …Her mother is Shelley Brewer.
Source: NDNS Sports