Women's Basketball

    45 Brigett Branson  
    Brigett Branson


    Bloomingdale, Ind.

    High School:
    Turkey Run



    Senior Year
    Netted a career-high nine points vs. Michigan in the first round of the Big Ten Tournament on March 2...Recorded a season-high three assists and had four rebounds, all on the offensive end against Penn State on Feb. 9...Had two steals on three occasions during the season, with her last against then No.20/22 Minnesota on Feb. 23 ...Ranked fifth on the team in rebounding with 2.2 rpg...Grabbed a season-high seven rebounds against Youngstown State on Nov. 25...Was the leading scorer off the bench nine times throughout the season.

    Junior Year (2004-05)
    Started in four games for the Hoosiers...Earned her first start of the season vs. Michigan on Jan. 23 where she scored two points and had three assists...Scored a season-high seven points vs. Purdue on Feb. 20...Was the leading scorer off the bench, contributing four points vs. Penn State on Jan. 16...Netted four points against Northwestern on Jan. 13...Led the team in steals with two on Dec. 1 against Arkansas...Was the leading scorer off the bench on seven different occasions.

    Sophomore Year (2003-04)
    Team-oriented player who established a career high four assists against Cornell in IU's season opener...Also posted a career high by grabbing 11 rebounds against Virginia Commonwealth..Added nine rebounds, two assists and a blocked shot against the Lady Razorbacks...Was effective in Indiana's win over Michigan at Assembly Hall, scoring four points, grabbing seven rebounds and adding two assists in 34 minutes of action against the Wolverines...Hauled in four rebounds and established a new career high with two blocked shots against North Texas...Made her first start of the season against Iowa State at the Virgin Islands Paradise Jam.

    Freshman Year (2002-03)
    Talented freshman who started the first game of her collegiate career...Became the first Hoosier to start her debut since former Detroit Shock center Jill Chapman...Started 11 games on the year...Set a season high with six points against Minnesota at Assembly Hall on Feb. 9...Had four points and a season-high six rebounds against Florida State...Got her first Big Ten start on Jan. 19 at Michigan, going for five points, three rebounds and three steals in 22 minutes.

    All-around talent who attended Turkey Run HS, in Marshall, Ind., where she was named to the Indiana All-Star team after her senior year...Selected to the first-team All-State squad by Midwest Sports Publishing...Was a second-team All-State honoree by the Associated Press and was named to Hoosier Basketball Magazine's Top 40 list...Competed for the North All-Star team in the 2002 Reebok North-South All-Star Game...Nearly averaged a double-double during her senior season, taking in over 12 points and nine rebounds per contest...Grabbed 22 rebounds in a game against Chrisman (Ill.) HS...McDonald's All-American nominee...Was a 2001 Indiana Junior All-Star...Earned adidas All-American honors and was a Hoosier Basketball Magazine All-State selection...Region Roundball Review, Fifth Quarter and Hoosierland Report all named her a Player to Watch...Earned most valuable player honors at the 1999 Junior Nationals in Indianapolis...Sectional MVP in her sophomore year...Earned All-Conference and All-Sectional honors in each of her first three seasons...Led the team in rebounds, steals, assists and blocked shots...Averaged 14.1 points per game and blocked 32 shots as a junior...President of the National Honor Society and is a six-year member...Also lettered in softball, establishing a new school home run record as a sophomore.


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