2005-06 QUICK HITS
Saw action in 22 games in 2005-06 and in 104 throughout her career
Scored four points in the season opener at Loyola on Nov. 18
Grabbed four rebounds on two occasions, Nov. 25 vs. Utah State and Dec. 3 vs. St. Louis
Started 14 of 28 games in 2004-05
2004-05 - Junior: Played in 28 games, starting 14 at forward Sat out the first two games of the season recovering from a dislocated knee cap Scored a career-high nine points vs. Northwestern on 2/16/05 Grabbed a career-best eight rebounds at Wisconsin on 2/10/05 Played a career-high 28 minutes at Michigan on 12/30/04 Led the team in rebounding on three occasions.
2003-04 - Sophomore: Saw action in all 27 games, starting once Scored eight points on 4-of-9 shooting and had four rebounds vs. Wayne State on 11/21 Grabbed a career-high six rebounds in first career start at UCLA on 11/30 Tied her career high with six boards against Iowa on 2/29/04 Scored seven points in 16 minutes vs. Pepperdine on 12/14 Was third on the team in field goal percentage, hitting .490 of her shots.
2002-03 - Freshman: Saw action in 26 of 29 games in her rookie campaign Scored her first career point on 12/1/02 at Illinois State Went 4-5 from the field for a career high eight points vs. Mississippi State at the United Center Grabbed four rebounds on five occasions Logged a career-high 26 minutes vs. Purdue on 1/30/03 and swatted four Boilermaker shots on the night, which was also a career high Saw significant time in the post-season, playing 15 minutes and scoring five points in Big Ten Tournament vs. Michigan and then getting 20 minutes of action vs. Virginia in the NCAA Tournament.
Getting to know Brittney...
...sports team: New Jersey Nets
...movie: Set it off
...sports movie: Love and Basketball
...movie quote: "I am very happy to be here!" - Coming to America
...TV show: The Price if Right
...singer: R Kelly
...book: The Bible
Which of your teamates is...?
...the funniest? Audrey - if you know Aud, you would know why.
...the best dressed? Chelsea and I would be two of the better dressers. We are both girlie.
...the smartest? Lori - I think she is actually a junior.
I chose Illinois because:
It is a great school academically and is also very close to my family.
My favorite place on campus is:
The Irwin Academic Center of course!
My best memory as and Illini is:
Playing with outstanding players and getting to meet other great athletes.
Favorite quote by a teammate:
"You're rude!" and "Who are you?" by Audrey and I.
Favorite Coach Grentz quote:
"Fatigue makes cowards of us all."
What I've learned from Coach Grentz:
I've learned both basketball and life lessons. Coach is a great person on and off the court.
Plans after Illinois:
I want to play ball overseas somewhere. I want to explore outside the country.
Excluding your teammates, who is your favorite Illini athlete?
James Augustine (men's basketball)
At what age did you start playing ball?
Met any famous people?
A few - Darious Milies, Quentin Richardson, Sheryl Swoops, Cynthia Cooper, Nelly and the St. Lunatics, Jagged Edge, Brandy and Martin Lawrence.
I have been told I loke like:
Three words that describe my play are:
Dominate, intense, tenacious