Highlights from the 2011-12 UAB women's basketball season
Thursday's game features two of top three teams in C-USA standings
Blazers shoot 58 percent in first half, hang on for 18th victory
UAB continues tourney Saturday versus Western Kentucky at 4:30 p.m.
Finished her career second on UAB's all-time list for blocked shots with 113 ... averaged 4.5 rebounds and 1.1 blocks per game for her career ... shot 46.7 percent from the floor for her career ... helped the Blazers to the Women's Basketball Invitational (WBI) championship as a junior in 2010-11.
Posted 39 blocked shots to tie for the second-highest single-season total in school history ... served as the backbone for UAB's defense that ranked third nationally by allowing just 49.1 points per game ... led UAB with 5.8 rebounds and 1.3 blocks per contest ... her 1.7 blocks per game in league play ranked second in C-USA ... UAB's leading rebounder in 10 games ... had 12 rebounds to go with a season-high nine points at McNeese State (11/19) ... finished the season shooting 51.3 percent from the floor.
Set the UAB single-season blocks record with 49 ... one of only two Blazers to start all 35 games ... helped UAB win the WBI championship ... major part of a UAB defense that allowed only 55.3 points per game ... had her first career double-digit game with 10 points at Louisiana-Lafayette ... also had 10 points against Ball State ... registered a career-best five blocked shots against Belmont and again later in the year vs. Tulsa ... scored a career-high 11 points at UCF in November ... grabbed a career-high 13 rebounds against UCF in February.
Made her first start of the season at East Carolina ... blocked a season-high four shots against Marshall ... scored a season-high seven points against Tulsa at the C-USA tournament ... grabbed a season-best eight rebounds against Houston in the C-USA tournament semifinal ... finished the season with 19 blocked shots.
Played in 14 games during conference play, including earning the starting nod in three contests, after missing the first half of the season with an injury ... had her best game of the year at SMU, playing a season-high 16 minutes, scoring four points on 2-of-2 shooting and pulling down seven boards ... finished the year averaging 2.6 rebounds per outing ... also recorded six blocks on the year.
Played for head coach Larry Harbin at John Carroll Catholic High School ... helped the Cavaliers to an 18-8 mark as a senior, averaging 12.0 points and 8.0 rebounds per game ... shot 48 percent from the field during her junior season ... named to the Birmingham News All-Metro team in 2008.
Born August 24, 1990 in Birmingham, Ala. ... daughter of Clifford and Debra Brown ... has one brother, Clifford ... graduated in May 2012 with a degree in communications.