Brittany Brewer

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Brittany Brewer
No. 20 – Atlanta Dream
PositionPower forward
LeagueWNBA
Personal information
Born (1997-11-06) November 6, 1997 (age 23)
Abilene, Texas
NationalityAmerican
Listed height6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)
Listed weight182 lb (83 kg)
Career information
High schoolWylie (Abilene, Texas)
CollegeTexas Tech (2016–2020)
WNBA draft2020 / Round: 2 / Pick: 17th overall
Selected by the Atlanta Dream
Playing career2020–present
Career history
2020–presentAtlanta Dream
Career highlights and awards

Brittany Brewer (born November 6, 1997) is an American professional basketball player for the Atlanta Dream of the Women's National Basketball Association (WNBA). She played in college for the Texas Tech Lady Raiders of the Big 12 Conference. Brewer is the 2020 CoSIDA Academic All-American of the Year.[1] She was also selected as a First-team Academic All-American in 2019.[2]

College career[edit]

Brewer started 17 games in each of her freshman and sophomore seasons with the Lady Raiders. In the 2018–19 season, she started all 31 games as a junior and added 3-point shootings to her repertoire; averaging 34.3% on 99 attempts while attempting none in her prior two years. In the 2019–20 season, Brewer once again started all 29 games as a senior and averaged a double-double of 16.6 ppg and 10.3 rpg.

During her senior year, she also tied the NCAA Division I women's single-game record for blocked shots, recording 16 as part of a triple-double in the Lady Raiders' 83–38 rout of Louisiana–Monroe on December 22, 2019.[3]

Professional career[edit]

Brewer was selected with the fifth pick in the second round, 17th overall, of the 2020 WNBA draft by the Atlanta Dream.

Career statistics[edit]

Legend
  GP Games played   GS  Games started  MPG  Minutes per game  RPG  Rebounds per game
 APG  Assists per game  SPG  Steals per game  BPG  Blocks per game  PPG  Points per game
 TO  Turnovers per game  FG%  Field-goal percentage  3P%  3-point field-goal percentage  FT%  Free-throw percentage
 Bold  Career high ° League leader

College[edit]

Year Team GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG TO PPG
2016–17 Texas Tech 31 17 22.3 .452 .000 .604 5.7 0.5 0.2 1.7 1.5 5.8
2017–18 Texas Tech 30 17 20.2 .490 .000 .531 5.0 0.8 0.4 1.3 2.4 9.5
2018–19 Texas Tech 31 31 31.0 .528 .343 .692 9.1 1.2 0.7 2.3 2.5 16.6
2019–20* Texas Tech 29 29 31.5 .509 .243 .675 10.3 0.9 0.7 4.4 2.5 16.6
Career 121 94 26.2 .495 .146 .625 7.5 0.7 0.5 2.4 2.3 12.1

* 2020 NCAA tournament cancelled due to coronavirus disease pandemic
Source: texastech.com[4]

WNBA[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Year Team GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG TO PPG
2020 Atlanta 5 0 6.6 .667 1.0 0.0 0.6 0.8 0.4 0.8

Source: basketball-reference.com[5]

Personal life[edit]

Brittany Brewer is the daughter of Jacob and Melanie Brewer. She has four siblings: Brianna, Brooklyn, Joy and Josh. Brewer was a major in Community, Family and Addiction Sciences at Texas Tech.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2019-20 Academic All-America® NCAA Division I Women's Basketball Teams Announced" (Press release). College Sports Information Directors of America. March 9, 2020. Retrieved April 17, 2020.
  2. ^ "2018-19 Google Cloud Academic All-America® NCAA Division I Women's Basketball Team Announced" (Press release). College Sports Information Directors of America. March 11, 2019. Retrieved April 17, 2020.
  3. ^ Silva Jr., Carlos (December 22, 2019). "Brewer nets first triple-double in 22 years as Lady Raiders roll to 10th straight win before holiday break". Lubbock Avalanche-Journal. Retrieved March 24, 2020.
  4. ^ "Brittany Brewer - Women's Basketball". Texas Tech Red Raiders. Retrieved April 17, 2020.
  5. ^ "Brittany Brewer WNBA stats". Basketball Reference. Retrieved 14 September 2020.