Brittany Spears (basketball)

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Not to be confused with Britney Spears.
Brittany Spears
Personal information
Born (1988-09-27) September 27, 1988 (age 28)
Pasadena, California
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)[1]
Career information
High school Pasadena (Pasadena, California)
Notre Dame Prep (Fitchburg, Massachusetts)
College Colorado (2007–2011)
WNBA draft 2011 / Round: 2 / Pick: 19th overall
Selected by the Phoenix Mercury
Playing career 2011–present
Position Forward
Career history
2011 Soller Joventud Mariana (Spain)
2012 Hapoel Rishon LeZion (Israel)
2012–2013 Energa Toruń (Poland)
2013–2014 Eisvögel USC Freiburg (Germany)
2014–2015 Ciudad de los Adelantados (Spain)

Brittany Lynnette Spears (born September 27, 1988) is a basketball player and former guard for the University of Colorado women's basketball team. At 6'1", Spears averaged 18 points and eight rebounds in her senior season for the Buffaloes. During her four years at Colorado, Spears scored 2,185 points and averaged 17 points per game for her career, which is seventh-best in the history of the Big 12.[2] Spears ranks first at UC in career field goals made, scoring average, 3-point attempts and minutes in game.[citation needed]

On April 11, 2011, the Phoenix Mercury chose Brittany Spears as their second round pick in the WNBA draft. The all-Big 12 Conference forward was taken with the 19th pick overall. Spears is the fourth CU women's basketball player to be drafted by the WNBA.

Colorado statistics[edit]

Source[3]

Legend
  GP Games played   GS  Games started  MPG  Minutes per game
 FG%  Field goal percentage  3P%  3-point field goal percentage  FT%  Free throw percentage
 RPG  Rebounds per game  APG  Assists per game  SPG  Steals per game
 BPG  Blocks per game  PPG  Points per game  Bold  Career high
Year Team GP Points FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG
2007-08 Colorado 34 472 42.5 32.4 81.7 7.6 1.9 1.7 1.5 13.9
2008-09 Colorado 29 530 43.4 32.8 72.1 7.8 1.8 1.9 1.1 18.3
2009-10 Colorado 30 531 42.7 35.7 83.7 7.8 2.0 2.1 1.0 17.7
2010-11 Colorado 34 652 40.5 34.5 83.0 8.1 1.3 1.8 1.2 19.2
Career Colorado 127 2185 42.1 33.9 80.0 7.9 1.7 1.9 1.2 17.2

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://basketball.eurobasket.com/PlayerPrintProfilePdf.asp?PlayerID=139794
  2. ^ "Brittany Spears Biography". CUBuffs.com. Archived from the original on June 6, 2011. Retrieved 2016-05-21. 
  3. ^ "NCAA® Career Statistics". web1.ncaa.org. Retrieved 2016-05-21.