Briana  Bass

1Briana Bass


Indianapolis, Ind.

High School:
North Central




Season GP-GS MPG FGs FG Pct 3FGs 3FG Pct FTs FT Pct O-Reb RPG Asst TO Blk Stl Pts PPG
08-09 33-13 20.9 36-121 .298 22-78 .282 35-46 .761 7-43 1.3 68 53 0 25 129 3.9
09-10 32-1 11.1 11-42 .262 9-33 .273 8-9 .889 3-21 0.7 31 24 0 10 39 1.2
10-11 23-0 8.3 6-25 .240 5-22 .227 7-8 .875 3-12 0.5 13 7 0 6 24 1.0
11-12 30-9 10.7 18-57 .316 13-42 .310 12-14 .857 3-18 0.6 20 20 0 16 61 2.0
Totals 118-23 13.2 71-245 .290 49-175 .280 62-77 .805 16-94 0.8 132 104 0 57 253 2.1

Bass Career Game-by-Game Stats Get Acrobat Reader

2011-12 Season Highs
Points:10 // Pepperdine, 11/13/11
Rebounds: 3 // LSU, 3/4/12
Assists:3 // Kentucky, 2/13/12
Steals: 5 // Alabama, 1/26/12
Field Goals: 3 // Alabama, 1/26/12*
3-Pointers: 3 // Chattanooga, 1/3/12
Free Throws: 4 // Pepperdine, 11/13/11
Minutes: 29 // Alabama, 1/26/12

Career Highs
Points: 14 // Duke, 2/16/09
Rebounds: 6 // Texas, 12/14/08
Assists: 8 // DePaul, 11/30/08
Steals: 5 // Alabama, 1/26/12
Field Goals: 4 // ODU, 12/30/09*
3-Pointers: 3 // Chattanooga. 1/3/12*
Free Throws: 6 // Duke, 2/16/09*
Minutes: 37 // ODU, 12/18/08

SEC Highs
Points: 8 // Alabama, 1/26/12
Rebounds: 3 // Kentucky, 2/19/09
Assists: 4 // Alabama, 2/12/09
Steals: 5 // Alabama, 1/26/12
Blocks: 0
Field Goals: 3 // Alabama, 1/26/12
3-Pointers: 2 // Alabama, 1/26/11
Free Throws: 4 // Arkansas, 1/22/09
Minutes: 29 // Alabama, 1/26/12*
* Indicates most recent high
Tennessee 2011-12

NCAA First Round: Made the start against UT Martin (3/17), hit- ting a trey to tally three points in 12 mins...Second Round: Tallied three points and a rebound in 10 mins., making the start against DePaul (3/19)...Regional Semifinal: Played four minutes in the start against Kansas (3/24) 2012 SEC Tournament...Came up with three points and three boards in the SEC Tournament Championship win over LSU (3/4)...Played nine minutes in the start against South Carolina (3/3)...Started in the second round of the SEC Tournament versus Vanderbilt (3/2), recording two points and an assist in 14 minutes In SEC Play...Made the start versus Florida (2/26), contributing two as- sists in 18 minutes on Senior Day...Saw 11 minutes off the bench against Arkansas (2/23)...Scored four points and tallied three assists in 17 minutes versus Kentucky (2/13)Scored four points and tallied three assists in 17 minutes versus Kentucky (2/13)...Saw 11 minutes off the bench at Vanderbilt (2/9), contributing an assist...Came up with two steals in eleven minutes off the bench versus Auburn (2/5)...Earned her first start of the season and 15th in her career versus Alabama (1/26); scored eight points and snagged five steals in her longest appearance of the season (29 minutes)...Came off the bench to see nine minutes versus LSU (1/19), coming up with two defensive boards... Put up three points and recorded two boards versus Vanderbilt (1/15), seeing 12 minutes off the bench...Came off the bench to see five minutes at Kentucky (1/12)...Tallied two points and two rebounds in 18 minutes of action against Arkansas (1/8)...Came off the bench to see three minutes of action against #15/16 Georgia (1/5)...Came up with a steal in four minutes of action in her home state of Indiana (at Notre Dame, 1/24)...Put up nine points on a 3-5 showing from beyond the arc in 17 minutes of action against Chattanooga (1/3)...Tallied nine points against Old Dominion (12/28) on 3-8 shooting, seeing a season-high 19 minutes...Came off the bench for the final minute of the UCLA game (12/17), making a trip to the free throw line and hitting one of two shots from the stripe...Saw eight minutes against DePaul (12/11), dishing out an assist and picking up a defensive board...Came off the bench to see two minutes of action against Texas (12/4)...Saw a season-high 16 minutes off the bench versus the Middle Tennessee (11/29), tallying four points...Came up with two rebounds and three assists, also season highs, in the contest...Saw seven minutes of action against Virginia (11/20); went 0-1 from the floor (a three-point attempt) and committed two turnovers...Scored 10 points off the bench against Pepperdine (11/13) where she was perfect from the floor (2-2 three point attempts) and perfect from the line (4-4 free throw attempts)

Tennessee 2010-11

Played in 23 games off the bench as a reserve point guard...Considered one of the Lady Vols' hardest workers and most respected leaders...At 5-2, ties former Lady Vol Shannon Bobbitt as the shortest scholarship players in the history of the program...Averaged 1.0 ppg and 0.6 apg in 8.3 mpg...Her layup with 51.7 seconds left in the NCAA Tournament first round matchup versus Stetson on March 19 gave the Lady Vols' 13 players who scored for the first time all season...Played season-best 22 minutes versus Chattanooga on Nov. 15 and against Lamar on Dec. 1...Grabbed a season-best three boards and tied season-best with five points against the Mocs...Also scored five points in 19 minutes against Missouri on Nov. 25 at the Paradise Jam in the U.S. Virgin Islands... Logged six first-half minutes at Kentucky on Feb. 7, helping break the Wildcats' disruptive press...Dished two assists in eight minutes versus Ole Miss on Jan. 9...Drilled a three-pointer versus Alabama on Jan. 6...Played 19 minutes, recording an assist and a steal and no turnovers against the Crimson Tide...Captured SEC Winter Academic Honor Roll honors for the third consecutive season.

Tennessee 2009-10

Scored double digits (11) against Old Dominion, including a 3-for-3 game behind the arc...Now has four career double-digit scoring games...Averaged 1.2 ppg, 1.0 apg and 0.7 rpg in 11.1 minutes per contest as a sophomore...Made one start, against George Washington on Dec. 1...Played well in 19 minutes against Austin Peay in NCAA opener...Distributed the ball well offensively and was disruptive and in the face of the Lady Govs on the defensive end...Finished with three assists, three rebounds and a steal...Finished with five points, including a three on a Brewer assist to put UT up 20-6 versus Kentucky to clinch regular season conference title in Knoxville...Finished with two assists and two rebounds against Florida at Thompson-Boling Arena...Dished out three assists and grabbed two rebounds against Arkansas in 13 minutes...Converted her only field goal against Auburn, a three pointer, and added an assist...Played excellent defensively against Vanderbilt and helped shut down VU's Merideth Marsh in the second half...Tallied a season-high 11 points, including a trio of threes, in 32 minutes in win over Old Dominion...Scored five points on 2-of-4 shooting at San Francisco...Netted two points and dished out three helpers against Louisville...Her one three-pointer against Rutgers ended a 9-2 Scarlet Knight run and put UT back up 10 points with 5:32 to play in the first half...Dished out two assists in 10 minutes against Texas...Scored three points to go with two steals, an assist and a rebound in 23 minutes against Texas Tech...Named to SEC Winter Academic Honor Roll.

Tennessee 2008-09

Scored in double-digits three times...Averaged 2.4 ppg and 1.9 apg in SEC play...Scored two points and dished two assists against Auburn...Scored three points, dished three assists and grabbed two steals against Florida...Was a perfect 2-of-2 from the field against Alabama to score five points and dish three assists in her SEC Tournament debut against Alabama...Scored five points, to go with an assist and a steal, in 14 minutes against Mississippi State...Played very well on both the offensive and defensive ends against Duke...She finished with a career-high 14 points, including a 6-of-6 performance from the free throw line...Came off the bench to play 29 minutes at Florida, with a three-pointer to key a 7-0 run in the first half...She added three assists, two rebounds and one steal...Played very well in 29 minutes against Georgia, finishing with three points and three assists...Her only basket of the Auburn game was a running 40-foot 3-pointer she banked in right before the half to end a 9-0 Tiger run...In 19 minutes, she added three assists and a rebound...Had a three-pointer barely two minutes into the game at Arkansas, but picked up a third foul right before the half...Keyed an 11-0 UT run with her ability to push the offense and stepped up her defensive efforts...Sank 3-of-4 free throws in the final minute to help put the game away... Was 2-of-5 against South Carolina to finish with five points...She returned to the starting lineup and played 25 minutes...Also added a pair of assists...Very effectively ran the UT offense to a win at Mississippi State by knowing when to push tempo...Scored five points and grabbed a steal on an MSU fastbreak in 24 minutes...Named CAREacter Star Athlete of the Week on Jan. 6...Had a pair of three-pointers in 21 minutes at Rutgers, one right before the half to give UT 13 points and one in the middle of the Lady Vols' 11-0 run to start the second half...Had six of Tennessee's first 10 points -- all on a pair of three pointers -- against Stanford...Also grabbed two steals and did not commit a turnover...Effectively ran the UT offense to a win at Old Dominion...Did not make a field goal, but was a perfect six-of-six from the free throw line, four of which came in the last 30 seconds to ice the game...Started at the point for UT at Texas, finished with six points, six boards and three assists in a season-high 30 minutes...Made first career start and energized the offense against Middle Tennessee...Finished with a game-high four steals, three points, two rebounds and an assist...Dished out three assists and grabbed seven rebounds in 17 minutes at George Washington...Dished out a game-high eight assists in 21 minutes against DePaul...Scored in double figures for the second time with 10 points against Western Carolina, including a perfect 4-of-4 effort from the free throw line...Finished with six points on 2-of-4 shooting from the field and 2-of-3 from the charity stripe against Louisiana Tech in 19 minutes off the bench...Also grabbed one board and one steal...Incredibly efficient in only 20 minutes of action against Virginia, finishing with 13 points, five assists and three steals...Against Virginia, made a driving layup to tie the game at 17 in the middle of a 12-0 UT run...Played 28 minutes in season-opener against San Francisco, finishing with four points, four assists and four rebounds.

High School

The sixth player from the state of Indiana to play basketball at the University of Tennessee...The 5-2 guard ties former Lady Vol Shannon Bobbitt as the shortest scholarship players in the history of the program...As a freshman, she was the starting point guard on a repeat state champion team that had only one returning starter...During her sophomore season, she got the team off to an 8-1 start before being sidelined with an injury for most of the season...As a junior, she led the team in scoring, assists and steals and was named to the 2007 Indiana Junior All-Star Team...Named All-Marion County, all-metro, and all-conference (2005)...Named all-state, all-county, and all-conference (2006)...Named all-state, all-county, all-conference and all-metro (2007)...The 2008 Miss Basketball Candidate was an all-state selection by Hoosier Basketball Magazine three times (2006, 2007 and 2008)...Named to the 2008 Indiana Basketball Coaches Association All-State Team.


Played for Indiana's Finest in AAU competition.


Majoring in sport management with a minor in business...Achieved the high honor roll in high school...Enjoys performing community service...Lists Cynthia Cooper and Tony Parker as players after whom she has modeled herself...Wants to be a physical therapist...Has one brother, Tim, age 18...Briana René Bass was born Dec., 7, 1989, in Indianapolis, Ind....Her parents are Tim and Gina Bass.



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