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Alyssia Brewer
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Alyssia Brewer 1263552
Position: Forward
Height: 6'3"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Tulsa, OK
High School: Sapulpa HS
Experience: Transfer

2012-13 (updated Feb. 19, 2013):
Alyssia Brewer has been a big reason why UCLA is ranked this season ... the redshirt senior, who hadn't played since the 2010-11 campaign at Tennessee, is having a very productive senior campaign ... she had 12 points, eight rebounds, and teams highs in assists (three) and steals (three) in the Bruins' win over San Diego State (Nov. 10) ... she then had 15 points and a career-high 16 rebounds (nine offensive) in the upset win at No. 11 Oklahoma (Nov. 14) ... she had 10 points and three boards in a home loss to No. 5 Notre Dame (Nov. 23) ... she had her second double-double of the season in the home win over LMU (Dec. 2) with 14 points and 11 rebounds in 23 minutes ... she followed that with her third double-double of the year and was named Pac-12 Player of the Week (Dec. 3-9) as she tallied 12 points, 11 rebounds, two assists and two steals in the upset win over No. 12 Texas (Dec. 8) ... was named the St. John's Holiday Classic MVP after leading UCLA with 14 points and 15 rebounds in the title game against St. John's (Dec. 16) and tallying 12 points and 10 rebounds in the win over Saint Mary's (Dec. 15) ... had her fifth straight double-double with 14 points and 12 rebounds in the loss to Cal State Northridge (Dec. 20) ... had her streak snapped in the blowout win at Pepperdine (Dec. 28) after she left the game in her third minute of action with a right ankle sprain ... that injury forced her to miss the Bruins' win over Saint Joseph's (Dec. 31) ... she returned to play 14 minutes in the win at Oregon (Jan. 4), but only had four points and one rebound, but had four assists and zero turnovers against the Ducks ... returned to form in the win at Oregon State (Jan. 6), tying her season-high of 15 points and adding eight rebounds in 23 minutes ... had 10 points and seven rebounds in a home win over Washington State (Jan. 11) ... had 10 points, nine rebounds, four assists, three steals and two blocks in a home win over Washington (Jan. 13) ... had 14 points, five rebounds and two steals in the loss at No. 6 Stanford (Jan. 18) ... had 13 points, five rebounds and a career-high four steals in a loss at No. 7 California (Jan. 20) ... didn't score in double figures against the Arizona schools, but had solid outings with eight points and nine rebounds and three blocks in the win over Arizona (Jan. 25) and nine points and six rebounds in the win over Arizona State (Jan. 27) ... had 10 points and seven rebounds in the win over No. 22 Colorado (Feb. 1) ... had a season-high 16 points and added six rebounds and four assists, one block and one steal in the win over Utah (Feb. 3) ... had her seventh double-double of the year with 20 points and 12 rebounds in the win at Washington (Feb. 8) ... she scored eight straight points in an 11-0 run against the Huskies in the second half and the Bruins never trailed again ... had 14 points, nine boards and a career-high-tying five assists in the win at Washington State (Feb. 10) ... had 10 points, seven rebounds, four steals and two assists in a home loss to No. 4 Stanford (Feb. 17).

22nd - Scoring (11.4 ppg)
7th - Rebounding (8.0 rpg)
9th - Field Goal Percentage (.478)
7th - Offensive Rebounds Per Game (3.0)
9th - Defensive Rebounds Per Game (5.0)
6th - Double-Doubles (7)

20th - Scoring (11.6 ppg)
11th - Rebounding (7.0 rpg)
3rd - Field Goal Percentage (.504)
11th - Offensive Rebounds Per Game (2.3)
10th - Offensive Rebounds Per Game (4.7)
19th - Double-Doubles (1)

•Redshirted the season due to NCAA transfer rules

•Played three seasons at Tennessee; averaged 6.9 ppg and 4.6 rpg
•Saw action in 87 games with 20 career starts
•As a junior, she underwent achilles tendon surgery in September, 2010 and then returned to play in 20 games
•As a sophomore, she earned SEC Conference 6th Woman of the Year honors and was named MVP of the SEC Conference Tournament
•Averaged 14.7 ppg, 5.7 rpg and hit over 70% of her shots in the Tournament
•Scored a career-best 23 points v. George Washington
•Made her first career start against Texas and totaled seven rebounds, four points •As a freshman, she had seven double-digit scoring games and recorded double-doubles versus Louisiana Tech (16/12r) and Auburn (11/15r)
•Named to 2008 USA Women's U18 National Team
•Named to 2007 USA Basketball Youth Development Festival

•Attended Sapulpa HS in Sapulpa, OK
•Parade Magazine All-American (second team); helped West team win the 2008 McDonald's All-America game
•2008 USA Today 3rd team All-Amer.; 2008 Oklahoma Gatorade Player of the Year
•Led her 2007 HS team to 6A state title and won MVP honors
•Two-time Frontier Conference Player of the Year

•Full name: Alyssia D. Brewer
•Born on July 2, 1990 in Tulsa, OK
•Family: mom, Shelley Brewer; siblings Sophie and Devin
•Lists WNBA standout Sheryl Swoopes as the famous athlete she most admires

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