THIS SEASON Brianna Barrett stands out as a backcourt star for the Trojans, entering her junior season after a standout sophomore campaign.
2013-14 SOPHOMORE SEASON Barrett led USC in assists (2.9 apg) and was fourth in scoring (7.4 ppg) as a sophomore... Appeared in all 35 games with 15 starts... Started the last 12 games of the year... Was second on the team in steals (1.4 spg) and also averaged 3.2 rebounds per game... Set her career high with a 24-point game against St. John's in the NCAA First Round... Went 12-of-13 from the free-throw line in that NCAA contest... Had a career-high 10 rebounds vs. Washington... Had nine double-digit scoring games... Earned Pac-12 All-Defensive Honorable Mention.
2012-13 FRESHMAN SEASON Barrett played in all 31 games and started 21 as a freshman... Worked her way into the starting lineup vs. UC Davis and stayed a starter through 21 of USC's last 23 games... Earned Pac-12 All-Freshman Honorable Mention and Pac-12 All-Defensive Honorable Mention... Led team in assists (3.1 apg) and steals (1.7 spg)... Had two 10-point outings -- vs. UC Davis and at Oregon... Recorded 10 assists vs. Washington and had nine vs. Duke... Picked up eight steals vs. UC Davis... Tallied three games in a row with seven rebounds... Also averaged 4.4 points and 2.9 rebounds.
HIGH SCHOOL Barrett played basketball and ran track at Oaks Christian High in Westlake Village, Calif.... A first-team All-America selection as a senior... A two-time first-team all-league pick as a junior and senior... Also named to All-CIF first team in 2011 and 2012... Earned second-team all-league honors as a freshman and sophomore... Also an all-county honoree... Played club for West Coast Premier... An honor student.
PERSONAL Brianna Marie Barrett was born May. 28, 1994 in California... Daughter of Tonya Barrett... Has two siblings, Brook Barrett and Brittany Samuels... Enjoys watching TV, hanging out with friends and eating food with her niece and nephew in her free time... Lists Michael Jordan as her biggest sports hero... Has always wanted to be in a dance crew... Hopes to travel to Tokyo... Would like to continue playing basketball after graduation... Majoring in communication and minoring in psychology.