SOPHOMORE SEASON (2004-05)
Brooke Hughes served as a reserve guard in 21 of the Panthers' 28 games...averaged 9.0 minutes per game as a backup to Amy Kunich and Karlyle Lim at the point...converted 40.9 percent (9 of 22) of her 3-point attempts...recorded a season-high five assists in the regular-season finale at Providence...added a 3-pointer against the Friars...had a season-high nine points on two occasions...in the opener at North Carolina A&T, hit three 3-pointers (four attempts) and tallied nine points with three assists...also had nine points on three 3-pointers at UNC Greensboro.
FRESHMAN SEASON (2003-04)
In her first season, Hughes was the primary backup point guard before Amy Kunich suffered an injury prior to the Penn State game (Dec. 14)... saw action in all 26 contests, starting nine... second on the team with 51 assists...made first career start versus Providence...finished with a career-high six assists to go along with five points and three rebounds in 37 minutes against the Friars...in her second start, played all 40 minutes and finished with three points, two assists and two rebounds at Seton Hall...made two free throws with three seconds left to give the Panthers a five-point lead and seal the victory...again played all 40 minutes at Miami and finished with a career-high 12 points (three 3-pointers) to go along with five assists and three steals...tallied 10 points, including three 3-pointers, and added three assists against Georgetown...had best all-around game versus Syracuse...had eight points, including two 3-pointers, in the season finale against Villanova...finished with six points, five assists and four rebounds in 30 minutes...her six points came off of two 3-pointers (2 of 4)...at West Virginia in a then-career-high 36 minutes, finished with six points, four assists, two rebounds, two steals and no turnovers...tallied nine points (three 3-pointers) against Hartford...finished with six points, four rebounds, two assists and two steals against St. John's...tallied three points and three assists at home against West Virginia... finished with three points, three rebounds and three assists (no turnovers) against Notre Dame in just 12 minutes...had three points, one assist and one steal in the opener against Coppin State ...had three points and two assists against Duquesne...finished with three assists versus Xavier and Virginia Tech.
Was named the District 14 Player of the Year as a senior at South Webster High School...averaged 20 points, 10 assists, five rebounds and four steals in her senior campaign...was a Southern Ohio Conference all-star and Player of the Year... earned first-team All-Ohio honors following her senior season after leading her squad to a 24-1 record and the sectional and district titles... finished No. 2 in the state of Ohio by the Associated Press (Division 4)...also won the sectional championship as both a sophomore and junior...guided South Webster to a combined 73-17 record during her four years...holds the school's all-time scoring record...Ohio North/South all-star as well as Ohio/Kentucky all-star honoree... was a member of the Ohio Warriors AAU team, which won the 17-and-under AAU National Championship and State Championship in 2000... valedictorian of her senior class.
Brooke Ashley Hughes was born on Jan. 17, 1985... is the daughter of Michael and Julie Hughes... has three sisters...a business management/ communication major.
COURTSIDE: Panthers Trounce Tar Heels, 68-48
Pitt Knocks Out North Carolina, 68-48
Panthers Return Home to Host Tar Heels Sunday
Pitt Falls at No. 6 Notre Dame, 86-54
Pitt Faces Second Consecutive Top-10 Opponent in Irish
Pitt Drops Battle at No. 8/9 Louisville, 73-52