A tough and aggressive guard who showed her ability to score last season...will be featured more in the offense and looked upon to shoulder an increased point production.
Thomas played in all 31 games last season, making five starts for the Panthers, including the final four games of the season...averaged 8.6 points and scored in double figures 11 times during the year...had a breakout two-game stretch at Austin Peay (Dec. 20) and at Western Kentucky (Dec. 22), scoring 15 and 18 points respectively...tallied seven double-digit scoring efforts in final eight games...set career-high in points with 27 against St. John's in regular-season finale, going 11-of-18 from the field...scored a then career high 22 points in a 72-69 Valentine's Day win over Louisville on ESPN2...scored 13 points and went 7-of-9 from the free throw line in a 74-69 win at Villanova (Feb. 17)...put up 21 points against Louisville in opening-round action at the Big East Championship game (Mar. 5). 2008-09 SEASON Brittaney Thomas sat out the 2008-09 season due to NCAA transfer rules.
Played in 60 games for the Gators during her freshman and sophomore seasons...named SEC Player of the Week for her efforts in Florida's win over Xavier...scored 18 points against Georgia as a sophomore...started seven games.
2006 McDonald's All-America nominee at Jefferson Davis High...Street & Smith's High School All-America Honorable Mention...invited to the prestigious adidas Top Ten All-America Camp in 2004 and 2005...received ranking of No. 27 shooting guard in the country by All-Star Girls Report in 2006...2006 finalist for Alabama 6A State Player of the Year...6A First Team All-State...Alabama Super Five All-State Team...finalist for Alabama Miss Basketball.
Daughter of Mike and Jacqueline Thomas...born August 27, 1988...father played basketball at Auburn University of Montgomery (AUM)...administration of justice major.
Pitt Primed for Tilt with Cavaliers
Tenth Annual "Pink the Petersen" Set for Feb. 26
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