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Brandi Russia

Player Profile


Cincinatti, Ohio

Last College:
Northeastern OK A&M




SEASON OUTLOOK: Lightning quick guard who will be looked upon for leadership...A defensive stopper who is considered one of the best on the ball defenders in the OVC...Can score in bunches...Forces turnovers...Top returning free-throw leader at .737.

2003-04: Came off the bench to play in all 29 games...Averaged 3.7 ppg, but upped her output in OVC games scoring 4.6 ppg...Averaged 2.1 rpg...Finished second on the team in assists at 2.1 per game...Averaged 1.3 steals per game, third on the team...Scored a career-high 14 points against Tennessee State (1/15).

NORTHEASTERN OKLAHOMA A&M: Averaged 12.9 ppg, 3.2 apg, 4.2 rpg and 2.6 steals as a freshman...2002 NJCAA Region II Player of the Year...2002 All-American...Led team in scoring...Averaged 10.1 ppg, 3.2 apg and 3.9 rpg as a sophomore...Shot 47.2% and 38% from three-point range...2003 NJCAA Honorable Mention All-American...All-Region selection...Played under current Southeast Head Coach B.J. Smith at NEO.

PREP: Attended Robert A. Taft High School...Coached by Kim Leahy...Averaged nearly a triple-double her senior year...Averaged 24 ppg, 10 rpg and 7 apg as a senior.

PERSONAL: Born 7/6/80...Daughter of Louvina Russia...Majoring in General Studies...Favorite athletes are Sheryl Swoopes and Michael Jordan..Chose Southeast because of Coach Smith and coaching staff...Sister Danielle Russia plays basketball at Southeastern Illinois Community College.

Year G-GS FG-FGA Pct. 3P-3PA Pct. FT-FTA Pct. Reb. Avg.
03-04 29-0 42-124 .339 8-42 .190 14-19 .737 61 2.1

Ast. Blk. Stl. Pts. Avg.

61 1 38 106 3.7


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