25  Brittany Carter
Brittany Carter

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Covington, Ga.

High School:
Newton County HS

Last College:
University of Georgia

Height:
5-9

Position:
Guard

Experience:
3L

Honors:
C-USA First Team All-Conference (2010, 2011); C-USA Second Team All-Conference (2012); C-USA Preseason Player of the Year (2012); C-USA Newcomer of the Year (2010); WBI All-Tournament Team; Univ. of Washington All-Tournament Team; University of Kansas All-Tournament Team; St. John's All-Tournament Team; Lowe's Senior CLASS Finalist (2012)


07/17/2013

Hello American Athletic Conference: We Are Memphis Women's Basketball

GoTigersGo.com continues an introduction to the American Athletic Conference with Women's Basketball

04/17/2012

Brittany Carter Signs Training Camp Deal with Connecticut Sun in WNBA

Tiger to go through training camp with Connecticut Sun.

04/16/2012

Two Tigers Awaiting Word on Beginning of Pro Careers on WNBA Draft Day

Jasmine Lee and Brittany Carter await word on possible start to pro careers.

03/31/2012

Brittany Carter Named Lowe's Senior CLASS Second-Team All-American

Senior adds another post season award

03/27/2012

Pastner, McFerrin Have Contracts Extended

Tigers basketball coaches' contracts extended on Tuesday.

10/14/2011

2011 Memphis Madness

The 2011 Memphis Madness at the FedExForum on October 14, 2011.

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Career: Leaves as Memphis' 13th-leading scorer in just three seasons with 1,437 points (15.5 ppg for her career)...Also added 422 rebounds (4.5/game), 163 steals, 44 blocks and 181 assists in her three seasons...Appeared in 93 career games with 79 starts, averaging 26.5 minutes per game...Leaves with the school's single game scoring record of 49 points, scored in her sophomore season in a win over Sacramento State at the University of Washington tournament...That is the best single game scoring mark in either Memphis men's or women's single game history...Became the first Tiger to earn three all-conference post season awards since Tamika Whitmore in 1997-1999...Scored double digit points in 71 games with games of 20 or more points 25 times...Also scored 30 or more points in four times.

2011-12 (Senior):
Named to a third straight All-C-USA team with second team honors after appearing in 21 of Memphis' 33 games...Averaged 12.8 points and 4.1 rebounds, adding 54 steals, 67 assists and 16 blocked shots...Shot 40.5 percent from the field and 23.7 percent from three-point range as a senior...Scored 20 or more point six times, including a 27-point, nine-steal outing against eventual NCAA participant UT Martin...Suffered an ankle injury late in the game at East Carolina and missed three games and was available for just limited minutes in six other games before the C-USA Championships...Scored 18 points in Memphis' C-USA Quarterfinal win over SMU to help the Tigers advance to the C-USA semifinals for a second straight season...Posted a double-double of 14 points and 10 rebounds in a loss at Missouri, adding four steals...Named to the All-Tournament Team at the St. John's tournament after scoring 24 points with seven rebounds in a win over Louisiana Tech and finishing with 23 points and four rebounds in a four-point loss to host St. John's in the championship game...C-USA Player of the Week two times (12/5/11, 12/19/11)...Also named to CollegeSportsMadness.com All-C-USA Third Team...Was a finalist for the Lowe's Senior CLASS Award and was an early season nominee on the Wooden Award Watch List.

2010-2011 (Redshirt Junior):
Repeated C-USA First Team All-Conference honors after playing in 29 of 34 games for the Tigers, missing five games with a stress fracture in her foot during conference play...Led Memphis with 13.8 ppg, her second straight season leading the team in scoring...Scored double-digit points in 21 of 29 games, including a season-best 32 point effort in a win over East Carolina at FedExForum (2/6/11)...Was 12-for-18 from the floor, 3-for-3 from three-point range, 5-for-9 from the free throw line and added eight rebounds in that East Carolina game...The 32-point night was her fourth 30-plus point scoring effort...Passed the 1,000 career point mark against Southern Miss in the Conference USA tournament, her first game back after missing five games with a foot injury...She made the 1,000 career point mark in her 60th career game at Memphis, making her the third-fastest player in Tiger history to 1,000 points behind LaTonya Johnson (54 games) and Keeta Matthews (55 games)...Had one double-double, finishing with 17 points and 10-rebounds in a win over Chicago State, a team that was an eventual WBI semifinalist...Tied a career high with five steals in a win over Fordham in the opening round of the Kansas tournament over Thanksgiving weekend...Was voted to the Kansas All-Tournament team...Scored 17 or more points in five of the first eight games of the season...Her foot injury first popped up before the Tigers hosted UTEP, causing Carter to miss her first start in her two-year Tiger career, playing just six minutes...Memphis lost that game, the team's first loss in 11 games, snapping a 10-game winning streak...Handed out a career-high eight assists in a win at Marshall, still finishing with 12 points...Carter tried to play through her injury in games at UAB, UCF, Houston, Marshall and Southern Miss before missing five straight conference games with the Tigers positioned in the top four in the league standings...The Tigers were 1-4 without Carter in the lineup...She returned to the team in the opening round of the conference tournament, shooting 4-for-16 from the field, but still finishing with 10 points, including her 1,000th career point, in the opening round win over the Golden Eagles...Was 9-for-10 from the free-throw line in the upset win over No. 3 seeded Rice in the quarterfinals to help Memphis to the C-USA semifinals for the first time since 1997-98...Scored 18 points on 6-for-18 shooting against Alabama in the first round WNIT loss to end the season...Had a career-high three blocks in a win at Saint Louis, then tied that mark with three blocks against UCF in the C-USA Semifinal game...Finished the season with 24 starts in 29 games, scoring exactly 400 points...Graduated from the university in December of 2010 with a degree in Interdisciplinary Studies with a criminal justice emphasis and began working on a second bachelor's degree at Memphis.

2009-2010 (Redshirt Sophomore):
Named C-USA First Team All-Conference and the C-USA Newcomer of the Year after leading the league in scoring with 19.2 ppg...Also ranked third on the Memphis roster with 5.6 rebounds per game...Her 654 points ranks as the 8th-best single season scoring title in Memphis history...Opened her Tiger career with a 20-point outing and followed that up with her first career double-double in the next game, finishing with 13 points and 11 rebounds, including seven offensive against Murray State...Scored 30 points, including a game-winning jumper, in the Tigers' first win of the season, on the road at Missouri...Set a new Memphis school and C-USA single game record with a 49-point game in a win over Sacramento State at the University of Washington tournament...The 49 points was the most scored by any Tiger basketball player, male or female, in Memphis history...Was 16-for-28 from the field against Sacramento State, and 15-for-20 from the free-throw line...Scored 20 or more points in 15 games and scored double-digit points in 31 of 34 games...Scored 30 or more points three times, including 31 points in the championship game of the WBI at Appalachian State....Scored double-digit points in 14 of the first 17 games, then in the next 17 straight games...Her second double-double with the 49 point, 11 rebound effort in the win over Sacramento State...Her third double-double was a 17 points, 10-rebound effort in a win over Marshall that gave Memphis its first-ever series sweep over the Thundering Herd...Had eight blocks on the season and 58 steals and finished second on the team with 26 three-point field goals made...Her 138 free-throws made ranks ninth in Memphis history and her 228 free-throw attempts is second all-time behind Victoria Crawford's 261 attempts in 2003-04...Hit game-winning shots at Missouri, at UCF and at UTEP.

2008-09 (Sophomore):
Sat out the 2008-09 season after transferring to Memphis from Georgia during the summer.

2007-08 (Freshman)
Played one season at the University of Georgia, appearing in 14 games and averaging 3.4 points and 1.6 rebounds per game...Will sit out 2008-09 per NCAA transfer rules and will have three years of eligibility remaining...Chose Memphis over Miami (FL) and Virginia Tech.

Prep
Was the No. 21 ranked prospect in the country by the All-Star Girls Report...Was ranked No. 27 in the country by hoopgurlz.com and No. 39 by scout.com...Prepped at Newton County High School...Was a three-year starter after transferring from Redan following her freshman season...An honorable mention All-America by the Women's Basketball Coaches Association, Carter averaged 19.0 points, 8.0 rebounds, 3.0 assists and 2.0 steals per game at Newton under Head Coach Angela Holley...Her team reached the quarterfinals of the Georgia Class 5A state tournament, but ankle injuries sidelined Carter for large portions of her sophomore and senior seasons...Also a letterwinner in volleyball and track at Redan as a freshman and voted Most Athletic among her senior class at Newton...Played AAU basketball with current women's basketball player Alex Winchell, playing for the Georgia Nike Elite team under coach Roland "Boscoe" McCabee...That team won back-to-back AAU Georgia state championships in 2005 and 2006.

Personal
Born Mar. 25, 1989...Daughter of Daisey Carter...Her uncle, Charles Carter, played basketball at Georgia...Graduated in December of 2010 with a degree in Interdisciplinary Studies with an emphasis in Criminal Justice.

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