The Boilermakers posted the second-largest victory in school history
The sophomore center has seen the team’s growth this summer
Purdue overcame an outstanding rebounding performance to earn the win
The Boilermakers scored 30 points off 22 FSU turnovers.
Purdue Boilermakers 64, Florida State Seminoles 67 (OT)
Photos from the first practice of the Purdue women's basketball 2014-15 season.
2014-15 - Freshman
Appeared in 29 games, averaging 7.4 minutes in her first year with the Boilermakers ... connected on 44.2 percent from the field (23-52) ... averaged 1.7 points and 1.1 rebounds per game ... ranked eighth amongst Big Ten freshmen in field goal percentage ... posted a career-best eight points on three-of-four shooting and two free throws vs. Florida State (Dec. 3) ... finished with four points and a career-high four rebounds vs. Indiana (Jan. 4) ... played a career-most 16 minutes at Michigan, blocking a career-high two shots.
High School Highlights
Three-sport varsity letterwinner at Buford High School, participating in volleyball and track and field in addition to basketball ... played in the Full Court Fresh 50 Invitational, finishing with eight points, six rebounds and three steals ... named a GACA and Gwinnett County All-Star, in addition to all-metro honorable mention honors ... led her team to a second-place state finish at the Georgia AAA High School championships, falling in state title game, 48-45 ... also earned first team all-county honors and a pair of team awards in volleyball ... four-year academic letterwinner.
Born Oct. 11, 1995 ... full name is Briana Katja Horrocks ... daughter of Mary Nimphius and John Horrocks ... has one sister, Alexis ... intends to major in psychology ... high school coach is Gene Durden ... former teammate of Andraya Carter (Tennessee), Kristina Nelson (Notre Dame), MaKenzie Darrah (Elon), and Maya Dillard (Lipscomb).
Ranked 35 overall by Blue Star Basketball ... named to the preseason Atlanta Top-25 Watchlist and second-team All-County by the Gwinnett Daily Post ... MVP of the Memorial Day Classic ... Fab 5 Peach State Basketball ... Peach State Basketball Elite Basketball Academy All-American ... Tip-Off Club All-Academic honoree (Gwinnett Daily Post) ... two-year Buford High School scholar athlete and honor roll ... AP Scholar Award (2012-13) ... ranked 13th in her academic class.