#24 Briannica Tye
|HOMETOWN/HIGH SCHOOL (LAST SCHOOL)||Aurora, Ill./West Aurora HS (Robert Morris Univ.)|
2011-12 (JUNIOR): Played one season at Robert Morris University in Moon Township, Pa., averaging 12.8 points , 3.7 rebounds, 5.1 assists and 2.5 steals per game … Played in all 32 contests, starting 29, registering double figures in 23 contests and seven or more assists in seven outings … Handed out nine assists in season opener versus Coppin State and followed that with 18 points against Kent State … Posted 10 points and eight helpers versus Central Michigan and 14 points versus Elon … Recorded nine points and seven assists against Monmouth and 15 points versus Fairleigh Dickinson … Netted 6-of-13 shots and 10-of-14 free throws for 22 points against Akron … Connected on 11-for-14 from the foul line and had 20 points at Central Connecticut State … Handed out 11 assists at Bryant University … Registered 15 points and seven assists against Sacred Heart and 16 points and six helpers versus Quinnipiac … Posted 17 points at Fairleigh Dickinson and 18 points and seven assists at Mount St. Mary’s … Added 19 points at St. Francis [PA] and 13 points and eight assists versus Bryant … Scored season-best 27 points on 11-for-18 shooting against St. Francis in first round of NEC Championships.
2010-11 (SOPHOMORE): Averaged 13.3 points, 5.6 assists (11th most in country) and 2.0 steals per game in one season at Mineral Area College in Park Hills, Mo. … Voted All-Conference and All-Region and named NJCAA Honorable Mention All-America.
2009-10 (FRESHMAN): Played one season at IUPUI in Indianapolis, Ind., appearing in 21 contests with 16 starts and averaging 8.1 points, 2.4 rebounds, 1.7 assists and 1.8 steals per game … Scored in double figures 10 times, including season-best 18 points versus South Dakota State on December 7 … Netted 10 points against Northern Illinois at 14 with five assists at Cornell … Posted 12 points versus North Dakota State … Missed eight games from January 9-February 6 … Returned to lineup with 12 points at Oral Roberts and 11 at Centenary … Registered 11 points versus Missouri-Kansas City, 14 at South Dakota State and 10 at North Dakota State to end season … Hit 9-of-19 (47 percent) from 3-point range over final five games after hitting just 9-of-39 (23 percent) in first 16 games of season.
HIGH SCHOOL: Four-year letterwinner for coach Connie Siljendahl at West Aurora HS … Holds school record for career assists with 463 at West Aurora HS … Also set single-season assist record with 187 … Scored 24 points with 10 steals in regional semifinal win as senior, advancing to Class 3A region finals … Earned spot in Illinois Premier Showcase after senior season … Also lettered one year in track and field.
PERSONAL: Briannica Cheezrah Tye … Daughter of Darrell and Michelle Tye … Born January 18, 1991.