2014 USA 3x3 National Championship
Colorado Springs, Colo.
May 9-11
2014 USA 3x3 National Championship
Colorado Springs, Colo.
May 9-11

Brianna Turner

Position: Forward
Height: 6-3
Weight: 165 lbs
School: Manvel High School ‘14
Hometown: Pearland, Texas

USA Basketball Notes

  • Gold Medals: 2013 FIBA U19 World Championship, 2012 FIBA 3x3 U18 World Championship, FIBA U17 World Championship.
  • Member of the 2013 USA Basketball U19 World Championship Team that posted a perfect 9-0 record and captured the gold medal at the 2013 FIBA U19 World Championship in Lithuania.
  • Aided the USA U19 squad to a 3-0 exhibition record against U19 teams from Australia, Canada and Spain in the Canary Islands.
  • Member of the 2012 USA 3x3 U18 World Championship Team that posted a 7-1 record en route to the gold medal in Alcobendas, Spain. The team’s lone loss came against China in overtime with only two players available in the extra period
  • Member of the 2012 USA U17 World Championship Team that captured the FIBA U17 World Championship gold medal with a perfect 8-0 record; shot a team second-best 56.9 percent (29-51 FGs) from the floor.
  • Prior to the U17 Worlds, helped the U.S. to a 4-0 exhibition slate over U17 teams from Australia, Brazil and Italy.
  • Participated in the 2011 USA Basketball Women’s U16 National Team Trials.

College Notes

  • Verbally committed to attend the University of Notre Dame. 

High School Honors

  • MaxPreps All-America second team (2013).
  • District 22-5A MVP and Defensive Player of the Year (2013).
  • All-region first team (2013).
  • Texas Association of Basketball Coaches All-State (2011).
  • Texas Association of Private and Parochial Schools (TAPPS) All-State first team (2011, 2013).
  • TAPPS All-State Tournament first team (2011).
  • TAPPS All-District first team (2011).
  • Jack Frost, Sharpstown Rotary, Dr. Pepper Chisholm Trail and Sandra Meadows Classic all-tournament teams (2010-11).

High School Notes:

  • Attends Manvel High School (Texas), where she has started in all 114 games played during her three-year prep career and amassed 2,240 points, 1,071 rebounds, 240 assists, 297 steals and 416 blocked shots.
  • As a junior in 2012-13, started all 37 games and averaged 20.8 ppg., 10.4 rpg., 2.7 apg., 3.5 spg. and 3.5 bpg. as Manvel finished with a 33-4 record and advanced to the regional quarterfinals.
  • As a sophomore in 2011-12, averaged 20.4 ppg., 10.2 rpg., 2.2 apg. and 4.7 bpg. to help her team to a 34-3 record.
  • As a freshman in 2010-11 at Westbury Christian School in Houston, Texas, started in all 40 games and averaged 18.9 ppg., 8.1 rpg., 1.6 apg., 2.1 spg. and 2.3 bpg. to help her team to a 39-1 record, a program first TAPPS Class 4A state title and a USA Today Super 25 No. 9 final ranking.
  • Plays AAU for DFW Elite; played for Houston Heat AAU in 2008 and 2009.

Personal Notes

  • Born on July 5, 1996 in Houston, Texas, and goes by ‘Bri.’
  • Has listed on her school’s honor roll since 2004, is enrolled in Pre-Advanced Placement classes and earned District 22-5A All-Academic Team honors.
  • Daughter of Kellye and Howard Turner.
  • Father, played basketball at Lamar University; mother played basketball at the University of Houston; and uncle, Shannon Jones, played football at Southern California.
  • Started playing basketball when she was five.
  • Tweets under the handle @breezy_bri21.

Inside Scoop

  • Most memorable moment from the 2012 Olympics: was how great of an atmosphere it seemed to be for all the athletes.
  • Favorite player on the 2012 U.S. Olympic Men’s Basketball Team: LeBron James because “of his incredible talent, hustle and heart.
  • Plans on majoring in: communications and mass media.
  • If she could drive anything, it would be: a submarine.
  • Currently drives: a Toyota Camry.
  • Favorite Twitter account to follow: @uberfacts.
  • Top five movies of all time: Pitch Perfect, 42, The Dark Knight, My Sister’s Keeper, and Forrest Gump.
  • Favorite non-sports magazine: Alloy Catalog.
  • Favorite sports magazine: ESPN.
  • Must-have pre-game meal: chicken and pasta.
  • Has a: male miniature pinscher named Rusty.
  • Favorite app: Instagram.
  • Favorite sport other than basketball: swimming.
  • Favorite class: history.
  • Favorite basketball player of all time: LeBron James.
  • Favorite basketball team: Miami Heat.
  • Favorite Olympian: Michael Phelps.
  • Most played song on her iPod: “Stay” by Rihanna.
  • Best player ever faced: Breanna Stewart.
  • Most impressive person ever met: Pat Summitt because “she is a pioneer in women’s basketball.”
  • Compares her game to: Devereaux Peters.
  • This right-hander wears No. 21 because she likes the number.
  • Away from the court, enjoys: getting rest.
  • Most people don’t know: she is really goofy.
  • Has traveled to Italy, Mexico, Netherlands and Spain.
USA Basketball Statistics
TEAM
G/S
FGM-FGA
PCT
3PM-3PA
PCT
FTM-FTA
PCT
REB/AVG
PTS/AVG
AST
BLK
STL
2013 U19
9/0
24- 48
.500
0- 0
.---
3- 6
.500
46/ 5.1
51/ 5.7
6
7
8
2013 U19X
3/0
7- 15
.467
0- 0
.---
7- 8
.875
20/ 6.7
21/ 7.0
1
0
4
2012 U17
8/0
29- 51
.569
0- 0
.---
10- 19
.526
32/ 4.0
68/ 8.5
2
4
8
2012 U17x
4/0
11- 17
.647
0- 0
.---
10- 17
.588
18/ 4.5
32/ 8.0
4
2
1
Totals
24/0
71- 131
.542
0- 0
.---
30- 50
.600
116/ 4.8
172/ 7.2
13
13
21