Yorisha Bryant named SAA Player of the Week

Yorisha Bryant (photo by Jimmy Mitchell)
Yorisha Bryant (photo by Jimmy Mitchell)

BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—Senior Yorisha Bryant has been named the Southern Athletic Association Women's Basketball Player of the Week, the league office announced today.

Bryant, a forward from Los Angeles, Calif., helped BSC move to 3-0 last week with wins at home against Emory and Huntingdon, marking the Panthers' best start since the 2009-10 season. She led the team in scoring in both games, averaging 23.0 points and 9.0 rebounds a game. Bryant went 16-of-24 (.667) from the field and 14-of-20 (.700) from the free throw line, while also recording five steals, four blocks, and two assists.

The Panthers are in action again at home this Tuesday, Nov. 24, hosting Covenant in a 6 p.m. tip-off in Bill Battle Coliseum.