Yorisha Bryant earns third SAA Player of the Week honor

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

BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—For the third time this season, 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 pick up two wins on the road this week, averaging 20.5 points and 7.5 rebounds a game. She led the team in scoring and rebounding in both games, recording 21 points and eight rebounds against Centre on Friday, and 20 points and seven rebounds against Sewanee on Sunday. Bryant shot 13-of-19 (.684) from the field and 15-of-18 (.833) from the free throw line, and also posted four assists, two steals, and two blocks.