UNCG Women's Basketball BIO
1 Breonna Patterson

2012-13 (Junior): Played in 24 contests, making 20 starts – including 16 straight to end the season … Finished second on the team in scoring average at 10.9 points per game while also racking up the third-most points (262) … Ended up as one of the best free throw shooters on the squad, going to the line 69 times and draining 51 of the attempts for a .739 mark … One of two Spartans (Lucy Mason/33.2 mpg) to average more than 30 minutes played (31.2 mpg) … Dished out a team second-best 50 assists … Drained the third-most three-point field goals of any UNCG player with 19 in 24 contests … Ranked fifth among league players in steals per game … Led the team in scoring in 10 games … Finished the year with double-digit point performances in 12 of her last 15 contests … Netted a career-high 23 points and pulled down a personal-best seven rebounds against Richmond (Dec. 8) at Fleming Gymnasium … Added another 20-point effort in a 68-50 victory over SoCon foe Wofford (March 4) in the Spartans’ home finale … Was key in UNCG’s first Southern Conference win of the season, scoring 11 points and handing out six assists in a 87-75 triumph over Wofford (Jan. 28) at Benjamin Johnson Arena … Tallied her lone block of the campaign against College of Charleston (Dec. 3) at home … Was in the starting lineup for five of the Spartans’ eight victories … Scored the game-winning points on a layup with 34 seconds remaining at Samford (Feb. 9) as UNCG picked  up its first-ever triumph at the Pete Hanna Center.

2011-12 (Sophomore): Played in 22 games, including 14 starts, to earn her second letter … Led the team in scoring at 11.1 points per game … Connected on a team-high 32 3-pointers as she hit 31.4 percent (32-of-102) … Posted a 71.7 percent (33-of-46) percentage from the free throw line … Second on the team with 51 assists and 30 steals … Averaged 26.4 minutes per game … Scored in double figures 11 times on the year, including two games of 20-plus points … Scored a career-high 23 points against Radford (Nov. 21) as she was 9-of-15 form the field and a perfect 5-of-5 from the free throw line … Scored 21 points against the College of Charleston (Feb. 18) when she hit 7-of-17 from the field and 5-of-6 from the charity stripe … Hit a career-high four 3-pointers against Chattanooga (Dec. 1) as she scored 16 points … Dished out a career-high seven assists against North Carolina Central (Nov. 26) … Posted a career-high four steals against the College of Charleston (Jan. 13) and Davidson (Feb. 14) … Played a career-high 34 minutes against Elon (Jan. 23) and College of Charleston (Feb. 18). 

2010-11 (Freshman): Appeared in 27 games, scoring 4.1 points per game and averaging 1.0 rebounds per contest … was third on the team in 3-pointers made with 16 … was 18-for-27 from the free throw line (.667) … scored a season-best 11 points at Elon on Feb. 10 … had a pair of games with three steals, against Davidson (1/25) and at Furman (1/31) … had three games with three rebounds … earned the team’s Defensive Player award.

High school: Was a two-time all-area selection for Dudley High School, earning the honor from the Greensboro News & Record her junior and senior years … also earned N.C. 3A All-Eastern Regional team honors twice … was the 2009-10 Metro 4A Conference Player of the Year and the 2008-09 Triad 3A Defensive Player of the Year … helped Dudley to the sectional finals as a senior … helped Dudley to a 30-3 mark and a 3A state title as a junior … was named the Best Offensive Player of the title game, scoring 23 points, and was a member of the state tournament all-tournament team … helped Dudley to three straight Triad 3A regular-season championships … was named the team’s most improved player as a freshman, best defender as a sophomore, best all-around as a junior and MVP as a senior.

Personal: Breonna Rae’sha Patterson … born Jan. 7, 1992, in Greensboro, N.C. … daughter of Ahmad Patterson and Angel McClurken … has two younger siblings, LaRae Turner and Patrick McInitee … majoring in recreation and parks management.


23, twice
Rebounds: 7 vs. Richmond (Dec. 8, 2012)
Field Goals Made: 9 at Radford (Nov. 21, 2011)
Field Goals Attempted: 21 vs. Appalachian State (Jan. 9, 2012)
Three-Point Field Goals Made: 4, three times
Three-Point Field Goals Attempted: 12 vs. Appalachian State (Jan. 9, 2012)
Free Throws Made: 8 vs. Richmond (Dec. 8, 2012)
Free Throws Attempted: 8 vs. Richmond (Dec. 8, 2012)
Assists: 7 at NC Central (Nov. 26, 2011)
Blocks: 1 vs. College of Charleston (Dec. 3, 2012)
Steals: 5 at Western Carolina (Dec. 1, 2012)
Minutes Played: 38 vs. Davidson (Feb. 20, 2013)

Position: Guard
Height: 5'4"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Greensboro, N.C.
High School: Dudley
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