Briana Glover earns All-Big East Honors

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NEW YORK – Xavier women’s basketball’s Briana Glover was named the All-BIG EAST Honorable Mention Team on Wednesday morning. The senior forward picks up all-conference honors for the first time in her career.


The Mason, Ohio, native is averaging 11 points and 4.2 rebounds per game this season, while leading the team in both free-throw percentage (.838) and field-goal percentage (.498). She ranks first in the BIG EAST in free-throw percentage and fifth in field-goal percentage.


Glover has scored in double figures 16 times this season, including three 20-point performances. She scored a career-high 27 points at Providence on Jan. 10.


Glover was tabbed to the All-BIG EAST Preseason Team earlier this season and earned All-BIG EAST Academic Honors in 2013-14.


The Musketeers return to action in the opening round of the BIG EAST Tournament on Saturday, March 5 at DePaul’s McGrath-Phillips Arena in Chicago. No. 8 seed Xavier takes on No. 9 seed Butler at 5:30 p.m. ET.


BIG EAST Player of the Year

Chanise Jenkins, DePaul, Sr., G


BIG EAST Freshman of the Year

Allazia Blockton, Marquette, Fr., G


BIG EAST Coaching Staff of the Year



BIG EAST Defensive Player of the Year

Aliyyah Handford, St. John’s, Sr., G


BIG EAST Most Improved Player

McKayla Yentz, Marquette, Jr., G


BIG EAST Sportsmanship Award

Katherine Coyer, Villanova, Sr., G


BIG EAST Sixth Woman Award

Adrianna Hahn, Villanova, Fr., G


BIG EAST Scholar-Athlete Award

Megan Podkowa, DePaul, Sr., G/F


All-BIG EAST First Team

Caroline Coyer, Villanova, Sr., G

Danaejah Grant, St. John’s, Sr., G

Aliyyah Handford, St. John’s, Sr., G

Chanise Jenkins, DePaul, Sr., G^

Tabatha Richardson-Smith, Seton Hall, Sr., F^


All-BIG EAST Second Team

Dorothy Adomako, Georgetown, So., G

Allazia Blockton, Marquette, Fr., G

Jessica January, DePaul, Jr., G

Megan Podkowa, DePaul, Sr., G/F

Dionna White, Georgetown, Fr., G


All-BIG EAST Honorable Mention

Audrey Faber, Creighton, Fr., F

Briana Glover, Xavier, Sr., F

Alex Louin, Villanova, So., G

Aleesha Powell, Seton Hall, Sr., G

Shakena Richardson, Seton Hall, Grad., G


BIG EAST All-Freshman Team

Allazia Blockton, Marquette, Fr., G^

Audrey Faber, Creighton, Fr., F^

Adrianna Hahn, Villanova, Fr., G^

Natisha Hiedeman, Marquette, Fr., G

Dionna White, Georgetown, Fr., G^


^Unanimous selections

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