2019-20 Brevard Women's Basketball News

  • Tornados Take Season-Opener Behind Riddick’s 22 Points
    November 12, 2019
    Junior forward Deja Riddick posted a new career-high with 22 points as the Brevard College Tornados women’s basketball team (1-0) opened the 2019 season strong with a 65-56 victory over the visiting Toccoa Falls Screaming Eagles (2-6) on Tuesday evening at the Boshamer Gymnasium. “It’s always good to start the year and get a win under your belt,” stated Head Coach Donald Hudson following Brevard’s season-opening victory over Toccoa Falls. “Overall, I am pleased with our effort tonight. As a team, I thought that we played well and made the shots that we needed to make.” Riddick, a native of Norfolk, Virginia, was 8-of-18 from the field and added two 3-pointers to her ledger. She went 4-of-5 from the free-throw line while grabbing nine rebounds – six of which being offensive – alongside two steals. Riddick’s six offensive boards helped the Tornados hold a commanding 14-4 advantage in offensive rebounds over the Screaming Eagles.
  • Brevard College Basketball to Host Tornado Tip-Off on Monday, November 4
    October 31, 2019
    The Brevard College men’s and women’s basketball teams are getting prepared to host their annual Tornado Tip-Off event -  a midnight madness-style program where fans can get their first look at the 2019 BC basketball teams - on Monday, November 4 at 9 p.m. at the Boshamer Gymnasium on the campus of Brevard College.  The event will have introductions of both basketball teams, as well as the BC competitive cheer & dance team, and will include fan games, giveaways, and prizes. Both teams will also play in intra-squad scrimmages that night. The night will include live commentary from Brevard College student MC’s while both teams are scrimmaging.
  • #NCAAInclusion Day 1: “This Is Who We Are” - Featuring Women’s Basketball’s Destiny Williams
    October 22, 2019
    Throughout the NCAA’s Annual Diversity & Inclusion Week, several Brevard College student-athletes, coaches, and athletic staff will be featured on bctornados.com.  The first day of the four-day week (October 22-25) is titled “This Is Who We Are” - a day that is focused on student-athletes’ core values and multiple identities. The purpose of this day is to show who the student-athlete is as a person.  #NCAAInclusion Week, sponsored by the NCAA’s Office of Inclusion, helps bring awareness and spotlight to diversity and inclusion on college campuses by giving student-athletes, coaches, faculty, and staff an outlet to share their stories through social media. 
  • Women's Basketball Picked Sixth in USA South Preseason Poll
    October 22, 2019
    The Brevard College women's basketball team was recently picked to finish sixth in the USA South Conference West Division in the annual USA South Preseason Coaches Poll. The spot is one place higher than Brevard finished in the 2018-19 campaign.  Defending USA South Conference Tournament champion Piedmont College was selected as the preseason favorite in the West Division, as the Lions earned 64 points and eight total first-place votes. Berea College's 56 points were good enough for second in the division. 
  • Women’s Basketball Sets 2019-20 Schedule
    October 15, 2019
    The 2019-20 Brevard College Tornados women’s basketball team, under the direction of fourth-year Head Coach Donald Hudson, has announced its 2019-20 schedule. The Tornados, who are coming off their second-consecutive double-digit winning season, are slated to play a total of 26 games – 24 regular-season games and two exhibitions at NCAA DI institutions. Brevard is scheduled to play 13 home games – eight of which being USA South Conference contests – and 16 total conference games.   “We are so excited to start another season and see where it takes us,” stated Coach Hudson on the upcoming season. “This group returns a ton of experienced players and we will lean heavily on our 10 returners to set the tone every day in practice. They all have spent significant time in our program and understand what a privilege it is to put on the Brevard jersey. I expect them to push this group and get the best out of everyone on a day to day basis.”