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Brittany Chambers

School

Kansas State

Position
Guard
Major
Life sciences
PPG
21.0
RPG
7.6
APG
3.3

Classroom

Chambers is a life sciences major carrying a 3.50 GPA into her final season of athletic competition. She is a two-time Academic All-Big 12 first team recipient, was named to the Capital One/CoSIDA Academic All-District VII third team in her sophomore season and is a six-time member of the Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll. She is on track to graduate during the spring of 2014.

Character

Chambers has served as one of K-State’s captains since the start of the 2010-11 season. She has committed herself to leading both vocally and through example. She has been selected by her teammates to represent the women’s basketball team on the K-State Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) for the 2012-13 season. During her time with the Wildcats, she has dedicated herself during practices and individual workouts in improving an area of her game each time she is in the gym. With this strong work ethic, she has endeared herself to K-State fans across the state. She has also been a solid a role model to young girls throughout the state for her play on the court and her generosity, attitude and hard work off the floor. During the annual K-State women’s basketball summer camps, Chambers is one of the main attractions for all of the young campers because of her personality and ability to relate to them and interact with them.

Community

Despite being from Jordan, Minn., Chambers has turned the Little Apple into her second home, as she has been an active member of the Manhattan and K-State communities during her time with the Wildcats. During her three-plus seasons with K-State, Chambers has been a participant in a number of volunteer campaigns through the athletic department including: Special Olympics sports clinics, Flint Hills Community Clinic benefit Docs vs. Jocks softball and kickball games, Manhattan Chamber of Commerce events, ‘Miles for Myles’ cancer walk, Cats for Cans to benefit the Flint Hills Bread Basket, Read to Achieve in local elementary schools and Junior Wildcat Day clinics. She has also been an active participant of a unique opportunity for the K-State women’s basketball team, as the squad has partnered with the First Sustainment Brigade located at Fort Riley Army Base in Fort Riley, Kan. The team has provided members of Fort Riley and the First Sustainment Brigade with a number of activities during the two-plus year partnership including: free youth basketball clinics for children living at Fort Riley, visits to family members of deployed soldiers of the First Sustainment Brigade and a No Dough dinner to help raise money for families at Fort Riley.

Competition

Chambers is a two-time All-Big 12 First Team recipient, including a unanimous selection in 2011, as she guided the Wildcats to consecutive NCAA Tournament appearances in 2011 and 2012. During the 2011-12 season, she became the 37th member of the 1,000-point club at K-State and enters the 2012-13 season ranked 10th in school history for career points with 1,378. She is one of 10 players in school history to register multiple 30-point games in her career. Contributing to her career scoring total has been her ability to shoot from beyond the arc. She ranks fourth in school history for career 3-point field goals made with 233 and needs 64 connections from deep to become the second player in school history and the second player in Big 12 history to tally 300 made 3-point field goals. Aside from her scoring ability, Chambers possesses a complete game as she will enter the season ranked 16th in school history with 581 career rebounds and 17th in the program’s history with 241 career assists. She is the ninth player in school history to register 1,000 career points, 500 career rebounds and 200 career assists. In her previous three seasons with the Wildcats, Chambers has registered averages of 459 points, 194 rebounds and 80 assists. She has tallied double figures in points in 74 of her 98 career games and has scored in 97 straight games. For her career, Chambers has started 94 career games, including 93 consecutive dating to Dec. 2, 2009 at Arkansas.