AnnMarie Brown Photo Gallery | 2011-12 Game-by-Game Stats | 2012-13 Game-by-Game Stats | 2013-14 Game-by-Game Stats
Honors: 2013, 2014 and 2015 Academic All-Big Ten ... 2013 and 2014 Athletic Board Scholar for having the highest GPA on the team
Of Note: Father played football and competed in track at Augustana (S.D.); also competed with the Cincinnati Bengals for one season; currently the athletic director at Gustavus Adolphus in St. Peter, Minnesota
2014-15: Has played in all 28 games, starting one, averaging 14.0 minutes per game ... averages 2.2 points and 3.1 rebounds per game ... is second on the team for best free throw percentage going 9-for-11 (.818)... went 3-of-6 from the field in 16 minutes against Northwestern (Feb. 22) ... went 2-for-2 at the courtesy stripe at Illinois (Feb. 1) ... was one of two players in double figures against Ohio State (Jan. 29), going 2-for-2 from 3-point range for a season-high 10 points, one short of her career high ... had five rebounds against Nebraska (Jan. 22) ... logged five rebounds and six points at Purdue (Jan. 15) ... pulled down eight rebounds vs. Penn State (Jan. 6) and dished out two assists ... nailed 3-of-4 shots from the field (.750) against Minnesota (Jan. 4) for six points ... played a season-high 25 minutes at Northwestern (Jan. 1), pulling down eight rebounds and adding four points ... played 22 minutes at Green Bay (Dec. 13), where she had a game and career high of 11 rebounds ... played 19 minutes vs. Marquette (Dec. 6), tallying four rebounds while dishing off a career-high tying three assists ... scored six points at Drake (Nov. 23) ... also had four rebounds against the Bulldogs ... pulled down four boards at Miami (Dec. 4) ... had two points and four rebounds vs. Oral Roberts (Dec. 20) ... grabbed five rebounds against Michigan (Dec. 28) ... tallied three rebounds at Indiana (Jan. 11) ... added three rebounds vs. Rutgers (Jan. 18)
2013-14: Played in 28 games, averaging 8.4 minutes per game ... averaged 1.2 points per game ... scored a season-high 10 points vs. Green Bay (Dec. 30), shooting 4-of-5 from the field ... also shot 2-of-3 from 3-point range while adding a season-high six rebounds vs. the Phoenix ... hit 3-of-3 from 3-point range vs. Iowa (Jan. 12) to score nine points ... added five rebounds against the Hawkeyes ... added 1.8 rebounds per game ... had at least one rebound in 21 games ... dished off a career-best three assists vs. Indiana (Jan. 15) ... tied her career high with one block in four games
2012-13: Played in 10 games, starting against Florida Atlantic (Dec. 10) ... missed the rest of the season due to a torn ACL in her right knee ... averaged 6.4 points and 6.2 rebounds per game ... scored a career-best 11 points on 5-of-12 shooting vs. Milwaukee (Nov. 11) ... also scored 11 points vs. Washington (Nov. 21), on 5-of-9 shooting ... tallied her first career double-double vs. UWM as she led the team with a career-best 10 rebounds ... also played in a career high 34 minutes while tying her career best with one block against UWM ... had a season-high two assists and career-high two steals vs. Evansville (Nov. 25) ... averaged 23.1 minutes, 0.8 assists, 0.4 steals and 0.3 blocks per game
2011-12: Played in 23 games, averaging 4.7 minutes per game ... made first career appearance at Milwaukee (Nov. 11), playing nine minutes, scoring six points and going 4-for-4 from the free throw line ... hit her first career 3-pointer at Marquette (Nov. 15) ... also scored four points vs. Iowa, going 2-of-3 from the field ... was a perfect 7-of-7 from the free throw line on the season ... had one assist at BYU (Nov. 23), one steal at Ohio State (Feb. 6) and vs. Michigan State (Feb. 16) ... had one block vs. Minnesota (March 1)
High School: Four-year letterwinner at St. Peter High School for coach Bob Southworth ... three-time all-state selection ... named all-conference three times ... two-time member of the Minnesota River Valley first-team ... 1,000 point scorer ... KNUJ Player of the Year ... McDonald's All-American nominee ... nominated for Minnesota Miss Basketball ... team was 2011 conference champions ... two-time sub-section and section champions ... played on the Minnesota Stars for coach Bruce Borowicz ... team was 2009 and 2010 Adidas national champions ... named to 2010 Adidas National all-tournament team ... named to the 2010 Music City Madness All-Tournament team ... placed third at the 2010 Super Showcase and 2010 Music City Madness tournament ... also a three-year softball letterwinner ... named all-conference ... letterwinner for track and field, soccer and tennis teams ... received the United States Army Reserve National Scholar/Athlete Award ...named to Basketball and Tennis Academic All-State teams ... received the President's Education Award for outstanding academic excellence ... South Central Conference Academic Award ... member of National Honor Society
Personal: Parents are Tom and Dawn Brown ...has one brother Thomas (19) ... major is kinesiology ... nickname is BAM ... born Oct. 11
Points: 11 (2x; MR vs. Washington, 11-21-12)
Field Goals: 5 (2x; MR vs. Washington, 11-21-12)
Field Goal Att: 12 (2x; MR vs. Evansville, 11-25-12)
Field Goal %: .800 (4-5) vs. Green Bay, 12-30-13
3-pt FG: 3 vs. Iowa, 1-12-14
3-pt FG Att: 4 vs. Washington, 11-21-12
3-pt FG%: 1.000 (3-3) vs. Iowa, 1-12-14
Free Throws: 4 at Milwaukee, 11-11-11
Free Throw Att: 4 at Milwaukee, 11-11-11
Free Throw %: 1.000 (4-4) at Milwaukee, 11-11-11
Rebounds: 11 at Green Bay, 12-13-14
Assists: 3 (2x; MR vs. Marquette, 12-6-14)
Steals: 2 vs. Evansville, 11-25-12
Blocks: 1 (9x; MR at Minnesota, 2-11-15)
Minutes: 34 vs. Milwaukee, 11-11-12
"I chose UW for the outstanding academic record, quality athletic programs and
I fell in love with the city and the people. I felt like I could succeed and excel
academically and athletically here."
Off the court with AnnMarie
Favorites - Spot on campus: Memorial Union Terrace; Cartoon Character: Batman; Movie: Miracle; TV Show: Pardon the Interruption (PTI on ESPN); Books: Goodnight Moon or The Five People You Meet In Heaven; Car: Audi R8 with all the bells & whistles; Athlete: Michael Jordan; Basketball Player: Chris Paul; Sports team: Boston Bruins
First started basketball (age/grade): First organized basketball team was in fourth grade, about 10 years old
Most memorable basketball game: Against Green Bay last year. I hit some huge 3 point shots to get us back in the game. Nicole hit a buzzer beater to send the game into overtime, where we won! The play made SportsCenter Top 10 Plays that night.
My favorite thing about Wisconsin basketball is: my teammates – they’re my second family
Before each game, I: jam out to Maroon 5 and Justin Timberlake
One word that describes the team: Family
One word that describes me: Motivated
My teammates say I am: A perfectionist
Favorite thing to do off the court with my teammates is: Relax and gossip about the latest episode of Scandal.
Most memorable basketball achievement: More of a memorable milestone. During the 2010 Section Finals, I scored 1,000th point on the third free throw of three (fouled on a 3 pointer) to tie up game and send it into overtime. In OT, I hit a buzzer beater to send our team to state.
What is your earliest basketball memory? Watching the Golden Gusties play as my parents worked the game at the score table. I found a love for the game at such a young age.
Favorite place to play (besides the Kohl Center): The Barn in Minnesota
If I could change one basketball rule, it would be: The ruling of an assist – if the player scores following the pass, regardless of how they score – the passer should be rewarded with an assist
This summer, I: took two kinesiology courses. One I had the opportunity to work with children in the Adapted Fitness program at the Natatorium. I helped a little 10-year-old learn how to ride a bike! One of my most prized memories of my life. I also interned at CORE Health & Fitness in Middleton. I assisted with training programs from athletes looking to improve their performance to older individuals working towards a healthy lifestyle.
Is there something significant about your uniform number? I’m oddly obsessed with 3’s and 7’s… It’s a weird and unexplainable peculiarity of mine.
What would you be doing if you weren’t playing collegiate basketball? Training for some type of competition – I want to run a marathon and compete in an Iron Man after my basketball career
Individual goal for the season: Contribute in whatever way that will result in a Badger victory!
If I was Coach Kelsey for the day, I would: plan a team vacation – any basketball will be played outdoors next to the beach we would be staying at
The best thing about Madison is: Summertime by the lakes. Running, bike rides, rollerblading, or laying out not a better place.
Fantasy job/career: A seat at the College Gameday table for football and basketball Saturdays
Persons most admired/role models: my parents and my brother
My most prized possession is/are: Nike Frees … I have way too many pairs yet keep on buying
I can’t live without: sports – watching or playing
My secret addiction is: Dark chocolate
Weird thing about me that almost no one knows: I’m irrationally picky about what time I set my alarms at, for example: 7:27 or 7:57
The best sporting event I ever attended was? Minnesota Twins game against the Atlanta Braves when I was probably nine years old and the game went 17 innings long. Stayed awake through them all! Twins win!
You won’t catch me eating: Cottage Cheese
Nobody knows how much I love to: Jam out at the top of my lungs & get my groove on
Greatest Invention of the last 100 years: Wi-Fi
If you could spend a week anywhere in the world: Spain…on a beach with a cold drink in my hand
A non-athletic talent I have is: Playing piano – I took lessons for 10 years
Non-athletic talent I would like to have is: Have the singing voice like Carrie Underwood
If you could trade places for a day with a person, who would it be and why? Jimmy Fallon. I would host the Tonight Show and have Justin Timberlake and Adam Levine as my guests competing in a sing and dance-off.
Who would star as you in the story of your life? Jennifer Anniston
If I had a million dollars: After taking care of my family… Can you say shopping spree?
Post-college plans: Attend graduate school to become a physician assistant.
Most famous person I’ve ever met: Randy Moss
What are you most thankful for? The opportunities I have been blessed with while having endless support from my family and friends.
What are you passionate about? Giving my all and putting 100% effort in everything I do
My favorite quote or motto is: "I hereby command you: Be strong and courageous; do not be frightened or dismayed, for the Lord your God is with you wherever you go." Joshua 1:9
The best advice I have ever gotten is: Put your whole heart into everything that you do regardless of how big or little the task may be
My worst habit is: Staying up way past midnight watching Netflix