#40 KHASSANDRAE BROWN
Senior • Forward • 5-11
East Peoria, Ill.
• East Peoria H.S./Kankakee
Junior (2010-11): Played in 23 games, including 21 starting assignments ... Averaged 14.8 points and led Eureka with 7.1 rebounds per game ... Eureka’s representative on the SLIAC All-Sportsmanship Team ... Shot a team-best 49.0 percent from the field ... A 77.0 percent free throw shooter ... One of three players to rank in the top-five in the SLIAC in scoring (fourth) and rebounding (fifth) ... Had five double-doubles ... Scored in double-figures in 10 consecutive games to close the season ... Scored 20 points and grabbed nine rebounds in her Eureka debut at Knox on Nov. 18 ... Gathered a career-high 17 rebounds in a home win over Concordia (Ill.) on Nov. 23 ... Dished out a career-high five assists and played the full 40 minutes at Fontbonne on Jan. 4 ... Scored a personal-best 22 points and went 8-for-8 from the free throw line against Westminster on Jan. 8 ... Her two blocked shots in a victory over MacMurray on Jan. 15 were a career-high.
Sophomore (2009-10): Played in 35 games as a returning sophomore for Kankakee Community College ... Led the Cavaliers to a fourth-place finish at the NJCAA Division II national tournament ... Named to the Region 4 All-Tournament Team ... Averaged 10.4 points and 4.4 rebounds per game ... Shot 61 percent from the field.
Freshman (2008-09): Played in 35 games as a true freshman for Kankakee Community College ... Led the Cavaliers to a fifth-place finish at the NJCAA Division II national tournament ... Named to the Region 4 All-Tournament Team ... Averaged 10.5 points and 7.9 rebounds per game ... Shot 52 percent from the field.
East Peoria High School: Earned All-State Second Team accolades as a senior from the Associated Press and Third Team honors from the Illinois Basketball Coaches Association ... A three-time All-Mid-Illini Conference First Team choice ... Chosen for the Peoria Journal Star All-Area First Team as a senior.
Personal: The daughter of Craig and Karla Brown, Khassandrae was born Oct. 19, 1989 in Peoria, Ill. ... Has seven siblings, Brandy (25), Emilee (19), Austin (15), Alexandrea (13), Baylee (11), Braeden (7) and Keearrah (3) ... Majoring in special education and elementary education.