Turner was MVP of the 2014 McDonald's All-American Game
|No. 21 – Phoenix Mercury|
|Born||July 5, 1996|
|Listed height||6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)|
|Listed weight||170 lb (77 kg)|
|High school||Manvel (Manvel, Texas)|
|College||Notre Dame (2014–2019)|
|WNBA draft||2019 / Round: 1 / Pick: 11th overall|
|Selected by the Atlanta Dream|
|Career highlights and awards|
Brianna Turner (born July 5, 1996) is an American professional basketball player for the Phoenix Mercury of the Women's National Basketball Association (WNBA). She played college women's basketball for the Notre Dame Fighting Irish women's basketball team at the University of Notre Dame in South Bend, Indiana. She is a native of Pearland, Texas.
Turner played college basketball at the University of Notre Dame in Notre Dame, Indiana for the Fighting Irish. Turner led Notre Dame to the 2017 NCAA Division I Women's Basketball Tournament as a #1 seed after a 30–3 regular season record. During a game against Purdue in the second round of the tournament, Turner ruptured her ACL and was done for the season. She later announced that she would miss the 2017–18 season because of the same injury. She returned for her final season of eligibility in 2018–19 after receiving a hardship waiver from the NCAA.
At the 2019 WNBA Draft, Turner was selected in the first round by the Atlanta Dream and was then quickly traded to the Phoenix Mercury. There Turner would join a line-up featuring players such as Diana Taurasi and Brittney Griner. In September 2019, Turner was named to the 2019 All-Rookie Team.
In 2019, Turner was signed by the Adelaide Lightning in Australia's Women's National Basketball League (WNBL). There she would play alongside the likes of Crystal Langhorne, Stephanie Talbot and Laura Hodges.
|GP||Games played||GS||Games started||MPG||Minutes per game||RPG||Rebounds per game|
|APG||Assists per game||SPG||Steals per game||BPG||Blocks per game||PPG||Points per game|
|TO||Turnovers per game||FG%||Field-goal percentage||3P%||3-point field-goal percentage||FT%||Free-throw percentage|
|Bold||Career high||°||League leader|
|Career||1 year, 1 team||29||12||15.9||.538||.000||.731||4.1||0.5||0.2||0.7||0.6||4.0|
|Career||1 year, 1 team||1||1||23.1||.000||.000||.000||4.0||0.0||0.0||1.0||0.0||0.0|
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- "Brianna Turner to miss Notre Dame Fighting Irish's season to rehab torn ACL suffered in NCAA tournament". ESPN.com. September 5, 2017. Retrieved March 19, 2018.
- "Brianna Turner lands in Phoenix as No. 11 pick in WNBA Draft". ndsmcobserver.com.
- "Rookie of the Year Collier Headlines 2019 All-Rookie Team". wnba.com.
- "LIGHTNING SIGNS BURGEONING USA STAR FORWARD BRIANNA TURNER". wnbl.basketball.