The Lady Lions defeated Illinois 83-57 in the tournament's first round.
Ranked as a top-70 recruit nationally by Collegiate Girls Basketball Report (No. 67) and ESPN/HoopGurlz (No. 65)...Ranks among the top-15 recruit at her position, earning a No. 14 rank from CGBR and a No. 15 rank from ESPN... Lettered all four years at Cardinal Wuerl North Catholic and was named the team's MVP twice...Selected team captain twice...Ended her career as the school's career leading scorer with 2,488 points both boys and girls...Her career point total ranked No. 10 in the Western Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic League (WPIAL) record books at the end of her prep career...Reached double figures in the scoring column in 79-straight games to end her prep career...Added 1,175 rebounds, 335 assists, 246 steals and 153 blocked shots...Piled up a double-double in 64 contests...Ended her career with per-game averages of 22.6 points, 10.7 rebounds, 3.0 assists, 2.2 steals and 1.4 blocked shots...As a senior, averaged 23.7 points, 10.1 rebounds and 4.3 assists...Named a finalist for Pennsylvania Miss Basketball and was a nominee for McDonald's All-America...Earned Pennsylvania Gatorade Player of the Year, Pennsylvania Class 4A Player of the Year, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Player of the Year and Pittsburgh Tribune Review Player of the Year...Selected first team All-State Class 4A, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Fab Five, and first team All-WPIAL...Helped the Trojanettes to the WPIAL crown and a 25-3 record...Averaged 26.6 points, 9.9 rebounds, 3.5 assists and 3.0 steals per game as a junior...Earned Pennsylvania Class A Player of the Year, first team All-State Class A, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Fab Five, and first team All-WPIAL...Led the Trojanettes to the Pennsylvania Class A State Championship and a 28-3 record...Totaled 21.9 points, 12.6 rebounds and 2.7 assists per game as a sophomore...Garnered second team All-State Class A and first team All-WPIAL...Averaged 16.7 points and 10.1 rebounds per game as a freshman...Named second team All-WPIAL...Played AAU ball for Drill for Skill.
Full name is Samantha Breen...Daughter of Mike and Christine Breen...Has one younger brother, Michael, and one younger sister, Caroline...Uncle, Stephen Breen, attended Fordham and played basketball...Currently enrolled in the Division of Undergraduate Studies...Intended major is criminology...Born August 10, 1999 in Doylestown, Pennsylvania.