April 27, 2009
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Brittany Gilliam

The women’s basketball team clinched the Conference USA title for the second year in a row and advanced to the Women’s National Invitation Tournament where it lost 77-54 to Louisiana Tech. The team finished the season with a 20-12 record, marking the second consecutive season and seventh in SMU history with 20 games in the win column. Junior guard Brittany Gilliam was named C-USA Defensive Player of the Year, leading the conference with 71 steals.