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Duke's Alison Bales had held the previous record of 30 blocks in the 2006 NCAA Women's Tournament.and The 2012 Premier Player of Women's College Basketball.In the 2015 season, despite missing the first seven games due to a suspension stemming from her domestic violence case, Griner would have the most prolific defensive season in WNBA history, averaging a career high and WNBA record 4.0 blocks per game, surpassing Margo Dydek's record back in the 1998 season.Although the Mercury were playing without their all-star guard Diana Taurasi (who sat out the season to play overseas), the Mercury still made it to the playoffs.And while her time on the court has been widely praised — she was was the first NCAA basketball player ever to score 2,000 points and block 500 shots — her personal life has been rocky.She married fellow WNBA star Glory Johnson in May of 2015.As a foul was being called on Barncastle, Griner took two steps forward and threw a right-handed roundhouse punch which broke Barncastle's nose. Lady Bears coach Kim Mulkey then imposed another one-game suspension in addition to the one-game suspension mandated by NCAA rules.Baylor entered the NCAA Tournament as a 4th seed, and knocked off top-seeded Tennessee in the Sweet 16.

On March 3, 2010, Griner and Texas Tech player Jordan Barncastle were battling for position near the lane.Brittney Yevette Griner (born October 18, 1990) is an American professional basketball player who currently plays for the Phoenix Mercury in the Women's National Basketball Association (WNBA) and in Russia for UMMC Ekaterinburg.She played college basketball at Baylor University in Waco, Texas.Brittney Griner is a 6'8" tall pro women's basketball player and out lesbian.She currently plays with the Phoenix Mercury of the Women's National Basketball Association (WNBA).On June 29, 2014, Griner had set a WNBA record with 11 blocks in a regular season game win against the Tulsa Shock, along with 21 points and 8 rebounds.

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