Despite painful past, NIU's Brewer a medical marvel
Feb 5, 2016 7:25 PM - It's amazing Northern Illinois guard Shavonne Brewer got as far as she did. Since age 9, she's been dealing with horrific pain due to flat feet. She gutted it out and managed to become one of the best prep players in the Quad Cities while eventually landing a Division I scholarship. But the pain finally got the best of Brewer, who went through career-ending foot reconstruction surgery in December.