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Kalani  Brown

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Slidell, La.

High School:
Salmen HS

Height:
6-7

Position:
P

Experience:
1L

03/23/2017

2 Earn WBCA All-Region Accolades

Kalani Brown and Nina Davis are 2 of 11 Region 3 honorees

03/18/2017

WBB Sets Four NCAA Records in Opening-Round Win

The Lady Bears' 89-point victory margin broke the previous NCAA record of 74.

03/01/2017

Five Lady Bears Earn All-Big 12 Accolades

Baylor players receive eight awards from the Big 12 Conference

02/27/2017

Lady Bears Sweep Big 12 Weekly Awards

Kalani Brown and Lauren Cox selected player and freshman of the week

02/16/2017

No. 4/4 WBB Hosts Sic `Em for the Cure Game Saturday

Lady Bears tip off against Oklahoma State at 5 p.m. (CT) inside the Ferrell Center

02/06/2017

Baylor vs. Texas

Feb. 6, 2017

02/01/2017

USATSI Gallery - No. 2 Baylor @ Iowa State

USATSI Gallery - No. 2 Baylor @ Iowa State

01/18/2017

No. 2 Baylor vs. Iowa State

Check out the USATSI photo gallery from the women's basketball game against Iowa State.

11/14/2016

Baylor Women's Basketball vs UCLA

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11/01/2016

Baylor Women's Basketball vs Emporia State

Women's basketball vs Emporia

•Big 12 All-Freshman Team (2016)
•Big 12 Freshman of the Week (Nov. 23, Feb. 22)
•Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll (Fall 2015)

INTANGIBLES...
Named to the 2013 USA Basketball Women's U16 National Team ... Averaged 7.6 points and 6.2 rebounds a game in the 2014 FIBA Americas U16 Championship in Cancun, Mexico ... USA posted a 5-0 record and claimed the gold medal.

2015-16 [FRESHMAN]...
Played in all 38 games, started in one (DePaul) ... Recorded 19 double figure scoring games, one double-digit rebounding contest and one double-double (at TCU, 14p/10r) ... Averaged 9.3 points and 4.3 rebounds ... Career-high 24 points vs. McNeese ... Two-time Big 12 Freshman of the Week (Nov. 23, Feb. 22) ... Named the team's most improved player ... Scored 16 points in BU's NCAA Championship second-round victory over Auburn ... Led the team in rebounding (8) and blocks (2) while delivering her 18th double-digit scoring effort of the season (10p) in NCAA Championship first-round win over Idaho ... Tallied 13 pts., 6 reb., vs. No. 24 Oklahoma in Big 12 Championship semifinal victory ... Scored a game-high 17 points in Big 12 Championship quarterfinal win over Texas Tech, was 7-8 from the floor ... Posted double-digit scoring for the 15th time this season with 11 at K-State, also added 5 reb. and 3 blocks ... Scored 16 pts. and pulled down 7 reb. vs. Iowa State ... Recorded first career double-double with 14 pts. and a career-high 10 rebounds at TCU ... Scored a game-high 18 points vs. Kansas, also hauled down 7 reb. (6 offensive), had a CH 3 steals and a block in 13 min. of action ... Tallied 11 points and 4 reb. in 8 minutes of action at No. 24 West Virginia ... Solid all-around game vs. Texas Tech with 6 pts., career-high 8 reb., 2 assists, 2 blocks in 17 minutes of action ... Scored 12 points off the bench, 10 in the first half, in home win over West Virginia ... Hit 7-of-8 shots from the field vs. TCU, tallied 15 pts., 6 reb. in 14 min. ... Scored a career-high, team-leading 24 pts. and a career-high 3 blocks vs. McNeese State, was 10-11 from the floor ... Tallied 12 points vs. Grambling ... Scored a career-high, game-high 16 pts. vs. Northwestern State, was 6-11 from the floor and 4-5 from the charity stripe ... Tallied 11 pts. and 5 reb. vs. Rice ... Scored a team-high, career-high 13 points, hitting 6-of-7 from the floor, vs. Cincinnati ... Named Big 12 Freshman of the Week (Nov. 23) ... Notched her third straight double-digit scoring effort with 10 points vs. DePaul, also added 7 rebounds and 2 blocks ... Tallied 11 points and 5 rebounds in 10 minutes of action vs. USF ... Recorded her first double-digit scoring effort (10) vs. Southern Miss, also blocked a game-high, career-high, 5 shots and hauled down a team-high-tying, career-high 7 rebounds ... Tallied 7 pts., 6 reb. and 2 blocks in collegiate debut vs. UT Arlington ... Named to the Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll for the fall semester ... Named to Big 12 All-Freshman team.

HIGH SCHOOL...
Top-rated center in ESPN's Class of 2015 ... Earned McDonald's and Naismith All-America honors ... Was a starter for the West team in the McDonald's All-American game, tallied six points and five rebounds ... 2014 Gatorade Louisiana Player of the Year ... Tallied 2,392 points, 1,471 rebounds and 605 blocked shots to become Salman High School Spartans' all-time leader in all three categories ... Led the Spartans to four consecutive Class 4A state championship games, capturing titles in 2013 and 2014 ... Two-time Louisiana Sports Writers Association's Miss Basketball (one of only three to earn back-to-back honors) ... Two-time Times-Picayune Player of the Year ... MVP of LHSCA All-Star Game ... Averaged 23.0 points, 11.8 rebounds and 3.4 blocks a game as a senior ... Also excelled in volleyball where she earned all-district and all-metro honors ... Served as student council president and was a member of the honor roll.

PERSONAL:
Full name is Kalani Chanel Brown ... Born March 21, 1997, in Slidell, La. ... Daughter of DeJuna (Dee) and P.J. Brown of Slidell, La. ... Has a brother (Javani) and two sisters (Briana and Whitney) ... Mother (Dee) played at Louisiana Tech from 1990-93 (recruited by Kim Mulkey), was an assistant coach at Salman HS; father (P.J.) also played at Louisiana Tech and went on to play in the NBA for 15 seasons (1993-2008) ... Selected Baylor over Tennessee and Texas A&M ... Volunteers at Ronald McDonald House ... Wears No. 21 because her mother wore that number in high school ... Enjoys reading, writing and watching Netfix in her spare time .... Plans on playing professionally after graduation.

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