Janice Lawrence Braxton

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Janice Lawrence Braxton



Class of 2006


• A two-time Kodak All-American at Louisiana Tech University (1983, 1984)

• Led Louisiana Tech to a four-year (1980-1984) mark of 130-6, four Final Four appearances, and a pair of national championships with an AIAW title in 1981 and an NCAA crown in 1982

• Named Most Outstanding Player in 1982 at the first-ever NCAA Final Four

• Was also both a three-time NCAA All-Regional Team and NCAA Final Four All-Tournament pick as well as a two-time NCAA Regional Most Outstanding Player

• Amassed 2,403 points (17.8 ppg) and 1,097 rebounds (8.1 rpg) during her collegiate career, connecting on 59.2 percent of her shots from the floor

• Recevied National Player of the Year recognition in 1984 as Wade Trophy winner

• Olympic gold medallist in 1984, averaging 9.5 ppg and 6.2 rpg in Los Angeles

• Played professionally in Italy for 15 seasons, earning All-Europe honors seven times

• Finished her career in the WNBA with two seasons with the Cleveland Rockers


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