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Janeth Arcain

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Janeth Arcain

Class of 2015

  • Arcain is a four-time Olympian guiding the Brazil National team to the silver medal in 1996 and bronze in 2000
  • She also led the Brazilian National team to the gold medal in the FIBA World Championship in 1994 and three medals in the Pan American Game (Silver-1987, Gold-1991, Silver-2007)
  • Arcain led three different teams to the Brazilian National Championships of Basketball.
  • She was named MVP of the Brazilian National Championship of Basketball three times (1999, 2001, 2002)
  • She was named MVP of the Brazilian League every year she played professionall.
  • In 1995-1996 she led all scorers of the Brazilian League
  • She also won two Brazilian League Championships in 1990 and 1997
  • Arcain spent eight seasons in the WNBA with the Houston Comets, helping them to four WNBA Championships 1997-2000
  • In 2001, she average 18.5 ppg for the Comets en route to earning the league’s Most Improved Player awards and a first team All-WNBA honors
  • Arcain was a 2001 WNBA All-Star Game starter
  • She ranks fourth in Comets’ history in scoring average, second in steals, third in total assists and third in total rebounds