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Brown Notches First Big 12 Player of the Week Honor

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Sophomore Kalani Brown earned the first Co-Big 12 Player of the Week recognition of her career on Monday for her efforts in Baylor’s season opening win over Houston Baptist, 118-43.

Brown led the Lady Bears with a career-high matching 24 points, netting eight of 10 field goal attempts. It is just the second 20-point game of her career. The 6-7 post also pulled down a team-high nine rebounds and matched her career-high with two assists. Additionally, Brown netted a career-high eight of a career-high nine free throw attempts in just 14 of minutes playing time off the bench.

Brown, a Preseason All-Big 12 honorable mention selection, was named to the 2016 Big 12 All-Freshman Team after earning Big 12 Freshman of the Week accolades twice. The Slidell, Louisiana, native averaged 9.3 points and 4.2 rebounds, appeared in all 38 games last season and was named the Baylor’s most improved player.

The Lady Bears take on No. 9/9 UCLA at 6 p.m. (CT) Monday, before hitting the road for a showdown with four-time defending national champion Connecticut on Thursday, Nov. 17 at 6:30 p.m.

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