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Brittnay Jones
33  Brittnay Jones

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Bloomfiled, Mich.

High School:
West Bloomfield

Height:
5-9

Position:
Guard

Experience:
1L

2007-08 (Freshman)
Reserve guard who played in all 32 games, contributing 2.9 ppg, 1.9 rpg in 12.7 mpg ... often was the first player off the bench, as she thrived in the Miners' up-tempo style of play ... career-high 11 points in win at Rice (1/6) ... nailed 5-of-8 attempts from the floor and added four offensive rebounds in an impressive 15 minutes of action against the Owls ... poured in nine bench points to help UTEP rout Western Kentucky (3/22) in its initial NCAA tournament appearance ... reached double figures against Savannah State (12/15) by going 5-of-7 from the floor ... also added a personal-best two helpers against SSU ... earned her first career start against Texas A&MCC (11/15) ... eight-point effort in victory at Toledo (12/21) ... twice pulled down five rebounds in a game, doing so against Rice (2/16) and at UCF (2/24) ... notched career-best four steals in the triumph against the Knights.

High School
Key member of West Bloomfield High School in Mich., where she earned four varsity letters ... served as a captain for three years ... averaged 20 points per game, 4 rebounds per contest and 4 assists per game in her career ... four-time all-county team member and two-time all-state recipient ... was member of the All Area and All Metro teams from 2004-07, earning placement on the squad courtesy of both the Detroit News & Free Press ... landed All-State honors from 2006-07 from the Associated Press, Detroit News & Free Press and the Oakland Press ... in addition, she received first-team all-conference recognition from the OAA coaches ... helped lead WBHS to the 2006 district championship and to the Class A quarterfinals of the Michigan Girls State tournament ... played AAU ball for the Michigan Monarchs U16 squad ... guided the team to a fourth-place national qualifying finish and was chosen as an adidas top-10 All-American ... tabbed as one of the top 50 guards in the state coming out of high school ... thrived in the classroom, carrying a 3.7 GPA.

Personal
Full name Brittnay Janay Jones ... a general studies major ... daughter of Sabrina and Vernon Jones ... has two siblings ... hobbies outside of basketball include computers, going out with friends and movies ... career objective beyond basketball is to become a criminal lawyer ... admires Oprah Winfrey ... born on Dec. 1, 1988, in Beloit, Wis.