Draft Prospect Profiles | Brionna Jones


College: Maryland
Class: Senior
Height: 6-3
Position: Center
Hometown: Havre de Grace, Maryland

Quick Hits

• ESPNW No. 16 player in the country (2017)
• ESPNW Second Team All-American (2017)
• All-Big Ten First Team (2015, 2016, 2017)
• All-Big Ten Defensive Team (2017)
• Big Ten Player of the Week (12/12/16; 1/2/17; 1/16/17; 1/23/17)

Brionna Jones finished her collegiate career as one of the winningest players in Maryland women’s basketball history. Jones finished her career with 125 wins, ranking second in school history. Jones became the fifth Maryland player to record 1,000 career rebounds and the 31st player to reach 1,000 career points. Jones is third on Maryland’s all-time rebounding list with 1,194 rebounds and is sixth on the school’s scoring list with 1,912 points. She recorded a career field goal percentage of 65.2 percent, which is a Big Ten Conference record.

2016-17 SEASON
Named to the Preseason All-Big Ten Team and the No. 16 Player in the Country by ESPNW • Finalist for the Senior CLASS Award • Named a Women’s Basketball Coaches Association All-Region honoree • Wooden Award finalist • ESPNW All-American • One of 10 semifinalists for the Naismith Trophy • Three-time Big Ten Player of the Week • Was named the Naismith National Player of the Week and the ESPNW National Player of the Week during the season • Surpassed the 1,000-career rebound mark on Jan. 11 against Penn State • Led the nation in field goal percentage (69.8 percent) for the second straight season • Finished the season tied for third in the Big Ten Conference in points per game (20.0) and first in rebounds per game (10.7) • Scored 681 points and 365 rebounds during the season, both second-best in school history.

“Brionna has worked tirelessly over her four years to change her body and change her game and it’s amazing to see the success she’s having. She takes on every challenge with the same work ethic and positive attitude every single day.”
– Maryland Head Coach Brenda Frese

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