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Baylor’s Kalani Brown named Big 12 Preseason Player of the Year

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Baylor Lady Bears’ 6’7” basketball forward Kalani Brown selected as the Big 12 Preseason Player of the Year

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Congratulations Lady Bears

Congratulations to Baylor Lady Bear Kalani Brown on being selected as this year’s Big XII Preseason Player of the Year. Kalani was also named to the Preseason All-Big 12 team. Two more Lady Bears, sophomore forward Lauren Cox and senior guard Kristy Wallace, were All-Big 12 honorable mention selections by the league coaches.

Kalani Brown led the Big 12 in field goal percentage (.679) last season, ranked fourth in rebounding (8.2) and shot blocking (2.0) and fifth in scoring (15.4). She shattered Baylor's single-season field goal percentage record of .619 with a .679 percentage. Kalani led the Lady Bears with 11 double-doubles.

Headlines

Kalani Brown Selected Preseason Big 12 Player of the Year | KCENTV.com, Cox and Wallace pick up Preseason All-Big 12 honorable mention accolades.

Lady Bears' Brown named Preseason Big 12 Player of the Year | Lady Bears Basketball | wacotrib.com, Baylor junior All-American Kalani Brown was selected as the Big 12 Preseason Player of the Year for the first time in her career Wednesday.

Last season, Brown received WBCA All-American and Associated Press Honorable Mention accolades as well as being named unanimously to the All-Big 12 First Team and All-Big 12 Defensive Team.

Basketball: Baylor's Kalani Brown headlines Big 12 women's basketball preseason honors, Baylor center Kalani Brown headlined the Big 12 Conference's women's basketball preseason awards by earning Preseason Player of the Year honors.

2017-18 WBB Preseason Awards Announced - Big 12 Conference - Official Athletic Site, The Big 12 Conference announced its women's basketball preseason awards on Wednesday.

Archived

HoopGurlz: Kalani Brown, following in parents' footsteps, becomes elite girls' basketball prospect in 2015 class, Kalani Brown is following in the footsteps of her NBA-playing father, P.J., and mother, Dee, who played college ball. The 6-foot-5 center is still weighing her considerable college options.