Janet Harris

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Personal information
Born Chicago, Illinois
Listed height 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Career information
High school John Marshall (Chicago, Illinois)
College Georgia (1982–1985)
Career highlights and awards
Women's Basketball Hall of Fame

Janet Harris is a former women's basketball player for the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA). She is a member of the Women's Basketball Hall of Fame for the class of 2015.[1]

High school[edit]

Harris helped lead her Marshall high school team from Chicago to a 31-2 record during her senior year. She was inducted into the Illinois High School Basketball Hall of Fame.[2]

NCAA[edit]

Harris played four years at University of Georgia. The team advanced to the Final Four two of those years. During her final season, the Georgia Lady Bulldogs finished as NCAA runners-up.[3]

Georgia statistics[edit]

Source[4]

Legend
  GP Games played   GS  Games started  MPG  Minutes per game
 FG%  Field goal percentage  3P%  3-point field goal percentage  FT%  Free throw percentage
 RPG  Rebounds per game  APG  Assists per game  SPG  Steals per game
 BPG  Blocks per game  PPG  Points per game  Bold  Career high
Year Team GP Points FG% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG
82 Georgia 30 663 53.3% 63.1% 12.4 1.8 2.5 0.4 22.1
83 Georgia 34 692 55.7% 60.6% 11.7 1.2 1.8 0.6 20.4
84 Georgia 33 586 52.8% 69.8% 8.5 2.1 2.1 0.5 17.8
85 Georgia 34 700 59.2% 70.7% 10.3 2.2 2.2 0.2 20.6
Career 131 2641 55.5% 65.8% 10.7 1.8 2.1 0.4 20.2

Accomplishments[edit]

  • She was the first women's basketball player in NCAA history to score 2,500 points and collect 1,250 rebounds
  • She has scored career totals of 2,641 points and 1,398 rebounds, number 34 and number 18 in NCAA women's basketball history, respectively.[5]
  • Harris was inducted into the Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame on June 13, 2015.[6]

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