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Jillian Brown

Grand Rapids, Mich.
East Grand Rapids HS
High School
Previous School
Jillian Brown - Women's Basketball - Virginia Cavaliers


  • Appeared in 30 out of 32 possible games, including 10 starts
  • Averaged 5.6 points per game and shot 35.4 percent from the field
  • Finished third on the team in rebounding (4.4) and free throw percentage (85.1)
  • Recorded seven double-digit scoring games
  • Scored 11 points, her season high in ACC play, in UVA’s win over No. 20 Louisville (2/25)
  • Tallied 10 points in UVA’s win at then-No. 15 Florida State (1/21)
  • Logged 11 rebounds along with eight points in win over Rider (12/6)
  • Tied her career best of four steals along with 12 points and eight rebounds at La Salle (12/3)
  • Recorded first career double-double with 14 points and a career-high 13 rebounds against Maryland Eastern Shore (11/24)
  • All-ACC Academic Team
  • Earned the Ralph Sampson Scholarship Award

At Northwestern (2021-22, 2022-23)

  • Appeared in 57 games with 34 starts, including starting 25 of 27 contests her freshman season
  • Averaged 8.0 points, 3.8 rebounds and 2.0 assists per game her freshman season with two 17-point games
  • Averaged 6.6 points, 3.4 rebounds and 1.0 assists per game her sophomore season
  • Turned in a career performance in the win over No. 4 Michigan, scoring a team-high 18 points while adding eight rebounds, three steals, two blocks and two assists (2/13/22)


  • Ranked the No. 44 overall recruit in her class by Prospects Nation, No. 50 by ESPN
  • 2021 Jersey Mike’s Naismith National High School Girls Trophy Watch List
  • Averaged 22.4 points, 8 rebounds, 4.2 assists and 3 steals per game during her junior season at East Grand Rapids High, while shooting 35.0 percent from three
  • Prep Girls Hoops Player of the Year, MLive Player of the Year, State Champs Net Player of the Year, All-State and All-Conference First Teams


  • Daughter of Noelle and Spencer Brown
  • Older sister, Olivia, plays basketball at Valparaiso
  • Younger sister, Macy, plays basketball at Michigan
  • Sociology major