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J'Kyra Brown

Rocky Mount, N.C.
Rocky Mount
High School
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  • Appeared in all 33 games with six starts, averaging 9.5 points per game
  • Scored a cobined 950 career points in her collegiate career between ECU and Virginia, with 766 of those coming in her three seasons as a Cavalier
  • Finished her career by hitting at least one three pointer in 27-straight games, a streak that began on Nov. 25 against Duquesne
  • Scored 11 points against Cal and 16 points against South Carolina to lead UVA in scoring in the NCAA Tournament
  • Finished her career with 131 made-three-pointers, tying for 10th in the UVA record book with Dawn Staley (1989-92) and Mikayla Venson (2015-16)
  • Was in the starting lineup for the season-opener at Mississippi State, the 11th start of her UVA career (11/10)
  • Brought down seven rebounds against Georgia (11/16)
  • Scored a team-high 15 points while going 4-of-4 from three-point range against UNCG (12/2)
  • Had 13 points at Rutgers, scoring eight of UVA’s first 10 points in the contest (12/4)
  • Scored a career-high 24 points in the win over Indiana (12/18), going 7-of-11 from the field and 6-of-6 from the freethrow line. It was one of just two 20-point performances by a Cavalier this season
  • Had a streak of six-straight games scoring in double-digits from Nov. 26 (Duquesne) to Dec. 18 (Indiana), averaging 15.3 ppg in that span
  • Scored 17 points against Notre Dame, only hitting one three-pointer (2/15)
  • Finished her career with a 16-point performance against South Carolina, going 4-of-9 from three-point range (3/18)


  • Scored a UVA career high 18 points against Coppin State (11/13)
  • Started the season with a 9-1 assist-to-turnover ratio in the first 3 games
  • Made her first start of the season against UIC, scoring seven points with five assists (12/16)
  • Scored 14 points on 6-of-8 shooting against Md. Eastern Shore (12/21)
  • Scored nine points with a team-high 10 rebounds against UMBC (12/28)
  • Let the team in scoring (10 pts) and reounding (6 reb) at Pitt (1/22)
  • Made her second start of the season at Notre Dame, scoring 11 points in the first half and 14 overall, also dishing five assists and grabbing five steals (1/29)
  • Recorded first career double-double (12 pts/10 rebs) in win over Georgia Tech (2/2)
  • Scored 16 points in the first half against Wake Forest (2/12)
  • Started both games of the WNIT, scoring 14 points in the win at Saint Joseph’s, including 9 points in fourth quarter


  • Appeared in 33 games with six starts, averaging 5.0 points per game
  • Scored 10 points, all in the third quarter, in her Cavalier debut at MT (11/13)
  • Started Cavalier career with back-to-back 10- point games, scoring 11 in 21 minutes against Norfolk State
  • Scored seven points with seven rebounds, three steals and two assists in 16 minutes against Bowling Green (12/8)
  • Scored 11 points in her first career start at Duke (2/4)
  • Scored 7 points in 7 minutes at Louisville (2/18)
  • Scored a season-high 12 points with 7 rebounds vs UNC (2/25)
  • Grabbed a season-high 10 rebounds at Rutgers (3/20)


  • Sat out the season per NCAA transfer rules


  • Averaged 5.9 points per game while twice earning Conference USA Freshman of the Week honors
  • Scored a season-high 29 points against Louisiana Tech, going 11-of-14 from the field and 6-of-8 from three-point range against the Lady Techsters

High School

  • Averaged 25.5 ppg, 6.1 rpg, 3.4 spg, 2.4 apg & 1.2 bpg
  • 2013 NCBCA Female Basketball POY, NC AP POY, All-District POY, Rocky Mount Female Athlete POY
  • Three-time Big East POY, Rocky Mount Telegram All-Area POY
  • Rocky Mount’s All-Time Female Leading Scorer
  • Three-time NC AP All-State First Team
  • Two-time All-District First Team
  • NC Prep All-State First Team
  • NCHSAA Sectional MVP,  All-Regional 1st Team
  • Also lettered three years in track, earning MVP honors in 2013 and was the NCHSAA State Runner-up in discus


  • Daughter of James and Jacqueline Brown
  • Has two older siblings, James III and Jacquestavius
  • Holds three House Records at Rocky Mount Bowling Center, along with several championships
  • Graduated with a degree in American Studies
  • Currently enrolled in an Education graduate program