Women's Basketball

3  Janee Thompson
Janee Thompson


Chicago, Ill.

High School:
Whitney Young HS





Kentucky-Baylor Postgame Notes

Baylor 90, Kentucky 72


UK Hoops to Face off with Baylor in Sweet 16

Tickets are on sale for the Notre Dame Regional of the NCAA Tournament


Kentucky-Syracuse Postgame Notes

Kentucky 64, Syracuse 59


Kentucky-Syracuse Postgame Notes (NCAA)

Kentucky 64, Syracuse 59


No. 10/11 UK Hoops Set to Face Syracuse in Second Round Monday

Wildcats meet the Orange for the first time since 1995 with a trip to the Sweet 16 on the line


Goss, Mathies, Thompson, Walker talk after Bellarmine exhibition

Goss, Mathies, Thompson, Walker talk after Bellarmine exhibition


Hoops vs. Syracuse, NCAAT, 032414

UK Hoops defeats Syracuse 64-59 to advance to the Sweet 16, Sunday, March 24, 2014 at Memorial Coliseum.


Hoops vs. Wright State, NCAAT, 032214

UK Hoops defeats Wright State 106-60 in the first round of the NCAA Tournament at Memorial Coliseum in Lexington, Ky.


Hoops vs. Tennessee, SECT Finals, 030914

Hoops vs. Tennessee, SECT Finals, 030914


Hoops vs. South Carolina, 030814

UK Hoops defeated the South Carolina Gamecocks 68-58 in the Semifinal round of the SEC Tournament


Hoops vs. Florida, SECT Quarterfinals, 030714

UK Hoops defeated the Florida Gators 75-70 during their first game in the SEC Tournament on Friday, March 7, 2014

Janee ThompsonGeneral
A quick point guard and pure shooters who has great ball-handling skills ... Majoring in pre-journalism ... One of five McDonald's Americans on the team ... Former teammate of UK Hoops signee Linnae Harper of Whitney Young High School in Chicago.

2012-13 (Freshman)
Only freshman on the team ... Appeared in 34-of-36 games ... Seventh on the team in scoring (4.0 ppg) ... Scored in 26-of-34 games played, including four with double figures ... Came off the bench to score 11 points at Ole Miss (2/28), marking her first double-figure scoring game since scoring 13 points at Louisville (12/2) ... Played a key role in Kentucky's 70-66 road victory at No. 10/13 Texas A&M (2/18), scoring six points in 10 minutes off the bench, while making a career-high 4-of-4 free throws ... Made three straight critical free throws down the stretch and nailed the game-winning 3-pointer with 8.4 seconds left at No. 7/6 Louisville (12/2), lifting UK to a 48-47 win and marking its first at Louisville since 1999 ... After not seeing action in the first half against the Cards, she turned in a 13-point second half performance to go along with two rebounds, two assists and a steal ... Netted a career-high 14 points on 5-of-8 shooting, including 3-for-4 from beyond the arc in 15 minutes off the bench against Miami (Ohio) (11/28) ... Knocked down a 3-pointer, scoring three points in 14 minutes off the bench at No. 1 Baylor (11/13).

(High School)
Rated as the No. 6 point guard in the class of 2012 by ESPN's HoopGurlz, and the No. 35 player overall ... Earned McDonald's All-America honors ... Recorded seven points, two steals and two assists in helping the East win the McDonald's All-American game ... Named to the 2012 All-State First Team by the Chicago Tribune ... Averaged 18.3 points, 5.5 assists, 2.0 steals per game in helping lead Whitney Young to an undefeated Class 4A state title run and a No. 2 national ranking ... Charted 12 points and five assists in the championship game vs. Edwardsville High School ... Dished out a Illinois High School Association record 13 assists in the semifinals vs. Barlett High School to go along with her team-high 18 points ... Scored 34 points in the Dolphins' four-overtime victory over Bolingbrook in a 4A supersectional ... Named ESPNChicago.com Prep Athlete of the Week ... Averaged 7.4 points and 2.3 assists in the final 14 games for the Whitney Young Dolphins after returning to action from a torn ACL ... Named an Honorable Mention All-American by Sporting News along with earning Most Valuable Player honors at the 2011 Fila Deep South Classic and All-Tournament team honors at the 2011 Nike Battle in the Boro.

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