Women's Basketball

3  Janee Thompson
Janee Thompson


Chicago, Ill.

High School:
Whitney Young





Kentucky-Duke Postgame Notes

Duke 89, Kentucky 68


No. 8 Kentucky Puts Six-game Win Streak On Line vs. No. 13 Duke

Wildcats look for third win over a ranked opponent this season.


Hoops Beats Belmont Behind Bishop's Big Ballgame

Bishop tallies 15 points, 12 rebounds, four blocks and three steals; Harper and Thompson add 12 points each


Kentucky-Belmont Postgame Notes

Kentucky 71, Belmont 55


Kentucky-Middle Tennessee State Postgame Notes

Kentucky 78, Middle Tennessee State 62


Goss, Mathies, Thompson, Walker talk after Bellarmine exhibition

Goss, Mathies, Thompson, Walker talk after Bellarmine exhibition


Hoops vs. Belmont, 121414

UK Hoops beats Belmont 71-55 on Sunday, December 14, 2014, in Lexington's Memorial Coliseum.


Hoops vs. MTSU, 121214

UK Hoops defeats MTSU 78-62 on Friday, December 12, 2014, at Lexington's Memorial Coliseum.


Hoops at Louisville, 120714

UK Hoops defeats Louisville 77-68 on Sunday, December 7, 2014, at the Yum! Center in Louisville, Kentucky.


No. 13 Kentucky vs. No. 7 Louisville

Women's basketball USATSI Gallery -- 12/7/14


Hoops vs. Northern Kentucky, 120314

UK Hoops defeats NKU 82-64 on Wednesday, December 3, 2014, at Lexington's Memorial Coliseum.

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.

2013-14 (Sophomore)
Averaged 8.6 points and 3.1 assists per game and started 33-of-35 games for UK... Led the team in assists with 107... First player to dish out 100 or more assists in a single season since Amber Smith in 2009-10... One of seven Wildcats to score 10 or more points vs. Wright State in the first round of the NCAA Tournament (3/22), finishing with 14 points... Charted 15 of her 19 career double-figure scoring games this season... In the SEC Tournament quarterfinals vs. Florida (3/7), she scored 10 points and dished five assists... Recorded 11 of her 15 points in the first half at Tennessee (2/16), while tying a career high with seven assists... One of three Wildcats in double figures in helping UK win in Knoxville for the first time since 1985... Scored 10 of her 16 points in the second half vs. Missouri (1/12/14)... Scored all 12 of her team-high points vs. No. 2 Duke in the second half... Recored a career-high 20 points on 7-of-16 shooting in 4OT win vs. Baylor (12/6/13)... Finished with 13 points on 4-of-7 shooting from the field and four assists vs. No. 4/3 UofL (12/1/13).

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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