Big 12 All-Freshman Team Honoree
Led all Big 12 freshmen in points per game, free throw percentage, assists and assist to turnover ratio. Was named Big 12 Freshman of the Week six times, the first Lady Raider in Big 12 history to do so ... only three players in history won the award more ... Ranked second on the team in points (12.5) and led the team in assists (3.3) ... Poured in what was a career-high 17 points, including hitting 9 of 13 free throws against SE LA ... Scored 11 of her 13 points in the fourth quarter against Idaho State, including a couple big buckets down the stretch ... Set a new career high with 23 points against Idaho, hitting four threes, when she had yet to hit a three all season entering that game ... poured in 20 points for the second time in the last four games against Grambling, to go along with five re- bounds and four assists ... dropped 22 points against TCU, her third 20-point output of the season, before putting up 21 more at Texas ... had 13 points and four assists against Oklahoma State ... scored 12 points at TCU to go along with five assists and a career-high seven rebounds ... dropped 10 points and six assists compared to just one turnover vs. Iowa State; Also had two steals ... Had 13 points against Oklahoma, the 10th time in the last 12 games she had double figures ... followed that up with 17 points at Baylor, going 6-6 from the FT line and a career-high three steals. It marked the seventh time she has hit double figures in Big 12 play ... struck for 21 points and a career-high eight rebounds against Kansas, going 11-12 from the line, which was a career high as well as a Tech season high for makes ... Had 16 points against West Virginia, marking her third-straight game with at least 16 points, and her ninth conference game with at least 10 points ... Made that 10 Big 12 games in double figures by scoring 11 at Oklahoma State, hitting 2-5 from deep ... Poured in 17 points and five assists vs. Texas, and followed that up with 17 points, four rebounds and four assists, as well as a perfect 7-7 performance at the free throw line at Kansas ... Dropped in 14 points, 4 rebounds and 3 steals vs. Oklahoma ... Had a breakout performance at the Big 12 Women's Championship, scoring 45 points over two days, 28 of which came in the first-round win over Iowa State, a career high ... She also had five points and five assists in that game for the Lady Raiders ... Put up 17 points in Tech's quarterfinal loss to No. 4 Baylor.
Vista Ridge High School
No. 78 Player Overall (ESPN HoopGurlz, Dan Olson)
No. 24 Point Guard Overall (ESPN HoopGurlz, Dan Olson)
- ESPN HoopGurlz
Ended high school career averaging 17 points and 7.1 assists per game ... led Vista Ridge to an overall record of 133-17 in four seasons ... 2014-15: Led Vista Ridge to 36-3 overall record and UIL State Semifinals ... Averaged 18.6 points and 6.0 assists per game ... District 25-5A MVP ... Texas Association of Basketball Coaches and Texas Girls Coaches Association All-State Selection ... Academic All-State ... State of Texas All-Star Team Selection ... All-Central Texas First Team ... McDonald's All-American Nominee ... 2013-14: All-Central Texas First Team ... Texas Association of Basketball Coaches and Texas Girls Coaches Association All-State Selection ... 2012-13: District MVP ... All-Central Texas First Team ... Texas Association of Basketball Coaches and Texas Girls Coaches Association All-State Selection ... 2011-12: All-District First Team ... All-Region I First Team ... Played AAU ball with TeamXpress with Clarissa Davis-Wrightsil ... chose Texas Tech over Utah, Kansas State, Oklahoma State and West Virginia.
Japreece Monet Dean ... Born June 4, 1996 in Austin, Texas ... Joseph and Angelique Dean ... has two siblings, Lamon and Lenorris Watson ... mother, Angelique, played basketball at Frank Phillips Junior College ... father, Joseph, is the National Girls Basketball Scout with Premier Basketball Report.