Player Review 2016: Briann January

Height: 5-8
Position: Guard
Age: 29
Years Pro: 8
College: Arizona State
Acquired: Selected 6th overall by Indiana, First Round – 2009 WNBA Draft

Stats: Briann January appeared in 29 regular season games (27 starts) and averaged 9.7 points, 4.7 assists, 1.8 rebounds, and 1.2 steals in 28.1 minutes per game. She shot 40.1 percent from the field, 39.2 percent from 3-point range, and 87.5 percent from the free throw line.

Notable Performances:

Sept. 9 vs. Chicago: January’s best game came in the thick of a battle for playoff positioning as the regular season was winding down. She efficiently dropped 20 points (5-7 FG, 2-3 3PFG, 8-9 FT) and dished out six assists in a 95-88 Fever win over the Chicago Sky. January added three rebounds and two steals in the winning effort.

July 19 vs. Los Angeles: January flirted with her second career double-double (12 points, nine assists) in one of the Fever’s best wins of the season. The Los Angeles Sparks came into Bankers Life Fieldhouse with an impressive 20-2 record, but the Fever led the entire second half en route to a 92-82 win nationally televised on ESPN2.

June 12 vs. Seattle: January sank a season-high four 3-pointers against the Seattle Storm. She also sank all three of her free throw attempts in a 15-point, two-rebound performance.

Briann January 2016 Highlights

Player Review 2016: Briann January