Jessica January
Jessica  January


Richfield, Minn.

High School:




January Named to Lieberman Watch List

Jessica January is one of 20 Division I players named to the preseason Watch List


January Voted BIG EAST Preseason Player of the Year

League head coaches select January as conference's top player and DePaul ties for the top spot in the coaches' poll.


BIG EAST To Host Inaugural Transition Game Program

Women’s basketball players from across the league head to New York City for experiential weekend designed to assist with transition from student-athlete to emerging professional.


BIG EAST Announces 2015-16 All-Academic Team

159 DePaul student-athletes earn league academic recognition


BIG EAST Announces 2015-16 All-Academic Team

159 DePaul student-athletes earn league academic recognition


Women's Basketball: Sweet 16 Interviews

Head coach Doug Bruno and the players talk to the media members about the upcoming game against Oregon State in NCAA Tournament.


BIG EAST Women's Tournament - Jessica January

Jessica January and DePaul host the BIG EAST Women's Basketball Tournament March 5-8.


Women's Basketball vs. Oregon State in Sweet 16

DePaul faced Oregon State in the Sweet 16 on March 26.


No. 17 DePaul Falls Short to No. 3 Notre Dame, 95-90

DePaul could not quite catch the Fighting Irish Wednesday night.


DePaul at Baylor

Preseason WNIT Championship Game


NCAA 2nd Round - DePaul Women's Basketball

at Notre Dame


BIG EAST Champions

DePaul vs. Seton Hall | Mar. 10

Demon Notes: 2016 Preseason BIG EAST Player of the Year… Sporting News 2016 Preseason third-team All-American... 2016 Nancy Lieberman Award Finalist… 2016 NCAA All-Dallas Regional Team… 2016 I-AAA Scholar Athlete of the Year… third-team CoSIDA Academic All-America… became only the second player in DePaul’s history to record a triple-double… second-team all-BIG EAST as a junior… named the team's tri-MVP in 2016... became the first junior captain for DePaul since 2003-04... BIG EAST Player of the Week -- Jan. 11 and Feb. 1… BIG EAST Weekly Honor Roll – Nov. 16 and Dec. 7… all-BIG EAST Honorable Mention as a sophomore... BIG EAST All-Freshman team... BIG EAST Rookie of the Week on Dec. 23 and Feb. 24.

2015-16 (Junior): 2016 Nancy Lieberman Award Finalist I-AAA Scholar Athlete of the Year… third-team CoSIDA Academic All-America… NCAA Dallas All-Regional Team… one of three captains the first DePaul player to be named a team captain as a junior since 2003-04... became only the second DePaul player in program history to record a triple double – 13 points, 10 rebounds and 10 assists at Seton Hall on Jan. 5, 2016… second-team BIG EAST… BIG EAST Player of the Week -- Jan. 11 and Feb. 1… BIG EAST Weekly Honor Roll – Nov. 16 and Dec. 7… tallied five double doubles – three with points and assists and two with points and rebounds… scored 20-plus points in four games with a season-high 25 points at Louisville in the Second Round of the NCAA Tournament… second on the team with 14.1 points per game… dished out 211 assists and became just the third player in school history to record over 200 assists in a single season… DePaul’s top returning scorer… averaged 14.1 points per game which ranked second on DePaul, ninth in the BIG EAST and 243rd in Division I… enters the season with 1,230 career points which ranks 22nd all-time at DePaul… boasted a 2.64 assist-to-turnover ratio which ranked eighth in DI… her 211 assists last season was the 10th most by DI player… led the BIG EAST and ranked 19th in DI with 5.9 assists per game… ranked 18th in the BIG EAST with 5.0 rebounds per game… .452 field goal percentage ranked 12th… 1.9 steals led DePaul and ranked fourth in the league.

2014-15 (Sophomore): Tabbed All-BIG EAST Honorable Mention on Mar. 2... played and started in 35 games... notched 18 games in double figures for points, reaching a career best 26 points against Georgetown on Jan. 30... had five games with 20 points or more... played more than 20 minutes each game except for four... notched a double-double with 11 points and 10 rebounds at Villanova on Jan. 2... stole the ball seven times against Northwestern on Nov. 29... put up seven assists against Xavier on Jan. 11... went 4-7 from the three-point line at Loyola-Chicago on Dec. 17... put up 12 points, five assists and two steals in season loss to Notre Dame in the NCAA Tournament on Mar. 22.

2013-14 (Freshman):
BIG EAST All-Freshman Team... named the BIG EAST Freshman of the Week twice, Dec. 23 and Feb. 24... DePaul's first option off the bench... season-best 17 points against Butler... reached double-figures in 18 games including 12 against BIG EAST opponents... at least one steal in 17 of DePaul's last 18 games... eighth in BIG EAST with 1.5 steals per game... season-best four steals against Louisiana-Monroe and Georgetown... led DePaul in rebounding in four games -- Louisiana-Monroe, at Bradley, against Georgetown in the quarterfinals of the BIG EAST Tournament and at Duke... season-best eight rebounds at #5/6 Notre Dame, vs. Louisiana-Monroe and vs. Georgetown in the opening round of the BIG EAST Tournament.

High School: Finalist for Minnesota Miss Basketball Award...McDonald's All American nominee... ranked No. 74 in her class by HoopGurlz... averaged of 22.1 ppg, 6.8 apg, 6.5 rpg and 4.5 spg in 2011-12... led team to state tournament for the first time in school history, including a trip to the Class 3A state championship game in 2012... highest amount of points scored in a game in school history... also ran track and broke a 16-year-old state record in the 100m hurdles (14.29 seconds)... holds the Richfield HS records in both the 100m and 300m hurdles... placed third in the state in the long jump... Gatorade Minnesota Girls Track & Field Athlete of the Year (2010)... all-state performer in track, basketball and volleyball.

Personal: Daughter of Montral and Stefanie January... brother, Mitchell... sister, Pamela lettered for four seasons in women's basketball at South Dakota University... finished academic career as salutatorian of her class with a 4.6 GPA... enrolled in the College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences.

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Career Highs
Points: 26, Georgetown (01-30-15)
Rebounds: 11, at Georgetown (01-08-16)
Assists: 13, at Texas A&M (12-12-15)
Steals: 7, Northwestern (Nov. 29, 2014)
Blocked Shots: 1, x7 last Loyola-Chicago (12-21-15)
Field Goals: 10, Georgetown (01-30-15)
Field Goal Attempts: 19, Seton Hall (02-13-15)
3pt. Field Goals: 4, x2 last Connecticut (12-02-15)
3pt. Field Goal Attempts: 9, Northwestern (11-29-14)
Free Throws: 9, at Notre Dame (12-09-15)
Free Throw Attempts: 12, Texas A&M (11-14-14)
Minutes: 40, Seton Hall (01-29-16)
Games in Double-Figures: 67
20+ Points: 9
5+ Assists: 41
7+ Assists: 13
10+ Assists: 3
10+ Rebounds: 3
Double-Double: 5
Triple-Double: 1

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