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Northwest's Larenda Shantell Brown to be inducted into MACJC HOF
 February 20, 2013

SENATOBIA – One of the most decorated women’s basketball players to ever put on a Lady Ranger uniform, Larenda Shantell Brown will become the first female from Northwest to be inducted into the Mississippi Community and Junior College Sports Hall of Fame.

The Seventh Annual induction ceremony will be held on Tuesday, April 23 at 6:30 p.m. at the Muse Center on the Rankin County campus of Hinds Community College.
Brown, a native of Earle, Ark., played the 1993-94 and 94-95 seasons in Senatobia and helped Northwest to a 44-13 combined record (18-6 in the MACJC) and a state and north division championship as a sophomore.

The former Shantell Atkins during her playing days, her name is scattered throughout the school record books.

Brown led the Lady Rangers in scoring in each of her two seasons at 12.0 and 16.7 points per game and ranks first all-time in career assists (491) and steals (328), second in 3-point field goal percentage (.367), third in field goal percentage (.529), fifth in free throw percentage (.648), sixth in field goals made (306) and seventh in career scoring with 820 points.

The most notable statistic on Brown was back on Dec. 8, 1994 when she recorded the school’s first-ever quadruple-double against Mississippi Delta in a 91-52 win. Brown scored 22 points, grabbed 10 rebounds, made 10 steals and dished out 10 assists. She went on to collect several more quadruple-doubles during the 1994-95 season.

All told, Brown’s name ranks in the Top 10 at Northwest in 15 different statistical categories for a career. 

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