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Jewell Loyd

She pretty much does everything well and she makes everyone around her better.

Candidate: National Player of the Year
Honors espnW National Player of the Year | espnW All-American First Team | All-ACC First Team | ACC Tournament MVP

She’s a Winner.


Career record at Notre Dame

  • 2014-15 ACC Player of the Year
  • 2 ACC Tournament MVPs
  • 2 All-ACC First Teams
  • 2 All-ACC Defensive Teams
  • 5 ACC Player of the Weeks

“When the game is on the line, she wants the ball in her hands. She wants to do all she can to help us win.”

Muffet McGraw


  • 2014-15 Midseason Player of the Year espnW
  • 2013-14 Consensus All-American
  • 2013-14 WBCA Wade Trophy Finalist
  • 2013-14 Wooden Award Finalist
  • 2012-13 USBWA National Freshman of the Year

Jewell Loyd is a great player, she’s very, very good.
I think she’s the best in the country.

Joanne P. McCallie
Duke Head Coach

Jewell Loyd scores.


Points Per Game

  • 1. J. Loyd, 20.5 (N.D.)
  • 2. D. Hamby, 20.3 (Wake)
  • 3. K. Davis, 19.4 (Ga. Tech)
  • 4. B. Kiesel, 18.2 (Pitt)
  • 5. F. Randolph, 16.7 (UVA)

“When you have a player like Jewell Loyd who’s the best player in the country, she makes everybody comfortable.”

Muffet McGraw


  • 1. K. Mitchell, 25.0 (Ohio St.)
  • 2. J. Nwajei, 24.8 (Wagner)
  • 3. D. Martinez, 23.8 (Iona)
  • 4. A. Jones, 23.6 (UT Martin)
  • 21. J. Loyd, 20.5 (N.D.)

The junior has been the nation’s best player from day one and, frankly, it hasn’t been close…in transition or in her ability to get to the free throw line (where she shoots 83.5 percent), no one is Loyd’s equal.

Charlie Creme
ESPN Women’s College Basketball Analyst

She’s an Efficient Shooter

46.6 %

Field Goal Percentage

  • (Among guards)
  • 1. L. Allen, 54.5 (N.D.)
  • 2. A. Motley, 48.9 (Miami)
  • 3. A. Campbell, 46.7 (Wake)
  • 4. J. Loyd, 46.6 (N.D.)
  • 5. A. Gray, 44.8 (UNC)

“We need a vocal leader to get everyone fired up and ready to go. Jewell is doing that for us.”

Muffet McGraw


  • (Among guards)
  • 1. S. Walker-Kimbrough, 52.0 (Md.)
  • 2. J. Dumiak, 51.0 (American)
  • 3. S. Bailey, 50.9 (Fl. Atlantic)
  • 4. T. Mitchell, 50.5 (So. Carolina)
  • 19. J. Loyd, 46.6 (N.D.)

She’s a phenomenal player. She makes key shots. When the shot clock’s winding down, she makes difficult shots. That’s what a great player does and that’s why she’s one of the best players in the country.

MaChelle Joseph
Georgia Tech Head Coach

Jewell Loyd Videos

Jewell’s Drive

Junior guard Jewell Loyd may be an All-American already, but that won’t stop her from working to improve every day. FIDM takes a look at what makes Jewell special
(WatchND | Mar. 17, 2015)

ICON: WBB Wins Second ACC Championship

The Notre Dame women’s basketball team rolled to its second ACC Championship in two years. Get an exclusive look at the celebration!
(WatchND | Mar. 9, 2015)

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Articles About Jewell

From All-American moves to studying movies, Jewell Loyd does it all

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Jewell Loyd simply unstoppable. Irish All-American scores 34 points, makes most of every possession vs. Tennessee

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Notre Dame guard Jewell Loyd embraces spotlight

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Midseason player of the year: Jewell Loyd, Notre Dame

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