Baylor Lady Bears NCAA Round Two 03/20/16
Big 12 Championship Quarterfinals: Baylor 82, Texas Tech 51
No. 4 Baylor women roll past Texas Tech 82-51
Check out the photo gallery from the women's basketball game against West Virginia.
Saw action in 30 of BU's 38 games, started one game (James Madison) ... Averaged 2.5 points and 2.0 rebounds a contest ... Scored a season-high 12 points vs. Oral Roberts, recorded a season-high six rebounds three times (Rice, McNeese State, Kansas State) ... Played 13 min. vs. Kansas, scored 4 pts. and added a rebound, an assist, a block and a steal ... Hauled down a game-high -tying 6 reb. vs. K-State, added 4 pts. in 16 min. of action ... Tallied 8 pts., 6 reb. in 14 minutes of action vs. McNeese State ... Pulled down a season-high 6 reb. vs. Rice, also added 5 pts. ... Tallied a season-high-tying 8 pts. vs. Cincinnati ... Scored 8 points, tallied 3 assists and 2 steals in 12 minutes of action vs. Southern Miss.
Appeared in 34 of 37 games, averaged 4.9 points and 3.0 rebounds a game while shooting .512 from the field ... Six points, five rebounds and a career-high tying two blocks vs. Northwestern State ... Hauled down a team-high six rebounds and blocked two shots in 13 minutes vs. Texas Tech ... Seven points in nine minutes at Iowa State ... Recorded 10 points, seven rebounds and a career-high-tying two blocks in just 18 minutes vs. West Virginia ... First post off the bench at OSU, tallied seven points and two rebounds in 10 minutes ... Six points and four rebounds in 11 minutes of action at TCU ... Tallied 17 points, a career-high-tying nine rebounds and career-high four assists in just 15 minutes vs. Prairie View A&M ... In 18 minutes of action at Ole Miss, nine points, eight rebounds, two steals ... Recorded back-to-back-to-back double figure scoring games with a career-high-tying 18 vs. Marist, team-leading 18 vs. Stetson and 12 points vs. Utah State, also pulled down a career-high nine rebounds vs. Marist ... Tallied six points and five rebounds in 12 minutes of action vs. Oral Roberts.
Was an all-state basketball and volleyball standout at Charleston's (S.C.) West Ashley High School ... Tore right ACL during her senior season of basketball but still earned district Player of the Year honors ... South Carolina Player of the Year as a junior ... Averaged 23.3 points, 11.7 rebounds, 4.9 steals and 2.0 blocks per game for freshman, sophomore, junior and senior years, also played on varsity as an eighth grader ... Won a regional business plan competition for her project, The Catching Prodigy, as part of an entrepreneurship program, advanced to the semifinals of the National Youth Entrepreneurship Challenge ... Maintained a GPA above 3.0 throughout high school.
Full name is Dekeiya Tyshan Cohen ... Pronounced Duh-KEY-uh COE-wen ... Daughter of Keith and Deborah Cohen of Charleston, S.C. ... Born Feb. 11, 1996, in Charleston, S.C. ... Nickname is Smiley ... Has two older brothers, Tye and KJ ... Chose Baylor because of the "great women's basketball program and the excellent academics" ... Selected Baylor over South Carolina, Louisville, Miami, and Georgia Tech ... Hobbies include shopping, acoustic guitar and playing with her dog ... Communication studies major ... Planning on playing in the WNBA, helping run a Fortune 500 company and starting her own business.