Lady Bears celebrated 2017-18 season accomplishments Thursday
Lady Bears host Washburn in 7 p.m. (CT) preseason tune-up
For the third year in a row, the Lady Bears are preseason Top 5
Kids 14 and under can trick or treat at halftime, participate in costume contest
Lady Bears rank in the Top 5 for the third consecutive season
Appeared in 33 games with one start... Averaged 5.1 points, 4.3 rebounds and 1.6 assists per game... Shot .471 from the field in her debut season with the Lady Bears... Scored in double figures twice and pulled down double figure rebounds once... Led Baylor in steals six times, blocks three times and assists once this season... Third among Big 12 freshmen in blocks (0.6) and rebounds (4.3), fourth in field goal percentage (.471), eighth in steals (0.9) and ninth in scoring (5.1)... Registered her first double figure scoring performance vs. Coppin State with 10 points... Notched her first career double-double with a season-high 11 points and a season-high 12 rebounds vs. McNeese State... Distributed a season-best five assists vs. Kansas... Recorded a season-high three blocks vs. North Dakota, at Kansas State and vs. Texas Tech... Tallied a season-high three steals vs. Iowa State, vs. TCU and vs. Grambling... Received Baylor's Academic Award along with sophomore Lauren Cox.
All-time leading scorer, male or female at Cypress Ranch High School with 2,251 career points... Ranked No. 4 at guard and No. 16 overall in her class according to ESPN Hoopgurlz... Three-time All-District first team honoree... 2017 TABC 6A Girls High School Player of the Year... 2017 TABC 6A All-State selection... 2017 6A-III All-Region... Named a Jordan Brand Classic and McDonald's All-American in 2017... 2017 All-USA Texas Girls Basketball second team selection... Averaged 18.5 points, 8.2 rebounds, 2.3 assists and 2.9 steals per game as a senior... As a junior, averaged 22.4 points, 8.8 rebounds and 2.8 steals per game... Five-star recruit.
Given name is Deauzya, but goes by her nickname, Didi... Daughter of Damian and Ungeanetta Richards... Has one brother, Damian... Selected Baylor over Texas, Tennessee, Kansas, South Carolina and Michigan... Played for Cy-Fair Nike Elite... Studying Broadcasting and Journalism.