Baylor Women's Basketball vs. Hofstra - 11/12/2006
As a senior (2008-09: Senior co-captain has started every game for the 2008-09 Lady Bears after missing season's final 11 games a year ago with a knee injury ... Baylor's fourth-leading scorer at 9.6 points per game leads the team in minutes played (29.4 mpg) and defensive rebounds (56), while ranking No. 2 in steals (23), assists (42) and field goal shooting (.514), No. 5 in rebounding (5.3 rpg) ... Over the last three games, she's averaged 9.3 points and 6.7 rebounds, while shooting 52.4 percent from the field ... Had a season-high 14 points, four assists and four steals in season-high 39 minutes vs. No. 2 Stanford, the first of six straight double-figure scoring games she registered (12.8 ppg in that six-game span) ... Totaled 13 points vs. Stephen F. Austin, 12 at Rice, 11 vs. Central Florida, 14 vs. Villanova and 13 vs. Wisconsin to complete her career-long streak ... Had 11 points to go with 10 rebounds and six assists, both of which were season-highs, in 35 minutes vs. Samford ... Tallied two points, two rebounds and five rebounds in 28 mintues vs. UT-Pan American ... Totaled 11 points, four rebounds, four assists and three steals in 26 minutes at Oregon ... Had 10 points, eight rebouds, six assists and six steals in 29 minutes vs. Texas State ... Registered seven points, eight rebounds and two assists in 34 minutes at Colorado ... Lady Bears are 8-1 in 2008-09 when she scores in double figures, 32-4 all-time when she scores 10-or-more points ... Played 20 or more minutes 13 times on season with six, 30-minute stints ... No. 9 in Big 12 in assist/turnover ratio (1.4), T-No. 13 in assists with 3.0 per game and T-No. 15 in steals (1.6 spg).
As a junior (2007-08): Junior guard Jhasmin Player tore the ACL and sprained left MCL in the first half of the Lady Bears' win at No. 18 Kansas State and will be sidelined for the remainder of the season ... Underwent knee surgery Feb. 27 ... Honorable mention coaches All-Big 12 selection ... Scored in double-digits 13 times on season and 27 times in career (Baylor is 24-3 in those contests, including 12-1 in 2007-08) ... In 6 games against ranked 2007-08 foes, averaged 12.0 points and 5.8 rebounds (going into K-State game had averaged 13.2 ppg and 6.6 rebounds against rated foes while playing 196 of 200 possible minutes) ... Totaled 6 points and 2 rebounds in 9 minutes at No. 18 Kansas State before being injured ... 9 points, 8 rebounds and 4 assists in 37 minutes vs. No. 25 Texas ... Had 18 points and 5 rebounds in 36 minutes at Missouri ... Totaled 14 points, 7 rebounds and 5 assists in 39 minutes at No. 11 Oklahoma ... Registered 10 points, 9 rebounds, 3 assists and 4 steals in a career-high tying 40 minutes vs. No. 13 Texas A&M ... 19 points and 6 rebounds in 36 minutes at Texas Tech ... Had 13 points and a career-high 13 rebounds in 30 minutes vs. Texas A&M-Corpus Christi for second career double-double ... Only 4th player in school history to produce a points/rebounds and points/assists double-double in the same season and first since Sheila Lambert in 2001-02 ... Totaled 18 points in a career-high tying 40 minutes at No. 5 Stanford ... Had first career double-double, a 13-point, career-high 10-assist performance in 32 minutes at Southeast Missouri State ... Totaled 15 points and 6 rebounds in a career-high tying 40 minutes vs. No. 12 Cal ... Scored a career-high 29 points against Saint Mary's, 10 vs. Howard and 14 vs. Prairie View A&M en route to MVP honors of 2007 Basketball Travelers Tip-Off Tournament ... Hit 13-of-13 at the free throw line against Saint Mary's to tie BU single-game record for free throws made without a miss ... Grabbed 5 or more rebounds 16 times on season and collected 3 or more assists 13 times ... Represented the U.S. and Athletes in Action as a member of the bronze medal-winning 2007 Jones Cup team ... Averaged 10.2 points for Team USA at the Jones Cup.
As a sophomore (2006-07): Sophomore guard was named to the 2006-07 Big 12 All-Defensive honor squad ... Averaged 9.4 points, 4.2 rebounds and 3.5 assists over the last 13 games, drawing starts the last 12 ... Produced six of her 11 double-digit scoring games on season over the last 13 games ... No. 5 in Big 12 with 1.91 steals per game, she had at least one theft in 26 games with two or more 17 times and a season-high six vs. Texas Tech at Waco ... No. 13 in Big 12 with 2.74 assists per game ... In Big 12 games-only statistics, she finished No. 8 in steals (1.63 spg), No. 9 in assists (2.94 apg) and No. 12 in field goal shooting (.442) ... Led Lady Bears in steals (65) and was No. 2 in assists (93), No. 3 in defensive rebounds (92) and minutes (943), No. 4 in rebounding (3.8 rpg), field goal (.438) and free throw (.667) percentage, No. 5 in scoring (7.5 ppg) and offensive rebounds (38) ... Baylor is 12-2 all-time when she scores in double-digits, including 9-2 in 2006-07 ... Had a career-high 22 points with four rebounds, four assists and a steal in a then-career-best 38 minutes at Texas Tech ... Came off the bench against Missouri to score a then-career-high 21 points, dish out a career-high tying five assists and collect four steals in 30 minutes ... Scored a then-career-high tying 16 points and dished out a career-best tying five assists vs. Arkansas-Pine Bluff ... Netted 12 points in a career-high tying 40 minutes vs. No. 16 Texas A&M in Waco, had a pair of 11-point games (TAMUCC and Sam Houston State) and five, 10-point performances (vs. Central Florida, Prairie View A&M, at Nebraska, at Colorado and vs. Kansas in Big 12 Championship) ... 23 multi-assist games on year included a career-high eight dimes against Iowa State, six vs. No. 11 Oklahoma in Big 12 Championship semifinals and four outings of five assists ... Started 28 games for the 2006-07 Lady Bears ... Grabbed five or more rebounds 10 times, one of which was a career-high eight-board effort vs. Texas A&M-Corpus Christi ... Played 20 or more minutes 30 times on season including a career-high tying 40 vs. both Oklahoma State and No. 16 Texas A&M ... Averaged 7.8 points in Lady Bear victories and 6.5 in their losses.
As a freshman (2005-06): True freshman averaged 3.4 points, 1.3 assists, 1.3 steals and 12.1 minutes in 32 games as a rookie ... Averaged 4.7 points and 15.3 minutes in three NCAA Tournament games without a turnover ... Totaled eight points, her highest total in 13 games, two assists and a steal in 19 minutes off the bench vs. Maryland ... Tallied four points, two rebounds, two assists and a pair of steals in 13 minutes with no turnovers against New Mexico ... Two points and two rebounds in 14 minutes off the bench vs. Northern Arizona ... Registered four points and two steals in 19 minutes against Oklahoma in Big 12 title game ... Two points in 10 minutes vs. Texas A&M in semifinals ... Played less than a minute against Kansas State in quarterfinals, but recorded no statistics ... Totaled 10 points, four assists and two steals in 25 minutes vs. Nebraska ... Registered 12 points and a career-high seven steals in 11 minutes vs. Kansas ... Her seven steals against the Jayhawks equaled the second-best single-game performance by a Big 12 player in 2005-06, were most by a Lady Bear since Dec., 2003 ... Recorded 26 steals over last 18 outings ... Tallied 10 points and a career-high four rebounds in a career-best 26 minutes at Army ... Scored a career-best 16 points in 17 minutes vs. Texas A&M-Corpus Christi ... Baylor was 4-0 on the year when she scored in double-digits, 6-1 when she provided five or more points ... No. 2 on the squad in free throw shooting at 76.5 percent, she made 12 of her last 13 at the line ... No. 5 on the team in steals (42) and assists (43), No. 6 in free throws made (26) and attempted (34) ... Totaled two or more thefts 12 times (BU was 9-3 in those games) and produced 13 games with two-plus assists (Baylor was 12-1 in those contests) ... Had five steals vs. Marshall and collected a career-high five assists vs. McNeese State ... Played 10 or more minutes 21 times in her last 30 outings after playing three total minutes in season's first two contests ... No. 4 among Big 12 freshman in free throw percentage (.765), No. 5 in steals (1.31 spg) and No. 10 in assists (1.34 apg) ... Named to fall Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll.
Before Baylor: Averaged 32 points, 10 rebounds, four assists and two steals per game as a senior at Bay City High School ... Started four seasons of varsity ball for Blackcats coach Sherby Wilkerson ... Led Bay City to two District 24-4A championships and two runner-up finishes ... 2005 4A Player of the Year ... Two-time District MVP ... Two-time all-state selection by both TGCA and TABC ... Ranked No. 10 in the state by Dallas Morning News ... Played in the TABC All-Star game ... Played four years on the Houston Hotshots AAU team with fellow Lady Bear freshman Jessica Morrow ... In 2004 the Hotshots won the BCI National Tournament and finished second in the AAU nationals ... Earned BCI and AAU All-American status twice and was named MVP at the BCI National tournament in Dallas in 2004.
Personal: Full name is Jhasmin Moneice Player ... Daughter of Johnny and Frankie Cole of Bay City, Texas ... Born Aug. 3, 1987, in Galveston, Texas ... Has a sister (Milan) and a brother (Jhoilinn) ... Speech communication major ... Would like to continue playing basketball after her collegiate career ends ... Selected Baylor over Texas A&M, Arkansas, Colorado and Vanderbilt ... Chose Baylor because the coaching staff is great and she felt she would fit in well with the program ... Enjoys watching television and playing Playstation in her spare time.