Shacobia Barbee
20 Shacobia Barbee
Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Murfreesboro, Tenn.

High School:
Riverdale

Height:
5-10

Position:
Guard/Forward

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2012-13 Season
◊ Voted by SEC coaches to both the All-Freshman and All-Defensive teams.
◊ UGA's league-leading 30th member of the SEC All-Freshman team since the award's inception in 1987.
◊ The first UGA freshman to earn a spot on the SEC coaches' All-Defensive team since the award's inception in 2008.
◊ Named to the All-Spokane Regional team of the NCAA Tournament, the first UGA freshman to secure All-Regional honors since Teresa Edwards in 1983.
◊ Invited to take part in tryouts for USA Basketball's U19 national team...as was Tiaria Griffin.
◊ On the floor for the opening tip in 34 of 35 games, missing out on a starting assignment only at Georgia Tech.
◊ Led Georgia in steals and ranked second on the team in both rebounds and assists.
◊ Paced UGA in rebounds in 11 games, in steals in 14 outings and in assists in six contests.
◊ Among SEC leaders, ranked No. 5 in steals and No. 18 in rebounding.
◊ Became the 70th - of now 72 - freshman to start for the Lady Bulldogs under Andy Landers against Rutgers...and the 22nd to get the nod in her collegiate debut.
◊ Reached double figures in SEC play for the first time with 14 points at Alabama. Also notched seven steals, both the most by a Lady Bulldog all season and by any SEC player in league play.
◊ Posted game-high tallies of 15 points and 11 rebounds at Arkansas, which also resulted in her first career double-double.
◊ Named SEC Freshman of the Week on Feb. 25 after averaging 8.5 points, 3.5 assists and 3.0 steals in a pair of victories over Arkansas and Ole Miss. In addition to her aforementioned double-double, dished a game-high six assists against the Razorbacks and had a game-high four steals versus the Rebels.
◊ Became the 10th Lady Bulldog to capture SEC Freshman of the Week (a combined 21 times) since the award's inception in 2006.
◊ An extremely solid freshman year turned into something even more special in the post-season. Averaged 6.4 ppg and 5.4 rpg in the regular season but upped those contributions to 11.3 ppg and a team-best 8.3 rpg in SEC and NCAA Tournament play.
◊ Along with Tiaria Griffin, made the Lady Bulldogs the only team to reach the "Sweet 16" round of the NCAA Tournament with two freshman starters.
◊ Posted double digits in the scoring column in four of six postseason games, including a career-high 20 points against No. 23 Iowa State in the second round of the NCAAs.
◊ Recorded two of her three double-doubles in the postseason, doing so versus LSU in the 2013 SEC quarterfinals and Cal in the "Elite Eight."
◊ Logged 41 minutes in UGA's "Elite Eight" overtime loss to Cal, the most MP by any Lady Bulldog during 2012-13.

High School
◊ Coached by Hillary Hodges as a freshman and sophomore and by John Wild as a junior and senior at Riverdale.
◊ Tabbed Miss Tennessee Basketball for Class AAA by the Tennessee Secondary School Athletic Association (TSSAA) as both a junior and a senior.
◊ Named the Gatorade Player of the Year as a junior in 2011.
◊ Honored as the all-sports high school Female Athlete of the Year by the Nashville Sports Council at its Pepsi Celebration of Champions banquet in 2012.
◊ Rated as the nation's No. 83 overall prospect and No. 12 wing by ESPN's HoopGurlz.
◊ Named Midstate Player of the Year by The Tennessean as a sophomore, junior and senior at Riverdale.
◊ Tabbed honorable mention All-America by the Women's Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA).
◊ Completed her career with 2,221 points (second-most in school history) as well as 1,416 rebounds and 468 steals.
◊ Helped lead Riverdale to a pair of strong finishes in ESPN's Powerade Fab 50 high school rankings - No. 27 in 2010-11 and No. 5 in 2011-12.
◊ As a senior, averaged 15.1 points, 9.6 rebounds and 4.4 steals per game to lead Riverdale's Lady Warriors to a 34-3 mark and the Tennessee AAA state title.
◊ Named Most Valuable Player of the AAA state tourney after averaging 18.3 points and 9.3 rebounds in a trio of victories.
◊ Scored her 2,000th point during a 66-33 win over Oakland Jan. 26, 2012.
◊ As a junior, averaged 17.9 points and 8.8 rebounds per game in leading Riverdale to a 34-2 record and a runner-up showing in the AAA state tourney.
◊ Named to the all-tourney team at the AAA state tournament after averaging 13.7 points and 12.0 rebounds in the contests.
◊ As a sophomore, averaged 16.9 points, 9.1 rebounds and 3.7 assists per game while helping Riverdale to a 30-2 finish and the AAA state championship.
◊ Named Most Valuable Player of the 2010 Tennessee AAA State Tournament after averaging 28.7 points and 16.0 rebounds in the Lady Warriors' three victories in Murfreesboro.
◊ As a freshman, averaged 13.8 points and 5.1 rebounds to help Riverdale to a 27-6 record.

Personal
◊ Born August 9, 1994, Shacobia is the daughter of Felicia Nelson and Tim Barbee.
◊ Major: Human Development & Family Science.


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