Jasmine James
10 Jasmine James
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Memphis, Tenn.

High School:
Bartlett HS

Height:
5-9

Position:
G

Experience:
3L

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2012-13 Season
◊ Again named to the SEC Academic Honor Roll.
◊ Tabbed second-team All-SEC by league coaches and an honorable mention selection by the Associated Press.
◊ Finished her career ranked among UGA's career leaders in five different categories - No. 18 in scoring, No. 7 in assists, No. 7 in games started, No. 8 in steals and No. 8 in FG attempts.
◊ One of two Lady Bulldogs - Jasmine Hassell being the other - to start all 35 games.
◊ Led Georgia in assists for the third consecutive season and ranked among SEC leaders in No. 6 in assist-to-turnover ratio, No. 7 in steals, No. 10 in assists and No. 28 in scoring.
◊ Became just the fifth player to lead Georgia in assists three times, joining Teresa Edwards, Kelly Miller, Alexix Kendrick and Ashley Houts.
◊ After 35.4 minutes per game in 91 games played in her first three seasons in Athens, logged just 31.3 mpg as a senior. By comparison, played 30 minutes or more 82 times as a freshman, sophomore and junior.
◊ Tabbed MVP of the University of New Mexico's Thanksgiving Tournament, largely due to game-high tallies of 17 points, six steals and five assists in the championship game against the previously undefeated Lobos.
◊ Had 18 assists to two turnovers in a four-game span from Savannah State to Furman.
◊ Played a major role in the decisive 16-4 stretch over final 5:33 of upset at No. 8 Kentucky, scoring five points, dishing out two assists and collecting two rebounds in the 75-71 victory.
◊ With a season-high eight assists at Ole Miss, joined the Lady Bulldogs' top-10 career leaders.
◊ Moved onto her third UGA career top-10 ledger at Mississippi State, tying La'Keshia Frett and Tracy Henderson at No. 10 for games started with 116.
◊ Scored all 10 of her points against LSU in the 2013 SEC Tourney quarterfinals in the first half.
◊ Notched a team-best 16 points in Georgia's upset of No. 4 Stanford in the "Swwet 16."

2011-12 Season
◊ Named to the SEC Academic Honor Roll.
◊ Led Georgia in average assists (3.4) and steals (2.7) for the second consecutive season.
◊ With another such effort as a senior, would join an elite group who have led the Lady Bulldogs in those statistics for three straight years - Teresa Edwards from 1984-86, Kelly Miller from 1998-2001 and Ashley Houts from 2008-10.
◊ Among league leaders, finished ranked No. 24 in scoring, tied for No. 2 in steals, No. 4 in minutes played, No. 6 in assists and No. 7 in assist-to-turnover ratio.
◊ Failed to qualify for SEC statistical leaders for conference games only due to missing five contests with a sprained knee.
◊ Flirted with a triple-double in the opener against TCU...there have only been two triple-doubles in Lady Bulldog history - Teresa Edwards in 1985 and Tracy Henderson in 1995.
◊ Named SEC Player of the Week on Nov. 21 after averaging 13.3 points, 7.0 rebounds, 5.3 assists and 2.7 steals during a trio of victories over Georgia Southern, College of Charleston and Southern Cal.
◊ Sprained the Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) in her right knee in the Montana State game on Dec. 20 but played the remainder of the contest. Subsequently missed the next two outings.
◊ Returned to action for the first five SEC games before "tweaking" her right knee with 6:02 left in the first half at Mississippi State on Jan. 15.
◊ Did not dress for the next four games. Dressed out and warmed up for the Mississippi State game in Athens but kept her warm-ups on the entire contest.
◊ Expected to return to action at Alabama on Feb. 5 but did so earlier than anticipated when Meredith Mitchell was injured (knot on head) just 2:21 into the game.
◊ Went on to score a season-high 18 points against the Crimson Tide.
◊ Became the 32nd Lady Bulldog to surpass 1,000 career points with 7:42 left in the second half at South Carolina on Feb. 16.
◊ Moved past No. 31 Saudia Roundtree among UGA's career scoring leaders against Marist. James is the first Lady Bulldog to wear "No. 10" since Roundtree's 1996 National Player of the Year campaign.

2010-11 Season
◊ Tabbed second-team All-SEC by league coaches and an honorable mention All-SEC selection of the Associated Press.
◊ Named second-team All-SEC in pre-season voting of league coaches.
◊ Among SEC leaders, ranked No. 15 in scoring, No. 4 in minutes played, No. 7 in both assists and steals and No. 10 in assist-to-TO ratio.
◊ Led Georgia offensively a team-best 14 times, including 11 of the last 23 contests.
◊ Along with Khaalidah Miller, had a team-best three 20-point scoring games - against Indiana, versus Louisiana Tech and at Florida.
◊ Named to the all-tournament team at the FIU Fun & Sun Classic after playing 80 minutes - in a span of 22 hours - and averaging team bests of 19.0 ppg, 5.0 apg and 3.0 spg.
◊ Scored 16 points in the final 15:50 against Florida in Athens as the Lady Bulldogs rallied from a 16-point deficit to secure a six-point victory.
◊ Missed the Alabama game in Athens to allow a sprained right wrist - originally suffered at No. 20 Arkansas - time to heal. Was available against the Crimson Tide but enjoyed the day off after Georgia raced to a 10-0 lead and maintained a comfortable margin throughout.
◊ Her "DNP" against Alabama was the first of her career and snapped a streak of 55 straight starts.
◊ Pleased a vocal group of about 40 family and friends with a game-high 19 points at Ole Miss.
◊ Scored 11 straight second-half points against Middle Tennessee in the first round of the NCAA Tournament, including hitting both ends of three one-and-ones.
◊ Earned a spot on ESPN's Top-10 plays after a game-winning putback with 2.9 seconds left against No. 15 Florida State in the second round of the NCAA Tourney.

2009-10 Season
◊ Named to the www.gballmag.com Young All-America team, one of 10 freshmen honored nationally.
◊ Unanimous pick to the coaches All-SEC Freshman team.
◊ Equaled league record by being named SEC Freshman of the Week five times:
• Nov. 16 after scoring a team-high 15 points in an upset of No. 13 Oklahoma;
• Nov. 30 after averaging 19.7 ppg in a trio of wins;
• Dec. 21 after team highs of 17 points and 10 boards against No. 19 Virginia;
• Jan. 11 after averaging 14.0 points in victories over Kentucky - when she hit game-winning three with 17 seconds left in OT - and Florida;
• March 1 after averaging 13.0 ppg against South Carolina and Arkansas.
◊ Led the Lady Bulldogs and ranked third in the SEC in minutes per game and also No. 22 in scoring and No. 10 in steals.
◊ Paced UGA in scoring a team-high 12 times, as well as leading in assists and steals in 15 outings.
◊ Reached double digits in the scoring column in 18 games, with three double-doubles.
◊ Notched her first start against Chattanooga and connected on six threes to equal the fifth-most in a single game in UGA history.
◊ Hit clutch shots in late-game situations of several big wins...a three with 2:50 left against Rutgers; a three from the top-of the key with 17 seconds left in overtime against Kentucky; a long three with 1:33 left against Tennessee to put UGA up 49-47; and the final three points of OT in a 49-46 decision over No. 19 LSU.
◊ Exploded for 14 of her career-high 27 points in overtime against Oklahoma State in the second round of the NCAA Tournament, connecting on two threes and then 8-of-8 free throws.

High School
◊ Coached by Lynn Whitfield at Bartlett High where she rewrote the school scoring recordbook.
◊ Ranked as the No. 21 prospect in the country by the Collegiate Girls Basketball Report, as well as No. 26 by the All-Star Girls Basketball Report and No. 30 by Bluestar.
◊ Named to the Tennesseean's 2008 "Dream Team" of the top five players in the state regardless of classification.
◊ A three-time all-state honor for Class AAA by the Tennessee Sports Writers Association.
◊ Named Memphis Commercial Appeal's "Best of Preps" Player of the Year as a sophomore, junior and senior, the first three-time winner in the award's history.
◊ As a senior, averaged 25.3 points, 6.2 rebounds and 4.6 assists for the Lady Panthers, who finished 25-7.
◊ As a junior, averaged 24.8 points, 7.0 rebounds, 6.0 assists and 5.0 steals while leading Bartlett to its first state tournament appearance since 1928.
◊ As a sophomore, averaged a District 14-AAA-best 21.3 points per game and helped Bartlett to a 30-4 finish.
◊ As a freshman, started and helped Bartlett post a 30-4 record and win the Region 7AAA championship.

Personal
◊ Born July 29, 1991, Jasmine is the daughter of Greg and Janine James.
◊ Her younger sister Destiny was a freshman playing at Jacksonville State in Alabama during 2012-13..
◊ Major: Recreation and Leisure Studies.
◊ Was twice recognized as a member of the SEC Community Service team for women's basketball.
◊ Recipient of the Andy Landers Women's Basketball Scholarship for 2009-10
◊ Recipient of the Val Porter Family Women's Basketball Scholarship foe 2011-12
◊ Recipient of the Vince and Barbara Dooley Scholarship for 2011-12.
◊ Recipient of the Vickie and Leon Farmer Scholarship for 2012-13.


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