Porsha Phillips
21 Porsha Phillips
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Stone Mountain, Ga.

Last College:
Tr. - LSU

Height:
6-2

Position:
F

◊ The most athletic power player for Georgia since...well, it's tough to make any really solid comparisons.
◊ Enjoyed a spectacular final season in Athens by earning consensus first-team All-SEC honors and becoming the first Lady Bulldog to average a double-double in nearly a quarter-century.
◊ Drafted by San Antonio in the 2011 WNBA Draft, the 13th Lady Bulldog selected in the last 11 WNBA drafts.

2010-11 Season
◊ Named first-team All-SEC by both league coaches and the Associated Press, just the sixth Lady Bulldog to secure consensus first-team All-SEC honors since the AP began selecting a team in 1997.
◊ Tabbed first-team All-SEC in pre-season balloting of league coaches, as well as to the second team by a panel of national and conference media picking a team in association with SEC Media Day.
◊ Led the SEC in both rebounding (10.7) and free throw pct. (.807), just the second player in league history to complete that rare double.
◊ Finished No. 17 nationally in rebounding.
◊ Among SEC leaders, also finished the season ranked No. 24 in scoring and No. 6 in blocked shots
◊ Joined UGA's top-10 career leaders for blockeds against Southern Miss on Dec. 1, the seventh game of her third season in Athens. Finished her career at No. 8.
◊ Joined the Lady Bulldogs' top-10 for single-season rebounds at Florida on Feb. 27...and climbed all the way to No. 5 during the post-season.
◊ Georgia's leading rebounder in 25 of 32 games and a double-digit rebounder in nine of 16 SEC games.
◊ Averaged a double-double both overall - 10.8 ppg, 10.7 rpg - and in SEC play - 10.6 ppg, 10.4 rpg.
◊ Became the fifth Lady Bulldog to average a double-double for a season. That quintet has done so eight times, most recently Katrina McClain in 1986-87 en route to National Player of the Year honors.
◊ Hauled in 19 rebounds at Southern Cal on Nov. 23 which: 1) bettered her career-high by two boards; 2) equaled the ninth-best single-game tally in Georgia history; and 3) represented the most rebounds in a contest by a Lady Bulldog since Katrina McClain collected 22 against Valdosta State in Dec. 1986.
◊ Named the Most Valuable Player of the Courtyard Marriott Westside Los Angeles LMU Thanksgiving Classic after averaging a double-double of 16.5 ppg (on 65.0 pct. FG shooting) and 10.5 rebounds in victories over Denver and LMU.
◊ Also equaled her career-high with four steals against Denver on Nov. 26 and dished out a career-best six assists versus LMU in the holiday tourney.
◊ Grabbed 11 rebounds at No. 20 Arkansas on Jan. 13 - her 23rd birthday - despite not practice for two days prior to the game due an illness.
◊ Scored her 1,000th career point as a collegiate player at South Carolina on Jan. 27. Scored 143 as a freshman at LSU and had scored 860 in 86 games in a Lady Bulldog uniform at that point.
◊ Hauled in 18 boards against Arkansas in Athens on Feb. 3, the second-most ever by a Lady Bulldog in SEC play trailing only Wanda Holloway's 23 versus Vanderbilt on Feb. 16, 1981.
◊ Posted her ninth - of eventually 15 - double-double of the season against Alabama on Feb. 6 in the first half alone, recording 10 points and 12 rebounds prior to intermission.
◊ Her rebounding tallies against Southern Cal, TCU, Arkansas, Kentucky and Florida were the most any player collected against those teams during the 2010-11 regular season.

2009-10 Season
◊ Averaged an SEC-leading 8.8 rpg in conference games.
◊ Among SEC leaders, finished No. 4 in rebounding and No. 7 in blocked shots.
◊ Led Georgia with seven double-doubles in 2009-10.
◊ Simply stupendous in the Lady Bulldogs' season-opening upset of No. 13/8 Oklahoma, with 15 points (on 7-of-9 FGs), 12 rebounds and four blocks.
◊ Dominated the Texas A&M-Corpus Christi game, notching a double-double of 10 points and 11 rebounds in the first half alone.
◊ Enjoyed a quick start against UAB, with eight points and seven rebounds in the first 7:34 of the game and coming within a rebound of posting a double-double in the first half alone.
◊ The lone bright spot at the line against Georgia Tech: Phillips was 8-of-10 from the stripe, while the rest of the team was a combined 5-of-24.
◊ Hauled in a career-high 17 boards at Alabama, the most by a Lady Bulldog in SEC play since current assistant coach La'Keshia Frett had 17 against LSU on Jan. 4, 1996.
◊ Scored the final four points in the final 40 seconds against Tennessee, including an offensive board off a missed FT and the subsequent one-and-one chance she earned after being fouled.
◊ Averaged a double-double of 10.6 points and 10.0 rebounds over the final five regular-season games.

2008-09 Season
◊ Posted then-career-best tallies for points, rebounds and steals in the season opener.
◊ In double-digits in each of the first five games, the only Lady Bulldog to do so and also equaling the number of double-figure tallies she produced as a freshman at LSU.
◊ Posted her first career double-double at Detroit.
◊ Came off the bench for the first time this season against South Carolina and scored seven of her team-high 14 points during an 11-0 first-half surge that put the Lady Dogs up 27-21.
◊ Red hot on back-to-back Sundays. Poured in a career-high 21 points at Alabama, scoring the game's first seven in 3:27 and also canning the game-winning jumper with 25.6 seconds left. Scored eight in the first 3:08 to almost single-handedly supply an 11-0 lead against Miss. State.
◊ Shot a sizzling 63.4 percent (26-of-41) during a four-game winning streak from Jan. 22-Feb. 1.
◊ Named SEC Player of the Week on Feb. 2 after averaging 14.0 points and connecting on 61.1 percent of her FGs and 100.0 percent of her FTs in wins over No. 5 Auburn and Mississippi St.
◊ Averaged a team-best 12.7 ppg in SEC action including double digits in 12 of 14 league games.

2007-08 Season
◊ Transfered to Georgia and joined the Lady Bulldogs with the beginning with Fall conditioning.
◊ Practiced but not be eligible for competition during the 2007-08 per NCAA regulations regarding transfers.
◊ Made significant contributions to the Lady Bulldogs by providing an athletic post during practices and scrimmages.

2006-07 Season
◊ Named SEC Freshman of the Week on Feb. 12 (following Florida and Connecticut).
◊ Significant contributor to LSU in its 30-8 campaign that culminated with a trip to the Final Four in Cleveland.
◊ Notched five double-digit scoring efforts.
◊ Saw action in all 38 games, including successive six starts from mid-February through the quarterfinals of the SEC Tournament.
◊ Earned her first start against Arkansas in mid-February.
◊ Posted career highs of 12 points, four assists and 27 minutes played in the Lady Tigers' 72-71 loss to No. 5 Connecticut.
◊ Started LSU's SEC Tournament victories over Ole Miss and Tennessee.

High School
◊ At Redan, coached by Rhonda Malone, a four-year letterwinner and two-year starter for the Lady Bulldogs from 1981-84. Malone was a member of teams that reached the 1983 Final Four and won the 1983 and 1984 SEC Championships
◊ Tabbed third-team All-America by Parade, USA Today and Street & Smith's as a senior.
◊ Selected to participate in both the McDonald's and WBCA All-America games and was a teammate of current Lady Bulldog Ashley Houts in both outings.
◊ Scored seven points, grabbed four rebounds and blocked two shots for the East squad at the McDonald's game.
◊ Scored seven points, notched seven boards and swatted three shots for the White team in the WBCA contest.
◊ Named DeKalb County Player of the Year as a sophomore, junior and senior.
◊ Tabbed to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution's five-player all-class all-state team as a senior.
◊ Invited to participate in the USA Basketball's Youth Development Festival in 2005, where she averaged 6.0 points and 6.2 rebounds for the Bronze Medal-winning Red Team.
◊ Helped Redan compile a 104-27 record during her four seasons with the Lady Raiders.
◊ Led Redan to a runner-up finish in the 2005 Georgia Class AAAAA State Tournament, as well as the semifinals in 2006 and the quarterfinals in 2003 and 2004.
◊ Finished her stellar prep career with 1,696 points, 923 rebounds and 444 blocks, four-year averages of 14.6 ppg, 8.0 rpg and 3.8 bpg.
◊ As a senior, averaged 14.8 points, 7.3 rebounds, 5.7 blocks, 2.7 assists and 2.3 steals for Redan.
◊ As a junior, averaged 18.8 points, 8.5 rebounds, 4.5 blocks and 2.8 steals, leading Redan to a 33-5 record.

Personal
◊ Born January 13, 1988, Porsha is the daughter of Lue and James Phillips.
◊ Major: Child and Family Development.
◊ Recipient of the Victoria P. Farmer Women's Basketball Scholarship for 2008-09.
◊ After three tries, a highly coveted prospect from the Phillips family finally made their way to Athens.
◊ Older brothers Brandon and Patrick both signed letters-of-intent to play baseball at Georgia before opting to sign professional contracts out of high school. Brandon is now the starting second baseman for the Cincinnati Reds, and Patrick (P.J.) is in the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim organization.

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