UALR W Basketball BIO
20 Shanity James
AWARDS AND HONORS
2013 Sun Belt Conference All-Tournament Team
2013-14: Finished second on UALR with 10.1 points per game, led the team with 6.3 rebounds per game...Started in 28 of 30 games, playing in all 30...Recorded five double-doubles on the year including two in the last three games...Had a season-best 13 rebounds twice including at Troy (Feb. 26) and vs. Troy (March 12)...Scored a season-best 19 points twice including vs. ULM (March 8) and vs. Arkansas State (March 1)...Finished with more points, steals, assists and made field goals than her freshman year...Had a career-best six assists twice including at Georgia State (Jan. 18) and at South Alabama (Feb. 1)...Blocked four shots vs. Troy in the Sun Belt Tournament (March 12)...Finished the season with 80 offensive rebounds, the eighth-best single-season total in school history...Attempted 142 free throws, the fourth-most in school history...Was 21st in the Sun Belt in scoring, 10th in rebounding, 12th in field goal percentage (.453) and 10th in blocks (21).
2012-13: Played in 32 games with 17 starts… Started the last 16 games of the season… Led the conference with a 53.8 shooting percentage (91-169)… Finished second on the team and 16th in the conference with 192 rebounds (6.0 per game)… Finished fourth on the team with 7.7 points per game… Shot 60.0 percent (63-105) from the charity stripe… Rejected 22 shots on the season (0.7 per game), the third-best mark on the team and the 15th-best total in the Sun Belt… Named to the Sun Belt All-Tournament Team after scoring 39 points and grabbing 29 rebounds… Scored a career-best 20 points against Rice (Nov. 24)… Notched her first double-double with 11 points and 13 rebounds against Florida Atlantic (Jan. 23)… Led the team with three double-doubles, including 11 points and grabbed a career-best 15 boards against Louisiana-Lafayette (Feb. 28)… Scored 10 points and grabbed 13 rebounds in the SBC Tournament Quarterfinals against Troy (March 9)… Made five-of-six shots from the field and four-of-five from the line for 14 points in the SBC Tournament Final against Middle Tennessee (March 11).
High School: Played for head coach Darrin White at Clyde C. Miller HS, where she averaged 22 points, 12 rebounds, five blocks and seven assists as a senior ... Helped lead the Phoenix to a third-place finish at the Missouri State Tournament ... Helped the team capture four District Championships in four years ... Becomes the first student-athlete at Clyde C. Miller to accept a Division I scholarship ... Named the St. Louis Cardinals Athlete of the Year in 2012.
Personal: Born on Oct. 30, 1993 in St. Louis, Mo. ... Mother is Shellie Boaze ... Has two brothers, Perrion and Paul, and one sister, Destiny ... Plans to major in Business Marketing.