21  Tiffany Adkins
Tiffany Adkins

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Newbern, Tenn.

High School:
Gibson County HS

Last College:
Ole Miss

Position:
Forward

Birthdate:
10/23/1978

Experience:
1L

Major:
Exercise Science


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    Junior (1999-2000): All-C-USA honoree who made an immediate impact on the squad upon gaining her eligibility nine games into her junior season...In first game back on the court in over a year, she helped Memphis to a victory over SEC foe Arkansas with eight points and nine rebounds...Scored in double figures in 16 of 21 games played...Led the squad in scoring with 15.1 points per game...Only Lady Tiger to score more than 30 points in a game with a career-high 36 versus Arkansas St. in the WNIT...Only player to score more than 20 points in six games...Recorded back-to-back double-doubles against UNC Charlotte (25 pts., 10 rb.) and Arkansas State (36 pts., 11 rb.)...Scored 15 or more points in seven of her last nine games...Led the Lady Tigers in scoring in 10 games and in rebounding in 11 games...Memphis was 12-6 with Adkins in the starting lineup...Averaged 17.9 points, 6.4 rebounds, 2.8 assists and 2.2 steals in the last 10 games...Second on the team in rebounding with 6.0 boards a game...Second on the team in minutes played with 28.0 per game...Played all but one minutes in WNIT meeting with Arkansas State...Started 18 of 21 games played, including last 17 straight contests...One of team's most consistent free-throw shooters, hitting 98-of-135 (.726) shots from the charity stripe...Was a 51.2 percent shooter from the field...Also totaled 54 assists, 10 blocked shots and 49 steals...Named the team's Most Outstanding Player and Best Offensive Player at team banquet...Named to all-C-USA third team for her stellar junior season, and is expected to compete for conference Player of the Year honors as a senior. At Ole Miss (1997-98):Transferred from Ole Miss after playing the 1996-97 and 1997-98 seasons...Started in 38 of her 59 games played at Ole Miss...Was the squad's second-leading scorer and rebounder as a sophomore, averaging 13.2 points and 5.5 rebounds a game...Shot 39.8-percent (148-372) from the field and 76.9-percent (90-117) from the charity stripe...Dished out 54 assists and recorded 36 steals...Made quite an impact in her first season at Ole Miss, as she was named to the SEC all-freshman team...Averaged 7.7 points and 4.7 rebounds a game...Scored a career-high 23 points against Arkansas in 1997...Scored in double digits in seven of the 12 SEC games. At Gibson County High School: Led GCHS to a 110-25 record and two Tennessee state tournament appearances during her four years...One of only two players from the state of Tennessee to be named a Parade Magazine all-American in 1996...Named MVP of the Gerald A. Dilz all-star game in 1996...Holds the GCHS all-time scoring record with 2,342 points...Also holds school season records for points (809), rebounds (303) and field goals (315)...Three-time all-district and all-region honoree...Leading scorer in West Tennessee in senior season with 24.6 points per game. Personal: Full name is Tiffany Dawn Adkins...Daughter of Jimmy Adkins...Born October 23, 1978, in Yorkville, Tenn. ...Majoring in education at The U of M...Has two sisters; Kim (20) and Megan (10) and a brother, Jodie (16).

                  Adkins' 2000-01 Highlights
    

    2000-01 PPG RPG APG FG% 3FG% FT% Overall 18.2 8.0 1.5 47.8 34.3 73.5 C-USA 18.6 8.6 1.6 44.4 40.9 68.7

    • Scored a career-high 37 pts vs. Miss. St. (11/21/00) • 4th in C-USA in scoring with 18.6 ppg in league play • Has started 39 of 43 games she has played in • Leads team in scoring and rebounding, 18.2 pt, 8.0 rb • Has scored in double digits in 20 of 22 games • 1 of 2 players to score 20 or more points in a game • Has scored 20 or more points in 7 of last 11 games • Named the 2000 Lady Tiger Classic MVP • Named C-USA Player of the Week on Nov. 27 • Totals eight career double-doubles • Recorded 1st double-double in C-USA tourney vs. UNCC with 25 pts. and 10 rebounds (3/4/00) • Recorded back-to-back double-doubles with 36pts., 11 rb. vs. ASU in WNIT (3/15/00) • Led 1999-00 team in scoring with 15.1 ppg. • Named to All-C-USA third team • Transferred from Ole Miss

    Adkins' Career Highs PTS: 37 vs. Mississippi State (11/21/00) REB: 13 vs. South Florida (1/28/01) AST: 6 vs. Louisville (1/30/00)

    Year  GP-GS  Min/Avg    FG-FGA  Pct 3FG-FGA  Pct  FT-FTA   Pct
    2000  21-18  588/28.0  109-213 .512   2-11  .182  98-135  .726
    2001  30-29  892/29.7  205-430 .477  15-51  .294 112-153  .732
    TOTAL 51-47 1480/29.0  314-643 .488  17-62  .274 210-288  .729
    

    Year OR-DR Tot Avg PF-FO Ast TO Blk Stl Pts/Avg 2000 61-64 125 6.0 58-0 54 47 10 49 318/15.1 2001 91-141 232 7.7 75-1 63 83 16 62 537/17.9 TOTAL 152-205 357 7.0 133-1 117 130 26 111 855/16.8

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