11  Jamila Ajanaku
Jamila Ajanaku

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Memphis, Tenn.

High School:
Central HS

Last College:
Middle Tennessee

Height:
6-1

Position:
Guard

Experience:
1L


12/13/2013

Twenty-Four Student-Athletes Graduating Saturday

03/21/2013

Tigers Comeback Falls Short at Arkansas, 67-57

Tigers season comes to a close in the WNIT First Round.

03/06/2013

Women's Basketball Wraps Home Stand Thursday Night

Tigers hosting Senior Day festivities pre-game for Jamila Ajanaku and Nicole Dickson.

03/03/2013

Tiger Comeback Falls Short, 69-52

Tigers drop second straight road game, Sunday.

02/23/2013

Women's Basketball Making Run at First Round Bye Sunday

Tigers currently tied for fifth in C-USA standings; top four get a first round bye.

10/15/2012

Memphis Basketball

The Annual Memphis Madness to kick off the start of Tiger basketball season.

10/04/2012

Behind the Scenes: 2012 Women's Basketball Photo Shoot

This year the Memphis Tiger Network went behind the scenes of the 2012 Memphis women's basketball photo shoot. We had a chance to meet a lot of new faces on the team this year and talk to some of the veterans. Lets just say that when the camera started rolling, we got a chance to see the team in a whole different light. Enjoy!

01/13/2013

Memphis vs. Southern Miss 1-13-13

Memphis vs. Southern Miss at FedExForum.

12/09/2012

Women's Basketball vs. Illinois

Women's basketball vs. Illinois

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Career: Played one season at Memphis after transferring from Middle Tennessee State University following her junior season...Was not cleared to play at Memphis until the fourth game of the season, then appeared in 29 games with nine career starts...Started each of the last four games of her career at Memphis...Averaged 2.2 points and 4.0 rebounds per game from her guard position.

Senior (2012-13): Played in 29 games with nine career starts...Averaged 2.2 points and 4.0 rebounds per game, adding 16 steals and 34 assists in her one season with the Tigers...Was not cleared by the NCAA to play until the Tigers' fourth game of the season (at UT Arlington) after transferring from Middle Tennessee over the summer...Scored a season-best six points with a career-high 11 rebounds in a loss to SMU...The 11 rebounds was one of two double-digit rebounding nights for the Memphis native....The other was a 10 rebound effort in the loss to Southern Miss in the first round of the Conference USA tournament in Tulsa...Tied her season-best with six points in the Tigers' first round WNIT loss at Arkansas.

Freshman-Junior Seasons (At Middle Tennessee): Appeared in 38 games with two starts in three seasons at Middle Tennessee...Helped the Blue Raiders to three straight NCAA tournaments...Averaged 0.9 points and 0.6 rebounds over her three-year career at Middle Tennessee.


Prep: Was the No. 20 rated wing prospect in the nation according to ESPN.com coming out of Central High School, where she was coached by former Tiger Niki Bray...Picked the 2009 Memphis Commercial Appeal Best of the Preps Class 3A team...Guided her high school squad to the state championship game in 2009, where they lost by one point...Played AAU ball with the Memphis Flight (coached by Greg James) and the Tennessee Flight Silver...Her Tennessee Flight Silver squad won the 2008 Nike National Championship title.

Personal: Birthday is January 28th...Daughter of Pearl Washington and Dr. Karanja Ajanaku...Has a twin brother Karanja Jr....Majoring in psychology...Nickname is Mimi.

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