23  LaToya Bullard
LaToya Bullard

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Memphis, Tenn.

High School:
Craigmont HS

Last College:
Univ. of Florida

Height:
5-7

Position:
Guard

Experience:
2L



2009-2010 (Senior): Returned to the Tiger line-up following back surgery and played in 31 of Memphis' 34 games, missing three games after suffering an elbow injury in the win at UTEP...Returned to the team in time for the C-USA Tournament and the Women's Basketball Invitational (WBI)...Averaged 6.9 points, 4.1 rebounds and 4.3 assists per game....Finished the year ranked 38th in the country assist-to-turnover ratio (1.8) with a team-best 134 assists against just 74 turnovers...Handed out double-digit assists twice, including 10 against Ole Miss and 11 against Southern Miss...Had six steals in a win at UCF...Scored a season-high 16 points in the semifinals of the Women's Basketball Invitational (WBI), shooting 6-for-12 from the floor and 4-for-6 from the free-throw line...Ranked second on the team with 63 steals on the season, with 17 multi-steal games...Had a season-best 10 rebounds to go with her 10 assists and nine points against Ole Miss, just missing a shot at the second triple double in school history...Named the team's Most Improved Player at the End-of-Year Banquet.

2008-09 (Junior): Missed the entire season due to injury.

2007-08 (Sophomore): Played in 22 games after sitting out the fall semester per NCAA transfer rules...Led Memphis with 127 assists, becoming the first Memphis point guard since Tamika Butler in 2005-06 to have more than 100 assists in a single season...Despite missing the first seven games of the season, fell just 20 assists shy of the 10th-best single season mark in assists in the record book...Also added 10.0 ppg, shooting 43.3 percent from the field and 31.3 percent from three-point range....Scored double-digit points 10 times, including a career-best 27 points at the C-USA tournament against Tulsa...Had her first career double-double the game before that with 13 points and 12 assists against UCF in the Elma Roane regular season finale...Averaged over 8.0 rebounds per game in the last five games of the season...Had double-digit assists three times on the season (Loyola, East Carolina, and UCF)...Her 31.3 percent stroke from three-point range tied for 10th all-time in the sophomore record book and her 127 assists ranks fourth all-time among Memphis sophomores...Her 57 steals ranks fifth all-time among the sophomores in the record book...Set a new sophomore record with eight steals against Loyola Chicago in her first career start at Memphis...Missed the Houston game due to illness, but played 39 or more minutes in 10 games, including the last four straight games of the season.

2006-07 (Freshman): Played for one semester at the University of Florida, playing in 11 of the Gators' 14 games before she transferred, earning two starts, while averaging 5.3 points and 2.5 rebounds per game...Was fourth on the team with 20 assists and third with 21 steals...Scored a career-high 18 points against Florida State and added three blocked shots through her first 11 career games.

2005-06: Bullard had originally signed with Florida for the 2005-06 season, before returning home to Memphis to recover from an injury that forced her out of school for the entire year, meaning she was a true freshman at Florida for the 2006-07 season.

Prep: A 2005 graduate of Craigmont High School, Bullard had her No. 23 high school jersey retired after helping the Lady Chiefs team to a 31-7 record her senior season and a 34-4 record her junior season. The No. 48 ranked player in Blue Star's listing of the top 100 seniors in 2005, Bullard also was ranked No. 16 in the 2005 class by Full Court Press. She was a finalist for the 2005 McDonald's All-American game and was named a TSWA 2005 All-State first team honoree. A runner-up for the 2005 Class AAA Tennessee Miss Basketball, Bullard was a team captain every season at Craigmont. By the time she was a junior, Bullard had scored over 2300 career points. An honor roll student at Craigmont, Bullard also competed in softball and track during the off-season and was named a Commercial Appeal Best of Preps her junior and senior seasons... In 2004, she was the lone representative from the state of Tennessee chosen to represent the South at the USA Basketball Women's Youth Development Festival in Colorado Springs, which featured 48 of the top juniors in the country. That honor followed a USA Today All-American honor she received following her sophomore season and a Street & Smith Honorable mention award, which she received in 2002 and 2003...At Craigmont, Bullard was an All-Metro First Team honoree every year since eighth grade and also played AAU ball with the Memphis Showboats, a team coached by her father, David.

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BULLARD, LaToya

Minutes Total 3-Point F-Throws Rebounds
Year gp-gs min avg fg fga pct fg fga pct ft fta pct off def tot avg pf fo ast t/o blk stl pts avg
2007-08 22-19 778 35.4 87 201 .433 10 32 .313 37 58 .638 30 70 100 4.5 47 1 127 85 3 57 221 10.0
2008-09
2009-10 31-16 881 28.4 89 254 .350 1 20 .050 36 68 .529 28 99 127 4.1 41 0 134 74 4 63 215 6.9
TOTAL 53-35 1659 31.3 176 455 .387 11 52 .212 73 126 .579 58 169 227 4.3 88 1 261 159 7 120 436 8.2
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