24  Yolanda Reed
Yolanda Reed

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Coldwater, Miss.

High School:
Coldwater HS

Height:
5-8

Position:
Guard

Birthdate:
01/20/1978

Experience:
3L

Major:
Physical Education


11/13/2014

@MemphisWBKB Opening Regular Season Friday at Home

Tigers hosting Missouri State in season opener.

1998-99: One of the top defensive threats in Conference USA as a junior...Stepped up after just one year of experience as a Lady Tiger to edge her way in as the team's second leading scorer, averaging 11.3 points a game...Also the squad's second best rebounder, pulling down 5.2 boards a contest...Started all 32 games at point guard...Led Lady Tigers in assists with 135 and in steals with 62...Best game as a junior was against Louisville (1/22/99) as she set career highs in points (25), field goals made (9), field goals attempted (22) and three pointers attempted with five...Dished out a career-tying nine assists versus 13th ranked Arkansas (12/1/98)...Tied another career high after grabbing nine rebounds against Houston in the C-USA Tournament...Has dished out at least one assist in 57 of her last 62 games...Scored in double digits in 28 of her last 49 games...Averaged 11.5 points in her last 12 meetings of the season...Snatched a season-high six steals against St. Francis (11/27/98) and totaled at least one steal in all but four games...Honored at the post-season team banquet as the Defensive Player of the Year.

1997-98: Started in 26 of 30 games as the point guard...One of seven Lady Tigers to see action in all 30 games...Scored a career high 21 points against Arkansas...Ranked third on the team in scoring, averaging 8.8 points per game...Led the squad in assists with 141...Scored in double digits 11 times, including a 19-point effort against Youngstown State in the first round of the NCAA Tournament...Second in C-USA in assists with 4.7 per game...Recorded 37 steals...Averaged 27.7 minutes per game...Is a quick player and has great instincts with the ball...Sat out the 1996-97 season.

AT COLDWATER HS: Prepped at Coldwater High School for coach Wert Spiva, Jr....Lettered five years in basketball... Also earned letters in track and field where she competed in the long jump, high jump and relays ... Helped her Coldwater squad to the Mississippi AAA State Basketball Championship...Poured in 36 points in the title game, as she connected on all eight of her three-point attempts ... Tabbed as one of the top five players in Mississippi her senior season...As a senior, she averaged 21.3 points, eight assists and seven rebounds a contest... Completed her career with 2,215 career points... Averaged 24.5points, 7.0 rebounds and six assists per game during her prep career...Earned numerous honors during her high school playing career...Named to the Mississippi Dandy Dozen following her senior season ...Also tabbed as her team's Most Valuable Player...Was also named to the all-state squad, as well as to the all-Northern Mississippi team ... For her accomplishments on the court, she was chosen to represent Mississippi in the Mississippi-Alabama All-Star game...Also successful off the playing court, as she was named Miss Coldwater High School and Most Talented by her classmates her senior season.

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