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      Bashaara Graves

Clarksville, Tenn.

High School:
Clarksville H.S.



2012-13 National Awards Candidate

2013-14 Season Highs
Points:23 // Georgia Tech, 11/17/13
Rebounds:18 // Georgia Tech, 11/17/13
Assists:5 // Georgia Tech, 11/17/13
Steals:3 // Troy, 12/14/13
Blocks:2 // Maryland, 3/30/14
Field Goals:9 // Georgia Tech, 11/17/13
Free Throws:8 // LSU, 3/7/14*
Minutes:38 // Kentucky, 2/16/14
Career Highs
Points:23 // Georgia, 1/6/13
Rebounds:18 // Georgia Tech, 11/17/13
Assists:5 // Georgia Tech, 11/17/13*
Steals:4 // LSU, 02/07/13*
Blocks:2 // Maryland, 3/30/14*
Field Goals:9 // Georgia Tech, 11/17/13*
Free Throws:9 // Notre Dame, 1/28/13
Minutes:40 // Notre Dame, 1/28/13
SEC Highs
Points:23 // Georgia, 1/6/13
Rebounds:12 // Florida, 1/13/13
Assists:5 // Auburn, 2/21/13
Steals:4 // LSU, 2/7/13
Blocks:1 // South Carolina, 1/5/14*
Field Goals:9 // Alabama, 1/20/13
Free Throws:7 // Arkansas, 2/24/13*
Minutes:38 // Kentucky, 2/16/14*
*Indicates most recent high

NCAA Highs
Points:11 // Louisville, 4/2/13*
Rebounds:14 // Maryland, 3/30/14
Assists:3 // Louisville, 4/2/13*
Steals:3 // Louisville, 4/2/13*
Blocks:2 // Maryland, 3/30/14
Field Goals:3 // Louisville, 4/2/13*
Free Throws:5 // Louisville, 4/2/13*
Minutes:35 // Maryland, 3/30/14
*Indicates most recent high

    • Naismith Trophy Early Season Watch List -- 2013-14
    • Wooden Award Preseason Top 30 -- 2013-14
    • "Wade Watch" List -- 2013-14
    • Media & Coaches Preseason All-SEC -- 2013-14
    • Full Court National Freshman of the Year -- 2013
    • Full Court First-Team Freshman All-American -- 2013
    • WBCA Honorable Mention All-American -- 2013
    • WBCA All-Region 3 Nominee -- 2013
    • Coaches SEC Freshman of the Year -- 2013
    • Associated Press SEC Newcomer of the Year -- 2013
    • Coaches All-SEC First Team -- 2013
    • Associated Press All-SEC Second Team -- 2013
    • Coaches SEC All-Freshman Team -- 2013
    • SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll -- 2013
    • SEC Freshman of the Week -- 2012-13 (Nov. 12, Dec. 3, Dec. 31, Jan. 14)
    • Volscars Women's Co-Rookie of the Year -- 2013
    • Notched back-to-back double-digit outings in the SEC Tournament with 14 points vs. LSU and 14 points against Texas A&M, while grabbing nine boards in both games.
    • Racked up a team-leading 20 points with seven rebounds against Kentucky, for her second 20+ point outing this season.
    • Scored in double fi gures three times during a stretch of four games with 13 at Mississippi State, 17 vs. Florida and 10 at Texas A&M, where the Lady Vols handed the Aggies their first SEC loss.
    • Put up 14 points, going 6-of-9 from the fi eld, with fi ve rebounds at Stanford.
    • Led the team in scoring, tallying 17 points against Tennessee State, going a perfect 6-of-6 from the field and 5-of-6 from the free throw line.
    • Set a school record with 14 offensive rebounds against Georgia Tech. Recorded 18 total rebounds, the most by a Lady Vol since Glory Johnson on March 19, 2012
    • Got a double-double and led the team against Georgia Tech with 23 points, five assists and tied Isabelle Harrison with 18 rebounds
    • Only played 16 minutes at the Middle Tennessee season opener, getting into foul trouble early. She was a perfect 2-for-2 on field goals wtih four rebounds before fouling out with 1:09 remaining
    • Started in the exhibition game against Carson-Newman and scored 21 points with 11 rebounds, two assists and five steals. Was 9-of-10 on free throws and 6-of-8 on field goals.

    • Notched her 27th double figure scoring outing this season as she tallied 10 points in UT's win against Florida in the SEC Tournament quarterfinals.
    • Named SEC Freshman of the Year, All-SEC First-Team and SEC All-Freshman Team
    • Scored 14 points while bringing down seven boards, going 6-of-11 from the field against Texas A&M.
    • Contributed 11 points and nine rebounds in UT's 60-54 win at Arkansas, notching her 24th game in double figures this season.
    • Scored 14 points while grabbing nine boards and dishing out five assists with three steals against Auburn.
    • Notched 13 points and seven rebounds with one block in UT's 83-64 victory against Vanderbilt.
    • Recorded her ninth double-double of the year with 19 points and 11 rebounds against Ole Miss.
    • Scored UT's game-winning basket with .8 seconds remaining in the Lady Vols' 64-62 victory at LSU, racking up 17 points in the contest.
    • Had a team-best 19 points against Notre Dame, while also grabbing a team-best 13 rebounds to record her eighth double-double of the year.
    • Led the Lady Vols in scoring for the sixth time this year as she racked up 19 points against Alabama. Also grabbed a team-best eight rebounds in 24 minutes of action.
    • Grabbed 11 rebounds and scored seven points at Auburn, notching her eighth game this season with 10 or more rebounds.
    • Honored as SEC Freshman of the Week for the fourth time this year after recording her seventh double-double this season at Florida with 17 points and 12 rebounds. Also dished out a team-best four assists and grabbed a team-best two steals against the Gators.
    • Notched her eighth game this season scoring 15 or more points as she tallied 16 against Missouri.
    • Racked up a career-best 23 points against Georgia, recording her second game of 20 or more points this season.
    • In her SEC debut, scored nine points and brought down eight rebounds in 34 minutes of action on the road at South Carolina.
    • Earned SEC Freshman of the Week honors for the third time this season after recording her sixth career double-double against Rutgers with a career-best 14 rebounds and 11 rebounds.
    • Led the team with 16 points and 10 rebounds to earn her fifth double-double against Davidson.
    • Named AutoZone Player of the Game against Stanford as she earned her fourth double-double, leading the Lady Vols in points (15) and rebounding (12). It was her third game with 12 rebounds this season.
    • Recorded her third double-double as she posted 14 points and a team-best 10 rebounds against Texas.
    • Honored for the second time this season as the SEC Freshman of the Week after posting her seventh double-digit scoring effort in as many games this year.
    • Racked up a team-best and career-best 20 points at Miami.
    • Tied her career high of 18 points against Rice, while grabbing six boards.
    • Earned SEC Freshman of the Week following her first career start in the Orange and White, when she posted her first double-double with a team-leading 18 points and 12 rebounds vs. Georgia Tech.
    • Was UT's second-highest scorer in her debut as a Lady Vol, notching 14 points at Chattanooga while grabbing eight rebounds.

    • Has won four gold medals with USA Basketball.
    • Started all nine games, shot .592 from the field and averaged 8.4 points and 6.2 rebounds as the USA squad won the 2013 FIBA U19 World Championship in PanevėÂ?ys, Lithuania.
    • Played on the gold-medal-winning USA Basketball U18 National Team at the 2012 FIBA Americas Championship for Women in Gurabo, Puerto Rico, on Aug. 15-19.
    • Averaged 7.4 points, 6.8 rebounds and 19.4 minutes over five contests.
    • Previously was a member of the gold medal-winning Team USA U16 team at FIBA Americas and U17 squad at FIBA World Championships.
    • Played AAU ball with the Clarksville Lady Shox.

    • During her four-year career, she started all 135 games and amassed 2,397 points, 1,591 rebounds, 493 assists, 297 steals and 348 blocked shots.
    • Averaged 21.3 points, 11.8 rebounds, 3.4 assists, 2.5 steals and 2.3 blocks as a senior while shooting 63.9 percent from the field and 73.7 percent from the free throw line.
    • Had points/rebounds averages of 17.9/13.9 as junior, 14.0/12.0 as a sophomore and 15.3/10.1 as a freshman.
    • Ranked No. 5 on HoopGurlz Class of 2012 ESPNU 100 Rankings.
    • ESPN, McDonald's, Parade Magazine and WBCA All-American (2012).
    • All-USA First Team by USA Today and MaxPreps All-America Third Team (2012).
    • Parade Magazine All-America Fourth Team (2010).
    • ESPN?Rise Underclass All-American (2010).
    • Tallied 12 rebounds and seven points in 2012 McDonald's All-American Game, hitting a free throw with 0.3 seconds remaining to give the East a 79-78 victory.
    • Played in 2012 WBCA All-American Game, joining UT teammate Jasmine Jones on the victorious White squad.
    • Gatorade Tennessee Girls Basketball Player of the Year (2012).
    • Tennessee Sports Writers Association Class 3A All-State Team (2010, 2011, 2012).
    • The Leaf-Chronicle All-Area Girls Basketball Player of the Year (2011, 2012).
    • District 10AAA and Region 9AAA MVP(2011, 2012) and four-time All-District 10AAA.
    • Led her team to a 37-1 record as a senior, with the lone loss coming in the Class 3A state semifinals.
    • Had 28 points and 22 rebounds in Clarksville's 2012 TSSAA AAA state quarterfinal game.


    • Full name is Bashaara Keyana Graves.
    • Born on March 17, 1994, in Clarksville, Tenn.
    • Mother is Keinya Graves.
    • Siblings include brothers Donovan Young and Giovanni Marshall and sisters Ke'Undrea Ogburn and Semajia Ogburn.
    • An exploratory student in the College of Arts & Sciences.
    • Admires Clarksville native and U.S. Olympian Wilma Rudolph.
    • Bashaara's Twitter handle is @BASH931.
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