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2011-2012 Women's Basketball Roster


Jamila Ajanaku

Class: JR-2L
Position: G
Height: 6-1
Previous School: Central HS
Hometown: Memphis, Tenn.

2011-12 (JUNIOR)
Was a member of the starting five in two of the 13 games in which she played … Garnered a starting role for the first time in her career at James Madison (Nov. 20) and then in the next game, against Tennessee Tech (Nov. 23) … Netted a career-high five points, while grabbing a career-best tying three rebounds in the season opener versus UNC Wilmington (Nov. 11) in the Lady Lion Classic … Converted her only field goal attempt in the NCAA Tournament contest at Vanderbilt (March 18) … Played a career-high 20 minutes at James Madison.

2010-11 (SOPHOMORE)
Stepped onto the floor for a career-high tying 13 games ... Played a season-best 18 minutes in the NCAA Tournament outing versus Georgia (March 20) ... Also saw double-digit minutes with 13 at Arkansas (Nov. 21) and 10 at Austin Peay (Nov. 16) and against South Dakota State (Nov. 28) ... Tied a season high with four points at Austin Peay and against South Dakota State ... Converted on her only field goal attempt, while registering her first career blocked shot at Tennessee Tech (Dec. 1) ... Hauled in a career-best matching three rebounds versus Georgia in the NCAA Tournament ... Grabbed two rebounds in each of the first three contests to begin the season ... Dished an assist in five games ... Swiped a pair of steals.

2009-10 (FRESHMAN)
Played in 12 games with a season-high six minutes against New Orleans (Jan. 27) ... Knocked down 2-of-3 field goals for a season-best four points against the Lady Privateers ... Only other points came on the road at New Orleans (Dec. 30) ... Eleven of the dozen contests in which she played were against Sun Belt opponents ... Only non-conference game in which she stepped onto the floor was at LSU (Nov. 18).

HIGH SCHOOL
Ranked as high as No. 20 nationally at the wing position by ESPN.com ... Listed at No. 92 overall by the Premier Basketball Reports ... Picked to the 2009 Memphis Commercial Appeal's Best of the Preps Class 3A Team ... Guided her high school squad to the state championship game in 2009, losing only by one point ... High school teammate of current Blue Raider Tina Stewart ... One of three players on her high school team to graduate and compete at the Division I level this season ... Averaged 10 points and six rebounds as a junior ... Played AAU for Memphis Flight and Tennessee Flight Silver ... Led Tennessee Flight Silver to the 2008 Nike National Championships title.

PERSONAL
Born Jamila Abeo Ajanaku on Jan. 28, 1991, in Memphis, Tenn. ... Daughter of Pearl Washington and Dr. Karanja Ajanaku ... Has a twin brother Karanja Jr. ... Majoring in psychology.



2009-2010 Game-by-Game Stats
2010-2011 Game-by-Game Stats
2011-2012 Game-by-Game Stats