2012-13 Women's Basketball
Overall SSAC Streak Home Away Neutral
12-17 (.414) 7-11 (.389) Lost 2 10-6 2-11 0-0
Badger Profile
#21 Sha Sha Buchanan
Sha Sha Buchanan Image
Height: 5-10
Class: JR
Position: FWD
Hometown: Mobile, Ala.
Previous School: McGill-Toolen Catholic High
2010-11: Appeared in 23 games with 10 starts as a true freshman ... scored 198 points (8.6 ppg) while shooting 48.9% (68-139) from the field ... was a perfect 4-for-4 at Shorter 11/19/10 ... 105 total rebounds (4.6 rpg) ... 21 assists ... 3 blocked shots ... 18 steals ... team's season-highs of 10 offensive rebounds vs. Clearwater Christian (2/12/11), 11 defensive rebounds at Belhaven (2/24/11)and 16 total rebounds on both occassions ... personal season-highs of 20 points and 4 assists at Loyola (La.) (2/5/11) ... recorded a double/double twice with both efforts consisting of 10 points and 16 rebounds in Clearwater Christian and Belhaven games.

High School: Two-sport star at Mobile's McGill-Toolen Catholic High School under coaches Gretchen Boykin (volleyball) and Lindsey Weems (basketball) ... Kiwanis Club Volleyball Player of the Week junior and senior seasons ... All Tournament team selection at the Juanita Boddie Tournament in junior and senior years ... tabbed All Mobile County two years and All Region selection three years ... 2nd team Mobile Press-Register Super 12 in junior year and 1st team senior year ... 2nd team All State junior year and 1st team All State senior season ... Alabama "Elite Eight" All Tournament team ... nominated to Alabama North/South All Star Sports Week in Huntsville, Ala., for South All Star team ... Kiwanis Club Girls Basketball Player of the Week in three seasons ... All Mobile County two years and All Region three years ... Press-Register Sweet 16 Honorable Mention twice ... MVP of Mobile Christian Academy Christmas Tournament and All Tournament team at the Eddie Holmes Tournament in junior year ... MVP of the Eddie Holmes Tournament in senior year ... nominated to the Alabama North/South All Star Sports Week on South All Star team ... McGill's Athlete of the Year and Student-Athlete Award winner in 2010 ... 1st Runner Up Female Athlete of the Year for the Mobile Area Coaches' Association and Azalea City Kiwanis.

Personal: Majoring in Marine Biology ... born Shaniqua Buchanan, but known as Sha Sha to her friends ... also plays volleyball at SHC under Head Coach Peggy Martin ... favorite food is "EVERYTHING!" ... favorite movie is Love & Basketball ... favorite TV shows are Bad Girls Club, Pretty Little Liars, Make It or Break It, Nine Lives of Chloe King, Keeping Up with the Kardashians and Khloe & Lamar ... favorite musicians are Chris Brown and Justin Beiber ... favorite pro athletes are Misty May, Carrie Walsh and Dwayne Wade ... enjoys "hanging with friends and going to parties"  ... likes football, but only if she "is watching her brother play" ... "I have many ideas [on a career], but I'm not set on a particular one just yet" ... dreams of playing in the WNBA or overseas ... "I loooooooooooovvvvvvvveee candy!!! I always have a bagful of candy whenever we go out of town for games. I also eat Scooby Doo Gummies and Gushers during halftime of my basketball games" ... also claims "I'm an awesome person and everyone loves me" ... sister of Jereme Jones and Vincent "DJ" May ... daughter of Ester Buchanan.
2012-13 Women's Basketball Roster
#NameCl.Pos.Ht.HometownPrevious School
3Elissa VandeWaaSOPG5-6Spanish Fort, Ala.Spanish Fort High
5Twarner WitherspoonJRFWD5-6Thomasville, Ala.Thomasville High/Bishop St. CC
10Bria BohanonJRG5-5Ponchatoula, La.Ponchatoula High
11Bethany CollinsSOPG5-5Apex, N.C.Apex High
12Chyna TerrellFRG5-7Fayetteville, Ga.Our Lady of Mercy Catholic High
14Arielle HarrisFRG/F5-8High Point, N.C.High Point Central
15Natalie HarperFRG5-7Greensboro, N.C.Northwest Guilford High
20Jamesha WatkinsJRG5-7York, Ala.Sumter Co. High/Faulkner St. CC
21Sha Sha BuchananJRFWD5-10Mobile, Ala.McGill-Toolen Catholic High
22Armanee' BroussardFRG5-7Lafayette, La.Lafayette High
24April BradfordSRC6-2Pensacola, Fla.Pensacola High/Ga. Perimeter
32LaSheena Nation*SRG5-6Hanceville, Ala.Hanceville HS/Wallace St CC
33Cassandra MitchellSOFWD5-10Apex, N.C.St. Augustine College
42Tempey HamiltonJRG5-6Mobile, Ala.Murphy High
50Leah WashingtonFRC/F5-11Houma, La.Vandebilt Catholic High
* Redshirt
Karen C. McConico - Head Coach - 2nd season
Amy Dodd - Assistant Coach - 2nd season
Christina Watson - Student Assistant - 1st season
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