The excitement kicked off with our gymnastics team beating Florida on Friday night in a down-to-the-wire contest that ultimately required our two seniors, Diandra Milliner and Kim Jacob, each scoring 9.85 in the final event of the evening to bring home the victory.
Named to Associated Press and All-SEC First Team, as well as SEC All-Defensive Team ... also tabbed to the Lefty Driesell Defensive All-American Team and USBWA First Team All-District IV ... selected as the SEC Player of the Week for Nov. 19 ... tabbed the 2K Sports Classic Most Outstanding Player ... program's all-time steals leader with 194 steals ... led team in scoring (14.9), three-point shooting (.407), steals (70), free throw shooting (.824) and field goals made (167) and attempted (351); second on team in assists (85) ... had team-leading 28 double-figure scoring games, including 10 of his last 11 games, and led team in scoring in 15 contests ... had a career high 36 points on 14-of-18 shooting and 4-of-4 from 3-point in the triple overtime loss at LSU ... also had career highs in field goals made (14), field goals attempted (18) and minutes played (50) against the Tigers ... recorded his 1,000th point in his career at Missouri (1/8) and is the only player in the program's 100 year history to record 1,000 points and 190 steals for a career ... collected 26 points in the loss at then-No. 10 Missouri ... scored 25 points, hitting 8-of-10 field goals and 5-of-5 from beyond the arc, in the win over Villanova ... had 22 points and six assists vs. Charleston Southern ... scored 21 points in the win over Auburn ... collected 18 points and a season best five steals at Tennessee ... came off the bench to score a game-high 18 points vs. South Dakota State ... scored 18 points on 8-of-12 shooting vs. Oakland ... finished with 17 points, six rebounds, three assists and three steals at Texas Tech.
Named second team All-SEC by the league's coaches ... led the SEC in steals (64) ... had five or more steals three times in 2011-12, all against SEC foes ... recorded 12 points on 5-of-6 shooting against Florida at the SEC Tournament ... scored a team-high 12 points at Mississippi ... had 14 points, six rebounds and three steals at Arkansas ... finished with 15 points, three assists and five steals at Auburn ... was 9-of-10 from the free-throw line against the Tigers ... scored 17 points, all in the second half, with a pair of three-pointers at Kentucky ... scored 14 second-half points in loss to Vanderbilt and added a career-high six steals ... led the team with 20 points on 9-of-11 shooting against LSU ... shot 8-for-8 from the field for 17 points with four assists, one turnover and two steals at Georgia Tech ... had 14 points, six assists and three steals against Kansas State... had a season-high six assists that led to 15 points in the loss to Georgetown ... led all scorers in the Puerto Rico Tip Off championship game with 20 points and five assists ... recorded 15 points against Wichita State.
Named to the SEC all-freshman team ... named to the SEC Freshman Academic Honor Roll ... also earned all-NIT honors ... started 36 of 37 games, missing start due to illness ... averaged 11.0 points and 3.4 assists per game ... was Alabama's leading scorer in NIT after scoring a career-high 22 points against Miami and hitting the game-winning layup against Colorado ... scored 20 points against New Mexico ... had 17 points in the win over Arkansas and again at Florida ... named SEC Freshman of the Week for the week of Jan. 31-Feb. 6 ... scored 16 points with a career-high eight assists and four steals in the second game against Mississippi State ... led all scorers with 17 points in his SEC debut at Mississippi State ... led all SEC freshmen in assist-to-turnover ratio ... became fourth freshman to start at point guard for Alabama in a season opener ... scored 20 points in loss to Seton Hall in his third game at Alabama ... named the SEC Freshman of the Week for the week of Dec. 13-19.
Four-star prospect by both Rivals.com and Scout.com ... ranked the No. 11 point guard in the 2010 class ... named the best ball-handling prep guard by Slam Magazine ... invited to NBA's Top-100 summer camp ... named the Kansas City Star All-Metro Player of the Year ... averaged 19.7 points and 6.7 assists per game his senior season ... scored 24 points in 5A state championship game to lead Bishop Meige to the title.
Born Dec. 23, 1991 ... son of Venita Vann ... younger brother of former Kansas Jayhawk standout Travis Releford ... majoring in consumer affairs.