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.
Played in 35 games, making 34 starts while leading the squad in rebounds (4.5) and offensive rebounds per game (1.9) ... finished second on team in field goals made (136) and was third in scoring (10.2), field goals attempted (339) and double-figure games (20) ... reached double-figure scoring in 11 of his 18 SEC games compared to just nine such contests in non-conference action ... named to 2K Sports Classic All-Tournament team ... recorded his first career double-double by scoring a season-best 20 points and a career-high 10 boards in the win over Mississippi State ... connected on a career-high tying three treys (3-of-5) in the win over the Bulldogs ... had 18 points and nine boards in triple overtime loss at LSU ... scored 17 points on five different occasions ... had 17 points to go along with eight rebounds and three assists vs. Lamar ... went for 17 points on 6-of-12 shooting in the win over South Dakota State ... hit 7-of-10 field goals and accounted for 17 points in the 2K Sports Classic championship game vs. Villanova ... recorded 17 points and seven boards against Mercer ... hit game-winning three-pointer with 12.2 seconds remaining and finished with 12 points in win 65-62 over Oregon State.
Named to the SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll ... averaged 5.3 points in 17.4 minutes per game during his freshman season ... started 14 games, appearing in 31 of 33 games ... averaged 8.8 points per game on 51.2 percent shooting in SEC road games ... led Alabama twice in scoring, on the road at LSU (28 points) and Arkansas (17 points) ... stepped up with a season-high 28 points on 10-of-19 shooting at LSU with three three-pointers and a season-high five steals ... his 28 points at LSU ended up being the most scored by a Crimson Tide player in a single game all season ... scored eight points with a pair of three-pointers against Mississippi State ... led Alabama with 17 points off the bench in the win at Arkansas ... made every shot he attempted and finished with eight points and a pair of three-pointers in the win at Auburn ... had five points and four boards in 18 minutes at Georgia Tech ... started the first nine games of the season ... scored seven points on 3-of-4 shooting with a three-point play and was used as a late-game defensive substitution against VCU ... scored 11 of Alabama's first 15 points against Alabama A&M, finishing with 15 points and three three-pointers ... posted seven points and six boards against Maryland ... made the start in his first collegiate game and scored seven points with five rebounds against North Florida ... scored six points with seven rebounds against Oakland.
Joined the Crimson Tide ranked as a three-star recruit by all three major recruiting services ... Rivals.com rated him the No. 35 among shooting guards and No. 117 nationally ... averaged 31.3 points and 10.4 rebounds as a senior ... selected as a Parade first team All-American during his senior season ... named to the Alabama Sports Writers Association all-state first team ... also an ASWA Super Five selection ... averaged 20.1 points and 9.6 rebounds per game as a junior.
Born March 20, 1993 ... the son of Richard and Rosemary Cooper ... is majoring in pre-business.