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Daisha Simmons
Daisha Simmons

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Jersey City, N.J.

High School:
Gill St. Bernards HS

Last College:
Rutgers

Height:
5-10

Position:
Guard

Experience:
2L



12/23/2013

Daisha Simmons Named SEC Player of the Week

Junior point guard earns the second league honor of her career

12/20/2013

Women's Basketball Erupts for 113-105 Overtime Victory over Troy

Daisha Simmons records first triple-double since 1998 with 37 points, 11 rebounds and 11 assists

12/13/2013

Alabama Student-Athletes Slated To Receive Degrees Saturday

There will be 28 graduates on the Crimson Tide's roster when Alabama plays Oklahoma in the Allstate Sugar Bowl on Jan. 2 in New Orleans, including 17 that earned degrees this semester

11/25/2013

Women's Basketball Downs Alabama A&M, 60-32

Crimson Tide moves to 2-0 at Foster Auditorium with the victory

11/21/2013

Crimson Tide Beats Wisconsin, 70-62, to Earn First Win of the Curry Era

Ashley Williams leads Alabama with 18 points and eight rebounds

02/12/2013

Player Profiles: Daisha Simmons

Player Profiles: Daisha Simmons

2013-14 (JUNIOR)
Started in 29 of Alabama's 30 games ... named SEC Player of the Week on Dec. 23 after posting the first triple-double (37 points, 11 rebounds and 11 assists) at Alabama since 1998 and the first in the SEC since 2010 ... finished as the team's leader in field goals made (4.9 pg), defensive rebounds (4.1 pg), assists (4.3 pg), steals (1.8 pg) and minutes played (34.9 pg) ... finished second in scoring with an average of 13.8 points per game ... had the team-high assists in 19 games and led the Tide in scoring on eight occasions ... team's leader in steals 15 times and in rebounding six times ... recorded double-digit points in all but five of the Tide's games ... notched 18 points, seven boards, five blocks and four assists against LSU in the SEC tournament ... posted 14 points, seven rebounds, four assists and four steals vs. LSU in the last regular-season game ... finished with 18 points and grabbed nine rebounds at Auburn ... played a crucial role in the program's first victory at Vanderbilt, recording a team-high 21 points in addition to six boards and five assists ... collected 11 points, six rebounds, six assists and five steals in the win over Mississippi State ... had 10 points, four rebounds and three assists vs. Texas A&M ... led the Tide offensively against Arkansas, combining for 15 points, eight boards, three assists and one steal ... knocked down two crucial shots late in the game in the win at Missouri to finish with eight points and five rebounds ... led Alabama with 18 points against Tennessee ... recorded a team-high 21 points, including the game-winner, in road win at Kentucky ... went 9-for-9 from the charity stripe, finishing with 23 points, eight rebounds, seven assists and two steals in win over Ole Miss ... had a team-best 20 points, along with seven assists, four boards and three steals at Texas A&M ... collected 16 points, seven boards and five assists in win over Coppin State ... notched 13 points and four assists vs. Princeton ... had a career-best night, recording a triple-double of 37 points, 11 rebounds and 11 assists in the win over Troy ... added 13 points, six rebounds and six assists in win over Jacksonville ... notched a double-double in win versus Cal State Fullerton, finishing with 12 points, 10 assists, seven boards and four steals ... dished out nine assists vs. Alabama A&M ... helped the Tide notch its first win of the season against Wisconsin, adding 11 points, five rebounds, four assists and a game-high five steals ... finished at Duke with 10 points, five boards, three steals and a career-high three blocks ... led the Tide in scoring and rebounding at Nebraska, collecting 14 points, nine boards, four assists and four steals ... in the season opener, had 15 points, five rebounds, three steals and a pair of assists at Chattanooga.

2012-13 (SOPHOMORE)
Ranked nationally in assists per game (151st - 3.8), steals per game (166th - 2.13) and assist turnover ratio (216th - 1.08) ... amongst the top 20 in the Southeastern Conference in scoring (17th - 12.4), assists (11th - 3.8), steals (8th - 2.1), three-point field goals made (15th - 1.3), assist turnover ratio (11th - 1.1) and minutes played (6th - 33.5) ... finished as the team leader in points, assists and steals and was second in blocks ... started in 30 of Alabama's 31 games ... led the team in scoring on 13 occasions ... team's leader in rebounds six times ... named SEC Player of the Week on Nov. 19 ... had 10 points, two assists and five rebounds against South Carolina in the SEC tournament ... notched her second double-double of the year in the win against Mississippi State with 13 points and 10 rebounds ... led the team with 17 points, three rebounds, three assists, two blocks and one steal against Missouri ... scored 10 points and added three rebounds and three assists at LSU ... had five rebounds, seven assists and two steals against Florida ... collected 19 points, six rebounds, two assists, one block and four steals against Auburn ... led all scorers with 21 points in addition to nine rebounds, five assists and two steals against Arkansas ... scored a game-high 18 points against South Carolina ... had nine points, two rebounds, two assists and two steals against Florida ... chipped in 10 points, four rebounds, one assist, one block and one steal at Georgia ... recorded 15 points, five rebounds, five assists and three steals against Vanderbilt ... had 11 points, seven rebounds, four assists and two steals in the win over Auburn ... led the team with 19 points, including 12 in the first seven minutes, along with six rebounds, three assists, and one steal against Tennessee ... collected 11 points, six rebounds, six assists and two steals at Mississippi ... led the team with 19 points in addition to eight assists and six rebounds against Georgia ... scored nine points and added five rebounds, five assists and one steal vs. Kentucky ... added 12 points, four assists, two rebounds, two steals and a block at Texas A&M ... contributed six points, five rebounds, eight assists, three blocks and two steals vs. LIU Brooklyn ... recorded seven points, two assists, two steals and one rebound against Cincinnati ... led Alabama in its double overtime victory against Virginia with 22 points, seven rebounds, five assists and five steals ... recorded 15 points, nine rebounds, five assists and two steals in win at Troy ... chipped in 20 points, six assists, five steals, three rebounds and one block against Chattanooga ... added 16 points, six rebounds, two assists and one steal at Wisconsin ... contributed 10 points, eight assists, five steals, two blocks and two rebounds against Southeastern Louisiana ... earned her first double-double tallying 14 points and 11 rebounds, in addition to three blocks and seven assist in the win vs. North Texas ... registered 10 points, seven steals, five rebounds, five assists and two blocks in win over Arkansas-Pine Bluff ... led the Tide with 22 points in addition to four rebounds, three steals, one assist and one block in the win at Houston ... went 6-for-6 from the free throw line versus the Cougars ... recorded four points, four rebounds, three steals and two assists in her Alabama debut vs. Jacksonville State.

2011-12 (REDSHIRT)
Sat out the season after transferring from Rutgers.

2010-11 (AT RUTGERS)
Made her first career start in a home win over Syracuse ... tallied season highs across the board in win over North Carolina A&T ... competed in all but one game ... scored in all but seven games she played in ... averaged 2.4 points and 2.4 rebounds per game ... started in four games as a freshman ... chipped in 37 rebounds in conference action ... played 589 total minutes.

HIGH SCHOOL
Somerset County (N.J.) all-time leading girls scorer with 2,488 points while starring for Gill St. Bernard's ... registered one quadruple-double, eight triple-doubles and six double-doubles her senior year ... three-time Courier Post Player of the Year ... averaged 21.5 points and 8.4 assists her senior season ... ranked 15th in the state of New Jersey ... shot 56 percent from the floor while scoring in double figures in 28 of 29 games ... two-time Somerset County Tournament champion its and MVP ... led the Knights to their first NJSIAA sectional title ... earned Newark Star-Ledger Player of the Year honors in 2010 ... rated the nation's 11th-best shooting guard by ESPN's HoopGurlz ... played with club team Ring City coached by former NBA player Ron Harper.

PERSONAL INFORMATION
Born Jan. 13, 1991 ... daughter of Christena Simmons ... has four brothers, Chaz, Ronnell, Frank, and Kenneth, and four sisters, Nakita, Shayla, Charisma and Naquell ... majoring in business.

     
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