Women's Basketball

Dee Davis - 10

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Cincinnati, Ohio

High School:
Princeton

Height:
5-7

Position:
G

Dee Davis

02/15/2007

#12 Vanderbilt 84, Mississippi State 64

Commodores jump out early and roll to fifth straight win.

01/21/2007

#14 Vanderbilt 72, Georgia Tech 55 (AP photos)

#14 Vanderbilt 72, Georgia Tech 55 (AP photos)

01/14/2007

#14 Vanderbilt vs. Florida

#14 Vanderbilt vs. Florida

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2006-07: First-team All-Southeastern Conference selection by league coaches... second-team All-SEC pick by the Associated Press... Ranks among national leaders in assists per game (5.5)... Passed former Commodore Ashley McElhiney (673 career assists) for Vanderbilt's all-time lead in assists with her first helper of the game at Arkansas - on a Carla Thomas jumper that gave Vanderbilt a 10-0 lead... Ranks sixth all-time in the SEC for career assists (718)... Sank two free throws with 20 seconds remaining at South Carolina to give Vanderbilt's its only lead of the game and a key SEC road win... Her drive and lay-up with less than two second remaining gave VU a tough road win at Kentucky... Two free throws and a breakaway lay-up secured VU's SEC Tournament Championship win over LSU... Scored in double-figures eight times this season, including twice in the SEC Tournament... Set a career-high with 12 assists in win at UAB... Also dished out double-digit assists against Florida Atlantic and Indiana State.

2005-06: Earned first-team All-Southeastern Conference honors from league coaches... A second-team All-SEC selection by the Associated Press... Named one of 11 finalists nationwide for the 2006 Nancy Lieberman Award, which honors the country's top point guard... Led the Southeastern Conference in assists, averaging 6.84 assists per game... Ranked in the nation's top five for assists throughout most of the year, ending the season behind only three other point guards... Davis' 212 assists this year rank as the third-most for a single season in Vanderbilt history, only seven behind Ashley McElhiney's 2002-03 total of 219, and 63 behind Cathy Bender's school-best 262 from the 1981-82 campaign... Davis is the only Commodore with two of the top five all-time single-season Commodore totals... Davis ranks second at Vanderbilt with 541 career assists... Averaging 180 assists per season, Davis is on pace to pass McElhiney's career total of 673 assists... Scored in double-figures nine times during the season, including seven times in conference play... Dished out 10 or more assists five times, including a career-high-tying 11 assists against Tennessee... In same game, posted a season-high 20 points for her second of three double-doubles of the year... First double-double came with 16 points and 10 assists in Vanderbilt's road win at Old Dominion... Also came up with a double-double (14 points, 10 assists) in the regular season finale against South Carolina... Only missed one game all season, sitting out the LSU loss with to rest a knee injury... Her eight points and four assists in the second half of the Ole Miss game helped the Commodores overcome a four-point halftime deficit... One of four Commodores to connect on over 80 percent of her free throw attempts, including a current streak of 27 consecutive makes which has stretched from the second half of the Feb. 19 against Georgia through the NCAA Tournament... Ranked sixth in the SEC in free throw percentage; sixth in the conference in steals; fourth in the league in assist/turnover ratio.

2004-05: Named Second Team All-SEC by the coaches and the Associated Press... Led the team in assists (192) and ranked third on the team in three-point shooting connecting on 40-of-111 (.360)... Started all 32 games and averages a team-high 34.2 minutes per game... Scored a career-high 24 points against then No. 2 LSU... Recorded third double-double of the season with 11 points and 10 assists in SEC Tournament Semifinal loss to Tennessee... Recorded first double-double of the season in win at Miami (Ohio) in which she scored 18 points and dished out 10 assists... Posted second straight double-double at Western Kentucky with 12 points and 10 assists... Connected on a career-high four three-pointers twice first against Memphis and then against BYU... Scored in double figures in 24 of VU's 32 games including five 20-point efforts... Named most valuable player of the Hilton Woodland Hills Beach Classic... Named to the Vanderbilt Thanksgiving Tournament All-Tournament team... Dished out a season-high 10 assists three times including games against Tennessee in the SEC Tournament, against Miami (Ohio) and at Western Kentucky... Recorded a career-high nine rebounds in the win over South Carolina... Ranked second in the SEC in assists per game (6.0)... Led the team in free-throw percentage (.812) connecting on 117-of-144 free throws attempted... ranked second in steals (61) and third in rebounding (3.5 rbg)... Named SEC Player of the Week after the final week of the regular season averaging 20.5 ppg, 5.0 apg.

2003-04: The rookie point guard led the team in assists with 137 helpers in 29 games, starting 26 of those contests... Distributed 48 assists in her first seven games... Fifth in the SEC in assists per contest at 4.72 and 10th in assist/turnover ratio at 1.51... When counting only league contests, Davis rated sixth in assists per game at 4.36... Perfect from the field at 5-5 from the floor and 2-2 from the charity stripe in registering her first double-double with 14 points and a career-high 11 assists vs. Duquesne (12/6)... Dished at least five helpers in 16 of 29 games played and had 10 or more assists against Duquesne (12/6) and #14/16 Auburn (2/22)... Played arguably her best statistical game of the season at home against #3 Tennessee (2/15) by posting 15 points (13 in the first half), seven assists and six rebounds... Ranked third on the team in free throw percentage (minimum 70 attempts) at a sterling .770 clip on 57-of-74 shooting from the line.

High School: Named a 2003 WBCA All-American, 2003 McDonald's All-American (East Team), 2003 Second Team Parade All-America, 2003 Student Sports Senior All-America, 2003 USA Youth Development Festival North Team, 2003 Metro Player of the Year, 2002 Nike All-America Camp, 2002 Street & Smith All-America Fifth Team, Honorable Mention (2001)... Selected to Ohio Girls Basketball Magazine Dream Team... All Southwest District First Team and All-Ohio Third Team...Named 2003 Cincinnati Enquirer -Channel 9 Girls Prep Basketball Player of the Year... Captured Gold Medal with a 5-0 record as a member of the 2002 USA Youth Development Festival North Team... Averaged 14.7 points, 4.8 assists, and 3.9 steals a game while shooting 82.3 percent from the free throw line as a senior...Led Princeton to an 18-4 record and the Greater Miami Conference championship as a senior...Helped guide Princeton to the Greater Miami Conf. title as a freshman...Averaged 15.0 points, 4.8 assists and 3.9 steals as a senior while shooting 82.3 percent from the free throw line.

Worth Noting: Davis' 2002 summer AAU basketball team went 36-0 and won national titles in Las Vegas, Washington and Chicago... First female from Cincinnati to be named a McDonald's All-American... Three-time letterwinner in volleyball and softball... Named to the H.S. Honor Roll for three years... Chose Vanderbilt over Connecticut, Temple, Arkansas and Cincinnati.

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