Duke Women's Basketball BIO
5 Jasmine Thomas
Career: Trained with the USA National team during April of 2010 as a member of the USA Select Team ... started 120-of-137 games played in her four years ... finisher her senior year starting 96 straight contests ... became just the fourth Blue Devil to notch over 1,300 points, 400 rebounds, 400 assists, 200 steals and 50 blocks (Alana Beard, Monique Currie and Katie Meier) ... one of only two Blue Devils to notch 100 or more steals in a single season (Alana Beard) ... an excellent student as she was named to the ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District team as a sophomore, ESPN The Magazine Academic All-America as a junior and Capital One Academic All-America as a senior ... became the first Blue Devil to be named Academic All-America on two occasions ... received the Kay Yow Award as the Women's Basketball Scholar-Athlete of the Year as a junior and senior ... in 51 games against ranked opponents, posted double-figure scoring in 39 of those, while posting ten 20+ scoring contests ... became only the second Blue Devil to be named ACC Tournament MVP on two occasions (Iciss Tillis).
Duke Career Record Book: Ranked seventh in points (1,704) ... seventh in career field goals made (629) .... second in field goals attempted (1,674) ... third in three-point field goals made (180) ... second in three-point field goals attempted (538) ... fifth in assists (449) ... third in steals (287) ... tied for fifth in games played (137) ... tied for fourth in games started (120) ... second in minutes (4,109).
Duke Season Record Book: Ranked eighth and 10th in scoring with 577 points in 2009-10 and 543 points in 2010-11 ... second and third in season field goals attempted with 532 in the 2009-10 season and 513 in 2010-11 ... tied for third and fifth in three-point field goals with 65 in 2010-11 and 63 in 2009-10 ... fifth and sixth in three-point field goals attempted with 177 in 2009-10 and 166 in 2010-11 ... eighth in assists with 146 in 2009-10 ... fourth and tied for fifth in steals with 100 in 2009-10 and 85 in 2010-11 ... first and second in season minutes with 1,172 in 2010-11 and 1,168 in 2009-10.
As a Senior (2010-11): Selected Associated Press, Full Court Press and Lowe's Senior Class Award Second Team All-America ... John R. Wooden Award and Naismith finalist for National Player of the Year ... Philadelphia Regional All-Tournament Team honoree ... ACC Tournament MVP ... All-ACC First Team and All-ACC Defensive team selection ... ACC Player of the Year by the Full Court Press ... State Farm Region II All-America ... Capital One Academic All-America ... finalist for the Nancy Lieberman Award ... midseason candidate for the State Farm Wade Trophy ... Lowe's Senior Class Award finalist ... ACC Player of the Week on Jan. 10 ... ranked 85th in the NCAA with a 2.4 steals per game average ... started in all 36 games of play ... played a team high of 1,172 minutes and averaged an ACC-best 32.6 minutes per game ... led the team in assists with 123 and steals with 85 ... recorded a career high of 65 three-pointers ... scored double-digits in 31 games ... had a season high of 27 points in the win over Virginia Tech and hitting 10-of-16 shots for a 62.5 field goal percentage ... averaged 3.9 rebounds, 3.4 assists, 2.4 steals, and 15.1 points per game ... All-ACC Academic Team selection ... averaged 17.1 points, 4.3 rebounds, 3.3 assists and 2.3 steals against ranked opponents ... scored 20+ points on five occasions ... had one double-double with 14 points and 11 rebounds in the season opener against BYU.
As a Junior (2009-10): Earned a start in all 36 contests on the season ... led the team with 32 double-figure scoring performances ... named Associated Press third team All-America and USBWA All-America ... Memphis Regional All-Tournament Team honoree ... notched a career-high 29 points against San Diego State in the NCAA Tournament, which was the fourth-highest single game total in Duke's NCAA Tournament play ... became the 26th player in Duke history to reach 1,000 career points in a win over Maryland ... collected a career-high eight steals at Maine ... led Duke with 11 games of 20 or more points on the season ... became the third player in Duke history to record a triple-double against Marquette ... named the ACC Tournament MVP, averaging 16.3 points, 4.3 rebounds, 3.3 assists and 2.7 steals, while hitting 61.5 percent from three-point range ... finished the season with 1,168 minutes played, the most in Duke's single-season history ... selected as a finalist for the State Farm All-America Team, the State Farm Wade Trophy and the John R. Wooden Award ... increased her scoring by 5.8 points from last season, the largest in school history ... averaged 18.3 points and 4.7 rebounds against ranked opponents ... totaled 100 steals and 63 treys, which ranks fourth on Duke's single-season charts ... closed out the season ranked 25th in the NCAA with 2.8 steals per contest ... totaled 63 treys to rank fourth on Duke's single-season charts ... averaged 16.0 points, 4.3 rebounds, 4.1 assists and 2.8 steals with a field goal percentage of 38.7 and a free throw percentage of 79.1.
As a Sophomore (2008-09): Started 28-of-30 contests in which she saw action, averaging 29.5 minutes per game ... scored double-figures in 15 contests ... notched a then-career-high 22 points twice at Southern Cal in an overtime win and also at Virginia ... hit the game-tying basket to force overtime in the Blue Devil win over ninth-ranked North Carolina ... finished the UNC game with 19 points, four rebounds, three assists and two steals ... earned All-ACC Academic Team honors ...named Women of Troy Classic All-Tournament ... ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District ... averaged 10.2 points, 2.7 rebounds, 3.3 assists, and 1.7 steals per game with a field goal percentage of 36.1 and a free throw percentage of 74.3.
As a Freshman (2007-08): Came in and started 20 of 35 contests in her first year ... earned Honorable Mention All-ACC Freshman honors ... averaged 7.9 points, 2.8 rebounds, 2.3 assists, 1.5 steals and 0.9 blocks ... notched double-figure scoring on 12 occasions ... registered a season-high 17 points against Penn State and Maryland ... grabbed a season-high nine boards against Murray State, while dishing a season-high six assists versus North Carolina and Murray State ... started the final six contests of the season ... selected preseason ACC Rookie of the Year.
Summer of 2007: Led the USA U19 World Championship Team to a 9-0 record and the gold medal in Bratislava, Slovakia ... averaged 7.4 points, 4.1 rebounds, 3.0 assists, 1.0 steals and hit a team-best 44.0 percent from three-point range ... started all nine games ... in the World Championship statistics, her 3.0 assists ranked eighth and 44.0 three-point field goal percentage was sixth.
High School/AAU: Four-year letterwinner at Oakton High School in Vienna, Va., where she led her squad to a 101-11 mark ... named 2007 EA Sports, USA Today, Street & Smith's and Parade first team All-America ... Gatorade State Player of the Year, AP State Player of the Year and D.C. All-Met Player of the Year as a senior ... McDonald's All-America ... named MVP of the McDonald's game with 16 points, nine rebounds and six assists ... played in the WBCA H.S. All-America game scoring nine points and totaling five rebounds ... two-time District Defensive Player of the Year as a junior and senior ... earned four-time All-District, District Player of the Year, first team All-Defensive, District Tournament Team, first team All-Region, Region Player of the Year, VHSCA first team All-State and Associated Press (AP) AAA first team All-State ... collected career totals of 2,598 points (23.2), 910 rebounds (8.1), 519 steals (4.6), 504 assists (4.4) and 181 blocks (1.6) ... over her career, notched five triple-doubles, including two during her senior year ... in the state record books, she was second in points (2,598), third in assists (504), third in steals (519) and 10th in three-point field goals made (124) ... registered 56 career double-doubles ... led Oakton to the regular season championship each of her four years and district tournament championship as a sophomore, junior and senior ... set school game records for points (36), assists (12), steals (11) and rebounds (17) ... set school season records for points (781) ... notched school career records for points, assists, steals and rebounds ... as a senior, averaged 26.2 points, 8.2 rebounds, 5.1 steals, 4.8 assists and 1.5 blocks ... her 781 points as a senior ranked sixth all-time in state history ... led Oakton to a 27-3 mark and totaled 16 double-doubles during senior year ... named Sportswoman of the Year by the Fairfax County Women in Sports Awards ... in the final recruiting rankings, was fourth (Blue Star Report), fifth (All-Star Girls Report) and eighth (Hoopgurlz) ... was the youngest invitee to the 2006 USA Basketball U18 National Team trials ... as a junior, averaged 24.6 points, 8.1 rebounds, 4.9 assists, 4.5 steals, and 1.1 blocks while leading her team to a 25-1 record ... earned third team Street & Smith's and Parade All-America ... USA Today Super 25 All-America squad member ... state player of the year as a junior and senior ... posted 10 double-doubles and one triple-double ... averaged 21.6 points, 8.1 rebounds, 4.0 assists, 4.0 steals and 1.6 blocks as a sophomore ... named sixth team Street & Smith's All-America ... led Oakton to a region championship in 2004-05 ... collected a career-best 18 double-doubles and one triple-double ... poured in 20.2 points, 8.0 rebounds, 4.9 steals, 4.0 assists and 2.0 blocks as a freshman ... had one triple-double and 12 double-doubles ... member of the Fairfax Stars AAU squad, which was National Champions in 2003 and ranked as high as fifth nationally in 2006 ... was manager of the lacrosse state championship team as a junior ... registered a 3.5 grade point average ... member of the Leadership Council at Oakton.
Personal: Full name is Jasmine Loretta Thomas ... born September 30, 1989 in Fairfax, Va. ... daughter of Johnnie and Sharon Thomas ... has one brother, Darrell (25) ... majored in sociology.