A-State Women’s Baskteball SEASON OUTLOOK behind the 3-point arc. She led the team with 3.4 assists per game and made 30, three-pointers on the season. She posted her first career double-double against UT Martin on Jan. 10 when she scored 11 points and dished out 10 rebounds in a home victory over the Skyhawks. She posted a season-high 21 points against Texas A&M-Corpus Christi, while also adding a season-best six steals against the Islanders. Olvera averaged the most playing time of any A-State player last season at just over 35 minutes a game and she was a reliable threat from the free throw line with a .658 percentage. McDowell provided a solid socring option for the Red Wolves last season. She ranked third in scoring on the team among returning players with 7.7 points per game. She enjoyed a career day against Tulsa
when she scored 20 points, including a career-best 10-for-13 from the free throw line. She tied a career high with five steals against USC. She was second on the team with 2.6 assists per game and also had the third best field goal percentage among the starters last season. Watson is entering her senior season after enjoying a solid career at ASU thus far. She played in all 30 games during the 2011-12 season, including 26 starts. She averaged 5.2 points per game and was fourth on the team with 3.6 rebounds a night. She set a career-high with 12 points against North Texas on Jan. 7 and then tied the total in Denton, Texas on Jan. 28. She also set career-highs in rebounds (9), assists (4) and steals (4) throughout last season. Qedan missed half the season due to injury but provided a spark to the A-State basketball team when she returned for the squad’s final 19 games. She averaged 10.9 minutes a game, but made an impact by making 11-of-17 free throws on the year and pulling down 37 rebounds. Hunt played in all 30 games in a reserve role last season. She grabbed 41 rebounds in 159 minutes of actions and shot .302 from the field. She had a .636 free throw percentage and provided a presence inside.
NEWCOMERS The 2012-13 edition of the Arkansas State Red Wolves basketball team will feature nine newcomes, including six freshmen, making it one of the youngest teams in the Sun Belt Conference this season. Twin sisters Carlette and Carlisha Wyatt join the team after spending the previous season at Angelina Community Collge in Texas. Joining them will be junior-college transer Aundrea Gamble and freshmen Khadija Brown-Haywood, Jalen O’Bannon, Sandy Jackson, Jessica Flanery, Xena King and Lindsey Killough. Carlisha Wyatt averaged 15 points and seven rebounds a game at Angelina Community college while shooting 48.9 percent from the field. She was recognized as a first
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2012-13 Arkansas State Women's Basketball Reference Guide