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Aishah Sutherland - Women's Basketball - Kansas Jayhawks

Aishah Sutherland

Position F
Height 6'2''
Class Sophomore
Hometown Perris, Calif.
High School Perris HS

Career Honors:
2011-12:All-Big 12 Honorable Mention; Became 24th Jayhawk in program history to record 1,000 career points and 15th Jayhawk to amass at least 1,000 points and 500 rebounds in a career.2008-09: Most Improved Player team award.

2011-12 (Senior):
Started all 34 games in her last season as a Jayhawk and earned All-Big 12 Honorable Mention accolades… Ranked fourth in the Big 12 with 8.9 rebounds per game and 10th averaging 13.9 points per game… One of four Big 12 players to rank in top 10 of conference in both scoring and rebounding… Became 24th Jayhawk in program history to record 1,000 career points and 15th Jayhawk to amass at least 1,000 points and 500 rebounds in a career… Tied team high with 27 games in double-digit scoring and led Jayhawks with 11 double-figure rebounding games and nine double-doubles… Pulled down 22 rebounds in win at Oklahoma State (Jan. 18, 2012) for the most boards by a Jayhawk since 1981… Notched 20 or more points six times during the season, including a career-tying 24 twice: at Missouri (Jan. 15, 2012) and vs. Texas (Feb. 8, 2012)… Recorded six blocks versus Texas Tech (Jan. 25, 2012) for the most rejections by a Jayhawk since 2002… The mark also tied the fourth-most blocks ever in Allen Fieldhouse… Finished KU career as the program[apos]s second all-time blocker with 149 rejections, third with 916 rebounds, fourth with 130 games played and 16th with 1,236 career points.

2010-11 (Junior):
Started 22 of the 34 games in which she appeared … Second on the team and 11th in the Big 12 Conference averaging 7.2 rebounds per game while her 8.4 scoring average was third … Sank 123-of-266 attempts from the field for a 46.2 shooting percentage, which ranked 13th among league players … Led the team in rebounding on 14 occasions and had eight contests with 10 or more boards … Also finished the season with five double-doubles … Matched a career-best 14 rebounds and added 16 points during a personal-high 39 minutes of floor time at Wisconsin (Nov. 21, 2010) … Tied a season-high 17 points on 7-of-12 shooting from the field to go along with 11 rebounds versus North Dakota State (Nov. 26, 2010) for her third of four-straight double-doubles … Knocked down 8-of-10 shots for 17 points versus Maine (Dec. 1, 2010) … Pulled down 12 rebounds, including 11 defensive boards, while shooting 77.8 percent from the field (7-for-9) for 12 points versus Alabama (Dec. 12, 2010) … Recorded 13 rebounds, seven points and two blocks versus UT-Arlington (Dec. 30, 2010) … Notched a season-best 17 points for a fourth time in the team[apos]s conference opener versus Texas Tech (Jan. 8, 2011) … Dished a career-best four assists for a second time versus Missouri (Feb. 19, 2011) … Rejected three shots in the first game of the WNIT versus Wichita State (March 16, 2011) and was second on the team with 41 blocks for the season.

2009-10 (Sophomore):
Played in all 33 games, collecting 29 starts … Averaged 9.3 points and 7.1 rebounds per game … Ranked second on the team in rebounding and fourth in scoring … Led KU in blocks with 36 on the season … Finished the season ranked 12th in the Big 12 in rebounding and 10th in blocks per game … Knocked down 126-of-241 shots on the season, good for 52.3 percent … Ranked third on the team and fifth in the Big 12 in field goal percentage … Made 56-of-66 from the charity stripe, good for a team-leading 84.8 percent … Her 84.8 percent from the foul line tops KU[apos]s single-season free throw percentage chart … Recorded double figures in 16 games, including a career-best 24 points in the season-opening win over Oral Roberts (Nov. 15, 2009) … Made 11-of-15 shots from the field versus ORU and also pulled down eight boards and registered three blocks … Had five double-doubles on the season, including back-to-back games with 12 points and 11 boards in wins over Iowa (Nov. 18, 2009) and Michigan (Nov. 22, 2009) … Had 15 points and 10 boards, while making 9-of-10 shots from the foul line in win over Creighton (Dec. 13, 2009) … Recorded 12 points and pulled down a career-high 14 caroms versus Oklahoma State (Jan. 12, 2010) … Notched three or more blocks in four games.

2008-09 (Freshman):
Played in 29 games … Averaged 5.9 points and 4.7 rebounds per game … Ranked third on the team in rebounding and fifth in scoring … Ranked second among Big 12 Conference freshmen in rebounding and fifth in scoring … Was third on the team with 25 blocks … Made 69-of-141 shots from the field, good for .489 percent … Knocked down 34-of-53 shots from the foul line, good for .642 percent … Scored in double figures in six games and had 10 or more rebounds on five occasions … Scored a season-best 15 points in two games … Had 15 points, seven rebounds and a career-best four blocks in KU[apos]s win over New Mexico (March 30, 2009) … Also had 15 points to go along with 12 boards in a Kansas win over Creighton (March 23, 2009) … Her 15 points and a season-high 12 rebounds versus the Bluejays marked her first career double-double … Also collected 12 rebounds versus Kansas State (Jan. 24, 2009) … Turned in 12 points, eight boards and three blocks versus Nebraska (Feb. 28, 2009) in just 18 minutes of play … Averaged 11.8 points and a team-leading 9.2 rebounds in KU[apos]s five-game WNIT run.

High School:
A 2008 graduate of Perris High School in Perris, Calif. … Led her team to back-to-back Sunbelt League titles in 2007 and 2008 … As a junior she was named All-Sunbelt League after posting 15 points, 11 rebounds, two blocks and two steals per outing … In addition to all-league honors she also was named first team All-CIF and first team All-County … Coached at Perris High by Marvin Williams … Earned two letters in basketball and track at PHS … During her first two years of high school, Sutherland attended Corona Santiago High School where she led the Mountain View League in points, rebounds and blocks as a sophomore … She was named league MVP, first team All-County and second team All-CIF following the 2005-06 season.

Daughter of Saudia Stokes and Clinton Sutherland … Born in Perris, Calif. … Has one younger sister Shereen … Father played college basketball at the University of Cincinnati before playing professionally overseas … A communication studies major … Future plans include playing professionally overseas upon graduating.