LaToya Thomas, Mississippi State


Full Name: LaToya Monique Thomas
Position: Forward
College: Mississippi State
Height: 6-2 (1.78 m)
Weight: 170 (77 kg)
High School: Greenville (Greenville, Miss.)
Birthdate: July 6, 1981
Birthplace: Greenville, Miss.



COLLEGE HIGHLIGHTS
Kodak All-America First Team (2002, 2001, 2000) … AP All-America First Team (2003 & 2002) … SEC Player of the Year (2003) … All-SEC First Team (2003, 2002, 2001, 2000) … AP All-America Second Team (2001) … SEC Freshman of the Year (2000) … Led SEC in scoring as a freshman (21.0 ppg), sophomore (24.3 ppg) and junior (24.6 ppg) … MSU’s all-time career scoring leader (2,981) … Broke her own MSU single-season scoring records (794 points/ 25.6 ppg) as a senior.

STATISTICS
SEASON G MIN FGM FGA PCT FTM FTA PCT REB AST STL TO BLK PTS PPG
1999-00 32 967 260 456 .570 142 181 .785 254 50 44 69 32 672 21.0
2000-01 31 978 276 504 .548 195 265 .736 265 42 39 91 35 752 24.3
2001-02 31 1085 286 502 .570 190 245 .776 308 62 44 105 18 763 24.6
2002-03 31 1066 297 562 .528 182 223 .816 281 49 49 82 24 794 25.6
TOTALS: 125 4096 1119 2024 .553 709 914 .776 1108 203 176 347 109 2981 23.9
Three-point field goals: 1999-2000, 10-for-35 (.286). 2000-01, 5-for-25 (.200). 2001-02, 1-for-8 (.125). 2002-03, 18-for-42 (.429). Totals, 34-for-110 (.309).

(Photo courtesy of Mississippi State)