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Kalisha Keane #1 Forward

Kalisha Keane
2012 Preseason Statistics
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WNBA Offseason:
2010-11: Played for Croatia’s Gospic CO … Averaged 8.1 points, 3.7 rebounds and 1.4 assists through 14 EuroLeague games ... Moved to Israel's Elitzur Holon in February ... Averaged 14.7 points, 6.0 rebounds and 2.0 assists through three Israeli League games.

Canada Basketball
2011: Member of the Canadian Women’s Senior National Team for the FIBA Americas Championship in Columbia … Helped the team to a bronze medal finish with a 4-2 record in tournament play … Averaged 7.5 points, 3.0 rebounds and 1.6 assists through six games.

2009:Played for Team Canada at the 2009 World University Games in Belgrade, Serbia … Led Team Canada in scoring average (12.0) and steals per game (2.0), while ranking second in assists per game (1.9) and rebounding average (5.1) through seven games.

2007: Played for Team Canada at the FIBA U21 World Championships in Moscow, Russia … Led Canada and ranked 20th overall in scoring average (11.1) … Averaged 3.6 rebounds and 1.5 steals per game … Notched back-to-back 20-plus point performances in the final two games … Scored in double-figures in four of Canada’s eight games … Notched a tournament-high 26 points in a 74-69 victory against Brazil … Scored 22 points with four 3-pointers against Belgium in the fifth place game … Helped Canada secure a sixth place finish with a 4-4 overall record.

2006: Played for the Canadian National Team at the U20 FIBA Americas Championship for Women … Led the team to a bronze medal finish … Led the team with 9.6 points and 5.4 rebounds through five games … Also represented Team Canada at the U18 FIBA Americas Qualifier … Averaged 12.0 points and 7.0 rebounds per game.

2004: Played for the Canadian Junior Women’s National Team at the U18 Americas Tournament … Averaged 4.0 points, 2.2 rebounds and 1.6 assists through five games.

Michigan State
• Big Ten Player of the Year (2011)
• Associated Press Honorable Mention All-America Team (2011)
• WBCA Honorable Mention All-America (2011)
• All-Big 10 First Team (2011)
• Big Ten Sixth Player of the Year (2010)
• All-Big Ten Third Team (2010)
• All-Big Ten Honorable Mention (2008, 2009)
• Big Ten All-Freshman Team (2008)

Senior (2010-11): Finished her career as the first player in Michigan State history - and the seventh in Big Ten history - to record at least 1,500 points, 600 rebounds, 300 assists and 250 steals ... Tied for MSU school record in career games played (136), while ranking second in steals (259), third in 3-point field goals (183), seventh in points (1,553) and minutes played (3,654) and ninth in field goals made (560) and free throw percentage (79.1) … First Spartan to earn Big Ten Player of the Year accolades … Garnered honorable mention All-America recognition from the Associated Press and the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA) … Started all 33 games … Led the team with a career-high 16.1 points and 2.4 steals per game and ranked second with 2.3 assists per game … Led the team in scoring 18 times … Notched 10 games with 20 or more points, ranking sixth in school history … Scored in double-figures in 27 of the team’s 33 games … Led the team with 71 three-point field goals made.

Junior (2009-10): First Spartan to earn Big Ten Sixth Player of the Year honors … Named to the All-Big Ten Third Team … Played in all 33 games, making six starts … Led Michigan State in steals per game (1.7) and 3-pointers made (48) and ranked second in scoring average (9.5) and assists per game (2.5) … Averaged 9.5 points, 3.9 rebounds, 2.5 assists and 1.7 steals per game .

Sophomore (2008-09): Earned All-Big Ten honorable mention recognition … Played in all 33 games, making 19 starts … Led the team in steals (56) for the second-consecutive season, which ranked ninth in the Big Ten … Ranked second on the team with 2.4 assists and 28 three-point field goals made … Ranked third with 7.5 points and sixth with 3.3 rebounds per game … Led the team with an 88.2 free throw percentage … Notched 13 double-digit scoring performances.

Freshman (2007-08): Named to the All-Big Ten Freshman Team … Earned All-Big Ten honorable mention recognition … Set a school freshman records for points (460), field goals made (167) and free throws made (90) … Ranked second on the team and 13th in the Big Ten with 12.4 points per game … Ranked second on the team and 13th in the Big Ten with 5.9 rebounds per game … Led the team in steals (68) while ranking second with 36 three-point field goals made … Notched 24 double-digit scoring performances … Had five double-doubles, ranking second on the team.

Westdale Secondary School: Named Canada’s Top Female Prospect by All-Canada Basketball Weekend … Transferred to Westdale Secondary in Hamilton, Ontario to join the inaugural class of Canada Basketball’s National Elite Development Academy.

Sinclair Secondary School: Averaged 28 points, 10 rebounds and 10 assists per game as a sophomore … Named MVP of the 2005 Five Star Camp, one of the top developmental camps in Canada … Led Sinclair to the city championship as a freshman, earning city championship MVP honors.

Personal

Kalisha Chantaye Keane … Born on February 3, 1989 … Native of Ajax, Ontario, Canada … Daughter of Hugh St. Patrick and Karen Ann Keane … Has one sister, Takima, and one brother, Kaza … Sister, Takima, plays basketball for Cleveland State University … Brother, Kaza, plays basketball at Christian Faith Academy in North Carolina.

Career Transactions

Signed with San Antonio as a free agent on February 16, 2012