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Theresa Plaisance's Bio

About Theresa Plaisance

Position: Forward

Height: 6-5

Weight: 200

Date of Birth: May 18, 1992

College: LSU


Selected third in the third round (27th overall) by the Tulsa Shock (now Dallas Wings) in the 2014 WNBA Draft. Traded to the Connecticut Sun in mid-season agreement during the 2019 season.


  • Appeared in 13 regular season games and three postseason games.
  • During the regular season she scored 32 total points on 11-of-29 from the field including five three point field goals.
  • Grabbed 11 defensive rebounds and tallied the 300th of her career on her eighth of the season.
  • Recorded a season-high seven points against Las Vegas (9/3) and grabbed a season high five rebounds the same game.


  • Appeared in nine regular season games and three post-season games. Missed three regular season competitions due to a back injury.
  • Finished the season with 154 total points, 113 total rebounds, 34 total assists and 19 total blocks.
  • Scored 22 points and tallied 16 rebounds while with the Sun


  • Appeared in 22 games with 12 starts before being traded to the Connecticut Sun.
  • She scored 132 points, tallied 97 rebounds while with the Wings
  • Posted four double-doubles and reached double figures five times
  • Tallied a season high 15 points against Indiana (7/5/19)
  • Grabbed a career-high 11 rebounds against Phoenix (6/2/19)


  • Appeared in seven games averaging 11.6 minutes per game.
  • Finished the season averaging 5.3  points per game, 3.7 rebounds per game
  • Finished the season with 37 points, nine three-pointers, 26 rebounds and five assists
  • Suffered a knee injury at the beginning of the season


Played in 34 games with 25 starts… Averaged 7.7 points per game and 4.3 rebounds per game… Averaged 20.3 minutes per game… Finished tied for second in free throw percentage (.862)… Recorded her first double-double of the season on 8/23 with 12 points and 10 total rebounds… Broke a career high in total rebounds with 10 on 8/23 against Atlanta… Tied a career high in steals against Minnesota with three… Recorded a season high with 19 points on 6/25 against San Antonio… Broke a career high in blocks on 6/25 against Connecticut… Has surpassed averages in her career in nine categories this season.


Appeared in 27 games for the Dallas Wings, averaging 4.0 points per game…Missed five games from 5/21-6/14 due to an ankle injury…Averaged 2.5 rebounds per game and ended the 2016 season shooting 39.8 percent from the field and 63.6 percent behind the free throw line…Broke career and season highs in points twice, with 22 points being the most against Connecticut on 9/16…. Led the team in points on 9/16 with 22…. Broke a career high in field goals made with nine…. Ranked in the top five for the team in 3-point field goal percentage at 33.3 percent.


Appeared in 25 games for the Tulsa Shock, starting one…Averaged 1.9 points per game, 1.9 rebounds per game, 0.2 assists per game, and 8.2 minutes per game…Scored a career-high seven points twice on July 2 and September 8…Played a career-high 33 minutes on September 11 against Chicago and attempted career-high ten field goals and five three-point field goals…Had a career-high two blocks against San Antonio on September 8…Scored two three-point field goals against Minnesota on July 19.


Appeared in 19 games for the Tulsa Shock… Averaged 0.6 points per game, 0.8 rebounds per game, 0.3 assists per game and 4.7 minutes per game… Scored a career-high five points, grabbed a career-high four rebounds, totaled a career-high three assists and played a career-high eleven minutes in Los Angeles on June 19… Had a career-high three steals in Washington on July 25.


Named to All-SEC First Team (Coaches) (2013, 2014), All-SEC Second Team (AP)(2014), WBCA All-America Honorable Mention (2013) and All-SEC Defensive Team (2013)… Finished career with 1,293 career points and 637 rebounds… produced 65 double-figure scoring games, 18 double-figure rebound contests and 17 double-doubles… During her senior year (2013-2014), became the 18th player in program history to amass 1,000 points and 500 rebounds during her career… Had seven 20-point performances… Averaged 15.3 points, 7.9 rebounds, 1.4 blocks, and 1.0 steals per game… During her junior year (2012-2013), was named the SEC scoring champion after averaging 17.0 points per game… Played in all 34 games with 33 starts… Recorded 31 consecutive double-figure scoring games (Nov. 16 to March 24)… Scored in double figures in all but two games (31 times) and tallied eight double-doubles… Finished fourth in the SEC in rebounding (8.3 RPG), sixth in field goal percentage (43.7), second in blocks (2.5 BPG) and 10th in free throw percentage (72.8)… The only player in the SEC to rank in the top 10 in all five of those categories… Averaged 17.0 points per game, 8.3 rebounds per game and shot 43.7 percent from the field… Had a total of 85 blocks on the season… During her sophomore year (2011-2012), one of the Lady Tigers’ top performers off the bench who played in all 34 games… Put up 4.5 points per game and buried 13 three-pointers during the year… Produced the first double-figure scoring game of her career with 11 points on 5-of-8 shooting against Arkansas-Pine Bluff (Nov. 21)… During her freshman year (2010-2011), played in 21 games all off the bench and averaged 2.1 points per game… Daughter of Nicholls State head coach DoBee Plaisance… Registered eight points and five rebounds in rare mother-daughter meeting at Nicholls State (Nov. 30).


Born on May 18, 1992, in New Orleans… Daughter of Scott and DoBee Plaisance… Mother, DoBee, is the head women’s basketball coach at Nicholls State… Has one younger brother, Scott, Jr. who plays basketball at Louisiana-Lafayette… Started at Ursuline Academy of New Orleans as a freshman and sophomore before transferring to Vandebilt Catholic High School in Houma for her junior and senior seasons… Transferred because her mother was named the head women’s basketball coach at Nicholls State… Ranked No. 3 by ESPN at that position and No. 40 overall… Voted a 2010 McDonald’s All-American and the two-time Gatorade Louisiana Player of the Year… Led her team to a state runner-up finish as a junior, averaging 17.5 points, 9.2 rebounds and 1.2 blocks per game… Followed that season up with Vandebilt Catholic’s first state championship as she posted 16.0 points and 10.0 boards per contest… Scored a game-high 24 points with 11 rebounds, five blocked shots and three assists to win the state championship game’s most outstanding player award… Named the New Orleans Times Picayune Female Athlete of the Year at Ursuline… Made the USA Basketball U18 Women’s National Team and then helped the Americans earn a gold medal at the FIBA Americas 18 Championship in the summer of 2010… Averaged 7.8 points in five games and ranked second among all players in the tournament with nine total blocks… Majored in sports administration with a leadership concentration.

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