4  Dee Dee Jernigan
Dee Dee Jernigan

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
East Chicago, Ind.

High School:
East Chicago

Last College:
Wabash Valley

Height:
6-0

Position:
Guard


2008-09 (As a Junior): Saw action off the bench as one of the top subs in the conference ... Averaged 5.6 points, 5.8 rebounds and 2.0 assists per game ... Finished the year third on the team and 20th in the conference in rebounding ... Scored in double-figures seven times and tallied double-digit rebounds on four occasions ... Notched a pair of double-doubles and the team was 13-0 when she snatched at least seven rebounds ... Made her debut in a Xavier uniform with a six-point, five-assist effort against Robert Morris on November 14 ... Put together a breakout game in Xavier's big win at LSU on November 26. Jernigan scored a career-high 15 points and chased down eight rebounds against the Tigers ... Scored 10 points and grabbed seven rebounds in Xavier's 56-44 win at Georgia. Jernigan buried a big 3-pointer against the Lady Dogs to help secure the victory ... Notched the first double-double of her career with an 11-point, 15-rebound effort in Xavier's win over Duquesne on January 14. Jernigan also dished a couple of assists against the Dukes ... Scored 14 points in back-to-back games (2/15 vs. Dayton, 2/18 vs. La Salle) while averaging 8.0 rebounds and 4.0 assists against the Flyers and the Explorers. Her second double-double came in that game against the Flyers, a 14-point, 10-rebound performance ... Dished-out a career-high six assists and hauled in nine rebounds in XU's 69-44 win over Akron on December 5 ... Connected on multiple 3-point field goals in four games, including three of the last seven contests.

2009 Postseason: Scored four points and dished-out four assists in XU's A-10 Championship Quarterfinal against Dayton (3/7) ... Scored 10 points, snared five boards and dropped three dimes in Xavier's NCAA First Round contest against Gonzaga on March 21. Before Xavier: Averaged 15.3 points, 4.7 rebounds and 4.8 assists per game for Wabash Valley College during the 2007-08 season ... Spent the 2006-07 season with Rutgers. The Scarlet Knights advanced to the NCAA National Championship Game that season ... Averaged 1.2 points and 1.0 rebounds in 6.0 minutes per game for the Scarlet Knights.

High School: A consensus top-25 recruit, Jernigan was rated 10th by the All-Star Girls Report, 19th by the Blue Star Index, and 21st by Full Court Press ... Played in the 2006 McDonald's and Women's Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA) High School All-America Games and earned a spot on the Parade All-American Third Team ... A 2005-2006 Street & Smith's Preseason All-American, Jernigan played at the 2005 USA Basketball Youth Development Festival, averaging 5.4 points and 5.2 rebounds per contest. A four-time selection to the Northwest Indiana Times All-Area First Team, Jernigan averaged 18 points, 10 rebounds and four assists per game as a junior, earning honorable-mention All-America status from Street & Smith's,an acknowledgement as an Indiana Junior All-Star and the Most Valuable Player award at the prestigious Hall of Fame Classic in New Castle, Ind.

CAREER HIGHS
Points 15 Twice
Field Goals Made 5 Five Times
Field Goals Attempted 14 atDayton (February 17, 2010)
3-Pt Field Goals Made 3 Three Times
3-Pt Field Goals Attempted 5 Twice
Free Throws Made 5 vs. Richmond (February 7, 2010)
Free Throws Attempted 9 at LSU (November 26, 2008)
Rebounds 15 vs. Duquesne (January 14, 2009)
Assists 8 vs.Massachusetts (February 20, 2010)
Blocks 2 Three Times
Steals 5 vs. Cincinnai (December 6, 2009)

CAREER STATISTICS
Year GP-GS Min FG-A Pct 3FG-A Pct FT-A Pct Rbs-Avg PF A TO S Pts-Avg
2006-07 23-0 6.0 9-34 .265 3-9 .333 7-11 .636 24-1.0 20 14 12 4 28-1.2
2008-09 32-0 20.8 59-173 .341 14-61 .230 48-67 .716 185-5.8 48 65 60 31 180-5.6
2009-10 34-0 19.8 64-196 .327 9-43 .209 37-59 .627 137-4.0 80 73 56 41 174-5.1
TOTAL 88-0 16.8 132-403 .328 26-113 .230 92-137 .672 346-3.9 148 152 128 76 382-4.3

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