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Penn State and Minnesota meet in the second round of the Big Ten Tournament at 6:30 p.m. on March 2 inside Bankers Life Fieldhouse
Page leads Penn State with 19 points, draws within two tallies of 1,000 for her career
Page moves into No. 28 on the career scoring charts with 779 points, passing Mag Strittmatter
Women's Basketball: Courtside with Coquese - Episode 901
Peyton Whitted posted her second career double-double in a hard-fought, 74-66, loss to No. 4/5 Tennessee
Season: Appeared in all 31 games with five starts. Holy Cross (11/13): Scored seven points and grabbed six rebounds in her first career start...Also posted her first career block. at Tennessee (11/18): Scored four points with two rebounds...Blocked two shots and had one steal. Central Connecticut State (11/22): Had two points with four rebounds. at Cal State Northridge (11/27): Scored two points with three rebounds. vs. BYU (11/28): Had two points with four rebounds...Added her first career assist. Virginia Tech (12/3): Knocked down two free throws and pulled down two rebounds...Added one block and one steal. Youngstown State (12/8): Scored two points with two rebounds...Blocked one shot. at St. Bonaventure (12/12): Secured two rebounds. Sacred Heart (12/20): Had one rebound and two assists. Northwestern (12/31): Had four rebounds. at Minnesota (1/3): Went a perfect 3-for-3 from the field for six points...Pulled down four rebounds. Michigan State (1/7): Led the team with seven rebounds...Added two blocks. at Wisconsin (1/10): Had two rebounds. Nebraska (1/13): Scored three points in a start...Dished out two assists. Michigan (1/17): Tallied two points, two rebounds and one block. at Iowa (1/20): Secured one block. at Illinois (1/23): Notched one rebound and one block. Maryland (1/27): Grabbed five rebounds. Purdue (1/30): Scored two points and grabbed four boards...Tallied one block. at Nebraska (2/2): Brought down five rebounds...Scored six points, including two free throws...Tallied one steal. Rutgers (2/7): Went 2-for-2 from the charity stripe...Had two rebounds...Added a team-best one block. at Michigan State (2/11): Had one rebound, one assist and one block. Ohio State (2/14): Scored three points and had three rebounds. at Northwestern (2/17): Grabbed one rebound. at Michigan (2/20): Totaled five rebounds, one assist and a team-high two steals. Iowa (2/24): Scored two points with one rebound. at Indiana (2/27): Pulled down six rebounds...Also scored four points. vs. Illinois (3/2): Made her only attempt from the floor to finish with two points, adding three rebounds...Also blocked one shot. vs. Purdue (3/3): Grabbed one rebound.
High School: Rated as the No. 96 overall prospect by All-Star Girls Report...Ended her career with 1,077 points and 933 rebounds... Averaged over 7.8 rebounds per game during each of her prep seasons, including a career-best 9.5 boards per contest as a sophomore...Helped the Generals to four consecutive District championships and a pair of Regional titles...Was a candidate for Kentucky Miss Basketball as a senior...Selected to play in the Indiana-Kentucky All-Star Game...Earned All-State accolades from The Courier-Journal (third team) and The Herald-Leader (second team)...Averaged 12.3 points and 7.9 rebounds during her senior season to help LHS to a 22-10 record...Named KySports.tv third-team All-State as a junior after averaging 9.2 points and 8.2 rebounds...Ranked as the eighth-best player in the state of Kentucky during her junior year after helping the Generals to a 28-4 overall record...Accounted for 10.3 points and 9.5 rebounds per outing as a sophomore...Connected on 51.8% of her shots from the field on the way to claiming first team Fayette County Public Schools All-City...Played AAU basketball for Mac Irvin Lady Fire.
Personal: Full name is Ashanti Aveti Thomas...Daughter of Herb Bays and Katina Thomas...Has two older brothers, Ladarious and Dontavius, and one younger foster sister, Nakita Henry...Currently enrolled in the division of undergraduate studies...Intends on majoring in pre-med...Born September 1, 1997 in Saginaw, Mich.