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Restricted Free Agent Alex Bentley resigns with Connecticut, while Nikki Green inks contract with Seattle
Penn State and Nebraska square off at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 13 inside the Bryce Jordan Center
Page nets career-high 27 points, Banks adds 25 points in conference-opening victory
Whitted leads the Lady Lions for the third time this season with her third career double-double
Greene reunites with Alex Bentley as a member of the Connecticut Sun
2013 Lady Lion Basketball Banquet
Penn State vs. LSU - AP Photos
Penn State vs. Cal Poly
Lady Lions' NCAA Tournament First Round Practice Day
Penn State women's basketball
Selected with the 26th overall pick by the Phoenix Mercury in the 2013 WNBA Draft ... Third Team All-Big Ten selection by the coaches and Honorable Mention by the media ... Is ONLY player in Penn State history with 1,000 points, 900 rebounds and 200 blocks ... Jan. 22 Big Ten Player of the Week ... Broke the Penn State record for consecutive games started (131) and overall games started (131) ... Finished her career ranked second in school history in blocked shots (215), fourth in rebounding (994) and 30th in scoring (1,132) ... Ranked 15th on Penn State's single-season rebounding chart with 271 carmons in her senior season ... Became the 35th player in school history with 1,000 points with a nine-point performance against Minnesota (1/24) ... Second player in school history and 11th player in Big Ten history with 200 blocks ... Second player in school history with 1,000 points, 900 rebounds and 100 blocks (Andrea Garner) ... Surpassed the 900-rebound plateau, the sixth player at PSU to accomplish the feat, with nine caroms against Purdue (2/4) ... Is just the third player in school history with multiple 20-rebound games in their career (Mary Donovan & Mag Strittmatter) ... Finished fifth in the Big Ten in rebounding, seventh in field goal percentage (.485), 10th in blocked shots (1.2), second in offensive rebounds (3.7) and 11th in defensive rebounds (4.8) ... Filled the stat sheet with 17 points, five rebounds, one assist, two blocks and one steal in the win over Ohio State in the Big Ten Quarterfinals (3/8) ... Tallied 10 points, six rebounds and one block in the win at Nebraska (3/3) ... Scored all 15 of her points and pulled in eight of her nine rebounds in the second half at Minnesota (2/28) ... Recorded eight points with nine rebounds and two blocks in the win over Michigan on Senior Day (2/24) ... Had six points, eight rebounds and two blocks against Illinois (2/20) .... Chipped in six points, seven rebounds and two blocks in the win at Iowa (2/14) .... Pulled in 10 rebounds to go along with four points, all from the free throw line, and a block at Indiana (2/7) ... Notched her fourth double-double of the season with 11 points and 13 rebounds in the win at Ohio State (1/27) ... Tallied her fourth-straight double digit rebounding performance with 11 boards to go along with eight points and three blocks at Michigan (1/21) ... Posted her third double-double of the year with a season-best 23 points to go along with 14 points and two blocks versus Wisconsin (1/17) ... Just missed out on a double-double with nine points and 10 rebounds against Nebraska (1/13) ... Earned a double-double with 14 points, including 10 tallies in the second half, and 10 rebounds at Michigan State (1/6) ... Registered 12 points, six rebounds, two steals and one block in the win over NJIT (12/23) ... Accumulated a game-best 17 points on 7-of-11 shooting with six rebounds and a steal against South Dakota State (12/16) ... Snagged 13 rebounds in the win over Georgetown (12/9) .... Accounted for 10 points, six rebounds, two blocks and a steal in the win over Fairleigh Dickinson (12/2) ... Posted a 20-20 for her 10th career double-double and first of the season with 21 points and 20 boards in the win at Cal State Northridge (11/24) ... Was 13-for-14 from the free throw line, including 11-for-12 in the final five minutes, against the Matadors ... Recorded six points, six rebounds and three blocks in just 10 minutes of action against Lafayette (11/18) ... Playing in front of several friends and family members, scored all eight of her points and pulled in six of her seven rebounds in the second half at #16/13 Texas A&M (11/14).
Third team All-Big Ten (media) selection and All-Big Ten Honorable Mention choice (coaches) ... Academic All-Big Ten choice ... Led the team and was fourth in the Big Ten in rebounding with a 7.8 average ... Finished seventh in the conference in field goal percentage (.472) and fifth in blocks (1.4) ... Fifth on Penn State's career blocks list with 176 rejections ... 12th on Penn State's career rebounding list (723) ... 19th on Penn State's single-season rebounding list with 259 boards ... Surpassed the 300-point mark in a season for the first time in her career ... Became the 27th member of the Lady Lions' 500-rebound club with seven caroms against Iowa State (11/25) ... Just missed a double-double with 12 points, nine rebounds and three blocks in the NCAA First Round win over UTEP (3/18) ... Scored five points in an 11-second span in the final 30 seconds to tie the game at 66-66 in the Big Ten semifinals against Purdue (3/3) ... Tallied 12 points, three rebounds and two blocks against the Boilers ... Surpassed the 800-point and 700-rebound mark with 11 points, all of which came in the second half, and eight boards against Minnesota in the Big Ten quarterfinals (3/2) ... Was 6-for-7 from the field en route to 12 points in 21 minutes of action in the win over Minnesota (2/26) ... Claimed her second double-double of the season with a career-high 25 points and 15 rebounds in the win over #8/11 Ohio State (2/20) ... Notched a season-high 17 points via a 7-for-12 effort from the field to go along with six rebounds and two blocks in the win over Indiana (2/2) ... Posted her first double-double of the season with 13 points and 11 rebounds at Michigan (1/26) ... Snagged 13 rebounds versus Iowa (1/22) ... Scored all 12 of her points in the second half to help the Lady Lions rally for the win at #15/23 Nebraska (1/15) ... Registered 14 points, seven rebounds and two blocks at Wisconsin (1/2) ... Pulled in a season-best 15 rebounds to go along with nine points, a career-high four steals and two blocks in the Big Ten opener versus Nebraska (12/30) ... Just missed out on a double-double with 11 points and nine rebounds at Bucknell (12/21) ... Was a perfect 6-for-6 from the field on the way to 13 points, four rebounds and three blocks in the win over UMES (12/11) ... Tallied 14 points on 6-of-8 shooting with three steals in the win over Virginia Tech (12/6) ... Playing in her home state of Texas for the first time, tallied 11 points, eight rebounds and a block at #19/25 Texas Tech (12/3) ... Accounted for 13 points, six rebounds and three blocked shots in the win over #14/13 North Carolina (11/30) ... Chipped in 11 points and seven rebounds in 16 minutes of action at Nevada (11/26) ... Narrowly missed a double-double with nine points, 10 rebounds and a blocked shot in the Lady Lion Classic Championship game win over Middle Tennessee (11/13).
All-Big Ten honorable mention choice by the media ... First Lady Lion named to the Big Ten All-Defensive team (award began in 2006) ... Academic All-Big Ten selection ... Seventh player in school history to reach 100 career blocks ... Sixth on Penn State's single-season blocks chart with 75 rejections ... Sixth in the Big Ten in rebounding (7.8) and fifth in blocks (2.1) ... Six double-doubles ... Chosen as the team's Collegiate Pride Defensive Player of the Year ... Became the first Lady Lion since 1987 to grab 20 rebounds in a game with a career-best 20 caroms against Indiana (1/23) ... Her 20 rebounds tie the Bryce Jordan Center record and are tied for fifth on Penn State's single-game list ... Scored 12 points and had four rebounds in the first half of the NCAA Tournament game against DePaul (3/21) ... Just missed out on a double-double with eight points and 14 rebounds in the Big Ten quarterfinal win over Purdue (3/4) ... Was 4-for-5 from the field and finished with 10 points, six rebounds and a blocked shot at Ohio State (2/17) ... Converted on the game-winning layup with 40 seconds remaining to lift the Lady Lions past Indiana (2/13) ... Had eight points and seven rebounds against the Hoosiers ... Accumulated 14 points on 7-of-10 shooting, nine rebounds, two blocks and an assist in 18 minutes of action at Michigan (2/3) ... Posted second-straight double-double with 12 points, 10 rebounds and three blocked shots in the upset win over #23/24 Ohio State (1/30) ... Collected her fifth double-double of the year with 16 points and 14 rebounds to compliment three blocks in the win at Illinois (1/27) ... Pulled down 11 rebounds to go with eight points and two blocks at Purdue (1/20) ... Notched 12 points, seven rebounds and four blocked shots at Wisconsin (1/2) ... Just missed a double-double with nine points, 10 rebounds in the upset victory over #13 Iowa (12/30) ... Also blocked five shots and nabbed three steals against the Hawkeyes ... Tallied 16 points, eight rebounds and three blocked in 17 minutes in the victory over Bucknell (12/28) ... Registered 11 points, five rebounds, one block and two steals versus Delaware (12/19) ... Posted her fourth double-double of the year with 12 points and a game-high 14 rebounds in the win over Maine (12/12) ... Turned in her third double-double of the season with 14 points and 13 rebounds in the OT loss to Boston College (12/2) ... Registered her third career double-double with 24 points on 9-of-10 shooting and 13 boards versus Utah (11/25) ... Posted her second career double-double with career highs of 20 points and 16 rebounds in a double OT win at Dayton (11/12).
Tenth on Penn State's single-season blocks list (55) and second on PSU's freshman season rejections chart ... Fourth on the Lady Lions' freshman season rebounding rankings with 192 boards ... Second on the team and 12th in the Big Ten in rebounding (6.2) ... Named Dec. 14 Big Ten Freshman of the Week ... Second Penn State freshman to block 50 or more shots in a season ... Shared the team's Most Improved Player Award with Marisa Wolfe ... Had 11 points, five rebounds and a career-high four steals against Hofstra (3/18) ... Tied her career high with 12 points via a 5-for-7 shooting performance against Minnesota (3/4) in the first round of the Big Ten Tournament ... Knocked down five of her eight shots from the field on the way to 11 points and seven rebounds against Wisconsin (2/25) ... Notched 12 points via a 5-for-8 shooting effort against Ohio State (2/7) ... Tied for third on Penn State's single-game blocks list with seven rejections vs. Purdue (1/28) ... Filled the stat sheet with nine points, eight rebounds and a career-high seven blocks against Purdue (1/28) ... Narrowly missed a double-double with nine points and 11 rebounds in the win over Illinois (1/24) ... Had 12 points via a 4-for-7 effort from the field and 4-for-5 mark from the line in the upset win over #23/20 Michigan State (1/17) ... Was 6-for-11 from the field to equal her career-high with 12 points and eight rebounds in victory at Iowa (1/14) ... Rejected a personal-best five shots and pulled down 11 rebounds, including five on the offensive glass, in the overtime win against Indiana (1/10) ... Had 12 points, all of which came in the second half, to go along with seven rebounds and a blocked shot in the win over #15/15 Pittsburgh (12/12) ... Sealed the win over #15/15 Pitt by making 5-of-6 free throws in the final 1:04 ... Recorded her first collegiate double-double with 12 points and 14 rebounds in the win over Monmouth (12/9) ... Turned in the best performance of her young career with season highs of 11 points, three steals and three blocked shots in the win at Bucknell (11/19) ... Rejected her first career shot 52 seconds into her first collegiate game at Drexel (11/13).
Invited to the USA Basketball Trials for the U19 FIBA World Championships ... Led Diboll High School to a school-record 35-2 mark and the 18-AAA District Championship ... Claimed WBCA All-America selection ... Was a SLAM! Magazine High School All-America honorable mention pick ... 19th-ranked recruit in the country by ESPN/HoopGurlz ... First team All-State selection ... Claimed 18-AAA District MVP honors ... 3AAA Player of the Year ... Was also a member of the volleyball, track & field and powerlifting teams.
Full name is Sheniqua S. Greene ... Born September 6, 1990 in North Charleston, South Carolina ... Parents are Anita Fuller (Mayfield) and Nathaniel Green ... Has one brother, Nathan Greene, and two sisters, Sade Greene and RaShawn Robinson ... Sister, Sade, played volleyball at Taft College ... Graduated in August with a degree in integrative arts.