Raigyne

Moncrief

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#11

Guard
Height: 5'10"
Class: Senior
City/State: Fort Lauderdale, Fla.
High School: American Heritage HS
Major: Electrical Engineering
Experience: 3 Letters

Bio

HONORS & AWARDS
2016-17 SEC Defensive Player of the Year
2016-17 All-SEC Second Team
2016-17 All-Defensive Team
2016-17 Paradise Jam All-Tournament Team
2016-17 LSWA Player of the Week (Dec. 5, Dec. 19, Feb. 6)
2015-16 Preseason All-SEC Second Team
2014-15 SEC Player of the Week (Feb. 9)
2014-15 LSWA All-Louisiana Second Team
2014-15 SEC Academic Winter Honor Roll
2014-15 Offensive Player of the Year · LSU Team Award
2014-15 Student-Athlete Academic Award · LSU Team Award
2014 All-SEC Freshman Team
2013-14 SEC Freshman of the Week (Dec. 2, 2013 & Feb. 10, 2014)
2014 Louisiana Freshman of the Year
2014 LSWA All-Louisiana Honorable Mention
2013 Barclays Invitational All-Tournament Team & Most Outstanding Player

CAREER
Will open her senior season on a 16-game double-digit scoring streak...Has started 92 of her 97 games played for LSU...Has scored 20 or more points 15 times in her career...Has scored in double figures in 67 career games...Has been LSU's leading scorer in 35 contests and leading rebounder in 34 games...Entered the 1,000-point club (32nd member) and the 500-rebound club (29th member) during her junior season...Is only the sixth player in school history to register 1,000 points, 500 rebounds and 200 steals...With just 32 assists during her senior season in 2017-18, she will become the fifth Lady Tiger all-time with 1,000 points, 500 rebounds, 200 steals and 275 assists...Holds the LSU record for steals in a season with 107 in 2016-17...Ranks tied for seventh in career steals with 231...Has participated in three NCAA Tournaments during her career...Started all 32 games as a junior after returning from a knee injury...Led 2016-17 squad in points (507), rebounds (188), steals (107) and assists (92) to become only second Lady Tiger since 2000 to lead LSU in all four major categories...Started first three games of 2015-16 before being sidelined with a knee injury…Had surgery in November 2015 and missed remaining 28 games…Averaged 10.1 points per game as a freshman but missed LSU’s last two NCAA Tournament games after she suffered a season-ending knee injury…Came to LSU as the No. 18 ranked high school player in America by ESPN.com.

REDSHIRT JUNIOR SEASON (2016-17)
Started all 32 games, leading LSU in points (507), rebounds (188), steals (107) and assists (92)...Ended season on a 16-game double-digit scoring streak...Led squad in scoring in 13 of the last 16 games and 19 times in 2016-17...Scored 20-plus points in 11 contests...Hauled down 5+ rebounds in 20 of 32 games...Set single-season school record in steals with 107...Led the SEC and ranked fifth nationally in steals...Grabbed five or more steals in nine games, and multiple steals in 25 games, including in 18-straight contests...Only 19th LSU player to register 1,000 points and 500 rebounds during career...Scored 15 points in season opener against LA Tech after missing all but three games of 2015-16 with a knee injury...Tied for the team lead in rebounds with eight in the win over Rice...Scored a game-leading 15 points against #3 UConn...Scored nine of her 15 points in the third quarter...Tied for the team lead in rebounds with Alexis Hyder and Chloe Jackson with six boards versus UConn...Hit only her second career 3-point attempt in lifting LSU to a 59-58 win over NC State in the final game of the Paradise Jam...Took the pass from Ayana Mitchell and raced down the court, deciding to go for the win and not the tie in sinking the trey with four seconds left in the game...Named to Paradise Jam all-tournament team after averaging 11.0 points and 3.3 rebounds in the three games...Led LSU and was first Lady Tiger to score 20 points in 2016-17 with 22 in win over TCU...Set season highs of five assists & five steals against the Horned Frogs...Logged zero turnovers in 36 minutes...Named LSWA Player of the Week (12/5) following TCU game...Scored 12 points, led team with five steals and grabbed four rebounds in win over Tulane...Led team with 22 points and eight steals versus Sam Houston State...The eight steals tied the fourth-best mark in school history...Shot a blistering 77% (10-13) from the field against SHSU...Scored 20 points for the third time in a win over North Carolina...Was 10-of-11 (91%) from the free-throw line versus the Tar Heels...With 22 versus SHSU & 20 versus UNC, recorded first back-to-back 20-plus scoring games in career...Named LSWA Player of the Week (12/19) following SHSU and North Carolina games...Upped her season high with 23 points off an 11-of-15 effort from the field in the win over Little Rock...Was the first Lady Tiger since 2013-14 season to record three-straight 20-point games...Scored 13 points and tied her season-high in assists with five versus Alabama State...Recorded a unique double-double of 20 points and 10 steals in a win over Florida - only other Lady Tiger to have a double-double or better that included steals is Cornelia Gayden who had a triple-double of 32 points, 10 steals, 15 rebounds...Tied Gayden’s school record of 10 steals that was set in 1994-95...The 10 steals was the most by an SEC player in 2016-17, and only three other players mtached that nationally...Led LSU with 23 points, including a 13-of-13 mark from the free-throw line in win over Missouri...Set a season high and tied for team lead with nine boards versus #25 Texas A&M...Also led team with 18 points...Registered second double-double of the season with 12 points and a season-high 12 rebounds versus Arkansas....Also had seven steals against the Razorbacks...Led LSU's efforts at #25 Tennessee with 20 points, seven rebounds and three steals...Led team with 19 points, eight rebounds and five steals in the win over Alabama....Named LSWA Player of the Week for the third time...Leading scorer in road win over Ole Miss with 19 points...Led LSU's efforts in loss at Vanderbilt with 20 points and eight rebounds....Scored 23 points for third time this in win over #23/24 Texas A&M...Registered third-straight game of 20-plus points with 21 at Georgia...Also had seven rebuonds, three assists and two steals...Hit only her third trey of the season to send Georgia game into overtime...Registered third double-double versus Auburn with 11 points and career-tying 13 rebounds (11 defensive)...Tied for team lead with 17 points and seven reounds in win over Vanderbilt... Also tied career high with three blocks...Was a perfect 6-of-6 from the free-throw line and contributed 10 points, four assists and three steals in the win over Ole Miss in the SEC Tournament...Led LSU and set a season-high with 25 points against #6/7 Mississippi State...Also led squad with five assists vs Bulldogs...Tied for team lead with 10 points and also posted three assists in the NCAA Tournament first round against Cal.

JUNIOR SEASON (2015-16)
Started the first three games of the season before suffering a knee injury that required surgery … Tied for the team lead in scoring with 14 points at Wake Forest (Nov. 13), leading the team in rebounds with six and assists with three ... Scored all nine points of the UL-Monroe (Nov. 15) game in the second half and overtime, hitting the game-tying jumper with less than a second remaining to extend the game, grabbing seven boards with four assists ... Led the team in rebounding against Little Rock (Nov. 18), grabbing eight boards to go along with eight points, four assists and a block ... Had surgery the week following the Gulf Coast Showcase (Nov. 27-29) and missed the remainder of the season ... Received a medical hardship waiver from the NCAA to regain her junior season.

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2014-15)
Amassed 11.8 points coupled with 6.7 rebounds and 2.5 assists per game while starting 30 of LSU’s 31 games ... Her 11.8 points per game were 14th, while her 6.7 rebounds per game were second among SEC guards and 10th overall ... Amassed 4.4 of her 6.7 rebounds on the defensive end which was 11th in the SEC ... Collected 1.9 steals per game, good enough for 7th place in the SEC rankings ... Reached double figures in 22 of her 31 outings which included 13 of her final 15 outings ... The 22, 10-plus point performances held the team’s top spot ... In the season opener, nearly turned in her first career double-double with 15 points and nine rebounds against Arkansas-Little Rock (Nov. 14) ... Scored all 10 of her points against Jackson State (Nov. 17) during the second half and overtime ... Racked up 18 points coupled with 10 rebounds, a career-best seven steals and six assists versus Louisiana Tech (Dec. 3) to claim her first career double-double ... Dished out a career-high nine assists coupled with eight points and nine rebounds versus Southeastern Louisiana (Dec. 14) ... Piled up 11 points and 11 rebounds against UNC Greensboro (Dec. 28) in her lone bench appearance on the season ... Turned in all 13 of her points versus Vanderbilt (Jan. 8) during the 2nd half ... Boosted her scoring mark to 13.3 points per game on 80-for-186 from the floor over her last 15 outings (Jan. 15-March 21) ... Pumped in 18 points of 7-of-13 from the floor at No. 15 Mississippi State (Jan. 15) ... Came away with 15 points and seven rebounds against No. 10 Kentucky (Jan. 18) ... Registered 15 points at No. 5 Tennessee (Jan. 22), her third straight game with at least 15 points ... Exploded for a season’s best and SEC career-high 21 points versus Missouri (Feb. 2) ... The fourth player to rip off a 20-point performance this season, 13 of her 21 points came during the 2nd half ... Added 11 points and a career-high 13 rebounds against Alabama (Feb. 8) ... Earned her first career SEC Player of the Week award (Feb. 9) ... Notched 16 points and pulled down 10 rebounds versus Georgia (Feb. 19) ... Provided 18 points on a career-high nine field goals coupled with eight rebounds and five steals at Ole Miss (Feb. 26) ... Poured in 20 points against No. 3 South Carolina in LSU’s SEC Tournament Semifinal game ... Secured her fifth double-double of the season with 13 points and 10 rebounds at No. 25 USF (March 21) during the NCAA Tournament … Started 57 of her 62 career appearances over her first two seasons.

FRESHMAN SEASON (2013-14)
Started in 27 of her 31 appearances and produced 14 double-figure scoring games en route to All-SEC Freshman-Team and Louisiana Freshman of the Year honors ... Season averages were 10.1 points, 4.5 rebounds, 2.1 assists and 1.8 steals per game ... Her 10.1 points per game were fifth among SEC freshmen, while her 1.8 steals per game were ninth on the SEC leaderboard ... Fired in 10 points and dished out six assists with three steals in her collegiate debut against Stephen F. Austin (Nov. 8) ... Scored 13 points at No. 4 Louisville (Nov. 14) ... Poured in 17 points with five boards to lead LSU past Louisiana Tech (Nov. 23) ... Named SEC Freshman of the Week (Dec. 2) and Barclays Invitational Most Outstanding Player after tallying a combined 40 points, 11 steals and 11 rebounds in leading LSU to wins over Rutgers (Nov. 29) and Michigan (Nov. 30) ... Netted a career-best 27 points -- 19 in the second half -- during the Rutgers game ... The 27 points were the most by an LSU true freshman since LaSondra Barrett had 27 at Arkansas on Jan. 8, 2009 ... In the Rutgers win, tallied a career-high seven steals -- fifth-most in LSU single-game history -- and drained 15 free throws, which shattered an LSU freshman single-game record and ranked second overall in LSU single-game history ... Followed that up with a game-high 13 points and four steals versus Michigan (Nov. 30) ... Nearly recorded a double-double with 22 points, nine boards, six steals and six assists against Indiana State (Dec 3) ... Playing with foul trouble for most of the game, Moncrief was held to a season-low three points at No. 5 Tennessee (Jan. 2) but hit two free throws which included front end of 1-and-1 with 12 seconds left to finish off 80-77 victory ... Secured 15 points against Auburn (Jan. 23), her first double figure performance in SEC play ... Pumped in 17 points versus Mississippi State (Jan. 30) ... Collected 14 of her SEC season’s best 19 points during the second half and hauled in a career-high tying nine rebounds at No. 13 Kentucky (Feb. 2) ... Picked up 15 points against Missouri (Feb. 6) and No. 19 Texas A&M (Feb. 9), matched a season’s best nine rebounds versus the Aggies ... Earned her second SEC Freshman of the Week award (Feb. 10) ... Did not play versus Arkansas (Feb. 23) and came off bench during a four-game stretch (Feb. 27-March 9) ... Returned to the starting lineup versus Georgia Tech (March 23) where she tallied six points in eight minutes before suffering a season-ending knee injury.

HIGH SCHOOL
One of the nation’s top prep players, ranked the No. 18 overall player in America by ESPN Hoop Gurlz for the Class of 2013 … The No. 6 ranked guard in the nation by ESPN and the highest guard signee for LSU since Allison Hightower in 2006 … Known for excellent defensive skills, toughness and outstanding work ethic … Was LSU’s leading scorer in the Lady Tigers’ August Spain exhibition trip … Named a WBCA Honorable Mention All-America selection … Comes from the same high school – American Heritage – as former LSU guard Bianca Lutley … Topped the 1,500-point mark for her career … Averaged 24.0 points, 9.0 rebounds and 5.0 steals as a senior in leading American Heritage to the 5A regional semifinal round … Two-time Class 5A all-state selection … As a junior, averaged 14.5 points, 9.0 rebounds, 3.5 assists and 5.0 steals per game in leading the Patriots to a 19-9 record … The Fort Lauderdale Sun Sentinel Player of the Year as a junior … State champion in the triple jump as a sophomore … Coached by Natasha Kossenko.

PERSONAL
Full name is Raigyne Jennice Moncrief … First name is pronounced “Ray Jean” … Nickname is “Ray” … Born on Sept. 3, 1994, in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. … Daughter of Reginald and Veronica Moncrief … Has three older siblings – Xavier, Trenesia and Kiara and one younger sister, Krystal … Majoring in electrical engineering with a minor in math.

MONCRIEF'S CAREER HIGHS
POINTS
27; vs. Rutgers; 11/29/13
REBOUNDS
13; 2x, last: at Auburn; 2/23/17
FIELD GOALS MADE
11; 2x, last: vs #6/7 Mississippi St.; 3/3/17
FIELD GOALS ATTEMPTED
23; at #25 Tennessee; 2/2/17
3-POINT FIELD GOALS MADE
1; 4x, last: at Georgia; 2/19/17
3-POINT FIELD GOALS ATTEMPTED
2; 4x, last: vs #6/7 Mississippi St.; 3/3/17
FREE THROWS MADE
15; vs. Rutgers; 11/29/13
FREE THROWS ATTEMPTED
20; vs. Rutgers; 11/29/13
ASSISTS
9; Southeastern Louisiana; 12/14/15
STEALS
10; Florida; 1/5/17
BLOCKS
3; 5x, last: Vanderbilt; 2/26/17
MINUTES
41; 2x, last: UL-Monroe; 11/15/15

MONCRIEF'S TOP SCORING GAMES
Rank; Points; Opponent; Date
1; 27; vs. Rutgers; 11/29/13
2; 25; vs. #6/7 Mississippi State; 3/3/17
3; 23; #23/24 Texas A&M; 2/16/17
3; 23; Missouri; 1/12/17
3; 23; Little Rock; 12/21/16
6; 22; Indiana State; 12/3/13
7; 21; Missouri; 2/2/15
8; 20; vs. #3 South Carolina; 3/7/15
9; 19; at #13 Kentucky; 2/2/14
10; 18; at Ole Miss; 2/26/15
10; 18; at #15 Mississippi State; 1/15/15
10; 18; Louisiana Tech; 12/3/14

 

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