Will enter her senior season averaging 3.4 points and 2.3 rebounds for her career … Has made 16 starts in 90 games of action, 14 of which came during her junior campaign … Averaged 5.0 points and 3.3 rebounds as a junior … Over her first two seasons, tallied 57 of her 59 appearances off the bench - her two starts came at #4 Louisville during the 2014 NCAA Sweet 16 and versus UNC Greensboro (Dec. 28) at the 2014 Miami Holiday Tournament … Played in 27 games, making one start as a sophomore … Averaged 2.0 points and 1.5 rebounds a game during the 2014-15 season … Played a valuable role off the bench where she registered 31 of her 32 appearances as a freshman … Averaged 6.3 points and 5.0 rebounds per game during LSU’s three NCAA Tournament games … Joined the LSU program in 2013-14 as the top prospect out of the state of Alabama ... Her high school, Faith Academy, registered a combined 60-5 record during her junior and senior seasons.
JUNIOR SEASON (2015-16)
Played in all 31 games and made 14-straight starts at mid-season (Dec. 28-Feb. 18)…Scored in all but three games, including 14 of the final 15 games of the season…Hauled in five or more rebounds in seven games…Scored in double figures in five contests … Attempted 10-plus shots in four games ... Recorded a steal in 10 of the last 14 meetings of the season…Led the bench in scoring in the opener at Wake Forest (Nov. 13), scoring seven points in 21 minutes of action, making three shots and a free throw ... Led the bench in scoring against Texas Southern (Dec. 1) with 13 points in 23 minutes on the court ... Was 6-of-8 from the field against TSU ... Also pulled down five rebounds and tallied two steals ... Came in off the bench against UCSB (Dec. 13) and chipped in 10 points for her second-consecutive game in double figures ... Was 5-of-9 from the field while also dishing out two assists and recording a steal ... Posted five rebounds for the second-straight game ... Hauled in six rebounds at UConn (Dec. 21) ... Was in the starting lineup for the first time this season against Samford (Dec. 28) ... Led the team in blocked shots with two, setting a career high ... Scored six points and logged a season-high 30 minutes against Samford despite getting in early foul trouble ... Started against Alabama (Jan. 3) and was second on the team in scoring with eight points ... Also tallied three rebounds, two assists and two steals ... Started her third-straight game against Ole Miss (Jan. 7) and registered seven points and a rebound ... Matched her season high with eight rebounds at Vanderbilt (Jan. 14) and was second on the team in scoring with 10 points ... Hit her first three-pointer of the season and the only one in the game for LSU against the Commodores ... Was second on the team in scoring with 10 points at #20 Florida (Jan. 17) ... Scored the first points in the game on a driving layup following the jump ball ... Set a career mark with 13 FG attempts versus Arkansas (Jan. 21) ... Scored nine points and grabbed two rebounds in the loss ... Set career highs in assists (4), steals (5) and minutes (37) in the road win over Georgia (Jan. 24) ... Also tied a career mark in leading the Lady Tigers with nine rebounds ... One of four players in double figures with 10 points versus Auburn (Feb. 1) ... Scored four points and tied a career mark with two blocked shots against #11 Mississippi State (Feb. 4) ... Came in off the bench in the win over #24 Tennessee (Feb. 21) and scored six points and tallied a team-leading three steals ... Scored six points in the first-round SEC Tournament win over Alabama (Mar. 2) ... Also registered two rebounds as well as an assist, blocked shot and steal ... Was a perfect 4-for-4 from the free-throw line ... Scored six points and dished out an assist in the second-round loss to #13 Kentucky (Mar. 3).
SOPHOMORE SEASON (2014-15)
Averaged 2.0 points, 1.5 rebounds and 0.9 steals per game with 26 of her 27 appearances coming off the bench ... Pumped in a trio of four-point and three-rebound efforts versus Arkansas-Little Rock (Nov. 14), against No. 22 Rutgers (Nov. 22) and at Florida (Jan. 2) ... Dished out a career-high three assists and secured a career-high tying four steals at UC Santa Barbara (Dec. 19) ... Registered six points to go along with three steals versus UNC Greensboro (Dec. 28) during her only start of the season ... Chipped in three points and two steals at No. 15 Mississippi State (Jan. 15) ... Secured six of her season’s best eight points against No. 10 Kentucky (Jan. 18) during the second half ... Added six points on 2-of-3 shooting versus Alabama (Feb. 8) ... Did not see action in four of LSU’s last seven games (Feb. 19-March 21) due to a leg injury.
FRESHMAN SEASON (2013-14)
Garnered 31 of her 32 appearances off the bench ... Logged 10-plus minutes during 14 of her 32 outings ... Secured 2.9 points, 2.1 rebounds and 0.6 steals per game ... Scored her first career field goal against Saint Joseph’s (Nov. 10) and buried her first career three-pointer at No. 4 Louisville (Nov. 14) ... With LSU trailing, came off the bench with inspired hustle play against Hampton (Nov. 20) where she finished with a career-high 14 points on 6-of-11 from the floor, a career-best nine rebounds (four on the offensive end) and two steals ... Compiled 11 points, nine rebounds and 5-of-11 shooting in two games at the Barclays Invitational (Nov. 29-30) ... Garnered six points on a perfect 3-for-3 from the floor in the championship game against Michigan (Nov. 30) ... Collected a season-high four steals and scored 10 points in a win over Florida Gulf Coast (Dec. 17) ... Added five points and three rebounds versus Jackson State (Dec. 30) ... Tacked on three points and two rebounds against Florida (Jan. 12) ... Secured two points and four rebounds at Missouri (Jan. 16) ... Tallied three points and two rebounds at No. 13 Kentucky (Feb. 2) ... Came away with three points, two rebounds and a steal versus Arkansas (Feb. 23) ... Racked up 6.3 points and 5.0 rebounds per game in LSU’s three NCAA Tournament games … Notched seven of her 11 points and five of her six rebounds in the second half to spark LSU’s comeback win over No. 7 West Virginia (March 25) during the NCAA Tournament Second Round … Earned her first career start at No. 4 Louisville (March 30) in NCAA Sweet 16 Round where she picked up eight points and eight rebounds.
The top prospect out of the state of Alabama and one of the nation’s top wing players … Comes from a winning program in Faith Academy that in her junior and senior seasons combined for a 60-5 record … Led the school to the Class 5A state championship and a 24-4 record as a senior in March 2013 … Averaged 20.4 points, 8.4 rebounds and 4.3 steals per game in her final season … Set school records in single-season points (693) and career points (2,503) … Also set school career records in rebounds and steals … The two-time Mobile Press Register Player of the Year and a two-time Class 5A all-state selection … Fittingly ended her prep career as the Class 5A MVP, scoring 17 points and grabbing nine rebounds in a 51-50 championship game victory … Averaged 20.1 points and 8.4 rebounds as a junior for her team, which was ranked No. 1 in 5A for most of the season … Coached by Woodie Head.
Full name is Jasmine Olivia Rhodes … Nickname is “Jas” … Born on Sept. 17, 1994 in Mobile, Ala. … Daughter of Augusta and Jacqueline Rhodes … Has one younger sister, Hillary … Chose to attend LSU because of “the atmosphere and tradition that I want to be a part of. LSU offers one of the best academic facilities and a great coaching staff.” … Majoring in sports administration.
RHODES’ CAREER HIGHS
14; Hampton; 11/20/13
9; twice, last: at Georgia; 1/24/16
FIELD GOALS MADE
6; twice, last: Texas Southern; 12/1/15
FIELD GOALS ATTEMPTED
13; Arkansas; 1/21/16
3-POINT FIELD GOALS MADE
1; 3 times, last: at Vanderbilt; 1/14/16
3-POINT FIELD GOALS ATTEMPTED
2; 3 times, last: Ole Miss; 1/7/16
FREE THROWS MADE
4; 5 times, last: vs Alabama; 3/2/16
FREE THROWS ATTEMPTED
8; Little Rock; 11/14/14
4; twice, last: Florida; 2/25/16
5; at Georgia; 1/24/16
2; twice, last: #11 Mississippi St.; 2/4/16
37; at Georgia; 1/24/16
RHODES’ TOP SCORING GAMES
Rank; Points; Opponent; Date
1; 14; Hampton; 11/20/13
2; 13; Texas Southern; 12/1/15
3; 11; #7 West Virginia; 3/25/14
4; 10; Florida Gulf Coast; 12/17/13
4; 10; UCSB; 12/13/15
4; 10; at Vanderbilt; 1/14/16
4; 10; at #20 Florida; 1/17/16
4; 10; Auburn; 2/1/16
9; 9; Arkansas; 1/21/16
10; 8; #10 Kentucky; 1/18/15
10; 8; at #4 Louisville; 3/30/14
10; 8; at Alabama; 1/3/16