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Published: July 09, 2015, 12:00 AM (CT)
by LSUsports.net (@LSUsports), LSU Sports Interactive

 

Below is a listing of student-athletes who finished their careers with the LSU Women's Basketball team and are on 2015 WNBA rosters.

 

Former LSU Women's Basketball Players in the WNBA

No. Name Pos. Years Pro Team
33 Seimone Augustus G 9 Minnesota Lynx
23 Allison Hightower G 5 Connecticut Sun
2 Temeka Johnson G 10 Los Angeles Storm
55 Theresa Plaisance F 1 Tulsa Shock

 

BATON ROUGE – The LSU women’s basketball program has four of its former standouts in Seimone Augustus (Minnesota Lynx), Allison Hightower (Connecticut Sun), Temeka Johnson (Los Angeles Sparks) and Theresa Plaisance (Tulsa Shock) on WNBA rosters for the 2015 season.

Johnson vaulted into the 10th place on the WNBA’s all-time assist list and has distributed 1,319 career assists. She also eclipsed 2,500 career points against Tulsa on July 3. Augustus recently moved into 16th place on the WNBA’s all-time scoring list and has 4,738 career points, while Plaisance came away with a career-high seven points at Phoenix on July 2.

Hightower is on Connecticut’s active roster but will sit out the 2015 season due to a knee injury. Throughout the 2015 season, LSUsports.net will update its “Tigers in the WNBA” page. Listed below are player game statistics and an updated national television schedule.

LSU has collected four consecutive NCAA Tournament appearances highlighted by a pair of NCAA Sweet 16 trips under Caldwell. The Lady Tigers also have secured a trio of 20-plus win seasons and have reached at least 10 SEC victories three times with Caldwell at the helm.

For all of the latest news and information on Lady Tiger basketball, visit www.LSUsports.net.womensbasketball. Fans also can follow the program on its social media outlets at www.Facebook.com/LSUwbkb, @LSUwbkb and @NikkiCaldwell on Twitter, @LSUwbkb and @LSUNikkiCaldwell on Instagram.

Seimone Augustus, No. 33, Minnesota Lynx
Date (Opponent) – Pts. (FGM-FGA, 3PM-3PA, FTM-FTA)
July 3 (Seattle) – 15 pts. (6-11, 0-0, 3-3), 3 reb., 4 asst., 1 blk.
June 27 (Phoenix) – 6 pts. (3-13, 0-0, 0-0), 2 reb., 2 asst.
June 25 (at Seattle) – 24 pts. (9-19, 0-1, 6-6), 4 reb., 3 asst., 1 stl., 1 blk.
June 21 (Tulsa) – 15 pts. (7-13, 0-2, 1-1), 1 reb. 5 asst., 1 blk.
June 19 (at San Antonio) – 18 pts. (9-12, 0-1, 0-0), 2 reb., 4 asst., 2 stl.
June 16 (at Los Angeles) – 20 pts. (10-16, 0-3, 0-0), 3 reb., 4 asst., 1 stl.
June 14 (at Phoenix) – 17 pts. (6-12, 0-2, 5-15), 6 reb., 1 asst., 1 stl.
June 11 (Seattle) – 12 pts. (6-10, 0-1, 0-0), 3 reb., 3 asst.
June 6 (at Indiana) – 11 pts. (4-14, 1-3, 2-2), 3 reb.
June 5 (Tulsa) – 16 pts. (7-22, 0-0, 2-2), 5 reb., 3 asst., 1 stl., 2 blk.
Season Averages: 15.4 PPG, 3.2 RPG, 2.9 APG, 0.5 SPG, 0.6 BPG

Temeka Johnson, No. 2, Los Angeles Sparks
Date (Opponent) – Pts. (FGM-FGA, 3PM-3PA, FTM-FTA)
July 8 (at San Antonio) – 6 pts. (2-5, 1-2, 1-2), 2 reb., 2 asst.
July 5 (Phoenix) – 9 pts. (4-4, 1-1, 0-0), 1 reb., 4 asst., 1 stl.
July 3 (Tulsa) – 9 pts. (2-2, 0-0, 5-6), 3 reb., 3 asst.
July 2 (San Antonio) – 5 pts. (1-8, 1-5, 2-2), 2 reb., 5 asst., 1 stl.
June 28 (at New York) – 3 pts. (1-5, 1-1, 0-0), 3 reb., 6 asst.
June 26 (at Connecticut) – 5 pts. (2-6, 1-2, 0-0), 1 reb., 4 asst., 2 stl.
June 23 (at Washington) – 17 pts. (6-9, 2-3, 3-3), 4 reb., 10 asst.
June 21 (Connecticut) – 15 pts. (4-13, 0-3, 7-7), 3 reb., 10 asst.
June 16 (Minnesota) – 6 pts. (3-12, 0-2, 0-0), 3 reb., 7 asst.
June 14 (Seattle) – 5 pts. (1-5, 0-3, 3-4), 4 reb., 4 asst.
June 6 (at Seattle) – 0 pts. (0-5, 0-4, 0-0), 3 reb., 4 asst.
Season Averages: 7.3 PPG, 2.6 RPG, 5.4 APG, 0.4 SPG, 0.0 BPG

Theresa Plaisance, No. 55, Tulsa Shock
Date (Opponent) – Pts. (FGM-FGA, 3PM-3PA, FTM-FTA)
July 7 (at Atlanta) – 0 pts. (0-0, 0-0, 0-0), no stats recorded
July 3 (at Los Angeles) – 3 pts. (1-1, 1-1, 0-0), 1 reb.
July 2 (at Phoenix) – 7 pts. (1-5, 1-3, 4-4), 3 reb., 1 stl.
June 30 (Seattle) – 0 pts. (0-1, 0-0, 0-0), 2 reb., 1 blk.
June 26 (New York) – DNP
June 21 (at Minnesota) – DNP
June 19 (at Washington) – DNP
June 16 (San Antonio) – 0 pts. (0-4, 0-0, 0-0), 1 reb., 1 stl.
June 14 (at San Antonio) – DNP
June 9 (Seattle) – 0 pts. (0-1, 0-0, 0-0), 1 blk.
June 6 (Chicago) – DNP
June 5 (at Minnesota) – 0 pts. (0-1, 0-0, 0-0), 1 reb.
Season Averages: 1.4 PPG, 1.1 RPG, 0.0 APG, 0.2 SPG, 0.2 BPG

2015 WNBA Notable Nationally Televised Regular Season Games

Date, Game, Time (CT), Network
Tuesday, July 21; Phoenix at Los Angeles; 10 p.m.; ESPN2
Wednesday, July 22; New York at Los Angeles; 9:30 p.m.; NBA-TV
Wednesday, July 29; Los Angeles at Minnesota; 7 p.m.; NBA-TV
Tuesday, August 4; Minnesota at Los Angeles; 9 p.m.; ESPN2
Tuesday, August 4; Tulsa at Phoenix; 9 p.m.; ESPN3/Watch ESPN
Thursday, August 6; Tulsa at Los Angeles; 9:30 p.m.; NBA-TV
Sunday, August 9; Los Angeles at Minnesota; 6 p.m.; NBA-TV
Tuesday, August 11; Seattle at Los Angeles; 9:30 p.m.; NBA-TV
Friday, August 14; Minnesota at Atlanta; 6:30 p.m.; NBA-TV
Saturday, August 15; Tulsa at New York; 6 p.m.; NBA-TV
Sunday, August 16; Chicago at Los Angeles; 4 p.m.; NBA-TV
Tuesday, August 18; Indiana at Los Angeles; 9:30 p.m.; NBA-TV
Friday, August 21; Los Angeles at Phoenix; 9 p.m.; NBA-TV
Sunday, August 23; Minnesota at Phoenix; 5 p.m.; NBA-TV
Wednesday, August 26; Los Angeles at Indiana; 6 p.m.; NBA-TV
Friday, August 28; Los Angeles at Tulsa; 7 p.m.; NBA-TV
Sunday, August 30; Phoenix at Minnesota; 6 p.m.; ESPN2
Sunday, August 30; San Antonio at Los Angeles; 6 p.m.; ESPN3/Watch ESPN
Thursday, September 3; Washington at Los Angeles; 9:30 p.m.; NBA-TV
Sunday, September 6; Tulsa at Los Angeles; 4 p.m.; NBA-TV
Sunday, September 6; New York at Minnesota; 6 p.m.; NBA-TV
Wednesday, September 9; Los Angeles at Atlanta; 6 p.m.; NBA-TV

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