LSU Women's Basketball BIO
Raigyne Moncrief
Player Profile:
Raigyne Moncrief 1223137
Position: Guard
Height: 5'10"
Class: Junior
Experience: 2 Letters
City/State: Fort Lauderdale, Fla.
High School: American Heritage HS
Major: Electrical Engineering
Born: 09/03/1994

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

Opened the 2015-16 season as a Preseason All-SEC Second-Team pick by the league coaches … Started the first three games before being sidelined with a knee injury … Had surgery in November 2015 and missed the remaining 28 games of the season … Enters her redshirt-junior season with 60 career starts in 65 total games played … Totals 37 career games of double-figure scoring and six games of double-digit rebounding … Had a productive sophomore season, averaging 11.8 points and 6.7 rebounds a game … 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

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.

Moncrief 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 … Has started 57 of her 62 career appearances over her first two seasons.

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.

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.

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.

27; vs. Rutgers; 11/29/13
13; Alabama; 2/8/15
9; at Ole Miss; 2/26/15
18; at Wake Forest; 11/13/15
1; Missouri; 2/2/15
2; at #19 Texas A&M; 2/9/14
15; vs. Rutgers; 11/29/13
20; vs. Rutgers; 11/29/13
9; Southeastern Louisiana; 12/14/15
7; two times, last: Louisiana Tech; 12/3/14
3; Jackson State; 11/17/14
41; twice, last: UL-Monroe; 11/15/15

Rank; Points; Opponent; Date
1; 27; vs. Rutgers; 11/29/13
2; 22; Indiana State; 12/3/13
3; 21; Missouri; 2/2/15
4; 20; vs. #3 South Carolina; 3/7/15
5; 19; at #13 Kentucky; 2/2/14
6; 18; at Ole Miss; 2/26/15
6; 18; at #15 Mississippi State; 1/15/15
6; 18; Louisiana Tech; 12/3/14
9; 17; Mississippi State; 1/30/1414
9; 17; at Louisiana Tech; 11/23/13


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