Six Green Wave players finish with double-figure scoring totals; Ebomwonyi posts double-double
Jamie Kaplan ties a career high with 20 points as the Green Wave open 2-0 for the fourth-straight season
Duru, Ebomwonyi, Kaplan all post double-doubles in the victory
Awarded to student-athletes who achieved a cumulative GPA of 3.75 or better
Senior Grayson claims third-team all-state recognition, sophomore Blagg named honorable-mention
Career Notes: Two-year letterwinner has played in 67 games with 34 starts for her career...enters junior season averaging 5.5 points, 3.3 assists, 1.9 rebounds and 0.7 steals per game...in Tulane career history, ranks ninth in assists per game and 22nd in assists (223)...in single-season history, sits seventh in assists (145 in 2012-13), tied for seventh and tied for 17th in games played (34 in 2011-12 and 33 in 2012-13), and 14th in assists per game (4.4 in 2012-13).
2012-13: Saw action in all 33 games with 25 starts as a sophomore...led the team in assists (145) and ranked third in free throw percentage (.772), fourth in 3-point baskets (11), free throws made (44) and minutes played (742), and fifth in minutes per game (22.5) while averaging 5.0 points and 2.1 rebounds per game...paced Conference USA in assist-to-turnover ratio (2.0) and third in assists per game (4.4)...finished 30th nationally in assist-to-turnover ratio and 85th in assists per game...posted double-digit scoring totals six times, including a season-best 15 at SMU (2/28)...had four or more assists on 20 occasions, including six seven-assists contests and a career-high eight vs Houston on (2/17)...recorded three-plus rebounds on 11 occasions, including a career-best eight in the second round of the WNIT at Arkansas (3/24)...had five multiple-steal outings, including a career-best four thefts at LSU (12/9)...off the field, was a member of the C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll and Tulane's 3.0 Club, and claimed C-USA Academic Medal honors for posting a GPA of 3.75 or higher.
2011-12: Played in all 34 games with nine starts as a true freshman...finished third on the team in assists (78), 3-point baskets (28) and free throw percentage (.754), fourth in steals (28), 3-point percentage (.292) and free throws made (43), and fifth in both minutes (740) and minutes per game (21.8) while averaging 6.0 points per game...named Conference USA Freshman of the Week on Dec. 12 after averaging 12.0 points, 3.0 assists, 2.0 steals and 1.5 rebounds per game...scored in double figured six times, including a career-high 20 points after sinking 6-of-10 field goals - including a 4-of-6 performance from beyond the 3-point arc - and all four of her free-throw opportunities at East Carolina (2/2)...had four or more assists on seven occasions, including a season-best seven vs Mississippi Valley State in the opening round of the WNIT (3/15)...tallied six multiple steal contests, including a career-high three thefts vs Loyola-New Orleans (11/11), at North Texas (12/9) and at Tulsa on (1/22)...recorded 20 multiple-rebound outings, including a season-best five vs LSU (11/19)...played 30 or more minutes four times, including a season-long 37-minute effort against Purdue (11/24) and at North Texas (12/9)...off the court, was a member of the Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll and Tulane's 3.0 Club.
High School: Four-year letterwinner at Florida Air Academy for coach Jay Castillo...helped lead the Falcons to a pair of 2A District 8 titles, a pair of regional championships and a Final Four appearance...earned all-district honors all four seasons...completed her career as FAA's career leader in points (1,936), assists (512) and steals (421), and set the school's single-game scoring record with 46 against Lake Wales as a junior...as a senior, named first-team all-state and second-team All-Central Florida...became first player at Florida Air to earn first-team Florida Today All-Space Coast Conference honors as a freshman in 2008 when she led the state and ranked 10th nationally in scoring with a 28.6 points-per-game average...earned first-team All-Space Coast honors again in each of her final two prep season...also tabbed first-team all-state and second-team All-Central Florida as a senior...was a McDonald's All-American nominee and was named MVP of the McCarthy Christmas Tournament as a senior and was a Junior Fab Five honoree at the Peachstate Camp in 2008...at the AAU level, helped lead her team to the national championship for the 15-and-under age division in 2007...off the court, was a member of the National Honor Society, graduated Salutatorian with an unweighted 4.0 GPA and was a five-time President's List honoree.
Personal: Born Jamie Lynn Kaplan on Dec. 26, 1992, in Melbourne, Fla...daughter of Scott Kaplan...majoring in neuroscience.
Kaplan's Career Statistics
Points: 20 at East Carolina (2/2/12)
Field Goals: 6 at East Carolina (2/2/12); 6 at North Texas (12/9/11)
3-Pointers: 4 at East Carolina (2/2/12); 4 vs. New Orleans (11/21/11)
Free Throws: 6 at Arkansas (3/24/13)
Rebounds: 8 at Arkansas (3/24/13)
Assists: 8 vs Houston (2/17/13)
Steals: 4 at LSU (12/9/12)
Blocks: 1 at East Carolina (2/2/12)
Minutes: 37 at North Texas (12/9/11); 37 vs. Purdue (11/24/11)
Double-Figure Scoring: 12
Double-Figure Rebounds: 0