Student-athletes maintained a grade point average of 3.0 or better
Green Wave look to avenge regular-season loss when the teams tipoff on Wednesday at 6 p.m.
Green Wave improve to 24-8 and advance to third round of postseason play for first time in program history
Career Notes: Two-year letterwinner has played in 51 games with 25 starts for her career...enters junior season averaging 9.3 points, 4.7 rebounds, 0.8 assists, 0.8 steals and 0.5 blocks per game...in Tulane career history, ranks14th in blocks per game, 23rd in rebounds per game and 25th in points per game.
2012-13: Played in 25 games with eight starts as a redshirt-sophomore...led the team in points per game (11.1) and field goals made (114) while sitting second in field goal percentage (.491) and free throws made (49), and third in both points scored (277) and rebounds per game (4.5)...finished fifth Conference USA in field goal percentage and 18th in points per game...named C-USA Player of the Week after scoring 13 points, pulling down five rebounds and posting a block during a 66-64 overtime win at LSU (12/9)...tabbed Louisiana Player of the Week on Dec. 26 after averaging 24.0 points, 7.5 rebounds, 2.0 steals, 1.5 assist and 1.0 blocks per outing during games against Louisiana-Lafayette (12/19) and North Texas (12/22)...earned MVP honors of the Tulane/DoubleTree Classic and claimed Louisiana Player of the Week honors Jan. 2 after averaging 21.5 points and 9.5 rebounds per outing during the Green Wave's run to the tournament title...posted double-digit scoring totals 14 times with five 20-plus scoring efforts, including a career-high 25 after sinking 9-of-18 field goals and 7-of-9 free throws vs UL-Lafayette and again after drilling 11-of-13 field goals and 3-of-5 free throws vs McNeese State (12/30)...pulled down five or more rebounds on 12 occasions, including a career-high tying 11 to complete a double-double vs McNeese State...had six multiple-assist outings, including a career-best three vs Western Michigan (11/24)...tallied seven multiple-steal contests, including a career-high four vs Houston (2/17)...swatted a season-high two shots vs Louisiana-Lafayette...off the court, named to the C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll and Tulane's 3.0 Club.
2011-12: Did not play as a sophomore due to injury...redshirted the season...off the court, was a member of Tulane's 3.0 Club.
2010-11: Played in 26 games with 16 starts as a true freshman...led the team in free throw percentage (.739) while finishing third in blocks (15), and fourth in field goal percentage (.434), 3-pointers (4), 3-point percentage (.190) and rebounds per game (5.0)...ranked 15th in Conference USA in field goal percentage...named C-USA Freshman of the Week on Nov. 22 after averaging 12.0 points, 7.0 rebounds, 2.0 blocks, 1.0 steal and 0.5 assists per game in a two-win week...missed eight straight games from Jan. 3-27 with a concussion...scored in double-digits 10 times, including a career-high 15 on 7-of-10 shooting vs Cal State Fullerton on (11/28) and vs Memphis (2/20) on 6-of-12 shooting...posted a pair of double-doubles, scoring 10 points vs Mississippi State (11/16) and 11 points vs Detroit (12/3) while adding a career-high 11 rebounds each time...had four multiple-steal games, including a career-best three thefts vs South Alabama (11/13)...dished out a season-high two assists on five occasions: vs Louisiana Tech (12/17), at Louisiana-Monroe (12/20), at Rice (2/24), vs UCF in the C-USA Championship Game (3/12) and at Oral Roberts in the second round of the WNIT (3/21)...posted four multiple-block outings, including a career-best three swats at Stephen F. Austin (11/20).
High School: Four-year letterwinner at University High where she saw time at guard and forward for coach Bonita Johnson after playing varsity as a sixth-grader at Bethany Christian... averaged 27.4 points, 7.0 rebounds, 3.4 assists and 4.0 steals per game as a prepster...named first-team all-state, all-metro and all-district in each of her final two prep seasons...as a senior, averaged 25.0 points, 10.2 rebounds and 5.1 steals per game and helped the Kittens to a 38-1 overall record while finishing state runners-up...earned Class 2A State Most Outstanding Player, District 7-2A MVP and Metro MVP honors, and was named the girls' basketball Star of Stars by The Advocate...claimed a spot on the 2010 LHSAA Ladies Top 28 All-Tournament Team after scoring 57 points in two games, including 32 in the championship contest vs. St. Thomas Aquinas...also selected to participate in the LHSCA All-Star Game where she scored 11 points for the East in an 89-59 win...as a junior, averaged 27.4 points and 8.0 rebounds per game en route to earning All-District 8-2A honors, sharing the district's Player of the Year award and being named a finalist for the Gatorade Player of the Year...as a junior, averaged 27.4 points and 8.0 rebounds en route to earning district co-Player of the Year and LSWA MVP recognition...missed most of sophomore year with a knee injury but rebounded to play well in the Team GA/LINA over the summer and the Skills Select National Camp early the following fall...named honorable-mention all-state and claimed all-district honors as a freshman after averaging 12.5 points per game...during her varsity season at Bethany Christian, earned second-team all-state, first-team all-district and district MVP recognition...off the court, was a member of the Sierra Club, Environmental Club, 3.5 GPA Club and Science Olympiad Team...graduated as an International Baccalaureate Certificate Student.
Personal: Born Whitney Deon Bibbins on Dec. 15, 1991, in Baton Rouge, La...daughter of Troy and Ann Bibbins...has one brother, Troy Jr...majoring in public health.
Bibbins' Career Statistics
Points: 25 vs McNeese State (12/20/12); 25 vs Louisiana-Lafayette (12/19/12)
Field Goals: 11 vs McNeese State (12/20/12)
3-Pointers: 1 on 4 Occasions; last at Rice (2/24/11)
Free Throws: 7 vs Louisiana-Lafayette (12/19/12); 7 vs. Saint Joseph's (12/3/10)
Rebounds: 11 on 3 Occasions; last vs McNeese State (12/30/12)
Assists: 3 vs Western Michigan (11/24/12)
Steals: 4 vs Houston (2/17/13)
Blocks: 3 at Stephen F. Austin (11/20/10)
Minutes: 38 at LSU (11/23/10)
Double-Figure Scoring: 24
Double-Figure Rebounds: 3