Shelby Gibson

Shelby  Gibson


Murfreesboro, Tenn.

High School:
Oakland H.S.





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Women's Basketball Media Day Transcript

Ole Miss opens the season at home with an exhibition vs. Mississippi College on Nov. 2

Shelby Gibson *as of Nov. 13, 2017
Career Highs
Points: 16 2x, last at Florida (2/16/17)
Rebounds: 7 vs. Miss. Valley St (12/28/16)
Assists: 3 vs. Lipscomb (11/13/16)
Steals: 3 vs. Miss. Valley St (12/28/16)
Blocks: 1 5x, last vs. Kennesaw State (11/13/17)
Field Goals: 7 at Kentucky (1/26/17)
Free Throws: 7 2x, last at Florida (2/6/17)
Three Pointers: 1 7x, last at Florida (2/6/17)

SEC Freshman of the Week (Jan. 3, 2017, Feb. 6, 2017 )

Freshman Season (2016-17):
 Two-time SEC Freshman of the Week (Jan. 3, Feb. 6) … Averaged 6.4 points per game and 2.9 rebounds per game in 31 appearances with three starts … Averaged 5.1 points per game and 3.1 rebounds per game in SEC play … First player since Alliesha Easley in 2006-07 to earn multiple Freshman of the Week honors and first in the Insell era … Made second career start at Florida, becoming one of two freshman to earn starts this season and the only one with multiple starts … Tallied double figures in three straight games with a career-best 16 pts vs. Florida; averaged 14.3 ppg in that span … Tied career high with 16 pts at Florida for her most points scored in an SEC contest … Three SEC games in double figures and nine game in double figures this season ... Six rebounds at Florida and at Vanderbilt are the most in SEC action … Became the first player since Shequila Joseph in 2013 to score double figures in SEC debut with 12 points vs. Arkansas …. Career best seven rebounds against Mississippi Valley State … Scored in 26 of 31 games and has grabbed a rebound in 30 of 31 games … 14 points in her collegiate debut are the most by a freshman in their college debut since PaSonna Hope and her 10 points vs. Lipscomb make her the first freshman since Price to open their collegiate career with back-to-back games in double digits … Closed the season as Ole Miss’ top scoring freshman with 6.4 points per game.

High School:
Gibson played her high school basketball at Oakland High school in Murfreesboro, Tennessee … The 6-2 post player ranks ninth in her position group and has a top-60 ranking according to Prospects Nation. … Four-year starter for the Oakland Patriots … Earned Class AAA All-State honors from the Tennessee Sportswriters Association … As a junior led her team to the state championship where they fell to rival Blackman in double overtime … Gibson averaged 14.8 points and 7.8 rebounds, while shooting 60.6 percent from the field and 67.5 percent from the free throw line as a junior.

Personal: Full name is Shelby Kalyn Gibson … Daughter of Karen and Jeff Gibson … Born Oct. 22, 1997 … Has three siblings (Kasey, Taylor and Sydney) … Uncle, Beu Harrell played football at Mississippi College … Played AAU with the Tennessee Flight, Tennessee Pride and Kentucky Premier … Some notable teammates include Crystal Dangerfield (UConn), Erin Boley (Notre Dame and Jazz Bond (USF) … Chose Ole Miss over Xavier, MTSU, Virginia Tech, Belmont … Also had offers from Michigan State and West Virginia.





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