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    Khadijah Whittington

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Roanoke, Va.

    High School:
    Woodrow Wilson HS

    Height:
    6-1

    Position:
    Forward

    Experience:
    3V

    Pronunciation:
    Kuh-DEE-Zhuh


    Khadijah Whittington Bio in PDF Format

    Career: Has 400 rebounds in 2 seasons ... One of just 12 players all time at NC State to record 19 rebs in a game ... 17th player all-time to make 11 free throws in a game ... Attempted the first dunk in NC State history against UNC Greensboro ... 7 double doubles, 28 double figure games, 10 double figure rebound games.

    Sophomore (2005-06): Tied 400 career rebound mark in NCAA Tournament game against Tulsa and earned 502nd career point at Clemson ... Team's leading rebounder (8.0 rpg, 248 total) and free throw shooter by attempts (116) ... Also led team with five double doubles ... Had best game of season against UNC Greensboro, posting career highs of 21 points, 16 rebounds, four steals and two blocks (also attempted a fastbreak dunk) ... Had career high 38 minutes against No. 6 Rutgers and started every game this season at the four-spot, missed start versus Liberty due to illness and senior game on Feb. 19 ... 16 double figure scoring games, seven double figure rebound games ... Leading scorer three times (UNCG, George Washington and Maryland) ... 12 high-rebounder games ... Played sick against Elon and Liberty ... Came off bench in Liberty game, was 5-for-5 from free throw, had nine rebounds, nine points, two blocks, career-high five steals in 24 minutes ... Ranked 4th in ACC with 8.0 rpg and 5th for defensive boards a game, 5.23 drpg and 6th for offensive boards, 2.77 orpg, 11th for blocks (1.00) ... In ACC games only ranked 5th for rebounding (7.5), 10th for blocked shots (1.14) and 2nd for defensive rebounds (5.57) ... Named to Freeport Division of Junkanoo Jam All-Tournament Team ... State Farm Player of the Game versus UNC Greensboro, Arkansas State, Virginia Tech, Boston College, Maryland.

    Freshman (2004-05): ACC All-Freshmen team ... Led team in free throws made (62) and taken (99) ... NC State's leading producer off the bench ... Averaged 8.4 ppg and 5.2 rpg overall which was fourth and third among the players, averaged 9.9 ppg and 6.1 rpg in conference games which was third and second overall respectively ... Recorded two double doubles, versus Miami (11 pts, 10 rebs.) and Florida State (16 pts., 13 rebs.) ... Had 12 double figure games, including a career-high 20 points against then No. 8 North Carolina and posted career-bests of 13 rebounds twice (vs. Florida State and North Carolina in back-to-back games) ... Shot over 50 percent from the floor in 13 games, including a 4- of-4 performance against Wake Forest, and five were versus ACC opponents ... Ranks among NC State's all-time freshmen leaders in seven categories, including, 7th in free throws made (62); 7th in free throw attempts (99); 7th for blocks (15); 7th in steals (39); 11th for rebounds (152); 14th in scoring average (8.4 ppg); 14th in field goal attempts (217) ... Finished among ACC leaders for ACC games only in rebounding (17th, 6.2 rpg), blocks (15th, 0.57 bpg) and offensive rebounds (10th, 2.57 rpg) ... ACC Rookie of the Week Jan. 24 ... NCAA Tournament Diet Coke Player of the Game (vs. Middle Tennessee State, team-high 18 points, 5 rebs., 2 blocks, one steal on 7-of-11 shooting) ... State Farm's NC State player of the game four times: UAB, North Carolina, Maryland, Clemson ... Team voted "Peanut Doak" Rookie of the Year ... Team MVP honor ... USA Basketball Women's National Team Tryouts participant.

    High School: Ranked No. 19 by Blue Star Index and No. 37 by All Sports ... Lettered four years in basketball, one in volleyball ... Averaged 16.7 ppg, 16.5 rpg, 6.0 spg, 5.0 apg, 3.0 bpg as a senior ... Eastern District Regular Season and Tournament Titles ... Team lost in the Group AA State Championship game, finished season 29-2 - were ranked No. 1 in the state ... Tallied 28 points, 16 rebounds to lead Wilson to an Eastern Regional Finals victory over teammate Bozeman and Hampton HS in 2004 ... Also in 2004 was invited to the U.S. Junior National Team Trials, was named the Gatorade Virginia Player of the Year, AP Group AA First Team All-State, Blue Ridge District Player of the Year, Tidewater Player of the Year, Female Athlete of the Year by the Pourtsmouth Sports Club, Orlando Sentinel All-South Team, Virginian-Pilot Player of the Year, Virginian-Pilot First Team, first team all-district, all-region, Virginia High School Coaches Association all-state and was nominated for the WBCA HS All- America Game, ... In 2003 garnered Street & Smith All-America Fourth Team honors, was a AA All-State Second Team and All- Area First Team member ... Particpated in the Nike All-America camp ... Played with the USA Youth Development Festival East Team that won the Gold Medal.

    Personal: Khadijah Ameenah Whittington ... Daughter of Monsoor Mohammed (father) and Dalmer Whittington (mother)... Has three older brothers Marvin, Ibrahim and Rahman and one sister Tameka ... Nickname is "KD" ... Enrolled in First Year College.

    Season/Career Highs

    Points
    2005-06 21 vs. UNC Greensboro (11/18/05)
    Career 21 vs. UNC Greensboro (11/18/05)

    Field Goals Made
    2005-06 7 vs. Miami (1/26/06)
    Career 8, 2x, vs. Florida State (2/17/05)

    3-Ptrs. Made
    2005-06 0
    Career 0

    Free Throws Made
    2005-06 11 vs. UNC Greensboro (11/18/05)
    Career 11 vs. UNC Greensboro (11/18/05)

    Rebounds
    2005-06 19 vs. Arkansas State (12/18/05)
    Career 19 vs. Arkansas State (12/18/05)

    Assists
    2005-06 3 vs. Dartmouth (1/22/06)
    Career 4, 2x, vs. Florida State (2/17/05)

    Steals
    2005-06 5 vs. Liberty (12/4/05)
    Career 5 vs. Liberty (12/4/05)

    Blocks
    2005-06 4, 2x vs. Georgia Tech (2/12/06)
    Career 4, 2x vs. Georgia Tech (2/12/06)

    Minutes
    2005-06 39 vs. Florida State (3/3/06)
    Career 39 vs. Florida State (3/3/06)

    2005-06 Performances
    Double Doubles
    11/18/05 21 points, 16 rebounds
    11/30/05 14 points, 10 rebounds
    12/18/05 13 points, 19 rebounds
    1/2/06 10 points, 11 rebounds
    1/30/06 13 points, 11 rebounds

    Games in Double Figure Scoring
    11/18/05 21 points
    11/20/05 10 points
    11/26/05 14 points
    11/30/05 14 points
    12/17/05 11 points
    12/18/05 13 points
    12/21/05 12 points
    12/30/05 16 points
    1/2/06 10 points
    1/22/06 12 points
    1/26/06 17 points
    1/30/06 13 points
    2/2/06 12 points
    2/12/06 12 points
    2/19/06 14 points
    3/2/06 10 points

    Games with 10+ Rebounds
    11/18/05 16 rebounds
    11/30/05 10 rebounds
    12/18/05 19 rebounds
    1/2/06 11 rebounds
    1/30/06 11 rebounds
    2/16/06 13 rebounds
    3/3/06 13 rebounds

    Games with 20+ Points
    11/18/05 21 points

    Games with 4+ Steals
    11/18/05 4 steals
    12/4/05 5 steals

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