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#23 DeTrina White Season 2024-25

Lafayette, La.
High School
Acadiana HS
  • 2000 Second-Team All-SEC (AP and Coaches)
  • 1999 National Freshman of the Year (Women’s Basketball News Service)
  • 1999 First-Team Freshman All-American (Women’s Basketball News Service)
  • 1999 First-Team Freshman All-American (Women’s Basketball Journal)
  • 1999 SEC Freshman/Newcomer of the Year (AP)
  • 1999 Second-Team All-SEC (AP and Coaches)
  • 1999 Louisiana Freshman of the Year
  • 1999 First-Team All-Louisiana

Played in 25 games and started 16 … Returned to action against Tennessee on Feb. 23 after missing eight games with a fractured bone in her right foot … Underwent successful surgery to place a screw in the bone on Jan. 21 … Finished her career as one of the best players in Lady Tigers history … Is one of just two players at LSU to record over 1,000 points, 800 rebounds and 100 blocked shots in a career … Ended with 1,167 career points which places her 13th in school history … Had 840 career rebounds, seventh on the all-time list … Her 100 career blocked shots placed her third in LSU’s record books … Finished her career with the second best field goal percentage in school history, hitting 61.1 percent of her shots … Became the 21st player in school history to reach 1,000 career points on Dec. 29 against Washington State … Collected three double doubles this season and a school record 28 in her career Had 14 points and 10 rebounds against Louisville, 16 points and 12 boards against Texas and 10 points and 14 rebounds against Southwest Texas for her three double doubles … Played in 13 post season games during her career at LSU which ties her for the most in school history … Scored in double figures in eight games, including pouring in a season-high 16 points against Texas in December … Had at least eight points in 17 of her 25 games … Collected at least seven rebounds in 11 games, including five games with 10 or more … Grabbed a season-high 14 rebounds against Southwest Texas … Led LSU in scoring in two games and in rebounding in 11 games … Her .583 field goal percentage was second on the team to Wendlyn Jones … Had the third most rebounds on the team and best rebounds per game average.

Used a redshirt year after missing most of preseason with back problems and then was diagnosed with a stress fracture in her right foot prior to the first exhibition game … Underwent surgery to repair the fracture on Dec. 2nd and had a screw placed in the foot … Underwent another surgery on her foot in the off season … Holds the second best field goal percentage in school history with a 60.7 percent clip, one of two over 60 percent for a career … Ranks 10th in school history in rebounding with 598 in her career … Has a school record 25 double doubles in her career.

Sat out 11 games on the year with a misaligned vertebrate … Was the Lady Tigers only true inside player … Missed the first six games of the season, in which LSU went just 3-3 … Led the team in field-goal percentage at 60.9 percent on the year … Shot below 50 percent in just three games … Sparked a six-game win streak upon her initial return, which came against in-state rival Tulane on Dec. 10 … Led team with 7.4 rebounds per game while averaging 9.5 points … Was even better in conference play as she averaged 10.6 points and 7.7 boards … Ranked second on the squad in blocks per game (0.8) and steals per game (2.0) … Her 14 points against North Texas marked her first double-figure scoring game … Scored 18 points, grabbed eight rebounds, dished out three assists and had two steals against No. 2 Tennessee on Jan. 4th … Put up 17 points and pulled in 13 rebounds against No. 10 Florida for her first double-double of the season … Followed that up with a 15-point showing at South Carolina … Was stellar in the NCAA Tournament against Purdue as she scored 13 points and battled for 15 rebounds, nine of which were offensive … The 15 boards tied an LSU record for most rebounds in an NCAA Tournament game.

Started all 32 games for the Lady Tigers, ranking first in the Southeastern Conference in field goal percentage (.617) and double-doubles (11), and second in the league in rebounding (8.8 per game) … Narrowly missed becoming just the second player in SEC history to lead the league in FG percentage and rebounding in the same season … Also rated No. 4 in NCAA statistics in field goal percentage … Her numbers rank her third in rebounds by a sophomore in LSU history and ninth in points by a sophomore … Enjoyed an outstanding NCAA Tournament, averaging 14.3 points and 8.5 rebounds per contest in four games … Led LSU to Sweet 16 victory over Duke (March 25), as she poured in 19 points, hitting 9-of-10 from the floor, and pulled down 11 rebounds … Scored in double figures in all four NCAA Tournament games and reached double figures in rebounds twice … Scored career-high 27 points on 12-of-14 shooting in road win over Arkansas (Jan. 13) … In that game, she had 12 rebounds, including nine on the offensive end which she converted into 17 second-chance points … Enjoyed a streak of nine straight double-figure rebound games … Streak started with 13 boards vs. Wake Forest on Dec. 22 and was snapped with a nine-rebound effort at Mississippi State (Jan. 30) … The streak of nine straight double-figure rebound games marked the second-longest streak in school history … Posted a total of 15 double-figure rebound games on the year, and the Lady Tigers were 11-4 in those contests … LSU was 9-2 on the year and 18-5 over the last two years when White has a double-double … Ran her career double-double total to 23, which ranks seventh in school history … Had season-best 15 rebounds in win over Mississippi on Jan. 25th, and hauled in 14 boards, including seven on the offensive end, at Tennessee on Feb. 20th … Had 21 points and 10 rebounds in home win over Mississippi State on Jan. 9th … Opened the season with nine straight double-figure scoring games … Hit 22-of-28 shots from the floor over a two-game span versus Mississippi State and Arkansas.

Played and started all 30 games … Averaged 13.1 points and 8.2 rebounds a contest despite being the only center in the SEC standing under 6-feet tall … Led the SEC in field goal percentage at 62.1 percent and she also ranked first in the league in double-doubles with 12 … Rebounding average jumped to 9.3 boards a contest in SEC games, which led the league … Capped her rookie season as the most decorated freshman in school history … Among her honors were National Freshman of the Year, first-team Freshman All-American, SEC Freshman/Newcomer of the Year, and second-team All-SEC … LSU posted a 10-2 mark when she recorded a double-double … Seven double-doubles in SEC games and LSU was 6-1 in those games … Recorded double-doubles in four of LSU’s first seven games … Had career-best 17 rebounds vs. Southern … Had 13 or more rebounds five times, including 13 against Mississippi State, Georgia, and Alabama … Scored 20 or more points four times, which included a 21-point, 11-rebound effort in a win over South Carolina … Had 22 points and 17 rebounds vs. Southern … Had 18 points, 12 rebounds and 4 blocked shots in upset win over Auburn … Had 24 points and 12 rebounds in fourth collegiate game at Rice … Had 24 points on 10-of-14 shooting and 11 rebounds in NCAA first round vs. Evansville to become the first rookie in school history with a double-double in an NCAA Tournament game … The 24 points vs. Evansville in the NCAA Tournament was also the second-highest total by an LSU player in the post-season and the most ever by an LSU freshman … Finished year with 392 points, which ranks as the sixth most by a Lady Tigers freshman and her 247 rebounds is the third-highest total by a freshman at LSU … In the spring, competed at the SEC Track and Field Championships and placed seventh in the javelin after only two weeks of practice.

Averaged 20 points and 12.8 rebounds as a senior at Acadiana High School for head coach Laura Boudreaux … Named first team all-district for four years … Second-team all-state as a junior … District MVP in 1996 and 1997 … Finished career at Acadiana with 1,654 points, 1,219 rebounds and 397 blocked shots … Played on AAU national runner-up over the summer … In the summer of 1997, played on AAU national champion team … AAU All-American in both 1997 and 1998 … Named AAU All-American in 1998 … Won the state titles in the shot put, javelin and discus as a senior and was named the outstanding field competitor at the LHSAA State High School Meet with three titles as a senior.

Full name is DeTrina Mary White … Born on April 3, 1980, in Lafayette, La. … Mother is Ava White … Has one brother, Mark Savoy, and a sister, Tykella White … Also has a nephew, Aaron White … Majoring in kinesiology … Is the practical joker on the team.

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