Kentucky Cruises Past Jacksonville State; five Cats reach double digits
General A combination guard/forward who can play along the perimeter and inside the paint ... Because of her length, she can block shots on the defensive end, but also is known for her ability to shoot the ball ... Committed to Kentucky over West Virginia, Louisville and Rutgers ... Major is undergraduate studies.
2011-12 (Freshman) Scored four points and grabbed three boards at Mississippi State ... Scored two points, grabbed two boards and blocked a shot in five minutes of play at Alabama ... Scored four points on 2-2 shooting and grabbed two rebounds at Tennessee while playing an SEC-high 13 minutes ... Played her first SEC game vs. Ole Miss, grabbing five boards, blocking one shot and getting a steal in eight minutes ... Did not dress for seven games due to a violation of team rules ... Made the most of her minutes against No. 10 Louisville, going 2-2 from the field, scoring four points and registering one steal ... Has made her last five field goal attempts ... Had the best game of her young career against Mississippi Valley State, shooting a perfect 3-3 from the field while recording career highs in points (7), rebounds (4), assists (1), blocks (3) and minutes played (15) ... Played eight minutes against Sam Houston State, blocking one shot and grabbing one rebound ... Had three rebounds and two points in five minutes of action vs. Jacksonville State ... Pulled down one rebound at Morehead State in five minutes of action.
High School Ranked as the No. 19 ranked forward by the Blue Star Basketball recruiting service ... Averaged 12.0 points, 5.0 rebounds and 2.0 steals per game during her senior season ... Helped lead Nazareth Regional High School to the CHSAA Class AA state championship and the New York State Federation Tournament of Champions title ... Trailing with less than 10 seconds to play Ali hit a crucial game-tying layup against St. Anthony's in the semifinals to help propel the Lady Kingsmen to the championship game ... Nazareth finished the 2010-11 season with a 29-3 record ... First three seasons of high school were played at the now defunct St. Michael Academy in Manhattan, N.Y., where she was teammates with current UK point guard Jennifer O'Neill (Bronx, N.Y.) ... The duo helped lead St. Michael's to a state championship title in 2008-09.