McNelis and staff handed out individual awards
Southern Miss will face Memphis on Wednesday at 7;30 p.m.
Seniors Tanecka Carey and Ance Celmina go out on high notes.
Lady Eagles celebrate senior night.
Faulkner and Carey net 25 and 20 points, respectively.
Four Lady Eagles score in double figures.
Jamierra Faulkner and Tanecka Carey scored in double figures for USM.
Faulkner records a double-double.
Women's Basketball vs SF Austin
The only player to start and play in all 31 games ... Second on the team in scoring with a 15.1 point per game average ... Led the team in rebounding at 5.9 rebounds per game ... Scored double figures in 27 of the 31 games ... Recorded three double-doubles ... Averaged 13.0 points and 7.0 rebounds in the C-USA Tournament ... Named the Conference USA Newcomer of the Year ... Scored 17 points and grabbed a team-high nine rebounds against UTEP (3/8) ... Had nine points and five rebounds to go with five assists and two steals against UCF (3/7) ... Earned Second Team All-Conference honors ... Finished with 16 points and four rebounds against ECU (3/3) ... Grabbed three rebounds and handed out two assists against UAB (2/26) ... Had 18 points and three rebounds against Marshall (2/23) ... Scored seven points while dishing out four assists against Tulane (2/19) ... Tossed in 12 points and had seven rebounds against UCF (2/16) ... Poured in 19 points against SMU to go with seven rebounds and three steals (2/12) ... Had her first 20-point performance in league play with 23 points and a game-high eight rebounds against East Carolina (2/5) ... Turned in her best offensive showing in league play with 17 points against Memphis (2/2) ... Was 4-of-8 from behind the arc ... Had 12 points and six assists with no turnovers in just under 40-minutes of play against UAB (1/29) ... Tossed in 12 points to go with four rebounds against UTEP (1/26) ... Tallied 11 points and three rebounds against Rice (1/22) ... Bounced back to score 13 points against Memphis (1/19) ... Failed to score any points for the first time this season in the UCF game ... Dished out seven assists and had three rebounds ... Recorded a double-double with 11 points and 11 rebounds against Marshall (1/11) ... Had only 10 points and eight rebounds against Houston (1/8) in 40 minutes of play ... Tossed in 13 points and grabbed five rebounds against Tulsa (1/5) ... Scored 11 points and grabbed seven rebounds against Idaho (12/30) ... Had a double-double against Montana (12/29) with 19 points, 11 rebounds and three steals ... Named College Sports Madness Player of the Week for the second time ... Had a team-high 17 points and seven rebounds to go with two blocks and two steals against Jackson State (12/21) ... Earned her first Conference USA Player of the Week honor (12/19) ... Scored a career-high 26 points including 22 in the second half against South Alabama (12/18) ... Just missed a double-double with a team-high 21 points and nine rebounds against Mississippi State (12/16) ... Was 9-of-9 from the line ... Scored in double figures for the eight time with 16 points against ULM (12/10) ... Also pulled down six rebounds and handed out five assists ... Had 12 points and five rebounds against UALR (12/3) ... Scored a team-high 16 points to go with six rebounds and three assists ... Named to the Lady Eagle Classic all-tournament team ... Recorded her first double-double with 21 points and 10 rebounds against Stephen F. Austin (11/26) ... Also had three assists and a steal ... Scored 22 points to go with four rebounds, two assists and two steals against Jacksonville State (11/25) ... Named College Sports Madness Player of the Week (11/21) ... Poured in a game-high 22 points against Kentucky (11/19) and grabbed a season-high eight rebounds ... Pumped in 19 points to go with four rebounds, three assists and five steals against UT-Martin (11/16) ... Scored a game-high 25 points in her Southern Miss debut ... Dished out seven assists to go with four rebounds and one steal ... Scored a team-high 18 points in the exhibition game including 11 of the final 15 points for Southern Miss ...
A two-year letterwinner and starter for Coach Sandra Sumrall at Jones County Junior College ... Ranked second in the nation in scoring with 24.9 points per game average ... Earned First Team All-America honors as well as First Team All-Region 23 and First Team MACJA South Division ... Her JCJC jersey was displayed in the Women's Basketball Hall of Fame's Ring of Honor for one year ... Led the state in scoring while averaging 7.9 rebounds, 4.5 assists and 2.5 steals per game ... Shot 51.1 percent from the field including 51.3 percent from behind the arc ... Connected on 78.5 percent from the free throw line ... Scored a school-record 53 points in a upset win over Copiah-Lincoln CC ... Named NJCAA Women's Division I Player of the Week on two occasions (Jan. 15 and Feb. 19) ... Helped Jones County JC Carey to a 19-8 record, a runner-up finish in the MACJC Tournament and a berth in the Region 23 Tournament ... Also earned First Team All-MACJC and All-Region 23 accolades as a freshman while averaging 21.3 points, 3.5 rebounds and 4.2 assists per game ...
Played a Murrah High School where she was a three-year letterwinner for Coach Anna Jackson ... Earned all-state and all-district honors ... An All-American nominee ... As a senior, helped her team to a 26-3 record and a state championship ... During her sophomore season, she was a first-team all-Metro selection and helped Murrah win a 5A state championship ... Averaged points 21.3 points, 7.0 rebounds and 5.0 assists ... Played in the Mississippi/Alabama All-Star game.
Daughter of Petrice Roach and Elroy Carey ... An interdisciplinary Study major.
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