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Jade Davis
Jade  Davis


Lone Tree, Colo.

High School:
Highlands Ranch



4 letters

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Of Note: Great 3-point range and defensive presence ... first UW recruit from Colorado; won three state titles as a prep ... mother is Native American (Oglala Sioux) and family shares in cultural traditions, including a sun dance every year at the Pine Ridge Reservation in southwest South Dakota

2011-12: Started all 29 games ... averaged 32.1 minutes per game ... scored a career-best 16 points against Iowa (Feb. 2), making a career-high six field goals ... netted a then season-high 13 points against No. 15 Nebraska (Jan. 12) and vs. Michigan (Jan. 30) ... recorded 12 points against Drake (Dec. 11), pulling down a season-best six rebounds ... dished out a career-high tying six assists against Montana State (Nov. 25) and Nebraska ... led the team with 2.9 assists per game (83 total) ... led the team in assists in 16 games ... recorded three steals at BYU (Nov. 23) and Nebraska ... averaged 1.0 steals per game ... played a career-high 39 minutes against Boston College (Nov. 30) in the Big Ten/ACC Challenge ... scored in double digits in nine games .. led the team in scoring in one game... ranked fourth on the team with 6.8 points per game while adding 2.7 rebounds per game

2010-11: Played in all 31 games, starting 24, including the final 21 games... averaged more than 27 minutes per game .. contributed 4.6 points, 2.4 rebounds, 1.8 assists and 1.1 steals per game ... scored double figures in four games including a season-high 14 points and career-high four 3-pointers against Michigan (Feb. 19) ... tied career high with four free throws on 4-of-4 shooting at Iowa (Feb. 16) ... tied career high with six assists against Indiana (Feb. 6) ... notched a career-high four steals at Michigan State (Jan. 6) ... shared team-high honors with 11 points vs. Marquette (Nov. 24) ... against Milwaukee (Dec. 12), finished with a team-high four assists and three steals ... had a career-high six assists at Green Bay (Nov. 18) ... had a career-high 10 rebounds at Oklahoma State (Dec. 5)

2009-10: Played in 28 of 32 games ... averaged 4.3 points per game in her last seven games ... scored 10 points on 3-of-3 shooting, including 2-of-2 from 3-point land, vs. Michigan (Jan. 10) ... had a perfect game shooting vs. the Wolverines as she also went 2-of-2 from the line; chipped in two rebounds and two steals in 11 minutes of play vs. Michigan ... tallied nine points on 3-of-5 shooting vs. Ohio State (Feb. 18) ... averaged 2.7 points and 1.1 rebounds per game

2008-09: Played in 33 games and started one; earned her first start at Michigan State (Jan. 25) ... had double-figure scoring in four games ... tied her season high with 11 points vs. Northwestern (March 5) in the first round of the Big Ten Tournament; went 3-of-4 from 3-point range for career highs in makes and percentage ... hit two free throws with 24 seconds left to seal the Badgers' 54-51 win over Michigan State (Feb. 22); scored a career-high 11 points vs. the Spartans, hitting 2-of-4 from 3-point range ... led the team in free throw percentage at 93.3 (14-of-15) ... averaged 3.0 points and 0.9 rebounds per game

High School: Averaged 10 points, 2.7 rebounds, 2.8 steals and 4.4 assists per game as a senior ... the Falcons won three-state Class 5A titles with team records of 24-3 in 2005-06, 25-3 in 2006-07 and 25-3 in 2007-08 ... the 2008 team was ranked seventh in the nation by USA Today ... earned Continental League second-team honors two years, and league honorable mention honors as a sophomore ... named to the Rocky Mountain News All-Colorado team ... played in the 2008 Colorado All-Star game ... 2008 McDonald's All-America nominee ... named Colorado Class 5A All-State honorable mention in 2007 ... four-year letterwinner in basketball and cross country

Personal: Parents are Marcus Davis and Debbie Phelps ... has two siblings, Tiffany and Jace ... major is life science communications

Season GP/GS Min. FG% 3PT% FT% RPG Ast Blk Stl PPG
2008-09 33/1 14.1 .360 .412 .933 0.9 20 2 18 3.0
2009-10 28/0 12.3 .303 .288 .750 1.1 20 0 11 2.7
2010-11 31/24 27.0 .295 .330 .720 2.4 56 3 34 4.6
2011-12 29/29 32.1 .324 .349 .818 2.7 83 1 30 6.8
Career 121/54 21.3 .318 .342 .798 1.8 179 6 93 4.2

Career Highs

Points: 16 vs. Iowa, 2-2-12
Field Goals: 6 vs. Iowa, 2-2-12
Field Goal Att: 13 vs. Oral Roberts, 11-13-11
Field Goal %: .600 (6-10) vs. Iowa, 2-2-12
3-pt FG: 4 (2x; MR vs. Iowa, 2-2-12)
3-pt FG Att: 8 (3x; MR vs. Iowa, 2-2-12)
3-pt FG%: .750 (3-4) (2x; MR vs. Ohio State, 2-6-12)
Free Throws: 4 (4x; MR at Nebraska, 2-19-12)
Free Throw Att.: 6 vs. Minnesota, 1-6-11
Free Throw %: 1.000 (4-4); (2x, MR at Nebraska, 2-19-12)
Rebounds: 10 at Oklahoma State, 12-5-10
Assists: 6 (5x; MR vs. Iowa, 2-2-12)
Steals: 4 vs. Michigan State, 1-6-11
Blocks: 1 (5x; MR vs. Drake, 12-11-11)
Minutes: 39 (2x; MR vs. Iowa, 2-2-12)

Why I Chose Wisconsin

"I chose the University of Wisconsin because I loved the weather and my teammates
right away. I just felt like it was a lot like Colorado."

Off the Court with Jade Davis

Favorites - Spot on campus: My apartment; Movie: Legends of the Fall; TV Show: Jersey Shore; Car: Range Rover fully loaded; Athlete: Jace Davis; Sports team: Badger Football
First started basketball (age/grade): 4th grade
Most memorable basketball game: Winning a state championship
My favorite thing about Wisconsin basketball is: My teammates
Before each game, i: try and laugh as much as possible
Best UW road trip: The trip to Colorado....of course!
One word that describes the team: Amazing
My teammates say I am: a free-spirit
Favorite thing to do off the court with my teammates is: EAT
Most memorable basketball achievement: Winning State championships
This summer, I: (took classes, worked out, took a trip, etc. - please be specific as we use these ideas for feature stories) followed around Larry Meiller, a radio host.
Is there something significant about your uniform number? Me and my dad wanted a new start and 00 is a perfect way to start over
Who is ...the funniest player on the team? Cassie Rochel The best-dressed player? Anya Covington The sloppiest? Taylah Tay
What would you be doing if you weren't playing collegiate basketball? Being a ski bum in Colorado
The best thing about Madison is: The farmers market
Dream as a collegiate player: Win a Big Ten championship
Fantasy job/career: A movie producer
Person most admired/role models: My Grandma Charlene!
If you could guest star in a TV show it would be? The real world
If you could be a cover of a magazine it would be? Vogue
The best sporting event you ever attended was? My brother's first collegiate football game
You won't catch me eating: any type of seafood
Greatest Invention of the last 100 years: hangers
If I could live any place in the world it would be: The mountains
If you could spend a week anywhere in the world: Thailand
If I could live in any time period, it would be: Now
A non-athletic talent I have is: I can speak jibberish
Non-athletic talent I would like to have is: Sing and dance at the same time
If I could meet three people from throughout history they would be: My grandma Marlene,
If I had a million dollars: Help my family members
Post-college plans: live in California and hopefully find a job
If I could have one superpower, it would be: time stopper
What are you most thankful for? My family and friends
My favorite websites are: Facebook
My favorite quote or motto is: Dream as if you'll live forever and live as if you'll die tomorrow

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