Shayla Cooper
Shayla  Cooper


Norcross, Ga.

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Ohio State Athletics Good Stuff

Highlights from the past week in Ohio State Athletics


Ohio State Athletics Good Stuff

Highlights from the past week in Ohio State Athletics


Ohio State Athletics Good Stuff

Highlights from the past week in Ohio State Athletics


Ohio State Athletics Good Stuff

Highlights from the past week in Ohio State Athletics


OSU Outlasts Pesky FGCU 79-66 in Gulf Coast Showcase Opener

Shayla Cooper and Stephanie Mavunga each notched double-doubles in the wins


Ohio State vs. Purdue 3-4-17

Ohio State vs. Purdue 3-4-17


South Carolina 92, Ohio State 80

Photos from No. 4 South Carolina @ No. 7 Ohio State on November 14, 2016.


Virginia @ Ohio State

Dec. 21, 2015


Ohio State vs. Notre Dame, 75-72

NCAA Women's basketball: Ohio State vs. Notre Dame

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Career Honors

  • All-Big Ten Second Team (2016)

2015-16 - Junior

  • Played in 32 of the 34 games and made 11 starts
  • Led the team in rebounding at 8.1 rebounds per game
  • Was third on the team at 13.3 points per game
  • Had a team-high 10 double-doubles on the year
  • Shot 52.2 percent from the floor and was 46.0 percent from beyond the arc
  • Was second on the team from the free throw line, making 81.8 percent of her attempts
  • Had 17 blocked shots and 39 steals
  • Grabbed 15 rebounds in the season-opener at #2 S. Carolina (11/13)
  • Had a solid game against #1 UConn, finishing with a team-high 17 points and 8 rebounds
  • Notched her first double-double of the year with 15 points and 12 rebounds in the win over Wagner (11/22)
  • Scored 7 points, grabbed 10 rebounds and dished-out a career-high 6 assists against Liberty (11/27)
  • Had her second double-double with 18 points and 15 rebounds at #3 Notre Dame (12/2)
  • Was 9-of-11 from the floor and finished with 18 points in the win at Cincinnati (12/6)
  • Notched her 3rd double-double with 17 points and 10 rebounds vs. Michigan State (12/31)
  • Scored 11 points, grabbed 10 rebounds and dished-out a career-high tying 6 assists for her 3rd double-double in the win at No. 5 Maryland (1/2)
  • Poured-in a then career-high 23 points and grabbed 8 rebounds vs. Indiana (1/7)
  • Scored 23 points for the 2nd time in three games at Northwestern (1/14)
  • Made a career-high four 3-point FGs on four attempts to finish with 16 points against Purdue (1/17)
  • Had a career-high 25 points to go with 13 rebounds for her fifth double-double of the year in the win over Michigan (1/21)
  • Notched her 8th game of the season with 10+ rebounds, grabbing 11 vs. Northwestern (1/28)
  • Had a double-double with 16 points and 10 boards vs. Wisconsin (2/4)
  • Posted a double-double with 11 points, 10 rebounds and 3 steals in win over #5 Maryland (2/8)
  • Recorded 16 points and 11 rebounds for 8th double-double in win over Nebraska (2/18)
  • Blocked a pair of shots and scored 15 points in rout of Illinois (2/21)
  • Scored a career-high tying 25 points to go with 11 rebounds at Minnesota (2/24)
  • Had 16 points on 7-of-11 shooting against MSU (3/5) in the B1G Tournament
  • Started the NCAA Tourney game vs. Buffalo (3/18) and blocked a career-high tying 2 shots to go with 17 points
  • Had a double-double with 15 points and 10 rebounds in NCAA Tourney win over WVU (3/20)
  • Recorded a career-high six steals in the Sweet 16 game against Tennessee (3/25)

2014-15 - SOPHOMORE

  • Provided a real spark for the team when she became eligibility on Dec. 22, after fulfilling her transfer requirements
  • Played in 23 games and averaged 10.7 points and 7.8 rebounds per contest
  • Shot 47.7 percent from the floor and over 38 percent from beyond the three-point line
  • Dished-out 33 assists and had 18 steals
  • Recorded six double-doubles on the year which was second-most on the team
  • Buckeye offense, which was the fourth-best offense in the country, was more than four points better per game with her in the lineup
  • Had a great Buckeye debut, finishing with 13 points on 6-of-8 shooting and six rebounds in the win over No. 18 West Virginia (12/22)
  • Blocked a pair of shots to go along with seven points in her first B1G game at Maryland (12/29)
  • Had a solid game against Rutgers (1/1), finishing with six points, seven rebounds, two assists and two steals
  • Notched a career-high 19 points and grabbed nine rebounds against No. 25 Northwestern
  • Pulled-in a game-high tying nine rebounds in the blowout over Indiana (1/8)
  • Scored 15 points and pulled-down eight boards in the win at Purdue (1/25)
  • Had a solid game with 17 points and six rebounds at Wisconsin (1/26)
  • Recorded her first double-double as a Buckeye with 11 points and a then career-high 11 rebounds at Iowa (2/5)
  • Posted her second-straight double-double with 10 pts and a then career-high 13 rebounds against Michigan (2/10)
  • Dished-out a season-high three assists in the rout of Purdue (2/17)
  • Had another double-double with 14 points and a game-high 12 rebounds against Iowa (2/21)
  • Nabbed a career-high three steals to go along with 16 points at Penn State (2/26)
  • Recorded her 4th double-double with 13 points and a career-high 18 rebounds in a season-high 31 minutes at Nebraska (3/1)
  • Notched a double-double with 17 points and 11 rebounds against Minnesota (3/6)
  • Recorded a third-straight double-double with 11 points and 11 rebounds against Iowa (3/7)
  • Had 11 pts and seven rebounds in the NCAA Tournament win over James Madison (3/21).


  • Played two games at Georgetown in 2013-14, totaling 32 points and 17 rebounds


  • A McDonald's All-American nominee, helping Norcross High School to the 2013 State Championship as team captain
  • Earned GACA AAAAA First Team All-State along with Second Team All-State honors from the GSWA AAAAA and the HJC AAAAA
  • Named First Team All-County by the Gwinnett Tip-Off Club, the Gwinnett Daily Post and the HJC AAAAA
  • A 2012 Georgia Super Six selection
  • Earned a number of honors from the Gwinnett Tip-Off Club including Player of the Monday in November and December of 2012 as well as to the 2011 Tip-Off Top 25 and to the 2010 team as an honorable mention selection
  • Named First Team Regent 7 AAAAA in 2011 and Second Team All-Region in 2010
  • High school team won the state championship for the 2010-11 season
  • Played AAU ball with Essence Purple earning All-Tournament at the 2012 Oregon Nike Shootout and to the 2012 Boo Williams All-Tournament Team
  • Was the 2009 Youth AAA Basketball National Championship MVP.