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Shayla Cooper
Shayla  Cooper

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Norcross, Ga.

High School:
Georgetown

Height:
6-2

Position:
Forward

04/13/2017

Shayla Cooper Selected by Connecticut in 2nd Round of WNBA Draft

Cooper is the 13th Buckeye to be selected in the WNBA draft

02/27/2017

Ohio State Athletics Good Stuff

Highlights from the past week in Ohio State Athletics

02/13/2017

Ohio State Athletics Good Stuff

Highlights from the past week in Ohio State Athletics

01/30/2017

Ohio State Athletics Good Stuff

Highlights from the past week in Ohio State Athletics

12/20/2016

Ohio State Athletics Good Stuff

Highlights from the past week in Ohio State Athletics

03/04/2017

Ohio State vs. Purdue 3-4-17

Ohio State vs. Purdue 3-4-17

11/14/2016

South Carolina 92, Ohio State 80

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

12/21/2015

Virginia @ Ohio State

Dec. 21, 2015

12/02/2015

Ohio State vs. Notre Dame, 75-72

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


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STATS -- CAREER STATISTICS | CAREER GAME-BY-GAME

Career Honors

  • All-Big Ten Second Team (2016, 2017)

2016-17 - Senior

  • Played in all 35 games and made 33 starts
  • Averaged 10.5 points and 6.7 rebounds per game
  • Dished-out a career-high 75 assists on the season for an average of 2.1 per contest
  • Notched six double-doubles on the season
  • Was second on the team in total points scored with 367
  • Had 12 points and a team-high 3 assists in the season-opener vs. Duquesne (11/11)
  • Scored 12 points on 6-of-8 shooting and had seven rebounds and three assists vs. CSU (11/16)
  • Notched her first double-double of the year with 16 points and 14 rebounds vs. FGCU (11/25)
  • Had another double-double with a then season-high 17 points and 11 rebounds vs. Miami (12/1)
  • Scored 19 points in the win over Southern (12/7)
  • Had a good all-around game vs. Michigan (1/7), scoring 13 points, grabbing six rebounds, dishing two assists and blocking a shot
  • Posted 18 points on 8-of-10 shooting with 0 turnovers in the win at Minnesota (1/26)
  • Scored a season-high 20 points, grabbed eight rebounds, dished-out a season-high five assists all in a season-high 33 minutes vs. Iowa (2/12)
  • Certainly enjoyed her Senior Night, scoring a season-high tying 20 points to go with nine boards and five assists in upset of No. 2 Maryland (2/2)
  • Scored her 1,000th career point in a 12-point effort at Rutgers (2/26)
  • Notched a double-double with team highs of 18 points, 10 rebounds and four assists in the Big Ten Tournament game vs. Purdue (3/4)
  • Grabbed a season-high 15 rebounds and dished-out a career-high tying six assists in the NCAA Tournament win over Western Kentucky (3/17)
  • Had 15 points and eight rebounds at Kentucky in round two of the NCAA Tournament (3/19)
  • Posted nine points, 13 rebounds and four assists vs. Notre Dame (3/24) in the Sweet 16

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).

PRIOR TO OHIO STATE

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

HIGH SCHOOL

  • 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.