In her final game at Arizona, senior Davellyn Whyte led Arizona women's basketball with 23 points, eight rebounds and six assists, but the Wildcats fell to Utah, 66-48 in the first round of the Pac-12 Tournament in Seattle, Wash. on Thursday.
Head Coach Niya Butts and the Arizona women's basketball team will open postseason play on Thursday, March 7 to face Utah at 2:30 p.m. PT. at KeyArena in Seattle, Wash. in the first round of the 2013 Pac-12 Tournament.
Ended her career at Arizona as one of the best players in history...Scored 2,059 points for the second-highest scorer in history and the second player to reach 2,000 points...Started and played in every game in her career, starting more games than any player in history (126)...also played more minutes than any player in history (4,243)...Posted the first triple-double in Arizona women's basketball history...Scored in double-digits in 100 games (out of 126)...Scored 20+ points in 35 games...Scored 30+ points in five games...Is on 14 of the top-10 all-time career numbers lists, including three-pointers attempted (first with 813), three-pointers made (second with 274), total steals (second with 266), field goals made (third with 666), average minutes played (third with 33.7), free throws attempted (third with 671), scoring average (third with 16.3 ppg), free throws made (fourth with 449), field goals attempted (fourth with 1,314), total number of double-doubles (seventh with 12), assists (eighth with 431), free throw percentage (eighth with .756), rebounding average (ninth at 5.5 rpg) and three-point percentage (ninth at .338).
2012-13: Started and played in every game ...Led Arizona in ppg (16.8), rebounds (6.3), assists (5.2), steals (2.6) and minutes (35.5)...Posted the first triple-double in Arizona women's basketball history with 31 points, 16 rebounds and 10 assists versus ASU (2/19)...Scored in double digits in 28 games...Scored 20+ points in eight games...posted five double-doubles...grabbed double-digit rebounds in five games...dished out double-digit assists in two games...had a season-high 11 assists at Washington State (1/14)...recorded a career-high eight steals at Long Beach State (12/2).
Scored 23 points, grabbed eight rebounds and dished out six assists versus Utah in the Pac-12 Conference Tournament (3/7)...Posted 16 points, nine rebounds and seven assists versus UCLA (3/3)...Added 18 points, 12 rebounds and seven assists at ASU (2/24)...Had 21 points, nine rebounds and five steals in Arizona's victory over Utah (2/17)...Recorded 26 points, seven rebounds and eight assists at California (2/10)...Contributed 17 points versus Washington State (2/3)...Scored 20 points versus Washington (2/1)...Posted 13 points and five assists at USC (1/27)...Had 17 points, 12 rebounds and six assists at UCLA (1/25)...Added 11 points at Colorado (1/20)...Recorded 23 points, 11 rebounds, six assists and six steals in the Wildcats' win at Utah (1/18)...Contributed 13 points and six assists versus Oregon (1/13)...Scored 19 points and grabbed eight rebounds versus Oregon State (1/11)...Posted 17 points, 10 rebounds and five assists at Washington (1/6)...Had 25 points, six rebounds and four steals versus Longwood (12/20)...Added 19 points and seven rebounds versus Weber State (12/16)...Recorded 13 points at New Mexico (12/8)...Contributed 17 points, seven assists and eight steals at Long Beach State (12/2)...Scored 14 points and grabbed seven rebounds in Arizona's road win at North Texas (11/28)...Posted 11 points, six rebounds and eight assists versus Texas Southern (11/24)...Had 19 points and seven assists versus UTEP (11/23)...Added 12 points and four steals versus BYU (11/20)...Recorded 16 points and seven rebounds versus CSU Northridge (11/17)...Contributed 21 points, six rebounds and eight assists at UNLV (11/13)...Scored 16 points and five rebounds in Arizona's season opener at CSU Bakersfield (11/9).
2011-12: Named Associated Press All-America Honorable Mention, All-Pac-12 (Coaches) and All-Pac-12 (Media) ... Averaged 33.9 minutes, 17.0 points, 6.8 rebounds, 3.2 assists and 2.6 steals per contest ... Ranked nationally in steals and three-point field goals made throughout the season ... Ended the year ranked No. 2 in the Pac-12 in scoring, No. 13 in rebounding, No. 11 in assists, No. 7 in free throw percentage, No. 2 in steals and No. 3 in three-point field goal percentage ... Opened up the season with 17 points in 17 minutes in the win at Georgia Southern ... Scored 19 points and grabbed six rebounds in the win at Georgia State ... Had a season high 34 points, including 6-of-8 from three-point range, in the home win over Wichita State ... Also collected five rebounds, five assists and four steals ... In the road win at New Mexico State, she had 20 points, five boards, five assists and three steals ... On 8-of-18 shooting from the field, she scored 20 points while collecting five rebounds, four assists and three steals ... Led UA scorers with 19 points in the loss to BYU ... Led all scorers with 22 points in the win against Syracuse ... Nearly had a triple double with eight assists and nine boards ... In 25 minutes of play in the win against BYU-Hawai'i, she handed out seven assists, scored four points and grabbed four boards and two steals ... In 33 minutes of action, she had eight points, four rebounds and four steals in the home win over Long Beach State ... Led all scorers with 16 points in the road win at Arkansas-Pine Bluff ... Also collected eight rebounds, four assists and four steals in 28 minutes of play ... In the home win against New Mexico, Whyte had 27 points and 12 rebounds for her first collegiate double-double with a combination points and boards ... Collected 21 points, four rebounds, four assists and two steals in the home win against UNLV ... In the road loss at ASU, she had 19 points, five rebounds, three assists and three steals ... Collected her second career double-double combining points and rebounds with 23 and 10, respectively, in the home win against UCLA ... Also had two assists and two steals in 40 minutes of play ... In the home loss to USC, recorded her third double-double of the season with 23 points and 13 rebounds ... Also had four assists and two steals in 38 minutes of action ... In the road loss at Oregon, collected 15 points, six rebounds, three assists and three steals in 40 minutes of play ... Had 15 points, seven rebounds, three steals and six assists in the road win at Oregon State ... Had 32 points, five rebounds and five steals in 44 minutes of play in the home loss to Utah ... In the home loss to Colorado, she had eight points, 11 rebounds, three steals and two assists ... Had 10 points, six rebounds, three assists and two steals in the road loss at Washington ... Whyte had her fourth double-double of the season with 11 points and 10 rebounds in the road loss at Washington State ... Also had five assists and six steals in 36 minutes of play ... Had 17 points, seven rebounds, two assists and two steals in the home loss to California ... In the home loss to No. 4/4 Stanford, she had one rebound in 15 minutes of play ... Had 10 points, four rebounds, five assists and five steals in the road loss at Colorado ... Had 22 points, eight rebounds, four assists and four steals in the road loss at Utah ... In the home win over Washington State, Whyte had 19 points and 11 rebounds for her fifth double-double of the season ... Also had six assists and two steals in 27 minutes of action ... Collected 16 points, nine rebounds and three assists in the home loss to Washington ... Had 13 points, eight rebounds, two steals and one assist in the road loss at USC ... Whyte had 12 points, eight rebounds, two assists, one block and one steal in the road loss at UCLA ... In the home loss to ASU, she collected her sixth double-double of the season with 17 points and 11 rebounds ... Also had two steals in her 38 minutes of play ... In the Pac-12 Tournament opening-round game vs. UCLA, Whyte contributed with 18 points, five rebounds, five steals and three assists ... In the Pac-12 Tournament quarterfinal game vs. ASU, she had 17 points, five rebounds, three steals and one assist.
2010-11: Named All-Pac-10 for the second-straight season ... Started all 33 games and averaged team-leading 31.7 minutes per game ... Collected 15.8 points, 4.6 rebounds and 2.9 assists per game ... Scored at least seven points in every game during the season and scored in double digit figures in 29 contests, including a streak of four straight to end the season ... Joined the 1,000-point club with her 24 points against Utah State, just one of two sophomores to ever join the ranks ... The sophomore standout picked up right where she left off, collecting 16 points, six rebounds, four assists and one steal in Arizona's 81-72 OT win at Wichita State ... Scored nine points and grabbed four rebounds and three steals in Arizona's win over Northern Arizona ... Scored in double digits again at Ole Miss, recording 17 points, five rebounds and three assists ... For the second-straight game, scored in double digits with 14 points ... Also recorded three rebounds, dished out five assists and blocked two shots ... She led the Wildcats in scoring with 16 points in the loss to No. 8/8 Texas A&M ... Also grabbed four boards and passed out four assists ... Whyte racked up 12 points and four steals in the win over Bradley ... Picked up 16 points, two rebounds and four steals in the loss at Nevada ... In the win at New Mexico, she scored a team-leading 24 points, including five threes in the final 10 minutes of play ... Also pitched in with six assists, three steals and three rebounds ... In the win over New Mexico State, Whyte scored 14 points and grabbed eight boards ... She led the Wildcats in scoring with 22 points in the win over North Texas ... Also grabbed five rebounds and five steals ... Recorded her first collegiate double-double in the win over Oregon with her 11 points and 10 assists ... Also picked up six rebounds, two steals and a block ... Whyte was one of three Wildcats to score in double digits in the 67-65 win over Oregon State with her 12 points ... Also grabbed four steals, three rebounds and handed out two assists ... She was Arizona's leading scorer with 15 points in the win over Washington ... Also grabbed two rebounds, one steal and dished out four assists ... She scored 16 points, grabbed six rebounds and four steals in the win over Washington State ... Also pitched in with three assists ... Whyte led the Cats in scoring with 20 points in the loss at USC ... She also chipped in with six boards and two assists ... She was one of three Wildcats to score in double digits with her 14 points in the loss at No. 11/10 UCLA ... Also chipped in with three rebounds, three steals, an assist and a blocked shot ... She scored 16 points and grabbed three rebounds in the loss to No. 4/3 Stanford ... In the win over ASU, she had 14 points, three rebounds and three assists ... In the win at Washington State, she was 7-of-10 from the field and 4-of-6 from three-point range, good for 16 points ... Also chipped in with eight assists ... Whyte was Arizona's leading scorer with 16 points in the loss to No. 11/9 UCLA ... She also chipped in with six rebounds, one assist and two steals ... Whyte led the Wildcats in scoring with 19 points in the home win over USC ... Also chipped in with five rebounds, four assists, and a steal ... Was 15-of-18 from the free throw line ... For the third-straight game, Whyte led the team in scoring in the win at Oregon State ... She scored 16 points, grabbed five rebounds and three steals and handed out three assists ... In the win at Oregon, she grabbed a career-best 14 rebounds while scoring seven points ... Also chipped in with five assists and three steals ... In the Pac-10 Tournament win over Oregon, she scored 23 points while grabbing seven rebounds ... Also collected seven steals and handed out two assists ... Whyte was Arizona's leading scorer with 24 points in the Pac-10 Tournament win over USC ... She also collected six rebounds, three assists and a steal ... Ended the season with 24 points, six rebounds and three assists in the WNIT loss at Utah State.
2009-10: Turned in one of the most memorable freshman campaigns in Arizona history, capped off by becoming the fourth player in team history to be named Pac-10 Freshman of the Year ... Also selected to the Pac-10 All-Conference Team, the only freshman on the squad in 2010, as well as the Pac-10 All-Freshman Team ... Selected second-team Freshman All-America by Full Court Press ... Chosen Pac-10 Player of the Week on January 18 after scoring school-record 39 points in record-breaking win over Oregon, the second-highest single-game total on the season for all Pac-10 players ... Top-scoring freshman in the Pac-10 at 15.7 points per game, tops on the Wildcats and good for fifth overall in the conference ... Also finished third in the Pac-10 with 2.2 three-point field goals per game and ninth in three-point field goal percentage at .353 ... Became just the second freshman in team history to start 31 games in a season, joining Lisa Griffith at the top of the list ... Scoring average and 487 total points were both second-highest total for a freshman in Arizona history ... Total of 67 made three-pointers tied for fourth-most in program history for a single season ... Scored in double figures in 25-of-31 games on the season, including stretch of 12-straight during the middle of the season ... Selected team's Best Defensive Player while also winning Get Money Award ... Made Pac-10 Tournament debut by scoring 13 points to go along with eight rebounds, five assists and three steals against Washington State ... Hit a trio of three-pointers to finish with 17 points and six rebounds against UCLA ... Tallied last of nine games with at least 20 points scored by finishing with 20 points, five rebounds, six assists and five steals against Washington State ... Hit 9-of-18 from the field and scored 24 points against Stanford ... Followed up record-setting performance against Oregon with 22 points against Arizona State ... Buried season-best six three-pointers on 12-of-20 shooting to end with 34 points and nine rebounds in 43 minutes against USC ... Tallied 16 points in Pac-10 debut against UCLA ... Hit 5-of-10 three-pointers to score 21 points against Alabama A&M ... Led the Wildcats with 20 points at UC-Riverside ... Posted back-to-back 19-point performances against New Mexico and Nevada ... Started collegiate career with 27 points on 11-of-19 shooting to go along with eight rebounds against Iona ... Named Iona College Tip-Off Tournament Most Valuable Player after leading Wildcats to tournament championship, averaged 19 points and 5.5 rebounds while hitting 14-of-27 field goals and 7-of-16 three-point attempts ... Posted second-best point total in team history by a freshman in first-ever game.
High School: Decorated prep star at St. Mary's High School playing for head coach Curtis Ekmark ... Led the Lady Knights to state runner-up finish as a senior ... Named Gatorade Arizona Player of the Year after leading the team to a 26-3 mark ... Captured state championship as a freshman ... Selected to the all-region team all four prep years ... Chosen the Desert Valley Region Player of the Year her last three seasons ... Three-time team MVP and two-time team captain ... Named to the honor roll all four seasons ... Three-time all-state honoree ... Named to All-Arizona Team by the Arizona Republic ... Chosen All-Phoenix Metro first-team by Arizona Republic as a junior while averaging 20.5 points per game ... Earned all-tournament team honors at prestigious NIKE Tournament of Champions ... Played for AZ Hype club team ... Scored 35 points in 2009 state tournament quarterfinal round win over Gilbert Highland ... Also lettered two seasons in track and field, running the 400 meters and holds the school record in the 4x100-meter relay.
Personal: Born Davellyn Larae Whyte in Mesa, Ariz., she is the daughter of Devon and Colleen Whyte ... Father is currently a member of the coaching staff for the Chicago White Sox of Major League Baseball and was a three-time All-Star and seven-time Gold Glove winner over a 17-year career ... Has one older brother, Thaddeus and a younger sister, Anaya ... Majoring in family studies with a minor in education at Arizona ... Would like to play in the WNBA, then become an athletic trainer ... Would most like to meet President Obama ... Wakes up every Saturday morning at 6 a.m. to watch cartoons ... Most prized possession is her teddy bear, Cheeks.
I chose Arizona because ... it was the right choice for me and it was also close to home.