2002-03 Highlights: Named Big Ten "Player of the Week" after scoring a career-high 24 points on 6 of 7 shooting from behind the arc vs. Auburn on 12/29/02, Coach Grentz's 600th win One of the most explosive players in the Big Ten Tied with Karen Hagberg for the team lead in blocked shots (24) Scored in double figures in 24 of 29 games, including 22 and 23 point efforts in back-to-back games to end the regular season Scored 24 points in Illinois' first win at Iowa City in 20 years (2/2/03).
2001-02 Highlights: Named to the Big Ten All-Freshman Team Won the Ralf Woods Free Throw Award for the top Illinois free-throw shooter in Big Ten play (.818) Really came on late in the season, scoring in double figures in three of the final four games of the regular season Totaled 23 points, seven rebounds, six assists and six steals during vs. Ohio State Added 16 points to tie for the team lead in the following game at Penn State Started the final eight games of the season Scored 13 points on 5-for-8 shooting against St. Mary's Grabbed a season-best 10 rebounds against Eastern Illinois.
Getting to know Angelina...
Nickname: Angel, ADub
Favorite Food: Chicken
Favorite Athlete: Michael Jordan
Favorite Sports Team: L.A. Lakers
Favorite Movie: Temptations
Favorite Sports Movie: Love and Basketball, Remember the Titans.
Favorite TV Show: Animal Planet
Favorite Singer/Band: Lil Wayne
Favorite Illini athletes: Dee Brown (Men's Basketball) and Kelvin Hayden (Football)
At what age did you start playing ball? 7 or 8
I have been told I look like? Scottie Pippen
What I've Learned From Coach Grentz: That basketball is a job - you always have to keep working.
Funniest person on the team: Audrey Tabon - she is crazy!
My best memory as an Illini is: When we made it to the NCAA tourney my sophomore year
Three words that best describe my play: Exciting, eye-pleasing, and unselfish
Why I chose Illinois: I choose illinois because of the coaches and the players. Also it was close to home and my family could come watch me play.