Davis to compete at College Slam Dunk and Three-Point Championships
March 26, 2007
ATLANTA - TCU senior guard Ashley Davis will showcase her three-point marksmanship on the national stage on Thursday as a participant in the 19th Annual ESPN College Slam Dunk and Three-Point Championships.
The annual event, which has come to be recognized as the tip-off of the Men's Final Four weekend, will begin at 6 p.m. CT at the Georgia State Sports Arena on the campus of Georgia State University and will be televised by ESPN on a tape-delayed basis Thursday at 8 p.m. CT. Chicago-based media group Intersport is producing the event.
A native of San Antonio, Texas, Davis is one of eight senior standouts that will participate in the women's three-point contest. TCU's second-leading scorer with an average of 14.3, Davis led the Mountain West Conference in three-point shooting percentage (42.2) and three-pointers made (78).
Davis' is one of eight players competing in the three-point contest. The final list of participants will be announced after the Final Four has been set on Tuesday evening. The pool of possible competitors includes Ivory Latta (North Carolina), Noelle Quinn (UCLA), Lyndsey Medders (Iowa State), Eshaya Murphy (USC), Cori Chambers (Georgia), Katie Gearlds (Purdue), and Dee Davis and Caroline Williams of Vanderbilt. The winners of the men's and women's shootouts will meet in a head-to-head matchup as well.
A Second Team All-Mountain West Conference selection, Davis finished her career at TCU with the second-most three-pointers (232) and the fifth-highest three-point field-goal percentage (36.4) in school history. She also is the school's second-most accurate free-throw shooter (81.4) and ranks fourth in career points with 1,291.
Spanning from Jan. 2006 through Feb. 2007, Davis posted the second-longest three-point streak in the country by making one in 46 straight games. She also reached double figures in scoring 25 times this season. Earlier this season, Davis set a school record by making all seven of her shots, including six threes at Colorado State on Feb. 7.
Davis is the first player from TCU to be selected to compete at the College Slam Dunk and Three-Point Championships.
In addition to the event airing on Thursday at 8 p.m. CT on ESPN, the competition will be televised at least four other times.
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