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Pair of Tippah County standouts named to NEMCC Womens Basketball All Decade team

A pair of Tippah County student athletes were named to the NEMCC Womens Basketball All Decade team on Friday, according to a release from the college.

Shelby Wilbanks of Walnut and Dayzsha Rogan of Ripley were both named to the 6 person All Decade team for he 2010’s.

Both were also members of the Tippah County All Decade team.

From the release:

Dayzsha Rogan (Ripley, MS): 2019 NJCAA All-Region 23…Two-time MACCC All-State selection (2019 first-team/2018 second-team)…Topped Northeast in multiple statistical categories during her final season, including field goal percentage, free throw percentage, points, assists, steals and minutes played per outing…Finished second in the state and tied for 17th in the country with 19.1 points…Had two 30-plus point games as a sophomore, including a 31-point effort during Northeast’s marquee victory over then fourth-ranked Shelton State (Ala.) inside Bonner Arnold Coliseum…Knocked down the game-winner in that matchup with only 7.1 seconds remaining…Came close to achieving a rare triple-double on multiple occasions…Recorded 19 points, nine assists and eight rebounds in a triumph over Coahoma and later had 21 points, 11 boards and eight steals at Mississippi Delta…Tied for 11th in the nation and led the MACCC with a total of 98 steals…Broke a program record by winning MACCC Player of the Week five times during the 2018-19 season…Numbers as a freshman include 10.1 points, 4.7 rebounds and four assists per contest…Posted season-best 21 points in victory over Southern-Shreveport (La.) on December 8, 2018…Career averages were 14.3 points, 5.4 rebounds, 4.5 assists and 3.1 steals…Totaled 730 points in a black-and-gold uniform…Currently on the active basketball roster at Jackson State.

Shelby Wilbanks (Walnut, MS): 2017 NJCAA All-Region 23…Two-time MACCC All-State selection (2017 first-team/2016 second-team)…Lady Tigers’ leading scorer for two consecutive seasons…Pieced together a brilliant sophomore campaign with 16.4 points and 8.7 rebounds, which was also a team-best…Reached double figures in all but two of her 49 consecutive starts at Northeast…Produced 20 double-doubles throughout her sensational tenure in the City of Hospitality…Set career-highs during her freshman year of 33 points and 18 rebounds in the Lady Tigers’ victory at Arkansas State Mid-South…Produced a season-best 29 points during one-point triumph at Northwest during sophomore campaign…Received MACCC Player of the Week recognition four times, which is tied for second most in program history…Selected to compete in the 2017 MACCC All-Star Game…Acquired the NJCAA Exemplary Academic Achievement Award following her freshman campaign for her success in the classroom…Finished collegiate career at Charleston Southern (S.C.)…Became the third Lady Tiger since the program was resurrected in 1973 to sign a professional contract when she inked with Germany’s Bender Baskets Grunberg.

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