Tasha Butts

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Tasha Butts (born March 10, 1982) is an American retired women's basketball player from Milledgeville, Georgia[1]and currently an assistant coach at LSU. Drafted by the Minnesota Lynx of the WNBA, she was traded to the Houston Comets. She played in the 2005 season, but decided not to return to the league. She then served as an assistant coach at Tennessee. She played basketball overseas following the 2005 NCAA season.

Tasha worked as an assistant coach at Duquesne University. She left there to serve as an assistant coach at the University of California, Los Angeles.[2]

Since 2011, she has been an assistant coach at Louisiana State University.[3]


Tennessee statistics[edit]

Source[4]

Legend
  GP Games played   GS  Games started  MPG  Minutes per game
 FG%  Field goal percentage  3P%  3-point field goal percentage  FT%  Free throw percentage
 RPG  Rebounds per game  APG  Assists per game  SPG  Steals per game
 BPG  Blocks per game  PPG  Points per game  Bold  Career high
Year Team GP Points FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG
2000-01 Tennessee 34 160 42.7 37.5 76.6 2.0 0.8 0.5 0.2 4.7
2001-02 Tennessee 34 147 29.4 30.0 74.5 3.0 1.1 0.7 0.1 4.3
2002-03 Tennessee 38 238 35.5 34.6 79.5 4.8 2.3 0.9 0.2 6.3
2003-04 Tennessee 35 363 40.8 38.6 81.8 5.4 2.8 1.1 0.4 10.4
Career Tennessee 141 908 37.2 35.5 79.3 3.8 1.8 0.8 0.2 6.4

WNBA career highs[edit]

Points: 13 at Seattle May 20, 2004

Field Goals Made: 4 at Seattle May 20, 2004

Field Goals Attempted: 73 Times

Three Point Field Goals Made: 3 at Seattle May 20, 2004

Three Point Field Goals Attempted: 6 at Seattle May 20, 2004

Free Throws Made: 4 vs. Seattle July 30, 2004

Free Throws Attempted: 4 vs. Seattle July 30, 2004

Offensive Rebounds: 5 at San Antonio May 26, 2004

Defensive Rebounds: 5 vs. Houston June 19, 2004

Total Rebounds: 62 Times

Assists: 42 Times

Steals: 25 Times

Blocks: 17 Times

Minutes Played: 30 at San Antonio May 26, 2004

WNBA teams[edit]

Minnesota Lynx

References[edit]

  1. ^ Tasha Butts bio - Duquesne University Official Athletics Site Retrieved 2014-10-15.
  2. ^ Duquesne women's assistant coach resigns, Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, 2008-05-21, retrieved 2008-06-06 
  3. ^ Tasha Butts Bio, LSU Sportsnet, 2015-01-28, retrieved 2015-10-29 
  4. ^ "Women's Basketball Player stats". NCAA. Retrieved 2 October 2015. 

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