LEXINGTON, Ky. (3/10/14) — Kentucky women’s basketball signee Jaycee Coe was named the Class A Tennessee Miss Basketball for the second straight year, it was announced on Saturday by the Tennessee Secondary School Athletic Association.
Coe, a 5-foot-11 guard from Jackson County High School and native of Cookeville, Tenn., is rated the 25th best shooting guard in the country by ESPN.com.
She is averaging 24.2 points, 6.2 rebounds and 2.7 assists per game as a senior for JCHS.
She was named the District 7-A most valuable player and was also the District 7-A tournament MVP and charted 27 points, seven rebounds and three blocks during the Lady Blue Devils’ 44-38 loss to Union City in the state championship game.
As a junior, she was named District 7-A Player of the Year, District 7-A Tournament Most Valuable Player, Region 4-A Tournament MVP, Class A Miss Basketball, State Tournament MVP, Herald-Citizen Upper Cumberland Player of the Year, and named to the Tennessee Sports Writers All-State Team. She averaged 17.0 points, 6.0 rebounds and 2.3 steals per game in 2012-13, while shooting 45 percent from the floor, including 31 percent from 3-point range.
She already had over 1,500 points prior to her senior season.Coe chose the Wildcats over Belmont, Georgia, Louisville, Middle Tennessee, Oklahoma, Ole Miss, Tennessee Tech and Vanderbilt.
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