Atlantic Coast Conference and National Player of the Year candidate Three-time All-ACC selection, earning second-team honors as a freshman and first-team accolades each of the last two seasons Three-time All-ACC Tournament selection Third-team AP All-America selection as a junior 2007 NCAA Dallas Regional MVP Currently ranks first in school history in career field goal percentage (.581) Also ranks sixth in career rebounding average, ninth in career free throw percentage and eighth in career blocks Won gold with the USA Basketball Women's Pan Am Team this summer Working toward a double major in sociology and Afro American studies.
JUNIOR SEASON (2006-07) Started 37 games at forward for the Tar Heels Third-team AP All-America First-team All-ACC Named to preseason watch lists for the Wooden, Wade and Naismith awards Preseason All-ACC One of 16 candidates on the official Wooden Award Ballot Led the team in rebounding with 9.4 boards per game, good for second in the ACC Led the league in offensive rebounding with 4.51 per game Also ranked in the top 10 in the ACC in field goal percentage (third), steals (seventh) and defensive rebounds (ninth) Became the 27th player in school history to reach 1,000 career points with seven against Elon on Nov. 17 Also had a career-high seven steals in the Elon win Had her first double-double of the season with 17 points and 12 rebounds in the title game win over Arkansas in the Rainbow Wahine Classic Earned MVP honors in the tournament after averaging 19.0 points and 8.3 rebounds in three games Also earned ACC Player of the Week accolades for her performance in Hawai'i Had 17 points and 12 rebounds in the 70-57 win over No. 4 Tennessee on Dec. 3 Registered back-to-back double-doubles in wins over St. John's and Delaware State Had a career-best 12 offensive rebounds and career-high-tying 14 total rebounds in the St. John's game Missed the first game of her career on Dec. 30 while attending a family funeral in Florida Matched her career-high with 12 offensive rebounds in the win over Virginia Notched her sixth double-double of the season with 14 points and 12 rebounds in the win at Clemson Had 15 points and a career-high 16 rebounds in the 82-76 win over No. 6 Connecticut Was a perfect 4-for-4 from the field with nine points, eight rebounds and five assists in the win over Georgia Tech on Jan. 18 Added her eighth double-double with 16 points and 11 rebounds in the win over NC State on Jan. 21 Earned ACC Player of the Week honors for a second time for her efforts in the three wins the week of Jan. 21 Notched her team-leading ninth double-double with 20 points and 13 rebounds in the 84-71 win at Maryland on Jan. 28 Had a team-high 14 rebounds in the loss to Duke on Feb. 8 Scored 16 points on 8-of-9 shooting and grabbed nine rebounds in the Feb. 12 win at Florida State Battling through severe leg cramps, scored 16 points and pulled down seven rebounds in the loss at NC State on Feb. 16 Tallied her 10th double-double of the season with 13 points and 13 rebounds in the win over Miami on Feb. 18 Made it back-to-back double-doubles with 15 points and 12 rebounds against Wake Forest on Feb. 22 Grabbed a career-high 19 rebounds to go with 18 points in the loss at Duke on Feb. 25 Picked up her 13th double-double of the season with 12 points and 10 rebounds in the ACC semifinal win over Maryland Earned All-ACC Tournament first-team honors for the second straight season after scoring 18 points in the ACC final win over NC State Scored a career-high 29 points and added 10 rebounds in the regional final win over Purdue Earned Dallas Regional Most Outstanding Player honors for her efforts Scored four points and grabbed a team-high 11 rebounds in the Final Four loss to Tennessee.
SOPHOMORE SEASON (2005-06) Final Four All-Tournament Team AP All-America honorable mention Kodak All-America region finalist All-ACC first team All-ACC Tournament first team A starter in every game Ranked second on the team in scoring with 13.8 points per game and led the way in rebounding with 7.2 per game Averaged 14.6 points and 7.3 rebounds (both second on the team) in ACC play In NCAA Tournament play, averaged 18.6 points and 7.8 rebounds per game Ranked fourth in the ACC in field goal percentage (.568), sixth in steals (2.2 per game), seventh in rebounding, 10th in blocks (1.03 per game) and 11th in scoring Hit the first three-pointer of her career against UNC Asheville on Nov. 29 Had 18 points on 8-for-11 shooting and a team-high eight rebounds in a career-high 41 minutes of play in the overtime win at Old Dominion on Dec. 29 Had a career-high six assists in the first half of the Jan. 6 game against Clemson, despite playing only five minutes in the second half due to illness Scored 10 points and grabbed a team-best eight rebounds playing in front of a hometown crowd at Miami Had her first double-double of the season with a team-high 15 points and 11 rebounds at NC State Scored a season-high 22 points and led the team with seven rebounds against Georgia Tech on Jan. 18 Was 14-for-14 from the foul line in that game Against Florida State, scored 22 for the second time in as many games Also matched her previous-game output with seven rebounds Was 5-for-5 in the first half of the FSU game and finished 8-for-11 from the field Named ACC Player of the Week on Jan. 23 for her play in the Georgia Tech and FSU games (an average of 22 points, seven rebounds for the week) Led UNC with a season-high 23 points in the Jan. 29 win at Duke She scored 17 points in the second half, nine of them within the first 4:06 after halftime That run included two three-pointers in just under a minute Finished with 17 points and eight rebounds in the home win over NC State Scored 17 points and had nine rebounds, seven assists, five blocks and three steals against Maryland on Feb. 9 Her assist and block totals were career highs Played 32 minutes in that game, but did not see any time in the overtime period after battling cramping at the end of regulation Scored seven points, all on free throws, in the game at Virginia, marking the first time in her career that she had not hit a field goal in a game (she was 0-for-4 from the field) Had 17 points, five rebounds and three blocks in the win at Virginia Tech Had a double-double (16 points, 14 rebounds) and a career-high eight assists in the Feb. 25 win over No. 1 Duke Had 10 rebounds in the ACC Tournament quarterfinals win over Virginia Finished with 13 points, four rebounds and a team-high six assists in the ACC Tournament semifinals win over NC State Scored a career-high 26 points and had a team high 12 rebounds in the ACC title game win over Maryland Had 22 points and 10 rebounds in the NCAA Tournament second-round win over Vanderbilt on March 20 Scored a team-best 23 points on 10-for-13 shooting in the Sweet 16 win over Purdue Led UNC with a career-high 28 points and 10 rebounds in the national semifinals game against Maryland to earn a spot on the Final Four All-Tournament Team.
FRESHMAN SEASON (2004-05) Voted to the All-ACC second team, receiving the seventh-highest number of votes overall One of two freshmen to receive All-ACC honors A unanimous selection to the ACC All-Freshman Team Named second-team All-ACC Tournament as UNC won the championships Four-time ACC Rookie of the Week Named to the Gballmagazine.com Young All-America team Ranked second on the team in scoring (14.6) and in rebounding (7.1) Finished the season with 496 points to set a school record for scoring by a freshman Led the ACC in field goal percentage (.609) and ranked ninth nationally Among ACC freshmen, ranked second in scoring, third in rebounding, first in steals (2.1), third in blocks (1.1) and sixth in assists (1.6) Scored in double figures in all but five games Came off the bench in the first eight games of the season and moved into the starting lineup for the game against Coastal Carolina Named to the Lady Rebel Shootout all-tournament team after scoring 22 points in the championship game against host UNLV Had her first career double-double with 22 points and 10 rebounds in just 19 minutes of play against Lipscomb on Dec. 28 Registered a second double-double in the following game with 17 points and a team-high 14 rebounds against Old Dominion on Dec. 30 Led UNC with a then-career-high 23 points at NC State and earned ACC Rookie honors for that week Shared ACC Rookie of the Week honors on Jan. 24 after averaging 18 points per game against Miami and Florida State Registered her third double-double with 18 points, 11 rebounds in 24 minutes of play against Wake Forest (Jan. 27) Earned her third ACC rookie honor in a row and fourth of the season on Jan. 31 after averaging 11.0 points and 9.3 rebounds in the previous week's three games (Duke, Wake Forest, Georgia Tech) Against Clemson, scored a career-high 24 points, including 8-for-8 free throw shooting, and tied her career best with six steals Scored 19 points in the win at Duke, hitting five of her six shots and nine of 10 free throws Turned in her second double-double in the ACC Tournament's three games with 16 points and 10 rebounds against Duke in the final Averaged 13.3 points and 9.0 rebounds in the tournament Turned in her seventh double-double of the season with 18 points and 14 rebounds in the Sweet 16 win at Arizona State Selected for the ESPN.com Preseason All-Freshman team.
INTERNATIONAL Member of the gold medal-winning 2007 USA Basketball Women's Pan Am Games Team that competed in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Played with the 2006 USA Basketball Under 20 Women's National Team that captured gold at the FIBA Americas Championship in Mexico City Won a gold medal at the 2005 FIBA Women's U19 World Championship in Tunisia in July Won a gold medal at the 2005 FIBA Women's U19 World Championship in Tunisia in July Served as a tri-captain of the U.S. team Played for the 2004 USA Basketball Junior World Championship Qualifying Team, which won a gold medal at the competition in Puerto Rico in August of 2004.
PREP/PERSONAL Coached by Mike and Ronnalee Terry As a senior, named to the Parade, WBCA and McDonald's All-America teams Second-team All-America by USA Today and SLAM magazine Fourth-team Parade All-America as a junior Led her team to four state championships and six final fours Florida's Miss Basketball in her junior and senior years Just the second player in the 12-year history of the award to win twice Class 2A Player of the Year in her freshman through senior seasons Averaged 22.3 points, 14.6 rebounds and 4.2 assists per game as a senior, when she was the state tournament MVP for the second year in a row Ranked fourth in the Class of 2004 by All-Star Girls Report and 10th by Blue Star Born Erlana La'Nay Larkins on April 2, 1986, in West Palm Beach, Fla. The daughter of Victoria and Earl Larkins Majoring in sociology and Afro American studies.