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Point Guard

Imani Tilford

Imani Tilford - Women's Basketball - Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets
Height 5-5
Birthdate 05/06/1996
Hometown Greenburgh, N.Y.
Last School Woodlands High School
Year Senior
Imani Tilford - Women's Basketball - Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets

2016-17 (Junior): Played in all 37 contests, starting 28 … Fourth on the team in scoring averaging 9.4 points per game … Led the team in assists (119) and steals (92) … Dished out 3.2 assists per game and 2.5 steals per game on average … Connected on 69.8 percent (127-182) free throw attempts … Collected four assists in WNIT title game against Michigan (4/1) … Posted 12 points and five steals in Tech’s win over WSU (3/29) to advance the Jackets to the WNIT title game … Opened postseason tournament adding 11 points against both Jacksonville (3/16) and UCF (3/19) … Added 13 points (11-12 at free throw line) in win over Pittsburgh (2/19) for seventh straight game in double-figures … Finished with 12 points and five steals at North Carolina (2/16) … Pitched in double-figures at Notre Dame (2/12), contributing 15 points, going 7-for-8 from the free throw line … Added 12 points against NC State (2/9) to go along with five assists and four steals … Recorded second double-double of the season against Virginia Tech (2/8) with 18 points and career-high 12 rebounds … Also added seven assists against the Hokies … Added 15 points at Virginia (2/2) going 7-of-11 from the field … Collected five assists and four steals against the Cavaliers … Swiped a season-best seven steals against Princeton (12/29) … Posted a streak scoring in double-figures in five consecutive games early in the season … Recorded first career double-double against Georgia State (12/3) with 11 points and 11 rebounds … Tossed up eight assists and 15 points against Mercer (12/7), going 3-for-3 from three-point range … Named to the Junkanoo Jam All-Tournament Team … Scored career-high 20 points against Mizzou (11/26), setting career-high from the free-throw line going 11-for-14 … Chipped in 15 points against Dayton (11/25) … Opened season adding 10 points in season-opener against Samford (11/11).

2015-16 (Sophomore): Played in all 33 games, making 20 starts … Averaged 4.7 points, 2.5 rebounds and 1.8 assists in 23.3 minutes per game … One of four Jackets with 60 or more assists … Led team with 61 steals … Scored in double figures four times … Scored 10 points on 4-of-6 shooting with a career-high five steals in 29 minutes vs. Alabama State (Nov. 24) … Tied career high with five steals in 24 minutes vs. High Points (Nov. 27) … Grabbed six rebounds in 32 minutes vs. Samford (Dec. 13) … Added nine points and four assists in 33 minutes vs. Louisville (Jan. 3) … Ended season with 12 straight starts … Played 36 minutes vs. Boston College (Jan. 31) and 34 minutes at Virginia Tech (Feb. 4) … Scored 10 points with season-high five assists in 32 minutes at Pitt (Feb. 25) … Chipped in 11 points vs. Wake Forest (Feb. 28) … Played all 40 minutes in win over Wake Forest (March 3) in ACC Tournament … Pulled down career-high nine boards and scored career-high 12 points vs. Mercer in first round of WNIT (March 17).

2014-15 (True Freshman): Played in 28 games, starting 12 … Averaged 1.7 points per game, 1.5 assists per game, 2.2 rebounds per game and 1.5 steals per game … Dished out 43 assists which is tied for fifth best on Yellow Jackets … Grabbed 42 steals which was third on Yellow Jackets … Started for first time in career vs. Louisiana Tech (Dec. 30) … Played 31 minutes vs. Louisiana Tech, scoring six points, grabbing five rebounds and recording team-best five steals … Dished out season-best six assists vs. Lipscomb … Had five steals in three games, vs. Louisiana Tech, Boston College (Jan. 8) and Clemson (Feb. 22) … Scored season-best seven points vs. Florida State (Jan. 30) … Led team in rebounding with career-high eight rebounds at Miami (Feb. 15) … Had team-high four assists and three steals vs. No. 4 Notre Dame (Feb. 19) … Grabbed five rebounds and dished out three assists at Wake Forest … Had seven rebounds and three points vs. Clemson in ACC Tournament … Played season-high 36 minutes at Ole Miss in second round of WNIT.

Prep: Ranked No. 67 in ELITE Prospect’s top 100 players for class of 2014 and 17th at point position by Prospects Nation … Ranked as 24th-highest point guard recruit in class of 2014 by ESPN Hoopgurlz, also earning scouts grade of 90 and three stars … Won two national tournaments in summer of 2013 with AAU team, New Jersey Sparks – Atlanta SummerJam and adidas Nations … Ranked as #125 recruit by Blue Stars Basketball … Graduated as all-time leading scorer of high school (both girls and boys) breaking record of 1,789 points … Also broke Woodlands High School single-game scoring record, after scoring 45 points against Irvington … Named league MVP and Journal News‘ Player of the Year in 2014 … Was honored with Con-Edison Award in 2014 … Recorded school’s first-ever triple double against Eastchester, scoring 14 points, grabbing 10 rebounds and dishing out 11 assists … Named New Year’s Resolution MVP, Rose Classic Super Jam MVP, Tina Thompson Showcase MVP and Dapper McDonald Classic MVP during 2013-14 season …During 2012-13 season, averaged 25.3 points, 3.8 assists and 5.0 rebounds per game for Falcons of Woodlands High School … As junior, named to Class B All-State Girls Basketball Fifth Team by New York State Sportswriters Association … As sophomore, led high school team to sectional semifinals at Westchester County Center.

Personal: Born May 6, 1996 in Vahalla, N.Y. … Daughter of Ragland and Jacqueline Tilford … Chose Georgia Tech because of academics and future in basketball … Lists most memorable athletic accomplishment as becoming leading scorer for high school and winning gold ball.


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