BJ Banjo
2005-06 Women's Basketball
BJ Banjo

2005-06 Season: Ended her ETSU career with 1,327 points, fifth-most in program history ... made 80 three-pointers on the season, second-most in school history ... also became the all-time leader in three-pointers in a career with 176 ...  netted a game-high 20 points in the season-ending loss to Mercer (3/9/06) ... also pulled down four rebounds in the loss ... scored 26 points in the Senior Day win over Stetson (2/26/06) ... went 8-for-9 at the line against the Hatters, while adding four rebounds ... tallied 21 points, including 19 in the second half in the Lady Bucsí home victory over Mercer (2/23/06) ... managed 11 points, five rebounds, two assists and two steals in the loss at Belmont (2/18/06) ... posted 12 points, three assists and three steals in the win at Lipscomb (2/16/06) ... tallied 16 points and four assists in the win over UNF (2/11/06) ... also drained five threes in the victory ... posted 21 points, on a perfect 4-for-4 performance from behind the arc against Jacksonville (2/9/06) ... tallied 16 points, nailing four threes, in the loss at FAU (2/4/06) ... also dished out a season-high tying seven assists in Boca Raton ... recorded her second double double of the season with a 17-point, 11-rebound performance at Mercer (1/28/06) ... her 11 rebounds were also a career best ... sunk 5-of-9 three pointers against the Bears ... nailed a career-high six three-pointers, going 6-for-8 from long range in the win over Stetson (1/26/06) ... posted 26 points against the Hatters, including 19 in the first half alone ... tallied a game-high 20 points, along with five rebounds against Gardner-Webb (1/21/06) ... also sunk four threes against the Bulldogs ... recorded a game-high 21 poinst, along with five rebounds and six assists in the win over Campbell (1/19/060 ... posted a team-high 15 points in the win at Kennesaw State (1/16/06) ... tallied 25 points in the win over Jacksonville (1/7/05), including a 21-point explosion in the second half ... led the charge for the Lady Bucs at the charity stripe in the win, going 9-for-10 ... became the 14th 1,000-point scorer in program history with a 23-point performance at UNF (1/5/06) ... shot 7-for-15 from the field, 4-for-9 from three, and 5-for-6 from the line against the Ospreys ... exploded for a career-high 39 points, including 23 in the second half, in the win over SEMO (12/28/05) ... shot 12-for-20 from the field and 11-for-15 from the free throw line, and pulled down seven rebounds against the Redhawks ... her 39-point performance is tied for the eighth-best single game scoring output in program history ... posted her first double-double of the season with 18 points, and a career-high 10 rebounds in the win over Kennesaw State (1/2/06) ... tallied 20 points and five rebounds in the loss at Appalachian State (12/21/05) ... tied season high with eight made field goals against the Mountaineers ... posted three points and a steal in the final 1:02 of the nailbiting 59-55 win at College of Charleston (12/9/05) ... clocked a season-high 40 minutes against the Cougars ... scored a season-best 24 points in the win over EKU (11/29/05) including a 9-for-10 performance at the free-throw line ... also dished out a season-high seven assists against the Lady Colonials ... led the team in scoring for the fifth-straight game with a 19-point effort in the win over Lipscomb (12/3/05) ... also tied a career-best with a six steals against the Lady Bisons ... drained a career-best five threes against Mississippi State (11/20/05) ... posted a game-high 21 points, and a game-best five assists in 38 minutes of work against the Bulldogs ... scored a team-best 14 points in the loss at Cincinnati (11/23/05) ... also dished out four assists and pulled down four boards against the Bearcats ... named A-Sun Co-Player of the Week following performance at Mississippi State ... posted a 23-point, eight-rebound performance in the win over Belmont (12/1/05) ..was hot from behind the arc against the Bruins, draining 4-of-7 from three ... netted 13 points, including an 8-for-10 performance at the free-throw line in the lost to FAU (1/12/06) ... scored 14 points and added four rebounds in the loss at Gardner-Webb (3/2/06) ... tallied 11 points and a team-high seven rebounds in the win at Campbell (3/4/06).

2004-05 Season: Put up career numbers in 2004-05, setting career-highs in virtually every statistical category ... increased her scoring average by nearly ten points from the previous season, pouring in 15.7 points per contest after scoring 6.9 ppg in 2003-04 ... ended the season as the Lady Bucís second-leading scorer behind eventual conference player-of-the-year Tiffani Mayes ... was named to the All-Conference Tournament First Team after averaging 18.0 ppg over three tournament games ... was also a first-team all-conference selection following regular season play ... led the team in minutes played, averaging 35.5 minutes per contest ... was also the only Lady Buc to start all 30 games ... netted a career-high 25 points against Tennessee Tech (11/19/04) ... matched her career-scoring output with another 25 points against Georgia Southern (12/28/04) ... scored more than 20 points in eight contests ... played a career-most 45 minutes in the Bucís overtime conference tournament win over Appalachian State (3/2/05) ... also recorded a career-high in rebounds, pulling down nine boards against Furman (1/24/05) ... dished out 10 assists against Western Carolina (1/10/05), another career-best ... was perfect from the free-throw line in seven games, including a 9-for-9 showing against Wofford (1/22/05) ... was also the teamís top free-throw shooter at .822 ... led the Lady Bucs with 18 points in ETSUís 55-50 upset win over top-seeded Chattanooga in the conference tournament (3/3/05)

2003-04 Season: Scored a career-high 17 points on three separate occasions in 2003-04 season, most recently versus Tennessee Tech (2/4/04) ... grabbed a career-best eight rebounds at Wofford (1/24/04) ... has played in every game over the last two years .. scored 17 points at Western Carolina (1/12/04) on a perfect night from the free-throw line (9-of-9) ... among the SoCon leaders in free throw percentage this season (75.8) ... played a career-high 37 minutes vs. Furman (1/26/04) ... had 10 points in home opener vs. UNCG (12/13/03) on 4-of-4 shooting from the free-throw line ... made her fourth start of the season vs. Wofford (12/20/03), and scored eight points with five rebounds for the third time during 2003-04 season ... picked up a season-best four steals vs. Chattanooga (1/31/04) ... dished out a career-high six assists vs. Davidson (2/7/04)... ranked third on the team with 22 three-point field goals made for the year finishing the season ranked fourth in points (185), a career-high.

2002-03 Season: Banjo scored a career-high 14 points in a 98-92 victory over Georgia Southern on Feb. 3, in which the point guard shot 4-of-4 from three-point land, including three straight in the second half to help lead the ETSU rally ... Banjo finished the regular season second on the team in 3-pt field goal percentage, connecting on .292 percent of her shots beyond the arc ... Banjo averaged 5.5 points per game during her rookie year and played in all 28 of the Lady Bucsí contests ... recorded five steals at Western Carolina on Feb. 15 and four steals versus Wofford on Mar. 1 ... scored in double figures five times last season ... in her last 10 games of the 2002-03 season, Banjo averaged 8.0 points per contest and recorded a total of 14 steals Ö also during that stretch, Banjo had been the teamís most consistent shooter from the free throw line, hitting 15-of-17 shots from the free-throw line (88.2%), and she will be the Lady Bucsí top free-throw shooter returning to the squad in 2003-04.

High School: Banjo enjoyed a stellar prep career, being named Mercy High Schoolís Most Valuable Player for three consecutive years...She was the Baltimore City/County Player of the Year following her senior season in 2001-02 and finished her playing career with a 20 ppg average and seven rebounds per game...In just three seasons of prep basketball, Banjo scored 1,299 points...Banjo has played AAU ball with the Baltimore Cougars and also with the Maryland Waves.

Personal: Born Bola Jacqueline Banjo on March 14, 1984...B.J. is majoring in nursing...She is the daughter of Ayo and Sineta Banjo.

 

MBB UNC Greensboro 80 F
Dec 13 ETSU 79
WBB Eastern Kentucky University 49 Final
Dec 13 ETSU 64
WBB ETSU 86 Final
Dec 15 Morehead State University 77
MBB ETSU 63 F
Dec 16 Eastern Kentucky 60
WBB ETSU 48 Final
Dec 19 University of North Carolina Wilmington 61
WBB ETSU 56 Final
Dec 20 Jacksonville State University 57
MBB ETSU Richmond, Va.
Dec 22, 7:00 p.m. VCU
WBB Iona College Johnson City, Tenn.
Dec 29, 7:00 p.m. ETSU
MBB ETSU Knoxville, Tenn.
Dec 31, 1:00 p.m. Tennessee
WBB ETSU Chapel Hill, N.C.
Jan 2, 2:00 p.m. University of North Carolina
MBB VMI Freedom Hall
Jan 2, 7:00 p.m. ETSU
MBB ETSU Birmingham, Ala.
Jan 5, 8:00 p.m. Samford
MBB Mercer Freedom Hall
Jan 8, 7:00 p.m. ETSU
WBB ETSU Greenville, S.C.
Jan 10, 2:00 p.m. Furman University
MBB Chattanooga Freedom Hall
Jan 10, 4:00 p.m. ETSU
WBB ETSU Spartanburg, S.C.
Jan 12, 11:30 a.m. Wofford College