2014 USA 3x3 National Championship
Colorado Springs, Colo.
May 9-11
2014 USA 3x3 National Championship
Colorado Springs, Colo.
May 9-11

Skylar Diggins

Position: Guard
Height:  5-10 / 179 cms
Weight: 145 lbs / 66 kgs
WNBA Team: Tulsa Shock
School: University of Notre Dame ‘13
Hometown: South Bend, Indiana
Twitter: @SkyDigg4

USA Basketball Notes:

  • Gold Medals: 2012 FIBA 3x3 World Championship, 2011 World University Games, 2009 FIBA U19 World Championship, 2008 FIBA Americas U18 Championship, 2007 USA Basketball Youth Development Festival.
  • Participated in the 2013 USA National Team mini-camp Oct. 4-6 in Las Vegas.
  • Teamed up with Bria Hartley, Chiney Ogwumike and Ann Strother on the 2012 USA Basketball 3x3 World Championship Team and helped the U.S. capture gold with a perfect 9-0 record at the inaugural FIBA 3x3 World Championship in Athens, Greece.
  • Member of the 2011 USA World University Games Team that finished with a 6-0 record and claimed gold in Shenzhen, China.
  • Member of the a 2009 USA Basketball Women's U19 World Championship Team that earned an 8-1 mark en route to the gold medal in Bangkok, Thailand; started all eight games played and averaged 11.6 ppg. and 3.0 rpg.
  • Member of the 2008 USA U18 National Team that went 5-0, won the gold medal at the 2008 FIBA Americas U18 Championship and qualified the U.S. for the 2009 FIBA U19 World Championship; started all five games and averaged a USA second-best 10.8 ppg., a team-high 3.6 apg. and a team-high (tie) 2.0 spg.
  • Averaged 8.6 ppg., 5.0 rpg., 3.2 apg. and 2.0 spg. to help the USA White Team to a 5-0 record and gold medal at the 2007 USA Youth Development Festival.

Professional Notes:

  • Drafted: No. 3 by the Tulsa Shock in 2013.
  • WBNBA All-Rookie Team: 2013.
  • As a rookie in 2013, started in 21 of 32 contests and averaged 8.5 ppg. and ranked 11th in the league for assists with 3.8 apg.

College Notes:

  • During her four years, helped Notre Dame to a 130-20 (.867) record, four NCAA Tournament appearances, including three Final Fours and one Sweet Sixteen, a pair of Big East Conference regular season titles and the 2013 Big East Tournament crown.
  • Associated Press, WBCA, USBWA, John R. Wooden Award and SI.com All-America first team (2013).
  • Naismith, Wooden Award, Wade Trophy and Senior C.L.A.S.S. Award finalist (2013).
  • NCAA All-Final Four (2011, 2012), NCAA Regional Most Outstanding Player (2011, 2012, 2013) and All-Regional (2011, 2012, 2013)
  • Big East Player of the Year (2012, 2013), All-Big East first team (2011, 2012, 2013) and second team (2010), Big East All-Tournament Team (2010, 2011, 2013) and Big East All-Freshman Team.

Personal Notes:

  • Born Skylar Kierra Diggins on Aug. 2, 1990, in South Bend, Ind.
  • Daughter of Renee Scott and Tige Diggins and stepdaughter to Maurice Scott; has three brothers, Destyn Diggins, Maurice Scott, Jr. and Tige Diggins, Jr.; and one sister, Haneefah Davis.
  • Worked at ESPN during the summer of 2012.
  • Attended Washington High School (Ind.), where she finished her prep career with 2,790 points (25.9 ppg.), the third-
    highest girls' scoring total in Indiana history.
  • Gatorade National High School Player of the Year (2009).
  • Advanced to the state title game all four years, capturing the 2007 Indiana Class 4A crown.
  • Attended ESPNW retreats in 2010 & 2011 participating in panel discussions on future of women's athletics/mentorship with Lisa Leslie, Summer Sanders and Gretchen Bleier.
USA Basketball Statistics
TEAM
G/S
FGM-FGA
PCT
3PM-3PA
PCT
FTM-FTA
PCT
REB/AVG
PTS/AVG
AST
BLK
STL
2011 WUG
6/6
28- 59
.475
6- 17
.353
12- 18
.667
13/ 2.2
74/ 12.3
29
3
20
2009 U19
8/ 8
33- 78
.423
9- 27
.333
18- 21
.857
24/ 3.0
93/ 11.6
15
1
9
2008 U18
5/ 5
22- 44
.500
4- 13
.308
6- 9
.667
16/ 3.2
54/ 10.8
18
0
10
2007 YDFW
5/ 2
12- 42
.286
2- 14
.143
17- 23
.739
25/ 5.0
43/ 8.6
16
4
10
Totals
18/15
67- 164
.409
15- 54
.278
41- 53
.774
65/ 3.6
190/ 10.6
49
5
29

WNBA Statistics
YEAR
G/S
FGM-FGA
PCT
3PM-3PA
PCT
FTM-FTA
PCT
REB/AVG
PTS/AVG
AST
BLK
STL
2013
32/21
89- 271
.328
19-7 8
.244
75- 90
.833
61/ 1.9
272/ 8.5
123
8
41

College Statistics:
YEAR
G/S
FGM-FGA
PCT
3PM-3PA
PCT
FTM-FTA
PCT
REB/AVG
PTS/AVG
AST
BLK
STL
2012-13
37/37
218- 515
.423
46- 127
.362
149- 183
.814
131/ 3.5
631/ 17.1
225
27
114
2011-12
39/39
233- 466
.500
158- 201
.786
33- 93
.355
127/ 3.3
657/ 16.8
222
19
102
2010-11
39/38
187- 414
.452
31- 75
.431
145- 198
.732
156/ 4.0
585/ 15.0
186
17
75
2009-10
35/30
169- 385
.439
35- 100
.350
111- 142
.782
143/ 4.1
484/ 13.8
112
23
90
Totals
150/144
807-1780
.453
270- 503
.537
438- 616
.711
557/ 3.7
2357/ 15.7
745
86
381