22 Valerie Higgins
22 Valerie Higgins
Height: 6-1
Year: RS So.
Hometown: Granada Hills, Calif.
High School: Chaminade
Previous College: Southern California
Position: G
gp 25
pts/g 17.1
fg % 46.9
3pt % 25.0
ft % 80.4
reb/g 8.7
a/g 3.4

Higgins was a member of the USA Under-18 National Team and won gold at the 2016 FIBA Americas U-18 Championship in Chile.

2017-18 (Redshirt Sophomore):
Redshirted due to NCAA transfer rules.

Prior To Pacific (2016-17 at Southern Cal):
Higgins started 15 games and appeared in 29 as a true freshman for the Trojans. She averaged 4.4 points and 2.4 rebounds per game with 1.7 assists and 1.6 steals. Hit double-figures in scoring twice, setting a career high of 13 points at Sacramento State on Dec. 3. She grabbed a career-high six rebounds at Arizona (Feb. 26) and a career-best five steals at Oregon State (Feb. 10). Her high of four assists came against Long Beach State (Nov. 27) and again at Oregon (Feb. 12). Higgins started the last eight games of the year.

High School:
Higgins was named SoCal Player of the Year and was selected to the Jordan Brand Classic All-American West Team as a senior out of Chaminade College Prep in West Hills, Calif.... Also named to the All-CIF First Team and picked the Los Angeles Times’ girls’ basketball player of the year... Was ranked as an ESPN Top-10 Wing... Averaged 15 points, 10 rebounds, 6 assists and 6 steals per game... A two-time Nike EYBL National Champion... Was a three-time league MVP and three-time All-CIF honoree... Named to 2016 USA Today All-California Second Team... Set career highs of 33 points, 17 rebounds, 17 assists, 15 steals and seven blocks while at Chaminade Prep... Played club for Nike Cal Stars and Team Taurasi... Won Nike National championships with both teams.

Personal:
Valerie-Ann Denise Higgins was born May 26, 1998 in Woodland Hills, Calif.... The daughter of Keith and Sherry... Has two siblings, J’nai and Keith Jr.... Lists her father as her biggest sports hero... Both parents played basketball at Cal State Northridge and her father played professionally overseas and for the Harlem Globetrotters. Her sister J’nai plays volleyball at Bethune-Cookman

Recent Games
Jan 31 #15/#17 Gonzaga L, 63-51
Feb 2 Portland W, 87-77
Feb 7 at San Diego W, 70-53
Feb 9 at BYU L, 75-49
Feb 14 San Francisco W, 74-48
Feb 16 Santa Clara L, 88-83
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 25 15
Games started 25 15
Minutes 733 446
Minutes per game 29.3 29.7
FG 143-305 86-181
FG Pct 46.9 47.5
3PT 14-56 11-40
3PT Pct 25.0 27.5
FT 127-158 73-93
FT Pct 80.4 78.5
Off rebounds 65 44
Def rebounds 153 95
Total rebounds 218 139
Rebounds per game 8.7 9.3
Personal fouls 78 44
Disqualifications 4 1
Assists 86 56
Turnovers 67 35
Assist to turnover ratio 1.3 1.6
Steals 81 50
Blocks 29 22
Points 427 256
Points per game 17.1 17.1
Points per 40 min 23.3 23.0
Date Opponent Score gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Nov 2 San Fran. St. W, 89-41 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 8 William Jessup   - - - - - - - - -
Nov 11 at UC Davis W, 83-80 1 26 4-10 40.0 0-1 0.0 5-5 100.0 13
Nov 18 vs. #23 California L, 81-69 1 25 5-13 38.5 1-4 25.0 6-6 100.0 17
Nov 23 North Dakota State W, 75-68 1 28 4-11 36.4 0-3 0.0 4-5 80.0 12
Nov 24 Wyoming W, 70-64 1 35 9-19 47.4 1-3 33.3 9-11 81.8 28
Nov 29 at San Jose State W, 91-67 1 24 6-17 35.3 0-1 0.0 4-5 80.0 16
Dec 6 Seattle U W, 75-61 1 36 6-12 50.0 1-3 33.3 6-8 75.0 19
Dec 8 UC Santa Barbara W, 69-53 1 31 7-9 77.8 0-0 - 4-5 80.0 18
Dec 17 at Central Florida L, 64-57 1 26 3-9 33.3 0-1 0.0 5-9 55.6 11
Dec 20 at Lamar L, 82-66 1 23 4-5 80.0 0-0 - 7-7 100.0 15
Dec 22 at Cal State Fullerton W, 72-64 1 33 9-19 47.4 0-0 - 4-4 100.0 22
Dec 31 Saint Mary's W, 76-67 1 33 7-17 41.2 0-2 0.0 2-2 100.0 16
Jan 3 at Portland W, 76-66 1 33 6-11 54.5 0-0 - 4-6 66.7 16
Jan 5 at #17/#18 Gonzaga L, 88-65 1 24 3-8 37.5 0-2 0.0 5-6 83.3 11
Jan 10 BYU L, 77-74 1 30 6-18 33.3 1-5 20.0 4-5 80.0 17
Jan 12 San Diego W, 79-47 1 26 6-9 66.7 0-3 0.0 5-6 83.3 17
Jan 17 at Santa Clara W, 74-70 1 33 2-8 25.0 0-1 0.0 2-4 50.0 6
Jan 19 at San Francisco W, 85-75 1 31 4-11 36.4 1-2 50.0 12-19 63.2 21
Jan 24 Loyola Marymount L, 72-67 1 13 2-7 28.6 0-1 0.0 0-0 - 4
Jan 26 Pepperdine W, 78-67 1 36 4-11 36.4 0-2 0.0 7-7 100.0 15
Jan 31 #15/#17 Gonzaga L, 63-51 1 34 6-11 54.5 3-6 50.0 3-4 75.0 18
Feb 2 Portland W, 87-77 1 29 13-17 76.5 2-3 66.7 6-7 85.7 34
Feb 7 at San Diego W, 70-53 1 35 9-15 60.0 2-5 40.0 0-0 - 20
Feb 9 at BYU L, 75-49 1 28 5-12 41.7 0-3 0.0 8-10 80.0 18
Feb 14 San Francisco W, 74-48 1 27 7-13 53.8 1-3 33.3 2-2 100.0 17
Feb 16 Santa Clara L, 88-83 1 34 6-13 46.2 1-2 50.0 13-15 86.7 26
Feb 21 at Pepperdine   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 23 at Loyola Marymount   - - - - - - - - -
Mar 1 at Saint Mary's   - - - - - - - - -
Mar 7 at WCC Championship   - - - - - - - - -
Mar 8 at WCC Championship   - - - - - - - - -
Mar 9 at WCC Championship   - - - - - - - - -
Mar 10 at WCC Championship   - - - - - - - - -
Mar 11 at WCC Championship   - - - - - - - - -
Mar 12 at WCC Championship   - - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score gs min off def reb ast to a/to stl blk pf dq
Nov 2 San Fran. St. W, 89-41 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 8 William Jessup   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 11 at UC Davis W, 83-80 1 26 2 8 10 1 5 0.2 4 0 4 -
Nov 18 vs. #23 California L, 81-69 1 25 0 2 2 4 2 2.0 1 0 3 -
Nov 23 North Dakota State W, 75-68 1 28 1 1 2 6 3 2.0 3 0 5 1
Nov 24 Wyoming W, 70-64 1 35 3 5 8 2 1 2.0 6 1 4 -
Nov 29 at San Jose State W, 91-67 1 24 4 6 10 6 3 2.0 3 0 3 -
Dec 6 Seattle U W, 75-61 1 36 1 9 10 3 2 1.5 2 2 1 -
Dec 8 UC Santa Barbara W, 69-53 1 31 1 8 9 4 2 2.0 3 0 2 -
Dec 17 at Central Florida L, 64-57 1 26 1 8 9 2 3 0.7 2 2 5 1
Dec 20 at Lamar L, 82-66 1 23 1 5 6 1 7 0.1 2 0 5 1
Dec 22 at Cal State Fullerton W, 72-64 1 33 7 6 13 1 4 0.3 5 2 2 -
Dec 31 Saint Mary's W, 76-67 1 33 5 7 12 5 2 2.5 5 2 2 -
Jan 3 at Portland W, 76-66 1 33 3 9 12 5 3 1.7 3 1 2 -
Jan 5 at #17/#18 Gonzaga L, 88-65 1 24 0 7 7 6 3 2.0 6 1 3 0
Jan 10 BYU L, 77-74 1 30 2 7 9 2 5 0.4 6 2 3 0
Jan 12 San Diego W, 79-47 1 26 3 6 9 2 4 0.5 1 1 2 -
Jan 17 at Santa Clara W, 74-70 1 33 0 8 8 6 3 2.0 5 2 3 -
Jan 19 at San Francisco W, 85-75 1 31 6 7 13 1 3 0.3 4 1 4 -
Jan 24 Loyola Marymount L, 72-67 1 13 2 1 3 1 1 1.0 1 0 5 1
Jan 26 Pepperdine W, 78-67 1 36 4 11 15 4 0 - 2 1 3 -
Jan 31 #15/#17 Gonzaga L, 63-51 1 34 3 6 9 3 3 1.0 5 4 3 -
Feb 2 Portland W, 87-77 1 29 5 8 13 2 1 2.0 1 3 3 -
Feb 7 at San Diego W, 70-53 1 35 3 2 5 6 2 3.0 2 0 2 0
Feb 9 at BYU L, 75-49 1 28 2 4 6 1 2 0.5 4 2 4 -
Feb 14 San Francisco W, 74-48 1 27 3 5 8 5 3 1.7 2 1 1 -
Feb 16 Santa Clara L, 88-83 1 34 3 7 10 7 0 - 3 1 4 -
Feb 21 at Pepperdine   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 23 at Loyola Marymount   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 1 at Saint Mary's   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 7 at WCC Championship   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 8 at WCC Championship   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 9 at WCC Championship   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 10 at WCC Championship   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 11 at WCC Championship   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 12 at WCC Championship   - - - - - - - - - - - -
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
2018-19 25 25 29.3 5.7-12.2 46.9 0.6-2.2 25.0 5.1-6.3 80.4 17.1
Total 25 25 29.3 5.7-12.2 46.9 0.6-2.2 25.0 5.1-6.3 80.4 17.1
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
2018-19 25 25 733 143-305 46.9 14-56 25.0 127-158 80.4 427
Total 25 25 733 143-305 46.9 14-56 25.0 127-158 80.4 427
  gp gs min/g fg/40 pct 3pt/40 pct ft/40 pct pts/40
2018-19 25 25 29.3 7.8-16.6 46.9 0.8-3.1 25.0 6.9-8.6 80.4 23.3
Total 25 25 29.3 7.8-16.6 46.9 0.8-3.1 25.0 6.9-8.6 80.4 23.3
  gp gs mpg off/g def/g reb/g pf/g dq/g ast/g to/g a/to stl/g blk/g
2018-19 25 25 29.3 2.6 6.1 8.7 3.1 0.2 3.4 2.7 1.3 3.2 1.2
Total 25 25 29.3 2.6 6.1 8.7 3.1 0.2 3.4 2.7 1.3 3.2 1.2
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
2018-19 25 25 733 65 153 218 78 4 86 67 1.3 81 29
Total 25 25 733 65 153 218 78 4 86 67 1.3 81 29
  gp gs mpg off/40 def/40 reb/40 pf/40 dq/40 ast/40 to/40 a/to stl/40 blk/40
2018-19 25 25 29.3 3.5 8.3 11.9 4.3 0.2 4.7 3.7 1.3 4.4 1.6
Total 25 25 29.3 3.5 8.3 11.9 4.3 0.2 4.7 3.7 1.3 4.4 1.6
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
Total 25 25 29.3 5.7-12.2 46.9 0.6-2.2 25.0 5.1-6.3 80.4 17.1
Conference 15 15 29.7 5.7-12.1 47.5 0.7-2.7 27.5 4.9-6.2 78.5 17.1
Exhibition - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
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Home 13 13 30.2 6.4-12.8 49.7 0.8-2.8 27.8 5.0-5.9 84.4 18.5
Away 11 11 28.7 5.0-11.4 44.0 0.3-1.5 18.8 5.1-6.8 74.7 15.4
Neutral 1 1 25.0 5.0-13.0 38.5 1.0-4.0 25.0 6.0-6.0 100.0 17.0
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Wins 16 16 31.0 6.4-13.1 49.3 0.5-2.0 25.0 4.8-6.0 79.2 18.1
Losses 9 9 26.3 4.4-10.7 41.7 0.7-2.7 25.0 5.7-6.9 82.3 15.2
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November 5 5 27.6 5.6-14.0 40.0 0.4-2.4 16.7 5.6-6.4 87.5 17.2
December 6 6 30.3 6.0-11.8 50.7 0.2-1.0 16.7 4.7-5.8 80.0 16.8
January 9 9 28.9 4.3-10.4 41.5 0.6-2.4 22.7 4.7-6.3 73.7 13.9
February 5 5 30.6 8.0-14.0 57.1 1.2-3.2 37.5 5.8-6.8 85.3 23.0
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Total 25 25 733 143-305 46.9 14-56 25.0 127-158 80.4 427
Conference 15 15 446 86-181 47.5 11-40 27.5 73-93 78.5 256
Exhibition - - - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
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Home 13 13 392 83-167 49.7 10-36 27.8 65-77 84.4 241
Away 11 11 316 55-125 44.0 3-16 18.8 56-75 74.7 169
Neutral 1 1 25 5-13 38.5 1-4 25.0 6-6 100.0 17
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Wins 16 16 496 103-209 49.3 8-32 25.0 76-96 79.2 290
Losses 9 9 237 40-96 41.7 6-24 25.0 51-62 82.3 137
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November 5 5 138 28-70 40.0 2-12 16.7 28-32 87.5 86
December 6 6 182 36-71 50.7 1-6 16.7 28-35 80.0 101
January 9 9 260 39-94 41.5 5-22 22.7 42-57 73.7 125
February 5 5 153 40-70 57.1 6-16 37.5 29-34 85.3 115
  gp gs min/g fg/40 pct 3pt/40 pct ft/40 pct pts/40
Total 25 25 29.3 7.8-16.6 46.9 0.8-3.1 25.0 6.9-8.6 80.4 23.3
Conference 15 15 29.7 7.7-16.2 47.5 1.0-3.6 27.5 6.5-8.3 78.5 23.0
Exhibition - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
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Home 13 13 30.2 8.5-17.0 49.7 1.0-3.7 27.8 6.6-7.9 84.4 24.6
Away 11 11 28.7 7.0-15.8 44.0 0.4-2.0 18.8 7.1-9.5 74.7 21.4
Neutral 1 1 25.0 8.0-20.8 38.5 1.6-6.4 25.0 9.6-9.6 100.0 27.2
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Wins 16 16 31.0 8.3-16.9 49.3 0.6-2.6 25.0 6.1-7.7 79.2 23.4
Losses 9 9 26.3 6.8-16.2 41.7 1.0-4.1 25.0 8.6-10.5 82.3 23.1
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November 5 5 27.6 8.1-20.3 40.0 0.6-3.5 16.7 8.1-9.3 87.5 24.9
December 6 6 30.3 7.9-15.6 50.7 0.2-1.3 16.7 6.2-7.7 80.0 22.2
January 9 9 28.9 6.0-14.5 41.5 0.8-3.4 22.7 6.5-8.8 73.7 19.2
February 5 5 30.6 10.5-18.3 57.1 1.6-4.2 37.5 7.6-8.9 85.3 30.1
  gp gs mpg off/g def/g reb/g pf/g dq/g ast/g to/g a/to stl/g blk/g
Total 25 25 29.3 2.6 6.1 8.7 3.1 0.2 3.4 2.7 1.3 3.2 1.2
Conference 15 15 29.7 2.9 6.3 9.3 2.9 0.1 3.7 2.3 1.6 3.3 1.5
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 13 13 30.2 2.8 6.2 9.0 2.9 0.2 3.5 2.1 1.7 3.1 1.4
Away 11 11 28.7 2.6 6.4 9.0 3.4 0.2 3.3 3.5 0.9 3.6 1.0
Neutral 1 1 25.0 0.0 2.0 2.0 3.0 - 4.0 2.0 2.0 1.0 0.0
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Wins 16 16 31.0 3.2 6.6 9.8 2.7 0.1 3.7 2.6 1.4 3.2 1.1
Losses 9 9 26.3 1.6 5.2 6.8 3.9 0.3 3.0 2.9 1.0 3.3 1.3
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November 5 5 27.6 2.0 4.4 6.4 3.8 0.2 3.8 2.8 1.4 3.4 0.2
December 6 6 30.3 2.7 7.2 9.8 2.8 0.3 2.7 3.3 0.8 3.2 1.3
January 9 9 28.9 2.6 6.9 9.4 3.1 0.1 3.3 2.8 1.2 3.7 1.4
February 5 5 30.6 3.2 5.2 8.4 2.8 0.0 4.2 1.6 2.6 2.4 1.4
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
Total 25 25 733 65 153 218 78 4 86 67 1.3 81 29
Conference 15 15 446 44 95 139 44 1 56 35 1.6 50 22
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 13 13 392 36 81 117 38 2 46 27 1.7 40 18
Away 11 11 316 29 70 99 37 2 36 38 0.9 40 11
Neutral 1 1 25 0 2 2 3 - 4 2 2.0 1 0
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Wins 16 16 496 51 106 157 43 1 59 41 1.4 51 17
Losses 9 9 237 14 47 61 35 3 27 26 1.0 30 12
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November 5 5 138 10 22 32 19 1 19 14 1.4 17 1
December 6 6 182 16 43 59 17 2 16 20 0.8 19 8
January 9 9 260 23 62 85 28 1 30 25 1.2 33 13
February 5 5 153 16 26 42 14 0 21 8 2.6 12 7
  gp gs mpg off/40 def/40 reb/40 pf/40 dq/40 ast/40 to/40 a/to stl/40 blk/40
Total 25 25 29.3 3.5 8.3 11.9 4.3 0.2 4.7 3.7 1.3 4.4 1.6
Conference 15 15 29.7 3.9 8.5 12.5 3.9 0.1 5.0 3.1 1.6 4.5 2.0
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 13 13 30.2 3.7 8.3 11.9 3.9 0.2 4.7 2.8 1.7 4.1 1.8
Away 11 11 28.7 3.7 8.9 12.5 4.7 0.3 4.6 4.8 0.9 5.1 1.4
Neutral 1 1 25.0 0.0 3.2 3.2 4.8 0.0 6.4 3.2 2.0 1.6 0.0
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Wins 16 16 31.0 4.1 8.5 12.7 3.5 0.1 4.8 3.3 1.4 4.1 1.4
Losses 9 9 26.3 2.4 7.9 10.3 5.9 0.5 4.6 4.4 1.0 5.1 2.0
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November 5 5 27.6 2.9 6.4 9.3 5.5 0.3 5.5 4.1 1.4 4.9 0.3
December 6 6 30.3 3.5 9.5 13.0 3.7 0.4 3.5 4.4 0.8 4.2 1.8
January 9 9 28.9 3.5 9.5 13.1 4.3 0.2 4.6 3.8 1.2 5.1 2.0
February 5 5 30.6 4.2 6.8 11.0 3.7 0.0 5.5 2.1 2.6 3.1 1.8