FSU's head women's hoops coach will receive the award on Sunday in New Orleans
Florida State's season ends as the defending national-champion Bears get 33 points and 22 rebounds from Brittney Griner in an 85-47 win on their home floor Tuesday night.
Leonor Rodriguez and Morgan Toles lead Seminoles with 12 points in 60-44 victory.
Still fueled by their shortcoming a season ago, the No. 25/24 Florida State women's basketball team is back where it belongs in the NCAA Tournament and the Ivy League champions await in Waco, Texas Sunday night.
Florida State will play Sunday at 5:10 p.m. ET in Waco, Texas
FSU women's basketball
Florida State vs. Princeton (AP)
Florida State practice before their NCAA Tournament first round game.
No. 23 Florida State vs. No. 6 Duke - AP Photos
No. 23 Florida State vs. Miami - AP Photos
Summer 2012 Appeared on Spain's Senior Women's National Team at the FIBA 3x3 World Championships in Athens, Greece in August.
Junior Season (2011-12) Led FSU in three-point shooting (.381), making 24 of 63 trey attempts...Her three-point percentage was the eighth-best in FSU history...Provided the biggest highlight of the season when she nailed the game-winning three-pointer with 1.1 seconds left at NC State (1/27/12)...Rodriguez's 25-foot three-point bomb broke a 64-64 tie to give the Noles the road victory over the Wolfpack...Tied her then-career-best against the Wolfpack with 11 points, set a personal best with nine rebounds and also dished six assists...Against Virginia Tech two games later, scored a new career high of 13 points (2/5/12)...Also reached double figures at UCF, scoring 11 points in a career-best 37 minutes (12/30/11)...Handed out a career-best eight assists versus Louisville, including seven in the first half (11/25/11)...Tallied a career-best three steals and made three three-pointers for the second time in her career en route to nine points at Clemson (2/23/12)...Scored nine points and made a career-best five free throws versus Duke (2/12/12)...Dished seven assists and scored seven points versus Yale (12/28/11)...Came off the bench in the season's first four games before starting the next 26 games...Did not start versus NC State in the first round of the ACC Tournament, but scored five points in 13 minutes (3/1/12).
Summer 2011 Helped lead Spain to a gold medal at the 2011 FIBA U20 European Championship...Scored nine points and grabbed five boards in 24 minutes in the championship game win over Russia...Spain went undefeated in the tournament and Rodriguez averaged 8.7 ppg, 3.8 rpg and 3.0 apg.
Sophomore Season (2010-11) Played in 10 games, averaging 2.8 ppg in 8.9 mpg...Best performance of the season came against Jacksonville State, as she made 3-of-4 trey attempts and matched her career high in scoring with 11 points in career-best 17 minutes...Scored five points and matched her season high with three boards in 10 minutes at Virginia Tech (1/6/11)...Played 15 minutes, scored two points and grabbed a season-best three boards in the season-opener against Alabama State (11/12/10).
Summer 2010 Led Spain to a silver medal at the 2010 FIBA U20 Championship...Averaged 11.0 ppg and 5.1 rpg and shot 51.6 percent from the field.
Freshman Season (2009-10) Played in 15 games off of the bench in her first season in the United States...Scored an average of 2.7 ppg during 7.7 mpg....Shot 50 percent from the floor and converted 61.5 percent of her free throws...Scored a season-best 11 points on 4-of-6 shooting at Clemson (2/11/10)...Scored eight points and pulled down four rebounds against Harvard (1/21/10)...Scored six points, snagged four rebounds and dished out three assists versus Wake Forest (2/7/10)...Played a season-high 15 minutes against Virginia (2/22/10), Clemson (2/11/10), Harvard (1/21/10) and Wake Forest (2/7/10).
High School Attended Colegio Guaydil in the Canary Islands...Starred for the Spanish national teams throughout her career...Played on the U16 team that claimed the European Championship in 2006...Averaged 16.6 points, 6.2 rebounds and 5.0 assists per contest during the 2007 U16 European Championships as Spain claimed second place...Led her team to another European Championship in 2009 when Spain captured the U18 title as she averaged 15.3 points and 3.4 rebounds per game...Played some of her best games against the United States team at the U19 World Championships by pouring in 23 and 21 points, respectively as Spain took second place...Led her club team to four consecutive Spanish Championships and was named MVP, best passer, leading scorer and MVP...Earned all-tournament honors twice.
Personal Born October 21, 1991... Majoring in dietetics.