Khadijah Sessions
Khadijah  Sessions


Myrtle Beach, S.C.

High School:
Myrtle Beach




Khadijah Sessions the Motor that Drives No. 1 Gamecocks

By David Cloninger (The State)


Sessions daily gaining confidence in her offensive abilities

By Brian Hand (Spurs & Feathers)

2012-13 Gamecock Spotlight Video

Career Highlights

Two-Time SEC Academic Honor Roll (2013, 2014)

Sophomore Year (2013-14)
Played in 29 games, starting the first 10 games before missing five with an ankle injury before returning to starting lineup at Vanderbilt (Jan. 26) ... ranked 13th in SEC in free throw percentage (.718) ... led team in assists eight times (LA Tech, CofC, Seton Hall, NC Central, at Auburn, at Texas A&M, Missouri, at Tenn.) ... scored in double figures for first time in more than a month and first time in NCAA Tournament with 13 against Oregon State (Mar. 25), hitting 6-of-8 from the free throw line, while also helping shut down Beavers' top scorer ... hit 4-of-4 free throws in final 94 seconds to help ice win over CSU Northridge (Mar. 23) in NCAA Tournament opener ... was perfect 3-of-3 from outside the arc for season-high 18 points at #15/15 Kentucky (Feb. 20), including two 3s in second half to hold off Wildcats ... scored four of her nine points at #19/17 LSU (Feb. 16) from the free throw line on a pair of 1-and-1 opportunities late in the second half to hold off Lady Tigers ... scored in double figures for third-straight game at Mississippi State (Feb. 6), including pair of free throws in final minute to seal win ... hit a pair of free throws on a 1-and-1 opportunity to seal win at #16/19 Vanderbilt (Jan. 26) ... picked up steal after forcing a jump ball with Gamecocks down by three with 15 seconds left at #25/21 Texas A&M (Jan. 16) to set up Tiffany Mitchell's game-tying 3 with six seconds to play ... logged 28 minutes at Auburn (Jan. 12), the most since returning from injury, hitting a clutch 3 after Tigers had tied game for fourth time with seven minutes to play then iced win with a pair of free throws in final minute ... returned to the court against #9/10 Kentucky (Jan. 9) for first time since an ankle injury suffered against #14/13 North Carolina (Dec. 18), hitting 3 on her first touch to get the Gamecock offense on track ... dished out a career-high six assists against NC Central (Dec. 2) in just 20 minutes of action ... posted her first career five-assist game against LA Tech (Nov. 10) ... named to SEC Winter Academic Honor Roll.

Freshman Year (2012-13)
Played in every game this season, starting three SEC contests ... led the team in scoring three times (at Florida, Auburn, at Missouri) ... led the team in assists three times (Furman, at Florida, at Missouri) ... scored in double figures six times ... shot career-best 4-of-5 in second-round SEC Tournament game against Alabama (March 7), scoring seven of her 11 points in the second half ... drained a 3 from the right corner to start a personal 5-0 run after Florida (March 3) had come within two midway through the second half, adding 5-of-6 free throw attempts in the period ... scored 11 of her team-high 14 points at Missouri (Feb. 28) in the second half ... swiped all of her career-high four steals in the first half against Mississippi State (Feb. 24), including three in the game's first three minutes ... earned first career start at Ole Miss (Feb. 17), adding 11 points on 4-of-7 shooting ... scored 14 of her career-high 19 points against Auburn (Feb. 3) in the second half, shooting 8-of-9 from free throw line for the game, including 6-of-7 in final 90 seconds to help seal victory ... was solid secondary ball-handler against the pressure of #5/4 Kentucky (Jan. 24), committing no turnovers in 26 minutes off the bench, while adding eight pints, including a free throw in the final 11 seconds to help seal the victory ... took advantage of a career-high 28 minutes at Florida (Jan. 20) to lead the team in scoring, hitting 6-of-10 from the free throw line, including three in the final 30 seconds to help seal the victory ... hit all four free throws in the final two minutes against Vanderbilt (Jan. 10) to stymie any ideas of a late comeback for the Commodores ... swiped a pair of steals at Seton Hall (Dec. 2) ... hit her first career 3-pointer against Florida Gulf Coast (Nov. 23) ... had a well-rounded game against Savannah State (Nov. 15) with four assists, three steals and six points ... scored her eight points in just 10 minutes on the court against Elon (Nov. 9)

High School
Played six seasons for Brian Kiper's Myrtle Beach High Seahawks ... rated the No. 7 point guard in the class of 2012 and the No. 40 player overall by ESPN Hoopgurlz ... earned Parade All-America honors in 2012 ... averaged 29.5 points and 9.0 rebounds as a senior (2011-12) to be named Class AAA Player of the Year by both the South Carolina Basketball Coaches Association and the South Carolina Coaches Association for Women's Sports ... four-time SCBCA All-State selection ... became first player to be selected Miss Hoop Zone by WPDE-TV three times (2009, 2010, 2012) ... helped team to back-to-back Class AAA state championships as a sophomore and junior ... ranked fifth in state history with 3,020 career points.