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LeLe Grissett

  • position Guard
  • height 6-2
  • class Senior
  • Hometown Durham, N.C.
  • High school Hillside
  • position Guard
  • height 6-2
  • class Senior
  • Hometown Durham, N.C.
  • High school Hillside

LeLe Grissett Bio

Grissett’s Career Game-by-Game Stats


Senior Year (2020-21)
SEC Academic Honor Roll

Junior Year (2019-20)
SEC Winter Academic Honor Roll

In the Record Books

1st – Field goal percentage in an SEC game (.917 (11-12) at Vanderbilt, 1/18/18)

Senior Year (2020-21)

  • Missed the NCAA Tournament due to a season-ending lower right leg injury suffered in the fourth quarter of the SEC Tournament championship game (Mar. 7)
  • Finished the regular season ranked 14th in the SEC in offensive rebounds per game (2.4) during league play
  • Scored four of her eight points in the SEC Tournament semifinal against #14/16 Tennessee (Mar. 6) during a 10-0 first-quarter run that broke open the game early, also swiping a steal in that surge
  • Cracked double-figures for the second straight game with 12 points off the bench against Ole Miss (Feb. 25) with six of those coming from the charity stripe, a new career high
  • Led the game-changing run against #17/17 Kentucky (Feb. 21), scoring six of her 13 points during Carolina’s 9-0 second-quarter run to take over the contest
  • Rattled off seven of her nine points in the second quarter against Missouri (Feb. 11), including her first career 3-pointer, to help Carolina erase a five-point deficit
  • Helped put the game on ice at Auburn (Feb. 4), scoring eight of her 10 points in the second half while pulling down a game-high four offensive rebounds
  • Came up big against #21/19 Mississippi State (Jan. 28),  scoring back-to-back buckets to finish a 14-0 first-half run that put the Gamecocks in control of the game … finished with 11 points, five coming from the free throw line, tying her career high
  • Made a huge impact in the fourth quarter at LSU (Jan. 24) with her trademark pressure defense and beating the defense down the court for eight fast-break points and handing out her SEC career-best three assists in the period
  • Strong on the offensive glass against #15/16 Arkansas, pulling down four of her four of her five offensive boards in the second quarter to help keep the Gamecocks close in the period
  • Anchored the team’s rebounding efforts at Vanderbilt (Jan. 14), pulling down a game and career-high 12 boards, including seven on the offensive end, also a career high for the senior
  • Provided a spark off the bench in the second half against South Dakota (Nov. 28), scoring six straight points as part of a 14-2 run that closed the third quarter and put the game out of reach
  • Opened the season with a double-double against Charleston (Nov. 25), scoring 13 points and pulling down 10 rebounds, tying her career high on the glass

Junior Year (2019-20)

  • Part of first team in program history to end the season ranked No. 1 in the nation, claiming that spot in both the AP and the USA Today Coaches’ Poll
  • Added 12 points to the SEC Tournament quarterfinal win over Georgia (Mar. 6) with perfect 6-of-6 shooting
  • Perfect shooting night at Florida (Feb. 27), going 4-of-4 from the field and 2-of-2 from the charity stripe
  • Broke open a tie game at #14/15 Kentucky (Feb. 23) with six unanswered points as part of Gamecocks’ 13-0 run that closed the first quarter
  • Provided a spark off the bench early at #14/16 Kentucky (Feb. 23) scoring all 10 of her points in the first half
  • Scored a team high 14 points against Vanderbilt (Feb. 17), resetting her season high for points scored in a conference game for the second straight game
  • Scored six of her team-high 17 points against #25/21 South Dakota (Dec. 22) off her five offensive rebounds
  • Poured in a team-high 12 points against Duke (Dec. 19) including a perfect 4-of-4 from the charity stripe for her second consecutive game in double figures
  • Thrived in up-tempo game against Purdue (Dec. 15), scoring in double figures for second time and career-high tying five offensive rebounds
  • Dished out two of her career-high four assists during the game-opening 32-0 run against App State (Nov. 17)
  • Tied her career high with five offensive rebounds against Alabama State (Nov. 5)

Sophomore Year (2018-19)

  • Saw action in 31 of the team’s 33 games, including two starts
  • All five of her career-high five offensive rounds against Ole Miss (Feb. 7) came in the fourth quarter
  • Came up with the huge defensive rebound on a missed free throw with seven seconds to play to help the Gamecocks defeat #21/21 Texas A&M (Jan. 3) on the road
  • Scored all five of her points against Furman (Dec. 30) in the fourth quarter to hold off the rallying Paladins
  • Notched first career double-double in just 16 minutes of steady play against the lengthy frontline of #4/5 Baylor (Dec. 2)
  • Grabbed three of her team-high nine rebounds against Dayton (Nov. 28) during crucial 10-2 run midway through the third quarter that turned a four-point deficit into a three-point lead, adding four points to effort as well
  • Picked up a block and scored on the ensuing possession to pull Gamecocks within three in final 1:45 against #9/8 Oregon State (Nov. 23)

Freshman Year (2017-18)

  • Played in every game, drawing three starts
  • Team’s top rebounder in one game – #6/6 Tennessee
  • Four double-figure scoring games, including a 22-point outing at Vanderbilt
  • Added five points and two rebounds to decisive 16-6 run in the second quarter of the NCAA Sweet 16 game against Buffalo (Mar. 24) that turned a one-point deficit into a nine-point halftime lead
  • Productive on the glass in the NCAA Tournament Second Round against Virginia (Mar. 18), grabbing three boards in five minutes of play
  • Had strong SEC Tournament debut with nine rebounds against #12/12 Tennessee (Mar. 2) in the quarterfinals
  • Drew the start for the injured A’ja Wilson at Vanderbilt (Jan. 18) and turned in a career night, shooting 11-of-12 from the field for 22 points – the first Gamecock freshman 20-point outing in SEC play since A’ja Wilson scored 20 on Vanderbilt on Feb. 15, 2015
  • Picked up her first career start against Savannah State (Dec. 17)
  • Posted her first double-digit scoring game in the rivalry game at Clemson (Nov. 16) to go with eight rebounds, including five on the offensive end

High School

  • Ranked No. 23 prospect in the 2017 class by ESPN and the No. 4 wing in the class
  • Earned PAC-6 Conference Player of the Year honors as a senior (2017) after leading team to conference title
  • Named to the ALL-USA North Carolina Second Team (2017)
  • Scored 11 points in the 2017 Carolinas All-Star Classic
  • Led Hillside to PAC-6 Conference Tournament title with 21 points
  • Claimed a spot on the 2017 Naismith Trophy High School Girls’ Midseason Team


  • Daughter of Yalonda Days and Henry Robinson has three older sisters and a younger brother
  • Majoring in mass communications