12 - Marquesha Anderson-Sparks
Marquesha Anderson-Sparks
Height: 5-7
Year: Junior
Hometown: San Antonio, Texas
High School: MacArthur HS
Previous College: Blinn Junior College
Position: Shooting Guard
gp 28
pts/g 3.3
fg % 24.1
3pt % 17.4
ft % 77.4
reb/g 1.8
a/g 0.4

2011-12 (SOPHOMORE): Played in 27 games for the Islanders … averaged 5.3 points per game in 17.3 minutes … chipped in 10 points including two from 3-point land against Missouri (11/12) in her first career start ... went 4-of-4 from behind the line ... posted 12 points and grabbed four rebounds off the bench in 28 minutes of play against Arkansas State (11/20) ... scored 14 points, including 3-of-8 from behind the arc against Houston Baptist (11/26) ... posted 15 points off the bench against North Texas (12/3) for her fourth double-digit scoring game … went 4-of-6 from behind the arc and grabbed five rebounds while adding two assists in 24 minutes ... registered 11 points and a season-high seven rebounds in 29 minutes at Indiana (12/27) ... tallied eight points, including a season-high 5-of-8 from the line at McNeese State (1/7) and dished out a season-high three assists ... registered a season-best 16 points including a career-high five from behind the arc against Southeastern La. (1/14).   

Prior to Texas A&M – Corpus Christi: Played at Blinn Junior College in Brenham, Texas, for coach Jeff Jenkins … led her team to an 18-13 record while beating three ranked teams … averaged 10 points per game … carried a 3.6 grade point average.

HIGH SCHOOL: Played at MacArthur High School in San Antonio, Texas, for coach Jessica Meador … led her team to a 24-8 finish her senior year … finished as co-district champs and bi-district champs … averaged 14 points, tallied five rebounds and dished out three assists with 1.5 steals … named First Team All-District, NEISD All-Tournament, Lone Star All-Star and TABC All-Star in 2010 … earned MVP honors during her final two years … lettered in track two years … won two AAU national championships sponsored by Michael T. White while a member of the San Antonio Heat … won the shooting competition at George (Iceman) Gervin Scoring camp. 

PERSONAL: Born Marquesha Anderson-Sparks on Aug. 24, 1992, in San Fernando Valley State in Calif. … parents are Freeman Sparks and Kimberly Anderson … has three siblings, Monique, Miryia and Marshawn … major is communication.        

Recent Games
Feb 16 at Oral Roberts L, 81-59
Feb 19 Northwestern State L, 68-58
Feb 28 Southeastern Louisiana L, 72-68
Mar 2 Nicholls L, 60-51
Mar 7 at Northwestern State W, 51-49
Mar 9 at Stephen F. Austin L, 58-52
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 28 18
Games started 2 2
Minutes 312 200
Minutes per game 11.1 11.1
FG 20-83 13-52
FG Pct 24.1 25.0
3PT 4-23 1-9
3PT Pct 17.4 11.1
FT 48-62 30-41
FT Pct 77.4 73.2
Off rebounds 28 19
Def rebounds 23 17
Total rebounds 51 36
Rebounds per game 1.8 2.0
Personal fouls 31 23
Disqualifications 0 0
Assists 11 8
Turnovers 32 15
Assist to turnover ratio 0.3 0.5
Steals 10 7
Blocks 3 1
Points 92 57
Points per game 3.3 3.2
Points per 40 min 11.8 11.4
Date Opponent Score gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Nov 4 Texas Lutheran W, 83-43 - 11 3-5 60.0 1-1 100.0 2-3 66.7 9
Nov 11 Belmont L, 75-54 - 17 2-4 50.0 1-3 33.3 0-0 - 5
Nov 13 at Texas-Pan American L, 77-65 - 16 1-5 20.0 0-0 - 7-7 100.0 9
Nov 16 at UTSA L, 52-40 - 25 1-6 16.7 0-0 - 5-6 83.3 7
Nov 19 Indiana L, 58-47 - 11 0-1 0.0 0-1 0.0 2-2 100.0 2
Nov 23 at Colorado L, 75-48 - 5 1-2 50.0 1-2 50.0 0-0 - 3
Nov 24 vs. Auburn L, 72-57 - 14 1-7 14.3 1-5 20.0 2-2 100.0 5
Nov 28 Texas-Pan American L, 49-45 - 11 1-4 25.0 0-2 0.0 2-4 50.0 4
Nov 30 at Texas L, 79-30 - 6 0-1 0.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
Dec 15 Texas State L, 69-51 - 0 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
Dec 18 Cornell W, 52-49 - - - - - - - - -
Dec 29 at TCU L, 69-38 - 7 0-1 0.0 0-1 0.0 0-0 - 0
Jan 4 at Sam Houston State L, 65-46 - 7 1-4 25.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 2
Jan 7 Stephen F. Austin L, 66-47 - 3 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
Jan 10 at McNeese State L, 68-39 - 17 2-4 50.0 0-0 - 0-1 0.0 4
Jan 12 at Lamar L, 44-37 1 23 2-10 20.0 1-5 20.0 1-2 50.0 6
Jan 17 Oral Roberts L, 58-41 - 5 0-0 - 0-0 - 2-4 50.0 2
Jan 19 Central Arkansas L, 55-40 1 15 1-3 33.3 0-1 0.0 7-8 87.5 9
Jan 24 at Nicholls L, 70-53 - 11 0-3 0.0 0-0 - 2-2 100.0 2
Jan 26 at Southeastern Louisiana L, 66-54 - 11 0-3 0.0 0-1 0.0 1-2 50.0 1
Feb 1 Sam Houston State L, 68-53 - 10 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
Feb 7 Lamar L, 68-46 - 16 1-5 20.0 0-1 0.0 0-0 - 2
Feb 9 McNeese State W, 60-59 - 6 1-2 50.0 0-0 - 1-1 100.0 3
Feb 14 at Central Arkansas W, 60-58 - 12 0-2 0.0 0-1 0.0 2-4 50.0 2
Feb 16 at Oral Roberts L, 81-59 - 6 0-1 0.0 0-0 - 1-2 50.0 1
Feb 19 Northwestern State L, 68-58 - 16 3-6 50.0 0-0 - 2-3 66.7 8
Feb 28 Southeastern Louisiana L, 72-68 - 11 1-5 20.0 0-0 - 2-2 100.0 4
Mar 2 Nicholls L, 60-51 - 3 0-1 0.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
Mar 7 at Northwestern State W, 51-49 - 18 0-2 0.0 0-0 - 9-10 90.0 9
Mar 9 at Stephen F. Austin L, 58-52 - 10 1-1 100.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 2
Date Opponent Score gs min off def reb ast to a/to stl blk pf dq
Nov 4 Texas Lutheran W, 83-43 - 11 0 2 2 0 1 0.0 2 0 0 0
Nov 11 Belmont L, 75-54 - 17 1 1 2 1 0 - 0 1 1 0
Nov 13 at Texas-Pan American L, 77-65 - 16 0 0 0 1 3 0.3 0 0 0 0
Nov 16 at UTSA L, 52-40 - 25 2 2 4 0 2 0.0 1 1 1 0
Nov 19 Indiana L, 58-47 - 11 2 1 3 1 2 0.5 0 0 3 0
Nov 23 at Colorado L, 75-48 - 5 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 0 2 0
Nov 24 vs. Auburn L, 72-57 - 14 1 0 1 0 2 0.0 1 0 0 0
Nov 28 Texas-Pan American L, 49-45 - 11 3 1 4 0 1 0.0 1 0 1 0
Nov 30 at Texas L, 79-30 - 6 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 0 0 0 0
Dec 15 Texas State L, 69-51 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 0
Dec 18 Cornell W, 52-49 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Dec 29 at TCU L, 69-38 - 7 0 1 1 0 4 0.0 0 0 0 0
Jan 4 at Sam Houston State L, 65-46 - 7 2 0 2 0 0 - 0 0 0 0
Jan 7 Stephen F. Austin L, 66-47 - 3 0 0 0 1 0 - 0 0 0 0
Jan 10 at McNeese State L, 68-39 - 17 1 3 4 0 3 0.0 0 0 1 0
Jan 12 at Lamar L, 44-37 1 23 2 2 4 2 2 1.0 0 0 3 0
Jan 17 Oral Roberts L, 58-41 - 5 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 0
Jan 19 Central Arkansas L, 55-40 1 15 1 2 3 1 0 - 1 0 1 0
Jan 24 at Nicholls L, 70-53 - 11 0 1 1 0 2 0.0 0 0 0 0
Jan 26 at Southeastern Louisiana L, 66-54 - 11 0 0 0 1 0 - 0 0 3 0
Feb 1 Sam Houston State L, 68-53 - 10 0 0 0 0 0 - 1 1 1 0
Feb 7 Lamar L, 68-46 - 16 2 3 5 1 2 0.5 0 0 2 0
Feb 9 McNeese State W, 60-59 - 6 2 0 2 0 0 - 0 0 1 0
Feb 14 at Central Arkansas W, 60-58 - 12 0 1 1 1 0 - 0 0 2 0
Feb 16 at Oral Roberts L, 81-59 - 6 1 0 1 0 1 0.0 0 0 2 0
Feb 19 Northwestern State L, 68-58 - 16 2 2 4 0 2 0.0 0 0 3 0
Feb 28 Southeastern Louisiana L, 72-68 - 11 1 2 3 0 2 0.0 2 0 2 0
Mar 2 Nicholls L, 60-51 - 3 1 0 1 0 0 - 1 0 0 0
Mar 7 at Northwestern State W, 51-49 - 18 4 0 4 0 0 - 1 0 0 0
Mar 9 at Stephen F. Austin L, 58-52 - 10 0 1 1 1 1 1.0 1 0 2 0
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
2012-13 28 2 11.1 0.7-3.0 24.1 0.1-0.8 17.4 1.7-2.2 77.4 3.3
Total 28 2 11.1 0.7-3.0 24.1 0.1-0.8 17.4 1.7-2.2 77.4 3.3
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
2012-13 28 2 312 20-83 24.1 4-23 17.4 48-62 77.4 92
Total 28 2 312 20-83 24.1 4-23 17.4 48-62 77.4 92
  gp gs mpg off/g def/g reb/g pf/g dq/g ast/g to/g a/to stl/g blk/g
2012-13 28 2 11.1 1.0 0.8 1.8 1.1 0.0 0.4 1.1 0.3 0.4 0.1
Total 28 2 11.1 1.0 0.8 1.8 1.1 0.0 0.4 1.1 0.3 0.4 0.1
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
2012-13 28 2 312 28 23 51 31 0 11 32 0.3 10 3
Total 28 2 312 28 23 51 31 0 11 32 0.3 10 3
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
Total 28 2 11.1 0.7-3.0 24.1 0.1-0.8 17.4 1.7-2.2 77.4 3.3
Conference 18 2 11.1 0.7-2.9 25.0 0.1-0.5 11.1 1.7-2.3 73.2 3.2
Exhibition 1 - 11.0 3.0-5.0 60.0 1.0-1.0 100.0 2.0-3.0 66.7 9.0

Home 13 1 9.5 0.8-2.4 32.3 0.1-0.6 12.5 1.4-1.8 75.0 3.0
Away 14 1 12.4 0.6-3.2 20.0 0.1-0.7 20.0 2.0-2.6 77.8 3.4
Neutral 1 - 14.0 1.0-7.0 14.3 1.0-5.0 20.0 2.0-2.0 100.0 5.0

Wins 3 - 12.0 0.3-2.0 16.7 0.0-0.3 0.0 4.0-5.0 80.0 4.7
Losses 25 2 11.0 0.8-3.1 24.7 0.2-0.9 18.2 1.4-1.9 76.6 3.1

November 8 - 13.1 0.9-3.8 23.3 0.4-1.6 23.1 2.2-2.6 85.7 4.4
December 2 - 3.5 0.0-0.5 0.0 0.0-0.5 0.0 0.0-0.0 - 0.0
January 8 2 11.5 0.8-3.4 22.2 0.1-0.9 14.3 1.6-2.4 68.4 3.2
February 7 - 11.0 0.9-3.0 28.6 0.0-0.3 0.0 1.1-1.7 66.7 2.9
March 3 - 10.3 0.3-1.3 25.0 0.0-0.0 - 3.0-3.3 90.0 3.7
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Total 28 2 312 20-83 24.1 4-23 17.4 48-62 77.4 92
Conference 18 2 200 13-52 25.0 1-9 11.1 30-41 73.2 57
Exhibition 1 - 11 3-5 60.0 1-1 100.0 2-3 66.7 9

Home 13 1 124 10-31 32.3 1-8 12.5 18-24 75.0 39
Away 14 1 174 9-45 20.0 2-10 20.0 28-36 77.8 48
Neutral 1 - 14 1-7 14.3 1-5 20.0 2-2 100.0 5

Wins 3 - 36 1-6 16.7 0-1 0.0 12-15 80.0 14
Losses 25 2 276 19-77 24.7 4-22 18.2 36-47 76.6 78

November 8 - 105 7-30 23.3 3-13 23.1 18-21 85.7 35
December 2 - 7 0-1 0.0 0-1 0.0 0-0 - 0
January 8 2 92 6-27 22.2 1-7 14.3 13-19 68.4 26
February 7 - 77 6-21 28.6 0-2 0.0 8-12 66.7 20
March 3 - 31 1-4 25.0 0-0 - 9-10 90.0 11
  gp gs mpg off/g def/g reb/g pf/g dq/g ast/g to/g a/to stl/g blk/g
Total 28 2 11.1 1.0 0.8 1.8 1.1 0.0 0.4 1.1 0.3 0.4 0.1
Conference 18 2 11.1 1.1 0.9 2.0 1.3 0.0 0.4 0.8 0.5 0.4 0.1
Exhibition 1 - 11.0 0.0 2.0 2.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.0 0.0 2.0 0.0

Home 13 1 9.5 1.2 0.9 2.1 1.2 0.0 0.4 0.7 0.6 0.5 0.2
Away 14 1 12.4 0.9 0.8 1.6 1.1 0.0 0.4 1.5 0.3 0.2 0.1
Neutral 1 - 14.0 1.0 0.0 1.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 2.0 0.0 1.0 0.0

Wins 3 - 12.0 2.0 0.3 2.3 1.0 0.0 0.3 0.0 - 0.3 0.0
Losses 25 2 11.0 0.9 0.9 1.8 1.1 0.0 0.4 1.3 0.3 0.4 0.1

November 8 - 13.1 1.1 0.6 1.8 1.0 0.0 0.4 1.6 0.2 0.4 0.2
December 2 - 3.5 0.0 0.5 0.5 0.0 0.0 0.0 2.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
January 8 2 11.5 0.8 1.0 1.8 1.0 0.0 0.6 0.9 0.7 0.1 0.0
February 7 - 11.0 1.1 1.1 2.3 1.9 0.0 0.3 1.0 0.3 0.4 0.1
March 3 - 10.3 1.7 0.3 2.0 0.7 0.0 0.3 0.3 1.0 1.0 0.0
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
Total 28 2 312 28 23 51 31 0 11 32 0.3 10 3
Conference 18 2 200 19 17 36 23 0 8 15 0.5 7 1
Exhibition 1 - 11 0 2 2 0 0 0 1 0.0 2 0

Home 13 1 124 15 12 27 15 0 5 9 0.6 6 2
Away 14 1 174 12 11 23 16 0 6 21 0.3 3 1
Neutral 1 - 14 1 0 1 0 0 0 2 0.0 1 0

Wins 3 - 36 6 1 7 3 0 1 0 - 1 0
Losses 25 2 276 22 22 44 28 0 10 32 0.3 9 3

November 8 - 105 9 5 14 8 0 3 13 0.2 3 2
December 2 - 7 0 1 1 0 0 0 4 0.0 0 0
January 8 2 92 6 8 14 8 0 5 7 0.7 1 0
February 7 - 77 8 8 16 13 0 2 7 0.3 3 1
March 3 - 31 5 1 6 2 0 1 1 1.0 3 0