Trojans are looking for their most successful season start in 15 years when they take on the Aztecs at 4 p.m.
THIS SEASON Destinie Gibbs enters her junior season at USC.
2013-14 SOPHOMORE SEASON Gibbs appeared in 15 games as a sophomore... Averaged 1.2 points and 0.9 rebounds per game... Scored in seven games.
2012-13 FRESHMAN SEASON Gibbs appeared in 22 games and started the first nine games of the season as a freshman... Had a season-high nine points and five rebounds in USC's final game vs. Cal... Averaged 2.3 points, 1.5 rebounds and 1.0 assists per game... Also had eight steals and hit two 3-pointers... Earned Pac-12 All-Academic Honorable Mention.
HIGH SCHOOL Gibbs won three state championships at McEachern High in Powder Springs, Ga.... Averaged 7.7 points, 6.4 rebounds, 4.0 assists and 2.3 steals per game in her senior season, when McEachern finished undefeated... Earned all-region honors in 2010 and 2011 and was named to the state all-tournament team as a sophomore, junior and senior... Also earned honorable mention at the 2011 and 2012 Naismith Awards... As a freshman, was named to the all-county freshman team... Set career highs at McEachern with 28 points and 16 rebounds during games in 2011... Played club for GA Ice... An honor student.
PERSONAL Destinie Olivia Gibbs was born Oct. 15, 1994 in Covington, Ga.... The daughter of Deon and Karen... Has three siblings, DeAngelo and Lydia Gibbs and Britt Terrell... Her uncles Dale Carter and Jake Reed both played in the NFL... Carter played collegiately at Tennessee and Reed played at Grambling... Lists Lebron James as her biggest sports hero... Hopes to travel to Australia... Would like to either become an entertainment lawyer, play in the WNBA or be a sports broadcaster after graduation... Majoring in communication.