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  Candice Wiggins
Candice Wiggins

Player Profile

San Diego, Calif.

High School:
La Jolla Country Day





2007-08: Named to both the Associated Press and ESPN.com preseason All-America Teams ... One of 30 preseason finalists for Wooden Award ... Named to Preseason All-Pac-10 Team ... Saw first action with USA Basketball Senior National Team in late September ... Broke school record with her 211th and 212th career three-pointers against Connecticut on Nov. 23 ... Became fifth player in Stanford history to score 2,000 career points, reaching the mark Dec. 16 against Baylor ... Named U.S. Bank Pac-10 Player of the Week (12/17) for her performance against Baylor ... Earned her second U.S. Bank Pac-10 Player of the Week honor (12/24) for her efforts against New Mexico and Tennessee ... Named USA Basketball's 2007 Female Athlete of the Year on Jan. 3 ... Became Stanford's all-time leading scorer on Jan. 31 against USC, scoring her 2,216th point with a put-back of a Jeanette Pohlen miss, passing Kate Starbird on the all-time list ... Also became Stanford's all-time leader in career free throws, hitting the 482nd of her career against USC on Jan. 31 ... Named to Mid-season Watch Lists for Wade Award and Naismith Trophy ... earned fourth Pac-10 Player of the Week honor of season on Feb. 4, making her all-time Pac-10 leader with nine for her career ... Named Lowe's Senior CLASS Award finalist ... Named Pac-10 Player of the Year for record-breaking third time ... Also named to All Pac-10 First Team and All-Defensive Team honorable mention ... named a finalist for the Naismith Trophy ... Also a finalist for the John Wooden Award ... Selected to Sports Illustrated's All-America First Team ... Named Most Outstanding Player of Pac-10 Tournament ... Associated Press All-America First Team pick ... Became Pac-10's career three-point leader by making her 286th trey on March 31 against Maryland ... Broke Stanford's single-season scoring record with her 754th point on April 6 against Connecticut ... Named State Farm Wade Trophy Player of the Year as well as to the State Farm/WBCA All-America Team ... Scored eight points in grabbed three rebounds in just 11 minutes of action at Yale (11/9) ... Scored team-high 19 points, including game-clinching free throws with one-tenth of a second left, in upset of No. 3/3 Rutgers (11/11) ... Scored 17 points and grabbed seven rebounds in double-overtime win at Utah (11/18) ... Tied Stanford's career mark for three-pointers, making her 210th at Utah (11/18) ... Led team with 15 points against Connecticut (11/22) ... Made a career-high seven steals in win over Old Dominion (11/24) ... Scored team-high 22 points in win over Temple (11/25) ... Scored 19 points and dished out four assists in win over UC Davis (12/2) ... Scored season-high 35 points in win over Baylor (12/16) ... Posted 21 points with six rebounds and six assists at New Mexico (12/18) ... Scored 22 points and grabbed six rebounds in leading Cardinal to 73-69 overtime win over No. 1/1 Tennessee (12/22) ... Scored 14 points and grabbed five rebounds in win over Washington State (12/28) ... Posted first double-double of the season with 29 points and 10 rebounds in loss at UCLA (1/4) ... Scored 20 points in win over Oregon (1/12) ... Scored 19 points, grabbed five rebounds, and passed out four assists at Arizona (1/17) ... Led team with 18 points in win at Arizona State (1/20) ... Led all players with 28 points in victory over California (1/26) ... went a perfect 14-for-14 from free-throw line against Golden Bears, setting school record for most attempts in a perfect outing from free-throw line ... Scored 18 points against USC (1/31) to pass Kate Starbird and become Stanford's all-time leading scorer, scoring her 2,216th point in the contest ... Scored 31 points and passed out five assists in victory over UCLA (2/2) ... Scored 20 points on 7-of-12 shooting in win at Santa Clara (2/5) ... Matched season high with 11 field goals at Oregon (2/7), scoring 25 points and grabbing eight rebounds ... Scored 25 points to lead all players in win at Oregon State (2/9) ... Scored 19 points and grabbed six rebounds in win over Arizona (2/14) ... Netted game-high 23 points and made five steals in win over Arizona State (2/16) ... Scored 13 points and made five steals in win at California (2/23) ... Posted second double-double of the season with 22 points and 10 rebounds in win at Washington (2/29) ... Became the Pac-10's all-time leading scorer, surpassing Lisa Leslie's previous mark of 2,414 points, with 24 points at Washington State (3/2) ... Shot 9-of-14 from the field, including 5-for-7 from three-point range, and passed out six assists in the contest ... Scored 11 points in 18 minutes of action against Oregon State (3/8) ... Posted 13 points, grabbed seven rebounds, and made six steals in win over UCLA (3/9) ... Netted 30 points in Pac-10 Tournament title game victory over California (3/10) ... Scored 13 points and grabbed five rebounds in win over Cleveland State (3/22) ... Put together a career night in victory over UTEP (3/24) with 44 points (on 15-for-27 shooting), 10 rebounds, and eight assists as well as three steals ... Her 44 points matched Kate Starbird's single-game school record, and set the new Stanford single-game record for points in an NCAA Tournament contest ... Also set new career-high in field goals with 15, and matched career high with eight assists ... Scored 14 points, grabbed five rebounds, and dished out four assists in regional semifinal win over Pittsburgh (3/24) ... Scored 41 points and went 16-for-19 from the free-throw line in regional final win over Maryland (3/31) ... Posted fourth double-double of the year with 25 points and 13 rebounds, and dished out five assists in national semifinal win over Connecticut (4/6).

2006-07: Game-by-Game Stats ... Kodak/WBCA All-American ... Second-Team Associated Press All-American ... Wooden Award finalist ... Wade Trophy finalist ... Naismith Trophy candidate ...named Pac-10 Tournament's Most Outstanding Player, after averaging 21.7 ppg in three contests while making 14-25 three-pointers overall ... All Pac-10 selection ... two-time Pac-10 Player of the Week ... started 28 of the 29 games she appeared in, averaging 30.6 minutes played ... team leader in scoring (16.9 ppg) and three-pointers (82) while ranking second in assists (96) ... pulled down 4.1 rebounds per game ... scored in double figures 25 times ... led team in scoring 11 times ... tallied eight 20-point games ... scored 21 points against Missouri on Nov. 21 ... scored 18 points (12 on three-pointers) against Tennessee on Nov. 24, including a 60-foot buzzer-beater as time expired to end the first half ... against Georgia on Nov. 26, scored 24 points (15 off three-pointers) with eight rebounds ... led all scorers with 19 points in a win over Texas Tech on Dec. 3 ... single-handedly guided the Cardinal to a win over Arizona State on Dec. 30, scoring 21 points with five three-pointers in 34 minutes ... torched California on Jan. 6 with 18 points (including six triples), eight rebounds and seven assists ... notched her first double-double since 2005 in a win at Washington on Jan. 11 with 17 points and 10 rebounds ... led the Cardinal with a season-best 30 points (9-9 free throws, 10 in overtime), seven assists and five rebounds in an overtime win at Arizona State on Jan. 27 ... poured in 21 points with six assists at UC Santa Barbara on Feb. 1 ... scored a game-high 23 points (12 on threes) vs. Washington on Feb. 10 ... at Oregon on Feb. 17, totaled 17 points, eight boards and four assists ... scored 29 points, including a career-best eight triples, against USC on Mar. 4 in the Pac-10 Tournament semifinals ... poured in game-high 20 points against Arizona State on Mar. 5 in Pac-10 Tournament final ... against Florida State in an NCAA Tournament loss on Mar. 19, scored 19 points to match five rebounds and five assists.

2005-06: Game-by-Game Stats Kodak/WBCA All-American ... Second-Team Associated Press All-American ... 26th player in school history to score 1,000 points during the season ... did so in the second-fastest pace, taking just 54 games to reach the milestone ... 2006 Pac-10 Player of the Year ... one of 12 finalists for the Wade Trophy ... midseason watch list candidate for the Wooden Award and the Naismith Award ... led Stanford and ranked fifth in the nation with 21.8 points per game ... second on the team in three-pointers with 90 (ranks second in school history) ... Bay Area's Most Dynamic Amateur Athlete of 2005 by KNTV-11 (NBC) ... notched a career-best 37 points against Oregon ... Pac-10 Player of the Week on Jan. 9 ... reached the 30-point mark five times, including a 34-point effort against Florida State in the second round of the NCAA Tournament ... averaged 26.0 ppg in the NCAA Tournament ... tied school record with 16 free throws against Arizona State on Jan. 21 and set a new record with 19 attempts ... scored in double-figures in all 34 games.

2004-05: Game-by-Game Stats Kodak/WBCA All-American ... Second-Team Associated Press All-American ... named USBWA Co-Freshman of the Year ... Pac-10 Player of the Year and Pac-10 Freshman of the Year ... first Pac-10 freshman to earn the Player of the Year honor in women's basketball and only the third women's basketball player in Division I history to earn the conference player of the year honor ... named to Wooden Award Final Voting Ballot and the Midseason Naismith Trophy List (the only freshman on either list) ... Pac-10 Tournament MVP ... led team with 17.5 points per game (which ranked No. 14 in Stanford history for points per game in a single season) ... scored 612 points as a rookie, the fifth-best single season total in Cardinal history ... led club with 85 steals .... topped the squad in free throws, making a single-season school record 162 of her 194 attempts (.835) ... scored 24 points in collegiate debut at Utah ... Great Alaska Shootout MVP ... recorded season-high 31 points at Arizona State on Jan. 7 ... added 28 points two days later at Arizona to earn her first Pac-10 Player of the Week honor ... averaged 16.7 points and 9.0 rebounds per game at Pac-10 Tournament ... scored 29 points in her NCAA Tournament debut against Santa Clara ... averaged 19.3 points per game during NCAA Tournament ... contributed 19 points and eight rebounds in Stanford's Elite Eight game against Michigan State ... spent the following summer with the USA U-19 World Championship Team as the Americans won gold in Tunisia ... named to All-U19 World Championship Team, finishing the tournament averaging 15.8 points per game, while shooting 57.1% from the field and 42.9% from three-point range.

High School: Captained the USA Junior National Team during the summer of 2004 ... scored 23 points in the final as she led the U.S. to a gold medal at the FIBA America's Junior World Championship Qualifying Tournament ... honored as California's Ms. Basketball in 2004 ... First-Team All-America selection by Parade Magazine and Student Sports ... earned Second-Team All-America honors from USA Today and Street & Smith's ... selected as a McDonald's All-American (West Team) ... 2003-04 adidas Top Ten Camp MVP ... four-year team captain ... guided La Jolla Country Day to two state titles (2001, 2002) and two runner-up finishes (2003, 2004) ... rated as the No. 1 shooting guard and No. 7 overall player in the All-Star Girls Report ... honored as the Coastal South League and CIF Division IV Player of the Year in each of her four seasons.

Personal: Born in Baltimore, Md. ... daughter of Angela Wiggins and the late Alan Wiggins ... brother, Alan Jr., was a four-year letterwinner with the San Francisco men's basketball team.

Wiggins' Career Statistics


Career Highs
Pts: 44, vs. UTEP (3/24/08)
Rebs: 16, at UCLA (2/20/05)
Assists: 8, 2x, last vs. UTEP (3/24/08)
FG: 15, vs. UTEP (3/24/08)
3-Pts.: 8, vs. USC (3/4/07)
FT: 16, 2x, last vs. Maryland (3/31/08)
Steals: 7, vs. Old Dominion (11/24/07)
Blocks: 2, 11x, last at Oregon State (2/9/08)
Mins.: 45, 3x, last vs. Tennessee (12/22/07)

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