NMSU Women's Basketball BIO
11 Danisha Corbett

2009-10 - Junior

Corbett started the season with a season-high 21 points at Cal State Northridge, just one shy of her career high. She started the first 21 games of the season, playing no less than 23 minutes in each of those contests at a guard position. Corbett was fourth on the team in minutes played. She averaged 9.0 points per game while starting 21 games in 2009-10 and helped lead the Aggies to their first postseason appearance in 16 years. She matched a career high of five three-point field goals twice during the season against Northridge on Nov. 13 and versus Idaho on Jan. 20. She matched a career-high 11 attempts from beyond the arc on Nov. 28 against Michigan, making four. She also went a perfect 6-of-6 from the line at Northridge. Corbett set new career highs with nine rebounds at Cal Poly on Nov. 15 and five steals versus Hawai'i on Jan. 9. She matched a career high of seven made field goals with seven makes against New Mexico Highlands on Dec. 30 and versus Idaho on Jan. 20. Corbett led the team in scoring three times while scoring in double figures in 11 of the 32 games on the year while averaging 27.4 minutes per game. She also had five games where she scored 15 or more points. Her 57 treys in 2009-10 led the team as did her 83.3 free throw percentage. She was third on the team with 128 boards and 14 blocks. She ranked fourth on the squad with 287 points and 34 steals on the year. Corbett shot 33.6 percent from the field and 32.8 percent from beyond the arc.

2008-09 - Sophomore

Corbett played in 30 of New Mexico State's 31 games in 2008-09, missing one due to an injury. In the 30 games she did play in, Corbett got the starting nod in every one of them and she finished the year as NM State's second-leading scorer. Her 12.0 scoring average as a sophomore was the 11th highest in the WAC, as she had 361 points on the season. Corbett finished the season as the fourth-best free throw shooter in the league, going 75-of-94 at the line for 79.8 percent. That tied for the eighth best single-season free-throw percentage in school history. From Nov. 23-29 she made 17 consecutive free throws, which was the highest on the team in 2008-09. Corbett also led the Aggies shooting the long ball. Her 58 made 3-pointers were the 10th most in school history and it was the fourth most made in the WAC. She shot 32.0 percent from behind the 3-point arc, which was good for eighth in the league. On Nov. 28 against Loyola (Ill.) in the Hotel Encanto Thanksgiving Classic, Corbett tied the program single-game record by going a perfect 10-for-10 at the free-throw line in a 65-56 win over the Ramblers. In four different games, Corbett made a season- and career-high five 3-pointers. It first happened in the season-opening win over UC Irvine, when she finished with 21 points. The third time on the year when Corbett put in five 3-pointers came against Boise State, Feb. 6, when she scored a career-high 22 points. Corbett scored in double figures 19 times in all during her sophomore season, had 10 15-plus point games and four games where she scored 20 or more. Corbett's 47 steals on the year led the team and her 1.57 steals per game average tied for the 12th best in the conference. She had four steals in three different games and led the team in scoring in half of her 30 games played in 2008-09. Corbett had a career-high eight rebounds in a 78-69 loss at home to Louisiana Tech in the regular season finale, where she also set a new career-high with three blocked shots. She finished with 40 assists on the season, 18 blocked shots and averaged 4.2 rebounds per game.

2007-08 - Freshman        

Corbett played in 22 games as a freshman, which was the second most of the four freshman on the team in 2007-08 and she averaged six minutes a game. She scored 3.1 points per game and collected 20 rebounds to go along with nine steals, six assists and two blocked shots. She shot 35.7 percent from the field on the year and made seven 3-pointers. Her best game of the season came in the final game of the regular season where she helped NM State overcome a 14-point halftime deficit at Hawai'i, March 8, and scored a season-high 10 points in the game. Eight of her points came in the second half and she scored the winning basket on a layup with 11 seconds left that gave the Aggies their first and only lead of the game in the 59-58 victory. Her 16 minutes played in that game was a season-high. Then in the WAC Tournament semifinals against Boise State, March 14, she scored eight points off the bench and made a pair of 3-pointers, the only time all season in which she made two trey's in a game. Corbett had two games where she recorded two steals, and she had a two-assist game against Fresno State, March 1. She finished the year shooting 70.6 percent at the free-throw line, going 12-for-17.

High School       

Corbett was listed at the No. 67 player in the country by the Michael T. White All-Star Girls Report in the class of 2007. The San Diego, Calif. native was the Mesa League Most Valuable Player where she helped lead the Aztecs to the league co-championship and a 22-6 record as a senior in 2006-07 for coach Lori Morris. That same year she was a first team All-California Interscholastic Federation selection, while Corbett was named to the all-tournament teams at the El Capitan Showcase and the Montgomery Christmas Tournament. Her junior year, she received second team All-CIF honors, averaged 19 points per game and directed the Aztecs to the CIF semifinals. Corbett was a member of the EBO-EA Sports club team of San Diego, Calif., where she played with fellow Aggie Madison Spence for two years.


Danisha (pronounced da-KNEE-sha) Corbett was born Nov. 2, 1989 in San Diego, Calif., and is the daughter of Tanisha Corbett and Andre Bowie. She is undecided on a major.

Position: Guard
Height: 5'10"
Year: Senior
City/State: San Diego, Calif.
High School: Montgomery HS
Experience: 3 Letters

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