Tamika Catchings

Tamika Catchings

College Basketball Analyst, SEC Network

Former Tennessee All-American and WNBA All-Star Tamika Catchings joined SEC Network in 2017, serving as a game analyst currently alongside play-by-play commentator Courtney Lyle. Catchings was recently named a member of the Class of 2020 for the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame and the Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame.

Catchings retired from the WNBA after a 15-year career with the Indiana Fever. Her illustrious professional career includes a national championship (2012), most valuable player (2011), four Olympic gold medals, and five-time defensive player of the year. She was also named Rookie of the Year in 2002 after leading the team in point, rebounds and assists, and ranking in the league’s top 10 in points, rebounds, assists, steals and blocks.

Prior to the WNBA, Catchings played under legendary head coach Pat Summitt at the University of Tennessee and was a member of the 1997-98 undefeated team that captured the national championship title. Her accolades as a Lady Vol include four-time All-American, the Naismith National Player of the Year (2000) and Academic All-SEC.

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