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    Amber Moore
    42 Amber Moore
    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Detroit, Mich.

    High School:
    Country Day

    Height:
    5-11

    Position:
    Guard

    AT ILLINOIS
    2012-13 - RS Junior: Started all 33 games and averaged a team-high 37.0 minutes per game ... Averaged 12.5 points, 4.4 rebounds, 2.6 steals and 1.8 steals per game ... Shared the team's Most Improved award with Ivory Crawford ... Earned the Alumni Association Ralf Woods Free Throw Trophy after leading the team with 91.4 percent free-throw shooting in conference play ... Ranked third in the Big Ten and 35th nationally in three-pointers made ... Ranked fourth in the Big Ten in minutes per game (37.0), 10th in three-point percentage (.364) and 20th in scoring (12.5 points per game) ... Broke the single-season school record for three-pointers made, finishing the year with 86 ... Broke Illinois' records for career (599) and season (236) three-pointers attempted ... Finished her junior year second on Illinois' career three-pointers list with 207, eight shy of breaking Lori Bjork's record ... Led Illinois in scoring four times (vs. Evansville, at Texas Tech, vs. Minnesota and vs. Miami [Ohio]) ... Scored 80 points (16.0 ppg) in Illinois' final five games of the season after scoring 39 (7.8 ppg) in the previous five ... Illinois was 12-2 when she made three or more three-pointers ... Made four or more three-pointers in 10 games ... Poured in 19 points, including 5-of-11 from three-point range, against Evansville on Nov. 11 ... Recorded the first double-double of her career against Cleveland State (Nov. 18) with 12 points and 10 rebounds ... Scored 21 points against Tulsa and had a career-high six assists ... Posted a team-high 21 points at Texas Tech on Dec. 5 ... Scored 20 points on 5-of-8 three-point shooting at Minnesota on Jan. 28 ... Poured in a game-high 25 points against Minnesota on Feb. 10 on 5-of-12 three-pointers and 8-of-8 free throws, while grabbing seven rebounds ... Snapped a slump by scoring a team-high 25 points against Miami (Ohio) in the first round of the WNIT, hitting 5-of-13 threes, grabbing six rebounds and adding four assists ... Averaged 16.8 points per game and 3.5 three-pointers per game in four WNIT contests.

    2011-12 - RS Sophomore: Ended her sophomore year ranked fifth on Illinois' all-time three-point list ... Her 54 threes in 2011-12 are seventh-most in a single season in school history ... Earned the team's Coaches Award and the Ralf Woods Free Throw trophy after leading the team with an 82.6 percent average during Big Ten play ... Started 29 of 30 games, averaging 31.2 minutes per contest ... Scored 12 points on 5-of-10 shooting at Cleveland State on Nov. 13, adding five assists and two rebounds in 27 minutes of action on the game ... Produced a season-best 24 points, including six three-pointers, at Oregon on Nov. 18, pulling down a season-high five boards while earning two steals as well ...Totaled 12 points on 4-of-8 shooting against Arizona State on Nov. 25, grabbing four rebounds and dishing out two assists ... Hit five field goals, including a trio of threes, to earn 13 points at Illinois State on Dec. 7, also notching a career-high seven steals during the contest while dishing out two assists and grabbing a pair of rebounds ... Scored seven points on 3-of-7 shooting from the field, grabbed two rebounds and distributed a pair of assists during Illinois' 83-65 victory over Alabama A&M on Dec. 28 ... Connected on three field goals to earn seven points on the road at Iowa on Jan. 5, pulling down a season-high six rebounds while tying a career-best by dishing out five assists ... Moved into sixth all-time in made three-pointers against Northwestern on Jan. 16, finishing with 12 points on the game while reaching the century mark in threes ... Went 5-for-10 from the field, hitting five three-pointers, to tally 17 points against No. 22/21 Penn State on Jan. 19 ... Earned 13 points on 5-of-8 shooting, including a pair of threes, at #10/12 Ohio State on Jan. 22, also grabbing five rebounds ... Tallied a team-high 14 points at Michigan State on Jan. 26, also grabbing five rebounds, dishing out three assists, earning three steals and blocking a shot ... Knocked down 5-of-12 field goals, scoring 11 points against Minnesota on Feb. 2 to go with four rebounds and three assists ... Totaled 10 points on four made field goals, including a pair of three pointers, to go with two assists and steals at Minnesota on Feb. 16 ... Went off for a career-high 31 points, the most by an Illini this season, on a career-best 10 field goals and six free throws against Northwestern on Feb. 20, also contributing four rebounds and a pair of steals to the winning effort.

    2010-11 - RS Freshman: Named to the Big Ten All-Freshman Team ... Broke the Illinois freshman three-point field goals record with 65, which also ranked as the fifth-best single-season total in school history ... Played in all 32 games, starting 13 ... Third on the team and third among Big Ten Freshmen in scoring a 9.1 ppg ... Led all Big Ten freshmen in FT percentage (.920) and was second in threes made (65) and third in scoring (8.7 ppg) and assists (1.7 apg) ... Earned the team's Most Courageous Award following the season ... Hit five threes for a team-high 19 points against Penn State in the Big Ten Tournament semifinals ... Recorded 14 points and four threes in Illinois upset win over No. 3 seed Michigan in the Big Ten Tournament quarterfinals ... Had 17 points, including five made three-pointers, in only 20 minutes at Iowa on Feb. 24 ... Had 17 points against Penn State on Jan. 27 ... Had a career game against Indiana on Jan. 13, pouring in a career-high 27 points and hitting a career-high seven threes - tied for the second most made threes in a game in school history, while also adding four assists and two steals with zero turnovers in 34 minutes ... Had 17 points, including five three-pointers, against Northwestern on Jan. 9 ... Grabbed a career-best eight boards vs. Cal Poly on Nov. 22 ... Drained four three-pointers on five attempts and scored 16 points in only 16 minutes at Bradley on Nov. 19 ... Hit five three-pointers and scored 15 points in the season-opener vs. ISU, her first game back from an ACL tear that kept her out most of the 2009-10 season.

    2009-10 - Freshman: Suffered a torn anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) in her left knee during the season-opener against Temple on Nov. 13 ... Played 22 minutes before the injury, scoring eight points and hitting two three-pointers ... Had surgery in December 2009 to repair the torn ACL and was granted a medical hardship waiver to regain the year of eligibility ... Awarded the team's Most Inspirational Award at the annual postseason awards banquet.

    HIGH SCHOOL
    Ranked as the No. 109 senior in the country by Blue Star ... Ranked No. 2 in the state of Michigan by MichLadyBallers.com ... Helped lead Country Day to the Michigan Class B state title in both 2009 and 2008 ... 2009 Michigan Class B Player of the Year and Associated Press All-State first team honoree, averaging 16.0 points per game and shooting 40 percent on three-pointers and leading team to a 24-1 record as a senior ... Finalist for Michigan Miss Basketball and was a McDonald's All-American Nominee in 2009 ... Averaged 13.5 points per game and led team to a 25-1 record as a junior in 2007-08 ... First team All-State selection by the Detroit News and Detroit Free Press as a junior ... Averaged 15 points per game as a sophomore to earn first team All-State honors by the Associated Press ... Averaged 16 points and seven rebounds per game as a freshman for a team that went 25-1 on the season ... Was the first female basketball player in school history to be named All-State all four years of high school ... High school coach was Frank Orlando ... Played for Team Michigan AAU team and coach Kevin McAdoo ... Also, participated in track and field at Country Day ... Considered Michigan, Michigan State and Purdue before choosing Illinois.

    PERSONAL
    Born Dec. 21, 1990 ... Majoring in kinesiology ... Daughter of Stacy and Kimberly Moore ... Has three sisters, Brandi, Stacia and Gabrielle, and one brother, Stacy ... Plans to major in kinesiology ... Hobbies include hanging with friends, bowling, sudoku and watching television ... Earliest basketball memory is being the only girl playing boys from third through eighth grade and winning team MVP every year ... Says her father most influenced her athletic career because he bought a basketball and Fisher-Price rim for her when she was three years old and she's played ever since.

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