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      Amber Gray
Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
West Chester, Ohio

High School:
Lakota West

Height:
6-1

Position:
Forward

Gray's 2008-09 Season Highs
Points: 16 vs. Louisiana Tech (11-23-08)
Rebounds: 7 vs. Louisiana Tech (11-23-08)
Assists: 1 at LSU (2-26-09)*
Steals: 2 vs. Western Carolina (11-25-08)
Blocks: 2 vs. Alabama (3-5-09)
Field Goals: 6 vs. Louisiana Tech (11-23-08)
3-Pointers: 1 vs. Middle Tennessee (12-11-08)*
Free Throws: 3 vs. Louisiana Tech (11-23-08)
Minutes: 20 vs. Louisiana Tech (11-23-08)
Gray's SEC Highs
Points: 4 vs. Mississippi State (2-22-09)*
Rebounds: 4 at LSU (2-26-09)*
Assists: 1 at LSU (2-26-09)*
Steals: 0
Blocks: 1 vs. Mississippi State (2-22-09)
Field Goals: 2 vs. Mississippi State (2-22-09)*
3-Pointers: 0
Free Throws: 2 at LSU (2-26-09)*
Minutes: 13 at Auburn (1-25-09)
*Indicates most recent high

TENNESSEE 2008-09: Averaged 2.1 ppg and 1.7 rpg in SEC games...Scored two points and grabbed two rebounds against Auburn...Scored three points in 11 minutes, to go with three boards and two blocks against Alabama...Scored two points on a pair of free throws at LSU and grabbed four rebounds...Played eight minutes against Mississippi State, going 2-of-2 from the field. Finished with four points and four rebounds...Against Alabama she grabbed three boards, scored two points and dished an assist...Played 13 minutes at Auburn, converted her only field goal attempt to finish with two points and grabbed one rebound...Made her only basket of the Arkansas game on an acrobatic toss-up at the 9:40 mark of the first half, a play on which she was fouled. She converted the free throw to give UT a six point lead...Came off the bench for five minutes against South Carolina and was 2-of-2 from the floor to finish with four points. She also grabbed two rebounds -- one on each end...In six minutes at Vanderbilt, scored four points on 1-of-3 shooting from the field and 2-of-2 from the free throw line. Also grabbed one offensive rebound...In only four minutes at Gonzaga, scored two points, grabbed two rebounds and dished an assist...Was 3-of-3 from the field against Middle Tennessee for eight points in only eight minutes of action. Added two rebounds and a steal...Played six minutes at George Washington. Finished with one rebound and one assist...Played 10 minutes against DePaul, scoring four points, grabbing three boards and added an assist...Scored three points against Western Carolina, to go with two steals, a rebound, an assist and a block in 18 minutes...Finished tied for the team-high with 16 points and grabbed seven rebounds in 20 minutes against Louisiana Tech...Played 13 minutes at Chattanooga, finishing with seven points, all of which came in the first half...Played only three minutes against Virginia, but went 1-of-2 from field and finished with three points, one rebound and one block...Played 10 minutes against San Francisco in season-opener. She finished with five points and four boards in only 10 minutes

HIGH SCHOOL: Earned four varsity letters in basketball and spent three years as captain of her squad at Lakota West High School (Ohio)...Totaled 1,931 points, 925 rebounds, 230 assists, 197 steals and 130 blocked shots in her high school career...Named to the 2008 USA Today All-USA Third Team...2008 McDonald's All-American...2008 Parade Magazine All-American...Celebrated victory with the Red Team in the 2008 Women's Basketball Coaches Association High School All-America Game...Member of the 2008 EA Sports All-America First Team...2008 Slam Magazine All-America Third Team selection...All-Southwest Ohio Player of the Year in both 2007 and 2008...A first-team all-state selection in 2007, Gray led her squad to a 23-3 record and the league and district championships during her junior campaign...Cincinnati Enquirer Player of the Year both 2006 and 2007...Member of the all-city first team in 2005, 2006, and 2007...Named first team all-league and league player of the year every season since 2004 in the Greater Miami Conference...Also enjoys volleyball, a sport in which she lettered three times (2005, 2006, and 2007)...Helped claim the league and district titles in volleyball in 2005 with a 20-6 overall record...The 6-1 multi-sport athlete garnered first-team all-league and honorable mention all-state volleyball honors in 2006.

NATIONAL/INTERNATIONAL: Participated in the 2008 USA Women's U18 National Team Trials...Played for the 5-0 USA White Team and earned a gold medal at the 2007 USA Basketball Youth Development Festival...Selected to play in the 2007 Olympic Festival... Played with the AAU squad Cincinnati Finest, which won the U15 National Championship.

PERSONAL: Amber is currently enrolled in the College of Arts & Sciences and plans to major in sport management...Achieved the high honor roll in high school, participated in peer counseling and was a Firebird Link Leader...Lists Tim Duncan as the player after whom she has modeled herself...Wants to be a coach at the collegiate level someday...Lists Oprah Winfrey and Martin Luther King, Jr. as celebrities she admires...Has four siblings, Sierra 13, Skyler 8, Alanna, 7 and Chance, 4...Amberly Tierra Gray was born March 2, 1990, in Cincinnati, Ohio...Her parents are Carlton Gray and Tonya Carter.

CAREER TOTALS FOR AMBER GRAY
YEARGPGSMIN-AVGFGFGAPCT3FG3FGAPCTFTFTAPCTOFFDEFTOT-AVGPF-FOASTTOBLKSTLPTS-AVG
2008-09 27 0 205-7.6 28 61 .459 3 12 .250 15 21 .714 19 32 51-1.9 22-0 10 25 6 5 74-2.7

GRAY'S 2008-09 GAME-BY-GAME STATISTICS
Opponent Points Rebounds Assists Blocks Steals
SAN FRANCISCO 5 4 0 0 0
VIRGINIA 3 1 0 1 0
Chattanooga 7 3 0 0 0
LOUISIANA TECH 16 7 1 0 0
WESTERN CAROLINA 3 1 1 1 2
DE PAUL 4 3 1 0 0
George Washington 0 1 1 0 0
MIDDLE TENNESSEE 8 2 0 0 1
Texas 0 2 1 0 1
Old Dominion 0 0 0 0 0
STANFORD 0 1 0 0 0
Gonzaga 2 2 1 0 0
Rutgers 0 1 0 1 1
KENTUCKY 0 0 0 0 0
Vanderbilt 4 1 0 0 0
SOUTH CAROLINA 4 2 0 0 0
Arkansas 3 1 0 0 0
Auburn 2 1 0 0 0
ALABAMA 2 3 1 0 0
DUKE 0 1 0 0 0
Kentucky 0 0 1 0 0
MISSISSIPPI STATE 4 4 1 1 0
Louisiana State 2 4 1 0 0
VANDERBILT 0 1 0 0 0
Alabama 3 3 0 2 0
Auburn 2 2 0 0 0
Ball State 0 0 0 0 0
* - Indicates games started
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