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      Nia Moore
Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Chicago, Ill.

High School:
Bolingbrook H.S.

Height:
6-3

Position:
C

MOORE'S SUPERLATIVES
2012-13 Season Highs
Points:25 // Tennessee St., 11/24/14
Rebounds:14 // Penn, 11/14/14
Assists:3 // Penn, 11/14/14
Steals:3 // Tennessee St., 11/24/14
Blocks:4 // Oral Roberts, 11/17/14*
Field Goals:12 // Penn, 11/14/14
3-Pointers:--
Free Throws:5 // Tennessee St., 11/24/14
Minutes:31 // Penn, 11/14/14
Career Highs
Points:25 // Tennessee St., 11/24/14
Rebounds:14 // Penn, 11/14/14
Assists:3 // Penn, 11/14/14
Steals:3 // Tennessee St., 11/24/14
Blocks:4 // Oral Roberts, 11/17/14*
Field Goals:12 // Penn, 11/14/14
3-Pointers:--
Free Throws:5 // Tennessee St., 11/24/14
Minutes:31 // Penn, 11/14/14
SEC Highs
Points:12 // Ole Miss, 2/10/13
Rebounds:3 // Ole Miss, 2/10/13*
Assists:1 // Alabama 1/20/13
Steals:2 // Alabama 1/20/13
Blocks:2 // LSU 2/27/14*
Field Goals:4 // Ole Miss, 2/10/13
3-Pointers:--
Free Throws:4 // Ole Miss, 2/10/13*
Minutes:13 // Alabama 1/20/13
NCAA Highs
Points:2 // N'western St., 3/22/14*
Rebounds:2 // Oral Roberts 3/23/13
Assists:2 // Oral Roberts 3/23/13
Steals:1 // N'western St., 3/22/14
Blocks:1 // Oral Roberts 3/23/13
Field Goals:1 // N'western St., 3/22/14*
3-Pointers:--
Free Throws:--
Minutes:7 // N'western St., 3/22/14*
*Indicates most recent high

2014-15 AT TENNESSEE
    • Leads the SEC in blocked shots with 15 in eight games. She is ranked fourth for her 58.7 field goal pct (44-for-75).
    • One of only six players in UT history to record back-to-back 20-point games to open a season.
    • Earned eight points, four rebounds, two assists, two blocks and a steal vs. Lipscomb. She shot 3-for-3 from the field and 2-for-2 from the line.
    • Produced a career-high 25 points and three steals and added 11 rebounds vs. Tennessee State for her second double-double of the season.
    • Had her third double-digit scoring game of the season and added four rebounds and a block and steal vs. Winthrop.
    • Made her second career start and earned new career highs in points (24), rebounds (14), blocks (4), field goals made (12) and minutes played (31) vs. Penn. Moore led in both points and rebounds and had her second career double-double.

2013-14 AT TENNESSEE
    • Appeared in a career-high 21 games as a sophomore, hitting double figures in scoring twice and in rebounding on one occasion.
    • Led the team in block shots in six contests, including a three-block outing against Tennessee State.
    • Had a career day against Troy, recording her first double-double with 10 points and a team-leading 13 rebounds in a personal-best 22 minutes of play.
    • Recorded her second double-figure scoring outing of the year with a season-high 11 points against Lipscomb.
    • Recorded one steal and contributed two points against the Lady Demons in UT's NCAA First Round against Northwestern State.
    • Led the team in blocks with two in UT's 72-67 win at LSU.
    • Made her 2013-14 season debut against Chattanooga, entering at 9:07 remaining in the first half.
    • Scored her first points of the season with a layup with 1:24 to go in the first half in that tilt vs. UTC.
    • Against the Lady Mocs, she recorded four points, five rebounds and a two blocks in 12 minutes of play.
    • Saw action against Northwestern State, St. John's and Maryland during the NCAA Tournament.

2012-13 AT TENNESSEE
    • Saw action in 20 games and was in the starting lineup vs. Davidson.
    • Wore No. 21 during her first year at UT before switching to No. 1 after her rookie season.
    • Scored in double figures in a pair of games for the Lady Vols.
    • Tossed in a career-high 12 points vs. Ole Miss, connecting on four-of-five shots from the field and four-of-four from the free throw line.
    • First double-figure scoring game came vs. Alcorn State, when she rang up 10 points and added a career-best seven boards in a career-high 18 minutes of action.
    • Earned her first career start against Davidson, contributing four points and grabbing four boards.
    • Had the highest free throw percentage on the team, hitting four-of-four charity attempts vs. North Carolina, Mississippi State and Ole Miss.
    • Blocked two shots in home games vs. Alcorn State, Missouri and Alabama.
    • Saw three minutes of action in her first game action as a Lady Vol in UT's 71-54 win over Georgia Tech.
    • Played vs. Oral Roberts, Creighton and Oklahoma in the NCAA Tournament.

USA/AAU BASKETBALL
    • Played summer ball with the Illinois Dream Team.

HIGH SCHOOL
    • Illinois Basketball Coaches Association 3A-4A All-State Second Team (2012).
    • Chicago Tribune All-State special-mention selection.
    • Rated a three-star recruit by HoopGurlz and the 82nd-best forward in her class nationally.
    • Labeled as a shot-blocker/changer by HoopGurlz.
    • Averaged nine points, seven rebounds and 2.2 blocks as a senior.
    • Was one of seven players on that team to sign with an NCAA Division I school.
    • Played with her twin sister, Annaya, and Lady Vol teammate Ariel Massengale at Bolingbrook High School.
    • Helped BHS win at state title in 2010-11 after transferring from Morgan Park High School.
    • Originally signed with Illinois, but asked for, and was granted, a release.
PERSONAL

    • Full name is Nia Amina Moore.
    • Born Sept. 11, 1993, in Chicago, Ill.
    • Mother is Ayanna Moore.
    • Twin sister, Annaya, played basketball at Troy (Ala.) University and is now a manager for the Lady Vols.
    • Other siblings include Cameron, Kalil and Jeff.
    • Majoring in psychology.
    • Recipient of the Doris Lewis Winners' Circle Scholarship.
    • Follow @niamoore1 on Instagram.
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