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      Nia Moore
Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Chicago, Ill.

High School:
Bolingbrook H.S.

Height:
6-3

Position:
C

MOORE'S SUPERLATIVES
2012-13 Season Highs
Points:11 // Lipscomb, 12/29/13
Rebounds:13 // Troy, 12/14/13
Assists:3 // Troy, 12/14/13
Steals:1 // N'western St., 3/22/14*
Blocks:3 // Tenn. State, 12/17/13
Field Goals:5 // Lipscomb, 12/29/13
3-Pointers:--
Free Throws:4 // SMU, 11/29/13
Minutes:22 // Troy, 12/14/13
Career Highs
Points:12 // Ole Miss, 2/10/13
Rebounds:13 // Troy, 12/14/13
Assists:3 // Troy, 12/29/13
Steals:2 // Alabama, 1/20/13
Blocks:3 // Tenn. State, 12/17/13
Field Goals:5 // Lipscomb, 12/29/13
3-Pointers:--
Free Throws:4 // SMU, 11/29/13*
Minutes:22 // Troy, 12/14/13
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
*Indicates most recent high
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

2013-14 AT TENNESSEE
    • Led the team in blocks with two in UT's 72-67 win at LSU.
    • Recorded her second double-figure scoring outing this year with a season-high 11 points against Lipscomb.
    • Blocked a career-best three shots 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-high 22 minutes of play. Also tied her career best in blocks with two and field goals made with four.
    • 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 against Chattanooga
    • Against the Lady Mocs, recorded four points, five rebounds and a career-high-tying two blocks in 12 minutes of play
    • Scored nine points and tallied eight rebounds in the exhibition game versus Carson Newman

2012-13 AT TENNESSEE

    • Posted a career-high 12 points against Ole Miss, while tying her career-bests in field goals (4) and free throws (4) as she went 4-4 from the line.
    • Set personal SEC-highs in rebounds (3) and free throws (4) in 12 minutes against Mississippi State.
    • Led the Lady Vols in steals for the second time this season, snagging two against the Crimson Tide. Also contributed five points and grabbed two rebounds, while blocking two shots.
    • Saw 12 minutes of playing time against Mizzou where had two points, two rebounds, grabbed one steal and blocked two shots.
    • Grabbed one board in her SEC debut at South Carolina.
    • Earned her first career start against Davidson, contributing four points and grabbing four boards.
    • Set career highs in points (10), rebounds (7), blocks (2), field goals (4), free throws (2) and minutes played (18) against Alcorn State.
    • Recorded four points and grabbed one rebound in 15 minutes of action against Rice.
    • Saw three minutes of action in her first game action as a Lady Vol in UT's 71-54 win over Georgia Tech.

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.
    • Played summer ball with the Illinois Dream Team.
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.
    • Interested in psychology as a major.
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