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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: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
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
    • 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.
    • Instagram handle is @NiaMoore1.
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