2017 Atlantic Coast Conference All-Freshman Team as selected by both the media and coaches.
As a freshman in 2016-17, aided Syracuse University to a
22-11 record and the second round of the NCAA Tournament.
Started all 32 games played and averaged a team fourth-best 9.3 ppg. to go with 2.8 rpg.
Hit 81 3-point field goals to set a new Syracuse freshman single-season 3-point field goals made record, which ranked fifth among all-time single-season leaders at Syracuse.
Posted career highs of 24 points and eight 3-pointers made versus Iowa State (3/18/17), six rebounds versus Ohio State (11/26/16), five assists versus Pittsburgh and five steals versus Old Dominion (12/20/16).
Her eight 3-pointers against ISU in the NCAA Tournament first round tied an all-time Syracuse single-game record.
High School Honors
2016 Illinois Basketball Coaches Association Class 3A/4A
All-State first team.
2015 IBCA Class 3A/4A All-State third team.
2015 All-East Suburban Catholic Team.
Attended Morgan Park High School (Ill.), where in 2016 she helped lead her team to its first state semifinal contest.
Played for Marian Catholic High School (Ill.) as a junior in 2014-15 and led her team to the Illinois Class 4A Lincoln-Way North sectional finals.
Given name is Gabrielle, but goes by Gabby.
Born in Chicago, Illinois.
Daughter of Benji Hardaway and Torrance Cooper; has two brothers, Johnathan and Justin, and three sisters, Kelcey, Tannette and Jasmine.
Both of her grandfathers served in the U.S. Army.
Played at the Bands of America Marching Grand Nationals at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis while in high school.
Started playing basketball: in second grade.
Favorite 2016 U.S. Olympic Team athlete: Seimone Augustus.
Favorite Superheroes: Beast and Storm from X-Men.
Top five movies of all time: “G,” “Love Jones,” “White Chicks” and “Love & Basketball.”
Has: a pair of pitbulls, Kao (male) and Blondie (Female).
Favorite app: Twitter.
Favorite sport other than basketball: baseball.
Favorite class: African-American history.
Favorite player of all time: Seimone Augustus.
Favorite Olympian: Seimone Augustus.
Best player ever faced: Kelsey Mitchell.
Last book read for pleasure: “50 Shades of Grey” by E.L. James.
Compares her game to: Ray Allen.
Enjoys: cooking when away from the court.
Plays three instruments.
Traveled outside the United States to Canada when she was 10.