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As of Aug. 22, 2017

USA Basketball

  • Named to the 2017 USA Women’s U23 National Team on Aug. 4, 2017; averaged 7.3 ppg. and 5.0 rpg. to help the USA claim the inaugural U24 Four Nations Tournament Title with wins over Australia, Canada and Japan Aug. 12-15 in Tokyo.
  • Participated in the 2012 USA U17 World Championship Team Trials.
  • Took part in the 2011 USA U16 National Team Trials.

College 

  • Has played three seasons at Tennessee.
  • As a junior in 2016-17, started in all 32 games and averaged 15.6 ppg., 6.9 rpg., 1.7 apg. and 1.2 spg. to help her team to a 20-12 record and the NCAA Tournament second round; earned a share of one SEC Player of the Week award; led the SEC in free throw percentage (.876); scored in double-figures 26 times and scored 20+ points eight times.
  • As a sophomore in 2015-16, started in 26 of 27 games played and averaged 8.3 ppg., 4.8 rpg. and 1.6 apg. to help her team to a 22-14 record and the NCAA Tournament Elite Eight; missed the first nine games due to a broken left hand; scored in double-figures 13 times and led the team in scoring in four games.
  • As a freshman in 2014-15, started in three of 36 games and averaged 5.2 ppg., 3.5 rpg. and 1.1 apg. to help her team to a 30-6 record and the NCAA Tournament Elite Eight; scored in double-figures nine times.

High School

  • Graduated from Westview High School in Portland, Oregon.
  • 2014 McDonald’s and Parade All-American and USA Today All-America second team and the Gatorade State Player of the Year.
  • As a senior in 2013-14, averaged 28.2 ppg., 14.0 rpg., 4.1 spg. and 3.0 apg.
  • As a junior in 2012-13, averaged 23.7 ppg., 9.6 rpg., 4.7 spg. and 2.5 apg. to help her team to a fourth place finish in the state tournament.
  • As a sophomore in 2011-12, helped her team finish second in the state tournament.
  • Played in the summers for Team Concept.

Personal

  • Last name is pronounced “Nard.”
  • Majoring in communication studies.
  • Born in Portland, Oregon.
  • Daughter of Reiko Williams and Greg Nared; has two sisters, Jacke Nared and Eboni Clay.
  • Father, Greg Nared, played basketball at Maryland from 1985-89; sister, Jackie, signed to play basketball at Maryland but transferred and finished her career at St. Mary’s College (Calif.) in 2013-14.
  • Featured in New York Times, Good Morning America and CNN in 2008 as a 12-year-old being banned from a boys basketball league for being too good.

Highlights

  • International Tournament Titles: 2017 U24 Four Nations Tournament.
  • Southeastern Conference: 2017 All-Conference second team.

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USA Basketball Statistics

TEAM G/S FGM-FGA PCT 3PM-3PA PCT FTM-FTA PCT REB/AVG PTS/AVG AST BLK STL
2017 U23 3/3 7-16 .438 2-6 .333 6-8 .750 15/ 5.0 22/ 7.3 3 0 4

 

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