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Morgan Tuck

  • As of  Oct. 1, 2018.

USA Basketball Notes

  • Gold Medals: 2018 FIBA World Cup, 2013 FIBA U19 World Cup, 2012 FIBA Americas U18 Championship, 2011 FIBA U19 World Cup, 2010 FIBA U17 World Cup.
  • Owns a 48-2 record in USA Basketball games played.
  • 2017-20 USA National Team:
    • Helped the USA to the 2018 FIBA World Cup gold medal and a perfect 6-0 slate in Tenerife, Spain.
    • Aided the USA to a 5-0 pre-World Cup exhibition record; averaged 9.2 ppg.  
    • Member of the USA Red Team that fell to the USA White Team 100-75 in an intrasquad exhibition during the 2018 USA World Cup Team training camp in South Carolina; scored 12 points and grabbed 6 rebounds.
    • Aided the 2018 USA National Team to an 83-46 exhibition victory over China on April 26 in Seattle.
    • Participated in the USA’s fall 2017 and winter 2018 training camps in Santa Barbara, California, and Columbia, South Carolina.
  • Is one of just five USA Basketball athletes who have competed in two USA U19 World Championship Teams. Crystal Dangerfield, Alexis Jones, Breanna Stewart and A’ja Wilson round out the list.
  • Member of the 2013 USA Basketball U19 World Cup Team that posted a perfect 9-0 record and captured the gold medal at the 2013 FIBA U19 World Cup in Lithuania.
  • Aided the USA U19 squad to a 3-0 exhibition record against U19 teams from Australia, Canada and Spain in the Canary Islands.
  • Member of the 2012 USA Basketball U18 National Team that compiled a 5-0 record, captured the gold medal at the 2012 FIBA Americas U18 Championship in Gurabo, Puerto Rico, and qualified the U.S. for the 2013 FIBA U19 World Championship; started all five games and averaged a USA-best 17.8 ppg.
  • Member of the 2011 USA U19 World Cup Team which went 8-1 to capture the gold medal at the FIBA U19 World Championship.
  • Aided the USA U19s to a 49-37 exhibition victory over Brazil’s U19 squad.
  • Member of the 2010 USA U17 World Cup Team that posted a perfect
  • 8-0 record in the inaugural FIBA U17 World Championship.
  • Helped the U.S. earn a 2-1 record to capture a pre-U17 World Championship tournament title in Spain against U17 national teams from Australia, Canada and Spain.
  • Named to the 2009 USA Women’s U16 National Team on May 31, 2009, but withdrew after tearing her ACL and was sidelined for four months.

Professional Notes

  • Drafted: No. 3 in 2016 by the Connecticut Sun.
  • In her three seasons in Connecticut, the Sun posted a 56-46 (.549) record, including a 21-13 slate in 2018.
  • After finishing 2016 with a 14-20 mark, helped the Sun in 2017 finish fourth in the league with a 21-13 record and a WNBA playoff first round bye.

College Years

  • In her four years at Connecticut, the Huskies compiled a 151-5 (.968) record, including a 38-0 mark in 2015-16 and a 40-0 mark in 2013-14; won four-straight NCAA titles; and the 2014, 2015 and 2016 American Athletic Conference regular season and tournament crowns.
  • American Athletic Conference Sportsmanship Award (2016).
  • WBCA All-American (2016).
  • Associated Press All-America second team (2016) and All-America honorable mention (2015).
  • All-AAC first team (2015, 2016).
  • NCAA All-Final Four (2015, 2016).
  • NCAA Tournament All-Regional Team (2015, 2016).
  • AAC All-Tournament Team (2015).

Personal

  • Born in Grand Rapids, Michigan and hails from Bolingbrook, Illinois.
  • Daughter of Lydia and David Tuck, has one sister, Taylor.
  • Father played basketball at Ferris State University and sister played basketball at the University of Illinois.
  • Was a business major at Connecticut.
  • Played four varsity seasons at Bolingbrook High School (Ill.), where her teams lost just nine games and won three-consecutive state titles in 2009, 2010 and 2011.
  • Parade Magazine, USA Today, McDonald’s and WBCA High School All-American (2012).
  • Gatorade Illinois Girls Basketball Player of the Year (2012).
  • Illinois Ms. Basketball (2009, 2012), was the first freshman to earn Illinois Ms. Basketball award and is only the third player in state history to win the award twice (Candace Parker, Cappie Pondexter).

Social

USA Basketball Statistics

TEAM G/S AVG MIN FGM-FGA PCT 3PM-3PA PCT FTM-FTA PCT REB/AVG PTS/AVG AST TO BLK STL
2018 WC 6/  0 11.3 6-  24 .250 2-   7 .286 1-   1 1.000 12/ 2.0 15/ 2.5 5 3 0 3
2018 WCx 5/  4 17.8 15-  24 .625 6- 12 .500 10-  11 .909 17/ 3.4 46/ 9.2 5 2 1 2
2018 WNT 1/  0 13.2 1-   5 .200 0-   2 .000 0-   0 .--- 6/ 6.0 2/ 2.0 0 0 0 0
2013 U19 9/  9 23.0 50-106 .472 6-  22 .273 12- 16 .750 42/ 4.7 118/ 13.1 18 12 2 19
2013 U19x 3/  3 17.0 12-  31 .387 3- 13 .231 2-   2 1.000 10/ 3.3 29/   9.7 1 4 0 2
2012 U18 5/  5 25.8 32-   59 .542 0-   3 .000 25- 31 .806 25/ 5.0 89/ 17.8 7 4 2 5
2011 U19 9/  5 14.1 14-   37 .378 4- 12 .333 0-   0 .--- 22/  2.4 32/   3.6 4 12 2 5
2011 U19X 1/  0 10.0 0-    3 .000 0-   1 .000 0-   0 .--- 0/  0.0 0/   0.0 1 2 0 0
2010 U17 8/  5 17.5 21-   44 .477 2-   4 .500 15- 20 .750 40/  5.0 59/   7.4 9 6 3 5
2010 U17X 3/  0 11.0 3-   10 .300 2-   5 .400 0-   0 .--- 3/  1.0 8/   2.7 0 0 0 0
Totals 50/31   154-343 .449 25- 81 .309 65- 80 .813 177/ 3.5 398/   8.0 50 45 10 41

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