Maya Moore ● 6 - foot - 0 ● Forward

Bio:
The reigning WNBA Rookie of the Year re-joins her college coach after the two helped to compile the most prolific run in womenís basketball history, winning 90 straight games and two NCAA titles at the University of Connecticut. Moore possesses a great all-around game, with the ability to shoot the three, get to the basket for her own shot or to set up her teammates with her great court vision.

The first-time Olympian helped lead the Minnesota Lynx to their first WNBA title in her rookie campaign and hopes to do the same as an Olympic rookie. The 6-foot wing is averaging 14.8 points, 4.9 rebounds and 3.1 assists per game with Minnesota this season.

National Team Experience:
Gold Medals: 2010 FIBA World Championship, 2009 World University Games, 2007 FIBA U19 World Championship, 2006 FIBA Americas U18 Championship.

WNBA Team:
Minnesota Lynx

Role on National Team:
All-around player, clutch shooter

Quote:
On pressure to win a gold medal: "Thatís probably the biggest blessing that we have is that pressure. I think thatís when weíre at our best. I think itís when any competitor is at their best is when stakes are high."

2012 Stats:

MinutesPointsAssistsReboundsFG%
WNBA28.2 14.8 3.9 4.9 46.5
Exhibition21.2 10.8 2.8 6.045.5

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Video

Sky vs. Shock

Odyssey Sims scores 24 points to lead the Shock to a win over the Sky, 79-69.

Lynx vs. Sun

Maya Moore scores 17 points to help the Lynx beat the Sun, 76-65.

Dream vs. Mystics

Ivory Latta scores 21 points and Kara Lawson adds14 as the surging Mystics beat the Dream, 77-67.

Liberty vs. Mercury

Diana Taurasi records 15 points and 10 assists, Britney Griner adds 18 points as the Mercury roll to their 15th straight win.

Taurasi's Double-double

Diana Taurasi records a double-double with 15 points and 10 assists to lead the Mercury over the Liberty.