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Morgan Tuck's Bio

About Morgan Tuck

Position: Forward

Height: 6-2

Weight:  200

Date of Birth: April 30, 1994

College: Connecticut ‘16

High School: Bolingbrook (Ill.)

Drafted: Drafted third overall in the 2016 WNBA Draft by the Sun on April 14, 2016

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Has played in 48 games with eight starts over two seasons
  • Career totals include 301 points, 123 rebounds and 49 assists
  • Good long range shooter has 28 made threes
  • Limited during her first two seasons by knee injuries that forced her to miss 20 games
  • Smart player with good upside

2017 HIGHLIGHTS WITH CONNECTICUT:

  • Appeared in 22 games with five starts
  • Missed 12 straight games with a knee contusion (5/31-7/8)
  • Started the season with a career-high 21 points against Atlanta (5/13)
  • Was averaging 11.8 points through five games before injury
  • Had first career double-double (12 points, 10 rebounds) at Minnesota (5/23)
  • Scored nine points at Los Angeles (9/3), the most in 17 games after returning from her injury

2016 HIGHLIGHTS WITH CONNECTICUT:

  • Appeared in 26 games with three starts
  • Missed last eight games of season after hurting left knee at Atlanta (8/28)
  • Surgery to repair cartilage damage was September 13th at the UConn Health Center
  • Had six double-figure scoring games
  • Scored career-high 20 points on career-best eight made field goals against Seattle (6/10)
  • Career-high seven rebounds at Chicago (5/14)
  • Had three made field goals twice
  • Played career-high 41 minutes against Washington (6/14)

COLLEGE HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Won four NCAA Championships while at Connecticut
  • Earned WBCA All-American and Associated Press Second Team All-America honors as a senior
  • Named the 2015-16 American Athletic Conference Sportsmanship Award recipient
  • Earned NCAA All-Tournament Team honors in 2015 and 2016
  • An All-Conference First Team selection following the 2015-16 and 2014-15 seasons
  • Wrapped up her senior season with an assist to turnover ratio of 2.1 to 1, the second-best mark in the American Athletic Conference
  • Averaged 13.7 points and 5.7 rebounds during her senior campaign
  • As a junior in 2014-15, led the American Athletic Conference with a 59.6 percent field goal shooting percentage, fifth in the nation
  • Scored in double-figures 59 times in her final two seasons, including the last 10 games of each year
  • Struggled through a knee injury as a freshman, averaging 6.4 points and 3.4 rebound in 35 games
  • Missed all but eight games of her sophomore season due to knee injuries which led to surgery
  • Averaged 7.5 points and 2.4 rebounds in those eight games

USA BASKETBALL:

  • Helped Team USA win gold at the 2011 and 2013 U19 World Championships
  • Won a gold medal with the U18 National Team in 2012
  • Member of the 2010 USA U17 World Championship Team that posted a perfect 8-0 record in the inaugural FIBA U17 World Championship
  • Started five games and averaged 7.4 points and 5.0 rebounds in fewer than 18 minutes a game en route to helping the US win gold

PERSONAL:

  • Born April 30, 1994 in Grand Rapids, Michigan
  • Daughter of Lydia and David Tuck
  • Father played basketball at Ferris State University
  • Has one sister, Taylor, who played basketball at the University of Illinois
  • A business major at Connecticut
  • 2011-12 McDonald’s, Parade Magazine, USA Today and WBCA All-American
  • Honored as the Gatorade Illinois Player of the Year and as a MaxPreps All-American in 2012 USA Today All-USA second team (2010) and third team (2011)
  • Attended Bolingbrook High School (Ill.), where in four varsity seasons, she compiled 2,342 points, 948 rebounds and 167 assists and a 110-9 overall record
  • Won three consecutive AAAA state titles (2009, 2010 & 2011), narrowly missing out on four in a row when Bolingbrook fell in the playoffs to the eventual state champion in quadruple overtime during her senior season
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