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April 12, 2018
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Tyra Buss

College/Country: Indiana
Position: Guard
Height: 5'8
Birthdate: April 25, 1996
Birthplace: Vincennes, Indiana
(Image courtesy of Indiana Athletics)

IU women’s career record-holder for points, ppg, assts., steals, FTM; No. 2 in made 3s. Program’s first player to score 600+ points three straight years (2016-18) wasn’t even listed among top 100 senior prep prospects in 2014 by various scouting services. Third among all-time IU players – men and women – in career pts. behind Calbert Chaney, Steve Alford. First IU woman to score 600 pts three straight seasons; fastest to 1,000 pts. Three-time All-Big Ten First Team (2016-18); multi-time Big Ten All-Academic pick. No. 2 in program history for made 3s … 2017-18: No. 7 naitonally in tot. pts. All-America Hon. Mention (WBCA). Set program’s season pts mark while leading nation in minutes … 2016-17: All-America hon. mention, IU’s first in 31 years … 2016-17: Led IU in scoring, assts, steals; set Big Ten mark for FTM in a game (19-for-20 vs. Fla) … PREP: Two-time Illinois Ms. Basketball; two-time AP Illinois Player of Year (2013, 2014). Set Illinois girls career records for pts. (4,897), ppg (38.0), FGs (1,644), FTM (1,185) … PERS/MISC: Father, Tim, played at Wisc-LaCrosse; is now a school superintendent in Wabash district; mom, Kelly, is Mt. Carmel’s track coach, brother Tyler the boys’ hoops coach and brother Kyle his assistant.

Career Statistics

ppg
17.5
stl
2.2
reb
3.7
blk
0.1
ast
4.3
fg%
41.3%