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2013-2014 Women's Basketball Roster


Ebony Rowe

Class: SR-3L
Position: F
Height: 6-1
Previous School: Dunbar HS
Hometown: Lexington, Ky.

2013-14 (SENIOR)
Name the 2014 Conference USA Player of the Year and C-USA Championship MVP … Earned C-USA All-Conference First Team, All-Defensive, All-Tournament and All-Academic honors … Tabbed All-America Honorable Mention by the Associated Press, Full Court Magazine and the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association … Selected to the Capital One Academic All-America Second Team … Garnered College Sports Madness High-Major Player of the Year honors, as well as a spot on the CSM High-Major All-America First Team … Became the first woman to win the Ed Temple Female Amateur Athlete of the Year in back-to-back seasons … Was named the Tennessee Sports Hall of Fame Female Amateur Athlete of the Year … 2014 Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll ... Selected to the Wade Trophy and Naismith Trophy Watch List … Named C-USA Player of the Week four times (Dec. 2, Dec. 23, Jan. 6, Feb. 17) and Tennessee Sports Writers Association Player of the Week six times (Dec. 3, Dec. 10, Jan. 1, Jan. 14, Jan. 28, Feb. 18), College Sports Madness High-Major Player of the Week (Dec. 2) and NCAA Player of the Week (Dec. 3) … Led Middle Tennessee with 21.6 points, 11.6 rebounds, 53.2 field goal percentage and 23 blocks … Her 81 assists was second on the team … Ranked in the NCAA Top 25 in four different categories: double-doubles (5th), rebounds per game (12th), final points (13th) and points per game (20th) … Completed four-year career as the record holder in 13 career categories: points (2,453), rebounds (1,410), double-doubles (79), games started (130), minutes played (4,858), field goals made (944), field goals attempted (1,724), free throws made (558), free throws attempted (920), offensive rebounds (664), defensive rebounds (764) and conference Player of the Week (15) … Finished her senior season with 734 points, which ranked fifth all-time in a single season … Set the single-year mark with 235 defensive rebounds and 26 double-doubles … Her 296 rebounds in 2013-14 ranked second all-time, while her 195 made free throws was third … She grabbed 156 offensive rebounds for fourth in a single season … Netted a career-best 34 double-figure scoring games … Led Middle Tennessee to a 103-28 (.785) record during her career … Became the first Blue Raider men or women to score 2,000-plus points and have 1,000 rebounds … Was only one of nine active players to reach the 2,000-point and 1,000-rebound plateau … Reached 20-plus point games in 22 games, helping the Raiders to an 18-4 record during that stretch … Played 21 games in its entirety … Pulled in eight offensive rebounds vs. No. 4 Tennessee (Nov. 8) … Poured in 22.7 points and 12 rebounds in wins over Southeastern Louisiana, Wright State and Mississippi State to help the Raiders win the inaugural Gulf Coast Show Case … She was tabbed the Gulf Coast Showcase MVP … Earned Conference USA Player of the Week, NCAA Women’s Basketball Player of the Week, College Sports Madness High- Major Player of the Week and the Tennessee Sports Writers Association Player of the Week for her outstanding work … Her 29/20 performance against Austin Peay was the first 20-20 performance since Jennifer McFall in December of 1984 … Made a career-best two triples in the win at USF … Reeled off three 20 point games against UCF, USF and South Dakota State to earn C-USA and TSWA Player of the Week honors … Collected four steals in the win over Clemson … Tabbed TSWA Player of the Week on Jan. 1 and earned her third C-USA honor on Jan. 6 … Pulled in 13 defensive rebounds against Austin Peay and UTSA … Went 6-of-7 for 85.7 percent shooting against Old Dominion (Jan. 25) ... Became the school’s all-time leading scorer with a made free throw against ODU at 5:49 in the first half, breaking a 26-year old record held by Kim Webb … Earned TSWA Player of the Week for her historical accomplishment … Scored 32 points, including a career-high 14 made free throws in win at Florida Atlantic … Named C-USA Player of the Week on Feb. 17 … Went a perfect 10-for-10 from the charity stripe at Tulane on March 5 … Set the single-season record with 25 double-doubles with 25 points and 14 rebounds against FIU on March 14 … Handed out a career-high five assists on four occasions, most recently against Southern Miss in the C-USA Championship … Averaged 25.7 points and 16 rebounds in the C-USA Championship in El Paso, earning C-USA All-Tournament and MVP honors … Finished the season with her 26th double-double, scoring 17 points and grabbing 11 rebounds versus Oregon State in the NCAA Tournament.

2012-13 (JUNIOR)
Named to the Honorable Mention All-America team by the Associated Press and the WBCA ... First Team Arthur Ashe Jr. Sports Scholar honoree ... Grabbed First Team All-Sun Belt honors, becoming only the fifth Raider to earn three First Team All-Conference accolades in a career ... Made the Sun Belt All-Tournament team … Named WBCA All-Region 4 ... Was named second team Non-AQ All-American by Full Court … College Sports Madness named Rowe the Sun Belt Conference Player of the Year … Was given the 2012 Ed Temple Amateur Athlete of the Year by the Nashville Sports Council ... Won the Sun Belt Conference Player of the Week award on three occasions, moving her total to 11 awards during her three years … Won the TSWA Player of the Week a state-best six times … Holds the school records in offensive rebounds (508), total rebounds (1,014) and double-doubles (53) ... Is currently in the top 5 in field goal percentage (55.4 - 2nd), free throws attempted (629 - 2nd), defensive rebounds (506 - 3rd), rebounding average (10.5 - 3rd), and points per game (17.7 - T-5th) ... Also ranks in the top 10 in five other categories: minutes played, field goals made, free throws made, blocks, points and points per game ... Is the first Blue Raider women’s player to reach 1,000 points and 1,000 rebounds ... Has started in all 97 games played and has tallied 3,550 minutes in three seasons ... Averaged 19.7 points and 11.2 rebounds per game, joining Rice’s Jessica Kuster as the only active juniors to tally a double-double average in their first three seasons ... Reached double figures in 32 of 33 games, posting the second-best performance of 21 double-doubles ... Finished her junior campaign ranked in four NCAA top 25 categories: 21 double-doubles (9th), 11.2 rebounds per game (11th), 53.8 field goal percentage (15th) and 19.7 points per game (23rd) ... Set a career high with 13 field goals and 35 points in the win over UALR on Jan. 16 ... Picked up a team-best 17 rebounds twice versus UALR and Troy ... Logged 45 minutes in three games versus Iowa, Tennessee and Troy … Dished out four assists in a win at Troy (Feb. 28) … Collected five steals against Xavier (Dec. 6) … Made a career-high 12 free throw makes vs. UALR in the Sun Belt Championship on March 10 … Blocked a career-high three shots against FIU in the Sun Belt Tournament (March 9) … Reached double-figures in 34 consecutive games before having that streak snapped vs. ULM.

2011-12 (SOPHOMORE)
Selected to the WBCA All-Region 4 Team … Chosen as a co-Preseason Sun Belt Player of the Year and as a member of the All-Sun Belt First Team … Earned a Postseason All-Sun Belt First Team nod and a spot as one of three Blue Raiders on the All-Sun Belt Tournament Team … Collected a league-high four Sun Belt Player of the Week awards for the periods ending Dec. 13, Jan. 2, Jan. 23 and Feb. 27 … Named to the All-Lady Lion Classic Team, as one of two MT players … Joined the school’s 1,000-point club, as its 26th member, in the regular-season finale at Western Kentucky (Feb. 26) … Concluded the campaign the 1,069 points, moving to 22nd on the list and ranking as the most by any player in program history through her sophomore campaign … Ranked among the overall conference leaders for rebounding, field goal percentage, steals and offensive rebounds (first), minutes played (third), scoring (fourth), blocked shots (tied for seventh) and defensive rebounds (11th) … Listed in the Sun Belt games-only chart for field goal percentage and offensive rebounds (first), rebounding and steals (second), scoring (third), minutes played (fifth), defensive rebounds (13th) and blocked shots (tied for 14th) … Placed among Top 100 NCAA statistical leaders for field goal percentage (ninth), double-doubles (15th), rebounding (25th), scoring (84th) and steals (89th) … Finished with 16 double-doubles, one-half of which came in conference action … Started the campaign with two double-doubles in a row and ended the season with three-straight double-doubles … Scored in double figures 31 times, reaching the 20-point mark in nine contests … Posted double-digit points in 21 consecutive games from at James Madison (Nov. 20) through at Denver (Feb. 4) … Tied a program postseason mark with 16 rebounds, equaling the same-game effort by Icelyn Elie, in the NCAA Tournament contest at Vanderbilt (March 18) … Set a school record and tied the Sun Belt standard with a 13-of-13 field goal performance against Arkansas State (Jan. 18) … Netted a career-high 29 points against the Red Wolves to go along with her career-best 13 field goals made, 11 rebounds, four steals and assist in 39 minutes … Dropped in at least 80.0 percent of her field goals against Tennessee Tech (Nov. 23) (8-of-10, 80.0), against Tennessee State (Dec. 18) (10-of-12, 83.3) and against Louisiana (Jan. 7) (9-of-11, 81.8) … Hauled in a season-best 17 rebounds, including 10 on the offensive glass, at ULM (Feb. 23) … Also had 10 offensive caroms among her 13 boards to go along with 24 points on a career-high 21 field goals attempted at Xavier (Dec. 9) … Was the only Blue Raider to attempt free throws against the Musketeers … Drained 7-of-8 free throws and added seven field goals for 21 points plus 12 rebounds against No. 6/6 Kentucky (Dec. 28) … Handed out a career-best six assists at ULM … Grabbed a career-high six steals at ETSU (Nov. 26) … Blocked a career-best tying three shots in three games, including the Sun Belt Tournament quarterfinals versus Western Kentucky (March 4) … Played all 40 minutes in seven contests.

2010-11 (FRESHMAN)
Selected as a Full Court Press All-American Freshman Third Team member ... Tabbed the Sun Belt Freshman of the Year, one of just two players in school history to receive the honor ... Named to the All-Sun Belt First Team ... Earned a conference freshman record four Sun Belt Player of the Week nods ... Joined Icelyn Elie as Blue Raider representatives on the All-UTSA Holiday Classic Team ... Registered 16 double-doubles, including 10 in league play ... Established five single-season freshman school records: points (531), rebounds (313), field goals made (208), free throws attempted (199) and minutes played (1055) ... One of two players (Anne Marie Lanning) to start all 31 games ... Averaged 17.1 points and 10.1 rebounds overall and upped the marks to 17.6 and 10.9, respectively, in Sun Belt action ... Became just the ninth player in school history to average a double-double ... Only player to rank in both categories among the top five freshmen nationally ... Listed among national leaders for field goal percentage (58.4, ninth), double-doubles (16th), rebounds per game (29th) and scoring (56th) ... Led the Sun Belt in overall rebounding and offensive rebounding, while placing second in scoring, field goal percentage and defensive rebounding in all games ... Held the same rankings, except for second in offensive rebounding, for league games only ... Ranks among the school's single-season leaders for defensive rebounds (second), offensive rebounds (third), field goal percentage (fifth), total rebounds (seventh), rebounding average (ninth) and scoring (18th) ... Grabbed a career-high 21 rebounds, including 15 on the defensive boards, in her home Sun Belt debut against North Texas (Jan. 5) ... The 21 rebounds are the most by any player in the Rick Insell era (2005-06 to present) and tie for fourth in program history ... Tallied a season-best 26 points in the game just prior, at South Alabama (Jan. 2), in her conference debut ... Scored in double figures in 30 games, including 28 consecutive to end the season ... Only non-double digit outing was nine points at Arkansas (Nov. 21) ... Surpassed the 20-point barrier in nine games ... Became the first freshman since 2007 (Lanning) to garner a start in the season opener ... Burst onto the scene with game-leading 25 points, 16 rebounds, nine field goals made, seven free throws made, 14 free throws attempted, three blocked shots and 40 minutes played in the opener against USF (Nov. 14) ... Her 16 rebounds are the most by any player in her MT debut in program history ... Became just the seventh Blue Raider all-time to have a double-double in her MT debut ... Just the second player in school history (Robin Hendrix) to register a double-double in her first two games at Middle Tennessee after an 18-point, 12-rebound effort at Austin Peay (Nov. 16) ... Tied the school record for most rebounds (28) in the first two MT games, while ranking fourth for most points (43) ... Posted 25 points and 11 rebounds in return home to No. 11 Kentucky (Dec. 29) by making 11-of-19 field goals ... Tied her season-high for field goals made, while attempting a season-best 20 against South Alabama (Feb. 5) ... Connected on 11-of-15 free throws versus Kansas State (Dec. 21) at the UTSA Holiday Classic ... Grabbed 10 of her 17 rebounds against Denver (Jan. 23) on the offensive boards ... Equaled her career high with three blocked shots in the league opener at South Alabama and at Western Kentucky (Feb. 9) ... Handed out a season-best five assists at Louisiana (Jan. 8) ... Swiped a season-high three steals at Austin Peay, against Troy (Jan. 19), against South Alabama (Feb. 5) and in the regular-season finale against Western Kentucky (Feb. 27).

HIGH SCHOOL
Nominated for the 2010 McDonald's All-American Game ... Earned 11th Region Player of the Year accolades by the Kentucky Association of Basketball Coaches after playing for coach Mike Sowers and averaging 21.0 points, 16.2 rebounds, 2.7 steals, 2.7 blocked shots and 1.3 assists as a senior ... Finished her final year ranked 16th nationally with 419 total rebounds and tied for 28th nationally in rebounding average ... Rated as the No. 4 player in the state by the Rick Bolus report entering her senior campaign ... Received the most votes for the 2010 All-Kentucky Team ... Named to the 2010 Kentucky East/West All-Star Game ... Also played for the Kentucky All-Star Team against the Indiana All-Stars at Conseco Fieldhouse in Indianapolis, Ind., finishing with 26 points and 13 rebounds ... Converted the winning free throw with 4.5 seconds left to advance her high school in the 2010 43rd District Tournament over Lexington Catholic High ... Netted 26 points, grabbed 24 rebounds, blocked five shots and added three steals in the win ... Garnered 2010 All-District Tournament Team honors ... Selected as a First Team All-Kentucky player by the Lexington Herald-Leader and the Louisville Courier-Journal in 2009 and 2010 ... Picked to the All-Southern Team by the Orlando Sentinel ... Finished her junior campaign averaging 20.3 ppg and 15.9 rpg ... A Second Team all-state choice by the Associated Press in 2009 and 2010 after earning Honorable Mention accolades in 2007 and 2008 ... Became the school's all-time leader in rebounds and blocked shots after her junior season ... Ended her career in first in school history with 1,515 rebounds and second with 1,743 points ... First member of her school's 1,000-point, 1,000-rebound club ... Also among the school's all-time leaders for blocked shots (279, 1st), free throws made (1st, 331) and steals (5th, 241) ... Listed two times in her high school's top five for single-season points ... Tallied 13 games with at least 20 rebounds as a junior ... Concluded her junior campaign with 76 blocks, setting a new school record ... Was a member of her senior class which tied a school four-year mark with a 91-24 record ... Tabbed the best rebounder at the 2009 Blue Chip Camp ... Named to the state All-Academic Team two times ... Saw action with the Blue Chip AAU program and coach Jim Underwood, the same team which produced former Blue Raiders Chelsia Lymon and Emily Queen ... Also competed on her high school's track team.

PERSONAL
Born Ebony Nicole Rowe on Nov. 21, 1991, in Lexington, Ky. ... Daughter of Nick and Tyra Rowe ... Has one sibling, Dominique (24) ... Majoring in physics.


2010-2011 Game-by-Game Stats
2011-2012 Game-by-Game Stats
2012-2013 Game-by-Game Stats
2013-2014 Game-by-Game Stats