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2012-2013 Women's Basketball Roster

Ebony Rowe

Class: JR-2L
Position: F
Height: 6-1
Previous School: Dunbar HS
Hometown: Lexington, Ky.

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).

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.

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.

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