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Averee                             Fields
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Averee
Fields
Class: Jr.
Hometown: Murray, Ky.
Height: 6-1
Sport: Women's Basketball
Position: F

Biography

At West Virginia (2012-13):

  • Named to the Academic All-Big 12 First Team with recognition for a 4.0 GPA
  • Started all 31 games, averaging 24.2 minutes, 7.8 points and 4.9 rebounds per game
  • Averaged 8.5 points and 5.2 rebounds per Big 12 game
  • Rounded out the Mountaineers’ top four scorers
  • Led WVU in scoring twice, including a career-best 21 points and eight rebounds against Oklahoma State
  • Shot 61.5 percent from the field with a career-best eight field goals en route to her 21-point outing
  • Led the Mountaineers in scoring for the first time with 17 points against Texas Tech Made the most free throws of any Mountaineer with 58, shooting 66.7 percent
  • Led WVU in rebounding eight times
  • Was the Mountaineers’ second-leading rebounder with 4.9 rebounds in all games and 5.2 boards per game in Big 12 games
  • Averaged 2.61 offensive rebounds per league outing, the 10th-highest average of any player in the Big 12
  • Pulled down a career-best nine rebounds three times
  • Dished out a career-best four assists and grabbed four steals at Virginia
  • Finished the season with 241 points, 151 rebounds and 38 steals

At West Virginia (2011-12):

  • Played a career-high 24 minutes against Texas in NCAA First Round action, recording a career-best nine points
  • Saw action in 22 games, including all postseason games at the BIG EAST Championship and NCAA tournament first and second rounds
  • Averaged 10.3 minutes per game
  • Recorded a career-high seven rebounds against DePaul
  • Grabbed a season-best four steals against North Carolina Central
  • Totaled 68 points and 57 rebounds for the season
In High School:
  • Ranked among the top-100 girls basketball players in the country as she was No. 80 by ESPN HoopGurlz
  • Led Calloway County High to the Regional Championship game three times in four years
  • A 2011 Kentucky first team all-state selection and 2010 second team honoree
  • Averaged 23.5 points per game, 13.1 rebounds per game, 3.5 steals per game, 2.9 assists per game and 2.6 blocks per game as a senior
  • Led the First Region in scoring, averaging 24.6 points per game, 12. 4 rebounds per game and held a 57.9 field goal percentage as a junior
  • Named a 2010 AAU All-American
  • A three-year team captain and MVP
  • Played in the 2011 Indiana vs. Kentucky all-star game
  • A two-time Region 1 Player of the Year
  • Competed at the 2011 KHSAA State Final Four
  • Finished her career as the school’s all-time leading scorer with over 2,400 points
  • A McDonald’s All-American nominee
  • The 2011 Mansfields Scholarship Award Winner at the KHSAA Sweet 16 Basketball Tournament
  • Played AAU ball for the Kentucky Blast
  • Also played soccer
Personal:
  • Daughter of Andre and Heide Fields and Sabrina and John Hooper
  • Birthday is April 17
  • Has four brothers and two sisters
  • Majoring in social work with a minor in psychology
  • Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll
  • Her mother played basketball at Idaho and later coached at Idaho and Murray State
  • BIG EAST Academic All-Star
  • Garrett Ford Academic Honor Roll
  • President's List

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