News and notes on Purdue Athletics
The Boilermakers opened the conference season with a victory
Andreona Keys scored a career-high in her sophomore debut
Bridget Perry led the Boilermakers with a double-double
Keys has seen her teammates grow together this summer
Photos from the first practice of the Purdue women's basketball 2014-15 season.
2014-15 - Freshman
Played in all 31 games of her first season with the Boilermakers, starting 11 occasions and averaging 22.6 minutes per game ... averaged 5.8 points, 3.2 rebounds, 1.0 assists and 1.0 steals per game, while shooting 42.6 percent (60-141) from the field and 75.9 percent from the free throw line (44-58) ... ranked eighth amongst Big Ten freshmen in rebounding and steals, 12th in minutes played and 13th in scoring ... posted 12 points, four rebounds and two steals in her collegiate debut at Ball State (Nov. 14) ... matched a career-high with 12 points on five-of-seven shooting vs. Wright State (Dec. 21) ... grabbed a career-best seven rebounds in her first two collegiate starts at Iowa (Jan. 11) and vs. Wisconsin (Jan. 15) ... had 11 points and seven rebounds at Indiana (Feb. 2) ... had a career-best three steals in a first-round Big Ten Tournament game vs. Wisconsin (March 4).
High School Highlights
Three-sport varsity letterwinner at Roswell High School, earning four in basketball and volleyball ... second-leading scorer in the state at AAAAAA, averaging 24.1 points per game as a senior and shooting 51.% from the field ... also averaged 7.4 rebounds and 2.7 steals per game in 2013-14 ... named the Region 5 AAAAAA Player of the Year ... earned Atlanta Journal-Constitution Player of the Year honors, in addition to North-Fulton First Team and All-Metro Atlanta Second Team honors ... played in just eight games as a junior, but had division's top scoring average in the state at 24.8 points per game and pulled down 8.9 rebound per game.
Born Dec. 22, 1995 ... full name is Andreona Lanay Keys ... daughter of La Shanda McGee and Andre Keys ... has one sister, Shanteona ... is undecided on her intended major ... high school coach is Lisa Kennedy.
All-Region honors as a junior ... 2012 all-state tournament honors ... Georgia 5A honorable mention all-state as a sophomore (Atlanta Journal-Constitution and the Gwinnett Daily Post) ... 2011 Region AAAAAA Freshman of the Year.