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Shalicia Hurns
Shalicia Hurns

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Indianapolis, Ind.

High School:
Broad Ripple

Height:
6-3

Position:
Forward

Birthdate:
12/27/1981



Thumbnail Sketch ? Dexterous athlete, has established herself as a capable scorer, rebounder and defender ... can run the floor and has great leaping ability ... can play either small forward or power forward ... also can fill in as center, if needed.

2000-01 ? Appeared in all 38 games with 21 starts, averaging 9.3 points and a team-high 6.6 rebounds in 27.6 minutes ... rebound average ranks seventh on the school season list ... ranked second on team in blocks (32) and fourth in steals (48) ... Big Ten All-Freshman Team selection by conference coaches and honorable mention All-Big Ten pick by conference media ... named to NCAA Women?s Final Four All-Tournament team after averaging 13.0 points and 9.5 rebounds vs. No. 15 Southwest Missouri State and No. 2 Notre Dame ... scored 17 points with seven rebounds against the Fighting Irish ... scored nine with 12 boards against the Lady Bears ... also pulled down 12 rebounds (and scored 10 points) in Mideast Regional final vs. No. 12 Xavier for fourth double-double ... averaged 9.7 points and 6.8 rebounds in the NCAA Tournament ... averaged 9.7 points and 7.0 rebounds in the Big Ten Tournament ... ranks in the top 10 in points (4th), rebounds (2nd), rebounds per game (9th), blocks (4th) and steals (5th) on the school freshman leaders list ... dropped in season-high 19 points (8-for-9 FG?s, 3-for-4 FT?s) with eight rebounds at Indiana ... named Big Ten Player of the Week after her performance against the Hoosiers and vs. Iowa (10 points, five rebounds) ... equalled season high with game-high 19 points and grabbed season-high 14 rebounds at Ohio State ... hit two free throws to send game with Buckeyes into overtime ... scored 15 with five rebounds and three steals at Iowa ... scored 14 with team-high eight rebounds vs. Minnesota ... scored 13 points with season-high six steals at Valparaiso ... recorded third double-double with 12 points and 13 rebounds in Big Ten Tournament title game vs. No. 23 Iowa ... scored 12 with eight rebounds, three assists, two blocks and two steals vs. Wisconsin ... chipped in 12 points with six boards at Minnesota ... pulled down eight rebounds and scored 12 points at Michigan on perfect shooting from the field (5-for-5) ... recorded first career double-double with 12 points and 11 rebounds vs. No. 14 Stanford ... scored 11 with five boards and three blocks vs. Illinois ... scored 10 with eight boards vs. Michigan State... contributed 10 points, three rebounds and two assists at No. 4 Notre Dame ... scored 10 points with nine rebounds at No. 25 Boston College ... pulled down nine rebounds vs. Montana State ... recorded season-high four blocks vs. Michigan and No. 18 LSU in the NCAA Tournament.

High School ? Street & Smith?s honorable mention All-American ? USA Today honorable mention All-American ? two-time all-state player for Broad Ripple High School ... Indiana All-Star as a senior after averaging 19.6 points per game ... led Indiana All-Stars to two victories over the Kentucky All-Stars in the summer of 2000 ... ranked No. 47 senior prospect by Blue Star ? ranked No. 66 by All-Star Girls Report ... also earned three letters in volleyball ... high school basketball coach was Steve Sermin.

Personal ? Given name Shalicia Eulalia Hurns ... born Dec. 27, 1981 ... majoring in psychology ... would like to pursue a career in the WNBA or as a stunt double ... parents? names are Minnie Hurns and Clyde Marble ... has one brother, Antione ... enjoys dancing and shopping ... chose Purdue because ?it has a close-knit environment.?