#12 Purdue at Northwestern
No. 13 Purdue vs. No. 20 Michigan State (Jan. 11, 2007)
Purdue vs. UConn (11-30-20060
Purdue vs. Washington (11/17/06)
Missed nine contests after suffering open dislocation of her right ring finger in overtime of Jan. 1 game vs. Michigan State...Started 24 of 27 games...Earned Academic All-Big Ten...Named honorable mention All-Big Ten by the media...Averaged 7.8 points and 2.4 rebounds on the season...Led the team in assists (115) and steals average (2.6)...In her first start after injury, had game-high 12 points, five assists and four steals at Minnesota...Recorded a career-high nine steals vs. Portland, setting a Purdue junior class record and marking her as only the fourth player in school history to record nine or more steals in a game...Dished out a season-high nine assists vs. Iona, also scored 10 points, had five steals and just one turnover in 36 minutes of action...Recorded her 300th career assist vs. Prairie View A&M...Has 387 assists, ranking her 11th on Purdue's career charts...Recorded four or more assists in 15 games...Has 263 career steals, good for sixth all-time at Purdue...Tied for 11th at Purdue for career three-pointers with 105...Set Big Ten record for career steals in the Big Ten Tournament with 35 steals in nine career tournament games...Named Big Ten co-Player of the Week on Nov. 25...Team captain along with Mioton and Wisdom-Hylton.
2007-08 - Sophomore
Named to Big Ten All-Tournament Team and awarded Big Ten Tournament Most Outstanding Player...Member of 2008 Big Ten All-Defensive Team...Selected honorable mention All-Big Ten by coaches and media...Named Academic All-Big Ten...Averaged 10.0 points, 2.1 rebounds, 3.8 assists and 2.7 steals per game...Led team in assists (124), steals (89) and made three-pointers (43)...Set Big Ten single-tournament record for steals with 17 in three games; tied tournament career record for steals with 25 in six games...Scored career-high 26 points vs. Indiana in Big Ten Tournament; tied career-high with eight steals in same game...Named Big Ten co-Player of the Week on Feb. 11 for her performance against Ohio State...Made career-high five three-pointers vs. Ohio State...Had 23 games with at least one three-pointer and 13 with two or more...Recorded career-high 10 assists at North Carolina...Played five 40-minute games, last vs. Illinois...Started 32 of 33 games, averaging 34.3 minutes...Ninth-best season mark for steals with 89; moved into 12th place in career steals with 193...Team captain along with Mioton and Wisdom-Hylton.
2006-07 - Freshman
Big Ten All-Freshman Team...Big Ten All-Defensive Team...Started 36 of 37 games, becoming first freshman to start over 90 percent of season since Erik Valek in 2000-01...Scored season-high 16 points at Baylor in the championship game of the Preseason WNIT...Double-figure scorer in 16 games...Scored in 36 of 37 games averaging 8.4 points...Knocked down at least one three-pointer in 22 games and made at least two threes in nine games...Grabbed season-high seven rebounds twice: vs. Boise State and vs. Wisconsin...Recorded season-high eight assists four times...Led team in assists (148); 16 games with five or more assists...Led the Big Ten in steals, averaging 2.8 per game...Recorded season-high eight steals vs. Illinois, setting a school freshman record for single-game steals...Team's steals leader (104); seven games with five or more steals...Purdue's freshman leader for steals with 104 in 37 games; previous record was 62, shared by Stephanie White (1995-96) and Katie Douglas (1997-98)...Logged season-high 44 minutes vs. Wisconsin in the Big Ten Tournament...Averaged 30.5 minutes per game, third highest on team.
Memorial High School Highlights
Averaged 20 points and 4.5 steals per game as a senior...Averaged 19 points and 4.0 steals as a junior...Holds high school record for steals...McDonald's All-American finalist as a senior...2006 Indiana All-Star...Metro Player of the Year as a sophomore, junior and senior...Four years all-conference...Member of Indiana Junior All-Star core team...Member of National Honor Society...Won class 3A semi-state in 2006...Coached by Bruce Dockery.
Full name is FahKara Denise Malone ... born June 21, 1987 ... parents are Floyd and Alzie Malone ... has two younger sisters, Danika Malone and Jacoba White ... majoring in psychology.
Named 2007 Female Freshman Athlete of the Year by Purdue's Gimlet Leadership Honorary...Younger sister, Danika, was her high school teammate...Played for The Family AAU team...Member of National Honor Society and Key Club.