Scouting Noon: Strong inside player ? nice shooting touch with range to 15 feet ? third-tallest player in school history, trailing only 6-foot-6 centers Michele VanGorp (1995-96) and Summer Erb (1996).
Noon in 2001-02: Honorable mention All-Big Ten ? started all 30 games, averaging 13.1 points and 3.4 rebounds in 23.7 minutes ? averaged 12.0 points and 5.4 rebounds in the Big Ten Tournament ? averaged 8.5 points and 4.0 rebounds in the NCAA Tournament ? shot a team-best 50.8 percent from the floor ? scored in double figures 19 times ? recorded three double-doubles: vs. Notre Dame, vs. Illinois, vs. Iowa ? scored 20 or more points six times ? pulled down at least five rebounds 19 times ? Purdue?s leading scorer and leading rebounder seven times apiece ? scored career-high 27 points with 11 rebounds vs. Illinois.
Noon in 2000-01: Appeared in 16 games prior to suffering a torn ACL in a game vs. Iowa on Jan. 4 ? missed 18 subsequent games but returned for the NCAA Women?s Final Four ? averaged 4.8 points and 2.7 rebounds in 10.6 minutes per game as a reserve ? scored season-high 14 points vs. Montana State.
Noon in 1999-2000: Appeared in 30 games, missing only the Michigan game after suffering a mild concussion vs. No. 6 Penn State on Jan. 6 ? averaged 4.8 points and 3.5 rebounds ? most-played substitute, averaging 11.7 minutes per game off the bench ? recorded first career double-doubles vs. Northwestern with 12 points and 12 rebounds.
Noon in 1998-99: Redshirted.
Noon at Jeffersonville High School: Indiana All-Star and first team all-state ? averaged 25.2 points and 13.3 rebounds per game as a senior, leading Jeffersonville to a 21-3 record and regional championship ? averaged 22.5 points as a junior ? Indiana Junior All-Star ? averaged 17.9 points and 11.8 rebounds as a sophomore ? three-time all-conference pick ? totaled 1,368 points and 818 rebounds in her career ? played for Indiana?s Finest AAU national championship 14-and-under team in 1995 ? also competed in track and field (regional shot put champion) ? ranked No. 57 by Blue Star ? basketball coach was Rick Myers.
Noon?s Vitals: Given name Mary Jo Noon ? born May 22, 1980 ? parents? names are Sheila and Larry ? has an older sister, Kim, who competed on the track and field team at St. Joseph?s College (Ind.) ? majoring in exercise and fitness.