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Teana McKiver

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Beulaville, N.C.

Last College:
East Carolina

Height:
6-3

Position:
Center

Experience:
2L

Teana McKiver

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2002-03 Preseason All-Conference USA Selection
2002-03 Street & Smith's Preseason Women's All-America Team

2001-02: Honorable mention All-America selection by Basketball Times... Also selected as an Underrated All-American by WomensCollegeHoops.com... Second-team All-Conference USA... Led C-USA and was third nationally with a 62.3 field goal percentage... Was the only player in Conference USA to rank among the league's Top 10 in scoring, rebounding, blocked shots and field goal percentage... Named Most Valuable Player at all three in-season tournaments in which the Wave participated - the San Juan Shootout, the Tulane Invitational and the DoubleTree Classic... One of just two players to start all 35 games, averaging 16.4 points and 7.4 rebounds per contest... Also had 79 blocks, one shy of the Tulane single-season record... Recorded seven double-doubles... Named Conference USA Player of the Week on two different occasions... Scored at least 20 points in four straight games to start the season... Scored 28 points on 11-of-12 shooting to go along with 12 rebounds against Hampton in the San Juan Shootout... Earned her first C-USA Player of the Week award after leading the Wave to wins over Buffalo and Virginia in the DoubleTree Classic... Had 16 points and 11 rebounds against Buffalo before adding 18 points and 10 boards against Virginia... Scored a career-high 33 points on 13-of-14 shooting against Southern Mississippi... Turned in 27 points, eight rebounds and five blocks against Houston... Had perhaps her top overall game against Charlotte, recording 18 points, 14 rebounds, eight blocks, three steals and two assists without a turnover... Followed that a game later with 18 points, 10 rebounds, six blocks and two steals against East Carolina, her former school... Earned her second C-USA Player of the Week honor for her effort against Charlotte and ECU... Scored 23 points and pulled down seven rebounds in the C-USA Tournament semifinal win over No. 23 TCU... Had 16 points, nine rebounds and three blocks against No. 5 Stanford in the NCAA Tournament... Had at least one blocked shot in 32 of 35 games... Recorded two or more blocks in 22 games... Connected on at least 50.0 percent of her field goal attempts in 30 of 35 games... Was a preaseason All-Conference USA Selection.

2000-01: Named Conference USA Sixth Player of the Year after averaging 8.1 points and 5.3 rebounds per contest... Saw action in all 32 games in her first season at Tulane, earning starts against New Orleans and William & Mary... Ranked second in Conference USA with a 54.5 field goal percentage and 58 blocked shots, trailing only teammate Janell Burse in both categories... Had five double-doubles on the season... Made quite an impact in her first game at Tulane, scoring nine points on 3-of-4 shooting and blocking five shots against Grambling in the Preseason WNIT... Scored 10 points against Nicholls State for her first double-figure scoring effort as a member of the Green Wave... Pulled down 10 rebounds against eventual Final Four participant Southwest Missouri State... Recorded her first double-double with 11 points and 13 rebounds, to go along with four blocked shots against Boston University... Swatted six shots a game later against William & Mary in the DoubleTree Classic... Named to the DoubleTree Classic All-Tournament team... Connected on 6-of-9 shots for 12 points in the home win against Charlotte... Scored 17 points, grabbed 12 rebounds and blocked four shots against Louisville... Connected on 7-of-10 shots against the Cardinals... Had 10 points and seven rebonds in the Wave's road triumph over Marquette... Had back-to-back double-doubles in league games against Houston and Memphis... Connected on 6-of-11 shots for 12 points to go along with 10 rebounds, three assists, two blocks and a steal in the road victory over Houston... Followed that a game later with 14 points, 10 rebounds, three blocks and two steals against Memphis at home... Hit all four of her shot attempts, finishing with 11 points, in the regular season finale against Southern Miss... Scored 14 points, grabbed 11 rebounds and blocked three shots in the C-USA Tournament semifinals against Houston... Came up big with 16 points and eight rebounds in the C-USA Tournament championship game against Cincinnati... Averaged 12.0 points, 8.3 rebounds and 2.3 blocks, while hitting 66.7 percent of her shots, in three C-USA Tournament games... Had four blocked shots and three steals against Florida State in the first round of the NCAA Tournament... Had two or more blocks in 17 games... Scored in double figures in eight of Tulane's final 13 games.

1999-00: Sat out the 2000 season due to NCAA regulations after transferring from East Carolina.

1998-99 (At East Carolina): Played in 19 games as a true freshman, missing January and most of February with an injury... Ranked third on the team with a 9.5 points per game scoring average and was second on the team in rebounding, pulling down 5.5 board per contest... Added a team-high 41 blocked shots... Posted three double-doubles, including two during the Colonial Athletic Association Tournament... Set a CAA tournament single-game record with six blocked shots in the semifinal win against Richmond... Averaged 14.7 points, 11.0 rebounds and 4.0 blocked shots in three CAA tournament games... Turned in 15 points and five blocked shots in her first collegiate game against Campbell... Recorded her first career double-double with 14 points and 13 rebounds, to go along with six blocked shots, against Davidson... Scored 14 points, grabbed 13 rebounds and blocked five shots in the first round of the CAA tournament against George Mason... Followed that with a career-high 17 points, 11 rebounds and six blocked shots... Turned in 13 points and nine rebounds in the CAA tournament championship game against No. 5 ODU.

Prep: Earned four letters at East Duplin High School in Beulaville, N.C. under coach Jerry Hunter... Left school as the Panthers' all-time leader in scoring and blocked shots... Was named MVP of the state championship game as a senior... Earned All-Conference honors and was the area MVP in both her junior and senior seasons... Also won three letters in track.

Personal: Clifeteana Rena McKiver was born October 5, 1980 in Wilmington, N.C... The daughter of James and Dorothy McKiver.

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