44 - Tiara Adams
Tiara Adams
Height: 5-9
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Lansing, Mich.
High School: Waverly
Position: F

College: 2008-09: Appeared in 26 games ... Started 15 contests ... Had eight double-figure scoring performances ... Tallied a season-high 17 points at Ashland (12/4) ... Scored 13 points in three different outings ... Also had 11 points once and scored 10 points in three games ... Finished with 132 points and 95 rebounds ... Had a double-double with 10 points and 10 rebounds versus Northwood (1/24) ... Tallied five rebounds or more in 11 contests ... Shot 57.6% from the floor for the year ... Converted 74.3% (26-35) of her free throw attempts ... Also had 25 steals and 17 assists ... Grabbed 42 offensive boards ... Named to GLIAC All-Academic Team ... Ranked third on the team in steals and fourth in rebounds along with second in offensive boards ... 2007-08: Played in 25 games as a freshman ... Saw 10 minutes of playing time or more in seven of her final 10 appearances after playing no more than six minutes in her first 15 games ... Tallied 41 points and 32 rebounds on the year ... Twice scored nine points – vs. Northern Michigan (2/7) and Grand?Valley State (2/23) ... Added five points at Northwood (3/1)?in the GLIAC?Tournament ... Notched 11 steals and three blocked shots ... Hit all four of her field goal attempts against Northern Michigan (2/7) and was four-of-five in the regular-season finale against Grand Valley State (2/23) at Wink Arena.

High School:
A 2007 graduate of Lansing Waverly High School ... Coached by Frank Trotter ... Three-year basketball letterwinner ... All-State Honorable Mention recipient ... Averaged 10 points and 11 rebounds as a senior in 2006 ... Helped squad to its first-ever undefeated regular-season and regional finals berth as a senior ... Squad finished 25-1 overall and claimed the district crown ... Chosen as team’s Most Valuable Player ... Served as co-captain ... All-Capital Area Activities Conference selection ... Earned all-area honors as a junior by averaging seven points and seven rebounds ... Helped team post a 27-1 record and win a state championship in 2004 ... Lost only eight games in her entire prep career ... Also competed in track and field and was a four-year letterwinner.

Personal:
Daughter of Ricky and Tonette Adams of Lansing, Mich. ... Born 12/27/89 in Lansing, Mich. ... Enjoys photography, talking on the phone, sleeping and shopping ... Served as the high school yearbook editor ... Was active in band and the Christian Athletic Association during her prep career ... Mother is employed as a therapist ... Computer Information Systems major.

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