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    Melissa Miller
    Melissa Miller

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Bloomington, Minn.

    High School:
    The Breck School

    Height:
    6-1

    Position:
    F

    Birthdate:
    08/12/1985



    01/18/2007

    Northwestern vs. #12 Purdue

    Northwestern vs. #12 Purdue

    2007-08: Played in 29 games, starting six of them ... Averaged 12.2 minutes, 2.0 points and 2.7 rebounds per contest ... Tied a career high with three steals against Western Michigan (11/10) ... Led the `Cats in rebounds twice against Central Michigan (11/30) and Ohio State (3/2) ... Fourth on the team in blocked shots (0.3) and offensive rebounds (0.9) per game.

    2006-07: Started 17 games and saw action in all 30 games as a junior ... Fifth on team in scoring with 6.0 ppg ... Scored a career-high 16 points twice, against Utah on 12/20/06 and against Iowa on 1/7/07 ... Second on team in rebounds with 154, including a season-high 13 against Illinois-Chicago on 11/29/06 ... Recorded two consecutive double-doubles against Illinois-Chicago on 11/29/06 and Princeton on 12/1/06 ... Dished out a season-high three assists against Gardner-Webb on 11/25/06, Georgia Tech on 12/18/06 and Penn State on 2/11/07 ... Finished with 34 assists and 9 blocks, including a season-high three blocks against Purdue on 1/25/07.

    2005-06: Started 27 games and played in all 28 games as a sophomore ... Second on team in field goal percentage and rebounds with .419 and 5.5 per game respectively ... Third on team in blocked shots with 14 ... Recorded first career double-double on 11/30/05 vs. Valparaiso (10 points, 13 rebounds) ... Notched her second double-double against Miami (Ohio) on 12/02/05 at the Roger and Mildred L. White Tournament with 14 points and 11 rebounds ... Also set career high in steals that same game (3) ... Scored career-high 15 points against Western Michigan on 12/14/05 ... Pulled down a season-high 13 rebounds against Valparaiso on 11/30/05 ... Led NU in rebounds seven times and recorded five double-digit rebound performances ... Collected 12 caroms, seven points, and two steals at Illinois on 1/8/06 ... 16th in the Big Ten in rebounding with 5.5 rpg (conference games only) ... Tied sixth place in the Big Ten in double-doubles with two (conference games only).

    2004-05: Started 28 games and played in all 30 games as a freshman ... Led the team in rebounds with 6.0 per game ... Pulled down a team-best 15 caroms against UIC on 12/14/04 ... Scored career-high 11 points against DePaul on 11/27/04. Also added eight rebounds and one block that game ... Recorded nine rebounds, eight points and two assists versus Houston on 12/3/04 ... Snagged 13 rebounds at Minnesota on 12/30/04 ... 15th in the Big Ten in rebounding (all games) with 6.0.

    High School: Three-time letterwinner, starter and 2004 captain... Helped Breck capture the 2004 Class AA State Championship ... 2004 McDonald's All-American honorable mention ... 2004 Minnesota Timberwolves Top 10 honoree ... All-Conference (Tri-Metro) in 2001 (HM), 2002, 2003 and 2004 ... Team leader in scoring and rebounding in 2002 and 2003 ... Most Improved Player in 2002 ... Team MVP in 2002, 2003 and 2004 ... Tri-Metro Conference MVP in 2002, 2003 ... Star Tribune all-Metro second team 2002, 2003 and 2004 ... Minnesota Coaches Association all-State 2002 (HM0, 2003 ... All-State Tournament Team in 2002 and 2004... Pioneer Press all-State second team 2002 ... Averaged 16 ppg, 12.5 rpg, two steals per game and four apg in high school ... Helped Breck to second-place finish in the 2003 Minnesota State High School Girls Basketball Championship ... Breck also placed third in the State Championship in 2002 ... AAU team is the Minnesota Metro Stars.

    Personal: Born Melissa A. Miller on 8/12/85 ... Daughter of Kathryn and Dan Miller ... Also played volleyball at Breck ... Ran cross country and track in high school ... Honor Roll student ... Made Dean's List her senior year.

    Miller's Career Stats

    Year G-GS MIN FG-A PCT 3P-A PCT FT-A PCT REB AVG A BL ST PTS AVG
    2004-05 30-28 739 53-157 .338 0-2 .000 18-46 .391 180 6.0 42 13 24 124 4.1
    2005-06 28-27 669 75-179 .419 0-0 .000 14-30 .467 153 5.5 26 14 18 164 5.9
    2006-07 30-17 650 84-202 .416 0-3 .000 11-23 .478 154 5.1 34 9 16 179 6.0
    2007-08 29-6 353 28-73 .384 0-0 .000 2-4 .500 77 2.7 16 8 13 58 2.0
    Totals 117-78 2411 240-611 .393 0-5 .000 45-103 .437 564 4.8 118 44 71 525 4.5