UAlbany: No Current Scores
spacer
Support Basketball
UAlbany Basketball - W BIO
Print
12 Imani Tate

2015-16:
• America East All-Conference First Team and All-Defensive Team
• Fourth highest scoring season in UAlbany women's basketball history with 604 points and fourth highest season in steals with 103
• Eighth in all of Division I with 3.12 steals per game and 53rd with 18.3 points per game
• Ranked first in America East in steals per game, second in points per game, third in assists per game at 4.1, eighth in field goal % at 48% and 13th in rebounding at 5.6 per game
• Three-time America East Player of the Week
• MVP of the URI Tournament and member of the America East All-Tournament Team
• Totaled 604 points, 186 rebounds, 135 assists and 103 steals
• Scored in double figures in 30 of 33 games played, including 13 20+ point games
• Began season with 24 points and nine rebounds in win over Pepperdine (11/15), following with 20 points and four steals in victory at BU (11/18)
• Career-high 33 points off 11-16 shooting and 11-13 from the free throw line, adding six steals vs. Toledo (11/21), following with 14 points and six steals in win at Rhode Island (11/22) to earn MVP honors of the URI Tournament
• 27 points, nine rebounds and five steals in Albany Cup victory over Siena (12/12)
• Opened America East play with 18 points and nine rebounds at UMBC (1/6)
• 29 points in victory over Stony Brook (1/21)
• Picked up a double-double with 18 points and 10 rebounds in home win vs. UMBC (2/3)
• Perfect 12-for-12 from the free throw line, adding seven field goals for 26 points vs. UNH (2/11)
• Finished regular season with 28 points, eight steals, four assists and six rebounds vs. Hartford (2/28)
• Career-high 11 assists with nine points in America East Tournament semifinal victory at Binghamton (3/6)
• 15 points, five assists and nine rebounds in AE title game win vs. Maine (3/13)
• Led all players with 28 points in NCAA Tournament victory over Florida (3/18), adding eight rebounds and five steals

2014-15:
• 
America East Sixth Player of the Year, America East All-Conference Second Team and All-Tournament Team
• 
Fourth-highest single scoring season in UAlbany history with 469 points
• 
Ranked third in the America East in field goal % (49.5%), fourth in free throw % (78.3%), third in steals per game (2.0), seventh in points per game (14.2) and 12th in rebounds per game (6.1)
• 
Ranked 58th in all of Division I in field goal percentage
• 
Two-time America East Player of the Week: December 1st, March 2nd
• 
Played in all 33 games, starting 16
• 
Tallied 469 points, 202 rebounds, 79 assists and 66 steals
• 
Scoring double-digits in 27 of 33 UAlbany games, including two double-doubles and six 20+ point contests
• 
Led UAlbany with 22 points off 9-11 shooting and nine rebounds in Preseason WNIT victory over St. Francis Brooklyn (11/14), following with six points and season-high 15 rebounds, including game-finisher, in win at Penn State (11/16) for program's first Power Five victory
• 
9-of-10 from the field for 21 points, six boards and three steals in win at Canisius (11/26)
• 
20 points and three steals in Albany Cup victory over Siena (12/13)
• 
Career-high 30 points, 15 rebounds and five steals off 10-17 shooting and 10-13 from the line in home victory over Hartford (1/25)
• 
Double-double at UNH (2/4) with 17 points and 10 rebounds
• 
Scored 20+ points in two-straight victories over Vermont, with 27 points and eight boards on Senior Day (3/7) and 21 points and eight rebounds in the America East quarterfinals (3/7)
• 
18 points, nine rebounds and seven assists off 9-13 shooting in AE title game victory over Hartford (3/13)
• 
Led all scorers with 17 points, eight steals and six rebounds in NCAA First Round game at Duke (3/20)

2013-14:
• 
Primary reserve for UAlbany, playing in 32 games off the bench
• 
Averaged 4.2 points and 3.1 rebounds per game, shooting 39.4% from the field
• 
Totaled 134 points, 100 rebounds, 32 assists and 28 steals
• 
Four double-digit point games, started with 13 points in win over Maine (1/18)
• 
Shot 8-12 from the field for 18 points, nine rebounds and four assists in America East Tournament win over Binghamton (3/7)

High School: Four-year letterwinner in basketball and volleyball at Bishop Loughlin... ranked #45 among guards in ESPN Class of 2017... top scorer and top-five ranked player in New York City as a senior, averaging 25 points and four rebounds a game to earn First Team All-City... Scored over 1,000 points in her career... Led the Lions to berths in the Federation, State and City Championships... Earned Second Team All-City and First Team All-Tournament honors as a junior, New York Times and Daily News honorable mention sophomore year... team captain and MVP all four years of high school... earned MVP honors in Rose Classics Summer Jam and The Mecca... earned Coaches Award and Best Offensive Player Award freshman year... MVP of the volleyball team all four years.

Personal: Undecided on a major... Daughter of Tiquon Tate and Tara Banks... Has two sisters, Aaliyah and Allanah, and two brothers, Karriem and Malik.

Career Highs:
Points: 33 (vs. Toledo @ URI Tournament, Nov. 21, 2015)
Field Goals: 13 (2x, last: vs. Hartford, Feb. 28, 2016)
Three-Point Field Goals: N/A
Rebounds: 15 (2x, last: vs. Hartford, Jan. 25, 2015)
Assists: 11 (@ Binghamton, Mar. 6, 2016)
Blocks: 1 (4x, last: vs. Vermont, Mar. 5, 2016)
Steals: 8 (vs. Hartford, Feb. 28, 2016)

CAREER STATISTICS 

Season

GP/GS

Min.

FGM-A

%

3PT-A

%

FT-A

%

RB

Avg

A

TO

Blk

Stl

Pts

Avg

2013-14

32/0

439

56-142

.394

0-9

.000

22-42

.524

100

3.1

32

54

1

28

134

4.2

2014-15

33/16

925

184-372

.495

0-2

.000

101-129

.783

202

6.1

79

96

1

66

469

14.2

2015-16

33/19

1086

237-494

.480

0-5

.000

130-173

.751

186

5.6

135

121

3

103

604

18.3

Career

98/35

2450

477-1008

.473

0-16

.000

253-344

.735

488

5.0

247

271

5

197

1207

12.3

Position: Guard
Height: 5'8"
Year: Junior
Hometown: Bronx, N.Y.
High School: Bishop Loughlin
Imani Photos:
Verizon Skype Mobile