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Tiana-Jo Carter
Player Profile:
Tiana-Jo Carter 1867137
Position: Forward/Center
Height: 6'2"
Year: Junior
Hometown: Naples, Maine
High School: Lake Region

2015-16:
• America East Sixth Player of the Year
• UAlbany's primary frontcourt player off the bench, playing in 28 games with seven starts
• Third in America East with 1.4 blocks per game, 4th with 54.9% field goal percentage, 14th with 5.6 rebounds per game and 26th with 7.8 points per game
• Tallied 219 points, 157 rebounds and 39 blocks
• Finished the year ranked 10th in UAlbany history in blocks (75)
• Nine double digit scoring games and two double-doubles on the year
• Earned first double-double of the year with 16 points off 8-for-11 shooting, eight rebounds and three blocks in URI Tournament title game victory over Rhode Island (11/22)
• Returned from injury to have nine points and nine rebounds in Albany Cup victory at Siena (12/12)
• 14 points and eight rebounds in road win over UNH (1/13)
• Had 18 points and seven rebounds in win at Binghamton (1/19), following with 12 points and nine boards in win vs. Stony Brook (1/21)
• Career-high 18 points and 18 rebounds in win at Vermont (2/6)
• 17 points and nine rebounds vs. Hartford (2/28) to help secure America East regular season co-championship
• 11 points, four blocks and eight rebounds in America East Tournament semifinal victory at Binghamton (3/6)
• Go-ahead assist and eventual game-winning basket in NCAA Tournament victory vs. Florida (3/18)

2014-15:
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Member of the America East All-Rookie Team, playing in all 33 games with 22 starts
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Ranked third in America East in blocks per game (1.1) and 15th in rebounds per game (5.6)
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Shot 50.9% from the field, finishing the year with 217 points, 186 rebounds, 37 blocks and 20 steals
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Six double digit scoring games and six double digit rebounding contests
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Grabbed 11 rebounds and scored six points in Preseason WNIT victory at Penn State (11/16), program's first-ever win over a Power Five opponent
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Scored 10 points and grabbed eight rebounds at Western Kentucky (11/20)
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Shot 8-12 from the field for 16 points and three steals in Albany Cup victory at Siena (12/13)
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First career double-double at Quinnipiac (12/15) with 14 points and 10 rebounds
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Played all 40 minutes at North Carolina (12/30) for 10 rebounds and seven points
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Earned America East Rookie of the Week after scoring 12 points and grabbing five rebounds in win over Binghamton (2/11)
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Scored 16 points off 8-9 shooting in AE title game victory over Hartford (3/13)
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Led all UAlbany players with 10 rebounds, adding three points in NCAA First Round game at Duke (3/20)

High School: Lettered four years in basketball, three years in soccer and one year in softball at Lake Region High... led Lakers to a 86-7 record in four years, earning First Team All-Conference all four seasons... led school to Western Maine Class B state championship in 2014 and Western Maine Class B conference championships in 2012, 2013 and 2014... earned Mike Direnzo Award (MVP in Western Maine) as a junior and senior... earned over 1,000 points and rebounds in high school career... member of the Student Council, ASB (Alternative Spring Break - Habitat for Humanities) and Varsity Club.

Personal: Major in accounting... daughter of Gina Hicks... has a brother, Dominic... born Nov. 25, 1995.

Career Highs:
Points: 18 (2x, last: @ Vermont, Feb. 6, 2016)
Field Goals: 8 (5x, last: @ Vermont, Feb. 6, 2016)
Three-Point Field Goals: N/A
Rebounds: 18 (@ Vermont, Feb. 6, 2016)
Assists: 2 (vs. Hartford, Feb. 28, 2016)
Blocks: 4 (@ Binghamton, Mar. 6, 2016)
Steals: 4 (@ Colgate, Dec. 6, 2014)

CAREER STATISTICS 

Season

GP/GS

Min.

FGM-A

%

3PT-A

%

FT-A

%

RB

Avg

A

TO

Blk

Stl

Pts

Avg.

2014-15

33/22

763

89-175

.509

0-0

--

39-64

.609

186

5.6

8

56

37

20

217

6.6

2015-16

28/7

606

96-175

.549

0-0

--

27-52

.519

157

5.6

10

38

39

23

219

7.8

Career

61/29

1369

185-350

.529

0-0

--

66-116

.569

343

5.6

18

94

76

43

436

7.1

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