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 Emily Niemann 51
Emily Niemann
Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Houston, Texas

High School:
Westbury Christian

Height:
6-1

Position:
F

Experience:
2L

02/19/2014

Baylor, Iowa State Postgame Notes

Baylor 89, Iowa State 51

As a sophomore (2004-05): All 16 of Niemann's double-digit scoring efforts on the year came off the bench, including a season-high 20-point performance at Colorado ... Registered a career-high six 3-pointers (in 10 att.) at Colorado, which equaled the second-best one-game total in school history ... Averaged 9.8 points, 3.4 rebounds and 0.9 blocks in Baylor's school-record 20-game win streak ... Drained three or more trifectas in 10 games on year (BU was 9-1 in those contests) ... Registered at least one 3-pointer in 57 of 71 career games with two or more 38 times, three or more 25 times, four or more 12 times, five or more six times and six once ... Tallied BU single-season record 75 treys as a rookie when she ranked No. 7 nationally in 3-point percentage (.439) ... No. 3 on BU's career 3-point list with 139 made treys, her lifetime percentage (.451) is the best-ever by a Lady Bear while her 308 3-point attempts rank No. 4 all-time ... Her 60 career blocks are No. 10 on Baylor's career chart, while she's No. 8 in career field goal percentage (.484) ... BU's No. 3 scorer (9.8 ppg) on the season had nine twin-digit scoring games in her last 19 outings (10.1 ppg in that stretch) ... Seven points, four rebounds and two assists in 19 minutes against Illinois State in NCAA's opening-round, then totaled five points, four rebounds, three assists and two steals in 26 minutes off the pine vs. Oregon ... Recorded five points, a season-best tying three assists, a block and a rebound in 25 minutes against Minnesota ... Registered seven points, four rebounds and a career-high five blocked shots against North Carolina in Tempe region title tilt ... Registered 14 points and two rebounds in 27 minutes off the bench vs. LSU in NCAA semifinals ... Enjoyed best shooting game from field in nine outings, going 5-for-7 (.714) against LSU, as she turned in her second double-digit scoring game against the Lady Tigers ... Was 6-of-10 from the floor against Michigan State including 5-for-8 from 3-point range to tally 19 points in 33 minutes of action in the championship game ... Named to the All-Tournament team ofthe NCAA Final Four ... Had 10 points and three rebounds in Big 12 tourney title game victory over Kansas State ... MVP of ECU's 2004 Lady Pirate Invitational after averaging 16 points and shooting 63.2 percent from the floor in leading BU to championship ... No. 2 in Big 12 in 3-point percentage (.467), No. 8 in overall field goal shooting (.490), No. 10 in 3-pointers per game (1.69) and No. 13 in blocked shots (0.91) ... Her 3-point percentage (.447) is the best one-season mark in school history, while her 59 made treys equaled the third-best one-year total ... Played 20 or more minutes in 27 of her 35 appearances off the bench with a high of 34 minutes at Oklahoma State ... Lady Bears were 14-1 on the season when she scored in twin-digits with the lone setback coming in the season-opening loss to then-No. 3 LSU when she netted 15 points ... Grabbed five or more rebounds in eight games with a high of eight (all defensive caroms) at Colorado ... Blocked a team-high 32 shots on the year with multiple rejections on eight occasions and a high of five against North Carolina.

As a freshman (2003-04): Ended the season ranked No. 7 in NCAA Division I 3-point percentage (.496) ... Was the only freshman listed on the NCAA's top 30 in 3-point field goal percentage ... Made a team-leading 75 treys, breaking the school record for treys in a season ... Maintained a .479 field goal percentage and made 82.4 percent of her shots from the free throw line which ranked second on the team ... Ranked third on the team in blocks with 28 which puts her sixth all-time among Baylor freshmen ... Was impressive in her collegiate debut, recording a double-double with 20 points and 10 rebounds against Mississippi State...Dished out five assists versus Washington State ... Scored in double-digits in 17 games ... Was 5-of-8 from the floor and 4-of-7 from 3-point range against No. 7 Penn State ... Named Big 12 Rookie of the Week (Dec. 15) ... Can play inside or step out and take the 3-pointer... Held scoreless for the first time in Texas A&M game, followed that game by leading the team in scoring against #3 Texas with 15 points off the bench ... Hit a 3-pointer in 31 of 35 games ... Scored a career-high 23 points against Kansas State, including five treys ... Hit four 3-pointers against Missouri ... Was 3-for-3 from beyond the arc at Texas ... Hit five treys against Kansas in the Big 12 Tournament ... Tanked four or more 3-pointers in seven games ... Was 7-of-10 from the floor against second-ranked Tennessee in the NCAA Sweet 16, including 3-of-5 from beyond the arc...Is the first Lady Bear to wear No. 51.

Before Baylor: A four-year starter at Westbury Christian School Wildcats where she played for Russell Carr ... Averaged 24 points, 12 rebounds, 2.5 blocks a game as a senior ... Maintained an 89% free throw and 45% 3-point percentage ... Named Texas Association of Basketball Coaches (TABC) Private School Player of the Year ... Also selected Greater Houston Chronicle first team ... TAPPS 4A All-State selection as a senior and was a 3A all-state selection as a freshman, sophomore and junior ... Earned all-district MVP kudos three times ...Led the Wildcats to the 3A state championship three times ... Named to numerous all-tournament teams, earning MVP honors in many of them ... 2002 Nike All-American ... 2001 and 2002 Street & Smith All-American honorable mention ... 2002 invitee to USA Basketball Youth Development Festival ... 2001 adidas Top Ten Camp Underclassman All-Star ... Three-year member of the National Honor Society ... 2003 Coca Cola "Share the Dream" Essay finalist ... 2003 finalist in International Open Poetry Contest ... Member of Fellowship of Christian Athletes ... Spent time coaching small children at Westbury Christian and Compassion Ministry.

Personal: Full name is Emily Katherine Niemann ... Daughter of Steve and Kelly of Niemann of Houston ... Parents are both graduates of the University of Texas ... Older brother Jeffrey pitched for Rice's 2003 national champion baseball team, he went 17-0 in the 2002-03 season, he was the fourth player selected in the 2004 major league draft, going to the Tampa Bay Devil Rays ... Born June 6, 1985 in Houston ... Undecided on a major ... Selected Baylor over Oklahoma, Colorado and Texas ... Chose Baylor because "I know God wanted me here."

Niemann's Career Stats

TOTAL3-PTSREBOUNDS
YearGPGSMinAvgFGFGAPct3FGFGAPctFTFTAPctOffDefTotAvgPFFOATOBlkStlPtsAvg
2003-04359779 22.3125261.47975171.4392834.8243065952.76713837282135310.1
2004-05360857 23.8121247.49064137.4674558.77631821133.1710374532283519.8
TOTALS7191636 23.0246508.484139308.4517392.793611472082.91381758260497049.9
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