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Nigia Greene
Player Profile:
Nigia Greene 1416338
Position: Guard
Height: 5'10"
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Atlanta, Ga.
High School: St. Francis

As a Senior (2016-17): Played in 26 games, including each of the first 22 ... Averaged 4.0 points and 1.1 assists in 12.7 minutes per game ... Scored in double figures twice ... Ranked third on the team (min. 1 3PA per game) in 3-point percentage at a 37.1 percent clip, plus fourth in 3-pointers made (23) ... Registered 11 points in the season opener at No. 19/19 Kentucky (11/11), connecting on a trio of shots from 3-point range ... Set a new career high with three assists versus Albany (11/13) and also shot 3-of-4 from beyond the arc ... Totaled six points and two steals in the home opener against Charlotte (11/16) ... Tallied five points and a co-game-high two steals in a career-best 33 minutes at St. John's (11/20), also logging her first blocked shot as a Hurricane ... Notched eight points and a career-high-tying three assists against Grambling State (11/25) ... Posted nine points and a game-leading two steals in the overtime win at No. 9/10 Ohio State (12/1) ... Scored nine points verus Old Dominion (12/4) ... Against Loyola Chicago (12/6), set career highs in field goals made (five) and 3-pointers made (four), as well as tied career highs in rebounds (four) and steals (three), the latter a game high, plus scored a season- and game-best 14 points ... Tallied five points and three rebounds versus Maine (12/20) ... Recorded five points and three rebounds at Pittsburgh (1/2) ... Notched five points at No. 9/8 Louisville (1/15) ... Made the final appearane of her Miami career in the ACC Tournament in a win over her hometown team, Georgia Tech (3/2).

As a Junior (2015-16): Played in 16 games, missing 14 contests due to a right knee injury ... Averaged 10.3 minutes and 2.9 points per game ... Turned the ball over only seven times ... Made both of her free throw attempts in the B1G/ACC Challenge win over Illinois (12/2) ... Scored a season-high 10 points in a co-season-high 17 minutes against UMass Lowell (12/6), connecting on two 3-pointers and tallying two steals in the victory ... Tallied eight points, including connecting on a pair of 3-pointers, and two steals in her return from injury at third-ranked Notre Dame (2/14) ... Made two 3-pointers versus Virginia Tech (2/21) ... Tied her season best with 17 minutes of court time against No. 10/10 Louisville (2/25) ... Dished out a career-high-tying two assists in Miami's ACC Tournament win over Pittsburgh (3/3).

As a Sophomore (2014-15): Played in all 33 games with four starts and scored in double digits seven times ... Shot 81.8 percent (18-of-22) from the free throw line, the best mark of any Hurricane, and also finished third on the team in total steals (35) ... Scored eight points and shot 2-of-3 from 3-point range in her Miami debut against Oakland (11/14) ... Scored 10 points in her first-career road game at Middle Tennessee (11/17) ... Posted seven points in the first start of her career in Miami's win over North Florida (11/21) ... Tied for the team lead with a career-high 16 points against Illinois State (11/28) and also posted multiple steals for third straight game, leading or sharing the team lead each time ... Had 12 points in the Hurricanes' win over Jacksonville (12/6) ... Scored a game-high 11 points against Coppin State (12/13), giving her double digits for the fourth time in her first nine career games ... Had eight points and hit two 3-pointers in Miami's win over UCLA (12/18) ... Posted 14 points and set career highs in made 3-pointers (three) and minutes played (27) against Florida A&M (12/28) ... Recorded 12 points, the second-most on the team, in a victory at Virginia Tech (1/11) ... Scored 11 points, tied a career best with a team-high three steals and set career highs in free throws made (three) and attempted (four) against Georgia Tech (2/15).

As a Freshman (2013-14): Missed season due to right knee injury.

High School: Graduated from St. Francis High School … Ranked No. 41 overall in the nation and eighth at position according to ESPN HoopGurlz ... Averaged 18.0 points per game while leading St. Francis to a 25-6 record ... Played for Peak Performance National ... Named to North Fulton All-Metro Honorable Mention ... As a sophomore was named Georgia All-State Class A Second Team.

Personal: Full name is Nigia Greene … First name is pronounced Nye-ZHEE-Uh ... Goes by Gia … Born on Oct. 5, 1994, in Chesapeake, Va. … Majoring in electronic media … Hobbies include shopping and listening to music … Daughter of Shikena Greene.

 STATS
YEAR GP GS MIN AVG FG FGA PCT 3FG 3FGA 3PCT FT FTA PCT REB AVG AST TO BLK STL PTS AVG
2013-14 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 .000 0 0 .000 0 0 .000 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
2014-15 33 4 497 15.1 60 155 .387 29 103 .282 18 22 .818 46 1.4 14 27 0 35 167 5.1
2015-16 16 0 164 10.3 16 56 .286 11 38 .289 3 6 .500 10 0.6 6 7 0 9 46 2.9
2016-17 26 0 330 12.7 37 87 .425 23 62 .371 6 9 .667 29 1.1 16 17 2 12 103 4.0
 CAREER 75 4 991 13.2 113 298 .379 63 203  .310 27 37 .730 85 1.1 36  51 2 56  316 4.2
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