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24 - Amirah Tucker
Amirah Tucker
Height: 5-10
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Randallstown, Md.
High School: Western
Position: G

HIGH SCHOOL: Finished her high school career with more than 1,000 points… Helped lead WesternHigh School to the 2010 3A North Regional title and the Maryland state championship game… Averaged 9.5 points per game and made 45 three-pointers as a senior… Was invited to play in the 2010 Baltimore City/County All-Star Game and the Buffalo Wild Wings All-Star Game… Named team MVP and a Scholar-Athlete by the Basketball Academy… Averaged 15.9 points, 8.0 rebounds, 2.1 assists and 1.3 blocks as a junior at New Town High School… Selected to the All-Division and All-County first teams… Shot 78 percent from long distance with more than three 3-pointers made per game… Connected on nearly 95 percent of her free throws… Named to the Real Basketball Report Fourth Team in the summer of 2009.

PERSONAL: Chose UMBC over St. Mary’s and Hofstra… Daughter of Robert and Cynthia Tucker… Father played basketball at Loyola and Richmond… The second of five children… Has an older brother, Robbie, and three younger siblings, Jannah, Mayah and Khori… Born July 28, 1992… A psychology major who hopes to be a psychologist.

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