Sami Tucker
20 Sami Tucker
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
East Lansing, Mich.

High School:
East Lansing

Height:
5-11

Position:
Forward

01/06/2014

Warren Honored As Horizon League Freshman Of The Week

Newcomer one of four in double-figures Sunday at Omaha

04/22/2013

Panthers Land League-Best 13 On Winter Academic Teams

Swimmers account for nine of the honorees

04/21/2013

Panthers Honor Finest Student-Athletes At Golden Panther Awards Ceremony

Simon, Steinhauser claim senior athlete honors

03/13/2013

Panthers Fall In Horizon League Tournament At Loyola

Season comes to a close against Ramblers

03/12/2013

Milwaukee Opens Horizon League Tournament At Loyola Wednesday

Team looks to start extended postseason run

2012-13 (Senior):
Served as a team captain ... only player to start all 29 games on the season ... second on the team in scoring at 11.8 points per game ... led team in rebounding at 8.0 per contest ... improved her scoring and rebounding average in each of her four seasons at Milwaukee ... was 15th in the Horizon League in scoring, seventh in rebounding and third in three-point field-goal percentage (career-high 37.8 percent) ... finished her career 10th on the all-time scoring list (1,172 points) and fourth on the all-time rebounding list (774) ... one of just four players to record over 1,000 points and 600 rebounds in a career ... ranks third in program history with her 118 games played and 102 career games started ... led team in rebounding in 19 games and in scoring on two occasions .... her four double-doubles on the season was the best on the squad and gave her 13 in her career ... led the way with a double-double against Hillsdale Nov. 3, scoring a game-high 19 points while adding 14 rebounds on 9-of-16 shooting ... one of three players in double-figures in the season-opener at Chicago State Nov. 9, finishing with 11 points and six rebounds ... set season-highs with 18 points and eight rebounds in home opening win over Western Michigan Nov. 14 ... chipped in 12 points and tied for the team lead with five rebounds against Georgia Tech Nov. 24 ... sank a season-high three 3's en route to 15 points and tied season-best with eight rebounds against EKU Nov. 25 ... scored 10 points and led the team with eight rebounds to tie season-high at Illinois State Nov. 29 ... also set a career-high with four steals ... eight points and five rebounds in front of family at Michigan State Dec. 1 ... one of three with 20-plus points against Bradley Dec. 4, finishing with a season-high 21 and four rebounds ... 12 points and seven boards in loss at Toledo Dec. 8 ... scored 13 and tied for team lead with eight boards at DePaul Dec. 11 ... posted her first double-double of 12-13 - and 10th of career - with team-highs of 17 points and 13 rebounds against Wright State Jan. 10 ... scored the 1,000th point of her career at YSU Jan. 17 to become the 17th UWM player to reach that career milestone ... double-double of 16 points and 13 rebounds against Loyola Jan. 31, the 11th double-double of her career ... back-to-back double-doubles against Detroit Feb. 2, finishing with a team-high 18 points while tying her career-high with 14 rebounds ... played a season-high 38 minutes against YSU Feb. 14, scoring 11 points and leading the team with eight rebounds ... scored 12 points and tied career-high with four assists against CSU Feb. 16 ... had nine rebounds to put her over 700 for career ... 13th career double-double against WSU Feb. 23, posting 18 points while tying career-high with 14 boards ... grabbed a career-high 16 rebounds in victory over UIC March 7 ... scored six points and led team with 11 rebounds in final game of career at Loyola March 13 ... named to the Horizon League Academic Honor Roll.

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2011-12 (Junior):
Only player on the roster to start all 30 games ... was second on the team in scoring at 11.6 points per game and led the squad in rebounding with 7.3 boards per game ... named to the Horizon League's Winter All-Academic Team ... posted a team-best six double-doubles on the season ... scored in double-figures 18 times, leading the team in scoring 11 of those ... also paced the Panthers in rebounds on 15 occasions ... finished ninth in the Horizon League in rebounds and 15th in scoring ... finished with eight points and eight rebounds - including five offensive - against Lewis Nov. 4 ... grabbed a team-best six rebounds in season opener against the Badgers Nov. 11, adding eight points and three assists ... tied for team lead with 12 points while adding four rebounds against Drake Nov. 18 ... tallied 500th career point in game ... turned in her best offort of the season against Michigan State Nov. 22, leading team with 15 points and nine rebounds ... also set season-highs in steals (2) and minutes (38) ... posted the first double-double by any Panther that season at Western Illinois Nov. 26 ... had 13 points and a season-high 11 rebounds for her fourth career double-double ... hit a career-high seven free throws in a 7-of-8 showing from the line ... posted back-to-back double-doubles with a season-high 17 points and 12 rebounds in win over Bradley Nov. 28, the fifth of her career ... her rebound tally tied a career-high and made a season-high eight field goals ... recorded her third-straight double-double with a season-high 21 points to go with 11 rebounds at Western Michigan Dec. 3 ... tied career-high with nine made FG's, scoring 19 in the first half ... chipped in with five points and tied for team lead with seven rebounds against No. 1 Baylor Dec. 8 ... chipped in with six points and two steals and tied for team-high with seven rebounds at No. 24/23 Oklahoma Dec. 11 ... played just 22 minutes in the big win over Chicago State Dec. 15, scoring 10 points to go with five rebounds ... seven points and six rebounds in win over Toledo Dec. 18 ... 12 points and team-best eight boards against Loyola Dec. 29 ... team-high 13 points (6-8 FG) against UIC Dec. 31 ... led team with 17 points and nine rebounds at Detroit Jan. 12 ... tied career-high with 23 points at Wright State Jan. 14 ... also set a career-best with five 3FG and 42 minutes ... fourth double-double of season with team-high 16 points and 10 rebounds against YSU Jan. 21 ... team-high eight rebounds against WSU Feb. 9 while also tying for lead with 12 points ... went 6-7 from the floor (3-3 3FG) in scoring team-high 18 points against YSU Feb. 16 ... hit 3 with 34 seconds left to seal win ... tied career-high with 23 points and set career-high with 14 rebounds in victory over Butler Feb. 23 ... netted a team-best 13 points against Valpo Feb. 25 to help her earn a share of the Horizon League Player of the Week award (18.0 ppg/10.0 rpg) ... posted sixth double-double of season at UIC March 1, scoring 14 points and grabbing 11 rebounds ... 12 points and nine rebounds at Loyola March 3 ... had nine points and six rebounds in loss to Valparaiso in Horizon League Tournament March 5 ... named to the Horizon League Academic Honor Roll.

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2010-11 (Sophomore):
Appeared in all 30 games, making 27 starts ... finished fourth on the team in scoring (9.0 ppg), second in rebounding (6.3 rpg) and third in steals (36) ... averaged 10.3 points and 7.4 rebounds per game in league play ... scored in double-figures 12 times and had five double-digit rebounding games ... had three double-doubles on the season ... scored 15 points in season-opener vs. Oklahoma ... scored 12 points vs. Western Illinois ... pulled down seven rebounds and had four steals against #15 Michigan State ... scored 12 points, pulled down four rebounds and had two steals at Toledo ... after a game off the bench, returned to starting role with eight points, five rebounds and four assists vs. Detroit ... scored 10 points and had two steals at Cleveland State ... collected first double-double of the season at Youngstown State with 11 points and a career-best 11 rebounds ... scored 12 points, pulled down eight boards vs. UIC ... finished with eight points, seven rebounds, three assists and two steals vs. Loyola ... pulled down 10 rebounds to go with eight points and two steals at Valpo ... had a career-high 21 points by halftime, finishing with 23 points on 9-of-11 shooting and 4-of-4 on threes vs. Youngstown State Feb. 3 ... followed that up with 18 points and 12 rebounds vs. Cleveland State ... named Horizon League Player of the Week Feb. 7 ... pulled down 11 rebounds to go with seven points and three assists at Loyola ... scored 17 points off the bench vs. Butler ... had eight points, 11 rebounds, two blocks and two steals, while playing all 40 minutes, at Detroit ... scored 13 points and had 10 rebounds at Wright State ... also hit three 3's and dished out a pair of assists.

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2009-10 (Freshman):
Named to Horizon League All-Newcomer Team ... played in 29 games, starting the final 16 ... finished fifth on the team in scoring at 7.4 points per game and third in rebounding with 4.7 per contest ... 137 rebounds are the third-most in a season by a freshman in school history ... averaged 10.4 points and 5.8 rebounds as a starter, hitting 16-of-32 from three-point range in that time ... scored in double-figures nine times on the season ... had a breakout game at Dayton Dec. 4 with 12 points and nine rebounds in 22 minutes played ... entered the game with no points, three rebounds and just 11 minutes played over Milwaukee's first six games of the season ... followed up the effort with eight points, on 6-of-6 shooting at the charity stripe, and 10 rebounds at Northern Iowa Dec. 10 ... had 17 points at UIC Jan. 21, pulling down nine rebounds and dishing out four assists ... hit all three 3-point attempts vs. Butler Jan. 30 on her way to 13 points ... scored 12 points, pulled down nine rebounds and handed out four assists in front of a hometown crowd at Detroit Feb. 6 ... in a three-game span between Feb. 20-27, averaged 17.3 points, 5.7 rebounds and shot 53.8 percent from the field (21-of-39) ... included in that stretch was her first 20-point game at Butler on the 25th ... also had 15 points vs. UIC on the 20th and a 17-point, seven-rebound outing at Valparaiso on the 27th.

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High School: Played power forward at East Lansing High School ... as a senior, was named to the Class A All-State First Team and the Detroit Free Press and Lansing State Journal Player of the Year ... averaged 14.2 points and 7.1 per game, leading the Trojans to a 25-1 record and No. 1 state ranking ... was also an All-State First Team selection as a junior

Personal: Full name is Samantha Lee Tucker ... born March 20, 1991 ... daughter of Sam and Jan Tucker ... majoring in psychology.

Tucker's Milwaukee Career Statistics

Year
G-GS
Min.-MPG
FG-FGA
FG%
3pt-Att
3pt%
FT-FTA
FT%
O-D
Reb
RPG
Ast
TO
BL
ST
Pts
PPG
2009-10
29-16
582-20.1
80-181
.442
17-38
.447
37-51
.725
53-84
137
4.7
24
44
1
20
214
7.4
2010-11
30-27
887-29.6
102-224
.455
24-66
.364
41-55
.745
53-135
188
6.3
38
59
2
36
269
9.0
2011-12
30-30
968-32.3
143-325
.440
31-104
.298
31-49
.633
71-147
218
7.3
36
79
3
22
348
11.6
2012-13
29-29
866-29.9
134-321
.417
37-98
.378
36-55
.655
93-139
231
8.0
43
51
8
30
341
11.8
TOTAL
118-102
3303-28.0
459-1051
.437
109-306
.356
145-210
.690
269-505
774
6.6
141
233
14
108
1172
9.9
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