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LaTascya Duff








Samson, Ala.

Previous School

Shelton State CC

Program leader in career three-pointers with 239 and 2nd in career three-point percentage at 41.1%.

SUPER SENIOR (2022-23): Played and started in 31 games… made 90 three-pointers, shooting 40.2% from three-point range… multiple three-pointers in 20 games with a three-pointer in 17 consecutive games… scored in double figures in 22 games with five games with 20-plus points and a game with 30 points… named MW Player of the Week on March 5 and named to the All-Mountain West team… led the MW in three-pointers per game (2.9) and three-pointers… 12th in the NCAA in three-pointers per game, 17th in three-pointers and 33rd in three-point percentage.

SENIOR (2021-22): Played in 35 games while starting in 34… set the program record with a three-pointer in 29 consecutive games dating back to last season… made seven three-pointers in two games this season (at Utah State and against Grand Canyon)… made 97 three-pointers, the second most in a single season in program history… scored in double figures in 20 games, six games with 20 or more points… shot 42.7 percent from three-point range, the fifth-best percentage in a single season in program history… led the MW in three-point percentage, made three-pointers and three-pointers per game (2.77)… finished 15th in scoring in the MW with 12.0 points per game… also led the MW in three-point percentage (.422), made three-pointers (46) and three-pointers per game (2.56) in conference games… season-high 27 points against Grand Canyon with a season-high nine made field goals… grabbed eight rebounds in two games (at Arizona and San Diego State) for career highs while at UNM… led the Lobos in scoring in six games and tied for the team high in one game… averaged 33.1 minutes per game, 12.0 points per game, 3.1 rebounds per game, 1.7 assists per game, shooting .428 percent from the floor and .427 from three-point range… made multiple three-pointers in 28 games this season, made a three-pointer in all but one game this season… made five or more three-pointers in six games, four or more in nine games.

JUNIOR (2020-21): Mountain West Sixth Person of the Year, Preseason Newcomer of the Year and All-Conference … played in all 20 games, starting in four … averaged 24.8 minutes per game, 14.9 points per game, 3.0 rebounds per game, 2.0 assists per game, 0.9 steals per game and 0.2 blocks per game … made 52 three-pointers on the season, registering six made threes in four games … finished in double figures in 15 games, scoring 20-plus in six and posted a season-high 31 points at Air Force on Feb. 23 … scored 20-plus points in four-straight games (Feb. 23, Feb. 24, Feb. 28 and March 1) … led the Lobos in scoring in seven games and tied for the team high in a game … went 10-for-11 against Arkansas-Pine Bluff, 9-for-12 at Utah State and made 11 shots at Air Force on Feb. 23 … second on the team in points (297), points per game, attempted field goals, and free-throw percentage (.819) … led the team in made threes, three-point field-goal percentage (.400), made free throws (59) and attempted free throws (72) … twice named the Mountain West Player of the Week (Dec. 21 and March 2) … led the MW in three-point field-goal percentage, was fourth in free-throw percentage and seventh in points per game.

SOPHOMORE (2019-20 at Shelton State): Started all 31 contests … named a WBCA All-American … led her team with 17.0 points per game … also averaged 4.6 rebounds, 3.1 assists, 1.7 steals and 0.5 blocks per game … scored in double figures in all but two games on the season for a total of 29 games scoring in double figures, including 25 games straight … scored a career-high 30 points twice including on March 6 against Wallace State to lead the Bucs to victory in the ACCC Tournament Championship … Duff and her sister LaTora led the team to the championship title with a combined 55 points … helped her team to a 29-2 overall record and a perfect 13-0 record in conference play before the season came to a halt due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

FRESHMAN (2018-19 at Shelton State): Saw action in all 33 games for the Bucs as a freshman, starting in four … averaged 13.4 points, 4.0 rebounds, 2.5 assists and 1.5 steals in 20.2 minutes per game … shot 43.8 percent from the field and 38.2 percent from behind the arc … registered double figures 24 times including a career-high 27 points on Feb. 4 in a 115-58 win over Southern Union State CC.

HIGH SCHOOL: Helped her Samson High School team to a pair of State Championships (2016, 2018) … named MVP, 2A Player of the Year and Super 12.

PERSONAL: Born July 2 in Enterprise, Ala. … mother is Frereka Owens … has four siblings, LaTora (19), Michelle (18), Jazmine (17) and Courtney (16) … twin sister, LaTora, also plays for the Lobos … majoring in criminal justice … favorite athletes are Steph Curry and Trae Young … favorite food is hot wings … hobbies include hanging with family and working out.