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Vianè Cumber - Women's Basketball - University of New Mexico Lobos Athletics
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Vianè Cumber

Position

G

Height

5-10

Class

Jr.

Hometown

Albuquerque, N.M.

Previous School

Sandia HS

AUDIO PRONUNCIATION:

SOPHOMORE (2022-23): Played in 33 games with 15 starts, including last 14 games… averaged 22.9 minutes per game, 9.2 points per game, 2.9 rebounds per game, 0.9 assists per game, 0.5 steals per game… shot 40.6% from three-point range with 21 games with multiple three-pointers… two games with six three-pointers, 10 games with four or more three-pointers… scored in double figures in 16 games with two games with 20 or more points… season-high 22 points against Western New Mexico… set career highs in points (22 against Western New Mexico), rebounds (nine against Wyoming), assists (four, twice), made three-pointers (six, twice), made free throws (four against Colorado State)… third in the MW in three-pointers per game at 2.2 but with the second-most three-pointers with 73… 31st in the NCAA in three-point percentage…named to the Academic All-District® Basketball Team… named MW Scholar-Athlete and to the MW All-Academic Team.

FRESHMAN (2021-22): Played in 18 games with one start (Northern New Mexico)… named MW Freshman of the Week on Nov. 15… averaged 11.0 minutes per game… scored in double figures in three games… season-high 17 points against Northern New Mexico after going 7-for-10 from the floor with three, three-pointers… scored in 10 games with eight games making at least one three-pointer… went 4-for-6 from three against San José State, finishing with 14 points… finished with four rebounds in three games with at least one rebound in 12 games… four games with at least one steal with two against Northern New Mexico…named to the Academic All-MW Team…named a Mountain West Scholar-Athlete.

HIGH SCHOOL: Albuquerque native who played at Sandia High School … 2019-20 and 2021-21 New Mexico Gatorade Girls Basketball Player of the Year … twice named MaxPreps New Mexico High School Girls Basketball Player of the Year … averaged 26.5 points, 9.3 rebounds, 2.2 assists and 1.5 steals her senior season and 22.4 points, 10.6 rebounds, 2.5 assists and 3.3 steals as a junior … led her team to a pair of district championships in 2018 and 2019 …  first team All-Metro and District Player of the Year in 2019 … named the best high school basketball player in New Mexico by MaxPreps … named Sandia Female Athlete of the Year.

CLUB: Competed for Drive Nation and NM Clippers and averaged 22.0 points and 7.0 rebounds per contest.

PERSONAL: Born Oct. 4 in Albuquerque … parents are Serena and John Cumber … has two siblings: Dion and Adam … Adam was a former walk-on with the men’s basketball team … intends to  major in exercise science.

Coach Bradbury on Cumber: “I’m elated with the signing of Vianè. To add the Gatorade Player of the Year from New Mexico in this class is exciting. She brings versatility and size to the guard spot and her ability to score is tremendous. Her character and work ethic is also a huge asset.”

Cumber on Why She Chose New Mexico: “I’m super excited to play in front of my hometown and in front of the people and city who helped me grow and be the player I am today! I’m excited to continue making the Lobos great and I can’t wait to get started!”