3  Miranda Green
Miranda Green

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Indianapolis, Ind.

High School:
Pike

Height:
5-6

Position:
Guard

Birthdate:
01/19/1985


At Xavier: One of the fastest players on the squad, Green was honored as a Third Team All-Atlantic 10 selection during the 2004-05 season ... XU's starting point guard in the last 88 games dating back to the 2003-04 season ... Begins the 2006-07 season with 332 career assists; fifth on Xavier's all-time assists list ... Enters the 2006-07 season in 11th place on XU's all-time steals list with 107 thefts ... Has registered double-figure scoring in 39 games in her career including 14 during the 2005-06 campaign ... XU will once again depend on Green to take care of the ball as the Musketeers are 26-4 over the last two seasons when Green commits two or less turnovers.


As a Junior in 2005-06: Averaged 9.4 points per game and a team-high 3.5 assists per game for the Musketeers ... Registered an assist-to-turnover ratio of 1.2, the ninth-best ratio in the Atlantic 10 Conference ... Green also did a solid job on the boards, chasing down a career-high 3.2 rebounds per game from the point ... Shot 34.5 percent from beyond the 3-point arch, which was the second best mark on the squad ... Shot a solid 72.5 percent from the free throw line and enters the season in ninth place on XU's all-time free throws made list with 215 ... Opened up the season in fashion, scoring 16 points on a spotless 7-for-7 shooting performance in XU's victory at Coppin State on November 18. Green also snared a season-high six rebounds vs. Coppin State ... Scored a season-high 17 points vs. Robert Morris (12/30) while also recording three thefts ... Scored in double-figures in six consecutive games (12/21 - 1/13) capped by a 16-point performance vs. George Washington. Green's 16 came via a 6-of-9 shooting performance and she also posted three steals ... Matched a season-high with six rebounds vs. George Washington on January 15 ... The Musketeers finished the season with a 7-1 record when Green corralled at least five rebounds ... Saw a team-high 1,070 minutes of action and played at least 38 minutes in 14 games, including seven games in which she did not see the bench ... Tied a career high and posted a season high with nine assists at Louisville December 10 ... Put together one of her most solid games of the season with a 13-point, eight assist effort at La Salle on February 12. Green committed also committed only one turnover vs. the Explorers ... XU was 10-3 when Green dropped at least four dimes ... Recorded at least one steal in 22 games and posted multiple thefts on eight occasions ... Continued her solid play vs. intrastate rival Dayton as Green averaged 10 points per game, 5.5 rebounds per game and 3.5 assists per game in two contests vs. the Flyers. In her three years at XU, Green has averaged 12.2 points per game, 4.2 rebounds per game and 4.2 assists per game while shooting 82.9 percent from the free throw line vs. UD.

2006 Postseason: Scored six points and dished-out a pair of assists in 34 foul-plagued minutes at Saint Joe's in the Atlantic 10 Tournament Quarterfinal ... Came back to score 11 points to go along with four assists in XU's WNIT First Round victory over South Carolina.


As a Sophomore in 2004-05: Started at the point in each of Xavier's 32 games ... Third on the team at 10.4 points per game and led the squad with 130 assists (4.1 apg) ... Her 130 assists marked the fourth-highest total ever dished-out by a Xavier sophomore ... Showed marked improvement in several areas of her game. Increased her scoring output from 7.2 points per game during the 2003-04 season to 10.4 in 2004-05 ... Improved her free throw shooting percentage from .688 to .786 ... Tightened up her assist-to-turnover ratio from 1.07 to 1.25, which was the sixth-best mark in the Atlantic 10 ... Scored a career-high 18 points on 5-of-7 shooting in Xavier's 64-51 win at Dayton (1/3) ... That game was the sixth straight contest in which Green scored in double-figures ... XU was 12-3 when Green scored 10 points or more ... Has excelled vs. Dayton in her two years at XU. Green has averaged Dished-out nine assists on three occasions; vs. Maryland (12/4) vs. Kentucky (12/28) and at Duquesne (2/4) ... The Musketeers were 10-2 when Green dropped five dimes or more ... Played at least 37 minutes in 16 games and played the entire game eight times ... Recorded a career-high five steals on two occasions, the first coming on December 28 vs. Kentucky and the second coming on January 21 at Saint Joseph's ... Drained a career-high seven field goals en route to scoring 15 points in XU's 65-55 victory over UMass on March 5 ... She also registered a career high with 18 field goal attempts ... Dropped a career-high four 3-point field goals at Duquesne on February 4. Her four 3-point field goals were part of XU's record setting shooting night as the Musketeers' 14 3-point field goals that night were the most ever made at Duquesne's A.J. Palumbo Center. The 14 3-point field goals also tied Xavier's school record ... notched a steal in 25 of Xavier's 32 games and averaged 1.4 steals per game ... was a perfect 6-for-6 from the free throw line on three occasions; January 3 at Dayton, January 21 at Saint Joseph's and vs. Dayton on January 27.

2005 Postseason: Averaged 36.2 minutes in the Musketeers five postseason contests ... Dished-out five assists in XU's WNIT victories over Western Kentucky (3/16) and Indiana State (3/21) ... Scored eight points and chased down four rebounds in XU's A-10 Tournament quarterfinal win over UMass (3/5) ... was 10-of-13 (.769) from the free-throw line.


As a Freshman in 2003-04: Took over in the fourth game of the season as starting point guard ... Finished the year ranked 11th in the Atlantic 10 with 3.27 assists per game ... Was also 11th in the A-10 with a 1.07 assist/turnover ratio ... Her 98 assists were the second-most by a Xavier freshman ... In Atlantic 10 contests she averaged 3.7 assists per game ... Had a career-high nine assists against Lipscomb on Dec. 18 ... Had at least four assists in 12 games this season ... Had seven assists at Duquesne ... Tallied six assists in four games (St. Francis, (Pa.), Fordham, at Dayton and La Salle) ... Scored in double figures nine times ... Had a streak of three straight double figure games midway through the conference season (at Dayton, Duquesne and La Salle) ... Was fourth on the team for scoring at 7.2 points per game ... Tallied a career-high 14 points at Dayton on Jan. 30 ... Scored 13 points at Kentucky as she went 11-14 at the free throw line ... Her 14 attempts were the most for a Musketeer since Nikki Kremer hit 13-of-14 attempts at George Washington in a 65-38 win on Jan. 2, 1998 ... Was second on the team with 93 free throw attempts ... Though she shot just .688 from the line, her percentage jumped to .811 in the final two minutes of games ... Went to the line at least five times in seven games ... Stole the ball a career-high four times against Fordham on Jan. 18 ... Had at least two steals in six games ... Had a career- high eight rebounds against La Salle ... Grabbed six boards at Kentucky ... In Xavier's 75-60 win over Kentucky on Dec. 10, she scored seven of Xavier's first nine points in the second half as XU opened the period with a 15-0 run to take control of the game ... Against Middle Tennessee on Dec. 3, Green had seven points during Xavier's 23-2 run that brought the Musketeers from 17 points down to get back into the lead ... She scored six unanswered points to stem a Dayton run on Jan. 30, then had a steal and hit a pair of free throws in the final 20 seconds as XU held on to win ... Green was named Atlantic 10 Rookie of the Week on Feb. 8. In a pair of wins the previous week, Green averaged 10.0 points, 6.0 rebounds and 4.5 assists per game.

2004 Postseason: Averaged 10.0 points per game in three postseason contests ... Tallied 12 points on 5-10 shooting in the A-10 quarterfinals against Temple ... Equaled her career high with 14 points in the WNIT First Round against Miami (Ohio) ... Was 6-11 from the field against the RedHawks ... Was perfect from the line in two attempts in each of the three postseason games ... Had three assists against both Temple and Miami.

Before Xavier: Pike High School record holder for career points, assists and steals ... Also holds the school season record for steals ... Scored a school record 41 points, including the 1,000th of her career, against Noblesville in the sectional semifinals ... Named First Team by Indiana Coaches of Girls Sports Association and Hoosier Basketball Magazine ... Associated Press Second Team All-State ... Named to the Tremendous 26 as a senior ... Star West Conference Player of the Year as a senior ... Two-time First Team All-County ... Earned three All-Conference honors in her career ... Was honored as Channel 6 Player of the Week as a junior ... Pike was conference champion her senior year ... Won Sectional Championship as a junior ... All Star Girls Report ranked her 57th among point guards and 218th overall ... Street & Smith's Honorable Mention All-American ... Played with teammate Suntana Granderson and against Chelsea Chowning in the Indiana-Kentucky All Star Game ... Won an AAU State Championship with Indiana's Finest.

Personal: Parents Dwayne and Angela. Has one sister, Shy'la ... High school classmate Justin Cage is a member of the Xavier men's basketball team ... A nursing major ... Born Jan. 19, 1985 in Kokomo, Ind.

CAREER HIGHS
Points18at Dayton (January 3, 2005)
Field Goals Made7vs. UMass (February 13, 2005)
Field Goals Attempted18vs. UMass (February 13, 2005)
3-Pt Field Goals Made4at Duquesne (February 4, 2005)
3-Pt Field Goals Attempted7Twice
Free Throws Made11vs. Kentucky (December 10, 2003)
Free Throws Attempted14vs. Kentucky (December 10, 2003)
Rebounds8vs. La Salle (February 6, 2004)
Assists9Five Times
Blocks1Eight Times
Steals5Twice

CAREER STATISTICS
YearGP-GSMinFG-APct3FG-APctFT-APctRbs-AvgPFATOSPts-Avg
2003-0430-2627.868-160.42515-43.34964-93.68864-2.148989229215-7.2
2004-0532-3234.3112-285.39332-91.35277-98.78682-2.66213010445333-10.4
2005-0630-3035.789-217.41029-84.34574-102.72597-3.2541048433281-9.4
TOTAL92-8832.6269-662.40676-218.349215-293.734243-2.6164332280107829-9.0

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