Amber Gray Leads Four Musketeers in Double-Figures Scoring with 14
Ninth-Seeded Musketeers to Fave No. 8 La Salle
First Post-Season Honor for the Senior Guard
Johnson and Moss Won Their Final Home Game
Seniors Sabrina Johnson and Tyeasha Moss will be Recognized Following the Game
Xavier pulled off the upset 76-60 victory on Wednesday night over visiting Richmond. It was a Pink Out for the Musketeers who were led by Tyeasha Moss' game-high 26 points.
Xavier made it two in a row Wednesday night by beating Saint Louis at home.
Xavier women's basketball hosted and lost to Temple on Tuesday night at Cintas Center.
Five players scored in double figures for the Musketeers who beat Morehead State, 71-66, at Cintas Center. It was the 150th win at Cintas Center for the women's basketball program.
Tyeasha Moss carried the Musketeers to a 69-60 win over Cincinnati on Sunday.
Photos by Scott Spencer Feb. 26, 2012
2012 Atlantic 10 Championship First Round Photos by Mitchell Leff 3/2/12
Feb. 26, 2012 Senior Day Photos by Doug Cochran
Feb. 5, 2012 Photos by Doug Cochran
Jan. 24, 2012 Photos by Greg Rust
2011-12 (As a Senior): Named to the Atlantic 10 All-Conference Third Team ... Started all 28 games ... Scored 22 points to go with a career-high 12 rebounds for her first points-rebounds double-double against Eastern Kentucky ... Swatted away a season-high four steals against No. 3/5 Stanford ... Scored 17 of her game-high tying 19 points in the second half in XU's come from behind win over Cincinnati (12/4) ... Made a career-high 11-of-12 shots from the line and scored a game-high 17 points at UNCW ... Led all scorers with a career-high 27 points on a career-high 11-of-22 shooting from the floor at Rhode Island ... Poured in a game-high 24 points on 10-of-16 shooting against Saint Louis ... Was a perfect 7-of-7 from the line against Dayton on Feb. 5 ... Recorded a career-high tying three blocks at Fordham ... Was 10-of-16 from the floor for 26 points to go with four assists, a block and a steal versus Richmond ... Dished out a season-high tying six dimes to go with a team-high 10 points at St. Bonaventure ... Posted double-figures in scoring in 21 of 27 games played this season, including four 20-plus point outings ... Played in 124 career games at Xavier with 93 starts and has 92 career wins ... Became a member of the 1,000 point club in a victory against Saint Louis ... Averaged 13.3 points to led the Musketeers.
2010-11 (As a Junior): Started in all 32 games ... Recorded her first career double-double with a career-high 10 assists to go with 10 points in XU's 85-76 win at Michigan on Nov. 15 ... Grabbed nine rebounds in XU's 63-59 win over Dayton in the Musketeers' A-10 opener on Jan. 9 ... Posted 17 points while grabbing eight rebounds at Saint Joseph's on Jan. 12 ... Corralled a career-high 10 rebounds and narrowly missed her second career double-double with eight points at Dayton on Feb. 5 ... Was 7-of-9, including 4-of-5 from long range, and made all three of her free throw attempts for a career-high 21 points at Richmond on Feb. 9 ... Was working a triple-double against Fordham with 13 points, nine rebounds and seven assists on Feb. 12 ...Was 4-of-8 from long-range for 12 points to go with five assists against George Washington (2/23) ... Led the team and ranked seventh in the A-10 with 64 made three-point field goals and was second on the team and eighth in the league with 102 assists. Her 1.5 assist/turnover ratio was sixth-best in the A-10 ... Scored in double figures 20 times.
2011 Postseason: Averaged 12.0 ppg. while posting a .426 FG% over five postseason contests for the Musketeers ... She played 34.8 mpg., third-most on the squad ... Was 4-of-9, including 3-for-7 from long range, for 14 points and grabbed six rebounds in XU's quarterfinal win over Saint Joseph's in the A-10 Championship on March 5 ... Against Louisville on March 22 in NCAA Second Round action she was 6-of-11 (4-of-8 3FG) for 17 points and dished out six assists ... Went 8-for-11 (.727) from the line in XU's five-game postseason.
2009-10 (As a Sophomore): Played and started in 33 of XU's 34 games ... Sixth on the team at 8.0 points per game and connected on 48 3-point field goals, which was the second-highest total on the squad ... XU's top free throw shooter, Moss connected on 85.4 percent of her attempts from the charity stripe ... Fourth on the team at 27.5 minutes per game ... Posted double-digit scoring on 13 occasions and the Musketeers won all 13 of those contests ... Registered at least four rebounds 11 times and the Musketeers won all but one of those contests ... Scored a career-high 20 points and was 7-of-10 from the floor in Xavier's 82-69 victory over Temple on January 10. Moss was a perfect 5-for-5 from beyond the 3-point arc and also posted four steals against the Owls ... Scored 17 points on 7-of-14 shooting while chasing down five rebounds in XU's 81-61 win over Charlotte on February 24 ... Added 14 points on an efficient 5-of-8 shooting, including 4-of-6 from deep in only 20-minutes of action in XU's 92-52 destruction of Mississippi Valley State on November 23.
2010 Postseason: Averaged 5.1 points per game and made seven of her eight attempts from the free throw line in XU's seven-game postseason ... Dished-out 22 assists and committed only nine turnovers ... Averaged 31.3 minutes per contest, which was the fourth-highest total on the team ... Averaged 5.7 points and was fourth on the team with 4.7 rebounds per game in XU's three-game run to the Atlantic 10 Championship ... Scored 15 points and chased down a career-high tying six rebounds in XU's 51-49 semifinal victory over Charlotte on March 7 ... Averaged 4.8 points and 4.0 assists per game in XU's four-game NCAA Tournament run to the Elite Eight ... Opened up NCAA Tournament play in style with a 10-point eight-assist effort in XU First Round victory over East Tennessee State on March 21 ... Dished-out six assists in the Musketeers Sacramento Regional Semifinal win over Gonzaga on March 27.
2008-09 (As a Freshman): Saw time in all 32 of Xavier's contests while earning one starting assignment ... Averaged 4.8 points 1.3 rebounds and 1.1 assists per game ... Finished third on the team with 35 made 3-point field goals and was seventh in the Atlantic 10 with a .398 3-point field goal percentage ... Made a big splash in her Xavier debut, scoring 14 points and burying four of her six attempts from 3-point range. Moss also snared five rebounds against Robert Morris ... In her only start of the season, Moss scored a career-high 15 points on 6-of-9 shooting (2-for-2 from deep) while chasing down four rebounds and dropping three dimes ... Poured in 14 points and drilled four more 3-point field goals in XU's 69-44 victory over Akron on December 5 ... Scored 12 points on 3-of-6 shooting from 3-point land against Duquesne on January 14 ... Came up big in Xavier's 70-67 win at Saint Louis on February 21. Moss scored nine points on 3-for-3 shooting, including 2-for-2 from deep, against the Billikens.
2009 Postseason: Scored three points on 1-of-2 shooting from 3-point range in XU's Atlantic 10 Quarterfinal contest against Dayton on March 7. Saw five minutes of action in XU's NCAA First Round contest against Gonzaga.
Before Xavier: Scored 1,635 points in four years at Africentric High School in Columbus, Ohio ... Led the squad to a 98-9 record over her four-year tenure, including a 79-4 mark during her sophomore, junior and senior years ... Africentric won the City Championship in 2006, 2007 and 2008 and took home the District Championship in each of Moss' four years ... The team won the State Championship in 2007 and was the runner-up ... Africentric racked up a Regional Championship in 2007 and 2008 ... Moss earned District Player of the Year honors during her junior and senior seasons and she was also placed on the All-Agonis Team in 2007 and 2008 ... Earned Super 12 Team honors in 2008 and was a consensus Top-25 recruit at her position.
Personal: Full name is Tyeasha Sharelle Moss ... Mother Cindy Moss, Grandmother Cherry Crum, Father Lewis Moss Jr., siblings Raheem Moss, Tyshawn Moss, Lewis Moss III, Tykeim Moss and Wilma Crum ... Shoots right-handed ... Majoring in sociology with a psychology minor ... Born February 25, 1990 in Columbus, Ohio.