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Destrehan, La.
High School
Destrehan HS

Started all 31 games for the 28-3 Lady Bears and averaged 12.6 points per game… Scored double digits in 21 games, including six with 20 or more points… Finished her season with six double-digit scoring games, all in postseason play… Was seen as a team leader during Baylor’s run to the Elite Eight… Scored a career-high 24 points in Baylor’s first round NCAA Tournament win over Jackson State on March 14, 2021.

Played in all 30 games with three starts as a junior for the Lady Bears in the COVID-19-shortened season … Reached double figures in scoring six times, including a season-high 22 points on 8-of-12 shooting vs. West Virginia at home, Jan. 18 … Had six games with two steals each … Tied a career-high with six assists vs. Oklahoma State at home Jan. 12 … Averaged three rebounds per contest with a season-high nine boards at TCU Jan. 25 … Had double figures in points in four Big 12 games: West Virginia (22, Jan. 18), Kansas (11, Feb. 5), TCU (11, Feb. 12), and Oklahoma (10, Feb. 22) … Collected a career-high 23 steals for a personal-best 0.8 steals per contest … Carried an assist-to-turnover ratio of 1.8:1, shot 47 percent from the floor, 31.6 percent from beyond the 3-point arc and 64.3 percent from the charity stripe … Achieved first-team Academic All-Big 12 status for the second-straight season … Served as Baylor’s representative in the Big 12’s “Champions for Life” program.

Played in all 38 games with one start vs. Texas Tech (Feb. 2) in her sophomore campaign … Averaged four points, 2.3 rebounds, 1.4 assists and 0.5 assists in 11.9 minutes per game … Shot 50 percent from the floor (58-116), 42.1 percent from beyond the arc (16-38) and 62.5 percent from the line (20-32) … Poured a career-high 20 points in Austin at No. 14/14 Texas (Feb. 4) on 7-of-14 shooting … Scored in double figures five times and grabbed a season-high 11 rebounds vs. Morehead State (Dec. 12) … Helped Baylor set a program record for most points in the Big 12 Tournament (100) with 12 in the opening round vs. Texas Tech (March 9) in Kansas City … Played in all six NCAA Tournament games … Guarded Arike Ogunbowale on the final Notre Dame possession of the title game, keeping her from scoring a bucket while fouling her on the left block; Ogunbowale missed the first free throw with 1.9 seconds left, sealing Baylor’s third NCAA Championship April 7.

Appeared in 28 games with one start in front of family and friends at Nicholls State (12/18)… Averaged 2.9 points and 2.0 rebounds per contest… Shot .375 from the floor… Scored double-figures once and pulled down double-figure rebounds once… Led Baylor in rebounding once and steals once… Scored a season-high 11 points at Nicholls State (Dec. 18)… Registered a season-high 12 rebounds vs. McNeese State (Dec. 13)… Distributed a season-high three assists on three occasions… Notched a career-high two steals vs. North Dakota (Dec. 5)… Played 17 minutes and scored six points in the Big 12 Tournament quarterfinals vs. Kansas State (3/3).

First player to ever secure three Gatorade Player of the Year awards (Louisiana)… Two-time Miss Basketball for Louisiana… Three-time District 7-5A MVP and Defensive Player of the Year… Three-time first team All-State first team selection and New Orleans Advocate Metro Team pick… All-USA Louisiana State Player of the Year and All-USA Girls Basketball third team selection in 2017… Led Destrehan High School to a Class 5A State Championship in 2017 with a 35-0 record in 2017… Averaged 27.6 points, 14.2 rebounds, 7.4 assists, 5.6 steals and 4.1 blocks per game as a senior… As a junior, averaged 25.0 points, 12.9 rebounds, 7.3 assists, 6.0 steals and 5.5 blocks per game… Four-star recruit was ranked No. 12 at guard and No. 64 overall in her class… Won three district championships, completing her high school career with 2,901 points and compiling a 121-8 record as a player… She recorded seven triple-doubles and one quadruple-double… Member of the Student Council, Beta, Rho Kappa and served as a Wildcat Mentor… Earned Presidential List and Honor Roll recognition.

Given name is Cara, but goes by her nickname, Moon… Daughter of Erica Burise… Has two brothers, Calvin and Coy… Graduated from Baylor in December of 2020 with a degree in health kinesiology and leisure studies

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