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#2 Tiara Young Season 2019-20

Shreveport, La.
High School
Walker HS

* Played in 29 games with nine starts, averaging 16.7 minutes per game.
* Averaging 4.8 points and 2.3 rebounds per game.
* Contributed 37 assists, 14 steals and two blocked shots.
* Shot 35.7 percent from the field.
* Made first collegiate start on November 5 against New Orleans.
* Scored a season-high 19 points versus New Orleans, the closest any LSU freshman player has come to matching Seimone Augustus’ collegiate debut of 27 points against Arizona in November 2002.

HIGH SCHOOL (2015-19)
* Played for Walker High School in Denham Springs as a senior and Evangel Christian Academy in Shreveport for first three years of high school.
* Named the Louisiana Gatorade Player of the Year her senior year and also Miss Louisiana Basketball.
* Two-time All-USA Louisiana Player of the Year. 
* 2019 WBCA High School All-American Honorable Mention. 
* Totaled 4,372 points, 1,411 rebounds and 304 steals in her high school career. 
* Senior year alone she scored 1,056 points. 
* Averaged 29.3 points and 7.5 rebounds per game her senior year. 
* LSWA 5A Player of the Year (2018-19)
* Was the District 5A MVP three years in a row and the District4-5A MVP her senior year. 
* Named to the First Team All-City, and named the All-City MVP two years in a row and All-State MVP.
* Freshman year she averaged 10.1 rebound per game.
* Made the First Team All-District her seventh and eighth grade years. 

* Nickname is Tee.
* Daughter of Warren and Meoka Young.
* Has one brother, Warren Young Jr.
* Born on August 24, 2001. 
* Majoring in Sport Administration with a concentration in Sports Commerce and Business Administration. 
* Hobbies – playing video games, going to the gym and hanging out with friends. 
* Favorite food – seafood 
* Favorite music/artist – rap music/Jayda Youngan
* Favorite movie – Love and Basketball 
* Life after basketball – Athletic Trainer 
* Why LSU? I wanted to stay in my hometown and do something great for it, and it’s a family atmosphere. It was an instant connection. 
* Started playing basketball at age 5.
* Full name is Tiara Teshun Young. 

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