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13 Tyese Purvis
JUNIOR (2015-16): Saw action in all 31 games, including 24 starts… Averaged 9.3 points, 3.0 rebounds and 1.0 steals per game… Shot 35.9 percent from the floor, including a team-best 36.2 percent from beyond the three-point arc… Her 67 three-point field goals made rank fourth in program single-season history, while her 36.2 percent connection rate ranks 16th… Scored in double figures 15 times, including a season-high 21 points in a victory at Canisius (Feb. 21)… Hit five three-point field goals at Canisius and at Colgate (Nov. 22), both Monmouth victories… Made at least one three-point field goal in 28 of 31 contests… Scored 19 points at Colgate, while also completing a double-double with a season-high 10 rebounds… Dished out four assists twice and made three steals on four occasions… Also blocked two shots three times.

BEFORE MONMOUTH:
Was named a Second Team NJCAA All-American after averaging 12.9 points, 3.6 rebounds and 2.6 assists in her sophomore season at Monroe (NY) Community College… Also shot 45.0 percent from the floor and 33.3 percent from long range… Led the Tribunes to a 28-3 record, the Region III, Division II Championship and a fourth-place finish in the NJCAA Division II national tournament... Started all 31 games as a sophomore after an injury derailed her freshman season… Scored in double figures in 24 of 31 games… Scored a career-high 23 points on two occasions.

YEAR
GP/GS
FGM-FGA
PCT
3PM-3PA
PCT
FTM-FTA
PCT
REB/RPG
AST
TO
BLK
STL
PTS/PPG
2015-16
31/24
101-281
.359
70-198
.354
36-43
.837
103/3.7
28
34
1
30
322/11.5
TOTAL
31/24
101-281
.359
70-198
.354
36-43
.837
103/3.7
28
34
1
30
322/11.5

Purvis' Career Highs
Points: 21 at Canisius (02/21/16)
Rebounds: 10 at Colgate (11/22/15)
Assists: 4, two times, last vs. Marist (01/10/16)
Blocks: 2, three times, last vs. Rider (02/25/16)
Steals: 3, four times, last at Canisius (02/21/16)
Minutes: 35 vs. Eastern Michigan (12/10/15)
Double-Doubles: 1
Position: Guard
Height: 5'9"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Queens, NY
High School: Francis Lewis
Other College: Monroe C.C.
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