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    Akela  Maize


    Greensboro, N.C.

    High School:
    New Hope Christian Academy




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    2015 Senior Day vs. Notre Dame

    Sunday, March 1 was NC State's 2015 Senior Day vs. Notre Dame.


    NC State vs. High Point

    The NC State women's basketball team improved to 4-0 on Nov. 21, defeating High Point by a final score of 66-62.

    Freshman (2014-15): Appeared in 17 games during her freshman season, averaging 6.8 minutes per contest … Averaged 1.5 points and 1.6 rebounds per game … Shot 9-26 (.346) from the field and 7-12 (.583) from the free throw line … During the last two games of the regular season vs. No. 9 Florida State and No. 4 Notre Dame, averaged 18.5 minutes, 6.0 points, and 5.5 rebounds per game … Scored a career-high eight points and played a career-high 19 minutes vs. No. 4 Notre Dame on March 1 … Grabbed a career-high six rebounds at No. 9 Florida State on Feb. 26 … Made her career debut during the Nov. 16 win over Coppin State … Missed the season opener vs. Tennessee State while recovering from an ankle injury sustained during fall training camp.

    Prior to NC State: Ranked the 16th best center in the country by ESPN ... Rated as a 90 by ESPN ... Senior team went a nearly perfect 32-1, ranking second in North Carolina and 55th in the country ... Shot 48 percent from the field during her senior season, averaging 3.8 points, 4.7 rebounds, and 1.1 blocks per contest ... Played the first three years of her high school career at Dudley High School in Greensboro ... During her sophomore season at Dudley, collected 10 or more rebounds on 10 occasions, including a high of 15 in a win over West Forsyth.

    Coach Moore's take: "We love Akela's length and her ability to run the floor. Sometimes it is hard to find someone at that height who is able to get up and down the court in transition, so we are excited about that. We're looking forward to getting her stronger and helping her maybe be a little more physical as a player, but she has great potential."

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