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Megan Mahoney
34  Megan Mahoney
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Sturgis, S.D.

High School:
Sturgis Brown

Height:
6-

Position:
Guard/Forward

Experience:
1L

Mahoney's Trophy Case

• 2002-03 Big 12 first-team selection
• Two-time Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll selection
• Gatorade and USA Today South Dakota Player of the Year
• Miss Basketball South Dakota
•South Dakota Sports Writers Association High School Girls Athlete of the Year
• Five-time All-State selection
• Four-time State All-Tournament honoree
• Four-time All-Conference selection

Milestones -
• Is 33rd in scoring (759), ninth in three-pointers made (83), fourth in three-point field goal percentage (41.0), fifth in assists (321) and third in assist-to-turnover ratio (1.48) on the K-State career lists
• On the K-State single-season assists list, she finished second in minutes (1,197), third in assists (164), fifth in assist-to-turnover ratio (1.56) and third in three-point field goal percentage (43.4)
• Set the sophomore record for most assists and highest three-point field goal percentage
• Dished out the fourth-most assists in a single game and set the Bramlage Coliseum record with 12 vs. Georgia Tech (11/17).

As a sophomore (2002-03) -
• Kansas State's top playmaker
• Started all 34 games
• Averaged 13.9 points, 6.4 rebounds, 4.8 assists, 1.4 steals and 35.2 minutes per game
• Had a 1.56 assist-to-turnover ratio
• Shot 50 percent from the field, 43.4 percent from three-point range and 74 percent from the free-throw line
• Averaged 7.0 points, 6.0 rebounds and 5.5 assists per game in two NCAA outings
• Was 15th in scoring, 17th rebounding, eighth field goal percentage, fourth three-point field goal percentage, sixth in three-pointers made, assists and assist-to-turnover ratio in overall Big 12 games
• Averaged 14.1 points, 6.5 rebounds, 4.3 assists, 1.6 steals and 35.6 minutes per game in Big 12 outings
• Had a 1.3 assist-to-turnover ratio
• Started all 16 league games
• Shot 51.9 percent from the field, 46.7 percent from three-point range and 66.7 percent from the charity stripe
• Finished 14th in scoring, 14th rebounding, fourth in field goal percentage, second in three-point field goal percentage, fifth in three-pointers made, ninth in assists, 12th in steals, eighth in assist-to-turnover ratio and 12th in defensive rebounds in conference games
• Led the Wildcats in assists
• Third in scoring and rebounding for Kansas State
• Second on the squad in steals
• Scored in double figures in 22 games
• Led the team in scoring seven times and in assists on 19 occasions, including nine times in Big 12 games
• Recorded six double-doubles and seven 20-plus point games
• Dished out five or more assists in 19 games and dished out a career-high 12 assists against Georgia Tech in the second round of the Preseason WNIT
• Had three or more steals in seven contests
• Sank three or more three-pointers in nine games
• Blocked a shot in nine outings
• Played 40 minutes against seven teams
• Had a career-high 24 points on 9-of-14 shooting from the field, including 1-of-2 from three-point range, and 5-of-6 from the free-throw line in the semifinals of the Big 12 Tournament
• Added a team-high 10 rebounds for her seventh double-double of the year
• Had 23 points on 10-of-14 shooting from the field, including 3 of 4 from three-point range, in a win at Colorado (3/1)
• Added 11 rebounds and two assists vs. the Buffs
• Had 22 points vs. Iowa State (1/29) and Arkansas-Pine Bluff (12/2)
• Tied her season high with 12 rebounds in a win at Missouri (2/19) and had a game-high 21 points for her sixth career double-double
• Tallied 21 points on 7-of-12 shooting, including 4 of 6 from three-point range in a win over Kansas (2/26)
• Grabbed her second-most rebounds this season with 11 against Texas (1/25)
• Nailed four three-pointers in a win over Middle Tennessee State (12/6)
• Named to the Stanford All-Tournament team after averaging 16 points, 11.5 rebounds and 3.0 assists per game in two outings
• Recorded her fourth and fifth career double-doubles at the Stanford Tournament
• Scored a game-high 19 points in the Stanford game (11/30)
• Had 16 points vs. Penn State (11/24) in the Preseason WNIT finals
• Also had a then season-best seven rebounds and recorded her first block of the year
• Broke the Bramlage Coliseum record with 12 assists against Georgia Tech
• Sank a career-high four three-pointers in a win over Georgia Tech, Arkansas-Pine Bluff, Middle Tennessee State and Western Michigan (12/20).

As a freshman (2001-02) -
• Kansas State's top playmaker • Started all 34 games at the guard spot • Averaged 8.4 points, 5.4 rebounds, 4.6 assists and 1.5 steals per game • Shot 44.9 percent from the field, 37 percent from the three-point arc and 66.2 percent from the foul line • Averaged 4.3 points, 5.0 rebounds, 4.0 assists, 2.0 steals and 25.3 minutes in three NCAA Tournament games • Recorded her second double-double of the season with 10 points and a game-high 11 rebounds against Arkansas in the NCAA Second Round • Led the Wildcats in assists and assist-to-turnover ratio • Finished the regular season ranked eighth in assists and sixth in assist-to-turnover ratio in Big 12 games • Fourth in scoring, third in rebounding for Kansas State • Scored in double figures in 16 games • Led the team in assists on 22 occasions, including 13 times in Big 12 games • Recorded her first career double-double with 11 points and a personal-best 13 rebounds in a win over Baylor • Tallied a career-high 21 points in a victory over UW-Green Bay (12/6) • Dished out five or more assists in 20 games and dished out a career-high eight assists against Western Michigan, Colorado, Texas in the second round of the Big 12 Tournament and vs. Kent State in the first round of the NCAA Tournament • Sank three three-pointers in four games • Blocked a career-high two shots against Oregon State, Nebraska and Oklahoma • Made first collegiate start in season opener vs. Georgia Tech (11/16) and tallied five points, eight rebounds, a team-leading six assists, a block and a career-high four steals in 37 minutes of play • Played 40 minutes against five teams

At Sturgis Brown High School -
Gatorade and USA Today South Dakota Player of the Year in 2000 • South Dakota Sports Writers Association High School Girls Athlete of the Year as a senior • USA Today honorable mention in 2000 and 1999 • Named Miss South Dakota Basketball as a senior • Five-time all-state selection, on the second team as an eighth-grader and then four straight first-team selections • Four-time state all-tournament team and a four-time first team all-conference selection • Five-year starter and letterwinner who helped her team to a 86-28 record in five seasons, four district and one regional title and two runner-up finishes and was a third and fourth place finish in the state tournament • Rapid City Journal Athlete-of-the-Week as a junior and eighth-grader, Co-MVP of the Miss Basketball Showcase in Kearney, Neb. in 1999-2000 and athlete of the week by KEVN TV, KOTA TV and Black Mills Press in 1996-97 • Finished her career averaging 18.2 points, 9.6 rebounds, 4.3 assists and 4.5 steals per game • Her 2,066 career points are the state's all-time Class AA record • Tied or led her team in scoring 77 times • Shot 58.9 percent from the field and 70.6 percent from the foul line for her career • Averaged 19.7 points, 9.6 rebounds, 4.3 assists and 5.1 steals as a senior • Played in three all-star games (South Dakota vs. Wyoming; South Dakota vs. Nebraska and South Dakota North vs. South Dakota South) • Coached by Mike Friedel • Four-year letterwinner in volleyball • Helped Sturgis Brown to an eighth-place state finish as a junior • Named to the 2001 South Dakota Volleyball Coaches Association Academic All-State Team and all-conference as a senior • Led the state in kill percentage (.404) in 2000-2001 • Lettered once in track as a freshman.

Personal -
Born Feb. 13, 1983 in Rapid City, S.D. • Daughter of Pat and Linda Mahoney • Has one older brother, Ryan • Played AAU for the Black Hills Hoopsters, Sturgis Scoops and South Dakota Riders • Class president as a freshman and sophomore, senior class representative and homecoming royalty member • National Honor Society member • Special Olympics volunteer and Junior Scooper coach • Graduated with high honors • Expected to major in arts and science

Mahoney's Career Statistics

YEAR G-GS MIN FGM-FGA PCT 3PT-A PCT FTM-FTA PCT O-T AVG PF-D A TO BK ST PTS-AVG
02-03 34-34 1197 170-340 .500 56-129 .434 77-104 .740 68-216 6.4 82-1 164 105 9 50 473-13.9
01-02 34-34 1,051 105-234 .449 27-73 .370 49-74 .662 44-183 5.4 82-2 157 111 13 53 286-8.4
Totals 68-68 2248 275-574 .479 83-202 .410 126-178 .707 112-389 5.7 164-3 321 216 23 103 759-11.1

Mahoney vs. the Conference

YEAR G-GS MIN FGM-FGA PCT 3PT-A PCT FTM-FTA PCT O-T AVG PF-D A TO BK ST PTS-AVG
01-02 16-16 534 45-105 .429 6-30 .200 22-31 .710 18-84 5.3 43-1 77 49 7 19 118-7.4
02-03 16-16 570 84-162 .519 28-60 .467 30-45 .667 30-104 6.5 40-0 69 50 2 26 226-14.1
Totals 32-32 1104 129-267 .483 34-90 .377 52-76 .684 48-188 5.8 83-1 146 99 9 45 344-10.7

Mahoney's Career Highs

PTS 24 vs. Texas Tech (3/13/03)
FGM 10 at Colorado (3/1/03)
FGA 14 five times
3PTM 4 multiple times
3PTA: 8 at Iowa State (1/2/02)
FTM: 7 at Northern Illinois (12/28/02)
FTA: 8 twice
REB: 13 vs. Baylor (1/5/02)
AST: 12 vs. Georgia Tech (11/17/02)
BK: 2 multiple opponents
ST: 4 multiple times
MIN: 42, at Texas (1/30/02)

Career Miscellaneous

Double figure scoring games 38
20-Point scoring games 8
Games with 10 or more rebounds 8
Games with five or more assists 40
Games with two or more steals 33