GENERAL INFORMATION/CAREER: One of the top shooters in Big Ten history, Bowen is MSU's all-time leader in 3-pointers with 294 made, which is tied for 19th in NCAA history ... Second-team All-Big Ten; earned All-Big Ten honors all four years ... Tied for fifth in the Big Ten record books and first at MSU with a 40.1 percent 3-point field-goal percentage ... Second all-time at MSU in scoring with 1,739 points; held record for three games before being passed by teammate Liz Shimek ... MSU's all-time leader in free-throw pct. (87.8) ... One of 30 players named to preseason Wooden Award watch list ... First-team preseason All-Big Ten ... Named top shooter in nation by Beth Mowins of ESPN.com ... One of 11 finalists for the Nancy Lieberman Award, which is given to nation's top point guard ... Selected to participate in the WBCA All-Star Challenge game and the ESPN 3-point shooting contest ... Won the ESPN 3-point championship ... Started every game of her career (131 games)
AS A SENIOR: 7-of-12 shooting, including 5-of-7 from 3-point range, while scoring 19 points against No. 1 Tennessee (11/24) ... hit five more 3's with 21 points vs. No. 10 Maryland (11/25) ... named to Paradise Jam All-Tournament team after averaging 16 points and netting 12 3's in three games ... 22 points at South Florida (12/10) ... 15 points and four rebounds with five assists at No. 16 Oklahoma (12/21) ... great all-around game vs. Michigan with career-high eight assists and seven rebounds to go along with four steals and nine points ... matched season-high with 22 points vs. No. 8 Rutgers (1/7) and hit a career-best 12 free throws ... poured in 20 points on 7-for-12 shooting to go along with five assists and five rebounds at Minnesota (1/15) ... 16 points and five steals vs. Illinois (1/19) ... scored 11 points, including six in the final minute, vs. No. 7 Ohio State (1/22) ... scored her 1,600th-career point in win over Indiana (1/29); scored 15 points and went 10-for-11 at the line ... scored all 10 of her points during MSU's 20-2 run to end the Wisconsin game (2/12) and key the 53-47 comeback victory ... scored 18 points in the Iowa game to become MSU's all-time leading scorer ... hit the record-setting basket with 2:34 to go in the Iowa game, breaking a 67-all tie and putting MSU up for good in the win ... also collected a career-high nine rebounds and dished out seven assists ... averaged 11.5 points and hit five 3-pointers in Big Ten Tournament ... scored 12 points with five assists and two 3's in NCAA first-round win over Wisconsin-Milwaukee (3/18) ... 10 points vs. top-seeded Duke in Bridgeport Regional semifinal (3/26)
JUNIOR (2004-05): Associated Press honorable mention All-American ... named a finalist for the women's Wooden Award and to the midseason list for the Naismith Award ... NCAA Final Four All-Tournament Team ... second-team All-Big Ten ... Big Ten Player of the Week Dec. 6 ... broke her own single-season record with 83 3-point baskets ... ranked 12th nationally and second in the Big Ten in 3-point field goal percentage (.430) ... led the league with 2.24 3-pointers made per game ... 16th in the Big Ten in scoring (13.8) and fifth in free throw percentage (.817) ... scored 12 points in win vs. No. 18/17 Boston College Nov. 21 while battling illness ... named to Rainbow Wahine Classic All-Tournament team after averaging 17.7 points in three games ... had 13 points in victory over Utah Nov. 26 ... scored career-best 33 points, which is sixth-highest total in MSU history, with a career-high six 3-pointers vs. TCU Nov. 28 ... named Big Ten Player of the Week Dec. 6 after averaging 25.5 points in wins at then-No. 3 Notre Dame and at Cincinnati ... scored 23 points including game-tying 3-pointer with 13.6 seconds left in regulation and tied career high with four steals at Notre Dame Dec. 2 ... poured in 28 points including 18 in the second half at Cincinnati Dec. 4 ... filled in for Kristin Haynie at the point Dec. 6 vs. Eastern Illinois and had a career-best five steals and then-season high six assists with 10 points ... totaled 11 points, six boards, five assists and three steals in second game at point vs. Detroit Dec. 11 ... 15 points and three 3-pointers vs. Vermont Dec. 21 ... torched No. 11 UConn for 21 points on five 3-pointers and added four assists Dec. 29 ... scored 16 points in win at Michigan Jan. 2 ... Team-high 17 points in win over No. 18/17 Iowa Jan. 9 ... 14 points with four treys vs. Wisconsin Jan. 13 ... 20 points, including 18 in second half, plus five boards and four assists in victory vs. No. 11/12 Minnesota Jan. 16 ... scored 11 points on just five shots vs. Illinois Jan. 19 ... team-high 13 points at Penn State Jan. 23 ... 15 points and six assists in win vs. Purdue Jan. 26 ... 12 points and two treys in victory at Indiana Jan. 30 ... 12 points and six assists vs. Northwestern Feb. 3 ... had 14 points plus two more triples vs. Illinois Feb. 6 ... scored 13 points on 5-of-6 shooting at Minnesota Feb. 10 ... 18 points with five treys in win at Wisconsin Feb. 13 ... scored 16 points with three triples vs. Ohio State Feb. 20 ... had 10 points with three treys vs. Penn State March 6 ... 10 points, three assists and two steals in Big Ten Tournament championship game vs. Minnesota March 7 ... career high seven assists with no turnovers in NCAA Tournament first-round game vs. Alcorn State March 19 ... 19 points including 10 straight down the stretch in NCAA Tournament victory over USC March 21 ... 14 points with four treys in regional semifinal victory over Vanderbilt March 27 ... season-high six rebounds and three assists in Elite Eight victory over Stanford March 29 ... 18 points with four 3-pointers in FInal Four victory over Tennessee April 3 ... team-high 20 points in NCAA Championship game vs. Baylor April 5.
SOPHOMORE (2003-04): Second-team All-Big Ten ... named MSU's Player of the Year ... Academic All-Big Ten ... averaged team-best 13.5 points, 2.5 rebounds and 2.4 assists per game ... had 66 treys, which is third most in a single season in MSU history ... ranked 15th in the Big Ten in scoring (13.5), third in free throw percentage (.865) and in three-point field goals made (2.13) and fifth in three-point percentage (.377) ... led MSU in scoring 17 times, assists 10 times, steals twice and rebounding once ... tied a then-career high with five assists vs. Davidson in season opener Nov. 22 ... scored season-high 26 points on 9-of-12 shooting (5-of-7 from three-point range) vs. Notre Dame Nov. 26 ... team-best 16 points vs. Eastern Michigan Nov. 28 ... had 14 points and five assists at Oklahoma State Dec. 12 ... dished out five assists for third time of the season Dec. 13 at Toledo ... scored team-high 20 points with three three-pointers in win at Pepperdine Dec. 17 ... totaled 10 points and three steals in victory at UCLA Dec. 19 ... team-best 12 points in win vs. Cincinnati Dec. 29 ... totaled 15 points and team-best four assists Jan. 4 at Penn State ... had 12 points with three treys vs. Purdue Jan. 8 ... notched team-high 20 points and three three-pointers in victory vs. Detroit Jan. 12 ... had 14 points, four boards and two steals in victory vs. Michigan Jan. 18 ... team-best 18 points and five three-point baskets in win at Northwestern Jan. 22 ... team-high 18 points, including four treys, and five rebounds in win at No. 9 Minnesota Jan. 25 ... collected team-best 17 points and three steals in win at Illinois Jan. 29 ... had a game-high 22 points vs. Iowa Feb. 1 ... had 10 points, career-high seven assists and tied a career-high with four steals vs. Wisconsin Feb. 5 ... had 14 points in victory vs. Northwestern Feb. 8 ... collected 17 points and five assists in win at Michigan Feb. 12 ... totaled team-high 19 points with three steals in win at Indiana Feb. 29 ... season-high 27 points, including 23 in the second half, with five three-pointers in Big Ten Tournament win over Iowa March 5 ... team-high 12 points in Big Ten Tournament game vs. Penn State March 7 ... team-best 18 points, three assists and career-high two blocks in NCAA Tournament first round win over Arizona March 21 ... scored 13 points and shared team-high honors with four assists in second-round game at Texas March 23.
FRESHMAN (2002-03): Co-Big Ten Freshman of the Year with teammate Liz Shimek ... named second-team freshman All-American by womenscollegehoops.com ... honorable mention All-Big Ten by the coaches and media ... broke MSU single-season record with 77 made three-point baskets ... set MSU freshman scoring record with 386 points ... fourth in the nation in three-point field goal percentage (.464) and 24th in three-point field goals per game (2.7) ... led the Big Ten in free throw percentage (.955) ... started season by making first 37 free throws, establishing a new MSU record, and had another streak of 21 ... led all Big Ten freshmen in scoring (13.3) ... started every game and averaged team-high 37.4 minutes ... started collegiate career with a bang, scoring 26 points and adding career-high eight rebounds vs. Fresno State Nov. 23 ... 12 points on four three-pointers and six rebounds Nov. 29 vs. Mercer ... 14 points Nov. 30 at Memphis ... 19 points Dec. 5 at Oakland ... 13 points and four assists Dec. 17 at Georgia ... career-high 28 points with four treys on 10-of-15 shooting Dec. 29 vs. Oklahoma State ... 21 points with five three-pointers, including the game winner with 24.5 seconds left, in upset over No. 7/6 Purdue Jan. 6 ... 12 points and five assists vs. Indiana Jan. 16 ... 14 points with four three-pointers Jan. 19 at Penn State ... 11 points, four rebounds, four assists and four steals in upset win over No. 10 Minnesota Jan. 23 ... 17 points in victory over Michigan Jan. 30 ... 15 points and four rebounds in win at Wisconsin Feb. 6 ... 16 points with four treys in win against No. 22/24 Ohio State Feb. 13 ... 14 points while sinking 4-of-5 three-pointers in win at Iowa Feb. 27 ... 17 points in regular season finale vs. Northwestern ... had team-high 15 points and added five boards in Big Ten Tournament game vs. Ohio State March 7 ... had eight points and two steals in NCAA Tournament game vs. TCU March 23.
PRIOR TO MSU: Four-time Class C All-State pick while at Dansville High ... third leading scorer in Michigan High School basketball history with 2,577 points ... runner-up to MSU teammate Liz Shimek for 2002 Michigan Miss Basketball title after averaging 31.4 points, 7.7 rebounds and six assists as a senior ... named Michigan's Player of the Year by the Lansing State Journal as a senior ... named first-team All-State by The Detroit News three times and Detroit Free Press two times ... named BCAM first-team All-State twice ... all-area and all-conference four years ... twice named to Lansing State Journal's Dream Team ... Channel 6 TV Prep Player of the Week three times ... first person in Dansville history to have her jersey (#20) retired ... holds Michigan record for career free throws with 610, which is 245 more than the next highest total ... her 21 free throws in a game is tied for second best in Michigan history, and her 188 free throws in a season is second best ... 241 career three-point baskets ranks second in MHSAA history, and her 536 career assists rank fifth ... had an 82-15 record in four varsity seasons ... MVP in Lansing Area All-Star game and BCAM Michigan All-Star game in 2002 ... led her team to district and regional championships and to the state quarterfinals as a junior by averaging 32.5 points, 4.3 rebounds and 5.3 steals ... also won district and regional titles and reached state quarterfinals sophomore season when averaged 21.3 points, 5.8 assists and 4.4 rebounds ... two-time captain of basketball team and also captained softball squad as a senior ... received the Softball Player of the Year and Female Athlete of the Year awards from the Lansing State Journal ... National Honor Society member who was on honor roll all four years ... 2000 Academic All-State ... graduated eighth in her class.
PERSONAL: Born Oct. 25, 1983 ... daughter of Terry and Lisa Bowen ... kinesiology major.
Bowen's Career Highs Points - 33 vs. TCU, 11/28/04 Field Goals - 10, three times, last at Cincinnati, 12/4/04 FG Attempts - 20 at Cincinnati, 12/4/04 & at Connecticut, 12/29/04 Free Throws - 12 vs. Rutgers, 1/7/06 FT Attempts - 14 vs. Rutgers, 1/7/06 3-Point Field Goals - 6 vs. TCU, 11/28/04 Rebounds - 9 vs. Iowa, 2/16/06 Assists - 8 vs. Michigan, 1/1/06 Blocks - 2 vs. Arizona, 3/21/04 Steals - 5 (twice), last vs. Illinois, 1/19/06 Minutes - 45 at Notre Dame, 12/2/04
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