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Maxann Reese
Maxann Reese

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Highland Park, MI

High School:
Bishop Borgess

Height:
5-9

Position:
Guard

Birthdate:
07/24/1978

Team:
Co-Captain


Is the second-leading returning scorer (17.6 ppg) in the Big Ten...has made 55 starts in her 88-game career...scored nine points against Ohio State on Feb. 18, 1999 to become just the 10th player in MSU history to score 1,000 points...ranks sixth on the MSU all-time scoring chart with 1,093 points...career leader in three-point field goals (167)...is second all-time in three-point attempts (469)...has a career scoring average of 12.4 points per game...has scored in double figures in 55 career games.

1998-99: Team tri-captain...named to coaches First-Team All-Big Ten squad, just the third player in program history to earn first-team all-league honors...Second-Team All-Big Ten by the media...started all 31 games...led the team, was fourth in the Big Ten and tied for 69th nationally with a 17.6 points per game average...team's leading scorer 16 times...scored 18.5 points per game in Big Ten contests, good for third in the league...scored in double figures in all but three games...had a school-record 546 points, just the second player in MSU history to top 500 points in a single season...scored a school-record 41 points against Iowa (1/29) to tie for the fourth-best mark in Big Ten history...hit 10-of-16 three-pointers against the Hawkeyes to tie the Big Ten record for triples and top the mark for attempts...her 10 three-pointers against Iowa ties for sixth-best on the NCAA all-time chart...scored 20 or more points 10 times, including four times in the last eight games of the season...tallied 26 points in road win over Southern Illinois (12/12)...scored 25 points, on 11-of-16 shooting from the field, in win over Wisconsin (1/9)...shot 42 percent from the field and 35 percent from three-point range, good for sixth in the Big Ten...led the Big Ten and was 36th nationally in three-pointers per game with a 2.39 average...connected on at least two triples in 21-of-31 contests...was second on the team with 41 steals...contributed 2.45 assists and a career-high 3.6 rebounds per game...shot 81 percent from the free throw line...scored 18 points and had a career-high 10 rebounds in WNIT win over Michigan (3/14) for the first double-double of her career...dished out a season-high six assists at Wisconsin (2/7) and against Michigan (2/14)...named Big Ten Player of the Week (Dec. 14) for the third time in her career after scoring 22 and 26 points, respectively, in wins over Ohio (12/9) and Southern Illinois (12/12)...named to the Southwestern Bell Cotton Bowl Classic All-Tournament Team (11/27-28).

1997-98: A Second-Team All-Big Ten selection by the media and an Honorable Mention All-Big Ten honoree by the coaches...earned Big Ten Player of the Week honors twice during the season...started 23-of-27 games...was fourth on the team with an 11.7 points per game average...averaged 12.1 points per contest in Big Ten play, good for third on the team...scored in double figures 16 times, including five 20-point efforts...hit 52 three-pointers, good for third on the MSU seasonal chart...her 140 three-point attempts also ranks third on the single-season chart...connected on at least one three-pointer in 22-of-27 games...was fourth in the Big Ten with a 1.93 three-point field goals per game average and was sixth in three-point field goal percentage (.371)...team's leading scorer six times...scored 32 points in win over Central Michigan (12/14)...hit 10-of-13 shots (.769) against CMU, including 5-of-8 three-pointers, to earn Big Ten Player of the Week honors...her 32 points is the fourth-highest single-game total in Spartan history...garnered Big Ten Player of the Week honors (Feb. 2) after averaging 25.0 points and 3.5 assists per game in contests with Wisconsin (1/30) and Iowa (2/1)...shot 57 percent (17-of-30) from the field and 61 percent (11-of-18) from three-point range against the Badgers and Hawkeyes...scored 23 points and hit 7-of-11 treys against Wisconsin (1/30)...her seven triples against the Badgers is good for third on the MSU single-game chart...scored 27 points and had four assists against the Hawkeyes...scored 20 points, hitting 5-of-7 three-pointers, pulled down a career-high five rebounds and played a season-high 40 minutes in game with Michigan (1/18)...scored 21 points, dished off a career-high nine assists and had three steals in 39 minutes of action against Northwestern (1/25)...handed off eight assists and had just one turnover against Purdue (2/13).

1996-97: Named to the Big Ten All-Freshman Team...appeared in all 30 games...made lone start of the season in road win over Northwestern (1/26)...averaged 7.7 points per game overall and 8.3 points per contest in Big Ten games...totaled 231 points, good for ninth on the MSU freshmen scoring chart...scored in double figures 11 times, including four of the final seven games of the season...hit 41 three-pointers, good for sixth on the MSU single-season chart...totaled 117 three-point attempts to rank fifth on the MSU seasonal chart...shot 35 percent from behind the arc...scored a season-high 28 points against Northwestern (1/26)...canned eight three-pointers against the Wildcats, at the time an MSU single-game record...her 16 three-point attempts in that game also tops the single-season chart...scored a point in all but one game (Purdue - 1/5)...garnered a season-high six assists in home victory over Minnesota (2/7)...averaged 17.7 minutes per game...shot 87 percent from the free throw line...scored 15 points and hit 4-of-8 three-pointers against Ohio State (2/9)...scored three points and pulled down two rebounds in her first game as a Spartan (vs. Texas - 11/23).

High School: Lettered four years for Dave Mann at Bishop Borgess High...named 1995 state of Michigan Miss Basketball...Detroit News and Free Press top ranked girls basketball player in the state...Detroit News and Free Press 1995 Dream Team captain...1995 Catholic League Player of the Year...selected WBCA/Nike All-America and Second-Team Parade Magazine All-America as a senior...USA Today All-American ...1995 Street & Smith's All-American...1995 USBA Junior Olympic Festival Team North Region finalist...1995 Blue Star Eastern Region Individual Camp and University of Louisville Camp MVP...selected first-team all-state three times...four-time All-Catholic League, all-metro and all-area honoree...led Bishop Borgess to Class C state championship in 1993 and '94...Class C State Finals MVP as a sophomore...state high school record-holder for three-point goals (7) in a state final game...three-time Michigan Association of Girls Basketball All-AAU Team...1995 K-Mart Roundball Classic Michigan Miss Roundball...holds school records for career points (1,542), field goals (639), 3-point field goals (143-341) and games played (103)...averaged 15.0 points, 5.8 rebounds, 4.3 assists, 4.1 steals and 0.7 blocks per game throughout her prep career, including a career 47.7 field goal percentage...led her team to a 92-11 record in four seasons, four sectional championships, three appearances in Operation Friendship, three district championships, three regional championships and two state championships...a three-year starter in softball, she was named team MVP in 1995.

Personal: Born July 24, 1978, she is the daughter of Kenard and Deborah Reese...majors in apparel design with a minor in studio art.

Reese's Top Scoring Games

Opponent		         Pts.
Iowa (1/22/99)		41
Central Michigan (12/14/97)	32
Northwestern (1/26/97)	28
Minnesota (1/22/99)		27
Iowa (2/1/98)		27
Southern Illinois (12/12/98)	26
Penn State (2/27/99)		25
Wisconsin (1/8/99)		25
Wisconsin (1/30/98)		23
Michigan (2/14/99)		22
Ohio (12/9/98)		22
Northwestern (1/25/98)	21
Indiana (2/26/99)		20
Northwestern (2/12/99)	20
Northwestern (1/5/99)		20
Michigan (1/18/98)		20

Reese's Top Three-Point Field Goal Games

Opponent		      3-Pt. FG
Iowa (1/29/99)		10
Northwestern (1/26/97)	8
Wisconsin (1/30/98)		7
Penn State (2/27/99)		5
Michigan (1/18/98)		5
Central Michigan (12/14/97)	5
Indiana (2/26/99)		4
Michigan (2/14/99)		4
Illinois (1/24/99)		4
Minnesota (1/22/99)		4
Penn State (1/11/99)		4
Iowa (2/1/98)		4
Northwestern (1/25/98)	4
Illinois (3/2/97)		4
Ohio State (2/9/97)		4

CAREER TOTALS

				-- Three-Point --
YEAR	GP-GS	FG-FGA	FG%	FG-FGA	FG%	FT-FTA	FT%	REB	AVG	HG	PF-D	A	BL	ST	PTS	AVG	HG	MIN
1996-97	30-1	82-212	.387	41-117	.350	26-30	.867	44	1.5	5	50-0	55	5	32	231	7.7	28	532
1997-98	27-23	114-278	.410	52-140	.371	36-51	.706	50	1.9	5	79-2	86	6	39	316	11.7	32	818
1998-99	31-31	211-497	.425	74-212	.349	50-62	.806	113	3.6	10	75-4	76	6	41	546	17.6	41	1013
Career	88-55	407-987	.412	167-469	.356	112-143	.783	207	2.3	10	204-6	217	17	112	1093	12.4	41	2363

CAREER HIGHS

Points - 41 vs. Iowa, 1/29/99

Field Goals - 14 vs. Iowa, 1/29/99

FG Attempts - 24 vs. Penn State, 2/27/99

3-Pt. Field Goals - 10 vs. Iowa, 1/29/99

3-Pt. FG Attempts - 16 vs. Iowa, 1/29/99

Rebounds - 10 vs. Michigan, 3/14/99

Assists - 9 vs. Northwestern, 1/25/98

Blocks - 2 vs. Ohio State, 1/9/98

Steals - 5 vs. Central Michigan, 11/15/98

Career Double Figure Scoring Games -55

Career Double-Doubles -1

Career Double Figure Rebounding Games -1