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Victoria Gaines
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Victoria  Gaines

Class:
RS Sophomore

Hometown:
Merrillville, Ind.

High School:
Merrillville High School

Height:
6-1

Position:
Forward

Experience:
HS

03/03/2017

Gaines Fuels Upset of Michigan in Big Ten Tournament, 74-64

Four Spartans reach double-figure scoring to advance to Big Ten Semifinals

03/03/2017

Spartans Eliminate Wisconsin From Big Ten Tourney, 70-63

Reimer leads four in double figures

12/20/2016

WBB: Michigan State vs. Notre Dame (USATSI)

The Spartans play host to the second-ranked Fighting Irish.

• Career Stats
• 2015-16 Game-by-Game Stats
2016-17 Game-by-Game Stats

Received the Most Improved Player Award at the 2017 team banquet ... As a Spartan has played in 40 games, starting 21, all have happened during the 2016-17 campaign ... Averages 4.1 points per game and 3.1 rebounds per game ... She recorded her first double-double against Illinois (1/1/17) scoring 13 points and grabbing career-high 10 rebounds ... Scored a career-high and led the team with 18 points against Michigan (3/3) in the Big Ten Tournament.  

REDSHIRT FRESHMAN (2016-17): Played in all 33 games and started 22 ... B1G Freshman of the Week (Jan. 2) ... Averaged 5.1 points and 3.6 rebounds per game and finished third on the team in blocked shots (16) ... Played 18 minutes against Davidson (11/11), and recorded four rebounds ... Played 25 minutes, recorded seven rebounds and added four points against Wyoming (11/13) ... Scored five points against Southern (11/15) ... Played 19 minutes against Delaware (11/26) ... Recorded her first three-point field goal and grabbed six rebounds against Oakland (12/2) ... Scored four points and had two assists against Quinnipiac (12/6) ... Scored nine points, and made three field goals shooting 3-for-4 against Rhode Island (12/8) ... Grabbed one rebound and one assist in nine minutes of action against Northeastern (12/18) ... Scored 12 points on 5-for-8 shooting from the field including a perfect 2-for-2 from three-point range in career-high 32 minutes of action against Notre Dame (12/20) ... Recorded first career double-double on career-high 13 points and tying career-high 10 rebounds on six field goals against Illinois (1/1) ... Scored seven points and grabbed seven rebounds against Purdue (1/4) ... Scored six points and grabbed five rebounds against Nebraska (1/7) ... Scored 11 points and recorded five rebounds against Ohio State (1/10) ... Recorded two blocks and had two steals against Rutgers (1/14) ... Recorded four made free throws at Purdue (1/17) ... Scored six points against Wisconsin (1/25) ... Scored six points against Minnesota (1/30) ... Had three rebounds and  two assists against Indiana (2/2) ...Had two assists and scored nine points against Iowa (2/9) ... Scored six points and grabbed four rebounds against Maryland (2/12) ... Tied career-high 10 rebounds and scored seven points on 3-for-5 shooting against Minnesota (2/16) ... Recorded team-high seven rebounds against Michigan (2/19) ... Recorded career-high three blocks against Penn State (2/22) ... Scored a career-high 18 points on a tied career-high six field goals made shooting 6-for-9, and dished out three assists against Michigan (3/3) ... Scored seven points and dished out team-high and career-high eight assists against Maryland (3/4) ... Scored five points in 18 minutes of action against Arizona State in the first round of the NCAA Tournament ... Earned Academic All-Big Ten honors.

FRESHMAN (2015-16): Made her Spartan debut with one assist and one steal against Western Michigan (11/15) ... Played six minutes and recorded one assist and one rebound against Georgia (11/18) ... Played five minutes against Idaho State, scoring two points and notching two steals (11/21) ... Played seven minutes against Cincinnati (11/27) ... Grabbed two rebounds in three minutes against Loyola Chicago (12/6).

HIGH SCHOOL:
Played for head coach Amy Govert at Merrillville High School ... Ranked the No. 23 player in the nation by both ESPN's Hoopgurlz and Dan Olson's Collegiate Girls Basketball Report ... Ranked No. 56 by Blue Star Basketball and No. 59 by All-Star Girls Report ... Averaged 15.0 points, 8.0 rebounds, 4.0 assists, 2.3 blocks and 2.0 steals per game, earning first-team all-state honors as a junior ... Totaled over 1,000 points in her high school career ... Earned All-Duneland Athletic Conference (DAC) honors in three seasons ... Played AAU for the Indy Lady Gym Rats under head coach Danny Riego ... Was a three-time letterwinner in volleyball.

PERSONAL: Born March 6, 1997 ... Daughter of David and Colleen Gaines ... Has one brother David Jr. ... Majoring in kinesiology.

CAREER HIGHS:
Points: 18, vs. Michigan (3/3/17)
Field Goals: 6, two times, last vs. Michigan (3/3/17)
Free Throws: 5, vs. Michigan (3/3/17)
3-Point Field Goals: 2, vs. Notre Dame (12/20/16)
Rebounds: 10, two times, last vs. Minnesota (2/16/17)
Assists: 8, vs. Maryland (3/4/17)
Blocks: 3, vs. Penn State (2/22/17)
Steals: 2, five times, last vs. Minnesota (2/16/17)
Minutes: 32, vs. Notre Dame (12/20/16)

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