2012-13 SEASON: Fought through a left knee injury for most of the season but still managed to see time in 35 games while earning starts in each of the last two regular-season contests ... Averaged 6.4 points and 3.4 rebounds in 15.8 minutes per game ... Scored in double-figures eight times and hauled in at least five rebounds 11 times ... Shot .454 percent from the floor and displayed her versatility by nailing 13 attempts from beyond the 3-point arc ... Pulled down the fifth-most offensive rebounds on the team ... Scored a career-best 18 points and was 6-11 from the field in the Huskies' NCAA First Round victory over Idaho on March 23 ... Added 11 points on 5-10 shooting in the Second Round win against Vanderbilt two days later ... Averaged five points and seven rebounds in UConn's final two games. Also dished-out two assists and committed only one turnover in the National Semifinal victory over No. 2/2 Notre Dame on April 7 ... Scored 16 points and was 7-10 from the floor in UConn's first Paradise Jam victory over Wake Forest on November 22 ... Tuck also scored 15 points and was 5-7 from the field in 26 minutes of action during the 65-45 victory at Rutgers on February 16 ... Led the team in rebounding twice and in steals three times.
2011-12 McDonald's, Parade Magazine, USA Today and WBCA All-American ... Honored as the Gatorade Illinois Player of the Year and as a MaxPreps All-American in 2012 ... Helped Team USA win gold at the 2011 U19 World Championship ... Member of the 2010 USA U17 World Championship Team that posted a perfect 8-0 record in the inaugural FIBA U17 World Championship; started five games and averaged 7.4 points and 5.0 rebounds in fewer than 18 minutes a game en route to helping the US win gold ... USA Today All-USA second team (2010) and third team (2011) ... Attended Bolingbrook High School (Ill.), where in four varsity seasons, she compiled 2,342 points, 948 rebounds and 167 assists and a 110-9 overall record ... Averaged 27.7 points, 10.2 rebounds, 2.7 steals and 2.4 assists per game during the 2011-12 season, which saw Bolingbrook post a 27-2 overall record. The three-time defending state champions fell in the playoffs in quadruple overtime to the eventual state champion, Young High School ... As a junior in 2010-11, averaged 20.7 points and 6.3 rebounds while shooting 62.4 percent from the field and 75.7 percent from the free throw line as Bolingbrook posted a 29-2 record, its third straight Illinois Class 4A state title and a final No. 2 ranking in the USA Today Super 25 ... During her sophomore season of 2009-10, Tuck started in all 30 games played and averaged 18.2 points and 7.5 rebounds to help her team to a 29-1 record, the Illinois Class 4A state title and a No. 5 final ranking in the USA Today Super 25 ... As a freshman in 2008-09, started in 26 of 29 games played and averaged 18.7 points, 11.0 rebounds, and 2.0 blocks per game to help Bolingbrook to a 25-4 record, a 4A state title and a No. 5 final ranking in the USA Today Super 25.
USA BASKETBALL EXPERIENCE 2012 U18 National Team (Gold Medal) 2011 U19 National Team (Gold Medal) 2010 U17 National Team (Gold Medal)
Born April 30, 1994 in Grand Rapids, Mich. ... Daughter of Lydia and David Tuck, who played basketball at Ferris State University ... Sister, Taylor, plays at the University of Illinois ... A business major.