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Napheesa Collier
Napheesa  Collier

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
O'Fallon, Missouri

High School:
Incarnate Word Academy

Height:
6-1

Position:
Forward


03/29/2018

Samuelson, Williams Tabbed WBCA All-Americans

Nurse, Collier and Stevens earn All-America honorable mention.

03/19/2018

UConn beats Quinnipiac, reaches 25th straight Sweet 16

Huskies Will Play in Albany, N.Y. Next Weekend.

03/17/2018

UConn women roll to record-Setting 1st-round win

The Huskies will Host Quinnipiac on Monday at 6:30 p.m. on ESPN2

03/05/2018

UConn improves to 100-0 in AAC play with rout of Cincinnati

The Huskies will face USF in the championship game on Tuesday night

03/04/2018

Top-Ranked UConn routs Tulane 82-56 for season's 30th win.

The Huskies will play in the semifinal game on Monday night.

04/06/2018

Women's Basketball Celebrate the Season Event

Women's Basketball Celebrate the Season Event (photo by Stephen Slade)

03/30/2018

NCAA Final Four Semifinal Game day shoot around

NCAA Final Four Semifinal Game day shoot around (photo by Stephen Slade)

03/30/2018

UCONN vs Notre Dame

UCONN vs Notre Dame NCAA Final Four Semifinal (photo by Stephen Slade)

03/26/2018

UCONN vs South Carolina Elite 8

UCONN vs South Carolina NCAA Elite 8 (photo by Stephen Slade)

03/25/2018

UCONN Media Availablity and Elite 8 Practice Day

UCONN Media Availablity and Elite 8 Practice Day (photo by Stephen Slade)

CAREER HONORS
  • 2018 AP Third Team All-American
  • Two-time American Athletic Conference First Team (2017, ’18)
  • 2017 WBCA First Team All-American
  • 2017 AP First Team All-American
  • 2017 USBWA First Team All-American
  • 2017 American Athletic Conference Co-Player of the Year
  • 2017 NCAA Bridgeport Regional Most Outstanding Performer
  • 2016 American Athletic Conference All-Freshman Team
  • Four-time American Athletic Conference Player of the Week
  • Two-time American Athletic Conference Freshman of the Week

As a Junior (2017-18): Started all 37 games … second on the team with 16.1 points per game and led the Huskies with 597 total points … scored double-digit points in 33 games … notched six double-doubles … tallied 24 points vs. Notre Dame (3/30) … had 16 points and 11 rebounds vs. Duke (3/24) … posted 25 points of 11-for-13 shooting vs. Saint Francis (3/17) … scored 26 points while shooting 11-for-13 and added five assist and four steals vs. Wichita State (2/10) … notched 19 points and 12 rebounds at Memphis (1/24) … posted 25 points and 11 rebounds with four blocks and four assists at USF (1/6) … had 17 points, 10 boards and five assists at DePaul (12/8) … scored 23 points and had five steals at UCLA (11/21).

As a Sophomore (2016-17): Started all 37 games … led the Huskies with 20.4 points and 9.1 rebounds per game … ranked fourth nationally with a 67.8 field goal percentage … led the team with 77 blocks and second with 64 steals … had 16 double-doubles … scored in double digits in 36 games … shot 43.1 percent from three-point range … notched 28 points and 12 rebounds vs. Oregon (3/27) … posted 24 points, 10 rebounds and three steals vs. Albany (3/18) … scored a career-high 39 points while adding 12 boards and four blocks at USF (2/27) … tallied 31 points, 13 rebounds and four assists vs. Temple (2/22) … shot 10-for-10 from the field for 24 points and added 12 boards at Cincinnati (2/7) … posted 19 points, 16 rebounds and six blocks at SMU (1/14) … notched 22 points and six steals at Kansas State (12/11) … tallied 28 points and added eight rebounds and four blocks in season opener at Florida State (11/14).

As a Freshman (2015-16): Played in all 38 games with nine starts … fourth on the team with 5.2 rebounds per game … shot 53.3 percent from the floor … notched double-digit points in 12 contests … tallied 11 points and five rebounds vs. Duquesne (3/21) … posted 14 points and nine boards vs. Robert Morris (3/19) … has 11 points, eight rebounds, two assists and two steals vs. Cincinnati (2/17) … tallied 14 points on 7-of-10 shooting vs. UCF (1/20) … notched first career double-double with 11 points and 12 rebounds and added six blocks vs. LSU (12/21) … shot 5-of-5 for 10 points vs. Nebraska (11/28) … made collegiate debut and scored eight points and five rebounds at Ohio State (11/16).

USA Basketball: Won gold medals at the 2015 FIBA U19 World Championship, 2014 Youth Olympic Games and 2014 FIBA Americas U18 Championship … named to the 2015 FIBA U19 World Championship All-Tournament team … owns an all-time record of 28-0 in USA Basketball games … took part in the 2018 USA Women’s National Team training camp … participated in the 2017 USA Women’s National Team and 2017 USA U23 National Team training camps.

Before UConn: 2013, ’14 and ’15 Gatorade Missouri Player of the Year … finalist for the 2015 Naismith Award … WBCA High School All-American … McDonald’s All-American … 2015 Naismith High School All-America first team … USA Today All-USA and All-Missouri first teams … helped Incarnate Word to three Missouri Class 4 state championships … 2014 Missouri Basketball Coaches Association Class 4 Player of the Year … 2014 Metro Women’s Athletic Association Player of the Year.

Personal: Daughter of Sarah and Gamal Collier … has two siblings, Kai and Wanza … father played rugby at Buckingham University on England.

COLLIER CAREER HIGHS
Points 39 at USF (2/27/17)
Field Goals Made 15 at USF (2/27/17)
Field Goals Attempted 20 vs. Oregon (3/27/17)
3-Pt Field Goals Made 2 (7x), last vs. USF (3/6/18)
3-Pt Field Goals Attempted 5 (2x), last vs. Cincinnati (2/4/18)
Free Throws Made 11 at Tulane (2/18/17)
Free Throws Attempted 12 at Tulane (2/18/17)
Rebounds 16 at SMU (1/14/17)
Assists 9 vs. Saint Francis (3/17/18)
Blocks 6 (2x), last at SMU (1/14/17)
Steals 6 (3x), last vs. USF (11/21/17)
Minutes 40 at UCLA (11/21/17)

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