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UND W Basketball BIO
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Madi Buck
Player Profile:
Madi Buck 728161
Position: Forward
Height: 6'0"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Bismarck, N.D.
High School: Century High School

2013-14 (Senior): Finished off a phenomenal career in a UND uniform by leading North Dakota to its first-ever NCAA Division I Tournament, Big Sky regular season and tournament titles ... Named the Big Sky Conference Player of the Year ... A WBCA All-Region performer and the school's first D1 All-American (Honorable mention) ... Finished with 1,226 career points, 18th all-time at the school ... Named the 2014 Grand Forks Herald Sportsperson of the Year ... Scored a carer-high 37 points in an 88-83 win over North Dakota State (Dec. 14), the seventh-most by a UND player in a single game ... Averaged 16.0 points and 7.3 rebounds ... Shot .815 from the free throw line, 10-best single season percentage in UND history ... Led team in scoring, steals and was second in rebounding and blocks ... Started every game of both junior and senior seasons (61 games) ... Played in 113 career games, making 88 starts.

2012-13 (Junior): All-Big Sky Conference honorable mention ... Led North Dakota in points (10.7 ppg) and rebounds (7.8 rpg) ... Team's leading scorer on 10 different occasions ... Scored a career-high-tying 21 points and added 13 rebounds as UND defeated rival North Dakota State in the first game of the series in nine seasons ... Registered 18 points, six rebounds and five blocks to propel North Dakota to a 62-56 road win at Utah, the school's first win over a power-six conference ... Named the Big Sky Player of the Week for her performance in that game ... Led UND with seven double-doubles on the season to give her 14 for her career ... Earned third letter.

2011-12 (Sophomore): Played in 25 games, making 23 starts ... Finished second on the team in scoring with 9.7 points per game ... Led team in rebounding at 7.4 rpg ... Shot 32-of-37 (.865) from the free throw line at home ... Missed seven games midway through the season due to injury .. .Recorded four double-doubles on the season ... Started the season with three straight double-digit point games, highlighted by a career-best 21-point effort in the Duquesne win (Nov. 20) ... Enjoyed a career game in that win, going 5-for-5 from the floor and 10-10 from the line to go along with 13 rebounds ... Hit her first double-double of the season, finishing with 17 points and 12 rebounds (eight defensive) against Idaho (Nov. 14) ... Her 8-for-8 showing at the line against the Vandals ranked as the third-best performance in the Great West Conference ...  Hit 6-for-15 from the field, including a pair of threes, and a perfect 4-for-4 at the stripe to record an 18-point, 10 rebound (six defensive) double-double against Idaho (Dec. 29) at the Lady Griz Holiday Classic in Missoula, Mont. ... Named to the Lady Griz Holiday Classic All-Tournament Team ... Opened the New Year with a 19-point, 11-rebound (eight defensive) double-double at Idaho (Jan. 3), thanks to a career-high seven field goals and four three-pointers ... Finished with a double-double in all three appearances against Idaho this season ... Earned Great West Conference Player of the Week accolades for her efforts ...  Swatted away a career-high four shots in the win over Jamestown (Jan. 12) ... Earned second letter.

2010-11 (Freshman): Appeared in 27 games this season with four starts ... Was slated to redshirt, but was added to the active roster five games into the season ... Registered her first collegiate double-figure game and led the Sioux in scoring during her debut at Green Bay (Dec. 1), where she drilled three field goals, including a three-pointer, and hit four free throws to finish with 11 points ... Swished a season-high two three-pointers at Kansas State (Dec. 8) ... Grabbed a career-high and team season-high 16 rebounds against Texas A&M-Corpus Christi (Dec. 28) ... Bettered her season high with 12 points against Minot State (Jan. 13), when she went a perfect 4-for-4 at the free throw line ... Blocked a pair of shots against South Dakota (Jan. 15) ... Shot a career-high 7-for-11 free throws against Texas-Pan American (Jan. 27) ... Landed her third double-figure game of the season with 10 points and added eight rebounds at South Dakota (Feb. 5) ... Registered back-to-back career high games with 14 points on the road at Chicago State (Feb. 12) and at home against Mayville State (Feb. 15) ... Went a perfect 4-for-4 at the line and shot a career-high tying 2-for-2 from three-point range against the Cougars ... Shot a career-best 6-for-10 from the field and a perfect 2-for-2 at the free throw line versus the Comets ... Notched eight points, eight rebounds and a career-high three steals at home against NJIT (Feb. 26) ... Swished a career-high two three pointers and tied her personal-high three steals in the GWC semifinal round (March 11) ... Finished the season ranked fourth on the team in scoring average (6.0 ppg) and rebounds (4.0/game), fifth in field goal percentage (40.9), field goals made (1.9/game), and blocks (0.2/game), and sixth in three-point percentage (32.4) and steals (1.1/game) ... Earned first letter.

Before UND: A 2010 graduate of Century High School ... Four-year letterwinner in basketball ... A 2010 WDA Co-Senior Athlete of the Year award winner... Three-year all-conference and all-tournament ... Two-time all-state selection ... Averaged 12 points, eight rebounds, 2.8 steals, and 1.6 blocks per game her senior season ... Lettered three years in volleyball ... Three-time all-tournament ... Two-time all-state and all-conference ... Three-time letterwinner in track and field ... Recipient of the Border States Electric Academic Scholarship.

Personal: Major is human resource management ... Daughter of Poke and Wendy Buck ... Father graduated from UND ... Mother played basketball at Sheridan College ... Sister, Haley, played soccer at the University of Mary ... Cousin, Reil Cornelius, played football at Montana State ... Cousin, Shane Cornelius, played football at Carroll College.

 

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