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Makailah Dyer
Player Profile:
Makailah Dyer 1670062
Position: Guard
Height: 5'9"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Madison, Wis.
High School: East High School
Club: Univ. of Wisconsin
2016-17 (Senior): Named a co-captain ... Goes into the season with 1,001 career points, 34th-most at UND ... Sits tied for fitth in all-time free throw percentage at North Dakota (.806).

2015-16 (Junior): All-Big Sky Conference Second Team ... Played in all 33 games, making 32 starts ... Led the team in scoring at 11.8 points per game ... Eclipsed the 1,000 career point mark in the opening round of the Women’s Basketball Invitational (WBI, Mar. 17) ... Scored in double figures 21 times ... Shot 81.4 percent from the free throw line, the 11th-best clip in school history for a single season ... Hauled in nine rebounds on two different occasions to tie her personal best ... Hit five triples in an overtime win at Weber State (Jan. 7) ... Went 11-for-13 from the charity stripe (both career highs) in win over Omaha (Nov. 17) ... Named to the All-Academic Big Sky Team ... Earned third letter.

2014-15 (Sophomore): Played in all 32 games, making 24 starts ... Second on the team in scoring with a 12.3 points per game average ... Added 3.7 rebounds and 2.8 assists per contest ... One of the top free-throw shooters in the Big Sky, hitting on 81.3 percent of her charity-stripe tosses, fifth-best in the league ... Scored in double figures 22 times and had four games with 20+ points ... Tripled five times at Southern Utah (Feb. 28) for a career-high in 3FG makes ... Went 10-for-19 (.526) from distance in the final four games of the season ... Notched a career-high seven assists in the win at NDSU (Dec. 6) and scored the winning basket in overtime in that win ... Ripped down a career-best nine rebounds at Portland State (Jan. 10) ... Named to the All-Academic Big Sky Team ... Earned second letter.

2013-14 (Redshirt freshman): Became eligible after sitting a year due to NCAA transfer rules ... Played in 24 games, making seven starts ... Shook off an 0-for-10 start from the floor to come on strong and made an immediate impact in the early portions of the conference season ... Went 2-for-8 to start the season from the free-throw line, but made 75 of her final 90 attempts (.833) .. A threat from deep, piled up a career high four triples at Northern Arizona (Jan. 18) for her third straight 20-point effort ... Started that stretch with 20 points against Montana State (Jan. 18) ... Scored 29 five days later at Sacramento State, adding four assists and four rebounds ... Team was 9-2 when she made at least one three-point bucket ... Dished-out a career high six assists in the win over Sacramento State (Feb. 22) ... Tallied 12 blocked shots, including a stretch of five straight games with at least one rejection ... Totaled six games scoring in double figures ... Earned first letter.

Before UND: Transferred from the University of Wisconsin ... Did not log any time in the first semester of the 2012-13 season before heading to UND ... As a prep, a two-time Wisconsin Basketball Coaches Association all-state honoree ... Also earned 2011 Second Team All-State honors by the Associated Press for Coach James Adams at Madison East High School ... Averaged 24.6 points per game as a senior, ranking second in the state ... Ranked as the No. 3 player in the state by ... As a junior, averaged 19.8 points, 4.7 assists, 2.3 rebounds and 2.2 steals per game ... 2010-11 Wisconsin Gatorade Player of the Year nominee ... Scored her 1,000th career point as a junior, tallying 1,517 points (18.7 ppg) in her career ... Three-time all-area and all-conference selection.

Personal: Daughter of Michael and Janet Dyer ... Majoring in kinesiology ... Cousin of former UND men’s basketball standout Troy Huff ... Her mother, Janet Dyer, and aunt, Teresa Huff, each played at the University of Wisconsin.

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