Jada Buggs goes off for game-high 16 points
Huskies forced a turnover in final eight seconds to retain lead and win
NIU ready to start Year 3 under 300-win Head Coach Kathi Bennett
Huskies to look even more like a Bennett-coached team in Year 3
First round meeting slated for Nov. 9 at 12 PM in Iowa City
2011-12:Season was cut short with a torn meniscus and micro fracture surgery in her right knee after playing her final game of the season at Illinois State (11/26/11)...averaged 25.8 minutes in five games...against Western Illinois (11/16/11) posted her shortened season's best with 12 points on 3-of-14 shooting with three assists, three steals, and career-high eight rebounds in 40 minutes...also made a career-high six free throws vs. WIU...scored and grabbed a rebound in each game she played while recording three or more assists in four of five...racked up eight steals in five games, including three in each of the first two games...started all five games...converted all but one of her nine free throw attempts.
2010-11: Played in all 30 games and made 24 starts, averaging 27.1 minutes per game ... Made Huskie debut at Minnesota (11-13-10), netting four points, four assists, three steals, and two rebounds ... Was third in the team with 61 assists and 29 steals ... Ranked fourth on the team with 92 rebounds ... Played a season-high 41 minutes at Kent State (1-26-11) and at Western Michigan (2-22-11), scoring four and nine points, respectively ... Converted a season-high six of seven field goal attempts vs. Illinois State (1-3-11), scoring a season-high 15 points in 19 minutes ... Had season-highs of five free throws made and six attempted at Temple (11-23-10) ... Pulled down a season-best six rebounds at Temple and vs. Eastern Michigan (1-5-11) ... Dished out a season-high eight assists vs. Western Michigan (1-15-11) ... Logged 30 or more minutes in 13 contests ... Grabbed five or more rebounds on nine occasions ... Had multiple steals nine times ... Scored in 24 of 30 appearances.
High School: Two-time team most valuable player won four letters on the court for Pike... named to the IBCA All-State Honorable Mention team as a senior... placed on Hoosier Basketball Magazine's list of top-60 seniors... 2010 McDonald's All-American nominee... garnered All-County honors from the Marion County Coaches of Girls Sports Association after her senior year... garnered All-City honors playing for Covenant Christian as a sophomore.
Personal: Daughter of Kimberly and Charles Pulliam... born March 25, 1992 in Indianapolis... aspires to coach basketball... coached and officiated a youth basketball league... enjoys video games, reading, shopping, and technology... admires NBA point guard Chris Paul.
PULLIAM'S CAREER HIGHS
Minutes: 41, two times, last at Western Michigan, 2-22-11
PULLIAM'S CAREER STATISTICS
03/08/2013 - W. Basketball
03/06/2013 - W. Basketball
03/05/2013 - W. Basketball
03/03/2013 - W. Basketball
03/02/2013 - W. Basketball
02/28/2013 - W. Basketball
02/27/2013 - W. Basketball
02/23/2013 - W. Basketball
02/22/2013 - W. Basketball
02/20/2013 - W. Basketball