Moneka Knight
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Moneka Knight

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Las Vegas

High School:
Bishop Gorman H.S.

Height:
5-7

Position:
G

Birthdate:
01/29/1986

Experience:
4L


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2007-08 (SENIOR): Moneka Knight enjoyed her best season at TCU as a senior, when she set single-season bests for games played and started, points, rebounds, assists and steals, as well as field-goal and free-throw percentage... finished her Lady Frog career in fourth place on TCU's career assists list and tied for second on the games played chart... started her final 30 games for TCU at the point... led the team in assists as a senior while ranking second in steals and fifth in field-goal percentage among Frogs wih at least 100 attempts... fifth in the Mountain West Conference in assists and seventh in steals... led the team in assists 13 times... totaled 12 points on 4-of-7 shooting while adding four boards against No. 13/12 Texas A&M (Dec. 2) in a season-high 36 minutes... tied a career high with eight assists without committing a single turnovers Dec. 8 against Coppin State... totaled six assists, including her 300th career helper, at Air Force (Feb. 2) while moving past Rachel Hesse into sixth place on TCU's career chart... scored a then-season-high 13 points and made a career-best 10 free throws on 12 attempts during the Feb. 9 win at SDSU... moved past Amy Sutton and Leah Garcia into fourth place on the Frogs' career assists chart with three helpers against the Aztecs... tied a personal best with five rebounds during a Feb. 17 overtime win over New Mexico... also collected her 200th career rebound against the Lobos... recorded six assists, tied for her second-highest total of the season, during a Feb. 27 loss at Utah, when she scored seven points... totaled eight points with four assists and four steals during her final regular-season home appearance March 5 against Air Force... recorded her seventh double-figure scoring effort during the regular-season finale at BYU (March 8) with 10 points... dished out seven assists against only one turnover during TCU's second-round WNIT win over Boise State (March 23)... scored her 500th career point during an eight-point effort against Texas Tech (March 26) during the WNIT Third Round... tied her career high with 14 points and pulled down a career-best six rebounds during her final game, a WNIT quarterfinal loss at Colorado (March 30)... shot 5-of-9 from the field, including 2-of-3 from behind the arc.

2006-07 (JUNIOR): Knight was selected as TCU's Defensive Player of the Year... started 13 games at point guard... led the team with 90 assists while compiling a 1.17:1 assist-to-turnover ratio... scored a season-high 12 points at UNLV on Feb. 3... scored in double figures three times... finished 5-of-5 from the floor with 10 points and five assists against SMU on Dec. 1... had a season-high six assists against UTA on Dec. 10... scored in double figures in consecutive games at BYU (10) and at UNLV (12)... totaled a season-best four steals against Florida... posted five or more assists seven times... made all six free-throw attempts at Air Force on Jan. 11... tied a season high with four rebounds against Utah in the MWC Tournament... tallied five points and five assists in 22 minutes against Ole Miss in the first round of the NCAA Tournament.

2005-06 (SOPHOMORE): Knight was one of the Lady Frogs' main point guards, starting 18-of-31 contests... shot 30 percent from the field, 19.2 percent from 3-point range and almost 70 percent from the free throw line... averaged about 26 minutes per game... scored 3.1 points while adding 1.5 boards, 2.7 assists and 1.5 steals per game... known for her passing skills over shooting, as she attempted just 90 shots on the year... made 27 of them for a respectable 30 percent average from the field... connected on 5-of-26 (.192) from beyond the arc... shot almost 70 percent (37-of-53) at the free-throw line... saw the most playing time of her career against Duke on Dec. 6, when she was on the court for 37 minutes... had two assists and two steals in that game... the game was her first start of the season and it began a stretch of 17 starts in 18 games... ended the year ranked third on the team in assists and fourth in steals... had a career-best 14 points in the first round of the NCAA Tournament in a win over Texas A&M (3/19)... also recorded the second-most points of her career (eight) at BYU (Feb. 24) and SMU (Dec. 20)... attempted a career-high nine field goals versus Duke (Dec. 6)... made a career-best 8-of-9 free throws versus Texas A&M... tied her career high in rebounding with five boards at SMU (Dec. 20)... dished off a career-best eight assists, the most by any Frog for the season, versus Air Force (Jan. 14)... led TCU in assists seven times.

2004-05 (FRESHMAN): Knight served as TCU's backup point guard for most of the season... played in all 33 games and made 12 appearances in a starting role at the point position midseason ... averaged 20.2 minutes of action per game... scored 2.1 points while adding 1.4 boards and 2.1 assists... was more inclined to make the pass, which is why she only attempted 81 shots on the year... made 25 of them for a 30.9 percent shooting clip... connected on 8-of-23 (.348) from behind the 3-point line... shot 55 percent (11-of-20) at the free-throw line... saw a considerable amount of playing time Nov. 28 in the championship game of the Rainbow Wahine Classic in Honolulu versus Michigan State... was on the court for 26 minutes, converting a 3-point play while assisting on three other baskets to help the Lady Frogs defeat the eventual NCAA runner-up... made her first appearance in a starting role Dec. 29 when TCU hosted Grambling State... it began a stretch of 12 starts in 13 games... was TCU's point guard to start off the contests... showed some toughness in a loss at Louisville on Jan. 21, when she had her nose broken during the second half but went on to finish the game by playing 31 minutes.

HIGH SCHOOL: Knight averaged 12 points, eight assists, five steals and four rebounds during her career at Bishop Gorman High School... was one of 48 players selected around the country for the 2003 USA Basketball Women's Youth Development Festival West Team, which finished third at the event... invited to Denver for the 2004 World Championship for Junior Women Qualification Tournament trials... a 2004 candidate for Women's Basketball Coaches Association High School All-America honors... ranked as the 81st-best recruit in the country by Blue Star Basketball... was No. 134 in the nation according to All-Star Girls Report... asked to compete in the adidas All-Star Game in Atlanta her sophomore, junior and senior years... a 2004 McDonald's All-America nominee... named to the 2003 Street & Smith's Girls High School All-America Honorable Mention Team... snagged a spot on the Southern Nevada All-Southwest First Team following her junior season... was the 2004 MVP of the Sunset Region and Southwest Division... earned a spot on the 2004 All-Southwest Division First Team... also chosen for the Sun All-State Basketball First Team as a senior... recognized as a High School Hero by GBall Magazine... was all-conference honorable mention her freshman year... moved up to second-team all-conference as a sophomore... snared a place on the 2003 All-Tournament 4A State Championship Team.

PERSONAL: Knight is a psychosociokinesiology major at TCU...Has an older brother, Maurice...Her parents are Charles and Nancy Knight...Moneka Andréa Knight was born Jan. 29, 1986... also goes by the nickname Mo... sees herself owning her own gym after her time at TCU.

CAREER HIGHS

Field Goals Made: 5, 3x, last vs. Colorado (3/30/08)
Field Goals Attempted: 10, vs. Florida (12/16/07)
3-Point Field Goals Made: 3, vs. UTA (1/4/08)
3-Point Field Goals Attempted: 4, 2x last vs. Duke (12/6/05)
Free Throws Made: 10, vs. SDSU (2/9/08)
Free Throws Attempted: 12, vs. SDSU (2/9/08)
Points: 14, 2x, last vs. Colorado (3/30/08)
Rebounds: 6, vs. Colorado (3/30/08)
Assists: 8, 2x, last vs. Coppin State (12/8/07)
Blocked Shots: 1, 9x, last vs. BYU (2/5/08)
Steals: 6, at Southern Miss (1/7/05)
Minutes Played: 38, vs. Duke (12/6/05)

GAME-BY-GAME STATISTICS
2007-08 Game-By-Game
2006-07 Game-By-Game
2005-06 Game-By-Game
2004-05 Game-By-Game

CAREER STATISTICS

SeasonG-GSMP-Avg.FG-FGAPct.3P-3PAPct.FT-FTAPct.Reb.Avg.PF-DQATOBLKSPts.Avg.
2004-0533-12667-20.225-81.3098-23.34811-20.550471.454-16875228692.1
2005-0631-18794-25.627-90.3005-26.19237-53.698471.568-38566645963.1
2006-0731-13739-23.842-116.3627-31.22648-76.632541.762-190770361394.5
2007-0835-30892-25.567-153.43817-54.31564-84.762802.380-2105791582156.1
TOTALS130-733092-23.8161-440.36637-134.276160-232.6902281.8264-734829791675194.0


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