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Teah Gant
Teah Gant

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Oswego, Ill.

High School:
Oswego

Height:
5-10

Position:
Guard

Experience:
4 letters

Season GP/GS Min. FG% 3PT% FT% RPG Ast Blk Stl PPG
2006-07 36/0 16.3 .364 .250 .710 1.8 42 4 21 3.6
2007-08 29/7 14.5 .324 .000 .641 1.9 32 7 16 3.7
2008-09 34/33 29.6 .357 .342 .663 3.6 69 9 36 7.1
2009-10 32/32 29.3 .372 .188 .706 3.8 84 22 29 6.3
Career 131/72 22.5 .358 .279 .680 2.8 227 42 102 5.2

Honors: 2009-10 team tri-captain with Covington and Trotter ... 2008-09 Team MVP ... 2009-10, 2008-09 and 2007-08 Academic All-Big Ten ... 2006-07 Team's Most Improved Player

Of Note: One of the best defenders on the team; guards the opposing team's top guard ... versatile player with great ability to drive to the basket ... can play point or off guard ... has played in 131 of 132 games in her career ... 2009-10 team tri-captain with Covington and Trotter ... played on the same AAU team as Anya Covington ... will graduate in May with a degree in industrial engineering and will return to UW in the fall to work on a Master's degree in engineering

2009-10: Started all 32 games ... sixth on the team with 6.3 points per game ... shot the most free throws on the team (60-of-85) at 70.6 percent... scored 10 points at Michigan State (Jan. 14), all in the second half including six straight to bring UW back into the game ... tallied a career-high seven assists at Milwaukee (Nov. 19); also added six assists vs. Ohio State (Feb. 18); averaged 2.6 assists per game ... averaged 3.8 rebounds per game ... tied her career best with eight rebounds at Purdue (Feb. 7) ... made 5-of-5 free throws at Minnesota (Feb. 4) ... had a season-high three steals at Minnesota (Feb. 4) and vs. Indiana (Feb. 14) and season high two blocks in three games ... blocked Michigan State's 6-9 Allyssa DeHaan (Dec. 28) ... scored in double-figures in six games ... averaged 10.0 points and 4.5 boards per game in the Big Ten Tournament ... tied her career high with three blocks vs. Ohio State (March 6) in the Big Ten Tournament ... scored nine points, pulled down five rebounds and had three assists vs. Vermont (March 21) in the NCAA tournament

2008-09: Shot the most free throws on the team (69-of-104)... started 33 of 34 games ... averaged a career-best 7.1 points (fifth on the team) and 3.6 rebounds per game ... second on the team with 69 assists (2.03/game); had four assists in five games ... scored in double figures in seven games; led the team in two games ... led the Badgers with a career-high 20 points vs. St. Bonaventure (March 26) in the third round of the WNIT; had a career-high three blocks vs. the Bonnies ... scored 17 points vs. Minnesota (Dec. 29); went 11-of-12 from the line vs. the Golden Gophers ... led the Badgers with 15 points at Iowa (Feb. 19) ... had 16 points and six rebounds while playing all 45 minutes in UW's overtime game vs. Indiana (Feb. 16) ... added 10 points and a career-high eight rebounds vs. Marquette (Dec. 13) ... tied her career best with eight rebounds at Purdue (Feb. 8) ... had 11 points on 5-of-9 shooting and six rebounds vs. Illinois (Jan. 18) ... played a career-high 45 minutes in overtime game vs. Indiana (Feb. 16) ... had a career-best four steals at Michigan State (Jan. 25)

2007-08: Had her first collegiate start against Wyoming (Nov. 20), scoring six points and adding four rebounds, two assists and two blocks ... started seven games ... had a season-high 11 points vs. South Dakota State (Dec. 14) ... had 10 points, added three steals and three assists vs. UW-Green Bay (Dec. 11) ... hit the two game-winning free throws with three seconds left vs. Michigan (Feb. 28) ... sparked the second-half comeback against Ohio State, hitting several old-fashioned 3-point plays and collecting nine points in 12 minutes (Feb. 10)

2006-07: Named team's most improved player ... played wing and took over point guard duties late in the season ... had her most complete game vs. Central Connecticut State with 10 points, including 4-of-4 free throws and three assists (Nov. 17) ... hit her first 3-pointer vs. Virginia in the WNIT Tournament (March 25) ... stepped in at point for the injured D'Alie in the WNIT final at Wyoming, playing 31 minutes

High School: 2006 McDonald's All-America nominee ... 2006 Suburban Prairie Conference Player of the Year ... three-time all-conference ... 2005 Illinois Basketball Coaches Association and Champaign News Gazette third-team all-state ... earned IBCA and Champaign News Gazette honorable mention all-state honors in 2004 ... 2004 and 2005 Aurora Beacon News Player of the Year ... 2004 and 2005 Oswego Holiday Tournament MVP ... three-time Oswego Holiday all-tournament ... 2004 and 2005 Romeoville Thanksgiving Tournament MVP ... three-time Romeoville Thanksgiving all-tournament ... earned Street and Smith honorable mention honors in 2005 ... played for Chicago Hoops Express AAU team ... senior year averaged 24 points per game and scored more 2,000 points in her career (2,113) ... added 7.3 rebounds, 3.1 steals and 1.9 assists per game as a senior while hitting 53 percent from the field ... 4.57 grade point average (on scale of 4.0) and ranked 10th of 680 in her class (top-three percent) ... Suburban Prairie All-Academic team 2005 ... member of the National Honor Society

Personal: Mother is Kim Gant ... has three brothers, Brandon, Mark and Sean ... brother Mark played basketball at Illinois Wesleyan from 2004-08 ... major is industrial engineering

Career Highs

Points: 20 vs. St. Bonaventure, 3-26-09
Field Goals: 7 vs. Indiana, 2-16-09
Field Goal Att.: 13 (2x; MR vs. St. Bonaventure, 3-26-09)
Field Goal %: .750 (3-4) (2x; MR at Penn State, 2-25-10)
3-pt FG: 2 (2x; MR vs. Indiana, 2-16-09)
3-pt FG Att.: 5 vs. Indiana, 2-16-09
3-pt FG%: .667 (2-3 vs. Indiana, 1-15-09)
Free Throws: 11 vs. Minnesota, 12-29-08
Free Throw Att.: 12 vs. Minnesota, 12-29-08
Free Throw %: 1.000; (6x; MR 5-5 at Minnesota, 2-4-10)
Rebounds: 8 (3x; MR at Purdue, 2-7-10)
Assists: 7 vs. Milwaukee, 11-19-09
Steals: 4 vs. Michigan State, 1-25-09
Blocks:3 (2x; MRvs.Ohio State, 3-6-10)
Minutes: 45 vs. Indiana, 2-16-09

Why Wisconsin?

"It's close to home and a great school academically."

Off the Court with Teah Gant

Favorites: Subject: Math ... Food: Steak ... Color: Blue ... Vacation spot: I haven't really been on a vacation ... Sport other than basketball: Track and field ... Spot on campus: My apartment ... Restaurant in Madison: Potbelly ... Movies: "Love and Basketball" and "Brown Sugar" ... Board game as a kid: Monopoly
Person most admired: Mom
Best UW road trip: Las Vegas
In pre-season conditioning I worked on: My outside shot
Dream as a collegiate player: Win an NCAA championship
Autobiography title: My Life Uncovered
If I could bring one thing from my hometown to Madison, it would be: Harold's Chicken
If I could have any job, I'd be: A person who tests beds
What would you be doing if you weren't playing collegiate basketball? In college, studying to be an engineer
What is significant about your jersey number? People think it is unlucky, so I like to prove them wrong.
IfI could guest star on a TV show, it would be: Law and Order: SVU
If I could be on a magazine cover, it would be: Ebony
One word that describes the team: Unique
Nobody knows how much I love to: Sleep
My teammates say I am: Sarcastic
What's your cell phone ring? I have a variety.
When I have free time I like to: Relax
A non-athletic talent I have is: Besides sleeping? Staying organized
If I could meet three people from throughout history, they would be: Harriet Tubman, Cynthia Cooper and my grandma
Childhood hero: Cynthia Cooper
Something I have to do before turning 40: Learn to surf
If I had a million dollars, I'd: Make sure my family is taken care of
The best gift I have ever received:Laptop
What does it mean to be a Badger? To represent UW in a mature and respectful manner
Career goal: Graduate college and have a successful, well-paying job

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