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Nicole Bauman
Nicole Bauman


New Berlin, Wis.

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Nicole Bauman Photo Gallery | 2012-13 Game-by-Game Stats | 2013-14 Game-by-Game Stats

Honors: Big Ten Co-Freshman of the Week, Dec. 10, 2012, Ranks second in career 3-point percentage at .373 (107-of-287)

2014-15: Has played and started 17 games ... missed two games with a sprained ankle ... leads the team with 219 total points and 12.9 points per game ... also ranks first on the team for 3-point field goals made (40) and is fifth in Big Ten rankings with 2.4 made per game ... her .426 3-point field goal percentage ranks fifth in the Big Ten and her .442 3-point field goal percentage in conference games only ranks third ... has scored in double figures in 13 games, including a team-best seven in a row ... posted a new career high with 23 points at Michigan State (Jan. 25) ... also had a career-best eight made field goals and 3-point shots made (5) against the Spartans ... put up a game-high 15 points vs. Nebraska (Jan. 22) ... added seven points and three assists against Rutgers (Jan. 18) ... notched 11 points at Purdue (Jan. 15) ... tied her career high by playing all 40 minutes against the Boilermakers ... added 15 points at Indiana (Jan. 11), setting a new career best with 15 field goal attempts ... dished out three assists against Penn State (Jan. 6) ...was the only Badger in double figures against Minnesota (Jan. 4) with 14 points ... also added six assists ... scored 21 points against Michigan (Dec. 28) ... also had a career-high seven made free throws against the Wolverines and dished out a game-high five assists ... put up 18 points at Miami (Dec. 4) ... played a career high 40 minutes against the Hurricanes ... scored 12 points against Oral Roberts (Dec. 20), shooting 2-of-2 from 3-point range and shot a season-best .571 from the field ... scored 10 points at Green Bay (Dec. 13), all in the second half ... posted 10 points and seven assists at Florida (Dec. 10) ... logged 16 points vs. Marquette (Dec. 6) with a season-best .500 shooting percentage (6-of-12) ... added six steals vs. Marquette ... added 14 points vs. Illinois State (Nov. 16) and 13 points vs. East Carolina (Nov. 28) ... had four rebounds against the Pirates ... had a career-best nine assists vs. ISU ... ranks second on the team with 3.6 assists per game, which puts her 15th in the Big Ten ... has two-or-more steals in six games

2013-14: Played in 28 games, starting 13, averaging 24.2 minutes per game ... ranked sixth on the team with 6.1 points per game ... scored in double figures in six games ... tallied a career high 17 points at Penn State (Feb. 16), hitting 6-of-10 from the field, including 5-of-8 from 3-point range ... field goals and 3-pointers made were both career bests ... hit a 35-foot 3-pointer with one second remaining to send the Green Bay (Dec. 30) game into overtime ... led the Badgers with a .388 3-point field goal percentage, which ranks seventh in the Big Ten ... averaged 1.7 3-pointers per game in Big Ten play, which ranked 14th in the conference ... added 2.2 rebounds per game ... had a season-high six boards vs. Minnesota (March 6) in the first round of the Big Ten Tournament ... led the team with 2.36 assists per game ... dished off a career-best seven dimes at Illinois (Jan. 3) ... also played a career-high 38 minutes vs. the Illini ... tied her career best by going 4-of-4 from the free throw line vs. Mercer (Nov. 29)

2012-13: Played in 29 games, starting 24, and averaged 26.7 minutes a game ... missed the Big Ten Tournament due to illness ... earned first career start at Virginia Tech (Nov. 28) ... averaged 7.0 points and 3.6 rebounds per game ... scored in double figures in nine games ... scored a career-high 16 points vs. Marquette (Dec. 5) ... added a career-high five steals against the Golden Eagles ... named Big Ten Co-Freshman of the Week after her performance against Marquette ... recorded 12 points and seven rebounds at Northwestern (Feb. 23) ... scored 14 points against Illinois (Feb. 18) and against Purdue (Feb. 14) ... scored 15 points on a season-high 4-of-4 free throws against Iowa (Jan. 10) ... scored 15 points against Eastern Illinois (Dec. 15) ... scored 11 points against Alabama (Dec. 1), shooting a perfect 4-of-4 from the floor and 3-of-3 from 3-point range ... scored 10 points on 3-of-6 shooting vs. Milwaukee (Nov. 11) ... played a career-high 37 minutes in three games ... had a career-high 10 rebounds at Ohio State (Feb. 7) ... averaged 1.2 assists per game ... had a career-high three assists in five games ... added 0.9 steals per game ... had a career-high three blocks vs. Florida Atlantic (Dec. 10) ... averaged 0.5 blocks per game

High School: 2012 Gatorade Player of the Year for the state of Wisconsin ... 2012 Wisconsin Basketball Coaches Association Miss Basketball ... two-time unanimous selection to the WBCA Division 2 All-State team ... 2011 and 2012 Woodland Conference Player of the Year for Coach Gary Schmidt at New Berlin Eisenhower High School ... three-time first-team all-conference ... two-time first-team all-area honors by the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel, all-county honors by the Waukesha Freeman and all-suburban honors by Community Newspapers ... averaged 17 points, 5.2 rebounds, 5.2 assists, 3.1 steals per game as a senior ... also shot 44 percent from 3-point range and 80 percent from the free throw line ... as a junior, averaged 15.5 points, 4.7 rebounds, 5.4 assists and 2.9 steals per game, leading Eisenhower to a 23-3 record

Personal: Parents are Chris and Kathy Bauman ... has one sister Emily (22) ... born Jan. 28 ... major is business

Career Highs

Points: 23 at Michigan State, 1-25-15
Field Goals: 8 at Michigan State, 1-25-15
Field Goal Att: 15 vs. Indiana, 1-11-15
Field Goal %: .800 (4-5) vs. Purdue, 2-14-13
3-pt FG: 5 (2x; MR at Michigan State, 1-25-15)
3-pt FG Att: 8 (6x; MR at Northwestern, 1-1-15)
3-pt FG%: 1.000 (3-3) vs. Alabama, 12-1-12
Free Throws: 7 vs. Michigan, 12-28-14
Free Throw Att: 8 vs. Michigan, 12-28-14
Free Throw %: 1.000 (4-4); (4x; MR at Miami, 12-4-14)
Rebounds: 10 vs. Ohio State, 2-7-13
Assists: 9 vs. Illinois State, 11-16-14
Steals: 5 vs. Marquette, 12-5-12
Blocks: 3 vs. Florida Atlantic, 12-10-12
Minutes: 40 (3x MR; at Michigan State, 1-25-15)

Why Wisconsin?

"I chose Wisconsin because of the atmosphere, the academics, the team and the coaches."

Off the Court with Nicole Bauman

Favorites - Spot on campus: terrace; Cartoon Character: Daffy Duck; Movie: Mean girls; TV Show: Scandal; Book: The Giver; Car: Range Rover; Athlete: David Beckham; Basketball Player: Kobe Bryant; Sports team: Packers

First started basketball: First grade

Most memorable basketball game: Winning state my sophomore year of high school

My favorite thing about Wisconsin basketball is: The team and coaches and how much of a family we all are

Best UW road trip: Nashville

One word that describes the team: hilarious

One word that describes me: interesting

My teammates say I am: fun

Favorite thing to do off the court with my teammates is: lay out at the terrace

Most memorable basketball achievement: Miss Basketball award in high school

What is your earliest basketball memory? Playing at Waukesha South in a youth league

Favorite place to play (besides the Kohl Center): Penn State

If I could change one basketball rule, it would be: Lowering the rim one foot

This summer, I: was on campus taking a sustainability class and working out with the team.

Is there something significant about your uniform number? It was Brett Favre's number

What would you be doing if you weren't playing collegiate basketball? I would be attending college somewhere for just school.

Team goal for the season: To win the big ten

Individual goal for the season: To work my hardest and contribute to the team in every way I can

If I was Coach Kelsey for the day, I would: Call off practice and go play kickball

The best thing about Madison is: The campus is beautiful and the people are great

Fantasy job/career: Astronaut

Person(s) most admired/role models: My sister

My most prized possession is/are: My cellphone

I can't live without: candy

My secret addiction is: Rice cakes

Weird thing about me that almost no one knows: I do not have my ears pierced

The best sporting event I ever attended was? The Wisconsin vs LSU football game in Texas

You won't catch me eating: Mushrooms

Nobody knows how much I love to: play football

Greatest Invention of the last 100 years: TV

If I could live any place in the world it would be: Italy

If you could spend a week anywhere in the world: Fiji

A non-athletic talent I have is: Singing... not

Non-athletic talent I would like to have is: singing

If I could meet three people from throughout history they would be: Albert Einstein, Michael Jackson, George Washington

If you could trade places for a day with a person, who would it be and why? Miley Cyrus because I want to know what she lives like

Who would star as you in the story of your life? Jennifer Lawrence

If I had a million dollars: I would buy a plane

My bucket list includes (things you dream about doing): going abroad

Post-college plans: possibly graduate school

Career goal: to make a lot of money

Most famous person I've ever met: Guy who invented Lunchables

My dream date would be: Zac Efron

What are you most thankful for? My family and friends

What are you passionate about? Look at things from the other person's perspective

My favorite quote or motto is: Just do it

The best advice I have ever gotten is: Sometimes the right thing is not what you want to do

My worst habit is: biting my nails

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