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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 | 2014-15 Game-by-Game Stats

Of Note: Ranks first in career 3-point percentage at .416 (160-of-385) ... ranks eighth in career triples made at 160 ... UW Big Ten-season record holder for 3-pointers made (61) and percentage (.508) ... set UW single season record for 3-point percentage (.488) as a junior ... ranks second on UW single season record for triples made (81)

2015 Honorable Mention All-Big Ten ... 2015 Academic All-Big Ten ... Big Ten Co-Freshman of the Week, Dec. 10, 2012

2014-15: Played and started 27 games, averaging a team-high 34.5 minutes per game ... missed two games with an ankle injury ... led the team and ranked 11th in the Big Ten with 15.3 points per game ... most improved scorer in the Big Ten, upping her average by 9.2 points per game from last season ... scored in double figures in 23 games ... led the team in scoring in 13 games ... had a career-high 31 points against Ohio State (Jan. 29) ... hit 11-of-19 from the field against the Buckeyes, including 8-of-11 from 3-point range ... triples made set a school and Kohl Center single game record ... set the UW Big Ten-season record for 3-pointers made at 61 and percentage at .508 ... set UW single season record for 3-point percentage (.488) ... ranked first in the Big Ten and second nationally in triple percentage ... ranks second on UW single season record for triples made (81) ... ranked third in the Big Ten and ninth nationally in 3-pointers made ... added 4.0 rebounds per game ... had a season-high nine rebounds against Maryland (Feb. 19) ... led the team and ranked 14th in the Big Ten with 3.8 assists per game (103 total) ... had a career-high nine assists vs. Illinois State (Nov. 16) ... ranked third on the team with 28 steals (1.0/game) ... ranked third on the team in free throws made (34), hitting 74.5 percent from the line

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 season high 17 points at Penn State (Feb. 16), hitting 6-of-10 from the field, including 5-of-8 from 3-point range ... 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 ranked 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 season-best seven dimes at Illinois (Jan. 3) ... also played a season-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 season-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 season-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 season-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 (24) ... born Jan. 28 ... major is business


Career Highs

Points: 31 vs. Ohio State, 1-29-15
Field Goals: 11 vs. Ohio State, 1-29-15
Field Goal Att: 19 vs. Ohio State, 1-29-15
Field Goal %: .800 (4-5) vs. Purdue, 2-14-13
3-pt FG: 8 vs. Ohio State, 1-29-15
3-pt FG Att: 13 vs. Ohio State, 1-29-15
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: 45 vs. Northwestern, 2-23-15

Why Wisconsin?

"The team, sports atmosphere, academics, terrace and the Kohl Center."

Off the Court with Nicole

Favorites - Spot on campus: terrace; Movie: She's the Man; TV Show: New Girl; Book: The Giver; Athlete: J.J. Watt; Basketball Player: Stephen Curry; Sports team: Packers

First started basketball (age/grade): 4 years old
Most memorable basketball game: Winning state my sophomore year of high school
My favorite thing about Wisconsin basketball is: The team!
One word that describes the team: Outgoing
One word that describes me: Interesting
My teammates say I am: Weird
Favorite thing to do off the court with my teammates is: Go out to eat
Most memorable basketball achievement: Winning state my sophomore year of high school
What is your earliest basketball memory? Playing in the YMCA league
Favorite place to play (besides the Kohl Center): My driveway
If I could change one basketball rule, it would be: Half-court shots are worth 5 points
What is the first basketball memory that you have? Playing in the YMCA league
This summer, I: I am on campus taking class and working out with the team. I also will be going to brewer games, Chicago, and a family wedding.
Is there something significant about your uniform number? Brett Favre's number
Team goal for the season: To win the Big Ten title
Individual goal for the season: Be the best player I can to help the team win!
The best thing about Madison is: State street
Fantasy job/career: CEO of a large corporation
Person(s) most admired/role models: My Sister
The most fun place you have traveled to with the team is: The Bahamas
What are you most looking forward to this season? Playing in the tournament in San Diego
Was the dress blue and black or white and gold? I saw both! It would switch colors on me every time I looked
What is your favorite Coach Kelsey quote? “My grandma could do that In her church shoes”
I can’t live without: My stuffed animal (lamb chop)
My secret addiction is: Rice cakes
Weird thing about me that almost no one knows: I don’t have my ears pierced
The best sporting event I ever attended was? When the Wisconsin men's basketball team beat Michigan in overtime and Ben Brust hit the shot from half court to go into overtime.
You won’t catch me eating: Mushrooms
Greatest Invention of the last 100 years: Cell phone
If I could live any place in the world it would be: Italy
Non-athletic talent I would like to have is: Singing
If I could meet three people from throughout history they would be: Michael Jackson, Abe Lincoln, My grandpa
If you could play any character in a movie or TV series, who would it be and why: Zoey from zoey 101, because her life looked so fun
If I had a million dollars: I would buy a house by the ocean
My bucket list includes (things you dream about doing): Traveling to Europe
Career goal: CEO of a corporation
Most famous person I’ve ever met: The guy who invented lunchables
My favorite quote or motto is: “Somewhere behind the athlete you've become, and the hours of practice and the coaches who have pushed you is a little girl who fell in love with the game and never looked back... play for her.” –Mia Hamm
The best advice I have ever gotten is: You don’t have to be the best; you just have to be your best
My worst habit is: Biting my nails
If you could play a college sport besides basketball, what would it be? Soccer
Which professional athlete can your game be compared to? Kobe Bryant

What do you love most about being a Badger?

"It is like having one big family!"

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