Tori Rule nets 30 points in the effort.
Friars will open BIG EAST Tournament action on Saturday, March 7 at 3:00 p.m. ET.
Senior Tori Rule led all scorers with 27 points.
Friars will honor their senior class at 11:40 a.m. on Sunday, March 1, with tip-off to follow at 12:05 p.m.
Tori Rule nets 22 of her team-high 24 points in the second half.
2014-15: Missed nine games with an injury... Played 21 games overall and appeared in the starting line-up 14 times... Averaged 15.5 points, 3.1 rebounds, 1.8 assists and 1.9 steals per game... Shot a career-best 42.5-percent from the field (127-299)... Tallied 16 double-digit scoring games, including a season-high 30 points against Marquette in the first round of the BIG EAST Tournament (March 7)... It marked the second time in three tournament appearances during her career that she eclipsed 30+ points... Averaged 30.7 points per game at the BIG EAST Tournament during her career (three appearances)... Netted 14 points against Virginia Tech on Nov. 23, and became the 32nd player in program history to reach the 1,000-point career milestone at the 16:03 mark of the first half... Recorded 20+ points in seven games, including each of the Friars’ last three games to close her career... Led the team in free-throw percentage (0.868, 33-38)... Finished her career with 1,271 points, which placed her 12th on the Friars’ all-time scoring list...Named to BIG EAST Weekly Honor Roll, four times (11/24, 12/8, 12/28 & 3/2).
2013-14: One of two Friars to play all 30 games... Appeared in the starting line-up 27 times... Led the team in scoring (16.1 ppg) and also averaged 3.2 rebounds, 1.5 assists and 1.2 steals per game... Reached double figures in 24 of the Friars' 30 games, including nine, 20+ point games...Netted a season-high 32 points against Dartmouth (11/18) on 12-of-21 shooting from the field, and also hit 6-of-6 free throws... Her 12 field goals made, marked a career high... Her 32-point effort vs. Dartmouth marked the third, 30+ point game of her career... Matched her career-high in rebounding (seven) vs. Villanova (2/5) and Creighton (2/15)... Scored a game-high 29 points vs. Villanova (2/5), which marked a season-high during BIG EAST regular-season play... Dished a season-high four assists at UMass Lowell (11/9)... Registered a career-high five steals in the Friars' BIG EAST opener vs. Butler (1/1)... Scored a single-season career-high of 483 points and moved her career scoring total to 945... Named BIG EAST Player of the Week (11/25)... Named to BIG EAST Weekly Honor Roll three times (12/9, 12/30 & 1/20)... Was named to the Preseason All-BIG EAST Team prior to the start of the season.
2012-13: Second on the team in scoring with an average of 14.4 points per game... Added 3.9 rebounds, 1.3 assists and 1.2 steals per game... Notched double figures in 23 of the Friars’ 30 games, including 13 of 16 BIG EAST regular-season games... Registered five 20+ points games, including two 30+ point performances... Notched a tournament record 32 points against Colorado State (12/29) in the first round of the Fordham Holiday Classic on 10-16 shooting from the field (5-7 from three-point territory)... Also was a perfect 7-7 from the free-throw line vs. Colorado State... Netted a career-high 35 points against Georgetown in the first round of the BIG EAST Championship (3/8)... Shot 11-24 from the field, including 10-20 from three-point territory...Her 10 three-pointers set a BIG EAST Tournament single-game record, and also set a school record for three-pointers in a game at Providence, which was previously held by Jen Davis ‘97 (8 vs. Rutgers on 11/28/93) and Julie Wheeler ‘98 (8 vs. West Virginia on 2/22/97)... Her 35-point effort vs. the Hoyas marks the highest point total by a Friar in BIG EAST Tournament history, and is just the second Friar to score 30+ points during a BIG EAST Tourament game... Sonya Lewis ‘97 scored 30+ points twice during BIG EAST Tourament action... Hauled in a career-best seven rebounds against Villanova (1/23/13), Lafayette (12/30) and Akron (11/24)... Named Fordham Holiday Classic MVP (12/30)... Named to BIG EAST Weekly Honor Roll (12/31).
2011-12: Played in 25 of the Friars’ 30 games... Made her collegiate debut with the Friars on November 11 against Boston University... Came off the bench to play nine minutes and recorded four points, two rebounds and one blocked shot against the Terriers... Notched a season-best six points against No. 19/23 Delaware on December 19...Added a season-best four rebounds against Fairfield (12/3) and Oakland (11/22)... Hit the first three-point bucket of her career against #24/20 Rutgers on February 25... Averaged 1.2 points and 0.6 rebounds per game.
BEFORE PROVIDENCE: Played basketball at DeLasalle as a freshman and sophomore... Captained the team as a sophomore... Continued scholastic playing career at Minneapolis South High School as a junior and senior, and was named captain as a senior... She was a part of this team that won the Twin City Championships in 2010... Won All-Conference and All-Metro four times (2008-11)... A three-time All-State selection as a freshman, junior and senior... Was a finalist for Minnesota Miss Basketball in 2011... Recorded 1,400 career points... Was a member of the Lady Monarchs for three years and the Minneapolis Lady Cats for four years.
PERSONAL: Daughter of Trena Rule and Paris Jackson... Born May 10, 1993... Has one brother, Lester Thomas... Has one sister, Carolyn Jackson... Health policy management major.
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