Amy

Gusso

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Guard
Height: 5'6"
Year: Senior
City/State: Spearfish, S.D.
High School: Spearfish H.S.

Bio

Senior (1997-98)
A leader on and off the floor, Amy Gusso saw action in 24 of Nebraska's 33 games through the 1997-98 season - her first back since a knee injury that ended the 1996-97 season.

Gusso produced 11 assists and 3 steals while averaging 0.5 points and rebounds.

Medical Redshirt Senior (1996-97)
Gusso appeared in 14 games before suffering a major knee injury that ended her season in practice before the second Missouri game.  She missed the second 14 games of the season.  Gusso was used off the bench as the backup to starting point guard LaToya Doage. 

Gusso averaged 0.7 points and 1.0 assist per game, while committing only four turnovers in the 14 contests.  She had a career-high of three points in the win over Bucknell, hitting a three-pointer and handed out a career-high three assists against both Southern Utah and Bucknell.

Junior (1995-96)
Gusso appeared in only six games but made the most of it, hitting 66.7 percent of her shots from the field, including one three-pointer.  She made her only field goal try, a three-pointer, in the season-opening win over Gonzaga in the CableVision Classic. 

Her best game, statistically, came in the vicotry over Nicholls State, where she hit her only shot, grabbed four rebounds and handed out three assists in five minutes of action.  Gusso appeared in two Big Eight games (Missouri and Oklahoma) and had an assist against the Tigers.

Sophomore (1994-95)
Gusso played in 13 games, averaging more than two minutes per contest.  She made 1-of-4 shots from the field, including a three-pointer.  She totaled four rebounds, one steal and a pair of assists.

High School
Gusso was a standout all-around athlete and student at Spearfish (S.D.) High School.  She was twice named to the All-Black Hills Conference team as a point guard.  Gusso averaged 11 points, six assists and four steals per game as a senior.  She finished with averages of 9.5 points and four assists throughout a prep career that earned her three varsity letters.  She was named the conference's most valuable defensive plyer, twice.  A member of the National Honor Society, she was named to the South Dakota Academic All-State Basketball Team.

Personal
Gusso is the daughter of Tim and Kathy Gusso.  She has one sister, Emilee and two brothers, T.J. and Dominic.  Gusso received her degree from Nebraska in 1998.

Gusso's Career Statistics

Year

G-GS

FG-FGA

Pct.

3P-3PA

Pct.

FT-FTA

Pct.

TRB-Avg.

PF-D

A

TO

Blk

ST

Pts-Avg.

1994-95

13-0

1-4

.250

1-2

.500

0-1

.000

4-0.3

3-0

2

5

0

1

3-0.2

1995-96

6-0

2-3

.667

1-2

.500

0-2

.000

5-0.8

5-0

5

4

0

0

5-0.8

1996-97

14-0

4-10

.400

1-5

.200

1-2

.500

6-0.4

10-0

13

4

0

5

10-0.7

1997-98 24-0 2-10 .200 1-6 .167 8-13 .615 11-0.5 9-0 11 8 0 3 13-0.5

Career

57-0 

9-27

.333

4-15

.266

9-18

.500

26-0.4

27-0

31

21

0

9

31-0.5

   

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