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Allie Havers
Player Profile:
Allie Havers 967542
Position: Forward
Height: 6'5"
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Mattawan, Mich.
High School: Mattawan
Major: Psychology

Honors & Awards

  • Academic All-Big Ten (2015, 2016)
  • Nebraska Kathy Branchaud Most Improved Rebounder Award (2016)
  • Nebraska Teammate Award (2014)
  • Tom Osborne Citizenship Team (2014, 2015, 2016)
  • Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll (Fall 2013, 2014; Spring 2014, 2015)
  • No. 76 Player in the Nation (Blue Star Basketball, 2012)
  • Finalist for Michigan Miss Basketball (2013)
  • Finalist for Michigan Miss Volleyball (2013)
  • First-Team Michigan Class A All-State (Basketball, 2012, 2013)
  • First-Team Michigan Class A All-State (Volleyball, 2012)
  • First-Team Michigan Class A All-State (Softball, 2012)
  • Kalamazoo Area Player of the Year (Basketball, 2012, 2013)
  • Four-Time First-Team All-South Michigan Athletic Conference (Basketball, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013)

Junior (2015-16)
Allie Havers (pronounced HAY-vers) started 21 of Nebraska’s final 22 games after playing as NU’s first post off the bench for the first 74 games of her career. The 6-5 junior from Mattawan, Mich., Havers averaged 8.3 points, 6.6 rebounds, 1.1 assists and 1.0 block in 24.6 minutes per game. 

Havers replaced Rachel Blackburn in the starting lineup from Dec. 19 through Feb. 21. Blackburn, who has battled injury after starting NU’s first nine games, returned to the starting five against Indiana Feb. 24.

Havers scored 14 points on 7-of-8 shooting against the Hoosiers and returned to the starting lineup in the win over Northwestern Feb. 28. She had back-to-back double-doubles against the Wildcats (13 points, 10 rebounds) and in the Big Ten Tournament against Rutgers (16 points, 10 rebounds) on March 3 to finish with four double-doubles on the year.

She added 10 points, seven rebounds and two assists against Northern Iowa in the WNIT March 17. Havers finished with 11 double-figure scoring efforts, including each of the last five games, when she averaged 13.0 points and 6.8 boards.

She had 15 points, eight rebounds and a career-high five assists at Michigan Jan. 24, before adding a double-double with 11 points and a career-high 14 rebounds against Wisconsin Jan. 27. She had 10 points, eight rebounds and four assists at Penn State Jan. 13. She added eight points, four rebounds a block, a steal and a key deflection on the game’s final play to help secure a 62-61 win at Purdue Jan. 20.

Havers had her first double-double with 14 points and 12 rebounds against Evansville Dec. 8. She added a career-high 18 points at No. 22 California Dec. 12.

Sophomore (2014-15)
Havers made a greater impact on Nebraska’s lineup in 2014-15, while continuing in her role as NU’s top post player off the bench.

She averaged 4.9 points and 3.0 rebounds while playing in all 32 games, including five double-figure scoring efforts. Havers had a season-high 13 points to go along with four rebounds, two assists and a block in 20 minutes off the bench in NU's second-round Big Ten Tournament win over Illinois on March 5.

Havers added 11 points to go along with five rebounds in NU's win over Penn State Jan. 15. She pitched in 10 points and four rebounds in a win over Minnesota Feb. 24. She pumped in 10 points on 4-of-6 shooting from the floor in a win over Illinois Jan. 29, and scored 10 points and grabbed five rebounds to open Big Ten play at Minnesota Dec. 29.

Havers put up her best performance of the non-conference season with eight points, eight rebounds and an assist in NU’s 82-61 win at Washington State Nov. 19. She added eight huge points on 4-of-5 shooting to help the Huskers hold off Creighton, 60-57, Dec. 11, before contributing eight points, five rebounds, a block and a steal in a win over High Point Dec. 20.

Off the court, Havers earned academic All-Big Ten honors while claiming a spot on the Tom Osborne Citizenship Team for the second straight year.

Freshman (2013-14)
Havers averaged 3.2 points and 2.6 rebounds while playing in all 33 games for the Big Ten champion Huskers as a freshman in 2013-14.

She produced the best game of her career in the semifinals of the Big Ten Tournament against No. 19 Michigan State on March 8. With All-American Jordan Hooper strapped with early foul trouble and the third-seeded Huskers clinging to a 16-13 lead over the Big Ten regular-season co-champion Spartans, Havers helped ignite a decisive first-half run to send the Big Red to the championship game.

Havers dished out three assists in her first three minutes, helping NU take a 39-19 lead with seven minutes left in the half. She then scored six straight points to give the Huskers a 50-27 halftime lead. She finished with a season-high 17 points on 6-of-7 shooting from the field and a 5-for-5 effort at the free throw line. She also dished out a career-best three assists while blocking a career-high three shots in 19 minutes. She also grabbed one steal.

For the tournament, Havers shot 80 percent (8-10) from the field and a perfect 100 percent (5-5) at the line, averaging 6.7 points in 9.0 minutes per game.

Havers added another solid effort midway through the Big Ten season with eight points and a season-high 10 rebounds at Northwestern Jan. 26. She added two points, eight rebounds, an assist and a steal in a win over Michigan Jan. 29.

Havers opened her career with 14 points and three rebounds in 15 minutes in NU's 77-49 win over UCLA on Nov. 8. She hit 4-of-6 shots from the field and 6-of-7 free throws, while pulling down three offensive boards. She had two rebounds in a Nov. 11 win over Alabama, before producing seven points, seven boards and an assist in a road win at Utah on Nov. 15.

Havers had a six-point, six-rebound effort in a season-high 24 minutes in NU's win over UMass-Lowell on Nov. 27. She added an assist for the fourth straight game, while notching her first career steal and a block against the River Hawks.

She produced her fourth game with six or more points by going 3-for-3 from the field in a win over Utah State on Dec. 8. She added two rebounds, a block and a steal in the win over the Aggies. Havers added five points, a rebound and a block in 11 strong minutes against Creighton on Dec. 14.

Before Nebraska
Havers earned first-team Michigan Class A honors from the Associated Press and Detroit Free Press for the second straight year in 2013. As a senior at Mattawan High School, Havers averaged 19.3 points, 11.4 rebounds, 3.3 blocks, 2.3 steals and 1.5 assists. She was also the Kalamazoo Area Player of the Year for the second straight season for Coach Troy Wright.

Havers shot 43.3 percent from the field and 71.1 percent from the free throw line, while helping Mattawan to a 15-10 overall record while advancing to the regional finals.

Havers earned first-team Class A all-state honors on the basketball court for the second straight season, and closed her career with 1,561 points, 1,015 rebounds, a school-record 348 blocks and 178 steals in 94 career games.

As a junior, Havers averaged 17.9 points, 11.8 rebounds, 5.3 blocks, 1.6 steals and 1.3 assists for the 16-7 Wildcats. She shot 50 percent from the field, including 31 percent from three-point range, while knocking down 77 percent of her free throws.

Havers was ranked as the No. 76 player overall in the nation by Blue Star and earned first-team Michigan Class A honors from the Associated Press in 2012 and 2013. She was also the Kalamazoo Area Player of the Year in both 2012 and 2013 and earned her fourth straight first-team All-South Michigan Athletic Conference honor in 2013.

Havers competed for the Michigan Crossover club team coached by Emez Oliver.

The versatile and talented Havers was a tremendous all-around athlete. She was a first-team Class A Michigan all-stater in volleyball as a senior in 2012 and was a first-team all-stater as a shortstop/pitcher on the softball field as a junior in 2012 and as a senior in 2013, when she led Mattawan to the state softball title in the circle.

Havers was a four-year letterwinner as a middle blocker/hitter on the Mattawan volleyball team. She was an honorable-mention Under Armour All-American as a volleyball player and was nominated for Miss Volleyball in the state of Michigan. She earned first-team Class A all-state honors as a senior, after claiming second-team accolades as both a sophomore and junior.

On the softball field, Havers earned first-team Class A all-state honors as a shortstop in 2012 and as a pitcher in 2013.

Personal
The daughter of Mike and Jullie Havers, Allie was born Nov. 16, 1994. She has two sisters, Caralee and Reilly, and a brother, Ty. Allie is majoring in psychology and earned academic All-Big Ten honors in 2015 and 2016.

Havers is also a four-time member of the Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll, and she is a two-time selection to the Tom Osborne Citizenship Team.

Havers chose Nebraska over Michigan, Illinois, Indiana, Green Bay and Iowa State.

Five Facts About Allie

  1. Allie is deathly afraid of spiders.
  2. She likes elderly people.
  3. Pizza rolls are her favorite snack.
  4. The refrigerator is her best friend.
  5. She likes to play beach volleyball in her free time.

Havers' Career Statistics

Year

G-GS

FG-FGA

Pct.

3P-3PA

Pct.

FT-FTA

Pct.

TRB-Avg.

PF-D

A

TO

Blk

ST

Pts-Avg.

2013-14 33-0 40-90 .444 0-3 .000 26-34 .765 85-2.6 45-0 11 34 9 8 106-3.2

2014-15

32-0

64-154

.416

0-3

.000

28-38

.737

97-3.0

51-0

10

34

12

9

156-4.9

2015-16

31-21

112-223

.502

0-0

.000

33-46

.717

205-6.6

79-2

34

52

32

11

257-8.3

Career

96-21

216-467

.463

0-6

.000

87-118

.737

387-4.0

175-2

55

120

53

28

519-5.4

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