Senior (2012-13) One of the nation's top point guards, All-American Lindsey Moore produced Nebraska career (699) and single-season (195) assist records as a senior in 2012-13 while leading the Huskers to their second NCAA Sweet 16 in the past four years.
Moore capped her career by earning honorable-mention All-America accolades from the Associated Press. She joined teammate Jordan Hooper on the AP squad, becoming the first Huskers in history to claim All-America honors in the same season.
Moore finished her brilliant four-year campaign with Nebraska career records for victories (94), starts (132) and minutes played (4,360). She also broke her own single-season record for minutes played as a senior with 1,170, surpassing her previous school mark of 1,164 set in 2010-11.
A 2012 and 2013 Nancy Lieberman Award finalist, Moore was the No. 12 overall pick in the first round of the 2013 WNBA Draft by the Minnesota Lynx.
As a senior, Moore averaged 15.1 points, 3.6 rebounds, 5.7 assists and 1.8 steals per game. She shot team bests of 46.8 percent from the field and 38.2 percent from three-point range. Moore ranked among the top 15 in the Big Ten in seven statistical categories, including No. 1 in assist-to-turnover ratio (2.14-to-1).
In 2013 NCAA Tournament play, the Wade, Naismith and Wooden preseason candidate averaged 14.7 points, 5.3 rebounds and 7.7 assists over three tournament games, while becoming the first Husker in history to start on a pair of Sweet 16 squads. Her seven career NCAA Tournament games (all starts) also were a school record.
Moore was at her best in Nebraska's 74-63 upset of No. 9 Texas A&M in the NCAA Tournament second round at College Station, Texas, March 25. She produced her fifth career double-double with 20 points and a season-high 10 assists while adding six rebounds. It was her ninth 20-point scoring performance of the season and 25th of her career. She produced a pair of 30-point performances among her 25 career 20-point games, and she owns the only triple-double in school history (vs. Florida A&M, Jan. 2, 2011).
She closed her career with team-highs of 11 points and six assists to go along with five rebounds in a loss to No. 5 Duke in the Norfolk Regional semifinals March 31. Although the Huskers came up short in advancing to their first-ever NCAA Elite Eight, Moore tied the Nebraska single-season record with 195 assists (Meggan Yedsena, 1991-92), while eclipsing Yedsena's previous NU career assist record (696, 1991-94). Moore finished with 699 career assists, while ranking 11th in school history with 1,673 points.
Moore also finished fourth in school history with 173 career three-pointers, while ranking sixth in the NU record books in free throws made (402) and attempted (511). Her .787 career free throw percentage ranked seventh. She also finished ninth in Nebraska history with 208 career steals.
Known for her fiery competitive spirit, Moore was a four-year fan favorite of the Husker faithful across Nebraska and especially at the Devaney Center, where she led the Huskers to a school-record 53 home wins in her four years. Big Red fans voted her one of five players on Nebraska's All-Devaney Team as part of NU's final season of competition at the Devaney Center in 2012-13.
Moore scored a season-high 26 points in NU's win over Wisconsin Jan. 2, when she tied a career high with five three-pointers. She added four assists and four steals against UW. She added 26 points and seven boards at Minnesota Jan. 20, sparking Nebraska's 10-game Big Ten winning streak than spanned the entire month of February. Moore also dished out seven assists and led NU with three steals against the Gophers.
Moore produced a 23-point effort against No. 7 Penn State March 3, and added a 22-point, eight-assist performance against Purdue March 9. She also had 22 points and eight assists in NU's overtime loss to No. 14 Purdue Jan. 5. In four career games against the Boilermakers, Moore averaged 24.3 points, 3.5 rebounds and 5.8 assists.
She produced 23 points at USC Nov. 23, including 17 points in the final 6:06 to carry the Huskers to victory. She tied career bests against the Women of Troy by going 13-of-15 at the free throw line. Moore added 21 points and five assists at South Dakota State Nov. 18, before producing 20 points and three assists at South Florida Dec. 16.
In fact, in 18 games against 2013 NCAA Tournament teams, Moore averaged 16.0 points, 3.8 rebounds, 6.4 assists and 1.8 steals - all numbers higher than her overall season averages. Even more impressively, 15 of those 18 games came against teams that advanced to the NCAA second round or farther.
Overall Moore scored double figures in each of the final 16 games of her career and 31 of 34 games as a senior. She also recorded seven or more assists on 13 occasions and five or more rebounds 12 times as a senior from her point guard spot.
Her clutch performances included 14 points, seven rebounds and seven assists while sealing a 76-75 win at Iowa with two free throws with 12 seconds left on Feb. 11. Moore had 16 points and four steals while hitting two free throws in the final 20 seconds to seal NU's win at Northwestern Feb. 7. She added a team-high 13 points and found Hailie Sample on the game-winning assist (not officially credited) before sealing the win with a free throw in the final 10 seconds at Wisconsin on Feb. 28. Moore had 14 points, five boards, eight assists and a season-high five steals in a win over No. 24 Florida State Dec. 8. She also hit the game-winning free throws with 22 seconds left against the Seminoles.
Moore scored 14 points to go along with eight rebounds and four assists in a win over Ohio State Feb. 14, before adding game highs of 15 points and eight assists in a win at Michigan Feb. 21. She had 10 points, seven rebounds and eight assists in a win over Iowa Feb. 24.
The 2009 Washington High School Player of the Year and a Parade All-American, Moore helped the 2009-10 Huskers to the best season in school history alongside first-team All-American and 2010 WNBA All-Rookie selection Kelsey Griffin. Moore became the first freshman point guard in NCAA Division I history to start every game for a team that went undefeated in the regular season.
The 2010-11 Huskers went through a rebuilding phase after losing six prominent seniors, including a trio of first-team All-Big 12 selections to graduation. Moore was also left to deal with the loss of NU's lone senior starter, Dominique Kelley, to a season-ending injury at the start of conference play.
As a junior in 2011-12, Moore fueled Nebraska's return to national prominence. The Huskers returned to the NCAA Tournament, while Moore led NU to the second Associated Press final top-25 ranking in school history. Moore led NU to 24 wins and played a major role in the development of honorable-mention All-American and first-team All-Big Ten forward Jordan Hooper.
Moore led the Huskers back to the NCAA Sweet 16 in 2012-13, guiding NU to the second-most victories in school history with 25. She also led the Huskers back to the final AP rankings for the third time in four years, finishing at No. 24 in the AP Poll. The Huskers finished second in the regular-season Big Ten standings at 12-4, the second-highest conference win total in school history.
"Lindsey is a classic floor leader. She is an excellent passer and decision-maker as a point guard, and she can score in a variety of ways," Nebraska Coach Connie Yori said. "I love her competitiveness on the court."
Junior (2011-12) Moore earned second-team All-Big Ten honors by averaging 15.7 points, 5.1 assists and 2.2 steals per game as a junior. She produced double figures in 27 of 33 games, including a pair of double-doubles (points-assists).
For the season, Moore hit 42.6 percent of her field goal attempts, including 31.2 percent (48-154) of her three-pointers. Her shooting percentages dipped during the season because she was frequently Nebraska's final option in late-shot clock situations. She also hit a stellar 81.9 percent (145-177) of her free throws. Her free throws made and attempted both ranked among the top-10 single-season marks in Nebraska history.
Her 167 assists on the year ranked eighth in school history and third all-time among NU juniors. Her 72 steals just missed a top-10 season at Nebraska, as did her 48 three-pointers made.
She added a spot on the Big Ten All-Tournament Team by averaging 18.8 points, 4.8 assists and 2.8 steals while leading the the Huskers to the Big Ten title game.
Moore had 27 points, five assists, four rebounds and two steals while playing a career-high 50 minutes in the Big Ten Championship Game against No. 21 Purdue. She added 26 points, six assists and five steals in the conference quarterfinal win over Iowa. Her performance against the Hawkeyes included a near-halfcourt three-pointer at the buzzer to close the first half. She produced 10 20-point efforts on the year, including six with 26 or more points.
Moore opened her junior season by producing double figures in the first four games, including 10 points and a career-high six steals in just 22 minutes in a season-opening win over Arkansas-Pine Bluff. She added her first double-double of the season with 18 points and a career-high matching 11 assists in just 22 minutes in a win over Mississippi Valley State on Nov. 15. She went 7-of-7 from the field, including 2-of-2 from three-point range, while hitting both of her free throw attempts against the Devilettes.
She earned the first Big Ten Player-of-the-Week award in school history after her 22-point, six-assist effort in a win over No. 23 USC Nov. 18.
Moore was held to eight points but had eight assists and four steals in a win at Florida A&M, before producing 15 points, seven rebounds, five assists and three steals two days later at Florida State. She added 16 points, four assists and five steals in a loss at eventual NCAA Sweet 16 qualifier Georgia Tech on Nov. 30.
Moore erupted for one of the best efforts of her career with 31 points, nine assists, six rebounds and three steals in a double-overtime win at Northern Arizona Dec. 10. Moore, who joined Hooper (32) against NAU as the first Husker teammates in history to score 30 or more points in the same game, scored 25 points after halftime against the Lumberjacks.
Moore closed non-conference play with 27 points, six assists, four rebounds and two steals against South Dakota State Dec. 21.
Moore pumped in 26 points, including eight in the third overtime of Nebraska's 93-89 triple-overtime victory at No. 15 Purdue Feb. 2. Moore's 28-foot three-pointer from the left wing in the third overtime made her the 27th Husker in history to reach 1,000 career points. She added seven rebounds, two assists and two steals in 49 minutes against the Boilermakers.
She produced 28 points and five assists in a win at Wisconsin Jan. 12. Her effort against the Badgers followed a dominant performance at Iowa Jan. 8, when she led the Huskers in every category with 22 points, 11 assists, seven rebounds and three steals in a 77-72 win. It was her fourth career double-double and second of the season. She averaged 21.0 points, 5.0 rebounds, 6.7 assists and 4.0 steals in three wins over Iowa on the season.
Moore added 23 points against Michigan Feb. 9, including a career-high-matching five three-pointers. After a 12-point, five-assist effort at Minnesota, Moore suffered a bruised knee late in a loss to Northwestern. The injury limited her effectiveness during a four-game stretch where she averaged just 8.8 points to close the regular-season Big Ten schedule.
She recovered to earn All-Big Ten Tournament honors. In four tournament games, Moore averaged 18.8 points, 4.8 assists, 2.8 rebounds and 2.3 steals. She capped the tournament run with 27 points, five assists and four rebounds against No. 21 Purdue in the title game. That followed a 26-point effort that included six assists and five steals in a quarterfinal win over Iowa. For her efforts, she was one of five players named to the Big Ten All-Tournament Team.
Moore closed the year with 12 points, six rebounds and two assists in NU's first-round NCAA Tournament loss to Kansas.
Sophomore (2010-11) Moore expanded her game throughout 2010-11 and earned honorable-mention All-Big 12 accolades. In Big 12 play, Moore ranked 10th in the league in scoring with 17.0 points per game, while ranking third in the league with 5.9 assists per contest.
She averaged 14.1 points per game, while ranking third in the Big 12 with 5.9 assists per contest. She added 3.8 rebounds per game and led the Huskers with 31 total steals. Moore hit 43.3 percent of her shots from the field, including 34.3 percent (49-143) of her three-pointers. She also connected on 77.9 percent of her free throws.
Over the final five games of her sophomore season, Moore averaged 21.0 points, 4.6 rebounds and 8.2 assists per game, including a career-high 33 points and five assists at Kansas on Feb. 26. She added 23 points and nine assists against Colorado on March 2, and 23 points and eight assists in a win over Missouri on Feb. 22. Moore added her second career double-double with 13 points and 10 assists at eventual national champion Texas A&M in the regular-season finale on March 5. She closed the year with 13 points and nine assists in the Big 12 Tournament against Iowa State on March 8. Her nine assists against the Cyclones set Nebraska's Big 12 Tournament single-game record.
Moore hit 55.4 percent of her field goals over the final five games, including 43.5 percent of her three-point attempts. She also went 13-for-14 (92.9 percent) at the free throw line during that stretch. Over the final five games Moore had a hand in 68.9 percent of NU's made baskets. She finished the year with a hand in 47.1 percent of NU's field goals. In Coach Connie Yori's first eight seasons at Nebraska no NU player had ever had a hand in 38 percent of NU's field goals in a season.
Moore made history with Nebraska's first-ever triple-double with 12 points, a career-high 10 rebounds, and a career-high matching 11 assists in a win over Florida A&M on Jan. 2. She was honored with the first Big 12 Player-of-the-Week award of her career on Jan. 3.
As a sophomore Moore played a school-record 1,164 minutes, averaging more than 37 minutes per game. She led the Big 12 with 39.3 minutes per game in league action, going the distance in 12 of the 16 regular-season league games, including a career-high 45 minutes in a win over Kansas on Jan. 16. She had 23 points, six rebounds and five assists against the Jayhawks.
Overall, she went the distance 16 times and spent just 29 minutes off the court in NU's final 25 games. She played the full 40 in each of Nebraska's final four games, and had a six-game stretch beginning with the Kansas game on Jan. 16 where she did not come off the floor.
Moore closed the season with double figures in 13 consecutive games. She scored in double figures 22 times on the year, including six games with 20 or more points. In addition to her career-high 33 points at Kansas, she poured in 27 against No. 23 Iowa State on Jan. 26. She notched 23 points in the second meeting with Kansas, while also scoring 23 in rematches with Missouri (Feb. 22) and Colorado (March 2). She posted the first 20-point effort of her career with 22 points and nine assists in NU's win over ACC regular-season champion Miami on Nov. 17.
Moore opened her sophomore season in record-setting fashion by knocking down a career-high five of Nebraska's school-record 17 three-pointers in a win over Vermont on Nov. 13. She finished with 17 points against UVM.
She helped the Huskers improve to 4-0 on the season with 15 points and five assists in a win at Washington State on Nov. 22. She improved to 35-0 in collegiate regular-season starts by helping the Huskers to a win over UNLV on Nov. 30. NU moved to 6-0 with that win before suffering its first defeat at Indiana on Dec. 5, when Moore had just one point and four assists in the first regular-season loss of her college career.
Freshman (2009-10) Moore stepped into Nebraska's starting five after earning Washington High School Player-of-the-Year honors in 2009.
Not only did Moore earn a starting job for all 34 games and one of five spots on the Big 12 All-Freshman Team, she continued to show her improvement throughout the year.
She averaged 8.9 points, 4.5 assists and 1.5 steals over the final 11 games, while shooting 50.8 percent (31-61) from the field, including 50 percent (14-28) from three-point range and 81.5 percent (22-27) from the free throw line during that stretch.
Moore, who notched nine double-figure scoring efforts on the year, produced double digits in six of NU's last 11 games. She had a career-high 18 points against No. 13 Iowa State Feb. 17, when she hit a career-best four three-pointers.
She averaged 6.0 points, 2.1 rebounds, 4.5 assists and 1.3 steals per game as a freshman. Moore ranked third on NU's freshman assist chart (154) and was the first Husker since 2005-06 to record 100 or more assists in a season. She also tied for fifth on NU's freshman three-point made list with 24.
In Big 12 play, Moore was even better, averaging 6.6 points, 4.6 assists and 1.4 steals per game. In NCAA Tournament play, Moore averaged 9.7 points, 1.7 rebounds, 6.0 assists and 1.3 steals, while shooting 60 percent from the field and 62.5 percent (5-8) from three-point range. She was also 6-of-7 at the line. She produced double figures with 10 points each against Northern Iowa and Kentucky, and had nine points and a career-best 11 assists in a second-round win over No. 22 UCLA. She had eight points, seven assists and a career-high four steals against No. 11 Texas A&M in the Big 12 semifinals.
Moore had 14 points, three assists and three steals in just 24 minutes against Kansas (March 3). She added 11 points and pulled down a career-best eight rebounds to go along with five assists in a win over No. 10 Oklahoma State (Feb. 3). She added double figures with 10 points, three rebounds, four assists and two steals at Kansas State (March 6), after producing 10 points, four rebounds and four assists in NU's Big 12 title-clinching win over No. 11 Oklahoma (Feb. 24).
Moore had three steals at Kansas and Missouri, while hitting key free throws to seal the wins. She had nine assists, while adding four points, five boards and three steals in the win over KSU (Jan. 23). She produced 11 points while adding two steals in Nebraska's win over Creighton (Dec. 9). She notched her first double-figure scoring effort with 10 points in a 107-54 win over Washington State (Nov. 22). She added three rebounds, four assists, a steal and her first career blocked shot.
Moore had nine points, seven assists and just one turnover in a career-high 36 minutes in a 14-point win over No. 5 LSU (Dec. 20). She added eight points and a pair of assists in Nebraska's rout of RPI No. 14 Vermont (Jan. 4). Moore contributed eight points and five assists in Nebraska's 91-79 win over No. 19 Texas (Jan. 12).
Moore opened her career by dishing out eight assists, while adding five points, two rebounds and two steals in Nebraska's run past Davidson (Nov. 13).
Moore dished out eight more assists, while adding three points and two steals in Nebraska's win over previously unbeaten Miami on Dec. 5. She added seven assists, three points, three rebounds and a pair of steals in Nebraska's win at Saint Mary's on Nov. 28.
High School One of the top high school point guards in the nation in 2008-09, Moore came to Nebraska after a dominant senior year at Kentwood High School in the state of Washington. Moore captured Washington High School Player-of-the-Year honors from Gatorade, the Seattle Times and the Tacoma Tribune, while leading Kentwood to a Class 4A (state's largest) state title. Moore powered the Conquerors to a 28-1 final record and a final No. 2 national ranking in the USA Today Super 25.
The 5-9 guard averaged 15.7 points and 7.5 assists per game as a high school senior to earn first-team all-state honors from every major publication in the state of Washington. Moore's success capped an impressive high school career that included a top-100 national recruit ranking from ESPN HoopGurlz heading into her senior season. ESPN HoopGurlz picked Moore as the No. 1 player in the Washington Class of 2009, earning the No. 97 overall pick on the ESPN HoopGurlz Hundred.
She went on to earn one of 27 invitations to the USA Basketball Women's U19 National Team Trials in Colorado Springs, Colo., May 14-17. Moore, who was the fourth-youngest player invited to the trials, was one of 12 2009 high school All-Americans and one of five 2009 state players of the year at the trials.
A true point guard with tremendous floor vision and leadership potential, Moore earned first-team Seattle Times All-Area honors in 2007 and 2009, and is a three-time first-team All-SPSL selection. She was also named the Tacoma Tribune's Area MVP in both 2008 and 2009.
As a junior in 2007-08, Moore averaged 17.8 points, 7.9 assists, 4.6 rebounds and 3.7 steals per game for Kentwood.
Personal Lindsey is the daughter of Rich and Amy Moore and was born June 3, 1991. She has two older sisters, Chelsea and Erin. Moore is majoring in communication studies at Nebraska, and during the summer of 2012 she worked as a student-assistant in the Nebraska Media Relations Office.
She was a three-time selection to the Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll.
Moore chose Nebraska over Washington, Iowa State, Boise State, Gonzaga and Montana.
Five Facts About Lindsey
Lindsey's favorite color is lime green, and she likes to show that color on her fingernails at game time.
Jason Kidd is Lindsey's idol.
Lindsey's favorite holiday is the Fourth of July.
Her favorite foods are teriyaki and barbeque.
Lindsey's favorite Disney movie is "The Little Mermaid."
Moore's Career Statistics
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