Former Women's Hoops Standout Jordan Follows Her Dream to Sweden
Postgame Notes: Stanford 73, Michigan 40
Thompson Hits 1,000, Women's Hoops Has Season Ended by Stanford
NCAA Women's Basketball Tournament Second Round Press Conference
NCAA Women's Basketball Tournament Press Conference
U-M opens NCAA Tournament play Sunday against Villanova.
Coach Barnes Arico and seniors Jenny Ryan, Nya Jordan and Kate Thompson participated in a pre-tournament press conference before Sunday's game.
Rachel Sheffer and Nya Jordan comment on the loss to No. 24 Nebraska.
An up-close interview with Nya Jordan, who talks about playing against the boys in school, turning a tragedy into a passion for art and her desire to be a director.
Coach Barnes Arico and players react to the win over Harvard.
Senior (2012-13) ... All-Big Ten honorable mention (media) ... Appeared in all 33 games, starting the last 27 contests ... Averaged 8.4 points and 7.3 rebounds in 28.2 minutes per game ... Scored in double figures 16 times ... Had seven double-doubles (points/rebounds) ... Scored eight points with 13 rebounds against Indiana in the Big Ten Tournament (March 7) ... Recorded 11 points and 11 rebounds against Northwestern (Feb. 28) ... Went for 14 points and 11 rebounds at Penn State (Feb. 24) ... Scored 12 points and grabbed a career-best 16 rebounds against Nebraska (Feb. 21) ... Scored 16 points and grabbed 11 rebounds at Purdue (Feb. 10) ... Scored 12 points and grabbed 10 rebounds at Michigan State (Feb. 4) ... Had 10 points and 11 rebounds at Indiana (Jan. 24) ... Scored 14 points and grabbed 12 rebounds against Indiana (Jan. 3) ... Scored a season-high and tied career-high with 17 points against Niagara (Dec. 29) ... Scored seven points with 14 rebounds against Valparaiso (Dec. 20) ... Grabbed 11 rebounds against Florida (Dec. 1) ... Earned first start of the season against No. 4 Duke (Nov. 28), scoring eight points with four rebounds in 31 minutes ... Played 22 minutes off the bench against Boston U (Nov. 24), scoring seven points with four rebounds and four assists ... Scored nine points, grabbed six rebounds and dished out three assists in 21 minutes off the bench against Harvard (Nov. 23).
Junior (2011-12) ... Earned third varsity letter ... Played in all 32 games, starting 16 times ... Earned starts in 16 of Michigan's last 17 contests ... Averaged 3.9 points, 3.4 rebounds and 18.4 minutes per game ... Recorded first career double-double against Penn State (Jan. 26), scoring 10 points and grabbing 12 rebounds in a career-high 38 minutes ... Tallied second career double-double at Nebraska (Feb. 9), scoring 11 points with 10 rebounds ... Recorded a career-high three steals on two occasions, against Northwestern (Feb. 2) and at Iowa (Feb. 26) ... Handed out four assists three times, coming against Michigan State (Jan. 4), Penn State (Jan. 26) and Nebraska (Feb. 9).
Sophomore (2010-11) ... Earned second varsity letter ... Saw action in 13 games as a starter before suffering season-ending knee injury ... Averaged 7.2 points (93 total) per game and 4.2 rebounds (55 total) in 28.4 minutes per game ... Made first career start against Alcorn State (Nov. 12), playing 24 minutes ... Tallied a career-best 17 points against Indiana State (Nov. 22), including three three-pointers ... Posted four games in double figures on the season ... Totaled a season-high seven rebounds at Marquette (Nov. 19) ... Set a career high with seven assists against New Mexico State (Dec. 13).
Freshman (2009-10) ... Earned first varsity letter ... Named team's Most Improved Player ... Saw action in 29 games ... Averaged 2.1 points (60 total) and 2.2 (65 total) rebounds in 9.8 minutes per game ... Made collegiate debut against Ball State (Nov. 13), scoring two points and grabbing three rebounds ... Scored nine points and also set a new career-best with four field goals against Illinois (Jan. 28) ... Grabbed a season-high six rebounds three times ... Picked up lone block of the season against Michigan State (Feb. 11) ... Played in each of U-M's final six games of the season ... Played a season-best 23 minutes against Northwestern (Feb. 4) ... Made her third career triple against Syracuse in the quarterfinals of the Women's National Invitation Tournament (WNIT).
Prep ... Attended Detroit Community (2009), coached by Willie Riley ... Three-year varsity letterwinner ... Led her team to regional and district titles during her sophomore and junior years ... Reached the quarterfinals of the MHSAA State Championships ... Team made a run to the Class B State Finals during her junior year ... Key Statistics ... averaged better than 15 points per game and 10 rebounds per game for her high school career ... Honors and Rankings ... Ranked No. 117 in the All-Star Girls Report ... 2009 Sporting News honorable mention Preseason All-American ... Named to Detroit Free Press All-Detroit team ... 2009 Michigan Miss Basketball Finalist.
Personal ... Enrolled in the School of Art and Design ... Majoring in art and design ... Full name is Nya Monique Jordan ... Birthday: October 13, 1991 ... Daughter of Michael Jordan and Darlene Williams ... has three brothers and one sister.