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#24 Sydney Wiese
Position: Guard
Height: 6'0"
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Phoenix, Ariz.
High School: Pinnacle HS
Experience: High School
Sydney Wiese Biography
Courtesy: Athletic Communications
Release: 07/01/2014

Career Statistics (PDF)

2013-14 Game-by-Game Statistics (PDF)

FRESHMAN (2013-14): All-Pac-12 (Coaches and Media) …  Pac-12 All-Freshman Team (Coaches and Media) ... Pac-12 All-Tournament Team ... Full Court Freshman Second Team All-American ... Started all 35 games and averaged 14.3 points, 3.3 rebounds and 4.0 assists per contest ... Became the fifth OSU freshman to lead her team in scoring [Jamie Weisner (2012-13), Alyssa Martin (2010-11), Tanja Kostic (1992-93), Betty Collings (1977-78)] …  First OSU freshman since Tanja Kostic in 1993 to receive a spot on the All-Pac-12 Team … Set a school record for 3-point makes, draining 112, a number which is the most for a Pac-12 freshman, second overall in single-season conference history, tied for 20th in NCAA single-season history and tied for fourth among NCAA freshmen all-time … Made 3.20 3-pointers per game, which was the seventh best clip in the country … Shot 42.4 percent from 3-point range, 16th in the NCAA, tops among the nation’s freshmen and fourth in OSU history … Became the Beavers’ 19th 500-point scorer, just the second to do so as a freshman, and first since Casey Bunn in 2006-07 … Handed out 141 assists, an Oregon State freshman record … Sixteenth in the Pac-12 in scoring, 12th in field goal percentage (.447), fifth in assists, first in 3-point field goal percentage (.424), first in 3-point field goals made (112) and ninth in minutes played (34.2) ... Led the Beavers to their first NCAA Tournament win since 1995 with a career and game-high 26 points against Middle Tennessee (3/23) … Tied for the second-highest point total in school history in the NCAA Tournament and tied the OSU record for 3-point makes in an NCAA Tournament game (6) … Became just the second Pac-12 player to reach triple digits in 3-pointers when she made her third against Washington State in the semifinals of the Pac-12 Tournament (3/8) ... Named to the All-Tournament Team after averaging 19.3 points, 3.7 rebounds and 3.3 assists per game in Seattle ... Set the Pac-12 freshman 3-point record against No. 20 Arizona State (3/2) ... Became the first OSU freshman to surpass 400 points since 1993 against the Sun Devils ... Earned her second Pac-12 Freshman of the Week honor after averaging 14.5 points in OSU’s wins over Arizona (2/28) and Arizona State (3/2), going 10-for-21 from the field (.476) and 9-for-17 from long range (.529) … Moved into the Pac-12’s single-season top 10 in 3-point makes when she hit her 83rd at Washington (2/23) ... Set a new OSU single-season record for 3-point makes against USC (2/16) with her 76th in the second half ... Played all 40 minutes against the Trojans for the second time this season, scoring a game-high 17 points and hitting at least five 3-pointers for the fourth time ... Passed the 100-assist mark with four against Utah (2/10) ... Reached the 20-point plateau for the third time this season against Colorado (2/8), setting career highs in free throws made (8) and attempted (10) ... Put up a 15-point, five-rebound, five-assist, five-steal performance against Washington State (1/26) ... Scored 17 and had a game-high five assists at UCLA (1/20) ... Pulled down a career-high eight rebounds and had a personal best two blocks at USC (1/17) ... Named Pac-12 Freshman of the Week after a career game at Oregon (1/11) where she set personal bests in assists (9) and 3-point field goals made (7) and scored 24 points ... Averaged 13.0 points, 3.7 rebounds, 3.3 assists and 2.7 steals at the Duel in the Desert ... Tallied a career-high five steals against Creighton (12/19) ... Scored 17 and was a perfect 5-of-5 from 3-point range against Hawai‘i (12/13) ... Perfect display from distance is an OSU record (min. five attempts) and tied a Pac-12 record … Shot 60 percent and scored 16 points against the Pilots ... Handed out six assists against Penn State (11/29) ... Scored 15 points, all from behind the arc, in the win over LMU (11/21) ... Dished out six assists in the win over Sac State (11/15) ... Scored a game-high 20 points against Corban (11/8), the third best output for an OSU freshman in her first game.

PINNACLE HIGH SCHOOL: Started four years at point guard for head coach Troy Wiese … Ranked as the 66th best player in the country according to Blue Star Basketball, 56th by the All Star Girls Report and 80th in the 2013 ESPN HoopGurlz listings … Named 2013 Arizona Big Schools Girls Basketball Player of the Year … Averaged 18.5 points, 5.2 assists, 3.2 rebounds and 2.5 steals per game as a senior, leading Pinnacle to a 32-3 record and state runner-up finish … In addition to earning Player of the Year honors from the Arizona Republic in 2013, was also named section, division and Arizona Basketball Coaches Association (ABCA) Player of the Year … Broke the 2,000-point mark in her career at Nike (Tournament of Champions) TOC in December 2012, where her team finished third … Picked for the ABCA Seniors All-Star Game in 2013 … Named Most Outstanding Player at the Highland Thanksgiving Tournament in 2012 … 2012-13 Pinnacle High School Most Valuable Player … In 2011-12, led her team to a 23-7 record after averaging 24.4 points, 5.2 rebounds, 4.8 assists and 2.9 steals per game … That junior season, set a school record with 114 3-pointers made and earned All-Arizona Division I Honorable Mention accolades … Also set records for points in a game (44) and season (732) in 2011-12 … Owns the school record for 3-pointers made in one game (8) … Named to the All-Tournament Team at the La Jolla Country Day Tournament and the Nike TOC in 2011-12, where her team were runners up in the Mike Desper Division … Averaged 17.6 points, 5.7 assists, 2.3 rebounds and 2.7 steals per game as a sophomore in 2010-11 … That sophomore season, was named First Team All-Region, the Northeast Valley Player of the Year and First Team All-State … Was also selected as Pinnacle’s co-MVP for a team that finished as state runner-up … Won the state 3-point competition as a sophomore … As a freshman, averaged 10.4 points, 3.2 assists, 2.0 rebounds and 2.7 steals per game … In 2009-10 was named First Team All-Region, Honorable Mention All-State and First Team All-Northeast Valley … Selected as Varsity Offensive Player of the Year after Pinnacle’s state runner-up finish in 2009-10.

PERSONAL: Born on June 16, 1995 … Daughter of Patti and Troy Wiese … Mother is a church administrator and father is a sixth-grade teacher and high school girls’ basketball coach… Has an older sibling, Christian … Cousin, Brock Entner, played basketball at Baker University in Kansas from 2008-10 … Former prep teammates playing Division I basketball include Aley Rohde at UNLV and Kenna McDavis at Boise State … Lists Steve Nash as her favorite athlete growing up … Describes setting up her teammate for a game-winning layup after a nearly full-court pass with less than five seconds remaining at the Nike Christmas Tournament as one of her greatest athletic thrills to date  … Deeply involved in her church, where she participated in confirmation classes and senior youth activities and helps with church youth summer camps … Chose Oregon State because she “loves the academic opportunities, the people and the positive atmosphere.”

Points: 26 vs. Middle Tennessee (3/23/14) 
Rebounds: 8 at USC (1/17/14) 
Assists: 9 at Oregon (1/11/13)
Steals: 5 vs. Creighton (12/19/13)
Blocked Shots: 2 at USC (1/17/14)
FG Made: 8, two times, last vs. Utah (3/7/14)
FG Attempted: 19 vs. Utah (3/7/14)
3-PT Made: 7 at Oregon (1/11/13)
3-PT Attempted: 14 at Oregon (1/11/13)
FT Made: 8 vs. Colorado (2/8/14) 
FT Attempted: 10 vs. Colorado (2/8/14) 
Minutes: 40, five times, last vs. South Carolina (3/25/14)

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