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Nickson led the Lady Lions offensively with 19 points
Honorable Mention All-Big Ten choice ... Big Ten Sportsmanship Award honoree ... Named to Lady Lion Classic All-Tournament team after averaging 11.0 points, 5.0 rebounds in two games ... Seventh on Penn State's career three-pointers chart (149) ... Chipped in 15 points, including scoring seven-straight at one point toward the end of the first half, in the NCAA First Round win over UTEP (3/18) ... Was 4-for-6 from long range en route to 19 points in the Big Ten quarterfinal win over Minnesota (3/2) ... Had a great senior day with 18 points via a 7-for-12 shooting day, three rebounds and an assists in the win over Minnesota (2/26) ... Accounted for 12 points, five rebounds and five assists as the Lady Lions clinched a share of the regular-season title with a win over #8/10 Ohio State (2/20) ... Tallied 10 points, three rebounds, three assists and two steals in the key road win over #17/19 Purdue (2/16) ... Playing in her hometown for the final time, registered 17 points, two rebounds and tied her career high with six assists in the win at Northwestern (2/12) ... Connected on a three-pointer with 1:13 remaining to tie the game at 63-63 in the comeback win over Minnesota (2/6) ... Scored all nine of her points in the final 8:12 at Illinois (1/19) ... Was 7-for-11 from the field on the way to 16 points and a career-high six rebounds in the win at Nebraska (1/15) ... Contributed 15 points on 6-of-12 shooting to go along with four rebounds and an assists versus Michigan (1/12) ... Scored 13 points to go along with three rebounds, three assists and a pair of steals in the win over Wagner (12/18) ... Tallied eight points and three assists at Texas Tech (12/3) ... Notched back-to-back 20-point games for the second time in her career with 25 points, four rebounds and a career-high six assists in the upset win over #14/13 North Carolina (11/30) ... Accounted for 21 points, four rebounds, three assists and two steals in the win at Nevada (11/26) ... Was 5-for-7 from the field, including makes on both of her three-point attempts, en route to 14 points in the win over Iowa State (11/25) ... Surpassed the 600-point plateau for her career with 15 tallies at Delaware (11/17) ... Had a team-best 15 points to go along with six rebounds and two assists in the Lady Lion Classic title game win over Middle Tennessee (11/13).
Had a breakout junior season by setting personal marks in points (331), field goal percentage (.423), assists (53), three-pointers (63), three-point field goal percentage (.414), rebounds (78) and steals (19) ... Became 13th player in school history to reach 100 career three-pointers with a trio of triples against Ohio State (3/6) ... 13th on PSU's career three-pointers list (101) ... Ninth on Penn State's single-season three-pointers list (63) ... Ranked third in the Big Ten in three-point field goal percentage (.414) and eighth in three-pointers made (1.8) ... Selected as the team's Most Improved Player ... Was 5-for-8 from the field en route to 13 points in the Big Ten Championship game against Ohio State (3/6) ... Tallied eight points, two assists, three rebounds and two steals in the Big Ten semifinal win over Illinois (3/5) ... Notched 12 points, including a trio of three-pointers, and four rebounds against Northwestern (2/27) ... Chipped in 14 points, three rebounds, two assists and a pair of steals at Ohio State (2/17) ... Knocked down a trio of three-pointers en route to 11 points and four assists at Michigan (2/3) ... Tallied 12 points and two rebounds at Purdue (1/20) ... Drained three shots from beyond the arc on the way to 15 points, two rebounds and three assists against Illinois (1/16) ... Notched 12 points to go along with two rebounds and two assists at Northwestern (1/6) ... Recorded 12 points on 5-of-10 shooting to compliment three rebounds and a steal at Wisconsin (1/2) ... Scored eight of her 14 points in the final four minutes to fuel the Lady Lions' late comeback in the upset win over #13 Iowa (12/30) ... Tied her career high with five assists and pulled in five rebounds versus the Hawkeyes ... Was 5-for-9 from the field en route to 13 points, four assists and a rebound versus Maine (12/12) ... Connected on a three-pointer with 13 seconds left to tie the game at 92-92 at Boston College (12/2) ... Drained five three-pointers on the way to 17 points against #23 UW-Green Bay (11/26) ... Drained four three-pointers en route to a team-best 16 points in the overtime win at Oakland (11/18) ... Registered her second-straight 20-point game with 22 tallies on 8-of-11 shooting to go along with two assists and two steals against Rider (11/14) ... Connected on two three-pointers in the final 1:19 of regulation to erase a six-point deficit and force overtime at Dayton (11/12) ... Finished the Dayton game with a career-high 27 points on 10-of-17 shooting, including a 7-for-11 effort from long range.
Set personal single-season highs for points (150), rebounds (50), assists (25) and free throw percentage (.760) ... Made first nine career starts last season ... Tallied 10 points on 5-for-10 shooting against Minnesota (2/11) ... Knocked down a pair of free throws en route to two points, three rebounds and a steal against Ohio State (2/7) ... Chipped in six points and two rebounds in 18 minutes against Michigan (1/31) ... Connected on a pair of three-pointers in the first half at Wisconsin (1/21) ... Drained a trio of three-pointers on the way to nine points after earning the start in front of her hometown crowd at Northwestern (1/3) ... Drained both of her shots from beyond the arc and finished with eight points at Illinois (12/31) ... Was 6-for-9 from the field en route to a career-high 19 points against Buffalo (11/27) ... Had a solid game with 11 points, a career-high tying six rebounds and one assist at South Carolina (11/22) ... Tallied a game-high 11 points to go along with three rebounds, a career-best five assists and a pair of steals versus Bucknell (11/19) ... Surpassed the 100-point plateau for her career with 14 tallies against NJIT (11/15) ... Also grabbed a career-best six rebounds against the Highlanders ... In her first career start, had four points, three assists and two assists against Drexel (11/13).
Finished third on the team with 15 three-pointers ... Drained a three-pointer in the first half against Ohio State (3/1) ... Registered four points and a career-high three assists in nine minutes in the win over Northwestern (2/26) ... Chipped in four points, a rebound, an assist and a steal at Illinois (2/22) ... Scored in her third straight game with a three-pointer versus Iowa (2/15) ... Accounted for nine points in 10 minutes via a 3-for-4 shooting performance from the field at Wisconsin (2/12) ... Was a perfect 4-for-4 from the field, including a 3-for-3 mark from three-point range, en route to 11 points in the first half at Michigan (2/9) ... Pulled down three rebounds at Iowa (2/1) ... Turned in the second double-digit scoring performance of her career with 11 points, which included a personal 6-0 run in the second half, against Indiana (1/11) ... Stole a career-high three passes in five minutes of action against Michigan State (12/21) ... Drained a three-pointer in the second half against #1 Connecticut in the Maggie Dixon Classic (12/14) ... Connected on a three-pointer in the win over Coppin State (11/29) ... Scored five points in the last five minutes of the game against Prairie View A&M (11/21) ...Was 7-for-9 from the field, including a trio of three-pointers, on the way to a career-best 17 points in just 17 minutes against Stony Brook (11/19) ... Tallied seven points and two rebounds in 10 minutes of action in an exhibition win over California (Pa.) (11/9).
Averaged 17.1 points, 4.2 assists and 2.5 rebounds per game in her senior season at Prep John Hope High School ... Led the Lady Eagles to Chicago Public League championship with a 29-2 record in 2007-08 ... Hope finished ninth in the MaxPreps state poll ... Also guided Hope to the Chicago Public League titles in 2006-07 and 2005-06 ... Was a freshman on the Hope squad that reached the Illinois State Championship game in 2004-05 ... Was the only unanimous selection to the 3A All-State first team in 2007-08 ... Nominee for Illinois Miss Basketball ... Selected as Chicago Public League's Female Athlete of the Year ... Received all-area recognition from the Chicago Sun-Times three times in her career ... Three-time all-city selection ... Earned an All-State Special Mention 50 berth in 2006-07 ... Scored more than 1,500 points in her high school career ... Two-time academic all-star ... 38th-ranked recruit nationally by Blue Star Basketball out of high school ... MVP of the State Farm Classic in 2007 ... Two-time member of the Quincy All-Tournament team ... Played AAU for The Family.
Full name is Zhaque Kimberly Gray ... Born July 27, 1990, in Chicago, Illinois ... Parents are Phyllis and Richard Gray ... Has two brothers, Willie (25) and Jordan (13) ... Will graduate in August 2012 with a degree in journalism with a minor in information sciences and technology.