Alli Nieman
Courtesy: Idaho Athletic Media Relations
          Release: 05/02/2007
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No Idaho women’s basketball player has had a more successful a career than Alli Nieman. From the moment she stepped on the court, Nieman was a star for the Vandals, earning 1996-97 First Team All-Big West and Big West Freshman of the Year honors after averaging 18.5 points and 9.5 rebounds per game. Nieman didn’t let up for the next three years, finishing her career with 2,140 total points, 202 better than second place. Her 517 free throws made is 62 more than second place, while her 1,005 career rebounds is 46 better than second place. She is the only player in Idaho history to score 1,000 points and pull in 1,000 rebounds. During her career, Nieman earned four First Team All-Big West honors, two Big West All-Tournament Team honors and six Big West Player of the Week honors. She was a two-time District VIII First Team All-American, a 1998-99 Honorable Mention Kodak/WBCA All-American and a 1999-00 GTE District VIII Academic All-American. Overall, Nieman ranks in the top 10 at Idaho in 11 career categories, six single-season categories, four single-game categories and five home-court categories, with multiple entries in many lists.

 

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