Intro American basketball player
From United States of America
Birth 20 February 1992, Alliance, Box Butte County, Nebraska, U.S.A.
Age: 28 years
Star sign Pisces
Height: 188 cm
Weight: 84 kg
Jordan Hooper (born February 20, 1992) is an American basketball player for the Dallas Wings of the Women’s National Basketball Association (WNBA). She was an All-American forward at the college level for the University of Nebraska.
Table of Contents
– High school
– College career
– Nebraska statistics
– Professional career
– International career
Hooper grew up on a ranch outside Alliance, Nebraska. As a high school player, she was twice the Gatorade Player of the Year for Nebraska and led Aliance High School to a state title as a freshman in 2007. In addition to her basketball career, she was also an All-State volleyball player and competed in the long jump for the school’s track team.
At Nebraska, Hooper played four years under coach Connie Yori and left the program as one of its all-time greats. A four-year starter, she led the Cornhuskers to NCAA Tournament berths in each of her last three years (2012, 2013, 2014) – including a trip to the tournament Sweet Sixteen as a junior. She was named first team All-Big Ten Conference in each of these seasons and capped her career off by being named Big Ten Player of the Year by the league’s coaches in 2014. For her career, she scored 2,357 points (18.0 per game) and collected 1,100 rebounds (8.5 per game). She became the third player in school history to pass the 2,000 point/1,000 rebound milestone.
In addition to earning conference player of the year honors, Hooper was named a first team All-American by the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA) and a second team All-American by the Associated Press. She was a finalist for the Wade Trophy and Wooden Award National Player of the Year honors, as well for the Senior CLASS Award for top senior.
GP Games played GS Games started MPG Minutes per game
FG% Field goal percentage 3P% 3-point field goal percentage FT% Free throw percentage
RPG Rebounds per game APG Assists per game SPG Steals per game
BPG Blocks per game PPG Points per game Bold Career high
Year Team GP Points FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG
2010-11 Nebraska 31 454 36.2 36.4 73.3 6.6 0.3 0.8 0.5 14.6
2011-12 Nebraska 33 624 39.7 31.9 78.1 9.3 0.5 0.9 0.7 18.9
2012-13 Nebraska 34 607 40.0 33.5 82.1 8.8 0.6 1.1 0.5 17.9
2013-14 Nebraska 33 672 43.7 36.4 80.3 9.1 1.2 1.0 0.5 20.4
Career Nebraska 131 2357 40.1 34.5 78.8 8.5 0.7 0.9 0.6 18.0
Following her graduation from Nebraska, Hooper was drafted by the WNBA’s Tulsa Shock with the first pick of the second round (13th overall) of the 2014 WNBA Draft. She was named to the team’s final roster for the 2014 WNBA season.
Following her junior season at Nebraska, Hooper was a part of the United States team in the 2013 Summer Universiade in Kazan, Russia. Hooper earned her first start in the championship game and delivered. She helped the team get out to an early lead, and ended up with nine points and nine rebounds. She averaged 6.5 points and 5.8 rebounds per game as the team won the Gold Medal in the tournament.