Tearra Banks

  • Position: Center
  • Born: August 6, 1995
  • Hometown: Louisville, Kentucky
  • Height: 6’3″
  • Wingspan: 6’4.5″
  • Current Team: Austin Peay State (NCAA)
  • College/University: Austin Peay State
  • High School: Ballard High School

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2016 - 2017: Austin Peay State (NCAA)
19.3 PPG8.3 RPG0.3 APG0.6 BPG25.0 MPG
GPGSMin2FG2FGA2FG%3FG3PA3P%FTFTAFT%ORDRTRABSTLPTS
272767421535959.900-9013168.76815622481520520
  • 2nd in scoring in the Ohio Valley Conference (OVC) games (19.0 PPG)
  • Leading rebounder in OVC games (8.0 RPG)
  • 2nd in field goal percentage in OVC games (59.6%)
  • 13th in NCAA in field goal percentage (59.9%)
2015 - 2016: Austin Peay State (NCAA)
12.2 PPG4.3 RPG0.4 APG0.5 SPG15.3 MPG
GPGSMin2FG2FGA2FG%3FG3PA3P%FTFTAFT%ORDRTRABSTLPTS
28342814123659.700-599264.16457121111421341
  • Led the OVC in field goal percentage (59.7%)
  • 5th in the NCAA in field goal percentage (59.7%)

Strengths

  • Dominant post game
  • Soft hands and touch around the basket
  • Intensity and aggressiveness
  • Strong defender
  • Improving jump shot out to the three-point line

Achievements

  • All-Ohio Valley Conference (OVC) Player of the Year (2017)
  • All-OVC First Team (2017) 
  • OVC All-Newcomer Team (2014)
  • 3-time OVC Freshman of the Week (2013-2014)
  • Dean’s List (2014)
  • 2-time Athletic Director’s Honor Roll (2013, 2014)

Coaches and Scouts Say…

Tearra has worked extremely hard this year to help our team and make herself the conference player of the year. She produced on the court while commanding double and triple teams. She also has a great spirit about her and will be a good teammate on and off the court.

-David Midlick

Head Coach, Austin Peay State