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April McCann

  #24
  Position: G    Ht.: 5-8
  Hometown: Chattanooga, Tenn.
  Previous School: Walters State/Lookout Valley HS
  Eligibility: Sr.  Major: Digital Media

2012-13: Preseason Second-Team All-South Atlantic Conference.

2011-12: Started 27 games at point guard, averaging 8.8 points, 5.7 rebounds and a team-high 3.1 assists per game... Scored in double figures 10 times, including 18 points in Tusculum debut at Findlay (11/19)... Scored team-high 15 points in 63-51 upset of top-ranked defending national champion Clayton State (Nov. 25)... Recorded double-double with 12 points and 12 rebounds at Brevard (Dec. 3)... Scored 16 points at Lincoln Memorial (Jan. 4)... Tallied 11 points, seven rebounds, six assists and five steals in win over Wingate (Jan. 7)... Posted double-double of 15 points and 12 rebounds against Carson-Newman (Jan. 11)... Finished with nine points, nine rebounds and four assists at Mars Hill (Jan. 21)... Grabbed 10 rebounds and added five assists against Brevard (Feb. 4)... Averaged 8.3 points and 6.0 rebounds over final six games of season.

Walters State
: 2010-11 Stats: 5.2 points, 1.6 rebounds, 0.8 steals per game; Played in 25 games; FG% - .370 (47-127); 2009-10 Stats: 3.5 points, 0.8 rebounds per game; FG% - .406 (26-64)... Member of 2010 TCCAA Tournament Championship team that advanced to NJCAA National Tournament... Member of 2011 squad that finished 22-6 and advanced to TCCAA Tournament final.

High School
: Graduated from Lookout Valley HS... Averaged 22.8 points per game and was named Region MVP as well All-Region selection... All-District and All-State honoree... Best of the Preps... Coached by Kristen Clounch... Homecoming Queen candidate.

Personal
: Born April 22, 1991... Daughter of Melinda Jackson…Has two brothers, Jason McCann and Keanu Kelley, and a sister, Robin…Majoring in Psychology... Future plans: Play basketball at a professional level; Favorite book: "The Magic of Thinking Big" by David J. Schwartz; Favorite midnight snack: Fruit snacks; Favorite artist: Rihanna; Favorite song: "Do Ya Thing"; April can't live without: A shower; Most thrilling moment: Any game won; April's advice to kids: "Value the people in your life that matter to you the most"; Favorite color: Purple; Favorite food: Fast food; Favorite sport: None; Person April most admires: Her mother; Toughest opponent: Her brother; What people don't know about April: She now enjoys reading self-improvement books; Childhood idols: Her cousins; When people first meet April, they think: She's quiet.