Mariane De Carvalho
Appeared in 23 games this season, making two starts … Averaged 15.1 minutes … Totaled 123 points, averaging 5.3 points … Notched double-figure scoring efforts five times this season … Shot 29 percent from the field, 31.1 percent from long range and 70.6 percent from the free throw line … Scored a career-high 12 points against Iona (11/25) … Grabbed 60 rebounds, averaged 2.6 … Recorded a career-best seven boards at Baylor (2/20) … Blocked two shots on the season … Recorded a career-high two steals against LSU (11/29).
Played two seasons at Highland Community College … Ranked the No. 6 junior college player of the 2018 class and No. 1 for her position by Collegiate Girls Basketball Report … Earned All-America honors twice … Named Kansas Jayhawk Community College Conference (KJCCC) Player of the Year in 2018 and KJCC Freshman of the Year in 2017 … Garnered KJCCC All-Conference First Team honors along with Region VI All-Region First Team accolades … Averaged 19.6 points and 7.8 rebounds per game, while connecting on 48 percent from the field … Also made 38 percent of attempts from long range … The only player in women’s basketball history at Highland to score 1,000 career points … A member of the 2015 U19 Women’s World Championship Team.
Daughter of Vasco and Marcia de Carvalho … Has one sister, Leda, and two brothers, Matheus and Edson … Chose Kansas over South Carolina, Mississippi State, Kansas State and Creighton … Planning to major in communications … Aspires to play professional basketball in Brazil and eventually become a coach.