Appeared in 27 games, making four starts ... averaged 17.6 minutes per game ... scored 5.8 points per game, including a career-high 19 points at Arkansas-Little Rock (Dec. 7) ... also had 48 assists, including a career-high six at Memphis (Dec. 9) ... shot .315 (57-181) from the field and .241 (13-54) from the three-point line ... converted on .630 (29-46) from the charity stripe ... scored 13 points in games at Vermont (Dec. 2), vs. Xavier (Feb. 2), vs. La Salle (March 1) and vs. Richmond (March 2) ... had 11 points vs. George Washington (Feb. 24) ... had a career-high three offensive boards at Arkansas-Little Rock (Dec. 7).
Saw action in 20 games before tearing the anterior cruciate ligament in her left knee at Rhode Island (Jan. 31) ... averaged a career-high 6.3 points and 2.4 rebounds per game ... in conference action, she added 8.9 points and 2.7 boards per game ... also had 17 steals on the season including four at St. Bonaventure (Jan. 7) ... started first seven games, scoring 33 points (4.7 per game) on .259 percent shooting ... came off the bench the next 13 games to score 92 points (7.1 per game) off .405 shooting ... scored in double-figures five of her last nine games including at Dayton (Jan 14), where she had a then-career-high 17 points and added a career-best five rebounds.
Played in 19 of UMass' 29 games, starting three ... averaged 10.7 minutes of play per game, including a season-long 22-minute stint at Rutgers (Jan. 2) ... scored in eight of her 19 games, a total of 32 points for 1.7 ppg ... went 4-for-8 from the field and 1-for-2 from behind the arc for a season-high nine points vs. New Hampshire (Nov. 30) ... totaled 17 rebounds on the year including three vs. William & Mary (Dec. 29) and St. Bonaventure (Jan. 9) ... the three against William & Mary were all offensive boards ... had a season-high two steals against Furman (Dec. 28).
Prior to UMass:
A graduate of Brookhaven (Ohio) High School (1999) ... earned four letters in basketball ... played for Reginald Lee ... was a second team All-City selection as a junior and senior ... was a Super 12, All-District and Special Agonis selection as a senior ... led her team to City League championship and a 20-3 record as a senior ... the Bearcats also captured the City League North championship and the City League All-Star championship during the 1998-99 season ... was the MVP of the Southeast District 10 All-Star Game.
Born Ebony Ameia Pegues on November 4, 1980, in Columbus, Ohio ... daughter of Elease Pegues-Morris ...a Sport Management major.
Ebony Pegues at UMass
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