Hooper in 2018
|Born||February 20, 1992|
|Listed height||6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)|
|Listed weight||185 lb (84 kg)|
|High school||Alliance (Alliance, Nebraska)|
|WNBA draft||2014 / Round: 2 / Pick: 13th overall|
|Selected by the Tulsa Shock|
|2014–2016||Tulsa Shock / Dallas Wings|
|2015–2016||South East Queensland Stars|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Stats at WNBA.com|
Jordan Hooper (born February 20, 1992) is an American basketball player. She last played for the Atlanta Dream of the Women's National Basketball Association (WNBA). She was an All-American forward at the college level for the University of Nebraska.
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 Alliance 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.
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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.
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- "Hooper and Moore Lead Lady Huskers to Sweet Sixteen". MSCSports.net. Retrieved August 3, 2014.
- McKewon, Sam (March 3, 2014). "Jordan Hooper, Connie Yori get tops honors from Big Ten". Omaha World-Herald. Retrieved August 3, 2014.
- "Huskers Shoot Past Michigan". Huskers.com. January 29, 2014. Retrieved August 3, 2014.
- "Hooper one of 10 finalists for Senior CLASS Award". Lincoln Journal Star. February 12, 2014. Retrieved August 3, 2014.
- "NCAA® Career Statistics". web1.ncaa.org. Retrieved 2016-05-03.
- Rein, Mark (June 28, 2014). "Ex-Husker star Jordan Hooper adjusts to life in the WNBA". Omaha World-Herald. Retrieved August 3, 2014.
- Brown, Mike (June 25, 2014). "With help of rookie Jordan Hooper, Shock shoots for second straight road win". Tulsa World. Retrieved August 3, 2014.
- "World University Games Champion USA Women Lock Down Russia To Capture Gold Medal With 90-71 Victory". USA Basketball. July 15, 2013. Archived from the original on 8 August 2014. Retrieved 4 Aug 2014.
- "Jordan Hooper". Senior CLASS Award. Retrieved 4 Aug 2014.
- "Twenty-Seventh World University Games - 2013". USA Basketball. Archived from the original on August 8, 2014. Retrieved August 3, 2014.