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Guard/Forward
Height: 6'1"
Year: Senior
City/State: Flossmoor, Ill.
High School: Homewood Flossmoor

Bio

 

Versatile guard ... can play the two, three, and four positions ... athletic ... rebounding is her key ... good defender ... can step out and hit the three-pointer ... has great athleticism.

As a Junior at Duke (2017-18):
Saw action in 31 games, while making seven starts ... received the starting nod in each of the three NCAA Tournament games ... notched six points, a career-high tying eight rebounds, one assist and one steal in a season-high 29 minutes in the NCAA first round against 23rd-ranked Belmont ... had six points, four rebounds and two steals against 18th-ranked Georgia ... tied a career high on two occasions notching eight points against Presbyterian and Winthrop ... drained six three-pointers ... pulled down seven rebounds in a start against Liberty ... hit 3-of-4 field goals against Boston College and scored seven points in 17 minutes.

As a Sophomore (2016-17):

Competed in 32 contests as a sophomore ... averaged 1.1 points ... scored a season-high seven points versus Pitt as she drained 2-of-4 field goals and 1-of-3 treys ... had five points and two steals on the road at Long Beach State ... in the season opener at Liberty, had four points, a career-high four steals, two rebounds and one assist in 14 minutes.

As a Freshman (2015-16):

Saw action in 29 games, while making one start versus Wake Forest ... averaged 2.0 points and 1.6 rebounds ... tied a career-high eight points in the ACC Tournament semifinals versus second-ranked Notre Dame ... in the contest, she played 18 minutes, hit 2-of-3 treys and had two steals ... drained eight three-pointers on the year ... notched eight points versus Western Carolina in 16 minutes of action ... pulled down a career-high eight rebounds at Wake Forest in 18 minutes.

Ranking: 

No. 25 (HoopGurlz/Girls Basketball Report), No. 29 (Blue Star Report), No. 46 (All Star Girls Report)

High School/AAU:

Four-time First Team All-Conference ... three-time Chicago Sun-Times All-Area selection ... 2015 All-State and IBCA First Team All-State ... averaged 16.2 points, 7.2 rebounds and 4.2 assists as a senior ... participated in the American Family H.S. Slam Dunk and Three-Point contest ... earned Naples Shootout All-Tournament team honors, after totaling 27 points, 14 rebounds, four steals and four assists against nationally-ranked Elizabethtown ... a three-time team captain … averaged 13.9 points, 5.8 rebounds and 5.3 assists as a junior … earned All-State accolades ... registered her 1,000th career point as a junior … selected to participate in the USA Basketball U17 World Championship team trials … a two-time team MVP and All-State Honorable Mention selection as a freshman and sophomore … helped lead Homewood-Flossmoor to a 22-2 overall record ... participated in the 2014 USA Basketball U17 trails ... attended Plainfield East H.S. her freshman and sophomore seasons ... as a sophomore, averaged 13.4 points, 6.5 rebounds and 3.8 assists … selected to participate in the 2013 U16 USA Basketball National Team trials … earned Sun Times Player of the Week … Montini Holiday Tournament All-Tournament team ... started as a freshman and averaged 14.4 points, 6.2 rebounds and 4.2 assists … set the school single-game scoring mark with 34 points, while earning Sun Times Player of the Week ... led her squad to a 22-6 mark ... earned Willowbrook Holiday All-Tournament First Team, Plainfield East Team MVP and Honorable Mention All-State.

Personal:

Full name is Faith Brianne Suggs … born February 3, 1997 in Palos Heights, Ill. … daughter of Shafer and the late Susan Hoster Suggs … has one brother, Devyn (15) … her father, Shafer, played football and basketball at Ball State from 1972-76 … he went on to play in the NFL (drafted 32nd overall in 1976) with the New York Jets from 1976-80 and the Cincinnati Bengals in 1980 … prior to retiring in 1983, he also played in the Canadian Football League and the USFL ... named to the honor roll at Plainfield East H.S. as a freshman and sophomore … selected to the Homewood Flossmoor Athletic Council in 2014-15 … earned the Esmark All-American in July of 2014 for outstanding athletic, educational and community service achievements ... totaled a 4.71 grade-point average in high school ... majoring in psychology.

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