Amber Ramirez - Women's Basketball - Arkansas Razorbacks

#23 Amber Ramirez

G | RSr* | 5-9 | San Antonio, Texas | Wagner HS/TCU

HONORS

– College Sports Madness National Player of the Week | Dec. 7, 2020
– Bahamas Hoopfest All-Tournament Team | 2020
– Two gold medals at the 2016 FIBA Americas U18 Championship in Chile

– Team captain for the silver medalists at 2016 FIBA 3×3 U18 World Championships in Kazakhstan
– McDonalds’ All-American
– Jordan Brand All-American

AS A REDSHIRT SENIOR (2020-21)
Started 27 of 28 games in year two with Arkansas … Averaged 13.5 points, 2.9 rebounds, 1.5 assists, 1.1 steals, 32.1 minutes per game in SEC Play … 43.0 FG %, 43.5 3FG %, 80.1 FT % … 21 games in double figures, five games with 20+ … Her 77 threes made is tied for the eighth best single-season mark in program history …  Her 43.5 percentage mark from deep is the third best mark in a single-season in program history …  Now owns two of the top three best percentage marks from deep over a single season in program history … Hit five or more threes in seven games this season … Had five such games in SEC Play … Exploded on senior day against Alabama, scoring a career-high 35 points … Did so on 12-19 shooting, including 8-14 from beyond the arc … Scored 23 points and pulled down six rebounds in the Baylor win … Was named College Sports Madness National Player of the Week following that performance … 16 of those points came after halftime … Was also huge in the UConn win, going for 22 points … Scored 19 in the Hogs’ win over Auburn at home … Added 21 more points in Arkansas’ close loss at Texas A&M … Made six threes in Arkansas’ win at SMU … Scored 17 against Mizzou at home before scoring 17 on the Tigers on the road.

AS A REDSHIRT JUNIOR (2019-20)
Was great during her first season on the Hill, starting all 32 games for Head Coach Mike Neighbors … Averaged 14.7 points, 3.2 rebounds, 1.9 assists, 1.1 steals, 33.1 minutes per game … 44.2 FG %, 44.7 3FG %, 92.3 FT % … 22 games in double figures, seven games with 20+, five of which came during SEC play … Went for 25 against Auburn, hitting a season-high seven threes …  Dropped a season-high 29 points against Tennessee … Went for 24 in Arkansas’ comeback win over Missouri, including 13 in the second half … Averaging 15.9 points, 2.9 rebounds, 1.7 assists, 0.9 steals per game in SEC play … Finished sixth in the SEC in scoring over the conference schedule … Led the league in conference play in three-pointers made (50) and three-point percentage (.463) … Led the league in average minutes played in conference only games (35.9) … Finished second in the NCAA in three pointers made (106) … Finished ninth in the NCAA in three point percentage (.447) … Her three-point percentage is now the new single-season program record … Her 106 threes made is also a single season program record, breaking Wendi Willits’ record, which had stood at Arkansas for over 20 years … Scored her 1,000th career-point against Auburn in the first round of the SEC Tournament, becoming one of just 29 Hogs to ever cross the 1,000-point threshold.

AS A JUNIOR (2018-19)
Amber Ramirez redshirted the 2018-19 season due to NCAA transfer rules.

AT TCU
TCU career spanned two seasons where she played in 59 games and averaged 9.6 points per game, including 10.4 ppg in 2017-18, helping the Horned Frogs reach the semifinals of the WNIT … Shot 39.1% overall and 38.2% from beyond the arc … Increased her assist production from 32 as a freshman to 103 as a sophomore.

AT WAGNER HS
McDonald’s All-American … Five-star recruit out of high school and is transferring to Arkansas after two seasons at TCU … Played in the McDonald’s All-American game and the Jordan Brand Classic game following her senior season at Wagner High School in San Antonio, Texas … Won the 3-Point Shootout and was part of the winning team at the Legends and Stars shootout, hitting a half-court shot to clinch the victory … Paced the Thunderbirds to four consecutive University Interscholastic League (UIL) State Tournament appearances reaching the semifinals three times and the regional final as a senior … Earned four Texas Association of Basketball Coaches (TABC) and Texas Girls Coaches Association (TGCA) All-State First-Team selections, was a UIL Class 6A All-State Tournament First-Team selection as a junior and was a four-time TABC Region IV All-Region First-Team honoree … Finished her high school career with 2,769 points, the second-most in San Antonio city history.