A frequent visitor to the Purdue campus, the 6'1 forward averaged 17.6 points and 7.7 rebounds shooting 53-percent from the field and 79-percent from the line during a shortened junior season due to cartilage damage to her knee. She was back on the floor by sectionals of the IHSAA state tournament, and helped Mount Vernon to the Class 3A state title with a 61-47 victory over Hamilton Heights. She scored 14 points and set a 3A record of 15 rebounds in the final game on a knee she described at the time as being about 70-percent.
The title game win in 2013 avenged a three point loss to Fort Wayne Concordia in the 2012 Class 3A title game. Mount Vernon returned to the championship game despite losing four starters from the 2011-12 roster. The road gets more difficult for the 2013-14 season, as Mount Vernon moves from 3A up to 4A. The move might be a blessing to Moore's shot at being the 2014 Indiana Miss Basketball, as she will be seen by a new set of voters in Class 4A. Coaches and media members from across the state cast ballots in late February into early March for the award.
Moore held additional offers in hand from Michigan, Syracuse, Butler, and others. She is ranked as the 46th-best player in the 2014 class by Full Court, and the 48th-best prospect by Prospects Nation.
She gave a commitment to Purdue on August 26, 2013, and chose the Boilers over Louisville, Indiana, Cincinnati, St. Johnís and Michigan State.
Scout Rebecca Gray of HoopGurlz at the EBA Top64 Camp..."Moore had a very impressive showing at camp and
proved to be one of the better forwards in her class. She is an aggressive post who will run the floor and
get easy baskets. Her consistent mid-range game makes her a matchup problem on defense because she is also
quick enough to go around bigger post defenders. She can trail the ball in the offense and knock down open
3-pointers to stretch out the defense as well. In the lane, she uses her size well and grabs rebounds with
one hand and either powers the ball back in for a bucket, or outlets a pass to start the break. With better
conditioning and feel for the game, Moore will be a dominant player to watch out for in the near future."
(June 12, 2012)
Scout Dan Olsen of Full Court at the 2012 US Junior Nationals..."Moore has a college ready frame with a
power-game in the key complimented by her ability to be a midrange threat. She has pedigree and huge
potential at the next level." (July 15, 2012)
Scout Jody Benner at the 2011 Nike Skills Camp..."This thick and strong bodied player showed very strong
and powerful moves, finished very well, displayed a fadeaway from the block and played very physical. No
question she has the potential to be an elite player in the college game." (May 17, 2011)
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