Amber Tarr
Amber Tarr


Ozona, Texas

High School:


As a junior: Played in 29 games with 24 starts...dislocated left patella Jan. 21 and sat out three games before returning to action at Baylor Feb. 7...named first-team Academic All-Big 12...scored a career-high 25 points and tied her career high of six three-pointers, while getting a career-high three steals vs. Southeastern Louisiana...scored 14 points vs. UTA...sank four three-pointers vs. UTA...scored 10 points vs. SW Missouri State...had three rebounds vs. UTA...recorded one steal vs. UTA Penn State and SMS...had five rebounds vs. Southwest Texas...scored nine points vs. SWT and had two steals...scored 11 points, including three three-pointers vs. New Mexico...grabbed six rebounds against North Carolina State..scored five points vs. Oregon and tallied two steals...poured in 15 points, hitting all three-point attempts, and grabbed five rebounds vs. USC...grabbed a career-high eight rebounds at Rice...had four rebounds at Santa Clara...scored 16 points against Missouri...had 17 points and sank four three-pointers at Oklahoma State...had eight points and seven rebounds vs. Baylor...scored 21 points, hitting four three-pointers, added five rebounds and tied a season-high three assists at Texas A&M...had 18 points, seven rebounds, and tied career-high three steals at Nebraska...tallied a season-hive five assists and tied career-high one block at Baylor...scored 15 points and added six rebounds and three assists vs. Texas...tied career-high one block at Kansas...scored 12 points against Oklahoma...scored 10 points vs. Penn...scored seven points vs. Virginia Tech...scored 11 points vs. Purdue.

As a sophomore: Played in all 31 games...named first-team Academic All-Big 12...scored a career-high 22 points, including a career-high six three-point baskets in 24 minutes of play at Oklahoma State...had 12 points, hitting four three-pointers at TCU...had a career-high five rebounds vs. Colorado...scored nine points vs. Oklahoma State...scored eight points, while hitting two three-pointers and recorded her first block of her career...scored six points vs. Lamarand at South Florida...hit two three-pointers vs. Lamar and at USF, while getting four rebounds vs. Lamar...scored six points against Southwest Texas State...has hit one three-point basket in games against LSU and SWT...dished out a career-high seven assists vs. Southwest Texas State...had two steals vs. LSU, Santa Clara and at Texas...scored 10 points at Texas A&M...had another block at Texas...scored 11 points, going 3-for-4 from three-point range vs. Colorado...scored 13 points, hitting 4-of-5 three-point baskets, vs. Tennessee Tech.

As a freshman: Appeared in 16 games...played a season-high 13 minutes against Texas-San Antonio...recorded a career-high six points and four rebounds in 12 minutes of play against New Mexico...1999 Academic All-Big 12 selection.

High School: 1998 graduate of class 2A Ozona High School...team state champions in 1994-95 and 1995-96...state runner-up in 1997-98...team compiled a 128-9 mark during Amber's four years...four-time District and State MVP...member of All-State team for four years...named 2A Player of the Year as a senior...recipient of TABC's 1998 Miss Basketball...averaged 7.5 points and 8.5 rebounds her junior season...two-time Standard Times All-West Texas MVP...also played tennis and ran track in high school...state doubles qualifier in tennis as a senior...belonged to the National Honor Society...recipient of the Junior Citizen of the Year award from the Chamber of Commerce.

Personal: Full name is Amber Diane Tarr...born 12-5-79 in Lubbock, Texas...parents are John and Pam Tarr...father is an industrial engine mechanic...mother is a secretary...has one younger brother, Stephen...hobbies include horseback riding and playing all sports...majoring in Finance.

Career Game Highs

Points: 25 vs. SE Louisiana, 12-19-00
FGM: 9 vs. SE Louisiana, 12-19-00
FGA: 17 vs. SE Louisiana, 12-19-00
3FG: 6, twice
3FGA: 12 vs. SE Louisiana, 12-19-00
FTM: 7 vs. Virginia Tech, 3-18-01
FTA: 8 vs. Virginia Tech, 3-18-01
Rebs.: 8 at Rice, 12-28-00
Assists: 7 vs. SW Texas St., 11-26-99
Blocks: 1, five times
Steals: 3, twice

Career Season Highs

Games Played: 33, 1999-00
Games Started: 24, 2000-01
Minutes: 678, 2000-01
Points: 253, 2000-01
FGM: 83, 2000-01
FGA: 199, 2000-01
3FGM: 48, 2000-01
3FGA: 127, 2000-01
FTM: 39, 2000-01
FTA: 51, 2000-01
Rebounds: 88, 2000-01
Assists: 54, 1999-00
Blocks: 5, 1998-99
Steals: 17, 1999-00, 2000-01

Career Stats

Year GP/GS Min FG-A Pct. 3P-A Pct. FT-A Pct. Reb./Avg. A S B Pts./Avg.
98-99 16/0 50 3-9 .333 1-3 .333 6-9 .667 8/0.6 8 1 0 13/0.8
99-00 33/0 553 60-151 .397 47-107 .439 13-21 .619 68/2.1 54 17 5 180/5.5
00-01 29/24 678 83-199 .417 48-127 .378 39-51 .765 88/3.2 38 17 4 253/8.7
Totals 78/24 1281 146-359 .407 96-237 .405 58-81 .716 164/2.1 100 35 9 435/5.6

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