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#33 Miame Giden
Position: Forward
Height: 5'11"
Year: Senior
City/State: Broadview, Ill.
High School: Proviso East
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Career Notables: Became the 24th women's basketball player to reach 1,000 career points, hitting mark against Akron in MAC Tournament game (3/5/11) ... finished career ranked 19th on WMU's all-time scoring list with 1,074 points and with 438 rebounds.

2011-12: Preseason All-MAC selection ... totaled double-doubles in three of first four games ... had 10 points and career-high 12 rebounds in season-opener at Kansas (11/13) ... scored eight points at Michigan State (11/17) ... tallied 16 points and 11 rebounds vs. Eastern Kentucky (11/20) ... recorded 16 points and 10 rebounds vs. Cleveland State (11/25) ... had nine points and five rebounds at Youngstown State, before leaving game in second half with season-ending injury (11/30).

2010-11: Played in 18 games and started 11 after missing first 12 games of season with injury ... was third on the team in scoring (11.7 ppg) and fourth in rebounding (4.1 rpg) ... had the second highest field goal percentage (.409) ... scored 15 points in return against Eastern Kentucky (12/31) ... had eight rebounds, six points, vs. Toledo (1/8) ... had 17 points and six rebounds in win at Northern Illinois (1/15) ... tallied 12 points against Akron (1/26) ... had 12 points and five rebounds at Kent State (2/5) ... recorded 15 points and six rebounds vs. Miami (2/12) ... scored 17 points at Central Michigan (2/19) ... had 29 points vs. Northern Illinois (2/22) ... scored game-high 19 points at Eastern Michigan (3/2) ... had 20 points and five rebounds in MAC Tournament game against Akron (3/5).

2009-10: Honorable Mention All-MAC selection ... two-time MAC Player of the Week ... ranked 10th in the MAC in scoring (14.4 ppg) ... led team in scoring and free throws made (96-for-130) ... was second in rebounding (5.2 rpg), field-goal percentage (.381) assists (41) and minutes played (972) ... was third in three-pointers made (27), three-point percentage (.310), steals (43) and blocks (10) ... played in all 30 games, making 28 starts ... scored double digits in 24 of 30 games ... averaged 13.2 ppg and 5.3 rpg in MAC contests ... named to all-tournament team at Sheraton Raleigh Wolfpack Invitational after averaging 14.5 points and 3.0 rebounds (11/14) ... scored 25 points vs. Loyola-Chicago (11/19) ... dumped in a career-high 31 points at Sourthern Illinois and grabbed six rebounds (11/26) ... garnered first MAC Player of Week award ... also set career highs for field goals (12) and three-pointers made (4) vs. SIU ... had 23 points, five rebounds and four steals at Chicago State (11/3) ... tallied 17 points, six rebounds and four assists at No. 19/20 Pitt, recording 500th career point (12/5) ... had 11 points, seven rebounds and career-high six assists vs. UNC Asheville (12/29) ... totaled 24 points and 11 rebounds vs. No. 25 James Madison, setting career high with 10 free throw's made ... had 20 points, seven rebounds and a career-high three blocks vs. Toledo (1/20) ... shot 7-for-7 from the floor in second half, on her way to a game-high 21 points vs. Ohio (2/3) ... had 22 points, seven rebounds three assists and two steals at Miami (2/6) ... named MAC Player of Week for second time after back-to-back wins over Ohio and Miami (2/8) ... recorded 18 points, eight rebounds, a career-high six steals and had four assists vs. Ball State (2/20) ... had 16 points, six rebounds, three assists and three steals vs. Central Michigan (2/27) ... led team with 15 points vs. NIU (3/2) ... scored 13 points in MAC Tournament opening round loss at Ball State (3/6).

 

2008-09: Played in all 30 games, making 27 starts ... named to All-MAC Freshman Team ... led WMU in scoring (12.4 ppg) and was second in rebounding (5.6 rpg) and assists (42) ... led the team with 87 offensive rebounds, sixth in the MAC ... ranked 16th in the MAC in scoring, second among freshman ... had the 15th highest scoring average among freshman nationwide ... scored double digits in 24 of 30 games ... averaged 12.4 ppg in conference games ... led team with a .798 free-throw percentage (83 for 104), seventh best in MAC, 92nd in the nation ... scored 19 points and had eight rebounds at Saint Louis (11/16) in Bronco debut ... had 12 points, five rebounds against Pitt (11/20) ... recorded 16 points against Marquette (11/23) ... averaged 13.0 points, 8.5 rebounds, 2.0 steals and a block a game, in two games vs. UMBC (11/29) and Iona (11/30) at the  Iona Thanksgiving Classic on her way to All-Classic Team honors ... collected first career double-double with 10 points and 10 rebounds vs. UMBC ... had 16 points, seven rebounds and three assists at Central Connecticut (12/2) ... tallied second double-double, setting career highs with 20 points and 11 rebounds vs. Chicago State (12/18) ... had 11 points, five rebounds and a career-high five assists at No. 2 North Carolina (12/28) ... led WMU in scoring against North Carolina Central despite playing only one half, scored 19 second-half points on 6-for-8 shooting and going 7-for-7 from the free-throw line (12/30) ... had 10 points and six rebounds vs. Ball State (1/10) ... scored 12 points and had a team-high eight rebounds at Northern Illinois (1/14) ... shot 6-for-8 from the field on the way to 14 points vs. Eastern Michigan ... had 17 points and eight rebounds at Kent State (1/24) ... recorded a team-high 15 points and five rebounds at Buffalo (1/31) ... led team with 16 points at Toledo (2/21) ... had 17 points and seven rebounds vs. Central Michigan (2/25) ... tallied third double-double with 11 points and 11 rebounds, tying a career best.

High School: Four-year letterwinner ... led team to a regional championship during senior season, team finished with a 22-6 record competing in the West Suburban Conference ... Proviso East High School's all-time lead scorer with 1,856 points ... named Most Valuable Player all four years ... also was a four-time all-conference selection ... four-year honor roll selection and named academic all-conference.

Personal: Exercise science major ... daughter of Darryl and Susan Giden ... born October 30, 1989 in Maywood, Illinois ... has younger brother, Darryl Jr. and twin sister, Robin, who also played basketball at WMU.

 

GIDEN'S CAREER STATISTICS (last updated 2/20/12)

YEAR GP-GS MIN AVG FG FGA % 3FG 3FGA % FT FTA % REB AVG PF-FO AST TO BLK STL PTS AVG
2011-12 5-5 152 30.4 19 55 .345 1 6 .167 20 27 .741 39 7.8 14-0 6 11 0 3 59 11.8
2010-11 18-11 510 28.3 74 181 .409 12 43 .279 50 69 .725 74 4.1 42-1 18 41 5 12 210 11.7
2009-10 30-28 972 32.4 155 407 .381 27 87 .310 96 130 .738 157 5.2 77-1 41 116 10 43 433 14.4
2008-09 30-27 902 30.1 142 365 .389 5 26 .192 83 104 .798 168 5.6 78-2 42 114 10 22 372 12.4
TOTALS 83-71 2536 30.6 390 1008 .387 45 162 .278 249 330 .755 438 5.3 211-4 107 282 25 80 1074 12.9
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