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#24 Niveen Rasheed
Position: Guard
Height: 6'0"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Danville, Calif.
High School: Monte Vista
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A member of Princeton's 1,000-point club with 1,617 ranking No. 4 in program history ... program's first AP All-America.

Senior Year (2012-13): AP All-America Honorable Mention ... WBCA Division I Coaches' All-America Honorable Mention ... unanimous Ivy League Player of the Year for the second consecutive season ... First-Team All-Ivy ... named to Naismith Watch List, Wooden Award Preseason Top 30, State Farm “Wade Watch” list and Ann Meyers Drysdale Award Midseason Watch List ... WBCA All-Region nominee for WBCA Division I Coaches’ All-America Team ... Full Court Mid-Major All-America First Team ... College Sports Madness All-Mid Major Player of the Year, Ivy Player of the Year and first team ... College Sports Madness Preseason Ivy League Player of the Year and first team selection ... College Sports Madness Preseason All-Mid Major First Team ... named Ivy Player of the Week on Dec. 24, Jan. 7, Feb. 4, Feb. 11, Feb. 18, Feb. 25 and Mar. 11 - seven honors is second-highest single-season total in league history ... team co-captain ... Ivy League scoring leader with 16.7 points ... also led league with 2.6 steals per game ... top five in all major statistical categories in league ... also led Tigers in rebounds (9.0) and assists (3.3) ... tallied 11 double-doubles ... scored in double figures in 27 games, including final 26 regular season contests.

Led Tigers with 14 points and eight boards at St. Joe’s on Nov. 11 ... led the team with 10 rebounds, also had seven points, three assists and a steal at Marist on Nov. 17 ... recorded first double-double of the year with 17 points and 11 rebounds, added four assists and three steals in 23 minutes of work vs. Rider on Nov. 20 ... led team with 19 points, 12 rebounds, seven assists and four steals at UC Riverside on Nov. 23 ... scored 17 points, going 5-for-5 from the stripe, at then-No. 19 UCLA on Nov. 25 ... scored in double figures for fifth time, tallying 15 points and grabbed seven boards vs. Rutgers on Nov. 29 ... tallied 12 points, six rebounds, five assists, two steals and a block vs. UMBC on Dec. 2 ... tallied a season-high 23 points, going 9-for-14, while grabbing nine boards and dishing three assists vs. Hofstra on Dec. 5 ... led squad with 15 points, seven rebounds and five assists, while adding a steal in 39 minutes of work at Villanova on Dec. 12 ... recorded third double-double of the year with team-highs in points (21) and rebounds (10), went 10-for-18 from the field, had two blocks, a steal and an assist at Illinois State on Dec. 19 ... had second consecutive double-double, tallying team-highs in points (21) and rebounds (12), went 7-for-13 from the field and 6-for-9 from the stripe, and had team-best six assists and three steals at DePaul on Dec. 21 ... scored in double figures for the 11th consecutive game, scoring team-high 22 points, while tallying eight rebounds, three steals and two assists vs. Drexel on Dec. 31 ... tallied fifth double-double and scored in double figures for the 12th consecutive game; had 18 points (8-for-15) and 11 rebounds, while making six steals and four assists versus Navy on Jan. 8 ... notched double figure scoring numbers for the 13th consecutive game with 10 points, adding six boards, three assists and three steals vs. Penn on Jan. 12 ... scored in double figures for the 14th straight time with a game-high 21 points, going 9-for-12 from the field, while tallying five rebounds, two assists and a steal in 25 minutes of work at Cornell on Feb. 1 ... recorded sixth double-double with season-high 16 rebounds and 15 points, while tallying five assists and two steals at Columbia on Feb. 2 ... scored in double figures for the 17th game, with 10 points and nine rebounds and matched career-high with six steals at Brown on Feb. 9 ... scored career-high 29 points, went 12-for-21 and grabbed 12 rebounds for her seventh double-double of the year at Yale on Feb. 10 ... scored in double figures for the 19th consecutive game and tallied eighth double-double with 25 points and 12 rebounds versus Dartmouth on Feb. 15 ... recorded ninth double-double with with 17 points and 10 rebounds, along with making five steals and two assists versus Harvard on Feb. 16 ... scored in double figures for 21st straight game with 15 points, also grabbed seven boards, made four assists and four steals vs. Columbia on Feb. 22 ... tallied game-highs in points (14), assists (5) and steals (5) vs. Cornell on Feb. 23 ... scored in double figures for the 23rd game and recorded 10th double-double with 13 points, going 7-for-10 from the stripe, and a game-high 11 rebounds at Harvard on Mar. 1 ... scored 21 points, tied for game-high, and grabbed team-high 10 boards for 11th double-double and had game-high five steals at Dartmouth on Mar. 2 ... tallied team-highs in points (21), rebounds (8) and assists (7) vs. Yale on Mar. 8 ... scored in double figures for the 25th straight game with team-high 14 points and had game-high nine rebounds vs. Brown on Mar. 9 ... scored 13 points and tallied five rebounds, three assists, two blocks and a steal at Penn on Mar. 12 ... had nine points and nine boards in NCAA First Round vs. Florida State on Mar. 24.

Junior Year (2011-12): Unanimous Ivy League Player of the Year and first team selection ... earned Full Court Mid Major All-America, ECAC All-Star First Team and Net Scouts All-America Honorable Mention honors … named to the USBWA Player of the Year Midseason Watch List ... Ivy League Player of the Week four times on Nov. 21, Dec. 19, Jan. 2 and Jan. 16 ... finished first in rebounding and second in scoring in the Ivy League ...  led team in scoring and rebounding ... tallied 10 double-doubles … scored in double figures in 27 games, scoring 20 points or more 11 times ... scored a season-high 24 points three times ... dished five assists six times ... matched a career-high with three blocks at Lafayette on Nov. 14 ... tied season-bests in points with 24 and field goals with 10 versus Davidson on Nov. 25 ... grabbed a career-best 18 rebounds, while adding 23 points versus DePaul on Dec. 13 ... tied a career-high with six steals at Hofstra on Dec. 29 and versus Harvard on Feb. 24 … scored a team-high 20 points, made nine rebounds and six assists versus Kansas State in NCAA Tournament on Mar. 17. 

Sophomore Year (2010-11): Played and started in 12 games ... missed remainder of season due to injury ... had 22 points in the first half en route to scoring a career-high 28 points against Lafayette, shooting 11-for-15 ... pulled down a season-best 14 rebounds at Delaware on Dec. 2 with 17 points ... has dished out a season-high four assists in six different games ... earned five steals against Davidson on Dec. 29, matching a career high ... has had one block in three separate games ... named the Ivy League Player of the Week on Nov. 22 after scoring 27 points, 17 rebounds, seven steals and five assists during the week ...named the Ivy League Player of the Week on Dec. 5 after scoring 39 points, 19 rebounds, six assists, four steals and one block during the week ... attempted a career-high 23 field goals in a double overtime game with St. Joe’s on Dec. 19 ... scored in double digits in 11 of 13 games ... recorded three double-doubles (Lehigh 14 pts, 10 reb; Delaware 17 pts, 14 reb.; St. Joe’s 18 pts, 11 rebs) ... has led the team in scoring and steals seven times, assists and rebounds six times, and blocks once.

Freshman Year (2009-10): Ivy League Rookie of the Year ... named First-Team All-Ivy and to the All-Rookie team ... named the Ivy League Rookie of the Week nine times: on Nov. 16, Nov. 22, Nov. 30, Dec. 7, Dec. 21, Jan. 11 and Feb. 8, March 1 and March 8 ... earned Ivy League Player of the Week honors on Feb. 15 ... has started in all 28 games ... has been in double digits in scoring in 23 of 28 games ... scored a career-high 27 points at Drexel on Nov. 17, shooting 11-for-16 ... matched her 27 points at Columbia on Feb. 12 ... attempted a season-high 22 shots against Houston on Dec. 20 ... pulled down a personal best 16 rebounds at Cornell on Feb. 13 ... had 21 points, 10 rebounds, six assists, five steals and zero turnovers in 23 minutes against Rider on Dec. 8 ...  had 27 points, 14 rebounds, seven assists, five steals in 32 minutes at Columbia on Feb. 12 ... posted 10 double-doubles: Irvine- 17 points, 10 rebounds; Rider- 21 points, 10 rebounds; Houston- 24 points, 14 rebounds; Penn- 18 points, 10 rebounds; Harvard- 15 points, 15 rebounds; Columbia- 27 points, 14 rebounds; Cornell- 18 points, 16 rebounds; Yale- 18 points, 14 rebounds; Harvard- 23 points, 10 rebounds; Penn- 18 points, 11 rebounds... has led the team in scoring 12 times and in rebounding in 16 games ... led the team in assists 12 times, steals 14 times and in blocks four times. 

Before Princeton: A four-year letterwinner at Monte Vista High School ... captain of the squad her junior and senior years ... the Mustangs put together a 99-18 record during her four seasons in which she averaged 16.5 points and 7.4 rebounds per game ... as a senior she chipped in 20.8 points, nine rebounds, 5.5 steals, 5.2 assists and 2.7 blocks per game ... holds the school record in career steals, rebounds, assists and points with over 1,700 ... had her jersey retired at Monte Vista, the first time the school ever retired a number ... a unanimous selection for league MVP in 2007, 2008 and 2009 and a unanimous all-league pick in 2006 ... a three-time all-metro, All-Northern California and all-state selection ... named a Contra Costa Times Top-100 Athlete all three years ... Contra Costa Times named her second-team All-Times in 2007, and first-team in 2008 and 2009, while naming her the Times Player of the Year in 2009 ... named the All-Bay Area Regional Player of the Year, the All-East Bay Player of the Year and Cal Hi-Sports Winter Scholar-Athlete ... a McDonald’s All-America nominee ... played AAU with East Bay Xplosion along with fellow Princetonian Lauren Polansky. 

Personal: Full name is Niveen Rasheed ... born January 19, 1991 in Hayward, Calif. ... parents are Rifaat and Hanan Rasheed ... has one brother, Duke El-Manasara, and three sisters, Nadya, Linda and Bethaina ... majoring in politics.

 

 Season  GP-GS  Min  FG  FG%  3FG  3FG%  FT  FT%  O
 D  Tot  Avg.  PF  A  TO  Blk  Stl  Pts  Avg
2009-10 29-29 829 168-336 .500 4-13 .308 107-159 .673 92 163 255 8.8 65 81 63 13 64 447 15.4
2010-11 12-12 349 74-141 .433 1-8 .125 48-63 .762 35 53 88 7.3 35 34 32 3 29 197 16.4
2011-12 29-29 853 186-413 .450 14-45 .311 104-138 .754 97 158 255 8.8 70 84 79 7 69 490 16.9
2012-13 29-29 895 176-399 .441 11-49 .224 120-165 .727 103 159 262 9.0 66 96 75 9 77 483 16.7
Career 99-99 2926 604-1319 .458 30-115 .261 379-525 .722 327 533 860 8.7 236 265 249 32 239 1617 16.3
   Career Highs
Season Highs
 Points
 29 at Yale (2/10/13)
 29 at Yale (2/10/13)
 FG  12 at Yale (2/10/13)  10, 2x MR at Harvard (2/11/12)
 FG Attempted
 23 at St. Joe's (12/19/10)  21 at Yale (2/10/13)
 3FG Made
 2, 5x MR vs. Dartmouth (2/15/13)  2, 2x MR vs. Dartmouth (2/15/13)
 3FG Attempted
 5, 2x MR vs. Davidson (11/25/11)  4, 2x MR vs. Dartmouth (2/15/13)
 FT Made
 11, 2x MR at Dartmouth (3/2/13)  11 at Dartmouth (3/2/13)
 FT Attempted
 14, 2x MR vs. Harvard (2/16/13)  14 vs. Harvard (2/16/13)
 Rebounds  18 vs. DePaul (12/13/11)  16 at Columbia (2/2/13)
 Assists  7, 3x MR vs. Yale (3/8/13)  7, 2x MR vs. Yale (3/8/13)
 Blocks  3, 4x MR at Lafayette (11/14/11)  2, 2x MR at Penn (3/12/13)
 Steals  6, 4x MR at Brown (2/9/13)  6, 2x MR at Brown (2/9/13)  
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