Height: 5' 9"
Hometown: Lathrup Village, MI
High School: Detroit Country Day
Deane played and started in all 31 games for the Flyers, averaging 25 minutes per game...Averaged 9.9 points and 4.7 rebounds per game... She was named the Most Valuable Player of the Maggie Dixon Classic after scoring a career-high 27 points with five rebounds and two steals in the championship game against No. 25 DePaul...Deane was also named as the College Sports Madness High-Major Women’s Basketball Player of the Week and Sports Madness A-10 Player of the week after her exceptional performance at the Maggie Dixon Classic... She was later named the Atlantic 10 conference Women’s Basketball Rookie of the Week and had another career- high of 11 rebounds against Butler and a career-high 7 assists against Eastern Illinois...Deane also led the team in field goal percentage (.556)... She finished the season shooting .327 from behind the arc and .737 from the free- throw line... Named to the Atlantic 10 All-Rookie Team and was named the Atlantic 10 Rookie of the Year.
High School Accomplishments:
- 3-star prospect by ESPN HoopGurlz
- Two-time Class B All-State First Team selection
- Honorable Mention AP Class B All-State as a junior
- Country Day won 2012 MHSAA Region 12 Final
- Averaged 19.1 pts, 4 rebounds, 3 steals per game as a junior
- Two consecutive years with an undefeated regular season as a sophomore and junior
- Led DCD to four consecutive district and regional championships
- Led DCD to a 2009 state championship
AAU Team and Accomplishments:
- Motor City Suns
- U.S. Junior Championships Indy 100 U-16 All-Star Team
- Amber is the daughter of George and Alma Deane and has one older brother, Jordan.
- She was born Feb. 22, 1994.
- Majoring in journalism
What They're Saying:
“Amber, in four years, improved every part of her game. She was a vital part of our team. She was an all-around team payer. I’m excited for her future. She’s a great student athlete.”
- High School Coach Frank Orlando
- Nice handle...real size at the one, good size at the two. More driver than anything on the wing, active.
- True playmaker in the open floor and defensively she can guard just about anybody on the floor.
- Explosive guard who looks to attack the basket.
“Amber is a terrific person from a wonderful family. She comes from a great high school & AAU program and her athleticism, ability and willingness to learn will make her a great Flyer.”
-UD Head Coach Jim Jabir
Points: 27, at DePaul -- 11/10/12
Rebounds: 11, at Butler -- 1/12/13
Assists: 7, Eastern Illinois -- 11/25/12
Steals: 3, 4 times
Blocks: 1, Xavier -- 2/7/13
FG Made: 10, at DePaul -- 11/10/12
3FG Made: 3, Temple -- 2/24/13FG Attempts: 13, at DePaul -- 11/10/12; at Butler 1/12/13; George Washington -- 1/24/13
3FG Attempts: 5, Buffalo -- 11/23/12
FT Made: 6, at DePaul -- 11/10/12