EUNICE, La. –Former Ole Miss Lady Rebel and WNBA Champion, Yolanda Moore was named the head women’s basketball coach at LSU Eunice it was announced on Tuesday (Aug. 12). Moore becomes just the third coach in program history.
Moore, who played for the Rebels from 1992-1996, saw action in 111 games during her career at Ole Miss and was a three-time All-SEC honoree. She was named an AP All-America honorable mention selection as a senior in 1996 and helped lead Ole Miss to three NCAA Tournament appearances. She is fourth in the Ole Miss career record book in free throws made (336) and is ninth in scoring (1,485).
Moore played professionally for six years both in the WNBA and in Europe and Asia. She won back-to-back WNBA titles with the Houston Comets in 1997-1998.
A native of Port Gibson, Miss., Moore attended Port Gibson high school. In 1992 she was named the Mississippi Gatorade Player of the Year. Moore was also named the 15th-best player in the nation out of high school by USA Today and was a Parade High School All-American.
Moore earned her master's degree in Workforce Education Leadership from Alcorn State and is pursuing a Ph.D. in Instructional and Work Force Development and a Diversity Training Certificate at Mississippi State. Moore was inducted into the M-Club Hall of Fame at Ole Miss in 2010 and was honored as an SEC Great in 2012. Moore released her autobiography “You Will Win If You Don’t’ Quit” in September 2012.
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