UNCASVILLE, Conn. (April 24, 2018) — The Connecticut Sun announced today Tyra Buss has been signed to a training camp contract
Buss wrapped up her career at Indiana with seven program records, including points (2,364), assists (574), steals (293), free throws made (633), free throw attempts (853), three-point attempts (646) and scoring average (17.5 ppg). A two-time Honorable Mention All-American, Buss was an All-Big Ten First Team honoree in her final three seasons at Indiana.
As a senior, she led Indiana to a WNIT Championship and led the nation in minutes played (1,479) and minutes per game (40.0). The 5-foot-8 guard started every game of her collegiate career and was a Senior CLASS Award finalist in her final season. A two-time Miss Basketball in Illinois, she set a state girls high school record by scoring 4,897 points during her high school career.
The Connecticut Sun will tip off its 16th season in the state by leading off #WNBAAllDay on Sunday, May 20 at 1 p.m. A 21-win playoff team in 2017, the Sun will look to start fast, taking on the Las Vegas Aces (formerly the San Antonio Stars) as the first game on a day in which all 12 WNBA teams will be in action for the very first time.
Season tickets for 2018 start as low as $22 per game and are available now.