4  Tynikki Crook
Tynikki Crook
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Detroit, Mich.

High School:
Pershing

Height:
6-1

Position:
F

11/21/2014

@HerdWBB to Tip Off Home Season on Saturday

Marshall to host UMES in home opener

11/17/2014

@HerdWBB's Scott Named C-USA Player of the Week

Weekly honor is first for the Herd since 2010-11

03/11/2014

Herd Makes History, Advances to C-USA Second Round

First time in C-USA history a No. 16-seed has advanced

02/18/2014

Marshall Ready for First Meeting at Middle Tennessee

Marshall Ready for First Meeting at Middle Tennessee

01/17/2014

Women's Basketball to Conclude Texas Trip at Rice

Marshall fighting for first conference win

2010 All-Conference USA Third Team Member

2009 All-Conference USA Third Team Member

2008 and 2009 C-USA All-Tournament Team Member

2009-10:
Named to the 2010 All-Conference USA Third Team in 2010...started 23 games in junior season, missed seven contests due to injury suffered in January at Houston...finished 2010 with 990 career points, just ten shy of joining MU's 1000-point club...led Marshall regulars in shooting percentage (.492), rebounds (177), rebounding average (7.7/gm), blocks (40) and scoring average (13.4 PPG)...finished C-USA ranked ninth in scoring, seventh in rebounding, 13th in FG percentage and second in blocks...named C-USA Player of the Week on January 11, 2010...had 13 games with more than one blocked shot...scored in double figures in 18 out of 23 contests in 2009-10...led MU with five double-doubles...tallied 15 points, 10 rebounds and hit 7-11 free throws vs. Seton Hall...led the Herd to its first win of the season against Kent State scoring 13 points while recording seven boards and three blocks...chipped in 18 tallies while taking season-high 17 shots in loss at Ohio...second double-double came in win over Horizon League champion Cleveland State as she recorded 16 points, a season-high 14 rebounds and three blocks, she hit 8-16 shots in that contest...finished the calendar year with 13 point and 11 rebounds in win over Radford...helped Marshall end five-game skid to Southern Miss by notching 14 points and 11 rebounds in nationally-televised win...went 4-4 from the charity stripe in that contest...ended regular season with 21 points against East Carolina, her top effort of the season...in C-USA Tournament game against UCF, scored 18 points to go along with 12 rebounds...hit 9-of-17 shots in that game to mark her seventh double-double in seven postseason games at Marshall.

2008-09:
Named to 2009 All-Conference USA Third Team....was a member of the 2009 Conference USA All-Tournament Team for the second consecutive season....recorded a double-double in all six postseason contests of her career....C-USA Player of the Week - November 24, 2008....had eight double-doubles in sophomore season....MU scoring leader and rebounding leader in 2008-09 (13.5 PPG, 7.6 RPG), also led the team in free throws and attempts and blocks with 49....only player in C-USA to rank in the top 11 in scoring while being in the top eight in rebounding, field goal pct. and blocked shots....No. 5 shot blocker in C-USA (1.53 per game)....tied career-high with 16 points in opener at Appalachian State before surpassing that with 21 points and 13 rebounds against North Texas....began the season scoring in double figures in nine of the first ten games averaging 15.3 points....reset career mark with 22 points in win over UT Arlington....following five games with nine points or less, rebounded with 24 points, a new career high, against West Virginia, also grabbed ten boards....that outing marked the first of eight consecutive games scoring 12 or more points, she scored 11 or more in 14 of the final 17 games of the year....went 9-for-9 from the free throw line helped Herd to perfect 15-15 day from the charity stripe in home win over Memphis....fifth 20-point outing of season came against Southern Miss, scoring 20 points on a career high 18 shot attempts....notched 22 points in road win over Memphis, shot 9-12 for the game, her second .750 shooting effort of the season....set new mark with 15 rebounds in season finale win over Rice....opened up C-USA Tournament by tying career mark with 24 points against Memphis, was 8-8 from the free throw line, leading MU to another perfect game from the stripe against the Tigers (18-18)....recorded 13 points and 10 boards against UTEP before wrapping up the tournament with 15 points and 11 rebounds, all on the defensive end, against Southern Miss....shot .567 (17/30) from the floor and .857 (18/21) from the free throw line in the tournament en route to All-Tournament Team honors.

2007-08 (Freshman):
Played in 30 games as a freshman, starting in 26....named to the 2008 Conference USA All-Tournament team....became the first freshman named to the team since the C-USA realignment prior to the 2005-06 season....after notching two double-doubles in regular season, recorded three in as many tournament contests....led MU with 28 blocked shots, an average of 0.93 per game, that total was ninth best in C-USA....also led Herd with 6.1 rebounds per game, a total that was 16 best in the conference....after recording double-doubles in both preseason games for MU, Crook scored nine points while grabbing six rebounds in collegiate debut at Evansville....had first double-digit scoring outing of career at North Texas, scoring 12 points, was also a perfect 4-of-4 from the charity stripe....after topping her career mark with 14 pts against Navy, recorded first career double-double in 3OT game at UT Arlington with 11 points and boards....played pivotal role in win over Big 12 foe Missouri with 11 points and nine rebounds....reset career high once again in C-USA opener vs ECU with 15 pts....from 12/4 game against North Texas through 1/10 game at Memphis, hit double digits in 6-of-8 games, averaging 10.88 PPG over that span....set a then-career high with 13 boards against SMU en route to another double-double after scoring 12 points....had season and career high 16 points in home win over Memphis....finished regular season with five blocked shots at Houston, Marshall's season high....finished season on a strong note with double-doubles in all three of MU's C-USA Tournament games, had 10 pts and 14 rebounds vs Tulane, 13 pts and 10 boards against UAB before finishing the season with ten points and 11 rebounds against eventual C-USA champion SMU....her 14 boards against Tulane marked the highest total for an MU player in the 2007-08 season.

High School:
Attended Detroit John J. Pershing HS where she played for coach Gerald Weaterspoon...rated as the No. 26 power forward in the Country by the All Star Girls Report...averaged 15 points, 13 rebounds, and 3 blocks...led Pershing HS to the Detroit City Championship with a third place finish...earned three district titles... received team MVP her junior and senior seasons...voted city of Detroit East Region MVP by Detroit coaches...first team All-Detroit Public School honoree and was named to the All-Detroit Free Press team...played for the Motor City Suns and averaged 14 rebounds and 14 points...also recruited by Indiana, Marquette, Wisconsin and Oakland.

Personal:
Born on September 5, 1989...daughter of Taryn and Everin Crook...has two brothers, Larvance Shaw (28) and Jacob Shaw (26) and four sisters, Arkishi Davis (27), Tabitha Crook (23), Tamara Crook (23), and Whitney Crook (16)...major is undecided.