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Pearl Moore

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Pearl Moore

Class of 2011

  • A four-time All-American, she is the all-time career-scoring leader for women’s college basketball with 4,061 points
  • Ranked third on the College’s Basketball Career Scoring List for all levels of men’s and women’s college basketball
  • Averaged 30.6 points per game over her four seasons (127 games) at Francis Marion College during the era that did not have the three-point field goal
  • The 1979 SCAIAW and American Women’s Sports Foundation Small College Player of the Year
  • Named the 1979 South Carolina Amateur Athlete of the Year
  • A final nominee for the 1978 Wade Trophy
  • A first-round draft choice in the WBL and participated in the 1981 WBL All-Star game
  • Inducted into the Francis Marion Hall of Fame in 1992, the South Carolina Athletic Hall of Fame in 2000, and was a part of the inaugural class for the Florence Area Athletic Hall of Fame in 2006
  • Played professionally for one season in Venezuela