Women's Basketball

MaddieScherr

  • position Guard
  • height 5-10
  • class Senior
  • Hometown Florence, Ky.
  • High school Ryle High School
  • Previous School Oregon
  • Major Communications

Transferred to Kentucky after two strong seasons at Oregon … Was named Kentucky Miss Basketball in 2020 … Brought leadership and experience to the guard position.

2022-23 (Junior)
Played and started in 29 games, averaging 11.6 points per game and 5.1 rebounds in 31.7 minutes per game on the season… She added 125 assists (4.3 apg), 62 steals (2.1 spg) and 32 blocks (1.1 bpg), while she concluded the regular season ranked fourth in the SEC in apg (4.2), fourth in the SEC in steals (55), fifth in the SEC in assists (110) and sixth in the SEC in spg (2.1) … She also concluded the regular season as the SEC leader in FT% (91.8%) … She shot 38.5 percent from the field (110-286) and 33.6 percent from the arc (37-110) … She doubled her offensive production from the nonconference schedule to the conference schedule, from 7.3 ppg in the nonconference to 14.9 points per game in the conference … Reset her career high in scoring four times this season, all against top-25 teams, including 18 vs. UofL, 22 vs. LSU, 25 vs. USC and 27 vs. Tennessee … Scored in double digits 17 times, at least 15 points nine times, at least 20 points three times and at least 25 points two times … Led Kentucky in assists in 19 games, in blocks in 12 games and in steals in 11 games … Set a new program record for most blocks in an SEC Tournament game when she recorded six in Kentucky’s win against Alabama in the 2023 SEC Tournament Second Round, adding 19 points, four assists, three rebounds and two steals … Had 10 points, six assists, four rebounds and an assist against Florida in the 2023 SEC Tournament First Round … Reset her career high in scoring for the fourth time this season with 27 points against Tennessee, adding four rebounds, one assist and one steal … Returned to game action at Texas A&M, recording 18 points, six rebounds, three steals, two assists and a block … Produced 18 points, also going 8-of-8 from the line, adding six rebounds, four steals, three blocks and three assists at Florida … Reset her career high in points for the second straight game, leading Kentucky with 25 points against then-No. 1/1 South Carolina, making five 3-pointers, adding six assists, four rebounds and a steal … Led Kentucky with 22 points against then-No. 7/6 LSU, knocking down four 3-pointers, adding four rebounds, three assists and two steals … Grabbed 10 rebounds against then-No. 24/23 Arkansas, adding eight points, five steals and three assists … Produced an all-around game against then-RV/No. 24 Louisville, recording 18 points on 6-of-10 shooting, six assists, five rebounds and two blocks … Had 11 assists and eight rebounds against Dayton in the Bahamas, adding five points and four steals … Had a full stat line against Morehead State, leading the team with 14 points on 5-of-7 from the field, including a perfect 4-of-4 from long range, adding nine assists, six rebounds, three blocks and a steal … Had seven assists in season opener against Radford, adding four points, six rebounds and a steal.

2020-22 (at Oregon)
Played in 53 career games through two seasons at Oregon, starting 32 of those contests … Averaged 3.7 points, 2.6 assists, 2.9 rebounds and 1.3 steals per game throughout her two-year career … As a sophomore, she averaged 4.7 points and 3.7 rebounds with 102 assists and 46 steals … As a freshman, she averaged 2.3 points and 1.9 rebounds with 36 assists and 25 steals … Hit 32.9 percent from the field and 32.6 percent from 3 during her stint at Oregon … Best game as a sophomore was against Kansas State, scoring 16 points with three rebounds, six assists and two steals, going 4-of-8 from long range … Had 10 points against eventual national champion South Carolina with two rebounds, five assists and two steals … Had 14 points against Idaho State with four rebounds, five assists and two steals … Had five or more assists in 10 games as a sophomore with two or more assists in 15 games … Played in 22 games as true freshman, recording two or more steals in 10 games … Had a season-high nine points against Seattle and added seven points, six assists and five rebounds against Cal … Started during Oregon’s 2021 postseason run, helping the Ducks to the Sweet 16 with six assists and three steals in a win vs. Georgia.

High School
A five five-star freshman out of high school in 2020 … The nation’s No. 19 ranked recruit in the class of 2020 according to the final espnW top-100 rankings, and a consensus top-20 recruit by Blue Star, Prospect Nation and All-Star Girls Report … A McDonalds all-American and Jordan Brand Classic selection … Was the Kentucky Gatorade State player of the year in each of her final two seasons at Ryle High School … Led Ryle to the state tournament three straight seasons … As a senior, she averaged 14.9 points and 7.3 rebounds per game to claim the title of 2020 Kentucky Miss Basketball … Guided Ryle to the school’s first-ever Kentucky State Championship (all classifications) as a junior in 2018-19 after averaging 16.1 points, 7.3 rebounds, 4.7 assists and 3.7 steals per game … A consensus first-team All-State selection and the MVP of the 2019 Kentucky State Tournament, averaging 12.0 points and 6.8 rebounds per game to lead Ryle to the state title … Graduated as Ryle’s all-time leader in scoring, rebounding and assists … Carried a 3.8 GPA and was very active in Young Life and in her community, earning the 2020 Donna Murphy Award by the Kentucky Lions Eye Foundation for her success on and off the court.

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