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Sports Illustrated "Faces in the Crowd" Click on the Sports Illustrated cover above to read the article "Faces in the Crowd" that features Tyra. Click the link below to read more.
April 3, Tyra wins Ms. Illinois Basketball for a second straight year.
Click the links below to read more. February 14, Tyra scores 46 points in Regional Championship game to beat undefeated Marshall.
February 12, Tyra is featured in an article from the Indianapolis Star. February 6, Tyra scores 47 points in a win against Eldorado in her last regular season home game. Eldorado Tyra was also named MVP for the 4th straight year.
Tyra named to All-Tournament Team 4th time. December 17, Tyra scores 49 points in the first half vs Edwards County on 3 point shooting and 2 point shooting. November 19, Tyra scores 49 points in the Lady Aces home opener and beats Washington She finishes a great tennis career at MCHS with the combined game record of never losing a regular season match.
Basketball for Illinois, the Chicago Tribune ran an indepth story about Tyra. Carmel's Tyra Buss is the winner. Click on the Tribune logo below to read their story: In response to the article, Tyra released the following statement: "I am just overwhelmed with emotion right now!
I feel so blessed and I'm so grateful for being honored with this award! It makes me feel good to know that my hard work and dedication is being recognized. I am so thankful to the people that voted for me. I am especially thankful for my family and all of my coaches and teammates who have all helped make this moment possible!
I am so proud to represent Illinois with the title of Ms. Basketball for the game I respect and love to play! She was the only player too be a unanimous choice. Tyra sets the new mark for most points in a season nationally by a girl's basketball player, scoring 1, points during the season according to MaxPreps.
In a great team effort, the Lady Aces are now and won the Regional for the third straight year. Tyra's season points are now 1, and she's well on her way to breaking the career mark held currently by Olney, Illinois and Ohio State alum Brittany Johnson.
Tyra has 3, points and is only a junior. Brittany's record for the State of Illinois is 4, The Lady Aces become the first basketball team in MCHS history to go undefeated during the regular season with a win over Eldorado at Eldorado.
She's also named MVP for the third year in a row. Aces win and are now for the season. The free throw came at the Eldorado tournament. The game was stopped and she was presented the game ball. Indiana coach Curt Miller was at the game and had a flat tire getting to Eldorado.
He tweets, "Flat Tire while out recruiting Even the tire guy helping me knows this recruit Congratulations Coach Miller on witnessing it first hand! Buss, a Lady Aces junior, is now averaging She scored points in four games at the Toyota Teamwork Classic which averages out to 42 points per game to improve her game average up by 1.
Participating in the m low hurdles, Tyra set a school record of She was seeded 6th and finished 6th during the finals.
This was a very successful track season for Tyra - she set 7 school records during this season. Those records are: m, m, m and part of the relay teams for the other four. Great year Tyra! Those 8 athletes will then vy for the Athlete of the Year which will be announced in May.
She hit 10 out of 15 and then 4 out of 10 to advance in a shoot-off. Finals are at 8pm Friday at RedBird arena. For live coverage go to www. Go Tyra! Tyra ends up with 1, points for her sophomore year and her career total is now 2, Track Season begins!
Carmel and University of Evansville stand-out Craig Snow. Craig, now an assistant coach at the University of New Mexico, had a total of 2, Watch it here: Follow the link for an excellent read on Tyra.
Tyra is named the MVP for the second straight year after totaling points throughout the five games.
Bring on ! Tyra is named to the All-Tournament Team. December 5, In the 7th game of her Sophomore year, Tyra is now the all-time career point leader at Mt. Carmel High School in Girl's basketball. She scored 38 points in a conference win against Princeton and ended up with points.
The previous record was by Trish Ackerman, also a standout Lady Ace. It's also a record for the Kingston-Duff Gym! The Lady Aces defeated Harrisburg on Feb 7 to claim the historic win.
Tyra also set the Illinois single season point record with 1, so far. Go Lady Aces! Indiana University.