2020 Player Review: Teaira McCowan

Teaira McCowan

Height: 6-7

Position: Center

Age: 24

Years Pro: 2

College: Mississippi State

Drafted: By Indiana, first round, 2019 WNBA Draft (3rd overall)

Overview: Teaira McCowan ended her sophomore season with an increase in points per game, field goal percentage and free throw shooting percentage in 2020. McCowan turned in a 10.9 point per game scoring clip, to go along with a 53.6 field goal percentage, as well as shooting 75.0 percent from the charity stripe. The 6-foot-7 center recorded five double-doubles during the 2020 season, pushing her career total to 16. McCowan forced her way to the free throw line and shot 100.0 percent from the line in eight games. She scored at least 10 points in seven of the last eight games of the regular season.

Notable Performances:

July 29: McCowan tied her season-high 20 points and pulled down a season-best 13 rebounds in the second game of the season against the Phoenix Mercury. McCowan was one of three Fever players to score at least 20 points in the game.

August 13: McCowan pulled down seven offensive rebounds on the way to her second 13-rebound performance of the season in the 86-79 win against the New York Liberty.

August 20: As the Fever knocked off the Seattle Storm, McCowan needed only 21 minutes to finish with 10 points and 10 rebounds.

August 31: McCowan’s 15 points against the Chicago Sky gave her 500 career points. She also grabbed 11 rebounds for her fifth double-double of the season.

September 1: On the second night of a back-to-back, McCowan tied her season-high with 20 points, as well as seven rebounds against the Atlanta Dream.