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Bianca Cuevas-Moore

  • position G
  • height 5-6
  • class Freshman
  • Hometown Bronx, N.Y.
  • High school Nazareth Regional
  • position G
  • height 5-6
  • class Freshman
  • Hometown Bronx, N.Y.
  • High school Nazareth Regional

Bianca Cuevas-Moore Bio


High School

McDonald’s All-America (2013-14)
New York Class AA co-Player of the Year (2013-14)
In the Record Books


1st – Games played (37 in 2016-17; 37 in 2014-15)
Most games played by a freshman (37 in 2014-15)
Most games played by a junior (37 in 2016-17)
Most steals in a single NCAA Tournament (12 in 2017)


Best free throw percentage by a freshman (1.000 (5-5) vs. Syracuse, 3/22/15)
Senior Year (2017-18)

  • Sat out the season due to a knee injury

Junior Year (2016-17)

  • Started 19 of 37 games, moving to a bench role at start of SEC play but returning to starting lineup in postseason play due to injuries
  • Set the tone for Carolina defensively in the NCAA Tournament, leading the team with 2.0 steals per game to breaking the school record for steals in an NCAA Tournament (12)
  • Distributed the ball well at the SEC Tournament, averaging 3.3 assists per game
  • Knocked down multiple 3-pointers in six of 16 SEC contests
  • Played stalwart defense in NCAA title game vs. #7/7 Mississippi State (Apr. 2) to keep Bulldogs out of a fluid offense
  • Scored five of her seven points in the NCAA semifinal against #6/6 Stanford (Mar. 31) during a 13-0 third-quarter surge that turned a seven-point deficit into a six-point advantage
  • Recorded eight of her 13 points against #20/24 Kentucky (Mar. 4) in the SEC semifinals in the second half … shot 5-of-6 from the line over the last two quarters, making all four of her free throw attempts in the final minute
  • Brilliant defensively at Texas A&M (Feb. 23) with a career-best six steals … tallied four first-half steals to cool the Aggies’ hot offensive start and netted 16 points on 6-of-11 shooting after pushing the tempo the other way    
  • Swiped two of her game-high three steals in crunch time at Missouri (Feb. 19), the second of which helped give Carolina a 60-58 lead with less than a minute to play
  • Netted 17 of her career-high 25 points in the second half against Georgia (Jan. 12), including eight in a back-and-forth final period … applied good defensive pressure on the perimeter to disrupt the Lady Bulldogs’ offense  
  • Posted her best offensive showing of the season at Auburn (Jan. 5), knocking down at least one 3 in each quarter to for a career-high five en route to a season-high 19 points
  • Scored four of her nine points at Duke (Dec. 4) on transition layups during a 12-0 first-quarter run

Sophomore Year (2015-16)

  • Appeared in 34 of South Carolina’s 35 games, earning one start
  • Led team in scoring once – vs. Arizona State
  • Handed out team-high assists three times – vs. CSUB, at Alabama, vs. Auburn
  • Shot the ball well over the first two rounds of the NCAA Tournament, hitting 58.3 percent (7-of-12) to average 8.0 points in helping Gamecocks reach Sweet 16
  • Led team with eight steals in SEC Tournament action, finishing third in scoring with 10.7 points per game on 52.4 percent shooting, including 5-of-10 from 3-point range
  • Added eight of her 15 points in the SEC Tournament semifinal against #13/13 Kentucky (Mar. 5) in the fourth quarter, including a pair of 3s to cap 6-of-9 shooting
  • Made her first career start at Ole Miss (Feb. 25) and set defensive tone with four steals, one of which led to a layup and capped a 16-3 second-quarter scoring run that established a 15-point halftime lead
  • Posted a productive all-around performance at Alabama (Feb. 22), tallying a career-best six boards and a team-high three assists and converted a 3-pointer early in the second quarter to give South Carolina its first double-digit lead of the game
  • Scored seven of her nine points against #15/11 Texas A&M (Jan. 17) during 12-7 fourth-quarter run that gave Gamecocks five-point lead with 3:55 to play
  • Named to the Rainbow Wahine Showdown All-Tournament team, finishing second on the team in scoring at the event with 17.0 points per game on 54.1 percent shooting, averaging 3.3 rebounds and swiping seven steals over the three-game event
  • Scored in double figures for the third-straight game with 13 at Hawaii (Nov. 29), including nine in the second half to help Gamecocks pull away from a seven-point halftime lead
  • Fell one point shy of her career high with 20 against CSU Bakersfield with four of her nine fourth-quarter points coming on back-to-back plays to launch a 14-2 run that put the game out of Roadrunners’ reach
  • Went on a personal 11-7 second-half run against #16/18 Arizona State (Nov. 27) as part of her team-high tying 18 points

Freshman Year (2014-15)

  • Scored in double figures eight times, including one 20-point game
  • Was the team’s top scorer twice – at Ole Miss, at Georgia
  • Led team in assists eight times – San Diego State, vs. Central Michigan, at Florida, Alabama, Vanderbilt, vs. Arkansas, Savannah St., Notre Dame
  • Averaged 7.0 points on 41.4 percent shooting in NCAA Tournament play
  • Posted all nine of her points during seven minutes of first-half action against #7/7 Florida State (Mar. 29), repeatedly knifing through the lane to help team reduce a nine-point deficit in the last 8:00 of the period
  • Averaged 2.7 assists in SEC Tournament, up from her 1.8 season average, including seven in just 21 minutes combined in the first two games (Arkansas, LSU)
  • Averaged 6.8 points in SEC play, besting her regular-season non-conference average of 4.5
  • Scored the last six points of the first half at Ole Miss (Feb. 1) in just one minute en route to 21 points, nearly double her previous career high points

High School

  • McDonald’s All-American in 2014
  • Rated the No. 35 player and the No. 7 point guard in the 2014 recruiting class
  • Named New York AA co-player of the year and Daily News Brooklyn Player of the Year along with earning a spot on the USA Today All-USA New York First Team
  • Earned first-team All-State honors from the New York State Sportswriters Association as a senior after bringing in second-team honors as a freshman and sophomore
  • Scored over 2,000 points in her career
  • Averaged 22.1 points, 3.8 assists and 4.6 steals as a senior
  • Helped team to state federation championship as a freshman (2011)
  • Scored 50 points in semifinals to lead Nazareth to the 2014 state final


  • Daughter of Shamara Hendrickson, has a sister, Felicia
  • Graduated in May 2018 with bachelor’s in criminal justice