Daniel Moore

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Daniel Moore Biography

Daniel Moore is a basketball player from Carmel, Ind. who played for Indiana University. He was a walk-on guard for the Hoosiers for four seasons between 2008-2012. Moore played under former Indiana head coach Tom Crean and received a scholarship from Crean in his senior season. Prior to Indiana, the Carmel native played high school basketball for Carmel High School where he also played soccer. Moore was a three-time Academic All-American with the Hoosiers and was a part of the 2011-2012 Indiana team that defeated No.1 Kentucky in Bloomington.

  • Name: Daniel Moore
  • Position: Guard
  • Age: 30 years old
  • Birthday: December 22, 1989
  • Nationality: USA
  • Hometown: Carmel, Ind.
  • High School: Carmel High School
  • Height: 5’10” (178 cm)
  • Weight: 175 lbs (79 kg)
  • Seasons: 4 (2008-2009, 2009-2010, 2010-2011, 2011-2012)
  • Jersey: #11
  • Education: Sport Communication Print

Player Awards and Accolades

  • 3x Academic All-Big Ten (2009-2012)
  • Indiana All-Star (High School)
  • All-North Player of the Year (High School)
  • First Team All-State (High School Basketball)
  • First-Team Academic All-State (High School)
  • Hamilton County Player of the Year (High School)
  • First Team All-State (High School Soccer)

Daniel Moore High School Career

Moore played high school basketball for the Carmel Greyhounds in his hometown of Carmel, Ind. The former Greyhound averaged 13.5 points and 7.8 assists per game his senior season. Carmel won 22 games in Moore’s final season and made it to the regional championship game before falling to Brownsburg 63-59.

The 2008 graduate excelled in both basketball and soccer as he recorded multiple awards for his performance. In basketball he was named an Indiana All-Star, All-North Player of the Year, both first team All-State and Academic All-State and Hamilton County Player of the Year. On the soccer field, Moore was awarded as a member of the first team All-State.

Daniel Moore Seasons with the Hoosiers

2008-2009 Indiana Basketball Season
Tom Crean (1st Season)
6-25 (1-17 Big Ten)
11th Place Big Ten

2009-2010 Indiana Basketball Season
Tom Crean (2nd Season)
10-21 (4-14 Big Ten)
9th Place Big Ten

2010-2011 Indiana Basketball Season
Tom Crean (3rd Season)
12-20 (3-15 Big Ten)
11th Place Big Ten

2011-2012 Indiana Basketball Season
Tom Crean (4th Season)
27-9 (11-7 Big Ten)
5th Place Big Ten
🏅 NCAA Sweet Sixteen

Indiana University Career Statistics

Season GP GS MIN AVG FG FGA PCT FG FGA PCT FT FTA PCT OFF DEF TOT AVG PF FO AST AST/G T/O BLK STL PTS AVG
2008-2009 31 10 533 17.2 25 58 0.431 4 11 0.364 23 38 0.605 10 32 42 1.4 63 2 79 2.5 65 0 24 77 2.5
2009-2010 28 0 201 7.2 10 20 0.500 2 7 0.286 14 17 0.824 5 15 20 0.7 28 0 9 0.3 14 0 11 36 1.3
2010-2011 27 0 175 6.5 9 20 0.450 3 8 0.375 12 14 0.857 2 12 14 0.5 22 0 18 0.7 13 0 12 33 1.2
2011-2012 21 0 96 4.6 0 5 0.000 0 2 0.000 2 3 0.667 2 8 10 0.5 14 0 13 0.6 9 0 9 2 0.1
Career 107 10 1005 9.4 44 103 0.427 9 28 0.321 51 72 0.708 19 67 86 0.8 127 2 119 1.1 101 0 56 148 1.4

Daniel Moore Indiana University Basketball Career

Daniel Moore came to Bloomington, Ind. to play for head coach Tom Crean and the Indiana Hoosiers. Moore joined as a walk-on for a team consisting of 12 freshmen, one sophomore, two juniors and one senior. The Hoosiers were in rebuilding mode as head coach Tom Crean came in to bring the program back from NCAA sanctions following the actions of former coach Kelvin Sampson.

Moore played in all 31 games his freshman season and started 10 of them. The walk-on got his first start in the Maui Invitational against Notre Dame where he recorded two points and three assists. He averaged 2.5 points and 2.5 assists in 17.2 minutes per game. The Carmel, Ind. native shot 43% from the field while going 4-for-11 from the three-point line for 36 percent.

As Crean started to build the roster how he wanted it with recruiting, Moore’s time on the court declined. Recruits such as Jordan Hulls, Christian Watford and Victor Oladipo made big names for themselves in the program. However, Moore did not let that stop him from being a key member of the team.

In his sophomore season, he led the team in free throw percentage at 82 percent, missing just three free throws on the season.

Moore earned a scholarship during his senior season and after going 28-66 his first three seasons the Hoosiers shocked the college basketball world during the 2011-2012 season.

Indiana started the season with 12 straight wins and defeated No. 1 Kentucky and No. 2 Ohio State. The Hoosiers finished fifth in the Big Ten and went on to play in the Sweet 16 before losing to the Wildcats in a rematch.

Much of the success of Indiana’s 2011-2012 season was because of players like Moore getting the team prepared during practice.

As a Hoosier, Moore was a three-time Academic All-American and played in 107 games. He recorded 148 points and 119 assists while shooting 42 percent from the field and 32 percent behind the arc.

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