Team 2006-07 Nebraska Women's Basketball

LaFleur's Honors 

  • Street & Smith's Honorable-Mention High School All-American
  • No. 5 on All-Star Girls Report Top 100 Two-Guard List (2003-04)
  • No. 43 on All-Star Girls Report Top 100 (2003-04)
  • adidas Top 10 Summer Camp (2003, 2004)
  • adidas Top 10 Summer Camp All-Star (2003, 2004)
  • Invited to USA Youth Developmental Festival (North)
  • No. 6 Player in Texas Class of 2005 by Texas Roundball (2003)


The Personal Side
Full name: TK (TreKessa) LaFleur
Major: Nutrition, Fitness and Health Science
Parents: Cedrick and Tammie LaFleur
Brother: Patrick, 14
Hometown: Houston, Texas (Cypress)
High School: Warren Township, Ill.
Date of Birth: April 15, 1987
Place of Birth: Lake Charles, La.

Sophomore (2006-07)
TK LaFleur gave Nebraska an athletic wing presence off the bench as a sophomore, averaging 5.4 points, 2.7 rebounds and 1.2 assists per game. LaFleur appeared in all 32 games, averaging 19.7 minutes per game on the season, including 21.3 minutes per contest in Big 12 Conference regular-season games.

LaFleur elected to transfer following the conclusion of her sophomore year, finishing her NU career as a two-time letterwinner with 348 points, 147 rebounds, 63 assists, 42 steals and seven blocks.

LaFleur produced double-figures on four occasions as a sophomore, including career highs of 16 points, six rebounds and four assists in just 23 minutes in a win over Florida Atlantic at the Veterans Day Classic in Tempe, Ariz., on Nov. 12.

She played some of the best basketball of her career to close non-conference play at the State Farm Classic in Gainesville, Fla. She opened the tournament with 11 points, four rebounds and a steal in Nebraska's 94-74 victory over eventual NCAA Sweet 16 qualifier North Carolina State on Dec. 28. She followed that performance with 10 points, two rebounds, two assists and two steals in the Huskers' 81-73 championship game victory over the hosts from Florida on Dec. 29. Her effort against the Gators included a pair of three-pointers.

She continued the solid stretch into the start of Big 12 play when she scored 11 points had one block and a steal in Nebraska's league-opening win at Texas on Jan. 3. A native of Houston, Texas, LaFleur led the Huskers to their first-ever win over the Longhorns in Austin.

LaFleur added another solid performance against another Texas team when she scored nine points in the Huskers' 76-67 victory over No. 13 Baylor on Feb. 3. She also scored nine points in NU's win over No. 25 Kansas State on Jan. 17, when she played a career-high 29 minutes.

Freshman (2005-06)
LaFleur enjoyed a solid freshman season as an important reserve in Nebraska's backcourt. She averaged 5.4 points and 1.9 rebounds per game, playing just over 16 minutes per contest.

Over the final seven games, LaFleur increased her contributions to 7.3 points and 2.6 boards in 21 minutes per game, to help fuel Nebraska's push to the WNIT quarterfinals. She was a major factor in helping the Huskers post seven victories in their final 10 games.

LaFleur gave the Huskers a major lift from outside, ranking third on the team with 20 three-pointers on the season, including 7-of-12 shooting from long range over the last seven games.

She scored in double figures five times as a freshman, including 10 points - all in the second half - in the Huskers' Big 12 Tournament quarterfinal loss to No. 22 Texas A&M on March 8. She also played a season-high 26 minutes against the Aggies.

LaFleur established her career high with 16 points against Texas State on Dec. 20, hitting 5-of-7 shots from the field, including 2-of-3 three-pointers. She also grabbed four rebounds against the Bobcats.

She added 15 points against another homestate school - Texas Southern - hitting a career-high seven field goals. She added a season-best three steals against the Lady Tigers on Dec. 7.

LaFleur scored 11 points against Colorado on Jan. 28, and she managed 10 points with a pair of three-pointers at No. 10 Minnesota on Dec. 3. She pulled down a career-high six rebounds against Oklahoma State on Feb. 21, and dished out a career-best four assists against Grambling State on Dec. 29.

High School
One of the nation's top-ranked shooting guards coming out of high school, LaFleur was the first player to commit to Nebraska's 2004-05 recruiting class.

All-Star Girls Report ranked LaFleur No. 43 on its Top 100 list of juniors in 2003-04, and No. 5 on its Top 100 two-guard list.

The 5-8 guard earned a spot in the adidas Top 10 Summer Camp in 2003 and 2004 and was selected to the adidas Top 10 All-Star Team.

LaFleur captured honorable-mention high school All-America honors from Street & Smith's and was a member of the USA Youth Developmental Festival North Team.

LaFleur spent her final two seasons of high school in the Chicago metro area at Warren Township High School, after spending her first two seasons in the Houston metro area at Langham Creek High School.

LaFleur spent her summers playing for the Cy-Fair Texans coached by Mike Ray and managed by her father, Cedrick LaFleur. The Texans finished fourth in 2002 and fifth in 2003 at the AAU National Championships.

As a senior at Warren Township High School in Grayslake, Ill., LaFleur earned third-team Class AA all-state honors.

As a junior she averaged 16.7 points, 5.4 rebounds, and 3.3 steals per game for Coach John Stanczykiewicz and the Blue Devils. She was also a first-team all-area selection by the Arlington Heights Daily Herald.

As a sophomore at Langham Creek High School in Houston, Texas, LaFleur poured in 21.4 points, 5.6 rebounds, 4.6 steals and 4.1 assists per game in 2002-03.

The daughter of Cedrick and Tammie LaFleur, TK was born April 15, 1987, in Lake Charles, La. She has one brother, Patrick, 14. TK is majoring in nutrition, fitness and health science.

LaFleur chose Nebraska over Baylor, Georgia Tech, South Florida and Tulsa. She also visited Vanderbilt, Kansas State and Duke.

LaFleur's Career Statistics
















2005-06 32-0 64-171 .374 20-62 .323 26-42 .619 60-1.9 59-1 27 42 3 15 174-5.42006-07 32-0 62-158 .392 16-53 .302 34-46 .739 87-2.7 61-1 36 47 4 27 174-5.4