2006-07: Appeared in a reserve role in 32 of the Commodores' 34 games as a freshman... Averaged 2.6 points in 8.3 minutes per game... Scored in double-figures twice, including a season-high 14-point performance against Lipscomb in the VU Holiday Classic... Seven rebounds against the Bisons was also a season high...Saw more than 15 minutes of action in seven games, including conference games against Alabama and Auburn... Came down with a season-high three offensive rebounds in win at Kentucky... Only missed games against LSU (regular season) and Bowling Green.
High School (Assumption): Started all four years for Bob and Martha Todd's Assumption High Rockets... Averaged 16.6 ppg and 7.5 rpg in 115 career games to total over 1,900 points and 860 boards... Earned second-team All-America honors from the WBCA... Selected first-team All-State by the Louisville Courier-Journal and Lexington Herald-Leader... Received Co-Player of the Year and All-Tournament honors in Region VII... Led team to Boyd Holiday Tournament Championship during freshman season, earning Tournament MVP honors... Repeated feat at the Papa John's Holiday Tournament the following season... Honorable-mention All-American by Street & Smith's following junior year... AAU teammate of fellow VU freshman Merideth Marsh... The Family, coached by Kevin Merriweather, was ranked nation's No. 1 traveling team... Won consecutive Indiana state championships in 2004 and 2005... Co-captain of the Kentucky All-Star team.
Personal: Daughter of Michelle and Michael Buckley... Won first AAU state championship in 2000 in Kentucky 12U division... That team also placed fourth nationally... Member of the AHS Beta Club... Majoring in Sociology.
Off the Court with Amber Norton:
Favorite Pro Athlete: Derek Jeter
Sporting Event I'd Most Like to Attend: The Olympics
Favorite Board Game: Guess Who
Favorite television networks: TNT and Bravo
Favorite restaurant in my hometown: Wicks
Favorite meal in the Hendrix Room: Fried shrimp
Favorite city in Spain:: Valencia
Favorite family vacation: Hawaii
Favorite class this semester: Sociology 242: The Urban Community
My dream job: Food critic
My day can't start until: I wash my face
One rule I'd change in college basketball: Increase the foul limit
I wear my jersey number because: It's the best number ever!
Item I brought to VU to remind me of home: A lot of pictures
My advice to young people is: Always have fun!
Not many people know that I: Like country music
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