Tyra Buss is a former college basketball star and icon who currently serves as an assistant coach on the University of Milwaukee women’s basketball team. She had an illustrious collegiate career and became one of the all-time top scorers.
Tyra Buss was born on April 25, 1996 in Mt Carmel, Illinois, USA to parents Tim Buss and Kelly Buss. She grew up in her hometown and was born into a white Caucasian family. She is believed to be a Christian and also an only child. Tyra has always been athletic and has been involved in basketball and track and field since she was a child.
Tyra completed her high school education at Mt Carmel High School where she was part of the school basketball team and later for her college career. She then attended Indiana University Bloomington. She completed her studies with a diploma in sports education.
Tyra Bus’s career
Tyra started her career in high school where she was part of the school team. She played for her high school for four years and won several titles like Gatorade Player of the Year, Ms. Basketball Honor, National High School Coaches Association Girls Basketball Player of the Year, etc.
She later transferred to Indiana University Bloomington for college, where she played on the women’s basketball team. During her four-year college basketball career, she broke multiple records and set many new ones. She also became the all-time top scorer with more than 2364 points from 2014 to 2018.
She won her first-team All Big Ten honors in her sophomore year and was also a CoSIDA Academic All district in her senior year. During the 2018 season, she led the team to winning the WNIT title and was also recognized as the WNIT’s post-season Most Valuable Player for her performance.
Tyra was also inducted into an exclusive list of honors that same year. After completing her studies, she worked as a color analyst at the Big Ten Network. After graduating from college, she became a coach and joined the University of Evansville as an assistant coach, where she coached for a season and also helped the team record three wins.
Tyra has been an assistant coach at the University of Milwaukee since June 2021 and is currently working under coach Kyle Rechlicz, who is very fond of her and wants to develop her into one of basketball’s most successful young coaches. She also recently appeared on the BTN Network television network hosting the women’s sports coverage of the Great Women’s Basketball Tournament held in Indianapolis in 2020.
Tyra is very active on social media platforms and currently has 20.2K followers on her Instagram account. She also maintains a Twitter handle since 2011, where she has a total of 13.5k followers. She is also active on Snapchat and Facebook.
Tyra Buss biography
|date of birth
|April 25, 1996
|Age (as of 2022)
|place of birth
|Mount Carmel, Illinois, USA
|Professional basketball player
|in feet inches – 5′ 8” – in centimeters – 172cm
|in kilograms – 54kg – in pounds – 120 pounds
|Mt. Carmel High School
|Indiana University, Bloomington
|Who is her boyfriend/fiancé?
Tyra was recently engaged to Wisconsin basketball player Brad Davison. The two want to get married in July this year. They opened up about their future plans in a recent interview with Sports Illustrated Indiana’s Tom Brew. Brad first saw Tyra on the Big Ten network, where she worked as a color analyst. The two soon met via social media and began dating. The couple had a long-distance relationship for a number of years and recently decided to get engaged.
Tyra Buss net worth
Tyra Buss made a lot of money from her career as a college basketball player and has primarily derived her income over the years from her career as an assistant basketball coach. Her net worth as of 2021 is estimated to be around $600,000.
Facts About Tyra Buss
- Tyra has been named a WBCA All-American twice in her career.
- Buss wore jersey number 3 while playing for Indiana.
- She was included in the 2017-18 Wade Watch List and Naismith Citizens Preseason Trophy Watch List.
- Tyra also played tennis and track and was named Southern Illinois Player of the Year four times.
- During high school, she also competed in the 800m, 200m low hurdle, cross country, and 400m relay.