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Mir McLean

Baltimore, Md.
Roland Park Country School
High School
Mir McLean - Women's Basketball - Virginia Cavaliers

2021-22 Season at Virginia

  • Granted a waiver of immediate eligibility by the NCAA on Jan. 27
  • Appeared in 11 games with nine starts, averaging 11.4 points per game and 8.3 rebounds per game
  • Did not have enough games to qualify for the conference leader board, but if she had she would have ranked fifth in the ACC in rebounding
  • Scored 11 points with nine rebounds in her UVA debut against Virginia Tech (1/27)
  • Grabbed 10 rebounds at Boston College in her first career start (2/3)
  • Scored 20 points in the game against Syracuse, going 8-of-12 from the field (2/8)
  • Had her first career double double with 11 points and 11 rebounds at Wake Forest (2/13)
  • Had her second double-double with 12 points and a career-high 14 rebounds against Duke (2/17)
  • Scored in double figures in eight of her 11 games with three double-digit rebounding performances

2021-22 Season at UConn

  • Appeared in three games, playing eight minutes, before transferring to Virginia

2020-21 Season at UConn (Final Four)

  • Appeared in 24 games, averaging 2.8 points and 2.1 rebounds per game in  just under seven minutes per game
  • Scored seven points and added eight rebounds vs. St. John’s (2/3)
  • Made collegiate debut vs. UMass Lowell (12/12), scoring 10 points and adding six rebounds


  • No. 25 ranked recruit in her class
  • 2020 McDonald’s All-American
  • 2020 Jordan Brand Classic All-American
  • 2020 Maryland Gatorade Player of the Year
  • 2019 USA Today first team in Maryland
  • Three-time Baltimore Sun first team all-metro


  • Daughter of Ayanna McLean and Dante Carter
  • Her father played football at Morgan State
  • Has three brothers, Jibri, D’yan and Caleb
  • Middle Eastern Languages and Literature major
  • 2022-23 Betty Strickler Bicentennial Scholarship recipient