Hometown: Ann Arbor, MI
TYLER AT A GLANCE: Exceptional scorer…Outstanding shooting accuracy from long-range and from the free throw line…Knows how to drive to the basket and draw fouls…Solid defender.
RED-SHIRT (2011-12 at Wayne State): Did not play.
SOPHOMORE (2010-11 at Wayne State): Although playing in only 13 games,led team in scoring average (14.6 ppg), 3-point percentage (50%), free throw percentage (.811) and free throws made (43)…Second in field goal percentage (.476)…Scored a career-high 24 points on 8-of-16 shooting, plus 6-for-6 from the free-throw line at Northern Kentucky…Named GLIAC South Player of the Week (12/20) when the Warriors defeated Ohio Dominican and Tiffin – averaged 20.5 points, 2.5 rebounds, and 1.5 assists per game that week while shooting 61.5 percent from the field, 42.9 percent behind the arc and 75 percent from the foul line.
FRESHMAN (2009-10 at Wayne State): Appeared in 20 games, making four starts as a true freshman…Started the final three games of the season…Led WSU in scoring twice…Shot a team-high 53 free throws despite missing the first seven games of the year due to injury…Finished second on the squad in field goal percentage (43.0) and free throws made (36).
HIGH SCHOOL: A four-year starter at Ann Arbor Huron High for coach Steve Vinson…Finished as the school's all-time leading scorer with 1,382 points…Ranked 30th of top 100 Michigan high school players in 2008 by the Detroit Free Press…Earned Associated Press and Detroit Free Press Class A First-Team All-State accolades...As a senior, selected Ann Arbor News Player of the Year after shooting 56 percent from the field and 82 percent at the line...Averaged 22.8 points and five rebounds per game for the River Rats...Named to the Detroit News All-West First Team…Scored in double figures in 23 of 24 games as a senior including three games over 30 points…Scored a career-high 36 against Ann Arbor Pioneer on Jan. 16…Ranked 23rd in the state of Michigan by Michigan Girls Basketball Report and 16th by Michigan Lady Ballers... Earned Detroit Free Press Class A Second-Team All-State honors as a junior as well as Associated Press Honorable Mention accolades after averaging nearly 19 points and seven rebounds per contest...Served as a team tri-captain in 2007-08...Earned Class A Honorable Mention All-State honors as a sophomore after averaging 18.3 points and 6.1 rebounds per contest...Averaged over seven points and four rebounds per game as a freshman...Played summer ball for the Motor City Suns, Team Michigan, and Michigan Elite…Member of National Society of High School Scholars.
PERSONAL: Daughter of Steven and Lisa Hardy...Has one younger sister, Cydney…Graphic design major.