WNBA Prospect Profile
(Photo courtesy of St. Johnís)
Nadirah McKenith - St. Johnís
Position:
Guard
Height:
5'7"
Birthdate:
09/06/91
Birthplace:
Newark, NJ
High School:
University
College Highlights
2012-13: The point guard eclipsed SJU's all-time career assist record and led BIG EAST in assists and assist/turnover ratio during league play en route to All-BIG EAST First Team honors along with fellow SJU guard Shenneika Smith. The Red Storm's No. 2 scorer on the season posted a triple-double vs. Georgetown (Feb. 9) with 16 points, 12 boards, 8 assists. 2011-12: All-BIG EAST Second Team after averaging 12.1 and nearly 6 rebs. and 5 assists, respectively; led team in assists (3rd in BIG EAST), steals , and FT percentage. Paced SJU with 15 points, 7 assts, 7 rebs in upset of then-No. 2 UConn that snapped Huskies' 99-game, home-winning streak and went on to hit game-winner over Creighton in NCAA First Round game. 2010-11: Ranked fifth in BIG EAST in FT percentage and steals, 10th in assists per game. 2009-10: Took over starting point guard duties early on; went on to earn BIG EAST All-Freshman Team honors and was finalist for Nancy Lieberman award as nation's top guard.
College Statistics
St. John's
Season G FGM FGA PCT FTM FTA PCT 3PM 3PA PCT REB AST STL BL PTS AVG
2009-10 32 87 182 .478 71 111 .640 0 8 .000 149 161 71 12 245 7.70
2010-11 33 95 223 .426 84 105 .800 2 9 .222 170 130 73 19 276 8.40
2011-12 31 123 292 .421 117 149 .785 12 43 .279 178 149 70 12 375 12.1
2012-13 30 132 321 .411 115 148 .777 18 65 .277 154 165 53 30 397 13.2
totals 126 437 1018 .429 387 513 .754 32 125 .256 651 605 267 73 1293 10.3