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April 13, 2017
New York City

Aliyyah Handford

College/Country: St. John's
Position: Guard
Height: 5'9
Birthdate: 8/9/1994
Birthplace: Newark, NJ
High School: Shabazz
(Image courtesy of St. John's)

Ranks atop SJU’s career scoring list and is No. 2 all-time in steals. First women’s player in SJU history to record 2,000 points and earn three First Team All-BIG EAST selections (2 of which were unanimous). Capped senior season by becoming first SJU player ever named BIG EAST Def. POY, and earned third straight First Team All-BIG EAST honors, this time after being No. 4 in league in scoring. Also helped SJU earn first conference title in three decades and was MOP of the conference tournament after avg’g 18.7 pts, 5.0 rebs and 3 assists. Became just the 4h player in SJU history – male or female – with 2,000 points (joining legends Chris Mullin, Malik Sealy, D’Angelo Harrison).  2013-14 & 2014-15: As a soph and junior was unanimous All-BIG EAST First Team and WBCA All-America Hon. Men. honoree.  As a junior, paced conference in scoring, ranked 10th in rebounding.  2012-13: BIG EAST All-Freshman Team.  PREP: Helped Shabazz to four-straight state championships as the leading scorer all four years.  MISC: Nicknamed Liyyah.

Career Statistics

ppg
15.6
stl
2.1
reb
5.4
blk
0.3
ast
2.4
fg%
46%