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Prospect Profile:

Niya Johnson

College/Country: Baylor
Position: Guard
Height: 5'8
Birthdate: 10/14/1993
Birthplace: Gainesville, FL
High School: P.K. Yonge Development Research School

Career Statistics

ppg
5.3
stl
1.3
reb
3.8
blk
0.2
ast
6.8
fg%
41%

Ranked No. 1 or No. 2 in D-I asst/turnover ratio in 2014, ’15, and ’16.  Is No. 5 all-time in D-I career assts and one of only five D-I women to record 900 assists and 500 rebounds (T.Penicheiro,  TJohnson, C.Vandersloot, T.Freil).  Big 12 and Baylor career asst. leader.  2015-16: One of five Lieberman Award finalists as nation’s top point guard. All-America Hon. Mention (AP). Led D-I in assts (one shy of her Big 12 record the prior season); and in assts/game. In back-to-back games, had Big 12-record 19 assts vs. McNeese St., 18 vs. ORU. 2014-15: Lieberman Award Finalist after ranking No. 1 nationally in assts/game, No. 2 in assist/turnover ratio; All-America Hon. Mention (WBCA); All-Big 12 First Team. Set Big 12 and Baylor season assist mark; topped her own Big 12 single-season assist/turnover record.  2013-14: All-Big 12 Hon. Mention; No. 1 nationally in assist/turnover ratio (4.0). PREP: Won two state championships. MISC: Graduated Aug. 2015; pursuing graduate degree in sport pedagogy. Father, Boderick, is an asst women’s coach at Palm Beach Atlantic Univ.