Baylor defeats Arkansas, 73-44, in the NCAA tournament
Baylor Lady Bears -NCAA tournament, 3/20/15
BU wbk vs. tech
USATSI photos of women's basketball vs. Texas Tech on March 2, 2015
Women's Basketball falls to Oklahoma, 68-64; Credit: USA Today (USATSI)
Preseason Big 12 Freshman of the Year
Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll (Fall 2013)
One of 26 athletes invited to the 2012 USA Women's U18 National Team Trials.
Tallied nine points and four assists in 20 minutes of action vs. Iowa State ... Scored a career-high 10 points vs. Texas Tech, also tallied a career-high-tying five assists ... Registered a career-high seven rebounds vs. McNeese State ... Tallied seven points and two assists vs. UTSA ... Led the team in assists with five and hauled down a career-high three rebounds vs. Savannah State ... Registered first career start vs. Nicholls State, tallied four points, four rebounds and four assists ... Tallied nine points, two assists, two rebounds and a steal in season opener vs. Grambling ... Named to fall semester Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll.
2013 Florida Gatorade Player of the Year ... 2013 McDonald's All-American ... Earned Big Ben Player of the Year (Tallahassee) as a senior ... Ranked No. 19 overall by ESPN HoopGurlz and No. 3 at the wing position ... Played her first three years of prep basketball at Miami's Dr. Micheal Krop High School, leading the Lightning to the Class 8A state final in 2012 and the 6A state semifinals in 2011 ... Was Player of the Year for Miami-Dade as a sophomore and junior, also earned all-Dade honors those two season ... Transferred to Florida State High School for her senior season where she played for Kimberly Davis-Powell, led the Seminoles to a 22-7 record ... Averaged 25 points, 9.0 rebounds, 5.4 assists and 5.0 steals a game as a senior.
Full name is Ieshia Diamond Small ... Adopted daughter of Kelvin Powell and Kimberly Davis-Powell of Tallahassee, Fla. ... Birth parents are both deceased; father died when she was 13 and mother, Michelle, passed in March 2011 ... Born Dec. 17, 1994, in Miami ... Has a younger brother Marvin and a step-brother Hakim Neely-Sabir ... Former Lady Bear Odyssey Sims is a distant cousin (Odyssey is Ieshia's uncle's niece) ... Chose Baylor because of its family atmosphere, felt comfortable at Baylor because two AAU teammates are on the roster (Niya Johnson & Alexis Prince) ... Selected Baylor over South Carolina and Rutgers ... Likes to cook and go to the gym and shoot in her spare time ... Corporate communication major ... Wants to become a basketball agent after her playing days are over ... Played AAU ball for Essence with current Baylor teammates Niya Johnson and Alexis Prince.