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Niya  Johnson


Gainesville, Fla.

High School:
P.K. Yonge Development Research School





WBB Advances to Elite 8 with 81-66 Win Over Iowa

Sune Agbuke led team with 23 points and 12 rebounds in Sweet 16 win over Hawkeyes.


Davis Leads No. 6 WBB Past Kansas State, 82-70

Nina Davis led the Lady Bears with 31 points and a career-high six steals.


Baylor, Texas Tech Postgame Notes

Baylor 75, Texas Tech 65


Baylor, Texas Tech Postgame Quotes

Baylor 75, Texas Tech 65


No. 3 WBB Drops 68-64 Decision to Oklahoma

Nina Davis led the team with 20 points and 11 rebounds in loss to the Sooners.


Baylor Lady Bears -NCAA tournament, 3/27/15

Baylor Lady Bears -NCAA tournament, 3/27/15


Women's Basketball vs. Iowa (USATSI)

Women's Basketball vs. Iowa in the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Tournament. Credit: USA Today(USATSI)


Baylor Lady Bears -NCAA tournament, 3/22/15

Baylor Lady Bears -NCAA tournament, 3/22/15


NCAA Tournament: Baylor vs. Arkansas

Baylor defeats Arkansas, 73-44, in the NCAA tournament


Baylor vs. Northwestern State (USATSI)

Nina Davis scores a game-high 17 points in win.

• All-Big 12 honorable mention (2014)

Ranks No. 1 on BU's single-season assist chart with 244 ... Set a Big 12 single season assist/turnover record with 4.0, 244 assists to 61 turnovers as a sophomore ... Begins her junior season Needing 17 assists to crack BU's career top 10 list, has 345 career assists.

2013-14 [SOPHOMORE]...
Ranked No. 1 nationally in assist/turnover ratio (4.0) and No. 9 in assists (6.6) ... Dished out five or more assists in 29 of 37 games, including six double-digit efforts ... Started in 32 of 37 games ... Registered first career double-double with 11 points and 11 assists vs. No. 10 Kentucky ... 11 assists, five rebounds, five points and a steal vs. #24 Cal in a career-high 38 minutes ... Dished out nine assists with no turnovers in NCAA Championship first-round game vs. Western Kentucky ... Scored a career high 19 points and dished out six assists in Big 12 Championship title game vs. No. 5 West Virginia ... Tied career high for third time with 10 points vs. Oklahoma State, was also third double-figure scoring game of career ... Against Kansas tallied 6p/5a/4r/2s ... Excellent game at Iowa State, 7p/7r/8a/3s ... Registered a team-leading eight rebounds and seven assists at TCU and added a block and a steal ... Dished out 10 assists and had four points and four rebounds vs. Iowa State ... Nailed first trey of season and third of career at Texas ... Recorded eight points, eight assists, three rebounds and three steals at Texas Tech ... Tallied 12 assists and three steals vs. No. 12 Oklahoma State ... Dished out a game-high seven assists vs. Texas Tech ... Recorded seven points, six rebounds and a game-high six assists vs. No. 1 UConn ... Tallied 6p/6r/3a at West Virginia ... Recorded six rebounds and five assists vs. Kansas ... Scored 10 points and added seven assists and six rebounds vs. Ole Miss ... Tallied eight points, six assists, two steals and was 3-4 from the floor vs. Houston Baptist ... Dished out 11 assists, second double-digit assist game of the season and third of career, played a career-high 35 minutes in BU's quadruple overtime loss to #5 Kentucky ... Dished out a career-high 14 assists vs. San Jose State, also hauled down a career-high eight rebounds ... Scored a then-career-high 10 points vs. UTSA, also dished out a game-high eight assists ... Led the team in assists vs. Rice with seven ... Dished out a game-high five assists and recorded four steals in season opener vs. Grambling.

2012-13 [FRESHMAN]...
Only Lady Bear freshman to have played in every game ... Played 17 minutes in collegiate debut vs. Lamar, was 2-of-2 from the floor with four points, two rebounds, two assists, a block and a steal ... Started in four games (UT Martin, Hawai'i, Liberty, Rice) due to Odyssey Sims' injury ... Averaged 15.8 minutes a game on the season ... Tallied a career/season-high eight points vs. Liberty ... Doled out a career-high 11 assists at Rice, became just the 10th Lady Bear to dish out 11 or more assists in a game ... Tallied six assists vs. Southeastern Louisiana ... Scored six points while dishing our four assists and recording two steals vs. Kansas ... Matched career-high in rebounds with five vs. Texas Tech ... Doled out team-high eight assists in 15 minutes of action vs. TCU ... Dished out a team-leading five assists vs. Florida State in NCAA Championship second-round game, also delivered assists on two of Brittney Griner's three dunks vs. the Seminoles.

In three seasons, led Gainesville's P.K. Yonge Bluewave to an 89-7 record and two state championships under Willie Powers ... 2012 McDonald's All-American and WBCA High School All-American (honorable mention) ... Named Class 3A Player of the Year and was an all-state selection ... Averaged 19.9 points, 6.4 rebounds , 5.7 assists and 4.7 steals per game as a senior ... Ranked No. 43 overall by ESPN HoopGurlz and No. 8 among point guards ... Twice scored over 40 points in a game (44 and 49) ... Totaled 24 points, six steals, five assists and four rebounds in Class 3A state title game, shot 50 percent from the field, 30 percent from 3-point range and 73 percent from the free throw line.

Full name is Niya Nikole Johnson ... Daughter of Boderick and Jewell Johnson of Gainesville, Fla. ... Born Oct. 14, 1993, in Gainesville, Fla. ... Has two sisters, Jocelyn and Shayla ... Father, Boderick, is an assistant women's basketball coach at Palm Beach Atlantic University ... Selected Baylor over Florida State and Miami (FL) ... Chose Baylor because it is a small Christian school and the fact that it is a top team competing against the nation's best teams ... Cousin Jabari Price is a senior cornerback on North Carolina's football team ... Hobbies include listening to music, hanging with friends and playing PS3 ... Health, human performance major ... Plans on playing professional basketball after graduation ... Played AAU ball for Essence with current BU teammates Alexis Prince and Ieshia Small.

Highlights vs. Notre Dame
Women's Basketball | 03/30/2015
Women's Basketball | 03/29/2015
Mic'd Up: Sune Agbuke at Elite 8 Practice
Women's Basketball | 03/29/2015
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