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Tyasha Harris
Tyasha  Harris

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Noblesville, Ind.

High School:
Heritage Christian

Height:
5-10

Position:
G

Major:
Sports Management

04/02/2017

No. 1 South Carolina vs. No. 2 Mississippi State

Photos from the NCAA Women's Basketball Championship - Sunday 04/02/17

03/31/2017

USATSI Gallery - WBB Final Four - No. 1 South Carolina vs. No. 2 Stanford

USATSI Gallery - WBB Final Four - No. 1 South Carolina vs. No. 2 Stanford

03/27/2017

No. 1 South Carolina vs. No. 3 Florida State

Photos from Women's Basketball vs. No. 3 Florida State in the NCAA Women's Basketball Championship - Monday 03/27/17

03/25/2017

South Carolina 100, Quinnipiac 58

Photos from No. 1 South Carolina vs. No. 12 Quinnipiac in the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Tournament on March 25, 2017.


AWARDS
Freshman Year (2016-17)
SEC All-Freshman Team
SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll

International
2017 FIBA U19 World Championship, silver medal
2016 FIBA U18 Americas Championship, gold medal


IN THE RECORD BOOKS
Season
1st -- Games played in a season (37 in 2016-17)
4th -- Assists in an SEC season (60 in 2016-17)
Most games played by a freshman (37 in 2016-17)


FRESHMAN YEAR (2016-17)
  • Named to the SEC All-Freshman Team
  • Started 27 games, moving into the full-time role at the start of SEC play
  • Dished a team-high 3.2 assists per game to rank 14th in the SEC and was the league's top freshman with a 2.0 assist-to-turnover ratio ... assist averaged rose to 3.8 in SEC play, ninth-best in the league, with the fourth-best assist-to-turnover ratio in league play (2.4)
  • Turned in 11 games of five or more assists, committing more than two turnovers just seven times in 37 games with 10 turnover-free games, including six in which she played at least 25 minutes, including at #1/1 UConn and in the NCAA semifinal against #6/6 Stanford
  • Hit 3-of-4 free throws in the final 30 seconds of the NCAA semifinal against #6/6 Stanford (Apr. 2) to stretch a five-point lead to the victory
  • Shined on both ends of the floor in the NCAA Elite Eight against #10/13 Florida State (Mar. 27) after notching 16 points and three steals ... grabbed a career-best six rebounds, including a crucial offensive board that led to a layup that pushed Carolina's lead to five with 1:42 to play ... sealed the victory after intercepting an in-bounds pass before converting a pair of free throws to make it a seven-point advantage with eight seconds remaining
  • Displayed good vision early in her NCAA Tournament debut against UNC Asheville (Mar. 17) with four assists in the first 12 minutes of the contest ... registered a game-high seven assists and equaled a career high with five boards
  • Continued to facilitate the Carolina offense at the SEC Tournament with 4.0 assists per contest over the three-game stretch
  • Enjoyed a productive offensive showing against #22/- Kentucky (Feb. 26) with a career-high eight assists to go with 13 points ... four of her assists came in the fourth quarter, and she netted six of Carolina's final nine points, tallying each from the free throw line to seal the victory
  • Made plays on the defensive end against Auburn (Feb. 9) with a career-high two blocks in the first half and a game-high three steals to go with four assists
  • Opened scoring at #25/- Kentucky (Feb. 2) with a 3-pointer and dished out three of her five assists during 22-4 run to close the second quarter
  • Delivered three assists in the opening six minutes against Tennessee (Jan. 30), and the last of her game-high six assists set up a Carolina 3-pointer in the corner that cut the Lady Vol lead to two points with 1:20 remaining
  • Gave Gamecocks first lead over #4/4 Mississippi State (Jan. 23) with clutch third-quarter 3 as part of 13-2 run that overcame seven-point halftime deficit
  • Dished out two of her game-high five assists against Ole Miss (Jan. 19) during Carolina's crucial 13-3 second-quarter run
  • Impacted the game on both ends of the floor against Georgia (Jan. 12) with career highs in points (11) and steals (4) ... connected on three 3s, including one from the right corner that answered a Georgia 3-pointer and sparked a pivotal 7-1 Gamecock run in the fourth quarter
  • Jump-started Carolina's 12-2 run to open the game against Alabama (Jan. 1) with a 3-pointer in the first minute and four of her career-high six assists in the first half
  • Impressed against Minnesota (Dec. 11) in first career start with nine points and three 3-pointers, including the first basket of the game that sparked a 15-0 run ... facilitated the offense in the opening two quarters, matching her career high in assists (6) by the half
  • Played a great all-around game against #14/15 Texas (Dec. 1) in a career-high 30 minutes of action, notching three steals and reaching double figures (10) for the first time ... netted four-straight points late in the fourth quarter to put the game out of the Longhorns' reach
  • Drew the second-half start against #4/4 Louisville (Nov. 27), logging 14 of her 29 minutes during the half and dishing out five of her career-high six assists in that time



HIGH SCHOOL
  • Ranked as the No. 27 recruit overall and the No. 8 point guard in the 2016 Class
  • Finalist for the Indiana's Miss Basketball award
  • Helped Heritage Christian to three straight state titles, including the 2016 championship in the program's first season in Class 3A
  • Averaged 23.5 points as a senior
  • Is her high school's all-time top scorer with 2,004 career points, also holding school records in steals (487) and ranking third in assists (426)
  • Named to the Senior "Supreme 15" All-State Team by the Indiana Basketball Coaches Association (IBCA)
  • Played four seasons for Coach Rick Risinger's Eagles
  • Earned gold medal with USA Basketball in 2016 FIBA Americas U18 Championship



PERSONAL
  • Daughter of Shannon Greer-Harris and Bruce Harris, has an older brother, Bruce, and two younger sisters, Talia and Tamara
  • Majoring in sports management


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