21  Kiana James
Kiana James

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Jackson, Miss.

High School:
Callaway HS

Last College:
Southwest Tennessee CC

Height:
6-0

Position:
Forward

Experience:
2L


05/04/2012

Forty-Seven Student-Athletes in Commencement Activities Saturday

Tigers' athletics well-represented in the 100th year commencement activities.

03/19/2012

Memphis Wins NCAA/Conference USA Pack the House Challenge

Thanks Tiger fans for helping us win our first Pack the House Event.

03/17/2012

Tigers Season Comes to End in 82-65 Loss at Missouri State

Memphis unable to rally back in road loss in WNIT Second Round.

03/04/2012

Women's Basketball Wraps Regular Season With Awards Banquet

Tigers prep for post season by handing out regular season honors.

02/25/2012

Tigers Host Revitalized Tulsa Squad on Senior Day Sunday

Memphis hoping to avoid becoming second straight road win for the Golden Hurricanes.

10/14/2011

2011 Memphis Madness

The 2011 Memphis Madness at the FedExForum on October 14, 2011.

Kiana James Career StatsGet Acrobat Reader

James Career Game by GameGet Acrobat Reader

Career: Appeared in 27 career games withe one start in two seasons at Memphis...Averaged 1.0 point and 0.8 rebounds for her career...Also added six steals and five assists and shot 30.4 percent from the floor.

2011-12 (Senior): Played in 12 games with one start in her senior campaign...Averaged 1.2 points and 0.8 rebounds per game...Had a season-best six points (all on a perfect 6-for-6 shooting day at the free-throw line) in the win at Southern Miss.

2010-2011 (Junior): Appeared in 15 of Memphis' 34 games, averaging 0.9 points and 0.8 rebounds a night...Scored her first collegiate point as a Tiger in the win over Grambling State...Scored a career-best four points in the win over Jackson State, shooting 2-for-3 from the field in that game...Had a career-high two rebounds against Grambling State, then tied that mark two more times in wins over UALR and Saint Louis...Eight of her 12 rebounds on the season came off the offensive glass.

Junior College: Was the leading scorer at Southwest Tennessee Community College for two seasons, averaging 17.4 points and 10.0 rebounds per game as a sophomore while helping the Lady Saluqis to a 16-11 overall record and to the semifinals of the TCCAA/NJCAA Region VII tournament...Led Region 7 with her 17.4 ppg and ranked fourth in rebounding...Named an NJCAA All-American honorable mention honoree following her sophomore season...Also an All-TCCAA all-conference honoree as a sophomore for coach Andrea Martre.

Prep: Played basketball, volleyball, softball and ran track at Callaway High School in Jackson, Miss....Was a four-time player of the week in basketball at Callaway and helped her squad to the Warren Central Classic championship and district runner-up finish...Averaged 21 points and 11 rebounds a game as a senior, as well as 2.5 blocks and 2.5 steals per game under coach Maxine Johnson...Is the second consecutive player to sign with the Tigers from Southwest Tennessee Community College, following rising senior Starkitsha Luellen-Higgins from the 2009 signing class.

Personal: Daughter of Willie Robey and Casandra James...Birthday is July 22nd.

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