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  Kiyanna Black

Kiyanna Black

Player Profile

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Columbus, Ohio

High School:
Columbus Africentric

Height:
5-5

Position:
G

Birthdate:
12/19/1993

01/26/2014

Ohio University Women's Basketball vs. Toledo Postgame Quotes

Bobcats lose to Rockets, 64-62.

01/09/2014

Ohio Women's Basketball Bests Miami 97-79

Bobcats score 33 points off turnovers romp over RedHawks.

03/09/2013

Ohio Falls in First Round of MAC Tournament at Miami, 83-61

Miami's Courtney Osborn erupts for 39 points in RedHawk victory

03/08/2013

Bobcats Open MAC Tournament Saturday at Miami

No. 11 seed Ohio takes on No. 6 seed Miami from Millett Hall at 2 p.m.

03/08/2013

Kiyanna Black Earns All-Freshman Team Honors

Freshman guard is averaging 9.6 points per game and has scored in double figures on 13 occasions

2013-14: Garnered All-Mid-American Conference Honorable Mention recognition ...Appeared in 29 games, making 12 starts at guard, and is averaging 23.9 minutes per contest ...Led team in scoring with 13.4 points per game ...Led team in scoring a team-high 14 times ... Reached double figures in scoring a team-high 16 times ... Scored 20 or more points seven times ...In her first start of the season, knocked down four treys and went a perfect seven-for-seven from the free throw line to compile a game-high 29 points against Western Michigan ...Scored a career-high 35 points -- including eight three-pointers -- in the season opener against Xavier. Her eight treys tied her with Cathy Zsall for second-most in a single game in school history. She shot 11-for-19 from the field ...Named MAC East Division Player of the Week on Dec. 16 for the second time in her career and first time in 2013-14 after leading the way with 20 points against Notre Dame College.

2012-13: All Mid-American Conference Freshman Team honoree ... Played in all 29 games of the season, starting 17 ... Ohio's third leading scorer with 9.6 points per game ... Finished second on the team in total points scored with 279 ... Played 631 minutes, averaging 21.8 per contest ... Shot 112-354 (.316) from the field including a 25-111 (.225) mark from distance ... Named MAC East Player of the Week on Jan. 7 ... Pulled down 72 total rebounds, averaging 2.5 per game ... Scored in double figures on 14 occasions, including a stretch of six straight games from Nov. 29 to Dec. 19 ... Pulled down a career high seven rebounds at Buffalo on Jan. 13 ... Scored a career high 26 points at Miami on Jan. 17 ... Scored at least one point in 27 of Ohio's 29 games on the year.

Prior to Ohio: Described by scouts as "a small and quick guard who can score on the attack or shooting the three" ... Given a three-star rating on ESPN's high school database, earning a grade of 85 ... As a senior, high school team was 2011-12 Ohio State Champions ... High school team was 2010-11 City League Champions ... All-City League South Division First Team in 2010-11 ... Named to the 2011-12 All-Ohio Girls Basketball First Team for Division III ... Named a 2011-12 Player of the Year for Division III.

Personal: A native of Columbus, Ohio ... Born Dec. 19, 1993 ... Daughter of Andrea and Kylan ... Majoring in Studio Art ... When not playing basketball, enjoys drawing, listening to music, sleeping and hanging out with teammates ... Goes by the nicknames "KB" and "Bizzle." ... Favorite athletes include Candace Parker and Tamika Catchings ... Favorite teams include the Los Angeles Sparks and the University of Tennessee Lady Volunteers.