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Tyasha Harris

  • As of Sept. 18, 2018

USA Basketball Notes

  • Gold Medal: 2016 FIBA Americas U18 Championship.
  • Silver Medal: 2017 FIBA U19 World Cup.
  • Honors: Named to the 2017 FIBA U19 All-Star Five (all-tournament team).
  • Is 14-1 in games played for USA Basketball.
  • Participated in the 2018 USA World Cup Team training camp; was a member of the USA Red Team that fell to the USA White Team 100-75 in an intrasquad exhibition during the 2018 USA World Cup Team training camp in South Carolina; scored 6 points and added 2 assists.
  • Member of the 2017 USA Women's U19 World Cup Team that posted a 6-1 record and finished with the silver medal after losing to Russia by four points in the gold medal game in Udine, Italy.
  • Aided the 2017 USA U19 squad to a 3-0 exhibition record against U19 teams from Italy, Latvia and Spain.
  • Member of the 2016 USA U18 National Team that captured the gold medal with a perfect 5-0 record at the FIBA Americas U18 Championship to qualify the USA for the 2017 FIBA U19 World Cup; started all five games and averaged 10.6 ppg. and a team-high 5.4 apg.
  • Her 27 assists lists as the all-time USA U18 record, while her 5.4 apg. ranks second on the all-time assists averaged list.
  • Participated in the 2013 USA Women’s U16 National Team Trials.

College Notes

  • Averaged 6.1 apg. in 2017-18, which led the Southeastern Conference and ranked 21st in the nation.

  • Started 35 of 66 games played and averaged 10.4 ppg. and 3.4 rpg. in 2017-18.

  • As a freshman in 2016-17, aided University of South Carolina to a 33-4 record, the SEC Tournament and regular season titles and the 2017 NCAA Championship.

  • All-SEC second team (2018).

  • SEC All-Freshman Team (2017)

  • Started 27 of 37 games played in 2016-17 and averaged 5.6 ppg., 2.0 rpg. and a team-high 3.2 apg.

High School Honors

  • 2016 Naismith High School All-America third team.
  • 2016 USA Today All-USA third team.
  • 2016 USA Today All-Indiana first team.

High School Notes

  • Played four varsity seasons at Heritage Christian High School (Indianapolis, Ind.).
  • Lists single-game highs of 40 points (2016), 13 rebounds (2016), 12 assists (four times, most recently in 2016), 12 steals (three times, most recently in 2016) and seven blocked shots (2014).
  • Has started in all 115 career games and lists career totals of 2,004 points, 690 rebounds, 570 assists, 528 steals and 129 blocked shots.
  • As a senior in 2015-16, started in all 30 games and averaged 23.5 ppg., 6.6 rpg., 4.3 apg. and 4.8 spg. to help her team to a third straight 3A state title.
  • As a junior in 2014-15, started in all 30 games and averaged 17.6 ppg., 6.1 rpg., 5.4 apg. and 4.0 spg. to help her team to a 28-2 record and a second straight 3A state title.
  • As a sophomore in 2013-14, started in all 28 games and averaged 15.8 ppg., 5.2 rpg., 4.8 apg., 4.5 spg. and 1.5 bpg. to help her team to a 27-1 record and a 3A state title.
  • As a freshman in 2012-13, started in all 27 games and averaged 12.1 ppg., 5.4 rpg., 5.2 apg., 5.1 spg. and 1.5 bpg. to help her team to a 24-3 record and the state semifinals.
  • Played in the summer for Best Choice United.
  • Participated on the varsity track and field team in 2012-13 and 2013-14; was undefeated in the regular season and was a city champion in the 100 and 200 meter in both seasons; selected to the 2013 and 2014 All-City Team.

Personal Notes

  • Full name is Tyasha Pearl-Desiree Harris, but prefers to be called Ty.
  • Born in East Lansing, Michigan, now resides in Noblesville, Indiana.
  • Daughter of Shannon Greer-Harris and Bruce Harris.
  • Has one brother, Bruce Harris III (21), and two sisters, Talia Harris (9) and Tamara Harris (8).
  • Cousin Shay Murphy played basketball professionally for Perfumerias Avenida; cousin LaSonya Collins played basketball at Michigan State University and uncle Kevin Sindle played basketball at the University of St. Francis.
  • Listed on the honor roll for seven semesters and the High Honor Roll for three.
  • Grandfather Bruce Harris retired from the U.S. Marines, and uncle Ryan Sindle serves in the U.S. Army.

The Scoop

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  • Started playing basketball: when she was 5.
  • Favorite 2016 U.S. Olympic Team athlete: Tamika Catchings.
  • Top movies of all time: “Love & Basketball,” “Blue Crush” and “All About The Benjamins.”
  • Favorite app: Kicks on Fire.
  • Favorite sport other than basketball: track and field.
  • Favorite class: SPTE: live entertainment.
  • Favorite player of all time: Kyrie Irving.
  • Favorite Olympian: Dawn Staley.
  • Best players ever faced: Derick Grant and DeSean Johnson.
  • Last book read for pleasure: “Remember Why You Play: Faith, Football, and a Season to Believe" by David Thomas.
  • Enjoys: hanging with her family and teammates, playing video games and shopping when away from the court.
  • First international trip was to Valdivia, Chile, with the USA U18 National Team in 2016.

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USA Basketball Statistics

TEAM G/S MIN/G FGM-FGA PCT 3PM-3PA PCT FTM-FTA PCT REB/AVG PTS/AVG AST TO BLK STL
2017 U19 7/5 25.6 19- 46 .413 9- 24 .375 9- 11 .818 19/ 2.7 56/ 8.0 40 7 0 14
2017 U19x 3/2 22.0 12- 20 .600 1- 7 .143 3- 6 .500 9/ 3.0 28/ 9.3 7 6 1 10
2016 U18 5/5 20.4 20- 35 .571 3-8 .375 10- 15 .667 15/ 3.0 53/ 10.6 27 9 1 13
TOTALS 15/12 23.1 51- 101 .505 13- 39 .333 22- 32 .688 43/ 2.9 137/ 9.1 74 22 2 37

College Statistics

YEAR G/S MIN/G FGM-FGA PCT 3PM-3PA PCT FTM-FTA PCT REB/AVG PTS/AVG AST TO BLK STL
2017 37/27 26.3 75- 175 .429 26- 78 .333 33- 49 .673 75/ 2.0 209/ 5.6 117 59 7 37

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