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Khayla Pointer

  • As of April 21, 2021

USA Basketball Notes

  • 2021 USA AmeriCup Team Trials participant.

College Honors

  • All-Southeastern Conference first team (2021).
  • All-SEC second team (2020).
  • SEC All-Defensive Team (2021).
  • SEC Academic Honor Roll (2018-19).
  • All-Louisiana second team (2019, 2020).

College Notes

  • Played four years at LSU and due to the COVID-19 pandemic, has been granted an extra year of eligibility and will return for a fifth season in 2021-22.
  • As a senior in 2020-21, started all 22 games and averaged 16.9 ppg., 4.1 rpg., 4.1 apg. and 2.5 spg. as LSU finished the year with a 9-13 mark.
  • As a junior in 2019-20, aided LSU to a 20-10 record; started 29 of 30 games and averaged 14.8 ppg., 4.0 rpg. and 4.8 apg.
  • As a sophomore in 2018-19, started all 29 games and averaged 12.5 ppg., 4.0 rpg. and 4.5 apg. as LSU finished the year with a 16-13 record.
  • As a freshman in 2017-18, started four of 29 games and averaged 4.4 ppg. and 2.3 apg.
  • Posted 1,306 points (11.9 ppg.), 367 rebounds (3.3 rpg.) and 428 assists (3.9 apg.).

High School Notes

  • Attended Holy Innocents Episcopal High School (Ga.), where she helped lead her team to a state runner-up finish in 2017 and a state title in 2016.
  • MaxPreps All-America honorable mention (2017).
  • Four-time Atlanta Journal-Constitution All-State and listed as all-state second team as a freshman.

Personal Notes

  • Daughter of Simone Pointer and the late Kirk Pointer, has one brother, Joshua.
  • Aunt, Nikki Fargas, is head coach at LSU.
  • Honors dad by wearing a ring she had made to keep his memory close.
  • Likes to do play 2K and listen to music, love being outside playing sports and throwing a ball around.
  • Favorite food is Olive Garden spaghetti.
  • Favorite music/artist: rap, Lil Baby, Lil Wayne, T.I.
  • Favorite hangout activity: playing UNO.
  • Life after basketball – Work for or create my own athletic apparel company.
  • Started playing basketball at age 5.
  • Full name is Khayla Nicole Pointer.
  • Majoring in sport administration with a concentration in sports commerce.

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