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NaLyssa Smith

As of May 19, 2019 

USA Basketball Notes

  • Gold Medal: 2018 FIBA Americas U18 Championship. 
  • Named to the 2019 USA U19 World Cup Team on May 19, 2019.
  • As a member of the 2018 USA U18 National Team, started in one of six games and averaged a team-best 11.0 ppg. along with 6.2 rpg. to help the USA to a 6-0 record and a gold medal from Aug. 1-7 in Mexico City.
  • Took part in the 2016 USA U17 trials.

College Honors

  •  Big 12 Conference All-Freshman Team (2019).

College Notes

  • As a freshman in 2018-19, aided Baylor to a 37-1 record, a perfect 18-0 slate in the Big 12 Conference, the Big 12 Tournament title and the 2019 NCAA Championship.
  • Played in 35 games and averaged 8.5 ppg. and 5.2 rpg.
  • Posted career highs of 21 points versus St. Francis (11/8/18) and 11 rebounds versus Oklahoma State (3/2/19).
    Recorded three double-doubles and 16 double-digit scoring games.

High School Honors

  • McDonalds All-American (2018).
  • USA Today All-Texas first team (2018).
  • MaxPreps All-American honorable mention (2018).
  • Naismith All-America second team (2018).
  • Jordan Brand Classic All-American (2018).
  • San Antonio Express-News Player of the Year (2018), Newcomer of the Year (2015) and All-Area Super Team (2017, 2018).
  • All-District 6A first team (2016, 2017, 2018).
  • All-Region IV first team (2016, 2017, 2018).

High School Notes

  • Played four varsity seasons at East Central High School (Texas), where she played in 142 career games and compiled 2,521 points, 1,769 rebounds, 623 assists, 723 steals and 569 blocked shots.
  • Lists career single-game highs of 38 points (2015), 20 rebounds (2018) and five assists (2018).
  • As a senior in 2017-18, started in 31 of 32 games played and averaged 23.4 ppg., 13.7 rpg., 2.0 apg., 2.0 spg. and 3.0 bpg. to help her team to a 28-9 record and the third round of regionals.
  • As a junior in 2016-17, started in 31 of 32 games played and averaged 23.0 ppg., 15.0 rpg., 2.0 apg., 2.0 spg. and 4.0 bpg. to help her team to a 25-10 record and the first round of regionals.

Personal Notes

  • Born in San Antonio, Texas, and now resides in Converse, Texas.
  • Daughter of Nikki Smith and Rodney Smith; has one brother, De’An Smith.
  • Twitter & Instagram: @imwithhoops
  • Father played basketball at the University of Texas San Antonio and professionally in Australia, Malaysia and the Philippines.
  • Brother played soccer for University of Saint Mary (Kansas).
  • First played basketball at age 5 after watching her father play.
  • Enjoys listening to music and photography.


USA Basketball Statistics

TEAM G/S AVG MIN FGM-FGA PCT 3PM-3PA PCT FTM-FTA PCT REB/AVG PTS/AVG AST TO BLK STL
2018 U18 6/1 106/17.7 27-52 .519 2-8 .250 10-16 .625 37/6.2 66/11.0 6 9 4 8

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