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Chania Ray

#12 Chania Ray

G | Sr. | 5-8 | Alexandria, Va. | Riverdale Baptist HS/Florida State

2016-17 (Junior)

  • Team Co-Captain
  • Academic All-Big 12 Second Team
  • Big 12 Co-Player of the Week (Jan. 2)
  • Concluded her second season at West Virginia with 301 points (8.6 ppg), a team-leading 206 assists (5.9 apg), 136 rebounds (3.9 rpg) and 64 steals (1.8 spg) in 35 games started and played
  • Connected on 96-of-285 for 33.7 percent shooting from the field and 39-of-133 from beyond the arc for 29.3 shooting
  • Shot 84.3 percent from the charity stripe (70-of-83), setting a WVU junior single-season record and ranking seventh all-time in a single-season
  • Recorded 10 games of double-figure scoring
  • Reached the top-10 in multiple single-season categories at West Virginia: third in assists (206), seventh in free throw percentage (84.3%), ninth in assists per game (5.9 apg) and ninth in minutes played (1,205)
  • Tallied multiple top-10 marks for a WVU junior: second in assists (206), second in games started (35), third in assists per game (5.9 apg), fourth in minutes played (1,205), eighth in steals (64), tied for 10th in minutes played per game (34.4 mpg) and tied for 10th in games played (35)
  • Led the Big 12 Conference in assists per game (5.9 apg), fourth in free throw percentage (84.3%), fourth in steals per game (1.8 spg), sixth in assist-to-turnover ratio (1.6) and second in minutes played per game (34.4 mpg)
  • Nationally ranked in multiple categories: 16th in assists (206), 23rd in assists per game (5.9 apg), 24th in minutes played (1,205), 105th in steals (64), 125th in assist-to-turnover ratio (1.65) and 180th in steals per game (1.8 spg)
  • Dished out a career-best 11 assists and scored six points in the season-opening win over Charleston Southern (Nov. 12)
  • Registered 17 points, seven field goals, three treys and five steals in the win over Howard (Nov. 15)
  • Led the team with eight assists, while grabbing a career-best seven rebounds and scoring seven points in the win over Coppin State (Nov. 19)
  • Led WVU with eight assists, scored six points and grabbed four steals against High Point (Nov. 27)
  • Paced WVU with seven assists, while scoring nine points and grabbing four rebounds against USC Upstate (Dec. 10)
  • Tallied 17 points, including a perfect 8-of-8 from the free throw line, and dished out nine assists with a career-best six steals at TCU (Dec. 29)
  • Made six three-pointers, which is tied for third in a single-game for a WVU junior, and finished with a career-high 23 points and seven assists at Kansas State (Jan. 1)
  • Distributed 10 assists and scored six points in the win over No. 20 Oklahoma (Jan. 8)
  • Registered first career double-double with 14 points and 10 assists in the win over No. 24 Kansas State (Feb. 15)
  • Scored 11 points, grabbed five rebounds and distributed five assists versus Kansas (Feb. 27)
  • Registered fourth double-figure assist game this season with 10 assists, six points and three rebounds against No. 19 Oklahoma (March 4)
  • Finished with 10 points and two rebounds in the Big 12 Championship semifinal vs. Texas (March 5)
  • Dished out eight assists, scored six points and snatched four rebounds in the win over Baylor in the Big 12 Championship final (March 6)
  • Scored seven points, distributed four assists and grabbed four rebounds vs. Elon (March 17) in the NCAA Championship First Round
  • Scored 14 points at Maryland in the NCAA Championship Second Round (March 19)

2015-16 (Sophomore)

  • Sat out the first 10 games of the season due to NCAA transfer rules
  • Tallied 115 points (4.6 ppg), 56 assists (2.2 apg), 49 rebounds (2.0 rpg) and 22 steals (0.9 spg) in her first season at West Virginia
  • Started 24 of 25 games played at the point guard position
  • Made her Mountaineer debut vs. James Madison (Dec. 20) with seven points, three assists and three steals in 29 minutes  
  • Paced WVU with a season-high six assists, while scoring 11 points in the victory over Indiana 
  • Made 3-of-6 (50%) from the field, finishing with eight points and three steals at Kansas State (Jan. 6) 
  • Connected on three field goals and finished with eight points and four assists versus Texas Tech (Jan. 9)
  • Matched a season-high 11 points and grabbed four rebounds in the win over No. 20 Oklahoma (Feb. 17)
  • Inked 10 points and had two assists at No. 8 Texas (Feb. 21)
  • Hit three field goals, grabbed four rebounds, dished out four assists and finished with eight points in the win over Iowa State (March 1)
  • Dished out three assists and scored a field goal in the win over K-State in the Big 12 Championship quarterfinal (March 5)
  • Netted nine points in the win over Princeton in the NCAA Championship First Round (March 18)
  • Tallied eight points and dished out three assists at Ohio State in the NCAA Championship Second Round (March 20)

Spring 2015 (Freshman)

  • Sat out the 2015 spring semester in compliance with NCAA transfer rules

Fall 2014 (Freshman) - Florida State

  • Averaged 5.7 minutes in six games for the Seminoles
  • Recorded a pair of assists and a steal in her collegiate debut vs. UAB on Nov. 14
  • Grabbed two rebounds in FSU’s win over Furman

High School

  • Regarded as one of the most talented players from the Northern Virginia area
  • ESPN HoopGurlz rated her as the 25th-best player at her position for the 2014 class
  • During her four years at Riverdale Baptist High, she guided the Crusaders to a 57-9 overall record
  • Averaged 17.4 points during her senior season and shot 72.3 percent from the free throw line
  • Helped defeat Fremont (Plain City, Utah), 60-35, in the Dick’s Sporting Goods High School National Championship game in Madison Square Garden after pouring in a game-high 22 points, five rebounds and four assists
  • Her coast-to-coast layup with just seconds remaining lifted Riverdale Baptist over Edgewater (Orlando, Fla.), 59-58, in the Dick’s Sporting Goods High School National Semifinals
  • Tabbed the Dick’s Sporting Goods National MVP
  • Guided Riverdale Baptist to a No. 7 final ranking in the USA TODAY Sports Super 25 Poll and a No. 15 ranking in the ESPNw Top 25 Power Rankings
  • Named a 2013-14 Washington Post All-MET First Team performer
  • Also racked up numerous other honors including ESBC All-American, NACA All-American, All-Arlington Sun Gazette First Team and All-NSP First Team
  • Team finished 28-3 in her senior season
  • As a junior, averaged 13.7 points and drilled 49 three-pointers en route to being a Washington Post All-MET Honorable Mention selection
  • Played AAU basketball for the Washington, D.C., based Maryland Lady Terps

Personal

  • Daughter of Meredith Davis
  • Has two sisters and one brother
  • Birthday is April 10
  • Majoring in criminology with a goal to be a forensic scientist or lawyer
  • Joined her mother in taking blankets to the Washington D.C. homeless during the winter months
  • Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll
  • Garrett Ford Academic Honor Roll
SeasonClassGPMinMpgFGFGAFG%3G3GA3G%FTFTAFT%OffRebRpgPFDqAstTOBlkStlPtsPPG
Totals 60167728.013140032.85519228.69913275.0211853.114732621888864166.9
2016So2547218.93511530.4165927.1294959.210492.054156632221154.6
2017Jr35120534.49628533.73913329.3708384.3111363.99322061256643018.6

WVU Falls to Maryland in NCAA Second Round

By Russell Luna | March 19, 2017

The sixth-seeded West Virginia University women’s basketball team couldn’t overcome a second quarter run by No. 3-seed Maryland, as the Mountaineers fell, 83-56, to the Terrapins in the NCAA Championship Second Round on Sunday at the XFINITY Center.

WVU, Terrapins Meet in NCAA Second Round

By Russell Luna | March 18, 2017

The sixth-seeded West Virginia University women’s basketball team faces No. 3-seed Maryland in the NCAA Championship Second Round on Sunday, March 19, at the XFINITY Center. Sunday’s tipoff is slated for 2:30 p.m. ET.

Mountaineers Open NCAA Journey vs. Elon

By Russell Luna | March 16, 2017

The sixth-seeded West Virginia University women’s basketball team makes its 12th NCAA Championship appearance against 11th-seeded Elon on Friday, March 17, in a 2:30 p.m. ET contest at the XFINITY Center in College Park, Maryland.