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Chania Ray

#12 Chania Ray

G | Jr. | 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)
  • Dished out a personal-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)
  • Scored nine points and led WVU with four assists against East Carolina (Nov. 23)
  • Led WVU with eight assists, scored six points and grabbed four steals against High Point (Nov. 27)
  • In the win over Morehead State (Nov. 30), scored eight points and dished out four assists in 29 minutes
  • Paced WVU with seven assists, while scoring nine points and grabbing four rebounds against USC Upstate (Dec. 10)
  • Tallied eight points, distributed three assists and grabbed three boards in the win over Longwood (Dec. 17)
  • Recorded eight points, six rebounds and six against Mount St. Mary’s (Dec. 21) 
  • 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 vs. Oklahoma (Jan. 8)
  • Netted 12 points, three assists and two rebounds vs. No. 16 Texas (Jan. 16)
  • Tallied 12 points and six rebounds in the win over Texas Tech (Jan. 25)
  • Registered first career double-double with 14 points and 10 assists in the win over No. 24 Kansas State (Feb. 15)
  • Led West Virginia with eight assists, grabbed seven rebounds and scored five points vs. TCU (Feb. 22)
  • 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

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
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Totals 60167728.013140032.85519228.69913275.0211853.114732621888864166.9
2016So2547218.93511530.4165927.1294959.210492.054156632221154.6
2017Jr35120534.49628533.73913329.3708384.3111363.99322061256643018.6

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