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#23 Kiara Lewis

Kiara Lewis - Women's Basketball - Clemson University Athletics
Position:
Guard
Height:
5-8
Class:
Graduate
Hometown:
Chicago, Ill.
High School:
Whitney Young HS
BIO

2020-21: RS Senior (Syracuse)

  • Appeared and started in 24 games
  • Honorable Mention All-ACC
  • Scored a season-high 29 points vs NC State (2/28)
  • Turned in 16 double digit score performances
  • Had 7 games with 20+ points
  • Averaged 14.0 points per game, shot 33.3% from the floor, 23.3% from three and 72.4% from the FT line 

2019-20: RS Junior (Syracuse)

  • All-ACC First Team
  • All-ECAC Second Team
  • Two-Time National Player of the Week (1/6, 2/10)
  • Started in all 31 games
  • Averaged 37.7 minutes, 17.6 points, 4.1 rebounds and 4.9 assists per game
  • Scored 547 points
  • Led the team in points, assists (151) and steals (54)
  • Scored 20 or more points in nine games
  • Scored 19 points and dished out seven assists against Ohio
  • Scored 23 points against Albany
  • Grabbed a career-high 10 rebounds and scored 16 points against Houston for her first career double-double
  • Scored 19 points and grabbed nine rebounds against Stanford
  • Scored 16 points and dished out six assists against Green Bay
  • Scored 18 points and grabbed six rebounds against Michigan State
  • Scored a career-high 32 points, dished out six assists and grabbed five rebounds against West Virginia
  • Scored 21 against Florida State
  • Scored 28 points against Notre Dame
  • Scored 21 against Georgia Tech
  • Set a career-high in assists (9) and steals (6) at Pittsburgh
  • Scored 23 at Boston College
  • Scored 24 against Louisville and at Notre Dame
  • Scored 20 points and dished out four assists at NC State
  • Florida Sunshine Classic All-Tournament Team

 2018-19: RS Sophomore (Syracuse)

  • Recorded double digit scoring in 13 games this season
  • Posted a career-high 16 points versus Miami (1/23), then surpassed that mark with 20 points at Duke (1/27)
  • Scored 15 points in the third quarter at Duke, mounting a comeback that erased a 11-point deficit (1/27)
  • Drilled a season-high five three’s at Duke (1/27)
  • Tallied a season-high six rebounds at Pitt (1/17)
  • Ranked second on the team in assists (66), dishing out a season-high of six versus Maryland Eastern Shore (12/5)
  • Averaged 8.4 points per game and 2.1 rebounds per game.

2017-18: Redshirt year (Syracuse)

Didn’t participate in the 2017-2018 season due to NCAA transfer rules.

2016-17: Freshman (Ohio State)

  • Played in all 35 games, starting the last 15 contests for the Buckeyes
  • Notched 11 10-point outings for Ohio State
  • Tallied a 12-point performance against 2017 NCAA Tournament regional finalist Baylor at the Gulf Coast Showcase on Nov. 27
  • Recorded a career-high eight rebounds and personal-best six assists against Cleveland State on Nov. 16 
  • Participated in the 2016 United States U18 national team trials.

High School

  • A five-star recruit, named the No. 24 player in her class by espnW HoopGurlz
  • Ranked the seventh-best guard in the Class of 2016 by espnW HoopGurlz
  • 2016 Jordan Brand Classic All-American
  • 2016 USA Today All-USA Second Team
  • 2016 McDonald’s All-America candidate
  • 2016 Illinois Gatorade High School Player of the Year
  • Three-time IBCA All-State honoree
  • As a senior, averaged 24.4 points, 7.0 rebounds, 5.3 assists, and 3.2 steals per contest
  • Led Whitney Young to a 27-6 overall record and appearance in the state semifinals
  • Played for the AAU club Mac Irvin Lady Fire.

Personal

Kiara Gabrielle Lewis … Born February 1998 … Daughter of Kadijat and Gary Lewis … Two brothers and one sister … Graduated from Syracuse with a degree in forensic science in the College of Arts and Sciences.