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Janiah McKay
Janiah  McKay

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Gainesville, Fla.

High School:
Gainesville

Height:
5-6

Position:
G

11/16/2017

11-16-17 Women's basketball vs North Carolina A&T

11-16-17 Women's basketball vs North Carolina A&T

12/28/2016

12-28-16 Jacksonville vs Auburn Women's Basketball

12-28-16 Jacksonville vs Auburn Women's Basketball Anthony Hall

12/11/2016

12-11-16 Savannah State vs Auburn Women's Basketball

12-11-16 Savannah State vs Auburn Women's Basketball Anthony Hall

11/11/2016

11-11-16 Troy vs Auburn Women's Basketball

11-11-16 Troy vs Auburn Women's Basketball Anthony Hall

03/20/2016

03-20-16 Women's Basketball vs Baylor -NCAA second round

03-20-16 Women's Basketball vs Baylor -NCAA second round

SEC Freshman of the Week (12/21/15)
2016, 2017 SEC Academic Honor Roll

As a Sophomore (2016-17):
Started all 32 games at point guard as a sophomore ... Was Auburn's third-leading scorer with 12.9 points/game ... Averaged 28.3 minutes per night ... Led Auburn with 109 assists (3.4/game) ... Also averaged 1.9 rebounds and 1.3 steals ... Led Auburn in scoring eight times ... Scored career-high 29 points to lead Tigers to first win over Tennessee since 2009 (1/19); scoring 15 points in second quarter alone... Matched career-high with 29 points and season-high four steals vs. Alabama (2/20) ... Scored 26 points at Alabama to lead Tigers to fourth-straight win over the Tide (1/29) ... Recorded first career double-double with 13 points and career-high 13 assists vs. Ole Miss (1/8) ... 13 assists vs. Ole Miss were seventh-most in Auburn history and most since Najat Ouardad had 14 vs. Ole Miss in 2013 ... Helped force overtime with 28-point effort vs. Virginia Tech (12/18) ... Scored 25 in Auburn's next game vs. Drake (12/22) ... First back-to-back 25-point games for an Auburn player since Alli Smalley in 2010 ... Was 6-for-6 at the free-throw line and scored 12 points to help clinch comeback win over Indiana (11/27) ... Scored 17 points and hit key free throws in the fourth quarter to help Tigers win at Arkansas (2/26) ... Led Tigers in SEC Tournament game vs. Georgia with 13 points (3/2) ... Scored 500th career point vs. South Carolina (1/5) ... Was Auburn's leading scorer with 12 points vs. NC State in the NCAA Tournament first round (3/17) ... Shot 36.5% from the field (145-397) ... Was a 74.3% free-throw shooter (110-148) ... Enters her junior season with 185 career assists, just two shy of the Auburn top 30 ... Named to SEC Academic Honor Roll.

As a Freshman (2015-16):
Played in all 33 games as a freshman, earning 19 starts at point guard ... Averaged 9.2 points, 2.0 rebounds, 2.3 assists and 1.3 steals per game while playing 27.1 minutes per night ... Led all scorers with a career-high 24 points along with four assists and three steals in NCAA Tournament first-round win over St. John's in Waco, Texas (3/18) ... Was named SEC Freshman of the Week after a 23-point, 7-rebound game at Towson (12/20) ... Came off the bench to score 20 points and post a season-high seven assists in her collegiate debut vs. UAB (11/13) ... Started seven games at point guard in December and January in place of injured junior Khady Dieng, then regained the starting role at LSU (2/1) and started the final 12 games ... Scored in double-digits 13 times during the season ... Was Auburn's leading scorer four times ... Scored 16 points vs. Virginia (11/19) ... Had 12 points, season-high five steals, two assists and four rebounds in overtime win over Arkansas (1/24) ... Hit half-court shot at end of third quarter in NCAA Second Round game at Baylor (3/20); play was No. 6 on that night's SportsCenter Top 10 ... Named to SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll.

High School:
Graduated from Gainesville High School ... Club team was Central Florida Elite ... Ranked as the No. 31 point guard nationally by ESPN ... A top-300 prospect according Blue Star Girls Basketball ... Rated a three-star prospect by Prospects Nation ... Named Florida Class 6A Player of the Year as a senior ... Named second-team all-state as a junior ... Player of the year in Alachua County ... Gainesville Sun Player of the Year as a junior and senior ... Averaged 24.2 points, 6.8 rebounds, 3.1 assists per game for GHS as a senior, leading team to the regional semifinal ... Led Gainesville HS to a 27-3 record and a spot in the regional finals as a junior while averaging 23.0 points, 5.3 rebounds and 3.9 assists per game as a junior.

Personal:
Parents are Johnnie and Regenia McKay ... Has two siblings, Jontarius and Jaden ... Chose Auburn because of the fast-tempo style of play and intense defense, along with strong academics.

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