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Christalah Lyons - Women's Basketball - Kansas Jayhawks

Christalah Lyons

Position Guard
Height 5'5''
Class Senior
Hometown Dallas, Texas
High School Skyline HS

Honors & Awards

  • All-Big 12 Honorable Mention (2019)
  • All-Big 12 Honorable Mention (2018)

2018-19 (Senior)
Earned All-Big 12 Honorable Mention honors … One of two Jayhawks to start all 31 games … Averaged the second-most minutes on the team with 28.0 … Netted 12.0 points per game and 12.8 per game during Big 12 action … Recorded 17 double-digit scoring efforts … Posted three 20-point performances, scoring a career-best 24 points against Iowa State (1/5) … Shot 39.2 percent from the field and 32.9 percent from long range … Connected on 40 percent or higher on her attempts from the field in 17 games … Sank six or more field goals on 10 occasions … Led the team in assists with 96, averaging 3.1 … Dished out five or more assists 10 times this season, including a season-best six assists three times … Snagged 43 steals for the second most on the team … Recorded a season-best 24 points and six assists behind a 9-for-20 effort from the field against Iowa State (1/5) … Registered 23 points and four assists on a 7-for-15 performance against Oklahoma (1/30).

2017-18 (Junior)
Named All-Big 12 Honorable Mention … One of two Jayhawks to start all 30 games … Led the Jayhawks with 14.8 points per game … KU’s only player to score over 400 points this year with 443 points on the season … Ranked 10th in scoring in Big 12 Conference play with 15.1 points per game … Netted double-digit scoring performances 27 times throughout the season, including three 20-point efforts … Sank 43.1 percent (152-of-353) of her attempts from the field, the second-best field goal percentage on the team … One of three KU players to shoot 30 percent or better from long range, connecting on 32.4 percent (23-of-71) of her 3-point attempts … Shot a season-best 70 percent (7-of-10) from the field at Oklahoma State (2/3) … Connected on 50 percent or better of her attempts from the field 12 times … Led the Jayhawks with 116 free throws made of a team-high 163 free throw attempts … Made 71.2 percent of her free throw attempts, the second-best free throw percentage on the team … Scored a career-high 22 points against UMKC (11/29) … Made a career-best nine field goals against UMKC … Made six or more field goals 13 times this year … Dished out a team-best 97 assists … Ranked 10th in the Big 12 through 30 games for assists with 3.2 per game … Snagged 34 steals in her junior campaign, the third-most on the team … Grabbed 94 rebounds (3.1 rpg) on the year … Played the eighth-most minutes per game in the Big 12 with 35.2 played per league game … Averaged the second-most minutes on the team with 34.6 minutes played per contest … Grabbed a career-high nine rebounds against Texas, falling just shy of a double-double (1/31).

Community College
Played two seasons at Trinity Valley Community College … Ranked No. 4 nationally for her position and No. 11 overall … Led TVCC to a 61-10 record, including a 30-6 campaign in 2016-17 that ended with a loss in the national championship game … Averaged 11.9 points, 3.3 rebounds, 2.9 assists and 1.6 steals per game.

High School
Prepped at Skyline High School … Helped the Raiders to a 31-7 record as a senior … Averaged 10.7 points, 3.5 rebounds, 3.9 assists and 2.5 steals per game in 2014-15 … Scored 23 points in win that advanced Skyline to the 2015 6A Texas State Championship.

Daughter of Mikie Dean and Chris Lyons … Born in Dallas, Texas … Has two brothers, Chris Lyons and Davon Garrett … Majoring in communications.