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Mykea Gray

position

Guard

Height

5-4

Class

Senior

Hometown

Upper Marlboro, Md.

High School

National Christian Academy

As a Junior (2019-20): ACC All-Defensive Team
One of two Canes to start all 30 games played…Led the team in steals (2.13) and ranked second in scoring (12.7)…Scored in double-figures in 21 of her 30 games…Tallied four 20-point outings…Paced the conference in total steals (64) and steals per game (2.13)…Ranked seventh in the ACC in free throw percentage (.806) and 12th in 3-point field goals made (1.83)…Eclipsed the 1,000 point mark in her career at UNC (1/16), totaling 21 points in the contest…Tied her career-highs for points (27) and field goals made (nine) against Duke (2/9)…Tallied the first block of her career against Wake Forest (12/29)…One of two Canes to eclipse the 90-assist mark this season…Totaled five-plus assists on four occasions…Recorded an assist in 29 of 30 games this season…Hit the go-ahead 3-pointer against NC A&T (11/22) to give Miami the 68-67 win.

As a Sophomore (2018-19): Florida Sunshine Classic All-Tournament Team
One of three Miami players to start all 34 contests … Scored double-digit points 22 times, including in 20 of the last 24 games with nine in a row, and tallied 15-plus 13 times, with 20-plus on six occasions … Paced Miami in steals (1.2), while ranking second in assists (2.2), made 3-pointers (61), made free throws (98) and free throw percentage (77.8) … Finished third in scoring (12.6) and made field goals (135), as well as fourth in minutes (28.0) … Led or co-led the Hurricanes in steals 12 times, scoring eight times, minutes eight times and assists five times … Tied for the second-highest single-game made 3-pointer (six) and free throw (10, twice) totals by a Hurricane … Tied for the fifth-most made free throws (seven) in an NCAA Tournament game in program history, as well as placed fifth in percentage (87.5) … Placed No. 28 in the ACC in scoring … In ACC-only action, tied for No. 14 in made 3-pointers per game (2.1) and tied for No. 18 in scoring (14.6) … Logged 15 points and four assists in the season opener at FIU (11/6) … Scored a season- and game-high 25 points on 9-of-16 shooting, including a 5-of-8 clip from 3-point range, versus Stephen F. Austin (11/9), setting a new career mark for made field goals … Logged 12 points against Maryland Eastern Shore (12/16) … Recorded 18 points on 7-of-9 shooting to go along with four assists and a game-high three steals versus Vanderbilt (12/20) … Scored a team-best 21 points and went 5-of-7 from 3-point range against Alabama (12/21), adding a season-high six rebounds and three steals … Led all players with a career-best six assists versus Florida A&M (12/28) … Registered 17 points against Central Michigan (12/30) … Posted 13 points and four boards against RV/No. 25 Virginia Tech (1/3), finishing 7-of-9 at the line and leading all players with four assists … At Wake Forest (1/6), poured in 20 points in a career- and team-best 37 minutes, adding a game-best five assists, career-high-tying four steals and a career-best 11 free throw attempts (eight makes) … Amassed a game-leading 24 points and five rebounds to go along with a career-high-tying and game-leading four steals in a team-high 35 minutes against Clemson (1/10), finishing 10-of-11 at the stripe, both career bests … Chipped in 12 points in Miami’s first win at Duke (1/17) … In a team-leading 35 minutes against North Carolina (1/20), produced 17 points, four rebounds and six assists, the latter mark matching her career best and leading all players … Scored a game-high 17 points in the win at No. 13/14 Syracuse (1/23), tying for the game lead with 34 minutes … Compiled a game-best 21 points versus Boston College (1/27) and matched her career bests with a 10-of-11 mark from the line … Scored a team-high 14 points, made four 3-pointers and tied her top career mark with a game-high 37 minutes at No. 24/21 Florida State (1/31) … Tallied 10 points in the victory over fourth-ranked Notre Dame (2/7) … Notched 10 points and five rebounds in the triumph at second-ranked Louisville (2/17) … Recorded a team-leading 20 points and went 6-of-10 from beyond the arc at Virginia Tech (2/21) … Paced Miami with 19 points in the win over No. 22/20 Florida State (2/24), adding a co-game-best four assists and career-high-tying four steals, leading all players, while finishing 7-of-9 at the stripe … Scored 18 points on 7-of-9 shooting versus Georgia Tech (2/28) … Posted 13 points against No. 18/16 Syracuse (3/8) in the ACC Tournament quarterfinals … Logged 10 points in 36 minutes versus FGCU (3/22) in the NCAA Tournament opener, adding the first block of her career and going 7-of-8 on free throws … Registered 13 points against No. 22/20 Arizona State (3/24) in the NCAA Tournament Round of 32.

As a Freshman (2017-18): Blue Ribbon Panel All-Freshman Team & ACC Coaches ACC All-Freshman Team … Two-time ACC Rookie of the Week (11/13, 11/27) … Miami Thanksgiving Tournament All-Tournament Team
One of four Hurricanes to play in all 32 games and one of two to start all of them … Scored in double figures 18 times, including each of her first six outings, with 15-plus 10 times and 20-plus four times, including three of her first six and each of her first two appearances … Dished out five assists on four occasions … Paced Miami in free throw percentage (min. 1 FTM per game, 74.8) … Ranked second on the team in scoring (11.7), made field goals (121), made 3-pointers (48), 3-point percentage (min. 1 3PM per game, 31.6), made free throws (83), free-throw attempts (111), steals (1.4) and minutes (25.9) … Also finished third in assists (2.3) … Led or co-led the Hurricanes in assists eight times, steals eight times and scoring six times … Had the highest single-game scoring total (27) by a Hurricane … Logged four of the six occurrences of a Miami player making four 3-pointers in a contest … Placed No. 26 in the ACC in scoring … Tied for No. 13 in ACC-only free throw percentage (78.6) … Among ACC freshmen, tied for first in made free throws, ranked second in steals, free throw percentage (min. 1 FTM per game) and free-throw attempts, as well as third in scoring, fourth in made field goals and 3-pointers, plus fifth in assists … In ACC-only action, finished second among league freshmen in free throw percentage (min. 1 FTM per game) and made free throws (33), third in steals (1.1) and free-throw attempts (42), fourth in scoring (9.3) and made 3-pointers (22), fifth in assists (1.9) and tied for fifth in made field goals (47) … Joined classmate Endia Banks as the first Miami freshmen to start every game since Shenise Johnson in 2008-09 … Second player in program history to earn multiple ACC Freshman of the Week awards, along with Johnson … Joined classmate Kelsey Marshall as the third and fourth ACC All-Freshman Team honorees in program history … Facing FIU (11/10) in her first-career outing, tallied season highs in points (game-high 27), assists (co-game-high five), made field goals (eight), made free throws (eight), free-throw attempts (11) and minutes (team-high 35), adding a co-game-high three steals … Scored a game-best 21 points and shot 4-of-8 from 3-point range against Vermont (11/12) … Had 10 points and went 5-of-5 at the line at Colorado (11/18) … Notched 13 points and four assists versus New Orleans (11/21) … Posted 16 points, shooting 6-of-11 from the floor and 3-of-6 beyond the arc, to go along with a team-leading four assists against Maine (11/24) … Registered a team-high 21 points, shooting 8-of-15 from the field and 3-of-4 from deep, versus No. 15/15 Maryland (11/26) to cap her double-digit scoring streak … Notched 12 points and shot 6-of-8 from the stripe in the win over No. 20/23 Kentucky (12/10) … Scored a game-best 18 points on 8-of-13 shooting and had a co-game-high five assists, tying her top mark, against Alabama State (12/15) … Tallied 10 points, four assists and a season- and team-high four steals versus Sacramento State (12/18) … Amassed 24 points, a then-season-high four rebounds, co-team-high three assists and three steals against Bethune-Cookman (12/25), shooting 8-of-12 from the floor, 4-of-6 beyond the arc and 4-of-4 at the line … Had 11 points and went 6-of-7 at the line at No. 13/12 Florida State (1/11) … Turned in a 14-point performance at Clemson (1/14) … Posted a game-high three steals at Boston College (1/21) … Totaled 13 points and a team-leading four assists in a game-high 34 minutes against fourth-ranked Louisville (1/25) … Logged 14 points at North Carolina (2/4) … Tied for the team lead with a season-high seven rebounds in the victory over No. 23/23 NC State (2/8) … Turned in a team-leading and season-high-tying five assists in a team-best 30 minutes, adding a trio of steals, against No. 12/12 Florida State (2/11) … Compiled 17 points on 6-of-10 shooting, including a 4-of-6 mark from 3-point range, and dished out a season-high-tying five assists versus Pittsburgh (2/15) … At Georgia Tech (2/22), notched team highs in points (18), steals (three) and minutes (33), connecting on 4-of-7 3-pointers … Recorded 15 points in a team-best and season-high-tying 35 minutes against No. 11/11 Florida State (3/2) in the ACC Tournament quarterfinals … In the season finale, scored 10 points versus Quinnipiac (3/17) in the NCAA Tournament opening round.

High School: Graduated from SHABACH! Christian Academy Homeschool and played basketball for National Christian Academy … Listed by ProspectsNation.com as a four-star recruit, the No. 60 overall player and the No. 16 point guard … Ranked as a four-star prospect and the No. 69 prospect in the country by espnW HoopGurlz, as well as the No. 14 point guard and third-best player in Maryland … Two-time Washington Post First Team All-Met selection and a McDonald’s All-American Game nominee … Averaged 18.9 points per game as a senior, helping her team to a 25-7 record and a No. 3 finish in the Washington Post’s area rankings … Tabbed as the Maryland Gatorade Player of the Year and a USA TODAY First Team All-State pick as a junior … Logged 18.1 points, 4.2 assists and 2.9 assists, as her team finished a perfect 30-0 … Attended Capital Christian Academy as a freshman … Member of the honor society … Played on the AAU circuit with the Fairfax Stars and won the Nike EYBL championship in 2015 … Dante Taylor, a 2013 McDonald’s All-American, also played for National Christian Academy, as did Kevin Durant for his first two years of high school.

Personal: Full name is Mykea Denise Gray … First name is pronounced My-KEY-Uh … Nickname is Kea … Born May 19, 1998 … Parents are Michael II and Nakia Gray … Father is a realtor and mother is a lawyer … Has a younger brother, Michael III … Majoring in criminology … Career goal is to be an FBI agent … Enjoys dancing and listening to music … Favorite athlete is Kyrie Irving because of how difficult he is to guard … Best sports memory is hitting a game-winning shot at the buzzer in seventh grade and hugging her dad afterwards … Chose Miami because it was the best school she visited in terms of the combination of academics and basketball … Committed to Miami over DePaul, George Washington, Georgia, Penn State, Rhode Island, Seton Hall, USF and Temple.