0 Akia Harris
0 - Akia Harris
Height: 5-7
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Chattanooga, Tenn.
High School: Hamilton Heights Christian Academy
Position: G
Major: Exercise Science, Physical Education and Wellness -- Fitness & Wellness
gp 16
pts/g 6.3
fg % 28.6
3pt % 27.0
ft % 65.0
reb/g 4.1
a/g 4.6

2018-19 (Junior): Appeared in 31 games, starting 30 while averaging 30.1 minutes per contest which ranks second-best on the team… scored nine points per game while shooting 33.2 percent from the field and 28.6 percent from three-point range… scored in double-figures in 13 games… reached a career-high of 27 points and another career-high of six 3-pointers while shooting perfect from the field against Eastern Illinois (Mar. 2)… finished the season averaging 4.5 assists (ranked third-best in the OVC) and 3.1 rebounds per game… had a 2.0 assist/turnover ratio (ranked fourth-best in the OVC)… finished with a career-best six steals against Cumberland University (Nov. 6).

2017-18 (Sophomore): Continued her career as Tech’s starting point guard, starting all 29 games and averaging 34.0 minutes per game (ranked eighth-best in the OVC)… improved her scoring average to 8.6 points per game, her field goal percentage to 36.8 and her 3-point field goal percentage to 39.2 (the fourth-best mark in the conference)… scored in double-figures in nine games… reached a career-high of 22 points and added another career-high of five 3-pointers against Eastern Kentucky (Dec. 30)… ranked fourth in the OVC with a 1.5 assist/turnover ratio and ninth with 3.6 assists per game.

2016-17 (Freshman): Started 29 of Tech’s 30 games, averaging 30.1 minutes per game… became just the fifth player in Tech history to record the program’s 10th triple-double, tallying 19 points, 12 assists and 10 rebounds (all career-highs) in a 72-54 win over Murray State (Jan. 7)… reached double-figure points in 13 games and 10+ assists in two games… ended the year with averages of 8.1 points per game, 3.2 rebounds and 4.0 assists… led Tech with 121 assists and 41 steals… played a career-high 45 minutes in an 87-84 overtime loss to Austin Peay (Jan. 5)… three-time adidas® OVC Freshman of the Week.

High School: Harris comes to Tech from Hamilton Heights Christian Academy, where she spent her senior year… previously attended the Girls Preparatory School from eighth to 11th grade... started at point guard her freshman, sophomore and junior seasons for the GPS Bruisers… won a state championship and received all-state honors three times… averaged 19 points and four assists per game and led the city of Chattanooga in steals (4.9 per game) in 2014... ranked 10th on the Rick Bolus Tennessee players list as a sophomore and was selected by the Chattanooga Times-Free Press as first-team Best of Preps her freshman and sophomore seasons... played for Team Elite (based in Atlanta) and TN Xtrema on the AAU circuit… helped her teams reach various national championship games, including a 12U runner-up finish in 2011, a 13U national championship in 2012 and a Disney Showcase national championship in 2013 and 2014.

Personal: Daughter of Steve and Adriane Harris... born October 9, 1997.

Academic: Majoring in exercise science, physical education, and wellness with a concentration in fitness and wellness.

Honors & Awards:

  • Four-time Athletic Director’s Honor Roll (spring 2019, fall 2018, spring 2018, fall 2016)
Recent Games
Dec 29 Tennessee Wesleyan W, 94-45
Jan 2 at Eastern Kentucky W, 60-42
Jan 4 at Morehead State W, 75-55
Jan 9 Austin Peay W, 58-49
Jan 11 Murray State W, 77-72
Jan 16 at SIUE W, 65-50
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 16 5
Games started 16 5
Minutes 464 171
Minutes per game 29.0 34.2
FG 32-112 11-39
FG Pct 28.6 28.2
3PT 10-37 3-14
3PT Pct 27.0 21.4
FT 26-40 12-22
FT Pct 65.0 54.5
Off rebounds 18 2
Def rebounds 47 20
Total rebounds 65 22
Rebounds per game 4.1 4.4
Personal fouls 26 11
Disqualifications 1 -
Assists 74 22
Turnovers 36 14
Assist to turnover ratio 2.1 1.6
Steals 14 5
Blocks 1 1
Points 100 37
Points per game 6.3 7.4
Points per 40 min 8.6 8.7
Date Opponent Score gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Oct 29 Cumberlands (Ky.) W, 85-59 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 5 Cumberland (Tenn.) W, 88-51 1 16 1-4 25.0 1-3 33.3 0-0 - 3
Nov 12 ULM W, 75-68 1 25 1-3 33.3 0-1 0.0 3-4 75.0 5
Nov 16 at Southern Illinois L, 76-65 1 30 3-13 23.1 0-1 0.0 2-4 50.0 8
Nov 21 at Middle Tennessee L, 64-58 1 26 2-7 28.6 2-3 66.7 0-0 - 6
Nov 24 at Samford W, 72-57 1 35 2-9 22.2 1-4 25.0 0-0 - 5
Nov 29 vs. Northern Illinois L, 82-74 1 34 2-11 18.2 1-4 25.0 3-4 75.0 8
Nov 30 at Detroit Mercy W, 69-47 1 27 1-5 20.0 1-1 100.0 2-2 100.0 5
Dec 5 at Vanderbilt L, 75-61 1 33 3-6 50.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 6
Dec 17 at Western Carolina W, 62-58 1 22 1-2 50.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 2
Dec 21 Lipscomb W, 78-58 1 31 3-10 30.0 1-6 16.7 4-4 100.0 11
Dec 29 Tennessee Wesleyan W, 94-45 1 14 2-3 66.7 0-0 - 0-0 - 4
Jan 2 at Eastern Kentucky W, 60-42 1 37 3-11 27.3 0-2 0.0 1-2 50.0 7
Jan 4 at Morehead State W, 75-55 1 34 0-4 0.0 0-3 0.0 3-4 75.0 3
Jan 9 Austin Peay W, 58-49 1 31 2-5 40.0 2-3 66.7 3-6 50.0 9
Jan 11 Murray State W, 77-72 1 32 3-12 25.0 0-4 0.0 0-2 0.0 6
Jan 16 at SIUE W, 65-50 1 37 3-7 42.9 1-2 50.0 5-8 62.5 12
Jan 18 at Eastern Illinois   - - - - - - - - -
Jan 23 Morehead State   - - - - - - - - -
Jan 25 Eastern Kentucky   - - - - - - - - -
Jan 30 Belmont   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 1 Tennessee State   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 6 at UT Martin   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 8 at Southeast Missouri   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 13 Jacksonville State   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 15 at Tennessee State   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 20 UT Martin   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 22 Southeast Missouri   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 27 at Belmont   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 29 at Jacksonville State   - - - - - - - - -
Mar 4 vs. TBA   - - - - - - - - -
Mar 5 vs. TBA   - - - - - - - - -
Mar 6 vs. TBA   - - - - - - - - -
Mar 7 vs. TBA   - - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score gs min off def reb ast to a/to stl blk pf dq
Oct 29 Cumberlands (Ky.) W, 85-59 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 5 Cumberland (Tenn.) W, 88-51 1 16 3 0 3 6 2 3.0 2 0 1 -
Nov 12 ULM W, 75-68 1 25 1 2 3 4 0 - 0 0 2 -
Nov 16 at Southern Illinois L, 76-65 1 30 3 1 4 3 1 3.0 0 0 0 -
Nov 21 at Middle Tennessee L, 64-58 1 26 0 3 3 2 3 0.7 0 0 5 1
Nov 24 at Samford W, 72-57 1 35 0 5 5 5 1 5.0 1 0 0 -
Nov 29 vs. Northern Illinois L, 82-74 1 34 4 1 5 8 2 4.0 1 0 1 -
Nov 30 at Detroit Mercy W, 69-47 1 27 1 1 2 5 0 - 1 0 1 -
Dec 5 at Vanderbilt L, 75-61 1 33 3 2 5 1 7 0.1 0 0 3 -
Dec 17 at Western Carolina W, 62-58 1 22 0 3 3 3 3 1.0 1 0 0 -
Dec 21 Lipscomb W, 78-58 1 31 0 5 5 9 1 9.0 2 0 2 -
Dec 29 Tennessee Wesleyan W, 94-45 1 14 1 4 5 6 2 3.0 1 0 0 -
Jan 2 at Eastern Kentucky W, 60-42 1 37 1 7 8 5 3 1.7 1 0 3 -
Jan 4 at Morehead State W, 75-55 1 34 0 5 5 6 3 2.0 1 1 0 -
Jan 9 Austin Peay W, 58-49 1 31 0 4 4 4 2 2.0 0 0 3 -
Jan 11 Murray State W, 77-72 1 32 1 2 3 5 1 5.0 0 0 1 -
Jan 16 at SIUE W, 65-50 1 37 0 2 2 2 5 0.4 3 0 4 -
Jan 18 at Eastern Illinois   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 23 Morehead State   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 25 Eastern Kentucky   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 30 Belmont   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 1 Tennessee State   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 6 at UT Martin   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 8 at Southeast Missouri   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 13 Jacksonville State   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 15 at Tennessee State   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 20 UT Martin   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 22 Southeast Missouri   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 27 at Belmont   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 29 at Jacksonville State   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 4 vs. TBA   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 5 vs. TBA   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 6 vs. TBA   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 7 vs. TBA   - - - - - - - - - - - -
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
2016-17 30 29 30.1 2.7-8.5 32.0 0.6-2.2 27.7 2.0-2.9 69.8 8.1
2017-18 29 29 34.0 3.0-8.1 36.8 1.0-2.6 39.2 1.7-2.7 62.3 8.6
2018-19 31 30 30.1 3.0-8.9 33.2 0.8-2.9 28.6 2.2-2.8 78.2 9.0
2019-20 16 16 29.0 2.0-7.0 28.6 0.6-2.3 27.0 1.6-2.5 65.0 6.3
Total 106 104 31.0 2.8-8.3 33.2 0.8-2.5 31.1 1.9-2.7 69.7 8.2
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
2016-17 30 29 903 82-256 32.0 18-65 27.7 60-86 69.8 242
2017-18 29 29 987 86-234 36.8 29-74 39.2 48-77 62.3 249
2018-19 31 30 932 92-277 33.2 26-91 28.6 68-87 78.2 278
2019-20 16 16 464 32-112 28.6 10-37 27.0 26-40 65.0 100
Total 106 104 3286 292-879 33.2 83-267 31.1 202-290 69.7 869
  gp gs min/g fg/40 pct 3pt/40 pct ft/40 pct pts/40
2016-17 30 29 30.1 3.6-11.3 32.0 0.8-2.9 27.7 2.7-3.8 69.8 10.7
2017-18 29 29 34.0 3.5-9.5 36.8 1.2-3.0 39.2 1.9-3.1 62.3 10.1
2018-19 31 30 30.1 3.9-11.9 33.2 1.1-3.9 28.6 2.9-3.7 78.2 11.9
2019-20 16 16 29.0 2.8-9.7 28.6 0.9-3.2 27.0 2.2-3.4 65.0 8.6
Total 106 104 31.0 3.6-10.7 33.2 1.0-3.3 31.1 2.5-3.5 69.7 10.6
  gp gs mpg off/g def/g reb/g pf/g dq/g ast/g to/g a/to stl/g blk/g
2016-17 30 29 30.1 1.0 2.2 3.2 2.0 0.0 4.0 3.1 1.3 1.4 0.0
2017-18 29 29 34.0 1.0 2.0 3.0 2.4 0.1 3.6 2.4 1.5 1.2 0.2
2018-19 31 30 30.1 1.0 2.1 3.1 1.3 - 4.5 2.3 2.0 1.1 0.1
2019-20 16 16 29.0 1.1 2.9 4.1 1.6 0.1 4.6 2.3 2.1 0.9 0.1
Total 106 104 31.0 1.0 2.3 3.3 1.8 0.0 4.1 2.5 1.6 1.2 0.1
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
2016-17 30 29 903 30 67 97 59 1 121 94 1.3 41 0
2017-18 29 29 987 29 59 88 69 3 103 69 1.5 36 6
2018-19 31 30 932 30 66 96 40 - 140 70 2.0 34 2
2019-20 16 16 464 18 47 65 26 1 74 36 2.1 14 1
Total 106 104 3286 107 239 346 194 5 438 269 1.6 125 9
  gp gs mpg off/40 def/40 reb/40 pf/40 dq/40 ast/40 to/40 a/to stl/40 blk/40
2016-17 30 29 30.1 1.3 3.0 4.3 2.6 0.0 5.4 4.2 1.3 1.8 0.0
2017-18 29 29 34.0 1.2 2.4 3.6 2.8 0.1 4.2 2.8 1.5 1.5 0.2
2018-19 31 30 30.1 1.3 2.8 4.1 1.7 0.0 6.0 3.0 2.0 1.5 0.1
2019-20 16 16 29.0 1.6 4.1 5.6 2.2 0.1 6.4 3.1 2.1 1.2 0.1
Total 106 104 31.0 1.3 2.9 4.2 2.4 0.1 5.3 3.3 1.6 1.5 0.1
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
Total 16 16 29.0 2.0-7.0 28.6 0.6-2.3 27.0 1.6-2.5 65.0 6.3
Conference 5 5 34.2 2.2-7.8 28.2 0.6-2.8 21.4 2.4-4.4 54.5 7.4
Exhibition - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
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Home 6 6 24.8 2.0-6.2 32.4 0.7-2.8 23.5 1.7-2.7 62.5 6.3
Away 9 9 31.2 2.0-7.1 28.1 0.6-1.8 31.3 1.4-2.2 65.0 6.0
Neutral 1 1 34.0 2.0-11.0 18.2 1.0-4.0 25.0 3.0-4.0 75.0 8.0
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Wins 12 12 28.4 1.8-6.2 29.3 0.6-2.4 24.1 1.8-2.7 65.6 6.0
Losses 4 4 30.8 2.5-9.2 27.0 0.8-2.0 37.5 1.2-2.0 62.5 7.0
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November 7 7 27.6 1.7-7.4 23.1 0.9-2.4 35.3 1.4-2.0 71.4 5.7
December 4 4 25.0 2.2-5.2 42.9 0.2-1.5 16.7 1.0-1.0 100.0 5.8
January 5 5 34.2 2.2-7.8 28.2 0.6-2.8 21.4 2.4-4.4 54.5 7.4
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Total 16 16 464 32-112 28.6 10-37 27.0 26-40 65.0 100
Conference 5 5 171 11-39 28.2 3-14 21.4 12-22 54.5 37
Exhibition - - - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
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Home 6 6 149 12-37 32.4 4-17 23.5 10-16 62.5 38
Away 9 9 281 18-64 28.1 5-16 31.3 13-20 65.0 54
Neutral 1 1 34 2-11 18.2 1-4 25.0 3-4 75.0 8
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Wins 12 12 341 22-75 29.3 7-29 24.1 21-32 65.6 72
Losses 4 4 123 10-37 27.0 3-8 37.5 5-8 62.5 28
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November 7 7 193 12-52 23.1 6-17 35.3 10-14 71.4 40
December 4 4 100 9-21 42.9 1-6 16.7 4-4 100.0 23
January 5 5 171 11-39 28.2 3-14 21.4 12-22 54.5 37
  gp gs min/g fg/40 pct 3pt/40 pct ft/40 pct pts/40
Total 16 16 29.0 2.8-9.7 28.6 0.9-3.2 27.0 2.2-3.4 65.0 8.6
Conference 5 5 34.2 2.6-9.1 28.2 0.7-3.3 21.4 2.8-5.1 54.5 8.7
Exhibition - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
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Home 6 6 24.8 3.2-9.9 32.4 1.1-4.6 23.5 2.7-4.3 62.5 10.2
Away 9 9 31.2 2.6-9.1 28.1 0.7-2.3 31.3 1.9-2.8 65.0 7.7
Neutral 1 1 34.0 2.4-12.9 18.2 1.2-4.7 25.0 3.5-4.7 75.0 9.4
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Wins 12 12 28.4 2.6-8.8 29.3 0.8-3.4 24.1 2.5-3.8 65.6 8.4
Losses 4 4 30.8 3.3-12.0 27.0 1.0-2.6 37.5 1.6-2.6 62.5 9.1
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November 7 7 27.6 2.5-10.8 23.1 1.2-3.5 35.3 2.1-2.9 71.4 8.3
December 4 4 25.0 3.6-8.4 42.9 0.4-2.4 16.7 1.6-1.6 100.0 9.2
January 5 5 34.2 2.6-9.1 28.2 0.7-3.3 21.4 2.8-5.1 54.5 8.7
  gp gs mpg off/g def/g reb/g pf/g dq/g ast/g to/g a/to stl/g blk/g
Total 16 16 29.0 1.1 2.9 4.1 1.6 0.1 4.6 2.3 2.1 0.9 0.1
Conference 5 5 34.2 0.4 4.0 4.4 2.2 - 4.4 2.8 1.6 1.0 0.2
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 6 6 24.8 1.0 2.8 3.8 1.5 - 5.7 1.3 4.3 0.8 0.0
Away 9 9 31.2 0.9 3.2 4.1 1.8 0.1 3.6 2.9 1.2 0.9 0.1
Neutral 1 1 34.0 4.0 1.0 5.0 1.0 - 8.0 2.0 4.0 1.0 0.0
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Wins 12 12 28.4 0.7 3.3 4.0 1.4 - 5.0 1.9 2.6 1.1 0.1
Losses 4 4 30.8 2.5 1.8 4.3 2.3 0.3 3.5 3.3 1.1 0.3 0.0
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November 7 7 27.6 1.7 1.9 3.6 1.4 0.1 4.7 1.3 3.7 0.7 0.0
December 4 4 25.0 1.0 3.5 4.5 1.3 - 4.8 3.3 1.5 1.0 0.0
January 5 5 34.2 0.4 4.0 4.4 2.2 - 4.4 2.8 1.6 1.0 0.2
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
Total 16 16 464 18 47 65 26 1 74 36 2.1 14 1
Conference 5 5 171 2 20 22 11 - 22 14 1.6 5 1
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 6 6 149 6 17 23 9 - 34 8 4.3 5 0
Away 9 9 281 8 29 37 16 1 32 26 1.2 8 1
Neutral 1 1 34 4 1 5 1 - 8 2 4.0 1 0
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Wins 12 12 341 8 40 48 17 - 60 23 2.6 13 1
Losses 4 4 123 10 7 17 9 1 14 13 1.1 1 0
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November 7 7 193 12 13 25 10 1 33 9 3.7 5 0
December 4 4 100 4 14 18 5 - 19 13 1.5 4 0
January 5 5 171 2 20 22 11 - 22 14 1.6 5 1
  gp gs mpg off/40 def/40 reb/40 pf/40 dq/40 ast/40 to/40 a/to stl/40 blk/40
Total 16 16 29.0 1.6 4.1 5.6 2.2 0.1 6.4 3.1 2.1 1.2 0.1
Conference 5 5 34.2 0.5 4.7 5.1 2.6 0.0 5.1 3.3 1.6 1.2 0.2
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 6 6 24.8 1.6 4.6 6.2 2.4 0.0 9.1 2.1 4.3 1.3 0.0
Away 9 9 31.2 1.1 4.1 5.3 2.3 0.1 4.6 3.7 1.2 1.1 0.1
Neutral 1 1 34.0 4.7 1.2 5.9 1.2 0.0 9.4 2.4 4.0 1.2 0.0
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Wins 12 12 28.4 0.9 4.7 5.6 2.0 0.0 7.0 2.7 2.6 1.5 0.1
Losses 4 4 30.8 3.3 2.3 5.5 2.9 0.3 4.6 4.2 1.1 0.3 0.0
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November 7 7 27.6 2.5 2.7 5.2 2.1 0.2 6.8 1.9 3.7 1.0 0.0
December 4 4 25.0 1.6 5.6 7.2 2.0 0.0 7.6 5.2 1.5 1.6 0.0
January 5 5 34.2 0.5 4.7 5.1 2.6 0.0 5.1 3.3 1.6 1.2 0.2